IPC releases PCB industry statistics for October 2008.

Based on its North American Printed Circuit Board Statistical Program, the IPC reports a decrease in rigid PCB shipments and bookings in October 2008 compared to October 2007, as well as over the previous month, while flexible circuit shipments increased in both timeframes. Combined, both decreased in shipments, although the combined book-to-bill ratio increased slightly to 0.96. A ratio of more...

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Graco Increases Regular Quarterly Dividend by 3 Percent

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 19 cents per common share, an increase of 3 percent, payable on February 4, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 20, 2009. The Company has approximately 59.5 million shares outstanding. Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids...

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Technetics PTFE & Polymer Solutions

Plastomer Announces New VP/GM

Plastomer Technologies, a leading manufacturer of PTFE and engineered plastic products, has announced the selection of David Torrance as Vice President and General Manager. David joins Plastomer from Georgia Pacific Chemicals LLC where he most recently held a business management role. During his twenty years at Georgia Pacific Chemicals, David also held a variety of leadership positions in the...

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Liberty Industries

New Website from Liberty Industries

New Look, new tools that make your online experience with Liberty easy to navigate with online ordering from the new website from Liberty Industries Inc. with over 2000 items featured in the online website and catalog. www. liberty-ind.com. Easy on the eyes with clean sharp cool colors that will enhance your experience on the Liberty Industries website. New features include white papers, custom...

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American Packaging

For the Second Year, American Packaging Corporation is Named Best of the Best in Best Workplace in the Americas 2008 Competition

Rochester, NY - November 14, 2008 - American Packaging Corporation has been awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas designation, Best of the Best 2008, for their exemplary human resources practices. Begun to specifically honor printing companies that provide a superior work environment, this year marks the eighth year of the Best Workplace in the Americas program. A panel of highly respected...

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Petro Canada Lubricants

Petro-Canada to Release Its 2009 Outlook

December 3, 2008 Petro-Canada (TSX: PCA, NYSE: PCZ) Calgary, Alberta - Petro-Canada will release its 2009 Capital Expenditure and Production Outlook on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 3:00 a.m. Mountain time (5:00 a.m. Eastern time), followed by a conference call for analysts, investors and the media at 7:00 a.m. Mountain time (9:00 a.m. Eastern time). The conference call will also be webcast live...

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BASF Catalysts

BASF Catalysts Receives Top Supplier Award from India's Tata Motors Ltd.

ISELIN, NJ, December 4, 2008 - BASF Catalysts has received Tata Motors' Overall Outstanding Vendor Performance Award for 2008. BASF Catalysts manufacturing facility, near Chennai, India, was recognized for its overall outstanding performance in the mechanical category at Tata Motors' Vendor Meeting 2008, held in Mumbai in October. BASF Catalysts was one of only two companies recognized this year...

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Sigma Aldrich

Sigma-Aldrich Signs Agreement with SouthWest NanoTechnologies to Distribute SWeNT® Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

Potential applications include automotive, aeronautics, electronics, displays, energy and healthcare markets ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3 - Sigma-Aldrich and SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. (SWeNT), a leading producer of single-wall carbon nanotubes, announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Sigma-Aldrich will distribute SWeNT's single-wall carbon nanotubes to the research and...

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ARRK Product Development Group Sponsors Museum of Modern Art Exhibit

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 11, 2008) - ARRK Product Development Group - a global leader in full-line product development - recently sponsored one of Neri Oxman's prototypes for The Museum of Modern Art's new exhibition, Design and the Elastic Mind. Oxman, an architect, experimental designer and Presidential Research Fellow at MIT, was inspired by one of the first ever rapid prototyping technologies...

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Endicott Interconnect Technologies Receives Department of Defense Trusted Foundry Accreditation

Endicott, NY, October 29, 2008 - Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. (EI) has received Trusted Accreditation by the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) as a trusted source to the Department of Defense and all other U.S. government agencies. EI, a world class supplier of engineered electronic interconnect solutions for mission critical and high performance applications, has been awarded...

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