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Adaptsys to highlight BPM Microsystems’ 8th Generation automated programming solution at NEW: North Africa 2011

Jun 07, 2011 | BPM Microsystems announces that its distributor Adaptsys will highlight the model 3800 automated programming system in Stand P7 at the upcoming National Electronics Week: North Africa, scheduled to take place June 15-16, 2011 at the Kram Exhibition Centre in Tunis, Tunisia.

BPM Microsystems

Ideal for mid to high-volume production, the model 3800 automated programming system can utilize eight to 16 socket cards and is compatible with Flashstream socket cards.

BPM Microsystems

We are a global supplier of engineering and production device programmers and is the leading supplier of automated programming systems to the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Other

Speedprint Appoints Representative for Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas

Jun 07, 2011 | Speedprint appoints Tool Technology Company as its manufacturers’ representative for the states of Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas.

Speedprint Technology

Harley Cole, Principal of Tool Technology Co.

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

Sono-Tek Corporation Expands Customer Service Globally

Jun 07, 2011 | Sono-Tek has expanded its customer services with new laboratory facilities in China, Korea, Germany and Taiwan.

SONO-TEK CORPORATION

SONO-TEK CORPORATION

Manufacturer of precision ultrasonic spraying systems for a myriad of applications. Our patented technologies produce micron size uniform droplets, creating ultra thin layers onto any size or shape substrate.

Milton, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Sold-Out SEMA Training Course Successfully Provided Hands-On and Academic Benefits to Attendees

Jun 07, 2011 | The Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) announces the success of its Training Course on Manufacturing Technology, PV Module Trouble Shooting and Standards, which took place at the Flextronics International campus in Milpitas, CA on May 24, 2011. The training course consisted of two parts.

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

Seika Machinery, Inc. Appoints New President and CEO

Jun 07, 2011 | Seika Machinery announces the promotion of Isao Muraoka to President and CEO.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Isao Muraoka Seika's new President and CEO

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

SEHO Debuts Rapid Cooling Function for MaxiReflow: Operation Readiness Reduces Manufacturing Costs

Jun 07, 2011 | SEHO Systems has equipped the successful MaxiReflow soldering system with a new feature that will lead to remarkable time savings, thus contributing to reduced manufacturing costs. This particularly applies to production lines with frequently changing products that require completely different temperature profiles.

SEHO Systems GmbH

MaxiReflow soldering system.

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

P. D. Circuits’ Asia Operations Center Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Milestone

Jun 07, 2011 | P. D. Circuits announces the five-year anniversary of its Asian Operations Center, located in Shenzhen, China.

NCAB Group USA

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

Test in Carriers: New Customer for the Multitest InCarrier®

Jun 07, 2011 | Multitest has received another order for its unique InCarrier® test equipment from a major test house in Asia. The InCarrier® was preferred against standard singulated package test as well as other methods of high parallel test.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest InCarrier® is a strip-like device carrier for single devices that combines the advantages of the singulated device test process with the advantages of high parallel strip test.

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

Microscan Introduces Three New Machine Vision Innovations

Jun 07, 2011 | Microscan introduces the AutoVISION™ family of machine vision products. The product line includes the Vision HAWK and Vision MINI smart cameras, as well as the new AutoVISION™ machine vision software interface. The technology aims to simplify the set-up and deployment of machine vision applications, while providing a powerful tool set for reliable, high performance inspection and identification.

Microscan

Vision HAWK Smart Camera

Microscan

Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification, machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement.

Renton, Washington, USA

Inspection

LPKF to Exhibit Technologies for RF/Microwave at IMS Baltimore 2011

Jun 07, 2011 | LPKF will exhibit its ProtoMat S63 and ProtoLaser S in Booth #2202 at the upcoming IEEE Microwave Theory & Techniques Society (MTT-S) International Microwave Symposium for 2011 (IMS2011), scheduled to take place June 7-9 2011 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

The LPKF ProtoLaser S laser system structures complete PCBs in minutes

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

LPKF Introduces New Laser for Depaneling

Jun 07, 2011 | LPKF has added another laser system to its repertoire. The MicroLine 1000 S presents a compact, cost-effective method for UV-laser depaneling of thin-rigid and rigid-flex assembled PCBs.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

The MicroLine 1000 S laser system presents a compact, cost-effective method for UV-laser depaneling of thin-rigid and rigid-flex assembled PCBs

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

Krayden Rolls Out the 3145 RTV Silicone Adhesive from Dow Corning

Jun 07, 2011 | Krayden introduces Dow Corning’s 3145 RTV Silicone Adhesive. The adhesive is available in gray or clear, and is ideal for sealing openings in modules or around electrical wires and leads.

Krayden Inc.

DC 3145 RTV provides long-term protection and maintains its electrical properties when bonding and sealing, making it versatile for many uses in the electronics industry.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Technical Resources Corporation to Highlight KIC's MVP Profile Fixture at the SMTA Expo & Tech Forum

Jun 07, 2011 | KIC announces that Technical Resources Corporation will have product literature available for its MVP Profile Fixture, otherwise known as the “Manual KIC 24/7” at the upcoming Space Coast Expo and Tech Forum

KIC Thermal

The MVP profile fixture is ideal for viewing changes in reflow ovens and determining how those changes affect the profile of production boards.

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

Juki Receives Contract for IFS-X2 Intelligent Feeders from ACD

Jun 07, 2011 | Juki Corporation recently received an order from ACD (Automated Circuit Design) for its IFS-X2 RFID-based intelligent feeder platforms.

Juki Automation Systems

W. Scott Fillebrown, President & CEO of ACD

Juki Automation Systems

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

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

JBC Tools Inc. Receives Order for 12 CD Soldering Stations from Computrol

Jun 07, 2011 | JBC Tools has shipped 12 CD Soldering Stations to Computrol, Inc.’s Meridian, Idaho and Orem, Utah facilities. Computrol is a world-class provider of mid- to low-volume, high-mix electronic manufacturing services to OEMs.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

CD Soldering Station

JBC Tools USA, Inc

Soldering & Rework Techniques for Electronics

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Cobar Solder Products to Exhibit High-Performance Fluxes at SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum

Jun 07, 2011 | Cobar Solder Products will exhibit a complete range of advanced soldering materials ranging from tin/lead to lead-free SN100C-XF3+ solder paste and wire, and new high-performance fluxes at the upcoming SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Bloomington, MN.

Cobar Solder Products Inc.

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

Action Circuits (UK) Ltd. Ramps Up Production With The Purchase Of A Third BPM Microsystems 4710 Automated Programming System

Jun 07, 2011 | BPM Microsystems, in conjunction with its distributor Adaptsys, announces that Action Circuits (UK) Ltd., the leading programming service provider in the United Kingdom, has purchased a third 4710 automated programming system to accommodate its increasing programming demands.

BPM Microsystems

The 4710 automated universal programming system is designed for today's microcontrollers with their long programming times.

BPM Microsystems

We are a global supplier of engineering and production device programmers and is the leading supplier of automated programming systems to the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Other

ACD Staffs Up for New Production Capacity

Jun 07, 2011 | Automated Circuit Design (ACD) has increased its staff in response to its recent facility expansion. The company has added more than 50 new employees over the past year.

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

Learn About VJ Electronix, Inc.'s SRT Micra Rework Platform at the SMTA Space Coast Expo

Jun 01, 2011 | VJ Electronix announces that Technical Resources Corporation will have product literature available about the new SRT Micra at the upcoming Space Coast Expo and Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne, FL.

VJ Electronix

The SRT Micra is a new benchtop platform specifically designed for the rework of mobile products incorporating small, high-density electronics.

VJ Electronix

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

Bohemia, New York, USA

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

Multitest to Hold Open House during SEMICON West 2011

Jun 01, 2011 | Multitest will hold an Open House during the upcoming SEMICON West exhibition at its Santa Clara, CA facility located at 3021 Kenneth Street. The Open House will be open daily July 12-14, 2011 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

Learn About R&D Technical Services’ Updated RD1 Reflow System at the SMTA Space Coast Expo & Tech Forum

Jun 01, 2011 | Vapor phase manufacturer R&D Technical Services Inc. announces that Technical Resources Corporation will have literature available for its updated RD1 Batch Type Vapor Phase Reflow System at the upcoming Space Coast Expo and Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne, FL.

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

Kyzen’s Jack Reinke to Moderate Discussion at SMTA Space Coast Expo & Tech Forum

Jun 01, 2011 | Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Jack Reinke, Southeastern Regional Sales Manager, will moderate the panel discussion titled “What’s New in Electronic Assembly Cleaning” at the upcoming Space Coast Expo and Tech Forum.

KYZEN Corporation

Jack Reinke, Kyzen's Southeastern Regional Sales Manager

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Finetech Sells 12 Bonding Systems to University Labs to Advance Research

Jun 01, 2011 | Finetech announces that it sold 12 bonding systems within the past year to prominent university labs and research centers. Of the 12, three systems were purchased by California universities, including a Nanofabrication Facility as well as Electrical Engineering and Physics departments.

Finetech

The FINEPLACER® lambda is a flexible sub-micron bonder used for precise placement, die attach and advanced packaging.

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

ACD Offers Offshore Manufacturing Services

Jun 01, 2011 | Automated Circuit Design (ACD), a leading supplier to the electronics industry, now offers offshore manufacturing services.

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

Acculogic Relocates to Larger Facility to Continue Exceeding Customers’ Needs

Jun 01, 2011 | While many American companies are reducing capacity and manpower, Acculogic Ltd., a leading manufacturer and system integrator of automated test equipment, including Flying Probe, In-Circuit, Boundary Scan and application-specific functional test systems, has moved to a larger facility to meet increasing demand for its products and services.

Acculogic Inc.

The new facility in Lake Forest, CA enables Acculogic to provide enhanced support to its customers located in the western United States and Mexico.

Acculogic Inc.

Manufacturer of a broad range of systems & instruments for testing electronic devices, circuit boards and more. Products include Boundary Scan (JTAG) test systems and Flying Probe testers.

Markham, Ontario, Canada

Test Services

ZESTRON to Present "Fluid Flow Mechanics – Key to Low Standoff Cleaning" at the SMTA's Tampa Chapter Vendor Show

Jun 01, 2011 | Axel Vargas, Application Engineer at ZESTRON will present “Fluid Flow Mechanics – Key to Low Standoff Cleaning” at the SMTA’s Tampa Chapter Vendor Show held at the Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave., Largo, FL 33773 on June 14, 2011.

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

MYDATA wins multiple awards at the 5th SMT China VISION Award

Jun 01, 2011 | MYDATA won multiple awards at the 5th SMT China VISION Award in the categories ” Pick & Placement - Medium & Low Volume” and “Software-Production Management” for its new MY100HXe and DXe pick and place solution and offline productivity software suite MYCenter.

Mycronic Technologies AB

The MY100e Synergy solution is a two-machine concept with full conveyance in-line from machine to machine, allowing to seamlessly increase production runs regardless of batch size or board complexity.

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

DEK sweeps five leading industry awards at NEPCON China 2011

Jun 01, 2011 | The world’s leading mass imaging equipment supplier, DEK International, was conferred a total of five leading industry awards at NEPCON China 2011 for its outstanding product performance and innovative solutions applicable to electronics assembly.

DEK International

ProActiv helps manufacturers rise to the challenges of increasing miniaturisation and higher board densities.

DEK International

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

Zurich, Switzerland

Screen Printing

Solder Paste Deposition Made Easier by Ovation's Magna-Print™ DeFlex

Jun 01, 2011 | In another technology development breakthrough, Ovation Products announces that it has designed an enhancement to its proven Magna-Print™ universal blade holding system that makes paste deposition even more robust.

Ovation Products

Magna-Print™ universal blade holding system.

Ovation Products

Pioneer of numerous productivity enhancing tools designed to optimize SMT electronic equipment and processes. Innovator of the award-winning Grid-Lok, Magna-Print and Stinger technologies.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for April 2011

Jun 01, 2011 | IPC announced the April 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

Indium Corporation Technology Expert Presenting at Huntsville SMTA Expo and Tech Forum

Jun 01, 2011 | Indium Corporation Senior Technical Support Engineer Chris Nash will present his technical findings at the Huntsville SMTA Expo and Tech Forum on June 22, in Huntsville, AL.

Indium Corporation

Chris Nash, Indium's Senior Technical Support Engineer.

Indium Corporation

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

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Universal Announces Extraordinary Advantis 3 Line Offer

May 27, 2011 | Universal Instruments has announced a limited-time promotion on a scalable production line featuring the company’s award-winning Advantis 3 Platform. This new platform was recognized, at this year’s IPC APEX tradeshow, with a Circuits Assembly NPI Award. This specially configured line features scalable performance and class-leading technology for electronics manufacturing in cost-sensitive markets, and is offered through August 16, 2011 at an introductory price.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Advantis 3 Platform.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

ZESTRON Presented "Fluid Flow Mechanics – Key to Low Standoff Cleaning" at the SMTA's South East Asia Technical Conference

May 27, 2011 | Umut Tosun, Application Technology Manager at ZESTRON, the worldwide leading provider of high precision cleaning products and services for the electronics manufacturing industry, presented “Fluid Flow Mechanics – Key to Low Standoff Cleaning” at the SMTA’s South Asia Technical Conference in Penang, Malaysia, on May 19th, 2011.

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

Troubling IEEE Standards on Environmentally Preferable Imaging Equipment and TVs Go to Ballot in One Month

May 27, 2011 | Two IEEE standards on setting criteria for environmentally preferable electronic equipment will soon be balloted. Although technically voluntary, these standards, under the Environmentally Preferable Electronics Assessment Tool (EPEAT) umbrella of standards, become de facto regulations due to President Obama’s Executive Order 13514 Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance that requires all government procurement to be certified to EPEAT.

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

Issues Impeding U.S. Electronics Manufacturers’ Competitiveness Given Platform for Change at IPC Summit and Capitol Hill Day

May 27, 2011 | Government over-regulation, export controls and maintaining the military and aerospace sectors’ use of U.S. electronic interconnect manufacturing capacity are just some of the key issues that will be addressed at the IPC Summit on American Competitiveness and Capitol Hill Day, June 15-16, 2011, in Washington, D.C.

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 to Showcase More than Chemistry at the SMTA’s Space Coast Chapter Expo & Tech Forum

May 27, 2011 | In addition to its complete portfolio of broad spectrum cleaning chemistries for the electronics manufacturing industry, ZESTRON will showcase its peripheral product lines, process solutions, services as well as training and workshop opportunities at the SMTA’s Space Coast Chapter Expo and Tech Forum held at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901 on June 9th, 2011. Show hours are from 9:30 am to 4 pm.

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

ZESTRON Wins Best Paper Award during the SMTA China East Technical Conference

May 27, 2011 | ZESTRON North Asia’s Process Engineer Jerry Ji was awarded the Best Paper of Technology Conference One (CE11) for his presentation of the technical study titled “pH-Neutral vs. Alkaline Cleaning Agents” at the SMTA China East Technical Conference during NEPCON Shanghai.

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

Victron Celebrates 28 Successful Years

May 27, 2011 | Victron announces its 28-year anniversary.

Victron Inc.

Victron Inc.

Victron is a premier high mix Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider located in Silicon Valley, California, specializing in printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) through complex product manufacturing for leading OEMs.

Fremont, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Soldering, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer

Speedprint Launches the SP700avi Screen Printer in North America

May 27, 2011 | Speedprint introduces the Speedprint SP700avi Screen Printer to the North American market.

Speedprint Technology

The SP700avi Screen Printer  combines Speedprint’s commitment to high performance and reliability.

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

Juki Successfully Launches KE-1070/KE-1080 Modular Machines

May 27, 2011 | Juki Corporation's KE-1070/KE-1080 modular placement systems have greatly exceeded sales forecasts since their release in late 2010.

Juki Automation Systems

The KE-1070/KE-1080 modular placement machines are intended to meet the need for reliable, cost-efficient placement solutions for the mid-range market. 

Juki Automation Systems

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

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

JBC Tools Inc. Selects Representative for the Midwest

May 27, 2011 | JBC Tools has appointed Horizon Sales as its representative for the Midwestern states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

Dave Trail, president of Horizon Sales.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

Soldering & Rework Techniques for Electronics

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

IPVEA Establishes New Communications Office in Hong Kong

May 27, 2011 | IPVEA announces that it has established a new communications office in Hong Kong, demonstrating the association’s long-term commitment to the Greater China and Asia-Pacific markets. With the addition of this site, IPVEA plans to strengthen its international presence as a global association with unparalleled member support.

International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA)

International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA)

Independent, non-profit organization of manufacturers and suppliers of photovoltaic (PV) fabrication equipment and related raw

Orlando, Florida, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Essemtec Provides High-Resolution SPI for Printing and Dispensing Processes

May 27, 2011 | Traqu is a high-resolution digital 3-D inspection device from Essemtec used for 3-D measurement and analysis in processes such as solder paste inspection (SPI). Measurement tasks are programmed with a few mouse clicks, and DXF and Gerber data can be imported.

ESSEMTEC

The new Traqu 3D Inspection and measuring system brings superior 3D-metrology to the professionals in engineering and science.

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

BTU International Selects TSM Solutions as its New Representative in Malaysia

May 27, 2011 | BTU International announces the selection of TSM Solutions as its new representative in Malaysia. TSM will represent BTU’s award-winning line of Pyramax™ convection reflow ovens.

BTU International

Thomas Lee Yin Meng, director of TSM Solutions

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Conflict Metals: Good Intentions Gone Tragically Bad

May 23, 2011 | It's a script straight out of the movies. Just replace "blood diamonds" with "blood metals" and begin with a scene that demonstrates the tens of millions of dollars in profit flowing into rebel mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), funding criminal networks and perpetrating horrific war crimes. In the movie, the U.S. government comes to the rescue by implementing a law that withholds resources from these groups, breaks the rebel mines and ends the atrocities.

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

MIRTEC to exhibit award winning MV-3L desktop AOI system at SMTA Huntsville Expo & Tech Forum

May 23, 2011 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” will feature its award-winning MV-3L Desktop AOI Machine at the upcoming SMTA Huntsville Expo & Tech Forum.

MIRTEC Corporation

MV-3L Desktop AOI Machine

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Everett Charles Technologies Appoints QTEK as Distributor for Mexico Interior

May 23, 2011 | Everett Charles Technologies’ Contact Products Group (ECT-CPG) announces the appointment of QTEK Mexico as its distributor for the Mexico interior region.

Everett Charles Technologies

John Tobin, QTEK Mexico’s Managing Director, and Brian Crisp, ECT-GPG’s Regional Sales Manager

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

Tower-XL Stores More 13" Reels

May 23, 2011 | The new Tower-XL from Essemtec offers 70 percent more space for 13" reels than a conventional Tower, and is only 12 cm (4.7") wider.

ESSEMTEC

Tower,  a fully automatic, modular and secure storage system for SMD components.

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

"The Cobra will delight our visitors" - Interview with Georges Bouvier, Business Manager of Essemtec France

May 23, 2011 | Essemtec France has been operational since the beginning of 2011 and will be technically and administratively independent from Essemtec Switzerland by the third quarter this year. Adrian Schärli spoke with Georges Bouvier, Business Manager, about the reasons for founding Essemtec France, his targets and the future vision.

ESSEMTEC

Georges Bouvier, Business Manager of Essemtec France

ESSEMTEC

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Aesch, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

ACD Implements PhaseWare Event Tracking Software

May 23, 2011 | Automated Circuit Design (ACD) recently implemented PhaseWare Event Tracking Software at its facility in Richardson, TX. The PhaseWare Tracker™ product suite will enable ACD to serve, support, retain and maximize the value of every customer.

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

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