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What to Make of the U.S. Space Industry ‘Deep Dive’ Assessment

In recent weeks, several PCB companies have received a survey from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) titled, “Deep Dive Assessment.”  The survey is quite detailed and comes with a warning regarding penalties for failure to complete it. According to BIS, the principle goal of the assessment is to gain […]

Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Export Admistration Penalty for Industry Member

The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced today that RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RFMD) of Greensboro, N.C. has agreed to pay a $190,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that it exported spread-spectrum modems in violation of the Export Administration Regulations to the People’s Republic of China.  http://www.bis.doc.gov/news/2009/bis_press08142009.htm.   RFMD designs and manufactures high-performance […]