Micralyne - Leadership in MEMS Manufacturing



Welcome to the June Edition of Newslyne, Micralyne's quarterly e-newsletter.

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Contents - June 2006

:: Message from the CEO
:: Tech Brief: Lean Manufacturing at Micralyne
:: Micralyne Announcement
:: Micralyne News
:: Additional Reading & MEMS Industry Resources


CEO Message
This version of Newslyne coincides with the announcement of our financial numbers for our 2005-06 fiscal year (ending March 31, 2006). As we said in a recent news release, Micralyne achieved record earnings and profitability this past year.
Photograph of Chris Lumb

While we are a private company and have no formal obligation to release our numbers, we believe it is important to do so. Communicating that we are profitable and financially strong is important to our customers. It gives them confidence that we have the strength to be their long-term strategic MEMS development and manufacturing partner.
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- Chris Lumb, President & CEO, Micralyne -




Tech Brief: Lean Manufacturing at Micralyne
Micralyne is expanding its production capacity including the construction of new Class 10 clean rooms, more inspection and assembly space, and the acquisition of new processing equipment.

When undertaking such an expansion, it presents an opportunity to reexamine our manufacturing infrastructure and implement changes that could improve cost efficiencies, yields and cycle times. In particular, Micralyne is applying the concepts of lean manufacturing to this new space to complement other lean activities being implemented in our current process flows and existing manufacturing space.
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- By Mark Belec, Senior Process Technologist -


Micralyne Announcement
Micralyne Purchases SUSS MicroTec Bonder & Aligner

SUSS MicroTec SB6e Substrate Bonder

Stay tuned for more details about the new SB6e Substrate Bonder and BA6 Bond Aligner to arrive at Micralyne in July 2006! For more information on SUSS MicroTec visit their website at: www.suss.com





Micralyne News
Micralyne Announces Record Year-end Financial Results
It was a record year for Micralyne as revenues for the 2005-06 fiscal year reached $15.6 million, an increase of 53% over last year. Net income also increased over ten-fold from the 2004-05 total to 2005-06.
::Read Full Release



Alliance Gala Showcases Canadian Tech Talent
Canada's technology sector is thriving, even though large segments of it may be flying under the radar screen, says a national group promoting the industry.
::Read Article



The Potential to Combine Microsystems Technologies
This issue of IMPACT illustrates how Canadian researchers, working together with CMC Microsystems, are among world leaders in this new microsystems era—an era where the combination of enabling technologies promises to create a socio-economic engine for our nation.
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Additional Reading & MEMS Industry Resources
Some additional websites that might be of interest to you in regard to Micralyne or the small tech industry is:

Semicon West 2006 - Visit the Micralyne booth (#9538), in the West Hall Level 3, at Semicon West 2006, from July 11th - 13th in San Francisco, California. On July 11th from 12:00pm to 12:20pm, visit the Emerging Technologies TechXPOT (ETX) Stage and listen to Micralyne speak on "Key Success Factors to MEMS Product Development".

COMS 2006 - Join Micralyne at the 11th Annual International Conference of Micro and Nano Systems in St. Petersburg, Florida on August 27-31, 2006. COMS 2006 brings together leaders in the field from across the world.

MEMS Industry Group - METRIC 2006 - Mark your calendars for Sept. 11 - 13 for METRIC 2006, MIG's annual meeting. Take advantage of this opportunity to join Micralyne and your peers in helping to shape the future of MEMS.


Contact Information: Micralyne Inc.
1911-94 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6N 1E6
Phone: 1.780.431.4400 Fax: 1.780.431.4422

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