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22 The PCB Magazine • September 2016 Mentor Graphics Launches New Xpedition Enterprise Platform Mentor Graphics Corporation today announced the first phase of the new Xpedition printed cir- cuit design flow to address the increasing com- plexity of today's advanced systems designs. Isola Names Ken Rizvi CFO Isola announced that it has appointed Ken Rizvi as chief financial officer, effective immediately. Rizvi succeeds Interim CFO Donald Colvin, who will continue to serve on Isola's board of direc- tors, a position he has held since 2010. Ruwel and tw-elektric Horst Müller GmbH & Co. KG Jump Ahead of the Direct Imaging Game with Ucamco's Ledia PCB manufacturers Ruwel and tw-elektric Horst Müller GmbH & Co. KG have integrated their industry-leading Ledia direct imaging machines from Ucamco with autoloading solutions from ASS Luippold, their specialist automation supplier of choice. The resulting systems combine robust reliability and ease of use with intelligent data management, speed, versatility and flexibility. Rogers to Relocate Global Headquarters to Arizona Rogers Corporation will relocate its global head- quarters from Rogers, Connecticut to Chandler, Arizona. The move will build upon Rogers' pres- ence in Arizona, where it already has major busi- ness and manufacturing operations. UVA Teaches PCB Design with NI AWR Tools The University of Virginia (UVA) Engineering School, the third oldest public university engi- neering school in the United States, is dedicated to providing significant hands-on experiences in RF and microwave circuit design to its students. Technic Releases Techni IM Gold AT6100 Technic has announced the release of Techni IM Gold AT6100, representing a paradigm shift in immersion gold plating. In the typical ENIG pro- cess, immersion gold is a replacement reaction, whereby Ni is removed or corroded from a sub- strate and replaced with gold. EMA Acquires Accelerated Designs for its Extensive Part Library and Expertise EMA Design Automation has acquired Accelerated Designs, a company known for its dominance in EDA part library content and solutions including a 7.2-million-part database and its specialist library tool Ultra Librarian. Heraeus and Intego Show a New Optical Inspection Method for Patterned Touch Sensors Heraeus launches a new touch panel process to pattern Clevios conductive polymer films by DFR (dry-film resist) photolithography. Mentor Video: Impact of Power Integrity on Temperature One of the most common outputs from a DC Drop simulation is a current density plot. But how much is too much current density? The answer depends on temperature rise, and requires a PI-thermal co- simulation to properly characterize. Uyemura's George Milad Addresses IPC Designers Council George Milad, Uyemura National Accounts Man- ager for Technology, will conduct an important workshop on HASL Alternative Finishes, at PCB West. The workshop will be held Wednesday Sep- tember 14 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Supply Lines Highlights

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