Electronics News for September 2009

Electronics News Archive

Integran Technologies Signs Agreement with Magnetic Shield Corporation

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Integran Technologies Inc., a leader in the development and commercialization of advanced metallurgical nano-technologies, has entered into a market development agreement with Bensenville, Ill.-based Magnetic Shield Corporation, which specializes in solving problems of magnetic interference, also known as low frequency EMI.

MetoKote Corporation Names PPG Industries ‘Supplier of the Year’

MetoKote Corporation, an industry leader in protective coating applications—including electrocoat, powder coating and liquid paint—has awarded PPG Industries its inaugural Supplier of the Year 2009 Award.

Ford Motor Co. to Install Novel Paint Emissions Conversion System

Ford Motor Co. plans to install a patented Fumes-to-Fuel system at its Oakville, Ontario, assembly plant—an innovative system designed to convert emissions from its paint shop into electricity.

U.S. Auto Sales Hit $3B Mark in August U.S. Auto Sales Hit $3B Mark in August

A newly released government report showed U.S. auto sales reached $3 billion in August, largely on the strength of government incentives such as the Cash for Clunkers program. Several automotive manufacturers experienced double-digit sales increases as trade-in incentives pushed overall industry sales to the first year-over-year increase in almost two years—all welcomed news to industry analysts.

IPC Monthly North American Printed Circuit Board Report Reflects Declines

The Association Connecting Electronic Industries, or IPC, has released its North American Printed Circuit Board Report providing key statistics for the month of July. For the most part, both shipments and bookings were down compared to June.

Metal Finishing Launches Online Finishers’ Directory

Metal Finishing magazine, the plating and coating industries’ technology magazine, is making it easier for finishers to connect with potential customers. Metal Finishing recently took the wraps off the new Finishers’ Directory, part of the newly revamped metalfinishing.com website.