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ASC International Celebrates Its 25th Year Anniversary

Mar 01, 2017 | ASC International today announced that the company is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017.

ASC International

ASC International a successful family-owned, American-made company.

ASC International

Supplier of Optical Based Inspection and Measurement Equipment.

Medina, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Electronics Industry Experiences Technology’s Turning Point at IPC APEX EXPO 2017

Mar 01, 2017 | From revolutionary advancements displayed on the show floor to expert insights conveyed in technical conference sessions and professional development courses, IPC APEX EXPO® 2017 provided the learning and connections that helped 4,169 attendees from 39 countries prepare for the future. The 449 exhibitors welcomed a busy three days of business development and qualified sales leads on 149,600 square feet of show floor space. IPC APEX EXPO attracted 8,446 total visitors including attendees and exhibitor personnel.

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

Comtree Shows Ersa Rework, Inspection and Soldering Equipment at EPTECH Calgary

Mar 01, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that it will exhibit with Comtree at EPTECH Calgary, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 9, 2017 at The Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in Calgary. The EPTECH shows are regional professional electronics shows produced in major high-technology centers across Canada. Comtree is Ersa’s representative in Canada.  

kurtz ersa Corporation

The Smartflow 2020 selective soldering 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, Selective Soldering

Nordson ASYMTEK Wins its 13th Service Excellence Award

Mar 01, 2017 | Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), announces that it has been honored with the Circuits Assembly 2017 Service Excellence Award (SEA). Nordson ASYMTEK was recognized for receiving the highest ratings for customer service for companies in the dispensing equipment category. Each company was judged by its own customers in five service categories - quality, value, responsiveness, dependability/on-time delivery, and technology. Nordson ASYMTEK has won all 13 years they have entered the award.

Nordson ASYMTEK

Joe Curran accepts the SEA from Mike Buetow.

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

Steven Abramovich Appointed Head of Sales, Americas for Henkel’s Electronics Business

Mar 01, 2017 | Henkel Adhesive Technologies today announced that Steven Abramovich has been named Head of Sales, Americas for its electronics business. Previously Vice President of Channel Management for the company, Abramovich lends 30 years of results-driven sales and marketing experience to his new role.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Steven Abramovich has been named Head of Sales, Americas.

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

Hanwha Techwin Debuts New Features on Pick-and-Place Systems

Mar 01, 2017 | Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas, Inc., formerly Samsung C&T Automation, today announced new PLUS features on its next-generation SM Series pick-and-place systems.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

SCTA develops and offers SMT assembly line solutions and machines for customers in North America. Samsung offers pick and place machines, screen printers, reflow ovens, accessory machines, and software products.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing

Hanwha Techwin Debuts New Features on Pick-and-Place Systems

Mar 01, 2017 | Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas, Inc., formerly Samsung C&T Automation, today announced new PLUS features on its next-generation SM Series pick-and-place systems.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

SCTA develops and offers SMT assembly line solutions and machines for customers in North America. Samsung offers pick and place machines, screen printers, reflow ovens, accessory machines, and software products.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing

ADLINK Technology Highlights COM, Cloud and Computing Technology for the Industrial Internet of Things at Embedded World 2017

Mar 01, 2017 | ADLINK Technology will display the following innovative highlights from all product sectors at embedded world 2017 - the leading trade fair for the embedded industry.

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

Nordson YESTECH Launch Advanced New FX-942 In-Line Dual-Sided Optical Inspection System at APEX 2017

Mar 01, 2017 | Nordson YESTECH, a subsidiary of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) and a leading supplier of automated optical and conformal coat inspection systems for the electronics industry launched their latest innovation, the FX-942 Dual-Sided Optical Inspection System, at the IPC APEX exhibition held in San Diego USA 14th – 16th February 2017.

Nordson YESTECH

New FX-942 In-Line Dual-Sided Optical Inspection System.

Nordson YESTECH

Nordson YESTECH is a leading global provider of automated optical inspection and high-resolution x-ray inspection systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

Comtree to Represent Ersa’s Rework and Selective Solder Equipment at EPTECH Edmonton

Mar 01, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit with Comtree at EPTECH Edmonton, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Edmonton, AB. EPTECH Edmonton is one of several regional professional electronics shows produced in major high-technology centers across Canada. It is the only series of coast-to-coast national electronics shows in Canada.  

kurtz ersa Corporation

Smartflow 2020.

kurtz ersa Corporation

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

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

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

Feb 28, 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, Selective Soldering

STI Electronics Announces Participation in AUSA Global Force Symposium and Exhibition

Feb 28, 2017 | STI Electronics is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the AUSA Global Force Symposium and Exhibition. The Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare (AUSA ILW) will produce an unclassified Global Force symposium for members of industry and the military community that is scheduled to take place March 13-15, 2017 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL.

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

New Rapid Dual Thermal Defect Detection & Component / Solder-Joint Validation from PDR Americas

Feb 28, 2017 | PDR is pleased to introduce the new PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems. The PDR IR-TS One Bench Top System and TS-2100 Cabinet System have been designed to thermally cycle key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Applications include testing electronic assemblies, electronic devices, bonded structures of plastics and ceramics in a wide variety of fields, including medical, automotive, avionics, space and defense.

PDR-America

PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems.

PDR-America

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

Shingle Springs, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

ZESTRON Academy to Host FREE Why Clean PCBs Webinar

Feb 28, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that it will host “Why Clean PCBs” on Thursday, March 23rd, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT. This is the first installment of ZESTRON Academy’s 2017 Cleaning Webinar Series, and will be presented by our Application Technology Manager, Umut Tosun, M.S.Ch.E.

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

IPC Volunteers Honored for Contributions to Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO

Feb 28, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® presented Committee Leadership, Distinguished Committee Service and Special Recognition Awards at IPC APEX EXPO® at the San Diego Convention Center. The awards were presented to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry by lending their time and expertise through IPC committee service.

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

ViTrox Corporation and Aegis Software Announce New Programming Interface for Increased Efficiency

Feb 28, 2017 | Aegis Software today announced the release of a new machine programming interface between ViTrox Corporation’s automated X-Ray-inspection (AXI) machines and Aegis’ FactoryLogix software. This interface will give ViTrox the ability to support native CAD formats, as well as Gerber, driving faster new product introduction (NPI) for their customers.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Altus Develop a Custom Conveyor Curing Solution with YJ LInk

Feb 28, 2017 | As YJ Link’s installed base continues to grow, Altus Group has repeatedly come across customers who were unhappy with curing systems on the market today. Considering this, Altus has worked with YJ Link and the curing lamp suppliers (UV & LED) to develop ‘custom’ solutions to overcome the shortcomings of the existing systems.

Altus Group

Altus Group

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

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

Distributor

IPC Bestows Debbie Wade, Advanced Rework Technology, with President’s Award

Feb 28, 2017 | In recognition of her significant contributions of time, talent and ongoing leadership in IPC and the electronics industry, long-time IPC volunteer, Debbie Wade, Advanced Rework Technology, was presented with an IPC President’s Award at IPC APEX EXPO 2017.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Alpha 1 Technologies partners with Techwin as Exclusive North and South American Distributor

Feb 28, 2017 | Alpha 1 Technologies announces the Introduction of the best price performance equipment available for printed circuit board assembly. As the exclusive North and South American distributor for Techwin through hole, reflow and wave solder systems, Alpha 1 Technologies also offers installation, training, spare parts and support.

Alpha 1 Technologies, LLC

Alpha 1 Technologies, LLC

Alpha 1 Technologies is the leading provider to the electronic printed circuit board assembly market. We strive to provide value driven solutions, whether new equipment or used, remanufactured assembly machines since 1999.

Binghamton, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Service Provider, Software Manufacturer

EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Tutorials, Vietnam

Feb 28, 2017 | • Learn from top industry professionals. • EOS/ESD Association, Inc. instructors who developed the ANSI/ESD and IEC ESD Standards bring you today’s current information and developments.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc.

The EOS/ESD Association is a professional voluntary association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of electrostatic discharge (ESD) avoidance.

ROME, New York, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Kester Wins Circuit Assembly’s 2017 NPI Award

Feb 28, 2017 | Kester was awarded Circuit Assembly’s 2017 New Product Introduction (NPI) Award in the category of Flux for SELECT-10™ Selective Solder Flux. The award was presented during the IPC APEX EXPO 2017.

Kester

L to R: Kester's Marketing & Communications Specialist, Michelle O'Brien, and Technical Manager, Denis Jean, accept their NPI award from Circuit Assembly’s Mike Buetow.

Kester

A leading global supplier of assembly materials to the electronic assembly, component and microelectronic marketplaces.

Itasca, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

CAMI Research to Host Continuity & HiPot Testing Seminar & Training Sessions at WPT Expo, Milwaukee

Feb 28, 2017 | CAMI Research will again host seminar & professional development training sessions at the Wire Processing Technology Expo in Milwaukee, and offer opportunities to win $500 in CableEye® accessories. These sessions will be held on the Tuesday – the EXPO set-up day. As an exhibitor, they will reveal a new self-driven exhibit for visitors to experience CableEye’s ease of use and flexibility, especially regarding automated testing.

CAMI Research Inc.

CAMI Research Inc.

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

Acton, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

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, Selective 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, Selective Soldering

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, Selective 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, Selective 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

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

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

Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective 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

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