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Meet ACD at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo in San Diego for First-Class Off-Shore Manufacturing

Jan 19, 2012 | ACD will highlight its off-shore manufacturing services in Booth #1814 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

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

BTU to Showcase HE Flux Management for the PYRAMAX™ Solder Reflow Oven at IPC APEX 2012

Jan 19, 2012 | BTU International will highlight its next-generation High Efficiency (HE) Flux Management and new dual-lane, dual-speed capabilities of the PYRAMAX™ solder reflow system in Booth #3409 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

BTU International

PYRAMAX™ solder reflow 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

Aqueous Technologies to Unveil New Trident Model at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 19, 2012 | Aqueous Technologies will unveil the new Trident X in Booth #3029 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

The Trident Trio High-Yield Automatic Defluxing and Cleanliness Testing System provides a cost-effective alternative to inline defluxing systems.

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

Viscom to Exhibit 3-D SPI Unit with SPI-AOI Uplink at the IPC APEX Expo

Jan 19, 2012 | Viscom proudly announces that it will exhibit its recently introduced 3-D SPI system in Booth #2629 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo. The system is now available with the unique SPI-AOI Uplink feature that provides better defect detection during post-reflow AOI, ensuring the lowest false alarm rates.

Viscom AG

Viscom’s S3088 SPI uses available highly accurate measurement data of the paste print to optimize post-reflow automatic optical inspection (AOI) at the end of the production line.

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Kyzen to Reveal the Industry’s Best-Kept Secret at the IPC APEX Expo

Jan 17, 2012 | Kyzen will highlight the Kyzen Process Control System (PCS) Type II in Booth #3242 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28-March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

KYZEN Corporation

Kyzen Process Control System (PCS) Type II

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Nordson DAGE to Introduce X-Plane™ to the U.S. Market for the First Time at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 17, 2012 | Nordson DAGE will introduce X-Plane™ to the U.S. market for the first time in Booth #3208 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28 - March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

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

OK International to Give Exclusive Sneak Preview of New Metcal Scorpion Rework System at MD&M/Electronics West

Jan 17, 2012 | OK International will be giving a sneak preview of the new Metcal Scorpion Rework System in Booth #425 at the upcoming MD&M/Electronics West Conference and Expo, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

OK International

OK International

OK International is the leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics assembly work bench. Our family of products include soldering, rework, fluid dispensing and fume extraction systems.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework, Soldering, OEM

Meet the Innovators of Vapor Phase Equipment at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 17, 2012 | Vapor phase manufacturer R&D Technical Services Inc. will exhibit its RD1 Batch Type Vapor Phase Reflow System in Booth #834 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28 - March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

RD1 Batch Type Vapor Phase Reflow System

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

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

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Inovaxe to Showcase Inventory Control Systems at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 17, 2012 | Inovaxe will exhibit its latest storage and handling systems in Booth #2847 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28 - March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

Inovaxe Corporation

InoCart MSD unit

Inovaxe Corporation

Inovaxe is focused on developing state-of-the-art Inovative Material Handling Solutions (MHS) for Low-Volume/High-Mix Manufacturing.

Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Computrol to Exhibit Award-Winning Manufacturing Services at 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 17, 2012 | Computrol will exhibit in Booth #2851 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28 - March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

Computrol, Inc.

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

Cobar Solder Products to Showcase Cobar OT2 Solder Paste at the IPC APEX Expo for the First Time

Jan 17, 2012 | Cobar Solder Products will introduce its new Halogen and Halide Free Solder Paste, Cobar OT2, in Booth #1709 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28 - March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

Cobar Solder Products Inc.

Cobar OT2 is halogen and halide-free, and is available with low-cost alloys such as SN100C or SCANGe-071.

Cobar Solder Products Inc.

Cobar Solder Products Inc., a member of the Balver Zinn Group, is a recognized global supplier of solder paste, fluxes and related soldering materials for electronics assembly.

Little River, South Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives/Dispensing, Cleaning, Soldering

Cogiscan to Unveil Revolutionary Breakthrough in Automated Vision at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 17, 2012 | Cogiscan will introduce its new LabelScan Automated Vision System in Booth #1232 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo. The LabelScan label reader is a significant breakthrough innovation in Cogiscan’s corporate history.

Cogiscan Inc.

abelScan Automated Vision System

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan provides factory-wide electronics manufacturing traceability (TTC), MSD control, component set up verification, PCB assembly error-proofing, components inventory management.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

See the Cutting EDGE™ in Technology from Everett Charles Technologies at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 17, 2012 | Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) announces that its Contact Solutions Group (CSG) and Atg Luther & Maelzer Group (atg-LM) will showcase the company’s latest test solutions in the atg-LM Booth #2050 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28 - March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

Everett Charles Technologies

Edge™(patent pending) – a new sharp, aggressive and shallow angle blade tip for reliable via probing on PCBs.

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

Meet STI Electronics, Inc. at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo to Learn About its Training and Engineering Services

Jan 17, 2012 | STI Electronics will feature its key products and services in Booth #2921 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 28 - March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

STI Electronics

From product design and manufacturability analysis to pre-production prototype and development, STI’s Prototype and Development Lab is a full service design review and pre-production facility.

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

Virtual Industries to Exhibit Small Parts Handling Kits and Mini Vacuum Pumps at MD&M West 2012

Jan 17, 2012 | Virtual Industries will exhibit its leading products and technologies in Booth #1582 at the upcoming MD&M West Conference and Expo, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

The Mini Vacuum Pumps for OEM applications (VMP1621CN and VMP1625MX) can be used for applications requiring air flow, vacuum or air pressure.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

A leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions to the worlds high technology firms.

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Component Preparation, Inspection, Repair/Rework

LPKF to Exhibit the Latest in Laser Technology at MD&M West Conference and Expo 2012

Jan 17, 2012 | LPKFwill be exhibiting in booth #570 at the upcoming MD&M West Conference and Expo, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

MicroLine 1120 S, Low Cost Option for Depaneling

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

GPD Global to Display World-Class Dispensing Systems at MD&M West 2012

Jan 17, 2012 | GPD Global will be exhibiting in Booth #4321 at the upcoming MD&M West Conference and Expo, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

GPD Global

PCD4H, a high-resolution continuously volumetric dispense pump for low- to mid-viscosity fluids.

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

Nordson DAGE to Exhibit World Class µCT Inspection Option at MD&M West 2012

Jan 17, 2012 | Nordson DAGE will exhibit in Booth #3149 at the upcoming MD&M West Conference and Expo, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

Nordson DAGE

Nordson Dage XD7600NT Diamond X-ray inspection system, the ultimate choice for the highest magnification X-ray imaging.

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

Christopher Associates to Display New High Magnification Tagarno Trend at MD&M West 2012

Jan 17, 2012 | Christopher Associates will exhibit in Booth #843 at the upcoming MD&M West Conference and Expo.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Learn About ACD's Test Services for Medical Applications at MD&M West 2012

Jan 17, 2012 | ACD will highlight its test capabilities in Booth #777 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing West Exposition, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.

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

Join LPKF’s Laser Plastic Welding Group on LinkedIn

Jan 17, 2012 | LPKF announces its Laser Plastic Welding group on LinkedIn. The group was founded a little over nine months ago with the purpose of being a knowledge base for laser plastic welding: a place to post questions and get solutions about applications, process fundamentals or advanced concepts.

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

Practical Components Adds Test Board for 0.3 mm Pitch Dummy CVBGA Test Vehicle

Jan 17, 2012 | Practical Components introduces a test board for its dummy (mechanical sample) version of Amkor’s cutting-edge 0.3 mm pitch CVBGA. Amkor’s new semiconductor device is a wafer-scale package in a miniature package, which is suitable for installation in surface mount technology (SMT). Amkor’s ChipArray® range of packages consists of laminate-based ball grid array (BGA) packages that are compatible with established SMT mounting processes.

Practical Components, Inc.

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

PentaLogix Announces It’s No Longer Just For Software

Jan 16, 2012 | Through a series of well-chosen partnerships, software company PentaLogix can now service PCB industry needs from design through final PCB assembly.

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

Semplice & Web-Kare partner on social media services for the industrial sector

Jan 16, 2012 | Semplice Industry Marketing, a provider of B2B social media services for industrial companies, has signed Web-Kare as a reseller of their social media packages and a la carte services.

Semplice Industry Marketing

Semplice Industry Marketing

Marketing strategies and programs that focus on measurable, bottom-line results for industrial companies, including increased revenue and reduced cost per acquisition.

Naples, Florida, USA

Marketing Agency

Trade publishing professionals form social media services company for industrial suppliers

Jan 15, 2012 | Social media’s potential for the industrial marketplace—and what some companies that have begun tapping into it have already achieved—inspired them to create a business focusing on just that.

Semplice Industry Marketing

Semplice Industry Marketing

Marketing strategies and programs that focus on measurable, bottom-line results for industrial companies, including increased revenue and reduced cost per acquisition.

Naples, Florida, USA

Marketing Agency

SMTA Boston Chapter Meeting on SMT Stencils at Rick’s Café in Billerica Center on Tues., January 24th, 2012

Jan 13, 2012 | The SMT stencil market has a slew of new options in foil materials, coatings and cutting technologies, all of which promise to improve the solder paste printing process. Which of these options really do help assemblers keep yields up and costs down, and which don’t?

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

JEDEC Publishes Breakthrough Standard for Wide I/O Mobile DRAM

Jan 13, 2012 | JEDEC announced the availability of a new standard for Wide I/O mobile DRAM: JESD229 Wide I/O Single Data Rate (SDR). Widely anticipated by the industry, Wide I/O mobile DRAM is a breakthrough technology that will meet industry demands for increased levels of integration as well as improved bandwidth, latency, power, weight and form factor; providing the ultimate in performance, energy efficiency and small size for smartphones, tablets, handheld gaming consoles and other mobile devices.

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

JEDEC is the global leader in developing open standards for the microelectronics industry, with more than 3,000 volunteers representing nearly 300 member companies.

Arlington, Virginia, USA

Association, Non-Profit

New Underfill from Zymet for 0.4-mm pitch POP's

Jan 13, 2012 | Zymet has introduced a new reworkable underfill encapsulant, CN-1736, designed to underfill 0.4-mm pitch Package-on-Package (POP) assemblies. It has low viscosity and a lower CTE than its predecessors. Plus it has greater flux compatibility, making it suitable for use with a broader range of solderpastes and tacky fluxes.

Zymet, Inc

Void free underfill of 0.4-mm pitch POP with CN-1736.

Zymet, Inc

Founded in 1986, Zymet is a manufacturer of adhesives and encapsulants used in electronics and microelectronics assembly.

E. Hanover, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework

IPC Comments on Proposed State Changes to Export Control

Jan 13, 2012 | IPC has filed comments with the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) urging them to protect the security of U.S. defense equipment by ensuring export control protection of design information for printed circuit boards for defense equipment. IPC strongly recommended that DDTC make clear that International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) apply to any printed board designs for defense items on the United States Munitions List (USML).

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

Executive Management Meetings at IPC APEX EXPO Spotlight Key Opportunities, Environmental Issues and International Trends

Jan 13, 2012 | Before the action begins at IPC APEX EXPO 2012, executives will gather for the IPC EMS Management Council Meeting and the IPC PCB Executive Management Meeting. These exclusive events, taking place February 27 at the San Diego Convention Center, will focus on the strategic business issues unique to senior-level decision makers in the PCB and EMS industries.

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

Juki Expands High-speed, High Quality Product Line

Jan 13, 2012 | JUKI Corporation releases high-speed chip shooter KE-3010, high-speed flexible mounter KE-3020V/3020VR and electric double tape feeder EF08HD, upgrading its high-speed, high-quality product lines.

Juki Automation Systems

High-speed chip shooter KE-3010 is the superior model to KE-2070, and is the first KE Series chip shooter model to support electric feeders.

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

Nihon Superior’s President Tetsuro Nishimura to Present at SMTA Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium 2012

Jan 13, 2012 | Nihon Superior announces that President Tetsuro Nishimura will present two papers at the upcoming SMTA Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Sheraton Poipu Resort in Kauai, Hawaii.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Tetsuro Nishimura, President of Nihon Superior

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

Everett Charles Technologies Introduces Compliant Connector Group

Jan 13, 2012 | Everett Charles Technologies announces its new Compliant Connector Group (CCG) to provide flexible solutions for interconnect needs.

Everett Charles Technologies

Compliant connectors offer superior durability in high cycle life applications.

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

Cognex Receives Recognition from Automation World

Jan 13, 2012 | Cognex Corporation was voted as a “First Team” supplier of machine vision in Automation World magazine’s Leadership In Automation 2011 program.

Cognex Corporation

Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision and industrial ID systems, or devices that can

Cognex Corporation

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

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Multitest MEMS Test and Calibration Equipment Now Available for MT9510 Pick-and-Place Test Handler

Jan 13, 2012 | Multitest has shipped the first Multitest MEMS equipment for the MT9510 pick-and-place test handler to an IDM in the United States. This new combination is based on the two well-established platforms: MT MEMS and MT9510.

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

Nihon Superior to Discuss Intermetallic Stability at the Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

Jan 13, 2012 | Nihon Superior Co. Ltd., a supplier of advanced soldering materials to the global market, announces that Senior Technical Advisor Keith Sweatman will present “The Stability of Cu6Sn5 in the Formation and Performance of Lead-free Solder Joints” at the SMTA Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium.

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

Fuji to exhibit at Internepcon Japan 2012

Jan 10, 2012 | Fuji Machine Manufacturing will be exhibiting at the first big event on the SMT calendar for 2012 - the 41st Internepcon Show in Japan. Running from January 18th to 20th at the Big Sight venue in Tokyo, this year’s event is sure to attract lots of people all desperate to see the latest electronics manufacturing technology.

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

Count On Tools Further Expands Georgia Headquarters

Jan 10, 2012 | Count On Tools announces that it expanded the manufacturing operations at its Gainesville, GA headquarters for the second time in recent months. The recent expansion is in response to the growing market for SMT nozzles and consumables as well as the increased demand for its precision contract machining services.

Count On Tools, Inc.

SUPER Swissturn Precision CNC

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

Cognex DataMan Takes a Quantum Leap in Barcode Reading Performance

Jan 10, 2012 | Cognex Corporation introduced its most advanced fixed-mount industrial ID reader ever created - the DataMan® 300. The DataMan 300 is designed to handle the most difficult ID code-reading applications on even the highest speed lines. These new readers dramatically increase barcode read rates and speed with a new 1DMax+™ algorithm, which incorporates groundbreaking new “Hotbars™” technology.

Cognex Corporation

The DataMan 300 ID reader is designed to handle the most difficult ID code-reading applications on even the highest speed lines.

Cognex Corporation

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

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

JBC Tools Introduces New Cartridges for Special Soldering Jobs

Jan 10, 2012 | JBC Tools introduces new cartridges for special soldering jobs.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

JBC Tools USA, Inc

Soldering & Rework Techniques for Electronics

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Four New Pavilions at NEPCON China 2012 to Shine Spotlight on Key Industry Issues

Jan 10, 2012 | Four new pavilions - Touch Screen Manufacturing, Advanced Electronics Packaging, Electronics Manufacturing Automation and ESD - will be debuted at the 22nd edition of NEPCON China, which will be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from April 25-27, 2012. One of the most influential electronics manufacturing and SMT trade events in Asia, NEPCON China is the trusted barometer of the local electronics manufacturing industry. The new pavilions will highlight development trends in China’s electronics manufacturing equipment sector. They also will facilitate debates on pressing issues surrounding the production of electronics.

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

KIC Releases a Reflow Quality Inspection System

Jan 10, 2012 | KIC announces the release of the Reflow Process Index (RPI), designed to help electronics manufacturers receive maximum quality and throughput from their reflow ovens.

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

SEMA Manufacturing Technology, PV Module Trouble Shooting and Standards Training Course in Toronto, Canada

Jan 10, 2012 | The Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) announces the agenda for the SEMA Training Course scheduled to take place Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Celestica’s facility in Toronto, Canada.

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

SEMA Manufacturing Technology, PV Module Trouble Shooting and Standards Training Course in Toronto, Canada

Jan 10, 2012 | The Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) announces the agenda for the SEMA Training Course scheduled to take place Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Celestica’s facility in Toronto, Canada.

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

Practical Components Increases Coverage in Spain

Jan 10, 2012 | Practical Components has appointed Estanflux as its exclusive distributor of its products throughout Spain and Portugal. The agreement was finalized during the recently held Productronica exhibition in Munich in November 2011.

Practical Components, Inc.

L to R: José Mas, Managing Director of Estanflux, and Kevin Laphen, President, of Practical Components

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

OK International Appoints Representatives for Northern California and the Northwest

Jan 10, 2012 | OK International recently appointed new manufacturers’ representatives for Northern California as well as the Northwestern United States. Eagle Marketing will represent the company in Northern California and Nevada while Kirby & Demarest will provide sales, service and support for OK International’s customers throughout Washington, Oregon and Northern Idaho.

OK International

Steve Kirby

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

ACD Appoints Rickey Free to Technology Evangelist

Jan 10, 2012 | ACD announces the appointment of Rickey Free as its Technology Evangelist. Rickey previously worked as ACD’s Design Supervisor, overseeing each of its ATE and non-ATE design teams using Mentor and Cadence software platforms.

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

Rickey Free, ACD’s Technology Evangelist

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

IPC Seeks Industry Comments on Draft of IPC-8701 Visual Acceptance Criteria for Solar Panels – Final Module Assembly

Jan 10, 2012 | Following two years in development, a draft of the industry’s first standard on the assembly of solar panels, IPC-8701, Visual Acceptance Criteria for Solar Panels - Final Module Assembly, was released today for industry review and comment. IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is seeking industry comments through February 9, 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

IPC INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC COMPETITION WINNERS TO PRESENT RESEARCH AT IPC APEX EXPO 2012

Jan 10, 2012 | IPC announced the winning research papers selected in the 2012 IPC International Academic Paper Competition.

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

Adept Technology Introduces Innovative Material Handling Concept at MODEX 2012

Jan 10, 2012 | Adept Technology will be demonstrating groundbreaking new automated solutions for material handling and logistics to MODEX show attendees in their Booth 4228 at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center from February 6 - 9, 2012.

Adept Technology Inc.

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

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