DENVERCoretec Inc. has announced the continued deployment of XACT PCB's Gemini-X PCB registration system at the company's Denver facility.
Gareth Parry, CTO of Coretec, said, "The Gemini-X system from XACT PCB was installed in our Toronto operation at the start of this year … Our Denver facility targets leading-edge quick turn prototype and mid-volume production, and we have recently installed the Excellon Intelli-Drill to further increase its capability. We have adopted the XACT Gemini-X software to further increase advanced registration capability across our sites."
HELSINKIAspocomp Group Oyj, struggling to cope with weakened demand for its printed circuit boards, today named Isto Hantila chief executive, effective immediately. Read more: Aspocomp Names Hantila CEO
COSTA MESA, CA - Stablcor Incorporated, announced a new licensing agreement with Anaheim, CA-based DDi Corporation. DDi's new agreement with Stablcor eliminates end-product royalties, which were charged to the fabricator before the product could be shipped to the end user. The new licensing policy is being introduced to qualified fabricators to transition STABLCOR® from a specialty material to a general build-up material for use in PCB structures.

Read more: DDi Enters into New Licensing with Stablcor
HELSINKIAspocomp has signed an agreement to sell its holdings in subsidiaries in China and India, as well as certain equipment from its Salo plant, to a new holding company. 
  Read more: Aspocomp to Sell 80% of Asian Subsidiaries’ Shares
TORONTOFiran Technology Group has achieved Nadcap accreditation at its FTG Circuits site in Toronto. Read more: Firan Achieves Nadcap Accreditation
TAIPEIUnimicron Technology will invest $200 million in printed circuit board capabilities in China, the company said today.
The Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs Investment Commission approved the investment, which will be made by Unimicron's China-based subsidiary, United Microelectronics Corp.
Tawainese companies have investment limits in China, and Unimicron is nearing its limits, according to published reports, which is why the investment will be made through a subsidiary.

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