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Publication Date: 03/1/2012

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Electronic Paper Displays Get Closer

Phoenix, AZ — Which is the best display for our data, entertainment, office work, movies on the go? The three major technologies — LED, backlighted LCD, and plasma all have their pros and cons. Now another player is anxious to get into the mix — electronic paper or electrofluidic  display (EF) — a technology that has some serious advantages, not the least of which is near-zero power operation. The display is like paper — flexible, rollable, foldable, and provides superior optical contrast in direct sunlight. Further, it can offer panel integration with PV power source ...
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Cool Nano Loudspeakers, Better MRIs, Quantum Computers

Gaithersburg, MD — Okay, it's still just a theory, but a team of physicists from the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), the Neils Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Harvard University has developed a theory describing how to detect weak electrical signals and cool electrical circuits using light and something ...Read More
"Made In USA" Gets Boost at ACD

Richardson, TX — EMS company Automated Circuit Design (ACD) has just completed an 18-month program of upgrading its internal infrastructure with solid new investment in capital equipment. This is in anticipation of dramatically increased domestic production, combined with today's trend toward more ...Read More
Semicon Industry Posts Record-Breaking Revenues

Washington, DC — Worldwide semiconductor sales for 2011 reached a record $299.5 billion, a year-on-year increase of 0.4 percent from the $298.3 billion recorded in 2010, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design.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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