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Publication Date: 07/1/2012

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SMTA China Names Megan Wendling Councilor of the Year

Shanghai, China — Megan Wendling, president of MW Associates, a global all-electronics marketing and electronics assembly consultancy agency, was presented with the Councilor of the Year Award by SMTA China for the sixth consecutive year. The award was received during SMTA China's annual ...
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Constant Expansion at Saline

At 110,000-ft.2, the very large static-controlled manufacturing floor at Saline Lectronics is constantly humming, and has recently been upgraded by the addition of new equipment from Juki.
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New IPC Survey to Measure On-Shoring in the Electronics Industry

Bannockburn, IL — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has launched a survey to measure the impact of a phenomenon known as "on-shoring" — the migration of manufacturing operations back to the Americas from overseas, in the electronics industry. Read More
IPC Board Chairman Urges Changes to SEC Rule Proposal

Washington, DC — Steve Pudles, Chairman of the Board of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, recently testified before Congress to urge common-sense changes to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rule on conflict minerals. IPC is advocating changes to the draft SEC ...Read More

Ersa Announces Versaflow 3 Application Training Course in April
PLYMOUTH, WI - Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, today announced that it will hold an ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Application Training Course from Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. to Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. at its Plymouth office. 
Farzad Zarrinfar, Semiconductor Executive, Joins Voler Systems Board
SUNNYVALE, CA - Voler Systems (, a leader in electronic design, is pleased to announce that Farzad Zarrinfar has joined their Board. Voler Systems is a growing electronic design consulting company that specializes in wearable and IoT devices for the medical and consumer industries. They are experts in sensors, wireless, motion control and power management.  
Karen Rapp Joins Plexus’ Board of Directors
NEENAH, WI - Plexus Corp. today announced that Karen Rapp, Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of National Instruments, has joined Plexus’ Board of Directors. Prior to her role at National Instruments, Ms. Rapp held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility with Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductor, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Ms. Rapp’s appointment expands the Plexus Board to 11 directors. 
Graybar Names Craig Hogan Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience
ST. LOUIS, MO - Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of supply chain management services, today announced the appointment of Craig Hogan as Vice President - Marketing and Customer Experience.

Hogan will lead Graybar’s marketing organization and be responsible for brand management, marketing communications and marketing technology. 

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