semiconductor

Exponential Technology Group Buys Australian Tech Business Braemac

by | Dec 29, 2022
As a subsidiary of TTI Inc., XTG and its parent company, Mansfield-based Mouser, are part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies run by billionaire Warren Buffett.  Braemac, based in Sydney, Australia, has 17 offices globally and offers support from design through to product realization.
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Finisar Considers $3 Billion Semiconductor Expansion Project in Sherman
by | Dec 7, 2022
A new plant, an expansion to its current 76-acre site, would produce wafers for semiconductor chips and create 700 jobs.
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Texas Instruments’ Newest Fab Plant in Richardson Kicks Off Wafer Production
by | Oct 3, 2022
The new 300-mm wafer fabrication plant will help support the future growth of semiconductors in electronics. Called RFAB2, the new "fab" is connected to RFAB1, which opened in 2009 as the world’s first 300-mm analog wafer fab. Inside, 15 miles of automated, overhead delivery systems will eventually move wafers between the two fabs. At full production, the Richardson fabs will manufacture more than 100 million analog chips a day that will go into electronics everywhere, TI says.
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Sherman Picked for New $5B Silicon Wafer Plant, Bringing 1,500 New Jobs to North Texas
by | Jun 27, 2022
Beating out potential sites in Ohio and South Korea, the city of Sherman was selected today by GlobiTech for a new $5 billion, 3.2 million-square-foot silicon wafer facility. The plant could eventually produce more than 1 million silicon wafers monthly when production begins by 2025. It's Sherman's second big manufacturing win in a month. Just weeks ago, Texas Instruments broke ground in the city on new semiconductor wafer fabrication plants with a potential $30 billion investment.
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funding

Follow the Money: VC Backs Edgetensor, Stryve Biltong Gets $16.5M, Neiman Marcus Invests in Fashionphile

by | Apr 18, 2019
You’ll also find news about Goldcrest Capital, TPG, PetroCap Partners, Jollitot, Securadyne Systems, Active-Semi International, and Elite Electronics in this roundup of investment, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies in North Texas.
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inventors
SMU, UTA Profs Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows
by | Dec 12, 2017
Election as a National Academy of Inventors fellow is the highest professional honor given to academic inventors.
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