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VOLUME -27 NUMBER 8
Publication Date: 08/1/2012
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Onshoring Momentum Powers Siplace Expansion

Atlanta, GA — The message was loud and clear at a recent ribbon-cutting and seminar in Suwanee, Georgia: manufacturing in the U.S. is having a marked resurgence, and Siplace is going to be a major contributor to this growth with its cutting-edge automated assembly equipment.
 
Siplace had been a Siemens company for many years, but the ownership changed hands in January, 2011 when Siplace was purchased by ASM Pacific Technology, a Hong Kong-based company. At the time, there was concern that a change in ownership would bring nothing but cutbacks and problems.
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Training Joystick Aviators


We are in the midst of a sea change in how military and flight simulation tools are developed, as commercial off the shelf (COTS) systems begin to replace expensive, custom-designed training simulators. Fueled by a drive to remove American service personnel from harm's way — as well ...
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IPC & JPCA Develop First Operational-Level Standard

Bannockburn, IL — In a joint effort, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and JPCA (Japan Electronics Packaging and Circuits Association) have released the first operational-level standard for the rapidly evolving printed electronics industry. To help designers and companies create reliable ...Read More


 
 
WACKER POLYMERS to Raise Prices for Dispersions and Polyvinyl Alcohol Solutions in Europe
MUNICH, GERMANY - WACKER POLYMERS is to raise its prices for dispersions of the VINNAPAS® and VINNOL® brand as well as for polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) solutions of the POLYVIOL® brand in Europe. Effective July 15, 2017, prices will be raised by up to €70 per ton, or as customer contracts allow.
 

Micron and SEMI Partner to Host High Tech U in Silicon Valley
 (Center front): Ajit Manocha, president and CEO of SEMI and Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO of Micron with SEMI High Tech U students.
MILPITAS, CA - The SEMI Foundation and the Micron Technology Foundation announced their partnership this week to deliver the 213th SEMI High Tech U (HTU) program which kicks off in earnest today at Micron’s facilities in Milpitas. Forty students from local high schools are attending the three-day science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program.

 
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