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Publication Date: 05/1/2012

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Solar Powered Hydrogen Filling Station

Freiburg, Germany — The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy CF Systems inaugurated a solar hydrogen filling station in Freiburg on March 2. Sponsored by the Ministry of the Environment Baden-Wuerttemberg, the publicly accessible filling station serves not only as a demonstration platform but also represents a milestone in the development of a network of hydrogen filling stations being set up in the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg....
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PC Shipments to Have Strong Second Half

Framingham, MA — Worldwide PC shipment growth for 2011 ended on a slightly positive note, growing to 1.8 percent on the year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. While the first half of 2012 is expected to see only modest shipment growth, the launch of Windows ...Read More
IPC Technology Roadmap: Vision of Future

Bannockburn, IL — The long-awaited 2011 IPC International Technology Roadmap for Electronic Interconnections was released in February at IPC APEX EXPO® 2012. Published every two years, the IPC Roadmap serves as an authoritative guide to interconnect technological trends, providing a vision of imminent, innovative ...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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