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Conceptronic purchased

Jun 19, 2002 | CVD Equipment Corp. buys Conceptronic

Phoenix United Associates, Inc.

Phoenix United Associates, Inc.

Equipment Manufacturers' Representative in Metro New York & Long Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania for automated PCB assembly, inspection & test equipment

Mcveytown, Pennsylvania, USA

Inspection, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Screen Printing, Manufacturer's Rep

ASSEMBLY East Event Shows Positive Signs for Manufacturing in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Jun 17, 2002 | Assembly East 2003 Moves to Boston to Co-locate with NEPCON East

ASSEMBLY

ASSEMBLY East

ASSEMBLY

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

Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Process Quality Benchmarking Reports

Jun 12, 2002 | CEERIS reports at 2/3 off

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

GiveMePower Corp.

Delivers PowerCAD CE full function mobile/wireless 2/3D CAD with support for the latest AutoCAD R2002 file formats and innovative VoiceNOTE technology. Works as full-powered independent mobile CAD system or portable extension for leading desktop CAD programs.

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

OEM

PDM Report Uncovers Inefficiencies in SMT Electronics Manufacturing Sector and Offers Solution

May 23, 2002 | White Paper Reveals Process to Improve Earnings-Per-Share, Competitive Pricing and Capacity Requirements among EMS Providers

Bliss Industries, Inc.

A Window To Hidden Profits

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Carts and Cart based process methods that dramatically improve productivity of SMT production lines. Carts for SMT feeder storage and staging, SMT reels, SMT Stencils , Chip Tubes, Solder Pallets, PC

Milpitas, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

SMT Process Strengthens Productivity in Electronics Manufacturing Sector

May 23, 2002 | Bliss Industries Unveils Profit-Driven Manufacturing� -- Improves SMT Component Placement per Day by 40%

Bliss Industries, Inc.

A Window To Hidden Profits

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Carts and Cart based process methods that dramatically improve productivity of SMT production lines. Carts for SMT feeder storage and staging, SMT reels, SMT Stencils , Chip Tubes, Solder Pallets, PC

Milpitas, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Aspocomp EMS chooses DDE�s Supermax ECAD

May 23, 2002 | Thick Film Hybrid Design Tool for the Future

DDE USA, Inc.

DDE USA, Inc.

Supermax ECAD - Advanced EDA solutions for PCB, MCM & Hybrid design. Supports all types of designs including RF, Microwave, High-Speed and Advanced Packaging.

Newport Beach, California, USA

Design

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

MAXWELL ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER AUTOMATED INTEGRATED RELIABILITY TEST SYSTEMS FOR ADVANCED WIRELESS SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS

May 16, 2002 | New Family of 12 Automated Accelerated Reliability Test Systems (AARTS) Starting at $99K

Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

Maxwell Technologies designs and manufactures ultracapacitors, radiation-hardened microelectronics, RF/DC semiconductor reliability testing systems and power and computing products for commercial and military applications.

San Diego, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Where are 0201�s?

May 16, 2002 | CEERIS International's latest Statistic has been Posted

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

Cimetrix 300 mm Tool Connectivity Software Continues Market Penetration

May 14, 2002 | Thermo Nicolet Ships FT-IR Metrology Tool Fitted with the Package

Cimetrix, Inc.

Cimetrix, Inc.

Cimetrix is a software company specializing in PC-based motion control and GEM communications.

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Software Manufacturer

Adept Technology and DEK Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Automated Wafer Handling Solution

May 14, 2002 | SMEMA Compliant Solution to be Developed for Wafer Bumping Screen Printers

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

Plexus to Close Two Facilities

May 14, 2002 | Plexus Corp. today announced its intent to consolidate its Neenah, Wis. manufacturing operations and to close itsMinneapolis, Minn. new product introduction (NPI) center.

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

Agilent Introduces Three-Week Solutions Tour

May 14, 2002 | The One-day Seminar Series Will be Held in 12 U.S. and Canadian Cities

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

World's premier measurement company, providing the critical tools and technologies that sense, measure, and interpret the physical and biological world.

Loveland, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Kronos Expands Stock Repurchase Program by 500,000 Shares

May 13, 2002 | Board of Directors Voted to Extend Its Stock Repurchase Program

Kronos Incorporated

Kronos Incorporated

Kronos offers time and attendance solutions and a comprehensive suite of labor management applications for the enterprise, that help organizations of all sizes in many industries plan, track, and analyze their workforce.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

Lattice from Light Bulbs Could Boost Communication, Vehicle Power

May 13, 2002 | Microscopic Cage that Traps Heat and Light that Would Normally Escape from a System and Transforms It into Usable Energy

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Other

SMTAI to Emphasize Pb-Free Manufacturing

May 10, 2002 | During Its Annual Conference this Fall

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

Western Electronics Expands to Provide Better Service

May 09, 2002 | As the Company's Stride Lengthens Western Adds New Sales Executives To Accommodate Dramatic Growth and Increase Customer Service

Western Electronics

Western Electronics

Manufacturing services in several areas including; wire harness, printed circuit board assembly, cosmetic finishing, shielding, re-work.

Meridian, Idaho, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Asymtek Receives Patents for Co-axial air Dispensing Technique

May 09, 2002 | Featured in Its Century Selective Flux Dispensing 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

Palomar Names VP of Sales and Product Support

May 09, 2002 | Palomar Technologies Inc. has Promoted Jeffrey M. King

Palomar Technologies

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

World's premier measurement company, providing the critical tools and technologies that sense, measure, and interpret the physical and biological world.

Loveland, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

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

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