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Electronics & Machinery Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Siemens and Intel Collaborate to Advance Sustainability in Microelectronics Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG and Intel Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in enhancing digitalization and sustainability in the field of microelectronics manufacturing. The collaboration aims to advance manufacturing processes, improve factory operations, enhance cybersecurity, … Read the full press release

Arkema Expands its Portfolio with 54% Stake Acquisition in PI Advanced Materials

(IN BRIEF) Arkema has completed the acquisition of a 54% stake in PI Advanced Materials (PIAM), a South Korean company specializing in polyimide films for advanced electronics and electric mobility markets. PIAM holds a dominant global market share of over … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s EasyTech Stores Redefine Retail with Tech Innovation in Romania

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Romania has introduced a new type of concept store called EasyTech, designed to enhance the customer experience and offer a wide range of technology products. The first EasyTech store opened in Bucharest, featuring product displays, sales offices, … Read the full press release

NIR Spectroscopy Breakthrough: Smartphone Module Reveals ‘Invisible’ Health Biomarkers

(IN BRIEF) A groundbreaking miniaturized spectroscopy module has been created through a partnership between trinamiX, LUMILEDS, and VIAVI Solutions. Designed to run on Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon® 8 Gen 3 reference design, the module brings near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy to smartphones. This … Read the full press release

Ericsson Issues €500 Million Green Bond to Advance Energy Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, a leading communications technology company, has successfully issued a €500 million green bond with a 4.5-year maturity. The bond, part of Ericsson’s Euro Medium Term Note Program (EMTN), will fund investments in energy efficiency. Ericsson’s CFO, Carl … Read the full press release

Barco Announces Full Acquisition of Cinionic’s Premium Cinema Solutions Business, Strengthening Global Cinema Industry Presence

(IN BRIEF) Barco, a prominent player in the global cinema industry, has finalized an agreement to fully acquire Cinionic’s premium cinema solutions business in collaboration with China Film Equipment Co., Ltd. (CFEC). This strategic move underscores Barco’s commitment to the … Read the full press release

Axis Communications Introduces Enhanced Object Analytics with Real-Time Occupancy and Crossline Counting

(IN BRIEF) Axis Communications has released an updated version of AXIS Object Analytics, which includes two new scenarios: “Occupancy in Area” and “Crossline Counting.” These scenarios allow for real-time object counting within designated areas and tracking of objects crossing virtual … Read the full press release

Hailo Technologies’ AI Processors to Power Schneider Electric’s Industrial Automation Innovations

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric is partnering with Hailo Technologies, an AI chipmaker, to incorporate Hailo’s advanced processors into Schneider Electric’s industrial automation solutions. This collaboration aims to enhance industrial automation performance, with key benefits including six times faster object detection, … Read the full press release

SCTMi Mini-Compact Terminals: Schmalz’s Next-Generation Vacuum Technology Solution

(IN BRIEF) Schmalz, a vacuum technology innovator, has introduced SCTMi mini-compact terminals, offering enhanced efficiency and flexibility for vacuum systems. These compact terminals, available in different configurations, can control two to 16 separate vacuum circuits and are smaller and lighter … Read the full press release

Siemens Envisions a Future of Effortless Machine Vision Integration Through Strategic Partnerships

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has entered into two significant partnerships with leading companies in machine vision and industrial image processing, Basler AG and MVTec Software GmbH. These collaborations aim to simplify the integration of machine vision applications into existing automation technology, … Read the full press release

Germitec Secures €25 Million Agreement with EIB to Develop Innovative Medical Products

(IN BRIEF) Germitec, in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB), has inked a €25 million agreement aimed at financing the research, development, and commercialization of groundbreaking medical products. This partnership, facilitated by the InvestEU program, seeks to significantly reduce … Read the full press release

Ericsson Unveils Cloud-Native Transport Automation Controller with AI for Efficient Network Management

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has introduced its Ericsson Transport Automation Controller, a cloud-native solution that employs artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to enhance the efficiency of microwave, IP, and optical networks for communications service providers (CSPs). This intelligent controller enables … Read the full press release

Passenger-Centricity, Autonomous Technologies and Data Privacy and Security : World Technology Congress at the House of Lords, UK Parliament

At the House of Lords, the Palace of Westminster, World Technology Congress (WTC) featured “the new mobility landscape” as a theme for the Fall Session which addressed major challenges and opportunities of the mobility industry. (IN BRIEF) The World Transportation … Read the full press release

EIB Provides €20 Million Loan to Xnext for Food Safety and Sustainability Innovation

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has extended a €20 million venture debt loan to Xnext, an Italian start-up specializing in X-ray inspection systems. The loan aims to bolster food safety, support innovation, and promote environmental sustainability. Xnext’s patented … Read the full press release

ELKO and Pantum Form Distribution Agreement to Offer Printing Solutions in Poland

(IN BRIEF) ELKO and Pantum have entered into a distribution agreement to provide a comprehensive range of Pantum printing products and consumables in Poland. Pantum, a rapidly expanding printer manufacturer known for its innovative products and commitment to quality, offers … Read the full press release

IoT Security Boosted: CommScope and STMicroelectronics Unveil Integrated Solution

(IN BRIEF) CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM), a global leader in network connectivity, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading semiconductor company catering to a wide range of electronics applications, have jointly announced the integration of CommScope’s PKIWorks™ IoT security platform with ST’s … Read the full press release

BASF Subsidiary, trinamiX, Introduces On-the-Spot Crop Quality Assessment Tool at Agritechnica

(IN BRIEF) trinamiX, a subsidiary of BASF SE, will introduce its innovative technology for on-the-spot nutritional analysis of crops at Agritechnica, a major agricultural machinery trade fair in Hanover, Germany. The system includes a durable handheld device, a user-friendly mobile … Read the full press release

Voith’s High-Efficiency Fan Technology Enhances Fendt Tractors’ Cooling Systems and Performance

(IN BRIEF) Voith, a global leader in the development of efficient fan units for cooling systems, continues to collaborate with Fendt on innovative cooling solutions for tractors. The fan unit, part of Fendt’s Concentric Air System (CAS), is designed to … Read the full press release

ARBURG Shines at Fakuma 2023 with Innovations in Plastics Processing and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) ARBURG demonstrated its capabilities in plastics processing and innovative solutions at Fakuma 2023 in Friedrichshafen. The exhibition featured 20 exhibits showcasing sustainability, digitalization, and automation in plastics processing. The world premiere of the ALLROUNDER 520 H with the … Read the full press release

KUKA Marks 125th Anniversary with European Robot Week Celebrations

(IN BRIEF) KUKA, the renowned automation group celebrating its 125th year, has organized a series of events as part of the European Robot Week (ERW) from November 20 to 24, 2023. The theme, “We, you, all celebrate _become a robot … Read the full press release

Ricoh Introduces World’s First B2 Aqueous-Based Inkjet Press for Digital Printing

(IN BRIEF) Ricoh has unveiled the RICOH Pro Z75 digital press, the world’s first B2 perfecting sheetfed aqueous-based inkjet platform. This innovative press aims to accelerate the shift from offset to digital printing, offering higher print quality, faster turnaround times, … Read the full press release

Merck Outlines Resilience and Growth Strategy, Targets Fiscal 2024 for Sales Uptick

(IN BRIEF) Merck, a leading science and technology company, has announced its expectation to return to organic sales growth in fiscal 2024. This was revealed during the company’s Capital Markets Day. Despite challenging market conditions in its Life Science and … Read the full press release

Continental Bolsters Mobile Robotics Expertise with Acquisition of KINEXON’s ‘Brain’ Division

(IN BRIEF) Continental has acquired KINEXON’s specialist division for on-board operating systems used in autonomous mobile robots (AMR). This acquisition strengthens Continental’s position in the field of mobile robotics and expands its expertise in software and hardware for AMRs. The … Read the full press release

VRG Components Welcomes New Austrian Independent Agent

(IN BRIEF) VRG Components, a global distributor of electronic components, has announced a partnership with Insistra, an Austrian-based agency. Both companies share a commitment to quality, timely deliveries, and customer service. Insistra will work with Austrian manufacturers to address supply … Read the full press release

Innovation in Focus: STMicroelectronics Highlights Industrial Advancements at ITAP 2023

(IN BRIEF) STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader, will showcase innovative industrial solutions at Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific (ITAP 2023) from October 18-20. Their exhibit will feature Factory Automation with IO-Link technology, wireless connectivity, STM32 microcontrollers for industrial use, and predictive … Read the full press release

Barco Expands F400 Simulation Projector Range with 4K UHD Resolution for Realistic Training and Simulation Applications

(IN BRIEF) Barco, a leader in training and simulation solutions, has expanded its F400 simulation projector range with the launch of the F400-4K. This projector, along with the existing F400-N4K, offers laser projection, high-speed processing, and extreme reliability with 4K … Read the full press release

Chairman Staffan Bohman Will Not Seek Re-Election at AB Electrolux, Successor Search Underway

(IN BRIEF) Staffan Bohman, who has served as Chairman of the Board of AB Electrolux since 2018, has announced that he will not stand for re-election at the company’s Annual General Meeting in 2024. In addition to his role as … Read the full press release

ELKO Receives Accolades as Best Retail Partner and Customer Service Distributor in 2023 CONTEXT ChannelWatch Survey

(IN BRIEF) ELKO, a prominent player in the technology distribution industry, has earned recognition as the “Best Retail Partner” and the “Best Customer Service Distributor” in the 2023 CONTEXT ChannelWatch survey, a widely-respected online IT reseller survey known for its … Read the full press release

EVBox Livo and EVBox Elvi Chargers Qualify for Irish Government’s EV Home Charger Grant

(IN BRIEF) EVBox, a prominent electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions provider, has announced that its EVBox Livo and EVBox Elvi AC charging stations in Ireland are now registered on the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Smart Charger Register. This … Read the full press release

Infineon Takes Lead in European Research Project to Develop Sustainable Electronics

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has assumed the role of head and coordinator for the European research project EECONE (European ECOsystem for greeN Electronics), aimed at enhancing the sustainability of electronics in Europe. EECONE, supported by the European Union, brings … Read the full press release

Philips Recognized as One of the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies in International Analysis

(IN BRIEF) Philips has earned recognition as one of the world’s most trustworthy companies in an international analysis conducted by Statista in collaboration with Newsweek. The analysis considered the perspectives of customers, investors, and employees. In the survey, over 70,000 … Read the full press release

Revolutionizing Manufacturing: Hexagon’s HxGN Production Machining Suite Unveiled

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has launched HxGN Production Machining, a suite of software designed to revolutionize manufacturing processes for discrete parts across industries like medical and aerospace. The suite offers CAD and CAM capabilities, process simulation, G-code verification, … Read the full press release

Siemens and DMG MORI Unveil End-to-End Digital Twin for Machine Tool Machining

(IN BRIEF) Siemens and DMG MORI have introduced an end-to-end digital twin for machine tool machining on Siemens Xcelerator. This digital twin includes a replica of the controller, a customer-specific DMG MORI machine tool, and the workpiece. The technology allows … Read the full press release

Enhancing Automotive Electronics: Henkel Launches Silicone-Free Bergquist Gap Pad

(IN BRIEF) Henkel has introduced a revolutionary product, the Silicone-free Bergquist Gap Pad TGP EMI4000, designed to enhance longevity, versatility, and performance in automotive electronics. As vehicles rely more on advanced systems, maintaining the long-term reliability of sensitive components is … Read the full press release

Ericsson and MTN Benin Collaborate to Recycle Over 123 Metric Tons of Electronic Waste

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and MTN Benin have partnered to recycle end-of-life electronic and electrical equipment as part of Ericsson’s Product Take-Back Program. This collaboration has resulted in the collection, decommissioning, transportation, and recycling of more than 123 metric tons of … Read the full press release

AB Electrolux Appoints Nomination Committee for 2024 Annual General Meeting

(IN BRIEF) AB Electrolux has announced the appointment of the Nomination Committee for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2024. As per the AGM’s decision, the Nomination Committee will consist of six members. Four of these members are chosen by … Read the full press release

UCL Researchers Develop Robotic Driving Seat to Enhance Safety in Highly Automated Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from UCL’s Intelligent Mobility group (IM@UCL) have developed a robotic driving seat for highly automated vehicles to signal drivers when human input is needed. The seat assesses the driver’s situational awareness by monitoring eye movements and brain … Read the full press release

Castrol Partners with MIT to Test Lubricants for Lunar Surface Robotic Swarm

(IN BRIEF) Castrol has partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab to support the AstroAnt Payload Program. AstroAnts are miniature robots designed to perform inspections and diagnostic tasks on the surfaces of spacecraft, rovers, and landers. Castrol will … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s Advanced Rolling Mill to Boost ArcelorMittal’s E-Mobility Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, a leading international technology group, has secured a major contract from ArcelorMittal in France to provide a cutting-edge reversible 6-high cold-rolling mill for processing high-grade non-oriented silicon steel strip (NGO) used in electric motors for e-mobility. This … Read the full press release

Kärcher Partners with Deutsche Telekom to Launch IoT-Connected Autonomous Cleaning Robot for Global Market

(IN BRIEF) Kärcher, a renowned cleaning technology provider, has integrated its autonomous robot scrubber drier, Kira B 50, into the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom. The partnership empowers Kärcher to offer its smart cleaning solutions … Read the full press release