Delta Electronics to acquire Universal Instruments Corporation

Taipei based, Delta Electronics has anounced it’s intention to acquire Universal Instruments Corporation for $89 million dollars. The company plans to continue to operate the company independently with the existing management team. In separate statements Mr. Ping Cheng, Delta’s chief executive officer, said, “Universal Instruments has built a remarkable track record and long-lasting customer relationships […]

Isola Materials Support Military LEO Satellites

Isola Group, a global innovator in materials for printed-circuit boards (PCBs), has announced its low-loss I-Tera® MT40 circuit materials supporting multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs) for military- and commercial-grade low-Earth-orbit (LEO) satellites. The laminates and prepreg materials are suitable for high-density-interconnect (HDI) multilayer assemblies that must meet demanding military size, weight, and power (SWaP) requirements […]

1 Click SMT Gears Up to Demo Best-in-Class Offline Selective Soldering at APEX

1 Click SMT Technology Co., ltd is pleased to announce plans to exhibit at the 2022 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Jan. 25-27, 2022 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The Ant-i1 Offline Selective Soldering Machine will be on display in booth #3344.  The Ant-i1 includes a drop jet fluxer, a […]

Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium (WLPS) Program Announced and Registration Now Open

The SMTA is pleased to announce the technical program for the Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium (WLPS). The symposium will be held February 15-17, 2022 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in San Jose, California.   The technical sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday are organized into three tracks: Wafer-Level Packaging (WLP), 3D Packaging, and Advanced Manufacturing and […]

BE Semiconductor production disrupted due to Malaysia floods

(Reuters) – Chipmaking equipment supplier BE Semiconductor (BESI) on Monday lowered its fourth-quarter revenue outlook due to flooding affecting its main production facility in Malaysia. The maker of semiconductor assembly and packaging equipment said that torrential rains affected its main production facility in Shah Alam in Malaysia and halted the assembly of products with a […]

Malaysia, Vietnam reopen with ongoing COVID risks and labor shortage

Malaysia and Vietnam reopened around September, allowing manufacturers to resume production. Things are gradually turning around as vaccination rates rise, but with the virus still looming large, workers at the production lines are paying the price. According to Bloomberg, at least 20 workers at STMicroelectronoics Malaysia died from COVID-19 during the Delta outbreak. The production line […]

Dozens released after protest at India plant of Apple supplier Foxconn

CHENNAI, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Police in India have released dozens of those detained for blocking a key highway in a protest against food poisoning at a Foxconn (2317.TW) unit, the country’s second instance of unrest at an Apple Inc (AAPL.O) supplier factory in a year. India is among the countries, such as Mexico and Vietnam, that are becoming […]

MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions to Exhibit New Solutions at IPC APEX EXPO 2022

MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, a global supplier of integrated solutions from our Circuitry, Assembly and Semiconductor divisions that provides unmatched capabilities in electronics design and manufacturing will exhibit its latest solutions at the IPC APEX EXPO taking place January 25-27 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.  MacDermid Alpha’s industry leading brands, […]

Isola’a Materials Pave Way for mmWave Circuits at 2021 TPCA Show

Isola Asia Pacific (Taiwan) Inc. ( will be on hand to discuss some of its latest materials for printed-circuit boards (PCBs) at the Taiwan PCB & Assembly (TPCA) Show, an event that caters to professional users of PCB materials. The TPCA Show ( and its “live” exhibition hall is scheduled for December 21-23, 2021, at […]