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SIPLACE Performs Live Gantry Upgrade Demonstration at APEX

Mar 24, 2010 | The SIPLACE Team will showcase their latest "Capacity on Demand" concept by performing a live gantry upgrade demonstration with their new SIPLACE SX placement machine at APEX in Booth #2011. Visitors will be drawn to the new and unique features of the SIPLACE SX whereby exchangeable gantries can be installed or uninstalled in a matter of minutes. Visitors will also be pleasantly surprised to see the many new cost-saving business models now available resulting from the SIPLACE SX full gantry modularity design and "Capacity on Demand" concept.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

New SIPLACE SX placement system

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Acculogic to Feature Latest Testing Technologies at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | WOBURN, MA - Acculogic's Manufacturing Test Systems Division, a global leader in electronics test and production solutions, announces that it will feature the latest testing technologies booth 249 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Acculogic Inc.

FiS640 Compact In-Circuit Test System

Acculogic Inc.

Manufacturer of a broad range of systems & instruments for testing electronic devices, circuit boards and more. Products include Boundary Scan (JTAG) test systems and Flying Probe testers.

Markham, Ontario, Canada

Test Services

R&D Technical Services Joins Facebook

Mar 24, 2010 | BURNSVILLE, MN - R&D Technical Services Inc. announces that it has become a member of Facebook, the world’s largest social network, with more than 400 million users.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

R&D Technical Services was formed in 1996 to support the Vapor Reflow market and is currently the leading source of Vapor Phase equipment.

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Kyzen to Host Cleaning & Alternatives Subcommittee at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | NASHVILLE - Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Dr. Mike Bixenman will chair the Cleaning & Alternatives Subcommittee at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

KYZEN Corporation

Dr. Mike Bixenman

KYZEN Corporation

A leading supplier of precision cleaning chemistries to the worldwide electronics, metal finishing, medical, semiconductor, and optical industries.

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Bliss Industries to Introduce Latest PCB Assembly Solutions at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | MILPITAS, Calif. — March 2010 — Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, will introduce its latest solutions for PCB assembly in booth 471 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Bliss' new multipurpose cantilever cart

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Carts and Cart based process methods that dramatically improve productivity of SMT production lines. Carts for SMT feeder storage and staging, SMT reels, SMT Stencils , Chip Tubes, Solder Pallets, PC

Milpitas, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

DEK International GmbH receives Intel’s prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement award.

Mar 24, 2010 | ZURICH, Switzerland, - DEK International GmbH. has been recognized as one of 10 suppliers to receive Intel Corporation's prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award. The award recognizes extraordinary commitment to quality and exceptional performance to Intel's goals and is the company's highest honor for its suppliers. In 2009 DEK provided solder paste and flux printing equipment deemed vital to Intel's success.

DEK International

DEK International

DEK is the world's leading provider of screen printing equipment and processes for diverse industries, from surface mount technology (SMT) and semiconductor, to fuel cell and solar cell manufacture.

Zurich, Switzerland

Screen Printing

FINETECH to Debut Core Rework System at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | FINETECH will debut the new FINEPLACER Core rework system in booth #2329 at the upcoming IPC/APEX exhibition, scheduled for April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

Finetech

FINEPLACER Core rework system

Finetech

Finetech manufactures innovative, high-accuracy equipment for leading-edge bonding, micro assembly and rework challenges.

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

ECT’s FSG To Debut Latest Technologies At APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | Pomona, CA, March 2010 — Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) Fixture Services Group (FSG) announces that it will debut the company’s latest technologies in booth 1283 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Everett Charles Technologies

Everett Charles Technologies

ECT is the world's leading manufacturer of POGO ® contact probes for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, military, connectors and testing bare and loaded printed circuit boards

Pomona, California, USA

Inspection

SEHO Systems to Display Highlight the GoSelective light at SMTA Atlanta Expo & Tech Forum

Mar 24, 2010 | ERLANGER, KY - SEHO Systems GmbH, a leading worldwide soldering provider, will exhibit at the upcoming SMTA Atlanta Expo and Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, April 15, 2010 at the Gwinnett Civic Center in Duluth, GA.

SEHO Systems GmbH

GoSelective light, maximum performance in selective soldering at minimum cost.

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO develops and manufactures reflow, selective and wave soldering machines for the electronics industry. Since its foundation in 1976, SEHO is worldwide THE contact partner whenever soldering is involved.

Kreuzwertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

atg Luther & Maelzer Appoints European Sales Manager

Mar 24, 2010 | atg Luther & Maelzer GmbH, in cooperation with Everett Charles Technologies, announces the appointment of Peter Brandt as European Sales Manager.

atg Luther & Maelzer GmbH

Peter Brandt, atg Luther & Maelzer‘s new European Sales Manager

atg Luther & Maelzer GmbH

With more than 150 employees worldwide, atg Luther & Maelzer is the leading supplier of electrical testing solutions for Printed Circuit Board industry.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Aqueous Technologies to Feature Latest Cleaning Technologies at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA - Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces that it will feature its Trident III and Trident Duo automatic defluxing and cleanliness testing systems, along with its Zero-Ion G3 and StencilWasher-ECO technologies in booth 725 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Zero-Ion g3 ionic contamination tester is one of the industry’s most popular Resistivity of Solvent Extract (ROSE) testers

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Manufacturer of aqueous-based defluxing equipment, cleanliness testing equipment, and stencil cleaning equipment.

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

FCT Recovery to Exhibit at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | GREELEY, CO - FCT Recovery, a division of FCT Assembly and a provider of high-quality recovery services, announces that company representatives will be available in booth 2317to discuss its advanced services at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

With numerous facilities in the United States, we are one of the electronics industry's leading manufacturers of lead-free solder products, superior quality stencils, and precision cut parts.

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Inovaxe Corporation Introduces Suitcase-Sized Kit Cart at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | SARASOTA, FL - Inovaxe, a world leader and provider of innovative material handling and inventory control systems, will introduce its Suitcase-Sized Kit Cart in Booth 658 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Inovaxe Corporation

Inovaxe Corporation

Inovaxe is focused on developing state-of-the-art Inovative Material Handling Solutions (MHS) for Low-Volume/High-Mix Manufacturing.

Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Production Solutions to Showcase New Products at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | POWAY, CA - Production Solutions Inc., a leading engineering, design and manufacturing company, announces that it will showcase several new products in booth 2150 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Production Solutions

ED-E-SET Ultra HD innovative PCB support solutions.

Production Solutions

Production Solutions, Inc., manufacturer of the RED-E-SET Universal Board Support System for all Printers and Chipshooter, Dispensers and Placement machines.

Poway, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Kester to Showcase NXG1 No-Clean Paste at SMTA Atlanta Expo & Tech Forum

Mar 24, 2010 | ITASCA, IL - Kester announces that representative Gardner & Meredith will showcase its NXG1-HF, a lead-free no-clean solder paste, at the upcoming SMTA Atlanta Expo and Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, April 15, 2010 at the Gwinnett Civic Center in Duluth, GA.

Kester

NXG1 No-Clean paste.

Kester

A leading global supplier of assembly materials to the electronic assembly, component and microelectronic marketplaces.

Itasca, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Aqueous Technologies Holds Successful Cleaning Seminar

Mar 24, 2010 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA - Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces that it held a successful seminar titled “The Rush to Clean No-Clean” on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at the MC Assembly Conference Center in Palm Bay, FL. The free one-day seminar was held in conjunction with Kyzen and Technical Resources Corp.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

From left to right: Mike Bixenman, Kyzen; Brian Wright, MC Assembly; Don Dupont, TRC; Frank Massetti, TRC; Mike Konrad, Aqueous Technologies

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Manufacturer of aqueous-based defluxing equipment, cleanliness testing equipment, and stencil cleaning equipment.

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Milara to Debut Next-Generation Printing Equipment at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | Medway, MA - March 2010 - Milara Incorporated, a leader in stencil printing technological innovation, will debut its latest printing and placement equipment in booth 2219 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Milara Inc

TD2929 fully automatic inline printer.

Milara Inc

The Company is dedicated to the development, manufacturing, servicing and/or licensing of manual, semi automatic and automatic stencil/screen printers, dispensers, and wafer printers for the Surface Mount Technology (SMT) and Semiconductor Industries

Medway, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

KIC to Introduce Groundbreaking Profiling Study at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | San Diego - March 2010 — KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, will share the latest science and products for reliable nondestructive methods of profiling in booth #1549 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

KIC Thermal

KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

San Diego, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

MARTIN to Demonstrate Compact, Stand-alone BGA Reball Unit at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | MARTIN, a FINETECH company, will demonstrate the Reball 03.1 unit in booth #638 at the upcoming IPC/APEX exhibition, scheduled for April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

Finetech

Reball 03.1 compact, stand-alone BGA reball unit.

Finetech

Finetech manufactures innovative, high-accuracy equipment for leading-edge bonding, micro assembly and rework challenges.

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

Europlacer to Exhibit IINEO SMT Platform and XPii-II Pick-and-Place Unit at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | APEX, NC - Europlacer, a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry, announces that it will display its IINEO SMT platform, along with its new XPii-II pick-and-place unit in booth 2259 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

EUROPLACER

XPii-II Pick-and-Place Unit .

EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Kyzen to Highlight METALNOX® M6060 and METALNOX® M6310 at the 2010 PaintExpo

Mar 24, 2010 | NASHVILLE — March 2010 — Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, will highlight METALNOX® M6060 and METALNOX® M6310 in Hall 4, Booth 4513 at the upcoming PaintExpo, scheduled to take place April 13-16, 2010 at the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre in Karlsruhe, Germany.

KYZEN Corporation

METALNOX® Solvent and aqueous precision cleaning chemistries specifically formulated for removing tough soils used in the Metal Finishing  industry.

KYZEN Corporation

A leading supplier of precision cleaning chemistries to the worldwide electronics, metal finishing, medical, semiconductor, and optical industries.

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

ESSEMTEC to Highlight Range of Equipment at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | Glassboro, NJ — Essemtec, a leading manufacturer of surface mount technology production equipment, announces that it will feature a range of new equipment in booth 1059 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

ESSEMTEC

Paraquda, SMD pick-and-place machine.

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

R&D Technical Services to Debut Enhanced V-Works 24 at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | BURNSVILLE, MN — March 2010 — Vapor Works, a division of R&D Technical Services Inc., announces that it will exhibit the newly updated V-Works Vapor Phase Rework Station in booth #1276 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

V-Works Vapor Phase Rework Station

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

R&D Technical Services was formed in 1996 to support the Vapor Reflow market and is currently the leading source of Vapor Phase equipment.

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

atg Luther & Maelzer GmbH to Display A5-8 High-Speed Flying Prober at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | March 2010 — atg Luther & Maelzer GmbH, in cooperation with Everett Charles Technologies, announces that it will highlight its A5-8 Head High-Speed Flying prober in parent company Everett Charles Technologies booth #1782 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition.

atg Luther & Maelzer GmbH

A5-8 High-Speed Flying Prober

atg Luther & Maelzer GmbH

With more than 150 employees worldwide, atg Luther & Maelzer is the leading supplier of electrical testing solutions for Printed Circuit Board industry.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

FCT Assembly to Highlight a Range of New Pastes at APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly to highlight its range of new solder pastes in booth 2317 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

NL930PT no-clean, lead-free, halide-free pin probable solder paste.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

With numerous facilities in the United States, we are one of the electronics industry's leading manufacturers of lead-free solder products, superior quality stencils, and precision cut parts.

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Seika to Debut Green Technologies at IPC/APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA — March 2010 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that it will debut its new green technology systems in booth 407 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Sawa Eco-Roll SC-ER360 wiper roll cleaner.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

Converting to automated selective soldering has never been easier...

Mar 24, 2010 | Converting from manual or semi-automatic to automated selective soldering has never been easier and more practical than with the new ESS Selective Soldering Machines from APS Novastar.

DDM Novastar

ESS Selective Soldering Machine

DDM Novastar

Turnkey SMT assembly solutions, manual & automated stencil printers, manual & automatic pick & place systems with dispensers, wave solder & selective solder machines, lead free solder reflow ovens, component counters, & thru-hole

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective Soldering

MIRTEC TO PREMIER ITS COMPLETE LINE OF TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED AUTOMATED OPTICAL INSPECTION SYSTEMS AT APEX 2010

Mar 24, 2010 | MIRTEC, "The Global Leader in Inspection Technology", announced that it will premier its complete line of AOI and SPI systems at APEX 2010.

MIRTEC Corporation

MV-7xi In-Line AOI System

MIRTEC Corporation

Global supplier of Automated Optical Inspection and Solder Paste Inspection Systems to the Electronics Manufacturing Industry.

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Kyzen to Debut AQUANOX® A4703 at APEX 2010

Mar 23, 2010 | NASHVILLE - Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, will feature AQUANOX® A4703 Neutral pH Aqueous Cleaning Chemistry in booth 2241 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

KYZEN Corporation

AQUANOX® A4703 Neutral pH Aqueous Cleaning Chemistry

KYZEN Corporation

A leading supplier of precision cleaning chemistries to the worldwide electronics, metal finishing, medical, semiconductor, and optical industries.

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

BTU International to Highlight Pyramax 100N at APEX 2010

Mar 23, 2010 | NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., — BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, will feature the Pyramax 100N™ convection reflow oven at the upcoming APEX exhibition. The oven will be on display in booth 2171 at the IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

BTU International

Pyramax 100N™ convection reflow oven.

BTU International

Global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics assembly market.

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

RPS Introduces New Military Compliant Lead Tinning System

Mar 23, 2010 | RPS Automation's Anthem System Meets MIL, NASA, ANSI, IEC, GEIA Standards for Component Re-Tinning

Hentec Industries, Inc. (RPS Automation)

RPS Automation's newest Lead Tinning system, the ANTHEM

Hentec Industries, Inc. (RPS Automation)

Hentec Industries, Inc. designs and manufacturers high quality precision machines for use in selective soldering, lead tinning, and solderability testing applications.

Newman Lake, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Test Services, Selective Soldering

MORE THAN 120 NEW PRODUCTS TO DEBUT AT IPC APEX EXPO

Mar 22, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill, USA, March 19, 2010 — In a positive sign that economic recovery is on the upswing, more than 120 new products and services from companies in the electronics manufacturing industry will debut at IPC APEX EXPO™, April 6–8, 2010, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Teaching Is Simpler than Ever with SEHO’s New Offline Teaching Program

Mar 22, 2010 | KREUZWERTHEIM, GERMANY - March 2010 - SEHO Systems GmbH, a leading worldwide soldering provider, introduces the newest software generation for offline teaching of its selective soldering systems.

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO develops and manufactures reflow, selective and wave soldering machines for the electronics industry. Since its foundation in 1976, SEHO is worldwide THE contact partner whenever soldering is involved.

Kreuzwertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Call for Participation 2010 Symposium on Avoiding, Detecting, and Preventing Counterfeit Electronic Parts - West

Mar 22, 2010 | SMTA and CALCE at the University of Maryland are pleased to announce a west coast venue for the Symposium on Avoiding, Detecting, and Preventing Counterfeit Electronic Parts.

CALCE Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering

CALCE Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering

The largest electronic products research center focused on electronics reliability, is dedicated to providing a knowledge and resource base to support the development of competitive electronic components, products and systems.

College Park, Maryland, USA

Service Provider, Training Provider

Vi TECHNOLOGY Inc. signs partnership with Lewis & Clark

Mar 22, 2010 | Richardson, USA, 2010, March 18th - Vi TECHNOLOGY Inc. announced, the signature of a partnership with the American based Company Lewis & Clark, leader in selling and servicing SMT second hand equipments.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Vi TECHNOLOGY is a worldwide global supplier of a wide range of innovative Automated Inspection AOI, 3D-SPI equipment and software solutions that provide real time data collection and correlation across the SMT line.

Richardson, Texas, USA

Inspection

ECT’s CPG To Feature Leading Electrical Test Technologies At APEX 2010

Mar 22, 2010 | Pomona, CA, March 2010 — Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) Contact Products Group (CPG) will feature the latest electrical test technologies in booth 1283 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Everett Charles Technologies

Everett Charles Technologies

ECT is the world's leading manufacturer of POGO ® contact probes for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, military, connectors and testing bare and loaded printed circuit boards

Pomona, California, USA

Inspection

CyberOptics to Unveil Latest Inspection Equipment at APEX 2010

Mar 22, 2010 | MINNEAPOLIS - CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE) announces that it will feature its latest inspection equipment in booth 2271 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

CyberOptics Corporation

SE500™ 100 percent 3-D solder paste inspection system.

CyberOptics Corporation

CYBEROPTICS is a global leader in high-precision 3D sensors that significantly improve yields and productivity in the 3D scanning and metrology, Surface Mount Technology & Semiconductor Markets

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

A-Laser to Exhibit Flex Services at APEX 2010

Mar 22, 2010 | BEAVERTON, OR — March 2010 —A-Laser, a division of FCT Assembly and a premier laser cutting service specializing in the ablation of ultra-thin metals and plastics, announces it will exhibit its Flexible Circuit Processing services in booth 2317 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

With numerous facilities in the United States, we are one of the electronics industry's leading manufacturers of lead-free solder products, superior quality stencils, and precision cut parts.

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

FCT Assembly Introduces NL932 No-Clean Paste

Mar 22, 2010 | GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly introduces its NL932 no-clean, lead-free, halide-free solder paste. The paste features excellent solderability, enabling the process to handle the most difficult wetting requirements.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

NL932 No-Clean Paste

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

With numerous facilities in the United States, we are one of the electronics industry's leading manufacturers of lead-free solder products, superior quality stencils, and precision cut parts.

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

FCT Assembly Introduces NL930PT Pin Probable Solder Paste

Mar 22, 2010 | GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly introduces its NL930PT no-clean, lead-free, halide-free pin probable solder paste. The product is unique in that it is a clear residue paste that can print down to low surface area ratios consistently. Combined with SN100C, this solder paste produces the most cosmetically appealing solder joint available on the market.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

NL930PT Pin Probable Solder Paste

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

With numerous facilities in the United States, we are one of the electronics industry's leading manufacturers of lead-free solder products, superior quality stencils, and precision cut parts.

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Techcon Systems Appoints Karl Fischbeck as Eastern Territory Sales Manager

Mar 22, 2010 | Garden Grove, CA — March 2010 — Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and products, appoints Karl Fischbeck as Eastern Territory Sales Manager (TSM) for the Americas.

Techcon Systems

Karl Fischbeck, Techcon’s new Eastern Territory Sales Manager (TSM) for the Americas

Techcon Systems

Techcon offers a wide array of fluid dispensing products and provides dispensing components ranging from disposable accessories to complete microprocessor-controlled dispensing systems, and precision valves.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

Mentor Graphics Acquires Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd.

Mar 22, 2010 | WILSONVILLE, Ore. — Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT), the market and technology leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and systems analysis solutions, today announced completion of the acquisition of Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd. for net consideration valued at about $50 million.

Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics

A leader in software solutions for electroncs design, Mentor Graphics is the only EDA company with a total end-to-end solution for design though manufacturing.

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA

Design, Software Manufacturer

SMTA Issues Call for Posters for SMTA International

Mar 22, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - The SMTA International Technical Committee is currently soliciting posters to be part of the poster sessions at SMTA International, being held October 24-28, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. Poster sessions are presented on the show floor and are effective for presenting current research and results in a concise manner without requiring a technical paper.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

The SMTA membership is a network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies and related business operations.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

IPC Urges EU Leaders to Incorporate Science In RoHS Directive Recast

Mar 17, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, IL — IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released a white paper, Recasting the RoHS Directive: An Opportunity to Solidify its Scientific Basis in Support of Comprehensive Environmental Regulation, urging members of the European Union (EU) Council and Parliament to ensure that the revised RoHS Directive be scientifically based and fully aligned with the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation. Copies of the white paper will be sent to members of the EU Council and members of the EU Parliament's Environment Committee.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Acculogic and Precision Automation Change Date for Testing Seminar in the New England Area

Mar 17, 2010 | WOBURN, MA ? Acculogic's Manufacturing Test Systems Division, a global leader in electronics test and production solutions, announces that the advances in limited testing seminar has been changed from Tuesday, March 23 to Tuesday, April 27, 2010. The time and location will remain the same: 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Newton, MA. Also, the second seminar, originally scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Hampton Inn in Farmington, CT has been cancelled.

Acculogic Inc.

Acculogic Inc.

Manufacturer of a broad range of systems & instruments for testing electronic devices, circuit boards and more. Products include Boundary Scan (JTAG) test systems and Flying Probe testers.

Markham, Ontario, Canada

Test Services

BPM Microsystems Introduces New Generation Flash Memory Programming System

Mar 17, 2010 | HOUSTON — March 2010 — BPM Microsystems announces the release of its latest generation Flashstream® Flash Vector Programming System, the Flashstream 2800F-MK2. This new addition to BPM Microsystems flash memory device programmer family combines the largest memory capacity on the market with the latest 64-bit architecture. Breaking past the 32-bit barrier is another industry first for BPM Microsystems and a true milestone in programmer evolution, with full data capacity support for devices larger than 4 GB.

BPM Microsystems

Flashstream 2800F-MK2, Flashstream® Flash Vector Programming System

BPM Microsystems

Exceptional electronic products start with exceptional programming. BPM Microsystems is the leading global supplier of automated and manual programming systems, serving the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Victron Inc. Names Jim Williams as VP of North America Sales

Mar 17, 2010 | FREMONT, CA — March 2010 — Victron, Inc., a premier electronics manufacturing services (EMS) supplier of end-to-end manufacturing solutions to Fortune 500 companies, announces that Jim Williams has joined the company as Vice President of North America Sales effective immediately. Mr. Williams has responsibility for Victron’s new business growth in the company’s strategic business markets and Victron’s expanding sales network across North America.

Victron Inc.

Victron Inc.

Victron is a premier high mix Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider located in Silicon Valley, California, specializing in printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) through complex product manufacturing for leading OEMs.

Fremont, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Soldering, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer

Henkel to Show Latest Materials Innovations at APEX 2010

Mar 17, 2010 | Customers visiting Henkel at the upcoming APEX 2010 event in Las Vegas will quickly discover that partnering with the materials leader is no gamble. A continued emphasis on product innovation and R&D investment – even throughout the recent downturn – has placed the company firmly at the top among electronics materials suppliers, with materials solutions and global resources that are unmatched.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Multicore LF620 - lead-free, no-clean solder paste.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel is a manufacturer of materials for PCB and component assembly. The materials include Loctite adhesives, Multicore soldering products, Hysol encaps and underfills, and Power Devices thermal phase change pads.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Tyco Telecommunications Renamed Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications

Mar 17, 2010 | MORRISTOWN, N.J. - Tyco Telecommunications, a business unit of Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, announced today it is now operating under a new name: Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications (TE SubCom). TE SubCom will continue to deliver the same reliable, high-quality, undersea communications solutions -- maintaining a leading position in the industry just as it has done for more than five decades.

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity

A technology leader in the world's fastest growing markets, helping connect power, data and signal in everything from automotive and aerospace to broadband communications, consumer, energy and industrial applications.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Components, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Low CTE Reworkable Underfill for Superior Thermal Cycle Performance

Mar 17, 2010 | EAST HANOVER, NJ – Zymet has introduced a new silica-filled reworkable board-level underfill encapsulant, X2825, whose coefficient of thermal expansion, CTE, is 26 ppm/°C. The underfill enhances drop and shock test reliability and, compared to higher CTE underfills, provides superior thermal cycle performance.

Zymet, Inc

Removal of underfilled BGA

Zymet, Inc

Founded in 1986, Zymet is a manufacturer of adhesives and encapsulants used in electronics and microelectronics assembly.

E. Hanover, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework

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