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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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RSI's eSight Design for Manufacturability Solution Lowers PCB Manufacturing and Implementation Costs

Feb 13, 2003 | eSight Can Reduce Time-to-manufacture and Time-to-market by as Much as 80%

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Rogers� Q4 Sales Up 7%

Feb 13, 2003 | Belgian Laminate Plant Set to Come Online

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IPC Seeking Cutting-Edge Products for PCB Industry

Feb 12, 2003 | Call for Participation in This Year�s Innovative Technology Showcase (ITS)

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

Holders Technology acquires Screen Circuit BV

Feb 12, 2003 | 35% stake in Topgrow Technologies

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IEC Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2003 Results

Feb 12, 2003 | Company Reports Net Income of $0.06

IEC Electronics Corp.

IEC Electronics Corp.

Electronics Manufacturing Services Provider

Newark, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Flextronics Named Logistics Supplier for Xerox Operations in Brazil

Feb 12, 2003 | As Part of the Agreement, Xerox Sold Flextronics Certain Assets from Its Former Logistics 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

Ceremony to Honor 42 Exhibitors at IPC Printed Circuits Expo 2003

Feb 11, 2003 | To Recognize 42 Companies that Have Exhibited at IPC Printed Circuits Expo Since the Show's Inception in 1994

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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Logistics Firms Grabbing More EMS Business

Feb 11, 2003 | To Handle Outbound Logistics Projects for OEMs and to Gain Greater Insight into Their Customers' Requirements for Global Direct-order Fulfillment

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PNE PCB to Start Pilot Runs at New China Plant

Feb 11, 2003 | Commercial Production Will Begin in April

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Sacramento Day Concludes; Now Real Work Begins

Feb 11, 2003 | Leaders From California�s PCB Community Climbed the Steps of the State Capital to Urge Their Representatives to Suspend a Series of Laws, and Pending Bills, that Could Further Damage the 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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SMTA Announces Mission to China

Feb 10, 2003 | Will Provide Participants Immediate Access to a Network of Government and Industry Contacts in China

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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Asymtek Receives Factory Mutual Research Rating

Feb 10, 2003 | For Century Conformal Coating System

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

Good Chemistry: UIC, RBP Form Sales, Tech Support Pact

Feb 10, 2003 | Leading Suppliers of Chemistries for Circuit Board Processing Have Entered a Selling and Services Deal

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Frigid Climate, Industry Can't Stop Some from UIC Seminar

Feb 07, 2003 | The Sessions Covered Current and Emerging Technologies

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Orbotech Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2002 Results

Feb 07, 2003 | An Earnings Conference Call is Scheduled for Thursday, February 6, 2003, at 9:00 a.m. EST.

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

IPC Document Reaches Four New Corners of the World

Feb 07, 2003 | The Industry's Most Invaluable Tool for Quality Assurance and Assembly Departments is Now Available in Japanese, German, Czech and Danish

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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SMTA Launches New Online Presentations

Feb 07, 2003 | Featuring Individual Instructors who, for Approximately 90 Minutes Each, will Speak on a Timely and Specific Topic

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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Test Fixture Companies Join Forces

Feb 07, 2003 | Circuit Check Inc. has Announced the Acquisition of Southwest Test Inc.

Circuit Check, Inc.

Circuit Check, Inc.

Engineering and fabrication leader of in-circuit and functional test fixtures for boards,modules and assembled products. Turnkey test programming services for GR228x platform,focusing on the technology to increase testability,dec

Maple Grove, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Drilling/Routing, Test Services

Comtech bucks the trend

Feb 06, 2003 | 10 years in existence and another record year

Comtech (Comtech Holdings Ltd)

Comtech (Comtech Holdings Ltd)

(Comtech) Comtech Holdings Ltd, provide communication infrastructure solutions for Machine-Machine (M2M) applications, enabling connectivity to remote equipment, to obtain and facilitate business decisions based on real-time information.

Bolton, United Kingdom

Viking Test Services are Pleased to Announce Another Emma Tester Sale

Feb 06, 2003 | This Makes the 6th Emma Tester in South Africa

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Assembleon Appoints Kaisertech to Extend Market Coverage to the UK

Feb 06, 2003 | The Partnership Assures UK Users of Continued Technical and Applications Support

Assembléon

Assembléon

Assembleon manufactures a range of Surface Mount Technology (SMT) placement equipment, Pick & Place Machines and provides related services.

LA VELDHOVEN, Netherlands

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Multek Closes Irvine, Kumla PCB Facilities

Feb 06, 2003 | Will be Relocating Its Operations in Roseville, Minnesota and Guadalajara, Mexico

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NEMI Premieres Latest Roadmap at APEX 2003

Feb 06, 2003 | Will Premiere Its 2002 Roadmap at IPC SMEMA Council�s APEX Conference in Anaheim, CA, March 31-April 2

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ECA to Host EMS Industry Forum

Feb 05, 2003 | The Event will be Held in the Wyndham San Jose Hotel on February 20, 2003

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Reptron's Credit Rating Takes a Hit

Feb 05, 2003 | Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has Lowered Its Corporate Credit Rating

Reptron Electronics, Inc.

Reptron Electronics, Inc.

Sales and Distribution of Electronic Components

Tampa, Florida, USA

Distributor

SMTA Offers Certification Programs in Anaheim

Feb 05, 2003 | Both SMT Processes and SMT Systems will be Offered from April 1 Through 4

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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CCA Leads Charge on California Capital Today

Feb 05, 2003 | In Hopes of Convincing Legislators that there�s Still Time to Resuscitate the State PCB Industry

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The PCB Industry Loses Pioneer in Ken Armitage

Feb 05, 2003 | Ken was the President and Owner of Lazer-Tech

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Solectron signs manufacturing deal with HP

Feb 04, 2003 | Won a Five-year, $1.4 Billion Contract to Produce Printed-circuit-board, Memory Modules and Other Undisclosed Products for Hewlett-Packard Co.

Solectron

Solectron

Electronic Manufacturing Services company

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

AutoTRAX EDA Ltd. Appoints John Shotsky, Former Orcad Product Manager, as EDA Tools Product Manager

Feb 04, 2003 | John Was the Product Manager for Orcad's Schematic Capture and PCB Layout Programs from 1994 to 2001

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Jabil to Expand in Hungary

Feb 04, 2003 | Acquires Lucent and Seagate Operations

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

CMK to Transfer Domestic PCB Production to SE Asia

Feb 03, 2003 | Will Consolidate Its PWB Business by the End of Next Year

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MSL, GlaxoSmithKline to Collaborate

Feb 03, 2003 | To Support Development Efforts for a Next-generation Medical Device

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

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

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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

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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

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Endicott Interconnect Goes to 4-Day Work Week

Jan 31, 2003 | To Compensate for Softer PCB Demand

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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

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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

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