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Canadian Circuits appointed Richard Denier general manager.
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MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions appointed Erik Weyls vice president, Circuitry Solutions. He most recently held several positions of executive leadership with Coventya, a specialty chemicals solutions provider.
Microsoft named Ian Jackson PCB layout team manager.
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Nano Dimension appointed Greg Caldwell vice president of global marketing. He previously was head of marketing and sales enablement with Anark, and has held director level positions at 3D Systems, Microsoft and Sun Microsystems.
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Printed Circuits promoted Bob Burns to vice president, sales and marketing. He has been with the fabricator in sales for more than 20 years.
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Summit Interconnect named Carl Schlemmer quality assurance manager. He has held a variety of management and sales positions in fabrication since the mid-1970s, most recently with Eagle Electronics.
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Summit Interconnect promoted Gerry Partida to vice president of technology. He has more than 30 years’ experience in PCB fabrication with Summit, Marcel Electronics and Orbotech.
Technic appointed Denis Jacques global product manager of PWB products.
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Uyemura USA announced Tony Revier, founder and president, has entered a three year agreement to focus exclusively on primary accounts, and on international relations.
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Vice president of sales Mark Eonta becomes president and CEO at Uyemura USA. He joined the company in 2012.
PCDF Briefs
Altair CTO Brett Chouinard says the future of design engineering includes more engineers who understand data science and local solutions for supply chain issues.

The technological benefits that 3-D stacking of integrated circuits brings have the potential to ease chip shortage concerns, according to Candence.

General Motors aims to tackle the global semiconductor shortage with new designs built in North America, president Mark Reuss said.

Isola announced its I-Tera MT40 circuit materials support multilayer PCBs for military- and commercial-grade low-Earth-orbit (LEO) satellites.

OnlineComponents.com, an authorized e-commerce distributor of electronic components, has joined the Nexar ecosystem of companies that provide solutions needed to help design, source, and manufacture a PCB.

Schweizer Electronic has founded a sales division in the US and named Robert Davenport to head sales.

Sunstone Circuits was named as one of the Healthiest Employers of Oregon for the ninth consecutive year.

Taiflex Scientific disclosed plans to invest more than $70 million to expand flexible copper-clad laminate production capacities at its plants in China and Taiwan over the next two years.

TRS Capital has acquired a majority stake in Alta Electronics, a supplier of interconnect products headquartered in Canada.

Ultra Librarian has teamed with Nexar, a business unit of Altium, to offer CAD libraries via the Octopart search engine.

The US Department of Defense is issuing AI ethics guidelines for tech contractors.

Zuken seeks abstracts for its annual user conference to be held in San Antonio in June.

Zuken and SnapEDA announced a new capability that provides eCADStar users with direct access to SnapEDA’s online library.

Zuken released SAP Engineering Control Center interface, enabling the integration of its CR-8000/DS-CR and E3.series/DS-E3 engineering systems into SAP S/4HANA, SAP’s ERP system.