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Datest Wins A 2012 NPI Award for Its SPEA 4060 with GOEPEL Boundary Scan Technology

Mar 07, 2012 | Datest has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Test and Inspection - ICT for its SPEA 4060 Flying Probe Tester with GOEPEL Boundary Scan.

Datest

The SPEA 4060 Flying Probe Tester with GOEPEL Boundary Scan

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

ViTrox Is Recognized for its AXI Capabilities by Circuits Assembly’s 2012 NPI Award Program

Mar 07, 2012 | ViTrox Corporation has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award from Circuits Assembly magazine in the category of Test & Inspection - AXI for its V810 In-Line 3D Automated X-Ray Inspection System (AXI).

ViTrox Technologies

The V810 Advanced X-ray Inspection System is the latest revolution in X-ray technology, inspecting double-sided panels with high defect coverage, high inspection speed and low false call rate.

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

CyberOptics Earns Prestigious Industry Award for Its New AOI Tabletop System

Mar 07, 2012 | CyberOptics has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Test & Inspection - AOI for its QX100™ AOI Tabletop System equipped with AI2 next-generation image analysis software.

CyberOptics Corporation

The QX100™ redefines tabletop inspection by combining the performance of an in-line inspection system with the flexibility of a tabletop system.

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

Cognex Receives a 2012 NPI Award For its Dataman 500

Mar 07, 2012 | Cognex Corporation has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Process Control Tools for its DataMan® 500 fixed-mount barcode reader. The DataMan 500 offers consistent, reliable reading of 1-D barcodes that lasers cannot read, including damaged, distorted, blurred, scratched, low height and low contrast codes.

Cognex Corporation

The DataMan 500 offers consistent, reliable reading of 1-D barcodes that lasers cannot read, including damaged, distorted, blurred, scratched, low height and low contrast codes.

Cognex Corporation

Designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision systems, or computers that can see.

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

LPKF Receives 2012 NPI Award for UV-Laser System for Processing Bare Rigid and Flexible PCBs

Mar 07, 2012 | LPKF announces that its MicroLine 1120 P has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Automation Tools. The MicroLine 1120 P is an affordable UV laser system designed for processing bare rigid and flexible PCBs.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

The MicroLine 1120 P is an affordable UV laser system designed for processing bare rigid and flexible PCBs.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

With its broad product range LPKF is one of the world market leaders in the "in-house rapid PCB prototyping" and "StencilLaser" services

Tualatin, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Drilling/Routing

EVS International Receives a 2012 NPI Product Excellence Award for its Redesigned EVS 7000LFHS

Mar 07, 2012 | EVS International has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award from Circuits Assembly magazine in the category of Soldering - Other for its EVS 7000LFHS Solder Recovery System.

EVS International

The EVS 7000LFHS Solder Recovery System

EVS International

World Leaders in Solder Recovery.

Cowes, United Kingdom

Environmental Resources, Soldering

Winner of 2012 NPI Award - KIC 24/7 Wave Transforms the Wave Process from an Art to a Science

Mar 07, 2012 | KIC has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Soldering - Wave for its new KIC 24/7 Wave. The new KIC 24/7 Wave utilizes embedded sensors in the wave solder machine to automatically measure the thermal profile for each and every processed PCB to the acceptable process window.

KIC Thermal

The KIC 24/7 Wave brings an innovative level of automation to the wave solder process: around-the-clock monitoring, SPC charting, analysis, documentation, and production traceability - ALL in a single, easy to use product.

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

ZESTRON Europe promotes Bertrand Thimmesch to Senior Process Engineer

Mar 07, 2012 | ZESTRON Europe is pleased to announce that Mr. Bertrand Thimmesch has been promoted to “Senior Process Engineer.”

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

Low Cost Inventory Management Software Reduces Costs and Increases Turns for Manufacturing.

Mar 06, 2012 | Redmond, Washington / march 6, 2012 / Dynamic Systems, Inc., a leader in Barcode Tracking Systems, has announced the release of CheckMate Stockroom for The Manufacturing Industry. The program has features found in more expensive ERP Systems.

Dynamic Systems, Inc.

Inventory  Management

Dynamic Systems, Inc.

Barcode Data Collection Systems includes Inventory, Job Costing, Tool Management, Time Clock, Document Tracking http://www.a-barcode.com/solutions/?gallerytag=i-manufacturing

Redmond, Washington, USA

Software Manufacturer

GPD Global's PCD Dispensing on Its MAX Series Platform Wins Another Industry Award

Mar 05, 2012 | GPD Global has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Dispensing Equipment for its PCD Dispensing on the MAX Series Platform.

GPD Global

GPD’s PCD Dispensing provides next-generation volumetric dispensing and is compatible with materials used in electronics assembly such as epoxies, thermal greases, underfills, oils, silicones and UV encapsulants, as well as materials outside of the electronics industry.

GPD Global

A Manufacturer of High Quality, Precision, Automated Fluid Dispensing and Conformal Coating Systems,SMT Cover Tape Peel Tester and Lead Forming machines for through-hole component preparation.

Grand Junction, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Component Preparation, OEM

Cogiscan Wins a 2012 NPI Award for Its Revolutionary Breakthrough in Automated Vision

Mar 05, 2012 | Cogiscan has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Labeling Equipment for its LabelScan Automated Vision System.

Cogiscan Inc.

LabelScan Automated Vision System.

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

The Newest Addition to Nihon Superior's SN100C Lead-Free Solder Series Wins a 2012 NPI Award

Mar 05, 2012 | Nihon Superior has received a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Soldering Materials for its SN100C (551CT) Flux-Cored Solder Wire.

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

Kyzen Wins Its Fifth NPI Award for Its AQUANOX® A4638 Advanced Packaging Cleaning Chemistry

Mar 05, 2012 | Kyzen has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Cleaning Materials for its AQUANOX® A4638 Advanced Packaging Cleaning Chemistry. This marks the company's fifth consecutive NPI Award in the Cleaning Materials category.

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

Christopher Associates Accepts 2012 NPI Award for the MAGNUS HD TREND from Tagarno

Mar 05, 2012 | Christopher Associates has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Rework and Repair Tools for its MAGNUS HD TREND from Tagarno.

Christopher Associates Inc.

The MAGNUS HD TREND from Tagarno has rapidly achieved industry acceptance as one of the most useful inspection and manufacturing tools in the industry.

Christopher Associates Inc.

A pioneering supplier and distributor to the electronics and chemical processing industries.

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Machine Vision Products, Inc. announces new partnership with Interflux in Poland

Mar 02, 2012 | Carlsbad, CA March 2, 2012 - Machine Vision Products, INC. (MVP), the leader in vision and process control technology, is pleased to announce its new partnership with Interflux in Poland.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

ODB++ Solutions Alliance Established to Support Best Practices in Implementing PCB Design-Through-Manufacturing Flow

Feb 29, 2012 | The ODB++ Solutions Alliance has been established today to provide an open forum for implementers and developers of the ODB++ format, an intelligent, single-data structure for transferring printed circuit board (PCB) designs into fabrication, assembly and test. Introduced in 1995 by Valor Computerized Systems, ODB++ was the industry’s first open format for unified data exchange globally between PCB design and manufacturing companies.

Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics

A leader in software solutions for electroncs design, Mentor Graphics is the only EDA company with a total end-to-end solution for design though manufacturing.

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA

Design, Software Manufacturer

SMTA Announces Call for Abstracts for Counterfeit Electronic Parts Symposium East

Feb 29, 2012 | SMTA and CALCE @ University of Maryland are pleased to announce the west coast venue for the Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain East. The program will be held June 26-28, 2012 at the Colony Ballroom, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland at College Park. Abstracts are being accepted through March 23rd, 2012.

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

Juki Surpasses 30 Industry Awards

Feb 29, 2012 | Juki Automation Systems has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Software - Production for its IS NPI+ Bundle. This award, along with its 2012 NPI Award in the Component Placement – High-Speed category, mark Juki's 31st industry award.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki's revolutionary world-class line level management and optimization software now includes Aegis Software’s CircuitCAM Express, allowing users to perfect CAD and BOM data before generating a program.

Juki Automation Systems

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

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

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

Aqueous Technologies Receives Another Industry Award for Its Trident Series

Feb 29, 2012 | Aqueous Technologies has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Cleaning Equipment for its Trident XLD.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Trident XLD - Automatic Defluxing and Cleanliness Testing Systems

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Manufacturer of aqueous-based defluxing equipment, cleanliness testing equipment, and stencil cleaning equipment.

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Speedprint Wins a 2012 Circuits Assembly NPI Award for Its Best-in-Class Printing Technology

Feb 29, 2012 | Speedprint Technology announces that it has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Screen/Stencil Printing Equipment for its SP700avi Screen Printer.

Speedprint Technology

SP700avi Screen Printer

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

Seika Machinery Receives a 2012 NPI Award for Its Low-VOC Stencil Cleaner

Feb 29, 2012 | Seika Machinery has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Screen/Stencil Printing Peripherals/Consumables for its Sawa Ecobrid SC-AH100 Fully Automatic Low-VOC Stencil Cleaner.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Sawa Ecobrid SC-AH100 Fully Automatic Low-VOC Stencil Cleaner.

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

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

3M Announces Comprehensive End-to-End Static Management Program

Feb 28, 2012 | 3M today launched its comprehensive 3M Static Management Program, designed to improve product quality and production yields for manufacturers of electronic devices and components. This unique program offers a full complement of product, software and service solutions, powered by the technical expertise of 3M staff and the company’s proprietary technologies.

3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division

3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division

3M's Electronic Solutions Division designs, manufactures and markets a wide variety of electronic interconnect and protection products.

Austin, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Antistatic, Component Packaging

ZESTRON to Feature HYDRON® WS 325, VIGON® N 600 and PPC’s CMS Systems at APEX 2012

Feb 28, 2012 | ZESTRON will feature several new products as well as equipment at the IPC APEX 2012 Booth #3621. These include HYDRON® WS 325, VIGON® N 600 and Pressure Product’s latest Concentration Monitoring Systems.

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

Chris Round Appointed as Global Marketing Manager for Europlacer and Speedprint

Feb 28, 2012 | Europlacer and Speedprint Technology jointly announce the addition of a new member to the companies' marketing teams effective February 20, 2012 - Chris Round, Global Marketing Manager.

EUROPLACER

Chris Round, Europlacer and Speedprint’s new Global Marketing Manager

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

Juki Automation Systems Aligns with JT Automation Equipment Co., Ltd. & Its Sales Arm

Feb 28, 2012 | Juki Automation Systems has signed a long-term exclusive cooperation and distribution agreement with Shenzhen JT Automation Equipment Co., Ltd. of Shenzhen, China and its sales arm JT Universal Pte Ltd. of Singapore. The agreement covers the development, customization and sales of JT reflow ovens, wave solder machines and accessories in the Americas.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems

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

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

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

OK International to Hold First Advanced Package Rework and Repair Seminar in Santa Clara

Feb 28, 2012 | OK International today announced the location for its first Advanced Package Rework and Repair seminar. The technical seminar is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel in Santa Clara, CA.

OK International

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

Count On Tools Continues Expanding Its Georgia Headquarters

Feb 28, 2012 | Count On Tools announces another expansion of its manufacturing operations at its Gainesville, GA headquarters. The recent expansion is in response to the growing market for SMT nozzles and consumables as well as the increased demand for its precision contract machining services.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Haas TL-2 Toolroom Lathe.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

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

Count On Tools Offers New Laser Marking/Engraving Service

Feb 28, 2012 | Count On Tools has added a Laser Marking & Engraving capability to its manufacturing operations at its facility in Gainesville, GA. The recent expansion is in response to the growing market for SMT nozzles and consumables as well as the increased demand for its precision contract machining services.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Touted as the world’s smallest marking unit, the Keyence Laser Marker’s fan-less architecture, 3-axis beam control, 30 watt output power, and built-in power monitor give it an unrivaled advantage amongst industrial laser markers.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

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

iTAC Software AG and Cogiscan Inc. Enter Partnership

Feb 28, 2012 | Cogiscan announces its collaboration with iTAC Software AG on the companies' first joint customer project.

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 Appoints Kevin Buckner as Western Regional Manager

Feb 28, 2012 | Kyzen announces that Kevin Buckner has joined the Kyzen team as Western Regional Manager.

KYZEN Corporation

Kevin Buckner, Kyzen’s new Western Regional Manager

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Datest Acquires XD7600NT500 Ruby X-ray Inspection System from Nordson DAGE

Feb 28, 2012 | Datest has invested in a XD7600NT500 Ruby X-ray Inspection System with X-Plane™ technology from Nordson DAGE.

Datest

The Nordson DAGE XD7600NT500 Ruby X-ray uses the latest technology image intensifier and proven feature recognition capability to provide the ultimate choice for the highest quality in X-ray imaging on the market today.

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

Visit LPKF at Design West to See Live In-House Rapid PCB Prototyping Demonstrations

Feb 28, 2012 | LPKF will exhibit the ProtoMat S-Series, E33, and ProtoLaser U3 and S in Booth #1446 at the upcoming Design West Summit. LPKF's experienced staff will be on hand at the show to demonstrate in-house prototyping and offer advice for a wide range of design applications.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

The ProtoMat S-Series circuit board plotters are bench top systems ideal for virtually all in-house PCB prototyping.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

With its broad product range LPKF is one of the world market leaders in the "in-house rapid PCB prototyping" and "StencilLaser" services

Tualatin, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Drilling/Routing

Pickering Interfaces Adds to Range of PXI Power Matrices

Feb 28, 2012 | Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI power matrices with the introduction of the 40-549 and 40-551.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Manufacturer of commercial and custom switching systems used in the electronics test market and for imbedded switch systems in OEM equipment.

Essex, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Components

From the Wild West to the IPC Hall of Fame

Feb 28, 2012 | Since the "wild west" days of a relatively young printed circuit board industry when rules and infrastructure were not yet well established, Dennis “Denny” Fritz has been actively involved in IPC activities to help add structure, strength and vision to the industry. Today, he was honored with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award for his dedication and service to IPC and the industry. Presented at IPC APEX EXPO® in San Diego, the 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

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for January 2012

Feb 28, 2012 | IPC announced today the January findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Trends in the Book-to-Bill Ratio for Rigid PCBs

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

Volunteers Honored for Contributions to Electronics Manufacturing Industry and IPC

Feb 28, 2012 | IPC presented Presidents, Special Recognition, Distinguished Committee Leadership and Committee Service Awards at IPC APEX EXPO® at the San Diego Convention Center.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Europlacer iineo II SMT Pick-and-Place Machine Helps EMS Company Triple PCB Production Capacity to Meet Growing Customer Demand

Feb 23, 2012 | Since adding the Europlacer iineo II to its SMT production line last year, electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company Schippers & Crew tripled production capacity and increased quality control for greater yield per lot. Schippers & Crew uses the iineo II to assemble high volume kits consisting of the smallest pitch components in the industry. The ultra-high placement rate of the SMT pick-and-place machine ensures on-time deliveries for its small to medium volume, high mix customer base.

EUROPLACER

Schippers & Crew uses the iineo II to assemble high volume kits consisting of the smallest pitch components in the industry.

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

Universal Highlights New Platform and Emerging Market Focus at APEX 2012

Feb 23, 2012 | Universal Instruments sets a higher standard for versatility and performance in a multifunction surface mount platform with the introduction of the Genesis GX-37D to the Americas market at the APEX 2012. Universal will demonstrate the exceptional capabilities of the GX-37D on booth #2737, as well as share the company’s vision into the exciting new markets shaping the industry landscape and Universal’s unique position as a productivity and profitability leader in these markets.

Universal Instruments Corporation

The GX-37D is the first true multi-purpose surface mount platform, placing chips at high-speed and extending through extreme odd-form component placement.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Manncorp's Updated Split-Cision Rework Station Now Automatically Places BGAs, CSPs, QFN's & POPs

Feb 23, 2012 | A rework station with higher-resolution split-vision for easier and more accurate alignment has been introduced by Manncorp. The lead-free system BR750, to be exhibited at Manncorp’s APEX booth #2907, also contains ultra-precise processing controls to meet the challenge of removal and placement of BGAs, CSPs, QFNs, PoPs and other subminiature surface mount devices.

Manncorp

Manncorp new rework station, the BR 750, features high-resolution split vision and generates three types of heating for enhanced performance. Component pickup and placement are automatic. The system is priced at $19,995.

Manncorp

For nearly five decades, Manncorp has supplied electronics manufacturers with the world’s best values in PCB assembly equipment, direct to the customer, at the industry’s most competitive prices, and with full service and support.

Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA

Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Screen Printing, Soldering, Turnkey

Aegis to unveil nForce: a new way to ensure a controlled process at APEX booth 2435

Feb 23, 2012 | Aegis Software will unveil its exciting new nForce product at APEX 2012. Visitors to the booth will see first-hand how nForce provides users with a simple, yet extremely powerful process assurance solution for best-in-class factories.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Count On Tools Inc. Redesigns Its New ezLOAD PCB Support System

Feb 23, 2012 | Count On Tools announces the release of its newly redesigned ezLOAD PCB support system with modular frame. With the recent increase of densely populated double-sided circuit boards, COT recognized the need for more affordable board support options in the electronics manufacturing industry. The end result is an innovative design that is not only easy to setup and install, but also offers industry-leading benefits to EMS companies and contract manufacturers worldwide.

Count On Tools, Inc.

ezLOAD PCB support system

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

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

MYDATA Says Interest in Jet printing is Reaching a Tipping Point – Sales Up 47%.

Feb 23, 2012 | As electronic assemblers struggle to cope with increasingly complex packages and board designs, MYDATA reports a surge of interest in its jet printing technology. Software-controlled and stencil free, the technology is now used in 25 countries and hundreds of plants worldwide. In 2011, MYDATA’s system sales increased by 47 percent - a record year representing gains in market share for its entire SMT product line, including a strong growth for jet printing equipment.

Mycronic Technologies AB

MY500 - SMT jet printer for high mix production

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic, formerly MYDATA, is the key manufacturer of assembly machine for electronics. Our product portfolio contains Pick&Place machines, Jet-printing machines and component storage towers.

Täby, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

MYDATA shows APEX visitors how to Agilify their production

Feb 23, 2012 | Following a year of successful product launches, MYDATA continues its drive to accelerate the success of electronics manufacturers worldwide. At the IPC APEX Expo show (Booth #3429) the company will show visitors how to Agilify their production with faster, smarter and more agile assembly solutions. Highlights include the new High Speed Synergy line rated at 90,000 cph, a highly advanced solution that enables any assembly environment to handle both prototyping and volume production - all within a single production line.

Mycronic Technologies AB

The Agilis feeder system covers 90% of components you are likely to need. It has true ‘plug and play’ simplicity that means you can load and unload feeders in seconds and save hours of operator time every day.

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic, formerly MYDATA, is the key manufacturer of assembly machine for electronics. Our product portfolio contains Pick&Place machines, Jet-printing machines and component storage towers.

Täby, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

SMTA Capital Chapter March Meeting to Feature AOI Expert

Feb 23, 2012 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce the upcoming SMTA meeting. During this first meeting of 2012, Cleve Williams, an industry expert with more than 20 years of electronics manufacturing experience, will share his knowledge and expertise on AOI Solder Inspection.

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

A-Laser to Exhibit Precision Custom Parts at Design-2-Part in Santa Clara

Feb 23, 2012 | A-Laser, a division of FCT Assembly will exhibit its precision custom parts in Booth #435 at the upcoming Design-2-Part Show, scheduled to take place March 21-22, 2012 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.

A-Laser, Inc.

A-Laser, Inc.

Custom laser cutting services and precision parts manufacturing.

Milpitas, California, USA

Component Preparation, Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

OK International to Host Series of Advanced Package Rework and Repair Seminars

Feb 23, 2012 | OK International announced the schedule for its Advanced Package Rework and Repair seminars in 2012. The seminars will address the latest techniques to rework and repair BGAs, QFNs and micro SMDs.

OK International

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

The Innovator of Vapor Phase Equipment Unveils Updated Web Site

Feb 23, 2012 | Vapor phase manufacturer R&D Technical Services Inc. has launched its new Web site. Designed for easier navigation, the updated Web site can be accessed via the company’s current Web address at www.rdtechnicalservices.com.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

R&D Technical Services was formed in 1996 to support the Vapor Reflow market and is currently the leading source of Vapor Phase equipment.

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

VISCOM X-Ray Technology Supports Zero Gravity Experiments

Feb 23, 2012 | The Institute of Material Physics in Space, based in Cologne, Germany, is focused on researching material properties and related subjects. This includes gaining a precise understanding of processes that occur as metals melt. During these experiments, X-ray radiography has allowed research scientists to record the entire process from melting to solidification, providing the diffusion in the molten mass to be directly depicted. Irradiation of the test sample with 110 kV X-ray radiation was accomplished by Viscom’s HIBIX X-ray tube, which was developed specifically for this purpose.

Viscom AG

The X-ray unit of the diffusion oven

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

LPKF to Exhibit In-House Prototyping Systems for Aerospace and Defense Products at AeroCon 2012

Feb 23, 2012 | LPKF will highlight its rapid PCB prototyping equipment and showcase the ProtoMat S63 in Booth #1027 at the upcoming AeroCon Exposition, scheduled to take place March 14-15, 2012 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

The ProtoMat S-Series circuit board plotters are bench top systems ideal for virtually all in-house PCB prototyping.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

With its broad product range LPKF is one of the world market leaders in the "in-house rapid PCB prototyping" and "StencilLaser" services

Tualatin, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Drilling/Routing

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