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Publication Date:09/1/2007

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Fuel Cell Auto Sets Speed Record

Wendover, UT — It's long been a maxim of the automotive industry that racing cars often use innovative technology that later becomes mainstream for the consumer. And this appears to be the case with the Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and its high-powered fuel-cell electric vehicle that recently set ...
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China Biggest RFID Market this Year

Cambridge, UK — This year, for the first time, China has become the world's largest market for RFID by value. According to a new report "RFID in China 2007-2017", China has become for the first time, the world's largest market for RFID by value. In 2007, the amount spent on RFID in East Asia will be $2.7 billion ...Read More
Boeing Bids on Next Gen GPS System

St. Louis, MO — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has submitted its proposal to the U.S. Air Force for the development and production of up to 12 Global Positioning System (GPS) III satellites. The enhanced orbiters will offer positioning service that is 10 times better than today's system as well as improved anti ...Read More
LCD Monitor Panel Shipments at Record Highs

Austin, TX — DisplaySearch has released its July LCD panel shipments results. Specifically, the firm said that LCD TV panel shipments hit an all-time high with 7.2 million units shipped, up 6 percent M/M and 72 percent Y/Y. In addition, notebook PC panel shipments increased 7 percent M/M and grew an impressive ...Read More
RIT & AmberWave Collaborate on New Semicon Research

Salem, NH — AmberWave Systems, along with Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), have been awarded a three-year research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The research grant will allow the two organizations to explore the integration of compound semiconductor devices on silicon using a technique ...Read More

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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