SEMI Urges ‘Essential Business’ Designation of Semiconductor Companies

SEMI has urged government representatives around the U.S. and world to designate the semiconductor industry as an essential business so operations at companies across the chip supply chain can continue without interruption as the spread of COVID-19 continues. SEMI President and CEO Ajit Manocha assured the U.S. and global officials that SEMI members – the…

TV Panel Ramp-up in Doubt

Television makers that had been planning to significantly boost their display panel purchasing in the second quarter now may be forced to curb their ambitions as concerns rise over a potential coronavirus-driven recession, according to market research firm Omdia. South Korean and Chinese TV makers were hoping to take advantage of improving panel availability conditions…

TTI, Inc. Remains Operational During COVID-19 Pandemic

 TTI, Inc. remains open following the guidelines mandated by local and federal governments during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, with precautions in place to safeguard employees’ health and well-being. Don Akery, President, TTI Americas, said that the Americas Distribution Center in Fort Worth, Texas, and warehouses in the Americas, Europe and Asia are fully operational. Akery…

Corrugated Box Industry Keeps Supply Chain Moving Amid COVID-19 Challenges

The manufacturers of corrugated cardboard boxes are working to keep transport packaging flowing to makers of essential products including packaging for food and other consumer products, medical and pharmaceutical products, tissue and hygiene products and more amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Corrugated cardboard packaging is the backbone of the American supply chain,” said Fibre Box Association…

ClearMetal Offers CDX Platform Free of Charge to Suppliers of Healthcare Products

ClearMetal, a leader in Continuous Delivery Experience (CDX) for Supply Chain and Logistics solutions, announced today that it is offering the power of its CDX platform free of charge for the duration of the pandemic crisis to companies tasked with shipping needed healthcare and medical supplies to combat COVID-19. ClearMetal is committed to onboarding companies…

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EU Chip Makers Weigh Production Risks Amid Covid-19

As the Covid-19 outbreak has worsened in Europe, semiconductor manufacturers have had to examine the health issues and risk factors for their workers. Most of Europe is under lockdown, paralyzing the economy and daily life of hundreds of millions of people. PSA Group, Renault, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen, Ferrari, among other car manufacturers, have suspended production…

Allied Electronics & Automation Announces 3 New Senior Executives

As part of its commitment to hiring high-performing, diverse, and experienced leaders, Allied Electronics & Automation recently named three new executives to lead the company’s Finance, Human Resources, and Marketing functions: Manisha Kadoche as Chief Financial Officer, Katie Cartwright as Vice President of Human Resources, and Jessie Dearien as Vice President of Marketing. “Allied is…