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84 SMT Magazine • May 2014 mil/aero007 News Highlights 84 SMT Magazine • May 2014 Peter Sarmanian Corporate award Goes to Raytheon IPC is recognizing Raytheon's ongoing support by awarding the company with its peter Sarmanian Corporate Recognition Award, which recognizes an IPC member corporation that has made con- tributions to the printed board industry and sup- ported IPC through participation in technical and/ or management programs. IPC voices Stand on RoHS2 Substance Revisions IPC highlighted its disagreement with the uBA identification and ranking of TBBPA as a second highest priority substance for potential restriction under the rohS Directive. according to an eu risk Assessment, TBBPA has been found to be safe for human health and the environment and should not be considered for further assessment under the Directive. FTG to Supply Heads-up Display to LIEoE's C919 aircraft under the terms of the loI, fTg will design, de- velop, manufacture, and supply the HuD CPA. The design, development and initial manufacturing will be completed at FTg aerospace—Toronto. volume manufacturing will be performed at the company's facility in Tianjin, China. BEST Launches New "Shop vac" for PCBs The new PCBvac a shop vac can clean up both unwanted liquids and solids from a PCB. This ad- justable vacuum cleaning system allows you to connect to clean, filtered shop air and then have a hand held tool in your hand to get around and underneath components. Sparton, USSI Win $13.3m in Foreign Sales Contracts Sparton Corporation and uSSi, a subsidiary of ul- tra electronics holdings plc (ule), announce the award of subcontracts valued at $13.3 million from their erapSCo/Sonobuoy TechSystems joint venture. Declining Defense orders Lower PartnerTech's 2013 Sales net sales for the year totalled SeK 2,237 million, compared with the previous year's SeK 2,242 mil- lion. Increased sales toward the end of the year, to both new and existing customers, could not offset the weaker start to the year and declining defense orders, as well as the realignment process in norway. Ducommun Expands Supplier Gold Status from Sikorsky Ducommun incorporated has earned Supplier gold status from Sikorsky aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of united Technologies Corporation, at its Berryville and Huntsville, Arkansas facilities. Du- commun's Joplin, Missouri plant has maintained uTC Supplier gold status since 2010. The facilities manufacture complex custom interconnect and electronic assemblies for Sikorsky's blaCK hawK helicopters. mTI Electronics achieves Recertifications MTI electronics Inc, an electronic Manufactur- ing Services provider, announced that it has been re-certified to the new iSo 9001:2008, iSo 13485:2003 and aS9100C for the manufacture of PCBAs. Kitron to Supply Electronics modules to Kongsberg Gruppen Kitron has received a new order worth approxi- mately noK 30 million from Kongsberg grup- pen to supply electronics modules for integration in Kongsberg's weapon guidance system Remote weapon Station (rwS). in addition, Kitron has re- ceived a prognosis for orders of a further noK 20 million. Ducommun Nets osprey Contracts from Bell Helicopter Ducommun Incorporated has received contracts valued at $5.6 million from Bell Helicopter, a sub- sidiary of Textron, Inc., to provide electronic as- semblies and wiring harnesses for the v-22 osprey tiltrotor military aircraft through January 2015.

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