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Orbit Reports Q1 Orders of $6.9M

Orbit Reports Q1 Orders of $6.9M

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Orbit International reported consolidated first quarter orders exceeded $6.9 million.  Read More...

IPC: EMS Execs Remain ‘Very Concerned’ about Covid-19 Impact

IPC: EMS Execs Remain ‘Very Concerned’ about Covid-19 Impact

BANNOCKBURN, IL – Electronics manufacturing executives remain very concerned about the impacts of Covid-19, according to a recent survey by ...  Read More...

McKinsey: Governments Must Strike Balance Between Safeguarding Lives, Limiting Economic Shock

McKinsey: Governments Must Strike Balance Between Safeguarding Lives, Limiting Economic Shock

MILPITAS, CA – In a sign of return to normalcy, China’s idled factory workforce is preparing to return to the production lines. Outside of H...  Read More...

Q4 DRAM/NAND Revenue Down 23%

Q4 DRAM/NAND Revenue Down 23%

LYON-VILLEURBANNE, FRANCE – Fourth quarter combined DRAM and NAND revenue was $27.5 billion, down 23.4% year-over-year and up 2.5% sequentia...  Read More...

Foxconn’s March Sales Down 8%

Foxconn’s March Sales Down 8%

TAIPEI – Foxconn reported March sales were down 7.7% year-over-year to NT$347.7 billion (US$11.8 billion).  Read More...

Samsung Temporarily Closes SC Factory

Samsung Temporarily Closes SC Factory

NEWBERRY, SC – Samsung Electronics has suspended its home appliance factory here after two of its workers tested positive for Covid-19, acco...  Read More...

How is PCB Industry Responding to Covid-19? April 3 Update

How is PCB Industry Responding to Covid-19? April 3 Update

BOSTON -- The following is a list of updates from companies' responses to the coronavirus (Covid-19).  Read More...

Q4 Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending Grew 12%

Q4 Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending Grew 12%

FRAMINGHAM, IDC – Total end-user spending on IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environm...  Read More...

Global IT Spending to Decline 2.7% in 2020

Global IT Spending to Decline 2.7% in 2020

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Worldwide IT spending is now expected to decline 2.7% in constant currency terms this year as Covid-19 impacts the global e...  Read More...

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FEATURES

Cleaning and Drying before Conformal Coating

Cleaning and Drying before Conformal Coating

The steps involved in manual and automated contamination removal.  Read More...

Can Tomorrow’s A&D Designs Handle the Heat?

Can Tomorrow’s A&D Designs Handle the Heat?

New 3-D technologies with robust interconnects and thermal solutions are on the way.  Read More...

Conformal Coating Challenges: Detection, Rework and Failure Analysis

Conformal Coating Challenges: Detection, Rework and Failure Analysis

A DoE shows optimal removal strategies with various package styles.  Read More...

Using Cross-Sectioning for PCB Assembly Qualification

Using Cross-Sectioning for PCB Assembly Qualification

While destructive, slicing can best x-ray for failure detection and analysis.  Read More...

ESD Concerns with PCB Assembly: Barcode Labeling and Masking

ESD Concerns with PCB Assembly: Barcode Labeling and Masking

Overcoming charges and decreasing risks introduced by humans or machines.  Read More...

New Requirements for SIR Measurement

New Requirements for SIR Measurement

Requirements for no-clean solder paste to increase device chemical, thermal and electrical reliability.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

ITW EAE Debuts MPM Momentum II BTB, 100 Stencil Printers

ITW EAE Debuts MPM Momentum II BTB, 100 Stencil Printers

MPM Momentum II BTB is a back-to-back configurable stencil printer that allows dual-lane processing without increasing line length.  Read More...

Vishay Introduces ThermaWick THJP Jumper Chip

Vishay Introduces ThermaWick THJP Jumper Chip

ThermaWick THJP surface-mount thermal jumper chip transfers heat from electrically isolated components by providing a thermal conductive pathway to ground plane...  Read More...

SafeRFQ Rolls Out SafeRFQ.com

SafeRFQ Rolls Out SafeRFQ.com

SafeRFQ.com is an RFQ exchange for companies seeking cooperation in the field of EMS production.  Read More...

Schleuniger Introduces CrimpCenter 64 SP Crimping Machine

Schleuniger Introduces CrimpCenter 64 SP Crimping Machine

CrimpCenter 64 SP automatic crimping machine has dual quick-change system.  Read More...

PDR Releases GenX-90P, GenX-130P Large Cabinet X-Ray Systems

PDR Releases GenX-90P, GenX-130P Large Cabinet X-Ray Systems

GenX-90P and GenX-130P large cabinet x-ray systems now accommodate PCB sizes up to 21" (533 mm) x 17.5" (445 mm) with oblique angle viewing up to 70°....  Read More...

Henkel Debuts ECI 8000 E&C Conductive Inks

Henkel Debuts ECI 8000 E&C Conductive Inks

ECI 8000 E C inks enable smart heating solutions for the smart home.  Read More...

Seho Offers GoReflow-Plus Convection Reflow Soldering

Seho Offers GoReflow-Plus Convection Reflow Soldering

GoReflow-plus convection reflow soldering system has eight heating zones and active heated area of 2,980mm.  Read More...

TRI Releases TR7700QE-S 3-D AOI

TRI Releases TR7700QE-S 3-D AOI

TR7700QE-S 3-D AOI inspects and detects defects in wire bonds, die bonds, SMD, bumps, wafer IC/chip, underfill, and solder joints.  Read More...

Seho Offers PlasmaFluxer

Seho Offers PlasmaFluxer

Seho PlasmaFluxer uses cold-active plasma to melt micrometer-sized powder of adipic acid and deposit it on PCB.  Read More...

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