Movers and shakers
Stephan H. Schmidt, general manager, has been elected to the LPKF Laser & Electronics USA (Wilsonville, Ore.) board of directors.
The FXS-160.40 inspection system is designed for off-axis inspection of planar devices
Assembly equipment revenue roller coaster San Jose, Calif.
The final numbers for the revenue generated by assembly equipment sales in 2001 are in, and the results are not pretty
IEEE's CPMT announces winners
Pisctaway, N.J. - The Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society (CPMT) of the IEEE recently announced the winners of its annual awards for technical excellence, achievement, leadership and service.
New opto packages announced at OFC
The Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in Anaheim in March included announcements of many new packaging technologies and products
For 1,001 nights, the princess related stories to the sultan. At the end of this time, the sultan said, "Do you know the number of nights that we had musicians entertaining us at dinner?"
10 years ago in Advanced Packaging
In the very first issue of Advanced Packaging, thermal management was probably the biggest topic
Intel reveals heat sink approach
The importance of thermal management to Intel's microprocessors was demonstrated by the prominence given to a recent announcement about heat sink technology
K&S adds packaging know-how to low-k alliance
Dow Chemical Co. announced the addition of five new members to its SiLKnet Alliance, a collaboration working to create products and processes for low-k dielectric materials
Updates on folded flex and thin packaging at ICAPS
IMAPS held its first International Conference on Advanced Packaging and Systems (ICAPS) in March in Reno
Assembly and test activity in China heats up
In an effort to leverage the production capabilities and growing markets in China, many companies are forming partnerships or opening new facilities there. Recent announcements include
Plus or minus 10 years
While putting together our 10th anniversary issue, it was great fun to look through old issues of Advanced Packaging to see what has changed and what hasn't in the past decade