Amphenol Acquires Halo Technology Ltd.

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) today announced that it has acquired Halo Technology Limited for approximately $715 million. Halo is headquartered in Tustin, California with operations in North America and Europe, and is a leading provider of active and passive fiber optic interconnect components for the communications infrastructure markets with expected 2021 sales of approximately $250…

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Littelfuse Completes Carling Acquisition

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Carling Technologies, Inc. (“Carling”). Carling has a leading position in switching and circuit protection technologies with a strong global presence in commercial transportation, communications infrastructure and marine markets. “The combination of our companies…

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Manufacturing Sector Remains Resilient in November

U.S. factory output increased in November as supply chain pressures eased and manufacturers ramped up production to its highest level in seven months. Employment expanded to a comparable high although hiring remains a challenge. The Institute for Supply Management’s PMI increased 0.3 percent to 61.1 in November and has been above the expansion benchmark –…

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It’s the 21st Century, Ditch Those Spreadsheets and Automate

Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts. We are in an unprecedented age of the “4th Industrial Revolution” — a phrase coined by the World Economic Forum’s Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab back in 2015. It heralds the breakthroughs in numerous emerging technologies that are being embraced across all industries and in the public…

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NAND Flash Revenue Rises by 15% QoQ for Q3 ’21

The growth of the NAND Flash market in 3Q21 was primarily driven by strong demand from the data center and smartphone industries, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. More specifically, NAND Flash suppliers’ hyperscaler and enterprise clients kept up their procurement activities that began in 2Q21 in order to deploy products based on new processor platforms.…

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