Movers and shakers


Unitive Inc. (Research Triangle Park, N.C.) appointed Arthur Bergens, Jr., as vice president and chief financial officer. He will be responsible for leading the company's financial strategy and growth.

Koby Leist joined Shellcase (Jerusalem) as vice president of manufacturing. Leist will be responsible for ramping up the company's manufacturing capabilities at its newly opened production facility that includes 15,000 square feet of clean room production space.

ChipPAC Inc. (Fremont, Calif.) appointed Douglas Norby and Robert Conn to its board of directors.

Franz Sumnitsch, vice chairman of the board of directors of SEZ Holding Ltd. and CEO of the SEZ Group (Munich, Germany) was honored by SEMI for his contributions to the semiconductor industry during the annual SEMICON Europa Exposition.

Richard Massero, Jr. will be working for DL Technology (Haverhill, Mass.) as the worldwide engineering manager for the company's dispensing valve and needle product lines.

NEMI (Herndon, Va.) announced Nasser Grayeli, vice president of Intel Corp.'s technology and manufacturing group, and director of assembly technology department, as its new chairman. Serving as co-directors of planning are Srinivas Rao, vice president of technology for Solectron Corp., and Leslie Guth, director, supply chain networks for Lucent Technologies.


AIM (Cranston, R.I.) appointed CPD HK and Sharemate Technology as distributors for its complete line of electronics assembly materials in Hong Kong and Suzhou, China, respectively.

DEK International (Dorset, United Kingdom) has enhanced its company Web site, In addition to a simplified home page, a new registration process gives customers and partners access to technical papers and FAQs on the latest technologies and solutions.

The International Microelectronics and Packaging Society's (IMAPS) Web site,, offers a new interactive online events calendar.

Gryphics Inc. (Plymouth, Minn.) appointed inTEST KK (Tokyo, Japan) as a distributor for its GHz connectors in Japan.

VJ Electronix (Bohemia, N.Y.) announced the opening of a new facility in Manteca, Calif. The facility will serve as a West Coast office and support center for local installations.


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