TEMPE, AZ -- Benchmark Electronics today said it will not achieve its first quarter 2020 financial guidance the company provided on Feb. 6 due to the impact from the coronavirus.
BRUSSELS – Calling the ban “unlawful,” the International Bromine Council has filed a legal challenge against the European Commission's barring of halogenated flame retardants in electronic displays under the EU Ecodesign Directive, according to reports.
BANNOCKBURN, IL – Electronics manufacturers experiencing supply disruptions report they expect five-week shipment delays on average, but a majority of electronics manufacturers and suppliers expect business operations to be “back to normal” by July, according to a new IPC survey. Collectively, 75% of all respondents expect business to be back to normal by October.
TAIPEI – Foxconn founder Terry Gou said return to production at the company’s factories in China has "exceeded our expectations" after the coronavirus outbreak temporarily shut down manufacturing, according to reports.
KISTA, SWEDEN – Note reported lost sales in the first quarter of about SEK 20 million (US$2.1 million) as a result of stoppage of manufacturing in China. However, for the past two weeks, production at Note’s plant in China has been running at full capacity.
BRONSCHHOFEN, SWITZERLAND – Cicor reported 2019 net sales for its microelectronics operations of CHF 61.3 million (US$64.2 million), down 2.6% year-over-year.