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VOLUME -25 NUMBER 8
Publication Date: 08/1/2010
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Zero Gravity Aids Workers, Wins Awards

Los Angeles, CA — We've all heard about zero gravity; the very phrase conjures up visions of astronauts floating while in orbit, or possibly a magician's assistant floating above a table on stage, or perhaps a high-speed monorail using Mag Lev technology to keep from touching the rail. It is certainly not an everyday occurrence, or at least it wasn't, until Equipois came along, but now perhaps it can be. The company has come up with a zero-G tool support  ...

Severe Shortages for Key Components

El Segundo, CA — Various key commodity electronic components now are in a state of critically short supply, causing prices to rise and delaying deliveries of parts to customers to a worrying degree, according to iSuppli Corp.
RFID Forecasts: Continuous Growth

Cambridge, UK — RFID usage has grown considerably, seemingly independently of economic ups and downs. In 2010 IDTechEx finds that the value of the entire RFID market will be $5.63 billion, up from $5.03 billion in 2009. This includes tags, readers and


 
 
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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