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Elimiate solder voids online we show you how

Mar 16, 2015 | Void Formation in Solder Joints – Causes & Cures Webinar Monday 18th May 2.30pm GMT Voiding in solder joints is not new we have experienced cavities in solder joints during the introduction of through hole, surface mount and more recently area array technology. In many cases we never knew we have had voids till the introduction of x-ray inspection.

ASKbobwillis.com

Make voids in solder joint a thing of the past

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

Kintner Equipment to Represent Europlacer Americas’ in New York

Mar 14, 2015 | Europlacer Americas announces the appointment of Kintner Equipment Corporation (KEC) as its manufacturers’ representative. Walter Kintner will represent Europlacer’s broad range of highly flexible SMD pick-and-place machine technologies along with supplemental gear for high-mix, high-efficiency assembly work centers, throughout New York State.

EUROPLACER

Manufacturers’ representative Walter Kintner of Kintner Equipment Corporation.

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

BTU to Exhibit Award Winning Reflow Equipment at Productronica China

Mar 14, 2015 | BTU International today announced that it will exhibit the award-winning DYNAMO™ and PYRAMAX™ convection reflow ovens in booth E1-1106 at Productronica China, scheduled to take place March 17-19, 2015, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

BTU International

DYNAMO

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

ApexFA wins 2015 NPI award for its SJ Innotech 520 SPI combination Printer/SPI unit

Mar 13, 2015 | Apex Factory Automation has received the 2015 Circuits Assembly New Product Introduction award for its SJ Innotech 520 SPI printer/SPI unit in the category of Screen Printing Equipment.

Apex Factory Automation

Mike Buetow presenting NPI award to Bob Drake and James Kim

Apex Factory Automation

A distributor of high quality surface mount and related production equipment. Currently distribute Mirae Placement, SJ Inno Tech Printers, and Xavis X-Ray.

Lanham, Maryland, USA

Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Turnkey, Distributor, Manufacturer's Rep

FSInspection Partners with Kirby & Demarest in the Pacific Northwest

Mar 13, 2015 | FSInspection has appointed Kirby & Demarest as its manufacturers’ representative for the Pacific Northwestern United States. Kirby & Demarest will represent FSInspection’s complete line of industrial inspection solutions.

FSInspection

Alan Siebenthall of Kirby & Demarest.

FSInspection

FSInspection offers high-magnification visual inspection systems for industrial markets. FSInspection’s high-quality visual work stations are easy to use and more ergonomic and cost-effective than traditional microscopes.

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

STI Electronics, Inc. Earns IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Certifications

Mar 13, 2015 | STI Electronics announces that it has been awarded IPC J-STD-001, IPC-A-610 and IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML). STI is the first training center to receive IPC's Validations Services QML.

STI Electronics

John Mitchell and David Raby.

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

SMTA Atlanta EXPO Returns for 19th year to Gwinnett Civic Center April 15

Mar 12, 2015 | The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announced today that the Atlanta SMTA Expo would return to the Gwinnett Civic Center in Duluth, Georgia for its 19th annual event on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Technical sessions begin at 9:15 AM and the show floor opens at 10:00 AM. This free, one-day event will feature suppliers to the electronics industry displaying products and services for the high technology and surface mount markets, as well as free technical presentations.

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

BTU and Esman Elektronik to Discuss Reflow Capabilities at Electrotech Turkey

Mar 12, 2015 | BTU International will exhibit with its distributor Esman Elektronik at Electrotech Turkey, scheduled to take place March 19-22, 2015, at the Tuyap Exhibition and Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey. Representatives from BTU and Esman Elektronik will discuss the award-winning DYNAMO™ and PYRAMAX™ convection reflow ovens in booth Hall7-D120.

BTU International

DYNAMO

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

FSInspection Announces Winner of PKMag® 50 Giveaway

Mar 12, 2015 | FSInspection is pleased to announce the winner of the PKMag® 50 Portable Inspection Device giveaway held during the recent IPC APEX EXPO. A new PKMag 50 will be shipped to Jason Sciberras of Saline Lectronics, based in Saline, MI.

FSInspection

The PKMag 50 Portable Inspection Device.

FSInspection

FSInspection offers high-magnification visual inspection systems for industrial markets. FSInspection’s high-quality visual work stations are easy to use and more ergonomic and cost-effective than traditional microscopes.

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

North American PCB Business Growth Sags in January but Indicators of Future Growth Remain Positive

Mar 11, 2015 | IPC announced today the January findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Despite sluggish sales and orders in January, the positive book-to-bill ratios of the past four months indicate sales growth in the first half of 2015.

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

ZESTRON’s Low Concentration pH Neutral Defluxing Agents – Proven Technology

Mar 11, 2015 | ZESTRON introduced the first pH neutral cleaning agent in 2009. Since then, the pH neutral defluxing agent VIGON® N 600 has proven to remove difficult post reflow residues from complex board geometries, and doing so with excellent material compatibility with sensitive components.

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

Donald Tyler, Corfin, to Present “Elimination of Pb-Free Risk by Robotic Hot Solder Dip” at the SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting March 17th

Mar 11, 2015 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce Donald Tyler, Managing Director, Corfin Industries, will present “Elimination of Pb-Free Risk by Robotic Hot Solder Dip (RHSD)” at its first meeting of 2015 on March 17th, scheduled from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at EIT (Main Building Lunchroom), 108 Carpenter Drive, Sterling, VA 20164.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Donald Tyler, Managing Director, Corfin Industries.

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

Libra Industries Completes Recertification Audit for ISO 9001 and ISO 13485

Mar 11, 2015 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that it has passed the recertification audits for its ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2012 certifications. With the recertification, Libra Industries is equipped to serve the aviation, space and defense as well as medical device industries with a proven quality management system.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Mike Lynch, Libra Industries’ Quality Manager.

Libra Industries, Inc.

A leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services serving OEM manufacturers dealing with complex or technically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in diverse industries and applications.

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Techcon Systems updated website www.techconsystems.com

Mar 11, 2015 | Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and solutions has launched a new web site – www.techconsystems.com. The new site features an updated design that makes learning about the company’s products and services easier.

Techcon Systems

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

Four IPC Global Statistical Programs Now Open

Mar 11, 2015 | IPC’s global statistical programs for the laminate, solder, process consumables and assembly equipment industries are now open to new participants for 2015. The deadline for IPC members to sign up is April 15. Participation is free to IPC-member companies as a benefit of membership.

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

Increased productivity for NXT III machines

Mar 11, 2015 | There are three solutions for improving the productivity even more with the latest NXT III related software.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

NXT III

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

A leading manufacturer of SMT equipment and other machine tools used in industrial manufacturing.

Aichi, Japan

OEM

Pickering to Show Latest Switching Modules at AMPER 2015 in Brno, Czech Republic

Mar 10, 2015 | Pickering Interfaces will be showcasing their broad catalog of PXI and Ethernet LXI switching solutions at Amper, in Hall V, Booth 3.18 on March 24-27. These products include Pickering’s LXI, PXI, Programmable Resistors, Microwave Multiplexer and PCI Ranges. Below is a preview of some of the products they will be showing:

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

IPC News: Congressman Tim Walz Tours Creation Technologies in Minnesota

Mar 10, 2015 | Today, Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN-1) met with executives and employees of IPC-member company Creation Technologies at the company’s custom-built manufacturing facility in St. Peter, Minn. Coordinated by IPC, this visit is part of a nationwide effort to educate policymakers about legislative and regulatory issues that affect the electronics manufacturing industry.

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

BTU Appoints ICCO EMT in Hungary

Mar 10, 2015 | BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, appointed ICCO EMT (Electronic Manufacturing Technology) Kft., Budapest, Hungary, as its manufacturers’ representative throughout Hungary.

BTU International

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Count On Tools Inc. Now Carries PB Swiss Tools’ Expanded MECATORQUE Line with the Preset Series

Mar 10, 2015 | Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, now carries PB Swiss Tools’ expanded line of MecaTorque torque tools. The new line of analog torque wrench screwdrivers is simple, reliable and safe for application. The MecaTorque torque handles with preset trigger value are ideal for all applications requiring the same torque at all times, such as in machining or assembly operations. The expanded product range for low to high torque with interchangeable blades or in bit holder versions provides the correct tool for every application.

Count On Tools, Inc.

PB Swiss Tools’ Expanded MECATORQUE Line with the Preset Series.

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

IPC Crowns Winner of Hand Soldering World Championship

Mar 10, 2015 | The fourth annual IPC Hand Soldering World Championship at IPC APEX EXPO® on February 26 drew eight competitors from around the world. Victors from IPC hand soldering competitions in China, Europe, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the United States were challenged with building a functional electronics assembly within a one-hour time limit. Completing the championship round with a nearly perfect score of 247 points out of 248, Min Seok Kim, Samsung Thales Company Limited (Korea), was crowned champion, earning him a $1,000 cash prize, a new Metcal MX5210 soldering station and bragging rights as the world's best hand solderer.

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

Essemtec to Present Innovations at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2015

Mar 10, 2015 | Essemtec AG, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, will exhibit at booth #7.135 at SMT/HYBRID/PACKAGING, scheduled to take place May 5-7, 2015 in Nuremberg. Company representatives will demonstrate the latest generation of Paraquda pick-and-place system and Scorpion dispensing system. Other highlights will be the new SMT storage device Cubus Large and the new highly flexible and cost-effective pick-and-place system Lynx.

ESSEMTEC

Paraquda G2 is the first SMT assembly system to combine 3 processes in one machine

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

FSInspection Appoints Representative in Northern California

Mar 09, 2015 | FSInspection announces the appointment of MAN-TechSystems as its manufacturers’ representative for the FSInspection series in Northern California and Northern Nevada.

FSInspection

Arnold Greenberg and Jeremy Greenberg, MAN-TechSystems.

FSInspection

FSInspection offers high-magnification visual inspection systems for industrial markets. FSInspection’s high-quality visual work stations are easy to use and more ergonomic and cost-effective than traditional microscopes.

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Ersa Announces Versaflow 3 Level II Application Training Course in April

Mar 09, 2015 | Kurtz Ersa today announced that it will hold a two-day ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Application Training Course from April 8, 2015 at 1 p.m. until April 10, 2015 at 12 p.m. at its facility in Plymouth, WI. The course will provide students with the knowledge to properly maintain the Versaflow 3 with minimal or no defects with the highest throughput possible.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Versaflow 3 selective soldering machine.

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

Bentek Expands Manufacturing Capacity to more than 100,000 ft.2

Mar 09, 2015 | Bentek has expanded its total manufacturing capacity in San Jose, CA. With the addition of a new 50,000 ft.2 facility, Bentek now has more than 100,000 ft.2 of manufacturing capacity.

Bentek Solar

PV marketplaces, has expanded its total manufacturing capacity in San Jose, CA.

Bentek Solar

A leader in manufacturing and engineering solutions for complex electro-mechanical and power distribution systems for the semiconductor and solar industries.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Cogiscan Partners with Horizon Sales in the Midwestern U.S.

Mar 09, 2015 | Cogiscan announces the appointment of Horizon Sales as its exclusive sales representative throughout the Midwestern U.S.

Cogiscan Inc.

Dave Trail, President and principal owner of Horizon Sales.

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

General Microcircuits, Inc. (GMI) Earns Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610

Mar 09, 2015 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to General Microcircuits, Inc. (GMI), an electronics manufacturing company based out of Mooresville. N.C. GMI provides circuit board and integrated assemblies to manufacturers in diverse industries. To earn the QML, GMI successfully completed an intensive audit based on two of IPC's foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic 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

Creation Technologies & Others Selling Excess Assets

Mar 09, 2015 | Baja Bid is conducting an online auction. The bidding period opened on March 2, 2015 and closes on March 18, 2015.

Baja Bid

Baja Bid

BAJA Bid was founded to form an auction organization with the primary objective of providing an outstanding experience for both our buyers and sellers.

Odessa, Florida, USA

Equipment Auctions, Equipment Dealer / Broker

KIC’s MB Allen Receives IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award

Mar 07, 2015 | KIC announces that IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® awarded Marybeth (MB) Allen an IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award during the recent IPC APEX EXPO® in San Diego, CA.

KIC Thermal

Bob Neves, Board of directors of IPC, Chairman & Chief Technology Officer, Microtek Changzhou Laboratories Title Chairman at Greater Asia Pacific, and MB Allen, Product Manager for KIC.

KIC Thermal

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

SAMSUNG Awards Torenko & Associates with Top Sales 2014

Mar 07, 2015 | SAMSUNG C&T Automation announces that the recipient of the prestigious Top Sales 2014 award is Torekno & Associates (Ron Torenko, Cesar Acosta and Don Evans).

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

Ron Torenko

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

BTU Names SMarTsol Technologies Rep of the Year during APEX

Mar 07, 2015 | BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, is pleased to announce that SMarTsol Technologies of Mexico was its top manufacturers’ representative in 2014 for the Americas. Paul Lancaster, BTU’s regional sales manager, presented the award to Ivan Romo, Principal of SMarTsol Technologies S. de R.L. de C.V., during the recent IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, Calif. SMarTsol brought in the highest revenues in 2014 for BTU in the Americas and increased BTU’s sales in Mexico by 220 percent.

BTU International

Ivan Romo, Principal of SMarTsol Technologies S. de R.L. de C.V., during the recent IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, Calif.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Zollner Invests in Essemtec Dispensing Systems

Mar 07, 2015 | Zollner Elektronik AG, one of the top EMS service providers with 17 locations worldwide, trusts in Essemtecs’ high speed jet dispenser Scorpion.

ESSEMTEC

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

IPC Honors Eight Members with First Annual Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award

Mar 07, 2015 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced the recipients of the first annual Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award at IPC APEX EXPO® in San Diego, Calif. The IPC Fellowship Award honors IPC members who have exhibited ongoing leadership in developing and promoting IPC and global standardization efforts.

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

SolderStar Selects its Range of Advanced Thermal Profiling Solutions to be Exhibited at SMT Hybrid Packaging Hall 7 Stand 516

Mar 07, 2015 | SolderStar Ltd, a world leading specialist manufacturer in the design and development of thermal profiling equipment for the lead-free electronics industry, will be highlighting a number of innovative products, including its latest advancement in selective soldering, at SMT Hybrid Packaging in Nuremberg, Germany from 5 – 7th May 2015.

Solderstar

SolderStar’s Multi-Wave PRO.

Solderstar

SolderStar is one of the world's leaders in thermal management systems, with over a decade of specializing in the design, development and manufacture of thermal profiling equipment for the lead-free electronics industry.

Rochdale, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Soldering, Test Services, OEM, Software Manufacturer

New IPC Study Sheds Light on Labor Shortage in North American Electronics Industry

Mar 05, 2015 | A new study, published by IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® finds evidence that a labor shortage exists for electronics manufacturers and that other business issues make the problem worse for some segments of the industry. Based on data from 107 U.S. and Canadian electronics manufacturers and extensive secondary research, IPC Study of the North American Labor Pool for Electronics Manufacturing assesses the causes of the shortage of qualified labor for electronics manufacturing, and offers solutions.

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

Count On Tools Wins a Service Excellence Award for the Second Consecutive Year

Mar 05, 2015 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT) announces that it has been awarded a 2015 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Count On Tools was selected for the Automation and Handling Equipment category. Circuits Assembly Editor-in-Chief, Mike Buetow presented the award to Curt Couch, COT’s President,during the recent IPC APEX EXPO.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

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

Seika Machinery Presented 2014 Sales Awards during IPC APEX EXPO

Mar 05, 2015 | Seika Machinery today announced that it honored its five top representatives with sales awards at the recent IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Steve Kirby and Allen Siebenthall of Kirby & Demarest earned the 1st place SAYAKA 2014 sales award from Seika Machinery Inc.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor

Zollner Invests in Dispensing Systems from Essemtec

Mar 05, 2015 | Zollner Elektronik AG, one of the top EMS service providers with 17 locations worldwide, trusts in Essemtecs’ high speed jet dispenser Scorpion.

ESSEMTEC

Zollner Invests in Dispensing Systems from Essemtec

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

Gen3 Systems Marks 30 Years as a Provider of Solderability, SIR, CAF and Cleanliness Testing

Mar 05, 2015 | Gen3 Systems Limited is pleased to announce the company’s 30th anniversary. Since 1985, Gen3 Systems has been providing training and comprehensive in-house services for solderability, SIR, CAF and cleanliness testing.

Gen3 Systems

Director Graham Naisbitt.

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

Pickering Interfaces Expands Range of 16 Amp PXI Switching Solutions

Mar 05, 2015 | Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of 16 Amp PXI switching solutions. Following the success of the 16 Amp uncommitted relay modules (model 40-161), the company is introducing the following new 16 Amp PXI module families:

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

16 Amp PXI power matrix (model 40-552).

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

MIRTEC AWARDS MURRAY PERCIVAL CO ‘MANUFACTURERS’ REPRESENTATIVE ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR 2014’

Mar 05, 2015 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” announces that it has named the Murray Percival Company ‘MIRTEC Manufacturers’ Representative Organization of the Year 2014’. Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC Corp., presented the award to the company during the recent IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, CA.

MIRTEC Corporation

Murray Percival Company ‘MIRTEC Manufacturers’ Representative Organization of the Year 2014’. Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC Corp., presented the award.

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Data I/O Announces New Distribution Partnership with Fuji Machines Asia in SE Asia

Mar 05, 2015 | Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the leading provider of manual and automated device programming solutions, announced the company completed a distribution agreement with Fuji Machines Asia Pte. Ltd. Fuji Machines Asia will represent Data I/O in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

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

Attend the Ersa Versaflow 3 Level II Maintenance Training Course in April

Mar 05, 2015 | Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, today announced that it will hold a two-day ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Maintenance Training Course from April 6, 2015 at 1 p.m. – April 8, 2015 at 12 p.m. at its facility in Plymouth, WI. Students who attend the course will gain the knowledge and hands-on experience to maintain and troubleshoot issues on the Versaflow 3 machines.

kurtz ersa Corporation

ERSA Versaflow 3.

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

Metcal Announces Winner of Fourth Annual APEX Hand Soldering World Championship

Mar 05, 2015 | Metcal is pleased to announce that it has awarded the winner of the fourth annual IPC APEX EXPO® Hand Soldering World Championship with an MX-5210 Metcal Soldering System. Min Seok Kim, with Samsung Thales Co., Ltd., Korea, also was awarded $1,000 by the IPC.

Metcal

Min Seok Kim, Samsung Thales Co., Ltd., Korea, and Jerry Simmons, Metcal.

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

Epec Takes U.S. Manufacturing to the Cloud

Mar 04, 2015 | Epec Engineered Technologies, a leading provider of custom build-to-print products for all sectors of the electronics industry, has recently taken massive steps towards adopting a holistic cloud strategy.

Epec Engineered Technologies

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

SMTA and CALCE Announce New LED Assembly, Reliability, and Test Symposium

Mar 03, 2015 | The SMTA and CALCE are pleased to announce the new LED Assembly, Reliability, and Test (A.R.T.) Symposium will take place November 17 - 19, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Midtown in Atlanta, GA.

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

2015 Cleaning Webinar Series Released by ZESTRON Americas

Mar 03, 2015 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 Cleaning Webinar Series schedule. ZESTRON Academy continues to educate production line operators, manufacturing and quality managers as well as process engineers by providing detailed industry knowledge and troubleshooting techniques through workshops, webinars, onsite training, as well as an extensive international technical library. The webinar topics will be presented by ZESTRON Americas’ accredited experts, Umut Tosun, M.S.Ch.E, Application Technology Manager, and Ravi Parthasarathy, M.S.Ch.E., Senior Process Engineer.

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

Pickering Interfaces Expands Range of 16 Amp PXI Switching Solutions

Mar 03, 2015 | Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of 16 Amp PXI switching solutions. Following the success of the 16 Amp uncommitted relay modules (model 40-161), the company is introducing new 16 Amp PXI module families.

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

Nordson DAGE’s Peter Koch to Discuss Failure Analysis with X-ray at EPP’s Innovations Forum

Mar 03, 2015 | Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), announces that Peter Koch will present on the subject of “Failure Analysis with X-Ray – in 2D, Tomosynthesis and CT” at the EPP Innovations Forum, scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Kongresshalle in Böblingen, Germany.

Nordson DAGE

Peter Koch

Nordson DAGE

The leading provider of award winning bond testing equipment and continues to invest significantly in research and development to remain at the cutting edge of bond tester technology.

Aylesbury. Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Inspection, Test Services

Count On Tools Inc. Introduces Cross-handle Screwdrivers with Lateral Drive from PB Swiss Tools

Mar 03, 2015 | Count On Tools now carries PB Swiss Tools’ Cross-handle Screwdriver. The ergonomic two-component cross-handle with a sheathing made of high-quality Santoprene® fits perfectly in the hand and allows fatigue-free working. The lateral drive ensures the required force transfer while tightening or loosening the screws.

Count On Tools, Inc.

PB Swiss Tools’ Cross-handle Screwdriver.

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

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