Growth Ahead for MEMS Foundry Market

Global MEMS Foundry Market: New York, N.Y. – The global MEMS foundry outsourcing market is expected to increase from $685.9 million in 2014, and reach$860.4 million in 2020, growing with a CAGR of 3.7% during 2015-2020. The global market of MEMS foundry outsourcing is mainly driven by the growth of the fabless business model segment in the MEMS industry. The…

Microchip Wireless Module Passes LoRa Alliance Certification

Microchip Technology Inc., (NASDAQ: MCHP) a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has announced that its RN2483 LoRa® module is the world’s first to pass the LoRa Alliance’s LoRaWAN™ Certification Program. The RN2483 module was independently tested by Espotel’s accredited test laboratory to meet the functional requirements of the latest LoRaWAN 1.0 protocol specification, for operation in the 868 MHz license-free…

North American PCB Industry Grows Slowly

Bannockburn, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the November findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Slow sales growth continued in November and bookings bounced back, but the book-to-bill ratio slipped below parity to 0.98. Total North American PCB shipments increased 0.4 percent in November 2015 compared to…

Nissan, HPE, Siemens Partner on Automotive Design

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.(HQ: Yokohama-city, Kanagawa-prefecture, Japan CEO: Carlos Ghosn), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HQ: Palo Alto, CA U.S.A. CEO:Meg Whitman)and Siemens AG(HQ: Munich CEO: Joe Kaeser)today announced they have developed the industry’s first*1 next-generation vehicle design infrastructure that provides Nissan’s global R&D centers with a continuous, high-speed connection to the latest vehicle development data. The solution’s…

Rogers Sells EMD Business

CriticalPoint Capital, LLC (“CPC”), the investment affiliate of CriticalPoint Partners, LLC, announced today that it has acquired the Electronic Materials Division (“EMD”) from the Rogers Corporation (“Rogers”). This division was previously acquired as part of Rogers’ acquisition of Arlon, LLC in January 2015. The company will be renamed Arlon EMD. Arlon EMD is a leading manufacturer of…

Altair Opens New R&D Center in Taiwan

Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced the opening of a research and development (R&D) center in Taiwan to support the company’s technical advancement in the major Asian growth-center. “The opening of a R&D facility in Taiwan represents our commitment to expanding our global footprint and our desire to bring next-generation LTE solutions to today’s…