HAEMEK, ISRAEL – Camtek Ltd., developer of automated inspection systems, reported revenues for the second quarter were $15.3 million, 45% below the second quarter last year, and up 6% sequentially from the first quarter.
The company reported a net loss of $3.5 million, compared to income of $5.2 million year-over-year.
The company expects to generate revenues of between $17 million and $20 million in the third quarter.
YAVNE, Israel – Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd. has been selected to supply DFM software to Kostal. Kostal is a designer and manufacture of advanced electronic and electromechanical products. According to Valor the DFM software, designed to aid in analyzing and optimizing designs, will provide faster time-to-market and improve right-first-time manufacturing.
WEST HAVEN, CT -- Enthone Inc. has begun construction on a plating applications laboratory here, with a operations scheduled to begin in September.
The site will evaluate and validation Enthone processes prior to beta-site field testing, conduct training and process capability demonstrations, identify and implement processing methodologies, and perform collaborative plating work with key customers.
SUNNYVALE, CA – A new “reverse order” interconnection method describes a way to produce a finished electronics assembly with neither solder nor a circuit board. The method, tentatively called the “Occam Process,” is a way to build an electronics assembly using mature core processing technologies in a novel sequence.
What’s more, says the inventor, the end-product is expected to be more reliable than previous solder-free strategies (e.g., using conductive adhesive as a solder substitute) or traditionally manufactured soldered assemblies.
Read more: New Process Describes Solder- and PCB-Free Assembly