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Tyco Electronics Sets Record Date for Its 2009 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Oct 07, 2008 | PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL)(BSX: TEL) today announced that its Board of Directors has set Jan. 5, 2009 as the record date for its 2009 annual general meeting of shareholders to be held at 10:00 a.m. Atlantic Daylight Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time) on March 10, 2009 at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel, 76 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke, Bermuda.

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

Kyzen to Participate in Cemconex 2008 Exhibition and Conference

Oct 07, 2008 | NASHVILLE � October 2008 � Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for the electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that it will exhibit AQUANOX� A4241 PCB and Stencil Cleaner at the tabletop Cemconex exhibition and will present a paper during the conference. Cemconex is scheduled to take place October 17, 2008 in Timisoara, Romania.

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

Kester to Participate in 2008 IMPACT/EMAP Conference

Oct 07, 2008 | ITASCA, IL � October 2008 � Kester announces that it will present during the 3rd International Microsystems, Packaging, Assembly and Circuits Technology (IMPACT) Conference and the 10th International Conference on Electronics Materials and Packaging (EMAP), which will be held as a joint conference in conjunction with the TPCA Show at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from October 22-24, 2008.

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

Industry Responds to FCT Solder's NC162 No Clean Liquid Flux

Oct 07, 2008 | GREELEY, CO � October 2008 � FCT Solder, a division of FCT Assembly and an authorized Licensee of Nihon Superior Co. Ltd.'s SN100C product line, announces that it has recently seen an increase in sales of NC162 flux.

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

Virtual Industries Introduces New Line of Miniature Replacement Vacuum Cups

Oct 07, 2008 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � October 3, 2008 �Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, introduces its line of miniature replacement vacuum cups.

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

Bliss Industries Announces Chassis Cart Now Offered with Optional 19" Rackmount Bracket

Oct 07, 2008 | MILPITAS, Calif. � October 2008 � Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, announces that its Chassis Cart is now offered with optional 19" rackmount bracket, ideal for burn in and test.

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

Juki Automation Systems Announces Record Growth

Oct 07, 2008 | MORRISVILLE, NC - October 2, 2008 - Juki Corporation, a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and systems, announces that it closed the third quarter of 2008 with record 35%+ growth year on year. Sales of surface mount placement systems grew almost 40%, complemented by 20%+ growth in the Selective Solder product line.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems

Juki is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 25000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

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

APS Novastar Introduces Automated Vision Control for L-Series Pick and Place Systems

Oct 07, 2008 | APS Novastar introduces automatic Vision Control for its L-Series pick and place systems. Vision Control advances the already precise, fast and reliable placement of 0201's with 100% accurate on-the-fly, bottom-up vision placement of micro BGA's and ultra fine pitch QFP's.

DDM Novastar

Screenshot of BGA being placed

DDM Novastar

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

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA

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

Orchid Technologies Completes Redesign of a Precision LCR Instrument

Oct 07, 2008 | Accurate to 0.05% of full scale, the original 1988 instrument design was very well executed. However vintage 1980's state of the art electronic components were going end-of-life at an alarming rate.

Orchid Technologies Engineering & Consulting, Inc.

Orchid Technologies Engineering & Consulting, Inc.

Orchid develops custom electronic products for OEM's.

Maynard, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Design, Turnkey, Service Provider

Adept Technology Expands Distribution Into Mexico

Oct 02, 2008 | LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct 2, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced its expansion into the Mexican market for its products and the signing of Automatizaciones Garco S.A. de C.V. of Monterrey, Mexico as an exclusive distributor for Mexico. Mexico currently has an extremely fast growing food packaging market requiring high-speed automation solutions. The Adept Quattro s650 robot is specifically designed for high-speed manufacturing, packaging, material handling and assembly applications and is ideal for this expanding regional market.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology, Inc., founded in 1983, is America's largest manufacturer of industrial robots.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Tyco Electronics Completes the Sale of its Radio Frequency Components and Subsystem and Automotive Radar Sensors Businesses

Oct 01, 2008 | PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL)(BSX: TEL) has completed the previously announced sale of its Radio Frequency Components and Subsystem business, which was formerly part of the company's Wireless Systems segment. The business, which designs and manufactures RF components and subsystems for the aerospace, defense and commercial markets, was sold to Cobham Defense Systems Division, a subsidiary of Cobham plc.

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 Technology Experts to Participate at IWLPC

Oct 01, 2008 | Two of Indium Corporation's technology experts will be participating in the International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC), October 13-16, 2008 in San Jose, CA: Semiconductor Packaging Materials Product Manager, Andy C. Mackie, Ph.D. and Applications Engineer Jim Hisert.

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

Tyco Electronics Appoints President of New Medical Products Unit

Oct 01, 2008 | BERWYN, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL)(BSX: TEL) today announced that the company has taken steps to accelerate its growth in the medical products market by creating a separate medical products business unit within its Electronic Components segment, effective Oct. 1, 2008. The company has named Doug Strohmeier as president of the new stand-alone business, reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tom Lynch.

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

Agilent Technologies to Present Advances in Limited Access Test Solutions at International Test Week

Oct 01, 2008 | Agilent's R&D scientists for In-Circuit Test solutions will be presenting at various sessions throughout the conference.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

World's premier measurement company, providing the critical tools and technologies that sense, measure, and interpret the physical and biological world.

Loveland, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

INOVAR NAMES TOM CARLIN PRESIDENT

Oct 01, 2008 | LOGAN, Utah � Leading contract electronics manufacturer, Inovar, a division of inthinc, Inc., announced today that Tom Carlin has been named President. The announcement was made by Blake Kirby, President and Chief Operating Officer, of inthinc.

Inovar, Inc.

Inovar, Inc.

Inovar, Inc. is a leading Contract Electronic Manufacturer (CEM) dedicated to providing flexible solutions to Original Equipment Manufacturers in the fastest growing segments of the electronic industry.

Logan, Utah, USA

OEM

NBS Design, Inc. Expands Into New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility in Santa Clara, CA

Oct 01, 2008 | Santa Clara � September 2008 � NBS Design, Inc. announces its third expansion in three years with the opening of a 40,000 sq ft state-of-the-art custom-built manufacturing facility at 2950 Patrick Henry Dr., in Santa Clara, Calif.

NBS Design, Inc.

NBS Design, Inc.

At NBS Design, we deliver a complete contract manufacturing solution to meet complex product requirements across semiconductor, military, communications, industrial and medical markets.

Santa Clara, California, USA

Contract Manufacturer

DEK Reveals Remarkable New Metallization System and Uses Real Silicon Cells

Sep 30, 2008 | Mass imaging specialist DEK chose this year's EU PVSEC show in Valencia to reveal its new PV1200 Metallization line to the European market. It is the first time that DEK has directly promoted its innovative new solution in this region since launching the product line in March.

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

Essemtec Opens New Demo and Training Center in Suzhou, China

Sep 30, 2008 | Essemtec, the leading Swiss manufacturer of highly flexible production systems for electronics, announces that it has opened a new customer training center in Suzhou, China. Automatic and semiautomatic SMD production equipment is installed for demos, education and evaluation.

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

EMI / EMC Test Equipment by Com-Power Corporation to be distributed through Distribution Sales Agreement with Test Equipment Connection

Sep 29, 2008 | Test Equipment Connection Corporation today announced the company has been chosen to sell new Com-Power EMI test equipment solutions.

Test Equipment Connection

Test Equipment Connection

The Worlds Largest Distributor of New, Refurbished, and Second Hand Electronic Test and Measurement (T&M) Equipment.

Lake Mary, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Equipment Dealer / Broker

CATALYST MANUFACTURING SERVICES SUCCESSFULLY ACHEIVES ISO-13485:2003 MEDICAL CERTIFICATION

Sep 29, 2008 | Catalyst Manufacturing Services announced that it has successfully completed the ISO-13485:2003 medical certification at its Endicott, New York manufacturing facility. �This certification is part of our commitment to a comprehensive quality management system, and positions us for continued growth in the medical sector� stated Randall Lainhart, VP Sales & Marketing.

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

IPC/SMTA High-Performance Electronics Assembly Cleaning Symposium Announces Panel Discussion on Electronic Equipment Designs

Sep 29, 2008 | ROSEMONT, IL � Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce that Dave Torp, IPC Vice President of Technology and Standards, will moderate a collaborative panel discussion on cleaning equipment designs. The panelists will comprise cleaning equipment experts including Steve Stach of Austin American Technology, Mike Konrad of Aqueous Technologies, Jim Timler of Steolting/Trek, John Neiderman of Speedline Technologies, Roger Travato of Technical Devices, and Eric Larson of Crest Ultrasonic. The symposium, jointly sponsored by IPC and SMTA, will be held at Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare in Rosemont, IL on October 28-29, 2008.

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

SMTA ANNOUNCES LONG ISLAND ACADEMY

Sep 25, 2008 | Minneapolis, MN � The SMTA is pleased to announce the SMTA Long Island Academy program for 2008. The Academy Program will be held October 22-23, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island in conjunction with the SMTA Long Island Chapter Vendor Show. This program will feature six Academy Courses led by leaders in the industry.

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

Adept Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials for 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Sep 25, 2008 | LIVERMORE, Calif., Sep 24, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced that proxy materials for its 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are available on the Internet in accordance with the Notice and Access Rule adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that allows companies to furnish their proxy materials over the Internet.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology, Inc., founded in 1983, is America's largest manufacturer of industrial robots.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Orchid Technologies Engineering & Consulting, Inc.

Orchid develops custom electronic products for OEM's.

Maynard, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Design, Turnkey, Service Provider

Virtual Industries Introduces New Vacuum-Tweezer Tool

Sep 25, 2008 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � September 24, 2008 � Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, introduces the compressed air powered STEALTH-VAC.

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

BTU International to Highlight Pyramax 75 at IPC Midwest 2008

Sep 25, 2008 | NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., September 2008 � BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, will promote the Pyramax 75 in booth 812 at the upcoming IPC Midwest show, which will take place September 24-25, 2008 in Schaumburg, IL. The Pyramax 75 will be highlighted electronically via an informative PowerPoint presentation. Additionally, company representatives will be available to discuss the system's key features, benefits and more.

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

Michelle Ogihara Attends CMHA Annual Membership Luncheon

Sep 25, 2008 | Long Beach, CA � September 2008 � Michelle Ogihara, Sales and Marketing Manager of Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, attended the Children's Memorial Hospital Auxiliary's (CMHA) Annual Membership Luncheon.

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

Lake Mary, FL USA � Mobile Phone Testers by Japan Radio Co. will be Supplied Through Test Equipment Connection based on New Sales Agreement

Sep 25, 2008 | Test Equipment Connection Corporation today announced the company has been chosen to sell new Japan Radio Co. mobile phone test equipment

Test Equipment Connection

Test Equipment Connection

The Worlds Largest Distributor of New, Refurbished, and Second Hand Electronic Test and Measurement (T&M) Equipment.

Lake Mary, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Equipment Dealer / Broker

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

World's premier measurement company, providing the critical tools and technologies that sense, measure, and interpret the physical and biological world.

Loveland, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

GAO Offers UHF RFID Interrogator PC Card

Sep 24, 2008 | GAO Offers UHF RFID Interrogator PC Card

GAO RFID Inc

GAO RFID Inc

GAO RFID Inc. is a leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) hardware and solutions to end users worldwide. GAO RFID combines best of breed with low cost RFID readers, RFID tags and enabling-RFID software.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Components/Substrates

GAO Offers UHF RFID Interrogator PC Card

Sep 24, 2008 | GAO Offers UHF RFID Interrogator PC Card

GAO RFID Inc

GAO RFID Inc

GAO RFID Inc. is a leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) hardware and solutions to end users worldwide. GAO RFID combines best of breed with low cost RFID readers, RFID tags and enabling-RFID software.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Components/Substrates

Tyco Electronics Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend

Sep 24, 2008 | PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ The Board of Directors of Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL)(BSX: TEL) has approved an increase of the company's quarterly cash dividend from $0.14 to $0.16 per common share an increase of 14 percent. The new $0.16 per share dividend is payable on Nov. 4, 2008, to shareholders of record as of Oct. 14, 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

Balver Zinn Speeds Customer Interaction with Updated Web Site

Sep 24, 2008 | BALVE, GERMANY � September 2008 � Balver Zinn, a leading provider of high-quality anodes with various alloys as well as soft solders and special wires, announces the launch of an updated Web site, www.balverzinn.com, designed to enable complete interaction between supplier, customer, distributor and partner � anywhere in the world.

Balver Zinn

Balver Zinn

Manufacturer of solders, high-quality anodes, alloys and wires for the electronic industry and surface refinement applications. Lead free products for the electronic industry are one of the core competencies of the company.

Balve, Germany

Manufacturer of Components, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Soldering, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

International CEO roundtable at electronica 2008 focuses on semiconductor industry efforts to protect the world climate

Sep 24, 2008 | Munich, Germany, September 22, 2008 - Messe M�nchen announces the much-anticipated CEO roundtable at electronica 2008 which will focus on "The contribution of the semiconductor industry to climate protection". Five prominent semiconductor industry CEOs - Peter Bauer from Infineon Technologies, Brian L. Halla from National Semiconductor, Carlo Bozotti from STMicroelectronics, Rich Beyer from Freescale Semiconductor and Dr. Ruediger Mueller, President and CEO of Osram Opto Semiconductors - will describe their companies' contributions to climate protection. They will also discuss the technology and market trends relating to energy efficiency.

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

LABTECH MICROWAVE LAUNCH NEW SWITCH DRIVER SERIES

Sep 24, 2008 | Labtech Microwave - 18/09/08 One of the UK's leading manufacturers of microwave component technology has launched a new range of switch drivers.

Labtech Microwave

Labtech Microwave

Labtech is a UK based specialist high technology company offering Broadband Microwave Components and a range of related Microwave Manufacturing Services. Labtech is a subsidiary of Intelek plc www.intelek.plc.uk , a LSE listed company.

Powys, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Components

Shenzhen Aowei Mechanical&Electronical EquipmentCo,.Ltd

We are a company specializing in producing remote controlled helicopters.Electrical 450 series and gas control 50 series are our most successful products.Our helicopter models are of high quality and reasonable price.

Shenzhen, China

Surge in visitor quantity and quality marks a new peak for NEPCON South China 2008

Sep 24, 2008 | Last month in Shenzhen, NEPCON/EMT South China hit new heights when the 2008 edition closed its doors on a series of records. The 14th annual Shenzhen show benefited from a cornucopia of new releases, and educational and networking events that provoked a surge in visitors. The exhibition, renowned for setting the pace for the industry, confirmed its reputation with a record-breaking 25,912 visitors and its concurrent events including Assembly Technology Expo China, Automotive Electronics South China and Finetech China 2008 over the four days.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

SMTA ANNUAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Sep 21, 2008 | Minneapolis, MN � During the Annual Meeting at SMTA International, August 20 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL, the SMTA honored members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the industry.

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

Mentor Graphics and PTC Deliver Industry's First Bi-Directional ECAD�MCAD Collaboration Capability

Sep 21, 2008 | WILSONVILLE, Ore., September 18, 2008� Mentor Graphics Corporation, (NASDAQ: MENT), the market and technology leader in printed circuit board (PCB) design solutions, today announced delivery of the industry's first design collaboration capability between Electrical (ECAD) and Mechanical (MCAD) design solutions enabling teams to use this solution from the design inception to the manufacturing process. Based on the ProSTEP iViP Association-approved electromechanical interchange standard whose development was initiated and driven by Mentor, Mentor Graphics' ECAD-MCAD Collaborator product enables bi-directional, digital communication of incremental design changes and automates the review and approval processes between the respective domains.

Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics

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

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA

Design, Software Manufacturer

IPC/SMTA High-Performance Electronics Assembly Cleaning Symposium Announces Session Three Speakers

Sep 21, 2008 | ROSEMONT, IL � Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce that Joe Russeau (Session Chair) of Precision Analytical Laboratory, Dr. Bev Christian of Research in Motion, Dave Hillman of Rockwell Collins, Matt Kehoe of Sipad Systems, and Doug Schueller of AbleConn will present during Session 3 on Building to Customer Reliability Standards in Class 2 and Class 3. The symposium, jointly sponsored by IPC and SMTA, will be held at Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare in Rosemont, IL on October 28-29, 2008.

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

Adept Technology Achieves ISO 9001:2000 Certification for Design and Manufacturing of Industrial Robotics

Sep 21, 2008 | LIVERMORE, Calif., Sep 18, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification for the design and manufacturing of industrial robotics. The internationally recognized certification affirms Adept's continued commitment to providing the highest quality products and services and the company's leadership position within the robotics industry.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology, Inc., founded in 1983, is America's largest manufacturer of industrial robots.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Transition Automation Appoints Loriot Industrial Company, Ltd. as Exclusive Distributor in Vietnam

Sep 21, 2008 | Transition Automation recently appointed Loriot Industrial Company, Ltd. as the exclusive distributor for Vietnam.

Transition Automation, Inc.

Transition Automation, Inc.

Transition Automation is a pioneering company which develops and sells advanced Permalex Edge Metal Squeegees for SMT printing, and also precision SMT printing systems.

Tyngsboro, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Geotest and EADS North America Enter High-Performance Digital Test Technologies Development Agreement

Sep 21, 2008 | IRVINE (September 16, 2008) � An agreement for a strategic alliance and the joint development of high-performance digital test instrumentation has been signed by Geotest � Marvin Test Systems, Inc. and EADS North America Test and Services.

Marvin Test Solutions

Marvin Test Solutions

A global producer of PXI and PC-Based test equipment, software and automated test solutions for the electronics industry.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Other, Test Services, Turnkey

Geotest Releases Latest Version of WaveEasy Software

Sep 21, 2008 | Irvine, Calif. (September 09, 2008) � Geotest-Marvin Test Systems, Inc. has announced the release of a new version of WaveEasy, its analog waveform development software. Designed to interactively edit and create analog waveforms, WaveEasy provides the user with more than 40 functions and operators for various waveform file formats.

Marvin Test Solutions

Marvin Test Solutions

A global producer of PXI and PC-Based test equipment, software and automated test solutions for the electronics industry.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Other, Test Services, Turnkey

Geotest Unveils New TS-250 Test Platform

Sep 21, 2008 | Irvine, Calif. (September 09, 2008) � Designed to complement the requirements and capabilities found in the USAF's VDATS platform�, Geotest's TS-250 VDATS-XP Avionics Test Platform offers reduced features and size for applications that do not require the full capabilities of the USAF's VDATS platform.

Marvin Test Solutions

Marvin Test Solutions

A global producer of PXI and PC-Based test equipment, software and automated test solutions for the electronics industry.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Other, Test Services, Turnkey

Geotest Introduces New Avionics Test Platform

Sep 21, 2008 | Irvine, Calif. (September 09, 2008) � As part of its successful line of military and commercial avionics test systems, Geotest � Marvin Test Systems, Inc. introduces the TS-375 avionics test system, which addresses test applications for depot and MRO facilities. Based on the GX7102A PXI platform, the Geotest Basic Avionics Test System (GBATS) offers test engineers a variety of options for supporting analog, digital, and mixed-signal test applications as well as ARINC429 and MIL-STD 1553 interfaces.

Marvin Test Solutions

Marvin Test Solutions

A global producer of PXI and PC-Based test equipment, software and automated test solutions for the electronics industry.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Other, Test Services, Turnkey

Bliss Industries Introduces New BlissLift with Wider Base for Assembly Applications

Sep 20, 2008 | MILPITAS, Calif. � September 2008 � Bliss Industries Inc., provider of handling carts and racks for electronics assembly, introduces the next generation BlissLift with a wider base for assembly applications.

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

Balver Zinn Appoints Distributor PROSEM Technology to Support SMT Business in India

Sep 20, 2008 | BALVE, GERMANY � September 2008 � Balver Zinn, a leading provider of high-quality solders in various alloys, anodes, solder wire, fluxes and pastes, announces the appointment of PROSEM Technology as its SMT product distributor in India.

Balver Zinn

Balver Zinn

Manufacturer of solders, high-quality anodes, alloys and wires for the electronic industry and surface refinement applications. Lead free products for the electronic industry are one of the core competencies of the company.

Balve, Germany

Manufacturer of Components, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Soldering, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Bliss Industries Introduces the new Easy Lift

Sep 20, 2008 | MILPITAS, Calif. � September 2008 � Bliss Industries Inc., provider of handling carts and racks for electronics assembly announces the new Easy Lift, an ergonomic solution with 20" of adjustable worksurface.

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

ESSEMTEC to Display RO300FC-C at IPC Midwest 2008

Sep 20, 2008 | Essemtec will showcase RO300FC-C full convection reflow oven with RO-CONTROL software in booth907 at the upcoming IPC Midwest exhibition & conference, scheduled to take place September 24-25, 2008 in Schaumburg, IL.

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

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Fully automatic selective soldering stations

2-Part Mixing Pump