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Count On Tools Expands Manufacturing Facility

Gainesville, GA — Count On Tools (COT) has recently has embarked on expanding its manufacturing facility by breaking ground for a 5,000 ft2 (465m2) expansion. Along with the expansion, the company plans to add up to six new machines to increase its manufacturing capability. In the meantime ...
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DKL Metals Celebrates 30 Years of Solder Manufacturing

Linlithgow, UK — DKL Metals is celebrating 30 years in business as a producer of lead-free solders and tin-lead alloys for the European electronics industry. The company creates ultra-pure solder alloys for the electronics assembly and HASL industry. The company was established as an independent manufacturer ...
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KIC: Four Decades of Thermal Process Optimization

San Diego, CA — The 40th anniversary for KIC® in the thermal processing business is reportedly reinvigorating the company. The company attributes much of its success to its ability to provide value to customers by giving them access to both real-time and stored thermal process data, allowing manufacturers ...
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Kurtz Ersa Opens Demo and Tech Center in Mexico

Guadalajara, Mexico — Kurtz Ersa has expanded its presence in Mexico with a newly-opened demo and technology center. The opening ceremony, held in late 2016, focused on the company's planned growth in the country and the new capabilities of Kurtz Ersa Mexico, which was established as a subsidiary ...
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Libra Dallas Renews Defense and Medical Certs

Mentor, OH — Libra Industries' Dallas facility has passed the recertification audits for its ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2012 certifications. With the recertification, Libra Industries — Dallas is equipped to serve the aviation, space and defense as well as medical device industries with a proven quality ...
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Mirtec Presents Accurex Solutions with 2016 Sales Award

Oxford, CT — Mirtec Europe has presented Accurex Solutions of India with its 2016 sales award, for leading all of Mirtec's European sales distributors. For 29 years, Accurex has been a manufacturers' supplier and service provider. The team at Accurex accepted the award, stating that the "unwavering belief in ...
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Nathan Trotter Acquires Henkel Solder Bar Division

Coatesville, PA — Nathan Trotter & Co. has acquired Henkel Electronics' LOCTITE® solder bar division. Prior to the acquisition, Nathan Trotter produced all LOCTITE solder bar sold in North America on behalf of Henkel. Effective immediately, LOCTITE solder bar will be produced and sold under the Nathan Trotter ...
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On Semiconductor Focuses on USB Type-C

Phoenix, AZ — On Semiconductor has developed a portfolio of rapid-charging and high-speed data transfer USB Type-C solutions and displayed them at CES 2017 at the beginning of January. USB Type-C is rapidly emerging as an industry-standard for wired smart and rapid charging and for high-speed data transmission ...
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Pillarhouse Continues to Grow in the Far East

Elk Grove Village, IL — Pillarhouse has reported that its 2016 sales figures in the Far East market finished the year at an all-time high. Across the region sales were up by 35 percent compared with 2015. The Chinese market increased by 30 percent, Japan by 42 percent, Singapore by 32 percent, and Taiwan by ...
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Primus Technologies' Frank Pellegrino Resigns

Williamsport, PA — Primus Technologies' VP of sales and marketing, Frank Pellegrino, has stepped down from his position, leaving the company to pursue other ventures outside of the electronics manufacturing industry. In the interim, president Steve Stone will assume Mr. Pellegrino's responsibilities. Along ...
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Schaeffler Acquires Compact Dynamics GmbH

Fort Mill, SC — Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has negotiated with SEMIKRON International GmbH to acquire a majority stake in Compact Dynamics GmbH, a manufacturer of high-performance electric motors. Schaeffler and SEMIKRON have also agreed to cooperate and develop power electronics systems ...
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Virtual Industries Celebrates 30th Year

Colorado Springs, CO — Virtual Industries is celebrating its 30th year as a supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions to the world's high-tech firms. The company's patented, ESD-safe products are used by Class 1 cleanroom personnel, electronic assemblers, semiconductor manufacturers, in universities, and ...
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W├╝rth Elektronik Breaks Records

Waldenburg, Germany — Würth Elektronik is riding the global wave of growth in electronic and electromechanical components, having for the first time in its history surpassed the 500 million euro ($520 million) sales mark. The company attributes its strong growth to its consistent focus on quality ...
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Argential Acquires Conductive Compounds, Inc.

Westborough, MA — Argential, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MicroChem Corp., has purchased the assets of Conductive Compounds, Inc., of Hudson, New Hampshire. The new company will operate under the name Applied Ink Solutions and will relocate to MicroChem's state-of-the-art, 76,000 ft2 (7,060m2) ...
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Asteelflash Ranks Among Top 20 Bay Area Manufacturers

Fremont, CA — Asteelflash has been ranked among the top 20 manufacturers in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. The ranking brings together companies from various industries, and Asteelflash is the only electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider on the list. ...
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Dymax Patents Tack-Free Gasket Material

Torrington, CT — Dymax Corporation has been awarded a new patent entitled "Form-In-Place Gasket With Tack-Free Surface," which outlines a method of preparing a flexible tack-free gasket by forming a liquid composition to enclose displays, electronic circuits and similar components. The composition is distributed ...
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Herrmann Ultrasonics Expands on West Coast

Bartlett, IL — Herrmann Ultrasonics is increasing its presence in California with an expanded tech center. The Irvine, California, facility triples the company's local lab size and offers increased technical support capabilities. For the center's grand opening, the company hosted an inaugural technology day ...
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Inkron and NAGASE Group Expand Partnership

Helsinki, Finland — NAGASE Group has expanded its partnership with Inkron Limited by acquiring a minority stake in the company. The companies have agreed upon extensive global collaboration for the commercialization and distribution of Inkron's technology and products. The move is expected to improve Inkron ...
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Nano Dimension to Open Nano-Ink Production Facility

Ness Ziona, Israel — Nano Dimension's wholly owned subsidiary, Nano Dimension Technologies Ltd., is opening a production facility for the company's nano-ink products. The facility will be located in Ness Ziona, Israel, in the same building as the company's headquarters.
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NEO Tech Recognized for Rapid Growth

Chatsworth, CA — NEO Tech, a provider of microelectronics manufacturing and supply chain services, has been recognized by Inc. magazine in its 35th annual Inc. 5000 list, a ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. The list is made up of successful companies in the American economy ...
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