DAC Remembers

Ed Vernon Remembers D.A.C. – 1964

Ed Vernon Remembers D.A.C. – 1964

 With “Venture Capital” of $30,000 (I put in $10,000 as did each of two friends), DAC was formed to make production equipment — a micro soldering system for the electronics industry.  The... 
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Jim Drain Remembers DAC – 1971 to 2010

Jim Drain Remembers DAC – 1971 to 2010

  Sitting in my office on a cold winter January day in 1971 at Summit Engineering Co. in Bozeman, Montana, I was reading a trade journal.  There was an ad on the early version of Development Associates... 
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Rod Keller Remembers D.A.C. – 1973 to 1980

Rod Keller Remembers D.A.C. – 1973 to 1980

    It was summer, 1973 when I first met Joe Soper. I had just completed my degree requirements in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston and started working my first full time... 
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Peter Brierley Remembers D.A.C. – 1979

Peter Brierley Remembers D.A.C. – 1979

  It was late 1979.   I had a lot more hair, a lot less fat and was working as Production Manager for Dow Corning Ophthalmic in California. We were trying to machine 100% Silicone Resin material... 
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