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Out of the Box Manufacturing named Mark Thompson engineering manager.
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Additive Circuits Technologies completed its acquisition of Bench 2 Bench Technologies, a Fullerton, CA-based flexible circuit board manufacturer.

AGC Multi Material America named Tritek Circuit Products West Coast distributor.

Cerebras Systems, builder of the world’s largest computer chip, has now developed technology that lets a cluster of those chips run AI models that are more than a hundred times bigger than the largest ones today.

Element Solutions has closed its previously announced acquisition of Coventya Holding. Coventya joins MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions.

Fair-Rite Products is the first Altium partner to launch Nexar’s GP&A embed on its website.

Holders Technology’s UK and German subsidiaries have agreed to sell certain PCB assets for €1.9 million ($2.2 million).

IMI Inc. installed a Keyence VHX-970 digital microscope with VH-ZST zoom lens.

NCAB Group in September signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in RedBoard Circuits. RedBoard has five employees, and 2021 revenue is estimated to reach approximately $5 million. No financial terms were disclosed.

Rush PCB announced the release of a new platform for buying PCBs.

Sanaya Environmental Services has completed its previously announced acquisition of PCB fabricator CPH for S$22 million ($16.1 million).

Win Semiconductors plans to spend $76 million to increase its stake in copper-clad laminate manufacturer Iteq, with the intent to expand the firms’ partnership for 5G and autonomous vehicles, according to reports.