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Seica SpA to participate at Electron TechExpo, Moscow, Russia, April 25 – 27 2017, Booth B-511

Apr 19, 2017 | SEICA SPA, which has just completed 30 years of activity, will be participating in the exhibition also this year with their own booth, to promote the Seica Group of companies and the wide range of solutions that they are able to propose to the global electronics industry.

SEICA SpA

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

FactoryLogix Chosen as Global MES Solution by Audio Systems Powerhouse, GN Group

Apr 19, 2017 | Audio systems leader, GN Group, today announced that it has selected Aegis Software's FactoryLogix MES solution to support its production requirements worldwide. After a thorough review of multiple MES systems, GN Group selected FactoryLogix because of the software's comprehensive capability and the Aegis team's ability to support of GN's global operation.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Your Guest Invitation to Design & Manufacturing New England Courtesy of PNC Inc.

Apr 17, 2017 | This year, receive complimentary attendance courtesy of PNC Inc.

PNC Inc.

PNC Inc.

Complete turnkey jobs from PCB design, Fabrication, Laser cut SMT stencil, PCB assembly (SMT and through hole), Cable assembly and wire harness, Membrane switches, Name-plates and graphical overlays, all under one umbrella!

Nutley, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Design, Contract Manufacturer

Kurtz Ersa Awards Yankee Soldering Technology for Rework & Inspection Sales Performance

Apr 16, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America today announced that Todd Dezwarte, Ersa’s Sales Manager for Rework, Inspection & Tools, presented Yankee Soldering Technology with an Ersa ‘Rep of the Year Award‘ for outstanding sales of rework and inspection equipment in the New England area in 2016. Based in Rhode Island, Yankee soldering represents Ersa throughout Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Don Lockard,Yankee Soldering.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Manufacturer of Selective Soldering Systems, Ersascope BGA Inspection Systems, BGA Rework Systems, Soldering Irons, Wave Solder and Reflow Equipment.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

Scienscope to Showcase Automated Component Counters at NEPCON China

Apr 16, 2017 | Scienscope International today announced plans to exhibit in Stand 1H22 at NEPCON China, scheduled to take place April 25-27, 2017 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. Company representatives will demonstrate the full line up of X-ray component reel counters (AXI 5100c, AXC-800 and AXI 5600c) along with the X-Spection 6000 inspection machine.

SCIENSCOPE International

X-ray component reel counters AXC-800.

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

Where do people wear RFID Wristband?

Apr 14, 2017 | When you see such question, where do people wear RFID Wristband, you may hesitate to say not so many, but let see around, you will find it’s everywhere.

ZBTECH

ZBTECH

ZBTECH is RFID Tags & Card manufacturer in China, with skilled workers and experienced team, feel appreciated give you some help in RFID & CARD.

shenzhen, China

OEM

Saki Demonstrates Advanced 3D AOI Capabilities at NEPCON China in Booth 1J25

Apr 13, 2017 | Saki Corporation will demonstrate the advanced capabilities and new extra component detection (ECD) feature of its BF-3Di 3D automated optical inspection (AOI) systems at NEPCON China on April 25-27, 2017 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center in Shanghai, China, in booth 1J25.

Saki Corporation

Saki Corporation

Manufacturer of high-speed automated optical inspection (AOI) and solder paste inspection (SPI) systems for the electronics assembly markets.

Tokyo, Japan

Inspection

Acculogic Ships 2000th Turnkey Test Project!

Apr 13, 2017 | Acculogic Inc.is pleased to announce that it has shipped its 2000th turnkey test project. Companies turn to Acculogic to benefit from its world-class engineering powerhouse, versatile resources, and fully equipped facilities. Acculogic has completed various turnkey test projects – from functional test, to in-circuit test, boundary scan and flying probe. Markets served include automotive, aerospace, military/defense, medical, consumer electronics, telecommunications and industrial.

Acculogic Inc.

Acculogic VP of Operations Mohammad Sabety.

Acculogic Inc.

Manufacturer of a broad range of systems & instruments for testing electronic devices, circuit boards and more. Products include Boundary Scan (JTAG) test systems and Flying Probe testers.

Markham, Ontario, Canada

Test Services

Congressman Discusses U.S. Policy Priorities with Staff at IPC Member-company, VirTex

Apr 13, 2017 | Executives and staff at an IPC-member facility held a town hall discussion with Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) on the federal policy issues facing the advanced manufacturing industry. McCaul took a tour of VirTex, getting a first-hand look at the work taking place in its Austin, Texas facility.

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

Fourth Customer Service Excellence Award for Speedprint.

Apr 13, 2017 | SMT screen printing equipment manufacturer Speedprint Technology has secured another Service Excellence Award from respected industry publication Circuits Assembly. The award was presented to the President of Speedprint, Mark Brawley, at the recent APEX Expo event in San Diego.

Speedprint Technology

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

Mentor Announces 27th Annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards Program

Apr 13, 2017 | Mentor, a Siemens business, today announced the call-for-entries of its 27th annual Technology Leadership Awards (TLA) competition, continuing its tradition of recognizing excellence in printed circuit board (PCB) design. Started in 1988, this program is the longest running competition of its kind in the electronic design automation (EDA) industry. It recognizes engineers and CAD designers who use the innovative technology provided by Mentor Graphics Corporation to address today’s complex PCB systems design challenges and produce industry-leading products.

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

Plan your engineering process improvement with a monthly online webinar

Apr 13, 2017 | Solderability Benchmarking, Failures & Testing Methods 14th August All our webinars are based on 2.30pm UK time go to https://www.bobwillis.co.uk/events/ Benchmarking you PCB surface finish or the impact of baking boards or components can be simple in production and the laboratoy. Long term solderability of component terminations and printed circuit boards is fundamental in modern assembly processes. This is all practical experience not just theory for the presenters countless studies in industry

ASKbobwillis.com

Process support when and where you need it!

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

Pickering Electronics to showcase latest Reed Relays at TUG 2017

Apr 12, 2017 | Pickering Electronics will be showcasing its latest High Voltage Reed Relays at the Teradyne Users Group Vendor Fair on 2nd May 2017 on booth #14.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Manufacturer of commercial and custom switching systems used in the electronics test market and for imbedded switch systems in OEM equipment.

Essex, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Components

Horizon Sales appointed as representative for SmtXtra USA Inc.

Apr 12, 2017 | SmtXtra is pleased to announce the appointment of Horizon Sales. The leading manufacturers’ representative firm will represent SmtXtra on behalf of the mid-western states including: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania, Illinois, Eastern Iowa and Wisconsin.

smtXtra

Dave Trail, President of Horizon Sales.

smtXtra

SMT XTRA is a global electronics specialist, providing productivity enhancing solutions for the global Surface Mount electronic assembly sector.

Doncaster, United Kingdom

Assembly, Inspection, Pick and Place, Distributor, Service Provider

Kurtz Ersa Names The Murray Percival Company ‘Sales Rep of the Year 2016’

Apr 12, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North Americas today announced that Ernie Grice, VP of Sales, presented The Murray Percival Company with the Kurtz Ersa Rep of the Year Award. The Murray Percival Company represents Ersa’s award-winning soldering and rework equipment throughout the Midwest.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Mark Percival and Murray Percival Jr. (Murray Sr. pictured in background).

kurtz ersa Corporation

Manufacturer of Selective Soldering Systems, Ersascope BGA Inspection Systems, BGA Rework Systems, Soldering Irons, Wave Solder and Reflow Equipment.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

NEO Tech Adds ISO 13485 Medical Certification at its Chatsworth, CA Location

Apr 12, 2017 | NEO Tech announces that it has achieved ISO 13485:2003 certification for the manufacture of medical products at the Chatsworth site. With the certification, the company is equipped to expand it offering serving the medical device industries with an enhanced quality management system aligned with the needs of the medical industry.

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

NEO Tech combines the strengths of three leading contract manufacturers: NATEL, EPIC, and OnCore.

Chatsworth, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Design, Contract Manufacturer

Comtree Shows Ersa’s Latest Innovations in Rework, Inspection and Soldering Equipment at EPTECH Markham

Apr 11, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that it will exhibit with Comtree at EPTECH Markham, scheduled to take place Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Le Parc in Ontario. Comtree, Ersa’s exclusive representative in Canada, will demonstrate some of its rework award-winning systems, including the HR 550 hybrid rework system and the Smartflow 2020 selective solder system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Smartflow 2020 selective solder system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Manufacturer of Selective Soldering Systems, Ersascope BGA Inspection Systems, BGA Rework Systems, Soldering Irons, Wave Solder and Reflow Equipment.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

SEC Suspends Enforcement of Conflict Minerals Rule, Cites IPC Comments Statement from John Mitchell, IPC President and CEO

Apr 11, 2017 | Federal policy on conflict minerals continues to move in the right direction, due in part to the persistent educational and advocacy efforts of organizations like IPC.

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

IBM and Siemens Experts to Keynote Contamination, Cleaning and Coating Conference

Apr 11, 2017 | SMTA and SMART Group announce experts from IBM Corporation and Siemens AG will keynote the Contamination, Cleaning and Coating Conference. The conference is scheduled May 22-24, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Airport Hotel in Amsterdam.

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

A New Era in Process Control – Vi TECHNOLOGY at NEPCON China

Apr 11, 2017 | Vi TECHNOLOGY will exhibit at NEPCON China, scheduled to take place April 25-27, 2017 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. The company will exhibit with three of its manufacturers’ representatives – WKK (Stand 1F50), AmericanTec (Stand 1H48) and First Tech (Stand 1G50). Vi TECHNOLOGY will display its 5K3D AOI coupled with the PI Series 3D SPI and SIGMA Link to create a complete inspection solution for smart factories.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Vi TECHNOLOGY is a worldwide global supplier of a wide range of innovative Automated Inspection AOI, 3D-SPI equipment and software solutions that provide real time data collection and correlation across the SMT line.

Richardson, Texas, USA

Inspection

Conference, May 22-24, 2017 in Amsterdam

Apr 11, 2017 | KYZEN today announced plans to participate in the Contamination, Cleaning & Coating Conference, scheduled to take place May 22-24, 2017 in Amsterdam. The event is co-organized by SMTA and SMART Group. Mike Bixenman, DBA, KYZEN Corporation will present “Development of a Risk Profile from Flux Residues Trapped under Leadless Components” in Session I entitled “Residues Trapped under Component Terminations”.  All presentations in this session will address a common question faced by OEMs when designing electronic hardware: How clean is clean enough?

KYZEN Corporation

Mike Bixenman.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Largest Dispensing Platform in the Industry

Apr 11, 2017 | GPD Global offers versatile large format inline dispensing systems and stand-alone liquid dispense technologies for maximizing product yield. This is the largest standard PCB dispensing system platform in the industry.

GPD Global

Inline model

GPD Global

A Manufacturer of High Quality, Precision, Automated Fluid Dispensing and Conformal Coating Systems,SMT Cover Tape Peel Tester and Lead Forming machines for through-hole component preparation.

Grand Junction, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Component Preparation, OEM

ZESTRON Americas to Participate in Panel Discussion at SMTA Atlanta

Apr 11, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that Kalyan Nukala, M.S.Ch.E., will participate in a panel discussion at the Atlanta 21st Annual Expo on April 19th.

ZESTRON Americas

Kalyan Nukala, M.S.Ch.E.

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

BTW, Inc. Installs Four High Speed Chip Shooters – Juki Surpasses Expectations

Apr 11, 2017 | Juki Automation Systems is pleased to announce that BTW Inc. recently purchased and completed the install of four KE-3010 High Speed Chip Shooters. BTW has been a valued Juki customer for more than 20 years.

Juki Automation Systems

KE-3010 High Speed Chip Shooters.

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

Europlacer Extends Direct Support in Europe.

Apr 11, 2017 | Blakell Europlacer International Limited is excited to announce an enhancement to its infrastructure in Europe, with new resources now in place to fully support activities directly in Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia.

EUROPLACER

EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

IPC Membership in Europe Grows to More than 600 Company Sites Brussels office provides full suite of IPC products and services

Apr 11, 2017 | IPC membership in Europe has grown to an all-time high in 2017 with more than 600 member sites in 34 European countries. Last March, IPC opened an office in Brussels which delivers the full suite of IPC products and services, including member support, standards development activities, educational opportunities, public policy advocacy and more to all members in Europe. Brussels office staff are available to support IPC members in Europe in the major local languages and in their local time zone.

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

New High Throughput Dispense Pump from Techcon Systems

Apr 11, 2017 | Techcon Systems is pleased to announce the launch of its new Positive Displacement PC Pump – TS8100-200. The TS8100 PC pump series will have many configurations. Techcon launched the smallest configuration – TS8100-100 – in October. The TS8100-200 is the second version with higher output.

Techcon Systems

The TS8100 PC pump series.

Techcon Systems

Techcon offers a wide array of fluid dispensing products and provides dispensing components ranging from disposable accessories to complete microprocessor-controlled dispensing systems, and precision valves.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

Kester to Exhibit & Present at SMTA China East/NEPCON China

Apr 10, 2017 | Kester will be exhibiting (booth #1H43) at SMTA China East/NEPCON, which will take place April 25-27 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Kester’s booth will offer attendees the opportunity to meet with the sales team and learn more about Kester’s new products.

Kester

Kester

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

Itasca, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

ADLINK Launches cPCI-6630 6U CompactPCI® Processor Blade with 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor

Apr 10, 2017 | ADLINK Technology is pleased to introduce the cPCI-6630 6U CompactPCI, the world's first CompactPCI blade with the 6th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor in a 6U form factor on the embedded market. ADLINK's latest addition to its value line of processor blades also features support for legacy IO, including VGA, PMC, CompactFlash, USB 2.0 and PS/2 keyboard/mouse; and support for QNX 6.5/6.6 and Linux legacy OSes for easy integration. The cPCI-6630 is ideal for factory and industrial automation or security communication systems that need cost-efficient performance.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

Provider of wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement and automation industries.

New Taipei City 235, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Components

Dynalab Relies on Nordson YESTECH as Manufacturing Ramps up Following V.P. Mike Pence’s Recent Visit

Apr 10, 2017 | Nordson YESTECH, a subsidiary of Nordson Corporation is pleased to announce that Vice President Mike Pence was introduced to its YESTECH FX AOI system during his recent visit to Columbus, OH.

Nordson YESTECH

Nordson YESTECH

Nordson YESTECH is a leading global provider of automated optical inspection and high-resolution x-ray inspection systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

Pickering Interfaces to Showcase Latest Switching & Simulation Solutions at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017 Germany

Apr 10, 2017 | Pickering Interfaces will showcase their broad catalogue of PXI, PCI and Ethernet LXI products and software solutions at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017 on 16-18 May in Hall 4A, Booth 141 in Nuremburg, Germany.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Manufacturer of commercial and custom switching systems used in the electronics test market and for imbedded switch systems in OEM equipment.

Essex, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Components

NEO Tech Expands Production in Agave Site with Second Facility

Apr 10, 2017 | NEO Tech announces that it is adding its second Agave manufacturing site located in Juarez Mexico. The new building has an area of 190,000 square feet and will be operational by June 2017.

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

NEO Tech combines the strengths of three leading contract manufacturers: NATEL, EPIC, and OnCore.

Chatsworth, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Design, Contract Manufacturer

Hanwha Techwin Achieves Record SMT Machine System Sales in North America

Apr 10, 2017 | Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas today announced record SMT machine systems sales of component mounters and turnkey SMT assembly line solutions in North America for Q1 of 2017.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

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

The SMTA Capital Chapter to Host a Meeting April 25th at ZESTRON Americas

Apr 07, 2017 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce its second meeting of 2017 on April 25th, scheduled from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at ZESTRON Americas, 11285 Assett Loop, Manassas, VA, 20109. Two presentations will be given: “Effective Use of Reliability Simulation in an Agile Development Process” and “High-Reliable Cleaning Process Optimization & Customer Requirements”.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Dr. Gil Sharon, DfR Solutions, will present “Effective Use of Reliability Simulation in an Agile Development Process”.

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

Siborg Offering Discount on all Devices including LCR-meters for Students and Educators Until the End of August

Apr 07, 2017 | Students, educators and institutes will get a discount on devices and accessories in the LCR-Reader Store. The discount will reflect the quantity purchased

Siborg Systems Inc

LCR-Reader and LCR-Reader/Smart Tweezers Kelvin Probe Connector

Siborg Systems Inc

The home of Smart Tweezers Digital MultiMeter, the ultimate choice for SMT component characterization and PCB debugging.

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Assembly, Repair/Rework, Test Services, Distributor, OEM

Accurate Engineering Inc. Purchases New Solder Leveler

Apr 07, 2017 | Accurate Engineering Inc. recently purchased a NTO-1824 hot air solder leveling machine from New Technology Overman.

PNC Inc.

PNC Inc.

Complete turnkey jobs from PCB design, Fabrication, Laser cut SMT stencil, PCB assembly (SMT and through hole), Cable assembly and wire harness, Membrane switches, Name-plates and graphical overlays, all under one umbrella!

Nutley, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Design, Contract Manufacturer

ZESTRON Academy to Host FREE Webinar on DI-water vs. Chemistry

Apr 06, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that it will host “DI-water vs. Chemistry” on Thursday, April 27, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT. This is the second installment of the ZESTRON Academy 2017 Cleaning Webinar Series, and will be presented by our Application Technology Manager, Umut Tosun, M.S.Ch.E.

ZESTRON Americas

Application Technology Manager, Umut Tosun, M.S.Ch.E.

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

Laser Design Demonstrates Automated CyberGage360 3D Scanning Inspection System at Control Show

Apr 06, 2017 | Laser Design, Inc., a subsidiary of CyberOptics® announced it will demonstrate its CyberGage®360, a metrology-grade, ultra-fast, one-button automated 3D scanning and inspection system at the Control show, May 9-12th in Stuttgart, Germany in booth #7236.

CyberOptics Corporation

CyberGage®360.

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

Epec Invests Over 250k To Meet Battery Pack Assembly Demands

Apr 06, 2017 | [April 6, 2017: New Bedford, MA] To meet the high demand for custom battery packs, Epec has recently expanded its New Bedford Massachusetts facility by more than doubling the battery pack assembly space.

Epec Engineered Technologies

Epec's Battery Pack Assembly Area before and after construction.

Epec Engineered Technologies

Epec Engineered Technologies designs and manufactures custom, build to print products, for all sectors of the electronics industry. Our solutions provide a cost savings, technical resource and delivery advantage for our customers.

New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Other, Design, Repair/Rework

Aegis to Showcase FactoryLogix Best-in-Class Materials Management at SMT Nuremberg 2017

Apr 05, 2017 | Aegis Software announces the unveiling of the latest generation FactoryLogix Manufacturing Execution Software (MES) at SMT Nuremberg 16-18 May 2017. Aegis will demonstrate how FactoryLogix is helping customers drive operational efficiency with a uniquely comprehensive solution to materials management. Aegis will also discuss how the Company is supporting the IPC Connected Factory Initiative to develop a non-proprietary machine data interface standard that will enable Industry 4.0 benefits for our industry.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Microtronic GmbH Enters Distribution Agreement with Pemtron for Scanning Electron Microscopes

Apr 05, 2017 | Microtronic GmbH is pleased to announce that it has added the PEMTRON PS™ Series Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEMs) to its product line up in parts of the EU. The PS Series Models include the PS-210 Compact Desk Top Mini-SEM, the PS-230 High Performance Normal-SEM, and PS-250 Analytical Normal-SEM.

Microtronic GmbH

PEMTRON PS™ Series Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEMs).

Microtronic GmbH

Microtronic offers a wide range of products and services to the microelectronics industries. Some of the brands we stock include SONIX, Akrometrix, AIM specialty solders, APE, AVIO, AIT, IMI, Earthtronics, SEIT and many more.

Neumarkt St. Veit, Germany

Distributor, Training Provider

Plasmatreat and KUKA become system partners

Apr 05, 2017 | Integrating technologies at the interface and automating processes in a flexible yet simpler way. This is what atmospheric plasma systems engineer Plasmatreat and industrial robot manufacturer and systems engineer KUKA aim to achieve with their system partnership.

Plasmatreat Group

The high-precision motion sequence and the area-selective plasma treatment are controlled by processors in close communication. (copyright Plasmatreat)

Plasmatreat Group

Plasmatreat is the world market leader in atmospheric plasma technology.Its potential-free Openair®-Plasma is used for microfine cleaning,simultaneous activation and functional nano-coating in challinging surface applications.

Steinhagen, Germany

Other, Cleaning, OEM

Visit NEO Tech at BIOMEDevice Boston to Learn about Its MedTech Expertise

Apr 05, 2017 | NEO Tech announces that it will showcase its medical device expertise at the BIOMEDevice exhibition. Visit NEO Tech in booth 114 from May 3-4 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Massachusetts.

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

NEO Tech combines the strengths of three leading contract manufacturers: NATEL, EPIC, and OnCore.

Chatsworth, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Design, Contract Manufacturer

Kester to Exhibit at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017

Apr 04, 2017 | Kester will be exhibiting (booth # 4-533), at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017, which will take place May 16-18 at the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg, Germany.

Kester

Kester

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

Itasca, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

SMART Group Launches Next FREE Guide in the Series: PCB Surface Finish Defect Guide

Apr 04, 2017 | SMART Group announces that the “Printed Circuit Solderable Finish Defect Guide” has been printed and is available free of charge.

The SMART Group

The SMART Group

The SMART Group Aims to Promote the Advancement of the Electronics Manufacturing Industry through the Education, Training of its Members in Surface Mount and Related Assembly Technologies.

Bucks , United Kingdom

Training Provider

Don’t Miss Ersa’s Award-Winning Hybrid Rework System

Apr 04, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America today announced plans to exhibit at the 21st Annual SMTA Atlanta Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, GA. The Ersa team will highlight the 2017 NPI award-winning HR 550 hybrid rework system and the Smartflow selective solder system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

The HR 550 hybrid rework system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Manufacturer of Selective Soldering Systems, Ersascope BGA Inspection Systems, BGA Rework Systems, Soldering Irons, Wave Solder and Reflow Equipment.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

Hanwha Techwin Introduces Flying Vision Verification to Component Mounters

Apr 04, 2017 | Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas, Inc., formerly Samsung C&T Automation, today announced the introduction of Flying Vision Verification to SM Plus component mounters. Flying Vision Verification utilizes on-the-head, upward-looking camera systems to verify presence of multiple components simultaneously following pickup, then verify alignment of multiple components simultaneously prior to placement, and finally verify placement of multiple components simultaneously in a single pick-and-place cycle for enhanced quality control, process efficiency, and performance.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

Flying Vision Verification to SM Plus component mounters.

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

SmtXtra Celebrates its 10th Anniversary as a Global Supplier to the Electronics Industry

Apr 04, 2017 | SmtXtra is pleased to announce its 10th anniversary. The event will be honored with more than 30 of SmtXtra’s customers flying in to the UK from across the globe, to join in the two-day celebrations.

smtXtra

smtXtra

SMT XTRA is a global electronics specialist, providing productivity enhancing solutions for the global Surface Mount electronic assembly sector.

Doncaster, United Kingdom

Assembly, Inspection, Pick and Place, Distributor, Service Provider

ZESTRON Americas Announces New Regional Sales Manager

Apr 04, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce the addition of Jonathan Tomassetti as the new Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast region of USA.

ZESTRON Americas

Jonathan Tomassetti as the new Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast region of USA.

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

IPC Supports EU Council Formal Approval of Voluntary Conflict Minerals Requirements for Manufacturers

Apr 04, 2017 | On April 3, 2017, the European Union (EU) Council voted to adopt a regulation regarding the sourcing of conflict minerals in high risk zones. Approval by the EU Council is the end of the formal legislative process and the regulation, which was approved by the European Parliament in March, will take effect in 2021.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

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Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

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