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Publication Date: 09/1/2008

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Wind Farms Proliferating Worldwide

Wind farms, one of the most viable candidates to replace parts of our oil-dependent technologies, are growing in numbers in the U.S., and have the potential to become more efficient than they are today. One of the newest is a modest farm of five 1.5 megawatt wind turbines located in Atlantic ...
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New 2-Pin JTAG Standard Coming

Houston, TX — As chips add new functionality and system designs evolve away from boards and toward multi-chip system-on-chip (SoC) architectures, developers of handheld and consumer electronics are faced with stricter pin and package constraints. Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI) (NYSE: TXN), a key member of the IEEE ...Read More
2011: The Year of the OLED

Will 2011 be the year of the OLED? Recent announcements from major developers of organic electroluminescence (OLED) technology seem to indicate that 2011 will be the year that the first commercial OLED lighting applications will appear on the market. Prototypes have been demonstrated by several companies ...
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SMTA “Members of Distinction” Award Winners Announced
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - During the 2016 Annual Meeting at SMTA International, the SMTA honored members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the electronics assembly industry.

The FOUNDER'S AWARD honoring members who have made exceptional contributions to the industry as well as support and service to the SMTA, was presented to Gary Tanel, McDonald Technologies. SMTA and the electronics industry have benefited immensely from Gary’s ardent support and leadership over the years.

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.

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