Five mega-deals pushed M&A value to $118B last year

2 days 14 hours ago
The value of the mergers and acquisitions seen last year within the semiconductor industry set a new record. Five big acquisition announcements and more than a dozen smaller deals in 2020 pushed the total value of M&A agreements in the year to an all-time high of USD 118.0 billion, surpassing the previous record of USD 107.7 billion reached in 2015

Onto Innovation acquires Inspectrology

4 days 12 hours ago
Onto Innovation has acquired Inspectrology, LLC. The company, which is headquartered in Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA, is a supplier of overlay metrology for controlling lithography and etch processes in the compound semiconductor market.

Global TV shipment expected to reach 223M units in 2021

4 days 13 hours ago
Thanks to the stay-at-home economy brought about the by the COVID-19 pandemic, TV shipment in North America saw the start of an upturn in late March last year, while demand in the European market also gradually ramped up in 2H20, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.

Aspocomp names new COO

4 days 14 hours ago
The Finnish PCB manufacturer says it has appointed Mr. Antti Ojala – Vice President, Business Development and Deputy CEO – to its new Chief Operating Officer as of January 7, 2021.