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March '13: Juki Celebrates 75 Years of Global Innovation and Quality

Juki Corporation was founded in December 1938 when approximately 900 machinery manufacturers in Tokyo invested in the corporation and commenced operation under the corporate name: "TOKYO JUKI MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION." Juki focused on sewing machine technology as well as surface ...

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World's Largest Fiber Optic Network at Sandia

Albuquerque, NM — Sandia National Laboratories has become a pioneer in large-scale passive optical networks, building the largest fiber optical local area network in the world. The network pulls together 265 buildings and 13,000 computer network ports and brings high-speed communication to some of ...
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New Board-Level Photonics Materials

San Francisco, CA — A major step in photonics, using a new type of polymer material to transmit light instead of electrical signals within supercomputers and data centers has been jointly unveiled by Dow Corning and IBM scientists. The new silicone-based material offers better physical properties ...

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SMTA “Members of Distinction” Award Winners Announced
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - During the 2016 Annual Meeting at SMTA International, the SMTA honored members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the electronics assembly industry.

The FOUNDER'S AWARD honoring members who have made exceptional contributions to the industry as well as support and service to the SMTA, was presented to Gary Tanel, McDonald Technologies. SMTA and the electronics industry have benefited immensely from Gary’s ardent support and leadership over the years.

World PCB Production in 2015 Estimated at $58.6 Billion
BANNOCKBURN, IL - The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $58.6 billion in value in 2015 according to IPC’s  World PCB Production Report for the Year 2015. This represents a nominal decrease of 2.7 percent from 2014, but factoring out the effects of exchange rate fluctuations, the growth of PCB output was actually up 2.0 percent in real terms.

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