Fermionics Group is acquiring the businesses of Hagemeyer Asia Pacific Electronics across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and India. The businesses include Soanar Electronics, Soanar Plus and Hcom.
Varian has completed the sale of its Electronics Manufacturing business to Jabil Circuit.
Cochlear faced the challenge of reducing escalating costs and development time for a new generation of hearing implants by creating an automated, mixed-signal test system using off-the-shelf technology
The Chairman of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), John Price, and the President of the Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (AEEMA), Christopher Janssen have announced that the Boards of both organisations had agreed to undertake a feasibility study of a proposal to merge and create a much larger industry grouping comprising the diverse technology-based and industry sectors which underpin Australia's economy.
Chief executive of the Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (AEEMA), Angus M Robinson, has called for a major rethink of Australia's industrial development.
Molex Premise Networks has appointed Hagemeyer Australia as its distributor in Australia.
NetComm has formed a dedicated consumer electronics division, branded Banksia Digital, that resurrects an established Australian communications brand. The Banksia company and brand, under then CEO David Stewart, was amalgamated into NetComm in 1997.
During the EIA Annual Dinner recently, the newly elected EIA President, Anthony Kittel presented the winner of the prestigious EIA Gold Cup for Excellence in Engineering and Commercialisation to Julian Smith, Senior Consultant â€“ Mining and General Industry of Soniclean.
Contract assembler of electronics, Surtek has opened purpose-built premises at Acacia Ridge in Brisbane.
Heyco Products, the US end represented in Australia by NPA, has earned an ISO 9001:2000 Certificate of Registration for its quality management system, superceding the company's previous ISO 9000 registration dating from 1994.
TransTech has appointed EPIC Controls as its NSW distributor, for the range of electrical controls, process controls, and industrial electronics.
Jaycar Electronics has moved from Gore Hill to new premises at 96 Pacific Highway, St Leonards.
Particle & Surface Sciences has become the sole distributor for Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions.
Victoria's Minister for Manufacturing and Export, Tim Holding, has announced that an Electronics Industry Capability Mission to North Asia will be conducted in October 2004.
Farnell InOne has issued the first of what it says will become a regular email newsletter to its customers on issues relating to the RoHS (restriction of certain hazardous substances) and WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) directives.