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Valor�s Engineering Solution for Enhanced DFM and Accelerated NPI attracts Venture Corporation

May 28, 2003 | World leading ESP chooses the Trilogy 5000 NPI solution to optimize process flow for PCB pre-production engineering

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

Mentor Graphics Unveils Comprehensive Design Tool Flow to Address Challenges of Designing Complex FPGAs

May 27, 2003 | Extends from high-level FPGA design through Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design

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

SMTA Announces Pan Pacific Symposium Call for Participation

May 27, 2003 | The Ninth Annual Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

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

IPC Releases New Essential Tools for Industry

May 27, 2003 | IPC announces the recent release of three diverse industry products.

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

GSI Lumonics Inc. Announces that its Annual General Meeting will be held on June 24, 2003

May 23, 2003 | 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at the Renaissance Bedford Hotel, Bedford, Massachusetts.

GSI Group

GSI Group

Laser-based systems for PCB manufacturing

Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Components, Other

ISB Industrias Sola Basic Selects Tecnomatix eMPower Solutions as Key Component of Enterprise-wide Manufacturing Optimization Initiative

May 23, 2003 | Mexico�s Largest Supplier of Ballast and Voltage Regulators Bolsters Competitive Edge with Manufacturing Process Management Solutions

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

Benchmark Electronics Elects New Board Member

May 23, 2003 | John Cox has been elected to the board of directors at the annual

Benchmark Electronics

Benchmark Electronics

We are $1.3B full-service global EMS provider. We have 16 facilities in 9 countries. Our focus is on the high-end/high-complexity side of the technology sector. We are a very customer focused, quality oriented company.

Winona, Minnesota, USA

Power Connectors Bring Heavy Cables Onboard

May 23, 2003 | Solid cables of up to 35mm2 cross-section now can be connected to PCBs easily, reliably and cost-effectively with the new Power Combicon range of connectors.

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NEMI's Test Strategy Project Releases Cost Model

May 22, 2003 | Allows PCA Manufacturers to Compare Costs of Alternative Test Strategies

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Portland, Maine, USA

Other, Consultant, Marketing Agency, Publication or Online Resource, Service Provider

LaBarge Receives $1.3 million Contract to Produce Flexible Circuit Assemblies for Dade Behring

May 22, 2003 | LaBarge will continue to perform the work at its Joplin, Mo., facility.

LABARGE

LABARGE

ELECTRONICS CONTRACT MANUFACTURER

TULSA, Oklahoma, USA

Fairchild Announces Industry's First SSOT-6 FLMP N-Channel MOSFETs

May 22, 2003 | Packaging Saves PCB Board Space Without Sacrificing Power Dissipation Capability

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Sanmina-SCI's Wilmington PCB Plant Certified as Key Military Supplier

May 22, 2003 | Facility Achieves Military Qualification

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

XEMICS' New 433MHz and 868MHz ETSI/FCC Compliant RF Modules

May 22, 2003 | RF module reference designs have been developed so that the customer can take the radio design and drop it right into their PCB or build a separate module

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Lectronix Inc. receives ISO/TS 16949:2002 and ISO9001: 2000 certifications

May 21, 2003 | Michigan EMS provider achieves TS/ISO 16949:2002

Lectronix Incorporated

Lectronix Incorporated

Contract Electronic Design and Manufacturing

Lansing, Michigan, USA

Enthone Expands ViaForm� Sales and Support Services

May 21, 2003 | Enters into Licensing and Joint Development Alliance with ATMI

Enthone

Enthone

Enthone is a leading global supplier of high performance specialty chemicals and coatings. Our products provide innovative and cost-effective technology solutions for a wide range of markets and applications worldwide.

West Haven, Connecticut, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

AsusTeK Selects Cadence SPECCTRAQuest For High-Speed PCB System Development

May 21, 2003 | Cadence Design and Analysis Solution Used for Asus's Ultra-high-frequency PCB Designs

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Technology Speeds Adhesive Deposition

May 21, 2003 | DEK has added a new section to its website that consolidates information on the benefits of using PumpPrint process technology for high-speed adhesive deposition.

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

New EMC Measurement Uncertainty Guide from Schaffner Provides Comprehensive Tool for EMC Testing

May 21, 2003 | Basic concepts for identifying the relevant contributions to uncertainty, and the calculation of total uncertainty from these contributions

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Portland, Maine, USA

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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

Three Sun Multilayer PCB Accommodates 0.5mm(�) Holes

May 19, 2003 | The PCB is available with a maximum panel size of 406-by-460mm and a minimum board thickness of 0.8mm.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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AVX Expands USB Series Transient Voltage Suppressors with 0402 Case Size

May 19, 2003 | The USB Series offers problem free solderability characteristics as well as excellent electrical performance

AVX Corporation

AVX Corporation

A leading international electronic supplier of components and connectors with worldwide manufacturing facilities, offering the world's broadest selection of passive electronic components.

Fountain Inn, South Carolina, USA

Labtech Exhibits in Philadelphia

May 19, 2003 | Labtech will be exhibiting at the 2003 IEEE MTT-S Exhibition

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Connectors Handle Up to 54A Safely Onboard

May 19, 2003 | Two new PCB power connectors offer easy high power wiring (up to 54A) with built-in safety features to prevent incorrect connections and resist strong vibration.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Agilent Technologies Receives Frost & Sullivan's 2003 Product Line Award for Printed Circuit Board Test and Inspection Solutions

May 16, 2003 | Agilent 5DX Series 5000 also named 2003 Product of the Year by Frost & Sullivan's surface mount technology and electronic components group

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

World's premier measurement company, providing the critical tools and technologies that sense, measure, and interpret the physical and biological world.

Loveland, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

DDi Corp. Reports First Quarter Results

May 16, 2003 | PCB Sales Improved

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Portland, Maine, USA

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PBC Socket Block Aids Multiboard Distribution

May 16, 2003 | A novel PCB socket block features integrated crossconnections, which facilitate daisychaining of supply voltage and signal lines in multiboard applications, saving installation time and money.

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Portland, Maine, USA

Other, Consultant, Marketing Agency, Publication or Online Resource, Service Provider

IPC Announces Victory for U.S. PCB Industry Officially Decreed

May 16, 2003 | Triumph over the Environmental Protection Agency�s (EPA�s) Metal Products and Machinery (MP&M) effluent guidelines

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

Tyco Electronics Names Arrow Electronics 'Distributor Of The Year'

May 15, 2003 | Recognition for helping to extensively grow Tyco Electronics' product sales from 2001 to 2002

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Portland, Maine, USA

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IPC Updates Two Test Documents

May 15, 2003 | IPC announces the release of two newly revised standards on solderability

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

IPC COMPLIANT 9850 Kit

May 14, 2003 | CHECKS OUT PICK AND PLACE MACHINES

Practical Components, Inc.

Practical Components, Inc.

An international distributor of mechanical IC samples or "dummy" components, SMD production tools and equipment

Los Alamitos, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Distributor

Park Electrochemical Corp. Announced that U.S. Court of Appeals Affirmed Jury Verdict in It's Lawsuit Against Delco Electronics

May 14, 2003 | Both parties have rights to file petitions for rehearing by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit or petitions to the United States Supreme Court.

Park Nelco

Park Nelco

Park/Nelco is a leading global designer and producer of electronic materials used to fabricate complex multilayer printed circuit boards and interconnection systems. Park specializes in advanced materials for high layer count and high speed apps

Lake Success, New York, USA

Parlex Corporation Announces Third Quarter/FY2003 Conference Call

May 14, 2003 | All interested parties are invited to participate in Parlex's quarterly teleconference, which will be held on Wednesday, May 14, 2003 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Parker Brings Experience to Bear

May 14, 2003 | One of the UK's leading manufacturers of printed circuit boards has appointed an experienced industry professional as its new Technical Sales Manager.

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Portland, Maine, USA

Other, Consultant, Marketing Agency, Publication or Online Resource, Service Provider

Technology Road Shows Prove Successful for Universal

May 14, 2003 | On Wednesday, April 20, electronics manufacturers, industry experts, and Universal personnel met in Orlando, Florida, USA, for a day of information sharing on a wide range of topics.

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

Anadigm Names Industry-Veteran Brian Hodges as New Marketing VP

May 13, 2003 | Brian Hodges, a 12-year veteran of the semiconductor industry and former executive at Intersil Corporation, has joined Anadigm�, Inc. as vice president of worldwide marketing.

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

Stencil Manager for Americas Boosts Commitment to Growth

May 13, 2003 | DEK has appointed Daniel Tan as Branch Manager of its new Memphis stencil design and manufacturing facility

DEK International

Daniel Tan

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

Amkor Names Oleg Khaykin to Head Corporate Development

May 13, 2003 | Khaykin will be responsible for managing Amkor's corporate development, M&A and intellectual property initiatives.

Amkor Technology, Inc.

Amkor Technology, Inc.

Amkor Technology is the world's largest independent supplier of outsourced packaging and test semiconductor interconnect services; with more than 33 years of continuous improvement, growth and innovation. http://www.amkor.com

Chandler, Arizona, USA

Orbotech Announces First Quarter 2003 Results

May 13, 2003 | Revenues for the first quarter of 2003 totaled $54.2 million, compared to the $51.1 million recorded in the first quarter a year ago.

Orbotech

Orbotech

Orbotech develops and produces the world's most advanced hi-tech equipment for inspecting and imaging circuit boards and display panels - the backbones of today's cutting-edge electronic products.

Yavne, Israel

Burn-in Pioneer Receives New European Sales and Technical Support

May 13, 2003 | KES Systems & Service of Singapore, has appointed Alliance Sales (Europe) to be responsible for sales and technical support of the extensive range of KES burn-in boards throughout the UK, Scandinavia and Finland.

Alliance Sales (Europe) Ltd

Alliance Sales (Europe) Ltd

Alliance Sales (Europe) Ltd,is a leading supplier of semiconductor equipment in the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia, including front and back end equipement.

Romsey, Hants, United Kingdom

Manufacturer's Rep

IPC Continues Strong Support of North American Electronics Industry

May 13, 2003 | Nearly 300 companies have already contracted space at the co-located IPC Printed Circuits Expo� and IPC SMEMA Council�s APEX� exhibition and conference, taking place February 24-26, 2004, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

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

Elcoteq's Personnel Reductions in Lohja Smaller than Expected

May 12, 2003 | The actual number turned out to be substantially lower mainly due to internal personnel arrangements

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Portland, Maine, USA

Other, Consultant, Marketing Agency, Publication or Online Resource, Service Provider

US Eastec Sports a Lean Manufacturing Pavilion

May 12, 2003 | Educating employees on lean principles is critical to the survival of the USA's New England manufacturing companies and jobs.Educating employees on lean principles is critical to the survival of the USA's New England manufacturing companies and jobs.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Wire-to-board Range Handles Up To 16A

May 12, 2003 | No larger than conventional 12A wire-to-board connectors for PCB applications

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Portland, Maine, USA

Other, Consultant, Marketing Agency, Publication or Online Resource, Service Provider

Special Events at SMTA International

May 12, 2003 | September 21-25, Donald Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

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

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

Router Solutions Incorporated is pleased to announce the formation of a Data Services group.

May 09, 2003 | RSI Data Services for EMS / OEM Outsourcing of Data Preparation & Translation

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Titan General Holdings, Inc Reconstitutes Board of Directors

May 09, 2003 | Bringing the board experience more in line with its business objectives

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Portland, Maine, USA

Other, Consultant, Marketing Agency, Publication or Online Resource, Service Provider

Amkor Technology Closes Offering of 7 3/4% Senior Notes Due 2013

May 09, 2003 | Calls 9 1/4% Senior Notes Due 2006 for Optional Redemption

Amkor Technology, Inc.

Amkor Technology, Inc.

Amkor Technology is the world's largest independent supplier of outsourced packaging and test semiconductor interconnect services; with more than 33 years of continuous improvement, growth and innovation. http://www.amkor.com

Chandler, Arizona, USA

Flynn Systems appoints Kontest as Scandinavian representative of onTAP (JTAG) Boundary Scan Software for PCB board design and test

May 08, 2003 | Highly respected Swedish test technology firm is widely regarded for strong customer support and boundary scan experience.

Flynn Systems

Flynn Systems

Developers of onTAP� Boundary Scan Test Software. Comprehensive JTAG test for only $995! Includes robust ATPG, JTAG simulator, single-step diagnostics, BSDL Syntax check, unlimited testing thru JTAG parallel port cable. Easy-to-use. 30-day Demos.

Nashua , New Hampshire, USA

IEC Announces Continued Improvement in its Operating Results for the Second Quarter of 2003

May 08, 2003 | IEC reported net income of $726,000 or $0.09 per share on revenue of $15.5 million for the second quarter.

IEC Electronics Corp.

IEC Electronics Corp.

Electronics Manufacturing Services Provider

Newark, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

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