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Air Bearing Performance Without Air Bearings!

Jul 31, 2008 | New Product/Design Engineering/OEM Manufacturing

Steinmeyer, Inc

Steinmeyer, Inc

Steinmeyer has been manufacturing precision ground ball screws since 1965 in sizes from an incredibly tiny 3 mm up to 125 mm in diameter. Our FMD division designs and manufactures a complete line of precision linear, rotary and goniometer stages.

Burlington, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Components, Components/Substrates, Inspection, Turnkey

PROMATION Releases d Reliability Information

Jul 30, 2008 | Pleasant Prairie, WI � July 29, 2008 � PROMATION, known for providing a wide range of material handling solutions, announces that it has completed its annual reliability review for the company's line of automated handling systems.

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

Sono-Tek Launches New Video Page on Web Site

Jul 30, 2008 | Sono-Tek Corporation announces that it has recently launched a new video Web page from its Web site, www.sono-tek.com. These streaming videos show Sono-Tek equipment in operation in various applications over several industries.

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

Virtual Industries Debuts VSPT Series of Small Parts Tips

Jul 30, 2008 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � July 29, 2008 � Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, introduces the VSPT0803 small part tip.

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

IIT Develops Prototype Tool For Double Sided Surface Mount Assembly

Jul 30, 2008 | Post Falls, Idaho- IIT, Inc. has announced a new prototype assembly tool that allows manufacturers to assemble double sided surface mount assemblies, right at their desk.

Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc.

AssemblyPro Fixture

Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc.

Print perfect smt stencils with post-reflow success.

Post Falls, Idaho, USA

CAD, Design, Screen Printing

FCT Solder Introduces WS170 Non-Hygroscopic Water Soluble Solder Paste

Jul 30, 2008 | GREELEY, CO � July 30, 2008 � FCT Solder, a division of FCT Assembly and an authorized Licensee of Nihon Superior Co. Ltd.'s SN100C product line, premiers WS170 water soluble solder paste.

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

High-Tech Conversions Premiers Pink ESD Wipes

Jul 30, 2008 | EAST WINDSOR, CT � July 30, 2008 � High-Tech Conversions Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality wiping products and a supplier of consumable items used in cleanrooms, assembly lines, laboratories and manufacturing, announces the launch of Pink ESD Wipes, a new low-cost wipe that is ESD safe.

High-Tech Conversions

High-Tech Conversions

High-Tech Conversions manufactures a wide variety of wiping products and can supply virtually any type of consumable item used in cleanrooms, assembly lines, laboratories, and manufacturing.

Enfield, Connecticut, USA

Adhesives/Dispensing, Antistatic, Cleaning, Components/Substrates, Contract Manufacturer

PB Swiss Tools Screwdriver Challenge

Jul 30, 2008 | Free screwdrivers for industry professionals!

PB Swiss Tools (US Distributor)

pb swiss tools screwdriver challenge 8190 philips screwdrivers hand tools quality smt pcb repair rework

PB Swiss Tools (US Distributor)

PB Swiss Tools offers a broad range of hand tools for industry professionals. 100% Made in Switzerland with an unlimited lifetime guarantee!

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Other, Assembly, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Contract Manufacturer

Summer Sizzler Sale! Now through August 31st!

Jul 30, 2008 | Save up to 40% on nozzles, parts, consumables, cutter blades and more!

Count On Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

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

Saturn Electronics Corporation Puts Its Money Where Its Mouth Is

Jul 25, 2008 | PCB Fabricator to Give Free Trial of SN100CL Process to One SMTAI Attendee

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

BTU International's new PYRAMAX Solder Reflow Systems Win Two Awards at SEMICON West Exhibition

Jul 24, 2008 | NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., July 23, 2008 � BTU International, Inc. (Nasdaq:BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the native energy and electronics manufacturing markets, received in the past week two awards at the SEMICON West exhibition in San Francisco, Calif.

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

Henkel Names New Electronics utive Team

Jul 24, 2008 | Following its acquisition of the Adhesives and Electronics Materials businesses from National Starch and Chemical Company, Henkel today named the utive team that will lead its electronics group as it continues to advance materials technology and become the premiere materials partner for electronics firms worldwide.

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 Brianda Appointed as DEK President

Jul 24, 2008 | DEK International has announced that Michael Brianda has been appointed to the position of Company President, with immediate effect. Previously serving as Global Sales & Marketing Director, Brianda's new role sees him continue an impressive career trajectory that began at DEK over 12 years ago.

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

The PS-900 Soldering System gives you More - Buy Three, Get One Free!

Jul 24, 2008 | From now until December 31, 2008 you can get even more value from the competitively priced, high-performance PS-900 Soldering System with our special Buy Three, Get One Free offer. It's as powerful and uncomplicated as the PS-900 itself - like we said,

OK International

OK International

OK International is the leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics assembly work bench. Our family of products include soldering, rework, fluid dispensing and fume extraction systems.

Cypress, California, USA

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

Catalyst Expands Capabilities with Universal's Genesis Platform

Jul 24, 2008 | Catalyst Manufacturing Services, a full-service contract electronics manufacturer providing engineering, manufacturing, and technical support, has purchased six turn-key production lines from Universal Instruments, including screen printers, reflow ovens and 12 Genesis Platforms, to be installed over their three manufacturing sites located in Endicott, NY (USA), Raleigh, NC (USA), and Tijuana, Mexico.

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

PerkinElmer to Triple Neonatal Screening Capacity in Mexico

Jul 24, 2008 | WALTHAM, Mass.(BUSINESS WIRE)July 21, 2008PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today announced a one-year agreement with the Mexican Ministry of Health, la Secretaria de Salud, to expand its newborn screening program across Mexico. Under the terms of the agreement, PerkinElmer will provide instrumentation, reagents and screening expertise that will help the Ministry of Health screen for congenital hypothyroidism and triple its screening capacity. The expanded program began in May 2008.

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics

Manufacturer of Specialty Lighting and Medical Measurement Equipment

Salem, Massachusetts, USA

OEM

Mentor Consulting Slashes Time-to-Mask at Dongbu HiTek with Optimized Calibre Flow

Jul 24, 2008 | WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 22, 2008 � Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT)today announced that its consulting division has successfully completed an engagement at Dongbu HiTek, resulting in a 50 percent reduction in tape-to-mask turnaround time (TAT) while maintaining consistent manufacturing quality and yield.

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

Latest VectorGuard� Technology from DEK Earns Advanced Packaging Award

Jul 24, 2008 | When DEK's revolutionary VectorGuard� stencil technology was introduced six years ago, the company pledged ongoing engineering investments to deliver foil designs to serve countless next-generation applications. Living up to this promise, DEK's latest advance, VectorGuard Platinum�, was introduced last week at Semicon West and its ingenuity earned a prized Advanced Packaging Award.

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

Asymtek Promotes Roberta Foster-Smith to Manager

Jul 24, 2008 | Asymtek has promoted Roberta Foster-Smith to manager of global marketing communications.

Nordson ASYMTEK

Nordson ASYMTEK

A leader in automated fluid dispensing, jetting and conformal coating. Products range from benchtop dispensers and stand-alone dispensing workstations to fully automated, in-line conveyorized systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Assembly, Component Packaging

Asymtek's New DispenseJet DJ-9500 is up to Ten Times Faster than Needle Dispensers in High-Volume Underfill and LED Silicone Applications

Jul 24, 2008 | Asymtek introduces its new DispenseJet DJ-9500 fluid jetting valve for high-speed underfill applications and jetting silicone for LEDs.

Nordson ASYMTEK

Nordson ASYMTEK

A leader in automated fluid dispensing, jetting and conformal coating. Products range from benchtop dispensers and stand-alone dispensing workstations to fully automated, in-line conveyorized systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Assembly, Component Packaging

Vertical Circuits and Asymtek Enable Next-Generation 3D Interconnect Technology

Jul 24, 2008 | Scotts Valley, CA � 15 July, 2008 - Vertical Circuits, Inc.(VCI), a leading supplier of advanced 3D die-level interconnect solutions, today announced its recognition of Asymtek, a Nordson company (Nasdaq: NDSN) and leader in dispensing, coating and jetting technologies, as a �Partner in Innovation.� Asymtek's Axiom� automated dispensing system plays a key role in enabling the high-volume manufacturing capability for VCI's 3D vertical interconnect process.

Nordson ASYMTEK

Nordson ASYMTEK

A leader in automated fluid dispensing, jetting and conformal coating. Products range from benchtop dispensers and stand-alone dispensing workstations to fully automated, in-line conveyorized systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Assembly, Component Packaging

BPM Microsystems Improves Flashstream Technology

Jul 24, 2008 | HOUSTON � July 2008 � BPM Microsystems announces that its Flashstream technology, which was first introduced in August 2007, has undergone many improvements since its original release.

BPM Microsystems

BPM Microsystems

We are a global supplier of engineering and production device programmers and is the leading supplier of automated programming systems to the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Other

Serge Tuerlings Joins the Kyzen Team

Jul 24, 2008 | NASHVILLE � July 23, 2008 � Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Mr. Serge Tuerlings has recently joined Kyzen as its European Technical Manager.

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

Virtual Industries Introduces New Vacuum-Tweezer Tool

Jul 24, 2008 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � July 24, 2008 � Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, introduces the TV-1000 Vacuum-Tweezer.

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

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

Kyzen's MX2628 Wins Attendee's Choice Award at SEMICON West 2008

Jul 24, 2008 | NASHVILLE � July 2008 � Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for the electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that its MICRONOX� MX2628 Aqueous Cleaner for Advanced Packaging has won the Attendee's Choice Award in the Lowest Cost of Ownership category among �Final Manufacturing� products. The award presentation took place July 16, 2008 on the show floor of the SEMICON West 2008 exhibition. Kyzen highlighted MX2628 in booth 7514 on Level 1 of the West Hall.

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

EDC/CM Seminar

Jul 24, 2008 | Basic Training in technical documentation control to the stage for innovation in design and manufacturing.

EC3 Corp

EC3 Corp

Engineering Documentation Control / CM / PLM - Public and on site Seminars, Consulting, Books, CM Standards Manual and Benchmarking for product manufacturers. Setting the stage for innovation

Winter Park, Colorado, USA

Consultant, Service Provider, Training Provider

Juki Corp.'s CX-1 Advanced Placement System Wins Attendee's Choice Award at SEMICON West 2008

Jul 23, 2008 | MORRISVILLE, NC - July 2008 - Juki Corporation, a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and systems, announces that its CX-1 Advanced Placement System has won the Attendee's Choice Award in the Best Solution to a Problem category among �Final Manufacturing� products. The award presentation took place July 16, 2008 on the show floor of the SEMICON West 2008 exhibition. Juki highlighted CX-1 in booth 7360 on Level 1 of the West Hall.

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

Saturn Electronics Corp. Supplies PCBs to UofM Solar Car Team

Jul 22, 2008 | Wolverines Gearing up for 2008 North American Solar Challenge

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

New Low-cost Ultrasonic Stencil Cleaners

Jul 22, 2008 | Starting at less than $8000...and it's a Smart Sonic!

Smart Sonic Stencil Cleaning Systems

Series 500 Stencil Cleaner

Smart Sonic Stencil Cleaning Systems

SMT Screen, Stencil & Pallet Cleaning Equipment and Chemistry. An EPA Verified safe and effective process.

Canoga Park, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Cleaning, Environmental Resources, Inspection, Screen Printing

LABTECH MICROWAVE ISSUES THREE WHITE PAPERS HIGHLIGHTING PRODUCT USE AND PERFORMANCE

Jul 19, 2008 | Labtech Microwave, one of the UK's leading design and manufacturers of microwave solutions and bespoke microwave component technology has issued three white papers, with the aim of highlighting the use and performance of their products and capabilities.

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

PROMATION Offers Dual Lane Magazine Handlers for High-Volume Manufacturing

Jul 19, 2008 | PROMATION announces that it has developed a full line of dual lane handling solutions that are geared toward high-volume manufacturing.

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

Agilent Technologies Releases a Comprehensive RF and Microwave Switch Selection Guide

Jul 19, 2008 | Agilent's new "RF and Microwave Switch Selection Guide" provides comprehensive information on Agilent's entire portfolio of switches, which is comprised of both electromechanical and solid state switches. Packed with information, this guide provides you with all the technical information you need to select the right switch for your application.

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

SMTA ANNOUNCES TECHNICAL PROGRAM FOR SYMPOSIUM ON AVOIDING, DETECTING, AND PREVENTING COUNTERFEIT ELECTRONIC PARTS

Jul 19, 2008 | MINNEAPOLIS, MN � SMTA and CALCE @ University of Maryland are pleased to announce the technical program of the 2nd Annual Symposium on Avoiding, Detecting, and Preventing Counterfeit Electronic Parts is now available for viewing. The symposium will be held on September 9-10, 2008 at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

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

MIRTEC Receives 2008 Advanced Packaging Award for Their MV-7L In-Line AOI Machine

Jul 19, 2008 | OXFORD, CT � July 16, 2008 � MIRTEC, the global leader in Automated Optical Inspection Technology, announces that its MV-7L In-Line AOI System was named First Finalist in the category of Inspection Equipment & Services during the Advanced Packaging Award ceremony that took place on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at the St. Regis Hotel Conservatory during the SEMICON West exhibition in San Francisco.

MIRTEC Corporation

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

FINE LINE STENCIL Wins a 2008 Advanced Packaging Award for Its Slic-Blade Squeegee Blades

Jul 19, 2008 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � July 16, 2008 � FINE LINE STENCIL, a division of FCT Assembly and a leading manufacturer of stencil products, announces that it has been awarded an Advanced Packaging Award in the category of Handling Equipment/Fixtures for its innovative Slick-Blade Squeegee Blades. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, July 16, 2008 ceremony that took place at the St. Regis Hotel Conservatory during the SEMICON West exhibition in San Francisco.

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

Aqueous Technologies� Trident Automatic Defluxing System Wins Two 2008 Advanced Packaging Awards

Jul 19, 2008 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA � July 16, 2008 � Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces that Trident, its fourth-generation automatic defluxing system, was awarded two Advanced Packaging Awards in the categories of Cleaning Equipment and Environmentally Friendly during the Advanced Packaging Award ceremony that took place on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at the St. Regis Hotel Conservatory during the SEMICON West exhibition in San Francisco. The Trident Series represents the next generation of lead-free compatible, fully automatic post-reflow defluxing systems.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Kyzen�s AQUANOX A4241 Wins Two 2008 Advanced Packaging Awards

Jul 19, 2008 | NASHVILLE � July 16, 2008 � Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for the electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that its AQUANOX� A4241 PCB and Stencil Cleaner won an Advanced Packaging Award in the category of Cleaning Chemistries and was named as a first finalist in the category of Flip Chip Equipment & Materials during the Advanced Packaging Award ceremony that took place on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at the St. Regis Hotel Conservatory during the SEMICON West exhibition in San Francisco.

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

BTU�s Pyramax 100 Reflow Oven Wins 2008 Advanced Packaging Award

Jul 19, 2008 | NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., July 16, 2008�BTU International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, today was presented with an Advanced Packaging Award in the Reflow Equipment category for its Pyramax 100 reflow oven. The award was presented during the Advanced Packaging Award ceremony that took place on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at the St. Regis Hotel Conservatory during the SEMICON West exhibition in San Francisco.

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

PROMATION Completes Integration For Heavy Assembly

Jul 19, 2008 | PROMATION announces that it has recently completed the full integration of a progressive assembly line to assemble and build 500+ lb control cabinets.

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

Mentor Graphics Achieves Industry-First OpenMAX Conformance for Nucleus OS Multimedia Framework

Jul 19, 2008 | WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 16, 2008 � Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT)today announced that the Nucleus� Operating System (OS) Multimedia Framework (MMF) has passed OpenMAX� IL conformance testing on the Atmel AT91SAM9261 platform, making it the first commercial OS to achieve such platform conformance validation awarded by the Khronos� Group. Reaching this industry milestone promotes easier porting of multimedia components to the Nucleus OS, speeding up design and delivery of multimedia applications.

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

New OK International Webinar outlines best practice for effective soldering

Jul 19, 2008 | OK International is launching a brand new, free webinar designed to help today�s manufacturers learn how to maximize productivity, yield and reliability through effective soldering. Entitled �Unlocking the Myths of Heating Technology: A Practical Tutorial�, the webinar will be held on July 31st at 11am PDT, 2pm EDT and 6pm GMT. Register at www.pcbshows.com/webinars

OK International

OK International

OK International is the leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics assembly work bench. Our family of products include soldering, rework, fluid dispensing and fume extraction systems.

Cypress, California, USA

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

Adept Technology to Preview Innovative Solar Cell Inspection and Handling Technology at Intersolar North America Show

Jul 19, 2008 | LIVERMORE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 15, 2008--Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will preview its new solar cell handling and inspection technology at the Intersolar North America Show in San Francisco, California July 15-17, 2008.

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

Krayden Inc. Now Offers a Line of Products for LED Lighting Manufacturers

Jul 19, 2008 | DENVER � July 15, 2008 � Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, now offers a line of Dow Corning products for LED lighting manufacturers, including LED Protection and Assembly Products, LED Packaging Products, and LED Thermal Management.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

Stocking distributor featuring adhesives, sealants, encapsulates, coatings, solder, solder chemicals, release agents, dispensing equipment and supplies.

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Agilent Technologies Introduces Highly Sensitive Imaging Mode for Complex, Calibrated Electrical and Spatial Measurements

Jul 19, 2008 | Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the availability of scanning microwave microscopy (SMM) mode, a unique imaging technique that combines the comprehensive electrical measurement capabilities of a performance network analyzer (PNA) with the outstanding spatial resolution of an atomic force microscope (AFM).

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

MANNCORP �HI OUTPUT� TURNKEY LINE TARGETS MID TO HIGH-VOLUME FLEXIBLE SMT ASSEMBLY

Jul 19, 2008 | An automated turnkey line now offered by Manncorp includes a 4-head pick and place that provides assets of speed, flexibility and fast changeover. The �Hi Output Line� also includes an inline fully automatic stencil printer, an 8-zone reflow oven and pass-through conveyor, priced below $180,000 complete. According to CEO Henry Mann, �The 10,500 cph placement speed allows mid-volume assemblers to step-up throughput while benefitting from the increased savings and service advantages of purchasing the entire line from a single-source provider.�

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, Turnkey

Six-Sigma Samsung Stencil Printer SMP400 Goes Online at ACI Demonstration Factory

Jul 18, 2008 | Samsung and Dynatech Technology have added the Samsung Stencil Printer SMP400 to the American Competiveness Institutes EMPF Demonstration Factory. The six-sigma capable printer joins the Samsung SM421 Advanced Flexible Mounter with STF100S Zero-Impact Side Tray Feeder, a complete IT feeder system with an offline programming station and IT Mobile Workstation.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

Samsung SMP400 Screen Printer.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

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

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing

Sono-Tek Announces Asia Training Class for Distributors and Customers

Jul 16, 2008 | Milton, NY � July 16, 2008 � Sono-Tek Corporation, the world leader in the development and application of ultrasonic coating systems for spray fluxing, announces that its bi-annual Asia training class for distributors and customers will be held October 6-11, 2008 in Shenzhen, China.

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

Attend the Alternative Energy Symposium at SMTAI

Jul 16, 2008 | Excerpts taken from the article Will Electronics Follow the Sun? written by Irene Sterian and printed July 1, 2008 in Circuits Assembly Magazine

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

Labtech Microwave reports on excellent MTTS/IMS show

Jul 14, 2008 | Labtech Microwave, one of the UK's leading design and manufacturers of microwave solutions and bespoke microwave component technology has reported a successful MTT-S/IMS show 2008.

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

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