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SUSS Remanufactures Itself

SUSS MicroTec , a leading supplier of precision manufacturing equipment for the semiconductor and emerging markets, has launched SUSS MicroTec REMAN GmbH , a subsidiary dedicated to the refurbishment, sale and service of used SUSS equipment. SUSS states that the new subsidiary will ensure that the equipment offered to...
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CPI Provides SWE-DISH with Solid-state Power Amps

CPI International Inc. , the parent company of Communications and Power Industries Inc., a provider of microwave, radio frequency, power and control solutions for critical defense, communications, medical, scientific and other applications, has recently enjoyed excellent success providing a solid-state power amplifier to SWE-DISH Satellite Systems for use in...
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NXP Cashes in on SSMC Shares

NXP Semiconductors is to purchase the Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Co. (SSMC) shares currently held by EDB Investments (EDBI) in the three months following completion of the separation of NXP from Royal Philips. SSMC is recognized as a leading manufacturer of semiconductor technology and is a manufacturing joint venture...
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Revised Agreement Between Filtronic and Powerwave

Filtronic plc and Powerwave Technologies Inc. have revised the terms of their previously agreed transaction whereby Powerwave would acquire the majority of Filtronic’s Wireless Infrastructure division. The amended terms consist of a combination of $185 M in cash and 17.7 million newly issued shares of Powerwave common stock. This...
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Broadcom Selects Skyworks

Skyworks Solutions Inc. announced that Broadcom has selected its WLAN 802.11n 2 x 2 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) front-end module (FEM) reference design to complement its Intensi-fi™ draft-802.11n chipsets. The proposed 802.11n Wi-Fi® specification significantly increases the wireless range and speeds the transfer of data, empowering more robust...
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