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February 21, 2017Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to increase by 2.9% in 2017, to $69.9 billion, according to Gartner Inc.
February 21, 2017Nordson Corp., Westlake, Ohio, has acquired InterSelect GmbH, a German designer and manufacturer of selective soldering systems for a variety of automotive, aerospace, and industrial electronics assembly applications. "The InterSelect acquisition follows Nordson's recent acquisition of the assets of ACE Production Technologies Inc., another high quality provider of selective soldering...
February 21, 2017Global Foundries, Santa Clara, Calif., plans to expand its global manufacturing footprint by investing in its existing leading-edge fabs in the United States and Germany, expanding its footprint in China with a fab in Chengdu, and adding capacity for mainstream technologies in Singapore.
February 21, 2017The BeNeLux failure analysis group in Liege, all members of FAS, recently attended a technical meeting where they presented a discussion of rolling contact fatigue in gears to about 14 engineers and academics from across Belgium and Luxemburg.
February 16, 2017Ipsen, Cherry Valley, Ill., introduces CompuCore, a competitively priced option for controls retrofits available for installation on most brands of vacuum heat-treating systems.
February 15, 2017Solar Atmospheres of Western Pennsylvania, Hermitage, recently added a state-of-the-art vacuum furnace with an all-molybdenum hot zone having dimensions 24 x 24 x 36 inches.
February 15, 2017The Heavy Carbon Company, Pittsford, Mich., announces that its president, George Barbour, has been awarded a patent for "A method of carburizing which allows a carburizing process in a furnace at high temperatures in a protective atmosphere."
February 15, 2017Air Products, Lehigh Valley, Pa., recently installed an advanced nitrogen supply system at Boeing's new 777X Composite Wing Center in Everett, Washington.
February 10, 2017QuesTek Innovations, Evanston, Ill., announces that it was invited to the White House in early January to accept the U.S. Small Business Administration 2016 Tibbetts Award.