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Inovaxe to Premier INOVISION � A New SaaS Offering � at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | SARASOTA, FL � January 2009 � Inovaxe Corp., a leader in delivering lean inventory control solutions to electronics manufacturers, announces that it will introduce INOVISION, a full featured material requirements planning (MRP) system, in booth 448 at the upcoming APEX 2009 exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place March 31-April 2, 2009, 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

FINETECH to Exhibit Direct Component Print Solution at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | FINETECH will showcase the Direct Component Print Module at APEX 2009 (Booth #2059), scheduled for March 31 � April 2, 2009, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Finetech

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

FCT Solder to Exhibit SN100C Solder Materials at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | GREELEY, CO � January 2009 � FCT Solder, a division of FCT Assembly and an authorized Licensee of Nihon Superior Co. Ltd.'s SN100C product line, announces that it will exhibit SN100C� Lead-Free solder paste, bar and wire in booth 846 at the upcoming APEX 2009 conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place March 31-April 2, 2009 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

Polyonics to Feature RoHS/WEEE and REACH Compliant Materials at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | WESTMORELAND, N.H. � January 2009 � The leader in harsh environmental labels and product marking for industrial identification, Polyonics Inc. announces that it will exhibit its full line of THERMOGARD� and TRIBOGARD� RoHS/WEEE compliant thermal transfer printable barcode label materials in booth 2183 at the upcoming APEX exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place March 31-April2, 20089 in Las Vegas.

Polyonics, Inc.

Polyonics, Inc.

Manufacturer of high performance label material & tags, which survive the harshest industrial environments.

Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Components

PROMATION to Exhibit at IPC/APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | Pleasant Prairie, WI � January 2009 � PROMATION, known for value-added handling solutions, announces that it will display a PCB hand ion system with auto recirculation of completed product after selective soldering in booth 2077 at the upcoming APEX exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place March 31-April 2, 2009 in Las Vegas.

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION offers automated products in 4 key areas: PCB handling systems, robotic soldering systems, automatic label placement, and work bench/work flow solutions.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Soldering

R&D Technical Services to Highlight V-Works 24 Vapor Phase Rework Station at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | BURNSVILLE, MN � February 2009 � Vapor Works, a division of R&D Technical Services Inc., announces that it will exhibit V-Works Vapor Phase Rework Station in booth 1543 at the upcoming APEX exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place March 31-April 2, 2009 in Las Vegas.

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

RMD Instruments to Debut A New Feature for LeadTracer-RoHS System at APEX 2008

Mar 10, 2009 | WATERTOWN, MA - January 2009 � Devoted to the development of new radiation detector and systems technology, RMD Instruments LLC announces that it will premier a new solder analysis and identification feature of its innovative LeadTracer-RoHS XRF system in booth 1563 at the upcoming APEX 2008 exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place April 1-3, 2008, in Las Vegas.

RMD Instruments

RMD Instruments

Since 1974 RMD has been providing innovative solutions across a broad range of security, medical and industrial applications, including radiation imaging and detection, nuclear instrumentation and non-destructive test equipment.

Watertown, Massachusetts, USA

Inspection

Seika Machinery to Introduce 3-D High Precision Solder Paste Inspection System at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | TORRANCE, CA � January 2009 � Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that it will premier Anritsu, a new 3-D High Precision Laser In-Line Solder Paste Inspection System in booth 1035 at the upcoming APEX 2009 exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place March 31-April 2, 2009, in Las Vegas.

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, Selective Soldering

Virtual Industries Showcases Vacuum-Tweezer Tools at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � February 2009 � Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, announces that it will display numerous vacuum-tweezer tools in booth 850 at the upcoming APEX 2009 conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place March 31-April 2, 2009 in Las Vegas.

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

VJ Electronix to Showcase New 400 Series Rework Platform at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | VJ Electronix, Inc., the leader in rework technologies and global provider of advanced X-ray inspection systems, announces that it will exhibit its new 400 Series Rework Platform in booth 2265 at the upcoming 2009 APEX Electronics Manufacturing Exhibition and Conference, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 31 through Thursday, April 2, 2009, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

VJ Electronix

VJ Electronix

Rework and X-ray Inspection solutions for a variety of applications. VJ integrates proven industrial X-ray expertise with advanced SRT automation and NIS X-ray electronics inspection expertise.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Sono-Tek to Premier Ultrasonic Reciprocating Spray Fluxing System with Automated PLC Control and Selective Fluxing Capability at APEX 2009

Mar 10, 2009 | Milton, NY � December 2008 � Sono-Tek Corporation plans to introduce its latest addition to the SonoFlux line of ultrasonic spray fluxing systems, SonoFlux Servo, in booth 1236 at the APEX 2009 exhibition and conference in Las Vegas from March 31-April 2, 2009. The SonoFlux Servo is a fully automated, highly flexible reciprocating spray fluxing system designed for manufacturers who run high-volume lines requiring frequent PCB width changes and the ability to run all flux types. Capable of fluxing PCBs from 2-24" board widths, the SonoFlux Servo features programmable selective fluxing capability, offering complete flexibility on a high-accuracy reciprocating platform.

SONO-TEK CORPORATION

SONO-TEK CORPORATION

Manufacturer of precision ultrasonic spraying systems for a myriad of applications. Our patented technologies produce micron size uniform droplets, creating ultra thin layers onto any size or shape substrate.

Milton, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

NEW � SIPLACE X-Series Powered by SIPLACE CPP MultiStar

Mar 10, 2009 | Siemens Electronics Assembly Systems will introduce the Siplace X-Series powered by the new Siplace CPP MultiStar placement head at APEX 2009 in Booth #1458. The new Siplace X-Series powered by Siplace MultiStar delivers the ideal combination of chip shooting speed along with extensive component range capability required for flexible end of line placement. This �all-in-one� solution, called Collect & Pick & Place (CPP) enables electronics manufacturers to simplify line setup and programming, eliminate the need for line reconfiguration or head changes, and ensures optimal line balancing for higher productivity and lower operational costs.

ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG

ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG

ASM Assembly Systems is the supplier of SIPLACE, a leader in surface mount technology (SMT) equipment, software, and services to the electronics assembly market.

Munich, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Software Manufacturer

Manncorp's APEX 'Show Stoppers' to Feature Special Savings plus New Rework Systems

Mar 09, 2009 | Taking aim squarely at the weakened economy, Manncorp has announced substantially lower prices during APEX on two of its best-selling pick and place machines. The company will also unveil three rework stations designed to save time and dollars by reclaiming components and assemblies in-house that might have been previously discarded or sent to outside repair specialists.

Manncorp

Manncorp

For nearly five decades, Manncorp has supplied electronics manufacturers with the world’s best values in PCB assembly equipment, direct to the customer, at the industry’s most competitive prices, and with full service and support.

Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA

Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective Soldering

STI's Mel Parrish to Hold Product Assurance Meeting at APEX 2009

Mar 09, 2009 | MADISON, AL � March 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, is proud to announce that Mel Parrish, FSO/Director Training Materials Resources, will conduct a standards development meeting at the upcoming APEX Conference & Exhibition. The Product Assurance (7-30) Committee Meeting will take place on Monday, March 30, from 8-9 a.m.

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

Kyzen to Present at 2009 APEX Conference & Exhibition

Mar 09, 2009 | NASHVILLE � March 2009 � Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Mike Bixenman, DBA, will present a paper titled, �Collaborative Cleaning Process Innovations from Managing Experience and Learning Curves,� at the upcoming APEX Conference & Exhibition. Dr. Bixenman will present during Session 29, titled �Cleaning I,� which is scheduled to take place Thursday, April 2, from 9-10 a.m.

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

VJ Electronix Names Industry Professional Vincent Wu as China Sales Manager

Mar 09, 2009 | LITTLETON, MASS. - VJ Electronix, the leader in X-Ray inspection technology and Rework systems, announces the appointment of Vincent Wu to the position of China Sales Manager. This appointment forms part of VJ Electronix's strategic plans to strengthen its commitment to customers in China by sourcing support from highly experienced industry professionals within their own marketplace.

VJ Electronix

VJ Electronix

Rework and X-ray Inspection solutions for a variety of applications. VJ integrates proven industrial X-ray expertise with advanced SRT automation and NIS X-ray electronics inspection expertise.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Stinger� Printer-adaptable Dispensing Technology

Mar 09, 2009 | Offering unmatched equipment utilization, Ovation's Stinger� modular dispensing technology transforms traditional screen printing platforms into dual-function systems, enhancing the capability of the machine by enabling a dispensing process on board the printing system and, thus, saving valuable floor space and reducing equipment costs.

Ovation Products

Ovation Products

Pioneer of numerous productivity enhancing tools designed to optimize SMT electronic equipment and processes. Innovator of the award-winning Grid-Lok, Magna-Print and Stinger technologies.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Magna-Print� Universal Squeegee System

Mar 09, 2009 | Ovation Products' Magna-Print� universal squeegee technology delivers a single system that accommodates all squeegee blade requirements. Equipped with a unique blade locking system, a wide variety of standard blade sizes and types, a paste deflector and angle converters, the Magna-Print system offers one simple tool that allows for robust performance and fast, easy blade changes.

Ovation Products

Ovation Products

Pioneer of numerous productivity enhancing tools designed to optimize SMT electronic equipment and processes. Innovator of the award-winning Grid-Lok, Magna-Print and Stinger technologies.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION offers automated products in 4 key areas: PCB handling systems, robotic soldering systems, automatic label placement, and work bench/work flow solutions.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Soldering

STI Introduces Carpenter Mfg. Co. Product Line

Mar 06, 2009 | MADISON, AL � March 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, is proud to introduce the Carpenter Mfg. Co. product line.

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

Kester's David Scheiner to Hold Task Group at APEX 2009

Mar 06, 2009 | ITASCA, IL � March 2009 � Kester is proud to announce that David Scheiner will hold a Solder Alloy Task Group at the upcoming APEX Conference and Exhibition, during Session 5-24c of the Standards Development Meetings, scheduled to take place on Monday, March 30, from 1:30-3 p.m.

Kester

Kester

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

Itasca, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Nihon Superior's High Ductility Lead-free Solder Provides High Impact Strength

Mar 06, 2009 | OSAKA, JAPAN � March 2009 � Nihon Superior Co. Ltd., a supplier of advanced soldering and brazing materials to the global market, announces SN100C high ductility lead-free solder provides high impact strength. A high ductility solder alloy can absorb more energy during impact than an alloy with high tensile strength but is brittle.

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

Seika Machinery Introduces McDry Low Humidity Storage for Solar Cells

Mar 06, 2009 | TORRANCE, CA � Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, introduces McDry Electronic Drying Storage Cases for solar cells.

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, Selective Soldering

Virtual Industries Introduces New BULB-VAC Tool

Mar 06, 2009 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � March 2009 � Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, announces the premier of the cost-effective BULB-VAC tool, part number BVJ-075-B.

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

Everett Charles Technologies to Attend BiTS Socket Workshop 2009

Mar 06, 2009 | Everett Charles Technologies will display advanced technologies in booth A44 at the upcoming Bits BGA Socket Workshop, scheduled to take place March 8-11, 2009 at the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa Hotel Mesa in Arizona.

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

Machine Vision Products, Inc., announces opening of new Malaysia office.

Mar 06, 2009 | Carlsbad, CA (March 5th, 2009) Machine Vision Products, Inc. A worldwide leader in Automated Optical inspection for the Microelectronics, Semiconductor and SMT manufacturing industries today announced the opening of its new Malaysia office based in Penang.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

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

Tyco Electronics to Reschedule 2009 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders; Sets New Record Date

Mar 06, 2009 | PEMBROKE, Bermuda, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Tyco Electronics Ltd. today announced that it will reschedule its annual general meeting of shareholders. The company now plans to hold its annual general meeting to coincide with the date of its special general meeting relating to its previously-announced proposed change of place of incorporation from Bermuda to Switzerland. The company tentatively expects to hold both meetings in June 2009.

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

Indium Corporation Appoints Foundation Technologies as Sales Representative for Ohio

Mar 06, 2009 | Under the newly formed business of Foundation Technologies, Barry O'Brien remains the sole representative for Indium Corporation in Ohio. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Foundation Technologies is responsible for selling Indium Corporation's full line of solder paste, solder wire, wave fluxes, rework fluxes, solder preforms, solder spheres, solder ribbon and foil.

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

DEK INTERNATIONAL GMBH RECEIVES INTEL'S PRESTIGIOUS SUPPLIER CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AWARD

Mar 06, 2009 | ZURICH, March 4, 2009 � DEK International GmBh has received Intel Corporation's prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award recognizing world-class, outstanding performance in 2008. This award is Intel's highest honor for its suppliers, acknowledging extraordinary commitment to quality and exceptional performance for providing printing machines deemed essential to Intel's success. DEK is among an elite group of 14 suppliers to receive the SCQI award for 2008.

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

Sustainability as a success factor

Mar 06, 2009 | Global competition is posing new challenges for all market players. In meeting these challenges, it is becoming increasingly important to combine product performance with responsibility toward people and the environment. Henkel has already been working toward achieving sustainable development for more than 130 years. The company sees its sustainability strategy � which encompasses the entire value chain � as an opportunity to set itself apart from its competitors and offer added value to customers and consumers.

Henkel Electronic Materials

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

Essemtec Introduces CDS6200 with Two Jet Dispenser Systems

Mar 06, 2009 | Essemtec, the leading manufacturer of SMT production machines, introduces the CDS6200 with two Jet dispensers. The jet-dispensing technology allows proportioning of various media at a large number of points. Because the materials to be dispensed have various specific characteristics, which partially depend on environmental conditions, selecting valves that are suitable for particular materials are necessary. CDS6200 with two Jet dispensers provides the technology to do this.

ESSEMTEC

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

MIRTEC RECEIVES 2009 FROST & SULLIVAN AWARD FOR PRODUCT INNOVATION IN THE AOI EQUIPMENT MARKET

Mar 06, 2009 | OXFORD, CT � March 2009 � MIRTEC, �The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,� announces that it is the recipient of the 2009 Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation in the AOI Equipment Market.

MIRTEC Corporation

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

LED PCB

Mar 05, 2009 | Thermal Management for LED Boards

Saturn Electronics Corporation

Saturn Electronics Corporation

Providing production and prototype, SEC offers advanced technologies like LED thermal management, heavy copper, PTFE for RFMW, open and internal cavities and blind and buried vias that are certified to a diverse set of industries.

Romulus, Michigan, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, CAD, Test Services, Service Provider

Kester to Participate in Technical Conference at APEX 2009

Mar 05, 2009 | ITASCA, IL � March 2009 � Kester is proud to announce that Peter Biocca and David Scheiner will hold a technical session titled �PCB Metalization� at the upcoming APEX Conference and Exhibition. Biocca, Kester's Senior Market Development Engineer, will be the moderator at the conference, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 1, from 10:15�11:45 a.m. in the South Pacific room.

Kester

Kester

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

Itasca, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

KIC Experts Offer Profiling Advice at APEX 2009

Mar 05, 2009 | San Diego � March 3, 2009 � KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, announces that company specialists will be available to discuss profiling questions and give related advice in booth #2258 at the upcoming APEX 2009 exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place March 31-April 2, 2009 in Las Vegas.

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

Tyco Electronics Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Mar 05, 2009 | HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Tyco Electronics Ltd. today announced that it has received a 2008 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Tyco Electronics maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2007, to Sept. 30, 2008.

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

Nihon Superior Introduces Lead-free Solder Paste for 0402 Metric Chip Components

Mar 05, 2009 | OSAKA, JAPAN � March 2009 � Nihon Superior Co. Ltd., a supplier of advanced soldering and brazing materials to the global market, announces the development of SN100C P520 D5 lead-free solder paste for 0402 metric chip components.

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

Virtual Industries Showcases Small Part Handling Kit at SMTA Dallas 2009

Mar 05, 2009 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � March 2009 � Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, announces that it will display its Small Part Handling Kit at the upcoming SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at the Richardson Civic Center in Richardson (Dallas), Texas.

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

BPM Microsystems to Attend Global Electronics Forum

Mar 05, 2009 | HOUSTON � February 2009 � BPM announces that it will attend the Global Electronics Forum scheduled to take place March 12-15, 2009 in Macau, China.

BPM Microsystems

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

Indium Corporation's Sales Engineer to Present at SMTA San Diego Chapter Meeting

Mar 05, 2009 | Indium Corporation's Karthik Vijayamadhavan is schedule to present at the chapter meeting for the San Diego Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) on March 11, 2009.

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

DEK INTERNATIONAL GMBH RECEIVES INTEL'S PRESTIGIOUS SUPPLIER CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AWARD

Mar 05, 2009 | ZURICH, March 4, 2009 � DEK International GmBh has received Intel Corporation's prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award recognizing world-class, outstanding performance in 2008. This award is Intel's highest honor for its suppliers, acknowledging extraordinary commitment to quality and exceptional performance for providing printing machines deemed essential to Intel's success. DEK is among an elite group of 14 suppliers to receive the SCQI award for 2008.

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

Dan Baldwin, Ph.D. to Deliver Keynote at Atlanta SMTA Expo

Mar 05, 2009 | Atlanta, GA - The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announced today that Dan Baldwin, Ph.D., founder of Engent, Inc. and current president of the SMTA, will present the morning keynote, �New and Emerging Technologies in Electronics,� from 9:30 � 10:30 am. Baldwin, a renowned industry expert, has seven U.S. patents, more than 200 scholarly publications and is an adjunct associate professor of mechanical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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

RPS Deploys Selective Soldering System at US Navy Center of Excellence / ACI Facility

Mar 05, 2009 | RPS Automation selected for advanced selective soldering applications at prestigious facility

Hentec Industries, Inc. (RPS Automation)

RPS Automation OPUS - 3

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

MIRTEC Announces Expansion of Its North American Sales and Service Division

Mar 04, 2009 | OXFORD, CT � March 2009 � MIRTEC, �The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,� announces the purchase of a new 5,000 sq ft facility to accommodate the extensive growth of its North American Sales and Service Division. This combined, with the 2008 purchase of MIRTEC's new 35,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Seoul, Korea, represents extremely impressive growth for the global organization.

MIRTEC Corporation

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

CALCE Support for PHM Center of Excellence in ShenZhen, China

Mar 04, 2009 | In collaboration with CALCE, City University (CityU), Hong Kong, is opening a Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) Center of Excellence in ShenZhen, China. A large number of companies in China, particularly electronics companies in the greater GuangDong area, which includes ShenZhen, have shown great interest in PHM. Avionics, aerospace, computer, telecommunications and power companies are expected to become members of the new Center.

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

CALCE's PHM Collaborations

Mar 04, 2009 | Prof. Pecht is working with the PHM team at Beihang University under the direction of Prof. Rui Kang. At Beihang there are more than 30 researchers engaged in failure PHM for electronic, mechanical, and opto-electrical products.

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

CALCE PHM Group Awarded Three-Year NASA Project

Mar 04, 2009 | CALCE's Prognostics and Health Management Group has been awarded a threeyear NASA project, �Reliable Diagnostics and Prognostics for Critical Avionics Systems.� CALCE is developing and validating system- and component-level diagnostic and prognostic methods to increase the safety of avionic systems.

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

CALCE Awarded NSF Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technological Innovation

Mar 04, 2009 | The Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technological Innovation.

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

Henkel increases sales and earnings

Mar 02, 2009 | Business results reflect National Starch acquisition and Ecolab sale

Henkel Electronic Materials

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

Michael A. Shields Joins Weiner & Associates as a Senior Associate

Mar 02, 2009 | DANBURY, CT � Gene H. Weiner & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that the successful international business and financial executive Michael A. Shields has joined the organization as a Senior Associate of the Danbury, Connecticut consultancy.

Weiner International Associates

Weiner International Associates

Highly focused consultancy serving high technology corporations and investors in the photovoltaic, printed circuit and semiconductor fabrication and contract assembly industries, as well as their chemical, material, and equipment

Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Consultant, Service Provider

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