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Mentor Graphics Successfully Completes Tender Offer for IKOS Systems

Apr 02, 2002 | Purchased 7,836,636 Shares Pursuant to Its Tender Offer

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

Microvision Demonstrates Display Breakthrough Using Ultra-Low Power Scanning Technique

Apr 02, 2002 | Unique Drive Mechanism Could Cut Power Consumption to 1/100th of Its Current Scanner

Microvision, Inc.

QUALCOMM Congratulates KDDI on Launch of Third-Generation CDMA Services in Japan

Apr 02, 2002 | Latest 3G CDMA2000 1X Launch is World's First to Provide National Position Location Deployment

Qualcomm Personal Electronics

Qualcomm Personal Electronics

Manufacturing cellular phones

San Diego, California, USA

Other

Conexant Systems Inc.

Semiconductor systems

Newport Beach, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Texas Instruments Describes Latest Muscle-bound DSP

Apr 01, 2002 | Previewed the Latest Addition to Its TMS320C6000 Digital Signal Processor Family

Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments

Advance in DSP technology and design/applications

Baguio City, USA

Key creditor backs Hynix sale to Micron

Apr 01, 2002 | In a $4 Billion Deal to Sell the Bulk of Its Operations

MICRON CORP.

MICRON CORP.

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

Nowrwood, Massachusetts, USA

AEM Announces World's First High Reliability Ferrite Chip Bead Line

Apr 01, 2002 | Announces That it Has Successfully Completed Qualification Testing

AEM, Inc.

AEM, Inc.

Manufacturer of Ferrite Chip Beads and Arrays, Ferrite Power Beads, Ceramic Inductors, and Ferrite Inductors.

San Diego, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Tyco to Hold Its Weekly Investor Conference Call on Tuesday, April 2, 2002

Mar 29, 2002 | Tyco International today provided the dial-in information for its regular weekly investor conference call hosted by Mark Swartz, Chief Financial Officer. The call will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2002 at 12:00 noon (EST).

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity

A technology leader in the world's fastest growing markets, helping connect power, data and signal in everything from automotive and aerospace to broadband communications, consumer, energy and industrial applications.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Components, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Zarlink Sells Wafer Facility to X-Fab for $30M

Mar 29, 2002 | Has Found a Buyer for its Wafer Fabrication Facility in Plymouth, England

SMTnet

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

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

ESI Introduces Embedded Passive Laser Trimming System

Mar 29, 2002 | Allows Manufacturers to Achieve Tighter Tolerances and Increase Functionality

Electro Scientific Industries

Electro Scientific Industries

Captial equipment for the gobal electronics marketplace

Portland, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

IEC Announces Workforce Reduction

Mar 29, 2002 | A Corporate Workforce Reduction of 25%

IEC Electronics Corp.

IEC Electronics Corp.

Electronics Manufacturing Services Provider

Newark, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Alcatel's Kenneth Biholar Named Chairman of ANSI T1X1 Committee

Mar 28, 2002 | One of Six Technical Sub-committees Under Committee T1

Alcatel

Metcal Defends Patent Position Against American Hakko

Mar 28, 2002 | U.S. District Court Judge Robert M. Takasugi Dismissed a Lawsuit Filed by American Hakko Products, Inc.

Metcal

Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework, Soldering

National Instruments Officially Opens First Overseas Manufacturing Plant

Mar 27, 2002 | NI Celebrates Grand Opening With Hungarian Prime Minister, U.S. Ambassador, Mayor of Debrecen

National Instruments

National Instruments

Manufacturer of Computer-Based Measurement and Automation Tools

Austin, TX, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

SMTA Recognizes Two Speakers

Mar 27, 2002 | Glenn Woodhouse and Janet Semmens were named winners of the Best of Conference Awards

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

SMT Plus Teams With Accelerated Designs

Mar 27, 2002 | SMT Plus and Accelerated Designs (ADI) have entered into a joint agreement to provide customers with CAD library software solutions. SMT Plus is a provider of land pattern libraries and training, while ADI performs PCB design and develops translator and library software.

SMT Plus Inc.

SMT Plus Inc.

SMT Plus offers online and onsite technical training in addition to selling technical publications for SMT design and manufacturing. SMT Plus is a leader in supplying land pattern libraries to the industry.

Scotts valley, California, USA

Valeo Announces a Plan to Form a Partnership With Jabil

Mar 26, 2002 | A Three-Year Supply Agreement With Jabil For a Wide Range of Printed Circuit Boards

Valeo Switches & Detection Systems

Valeo Switches & Detection Systems

Valeo Switches & Detection Systems supplies circuit boards and controllers for the automotive industry. We are part of a global, Paris, France-based company and have over 129 plants in 75 countries around the world.

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

GSI Lumonics Announces New Laser Trim System to Adjust Embedded Passive Components

Mar 25, 2002 | GSI Lumonics announced the release of the TrimSmart(TM) EP1000 laser trimmer for adjustment of embedded passive components.

GSI Group

GSI Group

Laser-based systems for PCB manufacturing

Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Components, Other

TYCO INTERNATIONAL TO REPORT SECOND QUARTER RESULTS ON APRIL 25, 2002

Mar 25, 2002 | Tyco International will be reporting its second quarter results before the market opens on Thursday, April 25, 2002.

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity

A technology leader in the world's fastest growing markets, helping connect power, data and signal in everything from automotive and aerospace to broadband communications, consumer, energy and industrial applications.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Components, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Solectron expects loss in current quarter

Mar 25, 2002 | Solectron Corp. reported a net loss of $126 million, or 19 cents diluted earnings per share, for the quarter ended March 1

Solectron

Metcal 2002 Roadshow

Mar 22, 2002 | To demonstrate brand new, economical rework and optical inspection solutions!

Metcal

Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Average Conversion Cost Trend for Mixed TH/SMT Assemblies

Mar 21, 2002 | CEERIS International's Statistic of the Month for March, 2002

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

MICRON CORP.

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

Nowrwood, Massachusetts, USA

SMTC Corporation

Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)

Markham , Ontario, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

ESEC Receives Intel Quality Award

Mar 19, 2002 | ESEC received a 2001 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award from Intel Corp. for outstanding performance in providing products and services deemed essential to Intel's success. The company was awarded for its efforts in supplying Intel with flip chip attach equipment and die bonders.

ESEC

ESEC

Supplier to backend semiconductor packaging.

Cham, Switzerland

Other

Valor Partners with Syncron Technologies to Offer First Automated Footprint Generation Solution

Mar 19, 2002 | Delivering Valor Parts Library directly into Syncron�s Universal Design Network achieves more than 50% cost savings per PCB footprint

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

Altium Implements ODB++ Interfaces Across its PCB Products

Mar 19, 2002 | Customer demand drives Altium to provide ODB++ outputs from Protel and P-CAD design systems and ODB++ input/output support for CAMtastic! fabrication CAM

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

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

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

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

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

Intel To Shut Down Makati Manufacturing Facility

Mar 13, 2002 | Computer chip giant Intel Corp. is set to consolidate its operations in the Philippines this year which would lead to the closure of its manufacturing facility in Makati.

Intel Corporation

Intel Corporation

Intel designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices.

Santa Clara, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Loctite Receives Quality Improvement Award

Mar 13, 2002 | Loctite Corp. has been named a recipient of Intel Corp.'s (Chandler, AZ) 2001 Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award for outstanding commitment to quality and performance by suppliers providing products and services deemed essential to Intel's success. The company was recognized for its efforts in supplying Intel with die attach adhesives and underfill materials. All SCQI award winners will be honored at a celebration in Burlingame, CA on March 13, 2002.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel is a manufacturer of materials for PCB and component assembly. The materials include Loctite adhesives, Multicore soldering products, Hysol encaps and underfills, and Power Devices thermal phase change pads.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

ZiLOG, Inc.

ZiLOG Inc., the Extreme Connectivity Company, designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor micro-logic devices for the growing communications and embedded control segments of the markets.

Campbell, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Ceeris International, Inc

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

Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Service Provider

Samsung Files Patent Infringement Suit Against SanDisk

Mar 12, 2002 | Samsung Electronics has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against SanDisk Corp. over several patents related to flash data storage.

Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics

For over 70 years, Samsung has been dedicated to making a better world through diverse businesses. Our flagship company, Samsung Electronics, leads the global market in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media.

Suwon, South Korea

Manufacturer of Components

Intel Expands Optical Networking Business

Mar 08, 2002 | Intel Corp. is expanding its optical networking business to include photonics design and manufacturing, which adds to the company's optoelectronic component and highly integrated optical module capabilities. The announcement is part of Intel's long-term strategy to grow its communications business and be a leading building block supplier for high speed, high capacity optical networks.

Intel Corporation

Intel Corporation

Intel designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices.

Santa Clara, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

SMT Line Efficiency Management

Mar 07, 2002 | CEERIS International states Line Efficiency is an Essential Measure of Productivity

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

Samsung Reorganizes Semiconductor Group

Mar 07, 2002 | Samsung Electronics is reorganizing its Semiconductor business group under a new name, Device Solution Network, to give more autonomy to its three main units in memory, telecommunications chips, and LCD panels, accordingto some financial analysts in Korea Tuesday

Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics

For over 70 years, Samsung has been dedicated to making a better world through diverse businesses. Our flagship company, Samsung Electronics, leads the global market in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media.

Suwon, South Korea

Manufacturer of Components

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

e4eNet Secures Contracts Worth $1.2 Million

Mar 05, 2002 | � Valor�s engineering collaboration subsidiary achieves substantial endorsement

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

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

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

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

Smart Sonic Announces New Website

Feb 27, 2002 | Viewers now have direct access to AOI and Programming Products, Stencil Cleaning Products, reference articles and demo CDs.

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

Plexus Announces Licensing and Services Agreement

Feb 27, 2002 | Plexus Corp. (Neenah, WI) has signed a licensing and services agreement with Tessera Technologies Inc. (San Jose, CA). The licensing agreement enables Plexus to use Tessera's chip scale packaging (CSP) and multi-chip packaging (MCP) solutions to develop and manufacture miniaturized electronic devices. In addition, Tessera will provide Plexus with design collaboration, technology support, technology transfer, and sales and marketing assistance to accelerate their customers' time to market.

Plexus Corporation

Plexus Corporation

Are you ready to experience the difference? Plexus Corp provides comprehensive product development and manufacturing services to Fortune 500 companies in the medical, networking/datacom, high-end computing, industrial and commercial electronics indus

Neenah, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Trends in PCA Cost of Conversion

Feb 26, 2002 | The cost of conversion of a printed circuit assembly (PCA) is the difference between the selling price and the purchase order cost of material.

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

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