All posts by Mike Wheeler

Oz start-up selected for entrepreneur program

Australian tech start-up IoL Technologies has been selected in Ernst and Young’s (EY) 2017 Accelerating Entrepreneurs program. EY’s 2017 Accelerating Entrepreneurs program enables entrepreneurs to scale their businesses and foster strategic growth through support, expert guidance and networking opportunities. It took place at the EY Strategic Growth Forum Mediterranean in Rome from 8-10th February, where … Continue reading Oz start-up selected for entrepreneur program

Stretchable electronics market forecast to reach $360 Billion

Research and Markets has written the Stretchable Electronics Market – Forecasts from 2016-2021 report, which is an overview of one of the biggest growing markets in the electronics sector. The stretchable electronics market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 106.18 per cent during the forecast period to reach the market … Continue reading Stretchable electronics market forecast to reach $360 Billion

Renesas Electronics appoints executive vice president

Following the acquisition of Intersil Corporation, Renesas Electronics Corporation a supplier of semiconductor solutions, has announced the appointment of Dr. Necip Sayiner, the president, CEO, and director of Intersil Corporation, as executive vice president of Renesas. In connection with the closing of the acquisition, the company, which will continue to operate as Intersil, is now … Continue reading Renesas Electronics appoints executive vice president

Toshiba shipping samples of 64-layer, 512 3D Flash memory

Toshiba America Electronic Components has added a 512Gb, 64-layer device with three-bit-per-cell triple-level cell (TLC) technology to its BiCS Flash product line. This technology will enable a 1TBchip solution. BiCS Flash is a 3D flash memory stacked cell structure and is suitable for applications that require high capacity and performance, such as enterprise and consumer … Continue reading Toshiba shipping samples of 64-layer, 512 3D Flash memory

How Lean manufacturing saved an electronics company

Two years ago the Morris Group of companies was at a turning point. The Newcastle-based manufacturer found that the mining turndown, mixed in with some archaic manufacturing practises, was affecting its profitability. The group specialised in a range of products and services for the mining and other industries, such as temperature sensors, electronic componentry and … Continue reading How Lean manufacturing saved an electronics company