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Tyco Electronics to Host Investor Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009

Nov 06, 2009 | BERWYN, Pa., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) will host an investor meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 to update investors on the company and its growth initiatives, strategic priorities and financial performance. The event will be held at the Jumeirah Essex House, 160 Central Park South (between 6th and 7th Avenues) in New York City.

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

Catalyst Manufacturing Services welcomes Suzy Moody

Nov 06, 2009 | Suzy Moody has joined Catalyst Manufacturing Services as Director Southeast Sales.

Catalyst Manufacturing Services

Catalyst Manufacturing Services

full service EMS provider for the industrial, medical, security/military, and telecom/datacom marketplaces. We specialize in the manufacture of low to medium volume, medium to high mix EMS requirements including prototype and quick-turn requirements

Endicott, New York, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Two free white papers reveal the state of the photovoltaic and organic markets, current and future trends, new products and market sizes

Nov 06, 2009 | Munich, Germany, October 5, 2009 --- Messe München has just published two white papers that discuss the current state of the Photovoltaic (PV) and Organic Electronics (OE) markets.

Messe München GmbH

Messe München GmbH

One of the world's leading trade-fair companies. Messe München GmbH organizes some 40 trade fairs for capital and consumer goods, and key high-tech industries.

München, Germany

Events Organizer

Universal Instruments’ APL Hosts AREA Consortium Meeting

Nov 06, 2009 | Universal Instruments’ Advanced Process Lab hosted the third 2009 Advanced Research in Electronics Assembly (AREA) Consortium meeting at the Treadway Inn in Owego, NY on October 28-29. More than 75 attendees from the 29 member companies participated in the two-day event and a much larger number has signed up for subsequent webcasts of the presentations. Topics ranged from lead-free solder microstructure and reliability to environmental stress screening procedures.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Concludes on a Positive Note

Nov 06, 2009 | Minneapolis, MN - The SMTA and Chip Scale Review magazine are pleased to announce the the 6th Annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference and Exhibition was a resounding success. The IWLPC was held October 27-30, 2009 at the Marriott Hotel in Santa Clara, California.

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

Averna’s Proligent® 5.0 responds to important needs of manufacturing and test with three new products

Nov 06, 2009 | Montreal, Canada, November 10, 2009 — Averna announced on June 10, 2009 the release of Proligent® 5.0, an Enterprise Test Software (ETS) solution offering three products geared to different needs in manufacturing and test for communications and high-tech electronics OEMs—Proligent Enterprise, Proligent Networks and Proligent Analytics.

Averna Technologies

Averna Technologies

Averna makes Part-List Plus,a software designed for the electronics industry that helps you manage and optimize your purchasing process, inventory management and customer relationship management. Visit www.part-listplus.com for mo

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Software Manufacturer

Machine Vision Products demonstrates Dynamic Process Control (DPC) Line Manager and Fuji FLEXA Connectivity at Productronica 2009

Nov 06, 2009 | Machine Vision Products (MVP) today announced it would be demonstrating the award winning Dynamic Process Control (DPC) Manufacturing Management Suite at Productronica 2009 in Munich, November 10th to 13th. Hall A4 Booth 229.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Dynamic Process Control

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

STI Electronics Celebrates Donna Taylor’s 10-Year Anniversary

Nov 05, 2009 | MADISON, AL — November 2009 — STI Electronics Inc., a full service organization providing training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly as well as industrial and electronics distribution announces the 10-year anniversary of its receptionist, Donna Taylor. STI presented Donna with $1,000 travel voucher as a symbol of appreciation for her 10 years of service.

STI Electronics

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

A-Laser Announces Ability to Cut Foam Gaskets

Nov 05, 2009 | BEAVERTON, OR — October 2009 — A-Laser, a division of FCT Assembly and a premier laser cutting service specializing in the ablation of ultra-thin metals and plastics, announces the ability to use its laser technology to cut foam gaskets.

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

P.D. Circuits Promotes Andy D’Agostino to General Manager

Nov 05, 2009 | HAMPSTEAD, N.H. - November 2009 - P. D. Circuits, Inc, specializing in delivering the highest quality PCBs, technical support, and service to OEM and EMS companies worldwide, today announced the promotion of Andy D’Agostino to General Manager. In his new role, Andy will be responsible for ensuring the continued superior performance and growth of P.D. Circuits.

NCAB Group USA

NCAB Group USA

One of the world's largest suppliers of PCBs.

Hampstead, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Contract Manufacturer

KIC and Valor Announce Partnership for Integration into the DynamiX MES Platform

Nov 05, 2009 | San Diego — November 2009 — KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, announces that it has teamed with Valor, the global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain. The partnership will integrate KIC’s continuous monitoring systems directly to Valor's newly released end-to-end software suite, DynamiX.

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

Fine Line Stencil Appointed as DEK Stencil Franchisee

Nov 05, 2009 | Fine Line Stencil has been appointed as a DEK stencil franchisee, serving customers in the state of California.

Fine Line Stencil, Inc.

Fine Line Stencil, Inc.

Fine Line Stencil is committed to delivering the highest quality stencil technology in the industry.

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Kyzen to Participate in IPC Lean Sigma Event

Nov 05, 2009 | NASHVILLE — November 2009 — Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that its Rich Brooks, a trained Six Sigma Black Belt, will present “Lean Sigma Methodology for Selecting the Best Fit Cleaning Agent” at the IPC Lean Sigma Conference, scheduled to take place November 17-19, 2009 at the Fiesta Inn in Tempe, Ariz.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Seika Machinery, Inc. Introduces Application to Remove Moisture from Cell Phones

Nov 05, 2009 | TORRANCE, CA — November 2009 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, introduces a McDry application for the recovery of data and removal of moisture from cell phones submerged in water.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

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

Machine Vision Products demonstrates the Supra Series 2D/3D Full AOI system at Productronica 2009 in Munich, Germany

Nov 05, 2009 | Carlsbad, CA (November 5th, 2009): Machine Vision Products today announced it would be demonstrating the award winning Supra Series AOI Solutions at Productronica 2009 in Munich from November 10th to 13th. Machine Vision Products, Inc. will be located in Hall A4, Booth 229. Machine Vision Products is a Full AOI solution provider and has product offerings encompassing SMT, SPI, MicroElectronics and Semiconductor applications.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Supra Series AOI Platform

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

Surface Mount Technology Corp announces the release of its proprietary SMART Test Platform

Nov 04, 2009 | The SMART platform offers a test solution for low to mid volume PCB assemblies without high tooling costs.

Surface Mount Technology Corp.

Surface Mount Technology Corp.

An EMS company. Services including Design, Prototype, Domestic and Off-Shore Assembly, High Level Assembly, Test solutions, Global Distribution and Continuing Product Support.

Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

LDD Trading Associates, LLC

LDDLIGHT.com sells an extensive line of machine vision lights for use in automated assembly, inspection and code reading.

New Boston, New Hampshire, USA

Rehm Thermal Systems drive energy efficiency to unlock cost-of-ownership advantage

Nov 03, 2009 | Rehm Thermal Systems has reduced the cost-of-ownership of the formation of reliable solder joints for customers around the world. Driven by a commitment to energy efficiency that characterises products such as the VisionXP reflow system, Rehm’s cost-of-ownership advantage is the direct result of low energy consumption values.

Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH

Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH

Manufacturer of convection reflow ovens, vapor phase ovens, convection curing, and IR curing ovens.

Blaubeuren-Seissen, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

productronica 2009 shows clear indications of a positive trend change

Nov 03, 2009 | Munich, Germany, November 3, 2009 --- There are clear indications of improving participation in productronica 2009, a very positive trend change indication.

Messe München GmbH

Messe München GmbH

One of the world's leading trade-fair companies. Messe München GmbH organizes some 40 trade fairs for capital and consumer goods, and key high-tech industries.

München, Germany

Events Organizer

Seika Machinery, Inc. Introduces McDry MCU-401 Hepa Filter Model

Nov 02, 2009 | TORRANCE, CA — November 2009 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, introduces the McDry MCU-401 Hepa Filter model for precision measuring instruments, electronic components, or other materials that require a cleanroom and low humidity environment.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

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

Hattas & Associates to Highlight Leading Technologies at Wisconsin/Great Lakes Expo & Tech Forum 2009

Nov 02, 2009 | HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL — November 2009 — Hattas & Associates, a manufacturers’ representative firm specializing in electronics assembly, in conjunction with Lee Herrmann from Technology Plus, announces that it will highlight numerous products and technologies at the upcoming Wisconsin/Great Lakes Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at the Wyndham Airport Hotel in Milwaukee, WI.

Hattas & Associates

Hattas & Associates

manufacturers' representative company.

Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

Kyzen Sdn. Bhd. Inaugurates New Facility in Penang

Nov 02, 2009 | NASHVILLE — November 2009 — Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that years of planning and months of hard work have paid off ? Dato’ Lee Kah Choon, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Invest Penang, honored Kyzen and its Malaysian subsidiary Kyzen Sdn. Bhd. by inaugurating its newest facility in Penang, Malaysia.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Technical Resources Corp. to Feature Valor’s Manufacturing Visibility and Management Software Tools at SMTA Space Coast Expo 2009

Nov 02, 2009 | RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA — November 2009 — Valor Computerized Systems, Inc., global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain, announces that its manufacturer’ representative, Technical Resources Corp. and representatives from Valor will be on hand to discuss its manufacturing visibility and management software tools at the upcoming Space Coast SMTA Expo and Barbeque, scheduled to take place Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lagoon House Education Center in Palm Bay, FL.

Valor Computerised Systems Ltd

Valor Computerised Systems Ltd

Valor develops software solutions for electronics product design analysis, simulation and optimisation of PCB assembly, and manufacturing operations management to increase productivity, yield and quality and accelerate product innovation.

Yavne , Israel

Software Manufacturer

FCT Assembly Debuts NL930 Lead-free No-Clean Solder Paste

Nov 02, 2009 | GREELEY, CO —FCT Assembly premiers NL930, a lead-free, no-clean solder paste that features the company’s latest technology in print and reflow of paste in the no-clean category.

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

Nihon Superior to Highlight a Complete Suite of SN100C Soldering Materials at SMTA Southeast Asia Technical Conference 2009

Nov 02, 2009 | OSAKA, JAPAN — November 2009 — Nihon Superior Co. Ltd., a supplier of advanced soldering materials to the global electronics industry announces that it will display a full range of products based on its unique lead-free solder SN100C in its booth at the SMTA Southeast Asia Technical Conference on Electronics Assembly Technologies at the Equatorial Hotel in Penang, Malaysia, November 18-20, 2009.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon has been a leader in soldering and brazing since 1966. Nihon manufactures SMT solder joining materials e.g. lead-free solder (SN100C:Sn-Cu-Ni-Ge etc): solder paste, solder spheres, flux cored solder wire, solder bar, etc.

Osaka, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Kyzen to Highlight AQUANOX® A4241 at SMTA Southeast Asia Technical Conference 2009

Nov 02, 2009 | NASHVILLE — November 2009 — Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that it will feature AQUANOX® A4241 PCB and Stencil Cleaner at the upcoming SMTA South East Asia Technical Conference on Electronics Assembly Technologies, scheduled to take place November 18-20, 2009 at the Equatorial Hotel in Penang, Malaysia.

KYZEN Corporation

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 Partners with Cisco’s WebEx Program to Provide State-of-the-art Manufacturing

Nov 02, 2009 | MILPITAS, Calif. — November 2009 — Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, announces that it has partnered with Cisco's WebEx program, along with Bliss’ Visual 3D Engineering application, to take Bliss to the next level of state-of-the-art technology for engineering.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

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

STI Electronics to Feature Engineering Services at the 2009 Defense Manufacturing Conference

Nov 02, 2009 | MADISON, AL — November 2009 — STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces that it will exhibit its Engineering Services at the upcoming Defense Manufacturing Conference, scheduled to take place Wednesday, December 1-2, 2009 at the Hilton Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

STI Electronics

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

STI Electronics’ New Web site Is Now Available!

Nov 01, 2009 | MADISON, AL — October 2009 — STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces that its new, redesigned Web site is up and running.

STI Electronics

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

Indium Corporation’s Technical Support Engineer to Present at Sustainability Summit

Nov 01, 2009 | Indium Corporation’s Director of Metals & Chemicals, Claire Mikolajczak, is presenting at the Sustainability Summit 3-5 November in Milan, Italy.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Indium Corporation’s Director to Present at Sustainability Summit

Nov 01, 2009 | Indium Corporation’s Director of Metals & Chemicals, Claire Mikolajczak, is presenting at the Sustainability Summit 3-5 November in Milan, Italy.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

SAKI launches new automatic coating inspection machine

Nov 01, 2009 | The new BF-Rigel, named after the star Rigel in Orion’s belt, is a machine that automatically inspects fluorescent coatings.

Saki Corporation

Saki Corporation

Manufacturer of high-speed automated optical inspection (AOI) and solder paste inspection (SPI) systems for the electronics assembly markets.

Tokyo, Japan

Inspection

The new SIPLACE SX Road Show is traveling across Mexiko, Canada and the U.S.

Nov 01, 2009 | The SIPLACE Team is so confident in its new affordable SIPLACE SX concept of "Real Capacity on Demand" that they have taken to the road in the Americas to spread the word. The SIPLACE team is performing live gantry upgrade demonstrations at record breaking speeds. The team is revealing how quickly and easily you can add placement performance to a line without influencing feeder capacity or line length; how easily placement capacity can be moved from one line to another; and how easily feeder capacity can be added without the cost of adding an entire new machine.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

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

SIPLACE SiCluster Professional – Setup optimization that’s top-of-the-line

Nov 01, 2009 | SIPLACE SiCluster Professional is the latest software tool in the family of proven SIPLACE setup optimization systems. It groups components and uses this information to propose optimized setups. The highlight of the new version: for a fixed product spectrum, the software defines so-called constant tables which remain unchanged and in the same position at the placement machine for the entire setup family.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

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

SMTAI 2009 TECHNICAL CONFERENCE STRONGEST EVER

Nov 01, 2009 | Minneapolis, MN - The SMTA today released a summary of the SMTA International Conference and Exhibition 2009 that took place October 4-8 at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego, CA.

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

Kyzen to Highlight AQUANOX® A4241 at Space Coast SMTA Expo and Barbecue 2009

Nov 01, 2009 | NASHVILLE — October 2009 — Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that it will feature AQUANOX® A4241 PCB and Stencil Cleaner at the upcoming Space Coast SMTA Expo and Barbeque, scheduled to take place Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lagoon House Education Center in Palm Bay, FL.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Technical Resources Corp. to Highlight Leading Technologies at SMTA Space Coast Expo 2009

Nov 01, 2009 | BOCA RATON, FL — October 2009 — Technical Resources Corp., a manufacturers’ representative firm specializing in manufacturing, inspection, and synergistic products for the PCB assembly industry, announces that it will highlight numerous products and technologies at the upcoming Space Coast SMTA Expo and Barbeque, scheduled to take place Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lagoon House Education Center in Palm Bay, FL.

Technical Resources Corporation

Technical Resources Corporation

Manufacturers' Representative covering Florida, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. TRC specializes in electronics assembly, inspection, repair equipment and synergistic products.

Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

MB (Marybeth) Allen to Host Energy Savings Webinar for Electronics Industry Professionals

Nov 01, 2009 | San Diego — October 2009 — KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, announces that MB (Marybeth) Allen, General Manager Operations, will host a "Save up to 15% on Your Oven’s Energy Consumption" Webinar for the following countries:

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

STI Celebrates Mel Scott’s Nine-Year Anniversary

Nov 01, 2009 | MADISON, AL — October 2009 — STI Electronics Inc., a full service organization providing training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly as well as industrial and electronics distribution is pleased to announce the nine-year anniversary of Mel Scott, Quality Assurance Manager this month.

STI Electronics

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

Aqueous Technologies Introduces Contract Cleaning and Cleanliness Testing

Nov 01, 2009 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA — October 2009 — Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces the introduction of a full-service contract defluxing and cleanliness testing service in its Southern California facility. Aqueous Technologies’ fleet of award-winning Trident automatic defluxing equipment and Zero-Ion Resistivity of Solvent Extract (ROSE) testers are available for use on any assemblies.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Techcon Systems Launches Video Clips of Its Valves in Action

Nov 01, 2009 | Garden Grove, CA — October 2009 — Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and products, launches video clips of all Techcon valves in action. The clips can be viewed online at www.techconsystems.com.

Techcon Systems

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

A-Laser Provides the Cleanest Cut for DuPont Kapton Films

Nov 01, 2009 | BEAVERTON, OR — October 2009 — A-Laser, a division of FCT Assembly and a premier laser cutting service specializing in the ablation of ultra-thin metals and plastics, provides the cleanest cut for DuPont Kapton films.

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

Kentec Electronics Installs Europlacer’s iineo to Increase Capacity

Oct 31, 2009 | DORSET, UNITED KINGDOM - October 2009 - Blakell Europlacer Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry, announces that Kentec Electronics has purchased the iineo for its new, expanded facility.

EUROPLACER

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

Virtual Industries Introduces New Extended Reach Tips for Handling Solar Cells, Wafers or Other Substrates

Oct 31, 2009 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — October 29, 2009 — Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, introduces the Extended Reach series of substrate handling tips for solar cells, wafers or flat panels.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

A leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions to the worlds high technology firms.

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Component Preparation, Inspection, Repair/Rework

FCT Assembly Appoints Comtree Inc. as Distributors in Ontario and Western Canada

Oct 31, 2009 | GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly announces the appointment of Comtree Inc., a leading electronics manufacturers’ agent company, as distributors throughout Ontario and Western Canada.

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

PD Circuits Participates in a Successful SMTA Chapter Program

Oct 31, 2009 | HAMPSTEAD, N.H. - October 2009 - P.D. Circuits, Inc., specializing in delivering the highest quality PCBs, technical support, and service to OEM and EMS companies worldwide, announces a successful program hosted by the Empire Chapter of the SMTA.

NCAB Group USA

NCAB Group USA

One of the world's largest suppliers of PCBs.

Hampstead, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Contract Manufacturer

STI Announces the One-Year Anniversary of Cliff Powell

Oct 31, 2009 | MADISON, AL — October 2009 — STI Electronics Inc., a full service organization providing training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly as well as industrial and electronics distribution announces the one-year anniversary of Cliff Powell, Outside Sales Representative.

STI Electronics

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

Bliss Industries to Hold New Product Webinar

Oct 31, 2009 | MILPITAS, Calif. — October 2009 — Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, announces that it is holding a new product Webinar via WebEx on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

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

MB (Marybeth) Allen to Present at Sustainability Summit 2009

Oct 31, 2009 | San Diego — October 2009 — KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, announces that MB (Marybeth) Allen, General Manager Operations, will present “Increase Solar Cell Efficiency With Thermal Process Optimization” at the Sustainability Summit 2009, which is scheduled to take place November 3-5, 2009 at the Milanofiori Congress Center in Milan, Italy.

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

SAKI launches new automatic coating inspection machine.

Oct 30, 2009 | SAKI launches new automatic coating inspection machine. The new BF-Rigel, named after the star Rigel in Orion's belt, is a machine that automatically inspects fluorescent coatings.

Saki Corporation

Saki Corporation

Manufacturer of high-speed automated optical inspection (AOI) and solder paste inspection (SPI) systems for the electronics assembly markets.

Tokyo, Japan

Inspection

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