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PROMATION's STACKMAX II Parts Tray Handling a Hit

Apr 17, 2011 | PROMATION's new parts tray handling system (which is sold into the automation markets) is a popular hit with numerous integrators.

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION, Inc.

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

Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Soldering

STI Electronics’ Frank Honyotski to Present New IPC-A-610E and J-STD-001E Updates at the SMTA Space Coast Chapter Meeting

Apr 09, 2011 | STI Electronics, Inc. announces that Frank Honyotski will present the new IPC-A-610E and J-STD-001E updates at the upcoming SMTA Space Coast Chapter Meeting, scheduled to take place Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 12 p.m. from 11:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the MC Assembly Conference Center in Palm Bay, FL.

STI Electronics

Frank Honyotski

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

COT Offers Fuji NXT Nozzle Repair & Rework Services

Apr 09, 2011 | Count On Tools Inc. now provides Fuji NXT Nozzle Repair and Rework Services. This service is available for all standard nozzles for the H01, H04 and H08/H12 heads.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Fuji NXT Nozzles

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

Machine Vision Products and Dynamic Process Control provide LEAN Shop Floor Management to your process

Apr 08, 2011 | Carlsbad, CA – April 7, 2011: Following continuing growth in Europe, Machine Vision Product’s introduces their proven Dynamic Process Control (DPC) into North American Markets.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Dynamic Process Control

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

MYDATA Thrives On Growing Demand In Electronics Industry

Apr 07, 2011 | Riding an upswing in the global electronics industry, MYDATA, an innovator of surface mount technology solutions (SMT), saw a major recovery in 2010.

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic, formerly MYDATA, is the key manufacturer of assembly machine for electronics. Our product portfolio contains Pick&Place machines, Jet-printing machines and component storage towers.

Täby, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

MARTIN Launches Web Site for North American Market

Apr 07, 2011 | MARTIN announces the launch of its new North American Web site. The new easy-to-navigate site, located at www.bgarework.com, highlights the company’s rework and dispensing products available in North America.

MARTIN (a Finetech company)

MARTIN (a Finetech company)

Manufacturer of rework and reballing systems, hand soldering solutions, and micro-dispensing technologies

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

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

MIRTEC Reports 58 Percent Growth In Q1 2011

Apr 07, 2011 | MIRTEC Co. LTD, "The Global Leader in Inspection Technology," reports continued growth in sales revenue for its North American Sales and Service Division for Q1 2011.

MIRTEC Corporation

Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC Corp.

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Kyzen to Promote Award Winning Products for Every Process at the SMTA Toronto Expo & Tech Forum

Apr 07, 2011 | Kyzen will showcase products for every process at the upcoming SMTA Toronto Expo & Tech Forum. Kyzen’s extensive line of cleaning technologies has been developed according to the increasing demand for advanced cleaning chemistries.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Nihon Superior’s Technical Director to Present Assessment of Microalloyed Sn-Zn as a Solder at ICSR 2011

Apr 07, 2011 | Nihon Superior Co. Ltd., a supplier of advanced soldering materials to the global market, announces that Keith Howell, Technical Director, will present a paper titled "Assessment of Microalloyed Sn-Zn as a Solder for Electronics Assembly" at the upcoming International Conference on Soldering & Reliability (ICSR).

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Keith Howell, Nihon Superior’s Technical Director,

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

Using Automatic and Semiautomatic Pick-and-Place Systems in Parallel Proves a Successful Strategy

Apr 07, 2011 | Combining an automatic SMD pick-and-place for series production with a semiautomatic placer for prototyping proves beneficial. A universal data interface developed by Essemtec ensures an easy, secure transition from prototyping into production and avoids confusion about data versions.

ESSEMTEC

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

Multitest Provides Reliable Innovation for Next Generation Burn-in Test

Apr 07, 2011 | Multitest announces that its burn-in product team recently successfully supported an international IDM to significantly increase its burn-in capacity by more than one third, while substantially reducing the cost and effort required for incoming board inspection at the customer’s site.

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

Reworkable Edgebond Adhesive Improves CBGA and BGA Thermal Cycle Performance and Eliminates Underfill

Apr 07, 2011 | Zymet Inc. has introduced a reworkable edgebond adhesive, UA-2605, that improves thermal cycle performance of CBGAs and plastic BGAs. In one trial, UA-2605 tripled the 0°C to +100°C performance of a CBGA, to nearly 2500 cycles. Previously, an underfill was needed to achieve this level of performance.

Zymet, Inc

Edgebonded CBGA

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

Christopher Associates to Debut Nine-Camera AOI System at the IPC APEX EXPO

Apr 07, 2011 | Christopher Associates Inc. today announced that it will debut Marantz Electronics’ iSpector HMA and HDA AOI System in Booth #2211 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Marantz Electronics’ iSpector HMA and HDA AOI System.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

SMTA Announces Upcoming SMT Certification Dates and Locations

Apr 07, 2011 | The SMTA proudly announces four upcoming offerings of SMT Certification in Toronto, Schaumburg, Santa Clara, and Fort Worth. 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

IPC APEX EXPO Raising Funds for Academic Scholarships and Japanese Red Cross

Apr 07, 2011 | After its successful launch in 2010, the IPC Foundation Silent Auction will return to IPC APEX EXPO™, April 12–14, 2011, in Las Vegas. Proceeds of the Silent Auction directly fund IPC Foundation initiatives, such as the All-Academic Poster Competition and technical conference scholarships.

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 and Accelonix Team Up with Humiseal to Hold Free-of-Charge Cleaning and Conformal Coating Workshops in China

Apr 07, 2011 | ZESTRON will team up with its sales partner Accelonix and the well-known coating material supplier Humiseal to hold an extensive free-of-charge 2-day workshop on April 13th and 14th in Zhuhai and on April 19th and 20th, 2011 at ZESTRON’s Technical Center in Shanghai, China.

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 Releases Message From the President

Apr 07, 2011 | During a recent company meeting, Dr. Harald Wack, president of ZESTRON, announced the company’s focus for 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

Panasonic Introduces New RL132 Radial Insertion Machine — Generation-Ahead Platform and Spatially-Efficient Footprint

Apr 07, 2011 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America introduces the RL132 Radial Insertion Machine offering generation-ahead technologies in a spatially-efficient footprint.

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

Panasonic PTH Machine RL132

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

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

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, OEM

Viscom and CyberOptics Announce Cooperation Agreement for 3-D Solder Paste Inspection Sensor Technology

Apr 07, 2011 | Viscom AG, and CyberOptics, jointly announce an OEM agreement to equip Viscom's SPI inspection systems product line with CyberOptics' 3-D SPI sensor technology.

Viscom AG

Viscom’s S3088 SPI

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Kyzen Promotes Debbie Carboni to National Electronics Sales Manager

Apr 07, 2011 | Kyzen announces the promotion of Debbie Carboni to National Sales Manager. Debbie Carboni will be responsible for leading Kyzen’s exceptional sales staff in the growing North American electronics products market and will report to Tom Forsythe, VP of Sales and Marketing.

KYZEN Corporation

Debbie Carboni, Kyzen's new National 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

Practical Components' TMV PoP to Be Featured on Live Assembly Line at NEW 2011

Apr 07, 2011 | Practical Components announces that its dummy components have been invited to be part of the "Future Proof Assembly Line" at the upcoming National Electronics Week exhibition, which is scheduled to take place April 12-13, 2011 at NEC Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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

Indium Corporation Features Indium8.9 Series Solder Pastes at APEX

Apr 07, 2011 | Indium8.9 Series solder pastes offer Pb-free and halogen-free solutions that eliminate graping and head-in-pillow defects.

Indium Corporation

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

Everett Charles Technologies’ CPG to Showcase the New Edge™ in Loaded Board Test at the Del Mar Electronics & Design Show

Apr 07, 2011 | The Contact Products Group (CPG) of Everett Charles Technologies will showcase the Edge™ in Booth #721 at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics and Design Show, scheduled to take place May 4-5, 2011 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego, CA.

Everett Charles Technologies

Everett Charles Technologies

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

Pomona, California, USA

Inspection

8 GHz Bandwidth Socket for Intel's ICH6 (I/O Controller Hub 6) BGA Package

Apr 06, 2011 | Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance BGA socket for 1.118mm pitch, 729 pin BGA IC's. The SG-BGA-6345 socket is designed for 31X31 mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 8 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.

Ironwood Electronics

Ironwood Electronics

Ironwood Electronics, an ISO9001/2000 company, offers a wide selection of high performance adapters and sockets for all the various SMT IC Packages. Fast, high quality quick turn custom projects are o

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Design

Dow Electronic Materials to Showcase Leading Materials for Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing at the IPC APEX EXPO

Apr 06, 2011 | Dow Electronic Materials will showcase its innovative materials for printed circuit boards (PCBs) at this year’s IPC APEX EXPO. Dow will feature a number of its latest products that are tailored to meet the requirements of increasingly complex circuit boards while delivering ever-higher reliability and consistency. Dow’s next-generation of high quality, cost-effective technologies allow customers to meet future market requirements.

Dow Electronic Materials

AUROLECTROLESS™ SMT 520 Immersion Gold provides a cost-effective solution that permits operation at low gold salt concentrations to reduce gold consumption in ENIG (Electroless Nickel Immersion Gold) processes.

Dow Electronic Materials

DEM develops and markets highly sophisticated materials used in the electronic materials segment of the global electronics value chain.

Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA

OEM

Machine Vision Products to demonstrate complete AOI solutions at APEX 2011

Apr 05, 2011 | Machine Vision Products (MVP) will be demonstrating its expanded range of AOI systems at APEX 2011 in Las Vegas. As leaders in price and performance AOI, MVP has demonstrated a high degree of adaptability of their systems throughout the 18 years of service to the industry. MVP will be exhibiting at Booth 1647.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

The Supra E is a cost effective solution for all PCB manufacturers with PCBs up to 20

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

JUKI and AEGIS Bridge Platforms

Apr 04, 2011 | JUKI and AEGIS Software announce a unique integration of JUKI’s new Intelligent Shop Floor Solutions software package (IS) with CircuitCAM Express for fast data preparation and facility-wide programming.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

The Intelligent Shopfloor Solutions (IS) is a system product that inherits the functions of the conventional production line control software and the setup control system (IFS-X2).

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

AOI operation made easy: The new Viscom software vVision

Apr 04, 2011 | Viscom's new user interface, vVision, simplifies inspection system operations. vVision allows the operator to perform complex tasks using simple touch-screen prompts. Easy-to-operate navigation tools drive the powerful AOI software that does all of the programming work for both the beginner and the expert. The new software will be presented at Viscom’s booth #2047 during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Viscom AG

Viscom vVision – AOI operation made easy

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Christopher Associates to Introduce Game-Changing Technology at the IPC APEX EXPO

Apr 04, 2011 | Christopher Associates today announced a stellar product offering to be launched at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Count On Tools Introduces Fuji NXT Nozzle Series

Apr 04, 2011 | Count On Tools introduces the Fuji NXT Nozzle Series. The series includes all standard nozzles for the H01, H02, H04, H08 and H12HS Fuji heads.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Fuji NXT Nozzle Series

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

Additional Exhibitors Announced for the 1st SEMA Technical Conference and Exhibition

Apr 04, 2011 | The Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) today announced four additional exhibitors at the 1st SEMA Technical Conference and Exhibition, scheduled to take place May 24-26, 2011 at the Wyndham Hotel in San Jose, CA.

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

SEMA is a member-driven educational, technical and professional association serving the solar manufacturing and related industries

Santa Ana, California, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Aqueous Technologies’ CEO to Present on the Rush to Clean No-Clean at ICSR 2011

Apr 04, 2011 | Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces that CEO Michael Konrad will present the paper titled "Conductive Crystals, White Residues, and Lower Reliability — The Rush to Clean No-Clean" at the upcoming International Conference on Soldering & Reliability (ICSR).

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Mike Konrad,  President  of Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Manufacturer of aqueous-based defluxing equipment, cleanliness testing equipment, and stencil cleaning equipment.

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Weiner International Associates’ Dr. Dietz Completes Tutorial Suite

Apr 04, 2011 | Executive Associate Dr. Karl H. Dietz, of Weiner International Associates has completed preparation of the tutorial "HDI, Fine Line Processing." This is the capstone of his new suite of tutorials and seminars for bare board and substrate fabrication.

Weiner International Associates

Dr. Dietz is an expert in the area of material and process technology for printed circuit boards and substrates.

Weiner International Associates

Highly focused consultancy serving high technology corporations and investors in the photovoltaic, printed circuit and semiconductor fabrication and contract assembly industries, as well as their chemical, material, and equipment

Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Consultant, Service Provider

GPD Global Selects Representative to Advance Its Technology throughout the Midwest

Apr 04, 2011 | GPD Global announces that it has appointed Horizon Sales as its representatives for the Midwestern states of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania.

GPD Global

Dave Trail, Principle of Horizon Sales

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

View Multiple Configurations of Bliss’ Most Demanded Carts at the IPC APEX EXPO

Apr 04, 2011 | Bliss Industries announces that it will display multiple configurations of its most popular products in Booth #1271 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Carts and Cart based process methods that dramatically improve productivity of SMT production lines. Carts for SMT feeder storage and staging, SMT reels, SMT Stencils , Chip Tubes, Solder Pallets, PC

Milpitas, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Call For Presentations: IPC Conference on Assembly Reliability

Apr 01, 2011 | IPC invites researchers, academics, technical experts and industry leaders to submit abstracts for the IPC Conference on Reliability: Assembly Process for a Reliable Product, November 1–2, 2011 in Irvine, Calif. Focused on reliability issues arising at the assembly level, the conference will highlight new developments in materials, process and test.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Cisco Executive to Keynote 15th Annual Atlanta SMTA Expo

Apr 01, 2011 | The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announced today that Mark Brillhart, Vice President, Technology and Quality, Cisco, would keynote on the state of the electronics industry at its 15th annual Atlanta SMTA Expo Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 9:30 am at the Gwinnett Civic Center.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Mark Brillhart, Vice President, Technology and Quality Cisco

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

ZESTRON to Showcase More than Chemistry at the IPC APEX 2011

Mar 31, 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 IPC APEX Expo 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

Press preview for Seica SpA for the Nepcon Shanghai show – Booth Hall 1, booth 4F01

Mar 31, 2011 | Seica's innovative test and assembly solutions are being used across the globe to improve quality, increase productivity and save money in automobile, military and consumer markets. At Nepcon Shanghai we will showcase the following products and solutions...

SEICA SpA

The Compact DT system is an interesting functional test solution, equipped with analog, digital and boundary scan measurement capabilities.

SEICA SpA

SEICA offers innovative ATE solutions which range from Bare Board Test, Flying Probe Systems, In-Circuit and Combi Test to Functional Test.

Strambino, Italy

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for February 2011

Mar 31, 2011 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the February 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

IPC APEX EXPO™ 2011 to Feature More than 250 New Products

Mar 31, 2011 | The electronics manufacturing industry is rapidly moving forward with innovative technologies and improved processes. The best of these advances will be on display when more than 250 new products and services debut at IPC APEX EXPO™, April 12–14, 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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

Sigurd Corporation Chooses Multitest’s MT2168

Mar 31, 2011 | Multitest congratulates Sigurd Microelectronics Corporation (Sigurd) for being the first user of the innovative MT2168 pick-and-place handler in volume production in Taiwan.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

MT2168 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

JBC Tools Inc. to Exhibit at the 2011 IPC APEX EXPO

Mar 31, 2011 | JBC Tools announces that it will exhibit in Booth #2629 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

JBC Tools’ Nano Station, a complete station designed for micro soldering and desoldering of small-size components such as 0201 and 0402 sized chips.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

Soldering & Rework Techniques for Electronics

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

New IPC-9708 Standard Fills the Void in Test Methods for Pad Cratering

Mar 31, 2011 | Over the past few years, pad cratering has become a vexing problem in lead-free assemblies, largely attributed to problems with the resin used to make a printed board. To help industry eliminate the defect and, at the same time, cut costs, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released IPC-9708, Test Methods for Characterization of PCB Pad Cratering.

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

Key Electronics Companies Set to Speak at IPC Flex Conference

Mar 31, 2011 | According to 2009-2010 IPC Industry Analysis and Forecast for Flexible Circuits in North America, the sales of flexible circuits is forecasted to grow to $50.8 billion globally by 2012. In order to provide the industry with the latest information on this important market segment, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® will hold the IPC International Conference on Flexible Circuits, June 21-23, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minn.

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

A-Laser Adds a Keyence VHX-1000 Digital Camera to Its Repertoire

Mar 31, 2011 | A-Laser, a division of FCT Assembly has purchased a Keyence VHX-1000 Digital Microscope for its Milpitas, Calif. plant in an effort to further improve the company’s quality assurance capabilities.

A-Laser, Inc.

Keyence VHX-1000 Digital Microscope

A-Laser, Inc.

Custom laser cutting services and precision parts manufacturing.

Milpitas, California, USA

Component Preparation, Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Christopher Associates and Shoda Techtron Enter LED Lighting Market with New Substrate Coating Technology

Mar 31, 2011 | Christopher Associates Inc. announces a new solution for coating and sealing the edges of aluminum core LED panels. The UVP-630A edge coating system was developed by Shoda Techtron to automatically coat and cure chemically resistant coatings, protecting and sealing the substrate as it is processed through multiple steps.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Acculogic’s FLS940Xsi to Be Showcased in the IPC APEX EXPO’s Innovative Technology Center

Mar 31, 2011 | Acculogic’s Manufacturing Test Systems Division announces that its FLS940Sxi has been selected for inclusion in The Innovative Technology Center (ITC) at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 12-14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Acculogic Inc.

Flying Scorpion FLS940Sxi High-Performance Flying Probe Test System

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

Engineered Conductive Materials to Exhibit DB-1541-X Series Adhesives at Intersolar Europe 2011

Mar 31, 2011 | Engineered Conductive Materials, LLC will showcase its DB-1541-X Series Conductive Stringer Attach Adhesives in Hall A5, Stand 653 at the upcoming Intersolar Europe, scheduled to take place June 8-10, 2011 at the New Munich Trade Faire Centre in Munich, Germany.

Engineered Conductive Materials, LLC

Engineered Conductive Materials, LLC

ECM's technology focus is electronic circuit fabrication which compliments EMS's circuit assembly product line.

Delaware, Ohio, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Count On Tools Releases Juki 509 Ceramic Nozzles for 0201 Components

Mar 31, 2011 | Count On Tools now offers redesigned Juki 509 Ceramic Nozzles in both gold and silver styles. This nozzle design enables highly accurate, repeatable, optimized chip placement for 0201 micro-components.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Juki 509 Ceramic Nozzle

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

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