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North American PCB Order Growth Pushes Book-to-Bill Ratio Higher

Jun 01, 2017 | IPC announced today the April 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Although sales continued below last year’s levels, orders were up and the PCB book-to-bill ratio continued to climb, reaching 1.09.

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

Ascentech will Exhibit Optilia, Inspectis and GEN3 Products at SMTA Empire Expo & Tech Forum June 15

Jun 01, 2017 | Ascentech will exhibit and demonstrate advanced Optilia, Inspectis, and GEN3 test and process optimization instruments and solutions at the upcoming SMTA Empire Expo & Tech Forum, Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, New York.

Ascentech LLC

INSPECTIS High Definition Optical Inspection System.

Ascentech LLC

North American Distributor for GEN3 Systems Ltd.test equipment and reliability products, and Optilia and Inspectis HD Camera inspection tools.

Chester, Connecticut, USA

Distributor, Manufacturer's Rep

Andres Turrubiates of ZESTRON to Present at SMTA Tijuana Tech Forum

Jun 01, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that Andrés Turrubiates, Application Engineer, ZESTRON Americas, will present “Cleaning Before Conformal Coating and Surface Cleanliness Assessment” at the SMTA Tijuana Tech Forum and Expo on June 8th.

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

Compact selective soldering without compromises from Ersa at SMTA Upper Midwest

Jun 01, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America announces plans to exhibit at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis – Park Place in Minneapolis, MN. The Ersa team will highlight the ‘little big one’ – the Smartflow 2020 selective solder system, and the 2017 HR 550 hybrid rework system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

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

Turn Your Factory into a SMART FACTORY – Meet with KIC’s MB Allen at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo

Jun 01, 2017 | KIC announces plans to exhibit at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis – Park Place in Minneapolis, MN. MB (Marybeth) Allen will showcase KIC’s new SPS Smart Profiler reflow process inspection tool and all new KIC Vantage network insight software. Combined, these solutions will quickly move you up the Smart Factory learning curve and turn your factory into a Smart Factory.

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

Cogiscan Partners with SmartRep in German-speaking territory

May 31, 2017 | Cogiscan Inc.is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with SmartRep for sales and support throughout Germany and other German-speaking regions.

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

KYZEN Expands EU Facilities to Meet Growing Demand

May 31, 2017 | In response to the increasing demand for its electronics and metal finishing cleaning products, KYZEN has relocated and significantly expanded its operations in Belgium to provide the additional capabilities and capacity required to support its business growth.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN has relocated and significantly expanded its operations in Belgium.

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 Launches New Website

May 31, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce the new, mobile responsive 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

Logic PD Manufacturing Facility Earns New Certifications

May 31, 2017 | Logic PD, an Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) and Product Development solutions company for the connected digital world, has been awarded new quality management certifications for its newest manufacturing plant in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Issued by the global certification body, National Quality Assurance (NQA), the certifications recognize Logic PD’s ability to maintain the highest quality electronics manufacturing standards.

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

Koh Young Technology Celebrates 15 Years of Success in Providing Total 3D Inspection Solutions

May 30, 2017 | 3D inspection technology leader Koh Young Technology marked 15 years of continuous success in providing Total 3D inspection solutions to SMT/PCB assembly and other manufacturing industries. Koh Young celebrated its 15th Foundation Day on May 1, 2017. Established in 2002, Koh Young has led the industry in providing the world’s most advanced 3D measurement quality assurance solutions, including its market-leading Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) and Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) systems.

Koh Young Technology

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

VP Pence Introduced to Ersa’s Technologically Advanced Selective Soldering System during Recent Visit to Dynalab, Inc.

May 30, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that its long-time customer, Dynalab, Inc., recently hosted Vice President Mike Pence at its facilities in Columbus, OH. He participated in a roundtable discussion with Dynalab Founder and President Gary James, U.S. Senator Rob Portman, U.S. Representative Pat Tiberi, and other members of the Central Ohio business community. During the visit, VP Pence was introduced to the Ersa VERSAFLOW 345, Ersa’s most technically advanced selective soldering system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

VP Pence Introduced to Ersa’s Technologically.

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

Libra Industries Sponsors Local AWT RoboBot Competition for Middle and High School Students

May 30, 2017 | Libra Industries recently participated in and sponsored the Alliance for Working Together (AWT) Annual RoboBot Competition. Rod Howell, CEO of Libra Industries, has been a board member of the AWT since early on, and the company was a silver sponsor of the competition again.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Local AWT RoboBot Competition.

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

Elite Feeder Solutions Appoints Accurex as Distributor in India

May 30, 2017 | Elite Feeder Solutions, the leading supplier of specialist feeders, today announced it appointed Accurex as its official distributor in India.

Elite Feeder Solutions

Elite Feeder Solutions

Manufacturer of specialist feeders for the SMT and robotic handling industries.

Reading, United Kingdom

Pick and Place

SMTA and CALCE Seeking Abstracts for 3rd Annual LED Assembly, Reliability, and Test Symposium

May 30, 2017 | The SMTA and CALCE are pleased to announce the LED Assembly, Reliability, and Test (A.R.T.) Symposium will take place November 28 - November 30, 2017 at the Archie K. Davis Conference Center in Research Triangle Park, NC.

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

Vision Engineering and Luxo Corporation form partnership to deliver “magnified” collaboration

May 30, 2017 | Vision Engineering and Luxo Corporation form a new strategic partnership. From 1st of July 2017 Vision Engineering will offer a full range of co-branded magnifiers to the North American and Central Europe industrial markets directly and through their authorized distribution channel.

Vision Engineering Inc.

Vision Engineering Inc.

With 50+ years of manufacturing excellence, we are one of the world's innovative and dynamic microscope manufacturers. Our products deliver unrivaled ergonomics for improved accuracy, repeatability and productivity.

New Milford, Connecticut, USA

Other, Inspection

SMT Stencil Cleaning: A List of Questions to Ask When Considering a Stencil Cleaner

May 29, 2017 | Did you know that certain stencil cleaners can help cut down your overall costs like labor costs, printing errors, and factory and environmental hazards? We have found that often times SMT Factory Owners and CEOs tend to overlook the costs within the stencil cleaning process that affect many factors down the operation line. It is not just the cost of the machine you are purchasing it is the overall cleaning system that you are investing in which has an effect on many different areas and should be addressed when considering your best stencil cleaning method.

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

TG-1000 Hotbar Bonding System for Small Displays and Wearable Products

May 26, 2017 | Versatile Hotbar Bonding System with Motorized Rotary Table for Precision Positioning

Toddco3

Toddco3 TG-1000-24 Hotbar Bonding System with Motorized Rotary Table

Toddco3

Toddco3 manufactures automated assembly equipment for the electronics industry that ACF bonds, solders or welds flexible circuits, glass, PCBs or metals.

Menifee, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

Koh Young Highlights Latest Technology at SMT Hybrid Packaging Show

May 25, 2017 | 3D inspection technology leader Koh Young Technology showed off its latest technology developments, including the KSMART Solution, Koh Young’s own field-proven AI platform – IP (Intelligent Platform) at the recent SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017 Show in Nuremberg, Germany. The exhibit was timely in part because Koh Young has proven the excellence of KSMART in Germany, the industrial powerhouse where the “Industry 4.0” concept first emerged, according to Wolfgang Runte, Sales Manager of Koh Young Europe.

Koh Young Technology

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

Ersa Address All Users with the Highest Precision & Safety Rework Requirements at SMTA Empire Expo

May 25, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the SMTA Empire Expo & Tech Forum, Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool in Liverpool, NY. Ersa’s team will discuss the award-winning HR 550 hybrid rework system and Smartflow 2020 selective solder system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

The HR 550 hybrid rework system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

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

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

PDR Americas Introduces Enhanced IR-E3G Gold Rework System

May 25, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce the enhanced IR-E3G Gold, one of three versions that make up the IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/microBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs.

PDR-America

IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations.

PDR-America

Premier Manufacturer of BGA Rework Systems and Thermal Test HALT/HASS Systems. Company Features patented Focused Infrared-Visible IR systems Since 1987. Nozzle Free 4500 Systems Deployed with Global Network Sales and Support.

Shingle Springs, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Europlacer Appoints Ste.Al.Tech in Italy.

May 25, 2017 | Blakell Europlacer is pleased to announce the appointment of Ste.Al.Tech Srl as its agent in Italy. The move further strengthens the company’s infrastructure in the region, adding to resources recently put in place with a direct Europlacer office in Italy extending its support into Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia.

EUROPLACER

EUROPLACER

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

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Clearance a bare board unloader(stacking unloader) machine

May 25, 2017 | used to collect bare PCBs at the end of SMT production line

Shenzhen Leaderway industrial

Shenzhen Leaderway industrial

sony,juki,panasonic,samsung,yamaha ,fuji,siemens...smt spare parts,ESD product, AI parts,SMT Feeder Trolley,SMT feeder calibration jig, Screen printing machine parts, (laser/valve/tank chain)

Shenzhen, China

Equipment Dealer / Broker, Distributor

Altus Officially Handover State-of-the-art Equipment to Scorpion Automotive at WNIE Exhibition

May 24, 2017 | Exhibiting at the What’s New In Electronics exhibition (WNIE), Altus, a leading distributor of capital equipment for electronics assembly, presented Scorpion Automotive with the Yamaha Z:LEX YSM20 High Specification, High Output, Dual Gantry Pick and Place Mounter, which was specifically adapted to meet the company’s requirements.

Altus Group

Scorpion Automotive.

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

Nordson ASYMTEK Receives Innovation and Vision Awards Auto Dual Simultaneous System honored at NEPCON China

May 24, 2017 | Nordson ASYMTEK received two prestigious awards for innovative technology during NEPCON China 2017: the Innovation Award from Electronics Manufacturing (EM) Asia in the category of Special Systems--Dispensing Systems and the VISION Award for Innovative Products & Services in Surface Mount from SMT China magazine in the Dispensing and Conformal Coating category. The awards were presented for achievement in innovation and product excellence for Nordson ASYMTEK's Auto Dual Simultaneous (ADS) System. Nordson ASYMTEK products have received these awards every year the awards were in existence.

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

Luis Lujan Appointed as District Sales Manager for the Ersa Machines Division for the Maquiladora Territory in MX

May 23, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that it has hired Luis Lujan. Effective as of May 8, 2017, Lujan is the new District Sales Manager for the Ersa Machines Division for the Maquiladora Territory in Mexico (northern bordering states in MX).

kurtz ersa Corporation

Luis Lujan is the new District Sales Manager for the Ersa Machines Division for the Maquiladora Territory in Mexico (northern bordering states in MX).

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

SMTA, iNEMI, MEPTEC Seek Presenters for 2018 Medical Electronics Symposium

May 23, 2017 | The 2017 Medical Electronics Symposium will be held at University of Texas at Dallas, on May 16-17, 2018. SMTA, iNEMI, and MEPTEC have again joined forces to host the International Symposium, which will focus on innovation in electronic technologies and advanced manufacturing specifically targeting medical and bioscience applications. The Symposium will be chaired by Chuck Richardson of the International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI).

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

Libra Industries Announces Two 10-Year Service Awards in Q1 2017

May 22, 2017 | Libra Industries today announced its service awards for Q1 2017. Deborah Ferenac from the Purchasing Department and Nick Fobell from the Quality Department both were presented with 10-year service awards.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Libra Industries CEO Rod Howell presenting the service award to Deborah Ferenac.

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

Dr. Mike Bixenman Discusses Non-Standard Test Methods at ICSR

May 22, 2017 | KYZEN is pleased to announce that Mike Bixenman, DBA will present at the International Conference on Soldering & Reliability (ICSR) held in conjunction with the Toronto SMTA Expo & Tech Forum. Bixenman will present the paper entitled, “Reliable Microelectronic Assembly Process Design Test Methods – A Non-Standard Approach” at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Edward Village Markham in Ontario.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

SmtXtra Completes Transition to the ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Its Quality Management Systems

May 22, 2017 | SmtXtra announces that it has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 Certification for its Quality Management Systems. The company has successfully transitioned to the latest revision from the previous ISO 9001:2008 standard and remains one of the only companies of its kind to be awarded this certification for quality management of its products and services.

smtXtra

smtXtra

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

Doncaster, United Kingdom

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

The First Reed Switch Auto Insertion Machine in the World hits the Market

May 22, 2017 | Reed Switch insertion into PCBs have historically been conducted by means of manual labor, by hand. As Auto New Product Announcement: Insertion mechanisms have advanced, there are new technologies on the market that can accommodate these highly useful switches via automated machines. Through Hole Technologies (THT) have advanced to now offer mechanized equipment to automate an assembly line that requires Reed Switch insertion. The first ever Reed Switch Machine is now available on the market for production assembly and auto insertion uses. This will make electronic products requiring Reed Switches easier to produce, faster, and more affordable for an entire manufacturing production.

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

Preview for Jaarbeurs Utrecht, 30th May to 1st June 'Electronics and Applications' Show JTAG Technologies Booth # 7E018

May 22, 2017 | JTAG Technologies are excited to showcase their new collaborative product with Altium – JTAG Maps plus the latest Fixture Product, plus presentations by MD Peter van den Eijnden.

JTAG Technologies B. V.

JTAG Technologies B. V.

Market leader and technology innovator of boundary scan software and hardware products and services.

Eindhoven , Netherlands

Test Services, Software Manufacturer

ADLINK Open Compute Project Specification Approved for Carrier Grade CG-OpenRack-19

May 22, 2017 | ADLINK Technology has successfully introduced its OpenSled specification, contributing to the evolution of the next generation of appliances that fit into the Open Compute Project (OCP) CG-OpenRack-19 specification.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

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

New Taipei City 235, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Components

Cleaning & Coating Conference in Amsterdam

May 21, 2017 | KYZEN today announced plans to exhibit in the tabletop portion of the Contamination, Cleaning & Coating Conference, scheduled to take place May 22-24, 2017 in Amsterdam. The event is co-organized by SMTA and SMART Group. The KYZEN team will showcase its AQUANOX® A8820 Advanced Aqueous Stencil Cleaner, designed from the ground up for the tough challenges of cleaning no-clean, lead-free residue from small, 1005 apertures while being compatible with modern nano-coatings as well as with all of the modern offline cleaning equipment that is popular in the industry. A8820 is a quick drying product that also is rapidly rinsed if water rinsing is preferred.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Cleaning & Contamination Defects Photo CD-ROM

May 21, 2017 | Cleaning printed circuit boards has become more popular again due to the complexity of many board assemblies and coupled with the use of conformal coating. Products are often exposed to environments that often result in failures if bare boards or assemblies are no cleaned see http://www.bobwillis.co.uk

ASKbobwillis.com

Bob Willis Examples of cleaning failure

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

Designing for Scored PCB Array Panelization Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing

May 20, 2017 | PCB array panelization can be a major challenge for PCB designers. Learn best practices for designing PCB boards for most efficient panelization.

Power Design Services

Power Design Services

Power Design Service's quick turn and hands-on customer service provides best-in-class printed circuit board, PCB, flex circuit and prototype design, fabrication, and assembly for your business.

San Jose, California, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Precision PCB Services, Inc. introduces Nitrogen Capable BGA Rework Station

May 19, 2017 | Precision PCB Services is pleased to announce the addition of a Nitrogen capable BGA Rework Station to their product line.

Precision PCB Services, Inc

For high volume BGA Rework on even the largest computer and networking boards! This BGA Rework System has High-Definition Camera, Auto-X-Y and Theta Split-Vision Alignment for Automatic Removal, Placement, and Soldering of BGAs, CGA's, CSPs, QFPs, LGA's and Other SMDs. The rapid-IR underheater is a must for large PCB's with many layers or heavy ground planes.

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Products, Services, Training, and Consulting for the assembly, rework & repair of electronic assemblies. BGA process experts. Distributor of BGA Rework Stations, Dry Cabinets, and related BGA Rework and Reballing equipment.

Oroville, California, USA

Consultant, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Distributor, Service Provider, Training Provider

Farid Anani Returns to Computrol as VP of Operations

May 18, 2017 | Computrol today announced that Farid Anani has rejoined the company as its Vice President of Operations. Anani previously lead Computrol’s engineering and production groups for more than 10 years. After leaving the company to explore other career opportunities, he has returned in an increased capacity.

Computrol, Inc.

Farid Anani has rejoined the company as its Vice President of Operations.

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

KYZEN Exhibits at SMTA Toronto Expo / ICSR

May 18, 2017 | KYZEN plans to exhibit at the Toronto SMTA Expo & Tech Forum held in conjunction with the International Conference on Soldering & Reliability (ICSR). The event is scheduled to take place Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Edward Village Markham in Ontario. KYZEN’s team will discuss the KYZEN ANALYST™ Real-Time Concentration Monitoring & Reporting System.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN ANALYST™ Real-Time Concentration Monitoring & Reporting System.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Aegis’ FactoryLogix Brings Smart Factory Benefits for Qualitel Corporation

May 18, 2017 | Aegis Software announced today that Qualitel Corporation will be deploying Aegis’ FactoryLogix Manufacturing Execution Software (MES) this year at their Everett WA facility. The MES system will be used to provide full traceability and online work instructions for Qualitel New Product Introduction (NPI), CCA Production, and Box-Building departments.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Hentec/RPS Joins SMT Capital for Representation in Ohio, Indiana, and W. Pennsylvania

May 17, 2017 | In an effort to improve visibility, RPS has partnered with SMT Capital (SMT), a manufacturer’s representative organization that provides best-in-class equipment, consumables, and services to the electronics manufacturing industry. Operating out of the north central United States, SMT will provide RPS with representation in Ohio, Indiana, and Western Pennsylvania.

Hentec Industries, Inc. (RPS Automation)

Hentec Industries, Inc. (RPS Automation)

Hentec Industries, Inc. designs and manufacturers high quality precision machines for use in selective soldering, lead tinning, and solderability testing applications.

Newman Lake, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Test Services

Green Circuits Forges Ahead with Continuous Improvement Adopting Vi TECHNOLOGY ‘s Optical Inspection solutions

May 17, 2017 | Vi TECHNOLOGY is pleased to announce that Green Circuits Inc. (www.greencircuits.net) has continued its technical advancements with the selection of the entire Vi TECHNOLOGY suite of AOI, SPI, and Process Management solutions. Green Circuits is a leader in full service contract manufacturing in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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

Parent company of glide-Line (NCC AUTOMATED SYSTEMS), ANNOUNCES THE FORMATION OF EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN (ESOP)

May 17, 2017 | The parent company of Glide-Line, NCC Automated Systems, announced today that the company has formed an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Glide-Line is the most flexible twin strand pallet based conveyor in the market, offering unparalleled flexible standard configurations along with the best deliveries in the business.

Glide-Line

Glide-Line

Glide-Line offers the most versatile multi-strand panel and pallet-handling solution available for the assembly automation industry and our advanced configuration tools streamline the design experience.

Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA

OEM

Boyce Technologies installs a complete ApexFA SMT Flowline – exceeding expectations!

May 16, 2017 | When, Charles Boyce, president of Boyce Technologies Inc. in NY, researched the market for an SMT product line that would fit their demanding profile for a best-in-class grade facility, the answer was clear – Apex Factory Automation had the solution.

Apex Factory Automation

Apex Factory Automation

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

Lanham, Maryland, USA

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

BTU Announces NextFlex as Its Newest Demo Site for the PYRAMAX Reflow Oven

May 16, 2017 | BTU International today announced that it has installed a PYRAMAX™ 100A demo unit at Silicon Valley-based NextFlex. A public-private consortium of companies, academic institutions, nonprofits and governments, NextFlex’s mission is to advance US manufacturing of flexible hybrid electronics (FHE). With this installation, BTU is now able to provide customer demonstrations on the West Coast, located conveniently in the heart of Silicon Valley.

BTU International

PYRAMAX Reflow Oven.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Koh Young Europe Announces Record Growth in Q1 2017

May 16, 2017 | 3D inspection technology leader Koh Young Technology reports that its wholly- owned subsidiary, Koh Young Europe, recently closed a record-breaking First Quarter 2017 with a growth of 55% quarter-on-quarter.

Koh Young Technology

Zenith Series Full 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) system.

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

Koh Young Singapore Relocates Office to Pasir Panjang, Singapore

May 16, 2017 | 3D inspection technology leader Koh Young Technology announces the relocation of the Koh Young Singapore office to Pasir Panjang, Singapore. The new office will serve as a sales, training, service and application support facility for Koh Young’s best-in-class 3D Solder Paste Inspection (SPI), Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) systems, and Smart Factory solutions.

Koh Young Technology

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

VJ Electronix’s New Summit 1800i as Popular as Its Predecessor

May 16, 2017 | VJ Electronix, Inc., the leader in rework technologies and global provider of advanced X-ray inspection and component counting systems, reports success with the new Summit 1800i. Both long-term Summit customers and new, domestic and international, have placed orders for the enhanced model.

VJ Electronix

New Summit 1800i.

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.

Bohemia, New York, USA

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

Conecsus Presents SMT Metals Waste Recycling Solutions at SMTA Tijuana Technical Forum

May 16, 2017 | Conecsus will exhibit at the SMTA Tijuana Expo & Tech Forum on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at the Hotel Marriott Tijuana, Blvd. Agua Caliente 11553, Chapultepec Este., Tijuana BC 22420, Mexico. Conecsus’ reps will describe what Conecsus does and how its recycling technology benefits the SMT/PCB electronics manufacturer, with innovative ways of dealing with metals-contaminated waste in an increasingly environmentally-conscious manufacturing world. Conecsus representatives will include Roberto G Valenzuela and Yessica Romero.

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

IPC Report Details How PCB Manufacturers Meet Current and Future Technology Demands

May 16, 2017 | PCB Technology Trends 2016, a global study published this month by IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, is now available. The survey-based study shows how printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers are meeting today’s technology demands and looks at the changes expected by 2021 that will affect the whole industry.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

High-Tech Conversions Adds New Presaturated Wipe Options

May 16, 2017 | High-Tech Conversions has added four new presaturated wipe options to their line of products for controlled environments. New saturation levels and materials were made available to offer wiping selections for a broader range of applications. Among the new wipes are options suitable for use in a variety of sterile and non-sterile cleanroom applications including ISO Class 3-4, 5 and higher.

High-Tech Conversions

High-Tech Conversions

High-Tech Conversions manufactures a wide variety of wiping products and can supply virtually any type of consumable item used in cleanrooms, assembly lines, laboratories, and manufacturing.

Enfield, Connecticut, USA

Adhesives/Dispensing, Antistatic, Cleaning, Components/Substrates, Contract Manufacturer

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