UMC certifies Mentor product lines
Mentor, a Siemens business, has announced that multiple Mentor product lines are now certified for United Microelectronic Corporation’s (UMC’s) 22uLP (ultra Low Power) process technology, including Mentor’s Calibre platform, Analog FastSPICE platform, and Nitro-SoC digital design platform.
Investment in high-temperature electrolysis
Neste has acquired a minority stake in the German cleantech company Sunfire. Sunfire is a developer of high-temperature electrolysis technology. The company’s patented technology allows the production of renewable hydrogen as well as the direct conversion of water and CO2 into raw material for petrochemical products.
Selective soldering level II maintenance training course
Kurtz Ersa a supplier of electronics production equipment, will hold an ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Maintenance Training Course from Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 1pm to Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 at 12pm at its Plymouth office. The two-day class will provide the knowledge and hands-on experience required to maintain and troubleshoot the Versaflow 3 machines.
Signify completes acquisition of Cooper Lighting
Signify has completed the acquisition of Cooper Lighting Solutions from Eaton. The transaction strengthens Signify’s market position and better positions the company to capture growth in the North American lighting market.
Acquisition brings enhanced smart factory solutions
Hexagon AB has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Romax Technology, a provider of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) software for electromechanical drivetrain design and simulation, to improve their smart factory solutions. A greater focus on energy efficiency and an accelerating shift towards electrification brings new engineering challenges that require increased use of simulation tools earlier in the design lifecycle.
Oceanology London postponed until December 2020
Reed Exhibitions has announced that Oceanology International London 2020, originally scheduled for 17th-19th March, 2020, will now take place from 1st-3rd December 2020 at the Excel London, following the escalation of COVID-19 in Europe.
Supply chain partner program to improve productivity
JLT Mobile Computers has announced the company has joined the Ivanti Supply Chain Partner Program. Moving forward, JLT customers will have access to supply chain efficiency improvements and worker productivity enhancements available through a variety of Ivanti’s enterprise mobility solutions.
Bluetooth SIG shows support for World Hearing Day
To mark today's World Hearing Day 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) are campaigning worldwide for an active and positive approach to hearing loss. The campaign provides comprehensive information about the prevention, treatment and consequences of hearing impairment and shows that hearing loss is not necessarily a stigma.
Cable assembly recognised for innovation
Molex has announced its Lumalink Optical Trace Cable Assembly was recognised as among the best in the industry by the judges of the 2020 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. The Lightwave Innovation Reviews recognises excellence in products, services and technology applicable to optical networks.
Arm ethos U-55 machine learning accelerators
NXP Semiconductors have announced its lead partnership with Arm for Ethos-U55 microNPU (Neural Processing Unit), a machine learning accelerator targeted at resource-constrained industrial and IoT edge devices. As an industry-leading innovator of microcontrollers (MCUs), NXP intends to implement Ethos U-55 in its Cortex-M based microcontrollers, crossover MCUs and real-time sub-systems in applications processors.