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Valor and Universal Streamline Shop-Floor and Enterprise-Level Dialogue

Jun 13, 2003 | Universal Instruments and Valor Computerized Systems have announced an agreement to interface Valor software products with Universal's manufacturing systems

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

DEK and PacTech Join Forces for High-Volume Wafer Bumping Solution

Jun 13, 2003 | By combining PacTech's electroless under bump metallization (UBM) processing with DEK's advanced mass imaging systems to create the solder bumps, users can implement a wafer-level, SMT-compatible flip chip assembly process.

DEK International

DEK International

DEK is the world's leading provider of screen printing equipment and processes for diverse industries, from surface mount technology (SMT) and semiconductor, to fuel cell and solar cell manufacture.

Zurich, Switzerland

Screen Printing

PCB Test Point Provide Easy Component Access

Jun 13, 2003 | Wire and spring specialist William Hughes can now offer three different versions of its PCB test point - small, large and long-legged in quantities suitable for prototype work or volume production.

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Richardson Electronics Expands Their Alliance with HUBER+SUHNER

Jun 12, 2003 | Richardson Electronics named first worldwide distributor

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Solectron Begins Volume Lead-Free Manufacturing in Taiwan

Jun 12, 2003 | Solectron Taiwan began prototyping lead-free products in January 2003 and currently provides design, lead-free printed circuit board assembly, testing and volume manufacturing.

Solectron

Solectron

Electronic Manufacturing Services company

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Adaptive Tool Prevents Components Floating Off

Jun 12, 2003 | An adaptive tool prevents small and/or light components "lifting" or "floating" on printed circuit board assemblies during the wave solder process.

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Vishay�s PowerPAK� Power MOSFETs Provide On-Resistance Down to 2.25 mOhm, Gate Charge Down to 8.5 nC for Efficient Computer, Fixed Telecom DC-to-DC Converters

Jun 11, 2003 | Research conducted by Siliconix indicates their newly released devices offer the best performance of any power MOSFETs in a thermally enhanced package.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

One of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, MOSFETs, optoelectronics, and selected ICs) and passive electronic components.

Shelton, Connecticut, USA

New LITTLE FOOT� Plus Driver Products for High- and Low-Side DC-DC Operation Integrate MOSFETs and Drive Circuitry in 10-mm by 6.2-mm Footprint

Jun 11, 2003 | With efficiencies better or comparable to competing implementations in the MLF/QFN/Power Block packages, these new devices in the LITTLE FOOT SO 16 feature a 38% or smaller standard footprint, simplifying design, assembly, soldering, and layout.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

One of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, MOSFETs, optoelectronics, and selected ICs) and passive electronic components.

Shelton, Connecticut, USA

New Vishay Siliconix Monolithic Dual JFETs Eliminate Latch-Up In Amplifier Designs

Jun 11, 2003 | Complete New Family Features More Than 20 Devices in TO-78 and SOIC-8 Packages

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

New Vishay Siliconix Monolithic Dual JFETs More Than 20 Devices in TO-78 and SOIC-8 Packages

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

One of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, MOSFETs, optoelectronics, and selected ICs) and passive electronic components.

Shelton, Connecticut, USA

Mentor Graphics Acquires Assets of DDE_EDA

Jun 11, 2003 | Accelerates Delivery of Advanced Packaging Capabilities

Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics

A leader in software solutions for electroncs design, Mentor Graphics is the only EDA company with a total end-to-end solution for design though manufacturing.

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA

Design, Software Manufacturer

Director of Global Services Named at Universal

Jun 11, 2003 | Bob Lamanna Assumes New Leadership Role

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

SMTEK International, Inc. Announces Appointment of Two New Board Members to Fill Vacancies

Jun 11, 2003 | Announced the appointment of Edward Smith and Robert Howard to the Board of Directors of SMTEK

SMTEK International, Inc.

SMTEK International, Inc.

SMTEK International is a world class engineering and manufactruing services company.

Moorpark, California, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

IPC Solder Products Value Council, Solectron, Flextronics and U.S. NAVSEA Begin Reliability Test Program on Lead-Free Solder

Jun 11, 2003 | IPC has begun a comprehensive study of the three leading lead-free alloys (Tin-Silver-Copper) in an effort to analyze the properties of the leading candidates for lead-free assembly.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. Starts Investing in Image Sensor Manufacturing and Bluetooth� Wireless Technology Production

Jun 10, 2003 | Seeing the increasing number of electronic products having image capturing functions in the market, the Company has decided to seek to further augment its manufacturing capabilities to produce image sensors to satisfy order demand for these components.

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Electro Scientific Industries Announces Executive Termination

Jun 10, 2003 | ESI announced today that it has terminated the employment of James Dooley

Electro Scientific Industries

Electro Scientific Industries

Captial equipment for the gobal electronics marketplace

Portland, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Desktop Systems Provide Flexible Bonding

Jun 10, 2003 | New from Unitek Eapro is a series of desktop systems for hot bar bonding applications.

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SQC in Electronics Manufacturing

Jun 10, 2003 | The following text describes the application of NWA Quality Analyst to quality control in the assembly of electronic components.

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Camden Electronics Appoints New Distributor in Germany for Enclosure Products

Jun 09, 2003 | Mehlo Bauelemente GmbH specialises in electronic packaging and has 20 years experience serving the German market with a wide range of enclosure products.

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Registration Statement for Mindspeed Technologies Spin-Off Declared Effective by SEC

Jun 09, 2003 | Mindspeed Common Stock Approved for Listing on American Stock Exchange

Conexant Systems Inc.

Conexant Systems Inc.

Semiconductor systems

Newport Beach, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

REMEC Deploys AWR Design Flow Worldwide

Jun 09, 2003 | The adoption of AWR EDA software supports REMEC�s continuous efforts to manage the substantial challenges of today�s wireless design technology.

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SMTA International Opening Session and Annual Meeting Announced

Jun 09, 2003 | The Opening Session and Annual Meeting during SMTA International will be held on Tuesday, September 23.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

The SMTA membership is a network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies and related business operations.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

CirTran New Business Orders Exceed $1 Million

Jun 09, 2003 | his figure does not include additional revenues from shipments against orders booked in prior periods.

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Alcatel Creates North American Virtual Manufacturing Enterprise Using Tecnomatix eMPower

Jun 06, 2003 | eMPower Solutions Help Major Telecom Provider to Standardize its Products

Tecnomatix Unicam, Inc

Tecnomatix Unicam, Inc

Tecnomatix Unicam is the driving force in Manufacturing Process Management (MPM) solutions for electronics manufacturers. Our solutions offer OEMs, CEMs, and EMS providers the best and most widely-used software tools for NPI, Box Build, and real-time Web-based quality, traceability, and process management. Keywords - Unicam, Fabmaster, eM-Assembly Expert, eM-Quality. WWW.TECNOMATIX.COM

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

Sanmina-SCI Introduces Global Rack System

Jun 06, 2003 | High performance 19-inch Enclosure Server Rack that sets the standard for

Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI is a tier 1 provider of EMS and PWB along with vertically integrated capabilities from design through qualification.

San Jose, California, USA

RBC Introduces Newly Developed UV Curable Adhesive Ideal for Bonding Ferrite Cores.

Jun 06, 2003 | This revolutionary adhesive provides instant cure, superior bond strength and will significantly reduce in-process inventory and increase productivity.

RBC Industries, Inc

RBC Industries, Inc

Manufacturers of high performance epoxy and silicone resins for potting/encapsulating, coating, bonding, sealing, and die attach. Thermally conductive, UL listed systems for electronic, electrical, & industrial applications.

Warwick, Rhode Island, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

SEC Declares CirTran Registration Statement Effective

Jun 06, 2003 | Company Further Strengthens Financial Position With $5 Million Equity Credit Line

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MSL Appoints John Cunningham to Board of Directors

Jun 05, 2003 | Mr. Cunningham qualifies as an "independent director" under the NYSE rules and as an "audit committee financial expert" under the recently issued rules of the Securities Exchange Commission.

MSL

MSL

MSL [NYSE:MSV] is a leading global provider of advanced electronics manufacturing services (EMS) to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The company has established a global network of manufacturing facilities in the world's major electronics ma

Concord, Massachusetts, USA

Co-solvent Process Saves Electronics Manufacturer �45,000 a Year

Jun 05, 2003 | Kerry co-solvent system pays for itself in 13 months

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IPC, HKPCA Reschedule International Exhibition for PCB and Assembly Industries

Jun 05, 2003 | Due to the worldwide outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

with increasing demand for FUJI CP6-4000/CP6-5000;CP43E;CP6 8��2&CP6 8��4 paper feeder

Jun 04, 2003 | we supply FUJI feeder;tape guide 0.7/1.0/1.3;reel;spring...

HWATALI

HWATALI

Singapore company, specialized in SMT spare parts. including FUJI FEEDER,FEEDER PARTS, FEEDER INSPECTION, VARIOUS TYPES OF NOZZLES, USED MACHINE...

Shen zhen, China

parvus Corp.'s PC/104-Plus Power Interface Generates 3.3Volts for PC/104-Plus Peripherals

Jun 04, 2003 | PC/104-Plus Power Interface Converts PCI and ISA Voltages and Provides Thermal Management via Dual Onboard Fans and Temperature Sensor

Parvus Corporation

PC/104-Plus Power Interface

Parvus Corporation

Parvus Corporation is a leading manufacturer and systems integrator of embedded PC/104 computer boards, enclosures, displays and systems for avionics, military, medical, and industrial OEMs. For more info, visit www.parvus.com or call 801-483-1533.

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Other, Design, Turnkey, Service Provider

Spray Stencil Cleaners Are Now More Effective and Environmentally Safe!

Jun 04, 2003 | Smart Sonic now offers 440-R SMT Detergent for spray-in-air machines

Smart Sonic Stencil Cleaning Systems

Smart Sonic Stencil Cleaning Systems

SMT Screen, Stencil & Pallet Cleaning Equipment and Chemistry. An EPA Verified safe and effective process.

Canoga Park, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Cleaning, Environmental Resources, Inspection, Screen Printing

Investment Boosts SMT Placement and Rework

Jun 04, 2003 | With increasing demand for fine pitch placements and a growing amount of fast turnaround high-tech low-volume prototype work, Speedboard has invested in additional SMT/BGA placement/rework equipment.

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Monitors Keep Track of PCB Contamination

Jun 04, 2003 | Concoat Systems has further expanded and enhanced its CM range of contamination testers (or contaminometers).

Concoat Ltd.

Concoat Ltd.

Electronic Production Process Materials manufacturer. Including Conformal Coatings, Soldering materi

Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Amistar Regains NASDAQ Listing Compliance

Jun 04, 2003 | Regained compliance with the minimum closing bid price requirement

Amistar Corporation

Amistar Corporation

Automated Equipment for SMT Assembly

Vista, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Design

DuPont Electronic Technologies' Printed Circuit Materials Division Announces Price Increase for Riston� Photopolymer Dry Film Resists

Jun 04, 2003 | DuPont cites rising raw material, transportation and energy costs as reasons for the increase.

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Anadigm

Anadigm�s Field Programmable Analog Array (FPAA) design methodology cuts from months to minutes the time needed to implement complex analog designs, enabling Anadigm customers to bring products to market faster and at a significantly reduced cost.

Campbell, California, USA

SMTC Corporation

Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)

Markham , Ontario, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Elcoteq Lowers Growth Forecast to 40%

Jun 03, 2003 | The main reasons for the change are slower economic development in China due to the SARS epidemic and the weakening of the US dollar.

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For Electronics, Phoenix Contact has Professional Housings

Jun 03, 2003 | Designed for fast and easy DIN-rail mounting

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Phoenix Contact

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Cadence Announces Aptivia Parallel Characterization Option

Jun 02, 2003 | Specification-Driven Circuit Design Environment Now Slashes Validation Time Up to 10x

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Ansoft Redefines High-Frequency and High-Speed Digital Design with the Introduction of HFSS v9

Jun 02, 2003 | Revolutionary 3D EM-based design-flow automation shortens high-frequency design-cycle time

Ansoft Corporation

Ansoft Corporation

Ansoft is a leading developer of high performance EDA (electronic design automation) software. Its products are used by engineers in the design of electrical devices and systems, such as cellular phones, satellite communications, computer circuit bo

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Arrow Electronics Continues To Improve Operating Efficiencies

May 30, 2003 | Anticipates Savings Of $25 Million Per Year

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Legacy Electronics Receives U.S. Patent for 3-D Memory Module with Canopy-type Carriers

May 30, 2003 | The inventors of this module type and holders of the patent are chief technical officer Kenneth J. Kledzik and president Jason C. Engle, both of San Clemente, California.

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Package Provides Integrated Hall-effect Solution

May 30, 2003 | A new compact package integrates a Hall-effect sensor IC with a back-biasing magnet to achieve high airgap performance and meet restrictive space requirement.

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Ansoft Supports Virginia Tech Future Energy Electronics Center

May 30, 2003 | To develop new, highly efficient power-electronics technology and an innovative graduate curriculum based on Ansoft's electronic-design software for physics-based system simulation

Ansoft Corporation

Ansoft Corporation

Ansoft is a leading developer of high performance EDA (electronic design automation) software. Its products are used by engineers in the design of electrical devices and systems, such as cellular phones, satellite communications, computer circuit bo

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

SMTA International to Feature Seventeen New Courses

May 30, 2003 | New courses on today's most important topics in electronics manufacturing, assembly, and related business issues

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

The SMTA membership is a network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies and related business operations.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Personnel Negotiations at the Aspocomp Oy Padasjoki Factory Have Ended

May 29, 2003 | As a consequence of the negotiations the operations of the factory will be notably downsized.

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Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. Announces Withdrawal of Registration Statement

May 29, 2003 | Withdrawal of Nam Tai's registration statement filed on Form F-3 for a proposed offering of 3,000,000 common shares of the company

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