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SMTA SE Asia Technical Conference Program Finalized

Mar 04, 2011 | SMTA is very excited to announce the two-day South East Asia Technical Conference on Electronics Assembly Technologies, to be held May 19-20, 2011 at the Eastin Hotel in Penang, Malaysia.

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

Global Business Outlook Keynote at IPC APEX EXPO Highlights Economic Recovery

Mar 03, 2011 | IPC Director of Market Research Sharon Starr's latest reports show signs of an uneven economic recovery in the electronics manufacturing industry with pronounced geographic and sector differences. She will co-present this industry data and more at the Global Business Outlook Keynote with noted industry analyst Walt Custer, president of Custer Consulting Group, on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at IPC APEX EXPO™ in Las Vegas.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Kyzen Announces Successful North American Representative Meeting

Mar 03, 2011 | Kyzen recently completed its North American Representative Training and Strategy Meeting at its global headquarters in Nashville.

KYZEN Corporation

Kyzen’s reps working with Cybersolv products

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

FCT Appoints Sales/Application Engineer for Mexico

Mar 03, 2011 | FCT Assembly has appointed Celestino Chavez as Sales/Applications Engineer for Mexico. Chavez will report to Sergio Juarez, facilitating the expansion of FCT Assembly’s products in Mexico.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

Celestino Chavez, FCT Assembly’s newest sales engineer in Mexico

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

Designed for Best Production Flow: Multitest’sMT2168 Shows Best Jam Performance in the Field

Mar 03, 2011 | Multitest announces that its MT2168 has proven its high production performance in the field. Best jam rate statistics are evidence of the successful new design concept.

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

Jeff Timms Joins Panasonic Factory Solutions as Group Manager of Electronics Assembly Sales

Mar 03, 2011 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA) announces that Jeff Timms has joined its team as Group Manager of Electronics Assembly. In his new role, Timms will be responsible for the strategy, implementation, and sales execution of Panasonic's numerous solutions offerings to the surface mount, through hole, and semiconductor markets in North America.

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

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

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, OEM

Cooperation between GOEPEL electronic and DM&P enables new Test Strategies for x86 System-On-Chip

Mar 03, 2011 | GOEPEL electronic has developed special VarioTAP® IPs for testing VORTEX x86 chip series in cooperation with the Taiwanese Company DMP.

GOEPEL Electronic

Source:  DM&P (dmp.com.tw)

GOEPEL Electronic

Vendor of systems for Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), 3D X-Ray Inspection (AXI)and 3D solder paste inspection (SPI). The company's inline and stand-alone AOI systems won several "Best in Test Awards"

Jena, Germany

Inspection

VJ Electronix Selects InterCEM Ltd. as Its Exclusive Distributor in Korea

Mar 02, 2011 | VJ Electronix, Inc. has appointed InterCEM as its exclusive distributor for Korea. InterCEM will represent and resell VJ Electronix products throughout Korea and to Korean national companies located throughout Asia.

VJ Electronix

JC Lee, President of InterCEM Ltd.

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

ESSEMTEC to Highlight Flexible Swiss Made Solutions at IPC/APEX 2011

Mar 02, 2011 | Essemtec announces that it will feature a range of new equipment in Booth #773 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 12-14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

ESSEMTEC

Tucano automatic stencil printer was designed based on experiences from solar wafer printing and metallization.

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 January 2011

Mar 02, 2011 | IPC announced today the January 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

XJTAG supports Micron Phase Change Memory with JTAG test tools

Mar 02, 2011 | XJTAG today announced that it is the first to provide support for Micron Omneo™ Phase Change Memory (PCM).

XJTAG

The XJTAG boundary scan system is fast and easy to use for development or production, with features such as its high-level test-description language, graphical application helping engineers to visualise their circuits, and automated connectivity tests and DFT analysis.

XJTAG

XJTAG provides a full range of JTAG products to help you debug board designs with BGAs, test hardware that includes FPGAs, CPLDs, DSPs or microprocessors.

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Software Manufacturer

ZESTRON to Exhibit ATRON® AC 207 at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum

Mar 01, 2011 | ZESTRON, the worldwide leading provider of high precision cleaning products and services for the electronics manufacturing industry, will exhibit ATRON® AC 207 on March 1st at the SMTA’s Dallas Expo & Tech Forum held at the Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson (Dallas), TX 75080.

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

Nihon Superior’s Keith Sweatman to Present at TMS 2011

Mar 01, 2011 | Nihon Superior Co. Ltd. announces that Keith Sweatman, Senior Technical Advisor, will present a paper titled "The Stability Window and Mechanical Properties of the Interfacial Intermetallic in Lead-free Solder Joints" at the upcoming TMS 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Keith Sweatman, Senior Technical Advisor at 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

Cobar BV Hires Business Manager for Southeast Asia

Mar 01, 2011 | The Balver Zinn Group announces that Marshal Jusmal joined its sales team in Singapore as its Southeast Asia Business Manager effective March 1, 2011.

Cobar Solder Products Inc.

Marshal Jusmal, Cobar BV’s new Southeast Asia Business Manager

Cobar Solder Products Inc.

Cobar Solder Products Inc., a member of the Balver Zinn Group, is a recognized global supplier of solder paste, fluxes and related soldering materials for electronics assembly.

Little River, South Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives/Dispensing, Cleaning, Soldering

Essemtec Asia Founded in Singapore

Mar 01, 2011 | In November 2010, Essemtec Switzerland founded its new central office for the Asian market in Singapore. Essemtec Asia will operate as a regional hub that coordinates customer requests with the local business partners throughout Asia.

ESSEMTEC

Jay Kumar, Chief Operating Officer, Essemtec Asia

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

SEMA to Shed Light on China’s Solar Industry at This Week’s Meeting

Mar 01, 2011 | The recent SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai, which was attended by more than 100,000 participants, revealed that China’s photovoltaic industry can offer critical lessons for the North American and European photovoltaic industries. Matthew Holzman, President of the Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA), will address the rapidly evolving China model and its ramifications at this week’s SEMA meeting.

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

Matthew Holzman, President of the Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA).

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Acculogic Purchases Teradyne TestStation LX System

Mar 01, 2011 | Acculogic's Test Programming Services (TPS) Division has selected the Teradyne TestStation LX to complement its extensive lineup of Teradyne and Agilent In-Circuit Test (ICT) systems.

Acculogic Inc.

Teradyne TestStation LX enables high-quality testing of the latest printed circuit board technologies. Configured with 7,680 test points, the TestStation LX is the highest capacity ICT solution on the market.

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

CyberOptics to Debut Its Latest Inspection Solutions at electronicAmericas 2011

Mar 01, 2011 | CyberOptics Corporation announces that it will showcase its award-winning QX500™ AOI system and robust SE350™ SPI at the upcoming electronicAmericas conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place March 28-April 1, 2011 at Anhembi Park in São Paulo, Brazil. Cyberoptics’ representative in Brazil, HiTech, invites all attendees to visit booth #J81 for a firsthand demonstration of CyberOptics’ inspection systems.

CyberOptics Corporation

The innovative QX500™ AOI system is designed with a unique image acquisition solution – Strobed Inspection Module (SIM), bringing forth yet another industry-leading, high-speed inspection solution matched with exceptional defect coverage and an extremely low false failure rate.

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

Count On Tools Releases Replacement Opus Risers for RPS Selective Soldering Equipment

Mar 01, 2011 | Count On Tools Inc. now manufactures RPS Automation Selective Solder Risers for the Opus range of selective soldering machines.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Replacement risers for Opus RPS Selective Soldering equipment.

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

Environmental Programs at IPC APEX EXPO Strive to Put Green Initiatives’ Destiny Back In the Hands of the Electronics Industry

Mar 01, 2011 | It's not difficult today to find articles and blogs written about green initiatives around the world, and more so about some non-governmental organizations (NGOs), that elicit strong opinions from electronics manufacturers. According to IPC’s Director of Environmental Policy Fern Abrams, the issue isn't that the industry does not support green initiatives, but rather that some of these initiatives give the appearance of helping the environment when they ultimately do not. To help quench electronics manufacturers’ needs for fact-based support, IPC will host a number of programs at IPC APEX EXPO™, April 12–14, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

DownStream Technologies Announces BluePrint-PCB® Version 3.0

Mar 01, 2011 | DownStream Technologies, LLC today announced BluePrint-PCB® Version 3, the latest release of its industry-leading solution for the creation of comprehensive PCB documentation. BluePrint-PCB Version 3.0 builds upon core BluePrint functionality to provide a superior set of tools to create complex PCB documentation more accurately and in a fraction of the time of traditional methods.

DownStream Technologies LLC

BluePrint-PCB Version 3.0 builds upon core BluePrint functionality to provide a superior set of tools to create complex PCB documentation more accurately and in a fraction of the time of traditional methods.

DownStream Technologies LLC

DownStream is a software company focused on helping engineering organizations automate the PCB Release Process. We offer tools that help optimize, validate and document PCB designs before they are released to manufacturing.

Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA

Software Manufacturer

AIM Introduces NC258 No Clean Solder Paste

Feb 28, 2011 | AIM is pleased to announce the development of NC258 No Clean Solder Paste, designed to offer one of the longest pause-to-print windows in the industry while enhancing fine print definitions.

AIM Solder

AIM Solder

AIM is a leading global manufacturer of tin-lead and lead-free solder assembly materials for the electronics industry.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting

Feb 26, 2011 | The Capital Chapter is pleased to announce the upcoming SMTA meeting at EIT, Inc., 108 Carpenter Drive, Sterling, VA 20164 on March 29, 2011 from 4pm-8pm.

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

ECT’s CPG To Showcase the ZIP® Family at BiTS™ Burn-In & Test Socket Workshop

Feb 26, 2011 | Everett Charles Technologies' (ECT) Contact Products Group (CPG) will showcase the latest additions to its ZIP® family of flat technology Pogo® pins in Booth A04 at the upcoming BiTS™ Burn-In & Test Socket Workshop, scheduled to take place March 6-9, 2011 at the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa Hotel in Mesa, AZ.

Everett Charles Technologies

The ZIP® patented 2-D design features planar contact surfaces fabricated by a unique manufacturing process, delivering performance and cost advantages. The ZIP® Series is designed to meet today's demanding test requirements and economics.

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

Essemtec's Tower Increases Variosystems’ Flexibility of Production

Feb 26, 2011 | Essemtec AG announces that its Tower Automatic Storage System simplifies logistics and increases the flexibility of production for Variosystems, an international electronics manufacturing subcontractor

ESSEMTEC

The Tower offers storage space for 546 reels. For additional storage capacity, multiple towers can be clustered. The system includes software for stock management and consumption tracking.

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

BPM Microsystems to Promote Flashstream® at the 2011 Hi-Tech Technologies Expo

Feb 26, 2011 | BPM Microsystems announces that its distributor, Polaris Systems Engineering Ltd., will highlight the Flashstream® Flash Vector Programming System at the upcoming Hi-Tech Technologies Exhibition, scheduled to take place March 9-10, 2011 at the Trade Fair and Convention Center in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

BPM Microsystems

The new Flashstream® 2800F-MK2 combines the largest memory capacity on the market with the latest 64-bit architecture.

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

Kyzen to Present Products for Every Process during VIRTUAL PCB

Feb 26, 2011 | Kyzen will showcase products for every process at the upcoming VIRTUAL PCB virtual tradeshow and conference, scheduled to take place March 8-9, 2011.

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

Fast Generation of production-oriented AOI Programs

Feb 26, 2011 | The newest version of GOEPEL electronic's AOI system software features a special highlight. An integrated debug statistics captures AOI relevant variations in the production process and provides them for statistical evaluations.

GOEPEL Electronic

GOEPEL electronic’s OptiCon systems can be applied for Automated Optical Inspection of assembled PCBs before as well as after the soldering process.

GOEPEL Electronic

Vendor of systems for Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), 3D X-Ray Inspection (AXI)and 3D solder paste inspection (SPI). The company's inline and stand-alone AOI systems won several "Best in Test Awards"

Jena, Germany

Inspection

Cree Launches Industry's First Surface-Mount 1200-V Silicon Carbide Schottky Diode

Feb 26, 2011 | Cree announces the availability of the industry's first commercial 1200-V surface-mount SiC Schottky diode. Packaged in an industry-standard surface-mount TO-252 D-Pak, the Schottky diodes deliver the same proven performance as Cree's TO-220 through-hole devices, with a smaller board footprint and lower profile.

Cree, Inc.

Cree, Inc.

Cree is a market leader in LED chips, power LEDs, LED backlighting, power switching and wireless communications devices.

Durham, North Carolina, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

GHz Bandwidth Socket for Dual WLCSP

Feb 26, 2011 | Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance WLCSP socket for 0.5mm pitch 40 ball WLCSP and 0.4mm pitch 30 ball WLCSP accommodated in the same socket.

Ironwood Electronics

The SG-BGA-7203 sockets are constructed with high performance and low inductance gold plated embedded wire on elastomer as interconnect material between device and PCB.

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

Pho-tronics Investment Program with Posalux

Feb 26, 2011 | Pho-Tronics, Wisconsin, has recently announced that they purchased a Posalux Ultra Speed PCB drilling machine to expand capabilities and to further improve productivity. A second will follow later this year as part of their capital investment program and Technology Roadmap.

APROS Int. Consulting & Services

APROS Int. Consulting & Services

One stop consulting and company services from Strategy, IT, Marketing, Advertisment, PR, administration, translations, sales support and much more

Eningen, Germany

Consultant

Charlie Barnhart & Associates Provides Tips for Successful Global Strategy

Feb 24, 2011 | Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC, a leading provider of insight into the world of global electronics manufacturing, has published its latest report titled "Next Horizons in Electronics Manufacturing for Midmarket Companies." The report, written by Co-Founder and Principal Jennifer Read, provides country profiles and recommendations for a successful global strategy.

Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC

Jennifer Read, Co-Founder and Principal of Charlie Barnhart & Associates, LLC

Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC

Provider of insight into the world of global electronics manufacturing.

Anthem, Arizona, USA

Publication or Online Resource

New IPC APEX EXPO™ Solar Assembly and Solar Living Pavilion Lights Up Growing Opportunities for EMS Industry

Feb 24, 2011 | The assembly of solar panels is very similar to the assembly of printed boards, making solar power a hot opportunity for electronics assemblers. A small but growing market, solar module production is projected to increase 273% from 2010 to 2014, according to iSuppli. Shedding some light on the rapidly advancing business of solar panel assembly, IPC will host the Solar Assembly and Solar Living Pavilion on the show floor at IPC APEX EXPO, April 12–14, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

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, Selective 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

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

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