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Chin Poon appointed SL Huang president.

Insulectro named Geraldine Arseneau product manager-drill and business manager-Canada.

Ralph Morrison, author of a dozen books electronics engineering, passed away Aug. 2. He spent more than 50 years in the electronics industry and taught thousands of engineers about the fundamentals of voltage and currents.

TTM named Dan Tozer frontend engineering manager.

PCD&F Briefs

Amitron installed a MicroCraft E8M6151 flying probe tester at its facility in Chicago.

AT&S is investing 1 billion euros in a new plant in Chongqing in Southwest China.

Canadian Circuits has acquired an Orbotech Paragon 9800 LDI.

Downstream Technologies moved its headquarters to a new, larger facility in Marlborough, MA.

Eternal Technology named International Electronic Components (IEC) exclusive distributor for its dry film photoresist products in North America.

HannStar Board is acquiring a 24% stake in Career Technology, with the intention of developing 5G-related products, according to reports.

Iowa State engineers are using heat-free technology to print metal traces on flexible electronics.

iNEMI released four additional chapters from its 2019 Roadmap.

ITEQ and Elite Material are poised to embrace new business opportunities arising from the new server transmission architecture of PCIe Gen 4, according to industry sources.

Patchr and Royal Circuits have integrated their respective software systems to permit manufacturing once projects are completed in Patchr’s platform.

Tech-Etch installed an Atg A5Neo flying probe tester.

Trackwise Designs released “The Engineers’ Guide to Multilayer Flexible Printed Circuits (FPCs): Technologies and Applications,” a white paper on FPCs, including limitless-length FPCs (https://tinyurl.com/y4d3w8r2). The fabricator also announced a collaboration agreement with GKN Aerospace to build the Type 8 Ice Protection System.