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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

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

PCB Engineering and Lenthor Engineering Merge

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

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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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

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

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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

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

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

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

FlexLink

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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

Kintech Electronics Debuts on Taiwan OTC

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

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Portland, Maine, USA

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

RexCan Circuits Files Assignment into Bankruptcy

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

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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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

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

Suntron

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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Rogers� Q4 Sales Up 7%

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

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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

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

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

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

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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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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Portland, Maine, USA

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

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

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

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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Portland, Maine, USA

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

The PCB Industry Loses Pioneer in Ken Armitage

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

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Portland, Maine, USA

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

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

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