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Deals/Contracts/Partnerships

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    TCS-Tejas to bag Rs 30,000 crore BSNL-MTNL 4G order

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 2

    Grande West Transportation, a Canadian manufacturer of mid-sized multi-purpose transit vehicle, intends to design and develop a brand new bus manufacturing facility in the State of Washington, USA. Itchose to partner with Hinduja Tech Inc. to design a new manufacturing facility for the development of affordable, Buy-America compliant buses geared toward U.S. market.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

EIIR Provider Solutions/Capabalities

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    Industrial Software Firm Semi Tech Bags $80M in Financing It is firs Industrial Software Firm in China focusing on Industrial Software. The firm divides systems into three categories. The production management series based on MES (manufacturing execution system) includes EAP (equipment automation program), RMS (recipe management system), RTD (real-time dispatch), APC (advanced process control) and FDC (fault detection and classification). The second category, quality management, covers SPC (statistical process control) and YMS (yield management solution). The third category, logistics management, includes WMS (warehouse management system) and mobile.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

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    Thales and Google Cloud Announce Strategic Partnership to Jointly Develop a Trusted Cloud Offering in France

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 3

    Aramco and Cognite will establish a new company that will focus on digitalization in Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East and North Africa region.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

EIIR Buyer GIC/R&D Best Practices/Solutions

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    Ceer, the first Saudi electric vehicle brand, is launched. It is a JV between Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Foxconn.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

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    Eight major Japanese tech firms and car makers, including Kioxia, NEC, NTT, SoftBank, Sony and Toyota, are teaming up in a consortium to launch an advanced chip maker. Rapidus. The Japanese government? will back Rapidus with ~$500 million while each parti

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

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    Nestle announced a new R&D Center for Latin America in Chile to innovate for and with consumers in the region.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

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    Chinese EV startup Enovate to assemble EVs in Saudi Arabia. Plans for 100,000 unit assembly plant. JV?s US$500m cost would also include an R&D centre.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

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    Samsung is preparing for trial production of semiconductor chip grid products in Vietnam.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

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    Daikin will invest Rs 500 crore in the next three year on setting up its third R&D centre in the country at Neemrama in Rajasthan. The centre will employ more than 250 engineers dedicated to research and development of India specific products. Besides, the facility will also house 22 new testing facilities and labs, which will help increase the company's manufacturing competitiveness for products in the export markets.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

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    South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI has established R&D centers in the United States and Germany in a bid to bolster its technological competitiveness through regional collaboration.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 8

    Intel, Brookfield to invest up to $30 billion in Arizona chip factories. Intel will have a 51% stake and Brookfield will have a 49% stake.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

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    Okmetic invests nearly 400 million euros to build a new fab in Finland.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 10

    High Tien Offshore, a Taiwanese company that specializes in offshore wind marine engineering services, announced its collaboration with Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Center (SOIC) and Jong Shyn Shipbuilding (JSS) to build offshore vessels in order to support government?s localization development policy.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

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    Huawei may launch its self-developed 5G chipset for flagship phones

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 12

    ISRO and OPPO India to work towards providing NavIC messaging services in mobile platforms

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 13

    BMW Group Korea s has signed an initial pact with a provincial government to build a R&D center to provide advanced mobility services to local customers.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

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    Intel looks to add facilities in France and Italy and put a critical production site in Germany in its bid to go global.France will be home to a research and design center, and Italy will be the location of a test and assembly factory. The central wafer fabrication plant, or fab, will likely be built in Germany

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

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    Continental AG, NXP and GAC join hands to create intelligent connected products for China market.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Diageo to set up an R&D centre in Shanghai. It will primarily support the China market.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 17

    Apple has announced that it is opening a new Developer Academy and Manufacturing and R&D Centre in South Korea.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 18

    Rostelecom launches R&D centre for development of software for local processors

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

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    Amazon to make devices in Chennai, cut China sourcing

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

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    Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger Announces ‘IDM 2.0’ Strategy for Manufacturing, Innovation and Product Leadership. Intel is doubling down on manufacturing in US. It plans to spend $20 billions on new factories in Arizona and create a foundry business.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

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    LG Chem concluded an investment MOU for the establishment of the Tech Center at Wuxi of Jiangsu Province, China. LG Chem will expand its specialized customer support organization for addressing the pain points of customers. The purpose of this is to provide up-close support on customized technology in need by local customers globally.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

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    TSMC plans to build a $189M research development center in Ibaraki Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo. The center will focus on advanced semi packaging and testing, and the company could install a local production line to add capacity.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

Other News

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    Hyundai has agreed to help nurture Saudi Arabia?s nascent automotive industry. They signed a MOU to advance automotive production in the kingdom.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2023

  • 2

    Mitsubishi Fuso announced that local assembly of its Canter light truck had begun at a facility operated by National Automobile Industries, a joint venture between local distributor Juffali Commercial Vehicles and Daimler Truck in Saudi Arabia.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2023

  • 3

    Prometeon Tyre Group (PTG) has announced a ?30-million investment project at its tire plant in Alexandria, Egypt, with the aim of meeting local demand and enhancing safety.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2023

  • 4

    Apple asks suppliers to shift AirPods, Beats production to India. Good news for the Indian manufacturing ecosystem.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

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    Cisco to set up a new hardware manufacturing unit in India both for Indian and global markets.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

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    Micron will invest up to $100 billion over 20-plus years to build the largest DRAM fab in US history. This megafab will be located in Clay, north of Syracuse, New York State, near to Lake Ontario and its water supply, and create nearly 50,000 jobs.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

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    IBM plans to invest over $20 billion in the Hudson Valley region in New York over the next ten years for semiconductors, computers, hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence and quantum computers.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 8

    STMicroelectronics plans to build a ?730 million silicon carbide wafer plant in Italy, the first such project approved as part of a European Union drive to bring more chip production closer to home.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 9

    Signature of Framework Agreement Between the Fiat Brand and the Algerian Authorities Aimed at Local Production of Vehicles and the Development of the Automotive Sector in Algeria

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 10

    Tata and Airbus joins hands to manufacture C-295 transport aircraft for IAF in Gujarat.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 11

    Tata and Airbus joins hands to manufacture C-295 transport aircraft for IAF in Gujarat.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 12

    LG Chem to build $3.2b battery material plant in US. Project will mark the single largest foreign direct investment in the history of Tennessee state.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 13

    Bechtel to Build Intel?s Semiconductor Manufacturing Facilities in Ohio

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 14

    Eastern India?s first semiconductor chip manufacturing unit will be set up in Odisha. The United Kingdom-based conglomerate SRAM & MRAM Group will set up a semiconductor fabrication unit at an investment of Rs 30,000 crore in Bhubaneswar.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 15

    Munro Vehicles is aiming to bring mass production back to Scotland for the first time since the 1980s, with an electric 4x4 vehicle

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2022

  • 16

    Malaysia will be the first in Southeast Asia to manufacture Ericsson's 5G equipment for domestic and regional markets.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 17

    LG Electronics to Relocate Factory from China to Indonesia

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 18

    NIO?s First European Power Plant to Commence Operation in Hungary. It will serve as the manufacturing, service and R&D centre for its power products in Europe.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 19

    Ola Electric signed the PLI scheme linked agreement with the Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India. It has been awarded the full 20GWh capacity under the scheme. Company to put indigenously developed battery cells into mass production in 2023.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 20

    Tamil Nadu-based semiconductor manufacturing company Polymatech will invest $1 billion to expand its chipset manufacturing and packaging facility in the state.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 21

    US signs CHIPS Act to boost US chipmakers providing $52bn in subsidies to US semiconductor manufacturers.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 22

    Micron Technology announced plans to invest $15 billion to construct a new fab for leading-edge memory manufacturing in Boise, Idaho. This will be the first new memory manufacturing fab built in the U.S. in 20 years, ensuring domestic supply of leading-edge memory required for market segments like automotive and data center.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 23

    Vedanta has selected Gujarat for its semiconductor project, the first major step in its $20 billion joint venture with Taiwan's Foxconn.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 24

    Ballard Power Systems announced its strategy ?local for local? where it plans to deepen its global manufacturing footprint in Europe, the United States and China to support global market demand growth through 2030.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

  • 25

    Spain plans to invest 11 billion euros ($12.4 billion) to develop microchips and semiconductors in a bid to modernize its tourism-dependent economy.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 26

    GE Healthcare Boosts Local Manufacturing In India, New Factory Goes Live

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 27

    ISMC Announces Setting Up Of India's First Semiconductor Fab In Karnataka At An Investment Of $3 Billion

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 28

    India has $85 bn opportunity in $500 bn global semiconductor market.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

  • 29

    GM Investing Nearly $154 Million in Western New York for Production of Electric Motor Components

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 30

    EU announces €43bn plan to push for semiconductor independence.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 31

    BSH Home Appliances Group to Open Its First, State-of-the-Art Factory in Africa. It will invest EUR ~30 million for a new cooking factory, located in 10th of Ramadan City close to the city of Cairo.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 32

    Indian Ministry of Defense identifies 18 major platforms for industry led Design and Development.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 33

    UMC Announces New 22nm Wafer Fab in Singapore

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 34

    BYD and Bakrie & Brothers Group Cooperate with Local Indonesian Body Builder Group, Tri Sakti, to Initiate Electric Bus Industrialization

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 35

    Hyundai Motor Company Inaugurates Its First Manufacturing Plant in Southeast Asia in Indonesia.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 36

    Nokia to set up JV with Yadro to produce equipment in Russia

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 37

    Canoo, a publicly-listed America-based electric vehicle startup, will shift its production from Europe to the US to reduce supply chain vulnerabilities and accelerate the speed to market.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 38

    Ford is announcing plans to bring electric vehicles at scale to American customers with two new massive, environmentally and technologically advanced campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky that will produce the next generation of electric F-Series trucks and the batteries to power future electric Ford and Lincoln vehicles. Ford plans to make the largest ever U.S. investment in electric vehicles at one time by any automotive manufacturer and, together with its partner, SK Innovation, plans to invest $11.4 billion and create nearly 11,000 new jobs.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 39

    Indian government gets strict on offset commitments. From contracted $12 Billion only $5 billion is realized. A tailwind for Indian aerospace and defense engineering service providers.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 40

    Boeing Selects Australia for Company's First Final Assembly Facility Outside North America

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 41

    Oppo plans to set up mobile phones manufacturing plant in Pakistan

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 42

    Alstom released its first passenger locomotive fully assembled in Kazakhstan

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 43

    Delfast to transfer e-bike production from China to Ukraine

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 44

    Alstom brings train manufacturing back to life in Western Australia

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 45

    Foxconn and PTT are collaborating in setting up an open platform for producing electric vehicles (EV) and key components to serve the EV sector in Thailand.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 46

    Hyundai has asked its vendors, including Continental ,Aptiv and others, to increase production in India and cut their dependence on China. Good news for automotive manufacturing ecosystem in India.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 47

    ISRO and MapmyIndia joins hands to take on Google Maps, Google Earth in India.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 48

    Siemens to acquire C&S Electric in India to meet growing electrification needs. Acquisition to address rising demand for low-voltage power distribution in India. Transaction strengthens local market presence, enable creation of export hub.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 49

    Aramco announced the expansion of its flagship program to increase local content and boost domestic supply chains.These strategic collaborations with companies such as Shell POSCO pave the way for the launch of new businesses across multiple innovative growth sectors, including steel plate manufacturing, industrial 3D printing, digital equipment manufacturing, energy management and control; catalyst manufacturing and recycling, and advanced chip and smart sensor manufacturing.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

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