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SMTnet Names David Fish (aka "davef") Technical Editor of SMT Express & Ombudsman of SMTnet Forums.

Feb 16, 2012 | I am happy to announce that I (davef) was named the 1st ever technical editor of the SMT Express, a weekly email newsletter that goes out to over 30,000 users in the electronics manufacturing industry. In addition, I will also become the 'ombudsman' of the electronics manufacturing forum located at . This is not an official position at the company but is intended to facilitate communication between manufacturers and the thousands of electronics manufacturing professionals that use SMTnet on a daily basis.

Dave Fish (davef)


Nov 03, 2011 | By davef: I was fortunate to be able to attend the SMTAI Exhibition Oct. 18-19, 2011. While I was walking around looking at the booths and talking to the exhibitors, I got this idea that I would report back on things that I found interesting. You know spread the news, since not everyone was there.

SMTnet to Present at SMTAI Orlando 2010

Oct 16, 2010 |, a developer and provider of community based internet marketing platforms will present a technical session, “Electronics Manufacturing Marketing - A Paradigm Shift.”

Glenn Seely Named SMTnet Sales Manager

Jul 12, 2010 | Effective July 9, 2010 is proud to announce that Glenn Seely has been recently named Sales Manager for the internet company.

SMTA China Awards Megan Wendling Councilor of the Year 2010

Apr 28, 2010 | NAPLES, FL - MW Associates, a global all-electronics marketing agency, announces that its President Megan Wendling received the Councilor of the Year Award from SMTA China. The award was presented during the recent NEPCON China exhibition and conference, which took place Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at the Shanghai Everbright Hotel in China.

Major New Trade Show for Brazil Is Introduced

Feb 08, 2010 | Naples, FL, February 3, 2010 — Trafalgar Publications Ltd., a global media provider of high-technology exhibitions, conferences and publications, announces Global Electronics Manufacturing Expo Brazil 2010. The event will be held at the prestigious, state-of-the-art Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, Brazil on October 5-7, 2010.

Microscan Opens Northeast Technology Center in Nashua, NH

Jan 21, 2010 | NASHUA, NH, USA -- Microscan Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWAV), the Global Technology Leader in Precision Data Acquisition and Control Solutions, showcased the expansion of its worldwide operations with the grand opening of its newest R & D manufacturing facility located in Nashua, NH USA.. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place on 14th January 2010 gathering a select group of key customers and media representatives.

The Industry Loses an Icon

Dec 03, 2009 | Gene F. Wakefield Passed away on November 29, 2009 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on December 22, 1933 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is survived by his wife, LaJuana. He leaves behind a daughter, Marvel Wakefield (Los Angeles, CA), two brothers, John Wakefield (Crawford, CO) and Roy Wakefield (Truckee, CA), three sisters, Lila Craig (Colorado Springs, CO), Mary Alyce Krist (Ft. Collins, CO) and Margaret Ann Foss (Buffalo, WY).

The Electronics Industry Loses a Consummate Professional

Sep 26, 2009 | Barry O’Brien died on Sunday, September 20, 2009 while bike riding. Barry covered the Ohio territory for Horizon Sales, a manufacturer’s representative corporation supplying machinery and supplies to the electronics industry.

PCB East 2003 Announces Final Conference and Exhibition Program

Jul 10, 2003 | UP Media Group Inc. today announced the final schedule of events for the eighth annual PCB Design Conference East

KEMET Announces Enhanced Strategic Plan

Jul 10, 2003 | To execute this strategic plan, KEMET is reorganizing its operations around the world.

Photronics Names John Chin Vice President - Asia

Jul 09, 2003 | He will have responsibility for all aspects of Photronics� manufacturing and sales activities in China, Singapore and Taiwan.

Innovex, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Public Offering of Common Stock

Jul 09, 2003 | Proposed offering of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock.

Coding Profiles Eliminate Mismating

Jul 08, 2003 | A new range of coding profiles for Combicon wire-to-board connectors aims to avoid the pitfalls of inserting the wrong plug into a header when making plug-in connections to a PCB.

Jabil Circuit Deploys Tradec's Cost Management Solution

Jul 03, 2003 | Leading Electronic Manufacturing Service Provider Leverages Tradec Solution to Manage Commodity Cost and Accelerate the Quotation Process

Optical MEMS Finding Greater Opportunities in Non-Telecom Products

Jul 02, 2003 | As a result, sales of optical MEMS, into segments other than telecommunications, are forecast to grow at a CAGR of 15.8% over the next five years.

Worldwide Forecast for Non-Telecom Optical MEMS

Long Life for Heatsink Thermal Tape

Jul 02, 2003 | A novel unreinforced, thermally conductive, pressure sensitive adhesive tape delivers very high bond strength to low-energy surfaces.

MS11 DIN Rail Assembly Designed For Flexibility

Jul 02, 2003 | A full range of PCB mount SSRs are available on the compact DIN Rail assembly.

Arrow Electronics Completes Senior Note Offering

Jul 01, 2003 | Successfully completed its previously announced sale of $350 million principal amount of 6.875% Senior Notes due 2013.

Merix Corporation Establishes Representative Office and Inventory Hub in China

Jun 30, 2003 | Merix has also entered into an agreement with YCH GROUP PTE. LTD to support its inventory hub, which is also in Suzhou.

New Service has PCB Cleaning Down to a Fine Art

Jun 26, 2003 | The surface quality of printed circuit boards and components directly impacts performance and product life.

Nextek Expands Production Operations

Jun 25, 2003 | Additional state of the art automated surface mount assembly equipment has been installed to provide expanded capacity for advanced technology printed circuit assemblies

Circuit World Announces License of Channel Routing Technology from Nortel Networks

Jun 25, 2003 | to manufacture and market printed circuit boards utilizing PCB Channel Routing technology from Nortel Networks

EMC Automotive Component Testing Detailed in Free Wall Chart from Schaffner EMC

Jun 25, 2003 | The chart includes a variety of diagrams, tables, and ratio charts for RF Emissions; Direct RF Power Injection; Bulk Current Injection (BCI); ESD and Transients; as well as TEM Cell and Stripline testing.

Rogers Corp. Introduces R/flex� 3850 Bi-Clad Liquid Crystalline Polymer Material for Multi-layer Thin-Film PCB Construction

Jun 24, 2003 | R/flex� 3850 laminate is produced in a range of copper and LCP thicknesses, just as the single-clad laminate, and is available in standard panel formats.

R/flex 3850

U.S. Technology Exports Down 26 Percent Since 2000

Jun 23, 2003 | China Replaces Japan and Mexico as Largest Supplier of Electronics to the United States

Tin Whisker Joint Meeting Held in Tokyo

Jun 23, 2003 | Three Organizations from the US, Europe and Japan to

Ichizo Sakamoto, JEITA; Irina Boguslavsky, NEMI; and Nick Hoo, SOLDERTEC.

Altium Gives New DXP Technologies to P -CAD Users

Jun 20, 2003 | Service Pack 1 for P-CAD 2002 released today

Integrated Circuit Systems, Inc. Offers Rambus Yellowstone Memory Interface Clock Generators

Jun 20, 2003 | Leading chip timing solutions provider manufactures fast memory interface clock generators for high-bandwidth applications

Flatpack Relay Handles Heavy Currents Onboard

Jun 20, 2003 | Providing the ideal solution to high-current PCB applications where height restrictions are a major consideration is Finder's 40.11 series flatpack PCB relay.

Digitaltest Announces New High-Speed Test Heads For MTS 500 Condor Flying Probe Test System

Jun 19, 2003 | The new heads are capable of reaching an acceleration of greater than 20g.

Electropac Montreal Buys New Equipment

Jun 18, 2003 | Recently purchased and installed a new DP-1500-2X Dual-Sided Photoimageable Ink Coater from Circuit Automation

Kit Checks Out Pick-and-Place Equipment

Jun 18, 2003 | The IPC-9850 test materials kit includes all the materials needed for manufacturers to test flexible placement machines and chip shooters to the specifications of the IPC-9850 standard.

DIN Connectors Have All Applications Covered

Jun 17, 2003 | The CECC-approved DIN EN60603-2 (DIN41612) Series is ideal for electronics equipment requiring reliable yet inexpensive circuit board interconnection.

Hybrid 3dB Mini SMT Couplers

Jun 17, 2003 | The Radiall SMT coupler range now includes the new 14.2 x 5.1mm mini type.

Radiall Mini SMT Couplers

Virtex-II FPGA Prototyping Boards Enable Complex FPGA Design Evaluation & Testing

Jun 16, 2003 | Boards tout up to 8MGates devices, on-board RAM, banks of I/O, many programmable user interfaces

ErSt Virtex-II Prototyping Board

NEC Electronics Corporation Appoints New Corporate Auditor

Jun 16, 2003 | NEC Electronics Corporation today announced the appointment of Yasuo Matoi to the position of corporate auditor.

DuPont Electronic Technologies To Appoint Insulectro as National Distributor for Circuit Materials

Jun 16, 2003 | This action is part of the DuPont strategy to build on its leadership position in circuit materials, by expanding and strengthening the level of service and support available to its customers.

PCB Test Point Provide Easy Component Access

Jun 13, 2003 | Wire and spring specialist William Hughes can now offer three different versions of its PCB test point - small, large and long-legged in quantities suitable for prototype work or volume production.

Richardson Electronics Expands Their Alliance with HUBER+SUHNER

Jun 12, 2003 | Richardson Electronics named first worldwide distributor

Adaptive Tool Prevents Components Floating Off

Jun 12, 2003 | An adaptive tool prevents small and/or light components "lifting" or "floating" on printed circuit board assemblies during the wave solder process.

Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. Starts Investing in Image Sensor Manufacturing and Bluetooth� Wireless Technology Production

Jun 10, 2003 | Seeing the increasing number of electronic products having image capturing functions in the market, the Company has decided to seek to further augment its manufacturing capabilities to produce image sensors to satisfy order demand for these components.

Desktop Systems Provide Flexible Bonding

Jun 10, 2003 | New from Unitek Eapro is a series of desktop systems for hot bar bonding applications.

SQC in Electronics Manufacturing

Jun 10, 2003 | The following text describes the application of NWA Quality Analyst to quality control in the assembly of electronic components.

Camden Electronics Appoints New Distributor in Germany for Enclosure Products

Jun 09, 2003 | Mehlo Bauelemente GmbH specialises in electronic packaging and has 20 years experience serving the German market with a wide range of enclosure products.

REMEC Deploys AWR Design Flow Worldwide

Jun 09, 2003 | The adoption of AWR EDA software supports REMEC�s continuous efforts to manage the substantial challenges of today�s wireless design technology.

CirTran New Business Orders Exceed $1 Million

Jun 09, 2003 | his figure does not include additional revenues from shipments against orders booked in prior periods.

SEC Declares CirTran Registration Statement Effective

Jun 06, 2003 | Company Further Strengthens Financial Position With $5 Million Equity Credit Line

Co-solvent Process Saves Electronics Manufacturer �45,000 a Year

Jun 05, 2003 | Kerry co-solvent system pays for itself in 13 months

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