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SkyBitz Announces Manufacturing Partnership With Solectron

Feb 03, 2003 | They Have Signed a Manufacturing Agreement for the SkyBitz Mobile Terminal

Solectron

Solectron

Electronic Manufacturing Services company

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

IPC Meeting to Equip EMS Executives with Tools for Success

Jan 31, 2003 | Will Take Place in Conjunction with IPC SMEMA Council�s APEX� 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

Merix Corporation Updates Guidance for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2003

Jan 31, 2003 | Expected to be Below the Guidance Provided During the Company's Earnings Conference Call on December 18, 2002

SMTnet

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

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

ESI Names Clive McGovern as European Sales Manager

Jan 31, 2003 | McGovern Joined ESI as Regional Sales Manager in January 2001

Electro Scientific Industries

Electro Scientific Industries

Captial equipment for the gobal electronics marketplace

Portland, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Cranford Slots into Cheshire Circuits to Form CC Electronics Europe

Jan 31, 2003 | Will Have a Customer Base in Excess of 350 Customers

SMTnet

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

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

Endicott Interconnect Goes to 4-Day Work Week

Jan 31, 2003 | To Compensate for Softer PCB Demand

SMTnet

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

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

Amkor Reports Q4 , Year 2002 Results

Jan 31, 2003 | Sells Wafer Fab Business

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

DEK Adds Stencil Design and Manufacturing Capability to Memphis Hub

Jan 30, 2003 | To Enhance Support for North American Customers of Its Process Support Products Division

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

Ansoft's Founder, Chairman, and CTO Dr. Zoltan Cendes Elected IEEE Fellow

Jan 30, 2003 | For His Outstanding Contributions to the Application of Finite-element Modeling to Microwave Guides, Structures, and Circuits

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

EIPC Launches Spring Conference in Prague 2003

Jan 30, 2003 | Changing Circumstances - New Possibilities

European Institute of Printed Circuits-EIPC

European Institute of Printed Circuits-EIPC

EIPC is the European equivalent to IPC in the USA. A trade body serving the European PCB industry. Learn more visit www.eipc.org

Maastricht, Netherlands

International Rectifier Introduces Bi-Directional Dual MOSFET in the FlipFET Package

Jan 29, 2003 | A Common Drain Configuration that is 80% Smaller than Devices in the TSSOP-8 Package

SMTnet

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

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

Mentor Q4 Sales Rise, Outlook Improves

Jan 29, 2003 | Reported Improvements in Fourth Quarter Earnings and Its Near Term Outlook

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 Restructures Exhibition

Jan 29, 2003 | Creates Venue to Serve Entire 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

Photon Dynamics Names New CEO

Jan 29, 2003 | Quits Business Line

Photon Dynamics

Photon Dynamics

A worldwide leader in Automated Optical and X-ray Inspection

Aliso Viejo, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Anadigm Expands Options for Dynamically Reconfigurable Analog Arrays With New Version of AnadigmDesigner2 EDA Software

Jan 28, 2003 | Newest version of AnadigmDesigner2 EDA software includes a breakthrough feature that greatly expands the ability of Field-Programmable Analog Arrays (FPAAs).

Anadigm

The AnadigmDesigner2 EDA tool combines a drag-and-drop interface, a growing library of configurable analog modules (CAMs), and automatic C-code generation to enable the design and implementation of dynamically reconfigurable field programmable analog arrays (FPAAs) within a matter of minutes.

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

Equity Cast Posts Its First Quarter Interview with CirTran Corp.

Jan 28, 2003 | Conducted by Wall Street Audio, with Iehab Hawatmeh, President & CEO

SMTnet

SMTnet

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Portland, Maine, USA

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

Jabil to Cut 380 Jobs at UK Plant

Jan 28, 2003 | At Its Coventry, England, Manufacturing Plant

Jabil Circuit, Inc.

Jabil Circuit, Inc.

An electronic product solutions company providing comprehensive electronics design, manufacturing and product management services.

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Design, Service Provider

ESI Transfers Legacy ("Dynamotion") Mechanical Drilling Service and Parts Business to Excellon

Jan 28, 2003 | In July 2002, ESI Announced Its Decision to Exit the Mechanical Drilling Business

Electro Scientific Industries

Electro Scientific Industries

Captial equipment for the gobal electronics marketplace

Portland, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

December U.S. PCB Shipments Fell 13%

Jan 28, 2003 | Close Year Down 23%

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SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

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

Machine Vision Products, Inc. is Issued U.S. Patent for CIMCIS - Computer Integrated Manufacturing Control & Information System

Jan 27, 2003 | MVP announced that a United States Patent has been granted for its Computer Integrated Manufacturing Control and Information System (CIMCIS).

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

Pac Tech USA Offering Contract Wafer Bumping, Stencil Services

Jan 27, 2003 | At a New Facility Within the Company's U.S. Headquarters

SMTnet

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

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

Jim Bernhard Joins Ovation Products

Jan 27, 2003 | In Order to Expand the Company's Market Presence for the Company's Line of Grid-Lok Compliant Tooling Products

Ovation Products

Ovation Products

Pioneer of numerous productivity enhancing tools designed to optimize SMT electronic equipment and processes. Innovator of the award-winning Grid-Lok, Magna-Print and Stinger technologies.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Orbotech Announces New President

Jan 27, 2003 | Greater AOI Capabilities

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

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

Pulse Offers Highest Power Density SMT Planar Transformer

Jan 24, 2003 | For Industrial, Telecom and Datacom Use

SMTnet

SMTnet

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Portland, Maine, USA

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

Flextronics Beats Street, Sets Q3 Sales Record

Jan 24, 2003 | The Company Also Announced a Change in Its Executive Management

Flex (Flextronics International)

Flex (Flextronics International)

Flextronics is a global full-service supplier of a full spectrum of value-added Electronic Manufacturing Services.

Singapore, Singapore

Design, Service Provider

AT&S To Acquire 77% Stake In AIK's PCB Operations

Jan 24, 2003 | The Take-over Will Become Effective Feb. 1, 2003

SMTnet

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

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

JNJ Industries Announces 30" Metal Squeegee Blades

Jan 24, 2003 | JNJ Industries, Inc. announces that its line of metal squeegee blades with the proprietary Electrolized plating are now available in lengths up to 30", increased from the original 24" maximum length. The length of the blades has been increased to meet the needs of newer large-format printers with their expanded print areas from manufacturers including Speedline, Ekra, Panasonic, Surface Mount Techniques, and others used for printing telecom boards, back-planes, and oversized PCBs.

JNJ Industries, Inc.

JNJ Industries, Inc.

Manufacturer of SMT production supplies, electronic and industrial cleaning products, environmental remediation products, and skin care products.

Franklin, Massachusetts, USA

Antistatic, Cleaning

GiveMePower Extends Lead In Mobile CAD With New PowerCAD� CE Release

Jan 21, 2003 | PowerCAD CE 5.2 Delivers Unprecedented CAD Functionality For Mobile Design Professionals Using Latest Generation Of Handheld Pocket PC�s, Tablet PC�s and Pocket PC Cell Phones

GiveMePower Corp.

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

OEM

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

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

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

D2M Collaborative Support Program

Jan 19, 2003 | Reducing the D2M cycle time and cost

AMT Technology Contractors

AMT Technology Contractors

Technology Contractors ( Collaborative Process Implementation, Management and consulting services, SMT/Through-Hole implementation, training, and outsourcing support.)

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Service Provider

EMC expands service in Mexico

Jan 15, 2003 | Additional Sales Engineers are added throughout Mexico

E M C Global Technologies, Inc.

E M C Global Technologies, Inc.

Wave solder pallets, workboard holders, precision fixtures as well as Cyberclean stencil and inline cleaners

Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Manual Stencil Cleaning Just Got Better...and Safer!

Jan 14, 2003 | Smart Sonic makes 440-R SMT Detergent available for manual stencil cleaning

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

Pocket PC Magazine Feature Article - PowerCAD Brings Workstation Power To The Pocket PC

Jan 09, 2003 | Success Story Illustrates How Mobile 3D Design Software From GiveMePower Saves Time, Improves Customer Service And Increases Profits For Business

GiveMePower Corp.

PowerCAD CE In Hand

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

OEM

Companies Team Up to Reduce Cost of JTAG Boundary Scan For Printed Circuit Board Design and Test

Dec 07, 2002 | "...powerful combination of high-end boundary scan test functionality at low-end prices.�

Flynn Systems

onTAP�  Boundary Scan (JTAG) Test Software

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

PowerCAD and PowerCAD CE Development is Free for AutoCAD Developers

Dec 03, 2002 | GiveMePower Offers AutoCAD� Developers Unique Opportunity To Grow Their Business And Reach More Than 130,000 Users

GiveMePower Corp.

PowerCAD CE In Hand

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

OEM

New Dummy PB Free Formulations Qualified

Dec 03, 2002 | Practical Components adds new formulations

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

Visteon Selects Valor�s DFM Solution to Increase Manufacturing Quality and Accelerate New Product Introduction

Dec 03, 2002 | � World leading automotive electronics supplier enhances its PCB design process with the Enterprise 3000 platform

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

IPC Releases APEX 2003 Professional Development Schedule

Nov 20, 2002 | IPC Releases APEX 2003 Professional Development Schedule, Creates 19 Unprecedented Courses

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

EKRA Files Lawsuit

Nov 20, 2002 | EKRA Announces the Filing of a Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Speedline Technologies

EKRA-America

EKRA-America

Manufacturer of Screen Printers for the Electronics Industry

Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

EKRA Responds to Lawsuit

Nov 20, 2002 | EKRA Announces Response to

EKRA-America

EKRA-America

Manufacturer of Screen Printers for the Electronics Industry

Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Reprint Services Appoints New Distributor for Switzerland

Nov 19, 2002 | Reprint Services Appoints New Distributor for Switzerland

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

Reprint Services Appoints New Distributor for Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand

Nov 19, 2002 | Reprint Services Appoints New Distributor for Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand

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

Anadigm� Names William McLean President and CEO

Nov 18, 2002 | William McLean, a 20-year veteran of the semiconductor industry and most recently President of U.S. Operations at ParthusCeva, was today named CEO and President of Anadigm�.

Anadigm

William McLean, named President and CEO of 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

GiveMePower To Commence Shipping Of PowerCAD Architect Software For Building Design And Construction Industries

Nov 14, 2002 | New AutoCAD� Ccompatible Architectural Design Software Being Introduced At $795

GiveMePower Corp.

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

OEM

Reprint Services Appoints New Distributor for China and Hong Kong

Nov 13, 2002 | Reprint Services Appoints New Distributor for China and Hong Kong

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

New Anadigm Field Programmable Analog Array Takes Aim at High-Volume Analog Applications

Nov 12, 2002 | New device allows users greatly reduced time required to design, simulate, and implement complex analog functions.

Anadigm

New Anadigm AN120E04

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

DiagnoSYS acquires the global board and protocol test divisions of Schlumberger

Nov 04, 2002 | Strategic acquisition adds a full spectrum of board test and telecom protocol test products and services with a global presence

NAMCo-Not Another Marketing Company

DiagnoSYS Systems, Inc. 407-846-6002

NAMCo-Not Another Marketing Company

Providing Outsourcing of Marketing Communications Services to the High Tech Industry

Belmar, New Jersey, USA

Marketing Agency

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