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More Options for PCB Terminals

May 08, 2003 | Easby Electronics is offering a line of low-cost plug and socket PCB terminal blocks in a vast range of styles and sizes, which now include 3.50 and 3.81mm pitches.

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Register for the World's Largest Event for Medical Device Manufacturing

May 08, 2003 | Over 400 contract manufacturers present every aspect of outsource capability.

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InDigiNet To Acquire 2.5million in Assets

May 08, 2003 | InDigiNet Signs Definitive Commitment Letter With UBC To Acquire 2.5million in Assets and business Interests plus revenues of Universal Broadband Communications.

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IPC Releases 2002/2003 Technology Roadmap

May 08, 2003 | Provides Industry with Strategic Assistance for the Future

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

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Electronics Workbench Announces Multisim 7 and Multicap 7 for Professional Circuit Engineers and Designers

May 06, 2003 | New Schematic Capture and Simulation Software Delivers Innovative Features and the Industry�s Best Price/Performance

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Trade-in Deal Offers New Irons for Old

May 06, 2003 | Metcal has just made it easier for manufacturers to change their existing soldering irons by offering a GBP 75 trade in on their old systems, towards a brand new Metcal SP200 soldering system.

Metcal

Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework, Soldering

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

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New Cost Competitive TCVCXO From Fox

May 05, 2003 | Features a 50% Reduction in Length

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Palomar Introduces New Automatic

May 05, 2003 | Reliable Wire Bonders for High Yield Production

Palomar Technologies

Materials and Measurement in Brighton

May 05, 2003 | Nepcon UK in Brighton will host the latest in electronics materials and electronics reliability measurement equipment from Concoat.

Concoat Ltd.

Concoat Ltd.

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

Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Shipley Company Announces New Appointments for Printed Wiring Board Business in North America and Europe

May 02, 2003 | Bob Ferguson has been appointed PWB General Manager, North America.

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NEMI Launches DPMO Project

May 02, 2003 | Group to Assemble Data by Package and Technology Type

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Ansoft Releases AnsoftLinks for Mentor Graphics Board Station

May 02, 2003 | EDA geometry translation software paves way for accurate analysis of complex PCBs

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

Cable Jumpers Provide Flexible Connections

May 02, 2003 | Flexstrip cable jumpers provide multiconductor board-to-board connection without wire stripping, cutting to length or solder preparation.

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Light Pipes Reduce ESD Risks

May 01, 2003 | Press-fit panel-mount light pipes can protect circuits from accidental ESD by isolating the PCB from human contact.

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Lenthor Engineering Announces The Acquisition of P.C.B. Engineering

May 01, 2003 | The newly formed company can now readily offer their combined customer base the most comprehensive portfolio of the most advanced engineering and manufacturing services in the industry.

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Optical Encoder has Integral Pushbutton

May 01, 2003 | The Grayhill 62S is a miniature optical encoder with an optional integral push button.

EAO Corporation

EAO Corporation

Founded in 1947, EAO has developed into one of the world's leading manufacturers of high-quality industrial switches, complete custom HMI panels and interface systems, and specialised automotive switch systems.

Shelton, Connecticut, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Call for Participation Issued for IPC Printed Circuits Expo/APEX Joint Technical Conference

May 01, 2003 | Will take place February 23-27, 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

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Intus GmbH Selects Anadigm� FPAAs for Aerospace Tone Decoder

Apr 30, 2003 | Anadigm� today announced that Intus GmbH, a leading supplier of radio and microwave modules and systems, is using Anadigm�s Field Programmable Analog Array (FPAA) technology

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

PCB Cleaner Removes Residues on the Road

Apr 30, 2003 | Electrolube played the role of environmental champion in Australia recently.

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Altium Unveils New �Board-on-Chip� Technology

Apr 30, 2003 | Altium to preview industry-first technology at Programmable World that allows engineers to use board-level methodologies to design and implement embedded systems on FPGAs

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Sanmina-SCI Brings PCB Technology Seminar to Ottawa

Apr 30, 2003 | Sanmina-SCI Corporation announced its Optimal High Speed Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Solutions seminar is taking place today in Ottawa, Canada. This marks the third in Sanmina-SCI's series of Excellence in Technology seminars.

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

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

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Catalyst Semiconductor 128-Bit EEPROM Reduces PCB Area by 40 Percent

Apr 29, 2003 | New technology allows the CAT24C00 to be packaged in a compact, 5-pin SOT23 package that requires 40 percent less printed circuit board area than an MSOP package.

Catalyst Semiconductor

Catalyst Semiconductor

Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. designs and markets a broad range of products, including Flash Memories, EEPROMs, NVRAM, Digitally Programmable Potentiometers and Supervisory circuits. Catalyst ICs are available in lead-free, halogen-free packages.

Sunnyvale, California, USA

Connectors Save Space in Basestation Power Supply

Apr 29, 2003 | Emerson Energy Systems is using Weidmuller's Minimate S2L/B2L PCB connector for its IMT 2000 multifunction unit, thanks to its space saving design and competitive price.

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Surface-Mount Systems Available by Online Auction

Apr 29, 2003 | Universal Instruments has added three of its latest Vantis multipurpose surface mount placement systems to its new online auction site.

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

IPC and DPC Collaborate on Web Seminar

Apr 29, 2003 | Announce their plans to co-sponsor a free online conference on the current state of bare die packaging

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

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SMT-ASSY.- New sales rep in the Ottawa region

Apr 28, 2003 | Seeking representation in New England area

SMT-ASSY Electronique Inc.

SMT-ASSY Electronique Inc.

Canadian Contract Manufacturer servicing small to mid-size volume. Your Canadian solution !

Pte-Claire, Quebec, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

System Takes on Two-Component Gel Application

Apr 28, 2003 | The Micro-Meter 2 is an air-operated positive-displacement single-acting two-component system, designed to meter, mix and dispense small 'shots', or beads, of reactive materials.

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DPAC Technologies Strengthens Board of Directors with New Independent Board Member

Apr 28, 2003 | DPAC exceeds requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley Act in independence and financial expertise for the DPAC Technologies Board

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Impressive Debut for 2003 IPC Designers Council Summit

Apr 28, 2003 | The conference took place March 22-27 in Long Beach, Calif., in conjunction with IPC Printed Circuits Expo� 2003

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

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GiveMePower Introduces Real-Time On-Site CAD Mapping

Apr 25, 2003 | New Mobile Solution Lets Appraisers, Architects, Facility Managers and Space Planners Create Real-Time As-Built CAD Drawings Using A Handheld PC And Laser Measuring Device

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3D Design on Handhelds

GiveMePower Corp.

Delivers PowerCAD CE full function mobile/wireless 2/3D CAD with support for the latest AutoCAD R2002 file formats and innovative VoiceNOTE technology. Works as full-powered independent mobile CAD system or portable extension for leading desktop CAD programs.

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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ErgoSonic Automatic / Closed-loop Stencil Cleaner

Apr 25, 2003 | Smart Sonic introduces the first ergonomically designed front-loading ultrasonic stencil cleaner.

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

Rogers Corporation Reports 50% Increase in Earnings

Apr 25, 2003 | Diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $0.36 compared to the $0.24 earned in last year�s first quarter.

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Plexus Announces Q2 Revenue of $191 Million, EPS Loss of $(0.12)

Apr 25, 2003 | Initiates Q3 revenue guidance of $190 - $200 million, Outlines $12 million restructuring plan

Plexus Corporation

Plexus Corporation

Are you ready to experience the difference? Plexus Corp provides comprehensive product development and manufacturing services to Fortune 500 companies in the medical, networking/datacom, high-end computing, industrial and commercial electronics indus

Neenah, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Heyes Handles Sales for Combined Operation

Apr 25, 2003 | CC Electronics Europe has appointed Wendy Heyes as Sales Director.

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Phoenix United Associates, Inc.

Equipment Manufacturers' Representative in Metro New York & Long Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania for automated PCB assembly, inspection & test equipment

Mcveytown, Pennsylvania, USA

Inspection, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Screen Printing, Manufacturer's Rep

National Instruments to Host Ninth Annual NIWeek Technology Conference

Apr 24, 2003 | Mars Pathfinder Mission Project Manager Brian Muirhead to Deliver Guest Keynote Address

National Instruments

National Instruments

Manufacturer of Computer-Based Measurement and Automation Tools

Austin, TX, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Park Electrochemical Announces Realignment of North American FR-4 Business Operations

Apr 24, 2003 | North American realignment does not affect Neltec, Inc.

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

John Yim Appointed to Vice President Sales, Asia by Enthone Inc.

Apr 24, 2003 | Mr. Yim is a committee member of the Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association (HKPCA).

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

SMTA Calendar of Events

Apr 24, 2003 | http://www.smta.org/news/smta_calendar/calendar.cfm

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

SigmaPrint Technologies Ltd

SigmaPrint are the authorized spares and service provider for the Speedline SMTech range of PCB screen printing machines. We have over 400,000 USD of SMTech spare parts available along with full access to all SMTech documentation. All staff are ex-SMTech service and design personnel. Only SigmaPrint can supply all Speedline SMTech parts to the original manufacturers specification.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing, OEM

Amkor Completes $200 Million Financing

Apr 23, 2003 | The funds will be used to repay the $97 million term loan outstanding under the existing credit facility and for general corporate purposes.

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

Benchmark Electronics Reports Earnings for First Quarter 2003

Apr 23, 2003 | Announced sales revenue of $448 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2003

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

IPC Honors Best Papers

Apr 23, 2003 | At IPC SMEMA Council�s APEX� 2003

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

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IPC Honors Members at IPC Printed Circuits Expo� 2003

Apr 23, 2003 | For their contributions to IPC and the electronics industry

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

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IPC's Spring TMRC Conference

Apr 23, 2003 | The Must See (Or Not See) Event of 2003

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

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More Light from Smaller LEDs

Apr 23, 2003 | Rohm has a new series of ultrasmall high-brightness side-emitting chip LEDs that use built in reflectors and lenses to deliver optimum luminous intensity from minimal PCB footprint and power drain.

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Ease of Application for Infiniband I/O Connectors

Apr 22, 2003 | Honda Connectors has released its first Infiniband I/O connectors, designed for easy assembly in high-speed differential signal applications.

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IPC Honors Best Paper at IPC Printed Circuits Expo� 2003

Apr 22, 2003 | Ciena Corporation�s winning paper received $1,000 and a commemorative plaque from IPC.

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

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