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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

Ersa Announces Versaflow 3 Application Training Course in April
PLYMOUTH, WI - Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, today announced that it will hold an ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Application Training Course from Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. to Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. at its Plymouth office. 
Farzad Zarrinfar, Semiconductor Executive, Joins Voler Systems Board
SUNNYVALE, CA - Voler Systems (, a leader in electronic design, is pleased to announce that Farzad Zarrinfar has joined their Board. Voler Systems is a growing electronic design consulting company that specializes in wearable and IoT devices for the medical and consumer industries. They are experts in sensors, wireless, motion control and power management.  
Karen Rapp Joins Plexus’ Board of Directors
NEENAH, WI - Plexus Corp. today announced that Karen Rapp, Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of National Instruments, has joined Plexus’ Board of Directors. Prior to her role at National Instruments, Ms. Rapp held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility with Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductor, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Ms. Rapp’s appointment expands the Plexus Board to 11 directors. 
Graybar Names Craig Hogan Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience
ST. LOUIS, MO - Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of supply chain management services, today announced the appointment of Craig Hogan as Vice President - Marketing and Customer Experience.

Hogan will lead Graybar’s marketing organization and be responsible for brand management, marketing communications and marketing technology. 

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