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Excellon announces the acquisition of Industrial Electronic Resources (IER), a California-based electronics repair business which primarily specializes in the repair of electronic subassemblies used on Excellon CNC drilling and routing systems.
Company President Bailey Su shared his comments: “We are excited about this acquisition as it strengthens the Excellon subassembly repair division, and enhances the company’s ability to provide exceptional response and quality service to our customer base. Excellon is in a strong position to consolidate the CNC equipment repair market, and this is only one step towards achieving that goal.”
Excellon provides worldwide technical service and support for new installations and legacy equipment.
Excellon, an employee-owned company, is recognized worldwide as a leader in installed PCB drilling systems with products ranging from single and multiple station mechanical drilling machines to hybrid laser precision via formation and routing systems. Proudly designed and manufactured in the U.S.A. For more information, click here.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
ICT technical director Bill Wilkie is well-known for choosing notable venues for Institute of Circuit Technology events, and his choice for this year’s Annual Symposium was the National Motor Museum, located in the village of Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest, a national park in the county of Hampshire in Southern England. The region is known for its heathland, forest trails and native ponies.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
Every year IPC recognizes two companies that have made significant contributions to IPC and the electronics industry. These awards are named after industry executives who were themselves significant and outstanding contributors: one for a PCB fabricator company and one for an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company. This year’s recipients were Northrop Grumman and Rockwell Collins, respectively.
Gene Weiner, Weiner International Inc.
Hold on to your seats! 2018 will be a year full of rapid changes, surprises, and growth. M&A activities will flourish. The supply chain will suffer shortages and changes as demand increases, copycats will rush to market, and new markets and potential suppliers will vanish before they are established.