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Publication Date: 07/1/2012

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SMTA China Names Megan Wendling Councilor of the Year

Shanghai, China — Megan Wendling, president of MW Associates, a global all-electronics marketing and electronics assembly consultancy agency, was presented with the Councilor of the Year Award by SMTA China for the sixth consecutive year. The award was received during SMTA China's annual ...
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Constant Expansion at Saline

At 110,000-ft.2, the very large static-controlled manufacturing floor at Saline Lectronics is constantly humming, and has recently been upgraded by the addition of new equipment from Juki.
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New IPC Survey to Measure On-Shoring in the Electronics Industry

Bannockburn, IL — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has launched a survey to measure the impact of a phenomenon known as "on-shoring" — the migration of manufacturing operations back to the Americas from overseas, in the electronics industry. Read More
IPC Board Chairman Urges Changes to SEC Rule Proposal

Washington, DC — Steve Pudles, Chairman of the Board of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, recently testified before Congress to urge common-sense changes to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rule on conflict minerals. IPC is advocating changes to the draft SEC ...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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