Haverhill, MA: Haverhill Massachusetts based IMI, Inc. a world recognized fabricator of substrates and printed circuit boards serving the demanding RF/Microwave, military, communications and ruggedized industrial markets, was featured in the October 2021 PCB007 Magazine. Peter Bigelow, IMI’s President was interviewed in the article titled “Managing Capital Expenditures: Not Just Machines Anymore”.
Haverhill, MA, August 26, 2021. IMI, Inc. announced today that they have acquired and installed a Keyence VHX-970 Digital Microscope with VH-ZST Zoom Lens. This sophisticated microscope system will complement IMI’s current inspection systems and further improve overall inspection, test and measurement capability.
The trend toward keeping ideas under wraps may slow adoption.
Early in my career cutting-edge technology was personified in hardware, such as a wire EDM machine for cutting metal used in dies for wire-to-wire terminals: for instance, forks, rings and spades. No one in those days associated software with technology. It was simply some magic the IT department created to generate reports.
The cycle of higher unemployment and prices must be broken.
I am not an economist, but having been around the block more than a few times over the past decades, it sure looks like financial déja vu!
Five ideas for being a better worker.
“People who need people, they’re the luckiest people in the world,” or so the song goes. If that’s true, though, why do I feel so unlucky?
For many years, colleagues from virtually every industry imaginable have agreed their Number One need, desire, concern and frustration is finding good people to hire. Regardless of job level or education experience, hiring qualified people is possibly the biggest challenge industry faces globally.
Haverhill, MA, May 4, 2021. IMI, Inc. the specialty fabricator of printed circuit boards and substrates announced today that the company celebrates its 50th anniversary in May 2021 making it one of the oldest circuit board fabricators in America.
How much of your budget goes to protect you from the companies that are supposed to be protecting you?
Communications interfaces rely on handshakes, but software and simplicity no longer go hand-in-hand.
“Plug-and-play” seems a simple, efficient concept, a beautiful merger of elegant design and high technology. What happened to it?
Haverhill, MA, March 8, 2021. IMI, Inc. announced today that they have installed a UCE (Universal) Alkaline Etching Machine. This sophisticated etching system will add to IMI’s capability and will enable IMI to continue to offer customers world-class etching and line/trace tolerances, especially critical for demanding RF/Microwave requirements as well as when fabricating on demanding PTFE laminates.
Solving the age-old dilemma between design and manufacturing.
Developing a new product or process – or even aggressively refining them – is a juggle of “wants” and “needs.” As manufacturers in an industry that constantly pushes the envelopes of performance, real estate, and – yes! – cost, our industry is precisely where the rubber meets the road in reconciling needs and wants.