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DNA Marking Won't Stop the Counterfeits


Washington, DC — The latest twist in the counterfeit war — and make no mistake, it is a war — has been an August 2012, notification posted by DLA (Defense Logistics Agency) DIBBs board that all FSC 5962 product sold directly to DLA would require DNA marking beginning November ...

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Privatizing Outer Space


Hawthorne, CA — When NASA retired the last of its Space Shuttles in 2011, the organization announced that it would no longer be in the business of building and launching low-orbit vehicles. At the time, it looked as though the U.S.A. was abdicating its role as a leader in space travel research ...
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New NIST Microscope Measures Nanomagnets

Gaithersburg, MD — Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new microscope able to view and measure an important but elusive property of the nanoscale magnets used in an advanced, experimental form of digital memory. The new instrument already has demonstrated ...
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New IPC Guide for Conflict Minerals

Bannockburn, IL — IPC has released "IPC Conflict Minerals Due Diligence Guide" which is designed to help companies develop an effective conflict minerals program to meet customer, legal and regulatory requirements. These requirements are established by Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer ...
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SMTA Europe's Harsh Environments Conference Session 7 to Focus on Hi-Temp Mats/Fab
SMTA Europe announces Session 7 Technical Program on High Temperature PCB Materials and Fabrication at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.      
EOS WLC550 series offers maximum Cooling Flexibility on Standard Footprint
Last week at the MT-CONNECT in Nuremberg more than 150 companies from the European MedTec Business met for discussing the latest trends and guidelines in MedTec industry. When EOS power presented its medical up to class-2 powersupplies at MT-CONNECT, the EOS team made an exciting observation: While everyone is still talking about the size of the powersupplies, which is still very true for home devices, the real crucial factor for sales support for larger devices at the MT connect was the cooling.   
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.



 
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