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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

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

STI Electronics’ Casey Cooper to Discuss SIR Test Protocols at the 2011 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

Dec 09, 2010 | STI Electronics announces that Casey Cooper, Electrical Engineering/Microelectronics Lab Manager, will present "Conformal Coating Evaluation for Use in Harsh Environments Utilizing a Modified SIR Test Protocol" 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.

STI Electronics

Casey Cooper, STI Electronics' Electrical Engineering/Microelectronics Lab Manager.

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

Krayden Introduces Dow Corning's 702 Diffusion Pump Fluid for Large Volume Production

Dec 09, 2010 | Krayden introduces Dow Corning's 702 Diffusion Pump Fluid, designed for high vacuum and fast pumping of large volumes of gas or vapor in production.

Krayden Inc.

Dow Corning’s 702 Diffusion Pump Fluid for Large Volume Production

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Sanmina-SCI Takes Major Steps to Meet the Critical Needs of India's Burgeoning Electronics Market

Dec 07, 2010 | Sanmina-SCI Corporation today announced its India Design Center is providing significant advantages to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers in the multimedia, communications, renewable energies and medical markets.

Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI is a tier 1 provider of EMS and PWB along with vertically integrated capabilities from design through qualification.

San Jose, California, USA

Indium Corporation Announces New Technical Support Engineer

Dec 07, 2010 | Indium Corporation announces that Nicole Palma has accepted the position of Technical Support Engineer.

Indium Corporation

Nicole Palma, Indium's new Technical Support Engineer.

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

Krayden Debuts Dow Corning’s Sylgard 160 Silicone Elastomer

Dec 07, 2010 | Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, introduces the Sylgard 160 elastomer by Dow Corning, a gray two-part silicone, flowable liquid.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Christopher Associates Debuts Koki SB6N58-A730 Low-Temperature Lead-Free Solder Paste

Dec 07, 2010 | Christopher Associates announced today the introduction of Koki’s SB6N58-A730 Low Temperature Lead-Free Solder Paste. SB6N58-A730 paste has a melting point of 201-210°C. The paste also demonstrates extremely high thermal shock durability.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

With 90% Booths Already Sold, NEPCON China 2011 Expects an Impressive Opening in May 2011

Dec 07, 2010 | NEPCON China 2011 will be held in Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center from May 11th to May 13th, 2011. To date 90% of the booths have already been sold, a strong indication of the trust and confidence in the NEPCON brand and represents further confirmation that NEPCON China is a leading international electronic manufacturing feast in China

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

Componex NEPCON India and Electronics For You Expo To Partner in 2012

Dec 07, 2010 | In a joint statement made earlier today, Reed Exhibitions India and the EFY Group announced a strategic partnership that will see the launch of a new tradeshow for the Indian electronics industry. This new event will combine the strengths of Componex NEPCON India and the Electronics For You Expo, tradeshow brands owned by Reed Exhibitions India and the EFY Group respectively.

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

GPD Global’s PCD Technology Is Proven Compatible with Silver-filled Electrical and Thermal Epoxies

Dec 07, 2010 | GPD Global announces that its Positive Cavity Displacement (PCD) technology is proven with silver-filled electrically and thermally conductive adhesives.

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

IPC and ENVIRON Launch Exclusive Webinar on RoHS2 Compliance for Manufacturers, Importers and Distributors

Dec 07, 2010 | Following European Parliament agreement of the final text of the new RoHS Directive on November 24, ENVIRON and IPC— Association Connecting Electronics Industries® present an exclusive webinar to provide essential information on the new compliance requirements for manufacturers, importers and distributors. The RoHS Directive Recast Webinar will be held Thursday, December 16, 10:00 am to 11:00 am U.S. Central time (4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Central European time).

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

Design-2-Part Shows Announce 2011 Schedule

Dec 07, 2010 | December 7, 2010 - Design-2-Part (D2P) Shows, America’s largest design and contract manufacturing tradeshows, have released their 2011 show schedule. The 11 show slate includes an inaugural show in Houston and six annual events.

Design-2-Part Shows

Design-2-Part Shows

Design-2-Part Shows are America's largest and longest running contract manufacturing shows for the sourcing of custom parts, services and design. Regional tradeshows covering the USA provide OEMs the

Prospect, Connecticut, USA

Contract Manufacturer, Publication or Online Resource

Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. Introduces New LCP Laminate Product Offering

Dec 03, 2010 | Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. (EI) announced today that the Company has added Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Laminates to its family of microelectronics packaging product offerings.

i3 Electronics

Adhesiveless, fil-based, liquid crystal polymer, high performance laminate.

i3 Electronics

A world leader in high-performance PCB fabrication & assembly, semiconductor packaging, systems integration & test, advanced laboratory services and contract R&D.

Endicott, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Component Packaging, Contract Manufacturer

SEHO Systems to Expand SEHO Academy to the US in 2011

Dec 03, 2010 | SEHO Systems GmbH announces that the SEHO Academy, which provides an innovative, flexible training concept, will expand into the United States in 2011.

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO Academy will expand into the United States in 2011.

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO develops and manufactures reflow, selective and wave soldering machines for the electronics industry. Since its foundation in 1976, SEHO is worldwide THE contact partner whenever soldering is involved.

Kreuzwertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

SMTA Welcomes New Board Members

Dec 03, 2010 | The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Board of Directors for the term that began at SMTA International (October 24-28, 2010).

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

Tyco Electronics Plans Name Change to TE Connectivity Ltd.

Dec 03, 2010 | Tyco Electronics Ltd today announced that it plans to change its name to TE Connectivity Ltd., subject to shareholder approval at the company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on March 9, 2011.

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

IPC Conference on Quality, Reliability and Acceptability for Electronics Manufacturing in Budapest Offers Critical Information

Dec 03, 2010 | Eastern Europe's growing electronics assembly industry faces new challenges, especially with the adoption of lead-free technology. To connect manufacturers with solutions to these challenges, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is holding the IPC Conference on Quality, Reliability and Acceptability for Electronics Manufacturing in Budapest, Hungary, on 22–24 February 2011.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Electronics manufacturing is growing in Central and Eastern Europe because of access to European markets, lower labor costs and savings in freight costs, inventory and reduced time to market.

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

Krypton Solutions Purchases New Additional Manufacturing Equipment

Dec 03, 2010 | Krypton Solutions announced today that they have purchased additional new manufacturing equipment for their Plano, Texas facility.

Krypton Solutions

Mydata MY100 pick-and-place machine.

Krypton Solutions

A fast turnkey service provider including PCB Design/Layout, Quick-Turn Prototyping, Functional Testing, Inspection Services and High Speed Production of precision Printed Circuit Board Assemblies

Plano, Texas, USA

Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider, Subcontractor

HumiSeal® strengthens European team with senior appointment

Dec 01, 2010 | Europe's leading vendor of conformal coating solutions, HumiSeal®, has announced the appointment of Rob Scrivens as Application and Technical Sales Engineer. The announcement comes as the Company continues to focus its efforts on further developing the European market and specifically vertical markets such as the automotive, renewable energy, industrial controls and telecoms sectors following sustained growth over the last two years.

Chase Corporation

Chase Corporation

A global manufacturer of tapes, laminates, sealants and coatings for high reliability applications, and provides contract assembly services for the electronics industry.

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Subcontractor

Bentek Solar Announces Shipments of Over 60MW of Industry Leading Circuit Breaker Re-Combiners

Dec 01, 2010 | Bentek Solar announces that the company has shipped over 60MW of Circuit Breaker Re-combiners. The combiners use industry-leading circuit breaker technology, eliminating the need for standard fuses.

Bentek Solar

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

Christopher Associates Debuts S3X-BF70M and 200N Series Wafer Bumping Pastes

Dec 01, 2010 | Christopher Associates introduces the S3X-BF70M and 200N series wafer bumping pastes. The pastes exhibit a high definition over time and at elevated temperatures.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Krayden Releases Circalok 6008 Potting Compound by LORD

Dec 01, 2010 | Krayden introduces the Circalok 6008 Potting Compound by LORD, a filled low viscosity epoxy resin for general purposes such as an encapsulating and potting compound for electronics.

Krayden Inc.

Circalok™ 6008 is a filled low viscosity epoxy resin used as a general purpose potting and encapsulating compound. This compound flows easily around intricate and densely packaged circuitry.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Kyzen Appoints The EMC3 Group to Represent Florida

Dec 01, 2010 | Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, has appointed The EMC3 Group as its sales representative in Florida.

KYZEN Corporation

Ed Corson

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

FREE Soldering and Assembly Defects - Causes and Cures Webinar

Dec 01, 2010 | With hundreds of opportunities for problems to surface during the electronics manufacturing process, it is a credit to the manufacturing and engineering talent of the industry that planes fly, pacemakers keep hearts beating and phones are at the ready to provide Facebook updates or even make a call. To keep these dedicated professionals up-to-date on the latest causes and cures for assembly and solder defects, IPC and the U.K. National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have teamed up to sponsor a free webinar at 12:00 pm (noon) U.S. Central time on January 27, 2011 — a precursor to the hands-on, three-day Process Defects Clinic that will be held at IPC APEX EXPO in April.

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

Adept Technology Expands Quattro Parallel Robot Line to Include New Extended Reach Model

Dec 01, 2010 | Adept Technology introduced a new model of their high-speed parallel style robot, Adept Quattro. The Adept Quattro s800H provides an additional member of the Quattro product family, and expands high-throughput capabilities towards applications with larger work space requirements.

Adept Technology Inc.

	The Adept Quattro s800H is a parallel robot specifically designed for high-speed applications in packaging, manufacturing, assembly, and material handling boasting a 1600 mm work envelope.

Adept Technology Inc.

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

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Pan Pacific Symposium - Early Bird Deadline is December 15th. Save Money, Register Now!

Dec 01, 2010 | The SMTA is pleased to announce plans are now finalized for the 2011 Pan Pac Symposium and Tabletop Exhibition.

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

Manncorp's 6,400 CPH dual-head MC-392 pick-and-place features ball screw X-Y and 30um, 3 sigma accuracy

Dec 01, 2010 | Although all five models in Manncorp’s latest-generation MC series pick-and-place systems have received industry acclaim, one system in particular has stood out for its extraordinary price/performance ratio, according to CEO Henry Mann.

Manncorp

Manncorp’s MC-392 pick-and-place delivers excellent price/performance ratio, according to CEO Henry Mann. The $69,995 system features ball screw X –Y drive, closed-loop servo control, linear encoding and numerous other assets.

Manncorp

For nearly five decades, Manncorp has supplied electronics manufacturers with the world’s best values in PCB assembly equipment, direct to the customer, at the industry’s most competitive prices, and with full service and support.

Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA

Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Package Converters Enable Testing Generation I product on Generation II System

Nov 30, 2010 | Ironwood Electronics' new package converter - PC-BGA256B/BGA256E-B-01 allow previous product version to be used in the new system boards for test/validation until the new BGA device is released from the foundry or vice versa. These package converters can be soldered directly onto the SMT pads of development boards using standard solder methods.

Ironwood Electronics

BGA Package Converter speeds system board development.

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

STI Electronics Appoints Tom Loggins as Account Executive

Nov 30, 2010 | STI Electronics has appointed Tom Loggins as an Account Executive for its sales department.

STI Electronics

Tom Loggins, STI Electronics’ new Account Executive.

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

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