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CableEye® USB Type-C Test Fixture, CB26U

Aug 01, 2017 | CAMI Research Inc. (Acton, MA) has released a USB Type-C test interface board for its CableEye cable and harness testing systems. A daughter board, populated with two USB-C female connectors, it allows users to continuity-check USB Type-C terminated cables using the CableEye tester while seeing the connectors-undertest rendered graphically. The CB26U fits all CableEye models.

CAMI Research Inc.

CAMI Research Inc.

CableEye® continuity and HiPot pass/fail & diagnostic Cable & Harness Test Systems w simple scripting, labeling, documentation, cataloging & relay control. Dynamically display continuity, Ω, diodes, IR, dielectric breakdown & more

Acton, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

Yamaha to Showcase Winning SMT Assembly Systems at SMTAI 2017

Aug 01, 2017 | Yamaha Motor Corporation will exhibit dynamic new SMT assembly technology in booth #1023 at the upcoming SMTAI International Conference and Exhibition, September 19 & 20 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The equipment being shown will include the YSM20 Modular Mounter, the YSP printer, and YSiV software.

Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc.

Z:LEX YSM20 High-Efficiency Modular Mounter.

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

Leadership Huntsville/Madison County Selects Diana Bradford for Management Academy

Aug 01, 2017 | STI Electronics is pleased to announce the selection of Diana Bradford (Vice President, Operations/Training Resources) for the Leadership Huntsville/Madison County (LHMC) Management Academy.

STI Electronics

Diana Bradford Vice President,Operations/Training Resources.

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

No Brexit Impact on Europlacer’s Mid-Year Performance.

Aug 01, 2017 | A year on from the UK’s controversial Brexit vote, Europlacer Industries is seeing no discernible impact on its equipment revenues in the UK. Or globally. Just half way though the company’s fiscal year (coinciding with the calendar year), Europlacer sales are already 80% ahead of target. Sister company, Speedprint Technologies, reports being 50% ahead of its sales target.

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

Ernie Grice Celebrates 15 Years as VP of Sales – North America at Kurtz Ersa

Aug 01, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America today announced that Vice President of Sales – North America, Ernie Grice celebrated his 15-year milestone with the company in June. Grice has 28 years of experience working with electronics manufacturing companies, and is responsible for global key accounts at Ersa.

kurtz ersa Corporation

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, Selective Soldering

Mike Bixenman, KYZEN Corporation, Wins Best of Presentation Award at the 2017 International Conference on Soldering and Reliability (ICSR)

Aug 01, 2017 | The SMTA is pleased to announce that Mike Bixenman, DBA, KYZEN Corporation was selected to win the “Best of Presentation” Award at the 2017 International Conference on Soldering and Reliability (ICSR) for his presentation “Reliable Microelectronic Assembly Process Design Test Methods – A Non-Standard Approach.” The award is determined through the evaluations of those that attended the presentation.

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

Phil Zarrow, ITM Consulting, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum on August 24th

Aug 01, 2017 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that Phil Zarrow of ITM Consulting, will present “The ‘Deadly Sins’ of SMT Assembly” at the upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, on Thursday, August 24th.

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

PowerPoint presentations on Conventional & SMT Assembly to Download at Bobwillis.co.uk

Jul 28, 2017 | If you are using PowerPoint for training or sales presentations and need to illustrate the conventional and surface mount assembly process stages but don’t have the time to create it we have a new material for you

ASKbobwillis.com

PCB Assembly animation

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

Test Services, Consultant, Publication or Online Resource, Training Provider, Events Organizer

International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Keynote Presenters Announced

Jul 27, 2017 | The SMTA and Chip Scale Review are pleased to announce the Keynote Presenters for the 14th annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference. The IWLPC will be held October 24-26, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in San Jose, California.

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

CAMI Research Releases CableEye® USB Type-C Test Fixture, CB26U

Jul 27, 2017 | CAMI Research has released a USB Type-C test interface board for its CableEye cable and harness testing systems. A daughter board, populated with two USB-C female connectors, it allows users to continuity-check USB Type-C terminated cables using the CableEye tester while seeing the connectors-undertest rendered graphically. The CB26U fits all CableEye models.

CAMI Research Inc.

CAMI Research Inc.

CableEye® continuity and HiPot pass/fail & diagnostic Cable & Harness Test Systems w simple scripting, labeling, documentation, cataloging & relay control. Dynamically display continuity, Ω, diodes, IR, dielectric breakdown & more

Acton, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

Essemtec to show all-in-one jetting/placement system at SMTA Capital Expo: the perfect NPI machine

Jul 27, 2017 | Essemtec today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Capital Show, scheduled to take place on Aug. 24, 2017. The company will demonstrate the FOX2 that combines jetting of solder paste or glue and placement in a single machine.

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

KIC Appoints Accomplished Engineering Manager

Jul 26, 2017 | KIC today announced the appointment of Ryan Wilshusen as its engineering manager. He joins the company with more than 16 years of experience as an electrical engineer with respected companies, such as HP, and various industries, including medical, industrial, aviation and consumer.

KIC Thermal

Ryan Wilshusen engineering manager.

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

Count On Tools Inc. Reduces Pricing on the QWIKTRAY Custom Matrix Tray System

Jul 26, 2017 | Count On Tools is pleased to announce that it has reduced pricing on the QWIKTRAY system from $699 to $499 each, with even lower prices on higher volumes. COT can provide these significant cost savings due to further development of the manufacturing process and reduced materials costs. The new pricing took effect July 14 2017.

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

StratEdge Introduces New, Mobile-Friendly Website www.stratedge.com serves as resource for high-frequency semiconductor packages

Jul 26, 2017 | StratEdge Corporation announces its new mobile friendly website: www.stratedge.com. The website provides detailed information about StratEdge's complete line of DC to 63+ GHz packages, proprietary post-fired and molded ceramic technology, and applications with application notes.

StratEdge Corporation

StratEdge Corporation

Founded in 1992, StratEdge designs and manufactures ceramic packages in microwave and millimeter wave (mmWave) frequencies, and a series of patented stripline filters for use in microwave satellite communication systems.

San Diego, California, USA

Other

Matt Tringhese Named Director of Program Manufacturing for Libra Industries

Jul 25, 2017 | Libra Industries has promoted Matt Tringhese to Director of Manufacturing. Tringhese started out as Libra Industries’ Production Supervisor for second shift back in 2012.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Matt Tringhese Director of Manufacturing.

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

Europlacer Expands its Manufacturing Facility in France.

Jul 25, 2017 | Europlacer Industries is completing two substantial expansion programmes at its manufacturing site and French HQ in Rocheserviere, near Nantes. The investment increases production floor space by almost 40% as well as adding 240m2 of prestigious customer demonstration and training space.

EUROPLACER

Europlacer’s new customer centre and demonstration room facility at Rocheserviere in the final stages of construction.

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

Europlacer Appoints Giantec in Taiwan

Jul 25, 2017 | Award-winning Pick & Place equipment manufacturer, Europlacer, announces the appointment of Giantec Electronics Inc. as its exclusive distributor in Taiwan. Giantec is based in Taoyuan City and will distribute and support Europlacer’s flexible placement systems and intelligent Warehouse Management System (WMS) solutions, as well as the full range of automatic surface mount screen printing products from sister company, Speedprint Technologies. Giantec has been a leading distributor of semiconductor automation and SMT pcb assembly equipment in Taiwan since 1997.

EUROPLACER

Europlacer’s Mark Briant (left) alongside Giantec President Jerry Lin (second from left) and his team at the Giantec office in Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

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

Making Ovens Smarter – Visit KIC at NEPCON South China

Jul 25, 2017 | KIC today announced plans to exhibit in Stand 1N55 at NEPCON South China, scheduled to take place August 29-31, 2017 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The company will showcase the KIC ecosystem comprised of the brand new SPS Smart Profiler, RPI automatic profiling system, and the new Vantage with networked real-time dashboard.

KIC Thermal

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

SAKI America Appoints Alex Malek as Vice President Sales & Service, North America

Jul 25, 2017 | Saki Corporation announces the selection of Alex Malek as vice president of sales and service for North America and Sivilay (Nick) Sengmany as an application/field service engineer.

Saki Corporation

Alex Malek vice president of sales and service for North America.

Saki Corporation

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

Tokyo, Japan

Inspection

Flawless transition in SEHO Product Management

Jul 25, 2017 | Reiner Zoch, longstanding head of product management for selective soldering systems at SEHO Systems GmbH, is retiring after almost 30 years with SEHO. With innovative ideas, Zoch was significantly involved in the positive development of the selective soldering product sector over the years. Today, SEHO is one of the worldwide market leading companies in this sector. Zoch will continue to support SEHO as a consultant for the time being, and will support the technical departments with his expertise.

SEHO Systems GmbH

Reiner Zoch, longstanding head of product management for selective soldering systems at SEHO Systems GmbH, is retiring after almost 30 years with SEHO.Alexander Blum will step up as Zoch’s successor.

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO develops and manufactures reflow, selective and wave soldering machines for the electronics industry. Since its foundation in 1976, SEHO is worldwide THE contact partner whenever soldering is involved.

Kreuzwertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

ZESTRON Celebrates 25 Years of Globally Leading Innovation

Jul 25, 2017 | ZESTRON is celebrating 25 years of innovation.

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

CalcuQuote to Debut Purchasing Application for EMS at SMTA International

Jul 25, 2017 | Dallas, TX - CalcuQuote will launch a new procurement software for Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies at the SMTA International Expo, September 20-21, 2017. This innovative, new solution, called shopCQ , will improve the purchasing process for contract manufacturers buying electronic components.

CalcuQuote

CalcuQuote

CalcuQuote improves the speed and accuracy of your Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) quote.

Dallas, Texas, USA

Other, Consultant, Service Provider, Software Manufacturer

YINCAE TO EXHIBIT AT SMTAI 2017

Jul 25, 2017 | SMTA International 2017 VISIT YINCAE BOOTH 329 Join Dr. Yin’s Presentation September 20th

YINCAE Advanced Materials, LLC.

YINCAE Advanced Materials, LLC.

Yincae Advanced Materials, LLC is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of high performance coatings, adhesives, electronic and optoelectronic materials.

Albany, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Components/Substrates, Contract Manufacturer

PDR Americas Partners with Orr Marketing, Inc. in the Carolinas

Jul 23, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Orr Marketing, Inc. Stan Orr will represent PDR’s rework and test systems throughout North and South Carolina. PDR provides a Gold Standard Sales and Technical Support service from its PDR regional offices plus a global network of professional sales/support partners, such as Orr Marketing.

PDR-America

Stan Orr, president of Orr Marketing.

PDR-America

PDR manufactures IR BGA rework stations, BGA rework equipment, and SMD rework stations. SMD soldering solutions for BGA Rework, CSP Rework, QFN Rework, LED Rework, 0201 Rework and more. Also offers thermal test equipment. est.1987

Shingle Springs, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Zuken Announces XJTAG DFT Assistant for CR-8000 PCB design suite

Jul 23, 2017 | Zuken® and XJTAG® have entered into a partnership to enhance Zuken’s CR-8000 with a design for test (DFT) capability that will improve test coverage during schematic entry. The capability is based on XJTAG’s DFT Assistant, and will be available later this year as a free plugin for Zuken’s CR-8000 Design Gateway users.

Zuken

Zuken

One of the leading companies in the EDA and ECAD/CAE industry, offers a wide range of software solutions and consulting services for end-to-end electrical and electronic engineering.

Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Software Manufacturer

SMTA Welcomes New Board Members

Jul 23, 2017 | The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Board of Directors for the term beginning during SMTA International (September 17 - 21, 2017). Bill Capen, DRS Technologies, and Greg Vance, Rockwell Automation, were elected to the Strategic Planning Committee. Debbie Carboni, KYZEN Corporation, was re-elected as VP Expos.

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

SMTA International Technical Program Expands, Includes Research from HDPUG and AREA Consortium

Jul 23, 2017 | SMTA announces an expanded program for the final day of the SMTA International Conference, September 17 - 21, 2017 in Rosemont, Illinois. In addition to the Lead-Free Symposium, the technical committee expanded the Thursday program to four concurrent tracks. The three additional tracks will focus on Advanced Packaging Technology, Manufacturing Excellence, and Inspection Technologies.

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

Senator Ron Johnson Discusses U.S. Policy Priorities in Townhall Discussion with IPC-member Company, VirTex MTI

Jul 23, 2017 | Executives and staff at an IPC-member facility held a town hall discussion today with U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) on the federal policy issues facing the advanced manufacturing industry. Senator Johnson participated in a tour of VirTex’s Wisconsin facility, VirTex MTI, getting a first-hand look at new innovations and technologies.

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

Epec Now Offering PCB Layout and Design Services

Jul 21, 2017 | [July 21, 2017; New Bedford, MA] Epec Engineered Technologies, one of America’s oldest printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers located outside of Boston, MA, announced today their latest offering of PCB layout and design services to their customers.

Epec Engineered Technologies

PCB Layout and Design Services

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

Help customer solve problems of 750L machine

Jul 21, 2017 | May because of I'm in this area more than 4 years, I have some new feelings when my customers come across a problem. A Spain customer purchase a used JUKI 750L machine from another customer of mine recently, and they recommend he purchase feeders and some other parts from me.

ZK Electronic Technology Co., Limited

Buy and sell JUKI machine

ZK Electronic Technology Co., Limited

ZK Electronic Technology Co., Limited professional in Surface-Mount Technology area and supports most major brands of electronic asembly equipments with a large selections of compatible SMT.

Shenzhen, China

Assembly, Pick and Place, Test Services, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Distributor

Digicom Electronics Receives AS9100:2016 (RevD) Aerospace and ISO 9001:2015 Certifications

Jul 19, 2017 | Digicom Electronics announces it has been certified by Intertek for AS9100:2016 (RevD) and ISO 9001:2015. AS9100:2016 (RevD) is the standard for organizations that design and manufacture products for the aerospace industry, including parts, components and assemblies. Prepared by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), with representatives from aviation, space, and defense companies in the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Europe, AS9100:2016 (RevD) standardizes quality management system requirements.

Digicom Electronics

Digicom Electronics

Digicom provides turn-key electronics manufacturing solutions for prototype to volume production builds, PCB assemblies, and complete box-build systems.

Oakland, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Cleaning, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer

Conecsus Presents SMT Metals Waste Recycling Solutions at SMTAI 2017

Jul 19, 2017 | Conecsus will be an exhibitor at the SMTA International 2017 Conference and Exhibition, September 19 and 20, 2017 in booth #1028 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Conecsus’ representatives will illustrate how the company processes wastes containing primarily Tin, Tin-Zinc, Lead, Silver, Gold, and Copper, and converts them into usable metal products for sale into the global market.

Conecsus LLC

SMT Metals Waste Recycling Solutions.

Conecsus LLC

The largest tin/lead secondary smelter in the western hemisphere, with a focus on recycling industrial metal waste streams. Areas of expertise include electronics dross, solder paste, solder wire, solder bar.

Terrell , Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

New Metcal HTD Tips & Hand-piece Increase Throughput and Save Money

Jul 19, 2017 | Metcal is pleased to introduce the new High Thermal Demand (HTD) Solution for the MX-5200 Series. The HTD hand-piece and tips transform an MX-5000 or MX-5200 series into a powerhouse for applications with high thermal loads – such as dense boards – without damaging sensitive components.

Metcal

High Thermal Demand (HTD) Solution for the MX-5200 Series.

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

Altus Supports Bespoke Desktop Robots for Automated Soldering, from ATN Germany

Jul 19, 2017 | Altus has recently worked closely with their supplier, ATN Germany to offer full pre and post sales and engineering support for their range of bespoke designed desktop robots to address automated soldering which can grow with customers and their future requirements.

Altus Group

Altus Group

The Altus Group is one of the fastest growing distribution companies in east Central Europe. We have a seperate division that refurbishes second user equipment for the electronics industry using our reknowned customer support team.

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

Distributor

STI Acquires Fischerscope X-ray XDAL 237

Jul 19, 2017 | STI Electronics is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new Fischerscope X-ray XDAL 237 energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) system.

STI Electronics

Fischerscope X-ray XDAL 237 energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) system.

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

COT Reduces Prices on SMT Nozzles & Consumables

Jul 19, 2017 | Count On Tools today announced significant restructuring and cost reduction actions that have led to lower prices across the board for its standard SMT nozzles and associated consumables product line. The new pricing took effect July 1, 2017.

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

Cogiscan Partners with iBASEt for Automated Electronics Assembly

Jul 19, 2017 | Cogiscan Inc. today announced that it has partnered with iBASEt, Inc. to offer an integrated solution that automates data collection and verification processes at the production line for manufacturers of complex electronic assemblies.

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

International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Program Announced and Registration Now Open

Jul 19, 2017 | The SMTA and Chip Scale Review are pleased to announce the program for the 14th annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference. The IWLPC will be held October 24-26, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in San Jose, California.

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

Logic PD Appoints Eric Wilkowske as Vice President of Products, Design & Engineering

Jul 19, 2017 | Logic PD, an Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) and Product Development solutions company for the connected digital world, has named Eric Wilkowske to the role of Vice President of Products, Design and Engineering. Prior to the appointment, Wilkowske served as the company’s Vice President of Account Management.

Logic PD, Inc.

Logic PD, Inc.

Design and Engineering Services in connected and non-connected devices EMS / Contract Manufacturer •ISO 9001:2008 •ISO 13485:2003 •AS9100:2009 •FDA 21 CFR 820 Compliant •Nadcap Accredited

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Design, Contract Manufacturer

ASSEMBLY-TECH LLC to Represent PDR Americas

Jul 18, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with ASSEMBLY-TECH, LLC. Armand Karolian, president of ASSEMBLY-TECH, and his team will cover the expansive territory that includes all of NY, CT, MA, RI, VT, NH, ME and Eastern Canadian Providences of ON, QC, NB, NL, PE and NS.

PDR-America

Armand Karolian, President of ASSEMBLY-TECH, LLC.

PDR-America

PDR manufactures IR BGA rework stations, BGA rework equipment, and SMD rework stations. SMD soldering solutions for BGA Rework, CSP Rework, QFN Rework, LED Rework, 0201 Rework and more. Also offers thermal test equipment. est.1987

Shingle Springs, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Vi TECHNOLOGY Makes a Big Presence at NEPCON South China with Inspection Solutions in Three Booths

Jul 18, 2017 | Vi TECHNOLOGY will exhibit at NEPCON South China, scheduled to take place August 29-31, 2017 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The company will exhibit with three of its manufacturers’ representatives – WKK (Stand 1J65), AmericanTec (Stand 1G65) and First Tech (Stand 1H65). Vi TECHNOLOGY will display its 5K3D AOI and 8K 3D AOI systems coupled with the PI Series 3D SPI.

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

Mirtec Europe Announces Winner of Annual Charity Event

Jul 18, 2017 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” today announced the winner of the annual charity event for the Tamar River Sailing Club (TRSC). The overall winner of the annual regatta is awarded a Challenge Shield and trophy, along with a donation to their charity of choice. Trophies also are awarded to the second and third place crews. This year’s first place trophy is Sarah Wilkins at the helm of JEM. She will hold the annual Shield until next year’s regatta.

MIRTEC Corporation

Annual Charity Event.

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

New Material Handling Automation System from VJE at NEPCON South China

Jul 18, 2017 | VJ Electronix will exhibit in Stand 1J45 at NEPCON South China, scheduled to take place August 29-31, 2017 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The company will demonstrate new material handling automation for the XQuik II with AccuCount Technology, along with the new and improved model Summit 1800i. 

VJ Electronix

VJ Electronix

Rework and X-ray Inspection solutions for a variety of applications. VJ integrates proven industrial X-ray expertise with advanced SRT automation and NIS X-ray electronics inspection expertise.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Singulating Pre-Scored PCB Panels up to 48”Long

Jul 18, 2017 | Depanelizing skip routed PCB panels up to 48" long is made simple and easy with FKN Systek’s K4000 PCB singulator. Just place the bottom scoreline of the PCB onto the linear blade and step on a guarded foot switch to bring the circular blade across the top scoreline for clean separation of the PCB panels. Right and left blade guards assure operator safety. The front and back support and take up table are height adjustable.

FKN Systek

K4000L 24

FKN Systek

Depanelizer Equipment and Tools For Electronic Assembly.

Millis, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Antistatic, Drilling/Routing, OEM

One Company Makes it Easy to Shop SMT Equipment from China

Jul 18, 2017 | One man, Jason Wu, has taken his 30 years of engineering experience in servicing AI and SMT equipment to the next level to serve those clients looking for the best way to source SMT from China. Mr. Wu and his sales team lead the way in offering international manufacturing customers something beyond the experience of affordable equipment. Beyond the selling of equipment, Mr. Wu and his team aim to educate and train on top quality automated manufacturing processes at every angle possible.

Shenzhen Southern Machinery Sales and Service Co., Ltd

Shenzhen Southern Machinery Sales and Service Co., Ltd

to provide you with guidance from the AI PCB design(DFM),AI process(NPI) to import equipment installation and auto insertion technology(THT) training, machine trouble shooting/upgrade/overhaul.

Shenzhen, China

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Design, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Service Provider

Nordson DIMA Launches New Website to Promote Hot Bar Soldering and Bonding Capabilities for the Electronics Industry

Jul 17, 2017 | Nordson DIMA has launched a new web site, www.nordsondima.com. The newly designed site makes it easier for visitors to learn about Nordson DIMA's full line of hot bar reflow soldering, heat seal bonding, ACF laminating, and heat staking solutions. A second website, www.dimadispensing.eu, was updated to cover the dispensing product lines that are exclusively available for the European region.

Nordson DIMA

Nordson DIMA

Nordson DIMA supplies Hot Bar Bonding and Soldering equipment that is supported by a global service network. We offer customer-inspired solutions in a range of industries.

Deurne, Netherlands

Soldering

YAMAHA Sigma Series G5S Modular Mounter with Overdrive: High-speed, Flexible, Dual-head Solution

Jul 17, 2017 | YAMAHA’s new Sigma Series G5S Modular Mounter delivers high-speed, flexible placement using a two-head mounting solution driven by YAMAHA’s patented Overdrive Control functionality. Self-loading ‘splice-less’ SL feeders eliminate production interruptions, and quick-change feeder bases and tray units deliver seamless productivity. Yamaha’s Sigma G5S excels in speed, capacity, accuracy, and virtually non-stop efficiency.

Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc.

Sigma Series G5S Modular Mounter.

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

KYZEN to Show First of Its Kind, Real-Time Concentration Monitoring & Reporting System at NEPCON South China

Jul 17, 2017 | KYZEN today announced plans to exhibit in Stand 1P01 at NEPCON South China, scheduled to take place August 29-31, 2017 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. KYZEN’s team will showcase the new, award-winning KYZEN ANALYST™, the first of its kind, Real-Time Concentration Monitoring & Reporting System.

KYZEN Corporation

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

ISOLA GROUP NAMES INDUSTRY VETERAN MICHAEL WHITE AS CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER

Jul 17, 2017 | Isola Group has named industry veteran Michael White to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer.

Isola Group

Isola Group

Isola a global material sciences company focused on designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepregs used to fabricate advanced multilayer PCBs.

Chandler, Arizona, USA

Laminates

IPC Extends Deadline on Call for Participation for IPC APEX EXPO 2018 Deadline for technical conference paper abstracts extended to: July 21, 2017

Jul 17, 2017 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has extended the deadline of their invitation for engineers, researchers, academics, technical experts and industry leaders to submit abstracts for IPC APEX EXPO 2018 to be held at the San Diego Convention Center. Professional development courses will take place February 25, 26 and March 1, 2018 and the technical conference will take place February 27–March 1, 2018. The extended deadline for technical conference abstracts is July 21, 2017.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

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