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Publication Date: 09/1/2012

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U.S. Mfg. Market Attracts Trans-Tec and Yamaha

Chandler, AZ — Start with an American businessman setting up shop in Singapore, with his goal to provide the best possible sales and service of electronic manufacturing machinery to OEMs and contract manufacturers in Southeast Asia. Couple his expertise and drive with a partnership with a large Japanese ...
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IPC Releases On-Shoring Impact Study

Bannockburn, IL — Electronics manufacturing operations with a total value of at least $2.5 billion are expected to be brought to North America in the next three years, according to a much-anticipated new study, "On-Shoring in the Electronics Industry: Trends and Outlook for North America," published by IPC ... Read More
Electronic Product Packaging Guide Update

Arlington, VA — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, DIGITALEUROPE, and the Japanese Green Procurement Survey Standardization Initiative (JGPSSI) have released a guide for the supply chain disclosure of substances used in packaging for the global sale and distribution of electronic products.\par ...Read More
Protecting Banks and Customers with Layered Protection

Boston, MA — State Bank and Trust Company reportedly has experienced zero incidents of account takeover fraud since it deployed "Trusteer Pinpoint" and "Trusteer Rapport for Online Banking" to protect its commercial and retail customers from financial malware. According to State Bank and Trust, Trusteer was ...Read More
Baldrige Program After 25 Years

Gaithersburg, MD — Not many 25-year-olds can boast that in their short lifetime they have helped thousands of organizations develop and maintain world-class operations, innovative management, efficient procedures, involved workforces and highly satisfied customers. But one certainly can: the Baldrige Performance ...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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