WKK will build a new EMS manufacturing plant in Queretaro City, Mexico, to take advantage of the trade situation between the US and Mexico.
The worldwide market for HDI PCBs topped $10 billion in production value in 2018, with Taiwan accounting for about 40% of the total value, according to TPCA.
The US Trade Representative’s office issued three Federal Register notices a wide range of products from tariffs in response to requests from US companies, which argued that the levies would cause economic hardship. The 437 exempted products included certain printed circuit boards.
The Albuquerque City Council this week approved a package of incentives, totaling more than $35 million for the expansion of Jabil’s Albuquerque location.
Qolsys announced an expanded partnership with Foxconn Industrial Internet to assemble its products in the Wisconsin Valley Science and Technology Park.
Electronica India and Productronica India are back with their 2019 edition, with approximately 600 exhibitors from 28 countries and an anticipated 25,000 attendees.
IC communication devices will grow at a CAGR of 7.1% through 2023, New Venture Research says.
Mirtec Europe president David Bennett will be moving to a new role as managing director of Bentec to concentrate on Mirtec’s two main European-controlled territories, UK and India.