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July 25, 2019
Global EMS Market Grew 15% in 2018 to Nearly $542 Billion
The global electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry increased its revenue by 15% in 2018, according to New Venture Research's (NVR) annual EMS report, to reach nearly $542 billion. Combined EMS and original design manufacturer (ODM) revenue grew by $70.7 billion in 2018. Revenue growth from 2013 to 2016 had been flat, according to The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market – 2019 ...
EPS News
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Samsung says it has fixed the Galaxy Fold and will release it in September
Samsung has announced that it has made "improvements" to protect the Galaxy Fold’s screen and will begin selling the folding phone soon. Four months after the ...
The Verge
High Reliability Alloy for Auto Apps
Conventional SAC alloys are challenged to cope with the demands of automotive environments. Learn about lead-free alloy and flux alternatives that can handle automotive operating extremes.
Technical Paper
Ultrathin transistors for faster computer chips
For decades, the transistors on our microchips have become smaller, faster and cheaper. Approximately every two years the number of transistors on commercial ...
Assessing the Impact of Lean on PCB Manufacturing
How To Get The Best Thermal Profile
Meter-Mix Dispensing Basics
Cleaning Process Compatibility with PCB Surface Finishes
High Reliability Alloy for Auto Apps
Dispelling Dry Storage Myths
Strategies For Ensuring a Smooth Assembly Process
New Generation of Conformal Coatings for Challenging Operating Environments
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5G's Waveform Is a Battery Vampire
In 2017, members of the mobile telephony industry group 3GPP were bickering over whether to speed the development of 5G standards. One proposal, originally ...
IEEE Spectrum
Highlights of the day: Apple cautious, Huawei upbeat?
Preparations for production of this year's new iPhone devices have started, but component suppliers are bracing for weaker shipments to Apple compared to last year ...
Why You Should Never Stop Learning
There are many ways to find success as an entrepreneur, but no matter what path you take, it's vital to always keep learning. To stay relevant, hungry and motivated, it's ...
Big Tech Faces Broad U.S. Antitrust Probe
The U.S. Justice Department said it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the ...
Could Solar-Powered Cars Become Practical?
The idea of a solar-powered car is an appealing one. The first official solar car race was the Tour de Sol in Switzerland in 1985, and since that time similar races have ...
Design News
What Is Causing Slanted Pins After Reflow
I am running small, thin PCBs mounted with pogo pins. After reflow some pogo pins are slanted. What should I do to prevent this. My stencil thickness 5 mils.
Circuit Insight - Ask the Experts
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South Korea protests Japan's 'grave' plan to drop it from smooth-trade list
South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it would undermine their ...
Taiwan Startups Build on Hardware Heritage with AI Focus
Taiwan may already be a key part of the electronics manufacturing supply chain, but it is now trying to enhance its image beyond manufacturing, as an enabler of ...
EE Times
China's Narrow Path to 21st Century Dominance
China is working to dominate the global system. Yet, contrary to what we are led to believe, China is poorly positioned to achieve global dominance.
Circuit Insight - Technology Briefing
Top military electronic defense primes diversify, win lion's share Pentagon procurement budget
There are more than 25,000 military and defense contractors serving the US DoD. Roughly two-thirds of US Department of Defense contracts go to the top six ...
Venture Outsource
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Jul 25, 2019: FREE Webinar - Defluxing Advanced Packages
Aug 8, 2019: Ohio Expo & Tech Forum
Aug 12, 2019: Conformal Coating - Successful Implementation & Quality Control Looking for a past web
Aug 29, 2019: FREE Webinar - Surface Cleanliness Assessment
Sep 22, 2019: SMTA International 2019
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Test Your Knowledge
How tall is the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
See answer below.
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0201 Pick & Place Nozzle Plugging
We are assembling PCBA's containing 0201 passive components. We have a problem with solder paste getting in the 0201 P&P nozzles and plugging them up. We have been using ...
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Georgian Simion
Engineering and Operations Management, Independent Consultant
Brien Bush
Manufacturing Applications Specialist, Cirtronics Corp.
Mitch Holtzer
Global Director of Customer Technical Support, Alpha Assembly Solutions
Bob Black
President and CEO, Juki Corporation
Fritz Byle
Process Engineer, Astronautics
Chris Ellis
Sales Manager, Manncorp
Kay Parker
Technical Support Engineer, Indium Corporation
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AIM to Participate at SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum
AIM Solder is pleased to announce their participation in the upcoming SMTA Ohio Valley Chapter Expo and Tech Forum taking place on August 8, 2019 ...
AIM Solder
Nano Dimension Introduces DragonFly LDM
Dymax and Rudolph Bros. & Co Announce Sales Partnership
Dynamic EMS expand its purchasing team to meet increased demand
New Book Examines Critical Need for Proper PCB Documentation
White House, U.S. SBA Recognizing IPC and Member Companies
Conecsus to Exhibit Waste Recycling Solutions at SMTA Queretaro Expo
StratEdge President & CEO Selected as a Finalist for CEO of the Year
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Quote of the Day
"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."
Mark Twain
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Louise Joy Brown, the world's first baby to be conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) is born at Oldham and District General Hospital in Manchester, England, to parents Lesley and Peter Brown.
The day was Jul 25. What year was it?
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Cartoon of the Day
"It says on your resume that you were created in God's image. Very impressive."
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
How tall is the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
Answer: 190 feet (58 metres)

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