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CirTran Receives Order From U.S. Government Agency

Feb 27, 2003 | The order was placed through CirTran's wholly owned subsidiary, Racore Technology Corporation.

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Rapid Prototyping Service Expands

Feb 26, 2003 | Accelerated Technologies, a provider of rapid prototyping, tooling and electronic manufacturing services, has announced the acquisition of a new and larger facility in Austin, Texas.

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Roadmap Addresses Supply, Demand Chain Management

Feb 26, 2003 | Investments by electronics manufacturing companies of millions of dollars in software products to manage and automate supply and demand quantification have not prevented margins of error from 50% to 100%

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Flextronics' CTO to present keynote at PCB Design Conference West/HDI Expo (Mar 10-14)

Feb 26, 2003 | The keynote address will be held on Wednesday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Room N of the San Jose Convention Center.

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

Receptacle Makes Room for Drive Mounting

Feb 26, 2003 | An extended-height press-fit compliant pin SCA-2 receptacle is the latest addition to the SCA-2 product family.

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National Instruments and Electronics Workbench Deliver New Circuit Design Educational Tools

Feb 26, 2003 | With the Multisim VI Library, educators and students now can more easily design, simulate, measure and test electronic circuits in an integrated software and hardware environment.

National Instruments

National Instruments

Manufacturer of Computer-Based Measurement and Automation Tools

Austin, TX, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Circuit World 'continues to outperform majority of printed circuit industry'

Feb 25, 2003 | Toronto-based Circuit World Corporation (CCW) today announced its fourth quarter and audited year-end results to December 31, 2002.

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California Micro Devices Announces Enhanced EMI Filtering with ESD Protection for GSM Handsets

Feb 25, 2003 | The CSPEMI400 complements California Micro Devices' broad portfolio of CSP (chip scale package) devices for stand-alone ESD protection and EMI filter arrays with ESD protection, making it the most extensive in the industry.

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EagleVision Now Offers On-site Inspection and Inventory Hub Stocking

Feb 25, 2003 | EagleVision will send IPC-600F-certified inspectors to sort and inspect small- to large-volume printed circuit boards at the customer facility.

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Deep Micro-vias Available on Large-format PCBs

Feb 25, 2003 | Teradyne can now provide deep micro-via technology for customers of high-performance printed circuits.

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CirTran Receives Joint U.S./Canadian Certification

Feb 25, 2003 | Announced that it received Certification Approval From the United States/Canada Joint Certification Office, Defense Logistics Information Service.

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Ex-Carolina Circuits PCB Equipment to be Auctioned

Feb 24, 2003 | The auction will be conducted by DoveBid. It takes place March 18, with a previewing the day before.

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Cookson Assembly Materials Announces Price Increase

Feb 24, 2003 | Effective March 3, Cookson Electronics Assembly Materials (Jersey City, NJ) will increase prices for its products by an average of 3 percent, the company announced today.

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Merix Corporation to Present at the Raymond James & Associates 24th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

Feb 24, 2003 | Mark R. Hollinger, Chairman and CEO, will present at the Raymond James 24th Annual Institutional Investors Conference at 2:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 4th.

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AT&S Announces Continuation of Share Repurchase Program

Feb 24, 2003 | Will continue the share repurchase program from February 25, 2003 to January 5, 2004.

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Easier Dispensing for Thermal Sealant

Feb 24, 2003 | Now available with an easy-to-use dispensing gun, Electrolube TCR is a single-component, highly thermally conductive RTV sealant.

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Phoenix International and MSL Embrace IPC EMS Program Manager Certification Program

Feb 22, 2003 | Trains all levels of program managers within the EMS industry in operations, project management, finance, contract management and leadership skills.

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

MVP will introduce its new Supra inspection system at APEX 2003

Feb 21, 2003 | Machine Vision Products, Inc. (MVP), global leader in automated optical inspection (AOI) and process control solutions, today has announced that it will introduce its new Supra inspection system at APEX 2003, in Anaheim, California, March 31 through April 2.MVP will introduce its new Supra inspection system at APEX 2003.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP AutoInspector 1820 Supra

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

Anadigmvortex Named Finalist for EDN 2002 Innovation of the Year Awards

Feb 21, 2003 | Selected in the category of analog ICs and discrete semiconductors.

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

Titan Signs Letter of Intent to Buy EMC

Feb 21, 2003 | Titan General Holdings Inc. is buying substantially all the assets of Eastern Manufacturing Corp.

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Gould to Consolidate U.S. Copper Foil Manufacturing

Feb 21, 2003 | Gould Electronics Inc. said that all of its U.S. copper foil manufacturing will be consolidated at the company's Chandler, AZ facility by the end of the third quarter of 2003.

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Sanmina-SCI PCB Plant Certified as Military Supplier

Feb 21, 2003 | The Costa Mesa facility has achieved the highest level of qualification for line width (2 mils) and spacing (3 mils) to date.

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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

Tyco Electronics - Printed Circuit Group / Stafford Division announces MIL-PRF-31032 Certification

Feb 21, 2003 | Will be listed as the highest technology supplier on the QML, Tyco Electronics stated.

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Cable Assemblies Claim Top Shielding Performance

Feb 21, 2003 | With its Semi-Rigid family Florida RF Labs reckons it offers the best shielding performance of all cable assemblies.

Florida RF Labs

Florida RF Labs

Florida RF Labs, a Smiths Group company, is a recognized leader in the development and manufacture of high quality thin film microwave resistor products, hybrid and directional couplers, and high reliability RF and microwave coaxial cable assemblies.

Stuart, Florida, USA

Solectron Completes Acquisition of IBM Global Asset Recovery Operations in Raleigh, N.C.

Feb 20, 2003 | The transaction expands Solectron's long-time relationship with IBM through a three-year supply agreement, and strengthens Solectron's post-manufacturing services offering.

Solectron

Solectron

Electronic Manufacturing Services company

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Ansoft Posts Q3 Results

Feb 20, 2003 | Announced a net loss of $58,000 for Q3 2003, ending Jan. 31, 2003

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

M. E. Baker Acquires Advanced Chemill Systems� Parts Business

Feb 20, 2003 | Purchased the inventory and rights to the replacement parts business of Advanced Chemill Systems

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EPA Signs Final MP&M Rule

Feb 20, 2003 | Signaling Key Victory for U.S. PCB Industry, Says 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.

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Card-to-cable Connector Meets QS9002 Standard

Feb 20, 2003 | The Mini-Fix card-to-cable connector is designed to withstand hundreds of mating cycles with high contact security and mechanical stability.

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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

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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

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PCB Engineering and Lenthor Engineering Merge

Feb 19, 2003 | Joined Forces to Continue Support of the Interconnect Market

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Lee Air Selects Asymtek to Equip Aircraft Electronics Facility

Feb 19, 2003 | Recently Purchased an Asymtek Automove A-402 Dispensing System for Their Aviation Electronics Facility

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

M~Wave in 3-year PCB Deal with CE Electronics

Feb 19, 2003 | M~Wave Said It Expects to Ship Approximately $750,000-$1 million of PCBs to CEE Over the Term of the Agreement

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Free Offerings in Abundance at IPC Printed Circuits Expo� 2003

Feb 19, 2003 | The Trade Show Subcommittee has Invited Dick Rutan and Walt Custer to Deliver the Tuesday and Wednesday Morning Keynote Addresses

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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Chinese Venture is Effective Second Source

Feb 19, 2003 | GSPK Circuits is Taking Courageous Steps to Bridge the Missing "complete supply solution" Service Gap to Benefit Its Customers by Investing in a Brand New Chinese Venture

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SMTA International Call for Papers - Deadline Approaches

Feb 18, 2003 | Encourages You to Submit an Abstract for this Year's Conference

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

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FlexLink to Host Forum at APEX 2003

Feb 18, 2003 | Will Address Current Talk About the New PLM Factory as the Factory of the Future

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FlexLink

Flexlink is a leading global supplier of production process automation systems to a broad spectrum of industries.

Addison, Illinois, USA

Faraday Circuits Orders Third Emma Test System

Feb 18, 2003 | Placed Another Order for an ELX6146 High-speed Emma Test System from Viking Test Services

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Kintech Electronics Debuts on Taiwan OTC

Feb 18, 2003 | Reports 2002 Revenue at 92% of Target

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RexCan Circuits Files Assignment into Bankruptcy

Feb 17, 2003 | Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Inc. was Appointed Trustee in Bankruptcy

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Water-Based Flux Line Covers Full Range of Applications

Feb 17, 2003 | To Meet Government Environmental Standards and Individual Company Policies, While Satisfying Production Requirements

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Unimicron Reports 4Q, 2002 Results

Feb 17, 2003 | HDI Sales Made Up Larger Share of Net Sales in 4Q

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Applying Muscle

Feb 14, 2003 | Nitinol Integration

AssemblySource

AssemblySource

AssemblySource is an Outsourcing Service Provider for the Electronics Manufacturing Industry. Offering cost benefits and leveraging the talents of a global work force, AssemblySource allows today's small and mid-sized companies to compete in an increasingly competitive environment.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Suntron Corp. Forms Strategic Partnership with UMD Technology

Feb 14, 2003 | The Companies will Work to Accelerate the Introduction of Advanced Service Offerings While Reducing Costs and Development Risks to Its Customers

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Suntron

contract manufacturer

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

UPMG Announces New Publication

Feb 14, 2003 | Printed Circuit Design & Manufacture: The Resource for Electronic Interconnect Professionals will Launch Its Premier Issue in April 2003

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MC Industry Sdn Bhd to Invest Add'l US$4M in PCB Production in China

Feb 14, 2003 | Will Increase Its Equity Investment in Its Wholly-owned Unit in China, Grand Circuit Industry (Suzhou) Co.

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DEK and Gore Introduce snapSHOT� Board-Level EMI Shielding Solution

Feb 14, 2003 | Provides Devices with Excellent Protection Against EMI and Overcomes Limitations of Metal Cans

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

Hong Kong Membrane Circuit to Combine Membrane Switches with Flexible PCBs

Feb 13, 2003 | A Product Incorporating this Technology can be Loaded with More Features

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SMT Magazine Reacts to Rapid Growth in China's Electronic Assembly Market

Feb 13, 2003 | SMT China Will be the First Magazine in China Focused Specifically on the Major Technologies and Products Used in PCB Assembly

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