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DRAM manufacturers are pushing ahead with the development of DDR6, with planned data speeds of up to 17,600MT/s and the potential to reach 21,000MT/s or DDR6-21000.

Entegris has terminated its distribution agreement with MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions in exchange for $200 million.

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have developed sustainable dissolution methods for dissolving gold, silver and copper from recycled electronic materials.

Kingboard Laminates has notified customers of immediate price hikes to reflect growing raw materials costs, according to industry sources.

Kinwong joined the High Density Packaging User Group.

Uyemura published a roadmap for high density and ultra-high-density circuits.

VTT launched a pilot line for high-volume production of printed electronics, including wearable sensors.Article ending bug


Adamson is nearing completion of a $4 million electronics production facility featuring a Fuji high-speed PCB assembly line.

AIM Solder named Shinil Fl distributor in Korea and Cluff & Associates representative in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.

Altus will distribute PVA’s PathMaster X software.

BAE Systems received a $12 million DARPA contract to develop enabling technologies for computer-aided battle planning and is partnering with Boeing to provide EW systems for the F-15E jet fighter-bomber in a $19.1 million order.

Bendix will expand and upgrade its Indiana electronics manufacturing and distribution operations.

Bimos appointed Z Tech Services representative in the US and Proactive Process Solutions Group representative in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and parts of Mexico.

Bright Machines is partnering with Microsoft Azure to build and distribute electronics manufacturing software.

Celestica partnered with Aviz Networks to streamline and support SONiC-based network deployments.

CE3S will distribute SCS’s ESD process control products.

Coherix teamed with Eastern Michigan University to develop a “factory-of-the-future” manufacturing and assembly technology program.

CT Production moved into a new 21,602 sq. ft. headquarters in Poole, UK.

Datasound Laboratories purchased a Mirtec MV-3 OMNI Desktop 3-D AOI.

Dixon Electronics announced a partnership with Nokia Solutions and Network OY to develop and manufacture telecom products for Nokia.

Electroninks opened an APAC facility in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

Elexon Group has relaunched its SMT factory in Brendale, Brisbane, Australia, following a massive fire that destroyed its facilities last August.

Essemtec signed a strategic partnership with SMTO for the Mexican market.

FHP Reps will distribute Kubler US’ Arcadia products in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri.

Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas installed an Aven MicroVue video inspection machine at its Center of Excellence in Cypress, CA.

Intervala and Westmoreland County Community College have teamed to create a comprehensive electronics technician training program.

Jabil installed an AAT X-40A 4.0 stencil cleaner in San Jose.

Jabil has been granted a patent for an innovative 3-D printer nozzle design that enhances print control and speed.

Meta System will use Critical Manufacturing’s MES in its new electronics facility for e-mobility production.

NEOTech installed Palomar 8100 wire bonder machines at its Chatsworth, CA, facility.

Netweb Technologies opened a high-end computer server, storage and switch manufacturing in Faridabad, India.

Neways will build vision- and optics-related products for Saab’s defense vehicles.

Omni Federal is expanding to Colorado Springs with plans for more than 500 high-paying jobs.

Plexus will produce and ship Simbe’s retail robotics-as-a-service.

Rocka Solutions appointed FHP Reps manufacturers’ representative in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas.

Sanmina began production of Nokia’s optical line terminal (OLT) cards in Pleasant Prairie, WI.

Sennheiser is expanding its production capacity at its headquarters in Wedemark, Germany, to create space for additional printed circuit board assembly systems.

SMTXtra appointed as manufacturer’s representatives E-Tronix in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska, and PMR Representatives for southern California, southern Nevada and Baja Mexico.

StenTech appointed Technica representative in the NorCal/West USA region, Cope representative in the Mid-East US, and EMC3 representative in Florida.

Surrey Satellite Technology installed a Kolb PSE LH5 cleaning system.

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