ANAHEIM, CAMulti-Fineline Electronix, provider of flexible printed circuits and assemblies, named Dr. William Beckenbaugh chief technology officer.

Read more: M-Flex Names Beckenbaugh CTO
ROME, NY – The ESDA requests abstracts for technical papers covering the effects of electrostatic discharge, electrical overstress, and static electricity for presentation at its 30th Annual EOS/ESD Symposium, Sept. 7-12, 2008 in Tucson, AZ.
 
Papers are being accepted in the following areas: component level EOS/ESD; system level EOS/ESD; EOS/ESD factory level and materials technology; electrostatic considerations; magnetic recording heads; ultra-sensitive devices, and ESD standards components, systems and factory.

The deadline for submission of 50-word abstracts and four-page (max.) summaries is Jan. 11.
 
The submission deadline for the finished paper is June 6. Final papers will be limited to a maximum of 10 pages.
 
To obtain copies of the call for papers, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.esda.org.
REHOVOT, ISRAELPrintar Ltd. announced digital printing distribution agreements with Dutch company Adeon Technologies BV for the UK market and with Paris-based Lerau
 
Printar also announced the appointment of Cristobal Macedo as its sales director for the European market. 
SANTA ANA, CA — Christopher Associates today announced an agreement to distribute and provide engineering support for First EIE's photoplotters and inkjet printers in the North America.

In support of First EIE, Christopher Associates has located a complete spare parts inventory in Santa Ana with engineering support throughout North America.

First EIE has a reported 500 photoplotters installations worldwide.  
DALLAS — Titan Global Holdings, parent company of Titan Electronics, today forecast fiscal 2008 sales of $747 million, about $30 million of which would come from its PWB manfuacturing operations.

Read more: Titan Forecasts 2008 Sales of $747M
LARGO, FL -- Bare Board Group Inc., a distributor of printed circuit boards, was named to Inc. Magazine's latest list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

BBG, a five-year-old firm that procures bare PCBs, had a whopping 153% increase in sales in the past three years. That was good for no. 2309 on the list.

“We are ecstatic to be recognized on a national level. Everyone has worked hard, and this verifies our successful business model,” says BBG President Greg Papandrew. 

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