Analysing the environmental costs of electronics03 August, 2006 by David Parsons, Associate Head, Faculty of Engineering & Surveying, USQ
A relatively recent development in the assessment of the environmental impact of electronic systems is life cycle analysis. Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) is a methodology which attempts to achieve two things in detail
Indian manufacturing facility announced11 July, 2006
Motorola is planning an initial US$30 million manufacturing plant in India.
GeoGroup acquires Step Global11 July, 2006
GeoGroup Components has acquired Step Global, the supplier of Trimble Navigation component technology products to New Zealand and Australia.
Printing the electronic future05 July, 2006
Globally the printing industry is in decline. Are the centuries of development in the science and production technology for printing declining in a whimper?
Australian distributor appointed for Kimo Constructeur07 June, 2006
Unispan Instruments Pty Ltd has been appointed distributors of Kimo Constructeur products in Australia.
Biolab acquires Davidson Measurement25 April, 2006
To strengthen its Industrial Technologies portfolio, scientific instrument supplier Biolab Australia has acquired Davidson Measurement. Davidson Measurement sells, services and calibrates instruments and equipment for the measurement, analysis, acquisition and interaction of data.
Semikron and STMicroelectronics team up23 April, 2006
Semikron International and STMicroelectronics are teaming up to develop and deliver integrated power modules for industrial, consumer, and automotive markets, embedding STâ€™s industry-leading power devices in Semikronâ€™s SEMITOP power packages.
60,000 additional electronic components added online12 April, 2006
RS Components, distributor of electrical, electronic, automation, mechanical and T&M products, has launched a new Extended Range of components on its website.
AEEMA looking to US market21 March, 2006
The Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (AEEMA) will be establishing Australia's inaugural exhibition at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to be held in Las Vegas in 2007.
AIIA and AEEMA proposed merger will not proceed24 February, 2006
After a period of extensive investigation, the boards of both the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) and the Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers Association (AEEMA) have now decided to work together on common interests in close collaboration, rather than to proceed with a formal merger.
Anritsu takeover20 February, 2006
Anritsu has bought NetTest. With headquarters in Copenhagen, NetTest has 480 employees and R&D locations in the US, France and Italy.
New material means 'x-ray specs' no longer required20 February, 2006
A new optical effect has been created in a London laboratory that means solid objects such as walls could one day be rendered transparent, scientists have reported in the journal Nature Materials.
Chinese facility up and running19 January, 2006
Kingston Technology's manufacturing subsidiary, Kingston Technology Electronics Co Ltd, has opened its new China manufacturing facility.
Vishay awarded french award13 January, 2006
Vishay Intertechnology has won an award from the French association SPDEI, which includes over 40 distributors of electronic componentry.
B&R/Hager reach 5029 December, 2005
B&R and Hager this year celebrate their 50th anniversaries. They were independently founded in 1955, on opposite sides of the world. In Australia, both companies came together 11 years ago to form the joint venture company Hager B&R.