News for May 2010

News Archive

2010 PCX Conference

Today, at a time when corporate travel to educational events is limited due to challenging business conditions, PCX was a valuable stepping stone to renewed vitality.

IPC Unveils April Electronics Report

Printed circuit board shipments and bookings alike increased in April, according to the latest IPC Electronics Report.

Metalformers Expect Positive Movement Over the Short Term

The newly released May 2010 Precision Metalforming Association Business Conditions Report indicates metalforming companies expect business conditions to continue in a positive direction during the next three months.

Coventya Reorganizes Management Structure

Erik Weyls, formerly executive vice president, assumes the position of president, Coventya, Inc., in a recent management reorg.

NASF Announces 2010 Bright Design Challenge Winners

Patrick Snow, Kelly Steiler, and Stephen Rapaski—all juniors at the College of Creative Studies in Detroit, Mich., took home the top honors in NASF’s 2010 Bright Design Challenge.

62 GM Plants Eliminate Waste to Landfills

Dozens of General Motorsmanufacturing plants have achieved “zero landfill” status by recycling or reusing all normal plant wastes.

Haviland Products Forms Alliance with Product-Sol

Partnership between Haviland Products and Product-Sol targets neeeds of the automotive, military, and aerospace industries.

NASF Reveals Updated Technical Conference Program for SUR/FIN 2010

The newly amended SUR/FIN 2010 Technical Conference Program contains more than 60 educational sessions.

AkzoNobel to Increase Production Capacity in China

Increased demand spurs AkzoNobel to build an additional plant at its Ningbo multi-site for its Functional Chemicals business.

U.S. Auto Sales Up Year Over Year, Down in March

Many U.S. automotive manufacturers posted stronger April year over year sales, but revenues fell short of expectations in March.

H.E. Orr Company Combines E-Coating, Powder Coating Operations

Latest H.E. Orr strategy designed to improve efficiencies and customer service while reducing costs.

Technic, Inc., Circuit Automation, Inc., Announce Collaboration

Joint Effort between Technic and Circuit Automation focuses on flexible circuit-enabling technology.

Finishers Sign Up to Exhibit at SUR/FIN 2010

Roster of SUR/FIN 2010 vendors expanded to include surface finishing job shops.