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JEDEC Announces Publication of Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Standard

Feb 24, 2011 | JEDEC Solid State Technology Association today announced the publication of its next-generation storage system standard, Universal Flash Storage (UFS). UFS is designed to be the most advanced specification for both embedded and removable flash memory-based storage in mobile devices such as smart phones and tablet computers.

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

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

Arlington, Virginia, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Aegis to Unveil the Industry’s First iPhone / iPad Application for Manufacturing Operations at APEX 2011

Feb 24, 2011 | Aegis Software will unveil its next industry-first technology in the form of the only iPad and iPhone integrated manufacturing software system for electronics assemblers. Visitors to the Aegis booth will be entered in an iPad giveaway to celebrate the ultimate factory speed, control, and visibility solution.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Updated PCB Market Share Figures by Gary Smith EDA Now Show Zuken as PCB Worldwide #2

Feb 24, 2011 | The latest figures released by Gary Smith EDA for 2008-2009 show Zuken as the #2 worldwide PCB vendor with 23% PCB market share, firmly in second place (Mentor is #1). The update also shows Zuken as the worldwide #4 overall EDA vendor behind Synopsys, Cadence, and Mentor.

Zuken

Overall PCB Market Share - Zuken #2 with 23%. Source: Gary Smith EDA, Feb. 2011

Zuken

One of the leading companies in the EDA and ECAD/CAE industry, offers a wide range of software solutions and consulting services for end-to-end electrical and electronic engineering.

Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Software Manufacturer

SMTA International Conference on Soldering and Reliability Program Announced

Feb 24, 2011 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the program for the 2011 International Conference on Soldering and Reliability being held May 3-6 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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

ERSA Welcomes Guests From All Around The World

Feb 23, 2011 | ERSA, Europe/s largest supplier of soldering systems, held its annual sales meeting with their international sales representatives and agents last week. The meeting culminated in a ceremony held in the Bronnbach monastery marking the 90th anniversary of ERSA.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Rainer Kurtz, Ersa's Chief Executive Officer.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Manufacturer of Selective Soldering Systems, Ersascope BGA Inspection Systems, BGA Rework Systems, Soldering Irons, Wave Solder and Reflow Equipment.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering

United Kingdom’s Largest Programming Center Purchases Two 8th Generation Automated Programming Systems

Feb 23, 2011 | BPM Microsystems, in conjunction with its distributor Adaptsys, announce that Action Circuits (UK) Ltd., the leading programming service provider in the United Kingdom, has chosen two model 4800 automated production programmers to accommodate its increasing programming demands.

BPM Microsystems

Designed to program devices in high volumes, the model 4800 is a fine-pitch automated device programmer that combines 8th Generation universal device support, the unrivaled speed of Vector Engine Co-Processor® technology, and on-the-fly vision centering.

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

Juki Debuts JX-200LED High Speed Placement System for LED Applications

Feb 23, 2011 | Juki Corporation introduces the JX-200LED for the LED assembly market. Targeted specifically for LED manufacturing, the JX-200LED features new algorithms created for the placement of side- and top-view LEDs.

Juki Automation Systems

JX-200LED High Speed Placement System for LED Applications.

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

Everett Charles Technologies’ CPG Receives a Patent for Its ZIP® Family of Flat Technology Pogo® Pins

Feb 23, 2011 | Everett Charles Technologies’ Contact Products Group (CPG) has been awarded US Patent Number: 7,862,391for its ZIP® family of flat technology Pogo® pins.

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

Indium Corporation Expands Sales Efforts in Canada

Feb 22, 2011 | Indium Corporation announces that they have appointed CCR as its newest sales channel partner in Canada. CCR is responsible for distributing Indium’s solder products, including solder paste, wire, rework fluxes, engineered solders, and thermal interface materials.

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

Essemtec Builds 180x50 cm Printer for LED Lamps

Feb 22, 2011 | Essemtec will build a production line for LED tubular lamps that will replace the common fluorescent lamps. Essemtec's innovation, a 180x50 cm printing system will enable the full automatic, inline production of such lamps.

ESSEMTEC

The line consists of a large-format printing system, multiple pick-and-place machines, and a curing or reflow system. The line can produce all lengths of LED tube lamps up to 180 cm.

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

Reed Exhibitions India and the EFY Group Introduce ELEconnex 2012

Feb 22, 2011 | In a joint statement made on February 17, 2011 to coincide with the start of the Electronics For You 2011 Expo, Reed Exhibitions India and the EFY Group announced the launch of ELEconnex 2012.

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

Multitest’s InCarrier® for Test in Trays Is Valued by the Industry

Feb 22, 2011 | Multitest, a designer and manufacturer of final test handlers, contactors and load boards used by integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and final test subcontractors worldwide, has received its fifth full purchase order for its InCarrier® device transfer system with InStrip® test handling system adapted to metal frame-based carriers.

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

Christopher Associates Announces Presentations from Industry Expert Chrys Shea at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums

Feb 22, 2011 | Christopher Associates Inc. announces that Chrys Shea, Consulting Engineer, will give a presentation titled “Troubleshooting the Stencil Printing Process” at the upcoming SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums. The SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Richardson Civic Center in Richardson, TX, and the SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, TX.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Chrys Shea, President of Shea Engineering Services

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Teradyne Announces Sale of Automotive System Test Unit

Feb 21, 2011 | Teradyne, Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Automotive Diagnostic Solutions unit to SPX Corporation. Diagnostic Solutions, which serves transportation OEMs, tier-one suppliers and independent service providers is based in Manchester, England and has other major operations in Munich and Detroit. The terms of the sale were not disclosed. Completion of the transaction is expected no later than the second quarter 2011.

Teradyne

Teradyne

Teradyne is a leading supplier of Automatic Test Equipment used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers.

North Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Inspection, Test Services

JTAG Technologies will present ProVision suite of boundary-scan development tools at IPC Apex

Feb 21, 2011 | JTAG Technologies has once again boosted the performance of its industry-leading ProVision suite of boundary-scan development tools with the addition of 11 enhancements and will present this amongst other new products at Apex 2011, booth 1638.

JTAG Technologies B. V.

When JTAG Technologies launched ProVision in 2006 it dramatically changed the way users work with boundary-scan. There have been a number of updates/enhancements since the launch, but JTAG Technologies is hitting 2011 hard with almost a dozen performance-boosting and time-saving additions.

JTAG Technologies B. V.

Market leader and technology innovator of boundary scan software and hardware products and services.

Eindhoven , Netherlands

Test Services, Software Manufacturer

ZESTRON to Host IPC J-STD-001 Certified IPC Trainer Seminar

Feb 21, 2011 | ZESTRON will host an IPC J-STD-001 Certified IPC trainer seminar March 21-25, 2011, at its Technical and Analytical Center in Manassas, VA. This comprehensive technical training titled "IPC/EIA/JEDEC J-STD-001 Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies" will be conducted by Circuit Technology.

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

First Day of Joint Cleaning Workshop from Aqueous Technologies and Zestron Almost Filled

Feb 21, 2011 | Aqueous Technologies Corp. and Zestron announce that the one-day technical workshop titled "Why Clean Electronic Assemblies" is almost booked for the first day, Wednesday, March 2, 2011. The cleaning workshop will be held on two consecutive days at ACI Technologies, Inc.’s facility in Philadelphia, PA from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Krayden to Exhibit Suppliers’ Technologies at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums

Feb 21, 2011 | Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, will showcase its suppliers’ technologies at the upcoming SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums. The SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Richardson Civic Center in Richardson, TX and the SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, TX.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

CyberOptics Introduces Process Monitor™ Statistical Process Control Software

Feb 21, 2011 | CyberOptics Corporation introduces its new Process Monitor™ SPC Software. The new interactive software enables users to efficiently manage production.

CyberOptics Corporation

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

Southwest Systems Technology to Exhibit at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums

Feb 21, 2011 | Southwest Systems Technology, Inc., the leading manufacturing resource for the Southwest, will exhibit at the upcoming SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums. The SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Richardson Civic Center in Richardson, TX and the SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, TX.

Southwest Systems Technology, Inc.

Southwest Systems Technology, Inc.

The Manufacuring Resource for the Great Southwest and Mexico

Plano, Texas, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

Count On Tools Offers Expanded Series of Juki Nozzles

Feb 21, 2011 | Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, now offers an expanded selection of Juki SMT Tooling Nozzles, including the 500 and 800 series nozzles in both base designs (gold/silver). The nozzle designs enable highly accurate, repeatable and optimized chip placement.

Count On Tools, Inc.

The newly expanded Juki nozzles are available in both standard nozzles (Type 500-508) and custom designs (Type 510-558; 800-803 Grippers).

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

BPM Microsystems Adds Model 4800 to its 8th Generation Automated Device Programmer Line

Feb 21, 2011 | BPM Microsystems announces the addition of the model 4800 to its 8th Generation automated device programmer line. This newest system has the ability to program up to 36 devices in parallel at a rate of up to 1,500 devices per hour, making it the most productive and versatile universal automated device programming system on the market today.

BPM Microsystems

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

3rd Year in a Row! Dow Corning Electronics Awards Krayden Inc. as its “North America 2010 Distributor of the Year”

Feb 21, 2011 | Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, announces that the Dow Corning Americas Electronics Channel Team named Krayden, Inc. as the recipient of the Distributor of the Year Award.

Krayden Inc.

Wayne Wagner, Krayden’s President.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Taiwan Industry Associations to Exhibit in Full Force at Green Lighting China 2011

Feb 21, 2011 | Green Lighting China 2011, China's premier novel lighting and energy manufacturing industry event, recently received a major boost when five Taiwanese industry associations pledged their participation in the show. The Taiwan Electronic Equipment Industry Association, Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association, Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association, Taiwan Flat Panel Display Materials & Devices Association and the LED Manufacturers Association will each promote Green Lighting China 2011 to their members ― all of whom are key industry professionals and equipment manufacturers.

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

Techcon Systems to Exhibit Dispensing Solutions at the SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum

Feb 21, 2011 | Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and products, will showcase its precision fluid dispensing solutions at the upcoming SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, TX.

Techcon Systems

TS350, a precision dispenser that features a digital timer to dispense small dot of fluid accurately from a syringe.

Techcon Systems

Techcon offers a wide array of fluid dispensing products and provides dispensing components ranging from disposable accessories to complete microprocessor-controlled dispensing systems, and precision valves.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

Charles Hutchins Educational Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Feb 19, 2011 | The SMTA is soliciting applications from full time graduate-level students pursuing a degree and working on thesis research in electronic assembly, electronics packaging, or a related field, for the Charles Hutchins Educational Grant.

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

EPTAC Corporation Hires Brian Downes as Director of Business Development

Feb 19, 2011 | EPTAC Corporation announced today that it has hired Brian Downes as their Director of Business Development to head up the management of EPTAC's various business partnerships and work with current and future development projects.

EPTAC Corporation

Brian Downes, Director of Business Development for EPTAC Corporation

EPTAC Corporation

EPTAC is an internationally recognized solder training and IPC certification corporation, giving professionals the skills to accelerate their careers, and businesses the talent to succeed.

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

IPC APEX EXPO Technical Conference Papers Show Industry Leaping Out of Recession

Feb 19, 2011 | From a record number of technical abstract submissions, the best papers in PCB and electronics manufacturing and assembly were selected for presentation at the IPC APEX EXPO™ Technical Conference, April 12–14, 2011 in Las Vegas. Featuring new research and innovations from industry experts around the world, the IPC APEX EXPO Technical Conference will cover more than 30 technical topics to provide the industry with practical solutions and new opportunities for the future.

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

Seminar: Printing Process & Vapor Phase Soldering Process

Feb 18, 2011 | SMTA West Penn Chapter will be having a meeting on Friday 25 Feb.

Phoenix United Associates, Inc.

Phoenix United Associates, Inc.

Equipment Manufacturers' Representative in Metro New York & Long Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania for automated PCB assembly, inspection & test equipment

Mcveytown, Pennsylvania, USA

Inspection, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Screen Printing, Manufacturer's Rep

Solution Sources Programming takes Delivery of Teradyne’s TestStation LX for Testing High Pin Count, High Complexity Printed Circuit Board Technologies

Feb 17, 2011 | Teradyne, Inc. announces that Solution Sources Programming (SSP), a global leader in providing state-of-the-art test solutions for the high-tech, medical, military, industrial and consumer electronics industries, has taken delivery of the Teradyne® flagship in-circuit test system, the TestStation LX™.

Teradyne

TestStation and TestStation LX

Teradyne

Teradyne is a leading supplier of Automatic Test Equipment used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers.

North Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Inspection, Test Services

See GPD Global’s PCD Technology at IMAPS Device Packaging 2011

Feb 17, 2011 | GPD Global, a manufacturer of precision fluid dispensing systems for high-volume 24/7, low-volume/high-mix and R&D production will highlight its Positive Cavity Displacement (PCD) Dispensing in Booth #27 at the upcoming IMAPS Device Packaging conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place March 8-9, 2011 at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort and Casino in Scottsdale, AZ.

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

Christopher Associates Announces JolyWood’s Presence at SNEC 2011

Feb 17, 2011 | Christopher Associates Inc. today announced that Jolywood, one of Asia’s fastest growing suppliers of backsheet materials, will exhibit a new range of products and technology in Booth # W-2-210 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.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

BTU International to Unveil Innovative PV Processing Equipment at PV Tokyo 2011

Feb 17, 2011 | BTU International will debut its next-generation thermal processing equipment in Booth E27-10 at the upcoming 4th International Power Generation Expo, being held March 2-4, 2011 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan.

BTU International

TRITAN™ dual-lane metallization firing system.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

MARTIN to Demonstrate BGA Reball/Pre-Bump Unit at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums

Feb 17, 2011 | MARTIN will showcase its Mini-Oven 04 Reball/Prebump unit at the upcoming SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums. The SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Richardson Civic Center in Richardson, TX and the SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, TX.

Finetech

BGA Reball/Pre-Bump Unit

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

Essemtec Launches Essemtec France Sarl.

Feb 17, 2011 | Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of surface mount technology production equipment, announces its strengthened presence in France. Effective January 3, 2011, Essemtec France sarl. replaced Prodelectronic, the company’s current representative. George Bouvier is the Business Manager of Essemtec's latest daughter company.

ESSEMTEC

George Bouvier, Business Manager of Essemtec France Sarl.

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

Christopher Associates to Participate in SNEC PV Show

Feb 17, 2011 | Christopher Associates Inc. today announced that it will support several of its suppliers 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.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

See Products for Every Process from Kyzen at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums

Feb 17, 2011 | Kyzen will showcase products for every process at the upcoming SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums.

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

BTU International Passes 5GW Milestone in Metallization Firing Systems

Feb 17, 2011 | BTU International, a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, today announced that its cumulative shipments for equipment used in firing of metallization for silicon photovoltaics have exceeded 5GW.

BTU International

TRITAN™ dual-lane metallization firing system.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Multitest’s Engineering Experts to Discuss Tri-Temperature Test at BiTS 2011

Feb 17, 2011 | Multitest, a designer and manufacturer of final test handlers, contactors and load boards used by integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and final test subcontractors worldwide, announces that Ryan Satrom, RF Engineer, and Paul Hurst, Engineering Manager, will present a paper titled "A Single Source Solution for a 26GHz, Tri-Temperature Test Cell" at the upcoming Burn-in & Test Socket Workshop, scheduled to take place March 6-9, 2011 at the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa Hotel in Mesa, AZ.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Ryan Satrom

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

STI Electronics to Highlight Training and Engineering Services at the SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum

Feb 17, 2011 | STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, will feature its key products and services at the upcoming SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Richardson Civic Center in Richardson, TX.

STI Electronics

As a nationwide distributor of more than 120 product lines, STI Electronics can service industrial and electronics assembly needs nationwide.

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

Seica Inc., Preview for the 2011 IPC Apex Expo, Booth # 2247

Feb 15, 2011 | The featured systems in booth # 2247 will include the Pilot M4 Flying Prober and the Firefly Laser Selective Soldering system. We are proud to announce that Seica’s original Quick Test software has been selected for the Innovative Technology Center, as well as for a poster presentation, which will be held on April 14th from 3:30 – 4:30pm.

SEICA SpA

Pilot M4, a full performance, double-sided, flying probe system.

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

AdoptSMT Group to launch European Feeder Trade-In Program with Hover-Davis

Feb 15, 2011 | AdoptSMT Group Europe and Hover-Davis announce the immediate start of a European wide Feeder Trade-In program. The program is offered by the AdoptSMT Group with the support of Hover-Davis.

AdoptSMT Europe GmbH

AdoptSMT Europe GmbH

With more than 80 employees throughout Europe we offer reliable and affordable solutions for your SMT equipment, spare parts and consumable needs.

Groedig bei Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

Equipment Dealer / Broker

Victron de Mexico Adds Conformal Coating Capability to Its List of Offerings

Feb 15, 2011 | Victron, Inc. announces the addition of conformal coating processing at its facility in Rosarito, Mexico. The facility can now provide a wide range of conformal coating services for printed circuit board assemblies.

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

Krayden Rolls Out HM-2500 Hot Melt Sealant from Dow Corning

Feb 15, 2011 | Krayden, Inc. releases Dow Corning's HM-2500 Assembly Sealant. The new sealant features hot-melt technologies that provide instant hold, resulting in lower costs and increased productivity improvement.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

FCT Assembly to Premier DEK Nano-ProTek Stencil Technology at IPC APEX EXPO

Feb 15, 2011 | FCT Assembly will introduce new nano-coating stencil technology, along with its latest solder paste technologies, in Booth #262 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 12-14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

DEK’s Nano-ProTek technology is a permanent, hydrophobic nano-coating that, when applied to the bottom-side of the stencil foil and stencil aperture walls, minimizes solder paste’s ability to stick to the foil surface.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

With numerous facilities in the United States, we are one of the electronics industry's leading manufacturers of lead-free solder products, superior quality stencils, and precision cut parts.

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Essemtec's PANTERA-XV Is Ideal for SMEs

Feb 15, 2011 | Essemtec AG announces that its new PANTERA-XV SMD Placement Machine features an ideal price/performance ratio for SME (Small and Medium Enterprises).

ESSEMTEC

PANTERA-XV SMD Placement Machine.

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

David Rund Joins Christopher Associates as Director of Business Development - Materials

Feb 15, 2011 | Christopher Associates, Inc. announces that David Rund, former President of Taiyo America, has joined the company as Director of Business Development - Materials.

Christopher Associates Inc.

David Rund, Christopher Associates’ New Director of Business Development - Materials

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Europlacer Launches Dual Head iineo-II VLB for Growing LED Assembly Market

Feb 15, 2011 | Europlacer debuts the iineo-II VLB. The dual-head iineo-II VLB is the latest enhancement to the Europlacer product portfolio, designed for the growing LED assembly segment.

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

BTU International Licenses DuPont Packaging Graphics Catalytic Oxidation Technology for Solar Manufacturing Equipment

Feb 14, 2011 | BTU International, Inc. today announced the signing of a worldwide licensing agreement with DuPont Packaging Graphics (DuPont) for the use of catalytic oxidation technology.

BTU International

Tritan™ Metallization Firing 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

FINETECH to Showcase Sub-Micron Bonder at IMAPS Device Packaging 2011

Feb 14, 2011 | FINETECH will showcase the FINEPLACER® Lambda in Booth #58 at the upcoming IMAPS Device Packaging conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place March 8-9, 2011 at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort in Scottsdale, AZ.

Finetech

The FINEPLACER® Lambda sub-micron bonder is ideal for low-volume, prototyping and R&D environments requiring flexibility, precision, advanced technologies and the highest bonding placement accuracy (down to 0.5 micron).

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

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