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VOLUME -22 NUMBER 8
Publication Date: 08/1/2007
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Aging AWACS Gets Money-Saving Diagnostics


Kissimmee, FL — We're not too far removed from a time when the DoD came under fire for overly costly toilet seats and hammers, so it's especially gratifying to find a company that has saved many millions of dollars of taxpayer money for the government.
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Active RFID On the Upswing

Cambridge, UK — Will active (battery powered) RFID overtake the more common passive variety? It represents a high growth segment of the total RFID market, according to "The IDTechEx report Active RFID and Sensor Networks 2007-2017."Read More
Flex Circuits Continue Strong Showing

Bannockburn, IL — Rigid PCB shipments are down 14.8 percent and bookings are down 12.2 percent in May 2007 from May 2006. Year to date, rigid PCB shipments are down 10.9 percent and bookings are down 17.7 percent, according to the latest report from Read More


 
 
SMTA Europe announces Session 6 Technical Program on Automotive Electronics at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.
Eden Prairie, MN - Electronic products may be subjected to thermal excursions resulting from the power on/off cycling and changes in the environment temperature. The board geometry and architecture can affect the thermal-mechanical reliability of the PCB materials. Dr. Eric Cotts from Binghamton University will present on PCB Materials and Fabrication. Dr. Cotts will share his thoughts on designing for excellence.
SEMI and TechSearch International Report Global Semiconductor Packaging Materials Market Reaches $16.7 Billion

MILPITAS, CA SEMI, the industry association representing the global electronics manufacturing supply chain, and TechSearch International today reported that the global semiconductor packaging materials market reached $16.7 billion in 2017. While slower growth of smartphones and personal computers – the industry’s traditional drivers – is reducing material consumption, the slowdown was offset by strong unit growth in the cryptocurrency market in 2017 and early 2018. Flip chip package shipments into the cryptocurrency market, while providing a windfall to many suppliers, are not expected to remain at high levels.  


C&K ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS ACQUIRED VUILLERMOZ
Newton, MA – C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches, today announces that it has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France.



Tempo Closes $20M Series B to Build New Connected Factory in San Francisco For Electronics Manufacturing
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Tempo, the world's fastest low-volume electronics manufacturer, announced today that it has closed a $20 million Series B round to increase its manufacturing capacity and double its team in key roles in software engineering, sales, and manufacturing. Driven by high demand, Tempo plans to increase manufacturing capacity with a new connected factory and company headquarters in the heart of San Francisco.   
ORS Acquires Silicon Cert Laboratories
WHITESBORO, NY - ORS Labs, Inc., the parent company of Oneida Research Services, Inc. (ORS), announces the acquisition of Silicon Cert Laboratories in Reading, Pennsylvania. Silicon Cert Laboratories is an internationally recognized leader in environmental and mechanical testing and qualification of products and components for the telecommunications, defense, automotive, aerospace and medical-device industries.   
 
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