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20 SMT Magazine • April 2017 Cicor Posts Record Order Intake and Successful Turnaround in 2016 Cicor was able to get back on track again in the second half of the year after a difficult first six months. Turnover in the last financial year was CHF189.5 million, 4.9% above the previous year. ACDi Moves to New Facility in Maryland EMS firm American Computer Development Inc. (ACDi) recently moved to a new, more stream- lined facility in Frederick, Maryland. The mod- ernization and efficiency of the new facility posi- tions ACDi for Industry 4.0 improvements, helping them evolve into a smart factory. Riptide Integrates Sparton's AHRS Technology into UUVs Sparton Corp. has integrated its industry-leading Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) prod- ucts on Riptide Autonomous Solutions unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs). Riptide chose Sparton's revolutionary AHRS M-series due to the product's ability to deliver another level of navigation preci- sion in a very small form factor at low cost. Libra Industries Embarks on Continuous Improvements in 2016 EMS firm Libra Industries has spent more than $636,000 on continuous improvements in 2016 as part of the company's ongoing quality efforts. Jabil Adds Aerospace and Defense Precision Machining Capabilities Jabil Circuit Inc. has acquired the assets of Lewis Engineering, a contract engineering and precision machine shop for rapid prototyping and manufac- turing aerospace products, turbine engine compo- nents and industrial pumps. Kitron Gets Communications Order from Kongsberg Kitron has received a NOK 120 million order from Kongsberg Defence Systems (Kongsberg) for mili- tary communications equipment. The equipment to be supplied is related to a contract for deliveries to KONGSBERG portfolio of projects in communi- cation equipment. Nortech Systems Reports Modest Sales Drop in Q4 FY 2016 Nortech Systems Inc. reported net sales of $29 mil- lion for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016, compared with net sales of $31.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2015. Net sales for the 2016 fiscal year rose 1% to $116.6 million, compared with $115.2 million reported for fiscal 2015. ERAPSCO Awarded $64.6M U.S. Navy Sonobuoy Contract ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Ultra Electron- ics Holdings plc and Sparton Corp., has received subcontracts valued at $64.6 million for the man- ufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy. Kyzen Hosts Successful Aerospace Solvent Seminar Leaders in the aerospace industry recently gath- ered at Kyzen corporate headquarters for in-depth training on chemistry benefits. Kyzen hosted an educational seminar on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at its headquarters in Nashville for the aero- space industry. Etek Europe Celebrates 10th Anniversary Etek Europe recently celebrated its 10th anniver- sary last month. The event was honored with the presentation of a crystal decanter, and a cake rep- lica of Etek's Technology Center. MilAero007 Highlights

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