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Silke Pflueger to Address Direct Diodes at LME 2013 event.

August 16, 2013

In her keynote presentation at LIA's third annual Lasers for Manufacturing Event® (LME®), laser industry expert Silke Pflueger will address impact of and applications for ultra-high brightness direct diodes. Pflueger has expressed confidence that these devices will rapidly become industry workhorses. Her address will be one of four 30 min keynotes in Laser Technology Showcase Theater, located in exhibit area of LME 2013. Event takes place September 11–12 in Illinois. Read More

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AEM Hall of Fame to announce this year's inductees.

August 15, 2013

This year’s inductees will be announced at the 2013 AEM Hall of Fame celebration presented at the Annual Conference of AEM on November 5. AEM Hall of Fame honors those who have made a difference in quality of life and whose innovations, ideas, and leadership have contributed significantly to growth and strength of the off-road equipment industry. Nominees are judged on innovation, industry contributions, leadership, corporate citizenship/social responsibility, and sustainability. Read More

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TRFA Announces Winners of thermoset polymer research award.

August 15, 2013

TRFA announced Qi An as winner of 4th Annual Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award for "Epoxy-Based Carbon Nanotube/Fiber Hybrid Composites: Nanoscale Hybridization via Electrophoresis." This paper will be presented at TRFA 2013 Annual Meeting, which will take place September 29 through October 1 in Newport, RI. Second place prize was given to Zhan H. Yang for "Enhancing Mechanical Performance by Heterogeneity-Promoting Staged Fabrications," which will also be presented. Read More

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IPC Releases Agenda for Technology Market Research Conference.

August 15, 2013

IPC TMRC will take place September 25–26 in Chicago, IL and feature "The Next Generation: Creating the Electronics Industry of the Future" theme. Designed to help electronics industry technologists, decision makers, and other executives tackle demands of new and emerging technologies, conference will feature keynotes by Gene Marks and Robert Fry as well as presentations from technologists and thought leaders from MIT, DuPont, Lockheed Martin, Delphi, Isola, and other organizations. Read More

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IPC Conference addresses conflict minerals regulations.

August 15, 2013

On October 23, 2013, IPC will host 1-day conference, "Conflict Minerals: Complying with EU and US Laws" to help European and US companies plan for compliance with current and future customer and legal requirements. Expert speakers will provide strategic overview of all complex issues revolving around conflict minerals; insight into how U.S. legislation affects EU companies; forthcoming EU conflict mineral legislation; and examples of strategies and tools being used by leading companies. Read More

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BIO Convention in China 2013 will be held in November in Beijing.

August 14, 2013

BIO Convention in China 2013 will be held November 11–13 in Beijing, China and bring together biotech and pharmaceutical companies interested in policy issues and business development. At this event, western and Chinese life sciences companies will be afforded networking and deal making opportunities. With its biotech sector growing steadily, China represents important market for biotech products and plays key role in biotech product development and manufacturing. Read More

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BIO Investor Forum 2013 will be held in San Francisco, CA.

August 14, 2013

BIO Investor Forum 2013 will be held October 8–9 in San Francisco, CA. Focused on early and established private companies as well as emerging public companies, this international biotech investor conference will host plenary sessions, business roundtables, and therapeutic workshops as well as company presentations. Also featured, One-on-One Partnering meetings provide opportunity to arrange meetings between investors; companies; and industry BD, licensing, and therapeutic franchise heads. Read More

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IPC's Global EMS Business Report covers 3 continents.

August 14, 2013

Published by IPC, July 2013 Global EMS Business Report relays average financial and operational performance metrics for sample of EMS companies in North America, China, and Europe. This report, as first in quarterly series, shows first-quarter sales down in all regions compared to 2012. Average profit margins were also down but still positive in all regions, while regional market size estimates and forecasts for 2013 indicate recovery in market growth this year for all regions. Read More