Electronic Products & Technology



High tech companies eyeing supply chains as coronavirus outbreak continues

February 12, 2020 by Laura Osman, The Canadian Press, Ottawa
Companies around the world rely on China to supply electronics parts, partially assembled goods and finished products

MIT engineers mix materials to create stretchy electronics

February 12, 2020 by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office
Next-generation devices made with new ‘peel and stack’ method may include electronic chips worn on the skin

NUVIA creates beachhead in Toronto

February 11, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Leading-edge silicon design firm to open its first international office

Google to open 3 new offices in Canada

February 10, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Deepens investment - announces new facilities in Toronto, Montreal and Waterloo

BlackBerry says TCL Communication will stop selling BlackBerry branded devices

February 9, 2020 by The Canadian Press, Toronto
BlackBerry Mobile says TCL Communication will no longer be making or selling BlackBerry-branded mobile devices. The company signed a brand licensing and technology support deal with TCL Communication in December 2016 as part of its plan to stop making smartphones and focus…

No reprieve in sight: firms struggle with SSD shortage

February 9, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
There are no signs of recovery from the SSD shortage previously reported by Fusion Worldwide. With manufacturers cutting NAND flash production in 2019, demand for storage capacity growing and unforeseen events affecting supply, manufacturers are still struggling to meet the intensifying demand…

Henkel expands portfolio with the Sonderhoff brand

February 8, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Completed integration of the Sonderhoff portfolio into the Adhesive Technologies business unit

X Tronics to rep Avtron Encoders

February 8, 2020 by Stephen Law
X Tronics has reached an agreement to represent Avtron encoders in Canada.  Nidec-Avtron, manufactures a complete line of encoders from light mill duty to severe duty applications, including ATEX approved encoders for hazardous environments, and diagnostic and productivity software. Nidec-Avtron…

Microart Services expands team

February 7, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
New hire will focus on business development, customer value, commercial/ business process

Hydro-Québec partners with Mercedes-Benz on battery R&D

February 6, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Move aims to accelerate development of solid-state battery technologies

ventureLAB welcomes breakthrough tech companies

February 6, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
York Region-based tech hub paves the way for innovations such as combatting blindness and powering self-driving wheelchairs

AI functioning semis set to soar

February 5, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Sales of semiconductors performing artificial intelligence functions set to triple by 2025 reshaping chip markets