PCB Market Report from IPC predicts growth in 2013.

North American PCB Market Report, published by IPC, predicts- modest return to growth in North American PCB market in 2013 and also contains market data and- 2013 monthly sales forecast for rigid PCBs and flexible circuits. While sales and orders are down slightly for rigid PCBs and positive for flexible circuits, book-to-bill ratios for both segments are strengthening.- Order backlogs...

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National Association of Manufacturers

Discussion Draft focuses on tax reform for small business.

Dorothy Coleman, NAM VP of Tax and Domestic Economic Policy, issued statement in support of- House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s (R-MI) release of discussion draft on small business tax reforms focusing on easing tax compliance for these firms. According to Coleman, if manufacturers in U.S. are to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive global economy, it’s important...

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American National Standards Institute

Comments Sought on ISO field of activity on water re-use.

Standardization Administration of China (SAC) submitted proposal for- new field of technical activity on water re-use. Proposal cancels and replaces- 2012 proposal regarding creation of- new technical activity on re-use of treated wastewater in urban areas. If approved, proposal will be merged with ISO Project Committee (PC) 253, Treated wastewater re-use for irrigation. As U.S. member body to...

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American National Standards Institute

Digital Video Coding Standard reaches final draft status.

Promoted to status of Final Draft International Standard, ISO/IEC 23008-2 is intended to reduce bit rate required to deliver high-quality digital video to array of technologies and applications. Technical standard was developed by MPEG in collaboration with ITU's Video Coding Experts Group and will succeed MPEG-4 AVC standard. By improving approaches to digital video compression, standard is...

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Eriez

Celebration Honors 50 Years of Eriez® Partnership with Adams Brothers, Inc.

Erie, PA - On February 19, Eriez® hosted a celebration at the Ansley Golf Club in Atlanta to acknowledge 50 years of successful partnership with manufacturer’s representative agency Adams Brothers, Inc. Adams Brothers represents Eriez in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and parts of Florida and Tennessee. At the ceremony, Eriez presented the Adams Brothers team with a large crystal bowl...

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Mersen

Mersen to Display Power Electronics Solutions Capabilities at the 2013 APEC Conference and Exhibition

NEWBURYPORT, MA – Mersen will display its integrated power electronics protection solutions that include laminated bus bar, heatsinks, and fast-acting semiconductor fuses during the APEC exhibition; located at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California from March 16-21, 2013. Mersen's power electronic bundling solution helps maximize system performance, lower total costs, and...

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Eriez

Eriez® Offers White Paper Focused on Reducing Plastics Contamination in Food Manufacturing

Erie, PA.- - Eriez® announces the availability of the company’s new white paper, “Reducing Plastics Contamination in Food Manufacturing.” The educational white paper, which showcases Eriez’ innovative PolyMag® Plastic Additives, is available for immediate, free download from the Eriez website at www.eriez.com/Products/PolyMagProcess/polymagmasterbatchadditives/. The seven-page white...

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Syntegon

Successful Fiscal 2012 Bosch Packaging Technology Accelerates Pace of Growth

Sales planned to reach 1.5 billion euros by 2015 Presence expanded worldwide, especially in Asia and Africa Growth in sales outpaces the packaging machine industry as a whole Networked services enhance customer benefit Waiblingen / Stuttgart - Bosch Packaging Technology posted stronger growth in fiscal 2012 than the packaging machine market as a whole. In the years ahead, the company intends to...

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Powerex

Powerex/Mitsubishi Electric Power Semiconductors Expand Worldwide Web Sales

Powerex, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will now offer worldwide web sales for Mitsubishi Electric Power Semiconductors. Powerex, a joint venture company owned by both Mitsubishi Electric and General Electric, exclusively provides sales, marketing, strategy and logistics support for Mitsubishi Power Semiconductor devices in the Americas. The relationship with Mitsubishi, the world leader in...

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kpi jci & astec mobile screens

KPI-JCI & Astec Mobile Screens Recognized for 2012 Top Rollout

Yankton, S.D. –-  KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens has been recognized for one of the 2012 Best New Products Top Rollouts from Better Roads Magazine for the company’s “Be FRAP Ready” website. The “Be FRAP Ready” website (www.befrapready.com) was designed and produced by KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, and is intended to help producers in the aggregate recycling industry understand...

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