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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

CEERIS Discounts and Charity Effort

Nov 13, 2001 | CEERIS Benchmarking Reports

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

Cimmetry and Valor Team Up

Nov 13, 2001 | to Provide ODB++(X) Support within AutoVue

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

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

Valor to Provide Design for Manufacturability Soft

Nov 09, 2001 | Valor�s Trilogy 5000 software to provide optimized data for Solectron�s NPI and design centers

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

IBM to Make 2nd Blue Gene Supercomputer

Nov 09, 2001 | IBM will build a supercomputer that is smaller, and 15 times speedier than the current fastest computer, enabling users to solve complex questions more quickly and opening the door for its commercial use.

IBM Corporation

IBM Corporation

International Business Machines Corporation is a multinational technology. IBM manufactures computer hardware and software, offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services.

Armonk, New York, USA

Other, Software Manufacturer

IPC Testifies Before Congress On EPA's Proposed MP

Nov 09, 2001 | IPC testified before a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight hearing on the impact the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) proposed metal products and machinery (MP&M) effluent limitations will have on the printed wiring board (PWB) 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

IPC To Present Economic Cyber Summit

Nov 08, 2001 | IPC will offer the inaugural IPC Economic Cyber Summit on Wednesday, December 12, 2001, from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (PST), providing PCB manufacturers, EMS companies, OEMs and industry suppliers easy access to economic information over the World Wide Web.

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

Valor to Provide DFM Software to Solectron

Nov 08, 2001 | Valor�s Trilogy 5000 software to provide optimized data for Solectron�s NPI and design centers

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

Thomas A. Read Center for Distribution Research and Education

The Read Center offers professional development specifically for manufacturers and distributors. Its flagship program is the Certificate in Distribution Management. The center also offers varying levels of research assistance.

College Station, Texas, USA

Master of Industrial Distribution e-Distance Degree Program

The Master of Industrial Distribution e-Distance Degree Program offers industry professionals the next level of education and experience in distribution. Earn a graduate degree in distribution from Texas A&M - without disrupting operations. The program is delivered through the World Wide Web.

College Station, Texas, USA

IPC Releases Long-Range Plan

Nov 06, 2001 | IPC has announced its objectives for the future, which were recently approved by its Board of Directors at the 2001 IPC Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.

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

Valor Computerized Systems

We are a global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain.

Yavne, Israel

Software Manufacturer

IPC Tackles Wide Range of EMS Topics at APEX 2002

Nov 05, 2001 | IPC will cover numerous crucial Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) topics at its upcoming EMS Management Council Meeting. Jack Calderon, Lincoln Partners, and J. Keith Dunne, Robertson Stephens, will discuss recent industry trends and major mergers and acquisitions in their separate sessions. Later, Calderon and Dunne will join Susan Jackson, Metawave Communications, for a panel discussion on the secrets to conducting a successful divestiture with a small OEM.

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

Solectron takes advantage of downturn to regroup

Oct 31, 2001 | EMS company outlines consolidation, vertical integration plans

Solectron

Solectron

Electronic Manufacturing Services company

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

2001 PCA Cost of Conversion Published

Oct 30, 2001 | Cost of Conversion Benchmarking Study Report CC-2001

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 Volume Production In 300mm Wafer Fab

Oct 30, 2001 | Hoping to extend its lead in DRAMs and other chip products, South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. here today announced that it has begun mass production in its initial 300-mm wafer fab.

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

AquaSonic® Features Closed Loop Recycling System

Oct 30, 2001 | AquaSonic® AQS-7500 Ultrasonic Cleaning System features closed-loop waste water recycling, rather than evaporation, for savings in energy, water, and cleaning chemistry.

JNJ Industries, Inc.

JNJ Industries, Inc.

Manufacturer of SMT production supplies, electronic and industrial cleaning products, environmental remediation products, and skin care products.

Franklin, Massachusetts, USA

Antistatic, Cleaning

Samsung Electronics Aims To Be No.2 Chipmaker

Oct 29, 2001 | South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's fourth largest chipmaker, aims to rank second by the end of 2005 and raise its share of the global memory chip market to 30 percent. Samsung, already the largest memory chip maker, is selling 40 percent of its chips for below production cost, reflecting a record downturn in the global chip market.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

SCTA develops and offers SMT assembly line solutions and machines for customers in North America. Samsung offers pick and place machines, screen printers, reflow ovens, accessory machines, and software products.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing

IPC Signs CRADA With NSWC Crane

Oct 26, 2001 | IPC has signed a three-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind.

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 September 2001

Oct 26, 2001 | IPC today announced the U.S. Printed Wiring Board Industry Book-to-Bill Ratio for September 2001 was 0.89. Sales billed (shipments) in September 2001 decreased 41.6% over September 2000 and orders booked decreased 56.1% over September 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

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

DLS Proced 2001 - Technical Proceedings for the Designers Learning Symposium 2001

Oct 26, 2001 | The Designers Learning Symposium held its first conference in the Midwest in July 2001. The Proceedings includes 473 pages of technical paper presentations, powerpoint presentations, general session presentations, and speaker biorgaphies on critical design issues. Included are papers and presentations on Routing Strategies for Autorouters, How to Get Started Using HDI/Microvias, Understanding the Value of Clean Fabrication Drawings, and PCB Design for RF Applications.

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

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

Solectron

manufacturing, assembling and testing of printed circuit board and box build systems

Herrenberg, Germany

EBS Owner To Write Column

Oct 23, 2001 | "Radio Shopper" Selects Ron Erickson

Erickson Broadcast Service

Erickson Broadcast Service

AM, FM, Transmitters, Broadcast Studio Equipment Sales, Audio Consoles, Audio Processing, Radio Station Equipment

Albany, Oregon, USA

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

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

SCI Systems (Canada) Inc

Electronic Maunfacturing Service provider

Huntsville, Alabama, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

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