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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

World’s Premier Electronics Manufacturing Technical Conference Selects Best International and U.S. Papers Papers to be Presented at IPC APEX EXPO 2012

Feb 23, 2012 | IPC has announced the winners of the Best U.S. and International Papers of IPC APEX EXPO® 2012. Selected through a ballot process by the event’s Technical Program Committee, the papers will be presented at IPC APEX EXPO, February 28–March 1, 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

ASC International to Highlight AOI, SPI and Paste Dispensing Solutions at APEX 2012

Feb 23, 2012 | ASC International will be highlighting a number of new products this year including a paste dispensing system that is certain to catch the attention of companies looking for a lower cost and a more flexible alternative to standard screen printers.

ASC International

ASC International

Supplier of Optical Based Inspection and Measurement Equipment.

Medina, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Router Solutions Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Feb 23, 2012 | Router Solutions GmbH will celebrate its 20th year in business coming September.

Router Solutions GmbH

Router Solutions GmbH

Router Solutions is a manufacturer of CAM software for data preparation of PCB layouts for assembly and test

Darmstadt, Germany

Krayden Continues Expansion with New U.S. Sales Representative

Feb 23, 2012 | Krayden announces that Michael Olesen has joined its sales team in the United States effective immediately.

Krayden Inc.

Michael Olesen, Krayden’s newest sales representative in the U.S.

Krayden Inc.

Stocking distributor featuring adhesives, sealants, encapsulates, coatings, solder, solder chemicals, release agents, dispensing equipment and supplies.

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Etek Europe Hires New Applications Manager for Its Cleaning Division

Feb 23, 2012 | Etek Europe announces that Dave Shaw has joined its team as Applications Manager.

Etek Europe

Dave Shaw, Etek's new Applications Manager

Etek Europe

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

Prestwick, United Kingdom

Distributor

AIM Appoints Sales Manager in South China

Feb 23, 2012 | AIM announces that Kelvin Wu has joined its sales team in China effective immediately.

AIM Solder

Kelvin Wu, AIM’s new Sales Manager for south China

AIM Solder

AIM is a leading global manufacturer of tin-lead and lead-free solder assembly materials for the electronics industry.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Machine Vision Products launches new AOI products at APEX 2012

Feb 23, 2012 | Carlsbad, CA – February 23, 2012: Machine Vision Products (MVP), a leader in Automated Optical Inspection will be demonstrating a new range of AOI systems at APEX 2012 in San Diego. As leaders in price and performance AOI, MVP has demonstrated a high degree of adaptability of their systems throughout the 19 years of service to the industry. MVP will be exhibiting at Booth 2809.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP Ultra V

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

Nordson YESTECH to Feature New High Speed FX SL Automated Optical Inspection Solution at APEX 2012

Feb 22, 2012 | Upgraded system inspects PCBs at over twice the inspection speed of previous generation models Company will conduct live demonstrations of their complete line of AOI and automated x-ray inspection (AXI) systems in booth #3209

Nordson YESTECH

Nordson YESTECH

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

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

Vitronics Soltec USA to Introduce New YouTube Channel at IPC APEX 2012

Feb 22, 2012 | Vitronics Soltec USA will introduce its new YouTube channel at their booth (3509) at the IPC APEX 2012 trade show in San Diego, CA. The new channel will initially feature several animations that highlight key features and functions of each of Vitronics Soltec's three soldering machine types: wave, selective, and reflow.

Vitronics Soltec

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

ZESTRON to Feature a New pH-neutral Defluxing Agent VIGON® N 600 at APEX 2012

Feb 22, 2012 | In addition to HYDRON® WS 325 for OA defluxing processes, ZESTRON, the worldwide leader in high precision cleaning products, services and training solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry, will feature its latest pH-neutral cleaning agent VIGON® N 600 at the IPC APEX 2012 (booth #3621).

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

Vi TECHNOLOGY Introduces SPECTRO – The Latest in High Resolution Color AOI

Feb 22, 2012 | Vi TECHNOLOGY announced today the Americas debut of SPECTRO, its high resolution/high speed AOI solution for the most demanding of circuit board inspection requirements. “This exciting new camera technology will be featured on our new 2K SPECTRO AOI system in Booth 2749 at the IPC APEX EXPO” said Jean-Marc Peallat, VIT President & CEO Americas.

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

Nihon Superior to Introduce New Soldering Developments at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Feb 22, 2012 | Nihon Superior will introduce several new developments in soldering processes and materials in Booth #3044 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

X-Ray images of voiding after N2 Reflows comparing with Vacuum and no-Vacuum

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

Christopher Associates to Introduce Leading-Edge SPI at the 2012 IPC APEX EXPO

Feb 22, 2012 | Christopher Associates Inc. introduces the S-1 solder paste inspection system from MEK. The S-1 represents the leading edge in solder paste inspection technology.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

ACD Initiates Kitting System Upgrade

Feb 22, 2012 | ACD announces a new system for preparing projects for delivery to the manufacturing floor.

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

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

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Design, Test Services, Contract Manufacturer

Engineered Material Systems Introduces New Dam and Fill Chip Encapsulants for Circuit Assembly Applications

Feb 22, 2012 | Engineered Material Systems introduces its DE-7826 (dam) and CE-7826 (fill) Dam and Fill Chip Encapsulants for chip-on-board (COB) applications.

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

A global manufacturer of adhesives, conductives and encapsulants. For over 20 years, EMS has formulated state of the art acrylics, epoxies, silicones and urethanes.

Delaware, Ohio, USA

OEM

Aegis Launches Japanese Website to Support this Strategic Market

Feb 22, 2012 | Aegis has launched a completely new Japanese language website for its Manufacturing Operations Software (MOS) products. This website reflects the Japanese market’s vital role and growing demand within Aegis’ continued expansion into the Asian region. It forms part of Aegis’ overall strategy which has also seen expanded local staffing levels both for sales and for technical support.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Pete Grys Appointed to Midwest Regional Manager at Kyzen

Feb 22, 2012 | Kyzen announces that Pete Grys has joined the Kyzen team as its Midwest Regional Manager.

KYZEN Corporation

Pete Grys  Kyzen’s Midwest 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

Mike Nelson of Etek Europe Awarded SMART FELLOW AWARD by Directors of SMART Group UK

Feb 22, 2012 | Etek Europe announces that Mike Nelson, its Managing Director, has received a “SMART FELLOW AWARD” from the Directors of the SMART Group UK during Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2012, which took place February 15-16, 2012 in Farnborough, United Kingdom.

Etek Europe

Sue Knight, SMART Group’s Technical Chairman, Presents Mike Nelson with the SMART FELLOW AWARD

Etek Europe

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

Prestwick, United Kingdom

Distributor

Register by February 24 to Receive a Reduced Rate for the SEMA and SMTA Solar Manufacturing and Reliability Conference Program

Feb 22, 2012 | The Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) and SMTA announce a reduced cost for those that register by Friday, February 24, 2012 for the Solar Manufacturing & Reliability Conference program, which is taking place March 22-23, 2012 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA.

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

SEMA is a member-driven educational, technical and professional association serving the solar manufacturing and related industries

Santa Ana, California, USA

Association, Non-Profit

SMTA Capital Chapter Supports Local and National Organizations

Feb 20, 2012 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that through the dedication and hard work of its members, it has been able to give back to the community by making several donations to support various local and national not-for-profit organizations.

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

Green Lighting Shanghai Expo & Forum 2012 to Create Fresh Commercial Opportunities Through Modified Layout

Feb 20, 2012 | Green Lighting Shanghai Expo & forum, China’s most influential LED event for the novel light source industry, tabled for the first half of 2012, is currently attracting global attention. Many top companies in the trade, both local and international, are set to participate in the show organized by the China Solid State Lighting Alliance (CSA) and Reed Exhibitions. The outlook for 2012 has led major lighting companies to increase their investments now, in anticipation of a boom later.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

Configuration Management Seminar

Feb 18, 2012 | Engineering Documentation Control / CM / Product Life-cycle Management basics. Learn how to set the stage for innovation in Design Engineering and Operations.See ec3corp web site for details.

EC3 Corp

EC3 Corp

Engineering Documentation Control / CM / PLM - Public and on site Seminars, Consulting, Books, CM Standards Manual and Benchmarking for product manufacturers. Setting the stage for innovation

Winter Park, Colorado, USA

Consultant, Service Provider, Training Provider

CM Metrics book release. ec3corp Frank Watts announces the release of "CM Metrics" Published by Elsevier Corp.

Feb 17, 2012 | Configuration Management Metrics gets engineers and managers up and running with CM measurements, reporting, bench-marking survey results and basic principles.

EC3 Corp

EC3 Corp

Engineering Documentation Control / CM / PLM - Public and on site Seminars, Consulting, Books, CM Standards Manual and Benchmarking for product manufacturers. Setting the stage for innovation

Winter Park, Colorado, USA

Consultant, Service Provider, Training Provider

Nordson DAGE to Participate in Innovative Package on Package Inspection Webinar

Feb 17, 2012 | Nordson DAGE will co-sponsor and participate in a Webinar titled “Package on Package (PoP) Assembly Process & Inspection” on Thursday March 15, 2012 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. GMT. Keith Bryant, Nordson DAGE’s Global Sales Director and SMART Group’s Chairman, will present industry-leading information about PoP inspection during the Webinar.

Nordson DAGE

Nordson DAGE

The leading provider of award winning bond testing equipment and continues to invest significantly in research and development to remain at the cutting edge of bond tester technology.

Aylesbury. Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Inspection, Test Services

Data I/O Corporation Introduces New FLXHD Duplication System for Rapidly Growing e-MMC Device Market

Feb 17, 2012 | Data I/O Corporation today announced the new FLXHD Automated Duplication System for e-MMC devices, the only automated duplication system in a desktop footprint.

Data I/O Corporation

The FLXHD features a 40-device-socket system with an automated X-Y robot gantry and dual pick-and-place probes for high-throughput.

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O is the world's leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions for semiconductor (IC) devices. Data I/O's solutions, software and programming engine ensures devices are programmed correctly every time.

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

1mm Pitch Discrete Wire System Offers High Reliability

Feb 17, 2012 | Samtec recently introduced a new 1mm pitch discrete wire system ideal for rugged applications where a highly reliable connection must be maintained. The cable assembly and connector feature a space-saving design and a choice of options to ensure a proper fit.

Samtec, Inc.

Samtec, Inc.

Samtec is recognized as the service leader in the connector industry. Most Samtec products fall into one of three categories: high speed (signal integrity), micro pitch, and rugged/power products.

New Albany, Indiana, USA

Subcontractor

SMTnet Names David Fish (aka "davef") Technical Editor of SMT Express & Ombudsman of SMTnet Forums.

Feb 16, 2012 | I am happy to announce that I (davef) was named the 1st ever technical editor of the SMT Express, a weekly email newsletter that goes out to over 30,000 users in the electronics manufacturing industry. In addition, I will also become the 'ombudsman' of the electronics manufacturing forum located at http://www.smtnet.com/forums/ . This is not an official position at the company but is intended to facilitate communication between manufacturers and the thousands of electronics manufacturing professionals that use SMTnet on a daily basis.

SMTnet

Dave Fish (davef)

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

Other, Consultant, Marketing Agency, Publication or Online Resource, Service Provider

Pickering Interfaces on Course for Expansion

Feb 16, 2012 | Pickering Interfaces GmbH has reorganised its sales region for Eastern Europe. The sales office, located in Třinec/CZ, which supported the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Poland, will expand its sales region to support Romania, Hungary, the Republic of Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Serbia.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Jaroslav Pyszko

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

Indium Corporation Features Indium8.9 Solder Paste at APEX

Feb 16, 2012 | Indium8.9 Solder Paste offers Pb-free and halogen-free solutions that eliminate graping and head-in-pillow defects.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

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

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

ZESTRON to Launch HYDRON® WS 325 at APEX 2012

Feb 16, 2012 | ZESTRON will launch its latest cleaning agent HYDRON® WS 325 at the IPC APEX 2012 (booth #3621).

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

SMTA SE Asia Technical Conference Program Finalized

Feb 16, 2012 | SMTA is very excited to announce the three-day South East Asia Technical Conference on Electronics Assembly Technologies, to be held April 18-20, 2012 at the Eastin Hotel in Penang, Malaysia.

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

IPC APEX EXPO Keynote Panel Forecasts Game Changers in the Industry

Feb 16, 2012 | What will have the greatest impact on the electronics industry in five years? Will it be technology, manufacturing, government regulations or global competition? The Wednesday Keynote at IPC APEX EXPO® 2012, February 28-March 1 at the San Diego Convention Center, will feature five panelists who will provide their unique perspectives on what the game changers will be for the 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

Increase PCB Lifetime by up to 100 Percent - Multitest's DuraPad™ Significantly Reduces Pad Wear

Feb 16, 2012 | Multitest announces that its proprietary DuraPad™ surface has been proven to significantly reduce the effects of pad wear caused by pogo pin style contactors.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

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

Rosenheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

BTU Increases PYRAMAX Capabilities with WINCON 5.0 Control System Software

Feb 16, 2012 | BTU International announced today the release of version 5.0 of its WINCON™ control system software. WINCON is used in conjunction with BTU’s proprietary Intellimax™ control board on all BTU systems including the PYRAMAX family of convection reflow ovens.

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

Depth Routing- Applications, Advantages And Methods

Feb 16, 2012 | As miniaturization trends continue this course will make technological improvement and design creativity in the PCB production process indispensable. In various markets there is a rising demand for this kind of high-end technology. And as of today, some PCB shops and markets might stand a better chance to differentiate themselves from their competitors.

APROS Int. Consulting & Services

Depth Routing- Application example

APROS Int. Consulting & Services

One stop consulting and company services from Strategy, IT, Marketing, Advertisment, PR, administration, translations, sales support and much more

Eningen, Germany

Consultant

Aegis Manufacturing Operations Software Deployed Factory-Wide by Pactron

Feb 15, 2012 | Pactron has recently purchased an Aegis Manufacturing Operation Software (MOS) system to improve efficiency across their facility. This system comprises Aegis’ iLaunch, iView, iTrac, IQ and XLink software modules.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

ProDEK Closed Loop Printing Technology Raises the Bar on Dynamic Process Control

Feb 15, 2012 | In a significant technology breakthrough set to upend former industry perceptions of closed loop printing processes, DEK announces the development and commercial launch of its revolutionary new closed loop innovation, ProDEK.

DEK International

DEK International

DEK is the world's leading provider of screen printing equipment and processes for diverse industries, from surface mount technology (SMT) and semiconductor, to fuel cell and solar cell manufacture.

Zurich, Switzerland

Screen Printing

Kyzen Introduces New and Improved Pallet Cleaner to Kick Off the New Year

Feb 15, 2012 | Kyzen had introduced a new and improved product for cleaning pallets and maintenance applications.

KYZEN Corporation

Kyzen E5321 - Pallet & Maintenance Cleaner

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Hesse & Knipps, Inc. Opens Second Demo and Applications Lab on West Coast

Feb 15, 2012 | Hesse & Knipps, Inc., the Americas subsidiary of Hesse & Knipps Semiconductor Equipment GmbH recently opened a West Coast Demo and Applications Laboratory to provide enhanced applications and field support to customers throughout the western region. The Hesse & Knipps Demo and Applications Lab is located at the company’s manufacturer rep - Chalman Technologies - in Anaheim, CA. Hesse & Knipps also maintains an East Coast Demo and Applications Lab in Sterling, MA.

Hesse Mechatronics

Hesse Mechatronics

Expertise and equipment to support the most intricate and challenging wire bonding applications. Fine wire wedge bonders, heavy wire bonders, ribbon bonders for backend semiconductor assembly.

Fremont, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

ACD to Offer Test Expertise for Medical Applications at MD&M Texas 2012

Feb 15, 2012 | ACD will highlight its test capabilities in Booth #200 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Texas Exposition, scheduled to take place March 14-15, 2012 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas. As part of the company’s comprehensive service offering, ACD provides flying probe, boundary scan and functional test capabilities.

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

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

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Design, Test Services, Contract Manufacturer

Cognex Launches the Ultimate Vision System

Feb 15, 2012 | Cognex Corporation introduces the ultimate vision system that is small, tough and very smart - the In-Sight® 7000 smart camera. This new vision system series represents a true revolution in machine vision, featuring powerful vision tools, faster image capture, capability to power and control a range of external lighting, and enough input/output (I/O) capacity for virtually any inspection scenario - all in a compact, industrial IP67 package that makes the system ideal for more applications than ever before.

Cognex Corporation

The In-Sight® 7000 smart camera users can rely on the industry-leading Cognex vision tool library for reliable, repeatable performance in even the most challenging vision applications.

Cognex Corporation

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

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

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