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60 SMT007 MAGAZINE I MAY 2019 IPC-1791 QML program focused on prime con- tractors and OEMs and provides updates on existing programs. Naprotek Renews AS9100D Certification E Naprotek Inc., a provider of electronic man- ufacturing services, has successfully renewed its AS9100D certification. With this milestone, together with the ISO 9001:2015 certification, Naprotek maintains the appropriate, consen- sus-driven quality benchmarks to serve the aviation, space, and defense industries. Harris Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell Night Vision Business to Elbit Systems E Harris Corporation and Elbit Systems Ltd. have announced the signing of a definitive agree- ment under which Elbit Systems of America LLC (ESA) will acquire Harris' Night Vision business for $350 million in cash. OSI Systems Wins $4M Contract to Provide Explosives and Narcotics Trace Detection Systems E OSI Systems Inc. announced that its secu- rity division was awarded a contract valued at approximately $4 million by an interna- tional airport to provide multiple units of its Itemiser 4DX explosives and narcotics detec- tion system and follow-on service and spare parts support. IPC Working to Revive Lead-free R&D in High-reliability Sectors E Ask yourself the following question: Why is it that the aerospace, defense, and high-perfor- mance (ADHP) electronics sectors remain reli- ant on lead solders and components even as the commercial sector has largely phased out their use? Read on to find the answer. IPC: Trump's FY2020 Budget Plan Kicks Off U.S. Policy Debates E Within the last week, U.S. President Trump released his $4.7 trillion fiscal 2020 budget plan, kicking off the annual federal budget pro- cess. IPC is watching several budget debates that could impact the electronics industry and its supply chain. Sypris Reports Double-digit Revenue and Margin Growth Forecast for 2019 E Sypris Solutions, Inc. reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018. Net revenue for the full year 2018 increased 6.9% over 2017 and gross margin improved 460 basis points. Tempo Automation Inks Manufacturing Contract with Lockheed Martin E Tempo Automation, the world's fastest elec- tronics manufacturer for prototyping and low- volume production of printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), has signed a manufactur- ing contract with global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin. Which IPC-A-610 Class Is Best for Your PCBA? E For many EMS providers, IPC-A-610 is the agreed standard to define what's acceptable and what's not in the world of PCBA produc- tion. As an OEM, it's important that you're clear on the basic principles that separate those classes so that you have a clear and realistic expectation of what the results are going to be. IPC Validation Services: New Programs and Updates E Randy Cherry, director of IPC Validation Ser- vices, gives Judy Warner an overview of a new MilAero007 Highlights

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