CARLSBAD, CA - Asymtek announced that Michel van de Vijver
has been promoted to general manager Asymtek, Europe. Van de Vijver
joined the company in 2000 as European sales and marketing manager.
Van de Vijver will be responsible for European operations including
applications engineering, sales, service, and support for dispensing
and conformal coating products. He will also oversee the region’s
distributor network, and work with regional sales managers and
technical support departments.
“Asymtek has been the leader in dispensing technology and innovation
throughout Europe,” said van de Vijver. “I look forward to working
together with our customers to help them achieve their dispensing
Van de Vijver brings extensive international technical sales and
marketing experience to the GM position. Prior to joining Asymtek, he
was the sales manager for VCST Industrial Products. Van de Vijver
received his degree in engineering from TH Groep T in Leuven, Belgium.
YAYNE, ISRAEL – Valor Computerized Systems has been selected by Thales Nederland to provide its process engineering software for CAD-to-Machine transfer.
Valor’s software will be used in the process automation and machine program optimization tools for mixed SMT production lines.
“Our solutions for accelerating and improving quality of electronics manufacturing are suitable for all types of companies – even those who need to meet the strictest demands like Thales Nederland,” said Stephan Häfele, president of Valor Europe.
HORSHAM, PA – Aegis Software Corp.
announces the opening of a new global headquarters in Horsham, PA. The
company reports that the new offices will meet growing workforce
demands and provide a training environment for the company’s customer
According to reports, the new headquarters will house an interactive
training center to give customers a hands-on approach, using a
conveyorized production line, test and quality cell, and a hand
assembly line. Trainee stations are equipped to simulate a real
The new facility also reportedly includes a large meeting center with
advanced video conferencing, and customers are provided a video system
for use in their own factories as part of the company's customer
“In addition to supplying us with a more modern and spacious workspace,
the new headquarters helps us show our customers how to leverage our
solutions fully in their manufacturing environment” says Aegis CEO
MUNICH, GERMANY and ANDOVER, MA. - Munich's Design analysis and optimization EDA IC provider MunEDA and Trilogic Inc.
announced that Trilogic will distribute and support MunEDA's WiCkeD
tools to the semiconductor and circuit design market in the US
Mid-Atlantic and New England states.
“MunEDA's solutions are a hot topic and very interesting for our design
customers because they address one of the most demanding challenges in
the industry – ensuring high circuit design yield and performance even
with deep-submicron process technologies.“, stated Brad Paul, CEO &
President of Trilogic.
“We are glad to partner with Trilogic, one of the Top North American
EDA distributors and a very strong partner solutions in their market.”,
stated Harald Neubauer, CEO & President of MunEDA. “The US Mid
Atlantic and New England States are one of the most important areas
worldwide for high-end and leading IC design with many top
semiconductor companies and global players."