IPC Study: Electronics Industry Lacks Workers

A new study, published by IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® finds evidence that a labor shortage exists for electronics manufacturers and that other business issues make the problem worse for some segments of the industry. Based on data from 107 U.S. and Canadian electronics manufacturers and extensive secondary research, IPC Study of the North American…

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Maxwell Names SVP of of Global Sales

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Michael Finger has joined the company as senior vice president of global sales. Immediately prior to joining Maxwell, Finger was vice president, global sales and marketing, for TT Electronics, a global electronics company supplying components and services to the world’s leading manufacturers in the transportation, industrial, aerospace,…

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VR is New Reality at GDC

SAN FRANCISCO — Derek Chen (pictured below) claims he has as many as 20 virtual reality platforms in the lab at his Vancouver office. He co-founded a company now writing applications for many of them because he thinks they represent the next big thing in computer gaming. Chen’s demo with clip on glasses (second picture…

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America II Adds Cliff Electronic Components

St. Petersburg, Fla. – America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with Cliff Electronic Components, a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of components and connectors used in the audio, engineering, instrumentation, medical, lighting and…

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PRP Opto Retains ISO9001

Following the successful transfer of its manufacturing operations to a new state-of-the-art facility in Swindon, PRP Optoelectronics has passed an audit on its ISO procedures and quality systems in record time. The ISO9001: 2008 certification was achieved as a result of a concerted effort to transition the company’s high quality standards and approved operational processes…

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