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Will Juki-Sony Talks Get Others Going?

Industry chatter has long said M&A activity among the major placement companies is inevitable. Yet throughout the gut-wrenching downturn of 2001-02, the widespread pause in 2008-09, and the subsequent fallout starting last spring, nothing concrete took place. Sure, a few … Continue reading

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The Right Place

I don’t usually toot my own horn, but I’m proud of this interview with a number of leading placement companies. Unlike the usual industry “interview” — which consists of written answers to a list of emailed questions — we managed … Continue reading

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Siemens Says

Siemens Electronics Assembly says its October-February 2010 orders for placement machines were the same as the entire previous 12 months. The company credits China and the rest of Asia, adding that orders from Europe are on the rise, too. “For … Continue reading

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