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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

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

Concept 2 Market, Inc. Announces Implementation of Aegis Manufacturing Operations Software

May 19, 2011 | The recently completed implementation of Aegis Manufacturing Operations Software allows Concept 2 Market, Inc. (C2M) to improve efficiencies and quality by streamlining and controlling process planning and launch, process tracking and control, and quality and test management.

Concept 2 Market, Inc.

Concept 2 Market, Inc.

Full Service Electro Mechanical and Electronic Contract Assembly Services Provider

Pompano Beach, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Repair/Rework, Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Double Output – A New Digitaltest Success Story for Condor

May 19, 2011 | EKM Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG is a German subcontractor, offering a broad range of production services to the European market with more than 90 employees including;

Digitaltest Inc.

Condor Flying Probe  System

Digitaltest Inc.

Digitaltest is a Leading Test Equipment Supplier of; High Accuracy Flying Probe Systems. High Speed, Non-Multiplexed, In-Circiuit Test Solutions. Functional Test Solutions. CAD/CAE, SPC and CAD Translation Software.

Concord, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services, OEM, Software Manufacturer

Counterfeit Electronic Parts Symposium Program Finalized and Registration Open Online

May 19, 2011 | SMTA and CALCE are pleased to announce that the program for the Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain Symposium is finalized and available on-line at http://www.smta.org/counterfeit and registration is open. The event will take place June 28 - 30, 2011 in College Park, MD.

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

8th Finetech International User Meeting

May 19, 2011 | On September 29, 2011, Finetech will hold the 8th International User Meeting “Micro Assembly” in Berlin. This series of events aims at prospects, users and experts alike and has become a fixed point of the annual industry calendar, attracting a steadily growing number of visitors.

Finetech

The meeting will be conclude with a practical part in which the participants will be introduced to the latest FINEPLACER® bonding solutions and have the chance to get a hands-on impression.

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

ACD Reports Highest Q1 in Company History

May 19, 2011 | Automated Circuit Design (ACD) reports continued growth in sales revenue for Q1 2011, resulting in the highest Q1 in the company’s history. The company grew its sales by 33 percent over Q1 2010.

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

BTU International Appoints Dante Ballerini as Manager, Information Technology

May 19, 2011 | BTU International today announced the appointment of Dante Ballerini as Manager, Information Technology.

BTU International

Dante Ballerini, BTU's new Manager, Information Technology.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Christopher Associates Debuts White Solder Mask for LED Applications from OTC

May 19, 2011 | Christopher Associates introduces Onstatic Technology Corp.’s (OTC) R-500 WH White LPI Solder Mask, designed specifically for LED lighting applications.

Christopher Associates Inc.

OTC) R-500 WH White LPI Solder Mask.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Christopher Associates Introduces Two New Solder Pastes for LED Applications

May 19, 2011 | Christopher Associates Inc. today introduced two new solder pastes formulated for use in LED manufacturing.

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 to Exhibit at Rescheduled SMTA Huntsville Expo & Tech Forum in June

May 19, 2011 | Count On Tools will showcase its latest developments in SMT nozzles and consumables at the SMTA Huntsville Expo & Tech Forum. The event is now scheduled to take place Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL.

Count On Tools, Inc.

LED 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

Kyzen’s Cleaning Flux Residues Presentation Wins a Best Paper Award at SMTA China East Conference

May 19, 2011 | Kyzen announces that it received the Best Paper of Technology Conference Two (CE11) award for the presentation titled “Correlation Study for Cleaning Flux Residues under Component Gaps.”

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

Data I/O to Exhibit Programming Solutions at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum

May 19, 2011 | Data I/O Corporation will showcase its FlashPak III and ProLINE-RoadRunner™ 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.

Data I/O Corporation

The FlashPAK III Networked Programming System

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O is the world's leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions for semiconductor (IC) devices. Data I/O's solutions, software and programming engine ensures devices are programmed correctly every time.

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Save Cost Without Sacrificing Flexibility: The scalable design of Multitest’s MT2168 secures investment for the future

May 19, 2011 | Multitest announces that the scalable design of the MT2168 allows users to adjust the base unit configuration to the actual requirements – not only at the initial installation, but also later, e.g. if the MT2168 is moved from engineering to a high-volume site.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

MT2168 - Benchmark 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

Victron de Mexico Celebrates Its First Anniversary

May 19, 2011 | Victron announces the one-year anniversary of its facility in Rosarito, Mexico.

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

Nihon Superior Wins Suita Industry Award

May 19, 2011 | Nihon Superior Co. recently was honored with a 2011 Suita Industry Award. The award was presented to the company during a ceremony on May 7, 2011at the main theater in the Suita Cultural Hall as part of the 28th Suita Industrial fair.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Shigehiro Teranishi, President of the fair, presents a Suita Industry Award to Tetsuro Nishimura, President of Nihon Superior Co. Ltd.

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

SEMA Granted 501(c)(6) Tax Exempt Status as a Professional Solar Association

May 19, 2011 | The Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) has been granted 501(c)(6) tax exempt status as a professional association focused on the advancement of the solar engineering community.

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

Matthew Holzmann, President of 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

Indium Corporation Technology Expert Presents Professional Development Course at ECTC 2011

May 19, 2011 | Indium Corporation's Vice President of Technology Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee will teach a professional development course at the Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC) in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, May 31-June 3, 2011.

Indium Corporation

Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee, Indium's Vice President of Technology

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

Machine Vision Products wins a 5th SMT China Vision award for the Large Board, Spectra AOI platform

May 17, 2011 | Machine Vision Products announced that their new Large Board, Spectra AOI platform had won the 5th SMT China Vision award for "Inspection & Testing-AOI/SPI" at the Nepcon China 2011 exhibition in Shanghai.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Dr. George T. Ayoub recieves the SMT China Vision Award

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

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Products, Services, Training, and Consulting for the assembly, rework & repair of electronic assemblies. BGA process experts. Distributor of BGA Rework Stations, Dry Cabinets, and related BGA Rework and Reballing equipment.

Oroville, California, USA

Consultant, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Distributor, Service Provider, Training Provider

ZESTRON to Showcase ATRON® AC 207 at the SMTA’s Upper Midwest Expo and Tech Forum

May 16, 2011 | ZESTRON will exhibit ATRON® AC 207 as well as the company's complete line of process solutions at the SMTA's Upper Midwest Expo and Tech Forum

ZESTRON Americas

Before cleaning with ATRON® AC 207 - residues visible around solder joints.

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

SMTA China Presents Awards at SMTA China East 2011

May 16, 2011 | SMTA China announces that it presented eight overall awards, nine best paper/presentation awards and two best exhibit awards at the SMTA China East 2011 Conference Award Presentation Ceremony, held on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the Shanghai Everbright International Hotel in conjunction with the SMTA China Fifth Anniversary Gala dinner.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Annual Awards presented by SMTA China during the SMTA China East 2011 Conference.

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

Aqueous Technologies to Highlight Trident aSPC Software at the SMTA Oregon Symposium and Supplier Day

May 16, 2011 | Aqueous Technologies will highlight the new Trident aSPC Software at the upcoming SMTA Oregon Symposium and Supplier Day, scheduled to take place Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at the Tektronix Building 38 Conference Center in Beaverton, OR.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Corona, California, USA

Cleaning, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Christopher Associates to Exhibit Its Suppliers' Latest Developments at the SMTA Space Coast Expo & Tech Forum

May 16, 2011 | Christopher Associates announced that it will exhibit at the upcoming at the upcoming Space Coast Expo and Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne, FL.

Christopher Associates Inc.

MAGNUS HD high-definition inspection system

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Nihon Superior to Address Key Industry Trends, Concerns at the SMTA Ohio Valley Chapter Meeting

May 16, 2011 | Nihon Superior announces that Keith Howell, Technical Director for the Americas, will present during the SMTA Ohio Valley chapter meeting on June 3, 2011 at the Dave and Busters in Hilliard, Ohio.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Keith Howell, Nihon Superior's Technical Director for the Americas

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

JBC Tools Inc. to Exhibit at the SMTA Oregon Symposium and Supplier Day

May 16, 2011 | JBC Tools announces that it will exhibit at the upcoming SMTA Oregon Symposium and Supplier Day, scheduled to take place Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at the Tektronix Building 38 Conference Center in Beaverton, OR.

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

CyberOptics' QX500™ Recognized by 2011 EM Asia Innovation Awards

May 16, 2011 | CyberOptics is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Inspection Equipment – AOI for its revolutionary, multi-award winning QX500™ AOI System.

CyberOptics Corporation

CyberOptics’ innovative QX500™ AOI system is designed with a unique image acquisition solution – Strobed Inspection Module (SIM).

CyberOptics Corporation

CYBEROPTICS is a global leader in high-precision 3D sensors that significantly improve yields and productivity in the 3D scanning and metrology, Surface Mount Technology & Semiconductor Markets

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Microscan’s Visionscape® Smart Camera Wins Distinguished 2011 Innovation Award

May 16, 2011 | Microscan announces that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Identification Systems for its Visionscape® Smart Camera.

Microscan

Visionscape® 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

Europlacer's iineo–II VLB Wins Major Industry Award

May 16, 2011 | Europlacer announces that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Pick-and-Place Systems/Equipment (Low/Medium Volume) for its iineo–II VLB.

EUROPLACER

The dual-head iineo–II VLB is the latest enhancement to the Europlacer product portfolio, designed for the growing LED assembly segment.

EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Nihon Superior’s SN100C (044) Recognized with a Prestigious 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award

May 16, 2011 | Nihon Superior announces that it has been awarded a 2011 NPI Award in the category of Soldering Equipment for its SN100C (044) Flux-Cored Solder Wire.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

SN100C (044) completely halogen-free high performance  flux-cored solder wire.

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

Data I/O’s SuperBoost for FlashCORE III Wins a Coveted 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award

May 16, 2011 | Data I/O Corporation announces that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Programming Systems for its SuperBoost for FlashCORE III Programmers.

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O is the world's leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions for semiconductor (IC) devices. Data I/O's solutions, software and programming engine ensures devices are programmed correctly every time.

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Count On Tools Wins An EM Asia Innovation Award for Its LED Nozzle Series

May 16, 2011 | Count On Tools Inc. announces that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Assembly Line Equipment for its LED Nozzle Series. The award was presented to the company during a May 12, 2011 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2011.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools’ LED nozzle designs are available for any style of pick-and-place nozzle for any OEM or machine type.

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

STI Electronics, Inc. Breaks Sales Record Again

May 16, 2011 | STI Electronics announces that it has broken its all-time sales record for the month of March.

STI Electronics

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

STI Electronics

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

Madison, Alabama, USA

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

VJ Electronix, Inc.'s SRT Micra Rework Platform Bestowed with Another Industry Award

May 16, 2011 | VJ Electronix announces that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Rework/Repair Tools for its SRT Micra Rework Platform. The award was presented to the company during a May 12, 2011 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2011.

VJ Electronix

The SRT Micra is a brand new benchtop platform that is specifically designed for the rework of mobile products incorporating small, high density electronic devices.

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.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

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

KIC's MVP Profile Fixture – The "Manual KIC 24/7" – Wins a Prestigious 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award

May 16, 2011 | KIC announces that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Process Control Systems for its MVP Profile Fixture, otherwise known as the "Manual KIC 24/7". 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

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

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