SHENZHEN - The HKPCA and IPC Show drew over 13,000 visitors on its opening day, organizers said. Organizers anticipate 35,000 visitors will attend the trade show over its three days.
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KEMPEN, GERMANY – Materials supplier Lackwerke Peters was among four North Rhine companies receiving accolades for exceptional engagement in local schools.

The companies were honored for promotion of knowledge in science and mathematics.

The awards were presented by Christa Thoben, Minister for Economy, Medium-sized Enterprises and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia, and Barbara Sommer, Minister for Schools and Further Education, during a ceremony at parliament.

RICHARDSON, TXTitan Global Holdings on Friday reported and net operating losses of $23.8 million on record revenues of $111 million for 2007.

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WILSONVILLE, OR – Mentor Graphics’s third-quarter revenues were $186.3 million, with a loss of $9.1 million. Revenues for the quarter were down nearly 2.3% year-over-year.
Year-to-date revenues were $582.5 million, with a loss of $7 million, compared with revenue of $545.3 million, with a loss of $3.8 million, in the same period last year.
Bookings for the third quarter were up more than 10% year-over-year.

“Bookings were a record for any non-fourth quarter. Contract renewals among our 10 largest orders increased 50% over the corresponding prior contract,” said Walden C. Rhines, chairman and CEO.

“Unfortunately, revenue timing issues on certain key orders impacted results for the quarter,” he added.

Compared to the same quarter last year, scalable verification bookings were up 25%; new and emerging bookings were up 35%; integrated systems design bookings were flat, and IC design to silicon bookings were down 5%.

Year-over-year bookings for Pacific Rim were up 35%; for North America, up 25%; for Japan, up 5%, and for Europe, bookings were down 15%, says Mentor.

For fiscal 2008, the company expects revenue of $860 million. Preliminary guidance for fiscal 2009 is for revenues of $920 million.

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