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DEK Solar introduces ECN delegates to latest advances in print-on-print technology

Jun 11, 2010 | DEK Solar Senior Process Development Specialist, Tom Falcon, recently presented the company’s latest advances in print-on-print (PoP) technology to assembled delegates at a metallization workshop organized by the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN). During the workshop, Falcon outlined the findings of a major research project conducted by the mass imaging specialist along with associated opportunities for solar cell metallization.

DEK International

DEK International

DEK is the world's leading provider of screen printing equipment and processes for diverse industries, from surface mount technology (SMT) and semiconductor, to fuel cell and solar cell manufacture.

Zurich, Switzerland

Screen Printing

DEK Partners with Fuji Do Brasil to Advance Brazilian Market Stronghold

Jun 11, 2010 | While DEK is arguably the leading print platform among Brazilian electronics manufacturers, the company sees even more growth potential in this key region and, therefore, has partnered with manufacturer’s representatives Fuji Do Brasil to expand the DEK presence.

DEK International

DEK International

DEK is the world's leading provider of screen printing equipment and processes for diverse industries, from surface mount technology (SMT) and semiconductor, to fuel cell and solar cell manufacture.

Zurich, Switzerland

Screen Printing

Krayden, Inc. Announces that Humiseal UV40 Coating Is Available as a Gel

Jun 11, 2010 | DENVER, CO — Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, announces that the popular Humiseal UV40 conformal coating is now available as a gel.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Krayden, Inc. Introduces Dow Corning Solar Solutions’ PV Cell and Module Coating

Jun 11, 2010 | DENVER — Krayden, Inc., a leading silicone supplier that specializes in technical knowledge and support for high tech-based applications, introduces the 1-2577 Low VOC Coating manufactured by Dow Corning Solar Solutions.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Bliss Industries Appoints Etek Europe Ltd.

Jun 11, 2010 | MILPITAS, CA — Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, has appointed Etek Europe Ltd. as its representative throughout Europe.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Mike Nelson of Etek Europe Ltd.

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

STI Electronics’ Mark McMeen to Hold IC/DT Presentation at SMTA Tampa Chapter Industry Expo

Jun 11, 2010 | MADISON, AL — STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces that Mark McMeen, VP of Engineering Services, will present “Imbedded Component/Die Technology (IC/DT®)” at the upcoming SMTA Tampa Chapter Industry Expo. The presentation is scheduled to take place Wednesday, June, 16, 2010 at 5 p.m. at the Mirage at Tucson’s in Clearwater, FL.

STI Electronics

Mark McMeen, STI Electronics’ VP of Engineering Services

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

FCT Assembly Launches New User Friendly Web Site

Jun 11, 2010 | GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly announces the launch of its new Web site. The online resource, located at www.fctsolder.com, is designed to be easy to navigate and to efficiently present information for customers.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

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

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Techcon Systems to Showcase Impressive Lineup of Fluid Dispensing Solutions at NEPCON Malaysia 2010

Jun 11, 2010 | Techcon Systems, a leading global supplier of fluid dispensing systems and accessories, will exhibit an impressive lineup of products with distributor Pacific Advanced Equipment (M) Sdn Bhd, in stand B06 at the upcoming NEPCON Malaysia. The event is scheduled to take place June 15-17, 2010, at the Penang International Sports Arena (PISA).

Techcon Systems

TS350 Series Advanced Digital Dispenser/Controller

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

Victron Holds Successful Grand Opening Celebration of Victron de Mexico

Jun 11, 2010 | FREMONT, CA — Victron, Inc., a premier electronics manufacturing services (EMS) supplier of complete product manufacturing solutions to Fortune 500 companies, announces that it hosted a grand opening celebration at its Rosarito, Mexico facility on June 3, 2010.

Victron Inc.

Victron's new facility in Rosarito, Mexico.

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

Count On Tools Introduces 300-Series Nozzles for Assembléon and Yamaha Equipment

Jun 11, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA ― Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, has released a full line of standard 300-series nozzles for the Assembléon MC-24 and MC-24X as well as the Yamaha YG300. The new line is capable of handling components sizes from 01005 to larger BGAs and QFPs for large mix and minimum changeover to optimize production lines.

Count On Tools, Inc.

300-Series Nozzles for Assembléon and Yamaha Equipment

Count On Tools, Inc.

COT specializes in high quality SMT nozzles and consumables for pick and place machines. We provide special engineering design service of custom nozzles for those unique and odd components.

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Contract Manufacturer

Bliss Industries Announces Summer Special on Its FLEXconveyor

Jun 11, 2010 | MILPITAS, CA — Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, announces that the FLEXconveyor is 20 percent off now through July 4, 2010.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

FLEXconveyor.

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

Multitest Introduces MEMS Solution for Pressure Sensors

Jun 11, 2010 | Rosenheim, Germany - Mulitest's concept for MEMS test and calibration equipment continues for pressure sensors. Common applications include all types of pressure monitoring, e.g. altitude meters, tire pressure control, differential pressure sensors, and various medical and industrial devices.

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

Seika's Eco-Friendly Sawa Eco-Roll SC-ER360 Reduces Costs

Jun 11, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that, according to various studies, the implementation of its Sawa Eco-Roll SC-ER360 wiper roll cleaner provides a 50 percent reduction in costs.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika’s Sawa Eco-Roll SC-ER360 wiper roll 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

GEM Expo Announces World Class Training Program

Jun 11, 2010 | São Paulo, Brazil — Trafalgar Publications Ltd., a global media provider of high-technology exhibitions, conferences and publications, announces a world-class program of training workshops at GEM Expo 2010, which is scheduled to take place October 5-7, 2010 at the prestigious, state-of-the-art Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, Brazil.

GEM BRAZIL EXPO

GEM BRAZIL EXPO

GEM Expo is Brazil's only trade show to focus only on equipment and materials for the manufacture and assembly of electronics

Napls, Florida, USA

Other

Inovar's Rick Gour Holds Successful TRIZ Presentation

Jun 11, 2010 | LOGAN, UTAH — Inovar Inc., a leading contract electronics manufacturer (CEM) dedicated to providing flexible solutions to OEMs in the fastest growing segments of the electronic industry, announces that Rick Gour, Director of Quality, held a successful meeting on The Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ). The presentation was held on Thursday, June 10, 2010 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Autoliv’s Technical Center in Ogden, Utah.

Inovar, Inc.

Rick Gour, Inovar’s Director of Quality.

Inovar, Inc.

Inovar, Inc. is a leading Contract Electronic Manufacturer (CEM) dedicated to providing flexible solutions to Original Equipment Manufacturers in the fastest growing segments of the electronic industry.

Logan, Utah, USA

OEM

STI Electronics’ Mark McMeen to Present Failure Analysis Tools to Identify Root Causes at SMTA Tampa Chapter Industry Expo

Jun 11, 2010 | MADISON, AL — STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces that Mark McMeen, VP of Engineering Services, will present “Failure Analysis Tools Used to Identify Root Causes” at the upcoming SMTA Tampa Chapter Industry Expo. The presentation is scheduled to take place Wednesday, June, 16, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mirage at Tucson’s in Clearwater, FL.

STI Electronics

Mark McMeen, STI Electronics’ VP of Engineering Services

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

LED Bar Lights for Machine Vision at LDDLIGHT.com

Jun 10, 2010 | The versatility of LED Bar Lights for vision applications makes them a must-have in every machine vision integrator's and engineer's 'tool box'. The simple bar shape offers both in-machine and on-production-line installation flexibility, working as either front or back lighting.

LDD Trading Associates, LLC

LED Bar Lights for Machine Vision from LDDLIGHT.com

LDD Trading Associates, LLC

LDDLIGHT.com sells an extensive line of machine vision lights for use in automated assembly, inspection and code reading.

New Boston, New Hampshire, USA

New setup concept: Siplace Split Table Mode

Jun 10, 2010 | Virtual component tables enable product changeovers with no downtown

Siemens Corporation

Siemens Corporation

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure & cities sectors.

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Siplace Software Suite supports build-to-order in electronics production

Jun 10, 2010 | Siplace Software Suite maps all areas of SMT production as transparent, consistent process.

Siemens Corporation

Siemens Corporation

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure & cities sectors.

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

New high-profile distributor extends support for DEK customers in Southern Germany

Jun 04, 2010 | DEK has appointed SmartRep to distribute its high accuracy mass imaging technologies in Germany, extending product accessibility and support opportunities for customers in South Germany.

DEK International

DEK International

DEK is the world's leading provider of screen printing equipment and processes for diverse industries, from surface mount technology (SMT) and semiconductor, to fuel cell and solar cell manufacture.

Zurich, Switzerland

Screen Printing

Seika Machinery Announces More Green Benefits of Its Solder Paste Recycling Unit

Jun 04, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that with the implementation of its patent pending Solder Paste Recycling (SPR) unit, Seika is able to reduce the amount of waste material to less than 10 percent of current volumes by recycling solder paste.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika's Solder Paste Recycling Unit .

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

Bliss Industries Introduces Free Product Demos

Jun 04, 2010 | MILPITAS, Calif. — Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, introduces free product demos.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Feeder storage cart.

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

Krayden, Inc. Provides Permabond’s Structural Adhesive and Magnet Bonder

Jun 04, 2010 | DENVER — Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, introduces the Permabond TA459 magnet adhesive that is non-corrosive to electrically conductive surfaces including copper.

Krayden Inc.

Permabond TA459, adhesive for bonding magnets and metals.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Krayden Debuts Dow Corning Solar Solutions’ Solar Junction Box and Frame Sealing Using Reactive Silicone Hot Melts

Jun 04, 2010 | DENVER — Krayden, Inc., a leading silicone supplier that specializes in technical knowledge and support for high tech-based applications, introduces Dow Corning Solar Solutions’ PV InstantSeal. This silicone reactive hot melt supports higher-speed assembly with instant green strength, offering productivity improvements in both solar frame and junction box sealing.

Krayden Inc.

Dow Corning Solar Solutions’ PV InstantSeal.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

P.D. Circuits Promotes Joe Helms to National Sales Director

Jun 04, 2010 | HAMPSTEAD, NH - P. D. Circuits, Inc., specializing in delivering the highest quality PCBs, technical support, and service to OEM and EMS companies worldwide, announces the promotion of Joe Helms to National Sales Director.

NCAB Group USA

Joe Helms, P. D. Circuits' new national sales director.

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

Alta Manufacturing Acquires NRC Manufacturing

Jun 04, 2010 | FREMONT, CA — Alta Manufacturing, a leading Tier 3 electronics contract manufacturer specializing in NPI to pilot production of complex PCBs, announces the acquisition of Fremont-based NRC Manufacturing.

Alta Manufacturing

Craig Arcuri, CEO of Alta Manufacturing

Alta Manufacturing

Alta Manufacturing Inc. is a full service solution for your PCB Assembly needs. We have established a reputation for providing OEMS with Material Procurement and Management, Board Assembly, Testing and Complete Box Build.

Fremont, California, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Christopher Associates Now Provides Qualification Samples for Its Advanced Backsheet Material

Jun 04, 2010 | Christopher Associates Inc. announces that it now ships qualification samples of the Jolywood FFC-JW30 advanced photovoltaic backsheet material. Using patented technology, Jolywood has achieved a breakthrough in environmental resistance and electrical performance.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Jolywood FFC-JW30 advanced photovoltaic backsheet material

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Kyzen to Showcase Advanced Cleaning Chemistries at NEPCON West China 2010

Jun 04, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that it will showcase AQUANOX® A4703, AQUANOX® A4625B and IONOX® I3302 in booth F1 at the upcoming NEPCON West China 2010, scheduled to take place June 22~24 in Chengdu, PR China.

KYZEN Corporation

AQUANOX®  A4625B, biodegradable low-VOC aqueous solution for removing all types of electronic flux residues including the latest lead-free.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

European Parliament Environment Committee Vote Puts TBBPA on Priority Assessment List

Jun 04, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® today expressed disappointment in the vote by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee to include broad families of chemicals, such as organobromines, in Annex III for priority assessment. While an outright ban of these chemicals has been averted in this vote, the committee’s decision falls far short of supporting a rigorous scientific assessment that would ensure protection of the environment and human health.

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 RELEASES STUDY OF QUALITY BENCHMARKS FOR EMS INDUSTRY

Jun 04, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — In response to member requests for benchmarking data, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® released IPC Study of Quality Benchmarks for the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Industry for 2009. This report is designed to provide information to EMS companies interested in comparing their key 2009 operating variables to those of other EMS providers by net sales and type of product.

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

Test Protocols for Evaluation of New Lead-Free Alloys Outlined in New White Paper by IPC Solder Products Value Council

Jun 04, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — The IPC Solder Products Value Council (SPVC) has published a free white paper, Analytical Procedures for Portable Lead-Free Alloy Test Data, that provides a set of test protocols for the evaluation of new lead-free alloys on the basis of their physical properties. Developed in cooperation with leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronics manufacturing services (EMS) companies, the white paper will help the electronics assembly industry reduce the time and effort required to characterize an alloy and improve its processes without jeopardizing reliability.

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

Urgent PCB Prototype? Rapid and Accurate Printed Circuit Board Prototype – 24 hrs

Jun 04, 2010 | Taiwan - Where PCB Prototype and PCB Fabrication Happens, Circuit Board Design, Circuit Board Prototype, Printed Circuit Board Fabrication, PCB Assembly.

D-Ying Electronic Inc.

D-Ying's PCB Board Prototype is Fast

D-Ying Electronic Inc.

D-Ying PCB manufacturers have the technological capabilities to produce your most advanced and demanding PCB products quickly

Taipei, Taiwan

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

SMTA Announces Fall Certification Dates and Locations

Jun 04, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - The SMTA proudly announces the fall offerings of SMT Processes and Six Sigma/Green Belt Certification in San Jose and Orlando. The SMTA Certification program is unique, as it recognizes and certifies the entire SMT assembly process at an engineering level.

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

Teledyne EMS Deploys Aegis Manufacturing Operations Software

Jun 01, 2010 | Horsham, PA (USA) - Aegis Software announces the successful deployment of its Manufacturing Operations Software at Teledyne EMS of Lewisburg, Tennessee, a full service electronic contract manufacturing supplier. Teledyne EMS, a recognized leader in providing sophisticated electronic assemblies that meet the outsourcing needs for the defense and commercial communities chose Aegis after an exhaustive evaluation of different systems.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Kyzen to Showcase Advanced Cleaning Chemistries at NEPCON West China 2010

Jun 01, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that it will showcase AQUANOX® A4703, AQUANOX® A4625B and IONOX® I3302 in booth F1 at the upcoming NEPCON West China 2010, scheduled to take place June 22~24 in Chengdu, PR China.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Absolute Turnkey Introduces the Absolute Test Advantage (ATA) for OEM Customers

Jun 01, 2010 | Santa Clara, CA ― Absolute Turnkey, a leading manufacturer of the complete end-to-end EMS solution, announces the Absolute Test Advantage (ATA) program for OEMs and the EMS marketplace.

Absolute Turnkey Services Inc,

Absolute Turnkey Services Inc,

Contract Manufacturer supporting low-to-medium volume high mix electronic assembly requirements. Absolute can help you in Design to layout, material procurement, PCB fabrication, assembly, and test.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Count On Tools Introduces PB Swiss Tools’ Insider Pocket Tool

Jun 01, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA ― Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, debuts PB Swiss Tools’ Insider for assembly work and leisure activities.

Count On Tools, Inc.

PB Swiss Tools’ Insider Pocket Tool

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

SMTA Announces Pan Pacific Symposium Call for Papers

May 30, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announces the Call for Papers for the 2011 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium, which will be held January 18-20, 2011 on the Big Island of Hawaii. The symposium focuses on the critical business markets and technologies of microelectronic packaging, interconnection, microsystems technology and assembly. The deadline for abstracts is July 16, 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

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results For April 2010

May 30, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the April findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program.

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

TBBPA Ban Proposal Dropped; IPC Continues to Lobby for Scientific Basis in Directive

May 30, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — Efforts by IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® to bring sound scientific analysis to the RoHS Directive were rewarded when RoHS Rapporteur and Green Party member Jill Evans announced plans to drop amendments calling for a ban of all brominated flame retardants (BFRs), including those, such as tetrabromobisphenol-A (TBBPA), that have been found safe under European Union risk assessment.

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

MARTIN to Demonstrate Standalone BGA Reball and QFN Solder Bumping Unit at SMTA Upper Midwest

May 29, 2010 | MARTIN will demonstrate the Reball/Prebump 03.1 unit at the upcoming SMTA Upper Midwest Expo, scheduled to take place Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Bloomington, MN. This standalone unit is an easy and cost effective solution for BGA reballing and QFN solder bumping.

Finetech

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

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

SEHO Systems Introduces the SEHO Academy to Provide Efficient Training, Higher Knowledge, Added Value and Reduced Costs

May 29, 2010 | KREUZWERTHEIM, GERMANY ― SEHO Systems GmbH introduces the SEHO Academy, which provides an innovative, flexible training concept. By investing in the professional development of its staff, every company can achieve added value and reduce its production costs sustainably. It always is worthwhile to train employees in the professional operation of soldering systems, and the SEHO Academy was developed to help companies do this.

SEHO Systems GmbH

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

Kyzen to Highlight AQUANOX® A4703 at SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum

May 29, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, will feature AQUANOX® A4703 Neutral pH Aqueous Cleaning Chemistry at the upcoming SMTA Upper Midwest Expo and Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Bloomington, MN.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

BTU International to Present at SMTA Upper Midwest

May 29, 2010 | NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 27, 2010—BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, today announced that Rob DiMatteo, Regional Sales Manager, will present a paper titled “Reducing Reflow Costs in a Challenging Economy” at the upcoming SMTA Upper Midwest Expo and Tech Forum. The presentation is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Bloomington, MN.

BTU International

Rob DiMatteo, BTU's Regional Sales Manager.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Count On Tools Releases PB Swiss Tools’ New Modular Ratchet Tool Series

May 29, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA ― Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, introduces PB Swiss Tools’ new modular Ratchet Tool Series.

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

Christopher Associates Introduces New SPC Software Package for Solder Paste Inspection

May 29, 2010 | Christopher Associates Inc. today introduced a powerful new yield improvement tool for the solder paste printing process. SPC+ Software, developed by Koh Young Technology, is a high-functionality statistical process control (SPC) package that can be run on the system or offline. The new software is included free of charge on all new Koh Young equipment.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Seika Machinery Introduces PR1 Pocket Handy BGA Solder Ball Checker

May 29, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, introduces M.S. Engineering Co. Ltd.’s PR1 BGA Solder Ball Checker for fast and accurate inspection of BGA soldering and QFP lead sections.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

PR1 Pocket Handy BGA Solder Ball Checker.

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

MANNCORP ADDS TWO HIGHER-THROUGHPUT PCB ASSEMBLY SYSTEMS TO TURNKEY LINE-UP

May 26, 2010 | In response to increased interest from OEMs aiming to cut costs by bringing PCB assembly in-house, Manncorp has expanded the top end of its turnkey lines. The two new systems are the “High-Throughput Flex Line” which includes twin MC-385 pick and place machines with a combined placement rate of 10,000 cph, and the “Box Builder Line” with the MC-387 placer that houses a huge 224-feeder capacity.

Manncorp

“High Throughput Flex Line” is one of Manncorp’s two new turnkey lines. Enhancing speed and versatility are two MC-385 pick and place systems, attaining combined speed of 10,000 cph. Also included is an automatic stencil printer, an 8-zone lead-free reflow oven and two conveyors.

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, Turnkey

NEPCON China Success Leads to Positive Industry Outlook

May 26, 2010 | Reed Exhibitions announces that NEPCON China 2010 saw a 5.7 percent increase in attendees over last year. The exhibition took place April 20-22, 2010 at the Shanghai Everbright Convention and Exhibition Center.

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.

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Events Organizer

Mentor Graphics Announces OEM Worldwide’s Purchase and Implementation of Valor Software Solutions

May 26, 2010 | Wilsonville, OR - Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced that OEM Worldwide, an electronics contract manufacturer for medical, telecom and industrial markets, purchased its printed circuit board assembly software management solutions at the IPC/APEX Expo, held from April 6-8, 2010 in Las Vegas.

Mentor Graphics

Craig Green, CEO of OEM Worldwide (left), purchased the Valor software solutions from Dan Hoz (right), general manager of the Valor Division of Mentor Graphics at the IPC/APEX Expo 2010.

Mentor Graphics

A leader in software solutions for electroncs design, Mentor Graphics is the only EDA company with a total end-to-end solution for design though manufacturing.

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA

Design, Software Manufacturer

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