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Top Story February 12, 2016
Why Is Industry 4.0 So Scary?
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Change is hard. People don't like change, but as did the three industrial revolutions before it, Industry 4.0 will deliver painful change and irrecoverable harm to those that don't adapt. But what does Industry 4.0 really mean? Am I being left behind? How do I get started? Those were the questions Keith Kersten, industry marketing team manager for Omron ...
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VIEWPOINT 2016: Sven Wedekin, VP-General Manager, GPD Global, Inc.
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As a manufacturer of Precision Fluid Dispensing systems, automated, bench-top and pumps/valves, we continue to evolve our product line to stay in tune with customer requirements for deposition of materials. We are continually presented with applications across a broad spectrum of industries ...
GPD Global, Inc.
VIEWPOINT 2016: Richard Daly, Senior Vice President Global Sales, Photo Stencil
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January 2016 brought the opening of Photo Stencil's new factory in Golden, Colorado. Equipped with cleanrooms, R&D labs, new plating lines, and precision fabrication equipment (including laser direct imaging), the upgraded capabilities of this new manufacturing facility allow us to offer advanced ...
Photo Stencil
China RoHS 2 has Finally Arrived
No less than five and a half years after its first draft revision of the regulation, on January 21, 2016 China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology ...
TTI Inc
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Google self-driving car effort expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs
Alphabet Inc's self-driving project is advertising dozens of jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise. Thirty-six jobs related to the Google ...
Reuters
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders
These days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world's most successful leaders are marked exceptions. Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater, the ...
Entrepreneur
Assembling Boards with BGAs on Both Sides
What are the pros and cons of assembling circuit boards with BGA components on both sides? Should we first place BGAs on side one or side two? Does it make a ...
Circuit Insight - Board Talk
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The US Has the Tech to Keep Zika Out of the Blood Supply
Giving blood is a reminder that human are sacks of microbes, and blood is a very good way to spread the nasty ones. Have you ever used needles to take drugs? the ...
Wired
5 Tips for Continuous Strategic Planning
At the outset of any business, most entrepreneurs build a smart, thorough and data-driven business plan and roadmap. Months or even years later, however, aspects can ...
Entrepreneur
Selective Printing for BGA Components
We use common BGA packages on many of our low-end products. To save cost, could we print paste only on the pads that have functional requirements?
Circuit Insight - Ask the Experts
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Encryption Is Worldwide: Yet Another Reason Why a US Ban Makes No Sense
If a handfule of lawmakers in the US and abroad have their way, encrypted communication would either be outlawed or come pre-fitted with government-friendly ...
Wired
Automotive Tech Advances Cast a Wide Net for Semiconductor Growth
This past January brought a wealth of tech impetus each year; exciting and tempting us with the next series of must-haves to whet any consumer or enterprise technology ...
EBN
Boundary Scan Advanced Diagnostic Methods
Cases illustrate how circuit information and predictive analysis can provide more precise and accurate diagnostic information.
Circuit Insight - Production Floor
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Gartner Says By 2018 25% of Organizations Will Review Privileged Activity and Reduce Data Leakage Incidents By 33%
Establishing controls for privileged access continues to be a focus of attention for organisations and auditors. Gartner, Inc. said that by 2018, 25% of ...
Gartner
Gartner Says Smart Machine Technologies Will Render the Offshore Model Obsolete for Competitive Advantage
By 2018, 40% of outsourced services will leverage smart machine technologies, rendering the offshore model obsolete for competitive advantage, according to Gartner ...
Gartner
Gartner Identifies Four Types of Chief Data Officer Organization
The rapid adoption of the chief data officer (CDO) role -- from 400 in 2014 to 1,000 in 2015 -- raises important questions about the structure and positioning ...
Gartner
Worldwide Personal & Entry-Level Storage Market Declined in 2015, According to IDC
Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments totaled 68.5 million units in 2015, representing a decline of -9.2% from a year ago, according to the IDC ...
IDC
Plants Eyed As Possible Home For Electronics
Researchers at Sweden's Linköping University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences have developed a way to create electronic circuits inside living ...
EE Times
TSMC will be sole supplier of processors for next iPhones - Electronic Times
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd will be the exclusive supplier of mobile processors for Apple Inc's next iPhones, South Korea's Electronic Times reported ...
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Press Releases
Factronix GmbH - An Official KYZEN Partner and Distributor
Launch of the Alternative to 3M Novec 2702 Electronic Grade Coating
Inovaxe Finalizes Rep Agreement with Atlantech
Mycronic acquires RoyoTech and Kognitec
Extensive Solutions for Pollutant Extraction and Filtration
IPC APEX EXPO Buzz Sessions Cover Hot Industry Trends and Insight
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Test Your Knowledge
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Ask the Experts
Clean before wave soldering
Is it necessary to clean (using isopropyl alcohol) PCBs before wave soldering? If it is necessary, then why? ...
Responses by:
Greg Hueste, Senior Applications Engineer, Speedline Technologies
Edward Zamborsky, Regional Sales Manager, OK International Inc.
Mike Jones, Vice President, Micro Care
Doug Dixon, Global Marketing Director, Henkel Electronics

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Coating or encapsulating tin-lead solder joints?
Reflow for leaded and lead-free assemblies
Removal of Coatings from PCBs
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White Papers
Raise Conductivity, Reduce Material Use
Five Things to Know Before Choosing an Embedded Data Acquisition Device
What are the Benefits of Soldering with Vacuum Profiles? - Part 3
Temperature Stable Solder Paste
Moisture protection for PCB's and Components
Becoming the Factory of the Future
Pure air for the ultrashort-pulse laser
Vacuum-Tweezer Solutions For Small Part Handling
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Quote of the Day
"Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion."
Democritus
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What Year Was It?
Milosevic Goes On Trial For War Crimes
Milosevic Goes On Trial For War Crimes
Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic goes on trial at The Hague, Netherlands, on charges of genocide and war crimes in Bosnia, Croatia and Kosovo.

The day was Feb 12. What year was it?
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Calendar
Feb 8, 2016: Ball Grid Array Rework How to Do It Successfully
Feb 22, 2016: Packaging Failure and Yield Analysis Short Course (Manila)
Feb 29, 2016: 2016 FLEX Conference
Mar 1, 2016: Houston Expo & Tech Forum
Mar 3, 2016: Dallas Expo & Tech Forum
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Cartoon of the Day
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'Ever have one of those days when you're not sure whether you're in the zone, out of the box, under the gun, over the hump, or behind the curve?'
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
What's considered the luckiest number worldwide?
Answer: Nine