The emphasis on fabrication lessens by the year at Productronica. Fifteen years ago, the fab side occupied more than two full halls at the Munich trade show. This year, there were perhaps fewer than 40 standalone exhibiting companies, even including some vendors that piled into their local distributors’ booths. The big Japanese and Taiwanese players were not present. Insofar as fabrication is concerned, Productronica has turned into a regional show.

Read more: Fabrication a Fading Fashion at Productronica

JINTAN, CHINA – Schweizer Electronic signed an agreement with the government of Jintan, China, to set up a sustainable printed circuit board and embedding production facility for $180 million, according to published reports.

Read more: Schweizer to Open Facility in Jintan, China

ONTARIO, CA – Uyemura president and CEO Anthony R. Revier has twice been recognized by his alma mater, the University of La Verne.

Read more: University of La Verne Honors Uyemura CEO

BANNOCKBURN, IL — Aegis and IPC are rolling out an open-source software toolkit that simplifies and expedites both CFX (connected factory exchange) data message creation and message communication from machine-to-machine and/or machine-to-broker in a CFX network.

Read more: Aegis, IPC Roll Out Open-Source CFX Messaging Library

JIANGSU, CHINA – Ventec International Group received an IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing.

Read more: Ventec Receives IPC IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing

AURORA, CO – Advanced Circuits reported third quarter revenue rose 3.5% over last year to $21.6 million.

Read more: Advanced Circuits Says Revenue Higher in Q3

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