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Publication Date: 03/1/2008

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Schott Solar Building New Plant in Albuquerque

Santa Fe, NM — Schott AG of Mainz, Germany (Schott) is invading the U.S. big time with a new solar power generator manufacturing plant being built in New Mexico. Schott Solar, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Schott AG, will construct a new solar energy technology production facility in the Mesa del Sol region of Albuquerque, NM....
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HDI: Our Newest "Old" Technology

Bannockburn, IL — Miniaturization, increased reliability, better connectivity — those are just a few advantages of high density interconnect (HDI) with microvias, when compared with plated-through hole technology. The downside: for many OEMs, it's too costly to include in systems. "And that ...Read More
Organic Electronics Materials: New Revenues, New Challenges

Glen Allen, VA — Organic electronics materials are poised on the brink of an enormous upsurge in worldwide applications, according to a new report. NanoMarkets has recently published a report on organic materials and according to its latest numbers this little niche business will exceed $1.0 billion ...Read More
NEPCON Shanghai: SMT & Test Equipment

The vibrant NEPCON show in Shanghai early this April, has exhibitors from all around the world with their latest SMT equipment. Other exhibitors introduced test machines and assembly equipment, as well as various services supporting the electronics production segment. US Tech was among the hi-tech publications which supported this event in China.  Read More

SEMICON Europa Opens Tomorrow in Grenoble, France
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - SEMICON Europa will open its doors tomorrow, showcasing the latest product, tools, and technologies for advanced microelectronics manufacturing. Co-located with the IoT Planet exhibition at the Alpexpo in Grenoble, France, SEMICON Europa features more than 400 international exhibitors representing all segments and sectors of the semiconductor supply chain. SEMICON Europa 2016 will run from 25-27 October.

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.

Session 4 of IPC & SMTA's Conference to Focus on Ultra-Thin or Nanocoatings
ROSEMONT, IL - Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place October 25-27, 2016 at Hyatt Rosemont, Rosemont, Illinois. The conference is focused on best practices for designing, cleaning and coating highly dense electronic assemblies to assure reliability in today’s mobile society.

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