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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.

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."
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


 
 
Registration Open with New Exhibition Features at SEMICON Europa
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - Today SEMI announced registration opened for Europe’s largest electronics manufacturing exhibition, SEMICON Europa (25-26 October) in Grenoble. Featuring over 100 hours of technical sessions and presentations, SEMICON Europa includes semiconductor equipment and materials as well as additional topics, such as Imaging, Power Electronics, and Advanced Packaging.
SMTA and IPC: Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference Program Finalized
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The SMTA and IPC are pleased to announce the program for the 2016 Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference being held October 25-27, 2016 in Rosemont, IL.

Two tutorials will be held on Tuesday, October 25th. Dale Lee, Plexus Corporation, will instruct “Design for Excellence: Focus on DfR-Design for Reliability of Hardware to be Cleaned” on Tuesday morning. After lunch, Doug Pauls, Rockwell Collins and Jason Keeping, P.Eng., Celestica, Inc. will co-instruct a course on “Robust Coating Processes in the Factory: Methods, Critical Parameters, Problems and Remedies.”

Viribright Lighting Announces US Patent Award for LED Packaging Design
CORONA, CA - Viribright Lighting, Inc., a global leader in LED lighting manufacturing, announced today that is has received a US Patent (US 9,379,300) for the design of an LED chip welded in a flip-chip manner on a floating copper heat radiation support. The Viribright LED packaging design generates more lumens per watt with better control of heat dissipation than previous LED manufacturing methods.

 
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