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…

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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…

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Wearables Shipments to Surpass 200M in 2019

Framingham, Mass.  – The worldwide wearable device market (commonly referred to as wearables) will see continued growth as second- and third-generation iterations reach the market. These new devices will build upon the hardware and software of their predecessors and answer some of the shortcomings and concerns that potential customers have today. According to the International…

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Avnet Intros Kintex UltraScale FPGA Development Kit

Phoenix, Ariz.–Embedded system designers looking for a fully configurable, high performance hardware platform for engineering and verifying applications based on the Kintex® UltraScale™ FPGA family from Xilinx will find the functionality they need in the new Kintex® UltraScale™ FPGA Development Kit released today by Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor. Available with the Kintex UltraScale XCKU040-1FBVA676 device in…

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Lux: Top 10 Innovative Companies of 2015

Boston, Mass. – Leading emerging technology research firm Lux Research profiled 1,189 companies across 20 different emerging technology domains during 2015 as part of its ongoing intelligence services.  Drawing on the deep domain expertise of its analysts, Lux Research uses primary research to provide information and analysis on firms developing emerging technologies that impact global megatrends like energy…

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Toshiba Releases Revitalization Action Plan

Toshiba Corporation (“the Company”) today announced that Toshiba Group will implement a series of management measures under a “Toshiba Revitalization Action Plan.” This plan has four strands: “Decisive Action on Business Structural Reform” “Strengthen Internal Controls and Reform the Corporate Culture;” “Review the Business Portfolio and Operational Structure;” and “Reforming the Financial Base” In respect…

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Ventec Expands US Operations

Ventec International Group is expanding its U.S. operational capability by investing in new prepreg manufacturing equipmentVentec International Group, a world leader in the production of polyimide & high reliability epoxy laminates and prepregs, is expanding its United States operational capability by investing in new prepreg manufacturing equipment. In order to capture growth opportunities in the…

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