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Everett Charles Technologies’ FSG Introduces New LEDCHECK™ VIII

Nov 30, 2010 | Everett Charles Technologies’ (ECT) Fixture Services Group (FSG) introduces LEDCHECK™VIII, a new assembly for automatically testing the color, wavelength and light intensity, including WHITE color, of LEDs on printed circuit boards (PCBs) while under test.

Everett Charles Technologies

LEDCHECK™VIII, visible LED testing module designed for use in ICT and functional test fixtures.

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

IPC Summit on American Competitiveness

Nov 29, 2010 | With many new legislators coming to Washington, it is a critical time to support ongoing efforts to strengthen the U.S. electronics manufacturing industry. To that end, IPC will hold the IPC Summit on American Competitiveness, February 1–2, 2011, in Washington, D.C.

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

LatticeECP3 Device Is First Low Cost FPGA to Support Broadcom HiGigTM Protocol

Nov 29, 2010 | Lattice Semiconductor Corporation today announced the immediate availability of the HiGig™ MAC IP core for its award winning, low cost LatticeECP3™ FPGA family.

Lattice Semiconductor

The LatticeECP3 family, is the third generation high value FPGA which offers the industry's lowest power consumption and price of any SERDES-capable FPGA device.

Lattice Semiconductor

Lattice Semiconductor designs, manufactures and markets hign-end programmable logic products.

Winter Springs, Florida, USA

Techcon Systems Launches New TS5540-MS Stainless Steel Micro-Spray Valve

Nov 29, 2010 | Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and products, launches the new TS5540-MS Micro-Spray Valve. The new valve is designed to spray low to medium viscosity fluids through disposable dispensing tips.

Techcon Systems

TS5540-MS Stainless Steel Micro-Spray Valve.

Techcon Systems

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

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

Seika Machinery, Inc. Announces Year-End Sale

Nov 26, 2010 | Seika Machinery announces year-end specials on select McDry, Sawa and Sayaka products. To qualify for reduced pricing, orders must be placed by December 17, 2010. The sale will last until stock is sold out on a first-come, first-served basis.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

McDry Electronic Drying Storage Case

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

Protective Overlays for Flexible Electronics

Nov 24, 2010 | Selecting a durable substrate for your printed electronics application can be half the required effort. Protecting the printed circuit from harsh environments by encapsulating with a protective overlay may be required. To help provide this protection, Polyonics is offering protective overlays designed to withstand harsh environments.

Polyonics, Inc.

Polyonics, Inc.

Manufacturer of high performance label material & tags, which survive the harshest industrial environments.

Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Components

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for October 2010

Nov 24, 2010 | IPC announced today the October 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 Submits Comments to SEC on Conflict Metals

Nov 24, 2010 | IPC submitted comments to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law 111-203, on the trade of conflict minerals.

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 Showcases New Primary Packaging Platform at EMBALLAGE 2010

Nov 24, 2010 | Adept Technology announced it is exhibiting at the EMBALLAGE show in Paris Nord Villepinte in France from November 22 — 25, 2010. The Adept PAC, featuring the company's high-speed parallel robot, Adept Quattro™ is on display in stand 5a B 087 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept PAC, packaging platform.

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

ERSA reorganizes its sales network

Nov 24, 2010 | ERSA has reorganized its world-wide sales division. Rainer Krauss, newly appointed Director of Sales, assumes responsibility for world-wide sales and key accounts.

kurtz ersa Corporation

With the appointment of Rainer Krauss as the new director of sales for ERSA as well as a member of the executive management, ERSA has decidedly strengthened its sales team. Through this appointment, the company, already Europe’s largest supplier of soldering systems, has positioned itself to gain, world wide, additional market share. In the picture (left to right): Rainer Krauss, Bernd Schenker, Albrecht Beck.

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

Seika Machinery’s Michelle Ogihara Co-Hosts Successful SMTA Women’s Leadership Connection

Nov 24, 2010 | Seika Machinery announces that Michelle Ogihara, Sales & Marketing Manager, co-hosted the Women’s Leadership Connection on Monday, October 25, 2010 in the Ocean room of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. The wine and cheese reception was the first event that Ogihara helped to host since being appointed to the Board of Directors of the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA).

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

Aqueous Technologies Appoints Jay Liang as Production Manager

Nov 24, 2010 | Aqueous Technologies announces the appointment of Jay Liang as Production Manager.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Jay Liang, Aqueous Technologies’ new Production Manager.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Seika Machinery’s Michelle Ogihara Appointed to SMTA Board of Directors

Nov 24, 2010 | Seika Machinery announces that Michelle Ogihara, Sales & Marketing Manager, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA).

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

P. D. Circuits Promotes Joe Helms to Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Nov 24, 2010 | P. D. Circuits announces the promotion of Joe Helms to Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

NCAB Group USA

Joe Helms, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for P. D. Circuits

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

Multitest Develops Innovative LCR Concept for Cost Efficient, High-Performance Test Interface Boards

Nov 24, 2010 | Multitest's board division has successfully introduced a new LCR (layer count reduction) concept for high pin count BGA applications. Board customers now will benefit from significant cost savings without sacrificing performance. With the new LCR concept, the layer count of standard pitch BGA boards can be reduced by up to 40 percent.

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

Aqueous Technologies Hires Experienced Electrical Engineer

Nov 24, 2010 | Aqueous Technologies announces that it has hired Anthony Reboja as its new Electrical Engineer.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Anthony Reboja, Aqueous Technologies’ new Electrical Engineer.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Techcon Systems Debuts TS1254 Pressure Pot

Nov 24, 2010 | Techcon Systems introduces the new TS1254 Pressure Pot. The new mid-sized pressure pot is designed to accommodate low to medium viscosity fluids, including solvents, adhesives and Cyanoacrylate (CA).

Techcon Systems

TS1254 pressure pot, designed to accommodate low to medium viscosity fluids, including solvents, adhesives and Cyanoacrylate (CA).

Techcon Systems

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

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

Count On Tools Offers Glue Dispense Nozzles for Universal Instruments’ GDM Line

Nov 24, 2010 | Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that it now offers Glue Dispense Nozzles for the Universal Instruments GDM line of equipment.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Glue Dispense Nozzles for Universal Instruments’ GDM Line.

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

Practical Components & Practical Tools to Showcase Latest Technologies at DMC 2010

Nov 24, 2010 | Practical Components, a leading international supplier of solder training kits and materials, mechanical IC samples or "dummy" components and SMD production tools and equipment, and its sister company Practical Tools announce that they will exhibit their latest technologies in booth 910 at the 2010 DCM exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place November 29-December 2, 2010 at The Venetian in Las Vegas.

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

Acculogic and ScanCAD to Host Testing and Reverse Engineering Workshops at ACI

Nov 24, 2010 | Acculogic’s Manufacturing Test Systems Division will co-host two one-day workshops titled "Flying Probe Testing and Reverse Engineering of Circuit Boards" with ScanCAD International on Tuesday, December 7 and Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

Save Money With the NIKKO POWER CYCLONE from Seika Machinery, Inc.

Nov 24, 2010 | Seika Machinery announces that NIX OF AMERICA’s NIKKO POWER CYCLONE reduces costs with longer lasting brushes. Unlike adhesive roller type cleaners, the NIKKO POWER CYCLONE requires minimum supervision and the brush needs to be replaced only once a year.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

NIKKO Power Cyclone, PCB cleaner

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

Steve Wozniak is Headed to IPC APEX EXPO 2011

Nov 19, 2010 | Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, will be trekking out to IPC APEX EXPO to keynote and hang out with “his kind of people.” IPC invites you to join "the Woz" and your colleagues in electronics manufacturing at IPC APEX EXPO 2011

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Steve Wozniak

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 Robotics Selected to Participate in Advanced Cancer Treatment Program

Nov 18, 2010 | Adept Technology announced it is participating in the CLARA (Lyon Auvergne Rhone-Alpes Cancer cluster) program with Lyon Civil Hospitals as the robotics component in a method for treating small cancer tumors. Adept Viper Robot.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Viper 6-axis robot

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

IPC Training and Certification Programs Updated for Revision E of IPC-A-610 and IPC J-STD-001

Nov 18, 2010 | IPC has released the training and certification programs for revision E of IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronics Assemblies, and J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies.

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

Count On Tools Now Manufactures Manncorp Selective Solder Nozzles

Nov 18, 2010 | Count On Tools introduces Manncorp Selective Solder Nozzles for the IS-450 range of selective soldering machines.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Manncorp Selective Solder Nozzle for the IS-450 range of selective soldering machines.

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

MARTIN to Demonstrate Stand Alone QFN Solder Bumping and BGA Reball Unit at the SMTA Arizona-Sonora Expo & Tech Forum

Nov 18, 2010 | MARTIN will demonstrate the Prebump/Reball 03.1 unit at the upcoming SMTA Arizona-Sonora Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at the Fiesta Inn Resort & Conference Center in Tempe, AZ.

Finetech

Prebump/Reball 03.1,  Stand Alone QFN Solder Bumping and BGA Reball Unit.

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

Seika Machinery, Inc. to Exhibit at the SMTA Arizona-Sonora Expo & Tech Forum

Nov 18, 2010 | Seika Machinery will highlight its McDry Electronic Drying Storage Cases and HIROX 3-D Digital Microscopes at the upcoming SMTA Arizona-Sonora Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at the Fiesta Inn Resort & Conference Center in Tempe, AZ.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

McDry Electronic Drying Storage Case.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

R&D Technical Services Announces Its 15th Year in Business

Nov 17, 2010 | Vapor phase manufacturer R&D Technical Services Inc. announces that it will celebrate its 15th year in business in 2011. Since its founding in 1996, R&D Technical Services has led the way in reflow and rework solutions.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

Ray Willet, VP of R&D Technical Services.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

R&D Technical Services was formed in 1996 to support the Vapor Reflow market and is currently the leading source of Vapor Phase equipment.

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Production Solutions Announces New Three-Year Warranty

Nov 17, 2010 | Production Solutions Inc., manufacturer of the Red-E-Set Board Support, announces that the company now offers the industry’s best warranty on its RED-E-SET printed circuit board (PCB) support. The RED-E-SET product line now is covered with a three-year warranty.

Production Solutions

RED-E-SET printed circuit board (PCB) support.

Production Solutions

Production Solutions, Inc., manufacturer of the RED-E-SET Universal Board Support System for all Printers and Chipshooter, Dispensers and Placement machines.

Poway, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Elgris Technologies, Inc. signs Reseller Agreement with Seica S.p.A

Nov 17, 2010 | Elgris Technologies and Seica S.p.A announced today that they have signed a Reseller Agreement. The Agreement will enable Seica to distribute Elgris "E-studio For Test" product with Seica's systems via its global sales operation.

Elgris Technologies, Inc.

Elgris Technologies, Inc.

Elgris offers Standard XML Translators, Standard EDIF Translators, Conversion Services, Consulting, and Visualization software.

Santa Rosa, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

PROFLEX Robotic Soldering

Nov 17, 2010 | PROMATION begins final soldering runs on the new PROFLEX soldering robot.

PROMATION, Inc.

Laser w/Hot Air Assist

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION offers automated products in 4 key areas: PCB handling systems, robotic soldering systems, automatic label placement, and work bench/work flow solutions.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Soldering

Indium Corporation’s Nash Promoted to Senior Technical Support Engineer

Nov 17, 2010 | Indium Corporation announces that Chris Nash has been promoted to Senior Technical Support Engineer. He is based at Indium’s global headquarters in Clinton, NY.

Indium Corporation

Chris Nash, Indium's Senior 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

Live Classroom Training from your Desktop

Nov 17, 2010 | To make training more obtainable, EMA now offers live, instructor-led virtual classroom training on several Cadence® OrCAD® PCB design technology and Autodesk® mechanical design products.

EMA Design Automation, Inc.

EMA Design Automation, Inc.

A leader in product development solutions offering a complete range of electrical and mechanical CAD tools, product lifecycle management systems, services, training, and technical support.

Rochester, New York, USA

CAD

Counterfeit Electronic Parts Symposium Keynote Speaker Announced

Nov 17, 2010 | SMTA and CALCE are pleased to announce that Andrew Kline, Senior Advisor for Intellectual Property Enforcement, Executive Office of the President, will give a keynote address on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 for the Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain Symposium. The event will take place November 30 to December 2, 2010, at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD.

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

CTM Lyng invests in new JUKI SMT line

Nov 16, 2010 | CTM Lyng AS, Norway, strengthens its co-operation with Sincotron by buying a new SMT line.

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

SIPLACE placement machines for sensor manufacturing specialist Turck Delémont

Nov 16, 2010 | Turck Deléémont is investing in two state-of-the-art SIPLACE machines from the successful X-Series to get ready for the rising order volume at its location in Delémont, Switzerland.

ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG

Turck Delémont is in investing in two high-tech SIPLACE X-Seriesplacement systems. (f.l. Markus Born, Director Sales Turck Delémont, Erich Harlacher, Sales Manager Hilpert und Stephan Kohler, Production-Manager Electronics Turck Delémont.

ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG

ASM Assembly Systems is the supplier of SIPLACE, a leader in surface mount technology (SMT) equipment, software, and services to the electronics assembly market.

Munich, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Software Manufacturer

Count On Tools to Hold Black Friday Sale on all PB Swiss Tools Products

Nov 16, 2010 | Customers will save 30% on all orders placed online at www.pbtools.us between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Friday, November 26, 2010. Also, customers will receive 20% off all orders placed from Saturday, November 27-Monday, November 29, 2010.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

IPC Criticizes Bad Science, Methodology In Greenpeace Electronics Guide

Nov 15, 2010 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is criticizing the "bad science" in the latest revision to Greenpeace’s electronics scorecard, "Guide to Greener Electronics." The guide rates consumer electronics companies against Greenpeace criteria on hazardous substances, take back and recycling, and energy use and climate change.

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

First Phase of IPC Electronics Technology Trends Studies Pinpoints the Top 10 Trends to Watch

Nov 15, 2010 | Research conducted by IPC indicates the top ten technology trends to watch in electronics manufacturing. Free White Paper Reveals Industry Views on Critical Technologies

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

Hyundai Mobis Invests in CyberOptics’ SE500™ SPI System

Nov 15, 2010 | CyberOptics announces that Hyundai Mobis has invested in the SE500™ 100 percent 3-D solder paste inspection system for its Tianjin plant. Hyundai Mobis' investment totals approximately US$500K.

CyberOptics Corporation

SE500™ 100 percent 3-D solder paste inspection system.

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

Data I/O and Matthew Associates to Feature Industry Leading FlashPAK III and ProLine RoadRunner at SMTA Nutmeg Expo & Tech Forum

Nov 15, 2010 | Data I/O Corporation and Matthew Associates will showcase the FlashPak III and ProLINE-RoadRunner™ systems at the upcoming SMTA Nutmeg Expo & Tech Forum

Data I/O Corporation

FlashPAK III networked programming system.

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O is the world's leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions for semiconductor (IC) devices. Data I/O's solutions, software and programming engine ensures devices are programmed correctly every time.

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

KIC’s 15/15: Energy Wizard Software Saves 15 Percent Electricity in 15 Minutes

Nov 15, 2010 | KIC announces that its Energy Wizard products can reduce wasted energy in the production process.

KIC Thermal

KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

San Diego, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

A-Tek Systems Group LLC signs a distribution agreement with Kolb Cleaning Technologies

Nov 15, 2010 | A-Tek Systems Group, LLC, an electronics equipment distribution company based out of Berthoud, CO is pleased to announce their North American distribution sales and service agreement with Kolb Cleaning Technology GmbH.

A-Tek Systems Group LLC

kolb PSB600, a very compact, high-volume PCB cleaner.

A-Tek Systems Group LLC

Distributor of the highest quality SMT assembly equipment. Our 45 years of combined experience and commitment to excellence have earned us the reputation as the premier distributor in the Americas.

Longmont, Colorado, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Soldering, Distributor, Selective Soldering

ZESTRON Further Expands its Customer Support Team in South East Asia

Nov 15, 2010 | As part of the company’s "Global Link" initiative, ZESTRON, the worldwide leading provider of high precision cleaning products and services for the electronics manufacturing industry, has recently expanded its application technology team in Kulim, Malaysia, to ensure the best customer support.

ZESTRON Americas

ZESTRON european headquerters.

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

Count On Tools Debuts MPA-80 Glue Dispense Nozzles

Nov 15, 2010 | Count On Tools introduces its new series of Panasonic MPA-80 Glue Dispense Nozzles. The MPA-80 Glue Dispense Nozzles are compatible with the complete MPA-80 equipment line from Panasonic.

Count On Tools, Inc.

The MPA-80 Glue Dispense Nozzles are compatible with the complete MPA-80 equipment line from Panasonic.

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

IPC Lobbying Efforts Pay Off: MEPs Agree to Drop List of Priority Substances

Nov 12, 2010 | Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have agreed to drop demands for a list of priority substances for new restrictions under the RoHS Directive. IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has vehemently opposed the creation of such a list, calling for science to be the basis of all future RoHS revisions.

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

Altium Designer Debuts Design Support for Microsemi SmartFusion Intelligent Mixed Signal FPGAs

Nov 12, 2010 | Altium, and Microsemi’s SoC Products Group, formerly Actel Corporation announced today that Altium will provide its Altium Designer software as an option to customers using SmartFusion intelligent mixed signal FPGAs.

Altium

Altium Designer is a system development platform combining FPGA, PCB and embedded software development.

Altium

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

La Jolla, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

Juki Names Horizon Sales 2010 Representative of the Year

Nov 12, 2010 | Juki Corporation awarded Dave Trail of Horizon Sales the Juki Representative of the Year at the recent Juki Americas National Sales meeting. The award was given to Horizon Sales for achieving the highest performance against budget and was weighted to include territory potential, new customers and number of machines sold.

Juki Automation Systems

Dave Trail, president of Horizon Sales.

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

Christopher Announces Sale of 250th SPI System in North America

Nov 12, 2010 | Christopher Associates announces the sale of its 250th solder paste inspection system in North America. Magna E-Car Systems, a recently formed joint venture between Magna International and the Stronach Trust, recently purchased a KY-8030-3.

Christopher Associates Inc.

KY-8030-3, solder paste inspection (SPI) system.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

STI Electronics’ Quality Assurance Manager Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Nov 12, 2010 | STI Electronics announces the 10-year anniversary of Mel Scott, Quality Assurance Manager. In honor of his anniversary, Mel was presented with a travel certificate to be used for a cruise or travel destination of his choice.

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

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