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Calumet Electronics promoted Meredith LaBeau, Ph.D to chief technology officer. She has a master’s and a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from Michigan Technological University and served eight years as the company’s director of process engineering and director of R&D.
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Peters named Markus Wieler global business manager, responsible for OEM management. The industry veteran returns to Peters after a 13-year absence.
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Altium’s Upverter Modular Electronics Design program focuses on modular board design, allowing students to gain knowledge while applying the fundamental concepts, empowering progressive learning in virtual, hybrid, and in-person classroom settings.

Calumet Electronics announced the addition of 75 new jobs at its facilities in Calumet, MI.

CIPSA Circuits installed a Ucamco Ledia direct imager and Techno System autoloader.

EMA Design Automation added Anacom to its EMA Solutions Partner Program.

EMA Design Automation and Digi-Key Electronics have collaborated to release the OrCAD Capture Bundle available on The bundle provides OrCAD Capture; the in-design ability to search and select parts from Digi-Key; a searchable cloud library of schematic symbols connected to Digi-Key parametric data; integrated sourcing tools to procure parts from Digi-Key; and OrCAD e-Learning, including certification opportunities.

Printed Circuits completed installation of the process line and qualification of a Notion direct solder mask and nomenclature printer.

Shanaya Environmental Services has completed its previously announced acquisition of printed circuit board manufacturer CPH for S$22 million ($16.1 million).

Ventec will take over exclusive distribution of Taiyo products in mainland Europe, the UK and Ireland.