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SYS additive manufacturing solutions transform aerospace and defence, biotech and automotive industries

ANSYS is transforming how the aerospace and defence, biotech and automotive industries manufacture metal parts thanks to its new solutions for metal additive manufacturing. The newly released ANSYS Additive Printand ANSYS Additive Suitedeliver the most powerful and comprehensive solutions for metal additive manufacturing, enabling users to print lightweight complex metal parts successfully the first time and analyse …

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Sheri Pear joins MicroCare, will focus on customer communications

MicroCare Corporation is pleased to announce Ms. Sheri Pear, of Meriden CT, has joined MicroCare as the company’s first marketing communications specialist. In this newly-created position, she will work with top management at the company — including manufacturing, R&D, advertising, product management, and sales — to deploy new marketing programs …

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New director of production at LASER COMPONENTS – Christian Grunert appointed head of optical coatings department

Christian Grunert has been appointed director of production for laser optics at LASER COMPONENTS. The 37-year-old engineer succeeds Uwe Schallenberg, who has been working in thin-film coatings since 1977 and served as head of this key department since 2014. Grunert is not new to the world of dielectric coatings, beam …

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Over 140 Spectrum Instrumentation digitizers at CERN

Over 140 digitizer cards from Spectrum Instrumentation are being used in the machine protection systems of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The cards are used to check that the particle beams have been accurately deflected. Incredible precision is required for this as two high-energy particle beams travel at …

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Nexperia secures $800m financing to fund future growth plans

Nexperia, the global leader in discretes, logic and MOSFET devices, today announced the successful completion of a refinancing of its current facilities with USD 800 million equivalent of senior credit facilities. This includes a significant proportion of Revolving Credit facility. The proceeds will be used to refinance existing outstanding debt …

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Silicon Labs completes acquisition of Sigma Designs’ Z-Wave Business

Silicon Labs and Sigma Designs, Inc. today announced the completion of Silicon Labs’ acquisition of Sigma Designs’ Z-Wave business, including a team of approximately 100 employees, for $240 million in an all-cash transaction. Z-Wave is a leading mesh networking technology for the smart home. More than 2,400 certified, interoperable Z-Wave …

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18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations for electrical installations now available for pre-order from RS Components

RS Components(RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, has announced it is to stock the upcoming 18thEdition of the IET Wiring Regulations – Requirements for Electrical Installations – published by the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology). Available for pre-order, RS will have the IET publication …

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TT Electronics plc completes the acquisition of Stadium Group plc

TT Electronics announces that it has completed the acquisition of Stadium Group plc. Stadium is a leading supplier of design-led technologies with product capabilities including connectivity solutions, power supplies, human machine interface (HMI) and electronic assemblies. Stadium designs and manufactures products for a wide range of applications including the smarter home, …

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C&K announces that it has acquired Vuillermoz

C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches, announces that it has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France. With over 20 years of experience, Vuillermoz provides precision components and customised tooling to a variety of market segments …

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Blu Wireless appoints EDATechForce as representative in North America

Blu Wireless, a specialist provider of wireless IP and hardware solutions for the unlicensed spectrum band, has announced it has appointed EDATechForce as its representative in the North America region. EDATechForce specialises in presenting IP, services and EDA solutions to US-based companies in a wide range of technically advanced industries. …

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