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SMT Express, Volume 5, Issue No. 4 - from SMTnet.com
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Yamaichi Electronics Recognized
Yamaichi Electronics receives 2002 Supplier Excellence Award
RSI and PCS Announce Agreement
PCS becomes sole rep of RSI in the UK
Northrop Grumman Joins Up
Northrop Grumman enters military printed circuit board market
Tecnomatix Receives Award
Tecnomatix eM-Assembly Expert takes first place
Engent Acquires Rights
Engent joins Siemens Dematic Technology Network
Shipley Acquires Distributor
Shipley names Unichem as exclusive distributor
AeA Pushes Into the Web
AeA micro cap conference expands into web conference

Sanmina-SCI Installs ICON-SCM
Sanmina-SCI improving production efficiency
Speedprint Releases SP880avi
Speedprint launches new 29" large area printer
Viscom Combines AOI/AXI
Viscom's X7055 combines AOI/AXI capability with 4M technology
FCI Metral TINT Receptacles
FCI eliminates costly assembly operations
SMAC Produces Versatile Actuator
SMAC's LA35 series offers unrivalled versatility.
Mentor Graphics Supports Xilinx
Mentor Supports Xilinx Spartan-3 Platform FPGAs
NIC Eurotech Shrink Inductors
NIC Inductors to include 0603 and 0402 case sizes
Phoenix Contact's New Terminal Blocks
Phoenix Contact's terminal blocks handle the hazards
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Skewed transistors
Posted by tsongshe

Hello, recently I've met with many skewed transistors after reflow soldering...

Leadfree
Posted by Kris

As many must be aware a number of component manufactuers maybe shipping lead-free parts without part number changes...

Agilis Feeders
Posted by Pete Con

We just started using the 8mm Agilis feeders and found componets are lost during loading and unloading...

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Brady Appoints Executive VP
Brady Announces New Region-Based Organizational Structure
IEC Announces New CFO
IEC announced appointment of Brian H. Davis
IPC Honors Members
Members honored for contributions to IPC and electronics industry
Electro Scientific Announces Changes
Electro Scientific shuffles top executives
FUJI MCS16B
Posted by cps-iep
Dynapert USCM-G Sequencer
Posted by SMT Sales LLC
Electrovert UPK 650M/F Wave Solder System
Posted by Pro-Con Technologies, Inc.
Visit the Mart

Del Mar Electronics Show
May 7 -8, 2003
ESDiscovery USA
May 20, 2003
NEPCON East and Electro 2003
June 9 - 11, 2003
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They Might Be Giants
An Interview with Cisco's PCB Group
From CircuiTree
Volume Assembly Qualification
For 0201 Packages
From SMT Magazine
Reflow Oven Characterization
Using Machine Quality Management Tools
From EP&P
LTCC on Metal
Substrate for High-performance Requirements
From Advanced Packaging

SMTA Certification Programs

SMTA promotes new SMT certification programs
SMTA Boston 2003

SMTA promotes workshops, courses, and special events at Boston Bayside Convention
SMTA International 2003

SMTA International sneak preview
SMTA Organizes Workshop

SMTA and Auburn Univ offer harsh environments workshop in Dearborn

IPC APEX��� 2003 Numbers

IIPC reports 3,600 attended APEX��� 2003
IPC Expo��� 2003 Numbers

IPC reports more than 3,000 attended Printed Circuits Expo��� 2003
IPC Seeking Volunteers

IPC 2003 Annual Meeting and Technical Conference
IPC Promotes Lead-Free Conf

IPC and SOLDERTEC sponsor International Conference on Lead-Free Electronics
IPC Offers Virtual Conference

Attend IPC Technology Market Research Council (TMRC) virtually
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Volume 5, Issue No. 5 April 23, 2003
Free PCB Design Checker
IPC Training & Certification - Blackfox
Dual Lane Reflow Oven

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