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New!! eLearn Books

Mar 23, 2001 | A new product line has been just released by SMT Plus called the TechEdge eLearn Books. These are not simply books, but combine books with online delivery of the content using full multimedia. How it works is the purchaser receives a book full of color images and text for the topic. Inside the book is a simple form that is filled out and sent to SMT Plus where they are setup with a User ID and password they may use for one year to access the course through the Internet. The books acts as the student guide and later as a reference source.

SMT Plus Inc.

SMT Plus Inc.

SMT Plus offers online and onsite technical training in addition to selling technical publications for SMT design and manufacturing. SMT Plus is a leader in supplying land pattern libraries to the industry.

Scotts valley, California, USA

Virginia's Gubernatorial Candidate Warner Visits PCSM

Mar 22, 2001 | Virginia Democratic Gubernational candidate Mark Warner recently visited printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer and IPC member Printed Circuit Solutions Manufacturing (PCSM), in Galax, Virginia.

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

Congress Overturns OSHA's Costly Ergonomics Program Standard

Mar 20, 2001 | IPC members who contacted their representatives saw their effort pay off when the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives voted to pass a joint resolution of the disapproval of OSHA's Final Rule on Ergonomics. President George W. Bush has said he will sign the legislation into law.Congress has overturned the Final Ergonomics Standard published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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

WebQuote and Valor Partner in Online PCB eCommerce Solution; ODB++ Supports the b2b Procurement Process in PCB Industry

Mar 20, 2001 | Valor Computerized Systems today announced an agreement with WebQuote Software to develop an integrated, web-enabled PCB procurement solution driven directly from the design engineer's desktop. Based on the ODB++ high-level data exchange format, this new service will provide OEMs and contract manufacturers with online PCB procurement services supported by data automatically extracted from Valor's DFM and assembly and test software, Enterprise 3000 and Trilogy 5000.

Valor Computerized Systems

Valor Computerized Systems

We are a global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain.

Yavne, Israel

Software Manufacturer

Valor Announces New Enterprise Release for DFM and Physical Design Verification

Mar 20, 2001 | Valor Computerized Systems today announced powerful new functionality in release 6.0 of its Enterprise 3000 DFM software for PCB physical design verification. This release is focused on improving collaboration between OEMs and electronics manufacturers in generating optimized PCB design manufacturing data for right-first-time production.

Valor Computerized Systems

Valor Computerized Systems

We are a global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain.

Yavne, Israel

Software Manufacturer

Interim Report Philips On First Quarter of 2001

Mar 20, 2001 | The weakness in the U.S. economy and the slowdown in telecommunication and PC markets that was already mentioned on February 8 in the outlook paragraph of the 2000 Annual Report of Royal Philips Electronics, has continued further in recent weeks.

Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology

Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology

Philips EMT is a leading manufacturer of SMT equipment

Eindhoven, , Netherlands

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Precision PCB Services, Inc. adds BGA Rework Training to their Service Line

Mar 20, 2001 | Precision PCB Services announced today that they are now providing BGA Component Rework Training. This course is designed for students that require hands-on skill and knowledge to reliably remove and install many types of the most complex BGA components.

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Products, Services, Training, and Consulting for the assembly, rework & repair of electronic assemblies. BGA process experts. Distributor of BGA Rework Stations, Dry Cabinets, and related BGA Rework and Reballing equipment.

Oroville, California, USA

Consultant, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Distributor, Service Provider, Training Provider

IMAPS' Comprehensive Industry Guide Available Online

Mar 19, 2001 | The IMAPS Industry Guide, a comprehensive listing of products and services for over 600 organizations, is now available electronically and free of charge. The Guide provides a valuable resource and searchable database of not only IMAPS member companies but non-member companies as well. It is anticipated that by 2002 the Guide will feature over 1200 companies.

International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS)

International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS)

The largest society dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and electronics packaging technologies. IMAPS produces numerous workshops, conferences, professional development courses, and exhibitions.

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Newly Patented, Affordable Substrate Support System Available

Mar 15, 2001 | Production Solutions announced its new Red-E-Set substrate support system for screen printers producing single- and double-sided printed circuit boards. The patented Red-E-Set system uses a spring-loaded pin support system to increase throughput, reduce defects and eliminate board flex.

Production Solutions

Production Solutions

Production Solutions, Inc., manufacturer of the RED-E-SET Universal Board Support System for all Printers and Chipshooter, Dispensers and Placement machines.

Poway, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Valor Opens New European HQ & Appoints New Country Manager for Germany

Mar 15, 2001 | Valor Computerized Systems announced the opening of its new European headquarters and the appointment of Stefan Benz as Country Manager for Germany. In his new role Stefan Benz is responsible for sales and customer services in Germany, for Valor's PCB DFM physical verification and CAM solutions.

Valor Computerized Systems

Valor Computerized Systems

We are a global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain.

Yavne, Israel

Software Manufacturer

Tyco International To Acquire The CIT Group

Mar 14, 2001 | Tyco International, The CIT Group have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Tyco will acquire CIT in a tax-free stock-for-stock exchange.

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

Warehouse and Distribution Benchmarks

Mar 13, 2001 | CEERIS' latest benchmarking report "Warehouse/Distribution Benchmarking Survey" focuses on an essential link in the supply chain for electronics assembly. The report covers all essential metrics defining the activities linked to W/D for printed circuit assemblies: storage, receiving, picking and kitting, shipping, interface with manufacturing, and inventory management.

Ceeris International, Inc

Ceeris International, Inc

CEERIS International is a consulting firm with twenty years of expertise in electronics assembly.

Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Service Provider

IMAPS 2001 Exhibits Nearly Sold Out!

Mar 13, 2001 | The Exhibition Hall of IMAPS 2001, The 34th International Symposium on Microelectronics, is 80% sold out, according to John Graves, General Chair of the symposium. "We are well ahead of our goal for this time, and have even outstripped our progress for last year" he stated. "We're excited, because it's going to be a terrific show and symposium, with more than 350 exhibitor booths and a cutting-edge technical conference." IMAPS 2001 takes place this coming October 9 - 11, 2001 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD USA.

International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS)

International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS)

The largest society dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and electronics packaging technologies. IMAPS produces numerous workshops, conferences, professional development courses, and exhibitions.

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

Association, Non-Profit

KIC Pilot Wins More Awards

Mar 05, 2001 | The KIC-Pilot automated reflow oven setup software has won the 2001 EP&P Excellence Award for Electronics Assembly Equipment and Accessories. Gathering further accolades, KIC also was awarded the 2001 EP&P Grand Excellence Award. This award is given to the new product which received the highest overall score from the panel of industry experts.

KIC

KIC

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

Viscom Announces Strategic Cooperation With Advanced X-Ray Incorporated (AXI)

Mar 01, 2001 | Viscom has announced a strategic cooperation with Advanced X-Ray Incorporated (AXI) of Buford, Georgia, USA. Representatives of both companies met in Hanover, Germany in November 2000.

Viscom AG

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Philips and MJI Announce Measures To Strengthen Marantz Business

Mar 01, 2001 | Royal Philips Electronics (Philips) and Marantz Japan Inc. (MJI) jointly announce that MJI intends to buy from Philips the Marantz trademark and the European and American sales organizations. The transaction is due to take effect in the coming months. In addition, Philips intends to sell 1.5% of its shareholding in Marantz Japan Inc. in due consultation with MJI, effectively reducing its share from 50.5% to 49%.

Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology

Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology

Philips EMT is a leading manufacturer of SMT equipment

Eindhoven, , Netherlands

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Call For Papers Issued For IPC Annual Meeting Technical Conference

Feb 27, 2001 | IPC has announced a call for papers for the IPC Annual Meeting, which takes place October 8-13, 2001, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL.

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

TYCO International To Present At Salomon Smith Barney Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference

Feb 27, 2001 | Tyco International's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer L. Dennis Kozlowski will make a presentation to institutional investors on Wednesday, February 28, 2001 at 8:45 am EST as a participant in the Salomon Smith Barney Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference in New York City.

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity

A technology leader in the world's fastest growing markets, helping connect power, data and signal in everything from automotive and aerospace to broadband communications, consumer, energy and industrial applications.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Components, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Flextac Self-Adhesive Stencils Simplify BGA Rework

Feb 26, 2001 | Innovative Flextac Stencils simplify BGA rework. These self-sticking laser cut, polymer solder paste stencils use a residue-free adhesive similar to Post-it Notes to seal around BGA pads to ensure that solder paste will not bleed under the stencil when the paste is applied. Disposable Flextac Stencils are easy to use and will not leave any residue on the board surface.

Circuit Technology Center, Inc.

Circuit Technology Center, Inc.

Circuit board repair and rework services, tools and training.

Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

Repair/Rework, IPC Standards Certification Center, Distributor, Training Provider

Philips Launches USD 2.5 Billion Global Commercial Paper Program

Feb 26, 2001 | Royal Philips Electronics is launching a USD 2.5 billion Global Commercial Paper Program (CP Program). Under this Program, Philips will issue commercial paper notes ("Notes") worldwide, which will be sold through a number of dealers. With maturities up to 365 days, it will provide an additional and flexible financing source, which Philips will use for general corporate purposes.

Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology

Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology

Philips EMT is a leading manufacturer of SMT equipment

Eindhoven, , Netherlands

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

APEX 2001 Receives Wide Acclaim From Exhibitors

Feb 26, 2001 | IPC has received overwhelming praise from IPC SMEMA Council Electronics Assembly Process Exhibition and Conference (APEX) 2001 exhibitors. With more than 12,900 total visitors (attendees and exhibitors), this second-year event saw an increase of more than 20 percent in overall attendance from the 2000 event. The 394 exhibitors filled more than 168,000 net square feet of exhibit space at the San Diego Convention Center.

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

APEX 2002 Technical Program Comitee Announced

Feb 26, 2001 | IPC has announced the technical program committee for the IPC SMEMA Council's Electronics Assembly Process Conference & Exhibition (APEX) 2002, which takes place January 22-24, at the San Diego Convention Center.

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

Kermit Aguayo Joins Process Sciences as Senior Consultant

Feb 25, 2001 | Kermit Aguayo, a leading industry consultant with considerable experience in Ball Grid Arrays, SMT and TH processes, as well as root cause failure analysis, has joined Process Sciences, Inc. as Senior Consultant. In his new affiliation with the company, Mr. Aguayo will bring the benefit of his experience to assisting Process Sciences' customers with process and electronics manufacturing issues.

Process Sciences, Inc.

Process Sciences, Inc.

Surface Attach services: BGA rework, X-ray inspection, Reballing, Failure Analysis Lab services, SMT Process Training & Consulting.

Leander, Texas, USA

Components/Substrates, Repair/Rework, Soldering, Test Services, Consultant

Process Sciences Announces "SMT Bootcamp" Training Course Schedule

Feb 22, 2001 | Process Sciences (PSI) has announced the schedule for upcoming "SMT Bootcamp" courses. These highly popular, 2 day intensive training courses provide in-depth, practical process understanding to persons interested in ensuring quality in electronic assemblies.

Process Sciences, Inc.

Process Sciences, Inc.

Surface Attach services: BGA rework, X-ray inspection, Reballing, Failure Analysis Lab services, SMT Process Training & Consulting.

Leander, Texas, USA

Components/Substrates, Repair/Rework, Soldering, Test Services, Consultant

Chase Corporation Forms Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Group to Target New England

Feb 21, 2001 | Chase Corporation has announced the newly formed Chase EMS Group, based in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and is rapidly emerging as a high quality provider of electronics manufacturing services in the New England region.

Chase Corporation

Chase Corporation

A global manufacturer of tapes, laminates, sealants and coatings for high reliability applications, and provides contract assembly services for the electronics industry.

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Subcontractor

5 Steps to Lead-Free Soldering Advanced Technology Tour Underway

Feb 20, 2001 | Vitronics Soltec officially introduced its "5 Steps" program to successful lead-free soldering implementation at APEX 2001, and kicked off its European Advanced Technology Tour to bring the company's message and method to the world. The "5 Steps" is a step by step program developed by Vitronics Soltec's Technology Group and proven successful in multiple production manufacturing environments.

Vitronics Soltec

Vitronics Soltec

Global manufacturer of XPM Reflow Ovens, ZEVA Selective Soldering and Delta Wave Soldering Equipment.

Camdenton, Missouri, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

Philips Announces Sale of its Battery Manufacturing Activities

Feb 20, 2001 | Philips Lighting BV has entered into a final agreement to sell its 50% ownership of the battery manufacturing joint ventures PMBC (Philips Matsushita Battery Corporation) in Belgium and PMBP (Philips Matsushita Batteries Poland) in Poland to Matsushita Battery Industry, its joint venture partner, for EUR 42 million. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals.

Philips Lighting Electronics

Philips Lighting Electronics

Philips is #1 in the global lighting market.

New York, New York, USA

Aegis Industrial Software Announces OEM Agreement With Omron Electronics

Feb 16, 2001 | Aegis Industrial Software announces an OEM agreement with Omron Electronics. Under this agreement, CircuitCAM will be the only CIM product that Omron Electronics will recommend to its customers for CAD, Gerber, and ASCII/Centroid data conversion. Omron will offer CircuitCAM software with its VT-WIN Printed Circuit Board Inspection System to allow total integration into a CIM environment.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

KIC Pilot Wins 2000 SMT Vision Award

Feb 16, 2001 | KIC has been awarded the 2000 SMT Vision Award in the software category for its KIC-Pilot automated reflow oven setup software. The Vision Award for the KIC-Pilot is KIC's second in three years. In 1998, KIC's Auto-Predict Software Option won the SMT Vision Award for software.

KIC

KIC

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

Juki's High-Speed Flexible Assembler Combines Fine-Pitch Assembly With Chipschooter Speed

Feb 16, 2001 | Juki Automation Systems has introduced the KE-2020, a high-speed flexible assembler designed to place small and odd shaped components, as well as standard components, at optimum speed. The KE-2020 is equipped with a high-speed four-nozzle head for placing components and has one fine-pitch placement head with one nozzle capable of placing 0201 components, micro BGAs, CSPs and other odd-shaped components.

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

IPC Releases 2000/2001 Technology Roadmap

Feb 13, 2001 | IPC has announced the release of The 2000/2001 National Technology Roadmap for Electronic Interconnections. This roadmap provides a vision and direction for product development, process development and services required to satisfy the current and future needs of companies building electronic equipment.

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

Special Products and Services Forums To Provide In-Depth Technical Information at EtroniX 2001!

Feb 12, 2001 | Special Products and Services Forums will be held daily, February 27 - March 1, 2001, at EtroniX, the new six-shows-under-one-roof event for electronics manufacturers. The hour-long theater-style presentations will provide in-depth technical and product information that would be difficult for exhibitors to demonstrate from their booths. Access to the Special Products and Services Forums is free to all registered visitors.

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

USI Offers a Dual Flux Option for Opti-Flux and Econo-Flux Spray Fluxing Systems

Feb 12, 2001 | Ultrasonic Systems now offers a dual flux supply option for Opti-Flux and Econo-Flux spray fluxing systems. Ideal for contract manufacturers, the option enables the operator to switch flux types as required by different processes.

Ultrasonic Systems, Inc.

Ultrasonic Systems, Inc.

USI manufactures high-performance spray coating equipment based on patented, nozzle-less ultrasonic spray head technology.

Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

USI Opti-Flux II Available With Automated, In-Line Selective Fluxing

Feb 12, 2001 | Opti-Flux II spray fluxing system from Ultrasonic Systems (USI) is now capable of automated, in-line selective fluxing. The operator can now apply flux to selected areas of the board or pallet fixture. The system automatically identifies the type of board by bar code, which is associated with a recipe previously entered into the menu by the operator.

Ultrasonic Systems, Inc.

Ultrasonic Systems, Inc.

USI manufactures high-performance spray coating equipment based on patented, nozzle-less ultrasonic spray head technology.

Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

USI Introduces EZ-Flux Automatic Spray Fluxing System

Feb 12, 2001 | Ultrasonic Systems introduces the EZ-Flux automatic spray fluxing system for economical application of flux to printed circuit boards. EZ-Flux utilizes spray nozzle technology with two-direction spray. An air-actuated traversing mechanism provides precise motion control at a speed of 10-15 inches per second.

Ultrasonic Systems, Inc.

Ultrasonic Systems, Inc.

USI manufactures high-performance spray coating equipment based on patented, nozzle-less ultrasonic spray head technology.

Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

Tektronix Adds Bluetooth Measurement Options to Spectrum Analyzer Line

Feb 12, 2001 | Tektronix today announced a new analysis package that equips two of the company's proven spectrum analyzer models to perform a suite of automated tests for the Bluetooth protocol, an emerging wireless Local Area Network (LAN) technology.

Tektronix, Inc.

Tektronix, Inc.

A leading supplier of test equipment for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development.

Beaverton, Oregon, USA

Inspection, Test Services

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Agilent Technologies, and Mitel Agree to Common Standard for 12 Channel Parallel Optic Modules

Feb 12, 2001 | W. L. Gore & Associates, Agilent Technologies, and Mitel Corporation today announced that they have signed a Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) that will set the industry standard for next-generation parallel fiber optic modules. The three companies have leveraged their wide range of experience in fiber optic and semiconductor technologies to standardize the package and optical and electrical interfaces for their respective modules to ensure that customers will have access to multiple international sources that are compatible with other components within their systems. Each of the companies expects to offer the modules in 2001.

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

Charlie Cook To Keynote Capitol Hill Day 2001

Feb 10, 2001 | Political analyst Charlie Cook will be the keynote speaker at IPC- Association Connecting Electronics Industries' Capitol Hill Day in Washington D.C., on May 1-2, 2001. Cook's address about the changing political climate will take place during a welcome dinner at 6 p.m., on Tuesday May 1, at the historic National Press Club.

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

Production Solutions Introduces "RED-E-SET" PCB Universal Support System.

Feb 09, 2001 | Production Solutions announced its new Red-E-Set substrate support system for screen printers producing single- and double-sided printed circuit boards. The patented Red-E-Set system uses a spring-loaded pin support system to increase throughput, reduce defects and eliminate board flex.

Production Solutions

Production Solutions

Production Solutions, Inc., manufacturer of the RED-E-SET Universal Board Support System for all Printers and Chipshooter, Dispensers and Placement machines.

Poway, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Philips To Re-allocate Businesses From Consumer Electronics' Specialty Products Group.

Feb 08, 2001 | Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands, today announced the re-allocation of a number of businesses in the Specialty Products group of Consumer Electronics into other Philips entities. The re-allocation will better align the business' strategies with other parts of the Philips Group, and is intended to create synergies leading to improved efficiencies, and better market coverage.

Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology

Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology

Philips EMT is a leading manufacturer of SMT equipment

Eindhoven, , Netherlands

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Siegmund Selected as ITRI CEO

Feb 06, 2001 | The Interconnection Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has announced that Jerry Siegmund has accepted the position as ITRI CEO. Siegmund, who served as a senior marketing executive for Circuit-Wise Inc. before his retirement in 1997, has been active in the electronics industry since 1959. He was named to the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame in 1997.

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

Juki's High Speed Flexible Assembler Combines Fine Pitch Assembly With Chipshooter Speed

Feb 06, 2001 | Juki Automation Systems has introduced the KE-2020, a high-speed flexible assembler designed to place small and odd shaped components, as well as standard components, at optimum speed.

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

New JUKI Screen Printer Features User Friendly Floating, Rotating Squeegee Head

Feb 06, 2001 | Juki Automation Systems unveiled its innovative new screen printer for use in printed circuit board production and SMT applications at APEX 2001 in San Diego, CA. The KS-1700 features a Juki original floating and rotating squeegee head design. The squeegee head is equipped with a linear guide and cylinder, allowing it to rotate 90 degrees, and enabling the operator to easily clean front and back blades.

Juki Automation Systems

The KS-1700 Printer remedies inconsistent printing and insufficient stencils by troubleshooting problems often encountered with competitive 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

New Juki Placement Machines May Be Paired With Previous Series To Form a Complete Line

Feb 06, 2001 | Juki Automation Systems announces increased productivity for Juki 700 Series owners with its new 2000 Series automated assembly machines. By combining a KE-2030 with a KE-760 or a KE-2020 with a KE-750, 700 Series owners can benefit from higher throughput and faster placement rates that will position them to take on a greater variety of jobs.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki KE-2030 Pick and Place Machine.

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

IPC Designers Council Sponsors Designer Learning Symposium

Feb 05, 2001 | The IPC Designers Council has announced it will sponsor a Designer Learning Symposium on July 16-21, 2001 at the Hilton Hotel in Northbrook, IL. This first time-event will concentrate primarily on practical, hands-on training for designers.

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

Five Largest Electronics Test And Inspection Companies Grace The Marquee at EvaluTech 2001

Feb 05, 2001 | EvaluTech 2001, the new test event that has evolved from the growing test and inspection portion of NEPCON West, will host the five largest test and inspection companies at the upcoming exhibition, February 27 - March 1, 2001 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. SPEA, the Italian based automatic test equipment manufacturer and newest participant, joins GenRad, Agilent, Teradyne, National Instruments, and many others on the exhibit floor.

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

Test Strategies for High Density Packages Course Presented at EtroniX 2001

Feb 01, 2001 | Yervant Zorian, Chief Technology Advisor of LogicVision Inc., will present a course entitled, "Test Strategies for High Density Packages" in the EvaluTech Conference at EtroniX 2001.

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

Fiber-Optic Interconnects: Design for Reliability Course Presented at EtroniX 2001

Feb 01, 2001 | Ephraim Suhir, Ph.D., Distinguished Member of Research Staff, Bell Laboratories, Basic Research, Physical Sciences and Engineering Research Division will present a course entitled, " Fiberoptics Interconnects: Design For Reliability" in the dEsign Expo Conference at EtroniX 2001.

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

Aegis Industrial Software Wins Prestigious Service Excellence Award

Jan 31, 2001 | Aegis Industrial Software Corporation was awarded the coveted Service Excellence Award at the recent APEX Show in San Diego, CA, the premier industry event for the electronics industry. The annual awards program honors industry suppliers for excelling in customer satisfaction. Aegis earned the sole award in the category of Manufacturing Software.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

APEX a Hit In 2001- Over 20% Increase Seen In Attendance

Jan 31, 2001 | IPC reports that more than 6,900 attendees ventured to San Diego for the second IPC SMEMA Council Electronics Assembly Process Exhibition and Conference (APEXSM), held January 16-18. Of those attendees, more than 1,900 were from outside the United States, certifying APEX as an international event.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

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