PixelVision enters distribution partnership with AMS Technologies

APRIL 30–Expanding its sales initiative in Europe, PixelVision (Tigard, OR; www.pixelvision.com) has entered into a business relationship with AMS Technologies, a distributor of optoelectronic components and systems headquartered in Munich, Germany, with additional offices in Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom (www.ams-technologies.com).

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Cognex Corporation Enters Into $1.3 Million OEM Agreement with Alphasem AG

NATICK, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 23, 2002–Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX – news), the world’s leading supplier of machine vision systems, announced today that it has entered into an OEM agreement with Alphasem AG, a manufacturer of die bonding and die sorting equipment based in Berg/TG, Switzerland. Under the agreement, Alphasem expects to purchase approximately $1.3 million of Cognex’s MVS 8100 machine vision systems over the next 18 months.

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Motorola Selects DALSA Semiconductor for Gold Performance Award

WATERLOO, ON, April 19 /CNW/ – DALSA Corporation’s (TSE: DSA – news) Semiconductor Wafer Foundry has received Motorola, Inc.’s (NYSE:MOT – news) Semiconductor Products Sector 2001 Foundry Gold Performance Award. DALSA’s foundry was selected based on a comprehensive set of criteria, which included over 40 elements weighted in five categories: quality, cost, delivery, service and technology. The Bromont, Quebec foundry demonstrated exceptional performance in on-time delivery, process improvement and systems implementation in coordination with Motorola’s initiatives for seamless supplier interactions. In particular, DALSA’s wafer foundry achieved 100% on-time delivery in both its four and six inch lines. Jim Duckworth, Vice President and Director Supply Management and Ron Boyd, Director of External Foundries for MOTOROLA Semiconductor Products Sector recently presented the award to Ralf Brooks, President of DALSA Semiconductor, at a ceremony in Austin, Texas.

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