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Publication Date: 06/1/2010

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June '10: Sandia Upgrades Battery Abuse Testing Lab

Albuquerque, NM — Sandia National Laboratories is receiving and using $4.2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (stimulus) funds to modify and enhance its existing Battery Abuse Testing Laboratory (BATLab), with the goal of developing low-cost batteries for electric and plug-in hybrid ...
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The Truly Integrated Circuit

For 40 years, integrated circuits have integrated little more than transistors, diodes and sensors onto one piece of silicon, gallium arsenide, or other similar material. Now these circuits are being taken to a different level — where most electrical and electronic components are co-deposited on ...Read More
IPC: Proposed RoHS Revisions Not Needed

Bannockburn, IL — A new report, "Electronics Without Brominated Flame Retardants and PVC — a Market Overview," has been issued by a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Sweden. IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries, is actively refuting statements published in the report. 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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