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Nordson YESTECH Launch Advanced New FX-942 UV ACI In-Line Dual Sided Optical Inspection System at Productronica 2017

Nov 28, 2017 | Nordson YESTECH launched their latest innovation, the FX-942UV ACI In-Line Dual Sided Optical Inspection System for PCB conformal coating and parts, at the Productronica exhibition held in Munich, Germany from 14-17 November 2017.

Nordson YESTECH

FX-942 UV ACI In-Line Dual Sided Optical Inspection System.

Nordson YESTECH

Nordson YESTECH is a leading global provider of automated optical inspection and high-resolution x-ray inspection systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

SHENMAO Introduces New Generation Zero Halogen Lead-Free Solder Paste PF606-P245 to solve HoP issues and Improve ICT Testability

Nov 28, 2017 | SHENMAO Technology introduces New Generation Lead-free Zero Halogen Solder Paste PF606-P245. With superior continuous high-speed printability producing great Solder Paste Print Quality and a wide reflow process window for excellent solderability, it prevents Head on Pillow issues, produces the lowest void and easily fit complicated PCB designs through excellent convergence performance.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

SHENMAO Technology, Inc. supplier of Pb/Pb-free Solder Pastes, Solder Wire, Solder Bar, Flux, BGA Sphere, Bumping Paste/Flux, PCB Plating Anode, PV Ribbon Electronics Assembly Materials, for over 44 years from 10 world locations.

TaoYuan County, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Assembly, Component Packaging, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Altus’ First Solo Show at Productronica is Confirmed as Highly Success

Nov 27, 2017 | Altus enjoyed an unparalleled week of success at Productronica 2017, having exhibited solo for the first time.

Altus Group

Altus’ First Solo Show at Productronica .

Altus Group

The Altus Group is one of the fastest growing distribution companies in east Central Europe. We have a seperate division that refurbishes second user equipment for the electronics industry using our reknowned customer support team.

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

Distributor

Don Phifer Joins Outside Sales at a Growing MicroCare

Nov 27, 2017 | MicroCare Corp. is pleased to announce that Mr. Don Phifer has been appointed as West Coast Regional Manager for the Precision Cleaning Products. Mr. Phifer comes to MicroCare with 28 years of experience in electronics and electrical distribution.

MicroCare Corporation

Mr. Don Phifer has been appointed as West Coast Regional Manager for the Precision Cleaning Products.

MicroCare Corporation

The leading supplier of cleaners and lubricants for critical environments.

New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Cleaning

Libra Industries Installs New Viscom X8011-II PCB X-ray System

Nov 27, 2017 | Libra Industries has purchased and installed Viscom’s new X8011-II PCB X-ray inspection system at its Dallas, TX facility. The Viscom X8011-II enables Libra Industries to offer its customers 3D modeling of the solder connections on devices ranging from BGAs, QFNs, thru-hole technology and any lead-less devices.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Viscom’s new X8011-II PCB X-ray inspection system at its Dallas, TX facility.

Libra Industries, Inc.

A leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services serving OEM manufacturers dealing with complex or technically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in diverse industries and applications.

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Acquisition of majority stake in adaptronic Prüftechnik GmbH

Nov 27, 2017 | Schleuniger Group, has signed an agreement to acquire 60% of adaptronic Prüftechnik GmbH, based in Wertheim, Germany. The transaction is expected to be concluded at the beginning of 2018

Schleuniger, Inc.

From left: Stefan Friedrich (Head of Competence Teams adaptronic) | Ralf Kintzel (Head of Competence Team Industrial Wiring adaptronic) | Christoph Schüpbach (CEO Schleuniger Group) | Peter Müller (Managing Director adaptronic) | Jörg Gutowski (CFO Schleuniger Group)

Schleuniger, Inc.

Schleuniger, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of wire processing equipment. Our innovative automatic and semi-automatic machines are designed to cut, strip, crimp and mark all types of wire and cable.

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

Other

Acquisition of majority stake in adaptronic Prüftechnik GmbH

Nov 27, 2017 | Schleuniger Group, has signed an agreement to acquire 60% of adaptronic Prüftechnik GmbH, based in Wertheim, Germany. The transaction is expected to be concluded at the beginning of 2018

Schleuniger, Inc.

Schleuniger, Inc.

Schleuniger, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of wire processing equipment. Our innovative automatic and semi-automatic machines are designed to cut, strip, crimp and mark all types of wire and cable.

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

Other

FREE IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001

Nov 25, 2017 | A-610 and J-STD-001 has recently been updated. This webinar will highlight the changes in the standards

BEST Inc.

BEST Inc.

BEST offers professional rework, repair and prototype builds of PCBs. Our expertise is on BGA rework and QFN rework. Our experienced instructors teach professional soldering classes as we are an IPC certified training center

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, IPC Standards Certification Center, Service Provider, Training Provider

Speedprint Picks Up Global SMT Industry Award for its S-Track Traceability Package.

Nov 24, 2017 | SMT screen printing equipment manufacturer Speedprint Technology has landed the top award in the Printing Equipment category in recognition of its inventive S-Track Traceability solution, from industry publication Global SMT. Speedprint President, Mark Brawley, accepted the award at a ceremony held during the recent Productronica exhibition in Munich.

Speedprint Technology

Mark Brawley shows off the Global SMT Award on Speedprint’s booth at Productronica.

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

SHENMAO America, Inc. exhibits at local SMTA Exhibition at Bestronics, San Jose, CA Facility on November 29 - Introduces 2 new Solder paste formulations.

Nov 24, 2017 | SHENMAO Introduces New Generation Lead-Free Solder Paste PF606-P140 to solve HoP issues and improve ICT Testability at SMTA Exhibition: November 29, 2017 booth # 22, 9 am to 3 pm Bestronics Facility, 2243 Lundy Ave, San Jose, CA 95131

Shenmao Technology Inc.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

SHENMAO Technology, Inc. supplier of Pb/Pb-free Solder Pastes, Solder Wire, Solder Bar, Flux, BGA Sphere, Bumping Paste/Flux, PCB Plating Anode, PV Ribbon Electronics Assembly Materials, for over 44 years from 10 world locations.

TaoYuan County, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Assembly, Component Packaging, Repair/Rework, Soldering

BTU to Discuss New Process Monitor at SMTA Silicon Valley Expo

Nov 23, 2017 | BTU International will exhibit at the SMTA Silicon Valley Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at Bestronics, Inc. in San Jose, CA. BTU will discuss its new Profile Guardian redundant process monitor to support Industry 4.0 and award-winning PYRAMAX platform.

BTU International

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Optimized inspection system operation with vVision 2.4

Nov 21, 2017 | Viscom AG announces the release of vVision 2.4, successfully delivered since mid-2017 for its modern operating software. Among the most important optimizations are a time-saving inspection program creation – especially for new components and special component types – and comprehensive 3D advancements like the 3D solder joint inspection for chips.

Viscom AG

The true-to-life 3D display from vVision 2.4 guarantees a fast, clear-cut verification of the inspection.

Viscom AG

A leading provider of industrial image processing (AOI and AXI) Automated Optical and X-ray inspection equipment.

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Count On Tools Inc. Receives 2017 Industry of the Year Award

Nov 20, 2017 | Count On Tools is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2017 Industry of the Year Award from the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce for the Small Employer Category. Greater Hall Chamber Vice Presidents Tim Evans and Shelley Davis presented the award to Curt Couch, COT’s President, during the 9th Annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Chattahoochee Country Club in Gainesville, GA.

Count On Tools, Inc.

2017 Industry of the Year Award from the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce for the Small Employer Category.

Count On Tools, Inc.

COT specializes in high quality SMT nozzles and consumables for pick and place machines. We provide special engineering design service of custom nozzles for those unique and odd components.

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Contract Manufacturer

Cogiscan and MIRTEC announce partnership for Industry 4.0

Nov 20, 2017 | Cogiscan today announced that it has partnered with MIRTEC to offer a fully integrated Industry 4.0 solution for its suite of vision inspection machines and software.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan and MIRTEC to offer a fully integrated Industry 4.0 solution for its suite of vision inspection machines and software.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan provides factory-wide electronics manufacturing traceability (TTC), MSD control, component set up verification, PCB assembly error-proofing, components inventory management.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

Libra Industries’ Robert Brandt Elevated to IEEE Senior Member

Nov 20, 2017 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that Robert Brandt, Production Maintenance Specialist, has been elevated to the grade of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Senior Member. Only 10 percent of IEEE’s approximately 423,566 members hold this grade, which requires extensive experience, and reflects professional maturity and documented achievements of significance.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Robert Brandt Elevated to IEEE Senior Member.

Libra Industries, Inc.

A leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services serving OEM manufacturers dealing with complex or technically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in diverse industries and applications.

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Altus on the Road to Digital Factory of the Future

Nov 17, 2017 | Altus will be demonstrating new technology and concepts for future state electronic manufacturing when the company attends the ‘Road to Digital Factory of the Future: Electronic Manufacturing’ later this month.

Altus Group

Altus Group

The Altus Group is one of the fastest growing distribution companies in east Central Europe. We have a seperate division that refurbishes second user equipment for the electronics industry using our reknowned customer support team.

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

Distributor

MicroCare Wins Prestigious Global Technology Award at Productronica 2017

Nov 17, 2017 | MicroCare Corp. has been honored for its expertise in critical cleaning with a Global Technology Award for the new halogen-free Tergo™ Chlorine-Free Cleaning Fluid. The award was presented at the impressive Productronica exposition in Munich. The award program is designed to honor the most innovative products and processes introduced by equipment makers and material suppliers serving the electronics assembly industry over the past year.

MicroCare Corporation

MicroCare Corp. has been honored for its expertise in critical cleaning with a Global Technology Award for the new halogen-free Tergo™ Chlorine-Free Cleaning Fluid.

MicroCare Corporation

The leading supplier of cleaners and lubricants for critical environments.

New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Cleaning

Mycronic and Aegis renew partnership – FactoryLogix software to be embedded with MY700

Nov 17, 2017 | The global SMT solutions provider Mycronic will, through a renewed partnership agreement, include Aegis Software’s FactoryLogix NPI (New Product Introduction) as the main programming interface for its MY700 Jet Printer and Jet Dispenser. The tailor-made software, branded as FactoryLogix Express, will also have the capability to prepare data for Mycronic’s range of pick-and-place machines, through an optional TPSys output interface.

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic, formerly MYDATA, is the key manufacturer of assembly machine for electronics. Our product portfolio contains Pick&Place machines, Jet-printing machines and component storage towers.

Täby, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

Europlacer Unveils its New Atom Platform.

Nov 16, 2017 | Europlacer has unveiled an all-new high-speed, super-flexible placement platform. The renowned pick & place manufacturer used the Productronica exhibition to reveal two complementary placement machines from its new Atom platform range.

EUROPLACER

New Atom Platform.

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

Libra Industries installs another 3D post reflow AOI system at its Dallas facility

Nov 16, 2017 | Libra Industries today announced that it has received and completed the installation of a second Omron VT-S730 3D Post Reflow AOI system at its Dallas, TX facility. With the new 3D-SJI combo technology, Libra Industries can easily detect lifted lead, lifted component and component coplanarity, and provide high-quality solder joint inspection.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Omron VT-S730 3D Post Reflow AOI system .

Libra Industries, Inc.

A leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services serving OEM manufacturers dealing with complex or technically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in diverse industries and applications.

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

STI Participates in Manufacturing Day

Nov 16, 2017 | STI Electronics recently hosted the Covenant Christian Academy for Manufacturing Day (MFG Day).

STI Electronics

Covenant Christian Academy for Manufacturing Day (MFG Day).

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

ZESTRON to Exhibit at SMTA Silicon Valley

Nov 16, 2017 | ZESTRON will feature our latest cleaning technology, HYDRON® Technology, at the SMTA Silicon Valley Expo and Tech Forum on November 29th.

ZESTRON Americas

ZESTRON Americas

The globally leading provider of high precision cleaning products, services and training solutions in the electronics and semiconductor manufacturing industries.

Manassas, Virginia, USA

Cleaning, Test Services, Training Provider

Comet Group Receives 2017 Global Technology Award for Test Services at Lab One

Nov 16, 2017 | The Comet Group has been recognized with a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Test Services for its new Lab One technology and application center in Silicon Valley. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. In Lab One, customers find a “Think Tank” for brainstorming and idea creation. In addition to X-ray, they are offered easy access to plasma control and ebeam technologies as well as expert know-how.

YXLON International

YXLON International

YXLON is the leading supplier of Industrial X-ray Inspection systems and Industrial Computed Tomography (CT) solutions for the non-destructive testing of materials. Markets served include Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, etc.

Hudson, Ohio, USA

Inspection, Test Services, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

WKK Distribution Honored as Best Asian Distributor

Nov 15, 2017 | WKK Distribution announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Best Distributor – Asia. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

WKK Ltd

Hamed El-Abd, Non-Executive Director, WKK .

WKK Ltd

Lifecycle Electronics Manufacturing Services Provider

Kowloon, Hong Kong

Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

KYZEN, the Leader in Cleaning Innovation, Receives Its 60th Industry Award

Nov 15, 2017 | KYZEN announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Cleaning Equipment for the KYZEN ANALYST™. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. Launched in the fall of 2016, the KYZEN ANALYST received instant acceptance and broad adoption, closely followed by now three prestigious industry awards for innovation for its breakthrough features and technology. This award also marks KYZEN’s 60th industry award for its cleaning chemistries and process monitoring and control equipment.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN ANALYST™.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

SEHO Receives Award for Integrating Additional Processes in Its Selective Soldering Systems

Nov 15, 2017 | SEHO Systems GmbH is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Soldering – Selective for its Integrated Additional Processes in Selective Soldering Systems. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. The SEHO PowerSelective and SEHO SelectLine selective soldering systems can be equipped with an automated selective brush system and an AOI system for immediate automatic cleaning and inspection of solder joints directly after the soldering process. All processes are integrated in ONE machine.

SEHO Systems GmbH

Integrating Additional Processes in Its Selective Soldering Systems.

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

YXLON International Receives Global Technology Award for Bringing a New Dimension to X-ray

Nov 15, 2017 | YXLON International has received a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Inspection – X-ray for its YXLON FF35 CT multi-application, high-resolution computed tomography (CT) inspection system for fine parts. The award was presented to the company during a ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. The FF35 CT brings a new dimension to electronics X-ray, allowing users to benefit from technology revolutionary in our industry.

YXLON International

YXLON FF35 CT multi-application, high-resolution computed tomography (CT) inspection system.

YXLON International

YXLON is the leading supplier of Industrial X-ray Inspection systems and Industrial Computed Tomography (CT) solutions for the non-destructive testing of materials. Markets served include Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, etc.

Hudson, Ohio, USA

Inspection, Test Services, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Viscom’s S3088 SPI inspection system wins Global Technology Award

Nov 15, 2017 | Viscom announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Inspection – SPI. The award was presented to the company during a ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

Viscom AG

S3088 SPI .

Viscom AG

A leading provider of industrial image processing (AOI and AXI) Automated Optical and X-ray inspection equipment.

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Metcal Wins Its Fifth Award for Connection Validation

Nov 15, 2017 | Metcal announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Hand Soldering for its CV-5200 Soldering and Rework Systems with Connection Validation technology. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. This marks the company’s fifth award since its introduction at the beginning of 2017.

Metcal

Hand Soldering for its CV-5200 Soldering.

Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework, Soldering

CyberOptics’ New Ultra-High Resolution Multi-Reflection Suppression (MRS) Sensor Receives Global Technology Award

Nov 15, 2017 | CyberOptics® announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Best Product – North America for its Ultra-High Resolution Multi-Reflection Suppression (MRS) sensor for the CyberOptics’ SQ3000™ 3D AOI system. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

CyberOptics Corporation

CyberOptics’ SQ3000™ 3D AOI 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

IBL Receives Global Technology Award for New Premium Vacuum Vapor Phase Soldering System

Nov 15, 2017 | IBL Technologies, LLC announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Soldering – Other for its VAC745 with Intelligent Profiling System (IPS). The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. The VAC745 premium vacuum vapor phase soldering machine is designed to meet today’s high quality demands when it comes to the soldering process.

IBL - Löttechnik GmbH

New Premium Vacuum Vapor Phase Soldering System.

IBL - Löttechnik GmbH

Manufacturer of vapor phase soldering systems and associated products since 1985.

Königsbrunn, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

Acculogic Receives Global Technology Award for the Scorpion BRiZ Automated Test and Programming Platform

Nov 15, 2017 | Acculogic announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Test Equipment for its Scorpion BRiZ. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. Acculogic’s Scorpion BRiZ is an automated test and programming platform that can be configured to perform in-circuit, functional and boundary tests, and in-system programming. The Scorpion BRiZ is the ultimate test platform for cost-effective, optimized solutions engineered for real production environments.

Acculogic Inc.

Scorpion BRiZ Automated Test and Programming Platform.

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

KIC Receives Global Technology Award for Its SPS Smart Profiler

Nov 15, 2017 | KIC announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Assembly Tools for its SPS Smart Profiler. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. The SPS utilizes smart factory technologies to acquire and analyze thermal process for new insight and actionable data leading to increased production line utilization, reduced rework and electricity use.

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

Computrol Earns Its Fifth Consecutive Global Technology Award for Its Contract Manufacturing Services

Nov 15, 2017 | Computrol announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Contract Services $50 - $100 million. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc. is a national leader in low to medium volume, high mix contract manufacturer of electronic assemblies. We specialize in customer service, quality and on time delivery. We have 3 locations in the United States.

Meridian, Idaho, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Contract Manufacturer

Ersa Receives a Global Technology Award for Its New Full Tunnel Nitrogen Wave Soldering System

Nov 15, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Wave Soldering for its Powerflow s. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Powerflow.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Manufacturer of Selective Soldering Systems, Ersascope BGA Inspection Systems, BGA Rework Systems, Soldering Irons, Wave Solder and Reflow Equipment.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Firstronic LLC Recognized as Global Provider of Contract Services > $100 Million

Nov 15, 2017 | Firstronic LLC announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Contract Services > $100 million. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. Firstronic is a premier specialty provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), including turnkey electronic assembly and materials management services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the electronics industry.

Firstronic, LLC

Firstronic, LLC

MAIN DUTIES • Performs new process development, monitors and maintains the processes in all areas of manufacturing including, but not limited to assembly, soldering, conformal coating, prep and relate

Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Data I/O Receives Award for Its New SentriX™ Security Provisioning Technology at productronica

Nov 15, 2017 | Data I/O Corporation announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Programming for its SentriXTM Security Provisioning Platform. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. The new SentriX™ Platform enables a cost-effective hardware based security approach for IoT OEMs and electronic manufacturers of all volumes.

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O is the world's leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions for semiconductor (IC) devices. Data I/O's solutions, software and programming engine ensures devices are programmed correctly every time.

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

New Optel Mobile Smart Factory Receives Global Technology Award

Nov 15, 2017 | Optimal Electronics Corporation announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Software – Production for its Optel Mobile Smart Factory. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

Optimal Electronics Corporation

Optimal Electronics Corporation

A global provider of innovative manufacturing execution system (MES) solutions for the electronics assembly industry.

Austin, Texas, USA

Software Manufacturer

Visit YXLON at productronica to Learn about Its Custom X-ray Systems

Nov 14, 2017 | Munich – At this year’s productronica exhibition in Munich, YXLON International is launching its new X-ray inspection systems series Cheetah EVO and Cougar EVO. As technology advances at an ever increasing rate, YXLON has acknowledged that a “one size fits all” X-ray system in advanced electronics no longer delivers the best solution to the customer. So Yxlon now has custom-built systems for SMT, semiconductor, and laboratory applications perfected for the specific challenges and needs of the respective sectors. Keith Bryant, Global Director Electronics Sales at YXLON, states: “There is no need for customers to compromise anymore.”

YXLON International

Cheetah EVO SMT.

YXLON International

YXLON is the leading supplier of Industrial X-ray Inspection systems and Industrial Computed Tomography (CT) solutions for the non-destructive testing of materials. Markets served include Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, etc.

Hudson, Ohio, USA

Inspection, Test Services, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

MIRTEC Receives Two Global Technology Awards during productronica for Its MV-3 OMNI Desktop 3D AOI System

Nov 14, 2017 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” announces that the company was awarded two 2017 Global Technology Awards in the categories of Best Product – Asia and Inspection – AOI for its MV-3 OMNI Desktop 3D AOI Machine. The awards were presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

MIRTEC Corporation

MV-3 OMNI Desktop 3D AOI System.

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Hanwha Techwin Wins Global Technology Award for LED Production Equipment

Nov 14, 2017 | Hanwha Techwin today announced that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of LED Production Equipment for its SM481PLUS. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

SM481PLUS.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

SCTA develops and offers SMT assembly line solutions and machines for customers in North America. Samsung offers pick and place machines, screen printers, reflow ovens, accessory machines, and software products.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing

Surface mount technology equipment communication protocol standardization subcommittee’s launch

Nov 14, 2017 | At the Japan Robot Association, enterprises who manufacture surface mount technology (SMT) equipment and related software launched the SMT equipment communication protocol standardization subcommittee in order to establish protocols for sharing information by communication methods between SMT machines (M2M cooperation). A ballot was held, and the elected subcommittee chairman for the first year is from Fuji Machine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and the vice subcommittee chairman is from Panasonic Corporation, with the board of governors comprising representatives from member corporations including Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., JUKI CORPORATION, along with OMRON Corporation, Saki Corporation, TAMURA CORPORATION, and CKD Corporation. The twenty member companies shown in table 1 will work together to advance this standardization.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

SMT equipment communication protocol standardization subcommittee

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

A leading manufacturer of SMT equipment and other machine tools used in industrial manufacturing.

Aichi, Japan

OEM

PDR Americas Awarded for New Focused IR Micro Component / PCB Rework System at productronica

Nov 14, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Repair & Rework Equipment for its IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. Put simply, the system can pick-and-place micro components or large BGAs and reflow small or large boards with precision and control.

PDR-America

Repair & Rework Equipment for its IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System.

PDR-America

PDR manufactures IR BGA rework stations, BGA rework equipment, and SMD rework stations. SMD soldering solutions for BGA Rework, CSP Rework, QFN Rework, LED Rework, 0201 Rework and more. Also offers thermal test equipment. est.1987

Shingle Springs, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Cogiscan Presents Accelonix France with Business Development Achievement Award during productronica

Nov 14, 2017 | Cogiscan is pleased to announce that it has awarded Accelonix France with its Business Development Achievement Award. Mitch DeCaire, Global Channel Manager for Cogiscan, presented the award to Jonathan Hall, Managing Director of the Accelonix Group, and to Laurent Laffillé, Software Division Manager of Accelonix France, on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 during the productronica trade fair in Munich, Germany.

Cogiscan Inc.

Achievement Award.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan provides factory-wide electronics manufacturing traceability (TTC), MSD control, component set up verification, PCB assembly error-proofing, components inventory management.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

Aegis Software Announces SAP® Certification of their FactoryLogix® MES Platform for SAP ERP 6.0

Nov 14, 2017 | Aegis Software today announced that its FactoryLogix® MES software platform has been certified for SAP® Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), version 6.0.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Developers of State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Enterprise Automation Software

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Horizon Sales Named ‘Best Rep – Americas’ at productronica

Nov 14, 2017 | Horizon Sales announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Best Manufacturers’ Representative for the Americas. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. Horizon Sales is a leading manufacturers’ representative corporation, specializing in the sales and marketing of premier electronics assembly equipment. This year marks Horizon Sales’ fifth consecutive year earning the award in its category.

Horizon Sales

Dave Trail, President of Horizon Sales.

Horizon Sales

Manufacturer 's Representatives Serving the Midwest

Brighton, Michigan, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

Datest to Exhibit at SMTA Silicon Valley Expo & Tech Forum

Nov 14, 2017 | Datest today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Silicon Valley Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at Bestronics, Inc. in San Jose, CA. The event is free to attend and includes a complimentary lunch. For more information or to register for the event, visit https://www.smta.org/expos/attendee_reg.cfm?event_id=1406.

Datest

Datest

Datest: 30 years of testing and test engineering utilizing in-circuit, flying probe, boundary scan, and functional platforms. Also AXI/2D/3D x-ray, CT-scan failure analysis, and bonepile rehab of functional/field failures.

Fremont, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Test Services, Service Provider

New Software Toolkit, CFX Messaging Library Expedites Connected Factory Exchange Implementation

Nov 13, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, is proud to announce that through today’s donation and legal transfer of a technology from Aegis Software, the industry will have an open-source engineering toolkit that simplifies and expedites both CFX (connected factory exchange) data message creation, and message communication from machine-to-machine and/or machine-to-broker in a CFX network.

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

STI Recognizes Diana Bradford’s 20-Year Anniversary

Nov 13, 2017 | STI Electronics announces Diana Bradford’s 20-year anniversary. Bradford’s anniversary was celebrated with a cake shared with all of her colleagues at STI. David Raby, President/CEO, presented her with a certificate in appreciation of her 20 years of dedicated service.

STI Electronics

Diana Bradford’s 20-Year Anniversary.

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

Ventec International Group Receives IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing Certification

Nov 13, 2017 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing (QPL) to Ventec International Group, a global electronics material manufacturing company headquartered in Suzhou, China.

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

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