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Apr 18, 2013 | Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of 2A matrices with the highest density solutions available in PXI. The new solutions increase the density of electro-mechanical relay matrices by up to 75% compared to Pickering Interfaces previous products and more than twice the density of competitor’s products.
Apr 18, 2013 | Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of 2A BRIC matrices with the introduction of the 40-568. The 40-568 is a high density multi-slot BRIC occupying 2, 4 or 8 slots of a PXI chassis and provides a range of 1 pole matrix solutions from 75x4 to 600x4, substantially increasing the density of 2A matrices compared to competing solutions.
Apr 18, 2013 | The annual printed electronics award winners were announced at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics event this week in Berlin, Germany. The awards recognize outstanding progress in the development and commercialization of printed electronics, an industry that produces a huge amount of technical innovation which will be used in many products, and is now being widely adopted.
Apr 18, 2013 | The PXI Show is a one-day event focusing exclusively on the world's most popular modular Test, Measurement and Automation platform. Conceived and organised by a consortium of T&M professionals, the show offers Design, Test & Production managers and engineers a unique location in which they can experience first-hand the extensive range of PXI products currently available from the industry's leading vendors. New for 2013 is the inclusion of PXI System Integrators and Service providers. The event also presents a perfect opportunity for networking with both peers and suppliers in a relaxed and informal setting.
Apr 18, 2013 | Multitest, announces that the new Access+ contact unit holder (CUH) for the MT9510 significantly shortens the downtime of the test cell.
Apr 18, 2013 | CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE), will offer ‘LIVE’ demonstrations of its breakthrough closed loop feedback technology from booth 1G55 at NEPCON China 2013, scheduled to take place April 23-25, 2013 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center.
Apr 18, 2013 | MIRTEC,announces that it presented two awards to its sales distributors on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 during the SMT/Hybrid/Packaging exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany.
Video Demonstration for HIOKI 1240 Flying Probe Tester with New Software Programming Feature Is Now Live on Seika TV
Apr 18, 2013 | Seika Machinery, Inc., announces that it has added a video demonstration of the HIOKI 1240 Flying Probe Tester with the new software programming feature to Seika TV.
Apr 18, 2013 | Murrietta Circuits has announced that his company has successfully completed all the testing and has been granted full MIL-PRF-55110 G qualification for polyimide material, which will allow them to begin receiving Military orders polyimide material PCBs immediately.
Isola USA Enhances Its Quick Turnaround Service - Orders can be ready to ship in less than 24 hours.
Apr 17, 2013 | Isola announced that it has enhanced its Quick Turnaround (QTA) Service in the US to support its customers’ Just-in-Time (JIT) inventory strategies and QTA programs.
Apr 17, 2013 | In the course of its expansion in the American market Plasmatreat US, Elgin, IL a subsidiary of Plasmatreat GmbH, Germany, has acquired the Californian low-pressure (LP) plasma specialist 4th State, Inc., Belmont.
Apr 17, 2013 | MIRTEC Co., Ltd. today announced that it will premier its complete line of 3D AOI, SPI and LED inspection systems in Booth #1G68 at NEPCON China 2013, scheduled to take place April 23-25, 2013 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center.
Courses at IPC ESTC to Explore Advanced Technology, Reliability and Product Performance Systems Approach to Product Realization Emphasized
Apr 17, 2013 | IPC ESTC will feature eight professional development courses examining packaging, materials, design and assembly considerations in electronics, from bare board to end-product, May 20–21 and May 23, 2013, at The New Tropicana in Las Vegas.
IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.
Bannockburn, Illinois, USA
Apr 16, 2013 | FCT Assembly announces that a major OEM based in New York recently placed an order for two VectorGuard® stencil systems.
ViTrox Technologies to Debut New Capabilities of Its V810 X-Ray Inspection System in Asia at NEPCON China 2013
Apr 16, 2013 | ViTrox Technologies, will exhibit in Booth #1H60 at NEPCON China 2013, scheduled to take place April 23-25, 2013 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center.
Apr 16, 2013 | Etek Europe Ltd. announces the appointment of Gabriel Burke as Etek Ireland’s new General Manager. Etek Ireland is the latest addition to the now firmly established Etek Europe organization.
Apr 16, 2013 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce its upcoming meeting on May 16, 2013, from 5:30 pm until 8 pm at DfR Solutions’ brand new facility in Beltsville, Maryland.
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
Apr 16, 2013 | Get information on developing industry practices at IPC Conflict Minerals Update and It’s Not Easy Being Green conferences
IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.
Bannockburn, Illinois, USA
BTU International Inc. announcing that Fred Dimock will present at the IMAPS NE 40th Symposium & Expo
Apr 15, 2013 | BTU International, Inc. announces that Fred Dimock will present at the IMAPS NE 40th Symposium & Expo on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Boxborough, Massachusetts. Dimock’s presentation, entitled “Thermal Degradation of Type K Thermocouples at 850° C and 225° C,” will take place during the Thermal Management Session of the technical program.
Apr 15, 2013 | KIC today announced that its new manufacturers’ representative, MarTec Incorporated, will showcase the ProBot, a flexible, affordable and easy-to-use automatic profiling system this week at the SMTA Huntsville and Atlanta Expo & Tech Forums.
Apr 15, 2013 | SEHO Systems GmbH, announces that it has partnered with IVT Industrial Vision Technologies GmbH.
ZESTRON Collaborates with REsys to Present “Effluent Management for the Inline Cleaning Process” for April Webinar
Apr 15, 2013 | ZESTRON, is pleased to announce the fourth installment of ZESTRON @cademy’s 2013 free-of-charge 10-part Cleaning Webinar Series titled “Effluent Management for the Inline Cleaning Process.”
Nordson ASYMTEK Demonstrates Precision Dispensing and Coating at SMT Hybrid Packaging, smartTec Stand #7-219
Apr 15, 2013 | Nordson ASYMTEK will demonstrate its SelectCoat® SL-940E conformal coating system with dual applicators as well as a surface mount adhesive dispensing platform at SMT Hybrid Packaging, Nuremberg, smartTec GmbH stand #7-219.
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
Apr 15, 2013 | Ascentech LLC, North American Distributor for UK-based Aprotec Instrumentation, announces the availability of the Aprotec Z-Check family of solder paste inspection and measurement systems. Z-Check systems are easy-to-use benchtop non-contact SPI measuring systems capable of meeting the needs of today's demanding PCB production and assembly environment.
Apr 15, 2013 | ADLINK Technology announced a new PXI Express chassis for applications requiring enhanced bandwidth and higher density and capacity. ADLINK's PXES-2780, an 18-slot PXI Express chassis with ten hybrid peripheral slots provides a configurable PCIe switch fabric, enabling configuration with two-link x8, and four-link x4 PXI express deployments, allowing full utilization of the PCIe gen2 bandwidth.
Apr 15, 2013 | The PXI Show is a one-day event focusing exclusively on the world's most popular modular Test, Measurement and Automation platform. Conceived and organised by a consortium of T&M professionals, the show offers Design, Test & Production managers and engineers a unique location in which they can experience first-hand the extensive range of PXI products currently available from the industry's leading vendors.
Apr 15, 2013 | OLED lighting developments are taking place worldwide, with a lot of the research focused on phosphorescent OLED materials, which have a theoretical luminous efficacy four times higher than fluorescent materials. Last month, Konica Minolta unveiled its new flexible OLED lighting panels at the Lighting Fair 2013 exhibition in Tokyo. The company has developed its own blue phosphorescent materials, enabling it to commercialize the world's first OLED panels using only phosphorescent materials.
Apr 13, 2013 | Hesse Mechatronics has appointed Michael McKeown as Senior Business Development Manager. Michael will be in charge of strengthening Hesse Mechatronics’ position in the power electronics market.
Apr 13, 2013 | The Gerber file format is the bare board industry's CAD-to-CAM data transfer standard. Ucamco, its long-standing custodian and developer, has updated the file specification. By investing considerable time, money and effort in the ongoing improvement of the Gerber Format, Ucamco continues to provide the PCB industry with one of its most crucial tools, free of charge.
Apr 12, 2013 | FCT Assembly announces that it recently held its annual sales meeting at its Fort Collins, CO office.
Beyond electronics: Precision mechatronics manufacturing is all part of the service at The Paragon Electronics Group
Apr 12, 2013 | EMS companies typically focus on their ability to deliver PCB assemblies. However, at The Paragon Electronics Group, the remit of a traditional EMS company has evolved into much more. In addition to producing high quality PCB assemblies, Paragon, through its group companies JJS Electronics Ltd and JJS Electronics sro, also takes responsibility for cable assembly, box-build, electro-mechanical assembly and precision mechatronics. For a growing number of customers, Paragon provides a wide array of electronic, electrical and electro-mechanical manufacturing services, including highly complex machine builds.
The Paragon Electronics Group of companies is an integrated group of specialist electronics companies providing a range of proven component sourcing, supply chain management & electronics manufacturing
Bedford, United Kingdom
Apr 12, 2013 | CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE) will feature the world’s most advanced SPI software in booth 1G55 at NEPCON China 2013, scheduled to take place April 23-25, 2013 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center.
Apr 12, 2013 | Following on from recent investments to augment its test facilities, including a new flying probe tester and additional AOI facilities, the investment continues at JJS Electronics with orders recently placed for a complete new state-of- the-art surface mount line. The line is in response to increased demand for their PCB assembly services and will be fully operational in January.
We're an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider based in the UK and Czech Republic delivering reliable and cost-effective electronics assembly, including pcb assembly and test, in addition to electro-mechanical assembly
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
Apr 12, 2013 | When the Paragon Electronics Group decided to establish a new business in the form of a specialist independent component distributor in late 2011, they knew they were entering a somewhat crowded marketplace. However based on its mix of global sourcing capability and a sophisticated in-house component test laboratory, the company’s mission to support OEMs and CEMs by locating problem parts and offer the UK’s leading component verification and counterfeit screening services, has got off to a flying start far exceeding the company’s expectationsand forecasts.
Apr 12, 2013 | As part of its continuing investment in infrastructure Vigilant Components, the Paragon Electronics Groups’ sourcing and component verification specialist, has launched its online component locator and enquiry service. The new feature to the website allows customers to search for specific components via an intelligent search engine. This facility accesses Vigilant Components’ extensive database of several million components via its global sourcing channels.
Apr 12, 2013 | ENGMATEC will present at the SMT 2013 in Nuremberg/Germany a new test concept with a standardized fixture kit for manual test adapters and inline test equipment.
Apr 11, 2013 | ZESTRON,, is pleased to announce that ZESTRON will be exhibiting at the SMTA Huntsville Expo and Tech Forum on April 16th at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Apr 11, 2013 | ACD announces that Kim Rich, Senior Procurement Coordinator, celebrated her 10-year anniversary with the company.
An EMS provider offering the whole package from concept to delivery. We take you from schematic to the design, fabrication, domestic and offshore assembly, final test, box build and even the logistics
Richardson, Texas, USA
Apr 11, 2013 | FCT Recovery announces the appointment of two new sales representatives. Catie Hill and Kate Mattern have joined the FCT Recovery inside sales team, effective immediately.
Apr 11, 2013 | Multitest, will present at the Teradyne Users Group Conference, scheduled to take place April 29-May 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, TX. Meet Multitest’s experts to learn more about the company’s solutions, from wafer-level test to final test – for standard ICs and sensor packages.
Apr 11, 2013 | MILPITAS, Calif. — April 12th, 2013 — Bliss Industries Inc., provider of handling carts and racks for electronics assembly, announced that after receiving significant customer feedback they have upgraded their website with a big emphasis on their engineering capability. Additionally, they have created two trade names Bliss Engineering and Bliss Carts & Racks under Bliss Industries, Inc. heading to differentiate their expertise
Apr 11, 2013 | Many soldered connections can only be reliably checked with X-ray inspection
Apr 11, 2013 | M.E. Baker Company today announced plans to highlight its FlexTool and FlexTool mini in Booth #531 at the SUR/FIN Manufacturing & Technology Tradeshow & Conference, scheduled to take place June 10-12, 2013 in Rosemont, IL.
Apr 11, 2013 | ASC International, announces that its products will be showcased in two booths at NEPCON China 2013, scheduled to take place April 23-25, 2013 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center
Apr 11, 2013 | ENGMATEC will present at the SMT in Nuremberg/Germany a new test concept with standardized exchange set for hand adapter and inline-equipment.
Preview -- Aegis Software Launches Their All New FactoryLogix Suite at SMT Nuremberg 2013, booth 7-412, Germany
Apr 10, 2013 | Aegis Software will launch their all new FactoryLogix suite at SMT Nuremberg April 2013. Built from the ground-up using leading-edge technology, FactoryLogix is the first software system designed to support all types of discrete manufacturing. From PCB assembly, to complex box-builds, large system integrations and even high-speed consumer goods processing; this adaptive, multi-market solution redefines the very concept of MES.
Nordson YESTECH Chosen by Mer-Mar, Inc. As First Supplier for Automated Optical Inspection Equipment.
Apr 10, 2013 | Nordson YESTECH has been selected by Mer-Mar, Inc., a full-service contract electronics manufacturer, as their AOI supplier. Nordson YESTECH’s BX benchtop AOI will be used for automated inspection of printed circuit boards at Mer-Mar’s 22,000 square foot facility, located in Hesperia, California.
Apr 10, 2013 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology”, announces that it has named Precision Automation & Assembly (PAA) its Manufacturer’s Representative of the year for 2012. Precision Automation & Assembly is a manufacturers’ representative firm that provides high-quality equipment and consumables for electronic assembly in New England.
Apr 10, 2013 | Essemtec, announces that it will exhibit numerous flexible Swiss-made solutions in Booth 7, Hall 211 at the SMT Hybrid Packaging exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place April 16-18, 2013 at the Messezentrum in Nuremberg, Germany.
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
Apr 10, 2013 | CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE) will present its award-winning SPI and AOI inspection solutions in booth 1G55 at NEPCON China 2013, scheduled to take place April 23-25, 2013 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center.
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