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2013-09-17 23:33:02

NMR Technology (No Molds Required) is a technology Envision Plastics and Design uses to manufacture custom plastic electronic enclosures with no tooling or molds. Since it’s a unique plastic fabrication process, some forethought goes into the design criteria to make an economical plastic enclosure. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In our last article, the topic of manufacturing custom water resistant enclosures was discussed with respect to their construction/design method....

2013-09-06 08:25:15

The company's investments to improve quality and PCB assembly throughput payoff with fourth consecutive year of high, double-digit revenue growth TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bittele Electronics, a leading Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider specializing in turnkey PCB assembly for design engineers, announced today it achieved double-digit, year-over-year revenue growth in 2012. These exceptional financial results have positioned Bittele as one of the fastest...

2013-08-30 23:22:14

OKW Electronics, Inc has added two new ranges of pluggable PCB terminal block connectors to its huge range of components. The first is a range of Top Entry Pluggable Terminal Blocks which allow for easier connection and disconnection of the electronics components from PCBs in equipment cabinets and enclosures. Bridgeville, PA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 OKW Electronics, Inc has added two new ranges of pluggable PCB terminal block connectors to its huge range of components. The first is a...

2013-08-19 16:27:36

- Eltek will sell 3,532,655 ordinary shares to Nistec for $4.2 million PETACH-TIKVA, Israel, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eltek Ltd., (NASDAQ: ELTK), the leading Israeli manufacturer of advanced Flex-Rigid circuitry solutions, announced today that it has entered into a $4.2 million investment agreement with Nistec Ltd. ("Nistec"), a leading provider of Electronic Manufacturing Services ("EMS") and design services, to sell Nistec 3,532,655 ordinary shares at $1.19 per share....

2013-05-29 09:44:09

EPFL researchers have detected microplastic pollution in Lake Geneva in surprisingly high concentrations EPFL researchers have detected microplastic pollution in one of Western Europe's largest lakes, Lake Geneva, in large enough quantities to raise concern. While studies in the ocean have shown that these small bits of plastic can be harmful to fish and birds that feed on plankton or other small waterborne organisms, the full extent of their consequences in lakes and rivers is only now...

2013-05-09 23:45:38

The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces that Elite Material Co., Ltd. (EMC) has become its newest member. Cave Creek, AZ (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces that Elite Material Co., Ltd. (EMC) has become its newest member. EMC is committed to developing innovative Printed Circuit Board (PCB) base materials with its halogen-free technology which are in line with future...

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Are Everywhere
2013-05-09 10:23:59

University of Iowa Since polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are produced through industrial processes or activities, it is assumed that people living in industrial cities will have higher concentrations of these toxic chemicals in their blood than people in rural communities. Researchers at the University of Iowa say this isn´t the case. In a paper published in March in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, scientists report that mothers and children in East Chicago,...

Some Cheeses Surpass Contaminant Levels Recommended By EU
2013-02-19 09:20:11

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Researchers at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) have analyzed more than 60 brands of cheese commonly available in supermarkets. The concentration of organochloride contaminants in the majority of the samples was lower than levels set by European legislation, but in a few cases it was higher. The scientists recommend that an eye is kept on polychlorinated biphenyls as they are carcinogenic. The majority of these...

2013-01-03 05:02:02

Bittele Electronics Inc. announced today that its Hard-to-Find Parts Sourcing Service, which locates the most elusive electronic components and saves customers time and costs in PCB manufacturing. (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Bittele Electronics Inc., a Toronto-based firm specializing in prototype and low volume printed circuit board (PCB) assembly, announced today that its Hard-to-Find Parts Sourcing Service, which locates the most elusive electronic components and saves customers time and...

Females Of Childbearing Age Have Higher Risk Of Pollutants In Blood
2012-11-29 07:56:29

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from Brown University recently revealed in a study that women between the ages of 16 and 49 years of age had a high risk for various pollutants. Pooled from the data of thousands of females, the new analysis demonstrated that almost 23 percent of women in the US met or exceeded the median blood levels for three environmental pollutants. Also, 89.3 percent of the women between the ages of 16 and 49 were at or above the...