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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

QUALCOMM Announces On-Time Sampling of World's First Zero IF 3G CDMA2000 1X Chipset and System Software

Apr 16, 2002 | The Samples of the Complete System Solution Consist of the MSM6050 Mobile Station Modem (MSM(TM)) Chipset and System Software

Qualcomm Personal Electronics

Qualcomm Personal Electronics

Manufacturing cellular phones

San Diego, California, USA

Other

ST Buys Alcatel Micro

Apr 16, 2002 | Then Sells Mixed-signal Portion

Alcatel

Elcoteq Forms Joint Venture With Finnish PCB Firm

Apr 15, 2002 | To Develop Integrated Module Board (IMB) Technology Under a New Company Imbera Electronics Oy

Elcoteq Tallinn

Elcoteq Tallinn

Top 10 of Customer Equipment Manufacturer

Tallinn, Alabama, Estonia

Alcatel and Dagostino Electronic Services In Strategic Alliance To Deliver Convergence Offering To Enterprise

Apr 15, 2002 | Dagostino Electronic Services Joins Alcatel's North America Business Partner Program

Alcatel

Kingston Technology Releases 6 in 1 USB Flash Card Reader

Apr 15, 2002 | New Reader is the Ideal Data Transfer Solution Between Today's Portable Devices and Computing Systems

Kingston Technology

Kingston Technology

computer memory manufacture

Fountain Valley, California, USA

MyUniversal Expands Worldwide Universal Instruments' Web Site

Apr 12, 2002 | A Secure, Customized Area of Universal's Web Site Created to Improve Communication With Customers

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

Micron Plans to Turn CAM Devices into a Volume Product Line

Apr 12, 2002 | Also Aggressively Selling and Developing Three New Families of Ternary CAMs

MICRON CORP.

MICRON CORP.

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

Nowrwood, Massachusetts, USA

IPC Forms New Photonics Council

Apr 12, 2002 | To Organize and Coordinate Roadmapping, Standardization, Legislative, Market Research, and Education Efforts Within the Photonics 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

FC250

Apr 12, 2002 | Is accurate device placement critical?

SUSS MicroTec

SUSS MicroTec

SUSS MicroTec is a leading supplier of production and process technology for the semi-conductor industry. SUSS MicroTec primarily services emerging markets, which are currently converting to the new technologies to ensure their continued ability to c

Saint-Jeoire, France

MVP Sees Future in China

Apr 11, 2002 | Machine Vision Products (MVP) has set up its new Asian regional Headquarters in Shanghai, China

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

Northop Grumman Poly-Scientific

Poly-Scientific offers a comprehensive choice of motion designs -- brush and brushless high-performance DC motors, drives, resolvers, slip rings, fiber optic rotary joints, actuators and integrated systems. Sandard and custom model are available.

Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

Speedline Technologies name change

Apr 11, 2002 | Cookson Electronics Repositions for Better Market Definition

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

World Leading Electronics Contract Manufacturer Buys Another Isis(R) System From ART

Apr 11, 2002 | Pleased to Announce the Repeat Sale of Its ISIS(R) 2020 Model

Advanced Research Technologies

Advanced Research Technologies

ART is a world leader in the development of laser and infrared technology products used to detect anomalies in the field of medicine and in the electronics industry

Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada

SEZ, IMEC to Explore Next-generation Wafer Cleaning Technologies

Apr 11, 2002 | A Joint-development Initiative for Environmentally Friendly, "Economically Viable" Wafer Cleaning Technology

IMEC

IMEC

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

Heverlee, Belgium

No Surprise: 2001 a Tough Year for Sheldahl

Apr 11, 2002 | Sheldahl�s Sales Slipped 21% in 2001, According to the Company�s Filing With the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission

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

Reptron Appoints Fena as President of Manufacturing Services Division

Apr 11, 2002 | Fena is Immediately Responsible for All Aspects of the Division

Reptron Electronics, Inc.

Reptron Electronics, Inc.

Sales and Distribution of Electronic Components

Tampa, Florida, USA

Distributor

Universal Electronics to Announce First Quarter 2002 Financial Results

Apr 10, 2002 | Will Discuss Its First Quarter 2002 Earnings Results on Tuesday, April 23, 2002

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

Suss to Introduce Automatic Fusion-bond Cluster at Semicon Europa

Apr 10, 2002 | Capable of Processing Two Substrates Simultaneously for High Yield in Fabs Producing Micro-mechanical Devices

SUSS MicroTec AG

SUSS MicroTec AG

SUSS Microtec is one of the world's leading manufacturers of production and test devices in the field of microelectronics: advanced packaging,optronics,compound semiconductor, test systems

Garching, Germany

Valor, Syncron Offer First Automated Footprint Generation

Apr 10, 2002 | Combined Package Offers �a Substantial Improvement in Quality and Speed� of CAD Library Management

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

Flextronics Builds Flexible Product Base

Apr 10, 2002 | Launched Its New Industrial Park in Shanghai Yesterday, Bringing the Concept of Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) to China

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

GraphiCode Introduces GC-PowerPlace Software. The Product is an Upgrade to the Previously Named GC-Place

Apr 10, 2002 | GraphiCode today announces the release of GC-PowerPlace v.2.1.2. The product is an upgrade to the previously named GC-Place. The new software provides customer driven enhancements and new features to streamline the process of Gerber data translation.

Graphicode

Graphicode

Data preparation Software packages for the fabrication, manufacture and test of PCBs.

Snohomish, Washington, USA

Software Manufacturer

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