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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.

Little River, South Carolina, USA

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

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 Process Industries and Drives

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

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, 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

IPC Celebrates Signing of Research and Development Tax Credits and New Enhanced Bonus Depreciation Legislation

Jan 05, 2011 | President Obama recently signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, more commonly known as the “Tax Cuts Bill.” The Act reinstates and extends important tax benefits for electronics companies. “IPC worked all year to support these important tax provisions and we’re glad to see our efforts pay off for U.S. electronics manufacturers,” says Anthony Hilvers, IPC vice president of industry programs.

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

IPC to Host IPC Midwest Conference and Exhibition in Fall 2011

Dec 23, 2010 | IPC will hold its annual IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition in 2011 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., September 21–22, 2011.

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

Victron Achieves Major Milestone in Recycling Program

Dec 23, 2010 | Victron, Inc. announces that the recycling effort that it implemented to support one of its ISO14001 Environmental Impact Reduction projects is a success. Victron met its goal to reduce the amount of waste generated by the company that goes to the landfill by 70 percent.

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

STI Electronics to Feature Engineering Services and Training Resources at the 2011 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

Dec 23, 2010 | STI Electronics, Inc. will highlight its key engineering services and training resources at the upcoming Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium & Tabletop Exhibition, scheduled to take place January 18-20, 2011 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii.

STI Electronics

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

P. D. Circuits Appoints Veteran Western Regional Sales Manager

Dec 23, 2010 | P. D. Circuits, Inc. has appointed Dan Spencer as Western Regional Sales Manager.

NCAB Group USA

Dan Spencer, P. D. Circuits' new Western Regional Sales Manager

NCAB Group USA

One of the world's largest suppliers of PCBs.

Hampstead, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Contract Manufacturer

Christopher Associates Announces Growth Prediction for Csun Manufacturing in 2011

Dec 23, 2010 | Christopher Associates today announced that Csun Manufacturing will likely see consolidated revenues grow 20-30 percent in 2011 according to company president Webber Wong. The growth is expected to be driven by rising demand from the semiconductor, solar and touch screen panel segments.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Gartner Says India Still No. 1 Destination for Offshore Services

Dec 21, 2010 | Gartner, Inc. has identified the Top 30 countries for globally sourced activities in 2010-11, each one rated according to 10 criteria*, and found that eight new countries have made their debut in the Top 30.

Gartner, Inc.

Gartner, Inc.

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.

Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Consultant

Bliss Industries Doubles Capacity to Meet Demand in 2011

Dec 20, 2010 | Bliss Industries announces that it has doubled its manufacturing team and capabilities to meet the high order demand that is already building for 2011.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

One of Bliss’ lean manufacturing cells in the manufacturing plant

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

Sono-Tek Purchases Milton Industrial Park

Dec 20, 2010 | Sono-Tek Corporation has purchased the Milton Industrial Park. The Milton Industrial Park, located in Milton, NY, is an improved 3.13 acre parcel of land comprised of five buildings of office/industrial space, with 50,000 square feet of gross leasable floor area.

SONO-TEK CORPORATION

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

Juki Celebrates 20 Successful Years in Argentina

Dec 19, 2010 | Juki Corporation announces that it recently held a customer appreciation dinner at the Estilo Campo Restaurante in Buenos Aires. The dinner was held in celebration of Juki's presence in Argentina for more than 20 years.

Juki Automation Systems

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

Router Solutions GmbH stellt ViPRA™ Version 2.0 vor

Dec 17, 2010 | Die Router Solutions GmbH veröffentlicht die Version 2.0 der populären ViPRA – Visualization in Paperless Repair and Assembly™ Software.

Router Solutions GmbH

Hier sehen Sie den ergonomischen Aufbau von ViPRA. Das PCB wird deutlich mit allen Informationen angezeigt, inklusive der Testnadel Platzierungen. Ein “Navigator” lässt den Reparateur Bauteile, Netze, Nadeln etc. finden. Fehler- und Tester-Informationen sind ebenfalls leicht zu sehen. Eine Reihe von Registrierkarten geben schnellen Zugang zu zusätzlichen Informationen, wie Schaltplan, Stückliste und anderen relevanten Dokumenten.

Router Solutions GmbH

Router Solutions is a manufacturer of CAM software for data preparation of PCB layouts for assembly and test

Darmstadt, Germany

SMTA International 2010 Best Papers Announced

Dec 17, 2010 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the Best Papers from SMTA International 2010. As speakers at SMTA International, individuals make contributions to the industry by sharing their research and findings. To reward exceptional achievement, $1,000 awards and plaques are given for the Best of Conference Presentation, Best of Proceedings Paper, and the Best International Paper.

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

RMD Instruments Appoints Experienced Representative for the Pacific Northwest

Dec 17, 2010 | Devoted to the development of new radiation detector and systems technology, RMD Instruments Corp. has appointed Kirby & Demarest as its representative throughout the Pacific Northwestern United States.

RMD Instruments

Steve Kirby

RMD Instruments

Since 1974 RMD has been providing innovative solutions across a broad range of security, medical and industrial applications, including radiation imaging and detection, nuclear instrumentation and non-destructive test equipment.

Watertown, Massachusetts, USA

Inspection

IPC Releases Revision A to IPC-2222 Design Standard

Dec 17, 2010 | IPC has released the A revision of IPC-2222, Sectional Design Standard for Rigid Organic Printed Boards. Helping developers avoid common missteps that reduce board manufacturability, IPC-2222 has been expanded to include more information on board materials, such as relative costs, tolerances of board thickness, unsupported holes, and hole aspect ratios.

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

Bentek Solar Receives Initial Orders for Its Integrated Disconnect Combiners

Dec 15, 2010 | Bentek Solar announces that the company is now accepting initial orders for the new industry-leading 1000VDC 400 Amp family of integrated disconnect combiners.

Bentek Solar

1000VDC 400 Amp Disconnector

Bentek Solar

A leader in manufacturing and engineering solutions for complex electro-mechanical and power distribution systems for the semiconductor and solar industries.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Bliss Industries Announces Banner Year

Dec 14, 2010 | Bliss Industries Inc. announces that the company experienced record-breaking sales during 2010. In recognition of its banner year, Bliss has released a holiday video as a thank you to its customers.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Ken Bliss President & CEO of 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

Global SIPLACE customer survey: New SIPLACE SX platform has a positive impact on customer satisfaction

Dec 13, 2010 | SIPLACE with headquarters in Munich, Germany, recently presented the results of its latest customer satisfaction analysis. Positive assessments rose disproportionately in Asia and southwest Europe. The numbers are particularly impressive in the area of customer loyalty: for over 90 percent of the SIPLACE customers surveyed, the industry’s innovation and technology leader will continue with their supplier of choice for future investment decisions.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Gabriela Reckewerth, Global SIPLACE Marketing Director

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

SMTAI Exhibitor Registration Is Now Open!

Dec 13, 2010 | Exhibit at the industry's most outstanding technical conference! SMTAI attracts the RIGHT ATTENDEES, putting key decision makers on the exhibition floor.

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

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Market to Grow 4.6 Percent as Revenue Reaches $314 Billion in 2011

Dec 10, 2010 | As the semiconductor industry completes one of its most successful years in 2010, the market is positioned for continued, albeit slower, growth in 2011, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, Inc. Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $314 billion in 2011, up 4.6 percent from 2010's estimated revenue of $300.3 billion.

Gartner, Inc.

Gartner, Inc.

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.

Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Consultant

Spring Pin Socket for Kelvin Resistance Measurement

Dec 10, 2010 | Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new spring pin socket addressing precise resistance measurement need for testing power management devices - SSK-QFN-7000.

Ironwood Electronics

Ironwood Electronics

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

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Design

Tyco Electronics Completes Acquisition of ADC

Dec 09, 2010 | Tyco Electronics Ltd today announced the completion of the acquisition of ADC Telecommunications, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADCT). The combination of Tyco Electronics (TE) and ADC positions the company as a world leader in broadband connectivity.

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

Nihon Superior Named Best Company in 2010 by Osaka Monodzukuri Spirit Awards

Dec 09, 2010 | Nihon Superior announces that it has been awarded a Best Company Award in the 2010 Osaka Monodzukuri Award program. The award will be officially presented at a ceremony that will take place at the Osaka Labour Center on January 11, 2011.

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

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