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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 5
Publication Date: 05/1/2008
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Jackie Chan, Segway dealer, says co. fears piracy
By MIN LEE, AP Entertainment Writer

By MIN LEE, AP Entertainment Writer
HONG KONG - Actor Jackie Chan says his Segway dealership here is doing well, though costs are high because the manufacturer won't let him assemble the battery-powered scooters in China for fear of piracy. "They're afraid of people stealing the technology," the 54-year-old action star said Wednesday at a security fair in Hong Kong.
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Hynix, Samsung ready three-bit-per-cell NAND
By Mark LaPedus, EE Times

By Mark LaPedus, EE Times
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Two Korean memory vendors--Hynix Semiconductor Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.--are separately gearing up for a push into the three-bit-per-cell NAND flash race. On Tuesday (June 4), Hynix developed a 32-gigabyte NAND flash memory using three-bit-per-cell technology, according to a report from Chosun Ilbo.
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Global PCB Industry Grew 9% in 2007
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The printed circuit board market reached $51.5 billion in 2007, up 8.7% year-on-year, according to the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI) and the Association of the Circuit Board Industry in Germany (VdL). The associations expect the trend to continue well into this year...
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Xilinx to cut 7% of workforce; shares rise
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch

By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch
Shares of Xilinx Inc. rose Wednesday, playing off the chipmaker's plans to reduce its global workforce by about 7%. Earlier, Xilinx said it will eliminate about 250 jobs as part of a company reorganization meant to "improve operating performance."
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Libra Industries Dallas Renews Its Defense and Medical Certifications
MENTOR, OH - Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, is pleased to announce that its Dallas facility has passed the recertification audits for its ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2012 certifications. With the recertification, Libra Industries – Dallas is equipped to serve the aviation, space and defense as well as medical device industries with a proven quality management system.
 

Miguel Arroyo Joins Vi TECHNOLOGY as Sales - Applications Engineer
Saint-Egrève, France - Vi TECHNOLOGY, a leading provider of inspection solutions for PCB assembly, is pleased to announce the appointment of Miguel Arroyo as its newest Sales – Applications Engineer. Based in the U.S., Arroyo is a professional engineer with diversified experience in advance electronic manufacturing, with extensive background in electronics manufacturing processes.

Arroyo started out in the industry at Intel in 1994. He joins the Vi TECHNOLOGY team with a great deal of experience from respected companies including Honeywell International and Sparton Electronics.


Murphy, Choh and Pilla Join ClassOne Technology's Board of Advisors
KALISPELL, MT - ClassOne Technology (www.classone.com), manufacturer of advanced wet processing equipment for ≤200mm substrates announced the formation of a Board of Advisors. This body will be made up of highly-regarded senior executives from the semiconductor industry who will provide their perspective and guidance to ClassOne as it navigates the expansion of its operations.
 

Indium Corporation’s Karch Recognized for Best Presentation at IMAPS Autumn Conference 2016
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation’s Andreas Karch, Regional Technical Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, was recognized for his technical presentation at the IMAPS Autumn Conference in October in Munich, Germany.

Karch was awarded “Best Presentation” for the session New Solder Material Technology in the Manufacturing Process of IGBT Modules, which discussed a new method that produces strong, reliable solder joints that resist cracking and thermal fatigue.

 
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