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Molex Introduces New CMC Standard Header and Solder-Mount Headers with Press-Fit Terminals

Dec 29, 2011 | Molex CMC product line has expanded with the introduction of a 154-circuit header in compliant-pin mount and 32- and 112-circuit solder-mount headers. Designed to perform in high-conductivity applications and harsh environments, CMC is an industry standard interface used in automotive and transportation powertrain applications, including ECUs (engine control units), automatic gearboxes, suspension controllers and electric parking brakes.

Molex

The new 154-circuit, three-pocket, right-angle header with compliant-pin terminals improves productivity and reduces assembly costs by enabling a solder-free process, as opposed to conventional press-fit type mounting processes.

Molex

Molex is a global leader in interconnect solutions, as well as custom user-interfaces, membrane switches and flex circuits.

Lisle, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Components/Substrates

Fuji Machine and Toyo Communication Announce Joint Venture in China

Dec 27, 2011 | Fuji Machine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. with supplier Toyo Communication Technology Co., Limited will establish a joint venture called KUNSHAN FUJI MACHINE MFG. CO., LTD. (provisional) in Kunshan, Jiangsu, China. This joint venture will manufacture, in China, highly reliable, high quality, cost competitive machine parts and assemblies to be used in machines such as electronics assembly machines and machine tools. In addition, there is the prospect that electronics assembly machines and machine tools will be produced locally in the future. With both companies combining their strengths such as the advanced technology from Fuji and the supply chain from Toyo in this cooperative venture, we can provide more competitive products. This joint venture will be established in April 2012 (scheduled) and our target is to begin operations during 2013.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

A leading manufacturer of SMT equipment and other machine tools used in industrial manufacturing.

Aichi, Japan

OEM

JBC Tools Introduces New PH Infrared Preheater

Dec 26, 2011 | JBC Tools introduces the PH Infrared Preheater. The PH Preheater is streamlined, easy-to-use and packed with features. Additionally, it perfectly complements the rest of the JBC product line.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

The PH Preheater heats PCBs from below, allowing hand soldering to be completed much faster and at lower soldering tip temperatures.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

Soldering & Rework Techniques for Electronics

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Aegis software improves engagement for customer Spectrum Assembly

Dec 21, 2011 | Spectrum Assembly has recently purchased Aegis iLaunch and iView Manufacturing Operation Software modules for their Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) operation. Together, these provide SAI with a distributed, paperless environment to replace their earlier paper-based manufacturing process instructions. SAI purchased the software after their market investigation revealed it to be the most powerful yet most cost-effective solution available.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

iLaunch - Process Planning & Launch Software

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

IPC Announces Winter 2012 Webinar Schedule

Dec 21, 2011 | Offering convenient and cost-effective staff development, IPC announces its Winter Webinar Series for January, February and March 2012. The one-hour webinars which focus on critical issues facing the industry, offer companies an opportunity to bring IPC technical information to a large number of employees at one time.

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

BTU International Adds Manufacturers’ Representative for Sales Support

Dec 21, 2011 | BTU International announces the appointment of Bruce Clark of Electronic Assembly Products (EAP) as its representative in Illinois and Southern Wisconsin.

BTU International

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Viscom Opens a Branch in Tunisia

Dec 21, 2011 | As part of an ongoing expansion of business locations, the new office will primarily secure fast, comprehensive support for Viscom's North African customers by providing e. g. a free hotline service that customers can utilize.

Viscom AG

Mohamed Aymen Fodda, Technical Support and Mouna Saadouli, Sales Assistance, in front of the Viscom office Tunis.

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Indium Corporation snaps up DEK Horizon 01iX at Productronica 2011

Dec 21, 2011 | DEK has signed a contract with The Indium Corporation for its print platform, Horizon 01iX. The order for the print platform was finalised on the second day of Productronica 2011 in Munich.

DEK International

Horizon iX - Screen Printer

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

Adept Technology Introduces Adept Viper(TM) s1700D Robot

Dec 21, 2011 | Adept Technology today introduced the Adept Viper™ s1700D, a high-performance 6-axis robot. Featuring new motors that are faster and more efficient, the Viper s1700D delivers higher speed motion and increased productivity. Like the previous Viper 1700 robot, the new s1700D offers a long reach and high payload capacity within a small footprint.

Adept Technology Inc.

	Featuring new motors that are faster and more efficient, the Adept Viper s1700D delivers higher speed motion and increased productivity

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology, Inc., founded in 1983, is America's largest manufacturer of industrial robots.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

DfR Solutions and ISD Italia Partner on Sherlock ADA™ Software

Dec 21, 2011 | ISD Italia has joined forces with DfR Solutions’ North American (NA) sales teams in offering DfR Solutions’ revolutionary automated design analysis tool, ‘Sherlock’. DfR Solutions’ partnership with ISD will strengthen and expand Sherlock’s penetration among European users of EDA/CAD/CAM solutions.

DfR Solutions

Sherlock is a new Automated Design Analysis Tool that allows you to predict product failure earlier in the design process, allowing you to design reliability right into the product.

DfR Solutions

DfR Solutions has world-renowned expertise in applying the science of Reliability Physics to electrical and electronics technologies, and is a leading provider of quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) research and consulting for the electronics industry.

College Park, Maryland, USA

Service Provider

Assel succeeds in ISO 14001 Re-certification

Dec 20, 2011 | The Polish EMS provider, based in Gdańsk, has successfully passed the ISO 14001 conformity evaluation by Lloyds

Assel

Assel

Assel is Contract Manufacturing Services provider specialising in Electronics, Electromechanical Assembly & Systems Integration; providing Supply Chain Management, Engineering support & other services tailored to customers’ needs

Pruszcz Gdanski, Poland

Other, Assembly, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer, Subcontractor

ACD Promotes Noah Fenley to Design Manager

Dec 19, 2011 | ACD recently promoted Noah Fenley to Design Manager. Noah has been with the company since 2000 and plays a vital role in helping ACD provide world-class PCB design layout.

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

Noah Fenley, ACD's new Design Manager

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

Multitest Offers MT Pro Support Program

Dec 19, 2011 | Multitest introduces the MT Pro Support Program for complete after-sales support.

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

SMART Group to Host Informational Events

Dec 19, 2011 | SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on surface mount and related technologies, announces key events to further the industry’s knowledge base.

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

Juki Promotes Geron Ryden to Director of Marketing

Dec 19, 2011 | Juki Automation Systems announces the promotion of Geron Ryden to Director of Marketing. In this position, he will oversee marketing and promotional activities for Juki in the Americas. Geron previously served as Marketing Manager at Juki.

Juki Automation Systems

Geron Ryden, Juki Automation Systems' Director of Marketing

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

BTU International's TRITAN™ HV90 Metallization Firing System Exceeds Industry Specification for Yield

Dec 19, 2011 | BTU International announces that its TRITAN™ HV90 dual-lane metallization firing system exceeds industry standards for wafer breakage. The three-belt, three-speed system boasts a yield better than 99.99%, exceeding the industry standard for metallization firing.

BTU International

TRITAN™ dual-lane metallization firing system.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Cognex Introduces the First Wireless Industrial ID Barcode Reader with Ethernet, RS-232 and USB

Dec 19, 2011 | Cognex Corporation announces a new wireless version for its next-generation DataMan® handheld industrial ID scanner, the DataMan 8000 series.

Cognex Corporation

DataMan® 800 - wireless handheld industrial ID scanner

Cognex Corporation

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

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Call for Papers: IEEE Sponsored International Symposium on Physics and Technology of Sensors

Dec 19, 2011 | "National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors" (NSPTS) is a continued activity ever since it was conceptualized and organized first in 1994 by the Department of Electronic Science, University of Pune. Since then, the activity has grown into a well-attended national event in India, adored and awaited by the Sensors and Actuators community across the country.

CALCE Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering

CALCE Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering

The largest electronic products research center focused on electronics reliability, is dedicated to providing a knowledge and resource base to support the development of competitive electronic components, products and systems.

College Park, Maryland, USA

Service Provider, Training Provider

Fuji Releases New Screen Printer – NXTP-M25

Dec 15, 2011 | Fuji has just released its newest and most advanced printer ever. The NXTP-M25 extends the modular concept of the world-famous NXT series of mounters to the print stage of production. This high-performance, compact screen printer supports dual lane production, making it ideal for production of panels for small electronic devices such as smart phones, tablet PCs and digital cameras.

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

NXTP-M25

Fuji Machine Mfg., Co. Ltd.

A leading manufacturer of SMT equipment and other machine tools used in industrial manufacturing.

Aichi, Japan

OEM

MIRTEC Awarded AOI Contract with ACD at Productronica 2011

Dec 14, 2011 | MIRTEC announces that ACD purchased two Mv-7xi In-Line AOI Systems during the recent Productronica Trade Fair in Germany. ACD has very high inspection standards and the new MV-7xi AOI systems will help the company continue to meet or exceed those requirements.

MIRTEC Corporation

From left to right: W. Scott Fillebrown, President of ACD, and Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC

MIRTEC Corporation

Global supplier of Automated Optical Inspection and Solder Paste Inspection Systems to the Electronics Manufacturing Industry.

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

SMTA Members of Distinction Award Winners Announced

Dec 14, 2011 | During the 2011 Annual Meeting at SMTA International, the SMTA honored members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the electronics assembly industry.

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

Advances in Lead-Free Alloys, Reliability, Halogen-Free and Counterfeit Components Highlight IPC APEX EXPO 2012 Technical Conference

Dec 14, 2011 | Featuring new research and innovations in printed board design and manufacturing, electronics assembly and test, the IPC APEX EXPO® technical conference will be held at the San Diego Convention Center, February 28-March 1, 2012.

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

How Much Strain Can a Package Take?

Dec 14, 2011 | Manufacturing processes, handling and printed circuit assembly (PCA) test can put a lot of mechanical stresses on packages, causing failures. As grid array packages get larger, identifying how to set safe levels for these steps becomes more difficult. A new quantitative test methodology within IPC/JEDEC-9707, Spherical Bend Test Method for Characterization of Board Level Interconnects, lets users determine how much strain packages can take before reliability degradation.

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 Expands Communications Industry-Wide with Introduction of New E-Publication IPC Outlook

Dec 14, 2011 | In January 2012, IPC will launch IPC Outlook, an electronic newsletter and Web portal for multimedia information about technology, standards, best practices and industry research. The new e-publication will focus on information that helps engineers and managers succeed in their jobs.

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

Nihon Superior to Exhibit at Internepcon Japan 2012

Dec 14, 2011 | Nihon Superior will showcase a new and expanded range of products based on its SN100C® silver-free, lead-free solder in booth East 30-13 at the upcoming Internepcon Japan exhibition. SN100C now has a track record of more than 12 years of successful delivery of high productivity and high reliability.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

High Performance SN100C(551CT) Flux-Cored Solder Wire

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

VJ Electronix Appoints Accelonix SAS as Its Distributor in France and North Africa

Dec 14, 2011 | VJ Electronix has appointed Accelonix SAS as its exclusive distributor for rework systems in France and North Africa.

VJ Electronix

Harold Hyman and Patrick Legenre

VJ Electronix

Rework and X-ray Inspection solutions for a variety of applications. VJ integrates proven industrial X-ray expertise with advanced SRT automation and NIS X-ray electronics inspection expertise.

Bohemia, New York, USA

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

SEMA and SMTA Present Solar Manufacturing and Reliability Conference

Dec 14, 2011 | Industry professionals are invited to submit technical presentations for the first Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) and Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Solar Engineering and Reliability Conference, scheduled to take place March 21-23, 2012 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

See Seika Machinery, Inc. Announces Year-End Special

Dec 12, 2011 | Seika Machinery announces its year-end special on high-quality, reasonably-priced products.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Michelle Ogihara, Seika's Senior Sales Manager

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

Krayden, Inc. Opens New Warehouse in Florida

Dec 12, 2011 | Krayden has opened another new location in Melbourne, Fla. The new warehouse marks Krayden’s fifth expansion in the last two years.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Nordson DAGE Names Sinerji Grup as Its X-ray Distributor of the Year 2011

Dec 12, 2011 | Nordson DAGE announces that its Turkish X-ray distributor, Sinerji Grup, has been awarded the X-ray Distributor of the Year trophy for 2011.

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

Multitest's 2012 Training Schedule Is Now Available

Dec 12, 2011 | Multitest announces that its 2012 training schedule now is available online.

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 International’s TRITAN™ HV90 Dual-Lane Metallization Firing System Successfully Completes Marathon Test

Dec 12, 2011 | BTU International announces that its TRITAN™ HV90 dual-lane metallization firing system has successfully completed a marathon test, producing in excess of 60 million cells.

BTU International

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Varitron Invests in Track Trace and Control (TTC) Solution from Cogiscan

Dec 12, 2011 | Group Varitron Technologies has entered into a long-term corporate agreement with Cogiscan, the leader in material control for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Cogiscan Inc.

Group Varitron Technologies headqueters in St-Hubert, Quebec, Canada

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

Everett Charles Technologies Introduces New Automotive and Industrial Catalog

Dec 12, 2011 | Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) announces the release of its new Automotive and Industrial Catalog for Asia, the Americas and Europe. The new catalog features complete product descriptions and applications for ECT’s general purpose replaceable and non-replaceable probes as well as step, switch, high current/high-frequency and battery probes.

Everett Charles Technologies

Everett Charles Technologies

ECT is the world's leading manufacturer of POGO ® contact probes for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, military, connectors and testing bare and loaded printed circuit boards

Pomona, California, USA

Inspection

Green Lighting Shanghai 2012 Expands Scale with Relocation to Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center

Dec 12, 2011 | Green Lighting Shanghai 2012, co-organized by the China Solid State Lighting Alliance and Reed Exhibitions, will take place between April 25-27, 2012 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. Spanning over 100 million sqm, the show is expected to attract more than 200 of the leading companies in the trade, together with 5,000 trade visitors.

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

Viscom Holds Successful Open House at New Silicon Valley Facility

Dec 08, 2011 | Viscom co-hosted an open house at its new applications center in Silicon Valley on Thursday, December 1, 2011. The move into Zero Defects International’s (ZDI) newly acquired sales and service office will enable Viscom to continue to serve its customers in Silicon Valley and Northern California as well as the entire Western United States.

Viscom AG

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Data I/O Announces New Brazil Representation Partnership with Fuji do Brasil

Dec 08, 2011 | Data I/O Corporation announces a new agreement for sales and service in Brazil with Fuji do Brasil.

Data I/O Corporation

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

Solar Manufacturing and Reliability Conference Call for Presentations

Dec 08, 2011 | Electronics Industry professionals are invited to submit technical presentations for the first Solar Manufacturing and Reliability Conference, to be held in San Jose, CA on March 21st - 23rd, 2012. The conference is co-organized by the Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) and Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA.) The abstract deadline is January 13, 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

FCT Assembly Offers Holiday Savings on NC676 No-Clean Solder Paste

Dec 07, 2011 | FCT Assembly announces holiday savings at its new online store, located at www.fctassembly.net.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

FCT Assembly’s NC676 No-Clean Solder Paste

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

With numerous facilities in the United States, we are one of the electronics industry's leading manufacturers of lead-free solder products, superior quality stencils, and precision cut parts.

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

VERSAPRINT F1 - Ersa launches new stencil printer

Dec 07, 2011 | It has now been four years that Ersa introduced its first stencil printers into the market. The printer models VERSAPRINT P1 and S1 were launched and brought fresh impetus into the market with their integrated 100 % post print inspection feature. By integrating post print inspection Ersa managed to install a feature in the printer customers had been dreaming of for a long time and for which competitive systems provided approaches only.

kurtz ersa Corporation

VERSAPRINT F1 Screen Printer

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

SWEMCO Enhances Capabilities with Universal Instruments’ Genesis Line Solution

Dec 07, 2011 | SWEMCO has purchased a Universal Instruments Genesis Platform production line. The new equipment set was complemented with Universal’s Dimensions® Line Manager shop floor control software. Both are now operational in SWEMCO’s Moorestown, New Jersey production facility.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments’ Genesis Platform

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

Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium Early Bird Deadline Announced

Dec 07, 2011 | SMTA announced that the Early Bird Registration Deadline for the 17th Annual Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium is January 13, 2012. The event will take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Sheraton Poipu Resort on Kauai, Hawaii. The Pan Pacific promotes international technical interchange and provides a premier forum for extensive networking among industry professionals and business leaders throughout the world.

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

EUROPE-SMT and YAMAHA IM MOTORS Sign Distribution Agreement for Benelux

Dec 07, 2011 | EUROPE-SMT announces that as of January 1, 2012, it will be the official importer for all YAMAHA YS Series SMT pick-and-place machines in Holland, Belgium and Luxemburg.

KVM4S/EUROPE-SMT

Jasper van Meerten, co-founder of EUROPE-SMT

KVM4S/EUROPE-SMT

KVM Supplies buys and sells WORLDWIDE used and new SMT Production equipment.

Turnhout, Belgium

Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Tape and Reel Services, Manufacturer's Rep

KVM4S/EUROPE-SMT Receives First Order for GPD MAX High-Speed Glue Dispenser

Dec 07, 2011 | KVM4S/EUROPE-SMT recently received its first order for the GPD MAX High-Speed Glue Dispenser. The system will be installed before the end of the year at one of Germany’s most recognized SMT assembly companies.

KVM4S/EUROPE-SMT

GPD MAX High-Speed Glue Dispenser

KVM4S/EUROPE-SMT

KVM Supplies buys and sells WORLDWIDE used and new SMT Production equipment.

Turnhout, Belgium

Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Tape and Reel Services, Manufacturer's Rep

ACD Purchases a VisionMaster 150 for Fast, Accurate Paste Analysis

Dec 07, 2011 | ACD announces the purchase of a VisionMaster 150 solder paste inspection (SPI) system. The VM150 will enable ACD to obtain 3-D color profiles for fast, accurate paste analysis.

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

VisionMaster 150 solder paste inspection (SPI) system

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

Multitest Appoints New VP of Global Sales & Marketing

Dec 07, 2011 | Multitest announces that James Quinn was named Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing effective November 14, 2011.

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

Design Innovations and Best Practices at IPC APEX EXPO 2012

Dec 07, 2011 | Innovations and best practices will be featured in the IPC Designers Forum and design-focused courses at IPC APEX EXPO 2012, February 26-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

IPC Rolls Out New Printed Electronics Management Council Committee

Dec 07, 2011 | IPC announces the creation of a new IPC Printed Electronics Management Council Steering Committee that will oversee the development of educational programs to support the printed electronics 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

Zollner Milpitas Delivers 1st Production

Dec 07, 2011 | Zollner Elektronik AG announced today that its new Milpitas, CA based manufacturing & NPI center successfully delivered its first contract last week.

ZOLLNER ELECTRONICS, INC.

ZOLLNER ELECTRONICS, INC.

Headquartered in Germany and founded by Manfred Zollner in 1965, Zollner Elektronik AG has successfully grown to become one of the largest and most formidable Electronic Manufacturing & Engineering Services providers in the world today.

Sterling, Virginia, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Manncorp Replaces MC384 With Advanced High-Flexibility Pick & Place At Same Price

Dec 07, 2011 | A new replacement for the widely sold MC384 pick and place has been announced by Manncorp. Aside from the many technological and mechanical breakthroughs permitting improved flexibility, accuracy and speed (5,000 cph), the new MC385V1V, according to CEO Henry Mann, “is totally compatible with its predecessor, allowing the 1,000+ MC384 owners worldwide to use existing feeders and programs in the new machine without concern.”

Manncorp

Manncorp's MC385 series is considered to be the company's most advanced pick and place machines, featuring exceptional placement accuracy, ball screw X-Y drive and linear encoders with high-speed servo motors. The single-head version is $49,995; the dual-head is $59,995.

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

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