AAA and DMI serve established and emerging markets within EM, reports ICI representatives. Developing applications include wafer back-side coating materials for die stacking and capillary-flow underfill encapsulants. AAA will be integrated into EM’s Ablestik unit, but it will develop technologies for all businesses in the EM Group. Michael Matthews, manager, new business development, Ablestik will lead the integration project, which includes 20 employees from AAA.
(August 21, 2007) BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries commissioned in-depth market studies on strategies for global expansion and microelectronics trends and technologies. BPA Consulting (Dorking, Surrey, U.K.) and Prismark Partners (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) will conduct the research. IPC’s Executive Market Forum oversees the project, and will publish the final reports.