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IPC Releases Book-To-Bill Ratios For November 2001

Dec 27, 2001 | IPC today announced the U.S. Printed Wiring Board Industry Book-to-Bill Ratio for November 2001 was 0.87. Sales billed (shipments) in November 2001 decreased 53.2% from November 2000 and orders booked decreased 57.1% from November 2000. Compared to 2000, bookings of PWBs are down 50.2% year-to-date, while shipments of PWBs are down 30.8% year-to-date.

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

Key Tronic Corp.

Key Tronic is a contract manufacturer of electronic and plastic molded products. We manufacture in USA, Mexico, China and Ireland.

Spokane , Washington, Armenia

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

NeST's software framework applied for more pick and place robot control applications

Dec 24, 2001 | Cost-effective solution to automation of PCB assembly equipments and SMT production line

NeST (Network Systems and Technologies)

Network Systems and Technologies

NeST (Network Systems and Technologies)

Offers a flexible and powerful automation software framework for assembly line and manufacturing equipment automation. Installed and proven in many fabs and assembly lines with device interfaces for most of the existing robots and devices in the industry.

Trivandrum - 695 581, India, India

Table Top Pick&Place with Laser Centering

Dec 20, 2001 | The new automatic pick&place system CSM7000 from ESSEMTEC is a precise machine for the assembly of SMD components onto printed circuits

ESSEMTEC

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

ACT

Contract Manufacturer

Hudson, Massachusetts, USA

IPC Names New Director of PWB Standards And Technology

Dec 19, 2001 | IPC has announced that Tom Newton has been named director of PWB Standards and Technology. In this position, Newton is responsible for new and existing standards in the areas of base materials and fabrication of printed circuit boards, as well as maintaining IPC involvement in new technologies in these same fields.

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

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

Aries Electronics Inc

Manufacture electronic connectors including adapters, ZIF and Test sockets, High Frequency Sockets, Vertisockets, programmable devices, flexible jumpers, and other specialty interconnects

Frenchtown, New Jersey, USA

CEERIS Discounts and Charity Effort

Dec 17, 2001 | CEERIS Discounts End 12/31/01

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

IPC New Releases New Products

Dec 17, 2001 | The following IPC products have now been released.

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

ESSEMTEC takes over dispensing specialist MC-SOFT

Dec 17, 2001 | Swiss company MC-SOFT in Peseux Switzerland is taken over by ESSEMTEC LTD

ESSEMTEC

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

PMC4U -4 UART channels with SCC

Dec 14, 2001 | Avail. for ordering at Dynamic Engineering

Dynamic Engineering

Dynamic Engineering

Design and Manufacturing Services. HW, Schematic, FPGALayout, Assembly, prototype, production, test

Santa Cruz, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Pick and Place, Soldering, OEM, Service Provider

Dynamic Engineering

Design and Manufacturing Services. HW, Schematic, FPGALayout, Assembly, prototype, production, test

Santa Cruz, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Pick and Place, Soldering, OEM, Service Provider

ATS

ATS -Email:cbc@Chipchat.com We sell pre-owned SMT Assembly equipment, including Pick & Place,Screen Printers,Ovens,Wave Solder,Washers.

Dearborn, Michigan, USA

Service Provider

IPC Releases New Industry Statistics

Dec 12, 2001 | IPC has announced the creation of the PCB Business Report, a new IPC statistical report tracking the dynamics of the U.S. Printed Circuit Board industry. The PCB Business Report, scheduled to be published for the first time on February 28, 2002, will be presented monthly, in addition to the IPC Book-to-Bill ratio.

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

AIM and Nihon Almit Sign Lead-Free License Agreement

Dec 12, 2001 | AIM, Inc. and Nihon Almit Co., Ltd. today announced the signing of a worldwide license agreement for AIM's patented lead-free alloy, trade-named CASTIN®. The agreement enables Nihon Almit to manufacture and sell the alloy throughout the world.

AIM Solder

AIM Solder

AIM is a leading global manufacturer of tin-lead and lead-free solder assembly materials for the electronics industry.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Plexus Announces Expansion In Silicon Valley

Dec 11, 2001 | Plexus today announced that it has completed the expansion of its 25,000-sq. ft. New Product Introduction (NPI) Plus facility in Fremont, CA. NPI Plus services include prototype assembly, ramp-to-volume assembly, turnkey material procurement, project management, process development, test support, tooling support and repair.

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

IPC Anticipates Full Show Floor at IPC Printed Circuits Expo 2002

Dec 11, 2001 | IPC has announced that preparations are well underway for IPC Printed Circuits Expo 2002. Now in its eighth year, IPC Printed Circuits Expo continues to be North America's largest exhibition and conference for the PCB industry with exhibitors currently contracted to fill Halls A, B and C of the Long Beach Convention Center.

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

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

CEERIS Discounts End 12/31/01

Dec 07, 2001 | CEERIS Discounts and Charity Effort

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

Statware Introduces Web-Based Toolset

Dec 06, 2001 | SPC, e-Diagnostics, COO, APC

Statware, Inc.

Statware, Inc.

Statware offers dynamic statistical quality improvement strategy that can fundamentally change the way your enterprise approaches the issue of ensuring quality products and services.

Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Statware Introduces Web-Based Toolset

Dec 06, 2001 | SPC, e-Diagnostics, COO, APC

Statware, Inc.

Statware, Inc.

Statware offers dynamic statistical quality improvement strategy that can fundamentally change the way your enterprise approaches the issue of ensuring quality products and services.

Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Rockwell Automation Reviews Fiscal Year 2001 Results and Expectations for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2002

Dec 06, 2001 | At its annual Securities Analysts meeting being held today in New York, Rockwell Automation will review its outlook for the first quarter of fiscal 2002.

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

IPC'S PWB President's Management Meeting To Address Outlook of Industry

Dec 03, 2001 | IPC will discuss the future of the industry at its PWB Presidents' Management Meeting. The meeting, entitled "Explore the Future of the PWB Industry," takes place in conjunction with IPC Printed Circuits Expo 2002.

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

Advance in Semiconductor Technology Points the Way to Higher Functionality, Lower-Cost Electronic Products

Dec 03, 2001 | Motorola to Preview Next-Generation 0.10 micron CMOS Technology and New Gate Dielectric Material at World's Leading Semiconductor Device Conference

Motorola Mobility LLC.

Motorola Mobility LLC.

Motorola Mobility makes Android smartphones and Bluetooth accessories to keep people connected.

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Other

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic, formerly MYDATA, is the key manufacturer of assembly machine for electronics. Our product portfolio contains Pick&Place machines, Jet-printing machines and component storage towers.

Täby, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

Raytheon Becomes First To Sponsor Product Development Software At University

Nov 29, 2001 | Raytheon Company's Missile Systems business unit has become the first corporate sponsor of a software grant to a university through a new program established by PTC (Nasdaq: PTMC), the product development company.

Raytheon

Raytheon

The Raytheon Company is a major American defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics.

Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

Other

Plexus outbids rival to buys assets of EMS firm

Nov 29, 2001 | Plexus Corp. has outbid rival EMS provider Manufacturers' Services Ltd. to acquire the majority assets of debt-laden EMS provider MCMS Corp.

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

Samsung Calls Infineon Charges 'nonsense'

Nov 28, 2001 | Samsung Electronics rejected on Tuesday comments by Germany's Infineon Technologies AG that suggested the world's top memory chip maker had helped drive down chip prices to pressure smaller players.

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

Microvias and Laser Technology Focus of IPC Printed Circuitd Expo 2002 Workshops

Nov 27, 2001 | IPC has announced its tutorial and workshop schedule for IPC Printed Circuits Expo 2002. A total of 34 courses are scheduled, including 15 full-day tutorials on March 24-25, and 19 half-day workshops, which will take place on March 25 and 28.

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

IPC Releases Book-To-Bill Ratios For October 2001

Nov 27, 2001 | IPC today announced the U.S. Printed Wiring Board Industry Book-to-Bill Ratio for October 2001 was 0.86. Sales billed (shipments) in October 2001 decreased 47.5% from October 2000 and orders booked decreased 51.8% from October 2000.

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

Oriental Motor USA Corp.

Manufacturer of motion control products: 2-phase and 5-phase stepping motor systems; AC motors, gearmotors, and DC brushless motors with controllers; AC/DC axial flow fans, blowers and cross flow fans.

Torrance, California, USA

IEEE committee approves 802.11g standard

Nov 19, 2001 | An IEEE committee has ratified an 802.11g wireless LAN standard, paving the wave for the standard's finalization by the IEEE body next spring.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Valor Opens New Sales Subsidiary in Singapore

Nov 19, 2001 | Supporting electronics manufacturing efficiency and cost reduction

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

Jungo Software Technologies Inc. Strengthens Sales Infrastructure by Appointing XLsoft as its Newest US Reseller

Nov 18, 2001 | US customers to benefit from XLsoft�s extensive sales and support experience in selling Jungo�s products over the past three years

Jungo Software Technologies Inc.

WinDriver - Driver Development Toolkit

Jungo Software Technologies Inc.

Driver Development Toolkits - for quick creation of drivers for custom devices that run on a multitude of operating systems without modification. CompactPCI HotSwap Software - provides a complete solution for the CompactPCI high-availability market.

Sunnyvale, California, USA

EMS Program Managers Now Able To Gain Certification Through IPC Training Program

Nov 16, 2001 | IPC has announced the launch of its new Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) Program Manager Training and Certification Program, a four-part course designed to provide a thorough education and, upon successful completion of the exam, an IPC EMS Program Manager certificate.

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

Teltronics Partners With Ross Engineering

Nov 16, 2001 | In Manufacturing Equipment

Teltronics Inc.

Teltronics Inc.

Contract Manufacturer

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Motorola Chief Hints At Eventual Chip Unit Sale

Nov 16, 2001 | Motorola's chairman of the board and chief executive, Chris Galvin, hinted this week that the company might consider the sale of its struggling semiconductor business once that unit returned to profitability.

Motorola Mobility LLC.

Motorola Mobility LLC.

Motorola Mobility makes Android smartphones and Bluetooth accessories to keep people connected.

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Other

Oriental Motor USA Corp.

Manufacturer of motion control products: 2-phase and 5-phase stepping motor systems; AC motors, gearmotors, and DC brushless motors with controllers; AC/DC axial flow fans, blowers and cross flow fans.

Torrance, California, USA

Glenbrook Technologies Unveils an Ultra-High Sensitivity, Desk-Top, Mail Security X-Ray Inspection Station.

Nov 15, 2001 | Glenbrook Technologies has recently announced the development of an ultra-high sensitivity, desk-top, mail security x-ray inspection station, The MXRA (Mail X-ray Analyzer).

Glenbrook Technologies

Glenbrook Technologies

Manufacturer of real-time X-ray inspection systems & image processing systems.

Randolph, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Repair/Rework, Test Services, Software Manufacturer

Aries Electronics Inc

Manufacture electronic connectors including adapters, ZIF and Test sockets, High Frequency Sockets, Vertisockets, programmable devices, flexible jumpers, and other specialty interconnects

Frenchtown, New Jersey, USA

New feeder technology reduces changeovers by 75%

Nov 14, 2001 | MYDATA automation announces its latest innovation in surface mount technology - a feeder that tests show reduces setup and changeover times by 75 percent.

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic, formerly MYDATA, is the key manufacturer of assembly machine for electronics. Our product portfolio contains Pick&Place machines, Jet-printing machines and component storage towers.

Täby, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

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

Vibration And Shock Training

Nov 13, 2001 | Santa Barbara, California, USA

Equipment Reliability Institute - ERI

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

Glenbrook's New Jewel Box X-Ray Systems

Nov 13, 2001 | Glenbrook Technologies Inc., an innovator and leading supplier of Real-time X-ray Inspection Systems to the electronic fabrication and semiconductor assembly industries has announced the availability of a newly developed large capacity, ultra-high resolution X-ray inspection system called the "Oversized Jewel Box 70-T". Glenbrook's award-winning X-ray camera technology combines a 10 Micron, 70kV X-ray source with extremely small "Source to Image Distance" (SID) to capture ultra-high resolution images.

Glenbrook Technologies

Glenbrook Technologies

Manufacturer of real-time X-ray inspection systems & image processing systems.

Randolph, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Repair/Rework, Test Services, Software Manufacturer

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