Magnetics/Assemblies

Yageo to Acquire Kemet Creating New $3 Billion Global Giant in Magnetic and Passive Components

Taiwan-based Yageo Corporation is acquiring passives component supplier Kemet Corporation of the US in a $1.6 billion deal that will create a new global giant in the manufacture of capacitors, magnetic components and other electronic […]

Electromagnetics

Parker Boosts Its Magnetics Technology Portfolio with $3.6 Billion Acquisition of LORD, World’s Biggest Supplier of Magneto-Rheological Fluids

Motion control company Parker Hannifin is boosting its already sizeable portfolio of magnetics products and technology with a $3.67 billion acquisition of LORD Corporation. A major provider of magnetic fluids as well as advanced adhesives and coatings used […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Thyssenkrupp to Buy Rare Earths from Northern Minerals in Australia While Helping to Expand the Operation; Key Separation Testing by K-Tech

Northern Minerals Ltd, one of the few producers of rare earth minerals outside China, and steel company Thyssenkrupp have made an offtake agreement whereby Thyssenkrupp will purchase 100% of the output from Northern’s Browns Range Pilot Plant […]