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Epson Robots Introduces GX Series SCARA Robots to Deliver Next-Level Performance and Flexibility

Engineered to meet unique automation needs across various industries, Epson Robots, the #1 SCARA robot manufacturer in the world, today announced the new GX Series robot lineup with the GX4 and GX8.

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Invest Over $2.5 Billion in Joint Venture for Lithium-ion Battery Production Plant in United States

Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI announced that they have executed binding, definitive agreements to establish an electric-vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana.

Northvolt to Build €4 Billion Battery Gigafactory in Northern Germany

The Swedish electric vehicle battery manufacturer says it will construct a major new production facility in the city of Heide near Germany’s North Sea coastline.

Intel Allocates $20 billion to Build Two New Advanced Chipmaking Factories in Ohio

Intel today announced plans for an initial investment of more than $20 billion in the construction of two new leading-edge chip factories in Ohio.

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Invest Over $2.5 Billion in Joint Venture for Lithium-ion Battery Production Plant in United States

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Invest Over $2.5 Billion in Joint Venture for Lithium-ion Battery Production Plant in United States

Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI announced that they have executed binding, definitive agreements to establish an electric-vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana.

Northvolt to Build €4 Billion Battery Gigafactory in Northern Germany

Northvolt to Build €4 Billion Battery Gigafactory in Northern Germany

The Swedish electric vehicle battery manufacturer says it will construct a major new production facility in the city of Heide near Germany’s North Sea coastline.

Amkor Technology Announces Cleanroom Facility Development in Vietnam

Amkor Technology Announces Cleanroom Facility Development in Vietnam

Amkor Technology, Inc. today announced that it plans to build a state-of-the-art smart factory in Bac Ninh, Vietnam. The first phase of the new factory will focus on providing Advanced System in Package (SiP) assembly and test solutions to the world’s leading semiconductor and electronic manufacturing companies.

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General Atomics Expands Space Systems Development Infrastructure

General Atomics Expands Space Systems Development Infrastructure

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced today that it has expanded its space systems infrastructure with the addition of a 7,500 ft2 Class 10,000 / ISO 7 cleanroom facility in San Diego, CA that will enable high-volume Optical Communication Terminal (OCT) production. The multifaceted facility can facilitate fabrication of up to 300 OCTs per year.

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NGen & Evercloak Collaborate to Scale Innovative Graphene-Based Membrane Manufacturing

NGen & Evercloak Collaborate to Scale Innovative Graphene-Based Membrane Manufacturing

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada, the industry-led organization behind Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, has announced over $4.5 million in collaborative investment to scale up commercial applications of graphene nanofilms in HVAC systems for cleanrooms and other critical environment systems.

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Micron Launches World’s First 176-Layer NAND in Mobile Solutions to Power Lightning-Fast 5G Experiences

Micron Launches World’s First 176-Layer NAND in Mobile Solutions to Power Lightning-Fast 5G Experiences

Micron Technology, Inc., announced today it has begun volume shipments of the world’s first 176-layer NAND Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 3.1 mobile solution. Engineered for high-end and flagship phones, Micron’s discrete UFS 3.1 mobile NAND unlocks 5G’s potential with up to 75% faster sequential write and random read performance than prior generations,1 enabling downloads of two-hour 4K movies2 in as little as 9.6 seconds.

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GlobalFoundries Plans to Build New Fab in Upstate New York in Private-Public Partnership to Support U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing

GlobalFoundries Plans to Build New Fab in Upstate New York in Private-Public Partnership to Support U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing

GlobalFoundries (GF), the global leader in feature-rich semiconductor manufacturing, today announced its expansion plans for its most advanced manufacturing facility in upstate New York over the coming years. These plans include immediate investments to address the global chip shortage at its existing Fab 8 facility as well as construction of a new fab on the same campus that will double the site’s capacity.

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NASA’s Self-Driving Perseverance Mars Rover ‘Takes the Wheel’

NASA’s Self-Driving Perseverance Mars Rover ‘Takes the Wheel’

NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on Mars, the Perseverance rover, is beginning an epic journey across a crater floor seeking signs of ancient life. That means the rover team is deeply engaged with planning navigation routes, drafting instructions to be beamed up, even donning special 3D glasses to help map their course.

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Freudenberg Medical Expands Costa Rica Operations

Freudenberg Medical Expands Costa Rica Operations

Freudenberg Medical, a global contract design and manufacturing provider to the medical device industry, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Alajuela, Costa Rica. The expansion project adds 8,600 square feet to the existing facility which includes construction of an additional ISO Class 7 cleanroom for catheter manufacturing and assembly, molding, extrusion, and packaging, as well as added office space. New technology includes an advanced thermoplastic extrusion line which can produce tubing from 4 inches to 170 inches long with capacity of up to 1 million parts per month, plus additional injection molding machines.

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