New applications such as AI, 5G, IoT, ADAS, AR/VR and others are opening multiple growth opportunities for the semiconductor industry. The adoption of these technologies is generating demand for increased performance.
Bosch Rexroth continually invests in improving its linear motion technology to meet the needs of the most demanding applications. See how we've improved key features of the PSK Gen 2 Precision Modules with this informative infographic.
The new generation of PSK Precision Modules combines ultra-precise motion with compact design to support demanding assembly applications. It also features an expanded lubrication concept and greater design flexibility. Learn how the new PSK Gen 2 modules can improve your manufacturing productivity.
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – Purdue University innovators have created a hybrid technique to fabricate a new form of nickel that may help the future production of lifesaving medical devices, high-tech devices and vehicles with strong corrosion-resistant protection. The Purdue technique involves a process where high-yield electrodeposition is applied on certain conductive substrates.
AUSTIN, TX—Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC plans to invest more than $1 billion in its chip-making factory here. Samsung already employs 3,000 people there, and the company expects to add hundreds more technicians and engineers next year.
SANTA CLARA, CA—Andy Grove, the brilliant Hungarian-born former chief executive and chairman of chip-making colossus Intel, and one of Silicon Valley's most revered business leaders, died Monday at the age of 79.
ARMONK, NY—IBM has dealt its chip manufacturing division to Globalfoundaries Inc. In an unusual move, IBM will pay Globalfoundaries $1.5 billion over the next three years to take over the division. As part of the deal, Globalfoundaries will also own and operate IBM's manufacturing facilities in East Fishkill, NY, and Burlington, VT.
"We’ve managed to pack quite a lot of power density in a small package." —David Ma, Yaskawa America
September 9, 2013
Semiconductor processing equipment is a notoriously demanding application for motion control engineers. Extreme precision, reliability and smoothness are absolute requirements. At the same time, space is at a premium.