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EVS Receives a 2017 NPI Award for Its EVS 500LF Solder Recovery System

Feb 15, 2017 | EVS International announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Soldering – Other for its EVS 500LF Solder Recovery System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

EVS International

EVS 500LF Solder Recovery System.

EVS International

World Leaders in Solder Recovery.

Cowes, United Kingdom

Environmental Resources, Soldering

Datest Wins a 2017 NPI Award for Its PCBA/PCBF Reverse Engineering Service

Feb 15, 2017 | Datest announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Test & Inspection – Functional Test for its PCBA/PCBF Reverse Engineering Service. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Datest

Datest

Datest: 30 years of testing and test engineering utilizing in-circuit, flying probe, boundary scan, and functional platforms. Also AXI/2D/3D x-ray, CT-scan failure analysis, and bonepile rehab of functional/field failures.

Fremont, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Test Services, Service Provider

Data I/O’s PSV5000 with LumenXTM Programming Technology Wins a 2017 NPI Award

Feb 15, 2017 | Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ:DAIO) announces that it was awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Programming for the LumenX TM v1.2 integration with the PSV5000 automated programming system. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O is the world's leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions for semiconductor (IC) devices. Data I/O's solutions, software and programming engine ensures devices are programmed correctly every time.

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Count On Tools, Inc. Receives Its Third Service Excellence Award for Quality Products and Service

Feb 15, 2017 | Count On Tools announces that it has been awarded a 2017 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Count On Tools was selected for the Automation and Handling Equipment category.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Curt Couch, COT’s President.

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

Cogiscan’s New Co-NECT Production Software Wins A 2017 NPI Award

Feb 15, 2017 | Cogiscan announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Software – Production for its new Co-NECT Production Software. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. This marks the company’s fifth consecutive NPI Award.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan provides factory-wide electronics manufacturing traceability (TTC), MSD control, component set up verification, PCB assembly error-proofing, components inventory management.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

Bill Astle Promoted to President of Juki

Feb 15, 2017 | Juki Corporation (Tama Center – Tokyo, Japan) and Juki Automation Systems (Morrisville, NC) are pleased to announce that William D. (Bill) Astle has been promoted to President of Juki Automation Systems, Inc. effective immediately. Bill has been serving as General Manager of JAS for the last three years. Robert J Black, Jr., former President and CEO, will remain with the company as CEO.

Juki Automation Systems

Bill Astle, Juki’s new President.

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

Akrometrix Wins a 2017 NPI Award for Its Next Generation AXP Shadow Moiré System at APEX

Feb 15, 2017 | Akrometrix is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of First Article Inspection for the new AXP 2.0. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Akrometrix

Next Generation AXP Shadow Moiré System.

Akrometrix

Leading provider of full-field metrology solutions for substrates and packages in the OEM/CEM/SATS/PCB segments of the microelectronics industry.

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

OEM, Service Provider

Juki Automation Systems and Storage Solutions Receive the 2017 NPI Award for Component Storage

Feb 15, 2017 | Juki Automation Systems today announced that the companies were awarded a joint 2017 NPI Award. The award was presented to the companies in the Component Storage category for the new ISM UltraFlex 3600 during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

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

EMS Specialist Ryder Industries Receives ISO 16949 Certification at Xinfeng Plant

Feb 15, 2017 | Ryder Industries has announced that it has been successful in obtaining ISO 16949 certification. ISO/TS 16949 is regarded as the world’s foremost quality standard for the automotive industry, and realizes cost savings through improved process effectiveness and efficiency.

Ryder Industries Ltd.

Ryder Industries Ltd.

A Swiss-owned developer and manufacturer of electronics products, providing superior total value EMS services.

Shenzhen, China

Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Breaking News from Juki Automation Systems

Feb 15, 2017 | Juki Automation Systems, Inc. of Morrisville, NC and the Feeder Finger Division of Automation Technical Services, Inc. of San Diego, CA announce today an agreement, under which Juki will incorporate ATS’s Feeder Finger into several models of Juki Feeders.

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

Preview for Seica for IPC Apex 2017, San Diego -- Booth 1933 - Expanded Lines of Test and Assembly Equipment

Feb 14, 2017 | Seica will be exhibiting at the Apex show held in San Diego this year showing our expanding lines of test and assembly equipment. The automated Pilot4DV8 will be showcased fully automated in a batch line environment. The automated solution will demonstrate a magazine and conveyance solution that will allow customers to load different board part numbers for automated testing.

SEICA SpA

The automated Pilot4DV8 will be showcased fully automated in a batch line environment.

SEICA SpA

SEICA offers innovative ATE solutions which range from Bare Board Test, Flying Probe Systems, In-Circuit and Combi Test to Functional Test.

Strambino, Italy

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

Nordson ASYMTEK's Redesigned EasyCoat 6 Conformal Coating Software Delivers a Rich Feature Set and Simplifies Programming

Feb 13, 2017 | Nordson ASYMTEK introduces its upgraded EasyCoat® 6 software for its Select Coat® SL-940 conformal coating system. EasyCoat 6 software combines several powerful capabilities to deliver a visual programming experience that reduces programming time, increases throughput and productivity, and achieves high quality conformal coating results. Key features include drag-and-drop graphical overlay programming, online and offline programming, and Applicator Tip Tracking. The new look of the user interface includes updated iconography, new color schemes, and a variety of customizable settings to personalize the programming environment.

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

Metcal Introduces the Next Big Step in Process Control: Connection Validation™

Feb 13, 2017 | Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station provides real-time closed loop feedback on intermetallic compound formation— the world’s first. Plus, a new communication port enables process traceability and firmware upgrades.

Metcal

Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

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

KYZEN to Launch the New Industry 4.0 Enabled KYZEN ANALYST™ at productronica China

Feb 13, 2017 | KYZEN today announced plans to introduce the new KYZEN ANALYST™ in Stand E3-3200 at productronica China, scheduled to take place March 14-16, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

KYZEN Corporation

4.0 Enabled KYZEN ANALYST™ .

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Tergo™ Chlorine-Free Cleaning Fluid Now Available in EU

Feb 13, 2017 | MicroCare Europe bvba has introduced a unique and innovative chemistry, Tergo™ Chlorine-Free Cleaning Fluid to the continent. This is a totally new formulation which enables faster, better and less expensive cleaning while meeting stringent EU environmental regulations.

MicroCare Corporation

MicroCare Corporation

The leading supplier of cleaners and lubricants for critical environments.

New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Cleaning

Koh Young Technology Exhibiting 'True 3D Powered by Intelligent Platform for Smart Factory' at APEX 2017

Feb 12, 2017 | Koh Young Technology will exhibit its world-leading 3D AOI and SPI solutions with the new theme ‘True 3D now powered by Intelligent Platform for Smart Factory’ in Booth #801 at IPC/APEX next week in San Diego, California, USA.

Koh Young Technology

Koh Young Technology

Koh Young Technology is the world's leader in 3D solder paste and SMT component / solder joint measurement and inspection technology used in the production of micro-electronics assemblies.

Seoul, South Korea

Inspection

BTU to Participate in “Making Reflow Ovens Smart” Panel Session at APEX

Feb 12, 2017 | BTU International is pleased to announce that Fred Dimock, Manager of Process Technology, will participate in a reflow panel during the IPC APEX EXPO. The panel session entitled, “Making Reflow Ovens Smart,” is scheduled to take place Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at 10 a.m.

BTU International

Fred Dimock, Manager of Process Technology.

BTU International

Global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics assembly market.

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Join Assembly Soldering Inspection Defects LinkedIn Group

Feb 11, 2017 | As a process engineer with over 30 years of running my own business. Running practical training courses worldwide. With experience in assembly, environmental testing, PCB manufacture and of course process defects. I love from a technical point of view seeing new defects and finding ways of illustrating the real cause and help people eliminate the defect once and for all. Join our Linkedin Group on Soldering & Assembly Defects https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13513466

ASKbobwillis.com

Cleaning or soldering defects we have the solutions

ASKbobwillis.com

On site and online Training and consultancy in electronics manufacture. Wide range of training products which are solder worldwide by IPC, SMTA, SMART Group and others

Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Consultant, Training Provider

Machine Vision Products to demonstrate Flexible AOI Solutions and advanced software products at IPC APEX EXPO 2017

Feb 10, 2017 | Carlsbad, CA – February 10, 2017. Machine Vision Products (MVP), a leader in Automated Optical Inspection will be demonstrating AOI solutions for SMT and Microelectronics, 3D AOI and advanced software products at IPC APEX EXPO 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center from February 14 to 16. MVP is exhibiting at Booth #2509.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP 850 Series

Machine Vision Products, Inc

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

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

ZESTRON to Introduce New Semiconductor Defluxing Agent at APEX

Feb 09, 2017 | ZESTRON will be introducing our latest semiconductor defluxing agent, HYDRON® SE 230A, at IPC APEX 2017.

ZESTRON Americas

HYDRON® SE 230A.

ZESTRON Americas

The globally leading provider of high precision cleaning products, services and training solutions in the electronics and semiconductor manufacturing industries.

Manassas, Virginia, USA

Cleaning, Test Services, Training Provider

What’s New in Electronics Live announces alliances to strengthen their offering as the UK’s only dedicated Electronics Expo.

Feb 09, 2017 | The team at WNIE Live are delighted to announce that two additional events will be running alongside them in the same hall for the 2017 event.

NEW Events Ltd

NEW Events Ltd

A global events management company. Organizer of National Electronics Week - an exhibition for the entire UK electronics industry.

Godalming, Surrey, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

IMS Announces New Sales Representative

Feb 09, 2017 | Since 1974, IMS has been supplying the electronics manufacturing industries with highest quality thick and thin film chip resistors, terminations, attenuators, couplers, thermal management devices and other RF and Microwave components. For more information, visit www.ims-resistors.com, or contact the company at 50 Schoolhouse Lane, Portsmouth, RI, 02871 USA, Tel. 401-683-9700. Fax 401-683-5571, e-mail: marketing@ims-resistors.com.

International Manufacturing Services (IMS)

International Manufacturing Services (IMS)

US manufacturer of microelectronic surface mount components including chip resistors, chip attenuators, RF terminations, dividers, splitters, couplers, low pass filters and thermal management devices.

Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Service Provider

Gen3 Systems to Present SIR Intercomparison to Validate the use of a Fine Pitch Pattern

Feb 09, 2017 | FARNBOROUGH, UK ― February 2017 ― Gen3 Systems Limited, a specialist British manufacturer and distributor, is pleased to announce that its Chief Technology Officer Dr Chris Hunt will present the paper titled “SIR intercomparison to validate the use of fine pitch pattern” at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO. The presentation will be held during the session titled “SIR/Flux Reliability” on Tuesday the 14th February between 15:30 – 17:00pm in location 4.

Gen3 Systems

Dr Chris Hunt, Chief Technology Officer of Gen3

Gen3 Systems

Gen3 Systems is a specialist manufacturer of test and measurement equipment used to help predict reliability of electronic circuits and systems in the field.

Farnborough Hampshire, United Kingdom

Assembly, Cleaning, Inspection, Test Services

APEX: Yamaha Intros YSM40R Mounter With Fastest Placement; Also New and Popular i-Pulse M20

Feb 08, 2017 | Yamaha IM America, in partnership with Trans-Tec Worldwide, will exhibit dynamic new SMT assembly technology in Booth #2317 at IPC/APEX 2017 next week.

Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc.

i-Pulse M20.

Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc.

Yamaha Motor IM America offers Single and Dual Lane production Printers, Mounters and AOI.

Kennesaw, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection

Press preview for Seica Inc. participation at Apex 14 – 16 February 2017, San Diego, CA, Booth 1933

Feb 08, 2017 | Seica will be exhibiting at the Apex show held in San Diego this year showing our expanding lines of test and assembly equipment.  The automated Pilot4DV8 will be showcased fully automated in a batch line environment.  The automated solution will demonstrate a magazine and conveyance solution that will allow customers to load different board part numbers for automated testing.  Industrial automation software will be discussed with those interested in full production line monitoring with Seica’s new ‘standalone’ software that can be integrated with not only Seica equipment, but SMT line equipment, ovens, pick & place systems, X-ray and vision systems.  Seica equipment and software are all Factory 4.0 ready.  For those interested in RF measurements using a Flying Prober, Seica Inc. was awarded a place in the exhibition hall, specifically for OEMs with newly released innovated solutions showing our high frequency measurement solution.  This has been Seica’s 4th award at Apex for its innovated product advancements.

SEICA SpA

Compact Multi.

SEICA SpA

SEICA offers innovative ATE solutions which range from Bare Board Test, Flying Probe Systems, In-Circuit and Combi Test to Functional Test.

Strambino, Italy

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

SCS Launches the PrecisionCoat BT Automated Coating/Dispensing System at APEX

Feb 08, 2017 | Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will launch the new PrecisionCoat BT in Booth #2515 at the IPC APEX EXPO, taking place Feb. 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center. Designed for companies looking to automate their time-intensive manual coating and dispensing processes, or those who would like to have additional coating capacity in their laboratory or on their production floor, the PrecisionCoat BT improves accuracy, productivity and efficiency in a highly reliable, compact unit.

Specialty Coating Systems

PrecisionCoat BT.

Specialty Coating Systems

For over 40 years, Specialty Coating Systems has provided high quality Parylene conformal coating services and expertise to the medical device, electronics, automotive and military/aerospace industries.

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Adhesives/Dispensing

Data I/O to Showcase the New ConneXTM Smart Programming Software for Automotive and Smart Factory Initiatives at IPC APEX EXPO

Feb 08, 2017 | Data I/O Corporation will showcase the new ConneXTM smart programming software for PSV systems in Booth #2741 at the IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place February 14th – 16th at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O is the world's leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions for semiconductor (IC) devices. Data I/O's solutions, software and programming engine ensures devices are programmed correctly every time.

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

KYZEN Partners with EAP and Century Automation in Florida

Feb 08, 2017 | KYZEN is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a sales representative agreement with Electronic Assembly Products (EAP) for the state of Florida. EAP’s Mark Hendron will be teaming up with Century Automation’s Joe Cormier to deliver outstanding service to KYZEN’s customers throughout Florida. The agreement is effective immediately.

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

Schleuniger Acquires Leading Software Supplier

Feb 08, 2017 | Effective as of the beginning of the year, Schleuniger is the sole owner of DiIT AG, headquartered in Munich, Germany.

Schleuniger, Inc.

Schleuniger, Inc.

Schleuniger, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of wire processing equipment. Our innovative automatic and semi-automatic machines are designed to cut, strip, crimp and mark all types of wire and cable.

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

Other

KIC Brings on New R&D Manager

Feb 07, 2017 | KIC today announced that it has hired Bill Kazmierowicz. Kazmierowicz will develop new products and services, using the latest technologies, techniques and materials.

KIC

Bill Kazmierowicz.

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

Nordson MARCH's New Plasma Polymerization Deposition Systems Deposit Materials During Precision Manufacturing Processes

Feb 07, 2017 | Nordson MARCH introduces its PD Series Plasma Deposition Systems family, which uses plasma polymerization to deposit thin films uniformly during precision manufacturing and assembly processes to change the surface characteristics of a substrate. Plasma deposition can be used for applications in a wide range of industries, including medical, life sciences, industrial, semiconductor, MEMS, plastics, and electronics.

Nordson MARCH

PD Series Plasma.

Nordson MARCH

Nordson MARCH is the global leader in plasma cleaning equipment and plasma applications technology. The company has designed and manufactured plasma equipment for more than 30 years.

Concord, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Cleaning, Component Preparation, Repair/Rework, OEM

Mobile Process Monitoring with the New Viscom App

Feb 07, 2017 | With the newest vVision release, Viscom offers an intelligent software solution for mobile devices. This brings even greater versatility to the inspection of electronic assemblies. The user is given an overview of the widest range of key figures from his production process, and can retrieve information about products faster than ever.

Viscom AG

The Viscom app transforms the smartphone into a future-oriented tool.

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

CyberOptics Demonstrates Extended Sensing Capability in Airborne Particle Sensor Technology at SEMICON Korea

Feb 07, 2017 | CyberOptics® announces it will demonstrate its next-generation Airborne Particle Sensor technology (APS2) with an extended particle size range at SEMICON Korea, February 8-10th at the COEX in Seoul, Booth # 2220.

CyberOptics Corporation

CyberOptics Corporation

CYBEROPTICS is a global leader in high-precision 3D sensors that significantly improve yields and productivity in the 3D scanning and metrology, Surface Mount Technology & Semiconductor Markets

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Best Technical Paper at IPC APEX EXPO 2017 Selected

Feb 07, 2017 | The best technical conference paper of IPC APEX EXPO® 2017 has been selected. Voted on through a ballot process by members of the IPC APEX EXPO Technical Program Committee, the paper authors will receive their awards during the opening keynote session on Tuesday, February 14.

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

2017 EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Regional Tutorials

Feb 07, 2017 | Schedule multiple ESD training courses at one time! EOS/ESD Association, Inc. will hold the following Regional Tutorials for 2017. For a complete schedule of events visit www.esda.org/events/calendar/

EOS/ESD Association, Inc.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc.

The EOS/ESD Association is a professional voluntary association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of electrostatic discharge (ESD) avoidance.

ROME, New York, USA

Association, Non-Profit

EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Regional Tutorials, Shenzhen, China

Feb 07, 2017 | • Learn from top industry professionals. • EOS/ESD Association, Inc. instructors who developed the ANSI/ESD and IEC ESD Standards bring you today’s current information and developments.. Sponsored by Shenzhen Best-Resource Consulting Services Ltd. Co-Sponsored by Shenzhen HORB TECH Development Co., Ltd.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc.

The EOS/ESD Association is a professional voluntary association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of electrostatic discharge (ESD) avoidance.

ROME, New York, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Aegis' FactoryLogix MES Chosen by Lockheed Martin to Advance Operational Excellence

Feb 07, 2017 | Aegis Software announced today that Lockheed Martin Space Systems will implement Aegis' FactoryLogix Manufacturing Execution Software (MES) at their Littleton, Colorado facility. Operators at Lockheed Martin Space Systems will use the MES solution to increase factory speed, control, and visibility for several government satellite programs.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Panasonic to Highlight Smart Factory Solutions at APEX 2017

Feb 07, 2017 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America will premiere Smart Factory Solutions for “Any Mix Any Volume” at IPC APEX 2017 in booth #1542 on February 14-16 in San Diego, CA.

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

PFSA develops and supports innovative manufacturing automation equipment, processes and solutions around the core of electronic assembly, microelectronic, software and circuit manufacturing

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, OEM

S-Track, Industry’s First Printer-Based Traceability Package Launching at APEX.

Feb 06, 2017 | SMT screen printing specialist Speedprint Technologies announces the launch of a sophisticated barcode traceability package integrated into its SP710 printer platform, on booth #523 at APEX 2017 in San Diego. The new S-Track system is an industry first and completely unique in featuring pick & place technology inside a screen printer. S-Track places barcode labels on boards while still in the printer – introducing the benefits of traceability earlier, one process step upstream from the placement machine, and right at the start of surface mount assembly. Speedprint is offering special introductory pricing for S-Track orders taken at APEX.

Speedprint Technology

Speedprint S-Track barcode label placement and traceability package.

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

Scienscope Expands Its Field Service/Applications Team

Feb 06, 2017 | Scienscope today announced the hire of Danny Lumbreras as the newest addition to its Field Service/Applications team. Lumbreras will be based out of Scienscope’s Chino office.

SCIENSCOPE International

Danny Lumbreras.

SCIENSCOPE International

Scienscope supplies inspection equipment, including stereo zoom microscopes, video an X-Ray inspection equipment, automated optical inspection systems, magnifiers, measurement systems.

Chino, California, USA

Inspection

Pana-Pacific Earns IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing

Feb 06, 2017 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Pana-Pacific, an electronic parts supplier to the commercial vehicle industry. Following an initial audit by IPC, Pana-Pacific becomes one of the trusted sources and suppliers meeting the stringent requirements of the Qualified Manufacturing Listing based on IPC's foremost standard: IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies.

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

Aegis’ FactoryLogix MES Chosen by Lockheed Martin to Advance Operational Excellence

Feb 06, 2017 | Aegis Software announced today that Lockheed Martin Space Systems will implement Aegis’ FactoryLogix Manufacturing Execution Software (MES) at their Littleton, Colorado facility. Operators at Lockheed Martin Space Systems will use the MES solution to increase factory speed, control, and visibility for several government satellite programs.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Henk Mathijssen Joins the Balver Zinn Group as Area Sales & Support Manager

Feb 06, 2017 | The Balver Zinn Group a leading manufacturer of solder materials, announces the appointment of Henk Mathijssen to the position of Area Sales & Support Manager. Henk Mathijssen brings more than 25 years of electronics and soldering experience to the team.

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

SMTA Announces 2017 Educational Programming

Feb 05, 2017 | The SMTA is pleased to announce its 2017 Educational Programming that includes conferences, webtorials and webinars, certification program and online training courses.

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

Solder Ball Elimination – In Wave, Selective & Reflow Webinar

Feb 05, 2017 | Solder balls and solder beading have been a process issue for many years and they may not cause product failure or quality problems but they are not desirable. Solder balls are caused by a variety of factors in different processes and should be resolved to eliminate a poorly defined process or a process and materials which are out of control With over 40 years in industry and 30 solving process problems for industry Bob Willis explains the causes and curses for solder balls. Bob’s webinar features many unique process video clips on testing and failures and make his sessions come alive providing a much better understanding of the root cause of failure and corrective action. For further details go to http://www.bobwillis.co.uk/event/solder-ball-elimination-in-wave-selective-reflow/

ASKbobwillis.com

I see no solder balls and neither will you!!!

ASKbobwillis.com

On site and online Training and consultancy in electronics manufacture. Wide range of training products which are solder worldwide by IPC, SMTA, SMART Group and others

Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Consultant, Training Provider

PCB Surface Finish Defect Guide & Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide 2 launched FREE by SMART Group

Feb 04, 2017 | The next SMART Defect Guide is in production and is entitled “Printed Circuit Solderable Finish Defect Guide” and will be released in February/March. This relates to different surface coating on PCB and the common process and assembly failures that may occur. It shows issues at good receipt and the typical assembly related problems

ASKbobwillis.com

Gold over Nickel Failure on PCB Assembly

ASKbobwillis.com

On site and online Training and consultancy in electronics manufacture. Wide range of training products which are solder worldwide by IPC, SMTA, SMART Group and others

Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Consultant, Training Provider

Preview for AdoptSMT UK - Southern Manufacturing and Electronics show from the 21st to 23rd March 2017, Farnborough, UK

Feb 03, 2017 | Market Leader AdoptSMT will showcase at Southern Manufacturing an array of new innovative products. These products and the service AdoptSMT offers their customers make AdoptSMT’s slogan become true: We keep your production running. AdoptSMT covers the processes of PCB assembly, hand soldering and industrial identification.

AdoptSMT Europe GmbH

AdoptSMT Europe GmbH

With more than 80 employees throughout Europe we offer reliable and affordable solutions for your SMT equipment, spare parts and consumable needs.

Groedig bei Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

Equipment Dealer / Broker

Trade fairs participation

Feb 03, 2017 | Exhibiting at a trade show can be a great way to create brand awareness and to meet our existing customers and potential buyers.

GuangDong Kingshine Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

GuangDong Kingshine Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

We are a Chinese pcb manufacturer specializing in multi-layer and HDI pcb fabrication. Please contact us for capability manual or quote if interested.

Huizhou, China

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs

IPC Invites Member-Company Executives to Help Build “Pulse-of-the-Industry” Data Service

Feb 03, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has announced plans to develop a new statistical service designed to give members timely insight on the state of the electronics industry. IPC member-company executives are invited to help build this program by participating in an organizational meeting at IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego on Thursday, February 16.

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

Ravi Parthasarathy to Present at IPC APEX 2017

Feb 02, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that Ravi Parthasarathy will present “SIR Test Vehicles Comparison from a Cleaning Perspective” during the “S20: Cleanliness/Reliability I” session on Wednesday, February 15th, from 1:30 to 3:00PM.

ZESTRON Americas

ZESTRON Americas

The globally leading provider of high precision cleaning products, services and training solutions in the electronics and semiconductor manufacturing industries.

Manassas, Virginia, USA

Cleaning, Test Services, Training Provider

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