Movers and shakers


Stephan H. Schmidt, general manager, has been elected to the LPKF Laser & Electronics USA (Wilsonville, Ore.) board of directors.

Wayne Hosey
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The Indium Corp. of America (Utica, N.Y.) has promoted Wayne Hosey to vice president, operations, and David A. Preische as director of sales, global accounts. Joining the company is Rich Brooks as technical manager, global accounts, and a member of the global sales team.

Substrate Technologies Inc. (Dallas, Texas) has selected Jeffrey Davis to its board of directors.

Karen Moore-Watts
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Karen Moore-Watts has been appointed as director of global marketing at Universal Instruments Corp. (Binghamton, N.Y.).

David H. Buettner has joined Radiant Technology Corp. (Fullerton, Calif.) as vice president of engineering and technology.

Extrusion Technology Inc. (Randolph, Mass.) has appointed Christopher Seitter as president and Rick Winter as director of sales and marketing.

Zetex (Hauppauge, N.Y.) has appointed Frank Mandarino as distribution manager for the Americas.


Coreco Imaging (Quebec, Canada) has announced the formation of a new Intelligent Products Division headquartered in Billerica, Mass., to provide pre-packaged machine vision products.

Morgan Advanced Ceramics (New Bedford, Mass.) has opened its new 214,000 sq. ft. facility in Hayward, Calif.

VJ Electronix (Bohemia, N.Y.), a division of V.J. Technologies Inc., has announced that its Northern California sales firm, Manufacturing Technology, now offers complimentary evaluations of semiconductor packages, PCBAs and bare boards.

Emerson & Cuming (Billerica, Mass.) has a new applications laboratory separate from its R&D lab that allows suppliers to simulate actual IC production conditions.

Exsil Inc. (Prescott, Ariz.) announced that its parent company, Rockwood Specialties, has acquired the business and assets of American Silicon Products Inc. (Providence, R.I.).

International Rectifier (El Segundo, Calif.) announced that the Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) has granted JANS certification for its high-reliability facility in Leominster, Mass.

Olympus Integrated Technologies America Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) has formed the Olympus Partnership Development Group. Also, Olympus Optical Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) has launched its new MEMS Foundry Services.


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