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Aqueous Technologies Names New Distributor in Southern California

Feb 06, 2012 | Aqueous Technologies has appointed Competitive Edge Manufacturing Equipment (CEME) as its distributor for the Southern California and Baja region.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Jeff Kline, Principal, CEME

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Manufacturer of automated defluxing/cleaning equipment, cleanliness testing equipment, and stencil cleaning equipment.

Corona, California, USA

Cleaning, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Christopher Associates to Display High-Magnification Tagarno Magnus HD Trend at Both SMTA Dallas and Houston 2012

Feb 03, 2012 | Christopher Associates announces that its distributor, TLS Technologies, will display the industry favorite Tagarno Magnus HD Trend at two upcoming SMTA shows.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Tagarno MAGNUS HD High Definition Benchtop Inspection System.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Practical Components to Debut New Test Board for 0.33 mm Dummy CVBGA Test Vehicle at the IPC APEX Expo

Feb 03, 2012 | Practical Components will feature its new Amkor PoP stacked packages, including the new TMV PoP, along with its full line of dummy component packages in Booth #538 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Practical Components, Inc.

0.3 mm pitch CVBGA from Amkor

Practical Components, Inc.

An international distributor of mechanical IC samples or "dummy" components, SMD production tools and equipment

Los Alamitos, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Distributor

Torsten Pelzer Heads Viscom Sales

Feb 03, 2012 | Viscom AG has appointed Torsten Pelzer to the position of General Sales Manager. Effective 1 January 2012, he took control of worldwide sales activities for the company.

Viscom AG

Torsten Pelzer, Viscom AG’s new General Sales Manager

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Casey Cooper Celebrates 10 Years with STI Electronics

Feb 03, 2012 | STI Electronics celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Casey Cooper, Electrical Engineering/Microelectronics Lab Manager.

STI Electronics

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

Multitest Ships First MT9510 x16

Feb 03, 2012 | Multitest announces the first shipment of its new tri-temp 16-site pick-and-place platform. The MT9510 x16 will be deployed at an Asian high-volume test site

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

MT9510 x16 - Tri-Temp Pick & Place Handler

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

ViTrox's AOI Is the Choice for Complete Quality Control Coverage

Feb 03, 2012 | A leading multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Illinois recently added the V510 Advanced Optical Inspection (AOI) solution from ViTrox Technologies to its production line. ViTrox is a public-listed company, headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, with offices in Asia and the United States, providing automated machine vision inspection solutions and equipment for the semiconductor and electronic manufacturing industries.

ViTrox Technologies

V510 AOI from ViTrox

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

Libra Industries to Highlight the Electronics Alliance at the SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum 2012

Feb 03, 2012 | Libra Industries will exhibit at the upcoming SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Libra Industries, Inc.

A leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services serving OEM manufacturers dealing with complex or technically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in diverse industries and applications.

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

The KIC 24/7 Wave Advances the Wave Process from Art to Science

Feb 03, 2012 | KIC introduces the new KIC 24/7 Wave, using embedded sensors in the wave solder machine to automatically measure the thermal profile for each and every processed PCB to the acceptable process window. A thermocouple also is installed in the solder pot to constantly measure the pot temperature.

KIC Thermal

KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

San Diego, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

BPM Microsystems to Debut New Solution for In-System Device Programming at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Feb 03, 2012 | BPM Microsystems will debut its new production solution for in-system device programming in Booth #3702 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

BPM Microsystems

2800ISP Semi-Automated In-System Device Programmer

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

STI Electronics, Inc. Continues Growth with Record Sales in 2011

Feb 03, 2012 | STI Electronics announces its most successful year to date.

STI Electronics

David Raby, President & CEO of STI Electronics, Inc.

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

Seika Machinery to Debut Multi-Point Selective Soldering System at the IPC APEX Expo

Feb 03, 2012 | Seika Machinery will introduce the Andes Solbot II Multi-Point Selective Soldering System in Booth #2401 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Andes Solbot II Multi-Point Selective Soldering System

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

ACD Reports Record Sales for 2011

Feb 03, 2012 | ACD announces a 21 percent increase in sales over 2010. 2011 marks ACD’s highest sales to date in the company’s 27-year history.

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

W. Scott Fillebrown, President & CEO of 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

LPKF to Exhibit Laser Plastic Welding at NPE 2012

Feb 03, 2012 | LPKF Laser & Electronics will highlight its laser plastic welding systems in Booth #3786 at the upcoming International Plastics Showcase.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

LQ-Vario, Laser Plastic Welding in Microfluidics Applications

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

Sell a group of MSR8*2mm 8*4mm 12mm feeder

Feb 01, 2012 | Original MSR8*2mm 8*4mm 12MM feeder a lot in stock,good in conditon,no missing part

Shenzhen Leaderway industrial

Shenzhen Leaderway industrial

sony,juki,panasonic,samsung,yamaha ,fuji,siemens...smt spare parts,ESD product, AI parts,SMT Feeder Trolley,SMT feeder calibration jig, Screen printing machine parts, (laser/valve/tank chain)

Shenzhen, China

Equipment Dealer / Broker, Distributor

Easy Braid Appointed SEC’s USA Distributor

Jan 31, 2012 | Easy Braid Co. was recently appointed the USA Distributor for SEC Co., a Korean manufacturer of high performance X-ray Inspection Systems. SF160ACT, an x-ray system with 3D CT analysis, will be presented at Easy Braid’s booth #3443 at IPC APEX EXPO 2012.

EasyBraid Co.

 SEC SF160ACT

EasyBraid Co.

A manufacturer of desoldering braid (wick) with an emphasis on continuing advancement in soldering/desoldering technology, visual and x-ray inspection systems, fume extraction, and solder paste inspection systems.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Repair/Rework, Soldering

IPC APEX EXPO Exhibitors to Feature More than 250 New Products Next Month

Jan 30, 2012 | Representing advances in more than 100 product categories within the electronics manufacturing supply chain, more than 250 new products and services will debut at IPC APEX EXPO®, February 28-March 1, 2012, at the San Diego Convention Center. New products will be introduced by over a quarter of the more than 400 exhibitors - a fitting testament to the event’s theme, Information that Inspires Innovation.

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

ZESTRON’s Umut Tosun to Hold Professional Development Course at the IPC/APEX Expo 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | Umut Tosun, M.S.Chem.Eng., Application Technology Manager at ZESTRON will present “Troubleshooting Your Cleaning Process for High Reliability” on Sunday, February 26th (2 pm to 5 pm) at the IPC APEX Expo 2012.

ZESTRON Americas

Umut Tosun, ZESTRON's Application Technology Manager

ZESTRON Americas

The globally leading provider of high precision cleaning products, services and training solutions in the electronics and semiconductor manufacturing industries.

Manassas, Virginia, USA

Cleaning, Test Services, Training Provider

IPC EMS Wage Rate and Salary Study Shows Cautious Upturn in Salary Increases

Jan 30, 2012 | IPC’s recently published biennial wage and salary survey for the EMS industry shows a cautious upturn in salary increases in 2011, compared to 2009. Reporting on data from 151 U.S. and Canadian EMS facilities, IPC Wage Rate & Salary Study for the North American EMS Industry 2010-2011 is a valuable tool for EMS companies to gauge their position in competing for the best talent in 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

Kyzen Shows Continued Support of SMTA by Sponsoring the Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

Jan 30, 2012 | Kyzen will sponsor the SMTA Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Sheraton Poipu Resort in Kauai, Hawaii.

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

STI Electronics to Attend the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | STI Electronics will be in attendance at the upcoming SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum. STI Electronics highlight all aspects of the company, including Engineering Services, Training Resources and Distribution.

STI Electronics

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

KIC to Hold Defect Solution Clinic at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 30, 2012 | KIC will hold a Defect Solution Clinic Booth #2428 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo. Dr. S. Manian Ramkumar, Ph.D. will be in the KIC booth on Tuesday, February 28th and Wednesday, February 29th from 2-4 p.m.

KIC Thermal

Dr. S. Manian Ramkumar, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology.

KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

San Diego, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

Quik-tool LLC Appoints Circuit Technology to Serve Its Customers in the Carolinas

Jan 30, 2012 | Quik-tool LLC has appointed Circuit Technology Inc. (CTI) to represent its customers in North and South Carolina.

Quik-tool, LLC

Bob Doetzer, President of CTI

Quik-tool, LLC

Quik-Tool designs and manufactures innovative automatic board supports for printers, placement sytems, etc.

Plainville, Massachusetts, USA

OEM

Seika Machinery to Launch New Machines at SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | Seika Machinery will highlight many new, innovative products at the upcoming SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika’s Solder Paste Recycling Unit enables approximately 90 percent of waste solder paste to be recovered as solder bar.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

Nordson DAGE to Highlight the X-Plane™ System Option at SMTA Texas - Houston and Dallas Expos

Jan 30, 2012 | Nordson DAGE will exhibit its new X-Plane™ X-ray system option at the upcoming SMTA Texas Expo and Tech Forums.

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

Cognex to Demonstrate Vision Systems and Sensors at NPE 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | Cognex Corporation will demonstrate its latest vision and ID systems in Booth #4248 at the upcoming International Plastics Showcase.

Cognex Corporation

5 MP (megapixel) In-Sight 5605 vision system

Cognex Corporation

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

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Christopher Associates' Jasbir Bath to Moderate Solder Joint Testing and Performance Meeting at IPC APEX 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | Christopher Associates announces that Jasbir Bath, Consulting Engineer with Christopher Associates/Koki Solder, will moderate Session S21, titled “Solder Joint Testing and Performance,” at the upcoming IPC APEX conference and exhibition.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Jasbir Bath, Consulting Engineer for Christopher Associates Inc./Koki Solder.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

STI Electronics' Mel Parrish to Chair TAEC Meeting at IPC APEX 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | STI Electronics announces that Mel Parrish, FSO/Director of Training Materials, will chair the Technical Activities Executive Committee (TAEC) meeting at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo. The committee will convene during the Management Session of the Standards Development Meetings on Monday, February 27, 2012 from 5-6:30 p.m.

STI Electronics

Mel Parrish, STI's FSO/Director of Training Materials,FSO/Director of Training Materials

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

ASYS Group has announced the release of the EKRA XACT 4

Jan 26, 2012 | ASYS Group has announced the release of the EKRA XACT 4 flexible screen and stencil printer. Live demonstrations will be held at IPC APEX 2012.

ASYS Group

EKRA XACT 4 Screen- and Stencil Printer

ASYS Group

ASYS is an international company that specializes in the manufacturing of screen printers, process machines, handling systems and special machines used in the electronic and solar industries.

Suwanee, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Drilling/Routing, Screen Printing

Torenko & Associates Sells the First IBL In-Line Vacuum Vapor Phase System in Texas

Jan 26, 2012 | Torenko and Associates recently sold Houston-based Mesa Engineering the first IBL In-Line Vapor Phase with Vacuum in Texas. The system was installed in mid-January 2012.

Torenko & Associates

Mesa Engineering’s Kevin Stanford and Thanh Ngo (along with Jason Moreno [not pictured]) will be the primary users of the IBLVAC665i.

Torenko & Associates

A leading manufacturer’s representative organization specializing in the sales and marketing of premiere electronic assembly equipment, production tools, test, inspection, and consumable products.

Sunnyvale, Texas, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

STI Electronics' Mel Parrish to Chair the Product Assurance Planning Meeting at APEX 2012

Jan 26, 2012 | STI Electronics announces that Mel Parrish, FSO/Director of Training Materials, will chair the Technical Activities Executive Committee (TAEC) meeting at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO.

STI Electronics

Mel Parrish, STI's FSO/Director of Training Materials,FSO/Director of Training Materials

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

Seika Machinery to Unveil New Features for the Seitec Bravo Soldering System at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 26, 2012 | Seika Machinery will introduce new features for the Seitec Bravo STS-2533 IN H & SJ Soldering System in Booth #2401 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seitec STS-2533SJ Soldering System, specially-designed for off-line and modular selective soldering.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

SEHO's Christian Ott to Present Paper on Voiding at APEX 2012

Jan 26, 2012 | SEHO Systems GmbH announces that Christian Ott will present a paper titled “Reduction of Voids in Solder Joints: An Alternative to Vacuum Soldering” during the Voiding 1: Process and Test Technical Session on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. The paper, authored by Rolf Diehm, Mathias Nowottnick and Uwe Pape, will discuss voids in solder joins as one of the main problems for power electronics.

SEHO Systems GmbH

Christian Ott

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

BTU to Highlight Advanced Thermal Processing Equipment at PV Korea 2012

Jan 26, 2012 | BTU International will highlight its next-generation thermal processing equipment in Booth K-41 at the upcoming Solar Energy Expo 2012 (Expo Solar/PV Korea). BTU experts will be on hand to discuss advanced thermal processing solutions for photovoltaics including metallization, diffusion and annealing.

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

Meet Dave in the KIC Booth at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 26, 2012 | KIC will hold a ‘Meet Dave Day’ in Booth #2428 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo. Dave Nason, KIC’s R&D/Production Operations Manager, will be in the KIC booth on Tuesday February 28, 2012 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m.

KIC Thermal

Dave Nason, KIC’s R&D/Production Operations Manager

KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

San Diego, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

Christopher Associates' Jasbir Bath to Present on Lead-free Alloys at IPC APEX 2012

Jan 26, 2012 | Christopher Associates announces that Jasbir Bath, Consulting Engineer with Christopher Associates/Koki Solder, will present at the IPC APEX EXPO 2012. The presentation, “Low Temperature Tin-Bismuth and Tin-Bismuth-Silver Lead-free Solder Pastes for Electronics Manufacturing,” will take place during Session S16, titled “Lead-free Alloys,”.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Jasbir Bath, Consulting Engineer for Christopher Associates Inc./Koki Solder.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

BPM Microsystems Adds an In-System Device Programming Solution to Its Product Line

Jan 26, 2012 | BPM Microsystems has added the model 2800ISP In-System Programming Station to its device programming product line. By incorporating its award-winning 8th Generation site technology utilizing Vector Engine® BitBlast into a custom-designed test fixture, BPM Microsystems’ 2800ISP allows customers to program flash architectures including eMMC, PCM and Raw NAND, plus microcontrollers and other device technologies on-board after reflow.

BPM Microsystems

800ISP In-System Programming Station

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

AIM's Karl Seelig to Present During Technical Session on Flux at IPC APEX EXPO 2012

Jan 26, 2012 | AIM announces that Karl Seelig, Vice President of Technology, will present his VOC-Free Flux Study during a technical session entitled Flux.

AIM Solder

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

ACD Implements Document Management and Change Management from Omnify Software

Jan 26, 2012 | ACD has successfully implemented the Document Management and Change Management solutions from Omnify Software, a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for electronic, medical, mechanical and defense manufacturers.

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

Computrol Picks Up Its Placement with an Assembléon AX-501 Pick-and-Place Unit

Jan 26, 2012 | Computrol recently invested in an Assembléon AX-501 pick-and-place system with a 47-tray TEM unit.

Computrol, Inc.

Assembléon's AX-501 pick-and-place system.

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc. is a national leader in low to medium volume, high mix contract manufacturer of electronic assemblies. We specialize in customer service, quality and on time delivery. We have 3 locations in the United States.

Meridian, Idaho, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Contract Manufacturer

SMTA Announces 2012 SMT Certification Dates and Locations

Jan 24, 2012 | The SMTA proudly announces upcoming offerings of SMT Certification in Minnesota, Ohio, California, and Florida. The SMTA Certification program is unique as it recognizes and certifies the entire SMT assembly process at an engineering level.

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

Mentor Graphics Acquires the Flowmaster Group to Provide a Unique Combination of CFD Capabilities

Jan 24, 2012 | Mentor Graphics Corporation has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems. This acquisition consolidates the position of Mentor Graphics as the first EDA company to move into the adjacent Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) mechanical analysis space.

Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics

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

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA

Design, Software Manufacturer

Aegis iLaunch software optimizes Sigma Technologies' NPI process

Jan 24, 2012 | São Paulo-based Sigma Technologies specializes in advanced technology services for Brazil’s leading OEM and EMS electronics manufacturing companies. Sigma recently purchased iLaunch software from Aegis after identifying that their NPI process would greatly benefit from improved speed, accuracy and control. Their review of offerings from Aegis Software and competing suppliers had indicated that only Aegis could deliver the speed of conversion and control of processes that they sought.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

UTZ Acquires State-of-the-Art LPKF Stencil Cutting Fiber Laser

Jan 24, 2012 | A pioneer in the SMT solder paste stencil industry, UTZ Technologies of Little Falls, NJ, continues to stay at the cutting-edge of stencil technology with the recent purchase of a G6080 StencilLaser from LPKF Laser & Electronics.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

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

AIM's Karl Seelig to Present at the Upcoming PERM Meeting

Jan 24, 2012 | AIM announces that Karl Seelig, Vice President of Technology, will discuss the reliability of lead-free alloys at the upcoming PB-Free Electronics Risk Management (PERM) Consortium Meeting, scheduled to take place January 31-February 2, 2012 in Arlington, Va.

AIM Solder

Karl Seelig, AIM's Vice President of Technology,

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

Ask Kyzen How to Improve Your Cleaning Process at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expos

Jan 24, 2012 | Kyzen will highlights its award-winning AQUANOX® A4638 Advanced Packaging Cleaning Chemistry at the upcoming SMTA Houston and Dallas Expo and Tech Forums.

KYZEN Corporation

AQUANOX® A4638 was developed to rapidly dissolve water-soluble polar flux residues and exhibits a low surface tension.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Count On Tools Inc. Debuts ezLOAD PCB Support System

Jan 24, 2012 | Count On Tools introduces the new ezLOAD PCB support system. 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.

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

Seika Machinery to Debut New Conformal Coating and Curing System at the IPC APEX Expo

Jan 24, 2012 | Seika Machinery will introduce the AI-TEC PCB Coating and Curing System in Booth #2401 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

Balver Zinn/Cobar Group Sponsors the First IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition

Jan 24, 2012 | The Balver Zinn/Cobar Group announces that it will sponsor the First IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition, scheduled to take place February 28-29, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

Balver Zinn

Balver Zinn

Manufacturer of solders, high-quality anodes, alloys and wires for the electronic industry and surface refinement applications. Lead free products for the electronic industry are one of the core competencies of the company.

Balve, Germany

Manufacturer of Components, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Soldering, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Juki to Introduce Factory-wide TTC Software at APEX 2012

Jan 24, 2012 | Juki Automation Systems will introduce the new Juki TTC (Track, Trace, Control) software developed in collaboration with long-term partner Cogiscan in Booth #1137 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28-March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. Cogiscan is the leading TTC solution provider for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems

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

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

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

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