Purdue University and TSMC jointly announced plans Wednesday (June 12) to establish a Center for Secured Microelectronics Ecosystem aimed at ensuring a secure supply of semiconductor chips and related tools all the way from the foundry to the packaged system. The center, to be located at the Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana campus, will perform research to ensure a secure ecosystem for the manufacture of microelectronics systems.
Nordson Announces New President and CEO
Nordson Corp. announced that Sundaram Nagarajan (Naga) has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1, 2019. Mr. Nagarajan succeeds Michael F. Hilton, who previously announced his plans to retire. Upon Mr. Nagarajan’s start date, Mr. Hilton will become Senior Advisor to the Company and remain on the board of directors until he retires on December 31, 2019. Mr. Nagarajan joins Nordson following a 23-year career with Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), a Fortune 200 company. He is currently the Executive Vice President, Automotive OEM Segment, for ITW, a $3.3 billion business segment.
Global Fab Equipment Spending to Rebound in 2020 with 20% Growth
Global fab equipment spending will rebound in 2020, growing 20 percent to US$58.4 billion after dropping 19 percent to US$48.4 billion in 2019, according to the Q2 2019 World Fab Forecast update published by SEMI.
TechInsights Announces In-depth Analysis of 9XL 3D NAND Semiconductor Solutions
TechInsights, global leaders in the reverse engineering of semiconductors in advanced technology products, announced it has completed several in-depth reports on solutions for the 9 XL 3D NAND market. NAND flash memory is the second largest IC product category today, with over $60B in revenue in 2018, representing an increase of 18% over 2017. TechInsights, global leaders in the reverse engineering of semiconductors in advanced technology products, announced it has completed several in-depth reports on solutions for the 9 XL 3D NAND market. NAND flash memory is the second largest IC product category today, with over $60B in revenue in 2018, representing an increase of 18% over 2017.
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