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Asymtek Celebrates 20 Years in Business

Apr 22, 2003 | Asymtek has become a world leader in automated fluid dispensing systems

Nordson ASYMTEK

Nordson ASYMTEK

A leader in automated fluid dispensing, jetting and conformal coating. Products range from benchtop dispensers and stand-alone dispensing workstations to fully automated, in-line conveyorized systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Assembly, Component Packaging

Quality Slide Switch is Compact for PCB Uses

Apr 22, 2003 | EAO introduces the 1K2, a superior quality changeover slide switch recommended for PCB configuration applications. The products is recommended for PCB configuration applications and occupies a board space measuring only 10mm x 2.5mm with a height of 4.5mm excluding actuator.

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

Spacers Provides PCB Hinges

Apr 22, 2003 | Two new additions to Heyco's range of PCB accessories are the SHCBS and SRF series of nylon circuit board spacers which, when used as a pair, provide a secure hinging mechanism for a mounted PCB.

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SMTA and Auburn University CAVE

Apr 21, 2003 | Co-sponsoring Harsh Environments Workshop

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

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

Introducing Monarch Technologies Group: EDA Sales Force for Hire

Apr 21, 2003 | New Sales, Marketing Channel for Emerging EDA Companies

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Newport Corporation has New Board Members

Apr 21, 2003 | Michael T. O'Neill and Peter J. Simone

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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

SMTA Certification Programs in Minnesota and Boston

Apr 21, 2003 | One for SMT Processes and one for SMT Systems

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

Microscopes and Vision Products Suit SMD and PCB

Apr 21, 2003 | Kaisertech has added Meiji Techno microscopes and vision equipment to its range of electronic production equipment.

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Inductors Shrink to Compact Case Sizes

Apr 18, 2003 | NIC Eurotech has expanded its NIN-H range of surface mount wire-wound chip inductors to include 0603 and 0402 case sizes.

NIC Components Corp.

NIC Components Corp.

Broadline Supplier Of Surface Mount/Leaded Capacitors, Resistors, Magnetics, MLVs And Diodes

Melville, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Conexant Grows Second Fiscal Quarter Revenues 7 Percent Year-Over-Year

Apr 18, 2003 | Company Invests $56 Million to Retire $100 Million of Long-term Debt

Conexant Systems Inc.

Conexant Systems Inc.

Semiconductor systems

Newport Beach, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Photronics Completes Private Placment of $150 Million Convertible Subordinated Notes Due 2003

Apr 18, 2003 | This amount includes $25 million principal amount of Notes issued pursuant to an option granted to the initial purchasers of the notes.

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Shipley Company Announces Distribution Agreement with Unichem Industries

Apr 18, 2003 | Unichem to enhance its support and service for North American dry film photoresist and soldermask lamination equipment customers.

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Mentor Graphics Delivers Comprehensive Design Support for Xilinx 90nm Spartan-3 Platform FPGAs

Apr 17, 2003 | The Spartan-3 platform FPGAs were introduced April 14, 2003

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

IPC Honors 66 Members at IPC SMEMA Council�s APEX� 2003

Apr 17, 2003 | Honored 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

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

IPC Seeking Volunteers for 2003 Annual Meeting and Technical Conference

Apr 17, 2003 | Taking place Sept. 28-Oct. 2, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

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

Engent Acquires Rights to Siemens Dematic Advanced Assembly Technology Center

Apr 17, 2003 | Engent Continues to Provide Advanced Assembly Solutions

Engent, Inc

Engent, Inc

Engent based in Norcross, GA is a provider of advanced technology services. The company leverages its world-class facilities, highly experienced team & sophisticated client base to meet the needs of t

Norcross, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Assembly, Design, Test Services

Most Versatile Actuator to Date

Apr 17, 2003 | In launching the LA35 series, SMAC reckons it has produced an actuator with unrivalled versatility.

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Tecnomatix Receives Excellence in Electronics Packaging and Production Award

Apr 16, 2003 | eM-Assembly Expert Takes Top Software/Programming Equipment Prize at Major Electronics Manufacturing Tradeshow

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

Electro Scientific Industries Announces Management Changes

Apr 16, 2003 | Revises Restatement of First and Second Quarters and Results of Third Quarters of 2003

Electro Scientific Industries

Electro Scientific Industries

Captial equipment for the gobal electronics marketplace

Portland, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Brady Corporation Appoints David R. Hawke Executive Vice-president

Apr 15, 2003 | Announces a new region-based organizational structure

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Tessera Introduces PYXIS� Packaging Technology - World's First Chip-Scale Packaging Solution for Highly Integrated RF Modules

Apr 15, 2003 | First Implementation of the Package Platform Delivers 50-percent Cost, 60-percent Height, and 75-percent Area Reductions over Conventional RF Module Technologies

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Northrop Grumman Enters Military Printed Circuit Board Market

Apr 15, 2003 | Granted supplier qualification by the United States Department of Defense's Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC)

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FCI Receptacles Take to Standard SMT Processes

Apr 15, 2003 | Metral TINT back panel receptacles are compatible with standard pin-in-paste SMT processes, eliminating costly secondary assembly operations including heat staking, wave soldering or press fitting.

FCI

FCI

With a turnover of USD 1.8 billion in 2001, FCI is one of the world's largest manufacturer of connectors. FCI connectors are used in Datacom, Data, Telecom, Automotive, Consumer, Controls and Instrumentation, Electrical Power and Construction, Industrial Equipment, Aerospace and Military markets.

Not selected, Singapore

Equipment Reliability Institute - ERI

ERI is a specialized engineering school, focusing on the reliability and durability of hardware, upon the kinds of stresses that can shorten the life of hardware such as yours and upon appropriate tests to uncover weaknesses.

Santa Barbara, California, USA

Environmental Resources, Consultant, Service Provider, Training Provider

IPC Releases Attendance Numbers for IPC Printed Circuits Expo� 2003

Apr 14, 2003 | More than 3,000 visitors gathered in Long Beach, Calif., for IPC Printed Circuits Expo� 2003, held March 23-27

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

AeA Expands Micro Cap Financial Conference to Web to

Apr 14, 2003 | AeA Micro Cap Virtual Conference to be held Online May 16th

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DDi Corp To Move From Nasdaq Small Cap Market To Over The Counter Bulletin Board

Apr 14, 2003 | The stock will be eligible to trade on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB) under the ticker symbol �DDIC� as early as April 15, 2003, provided a market maker enters a quote for the security.

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Terminal Blocks Handle the Hazards

Apr 14, 2003 | Providing connection facilities for PCBs designed to be used in hazardous areas is straightforward with Phoenix Contact's new range of Combicon Ex-approved printed circuit terminal blocks.

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IEC Electronics Announces the Appointment of a New Chief Financial Officer

Apr 11, 2003 | IEC Electronics Corp. announced today the appointment of Brian H. Davis as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller.

IEC Electronics Corp.

IEC Electronics Corp.

Electronics Manufacturing Services Provider

Newark, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Router Solutions Incorporated and PCB CAM Solutions Announce New Marketing and Support Partnership Agreement

Apr 11, 2003 | This agreement establishes PCS as the exclusive representative of RSI in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

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Yamaichi Electronics Recognized

Apr 11, 2003 | For Excellence by Texas Instruments

Yamaichi Electronics

Yamaichi Electronics

Yamaichi Electronics is an international manufacturer of Memory Card connectors, test & burn-in-sockets, production sockets, test contactors, and high-density connectors.

San Jose, California, USA

IPC Releases Attendance Numbers for APEX� 2003

Apr 11, 2003 | IPC reports that 3,600 attendees gathered in Anaheim, Calif., for IPC SMEMA Council�s APEX�

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

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 Develops Virtual and Actual 2003 Spring TMRC Conference

Apr 10, 2003 | This year, participants can either call-in to the conference or attend in person at the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport in Chicago, Ill.

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, SOLDERTEC Conference to Address Hot Lead Free Topics

Apr 10, 2003 | International Conference on Lead-Free Electronics on June 10-13, 2003, in Brussels, Belgium

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

Viscom will be Introducing the X7055 at the SMT 2003

Apr 10, 2003 | Combined AOI/AXI now also available with 4M megapixel technology for maximum throughput

Viscom AG

Viscom AG

A leading provider of industrial image processing (AOI and AXI) Automated Optical and X-ray inspection equipment.

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

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

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

SMTA Exhibit Opportunities for 2003

Apr 10, 2003 | Don't miss your opportunity to exhibit at these upcoming SMTA Vendor Shows!

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

SMTA Beantown Bonanza

Apr 10, 2003 | The answers that you need to stay competitive in today's market

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

Speedprint Launches New 29" Large Area Printer

Apr 09, 2003 | Speedprint Technology is delighted to announce the release of a new inline stencil printer, the SP880avi

Speedprint Technology

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

Sanmina-SCI Installs ICON-SCM Supply Chain Management Software

Apr 09, 2003 | ICON Industry Consulting, Inc., a supply chain management solution specialist, today announced Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading supplier of integrated design and electronics manufacturing solutions (EMS), is using ICON's SCM software to significantly improve production efficiency in a number of its fulfillment centers.

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

Aspocomp Oy Starts Personnel Negotiations

Apr 09, 2003 | Regarding the Possible Closing of it's Padasjoki Printed Wiring Board Factory

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Flex Circuits Can Be Supplied With Connectors

Apr 09, 2003 | A new design guide is available from Genalog detailing Samtec's flex circuit capabilities.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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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

Practical Components� and Aegis Corporation Team

Apr 08, 2003 | CircuitCAM� project files complete with documentation

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

Practical Distributes IPC Training Materials

Apr 08, 2003 | Training videos, interactive CD-ROM�s, posters and other print materials.

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

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