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Palomar Technologies Meets and Exceeds ITAR Compliance Regulations

Posted by Palomar Technologies MarCom Team on Tue, Aug 16, 2011

Carlsbad, CA – August 16, 2011 – Palomar Technologies, the world-leading provider of precision microelectronics and optoelectronic packaging systems, today announced that the company has recently been officially registered with the U.S. Department of State pursuant to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

“Palomar Technologies is fully ITAR compliant. We are able to manufacture and manage sensitive ITAR projects for our customers. Our technologies, training and processes are constantly reviewed and updated to ensure they meet and exceed ITAR and Government regulations,” states Bruce Hueners, president and CEO of Palomar Technologies. “Our ITAR registration and ISO certification are symbols of how Palomar is committed to quality, conformance and customer satisfaction in the most demanding applications.”

Any person or company who engages in the U.S. in the business of either manufacturing or exporting defense articles or furnishing defense services is required to register. Palomar Technologies and Palomar Assembly Services™ (“Assembly Services”) are committed to meet the unique needs of customers requiring ITAR-compliant processes, manufacturing and material provisions.

About Palomar Technologies

Palomar Technologies, a former subsidiary of Hughes Aircraft, is the global leader of automated high-accuracy, large work area die attach and wire bond equipment and precision contract assembly services. Customers utilize the products, services and solutions from Palomar Technologies to meet their needs for optoelectronic packaging, complex hybrid assembly and micron-level component attachment. For more information, visit


Topics: Announcements, Factory Automation, Contract Assembly, contract assembly in microelectronics, ITAR

Wire Bonding Company, Palomar Technologies, Forms Alliances With GPD Global, Royce Instruments and Hybond

Posted by Palomar Technologies MarCom Team on Wed, Apr 22, 2009

CARLSBAD, CA - April 22, 2009 - Palomar Technologies, a world leader in providing solutions for microelectronic and optoelectronic packaging and experts in precision wire bonding, gold wire bond and high accuracy component placement systems, announced today it has formed alliances with GPD Global, Hybond, Inc., and Royce Instruments, Inc.

"The systems that these firms provide are very complementary to our precision wire bonding, automatic wire bonders and die bonders," said Bruce W. Hueners, President and CEO of Palomar Technologies. "These alliances will enable us to offer our worldwide customer base the most comprehensive options available, and truly make Palomar the 'one-stop-solution-shop' for microelectronic and optoelectronic packaging solutions."

GPD Global, headquartered in Grand Junction, CO, is a premier manufacturer of automated precision fluid dispensing systems. "We are excited about our new relationship with Palomar. With this alliance, our advanced precision dispense systems are now available as part of a complete microelectronics assembly line," said Sven Wedekin, Vice-President and General Manager of GPD Global.

Hybond, Inc., based in Escondido, CA, is a world-renowned designer and manufacturer of manual wire bonders, die bonders and wedge bonders. Since 1980, Hybond products have been instrumental in microelectronics development and production. Felix Mayorca, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, said, "It's a natural alliance... wherever you see a Palomar system you could also see a Hybond system."

Royce Instruments, Inc., located in Napa, CA, is an industry leader in bond testers and die sorters. The company provides compact bond testers with built-in SPC and networking, and versatile, low cost die sorters. Diane Cox, President, said, "With a 25 year record of innovation and excellent customer support, Royce Instruments looks forward to a fruitful and dynamic collaboration with Palomar."

About Palomar Technologies
Palomar Technologies, formerly part of Hughes Aircraft, is the world's foremost provider of high-precision wire bonders, gold wire bonders, die bonders and automated component placement systems. Palomar combines process development and contract assembly services to increase yield and lower costs for microelectronic device manufacturers in the telecommunications, medical, defense and aerospace and commercial high technology industries. For more information, visit

Topics: wire bonder, wire bonds, wire bonding, bonders, wire bonders, Factory Automation, Hybond, Royce Instruments, GPD Global

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