IPC Names New President, CEO

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the appointment of John W. Mitchell as its new president and CEO, effective April 23, 2012. Mitchell brings to IPC a wealth of experience in strategic and tactical planning, international alliances and joint ventures, engineering management, creation of intellectual property, product marketing and business negotiations.…

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Midsized Manufacturers Upbeat About 2012

US manufacturers are slightly more optimistic about their business in 2012 than they were a year ago, according to a recent survey of small and midsized manufacturing companies. The chief financial officers (CFOs) of these businesses continue to see solid signs of economic recovery in US manufacturing. But, while these businesses are planning more hiring,…

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Nam Tai Appoints CEO, Vice CEO

SHENZHEN, China — Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. (“Nam Tai” or the “Company”) (NYSE Symbol: NTE) today announced that Mr. Wang Lu Ping (“Mr. LP Wang”) has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company and Mr. Wang Shi Ping (“Mr. SP Wang”) has been appointed as Vice Chief Executive Officer (“VCEO”) of the…

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Richardson Names Manufacturing VP

LAFOX, Ill. — Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL), a global provider of engineered and distributed solutions for the RF, microwave and display markets, announces the hiring of Daniel S. Nickolai as Vice President of Manufacturing. Mr. Nickolai will be responsible for strengthening Richardson Electronics’ manufacturing capabilities and positioning the Company for future growth. In March…

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Nokia Designs First Windows 8 Tablet

Classic, minimalist design is present in Finland's everyday life. {complink 3847|Nokia Corp.} has honored this tradition by designing stylish mobile phones and smartphones. Now, in the midst of the tablet revolution, it is designing its own tablet. Marko Ahtisaari, who was appointed executive vice president of design and a member of the Nokia Leadership Team…

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IPC Tutorial on Flexible Circuits Released

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — The industry standard that establishes the specific requirements for the design of flexible and rigid –flexible printed boards, IPC-2223, Sectional Design Standard for Flexible Printed Boards, has been recently updated to its C revision. The standard now includes new design guidance and requirements for preformed bends, irregular folds and creases, staggered flexible…

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Mouser Launches Referral Program

DALLAS and FORTH WORTH, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, announced the launch of its new Design Services Referral Program. “Our Design Services Referral Program can help our customers shorten their design cycles and get their products to market faster” The…

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