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Publication Date: 08/1/2011

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Sandia Sends Historic Robots to Smithsonian

Albuquerque, NM — In a nod to Sandia Labs' contributions to the field of robotics, the Smithsonian Institution has obtained nine of Sandia's historically significant robots for its permanent collection at the National Museum of American History.
"For the Smithsonian to request Sandia technology for their collections is an external recognition of the significance of Sandia National Laboratories' contributions to the nation," ...
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Advances in Tactical Radio Accessories

Just as in any line of work, effective communication is a must within the military. However, unlike most work scenarios, soldiers' ability to communicate effectively can be a matter of life and death. Troops must be able to relay timely messages through a secure network in order to ...Read More
IPC Releases New Update of PCB Cleaning Guidelines

Bannockburn, IL — IPC has released the B revision of IPC-CH-65, Guidelines for Cleaning of Printed Boards & Assemblies. The new guidelines are intended to deal with the problem of residues on printed board assemblies that can lead to serious reliability problems. Over the past several years the migration from ...Read More

SEMICON Europa Opens Tomorrow in Grenoble, France
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - SEMICON Europa will open its doors tomorrow, showcasing the latest product, tools, and technologies for advanced microelectronics manufacturing. Co-located with the IoT Planet exhibition at the Alpexpo in Grenoble, France, SEMICON Europa features more than 400 international exhibitors representing all segments and sectors of the semiconductor supply chain. SEMICON Europa 2016 will run from 25-27 October.

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.

Session 4 of IPC & SMTA's Conference to Focus on Ultra-Thin or Nanocoatings
ROSEMONT, IL - Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place October 25-27, 2016 at Hyatt Rosemont, Rosemont, Illinois. The conference is focused on best practices for designing, cleaning and coating highly dense electronic assemblies to assure reliability in today’s mobile society.

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