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2009-11-04 14:09:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has expanded the line of Fine Pitch Bump Adapters to include adapters that accommodate boards with pitches down to 0.40 mm. As part of the Correct-A-Chip series, the new Fine Pitch Bump Adapters allow customers to use higher pitch devices on smaller pitch boards. The adapter tops have landing pads that can be designed to accept any device on any...

2009-10-13 14:16:00

ATHENS, Greece, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Maritime Transport Limited (Nasdaq: RAMS) ("Aries") announced today that Grandunion Inc. ("Grandunion"), a company controlled by Michail S. Zolotas and Nicholas G. Fistes, acquired 18,977,778 newly issued common shares in Aries in exchange for three capesize drybulk carriers. Of such shares, 2,666,667 were transferred to Rocket Marine Inc., a company controlled by two former directors and principal shareholders in Aries, in exchange for Rocket...

2009-09-30 09:07:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, recently added new BGA Switch-A-Pitch Adapters that adapt to pitch bottoms lower than previous models, expanding this unique product line that economically facilitates the use of smaller pitch devices with larger pitch boards. The new Switch-A-Pitch Adapters have tops where the BGA landing pads are on a 0.50 mm pitch and the adapter bottoms...

2009-09-17 15:45:00

ATHENS, Greece, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandunion Inc., a company controlled by Michail S. Zolotas and Nicholas G. Fistes, announced today that it has entered into an Agreement with Aries Maritime Transport Limited (Nasdaq: RAMS) ("Aries") pursuant to which Aries will issue 18,977,778 common shares to Grandunion in exchange for three capesize drybulk carriers. Mr. Zolotas, executive director and President of Grandunion, stated, "We are pleased to have reached agreement with Aries and look...

2009-07-07 13:17:00

BRISTOL, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has expanded its line of BGA Switch-A-Pitch Adapters that simplify high density interconnect (HDI) construction to enable the use of smaller pitch devices on larger pitch boards. The series now includes models with tops where the BGA landing pads are on a 0.40 mm pitch and adapter bottoms are populated with BGA balls on a 1.27 mm pitch. The new...

2009-06-17 11:06:00

BRISTOL, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, announced that Duerfeldt Engineering Inc. (DEI) has joined Aries' representative network, covering the entire Pacific Northwest, including Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. As an engineering-oriented manufacturer's representative firm, DEI is uniquely qualified to assist its customers in selecting the appropriate components offered by DEI...

2009-06-03 13:31:00

BRISTOL, Pa., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has launched a new series of adapters that enable the use of virtually any SMT (surface mount technology) IC (integrated circuit) device on a pitch of 0.4 mm or higher to PC boards on 0.5 mm pitch. These are ideally suited to adapting an IC device to some of the more popular TSSOPs (thin-shrink small outline packages) and QFPs (quad flat packages)...

2009-04-22 13:32:00

BRISTOL, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, announced that Roy Larsen of Larsen Associates achieved a 39% increase in sales over 2007 earning him the 2008 Representative of the Year Award. Larsen, an Aries representative more than 15 years servicing the Northern California and Nevada territories, attributes his company's growth to Aries' exceptional customer service, incomparable...

2009-03-20 11:43:00

BRISTOL, Pa., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has added a unique adapter series to its extensive line of Correct-a-Chip adapters that save end users both time and money. The new BGA Switch-A-Pitch Adapters enable the use of smaller pitch devices with larger pitch boards. The first Switch-A-Pitch adapters in the series have tops where the BGA "landing pads" (on the top of the adapter) are on...

2008-06-30 09:02:24

If you're celebrating a birthday this month, you're more likely to be nearsighted than those born in the winter. But if your birth date falls in February, March or April, the news is more distressing: Winter and early spring babies have a greater risk of developing schizophrenia than summer-born ones. Strange coincidences? Esoteric astrological claims? Neither. As unlikely as it sounds, a growing body of scientific research shows the month you were born can predispose you to certain...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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