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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

NEPCON China 2012 Attracts Numerous Leading Manufacturers

Feb 15, 2012 | April 25, 2012 will witness the opening of NEPCON China 2012 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. As the largest event for the electronics manufacturing and SMT industry across Asia, NEPCON China has become the weather vane for China’s industrial peers. Currently, 98% of booths for NEPCON China 2012 are sold out with almost all the world-leading SMT manufacturers and material suppliers scheduled to exhibit.

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

GPD Global's PCD4H Dispense Pump Improves Yields for LED Manufacturers

Feb 15, 2012 | GPD Global announces that its PCD4H Dispense Pump yields excellent results with phosphor and non-phosphor-filled LED encapsulation as viewed on the color chart by tightly grouped results.

GPD Global

PCD4H is a continuously volumetric dispense pump that is not limited to a certain volume and does not require trial-and-error setup to reach a desired volume.

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

SMART Group to Present Advanced PoP Webinar

Feb 15, 2012 | SMART Group will host a Webinar titled “Package on Package (PoP) Assembly Process & Inspection” on Thursday March 15, 2012 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. GMT.

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

Engineered Material Systems Releases Die Attach for Light Emitting Diodes and Small Power Semiconductor Devices

Feb 15, 2012 | Engineered Material Systems has released its new DA-5045-2 and DA-5045-4 High Thermal Conductivity Die Attach Adhesives for attaching light emitting diodes (LEDs) and small die.

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

The new thermally and electrically conductive adhesives are designed to enable high thermal transfer in LED and power semiconductor packages.

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

Nihon Superior's Keith Sweatman to Present at TMS Annual Conference

Feb 15, 2012 | Nihon Superior announces that its Senior Technical Advisor Keith Sweatman will present “The Effect of Composition on the Thickness Morphology and Growth of Interfacial Intermetallic in Pb-Free Solders” at the upcoming TMS Annual Conference. The presentation will take place during the session, titled “Pb-Free Solders and Other Materials for Emerging Interconnect and Packaging Technologies: Solder Alloy Design for Challenging Applications”.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Keith Sweatman, Nihon's Senior Technical Advisor

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

Senior Systems To Exhibit At MD&M Texas March 14-15

Feb 15, 2012 | Palmdale, CA – February 8, 2011 – Senior Systems, a mid-tier electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company serving the Medical, Commercial/Industrial, CleanTech and Military/Aerospace industries will be exhibiting at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Texas Conference and Expo, March 14-15, 2012 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas

Senior Systems Technology, Inc.

Senior Systems Technology, Inc.

Lean Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) - ISO 13485, ISO 9001 and AS9100

Palmdale, California, USA

Contract 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. 

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

Horizon with ProDEK Closed Loop

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

The ASM SMT Solutions segment is made up of SMT Printing Solutions (DEK) and SMT Placement Solutions (SIPLACE). Under the DEK brand, it sells best-in-class printing solutions for the electronics and solar industries.

Suwanee, Georgia, USA

Screen Printing

Panasonic to Showcase Total Solutions for Any Mix, Any Volume at IPC APEX 2012

Feb 14, 2012 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA) will showcase scalable, integrated, and efficient total solutions for any mix, any volume at IPC APEX 2012, booth 2829.

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

PFSA develops and supports innovative manufacturing automation equipment, processes and solutions around the core of electronic assembly, microelectronic, software and circuit manufacturing

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, OEM

PROMATION to show enhanced Hand Slide Line at APEX

Feb 14, 2012 | PROMATION known for high quality handling systems will display their latest hand assembly station att his year's APEX show - BOOTH 1228.

PROMATION, Inc.

Hand Assembly Lines

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION offers automated products in 4 key areas: PCB handling systems, robotic soldering systems, automatic label placement, and work bench/work flow solutions.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Soldering

TT-400Hot Iron Soldering Robot Introduced at APEX

Feb 14, 2012 | PROMATION will formally introduce the TT-400 Robotic Soldering system at this year's APEX show - Booth 1228. The TT-400 is a 150W Hot Iron, table top soldering robot that is packed with features and perfect for batch process soldering.

PROMATION, Inc.

TT-400 Soldering Robot

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION offers automated products in 4 key areas: PCB handling systems, robotic soldering systems, automatic label placement, and work bench/work flow solutions.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Soldering

MIRTEC Corp. Reports 21% Growth in 2011

Feb 13, 2012 | MIRTEC Co. LTD, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” reports continued growth in sales revenue for its North American Sales and Service Division for 2011. “We are extremely pleased to announce that sales revenue for our North American Division grew by over 21 percent in 2011,” stated Chanwha Pak, CEO.

MIRTEC Corporation

Chanwha Pak, CEO MIRTEC Co, LTD

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

ZESTRON to Host Free-of-Charge Webinar on "Cleaning Equipment & Cleaning Agents"

Feb 13, 2012 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that the second 2012 webinar titled “Cleaning Equipment & Cleaning Agents” is scheduled for February 15th at 12 pm and February 23rd at 1:30 pm. This 45 minute webinar (including 15 min. Q&A) presented by Ravi Parthasarathy, Senior Process Engineer, ZESTRON, is free of charge and the second of a 10-part cleaning series ZESTRON @cademy will be hosting throughout 2012.

ZESTRON Americas

Ravi Parthasarathy, Senior Process Engineer, ZESTRON

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

P. D. Circuits Continues to Build Long-Standing Customer Relationships

Feb 13, 2012 | P. D. Circuits will celebrate five years of having more than 130 customers. Additionally, 2012 marks the company’s 22nd year in business.

NCAB Group USA

David, Wolff, President of P. D. Circuits

NCAB Group USA

One of the world's largest suppliers of PCBs.

Hampstead, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Contract Manufacturer

Visit the AOI and AXI Technology Leader at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Feb 10, 2012 | ViTrox Technologies will demonstrate the V810 and V510 inspection solutions at Booth #1351 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

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

A-Laser to Highlight Laser Depaneling at MD&M West 2012

Feb 10, 2012 | A-Laser will highlight UV laser depaneling of rigid and flex materials in booth #676 at the upcoming MD&M West Conference and Expo.

A-Laser, Inc.

A-Laser, Inc.

Custom laser cutting services and precision parts manufacturing.

Milpitas, California, USA

Component Preparation, Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Cognex's DataMan 500 Selected by the 2012 Engineers' Choice Awards

Feb 10, 2012 | Cognex Corporation has been selected for a 2012 Engineers’ Choice Award in the category of Machine Vision, Barcode Readers for its DataMan® 500 fixed-mount barcode reader. The award will be presented during a Monday, March 26, 2012 ceremony at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower hotel.

Cognex Corporation

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

BPM Microsystems Enhances Empty Socket Test Software Feature with the Release of BPWin 5.22.0

Feb 10, 2012 | BPM Microsystems announces the release of BPWin version 5.22.0, which includes an enhancement to the Empty Socket Test that will now cycle when the interlock has been opened, further reducing the risk of double stacking devices, thus improving programming yield and quality assurance.

BPM Microsystems

BPM Microsystems

Exceptional electronic products start with exceptional programming. BPM Microsystems is the leading global supplier of automated and manual programming systems, serving the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

ECT's Contact Solutions to Showcase ZIP® Family at BiTS™ Burn-In & Test Socket Workshop

Feb 10, 2012 | Everett Charles Technologies’ (ECT) Contact Solutions will highlight the ZIP® family at the upcoming Burn-In & Test Strategies Workshop.

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

Multitest's Engineering Expert to Present Breaking Research at BiTS 2012

Feb 10, 2012 | Multitest announces that Ryan Satrom, RF Engineer, will present a paper titled “Improving Power Delivery In The Test Interface” at the upcoming Burn-in & Test Socket Workshop.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Ryan Satrom

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

Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC (CBA) to Host Roundtable Discussions at IPC APEX Expo

Feb 10, 2012 | Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC (CBA) will cohost of a day of roundtables and interviews at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC

Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC

Provider of insight into the world of global electronics manufacturing.

Anthem, Arizona, USA

Publication or Online Resource

SEMA to Host IPC PV/Solar Standard Meetings on Final Module Visual Inspection, Tabbing and Stringing and Lamination

Feb 10, 2012 | SEMA announces it will host the IPC Solar/PV standards meeting on Final Module Visual Inspection, Tabbing and Stringing and Lamination, scheduled to take place Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the Wyndham Hotel on North First Street 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

Free Technical Programs and Activities at IPC APEX EXPO Provide Solutions to Critical Industry Challenges

Feb 10, 2012 | Renowned for the industry’s premier technical conference and courses, IPC APEX EXPO® also includes ample opportunities to learn about industry issues and find solutions free of charge. Exhibits-only registration to IPC APEX EXPO is free to individuals who register in advance and includes access to: inspiring and informative keynote sessions; BUZZ sessions covering key industry topics; the NPL Process Defect Clinic; free special events; and the largest exhibition in North America for printed board design and manufacturing, electronics assembly and test.

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 Testifies Before U.S. House Committee On Foreign Affairs

Feb 10, 2012 | Representing IPC, Mikel Williams, president and CEO of DDi Corp. and chairman of the IPC Government Relations Committee, testified on February 7 before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs to underscore the importance of clear and appropriate U.S. export controls on printed circuit board (PCB) designs for sensitive military technologies. The Committee on Foreign Affairs held the hearing to consider industry perspectives on export control reform, including proposals now being contemplated by the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce.

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

Charles Hutchins Educational Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Feb 10, 2012 | The SMTA is soliciting applications from full time graduate-level students pursuing a degree and working on thesis research in electronic assembly, electronics packaging, or a related field, for the $5000 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant.

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

Polyonics Adds New Double-Coated Polyimide Options to its Family of High Temperature Engineered Tapes

Feb 10, 2012 | The new Polyonics double-coated tapes are ideal for bonding materials that will be exposed to extremly high temperatures and harsh manufacturing environments. They include liners that are designed to be die cut and, due to their additional stiffness compared to transfer adhesives, can be easily auto-applied.

Polyonics, Inc.

Polyonics, Inc.

Manufacturer of high performance label material & tags, which survive the harshest industrial environments.

Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Europlacer to Demo High Performance SMT Pick and Place Platforms at APEX

Feb 09, 2012 | Europlacer will demo its award-winning iineo II and XPii-II SMT pick-and-place platforms in booth number 3015 at APEX 2012.

EUROPLACER

Widely configurable for numerous requirements, the Europlacer iineo II offers the industry's largest board size (24

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 Leverages New Market Opportunities for Strong 2011

Feb 08, 2012 | Universal Instruments positioned its electronics assembly solutions portfolio in the forefront of an evolving industry landscape to enjoy market success in 2011. The company’s product and solutions roadmaps were well-aligned in anticipation of a global technology shift, resulting in a leadership position in the emerging “green” markets, an expanded customer base and a Q4 2011 global market share gain of nearly 2% versus the prior year.

Universal Instruments Corporation

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

MYDATA welcomes new representative in Mid Atlantic region

Feb 07, 2012 | MYDATA is pleased to announce new representation in the Mid Atlantic region, including Maryland, Virginia, W. Virginia, and Delaware. Alfred Freire, owner of LM Instruments, has been appointed sales representative for MYDATA's SMT assembly solutions in this area.

Mycronic Technologies AB

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

ZESTRON Europe promotes Martin Königer to Senior Process Engineer

Feb 07, 2012 | ZESTRON Europe is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Mr. Martin Königer to “Senior Process Engineer.”

ZESTRON Americas

Martin Königer, Zestron's new Senior Process Engineer.

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

BTU Receives Multi-Unit Orders for PYRAMAX™ Solder Reflow Ovens from SATS Companies

Feb 07, 2012 | BTU International announced the receipt of multiple orders for PYRAMAX™ solder reflow ovens from semiconductor assembly and test subcontractors (SATS) located in Asia. The orders are valued in excess of $1 million and shipments will be completed during the first half of 2012.

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

Nihon Superior's Mr. Keith Sweatman to Present at the 2012 IPC APEX EXPO Technical Conference

Feb 07, 2012 | Nihon Superior announces that its Senior Technical Advisor Keith Sweatman will present the paper titled “Effect of Cooling Rate on the Intermetallic Layer in Solder Joints” at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Keith Sweatman, Nihon's Senior Technical Advisor

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

Multitest's Product Manager to Discuss Specmanship at BiTS 2012

Feb 07, 2012 | Multitest announces that Jim Brandes, Product Manager, will hold a presentation titled “Specmanship” at the upcoming Burn-in & Test Socket Workshop, scheduled to take place March 4-7, 2012 Mesa, AZ.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Jim Brandes

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

Finetech Shows Support for University Research

Feb 07, 2012 | Finetech will donate a high-accuracy die bonder in a drawing this summer that is open to U.S. and Canadian qualified universities and colleges. The multi-application FINEPLACER® Pico MA bonder with 5 micron placement accuracy is valued at $100,000.

Finetech

Finetech

Finetech manufactures innovative, high-accuracy equipment for leading-edge bonding, micro assembly and rework challenges.

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

"Simplify Your Manufacturing Challenges" - SIPLACE at the 2012 APEX Show

Feb 07, 2012 | At this year’s APEX trade show, the SIPLACE team will present many innovations for its award-winning SIPLACE SX placement platform.

ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG

ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG

ASM Assembly Systems is the supplier of SIPLACE, a leader in surface mount technology (SMT) equipment, software, and services to the electronics assembly market.

Munich, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Software Manufacturer

PCB Assembly Express Develops Next Generation Quoting and Ordering System

Feb 07, 2012 | PCB Assembly Express Provides Step-By-Step Virtual Quote Assistant and Instant Online Quoting & Ordering for Both U.S. & Offshore Assembly Services

PentaLogix

PentaLogix

PentaLogix, known for its ViewMate™ Gerber-viewer and SmartDFM™ design-rule-check software, offers PCB design and CAM software along with quickturn PCB prototyping and production PCB services.

Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA

Service Provider, Software Manufacturer

ZESTRON to Feature its Latest Product Solutions at the SMTA Dallas and Houston

Feb 07, 2012 | ZESTRON will showcase its complete line of product and process solutions at the SMTA Dallas and Houston on February 7th and 9th.

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

Omron Previews New Inspection Technology at IPC APEX Expo 2012

Feb 07, 2012 | Omron Inspection Systems will debut a new concept in its AOI systems-the VT-S720 Inspection System featuring 3D reconstruction measurement technology - at the IPC APEX Expo. Visit Omron at booth #2649 to get an in-depth demo from Omron’s experts on the VT-S720, as well as the VT-RNSII in-line and benchtop, post reflow AOI inspection systems and the VP5200 in-line 3D solder paste inspection system.

Omron Inspection Systems

	 VT-S720: New Inspection System Using 3D Measurement

Omron Inspection Systems

Manufacturer of control equipment, factory automation systems, electronic components, automotive electronics, ticket vending machines, medical equipment and printed circuit board inspection systems (SPI, AOI and AXI).

Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection

SMTA International 2011 Best Papers Announced

Feb 07, 2012 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the Best Papers from SMTA International 2011. As speakers at SMTA International, individuals make contributions to the industry by sharing their research and findings. To reward exceptional achievement, $1,000 awards and plaques are given for the Best of Conference Presentation, Best of Proceedings Paper, and the Best International Paper.

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

Printed Electronics Coming of Age at IPC APEX EXPO 2012

Feb 07, 2012 | A key enabling technology that is making a significant impact in consumer, commercial, medical and specialty electronics markets, printed electronics is coming of age at IPC APEX EXPO®, February 28-March 1, 2012, at the San Diego Convention Center. IPC APEX EXPO will feature a dedicated printed electronics area on the show floor, a printed electronics track in the technical conference, and historic standards development meetings where the first-ever industry requirements for the manufacture and assembly of printed electronics will be discussed and developed.

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

Non-IC Electronic Components Covered in Latest Update of JEDEC and IPC Quality and Reliability Standard for SMDs

Feb 07, 2012 | IPC and JEDEC have released the C revision of IPC/JEDEC J-STD-033, Handling, Packing, Shipping and Use of Moisture/Reflow and/or Process Sensitive Components. With an expanded scope, the document now covers the handling, packing and shipping of non-IC electronic components that have been classified per EIA/IPC/JEDEC J-STD-075, Classification of Non-IC Electronic Components for Assembly Processes.

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 December 2011

Feb 07, 2012 | IPC announced the December 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

SMART Group Launches Modern Manufacture Webinar Series

Feb 07, 2012 | SMART Group will host a four-part Webinar series titled Guide to Modern Multilayer Manufacture Webinar. Part 1 will take place from 14.30-16.00 GMT on Tuesday, March 6, 2012.

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

SEHO Systems GmbH Appoints Thomas Herz to Technical Director of the Selective Soldering Department

Feb 06, 2012 | SEHO Systems announces that Thomas Herz has assumed the duties of Technical Director for the Selective Soldering Department at SEHO Systems GmbH, effective immediately.

SEHO Systems GmbH

Thomas Herz, SEHO’s new Technical Director, Selective Soldering Department

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO develops and manufactures reflow, selective and wave soldering machines for the electronics industry. Since its foundation in 1976, SEHO is worldwide THE contact partner whenever soldering is involved.

Kreuzwertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Multitest to Exhibit New Test Solutions at BiTS 2012

Feb 06, 2012 | Multitest will exhibit its leading test solutions at the upcoming Burn-In & Test Strategies Workshop, scheduled to take place March 4-7, 2012 in Mesa, AZ.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

At the show, Multitest will showcase the most comprehensive portfolio of contactors on the market.

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

Metcal to Sponsor First IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition

Feb 06, 2012 | OK International has announced that its Metcal brand is the premier sponsor of the First IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition and IPC Hand Soldering Grand Championship, scheduled to take place February 28-29 and March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

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

Kyzen Achieves Gold Supplier Rating from L-3 Communications Display Systems

Feb 06, 2012 | Kyzen achieved the status of Gold Supplier from L-3 Communications Display Systems.

KYZEN Corporation

Tom Forsythe, Vice President of Kyzen.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

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