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L3Harris named Michael Ingham associate manager PCB design.

Intercept Technology founder Steve Klare has passed away.

Microcraft named Garrett Harding North American sales manager.

PCDF Briefs
CCI Canadian Circuits installed a Schmoll Modul drilling/routing system.

Denkai America plans to expand its electrodeposited copper foil operations in South Carolina with a $14 million investment that will create 10 new jobs.

Element Solutions has made a binding offer to acquire Coventya Holding in an all-cash deal of €420 million (US$509 million).

EnviroLeach Technologies said continued research and development of its patented gold recovery technologies has resulted in improved efficiencies and significantly reduced reagent costs.

Factories in the Guangdong Province manufacturing hub were told by power suppliers to cut electricity usage by curbing operations, as rising power consumption amid hot weather strains the region’s power system.

Fortify and Rogers announced a partnership to enable additive manufacturing of low-loss dielectric materials for RF devices and electronics.

Fujian Lanjian Group will build a PCB fabrication plant in the Dongtai Industrial Park in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, China.

Isola has completed the final phase of construction of its 118,000 sq. ft. facility in Chandler, AZ.

Kunshan Dongwei Technology, a maker of PCB electroplating equipment, begins trading on the Shanghai stock exchange STAR market on Jun. 16.

MKS Instruments has made an offer to acquire Atotech, Reuters reported in mid-June, citing confidential sources.

Rogers filed patent infringement proceedings in Germany through a subsidiary against KCC and its German subsidiary alleging infringement of certain Rogers’ patents relating to direct bonded copper substrate materials.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories in June broke ground on what will be a 140,000 sq. ft. printed circuit board factory in Moscow, ID.