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Publication Date: 12/1/2010

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Fuel Cell Cars Shine in Shanghai

Shanghai, China — The recently closed 2010 Shanghai World EXPO, which ran from May 1 through Oct. 31, covered a vast area of 5km2 (1.3mi.2) — a lot of ground to cover on foot, so EXPO management provided a comprehensive people-moving system. Described as the largest world's fair ...
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Optimism Seen for Small Manufacturing Sector

Rockford, IL — A leading manufacturing sector economist sees "beginning stages for some optimism" in the small business community which, in turn, indicate "solid" economic news for many U.S. manufacturers in 2011.Read More
Converting Near-IR Single Photons

Gaithersburg, MD — Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated for the first time the conversion of near-infrared 1,300nm wavelength single photons emitted from a true quantum source, a semiconductor quantum dot, to a near-visible wavelength of 710nm. The ability ...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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