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EEMBC and Patriot Scientific Announce Benchmark Scores for IGNITE 2FX Processor

Dec 02, 2004 | The Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium and Patriot Scientific Corp. (OTCBB: PTSC) announced the publication of EEMBC benchmark scores for Patriot Scientific's IGNITE 2FX, a 32-bit processor based on a hybrid of RISC and dual-stack architectures and targeting applications requiring low power consumption, a low gate count, and a small memory footprint.

EEMBC

EEMBC

EEMBC benchmarks are an industry standard for evaluating capabilities of embedded processors, compilers, and Java implementations according to objective, clearly defined, application-based criteria.

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Fox Electronics Boosts European, Middle East and African Sales

Nov 30, 2004 | Fox Electronics has announced the appointment of Jimmy Steiner to the newly formed post of Director of European, Middle East and African Sales. Steiner, a sales and marketing veteran of international high technology markets for nearly two decades, will direct Fox's aggressive growth strategies and programs for the EMEA areas, with an emphasis on enhancing customer relationships and facilitating strategic design-ins.

FOX Electronics

FOX Electronics

For over 30 years Fox has helped engineers worldwide meet their toughest frequency control needs. We do it with the world's broadest line of crystals, fixed and configurable oscillators, TCXOs, VCXOs.

Ft. Myers, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Indium Corporation Appoints New Technical Manager in China

Nov 30, 2004 | Indium Corporation of America has appointed Wang Ming as Technical Manager in China.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

EEMBC Publishes Auto/Industrial Benchmark Scores for Infineon's TC1130 Linux-Capable 32-Bit Microcontroller

Nov 30, 2004 | Linux OS has achieved an exceptional benchmark score of 95.2 in tests against EEMBC's automotive/industrial benchmark suite

EEMBC

EEMBC

EEMBC benchmarks are an industry standard for evaluating capabilities of embedded processors, compilers, and Java implementations according to objective, clearly defined, application-based criteria.

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Indium Corporation Introduces New Pb-Free VOC-Free Wave Solder Flux

Nov 29, 2004 | The Indium Corporation of America has introduced 1075-EXR 46 wave solder flux specifically designed to meet the process demands of Pb-Free manufacturing.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Indium Corporation Introduces New Pb-Free VOC-Free Wave Solder Flux

Nov 24, 2004 | The Indium Corporation of America has introduced 1075-EXR 46 wave solder flux specifically designed to meet the process demands of Pb-Free manufacturing. 1075-EXR 46 is a VOC-Free material formulated for Pb-Free wave soldering of surface-mount, mixed-technology and through-hole electronics assemblies.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

New Line of Inductors Offers Lead Free Option for Automotive and Industrial Control Applications

Nov 19, 2004 | St. Charles, IL November 1, 2004 - Perllo Technologies LLC and ECM Electronics Ltd. announce the release of the new environmentally friendly ECxxC series of lead-free power inductors for introduction into the North American Automotive Market.

Perllo Technologies

Surface Mount Power Inductor

Perllo Technologies

Electronic components distributor with manufacturing facilities throughout Europe and Asia: inductors, transponders, crystals, wire harnesses, connectors, transformers.

St. Charles, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Other, Design, Distributor

New Technology Allows Ignition Coils a Longer Life

Nov 19, 2004 | St. Charles, IL October 1, 2004 � Perllo Technologies LLC and ECM Electronics Limited announce that they are introducing the HV200 Series, a technologically advanced high voltage coil into the North American market.

Perllo Technologies

HV200 High Voltage Ignition Coil

Perllo Technologies

Electronic components distributor with manufacturing facilities throughout Europe and Asia: inductors, transponders, crystals, wire harnesses, connectors, transformers.

St. Charles, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Other, Design, Distributor

Micro-Miniature Transponder Coil Offers Solutions for Automotive Applications

Nov 19, 2004 | Perllo Technologies LLC and ECM Electronics Ltd. are pleased to announce the release of their new ECM63T transponder coil into the North American Automotive market for use in direct Tire Pressure Management Systems (�TPMS�) applications.

Perllo Technologies

ECM63T Transponder Coil

Perllo Technologies

Electronic components distributor with manufacturing facilities throughout Europe and Asia: inductors, transponders, crystals, wire harnesses, connectors, transformers.

St. Charles, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Other, Design, Distributor

Perllo Technologies Introduces Extec�s new line of Steel-Inked and 3-D Thick Film Hybrid Technology into US Marketplace

Nov 19, 2004 | Perllo Technologies LLC is pleased to announce its new partnership with Extec Integrated Systems Limited ("Extec") of Hampshire, United Kingdom.

Perllo Technologies

Thick Film Inks On Steel

Perllo Technologies

Electronic components distributor with manufacturing facilities throughout Europe and Asia: inductors, transponders, crystals, wire harnesses, connectors, transformers.

St. Charles, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Other, Design, Distributor

Indium Corporation Announces New Distributor in Europe

Nov 19, 2004 | Indium Corporation of America has announced that GPS has become its newest distributor in the European market, covering Germany, Croatia and Slovenia.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Parvus Corp. and Eurotech SpA Sponsor PC/104 Embedded Consortium�s Third-Annual PC/104 Design Contest

Nov 17, 2004 | Winners of PC/104 Computer Design Contest to Be Recognized at Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco in March 2005

Parvus Corporation

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

NEW ARIES SHORTFORM CATALOG COVERS PIN BALL BGA

Nov 10, 2004 | Frenchtown, NJ, November 2004

Aries Electronics Inc

Aries Electronics Inc

Manufacture electronic connectors including adapters, ZIF and Test sockets, High Frequency Sockets, Vertisockets, programmable devices, flexible jumpers, and other specialty interconnects

Frenchtown, New Jersey, USA

Anadigm� announces first of a series of Configurable Analog Starter Kits

Nov 09, 2004 | Anadigm�s New Starter Kits Give Designers Pre-Configured Solutions for Implementing and Controlling Dynamically Reconfigurable Programmable Analog Circuits

Anadigm

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

Valor Announces Version 7.3 of Trilogy 5000 Assembly and Enterprise 3000 DFM Solution

Nov 09, 2004 | Enhancements include support for Siemens SMT equipment and new ICT Output Format

Valor Computerized Systems

Valor Computerized Systems

We are a global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain.

Yavne, Israel

Software Manufacturer

Valor Announces Version 7.3 of Trilogy 5000 Assembly

Nov 09, 2004 | Enhancements include support for Siemens SMT equipment and new ICT Output Format

Valor Computerized Systems

Valor Computerized Systems

We are a global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain.

Yavne, Israel

Software Manufacturer

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

Valor Computerized Systems reports Q3 2004 results;

Nov 02, 2004 | Revenues rise 23% setting new record level

Valor Computerized Systems

Valor Computerized Systems

We are a global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain.

Yavne, Israel

Software Manufacturer

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

Anadigm� Field Programmable Analog Arrays Enable Advanced Filtering in Alcorn McBride�s AmpTraXX� Intelligent Amplifier

Oct 29, 2004 | Anadigm� FPAAs are the first analog integrated circuits for audio that can change their parameters in real time or even undergo a complete state change.

Anadigm

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

New FPAAs target subwoofers - from Anadigm

Oct 28, 2004 | Anadigm� Delivers Flexible Subwoofer Solution with New SonicMaster� Programmable Analog ICs

Anadigm

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

Parvus to Release Low Cost, Low Power, 400MHz PCI-104 Celeron CPU Module for Embedded Computer Systems

Oct 27, 2004 | SpacePC 8500 Offers ULV Celeron Processor with Fast Ethernet, 4 USB, 2 Serial, Audio, Parallel, Floppy and LCD/VGA Controllers

Parvus Corporation

SpacePC 8500 PCI-104 Single Board C omputer

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

High Performance Cooling Solutions for 1U Applications

Oct 26, 2004 | Passive Cooling of Intel XEON Processors

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc

A leading engineering and manufacturing company supplying a wide range of heat sinks and laboratory-quality thermal instrumentation, together with thermal design consulting.

Norwood, Massachusetts, USA

Indium Corporation Division Awarded ISO-9001:2000 Certification

Oct 26, 2004 | Indium Corporation of America�s Germanium Chemicals Division has passed its ISO-9001:2000 certification audit.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Innova Packaging Systems

IPS offering full range of ESD and flame-retardive plastic pallets and returnable containers

Ieper, Belgium

Reprint Launches Brand new R29 Spectrum Fully Automatic 29� In-line Screen Printer.

Oct 20, 2004 | Reprint Launches Brand new R29 Spectrum Fully Automatic 29� In-line Screen Printer.

Reprint Limited

Reprint Limited

Screen Printer Manufacturer. Own product plus Reconditioned SMTech Machines. Can support all SMTech products with the full range of Spare Parts and offers Technical support / Servicing and Machine refurbishment. Staff all - Ex Smtech Employees.

Piddlehinton, Nr Dorchester, Dorset., United Kingdom

Indium Corporation Introduces Water-Soluble Pb-Free Solder Paste

Oct 15, 2004 | To meet the high demand of water-soluble solder paste users who need to comply with the Pb-Free requirements, Indium Corporation of America has developed the next generation of Pb-Free Solder Paste, Indium3.1.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

4th Dimension PCB Moves Offices to Sunrise, FL

Oct 15, 2004 | Sunrise, FL � October 15, 2004 � 4th Dimension PCB, a provider of printed circuit board design services, announced today that its corporate headquarters has been relocated to Sunrise, FL.

4th Dimension PCB, Inc.

PCB Design / 4th Dimension PCB

4th Dimension PCB, Inc.

4th Dimension PCB, Inc. provides PWB / PCB design, board layout, routing and schematic capture services.

Sunrise, Florida, USA

High Mix SMD Pick+Place

Oct 15, 2004 | The new FLX2010 SMD pick+place from ESSEMTEC offers the most flexible

ESSEMTEC

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

EVS International

World Leaders in Solder Recovery.

Cowes, United Kingdom

Environmental Resources, Soldering

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

Indium Corporation Opens China Facility

Oct 06, 2004 | Indium Corporation of America announced the opening of their newest facility. Located in the Suzhou Industrial Park in Jiangsu, China, the facility houses solder paste manufacturing and quality operations as well as fully integrated sales and technical support teams.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Micralyne Scientist Wins Second Award for AuSn Solder Research

Oct 05, 2004 | Dr. Siamak Akhlaghi has received a Silver Medal Award from the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society

Micralyne Inc.

Micralyne Inc.

Micralyne offers a patented process for electroplating AuSn solder alloy, at compositions from 10 to 40 Sn (wt%), in patterned or unpatterned shapes onto metallized substrates at virtually any thickness.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Manufacturer of Components, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Soldering, Contract Manufacturer

ADVANCED FLEXIBLE SYSTEM FOR HOT-BAR SOLDERING OF LUMILED EMITTER TERMINALS

Oct 05, 2004 | Sophisticated solution for automatic utilization of LED�s

IVAS Tech Ltd.

IVAS Tech Ltd.

SMD equipment; Pick-and-Place machines with on-the fly full vision system high speed machines for a low price; stensil-printers; thermodes;

Sofia, Bulgaria

Anadigm� Offers Customers New Cost-Reduction Path with FreezeFrame� Program Delivering Functional Equivalents to Field Programmable Analog Arrays

Oct 04, 2004 | Anadigm� will offer lower-cost, structured ASICs to replace its FPAAs in established high-volume applications.

Anadigm

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

X-Ray Inspection System features 5 micron resolution

Oct 01, 2004 | Verifer HR High-Resolution X-Ray Inspection Solution Under $60K

MatriX Technologies GmbH

MatriX Technologies GmbH

Manufacturer of Real-time Automated Xray Inspection. Focus on SMT solder joint inspection of hidden joints ie, BGAs and PTH Barrel Fill per IPC-610. Clients include leading manufacturers in the electronics/automotive Industries.

San Diego, CA, USA

Inspection

NEW RF CENTER PROBE TEST SOCKET FOR DEVICES

Sep 29, 2004 | Frenchtown, NJ, September 2004

Aries Electronics Inc

From Aries Electronics

Aries Electronics Inc

Manufacture electronic connectors including adapters, ZIF and Test sockets, High Frequency Sockets, Vertisockets, programmable devices, flexible jumpers, and other specialty interconnects

Frenchtown, New Jersey, USA

Fox's Newest Cost Effective High Stability Oscillators

Sep 28, 2004 | Fox Electronics has expanded its line of oven controlled crystal oscillators (OCXO) with the addition of its newest precision oscillators utilizing SC-cut resonators. The new FTE oscillators, which offer exceptionally high frequency stability, are available with HCMOS output for telecom and switching applications (AH series) or with sine wave output for wireless, satellite communications, and navigation applications (AS series).

FOX Electronics

FOX Electronics

For over 30 years Fox has helped engineers worldwide meet their toughest frequency control needs. We do it with the world's broadest line of crystals, fixed and configurable oscillators, TCXOs, VCXOs.

Ft. Myers, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Indium Corporation to Exhibit at Regional SMTA Shows

Sep 28, 2004 | Indium Corporation of America will be exhibiting at several regional SMTA Trade Shows during the month of October

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Anadigm� Expands Drag-and-Drop Programmable Analog Building Block Options with New Configurable Analog Modules

Sep 27, 2004 | Compared with the standard CAMs provided with the AnadigmDesigner�2 EDA tool used for programming FPAAs, the new Customer Collection CAMs implement more complex, application-specific functions.

Anadigm

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

Verifer HR High-Resolution X-Ray Inspection Solution

Sep 27, 2004 | High-Resolution X-Ray Inspection Under $60K

MatriX Technologies GmbH

Verifier HR, FSX-090

MatriX Technologies GmbH

Manufacturer of Real-time Automated Xray Inspection. Focus on SMT solder joint inspection of hidden joints ie, BGAs and PTH Barrel Fill per IPC-610. Clients include leading manufacturers in the electronics/automotive Industries.

San Diego, CA, USA

Inspection

PEM� REELFAST� SMT SURFACE MOUNT PANEL FASTENERS

Sep 23, 2004 | CAN SAVE PRODUCTION TIME, MONEY, AND MATERIALS

PennEngineering Fastening Technologies

SMT Panel Fastener

PennEngineering Fastening Technologies

PennEngineering Fastening Technologies� serves as a single source for fastening solutions, offering the hardware, equipment, and technical services and support to satisfy assembly needs from design through production.

Danboro, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Components/Substrates, Design

Updated Information on the IPC/ HKPCA Dongguan 2004 Event

Sep 22, 2004 | IPC and HKPCA�s premier industry event, International Printed Circuit and Electronics Assembly Fair will be held in Dongguan, China from December 8-10, 2004

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

Indium Corporation Introduces Wave Solder Flux for

Sep 22, 2004 | Indium Corporation of America has introduced Wave Solder Flux 3592-35 specifically developed for the Pb-free wave soldering of mixed-technology and through-hole electronic assemblies.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

New Automated X-ray for Lead Free Inspection

Sep 09, 2004 | V.J. Electronix, Inc. introduces the VJE X2500, the first fully automated

VJ Electronix

VJ Electronix

Rework and X-ray Inspection solutions for a variety of applications. VJ integrates proven industrial X-ray expertise with advanced SRT automation and NIS X-ray electronics inspection expertise.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Indium�s Dr. Lasky Presents SMTA Workshop

Sep 09, 2004 | Implementing Lead-free Assembly at Your Facility

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Parvus Corp. Strengthens Management Team with New Directors of Sales and Finance

Sep 09, 2004 | Michael Simpson and John Bowen Join Parvus as Director of Sales and Marketing and Director of Finance, Respectively

Parvus Corporation

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

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

Precision PCB Services Opens New Facility

Sep 09, 2004 | New Northern CA PCB Rework Facility

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Products, Services, Training, and Consulting for the assembly, rework & repair of electronic assemblies. BGA process experts. Distributor of BGA Rework Stations, Dry Cabinets, and related BGA Rework and Reballing equipment.

Oroville, California, USA

Consultant, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Distributor, Service Provider, Training Provider

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

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