Technology Forecasters Inc., a consulting firm specializing in electronics manufacturing outsourcing and supply chain, has added Edward Allen to its management team. He will be responsible for managing client relations and business development.. . .Trikon Technologies Inc. has shipped a Planar 300 system for installation at the 300 mm production facility of a semiconductor foundry in Taiwan. The Planar 300 will be used to evaluate Trikon's Orion 2.2 chemical vapor deposition ultralow k film for next-generation copper damascene 0.10 micron logic devices.. . .PerkinElmer Life Sciences said it is now the exclusive worldwide distributor of the new Kodak Image Station 1000, used for high-performance imaging of chemiluminescent, fluorescent and chromogenic labels.