APW acquires Lucent manufacturing assets in Poland News & Analysis 1/18/2001 Post a comment APW Ltd., a Waukesha, Wis., provider of integrated electronic enclosure systems, has agreed to acquire the metal, plastics, and tooling manufacturing assets of Lucent Technologies' Global Provisioning Center located in Bydgoszcz, Poland. As part of the agreement, APW will supply electronic enclosure cabinets, power distribution frames, and injection molded plastic components to Lucent locations around the world.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.