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CableEye® 4-Wire Calibration Verification Board, CB52

Feb 24, 2017 | CAMI Research Inc. (Acton, MA) announces another new interface board for its CableEye cable and harness testing systems. Populated with precision resistors it allows users to determine empirically whether the HVX optional, add-on, 4-Wire measurement function requires calibration.

CAMI Research Inc.

A calibration verification tool for your 4-Wire resistance measurement module: Determine empirically whether the HVX optional, add-on, 4-Wire measurement function requires calibration

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 Wins Coveted NPI New Product Award at APEX 2017 for Revolutionary Z:TA-R / YSM40R Modular Surface Mounter

Feb 24, 2017 | Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA won a coveted New Product Introduction (NPI) Award for the company’s new ultra‐high‐speed Z:TA-R / YSM40R modular surface mounter, which boasts the world’s fastest placement rates and area productivity at 200,000 CPH. The award, sponsored by UP Media/Circuits Assembly magazine, was presented on Tuesday, February 17, 2017 at the IPC/APEX 2017 Conference and Exhibition at the San Diego Convention Center and was accepted by George Babka, Sales General Manager. NPI Awards recognize the leading new products for electronics assembly introduced during the previous 12 months. Awards are selected by an independent panel of practicing industry engineers.

Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc.

YAMAHA Wins Coveted NPI New Product Award at APEX 2017.

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

STI Electronics Goes to SMTA Houston Expo to Discuss Training Services/Training Materials/Engineering Services

Feb 23, 2017 | STI Electronics will exhibit at the SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Stafford Centre in Houston, TX. Company representatives will discuss STI’s Training Resources and Engineering Services divisions.

STI Electronics

SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum.

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

Ersa to Attend the SMTA Houston/Dallas Expo & Tech Forums

Feb 23, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America today announced plans exhibit at the SMTA Houston & Dallas Expo and Tech Forums. The Dallas Expo is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Plano Centre and the Houston Expo will be held Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Stafford Centre. Ersa’s team will highlight the HR 550 hybrid rework system and Smartflow 2020.

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

Networked 3D inspection from Viscom at DELTEC

Feb 23, 2017 | For solder paste inspection (SPI), automatic optical inspection (AOI) and automatic and manual X-ray inspection (AXI/MXI) technologies, DELTEC Automotive GmbH & Co. KG in Furth im Wald, Bavaria, Germany, relies on 3D systems from Viscom AG. Their user-friendly advantages are clearly evident.

Viscom AG

3D inspection from Viscom at DELTEC.

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Seika Recognizes Top Performing McDry Reps during APEX

Feb 23, 2017 | Seika Machinery is pleased to announce its top McDry representatives for 2016. The top three reps were recognized during the recent IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

From left to right: Ban Saito, Michelle Ogihara and Mark Edward.

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

Torenko and Associates Celebrates 40 Years in Business

Feb 23, 2017 | Torenko and Associates is pleased to announce its 40th year as a leading manufacturers’ representative organization. Since 1977, Ron Torenko and his team have specialized in the sales and marketing of premier electronic assembly equipment, production tools, test, repair, inspection and consumable products.

Torenko & Associates

Ron Torenko, President of Torenko and Associates.

Torenko & Associates

A leading manufacturer’s representative organization specializing in the sales and marketing of premiere electronic assembly equipment, production tools, test, inspection, and consumable products.

Sunnyvale, Texas, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

Vi TECHNOLOGY Will Discuss Innovative Process Improvement Software for Smart Factories at ENOVA STRASBOURG

Feb 23, 2017 | Vi TECHNOLOGY will exhibit in Booth D22 at ENOVA STRASBOURG, scheduled to take place March 15-16, 2017 at the Parc des Exposition in France. Vi TECHNOLOGY will discuss how the company has coupled its 5K3D AOI 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

Viscom Awards Horizon Sales for Outstanding Sales Performance

Feb 23, 2017 | Viscom today announced that it awarded Horizon Sales ‘2016 Representative of the Year’. Carsten Salewski, President and CEO of Viscom Inc., and Ed Moll, Viscom Inc.’s VP of Sales – Americas’, presented the award to Dave Trail, President of Horizon Sales, during the recent IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego. Horizon Sales was selected for the award in recognition of the company’s sales performance in 2016.

Viscom AG

Carsten Salewski, President and CEO of Viscom Inc., and Ed Moll, Viscom Inc.’s VP of Sales – Americas, presented the award to Dave Trail, President of Horizon Sales.

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

IPC Honors Uyemura International Corp. and Honeywell with Corporate Recognition Awards

Feb 23, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® bestowed its highest corporate honors upon two member companies, Uyemura International Corp. and Honeywell. During a luncheon at IPC APEX EXPO® the IPC Peter Sarmanian Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Uyemura and the IPC Stan Plzak Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Honeywell.

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

Water Soluble, Tin-Lead Solder Paste from Henkel Enables High-Yield Results for Demanding Applications

Feb 23, 2017 | Henkel’s market leadership in solder materials development continues with the commercial launch of LOCTITE HF 2W, a tin-lead, water-washable solder paste designed for high-throughput, high-yield production. Halide- and halogen-free and REACH compliant, LOCTITE HF 2W addresses environmental responsibility while delivering outstanding performance for Pb-based soldering.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel is a manufacturer of materials for PCB and component assembly. The materials include Loctite adhesives, Multicore soldering products, Hysol encaps and underfills, and Power Devices thermal phase change pads.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Essemtec Wins the 2017 NPI Award for Multifunction Placement for the New FOX2

Feb 21, 2017 | Essemtec announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Component Placement – Multifunction for its FOX2. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. This marks the 15th industry award that the Swiss manufacturer has received in recognition of its production systems for electronic assembly and packaging. The new FOX2 by Essemtec combines jetting of solder paste or glue and placement in a single machine. The new version is based on the original award-winning platform, which is the first machine in its class with linear motors and a mineral cast frame, providing excellent speed, stability, accuracy, and making it perfectly suited for use in small to medium production environments.

ESSEMTEC

New FOX2.

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

Vitronics Soltec Receives Award for Catalytic Thermal Oxidizer Technology in Reflow Soldering System

Feb 21, 2017 | ITW EAE’s Vitronics Soltec was honored with a New Product Introduction award during the IPC APEX Expo at the San Diego Convention Center. The award, presented by Circuits Assembly and Printed Circuit Design and Fab, was in recognition of the CATHOX™ Catalytic Thermal Oxidizer used in the Centurion Reflow Soldering System. An independent panel of practicing industry engineers selected the recipients for this 10th annual award for electronics assembly equipment, materials, software, and PCB fabrication.

Vitronics Soltec

The award, presented by Circuits Assembly and Printed Circuit Design and Fab, was in recognition of the CATHOX™ Catalytic Thermal Oxidizer used in the Centurion Reflow Soldering System.

Vitronics Soltec

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

Camdenton, Missouri, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

Kester to Host Technical Rework Seminar

Feb 21, 2017 | Kester is hosting a Technical Rework Seminar, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 7 at Kester’s Global Headquarters in Itasca, IL.

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

Libra Industries Upgrades the Speed on Its ACE K.I.S.S. Selective Solder System

Feb 20, 2017 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that it has upgraded the software on its ACE K.I.S.S. 102 selective solder machine. With the new software and drive system, Libra Industries’ ACE K.I.S.S. 102 runs up to 30 percent faster and the programming time has been reduced by at least 50 percent. Additionally, the new software has a better user interface along with dual screens to watch the product run and detect issues early on.

Libra Industries, Inc.

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

SMART Group Releases “Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide”

Feb 20, 2017 | MART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on Surface Mount And Related Technologies, announces the release of its latest colour guide: “Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide 2.”

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

Gala dinner event in Castello of Pavone, Turin, Italy marks 30 years in business for the ATE manufacturer

Feb 20, 2017 | To mark the 30th anniversary of the founding of Seica S.p.A, President, Mr. Antonio Grassino and General Manager, Ms. Barbara Duvall, hosted a gala dinner on January 19th at the hotel “Castello di Pavone”. The event was held in conjunction with the Kick off Sales meeting, a biannual event for Seica’s global sales network.

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

Ersa Wins TWO NPI Awards for Its New Rework and Selective Soldering Systems

Feb 20, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America announces that it has been awarded two 2017 NPI Awards. The company was awarded in the category of Repair and Rework for its HR 550 High Performance rework system, and Soldering – Selective for the VERSAFLEX-Ultra selective solder module. The awards were presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

kurtz ersa Corporation

The HR 550 High Performance 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

KYZEN Earns 10th Service Award for Superior Customer Service

Feb 20, 2017 | KYZEN announced today that it has been honored with the 2017 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) in the category of Cleaning/Processing for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. This marks KYZEN’s tenth Service Excellence Award, and is a direct result of KYZEN’s philosophy of putting its customers first – no matter what.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN’s Global Segment Leader, Electronics, Sherry Stepp.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

ZESTRON Americas Introduces Jose Luis Hernandez, New Application Engineer

Feb 20, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Jose Luis Hernandez as a new application engineer for North Mexico.

ZESTRON Americas

Mr. Jose Luis Hernandez.

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

Cogiscan Presents Horizon Sales with Business Development Achievement Award during APEX

Feb 20, 2017 | Cogiscan is pleased to announce that it has awarded Horizon Sales with its Business Development Achievement Award. François Monette, Cogiscan’s VP of Sales and Marketing, presented the award to Dave Trail, President of Horizon Sales, during the recent IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan awarded Horizon Sales with its Business Development Achievement Award.

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

Libra Industries’ Continuous Improvements Total More than $600k in Capex in Fiscal Year 2016

Feb 20, 2017 | Libra Industries today announced that it spent more than $636,000 on continuous improvements in 2016. The investments are part of the company’s ongoing quality efforts and included new equipment purchases, IT server upgrades and more.

Libra Industries, Inc.

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

SMT and Conventional Photo CD ROM

Feb 20, 2017 | Images to include in training and presentations which are royaly free. Photos from one of the larges collection in the industry http://www.bobwillis.co.uk/product-category/photo-cd-rom/

ASKbobwillis.com

Photos for your presentation or training material to download

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

Hello! It's About ViTrox's Tech Day!

Feb 17, 2017 | ViTrox Technologies, the solutions provider of innovative, advanced and cost-effective automated vision inspection systems and equipment for the semiconductor and electronics packaging industries, today announced that it's going to host a User Group Meeting (UGM) and Open Day with Strategic Channel Partner (SCP), Evotest at Evotest office on 22 February 2017.

ViTrox Technologies

ViTrox Technologies

A cutting-edge solutions provider of innovative, advanced and cost effective automated vision inspection system & equipment for the semiconductor and electronic packaging industries

Penang, Malaysia

Inspection

Long-time IPC Volunteer, Doug Pauls Inducted into IPC Hall of Fame

Feb 16, 2017 | In recognition of his extraordinary contributions to IPC and the electronics industry, Doug Pauls, principal materials and process engineer, Rockwell Collins, was honored with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award. Presented at IPC APEX EXPO® on Tuesday, February 14 at the San Diego Convention Center, the IPC Hall of Fame Award represents IPC's highest level of volunteer recognition.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Juki Announces New CFO

Feb 16, 2017 | Juki Automation Systems announced this morning that Dave Frac is retiring and Andy Hirst will be taking his place as the new CFO of the company.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems

Juki is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 25000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

Four Consecutive Service Excellence Awards is Convincing Industry Achievement.

Feb 16, 2017 | No one can accuse Europlacer of being anything other than consistently on-the-ball with its customer-centric service and support philosophy. The equipment manufacturer has picked up its fourth award in consecutive years from respected industry publication Circuits Assembly, in the Pick & Place Category. The award was presented to the President of Europlacer Americas, John Perrotta, at the APEX Expo in San Diego this week.

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

Nihon Superior Wins a 2017 NPI Award for the Latest SN100CVTM Lead-Free No-Clean Paste

Feb 16, 2017 | Nihon Superior announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Soldering Materials for its SN100CV P506 D4 Lead-Free Solder Paste. The award was presented to the company’s President, Tetsuro Nishimura during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon has been a leader in soldering and brazing since 1966. Nihon manufactures SMT solder joining materials e.g. lead-free solder (SN100C:Sn-Cu-Ni-Ge etc): solder paste, solder spheres, flux cored solder wire, solder bar, etc.

Osaka, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

IPC Elects New Board Member

Feb 16, 2017 | The Nominating and Governance Committee of the IPC Board of Directors presented one candidate for election at the IPC Annual Meeting on February 14, held in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Automotive Electronics Leader, Sitronic GmbH, Selects FactoryLogix® MES System

Feb 16, 2017 | Aegis Software today announced that Sitronic GmbH & Co. KG, a German-based manufacturer of automotive electronic systems, has selected the company's award-winning FactoryLogix® manufacturing execution software (MES) to streamline operational efficiency and enhance quality and traceability for its automated assembly lines.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

KYZEN Is Two for Two with the 2017 NPI Awards for the ANALYST™ and DS3522 DuoSolvent™

Feb 15, 2017 | KYZEN today announced that it received two 2017 NPI Awards. The company was awarded in the category of Process Control Tools for the new ANALYST™ Real-Time Concentration Monitoring & Reporting System, and Cleaning Materials for the KYZEN® DS3522 DuoSolvent™ Cleaning Agent. The awards were presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Viscom’s S3088 ultra gold wins the NPI Award for Test & Inspection – AOI

Feb 15, 2017 | Viscom announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Test & Inspection – AOI for its 3D AOI system – S3088 ultra gold. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. The S3088 ultra gold reaches image data rates of up to 3.6 gigapixels per second. The core of this system is the innovative high performance camera module XMplus with its outstanding, high throughput camera technology.

Viscom AG

3D AOI system – S3088 ultra gold.

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

The New Metcal Connection Validation™ Receives a 2017 NPI Award

Feb 15, 2017 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Soldering – Hand Tools for its CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station, as selected by an independent panel of practicing industry engineers. Evaluation of the award entries is based on several criteria, including innovation; compatibility with existing technology; cost-effectiveness; design, and more. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Metcal

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal

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

Cypress, California, USA

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

Nordson DAGE Receives the 2017 NPI Award for Test & Inspection – X-ray

Feb 15, 2017 | Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), today announced that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Test & Inspection – X-ray for its Quadra™ 7. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Nordson DAGE

Quadra™ 7.

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

MIRTEC WINS PRESTIGIOUS 2017 SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR TEST & INSPECTION

Feb 15, 2017 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” announces that it received the prestigious 2017 Service Excellence Award (SEA) from Circuits Assembly magazine in the Test and Inspection category. Mike Buetow, Circuits Assembly’s Editor-in-Chief, presented the award to Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC’s North American Sales and Service Division during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center.

MIRTEC Corporation

Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC’s North American Sales and Service Division.

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

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

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

EVS International

EVS 500LF Solder Recovery System.

EVS International

World Leaders in Solder Recovery.

Cowes, United Kingdom

Environmental Resources, Soldering

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

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

Datest

Datest

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

Fremont, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Test Services, Service Provider

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

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

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O Corporation

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

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

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

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

Count On Tools, Inc.

Curt Couch, COT’s President.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

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

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

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

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan Inc.

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

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

Bill Astle Promoted to President of Juki

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

Juki Automation Systems

Bill Astle, Juki’s new President.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 25000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

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

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

Akrometrix

Next Generation AXP Shadow Moiré System.

Akrometrix

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

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

OEM, Service Provider

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

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

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems

Juki is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 25000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

EMS Specialist Ryder Industries Receives ISO 16949 Certification at Xinfeng Plant

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

Ryder Industries Ltd.

Ryder Industries Ltd.

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

Shenzhen, China

Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Breaking News from Juki Automation Systems

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

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems

Juki is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 25000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

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

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

SEICA SpA

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

SEICA SpA

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

Strambino, Italy

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

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

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

Nordson ASYMTEK

Nordson ASYMTEK

A leader in automated fluid dispensing, jetting and conformal coating. Products range from benchtop dispensers and stand-alone dispensing workstations to fully automated, in-line conveyorized systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Assembly, Component Packaging

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

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

Metcal

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

Metcal

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

Cypress, California, USA

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

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

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

KYZEN Corporation

4.0 Enabled KYZEN ANALYST™ .

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Tergo™ Chlorine-Free Cleaning Fluid Now Available in EU

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

MicroCare Corporation

MicroCare Corporation

The leading supplier of cleaners and lubricants for critical environments.

New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Cleaning

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