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IPC Releases PCB Sales Report for January 2019

IPC announced its January 2019 findings from North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. According to the IPC, the book-to-bill ratio increased to 1.06. The total PCB shipments in January 2019 were down 21.4 percent compared to last year. The PCB bookings in January have decreased by 24.4 percent year-over-year and the January shipments decreased 12.3 percent.

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NEMA Releases WC 76-2018 Standard for Internal Electrical Cables

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published NEMA WC 76-2018 Standard for Controlled Impedance Shielded Twisted Pairs in Internal Electrical Cable. It allows users to specify various numbers of shielded pairs with an impedance requirement and tailor the materials for meeting specific end applications. The standards are useful for defense, aerospace and high-performance...

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INDA and EDANA Announces the Support from European Union Countries for the Flushability Guidelines

European Nations now provide support for the INDA and EDANA’s guidelines for assessing the flushability of wet wipes. The fourth edition of guidelines for assessing flushability of Disposable Nonwoven products (GD4) includes test methods and strict pass/fail criteria for determining whether a wipe can be marketed as flulshable and has beeb adopted by Belgian and Spanish authorities. The...

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MACS Board of Directors Elects Officers for 2019

The Board of Directors of Mobile Air Conditioning Society worldwide at 2019 Training event and trade show has elected officers. The newly elected officers include Andy Fiffick (Chairman and CEO), Caroline Marks (Vice Chairman), David Jack (Association Treasurer) and Tanya Johnson (Secretary). The board of directors consist a past chairman, group four members each representing service and repair,...

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MACS Announces the Best New Products at 2019 Training Event and Trade Show

Members of the aftermarket trade press chose three new products at 2019 Training Event and Trade Show that was held February 21-23 at the Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, CA. The recognized products under categories are Best use of Technology (NEO+) and most service friendly (Arctic Pro ACX 2280 R-1234yf refrigerant handling system and Yellow Jacket® ManTooth Wireless Digital Pressure /Temperature...

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MACS 2019 Training Event and Trade Show Featured with 72 Exhibitors and 84 Booths

The MACS 2019 Training Event and Trade Show named A/Ccess to mobile A/C technical information has been conducted during February 21-23 at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA. The attendees were engaged in and enthusiastic about training classes. The MACS has assisted more than 1-million technicians for complying with 1990 Clean Air Act standards for certification in refrigerant recovery and...

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Zhaga Consortium Announces the Transfer of Book 18 to IEC

The Zhaga Consortium confirms its plan of transferring Book 18 Ed. 2.0 to IEC after its completion of specification and approval by the General Assembly. The book gives description about smart interface for outdoor luminaires and specifies power, communication and mechanical aspects. It simplifies addition of application modules such as sensors and communication nodes to LED luminaires with...

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IPC Joins USMCA Coalition for Advocating Congressional Approval of United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

IPC representing views of more than 2,500 U.S. companies and nearly 1 million workers joins the USMCA Coalition that is being launched at Washington by U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The USMCA promises to spur greater integration among the North American economies and strengthens region’s stature as formidable global manufacturing base. The USMCA Coalition advocates for congressional approval of the...

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SEMI Opens Nominations for Member Company Executives for Serving on ESD Alliance Governing Council

The SEMI Strategic Association Partner opens member company executive nominations for serving ESD Alliance Governing Council for next two-year term. The executives from member companies can be nominated by someone from within member companies or nominate themselves. The statements of the candidates will be posted on website. The ESD alliance executives provide a chance to shape the industry.

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Fab Lab Hub and America Makes Partners to Expand the Opportunities for Careers in 3D Printing Industry

Fab Lab receives a contract from America Makes for creating additive manufacturing digital batch partnership. Digital badges prepare students for the 21st century workplace and provide pathway to college degree or other post-secondary certification program. The platform allows Fab to document problem solving used in required project through portfolio consisting of photos, video and essays. Badges...

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