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SMTA International Opening Session and Annual Meeting Announced

Jun 09, 2003 | The Opening Session and Annual Meeting during SMTA International will be held on Tuesday, September 23.

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

CirTran New Business Orders Exceed $1 Million

Jun 09, 2003 | his figure does not include additional revenues from shipments against orders booked in prior periods.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Alcatel Creates North American Virtual Manufacturing Enterprise Using Tecnomatix eMPower

Jun 06, 2003 | eMPower Solutions Help Major Telecom Provider to Standardize its Products

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

Sanmina-SCI Introduces Global Rack System

Jun 06, 2003 | High performance 19-inch Enclosure Server Rack that sets the standard for

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

RBC Introduces Newly Developed UV Curable Adhesive Ideal for Bonding Ferrite Cores.

Jun 06, 2003 | This revolutionary adhesive provides instant cure, superior bond strength and will significantly reduce in-process inventory and increase productivity.

RBC Industries, Inc

RBC Industries, Inc

Manufacturers of high performance epoxy and silicone resins for potting/encapsulating, coating, bonding, sealing, and die attach. Thermally conductive, UL listed systems for electronic, electrical, & industrial applications.

Warwick, Rhode Island, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

SEC Declares CirTran Registration Statement Effective

Jun 06, 2003 | Company Further Strengthens Financial Position With $5 Million Equity Credit Line

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Portland, Maine, USA

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

MSL Appoints John Cunningham to Board of Directors

Jun 05, 2003 | Mr. Cunningham qualifies as an "independent director" under the NYSE rules and as an "audit committee financial expert" under the recently issued rules of the Securities Exchange Commission.

MSL

MSL

MSL [NYSE:MSV] is a leading global provider of advanced electronics manufacturing services (EMS) to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The company has established a global network of manufacturing facilities in the world's major electronics ma

Concord, Massachusetts, USA

Co-solvent Process Saves Electronics Manufacturer �45,000 a Year

Jun 05, 2003 | Kerry co-solvent system pays for itself in 13 months

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Portland, Maine, USA

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

IPC, HKPCA Reschedule International Exhibition for PCB and Assembly Industries

Jun 05, 2003 | Due to the worldwide outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

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

with increasing demand for FUJI CP6-4000/CP6-5000;CP43E;CP6 8��2&CP6 8��4 paper feeder

Jun 04, 2003 | we supply FUJI feeder;tape guide 0.7/1.0/1.3;reel;spring...

HWATALI

HWATALI

Singapore company, specialized in SMT spare parts. including FUJI FEEDER,FEEDER PARTS, FEEDER INSPECTION, VARIOUS TYPES OF NOZZLES, USED MACHINE...

Shen zhen, China

parvus Corp.'s PC/104-Plus Power Interface Generates 3.3Volts for PC/104-Plus Peripherals

Jun 04, 2003 | PC/104-Plus Power Interface Converts PCI and ISA Voltages and Provides Thermal Management via Dual Onboard Fans and Temperature Sensor

Parvus Corporation

PC/104-Plus Power Interface

Parvus Corporation

Parvus Corporation is a leading manufacturer and systems integrator of embedded PC/104 computer boards, enclosures, displays and systems for avionics, military, medical, and industrial OEMs. For more info, visit www.parvus.com or call 801-483-1533.

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Other, Design, Turnkey, Service Provider

Spray Stencil Cleaners Are Now More Effective and Environmentally Safe!

Jun 04, 2003 | Smart Sonic now offers 440-R SMT Detergent for spray-in-air machines

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

Investment Boosts SMT Placement and Rework

Jun 04, 2003 | With increasing demand for fine pitch placements and a growing amount of fast turnaround high-tech low-volume prototype work, Speedboard has invested in additional SMT/BGA placement/rework equipment.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Monitors Keep Track of PCB Contamination

Jun 04, 2003 | Concoat Systems has further expanded and enhanced its CM range of contamination testers (or contaminometers).

Concoat Ltd.

Concoat Ltd.

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

Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Amistar Regains NASDAQ Listing Compliance

Jun 04, 2003 | Regained compliance with the minimum closing bid price requirement

Amistar Corporation

Amistar Corporation

Automated Equipment for SMT Assembly

Vista, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Design

DuPont Electronic Technologies' Printed Circuit Materials Division Announces Price Increase for Riston� Photopolymer Dry Film Resists

Jun 04, 2003 | DuPont cites rising raw material, transportation and energy costs as reasons for the increase.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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

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

SMTC Corporation

Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)

Markham , Ontario, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Elcoteq Lowers Growth Forecast to 40%

Jun 03, 2003 | The main reasons for the change are slower economic development in China due to the SARS epidemic and the weakening of the US dollar.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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For Electronics, Phoenix Contact has Professional Housings

Jun 03, 2003 | Designed for fast and easy DIN-rail mounting

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Phoenix Contact

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Cadence Announces Aptivia Parallel Characterization Option

Jun 02, 2003 | Specification-Driven Circuit Design Environment Now Slashes Validation Time Up to 10x

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Ansoft Redefines High-Frequency and High-Speed Digital Design with the Introduction of HFSS v9

Jun 02, 2003 | Revolutionary 3D EM-based design-flow automation shortens high-frequency design-cycle time

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

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

Arrow Electronics Continues To Improve Operating Efficiencies

May 30, 2003 | Anticipates Savings Of $25 Million Per Year

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Legacy Electronics Receives U.S. Patent for 3-D Memory Module with Canopy-type Carriers

May 30, 2003 | The inventors of this module type and holders of the patent are chief technical officer Kenneth J. Kledzik and president Jason C. Engle, both of San Clemente, California.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Package Provides Integrated Hall-effect Solution

May 30, 2003 | A new compact package integrates a Hall-effect sensor IC with a back-biasing magnet to achieve high airgap performance and meet restrictive space requirement.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Ansoft Supports Virginia Tech Future Energy Electronics Center

May 30, 2003 | To develop new, highly efficient power-electronics technology and an innovative graduate curriculum based on Ansoft's electronic-design software for physics-based system simulation

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

SMTA International to Feature Seventeen New Courses

May 30, 2003 | New courses on today's most important topics in electronics manufacturing, assembly, and related business issues

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

Personnel Negotiations at the Aspocomp Oy Padasjoki Factory Have Ended

May 29, 2003 | As a consequence of the negotiations the operations of the factory will be notably downsized.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. Announces Withdrawal of Registration Statement

May 29, 2003 | Withdrawal of Nam Tai's registration statement filed on Form F-3 for a proposed offering of 3,000,000 common shares of the company

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Sales and Result Improved: VOGT electronic on the Right Course

May 29, 2003 | Losses halved in the first half year � New organization of electronics group next on the agenda

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Dispenser Bound for Chinese Technology Centre

May 29, 2003 | Universal Instruments and Asymtek have formed a partnership that will place an Asymtek Millennium 2020 dispenser in Universal's new Technology Excellence Centre in Suzhou, China.

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 Government Relations, Industry Score Another Victory

May 29, 2003 | IPC today hailed President Bush�s signing of The Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act 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

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Mentor Graphics Appoints New Director

May 28, 2003 | Patrick McManus has joined the company's Board of Directors

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

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Portland, Maine, USA

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Matsushita Electric (Panasonic) Completes Switch to Lead-Free Solder Used for Printed Circuit Boards

May 28, 2003 | Aiming to promote its environmental activities on a global basis, the use of lead-free solder conforms to the European Union's regulation on restrictive use of toxic substances.

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Portland, Maine, USA

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

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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

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

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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

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