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VOLUME -27 NUMBER 9
Publication Date: 09/1/2012
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U.S. Mfg. Market Attracts Trans-Tec and Yamaha

Chandler, AZ — Start with an American businessman setting up shop in Singapore, with his goal to provide the best possible sales and service of electronic manufacturing machinery to OEMs and contract manufacturers in Southeast Asia. Couple his expertise and drive with a partnership with a large Japanese ...
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IPC Releases On-Shoring Impact Study

Bannockburn, IL — Electronics manufacturing operations with a total value of at least $2.5 billion are expected to be brought to North America in the next three years, according to a much-anticipated new study, "On-Shoring in the Electronics Industry: Trends and Outlook for North America," published by IPC ... Read More
Electronic Product Packaging Guide Update

Arlington, VA — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, DIGITALEUROPE, and the Japanese Green Procurement Survey Standardization Initiative (JGPSSI) have released a guide for the supply chain disclosure of substances used in packaging for the global sale and distribution of electronic products.\par ...Read More
Protecting Banks and Customers with Layered Protection

Boston, MA — State Bank and Trust Company reportedly has experienced zero incidents of account takeover fraud since it deployed "Trusteer Pinpoint" and "Trusteer Rapport for Online Banking" to protect its commercial and retail customers from financial malware. According to State Bank and Trust, Trusteer was ...Read More
Baldrige Program After 25 Years

Gaithersburg, MD — Not many 25-year-olds can boast that in their short lifetime they have helped thousands of organizations develop and maintain world-class operations, innovative management, efficient procedures, involved workforces and highly satisfied customers. But one certainly can: the Baldrige Performance ...Read More


 
 
SMTA Europe announces Session 6 Technical Program on Automotive Electronics at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.
Eden Prairie, MN - Electronic products may be subjected to thermal excursions resulting from the power on/off cycling and changes in the environment temperature. The board geometry and architecture can affect the thermal-mechanical reliability of the PCB materials. Dr. Eric Cotts from Binghamton University will present on PCB Materials and Fabrication. Dr. Cotts will share his thoughts on designing for excellence.
SEMI and TechSearch International Report Global Semiconductor Packaging Materials Market Reaches $16.7 Billion

MILPITAS, CA SEMI, the industry association representing the global electronics manufacturing supply chain, and TechSearch International today reported that the global semiconductor packaging materials market reached $16.7 billion in 2017. While slower growth of smartphones and personal computers – the industry’s traditional drivers – is reducing material consumption, the slowdown was offset by strong unit growth in the cryptocurrency market in 2017 and early 2018. Flip chip package shipments into the cryptocurrency market, while providing a windfall to many suppliers, are not expected to remain at high levels.  


C&K ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS ACQUIRED VUILLERMOZ
Newton, MA – C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches, today announces that it has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France.



Tempo Closes $20M Series B to Build New Connected Factory in San Francisco For Electronics Manufacturing
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Tempo, the world's fastest low-volume electronics manufacturer, announced today that it has closed a $20 million Series B round to increase its manufacturing capacity and double its team in key roles in software engineering, sales, and manufacturing. Driven by high demand, Tempo plans to increase manufacturing capacity with a new connected factory and company headquarters in the heart of San Francisco.   
ORS Acquires Silicon Cert Laboratories
WHITESBORO, NY - ORS Labs, Inc., the parent company of Oneida Research Services, Inc. (ORS), announces the acquisition of Silicon Cert Laboratories in Reading, Pennsylvania. Silicon Cert Laboratories is an internationally recognized leader in environmental and mechanical testing and qualification of products and components for the telecommunications, defense, automotive, aerospace and medical-device industries.   
 
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