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Publication Date: 04/1/2012

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Sandia: Working on the Bionic Man

Albuquerque, NM — Sandia National Laboratories researchers, using off-the-shelf equipment in a chemistry lab, have been working on ways to improve amputees' control over prosthetics with direct help from their own nervous systems.
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Multitasking: A Deadly Habit

You are doing 50 mph in the right lane, using your hands-free cell phone to sort out an upcoming business meeting. Ahead of you, a lost driver, partly obscured by a row of trees, is coming down a street that intersects the highway you are on. The driver will run the stop sign and appear broadside ...Read More
Printed Electronics to Reach $9.4 Billion in 2012

Cambridge, U.K. — The market for printed and potentially printed electronics in 2012 will be $9.4 Billion according to new research by IDTechEx. This figure includes devices not yet printed today but which are moving towards being printed. Of this market, 30 percent of the devices studied are made ...Read More

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.

Unigen Hires Industry Veteran as Director of Sales for EMS
FREMONT, CA - Unigen Corporation, a leading global provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), announces that Kristen Young has joined its team as Director of Sales.

In this role, Kristen is responsible for growing the EMS portion of Unigen’s business for both the Newark and Vietnam factories. Additionally, she will focus on developing and maintaining long-term business relationships, and will act as a liaison between customers and Unigen to deliver the highest quality product in a very competitive market.

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