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Kingston Announces Immediate Availability of PC800-40 Rimm Modules

May 08, 2002 | With 40 Nanosecond (ns) Core Access Time

Kingston Technology

Kingston Technology

computer memory manufacture

Fountain Valley, California, USA

EMS Sales Dip in 2001

May 08, 2002 | An Estimated $35.8 Billion in Sales in 2001, Which Was a $3.6 Billion Downturn

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

Fabless Semiconductor Association to Host Quarterly Q&A Luncheon Series in San Jose and Irvine

May 08, 2002 | Second in the Series: "Leading Edge Technologies: Are We Prepared?"

Fabless Semiconductor Association

Fabless Semiconductor Association

An industry association established to support the fabless semiconductor business model and to encourage partnerships between fabless companies and the multitude of business partners in the industry.

Dallas, Texas, USA

SMTC Announces First Quarter Results

May 08, 2002 | On an Adjusted Basis, the Net Loss Per Share is $0.09 for the First Quarter 2002

SMTC Corporation

SMTC Corporation

Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)

Markham , Ontario, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Conexant Names Foundry Spin-off

May 07, 2002 | Launched to Serve the Mixed-signal and RF Semiconductor Segments

Conexant Systems Inc.

Conexant Systems Inc.

Semiconductor systems

Newport Beach, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Nu Horizons Post Loss but has Sequential Sales Hike

May 07, 2002 | Reported a 55% Decline in Revenue for the Fourth Quarter Ended Feb. 28

Nu Horizons International

Nu Horizons International

Top 10 USA Semiconductor Electronic distributor and Exporter of all types of electronic components

Melville, New York, USA

Flextronics Photonics Partners with Datasweep

May 07, 2002 | Will Soon be Implementing the Solution Across Global Manufacturing Sites Worldwide

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

Camtek Bump Inspection System Receives Acceptance From Major Japanese Seminconductor Manufacturer

May 06, 2002 | Camtek has received acceptance for a Bump Inspection System (BIS) from one of the world's leading semiconductor companies.

CAMtek, Inc.

CAMtek, Inc.

PCB assembly contract manufacturer. CAMtek can fully support your electronic manufacturing needs from the initial prototype stage all the way to volume production. We specialize in complex, multilayer electronic assemblies.

Bloomington, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider, Subcontractor

Electro Scientific Industries

Captial equipment for the gobal electronics marketplace

Portland, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Multilink Partners With Magma for VLSI Product Design

May 06, 2002 | Next Generation Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Products Using CMOS Technologies at 0.13�m and Below

Multilink Technology Corporation

Multilink Technology Corporation

A leading provider of advanced semiconductor based components, modules and higher-level assemblies for high-speed optical networks. We focus on products for the network core and MAN at 10 and 40 Gb/s, as well as providing solutions that cost optimize

Somerset, New Jersey, USA

New IPC Document Facilitates Purchasing Process

May 06, 2002 | Created to Assist the Industry When Business Relationships are Formed Between OEMs and EMS Companies

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

Orbotech Announces First Quarter 2002 Results

May 06, 2002 | Revenues for the First Quarter of 2002 Totaled $51.1 Million

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

Mobile Computing Now a Reality For Hazardous Areas

May 06, 2002 | D.I. launch the worlds first intrinsically safe (Ex) handheld PC.

D.I.

Di-225-IS - Intrinsically Safe (Zone 0) Mobile Computer

D.I.

Rugged Mobile Computing Platforms - Designed to military specifications for use in harsh industrial & hazardous environments (Ex - intrinsically safe options available)

Livingston, United Kingdom

Dow Corning and EIS Announce Distribution Agreement

May 03, 2002 | Dow Corning and EIS have aligned to supply and service Dow Corning products to electronics, transportation, electrical, mold making and fabrication industries in North America.

Dow Corning Corporation

Dow Corning Corporation

Supplier of surface mount adhesives, conformal coatings, gels/encapsulants, thermal management materials, high-purity precision cleaning fluids, & silicone removal agents.

Midland, Michigan, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Cleaning, Components/Substrates

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

CEO of Nortech Systems Dies

May 02, 2002 | Finkelson Headed Nortech for 13 Years

Nortech Systems Inc

Nortech Systems Inc

Contract manufacturer

Merrifield, Minnesota, USA

Sheldahl Files for Chapter 11

May 01, 2002 | Takeover by Top Shareholders Planned

Sheldahl, Inc.

Sheldahl, Inc.

Manufacturers flexible printed circuits, circuit materials, IC packaging substrates, laminates, conductive coatings and tapes

Northfield, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

PPT VISION and Electroglas Partner to Meet Growing Need for High-Speed 3D Wafer Inspection

May 01, 2002 | OEM Agreement Calls for PPT VISION's SMI(TM) 3D Inspection Technology to be Integrated With Electroglas' World-Class Wafer Inspection Systems

PPT Vision, Inc.

PPT Vision, Inc.

Manufacturer of high-speed automated inspection equipment.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Multilink Introduces MSA-Compatible, Low Power 12.5 Gb/s Modulator Driver

Apr 30, 2002 | The MTC5522 Was Designed Using Multilink's Micro-Module(TM) Technology

Multilink Technology Corporation

Multilink Technology Corporation

A leading provider of advanced semiconductor based components, modules and higher-level assemblies for high-speed optical networks. We focus on products for the network core and MAN at 10 and 40 Gb/s, as well as providing solutions that cost optimize

Somerset, New Jersey, USA

Flextronics Undervalued if Manufacturing Increases

Apr 30, 2002 | The Contract Manufacturer Just Reported a Q4 Profit of $5.7 Million

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

Universal Instruments, Sanyo High Technology Renew Contract

Apr 30, 2002 | Sanyo Will Continue to Provide the HSP Line of Chipshooters Sold Under Universal's Name

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

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

Fate of Hynix-Micron Deal Unclear as Deadline Looms

Apr 29, 2002 | A Deal Between the Two Companies Remains Tentative

MICRON CORP.

MICRON CORP.

When quality, cost, and time are considerations in the production of your assembly needs consider Micron Corporation

Nowrwood, Massachusetts, USA

Reptron Sales Edge Up in First Quarter

Apr 26, 2002 | Reported Net Sales Increased 3.7%

Reptron Electronics, Inc.

Reptron Electronics, Inc.

Sales and Distribution of Electronic Components

Tampa, Florida, USA

Distributor

Gentner Signs OEM License and Design Agreement With Biamp Systems

Apr 26, 2002 | Licensing Its Echo and Noise Cancellation Technologies

Gentner Communications Corporation

Gentner Communications Corporation

Manufactures audio and video conferencing equipment using surface mount and through-hole technologies.

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Vardaman to Keynote IPC Optoelectronics Conference

Apr 25, 2002 | Will Discuss Optoelectronics Manufacturing Developments in the Pacific Rim

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

NVE Announces Technology Exchange with Cypress Semiconductor

Apr 25, 2002 | Cypress to Invest Over $6 Million

NVE Corporation

NVE Corporation

NVE combines leading edge Giant Magnetoresistive (GMR) materials with IC's to make magnetic sensors and isolators.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Innoveda Merges with Mentor, Spins Off SLD Unit

Apr 25, 2002 | The Boards of Directors of Both Companies have Approved the Agreement, Expected to Close by April 30

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

Jabil to Cut Hundreds of Jobs at Marconi Plants

Apr 25, 2002 | Will Reduce Headcount at Two European Plants that are Leased from Financially Troubled Marconi PLC

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

Cost of Conversion Revisited by CEERIS International Inc.

Apr 24, 2002 | While the average cost per lead has decreased by roughly 10 percent since the mid-1990s, there are challenges associated with the declining prices.

Ceeris International, Inc

Ceeris International, Inc

CEERIS International is a consulting firm with twenty years of expertise in electronics assembly.

Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Service Provider

Assembleon, Speedline to Provide Integrated Line Solutions

Apr 24, 2002 | Merges Assembleon's Pick-and-place Systems and Processes and Speedline's Expertise in Equipment

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

Cognex Corporation Enters Into $1.3 Million OEM Agreement with Alphasem AG

Apr 24, 2002 | Alphasem Expects to Purchase Approximately $1.3 Million of Cognex's MVS 8100 Machine Vision Systems Over the Next 18 Months

Cognex Corporation

Cognex Corporation

Designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision systems, or computers that can see.

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

China's SMIC Signs Deal with IMEC to Develop Advanced Process Technologies

Apr 24, 2002 | Under the Terms, SMIC will Join IMEC's Industrial Affiliation Programs (IIAPs)

IMEC

IMEC

IMEC is Europe's leading independent research center for the development and licensing of microelectronics, and information and communication technologies

Heverlee, Belgium

Photon Dynamics, SMTEK Announce Technology Collaboration

Apr 24, 2002 | To Enhance and Accelerate the Development of Its Yield Management Capabilities

Photon Dynamics

Photon Dynamics

A worldwide leader in Automated Optical and X-ray Inspection

Aliso Viejo, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Universal Electronics Reports First Quarter 2002 Financial Results

Apr 23, 2002 | Net Sales of $23.4 Million Compared to $31.0 Million During the First Quarter of 2001

Universal Electronics

Universal Electronics

Universal electronics is aCompany leader in ship shooting and pick and place process, it cover any of your SMT needs and PTH. We have complete SMT line and Manual insertion equipment for any of you requirements.

Mexicali, California, Mexico

Intrinsity Readies Dynamic Logic Engines for Embedded Space

Apr 23, 2002 | A Creative Twist on Static CMOS Logic

Intrinsity Inc

Intrinsity Inc

Intrinsity is a fabless IC Design house using it's own patented process and internal tools.

Austin, Texas, USA

Flextronics Results Could Disappoint -Analysts

Apr 22, 2002 | Disappointing Because of Weakness Reported by a Competitor in Two Markets also Important to Flextronics

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

Adept Technology V.P. of Business Development to Speak At Strategies in Optical Manufacturing Conference

Apr 22, 2002 | Presentation to Address Challenges in Optoelectronics and Photonic Components Manufacturing

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology, Inc., founded in 1983, is America's largest manufacturer of industrial robots.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

IPC Honors Members at IPC Printed Circuits Expo(r) 2002

Apr 22, 2002 | Honored 22 Individuals for Their Contributions to IPC and the 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

Leading GPS-Based Laser Measurement Systems Distributor Signed As Reseller for Nomad Personal Display System

Apr 22, 2002 | Nomad System Will Enhance Precision Measurement and Heavy Equipment Control for Environmental Safety in Mining and Construction Operations

Microvision, Inc.

Intercon 1 Division of Nortech Systems Reaches Agreement with Visionics

Apr 19, 2002 | To Supply Camera Link(TM) Cable Assemblies

Nortech Systems Inc

Nortech Systems Inc

Contract manufacturer

Merrifield, Minnesota, USA

Rockwell Automation Agrees to Purchase Samsung Electronics Controller Business

Apr 19, 2002 | Rockwell Automation and Samsung Electronics Company Limited, announced today that Rockwell Automation Korea has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the controller division of Samsung's Mechatronics business located near Seoul, Korea.

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation

A global provider of industrial automation, power, control and information solutions. Brands in industrial automation include Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Fabless Semiconductor Association Hosts First East Coast Event

Apr 19, 2002 | FSA Brings Keynote and Luncheon Panel Discussion to Boston

Fabless Semiconductor Association

Fabless Semiconductor Association

An industry association established to support the fabless semiconductor business model and to encourage partnerships between fabless companies and the multitude of business partners in the industry.

Dallas, Texas, USA

ASSEMBLY

Assembly Technology Expo is the only U.S. trade event dedicated to the assembly process.

Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Conexant's Sales Grew 5% from Previous Quarter

Apr 18, 2002 | Announced Revenues of $241 Million for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2002

Conexant Systems Inc.

Conexant Systems Inc.

Semiconductor systems

Newport Beach, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Tellabs to Trim 1,200 Jobs

Apr 18, 2002 | Shutting a Manufacturing Facility and Consolidating Other Locations

Tellabs

AVX Records Quarterly Loss Amid Weak Industry Demand

Apr 17, 2002 | Expects Sales to Rise About 5 Percent in the Quarter Ending June 30

AVX Corporation

AVX Corporation

A leading international electronic supplier of components and connectors with worldwide manufacturing facilities, offering the world's broadest selection of passive electronic components.

Fountain Inn, South Carolina, USA

Praxair Semiconductor Materials Breaks Ground for New Filling Center in Oevel, Belgium

Apr 17, 2002 | Will be One of the Most Technologically Advanced Filling Centers for the Semiconductor Industry

Praxair Semiconductor Materials

Praxair Semiconductor Materials

Semiconductor gas and equipment sales

Richardson, Texas, USA

Papers Sought for IPC Expo

Apr 16, 2002 | On Several Leading-edge Technologies for the Technical Program of Next Year�s IPC Printed Circuits Expo

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

Universal Electronics Provides Next Generation of Digital Wireless Controls To Cox Communications

Apr 16, 2002 | Cox Selected UEI as a Preferred Provider of Digital Wireless Controls for its Digital Set-top Box Deployments

Universal Electronics

Universal Electronics

Universal electronics is aCompany leader in ship shooting and pick and place process, it cover any of your SMT needs and PTH. We have complete SMT line and Manual insertion equipment for any of you requirements.

Mexicali, California, Mexico

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