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Nihon Superior’s President Tetsuro Nishimura to Present at INTERNEPCON JAPAN 2011

Jan 18, 2011 | Nihon Superior Co. Ltd. announces that company President Tetsuro Nishimura will present a paper titled “Recent Developments in the Application of Sn-Cu-Ni+Ge Lead-free Solder and Halogen-free Fluxes” at the upcoming INTERNEPCON JAPAN, scheduled to take place January 19-21, 2011 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Tetsuro Nishimura, President of Nihon Superior.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon has been a leader in soldering and brazing since 1966. Nihon manufactures SMT solder joining materials e.g. lead-free solder (SN100C:Sn-Cu-Ni-Ge etc): solder paste, solder spheres, flux cored solder wire, solder bar, etc.

Osaka, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Unimicron certified on Shocking Technologies’ unique ESD protection solution

Jan 18, 2011 | Shocking Technologies, Inc. announced that Unimicron Technology Corp has been certified to manufacture printed circuit boards (PCBs) with its innovative Voltage Switchable Dielectric™ (VSD) material.

Shocking Technologies, Inc.

Shocking Technologies, Inc.

Shocking Technologies develops Voltage Switchable Dielectric™ materials that protect electronic components from harmful electrostatic discharge (ESD).

San Jose, California, USA

OEM

Green Lighting 2011 to be Major Draw for Entire Lighting Industry

Jan 18, 2011 | Green Lighting 2011, jointly organized by the China Solid State Lighting Alliance (CSA) and Reed Exhibitions, will be held May 11-13 at the INTEX Shanghai. The event will provide a comprehensive overview of the LED lighting industry chain in China and offer significant added value.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

Tyco Electronics (TE) Launches New Corporate Responsibility Program and Report

Jan 18, 2011 | Tyco Electronics Ltd. announced today the launch of the Tyco Electronics Responsibility Advantage (TERA) program and the release of its first corporate responsibility report. The TERA program brings together the existing environmental, supply chain, workplace, governance, community and other related programs within TE.

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity

A technology leader in the world's fastest growing markets, helping connect power, data and signal in everything from automotive and aerospace to broadband communications, consumer, energy and industrial applications.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Components, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Bliss Industries Kicks Off 2011 "Bliss Visits You" Road Show

Jan 18, 2011 | Bliss Industries Inc. announces that it will increase its customer facility visits in 2011 as part of its “Bliss Visits You” 2011 Road Show.

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

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

Jan 17, 2011 | Engineered Conductive Materials, LLC, will showcase its DB-1541-X Series Conductive Stringer Attach Adhesives in Hall E7, Stand 655 at the upcoming SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition, scheduled to take place February 22-24, 2011 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in Shanghai, China.

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

New OK International Webinar teaches Convection and Conduction rework

Jan 14, 2011 | OK International is launching a brand new free webinar designed to help today’s manufacturers learn how to optimize their rework processes. Entitled ‘Reworking Components with Conduction and Convection: A Practical Tutorial’, the webinar will be held on February 2nd at 10am PST/1pm EST /6pm GMT and repeated on February 4th at 10am GMT/ 11am CET.

OK International

OK International

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

Cypress, California, USA

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

Indium Corporation Hires Trade Compliance Manager

Jan 14, 2011 | Indium Corporation announces that Mary Beth Coholan has joined the company as a Trade Compliance Manager.

Indium Corporation

Mary Beth Coholan, Indium's Trade Compliance Manager.

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

CyberOptics to Show QX500™ Fastest AOI System at INTERNEPCON Japan 2011

Jan 14, 2011 | CyberOptics Corporation announces that it will introduce its award-winning QX500™ AOI system at INTERNEPCON Japan 2011, scheduled to take place January 19-21, 2011 at the Tokyo Big Sight.

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

Inovar to Focus on Its Services at MD&M West 2011

Jan 14, 2011 | Inovar Inc. announces that it will have representatives available in Booth #1592 to discuss the company’s high-quality electronics manufacturing services (EMS) at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing West conference and exposition, scheduled to take place February 8-10, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

Inovar, Inc.

Inovar, Inc.

Inovar, Inc. is a leading Contract Electronic Manufacturer (CEM) dedicated to providing flexible solutions to Original Equipment Manufacturers in the fastest growing segments of the electronic industry.

Logan, Utah, USA

OEM

David Bennett Promoted to President of MIRTEC Europe

Jan 14, 2011 | MIRTEC, the Global Leader in Inspection Technology announces that David Bennett has been promoted to President of MIRTEC Europe.

MIRTEC Corporation

David Bennett, President of MIRTEC Europe.

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Nihon Superior to Exhibit Advanced Soldering Materials at INTERNEPCON JAPAN 2011

Jan 14, 2011 | Nihon Superior Co. Ltd. will exhibit in Booth # East 30-14 at the upcoming INTERNEPCON JAPAN, scheduled to take place January 19-21, 2011 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

SN100C P602 D4  completely halogen-free solder paste.

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

Bliss Industries Introduces New Magazine Transfer Carts

Jan 14, 2011 | Bliss Industries Inc. introduces new Magazine Transfer Carts with custom width rollers for specific-sized magazines on a custom basis.

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

Practical Components to Exhibit Latest Technologies at MD&M West 2011

Jan 14, 2011 | Practical Components announces that it will showcase its latest technology at the 2011 MD&M West show in Anaheim, CA from February 8-11, 2011 in booth 2589.

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

Just Added - NEW Roadmapping Session at Pan Pacific Symposium

Jan 12, 2011 | Don't miss the new session just added to the Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

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

ZESTRON Promotes Michael McCutchen to Managing Director North America and South Asia

Jan 12, 2011 | At a recent company function, Dr. Harald Wack, President of ZESTRON, the global leader in high precision cleaning products and services for the electronics manufacturing industry, promoted Michael McCutchen to be the Managing Director for North America and South Asia.

ZESTRON Americas

Michael McCutchen, Zestron's Managing Director North America and South Asia.

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

GPD Global to Focus on PCD Dispensing at ATX West 2011

Jan 12, 2011 | GPD Global will highlight its Positive Cavity Displacement (PCD) Dispensing in Booth #6111 at the upcoming Automation and Technology West Expo (ATX), scheduled to take place February 8-10, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

GPD Global

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

Find Inspiration for Innovation with New IPC APEX EXPO Activities in 2011

Jan 12, 2011 | Check out these Show Highlights, Ways to Save, Networking and Educational Opportunities, and Exhibition Preview.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

APEX EXPO Dashboard and Interactive Planner

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

ATE Spring Pin BGA Socket for Digital Camera Processor

Jan 12, 2011 | Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new BGA socket addressing high performance requirements for testing digital camera processor - CBT-BGA-7005. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 26 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 500,000 insertions.

Ironwood Electronics

CBT-BGA-7005 BGA socket

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

Electronics Industry Event Returns to Gwinnett Civic Center April 21

Jan 12, 2011 | The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announced today that the Atlanta SMTA Expo would return to the Gwinnett Civic Center in Duluth, Georgia for its 15th annual event on Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. This free, one-day event will feature suppliers to the electronics industry displaying products and services for the high technology and surface mount markets, as well free technical presentations.

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

Adept Technology's Rush LaSelle to Speak at Industrial Automation Event

Jan 12, 2011 | Adept Technology announced that Rush LaSelle, director of worldwide sales and marketing will be addressing how robots and flexible automation solutions help manufacturers respond to changes in the market at the Industrial Automation and Robotics Systems e-Event tomorrow, January 12, 2011 at 12:00 PM EST.

Adept Technology Inc.

Rush LaSelle brings over 20 years of flexible automation expertise to position as Director of Global Sales and Marketing.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology, Inc., founded in 1983, is America's largest manufacturer of industrial robots.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

A-Laser to Exhibit Thin Metal Parts and UV Laser Cut Insulating Materials at MD&M West 2011

Jan 12, 2011 | A-Laser will exhibit thin metal parts and UV laser cut insulating materials in Booth #548 at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing West conference and exposition, scheduled to take place February 8-10, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

A-Laser, Inc.

A-Laser, Inc.

Custom laser cutting services and precision parts manufacturing.

Milpitas, California, USA

Component Preparation, Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Computrol to Highlight Medical and Manufacturing Services at MDM West 2011

Jan 12, 2011 | Computrol, Inc. announces that it will exhibit in Booth 2464 at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing West conference and exposition, scheduled to take place February 8-10, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc.

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

Meridian, Idaho, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Contract Manufacturer

Cobar Solder Products to Exhibit High Performance Fluxes at the 2011 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

Jan 12, 2011 | The Balver Zinn Group announces that Cobar Europe BV will exhibit a completely new range of high-performance low-VOC and VOC-free fluxes at the upcoming Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium & Tabletop Exhibition, scheduled to take place January 18-20, 2011at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Cobar Solder Products Inc.

Cobar 396-DRX+, a new VOC-free flux.

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.

AL Breda, Netherlands

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

NEPCON China 2011 to Highlight Trends in Intelligent Auto Electronics Manufacturing

Jan 12, 2011 | At the recently held Expo 2010 Shanghai, the 10-minute film “2030 Go!”, shown in the SAIC-GM Pavilion, showed intelligent technologies that included “car networking” and “unmanned car-driving” ― features of futuristic cars expected by the year 2030. Although vehicles that feature concepts like car networking are not yet popular in the mainstream, the application of electronic information technology in vehicles has long been standard.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

Sono-Tek to Highlight the FlexiCoat MD Coating System at MD&M West 2011

Jan 12, 2011 | Sono-Tek Corporation will highlight its FlexiCoat programmable XYZ ultrasonic coating system in Booth #1612 at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing West conference and exposition.

SONO-TEK CORPORATION

FlexiCoat MD Coating System

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

Practical Components Adds Casio Micronics WLP Wafer Scale Technology to Dummy Component Lineup

Jan 11, 2011 | Practical Components has added the Casio Micronics WLP Wafer Chip Size Package (WLP) to its comprehensive line of dummy components. The WLP is a miniature package, suitable for installation in surface mount technology (SMT).

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

IPC APEX EXPO Professional Development Courses Help Industry Develop the Next Generation of Electronics

Jan 10, 2011 | Plans are ramping up for IPC APEX EXPO™, April 10–14 in Las Vegas, aimed at meeting the needs of the engineers, PCB designers and manufacturing wizards who are tasked with bringing today’s consumer, industrial and high-reliability electronic products to life. With a focus on education, IPC will bring industry experts from around the world to lead 50 half-day professional development courses covering critical topics in design, PCB manufacturing, electronics assembly and test — supporting electronics manufacturers as they develop the next generation of electronics.

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

Qual-Pro Appoints Senior Industry Executive, Bob Miller, as Vice President, Sales

Jan 10, 2011 | Qual-Pro today announced it has appointed Bob Miller as Vice President, Sales, effective immediately. Reporting to Qual-Pro’s CEO, Brian Shane, Miller will be responsible for growing and managing the company’s sales organization.

Qual-Pro Corporation

Qual-Pro Corporation facility.

Qual-Pro Corporation

Qual-Pro is an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider. We have built electronics for others since 1971.

Gardena, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Pick and Place, Contract Manufacturer

Juki’s KE-3020 Receives Tremendous Success Since Its Release

Jan 10, 2011 | Juki Corporation announces that its KE-3020 features the company’s latest leading-edge technology for improved flexibility and production quality. The system supports both electronic and mechanical tape feeders and can handle boards up to 22” x 24". With its multi-nozzle (six nozzles) laser head, the KE-3020 can achieve a rated IPC9850 speed of 17,100 cph and is capable of a component placement range from 01005 (0402 metric) to 74mm2.

Juki Automation Systems

KE-3020 pick and place system features the company’s latest leading-edge technology for improved flexibility and production quality.

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

BTU International Receives Additional Volume Orders for Meridian In-Line Diffusion Furnaces

Jan 10, 2011 | BTU International today announced the receipt of two new orders for Meridian™ in-line diffusion furnaces. The orders, valued in excess of $18 million , were received from a new and an existing customer based in Asia.

BTU International

Meridian™  in-line diffusion furnace.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

IBL Technologies Provides Vapor Phase System to Lockheed Martin

Jan 10, 2011 | IBL Technologies LLC, a division of IBL Löttechnik GmbH, announces that Lockheed Martin has purchased an IBL BLC-609 vapor phrase system.

IBL - Löttechnik GmbH

IBL BLC-609 vapor phase system.

IBL - Löttechnik GmbH

Manufacturer of vapor phase soldering systems and associated products since 1985.

Königsbrunn, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

API Technologies Announces Merger with SenDEC Corporation: Vintage Capital Management Will Become Majority Shareholder

Jan 10, 2011 | API Technologies Corp. has signed a definitive merger agreement with Vintage Capital Management LLC to acquire SenDEC Corporation, a leading defense electronics manufacturing services company headquartered in Fairport, NY. Under the terms of the merger transaction, API will acquire 100% of the equity of SenDEC

API Technologies Corp.

API Technologies Corp.

Leading supplier of highly engineered products and solutions, components and subsystems to top manufacturers, major government contractors, international government and military organizations.

Ronkonkoma, New York, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Altium Designer 10 Release on January 31st, 2011

Jan 10, 2011 | Altium is pleased to announce the delivery of Altium Designer 10 on January 31st, 2011. Altium Designer 10 (AD10) is a milestone release for Altium that is on par with the historic move from Unix to Windows. This is not your traditional release. AD10 offers Cloud-based content access, new component and data management capabilities and a powerful new approach to software installation and administration.

Altium

Altium Designer 10 introduces completely new way to manage components. Features include a new where-used system, revision management, a new lifecycle and approval system, live supply chain management, and more!

Altium

Altium provides electronics design solutions that help designers create the next generation of electronic products.

La Jolla, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

SIPLACE team becomes ASM Assembly Systems

Jan 10, 2011 | Following approvals received from antitrust authorities and shareholders, ASM Pacific Technology Ltd. (ASMPT), a Hong Kong-listed company, officially concluded its acquisition of Siemens AG’s SMT placement machine activities on January 7, 2011. The SIPLACE team with its approximately 1,200 members worldwide will be integrated into the ASMPT group as a business unit under the name "ASM Assembly Systems".

Siemens Corporation

Günter Lauber, CEO of the global SIPLACE team,is glad about the merger:

Siemens Corporation

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure & cities sectors.

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Major European Component Distributor Chooses BPM Microsystems’ Automated Programming Solutions

Jan 10, 2011 | Microcomputer Systems Components (MSC), a leading European component distributor and programming service provider, goes on the record about its preference for BPM Microsystems’ automated programming solutions in the September issue of Productronic magazine. The interview with MSC’s Manager of Programming Services Martin Hinz occurred just after the company’s second 4710 automated production programmer purchase for its Stutensee facility.

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

Acculogic Installs Scorpion Flying Probe System at ACI Technologies

Jan 10, 2011 | Acculogic Inc. announces that ACI Technologies has placed a Flying Scorpion flying probe system in its Philadelphia facility.

Acculogic Inc.

Scorpion Flying Probe 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

SMTA International Conference on Soldering and Reliability Call for Papers

Jan 07, 2011 | The SMTA Technical Committee cordially invites industry professionals to submit abstracts for the 2011 International Conference on Soldering and Reliability being held this May 4-6, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Abstracts are due by January 28, 2011.

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

STI Electronics Adds Ray Cirimele to Its Training Services Staff

Jan 06, 2011 | STI Electronics, Inc. announces that Ray Cirimele has joined its Training Services staff.

STI Electronics

Ray Cirimele

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

ZESTRON Announces Exceptional Results for 2010

Jan 05, 2011 | At a recent company event, Dr. Harald Wack, President of ZESTRON, the global leader in high precision cleaning products and services for the electronics manufacturing industry, announced that 2010 proved to be the most successful year in the company’s history.

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

Acculogic’s FLS980Dxi Flying Scorpion™ Nominated for 2011 Best in Test Award

Jan 05, 2011 | Acculogic, Inc. has been nominated for a 2011 Best in Test Award in the category of ATE/Production Test for its FLS980Dxi Flying Scorpion™.

Acculogic Inc.

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

Practical Components Offers Amkor TMV® PoP (Package on Package) Daisy Chain Components

Jan 05, 2011 | Practical Components Inc. announced the availability of daisy chain samples of Amkor Technology, Inc.’s TMV® PoP (Package on Package) solution.

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

Tonsan Opens World’s Largest Dedicated Photovoltaic Sealant Factory

Jan 05, 2011 | Christopher Associates announces that Tonsan, Asia’s leading manufacturer of photovoltaic sealants and potting compounds, held an opening ceremony attended by more than 500 of Asia’s top manufacturers, suppliers, and other industry leaders at its new, dedicated photovoltaic sealants factory in China’s Suzhou County.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Southwest Systems Technology, Inc. Hires Sales Associate for Guadalajara Office

Jan 05, 2011 | Southwest Systems Technology, Inc., the leading manufacturing resource for the Southwest, announces that Arnoldo Gómez joined its sales team in Central Mexico effective January 1, 2011.

Southwest Systems Technologies

Arnoldo Gómez, Southwest Systems’ newest sales associate in Central Mexico.

Southwest Systems Technologies

Manufacturer's Representative firm of leading SMT and Semiconductor equipment and software. Territorites include TX, AR, LA, OK, NM, AZ, So. CA, and Mexico.

Dallas, Texas, USA

Virtual Industries to Showcase Leading Vacuum Handling Solutions at SPIE Photonics West 2011

Jan 05, 2011 | Virtual Industries Inc. announces that it will display several advanced systems in Booth 2141 at the upcoming SPIE Photonics West exhibition, scheduled to take place January 22-27, 2011 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

The Small Part Handling Kit for parts as small as 250 µm.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

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

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Component Preparation, Inspection, Repair/Rework

Bliss Industries Announces Shipment of the Largest Cart in Company History

Jan 05, 2011 | Bliss Industries announces the shipment of the largest cart in its company history. The cart was developed to support the construction of super computers for one of the fortune 10 companies.

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

FINETECH to Showcase Sub-Micron Bonder at SPIE Photonics West 2011

Jan 05, 2011 | FINETECH will showcase the FINEPLACER® Lambda in Booth 2204 at the upcoming SPIE Photonics West exhibition, scheduled for January 22-27, 2011 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Finetech

FINEPLACER® Lambda, Flip Chip Bonder.

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

Virtual Industries to Feature Leading Vacuum Handling Solutions at MD&M West 2011

Jan 05, 2011 | Virtual Industries announces that it will display several advanced systems in Booth 1683 at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing West conference and exposition, scheduled to take place February 8-10, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

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

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Component Preparation, Inspection, Repair/Rework

Essemtec Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Jan 05, 2011 | 2011 will be a milestone anniversary for Essemtec as the Swiss company becomes 20 years old. Essemtec has grown from a small business to an international provider of production systems.

ESSEMTEC

Martin Ziehbrunner, CEO of 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

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results For November 2010

Jan 05, 2011 | IPC announced the November 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

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