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Acculogic Promotes Marco Barahmand to European Director of Business Development

Jul 16, 2010 | Acculogic’s Manufacturing Test Systems Division, a global leader in electronic test and production solutions, announces the promotion of Marco Barahmand to European Director of Business Development.

Acculogic Inc.

Marco Barahmand, Acculogic’s new European Director of Business Development

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

Dow Corning Electronics Distributor of the Year awarded to Krayden, Inc. in Recognition Ceremony

Jul 16, 2010 | Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, announces that it received the Dow Corning Electronics 2009 Distributor of the Year award during a ceremony that was held on May 19, 2010 at its headquarters in Denver. This is the second consecutive year Krayden, Inc. has earned this award.

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 to Represent Seica Bare Board Test Systems in Southern California

Jul 16, 2010 | Christopher Associates announces that following an agreement with Zero Defects Inc., it will represent Seica’s electrical test systems for bare PCBs throughout Southern California.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Practical Components Announces PCB200-Thermal Cycle Availability

Jul 16, 2010 | Practical Components, a leading international distributor of mechanical IC samples or “dummy” components and SMD production tools and equipment, announces in-stock availability of the popular 15 mm PoP Thermal Cycling Board.

Practical Components, Inc.

PCB200-Thermal Cycle, new Practical Components Thermal Test Board for 15 mm PoP components

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

STI Electronics Celebrates Mark McMeen’s 10th Anniversary

Jul 16, 2010 | 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 the 10-year anniversary of Mark McMeen, VP of Manufacturing and Engineering Services. In celebration of Mark’s 10-year anniversary, STI presented him with a travel voucher to be used on a cruise or destination of his choice.

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

Mentor Graphics Signs Exclusive Global Agreement with Automotive Supplier Magneti Marelli

Jul 16, 2010 | Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT), today announced the signing of an exclusive, worldwide agreement with automotive electronics systems and components provider, Magneti Marelli. Valor, a division of Mentor and a global provider of productivity improvement software across the printed circuit board manufacturing supply chain, will supply its vManage™ solutions for traceability of the entire production process, from the screen printer to the Surface Mount Technology (SMT) component placement machine at the company’s multiple global locations.

Mentor Graphics

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

World’s highest performance barcode imager, QX Hawk, now with expanded capabilities

Jul 16, 2010 | Microscan, a global technology leader for track, trace and control solutions, announces expanded capabilities in the QX Hawk imager, the world’s highest performance barcode imager for multipurpose code reading and identification applications. Expanded capabilities include the new HX-Mode 3.0 firmware upgrade, more accessory options, and a new CCD version.

Microscan

QX Hawk imager,  world’s highest performance barcode imager for multipurpose code reading and identification applications.

Microscan

Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification, machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement.

Renton, Washington, USA

Inspection

IPC Issues Call for Participation for Electronics Assembly Conference in Budapest

Jul 16, 2010 | To assist international electronics assembly suppliers in reaching the rapidly growing Central and Eastern European electronics market, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® will host the IPC Electronics Assembly Quality & Reliability Conference and table top exhibition. The event, supported by the National Electronics Society of Hungary, will be held 6–7 October 2010, in Budapest, Hungary.

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

Indium Corporation’s Dr. Lee Recognized with Electronics Manufacturing Technology Award

Jul 16, 2010 | Indium Corporation’s Vice President of Technology, Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee, was recognized with the IEEE’s Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology Society (CPMT) Electronics Manufacturing Technology Award in acknowledgement of his contributions to electronics manufacturing technology.

Indium Corporation

Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee

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

Medical Electronics Symposium Keynote Speakers Announced

Jul 16, 2010 | The SMTA and MEPTEC are proud to announce the keynote speakers for their co-organized 2010 Medical Electronics Symposium, Successful Strategies for the Medical Electronics Sector: Steady Growth Keeps the Momentum Moving Forward.

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 to Acquire ADC, Creating a World Leader in Broadband Connectivity

Jul 16, 2010 | Tyco Electronics (NYSE: TEL) and ADC (Nasdaq: ADCT) announced today a definitive agreement under which Tyco Electronics will acquire ADC for $12.75 per share in cash, or an enterprise value of approximately $1.25 billion.

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

SUMMER DISCOUNT FOR PRESSUREX SENSOR FILM OFFERED TO SUPPORT ACADEMIC RESEARCH

Jul 16, 2010 | Discount on Pressurex Pressure Indicating Sensor Film Offered to Researchers

Sensor Products Inc.

Pressurex Profile Across a Bolted Joint Interface

Sensor Products Inc.

Sensor Products Inc. is a world leader in the niche field of tactile surface pressure and force sensors.

Madison, New Jersey, USA

Precision PCB Services, Inc. Adds New Line of Rework Products

Jul 15, 2010 | Now an authorized distributor for Chip Quik products.

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Products, Services, Training, and Consulting for the assembly, rework & repair of electronic assemblies. BGA process experts. Distributor of BGA Rework Stations, Dry Cabinets, and related BGA Rework and Reballing equipment.

Oroville, California, USA

Consultant, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Distributor, Service Provider, Training Provider

American Contract Manufacturing Expected to Grow This Year

Jul 14, 2010 | OEMs See Need for More U.S. Sourcing of Custom Parts and Services

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

IPC AND ESDA COLLABORATE ON REQUIRED ESD TRAINING FOR ELECTRONICS ASSEMBLY OPERATORS

Jul 12, 2010 | The safe and proper control of electrostatic discharge (ESD) is one of the most critical challenges facing the electronics industry today. To address this vital concern, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and the Electrostatic Discharge Association (ESDA) released a new ESD training video, DVD-74C, ESD Control for Electronics Assembly.

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

CELESTICA RECOGNIZES INDIUM CORPORATION WITH A 2009 TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHP SUPPLIER AWARD

Jul 12, 2010 | Indium Corporation announces it has been awarded a 2009 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO™) Supplier Award from Celestica, a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Celestica’s awards program recognizes suppliers that support Celestica’s TCOO sourcing strategy to provide its customers with the best possible supply chain solution for their products.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

VJ Electronix to Showcase Leading Processes at NEPCON South China 2010

Jul 12, 2010 | VJ Electronix Inc., the leader in Rework technologies and global provider of advanced X-ray inspection systems, announces that it will exhibit and demonstrate X-ray and Rework solutions in distributor Kasion’s booth 2C41 at the upcoming NEPCON South China 2010 exhibition and conference.

VJ Electronix

Vertex 130,  versatile X-ray platform capable of, 2D and 2D off axis X-ray inspection.

VJ Electronix

Rework and X-ray Inspection solutions for a variety of applications. VJ integrates proven industrial X-ray expertise with advanced SRT automation and NIS X-ray electronics inspection expertise.

Bohemia, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Christopher Associates Introduces New Solder Paste Printing Process Guide

Jul 12, 2010 | Christopher Associates is proud to have sponsored a recent study conducted by noted industry expert Chrys Shea. The research identified the root causes of defects in the stencil printing process.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

BPM Microsystems to Exhibit New Generation Flashstream Flash Vector Programming System at Flash Memory Summit 2010

Jul 12, 2010 | BPM Microsystems will display the Flashstream® 2800F-MK2 Flash Vector Programming System in booth 411 at the upcoming Flash Memory Summit, which is scheduled to take place August 17-19, 2010 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

BPM Microsystems

Flashstream® 2800F-MK2 Flash Vector Programming System.

BPM Microsystems

We are a global supplier of engineering and production device programmers and is the leading supplier of automated programming systems to the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Other

IPVEA and EU PVSEC Organize PV Production Forum 2010

Jul 12, 2010 | The International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA), an independent, non-profit organization of manufacturers and suppliers of photovoltaic (PV) fabrication equipment and related raw materials, announces that it is working with the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) to present the “PV Production Forum 2010” for photovoltaic manufacturing technologies at the 25th EU PVSEC and 5th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC-5) on September 7, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.

International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA)

International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA)

Independent, non-profit organization of manufacturers and suppliers of photovoltaic (PV) fabrication equipment and related raw

Orlando, Florida, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Glenn Seely Named SMTnet Sales Manager

Jul 12, 2010 | Effective July 9, 2010 SMTnet.com is proud to announce that Glenn Seely has been recently named Sales Manager for the internet company.

SMTnet

SMTnet

Helping businesses find each other.

Portland, Maine, USA

Other, Consultant, Marketing Agency, Publication or Online Resource, Service Provider

BEST Begins SMT Metal Fabrication

Jul 10, 2010 | BEST Partners with MRC to bring customers SMT Metal Stencils

BEST Inc.

BEST Inc.

BEST offers professional rework, repair and prototype builds of PCBs. Our experienced instructors teach professional soldering classes as we are an IPC certified training center.

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, IPC Standards Certification Center, Service Provider, Training Provider

BEST Begins SMT Metal Fabrication

Jul 10, 2010 | Partners with MRC to bring high quality stencils quickly and with an accent on service

BEST Inc.

BEST Inc.

BEST offers professional rework, repair and prototype builds of PCBs. Our experienced instructors teach professional soldering classes as we are an IPC certified training center.

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, IPC Standards Certification Center, Service Provider, Training Provider

Nation’s Fastest Growing Electronics Manufacturing Marketplace Gears Up for Electronics Midwest

Jul 09, 2010 | With recent PCB book-to-bill reports showing positive signs of economic recovery in North America, the timing for building business in the electronics manufacturing industry seems ideal, especially in the Midwest. Helping companies take advantage of the favorable conditions and new industry trends, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and Canon Communications have joined forces to produce Electronics Midwest, an exhibition and technical conference for the electronics assembly and printed board design and manufacturing industries.

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

Acculogic to Open New Southeastern Office in Huntsville, AL

Jul 09, 2010 | Acculogic’s Manufacturing Test Systems Division, a global leader in electronic test and production solutions, today announced plans to open a new engineering office in the greater Huntsville area.

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

Christopher Associates to Introduce New High-Performance, Low-Cost Photovoltaic Backsheet Material at Intersolar North America

Jul 09, 2010 | Christopher Associates today announced that it will exhibit the Zoomlight high performance FFC/PET/FFC backsheet material for photovoltaic module manufacturing in booth #9247 at the upcoming Intersolar North America exhibition, scheduled to take place July 13-15, 2010 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts West Concludes Successfully

Jul 09, 2010 | SMTA and CALCE @ the University of Maryland are pleased to announce that the Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts West was a resounding success. The event took place June 8-11, 2010, in Deer Valley (Phoenix), AZ.

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

Vi TECHNOLOGY launches the REVEAL Imager AOI Series, a breakthrough inspection solution for the Camera Modules manufacturing industry at SEMICON West 2010, booth 5377

Jul 09, 2010 | Vi TECHNOLOGY introduces the REVEAL Imager Series, at SEMICON West 2010 from July 13th to 15th, Booth 5377 - North Hall – San Francisco Moscone Center. Along with the product an automatic JEDEC Tray loader compatible with both REVEAL Imager and REVEAL MEMS Series will be demonstrated.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

REVEAL Imager Series, AOI system for the semiconductor industry.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Vi TECHNOLOGY is a worldwide global supplier of a wide range of innovative Automated Inspection AOI, 3D-SPI equipment and software solutions that provide real time data collection and correlation across the SMT line.

Richardson, Texas, USA

Inspection

Teradyne Announces Winners of the 2010 TUG Conference Best Papers

Jul 09, 2010 | Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE: TER), a world leader in high efficiency, low-cost test, announced that more than 240 Teradyne users and test professionals participated in the 27th annual Teradyne Users Group (TUG) Conference in Hilton Head, SC on May 3-5. TUG is the test industry's largest and longest running customer user group conference. Among the participants this year were customers of Teradyne’s Eagle and Nextest business units.

Teradyne

Teradyne

Teradyne is a leading supplier of Automatic Test Equipment used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers.

North Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Inspection, Test Services

Unparalleled machine utilization with MYDATA's PRM software and SMD Tower

Jul 08, 2010 | MYDATA has released the MYLabel PRM (Proactive Replenishment Monitor) option, which is a software tool that will improve uptime and ensure correct material delivery to the SMT assembly line. When combined with the automatic storage solution SMD Tower, the replenishment process becomes completely automated. Component reels will be delivered to the operators by a robotic arm, and the risk of providing incorrect material to the line is reduced to practically zero.

Mycronic Technologies AB

MYDATA SMD Tower, intelligent component storage solution .

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic, formerly MYDATA, is the key manufacturer of assembly machine for electronics. Our product portfolio contains Pick&Place machines, Jet-printing machines and component storage towers.

Täby, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

Sustainability is a Global Enterprise

Jul 08, 2010 | Between June 30 and July 2, the Board of Trustees for Sustainability at Arizona State University (ASU), USA met with international experts from industry, the sciences and the political scene for a conference and exchange of views, knowledge and experience. The topics discussed ranged from the role of multinational companies and political programs to sustainability science in higher education.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel is a manufacturer of materials for PCB and component assembly. The materials include Loctite adhesives, Multicore soldering products, Hysol encaps and underfills, and Power Devices thermal phase change pads.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Major High-Tech Service Provider Purchases Second 3000FS Automated Production Programmer

Jul 08, 2010 | BPM Microsystems and its distributor ISS Group announce that Elcoteq SE, the global lifecycle service partner for high-tech product and service companies, has purchased its second 3000FS automated production programmer for its Pécs, Hungary facility. The company’s recent automated production programmer purchases are expected to satisfy its increasing demand for hundreds of thousands of programmed NAND flash devices per week.

BPM Microsystems

3000FS automated production programmer.

BPM Microsystems

We are a global supplier of engineering and production device programmers and is the leading supplier of automated programming systems to the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Other

Microscan to Instruct Barcoding Workshop for Clinical Diagnostics at AACC 2010

Jul 08, 2010 | Microscan, the global technology leader in track and trace solutions for life sciences, will conduct an educational barcoding workshop at the upcoming American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, scheduled to take place July 25-29, 2010 in Anaheim, CA.

Microscan

Microscan

Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification, machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement.

Renton, Washington, USA

Inspection

Christopher Associates’ Koh Young Inspection Systems Accredited as Most Cost-Effective Solder Paste Inspection Systems in North America

Jul 08, 2010 | Christopher Associates announces that Koh Young’s KY8030-3 has established its credentials as the best and most cost-effective solder paste inspection system in the North American market with several key “wins” in the past 90 days with small, mid-sized and large manufacturers in several market sectors.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Koh Young’s KY8030-3, solder paste inspection system.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Computrol Hires Program Manager/A&E

Jul 08, 2010 | Computrol, Inc., a world-class provider of mid- to low-volume, high-mix electronic manufacturing services to OEMS, announces that it has appointed Natalie Bulkley as its Program Manager/A&E effective April 2010.

Computrol, Inc.

Natalie Bulkley, Computrol’s Program Manager/A&E

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc. is a national leader in low to medium volume, high mix contract manufacturer of electronic assemblies. We specialize in customer service, quality and on time delivery. We have 3 locations in the United States.

Meridian, Idaho, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Contract Manufacturer

IPC and IPCA Comment on India's Proposed E-Waste Rules 2010

Jul 08, 2010 | Working together to address the latest round of proposed substance restrictions, IPC and the Indian Printed Circuits Association (IPCA) have submitted comments in response to the Indian Government’s Ministry of Environment and Forests draft notification of E-waste (Management and Handling) Rules 2010.

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

The thinnest, smoothest metallic lines in the world helps speed up miniaturisation of electronic devices

Jul 08, 2010 | New method creates super-thin, high integrity, continuous metal lines that surpass today’s semiconductor industry requirements.

Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE)

Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE)

a research institute of the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

Singapore, Singapore

Other

Deanne Herman Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary with Practical Components

Jul 07, 2010 | LOS ALAMITOS, CA - Practical Components Inc., a leading international distributor of mechanical IC samples or “dummy” components and SMD production tools and equipment, announces the fifth anniversary of Deanne Herman.

Practical Components, Inc.

Practical Components’ Deanne Herman celebrates five years with the company.

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

Adept Technology High Speed Flexible Handling Solutions to be Demonstrated at Major Chinese Packaging Event

Jul 07, 2010 | Adept Partners With Austong Intelligent Robot Technology to Showcase Solutions at the ProPak China 2010 Show That Enable Manufacturers to Increase Production While Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Quattro s650H robot for high-speed automated packaging applications.

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

Teradyne Recognized for Excellence by Texas Instruments

Jul 07, 2010 | Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE: TER) has been recognized by Texas Instruments (TI) with a 2009 Supplier Excellence Award. The award, given annually, honors companies whose dedication and commitment in supplying products and services meets TI's high standards for excellence.

Teradyne

Teradyne headqueters in North Reading, MA

Teradyne

Teradyne is a leading supplier of Automatic Test Equipment used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers.

North Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Inspection, Test Services

SIA Reports Globals Chip Sales In May Rose By 4.5 Percent Month-on-Month

Jul 06, 2010 | The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today that worldwide sales of semiconductors in May were $24.7 billion, a sequential increase of 4.5 percent from April when sales were $23.6 billion and a year-on-year increase of 47.6 percent from May 2009 when sales were $16.7 billion.

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)

A premier trade association representing the U.S. semiconductor industry.

San Jose, California, USA

Other

Count On Tools’ KeyDisc Holder from PB Swiss Tools Wins a 2010 red dot design award

Jul 06, 2010 | Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that the KeyDisc tool holder from PB Swiss Tools has been awarded a 2010 red dot design award.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools’ KeyDisc Holder

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

Data Sheet Now Available for Techcon’s TS7000 IMP Rotary Valve

Jul 06, 2010 | Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and products, announces that it has released a data sheet for its TS7000 Series Interchangeable Material Path (IMP) Rotary Valve. The TS7000 is the latest addition to Techcon’s rotary micro-valve family.

Techcon Systems

TS7000 Series IMP Rotary Valve. Techcon's latest additions to the Rotary Microvalve family.

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

Multitest Introduces Superior Spare Support: S3 Program for the Most Effective Spare Parts Administration and Logistics

Jul 06, 2010 | Multitest has expanded the portfolio of its Singapore spare parts distribution center for pogo pin-based contactors. With this step, all major spare parts for test handlers and contactors now are available for fast delivery to Asian test sites.

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

Lattice And Helion Provide Full HD HDR Color Pipe For Video Security & Surveillance Applications On Lattice FPGA Families

Jul 06, 2010 | Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC) and Helion GmbH today announced that they have released Intellectual Property (IP) cores for the video security and surveillance camera market. Targeting the LatticeXP2™, LatticeECP2M™ and LatticeECP3™ FPGA families, Helion has demonstrated its IONOS video pipeline IP and Vesta evaluation platform.

Lattice Semiconductor

LatticeECP2M Low-Cost FPGA.

Lattice Semiconductor

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

Winter Springs, Florida, USA

Vishay's New Mid-Range IR Sensors Feature Digital or Analog Output With Industry-Best Response Time of 300 Microseconds in Three Package Types

Jul 06, 2010 | Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) is adding to its Optoelectronics portfolio with a family of mid-range infrared (IR) sensors featuring digital and analog outputs in three package types. With a fast response time of 300 microseconds and low supply current of 0.85 mA, the industry-best detectors have a range of up to 30 meters when used as part of an interrupter design and a range of up to three meters when used as part of a reflective sensor.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay's new mid-range IR sensors with digital and analog output.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

One of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, MOSFETs, optoelectronics, and selected ICs) and passive electronic components.

Shelton, Connecticut, USA

GEM Expo Appoints Elisangela Dahkle as Marketing Manager

Jul 06, 2010 | Trafalgar Publications Ltd., a global media provider of high-technology exhibitions, conferences and publications, appoints Elisangela Dahlke as Marketing Manager for GEM Expo 2010.

GEM BRAZIL EXPO

Elisangela Dahlke, GEM Expo’s new Marketing Manager

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

SMTA Announces AIMS Harsh Environments Symposium Included With SMTA International Conference Fee

Jul 03, 2010 | The SMTA announced that the AIMS Harsh Environments Symposium, taking place on October 25, 2010 in conjunction with SMTA International in Orlando, FL, will be included with the SMTA International technical conference registration. This is the first year that SMTAI registrants will be able to attend the Harsh Environments Symposium at no additional cost.

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

Adept Technology Furthers Commitment to Sustainable and Green Production With Validation of Adept Quattro Energy Savings

Jul 02, 2010 | Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it has further demonstrated its commitment to green and sustainable manufacturing through developing energy conscious solutions such as the Adept Quattro robot for production systems ranging from safely processing food to reducing the costs associated with manufacturing solar cells.

Adept Technology Inc.

The Adept Quattro, which was originally designed with energy conservation in mind, consumes up to 35% less power over delta or SCARA robots.

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

DEK Solar looks forward to Semicon West 2010

Jul 02, 2010 | DEK Solar has confirmed plans to attend this year’s Semicon West exhibition, being held at San Francisco’s Moscone Center from 13th – 15th July. On hand from booth 5251 in the North hall, the DEK Solar team will be talking to visitors about the company’s recent technology innovations and process advances.

DEK International

DEK Solar’s award-winning PV1200 metallization line.

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

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