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Indium Corporation Hires New Sales EngineerDecember 6, 2023 | Indium Corporation
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Indium Corporation is proud to announce the addition of Sales Engineer Meik Fratzel to its European team.
Fratzel assists the Senior Sales Manager in promoting Indium Corporation’s soldering products—including solder paste, solder wire, technical soldering materials, and thermal management materials—in the DACH regions (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland). He also expands the regional sales force through business development and customer service, in collaboration with internal departments.
Fratzel brings a wealth of customer experience to his new role. Prior to joining Indium Corporation, he was an Area Sales Manager for a global system supplier to the electronics industry. He has also held client-facing roles in the automotive sector and in the high-voltage industry. Fratzel is a German state-certified mechanical engineer, specializing in automation technology. He also holds certifications in Lean Production Management and Quality Management.
On 22-23 February 2024, Sales and Account Management together with important expert areas met in Munich, Germany, to get input, exchange ideas and discuss how to ensure excellent customer experience throughout the entire customer journey.
IPC announced the January 2024 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.20.
IPC announced the January 2024 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 0.93.
Nordson Corporation reported results for the fiscal first quarter ended January 31, 2024. Sales were $633 million, a 4% increase compared to the prior year’s first quarter sales of $610 million.
Net sales of $204.6 million decreased 10.7% versus the prior quarter resulting from lower sales in the AES and EMS business units. AES net sales decreased by 7.2% primarily related to lower aerospace and defense (A&D), renewable energy sales, partially offset by higher EV/HEV sales.