CHARLOTTE, NC-SATO, a company in the Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) industry and barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, has successfully completed the acquisition of Checkpoint Systems Inc.'s former BCS businesses as well as the Hand-held Labeling Systems (HLS) in the United States.
In the February 2006 issue, the photo published in "Developing a Formal Calibration Plan," (page 22) was inaccurate. At right is the correct photo of Quality Calibration Service Inc.'s calibration lab.
Janos Technology Inc. (Keene, NH) appoints Karl Martinson to business development manager for defense and aerospace. Martinson has a broad base knowledge of the optical fabrication technology and extensive experience in managing strategic planning, technical sales and marketing communication efforts simultaneously.
LEUVEN, BELGIUM-Metris announces the simultaneous acquisition of LK Ltd. (Derby, UK), 3D Scanners Ltd. (London) and Arc Second Inc. (Virginia, WA). Total funds in excess of 35 million euro have been raised to finance the acquisition and integration of the three privately held companies.
One of the highlights of Reed's Assembly Technology Expo China 2006 (August 29 to 31, Shenzhen Exhibition and Convention Center) will be the Quality Expo China 2006, which brings together the cumulative knowledge of professional engineers and experts.