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Metcal Is a Premier Sponsor of the Third Annual IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition and IPC World Championship

Jan 06, 2014 | Metcal has announced that it is a premier sponsor of the third annual IPC APEX EXPO® Hand Soldering Competition and IPC World Championship, scheduled to take place March 25-27, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

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

MIRTEC CELEBRATES 15 YEARS IN INSPECTION TECHNOLOGY

Jan 06, 2014 | MIRTEC announces the company’s 15-year anniversary.

MIRTEC Corporation

Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC Corp

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Datest Turns 30 in 2014

Jan 06, 2014 | Datest a recognized leader in PCBA testing, test engineering, and inspection services, commemorates 30 years in business in 2014.

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

STI Electronics Opens Training Facility in Houston, TX

Jan 06, 2014 | STI Electronics, Inc.opened its new IPC approved training center in Houston, TX on January 1, 2014. The training center is located at 9920 W. Sam Houston Parkway S., Suite 420.

STI Electronics

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

Pillarhouse International Ltd

Pillarhouse International Ltd is a leading manufacturer of Selective Soldering Machines. Based in the UK with operations in The USA and China, Pillarhouse prides itself in its innovative process enhancing developments.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

CyberOptics to Highlight ‘True’ Height Measurement and Fastest Programming at INTERNEPCON Japan

Jan 03, 2014 | CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE) announces that it will display its award-winning SPI and AOI inspection solutions in EAST Hall E14-15 at the upcoming INTERNEPCON 2014 Expo, scheduled to take place January 15-17, 2014 at the TOKYO BIG SITE in Tokyo, Japan.

CyberOptics Corporation

CyberOptics Corporation

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

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Cogiscan Celebrates 15-Year Milestone

Jan 03, 2014 | Cogiscan today announced the company’s 15-year anniversary.

Cogiscan Inc.

Vincent Dubois, François Monette and André Corriveau

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

Computrol Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Jan 03, 2014 | Computrol, Inc.today announced that the company is celebrating its 30-year anniversary in 2014.

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc. is a national leader in low to medium volume, high mix contract manufacturer of electronic assemblies. We specialize in customer service, quality and on time delivery. We have 3 locations in the United States.

Meridian, Idaho, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Contract Manufacturer

SMT, Inc. and Eruston Corp. Partner to Offer Complete Turnkey Manufacturing

Jan 03, 2014 | Surface Mount Technologies, Inc. announces that it has teamed with Eruston Corporation to offer complete turnkey manufacturing.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

From left to right: Lewis Wagner, President of Surface Mount Technologies, Inc., and Bob Bianchi, President of Eruston Corp.

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

DDM Novastar Releases New Automatic Selective Soldering Machine

Jan 03, 2014 | January 3, 2014 (Philadelphia PA) - DDM Novastar, a U.S. manufacturer of SMT and PCB assembly equipment, is pleased to announce the release of its Model IS-B 335S selective soldering system from the company's German partner, InterSelect. The IS-B 335S is a cost effective automatic selective soldering machine with MicroDrop Jet Fluxer, top and bottom heater, embedded PC, Windows®-based software, and single solder pot. The new product is a high quality system with low maintenance requirements that delivers consistently accurate and repeatable soldering results.

DDM Novastar

New IS-B 335S Select Solder Machine from DDM Novastar, made by its German partner, InterSelect.

DDM Novastar

Turnkey SMT assembly solutions, manual & automated stencil printers, manual & automatic pick & place systems with dispensers, wave solder & selective solder machines, lead free solder reflow ovens, component counters, & thru-hole

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA

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

Express Manufacturing Inc. (EMI) subsidiary, EMI Asia Limited, Granted EN/JISQ/ AS9100:2009

Jan 03, 2014 | Express Manufacturing Inc. (EMI), a leader in Electronics Manufacturing Services, announces that its direct subsidiary, EMI Asia Limited, was awarded EN/JISQ/AS9100:2009 in 2012 and successfully passed the annual audit conducted by DNV this year. AS9100 is a standardized and widely-adopted quality management system for the aerospace industry. AS9100 replaces the earlier AS9000 and incorporates the current version of ISO 9000 in its entirety while adding additional requirements relating to quality and safety. Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers require compliance and/or registration with AS9100 as a condition of doing business with their selected contract manufacturing partner.

Express Manufacturing, Inc.

Express Manufacturing, Inc.

Global solutions for Electronics Manufacturing Services. 5 facilities featuring 17 Fuji & 16 Quad SMT lines, BGA & Micro BGA (Rework/2D X-ray), PTH, Flip Chip, COB, Prototype, ATE (Incircuit & Functional), Box Build, Fulfillment, DFM/DFT and Design.

Santa Ana, California, USA

IMS Announces Enhanced-Reliability Thick Film Chip Resistors

Jan 01, 2014 | Enhanced-Reliability resistors are the preferred choice in applications where stable electrical and metallurgical parameters, performance and long field life are the primary considerations. In its continuing quests to satisfy its customers who have applications that demand these types of resistors, International Manufacturing Services, Inc. (IMS) is offering Enhanced-Reliability Resistors (EnRel). These MIL-STD 202 tested resistors are qualified for thermal shock in accordance to method 107 of the Mil STD 202 and 100% DC resistance tested according to method 303 of the MIL-STD 202.

International Manufacturing Services (IMS)

International Manufacturing Services (IMS)

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

Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Service Provider

MIRTEC CORP REPORTS OVER 17% GROWTH IN 2013

Jan 01, 2014 | MIRTEC reports continued growth in sales revenue for its North American Sales and Service Division for 2013.

MIRTEC Corporation

Brian D’Amico, 
President, MIRTEC Corp

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Helping to wind down ST-Ericsson after STMicroelectronics and Ericsson split the Joint Venture: Industrial Auctioneers Join Forces with Semiconductor Equipment Reseller to Liquidate Surplus Assets

Dec 27, 2013 | Sale features Wafer Test, Chip Assembly & R&D Assets Including Wafer Testers, Handlers and Probers, Dicing Saws, Singulators, Analyzers and Oscilloscopes

GoIndustry DoveBid

GoIndustry DoveBid

GoIndustry DoveBid plc is the global leader in auction sales and valuations of used industrial machinery & equipment.

London, United Kingdom

Equipment Dealer / Broker, Service Provider

Circuit Technology Inc. Opens Training Center in Florida

Dec 23, 2013 | Circuit Technology Inc. (CTI), an IPC master training organization, announces that it has opened its newest training center in Melbourne, FL at 715 North Dr., Suite C.

Circuit Technology Inc.

The first class at the training center

Circuit Technology Inc.

Circuit Technology Inc. is a manufacturer’s representative and IPC training group.

Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA

IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

MET Opens a New Facility

Dec 23, 2013 | MET announces the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Melbourne, FL. MET, a stencil supplier headquartered in Lumberton, NJ and with production plants in Minnesota, North Carolina and New Hampshire, will produce precision stencils at 715 North Dr., Suite C in Melbourne.

MET Stencil

MET Stencil

MET is ready to meet your stencil requirements. We manufacture Electroformed Stencils, Laser Cut Stencils and Chemically Etched Stencils for various solder paste and glue printing applications.

Lumberton, New Jersey, USA

Other, Adhesives/Dispensing, CAD, Design, Screen Printing

Nordson Advanced Technology Systems Expands to New Facilities in Taiwan

Dec 23, 2013 | Nordson Corporation announces that its Advanced Technology Systems operation in Taiwan has moved to a new facility that doubles its footprint and will encompass enhanced engineering, applications, sales, service, and support for its electronics manufacturing customers.

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

CONGRESSMAN SCHNEIDER HOLDS TOWN MEETING AT IPC HEADQUARTERS Congressman Talks About Growth in Manufacturing

Dec 19, 2013 | Industrial engineer and business consultant turned congressman, Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) held a town hall meeting at IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® headquarters yesterday to hear about issues that concerned IPC employees and address their questions.

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

IPC to Hold Conflict Minerals Workshops in Advance of Reporting Deadline

Dec 19, 2013 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has been actively engaged in the conflict minerals issue for several years and has partnered with consulting firm Tetra Tech to offer an intensive, one-day conflict minerals workshop to help companies prepare for conflict minerals reporting and customer inquiries.

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

Panasonic Factory Automation 2013 Show Held in Japan

Dec 19, 2013 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Company Ltd., held its annual Factory Automation Show at the Tokyo Ryutsu Center in Japan last week.

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

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

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, OEM

ADCO Circuits Adds More Ersa Selective Soldering

Dec 18, 2013 | Kurtz Ersa North America announces that high-mix EMS provider ADCO Circuits recently evaluated and purchased a second Ersa selective soldering machine.

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

Isola's Suzhou Plant Receives ISO/TS 16949 Certification

Dec 18, 2013 | Isola Group announced today that its plant in Suzhou, China has received ISO/TS 16949 certification. This is the company's third such certification, which represents the highest international quality standard for the automotive industry. Isola's plants located in Duren, Germany and Huizhou, China are similarly certified. The certification of the Suzhou facility is a significant achievement in the company's strategic roadmap to further its presence in the automotive market.

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

Isola Expands Commercial Production of I-Speed(R) PCB Materials Into Asia

Dec 18, 2013 | Isola Group had successfully transitioned the manufacturing of its low-loss, I-Speed material to Asia. The move was in response to an increased demand for I-Speed products. The cost benefits of manufacturing in Asia have enabled a price reduction of I-Speed for printed circuit board (PCB) fabricators located in the Asia-Pacific region.

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

Koh Young Technology Reports Growth, Increased Market Share

Dec 18, 2013 | Koh Young Technology has strengthened its position in the high and mid-range segments of the 3D AOI market, and increased its sales revenue in 2013 when compared to last year's performance, it is announced today.

Koh Young Technology

The Zenith 3D AOI system measures the true profilometric shape of components, solder joints, patterns and even foreign material on assembled PCBs with patented 3-dimensional measurement, overcoming the shortcomings and vulnerabilities of traditional 2D AOI.

Koh Young Technology

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

Seoul, South Korea

Inspection

Manufacturing LED Products Requires Holistic Concepts

Dec 18, 2013 | Building electronic solutions using LEDs brings significant advantages regarding flexibility in design and time-to-market. Building such products, however, requires expansive knowhow and high-quality equipment for all steps from circuit design to assembly and testing. The UK company SafeTest Ltd. has all required experience, knowledge and equipment under one roof. Assembly machines from Essemtec Switzerland enable SafeTest to quickly realize customer-specific LED applications of highest Quality.

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

ZESTRON Announces the Relaunch of ZESTRON.com: Enhanced Information & Interactive Elements

Dec 16, 2013 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce the new zestron.com is live.

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

Microtronic Appoints LICO in Austria, Hungary and Romania

Dec 16, 2013 | Microtronic GmbH today announced that it has appointed LICO Electronics GmbH as its representative in Austria, Hungary and Romania for the LBT210.

Microtronic GmbH

Ernst Eggelaar, Microtronic President, & Mr. Miksch from LICO

Microtronic GmbH

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

Neumarkt St. Veit, Germany

Distributor, Training Provider

Meet the Multitest Experts at the EUROPEAN 3D TSV SUMMIT

Dec 16, 2013 | Multitest, announces that experts for 3D IC test will present at the European 3D TSV Summit in Grenoble, Jan 20-22, 2014.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of semiconductor material handling equipment and interfaces for the testing and calibration of semiconductors and sensors.

Rosenheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

InspectoScan C A new way of looking at things

Dec 12, 2013 | The InspectoScan C automates the inspection of conformal coatings, through hole solder joints, edge connectors, mechanical parts, wiring, glue, and many other types of component.

CGI Americas

InspectoScan C

CGI Americas

Suppliers of inspection, test and manufacturing solutions including AOI, SPI, X Ray, and electrical test. Robotic soldering systems and materials for PCB assembly.

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection, Distributor

GKG Asia to Premier Fully Automatic GJ Printer to Japanese Market

Dec 12, 2013 | GKG Asia Pte Ltd, announces that it will introduce the GJ printer to the Japanese market at the InterNepcon Japan exhibition, which is scheduled to take place January 15-17, 2014 in Tokyo Big Sight, Japan.

GKG Asia Pte Ltd

GKG Asia Pte Ltd

GKG is the leading China brand for fully automatic vision printers supplied to the SMT industries for PCB assembly. The GKG's products are represented in more than 20 countries.

Frontier, Singapore

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

CyberOptics Appoints Airtron Manufacturing Solutions as Its Sales Representative for Canada

Dec 12, 2013 | CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE)welcomes Airtron Manufacturing Solutions as its sales representative for Canada, effective immediately. 

CyberOptics Corporation

CyberOptics Corporation

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

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

BTU International Appoints FHP Reps in Southwest

Dec 12, 2013 | FHP Reps as its representative in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

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

New Manufacturing Technologies and NPI to shorten time-to-market for Medical Devices

Dec 12, 2013 | Express Manufacturing, Inc. (EMI) announces the implementation of a plan to expand support for their current and future customers from 2014. Developed as a response to customer feedback, this plan will address customer demand for high quality products with smaller packages and a shorter time-to-market.

Express Manufacturing, Inc.

Express Manufacturing, Inc.

Global solutions for Electronics Manufacturing Services. 5 facilities featuring 17 Fuji & 16 Quad SMT lines, BGA & Micro BGA (Rework/2D X-ray), PTH, Flip Chip, COB, Prototype, ATE (Incircuit & Functional), Box Build, Fulfillment, DFM/DFT and Design.

Santa Ana, California, USA

ViTrox Technologies’ V810 XXL AXI Selected as Finalist for 2014 “Best in Test” Award

Dec 11, 2013 | ViTrox Technologies announces that its V810 XXL In-Line 3D Advanced X-ray Inspection System (AXI) has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Best in Test Awards in the Machine Vision/Inspection category.

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

Rapid Tooling Completes ISO 9001 Recertification

Dec 11, 2013 | Rapid Tooling, Inc. announces that it has completed its ISO 9001 recertification. QMI, a division of SAI Global, North America’s leading management system registrar organization, has assessed and approved Rapid Tooling for ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Plano, Texas USA location.

Rapid Tooling, Inc.

Rapid Tooling, Inc.

The Sustaining Engineering Outsource Provider-SMT Fixtures and tooling for placement, printing, solder pallets, press fit, assembly and design. tooling when needed-quickest turns in the industry.

Plano, Texas, USA

Other

EvolviSMT Ltd. Announces Successful Launch

Dec 10, 2013 | EvolviSMT Ltd. announces its successful launch at the 20th International productronica Trade Fair in Munich, Germany.

EvolviSMT Ltd.

Chris Herd, General Manager of EvolviSMT Ltd.

EvolviSMT Ltd.

Evolvi offer you quality used SMT equipment at affordable prices, delivered anywhere in the world. We supply both thru-hole and SMT equipment.

Ayrshire, United Kingdom

Equipment Dealer / Broker

Etek Europe Ltd. Appointed Worldwide Distributor for Mossman Tebbs Ltd.

Dec 10, 2013 | Etek Europe Ltd. is proud to announce that it has been appointed as worldwide distributor for Mossman Tebbs Ltd.

Etek Europe

Etek Europe

Etek Europe offers a total solution to your company with years of experience in process and equipment support. From first line service support to in-house maintenance.

Prestwick, United Kingdom

Distributor

Baja Bid to Close SMT Auction Bidding Tomorrow, Thursday Dec 12th

Dec 10, 2013 | Bajabid.com, a leading asset management and auction company, will close bidding on their latest auction of a wide variety of SMT assets tomorrow, Thursday December 12, 2013.

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

HDI Microvia PCBs now available online at WEdirekt

Dec 10, 2013 | The HDI specialist Würth Elektronik has set new standards in the PCB industry. Recently, HDI microvia PCBs are available on the online shop, WEdirekt. Within just a few clicks, your HDI PCB is calculated and the price is shown immediately online. Ordering prototypes is thus considerably simplified and faster.

Würth Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG

Würth Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG

We produce circuit boards from your specifications in various designs.

Niedernhall, Germany

Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Barry Industries Introduces 800W Termination with 1.12:1 VSWR for Basestation, Broadcast and Radar Applications

Dec 10, 2013 | Barry Industries introduces a RoHS compliant flange mount termination which dissipates 800W with minimal return loss over a DC to 1GHz bandwidth.

Barry Industries, Inc.

Barry Industries, Inc.

Designer and manufacturer of semiconductor packaging and resistive components including terminations, resistors and attenuators.

Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Components

IDTechEx Predicts the Total Hybrid & Pure Electric Vehicles Market will be US$334 Billion by 2023

Dec 10, 2013 | The total global gross value market for hybrid and pure electric vehicles will reach US$334 Billion within the decade, from a current value of US$69 Billion, forecast analysts IDTechEx. This will primarily consist of large or very heavy duty vehicles, neither of which is primarily bought on up-front price. These military, industrial and commercial vehicles are evenly split between on-road and off-road types, but with a multi-billion dollar marine sector coming up fast. All these vehicles are primarily bought on Total Cost of Ownership TCO and performance.

IDTechEx, Inc.

IDTechEx, Inc.

Since 1999 IDTechEx has provided independent market research and business intelligence on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain, supporting them in making essential strategic business decisions.

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Consultant, Events Organizer

Indium8.9HF1-P Delivers High First Pass Yields for In-circuit Testing

Dec 10, 2013 | Indium Corporation introduces a new Pb-free solder paste designed to combine best-in-class stencil printing performance, using Indium's unique halogen-free oxidation barrier technology with optimized no-clean residues for enhanced probe testing. Indium8.9HF1-P saves time and money on testing by eliminating false failures and giving the highest first pass yields.

Indium Corporation

Indium8.9HF1-P Pb-free solder paste provides high transfer efficiency, and consistent print performance, even at high speeds.

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

SMTA International 2013 Best Papers Announced

Dec 10, 2013 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the Best Papers from SMTA International 2013. As speakers at SMTA International, individuals make contributions to the industry by sharing their research and findings. To reward exceptional achievement, $1,000 awards and plaques are given for the Best of Conference Presentation, Best of Proceedings Paper, and the Best International Paper.

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

Pick-and-Place Machine with Integrated Solder Paste Jet Printer

Dec 10, 2013 | Essemtec AG presented its new SMT production centre for the first time at productronica in Munich. Jetting of solder paste instead of printing saves costs for stencils and enhances the production flexibility especially for lower to midsize volumes. Until today, separate machines have to be bought to fulfil this requirement. Essemtec is merging their dispensing and pick-and-place know how of the Scorpion and Paraquda machines into an SMT production centre.

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

Productronica 2013 Exhibition

Dec 09, 2013 | Fuji exhibited its newest units at Productronica 2013 that was held from November 12th to the 15th in Germany. Thanks goes to all who came to Fuji's booth. The number of customers that visited the booth this year greatly exceeded that of the previous show.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

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

Aichi, Japan

OEM

Productronica 2013 Exhibition

Dec 09, 2013 | Fuji exhibited its newest units at Productronica 2013 that was held from November 12th to the 15th in Germany. Thanks goes to all who came to Fuji's booth. The number of customers that visited the booth this year greatly exceeded that of the previous show.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

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

Aichi, Japan

OEM

Christopher Larocca Joins OK International as President

Dec 09, 2013 | OK International today announced that Christopher Larocca will lead OK International as its President, effective immediately.

OK International

Christopher Larocca

OK International

OK International is the leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics assembly work bench. Our family of products include soldering, rework, fluid dispensing and fume extraction systems.

Cypress, California, USA

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

Cogiscan and Speedline Enter Strategic OEM Partnership

Dec 09, 2013 | Cogiscan and Speedline Technologies today announced that the companies have entered an OEM relationship under which Cogiscan will provide software to harvest and report traceability data from Speedline printers.

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

CyberOptics Introduces the Industry’s First Design-to-Automated Inspection Data Flow Enabled by Mentor Graphics Valor Process Preparation

Dec 09, 2013 | CyberOptics Corporation (NASDAQ:CYBE) announces the close-to-immediate setup of PCBA inspection using Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) and Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) systems for new products in just one simple step.

CyberOptics Corporation

CyberOptics Corporation

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

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MatriX Technologies with the “Best Practices Company of the Year Award 2013

Dec 09, 2013 | MatriX Technologies GmbH (MatriX), a German-based supplier of industrial X-ray inspection equipment, was acknowledged as the market leader in the worldwide SMT AXI market (Automated X-Ray Inspection Equipment).

MatriX Technologies GmbH

MatriX Technologies GmbH

Manufacturer of Real-time Automated Xray Inspection. Focus on SMT solder joint inspection of hidden joints ie, BGAs and PTH Barrel Fill per IPC-610. Clients include leading manufacturers in the electronics/automotive Industries.

San Diego, CA, USA

Inspection

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