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Closing in on Fuel Cell Autos

San Francisco, CA — Fuel cells are not only alive and well, they're getting closer to general use, according to Juan Contreras, a spokesman for the California Fuel Cell Partnership. Holding forth at a display just outside the entrance to the North Hall at Semicon West, Contreras ...

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Dow Corning: Collaboration Critical to Semicon Recovery

San Francisco, CA — Semiconductor sales appear to be finally emerging from the red this year, with moderate but steady growth of 5.1 percent projected through 2014, according to World Semiconductor Trade Statistics' Spring 2013 global semiconductor sales forecast. While a revival in end-market demand is sparking ...
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Sandia to Help Gird Grid Against Future Outages

Hoboken, NJ — Some special help is coming from Sandia for East Coast communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy. The object is to boost the resiliency of their electric grids, so they can be better prepared to deal with natural disasters in the future.
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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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