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VOLUME -27 NUMBER 10
Publication Date: 10/1/2012
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Oct '12: Sandia Develops Lifelike Cost-Effective Robotic Hand

Albuquerque, NM — Sandia National Laboratories has developed a cost-effective robotic hand that can be used in disarming improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. The Sandia Hand addresses challenges that have prevented widespread adoption of other robotic hands, such as cost, durability, dexterity and modularity. "Current iterations of robotic hands can cost more than $250,000. We need the flexibility and capability of a robotic hand to save human lives, and it needs to be priced for wide distribution to troops," said Sandia senior manager Philip Heermann.
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Piezo Energy Harvesting Market to Reach $145 Million by 2018


Cambridge, UK — Piezoelectric energy harvesting is the process by which ambient mechanical energy such as stress, strain and vibration is converted into electricity by a piezoelectric material. Possible applications range widely to include harvesting energy from vibrations in vehicles to power ...Read More
Semicon Sales Up Slightly in US

Washington, DC — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $24.30 billion for the month of August 2012, a slight increase of 0.1 percent from the previous month when sales ...Read More
New Semi Fabs to Grow 17% in 2013

San Jose, CA — New fabs are growing at a fabulous pace according to a new update by SEMI to its World Fab Forecast database, which indicates that total fab spending for equipment needed to ramp fabs, upgrade technology nodes, and expand or change wafer size could increase 16.7 percent in 2013 to reach a new ...Read More


 
 
NIKON METROLOGY & ROUSH YATES ENGINES ANNOUNCE TECH PARTNERSHIP
MOORESVILLE, NC  – Roush Yates Engines and Nikon Metrology (Brighton, MI) announced a multi-year partnership program, demonstrating Roush Yates Engines’ commitment to partnering with the best-in-class companies. With over a 100 years of experience Nikon provides world-class precision equipment and metrology solutions to the manufacturing, aerospace, automotive and medical fields.

CCL Expands Established Team with Four New Team Members

Devon, England - During their 20th anniversary year, UK based excess inventory management company, CCL decided to expand their team further to keep up with demand for their services and ensure continued growth.

In 2017 they recruited three new Account Managers, and a Sales Administrator to support the growing number of Account Managers.


Horizon Sales Heads to San Diego for APEX!

HOWELL, MI  — Horizon Sales today announced that the entire team, including representatives from their new division, Horizon Supply Group, will attend the 2018 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 27 - March 1, 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center in Ca. All Horizon team members are thrilled to represent an award-winning line up of manufacturers exhibiting at the show, and they have filled their schedules with meetings with eager customers. During the show, Horizon also will be searching for new lines and products to represent throughout the Midwest for automation, machinery, materials and supplies.


 
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