A highly respected veteran of the electronics manufacturing sector provides insights into some of the less publicised side effects of strike action upon the sector.
The partners anticipate that the government’s localisation initiative will create more local manufacturing opportunities and act as a catalyst for job creation.
The company’s investment comes after negotiations between it and the Department of Trade and Industry that started in 2012.
Xilinx’s Mike Santarini expounds on how the choice of processing system within a product platform strategy can slash development costs in the long term.
Beyond IC development, this technology is also creating interesting off-shoot applications, such as in the production of flexible printed circuit connectors.