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DEK emerges victorious at Apex 2010; receives five prestigious industry honors!

Apr 20, 2010 | The DEK team is currently celebrating a record-breaking number of award wins following this year’s Apex exhibition, held in Las Vegas. Not only did the mass imaging leader collect its eighth consecutive Service Excellence Award during the show, but it also received three Innovative Technology Center accolades and a New Product Introduction trophy for the breakthrough represented by its VectorGuard® Platinum Double Layer stencil.

DEK International

DEK’s Global Marcom Director, Karen Moore-Watts, accepts the NPI Award from Circuits Assembly’s Mike Buetow

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

NEPCON China 2010 Opens to Develop New Market Dimension

Apr 20, 2010 | NEPCON China 2010, one of the largest electronics manufacturing and surface mount industry events in China, has opened its doors in the Shanghai Everbright Conference and Exhibition Center. On the first day, the visitors flowed and the number of visitors has broken the record again. The event attracts overseas visitors from many Southeast Asia countries including India and Vietnam where the electronics industry is growing fast.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

STI Electronics Adds Heller Oven to Its Microelectronics/Cleanroom

Apr 20, 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, has added the Heller 1913MKIII Convection Reflow/Curing Oven to its Microelectronics/Cleanroom.

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

1000th Gemini™ Kelvin Contactor Shipped – A Three Year Success Story

Apr 20, 2010 | St.Paul, Minnesota - Multitest’s ECT Interface Products group announces the shipment of its 1000th Gemini™ Kelvin contactor. The customer base for this product consists of satisfied customers around the world. All Gemini™ Kelvin customers have been repeat customers. In just three years, these contactors have become extremely successful because they provide a first-rate solution that effortlessly makes reliable, true Kelvin contact for high-volume final test of both singulated packages and wafer-scale 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

STI Electronics’ Pat Scott Receives IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award

Apr 20, 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 Pat Scott has been awarded an IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award.

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

Machine Vision Products to demonstrate latest SMT and Micro-electronics AOI solutions at Nepcon China 2010 in Shanghai

Apr 19, 2010 | Carlsbad, CA – April 19th, 2010: Machine Vision Products (MVP), a leader in Automated Optical Inspection will be demonstrating their AOI systems at Nepcon China 2010 in Shanghai from April 20th to 22nd. As leaders in price and performance AOI, MVP has demonstrated a high degree of adaptability of their systems throughout the 16 years of service to the industry. MVP will be exhibiting at Booth 4E21.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

IPC Workshops Highlight Updates to Key Industry Standards: IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, and IPC-A-600 and IPC-6012

Apr 19, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, - The world’s most widely used standards for printed boards and electronic assemblies were recently updated, providing new coverage for advanced technologies and processes as well as guidance on the new challenges that state-of-the-art can bring. To help industry members understand the ramifications of the changes to the standards that they and their customers depend on, IPC will host a number of full-day technology workshops, taught by the leaders of the task groups that worked on the standards’ 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

Kyzen’s Mike Bixenman to Present at SMTA/iMAPS Joint Meeting

Apr 19, 2010 | NASHVILLE - Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Dr. Mike Bixenman will present at the upcoming SMTA/iMAPs Joint Meeting, scheduled to take place Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at the SMTA New England Chapter Meeting at Textron Aerospace in Wilmington, MA.

KYZEN Corporation

Dr. Mike Bixenman

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Victron Expands to Rosarito, Mexico

Apr 19, 2010 | Victron, Inc., a premier electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider of end-to-end manufacturing solutions, announces its expansion into a new manufacturing facility in Rosarito, Mexico.

Victron Inc.

Victron Inc.

Victron is a premier high mix Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider located in Silicon Valley, California, specializing in printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) through complex product manufacturing for leading OEMs.

Fremont, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Soldering, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer

Kyzen to Highlight METALNOX® M6330 and METALNOX® M6319 at the 2010 Process Cleaning Expo

Apr 19, 2010 | NASHVILLE — April 2010 — Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible cleaning products for high reliability and high-technology manufacturing operations, will feature METALNOX® M6330 and METALNOX® M6319 in booth 101 at the upcoming Process Cleaning Expo, scheduled to take place May 4-6, 2010 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY.

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

Krayden Names New Dallas Fort Worth Sales Representative

Apr 16, 2010 | DENVER — Krayden Inc., a leading distributor of engineered adhesive, sealants conformal coating and lead-free solder products, announces the addition of Gary Buckner to the Dallas Fort Worth Area Sales Team.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden’s Gary Buckner

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

ECT’s CPG TO HIGHLIGHT LEADING ELECTRICAL TEST TECHNOLOGIES AT THE DEL MAR ELECTRONICS SHOW

Apr 16, 2010 | Pomona, CA — Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) Contact Products Group (CPG) will highlight its latest electrical test technologies in booth 721 at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics Show, scheduled to take place May 5-6, 2010 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA.

Everett Charles Technologies

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

Utah-based EMS Inovar Selected as Q1 2010 Charlie’s Spotlight Winner

Apr 16, 2010 | LOGAN, UTAH - Inovar announces that it has been selected as Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC “Charlie’s Spotlight” Q1 winner. This accolade is reserved for companies that the consultant firm deems to have developed innovative business practices that make a significant, positive contribution to the art and science of electronics manufacturing.

Inovar, Inc.

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

Save more than $300 on new IPC standards.

Apr 16, 2010 | IPC has released updates to key standards that affect your business. New versions of printed board standards IPC-A-600 and IPC-6012 have been released, along with key assembly standards IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001. If you become a member now, you will be eligible to get free copies of all of these standards, saving up to $393. And, of course, as more new standards are published, you can request a copy within 90 days, adding to your savings!

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

Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts West Program Finalized and Registration Open

Apr 16, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - SMTA and CALCE are pleased to announce that the program for the Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts West is finalized and available on-line at www.smta.org/counterfeit and registration is open. The event will take 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

Henkel Product Development Expertise Rewarded at APEX

Apr 16, 2010 | Building on a rich history of industry honors and product accolades, Henkel Corporation was once again recognized for its innovation initiatives at the recent APEX event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two of the company’s most recent product advances, Loctite PowerstrateXtreme Printable (PSX-P) and Hysol ECCOBOND CA3556HF, were at the top of the leaderboard for two well-established honors programs.

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

Tyco Electronics Recognizes Top Performing Distributor

Apr 14, 2010 | BERWYN, Pa. - Tyco Electronics Ltd. (TE) (NYSE: TEL) recently announced its selection of eight electronic distributors for the company's 2009 Distributor of the Year Awards. The TE Distributor of the Year Awards honor its top performing global, regional and specialty distribution partners, and also highlight the standards TE has for its channel partners.

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

Vi TECHNOLOGY exhibits its full product range of AOI solutions at Nepcon China booth 4F10

Apr 14, 2010 | Saint-Egrève, France - Vi TECHNOLOGY exhibits its full product range of AOI solutions to reduce defective PCBAs at Nepcon China 2010 at Shanghai, from April 20th to 22nd booth 4F10.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

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

DEK unlocks productivity advantage for Nepcon Shanghai visitors

Apr 14, 2010 | From the recently re-energized Horizon platform, through to comprehensive print process control tools and next-generation stencil technologies, the DEK display at Nepcon Shanghai will treat booth visitors to the ultimate in print productivity. Being held from 20th – 22nd April at the Everbright Convention & Exhibition Centre, the twentieth Nepcon Shanghai event will see DEK demonstrate a selection of advanced products and processes from booth 1E08.

DEK International

DEK Horizon print platforms offer a comprehensive array of sophisticated features as standard, including optimised printer frame technology, fast product changeover, 2 Cpk print process capability and proven 6-sigma production performance.

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

REStronics to Highlight KIC’s MVP Profile Fixture at the Del Mar Show

Apr 14, 2010 | San Diego— KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, announces that REStronics will highlight its MVP profile fixture in booth 536-538 at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics Show, scheduled to take place May 5-6, 2010 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA. The MVP profile fixture is ideal for viewing changes in reflow ovens and determining how those changes affect the profile of production boards.

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-Laser to Exhibit Laser Cut Parts at the Del Mar Electronics Show

Apr 14, 2010 | SAN JOSE, CA - A-Laser, a division of FCT Assembly and a premier laser cutting service specializing in the ablation of ultra-thin metals and plastics, announces it will exhibit its laser cut parts in booth 521 at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics Show, scheduled to take place May 5-6, 2010 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA.

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

NEPCON China 2010 Steps into Spring

Apr 14, 2010 | Professional exhibition is generally the barometer of industry development. As one of the largest professional exhibitions of the Chinese electronics manufacturing and surface mount industry, NEPCON China undoubtedly reflects the reality of the electronics manufacturing industry climate in China. The continuous downturn of the global economy since 2008 frustrates many vendors in the industry in respect to the future of the market. In 2009, the economy in China grew successfully by more than 8 percent. In 2010, China will make further adjustments to industrial structure while keeping sustainable economic growth. Based on this, what is the future of the electronics manufacturing industry? Visitors will obtain personal experience at NEPCON China 2010, which will be held on April 20, 2010 in Shanghai.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

Data I/O to Display FlashPak III at the Del Mar Electronics Show

Apr 14, 2010 | REDMOND, Wash. - Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the leading provider of manual and automated device programming solutions, will display its FlashPak III in booth 709 at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics Show, scheduled to take place May 5-6, 2010 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA.

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

REStronics to Represent Inovaxe’s Line of MSD Solutions at the Del Mar Electronics Show

Apr 14, 2010 | SARASOTA, FL - Inovaxe Corp., a world leader and provider of innovative material handling and inventory control systems, is pleased to announce that Marla Johnson of REStronics (Southern California) will represent Inovaxe’s line of material handling hardware and software solutions in booth 536-538 at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics Show, scheduled to take place May 5-6, 2010 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA.

Inovaxe Corporation

Inovaxe Corporation

Inovaxe is focused on developing state-of-the-art Inovative Material Handling Solutions (MHS) for Low-Volume/High-Mix Manufacturing.

Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

New Machine Vision LED Arc Lights at LDDLIGHT.com

Apr 14, 2010 | LED Arc Lights enable machine vision inspections on cylindrical surfaces. Inspection applications include print on cans, bottles and cosmetics (e.g. lipstick or mascara), screw threads on screw top bottles, and surfaces of pistons and cylinders.

LDD Trading Associates, LLC

IDR-CT Arc Light 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

Christopher Associates Introduces Defoaming/Mixing System for Precision Mixing

Apr 12, 2010 | Christopher Associates introduces the Japan Unix Uni-Cyclone Centrifugal Mixer/Defoamer for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, electronics, paints and coatings, and dental industries.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Japan Unix Uni-Cyclone Centrifugal Mixer/Defoamer.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Universal’s Dimensions Linechart Identifies Production Inefficiences

Apr 12, 2010 | Universal Instruments has bolstered its Dimensions line software suite with the introduction of Linechart™ – a performance-monitoring software module designed to increase utilization rates to over 90%. This new multi-vendor reporting software provides complete visibility into all production lines and quickly identifies factory inefficiencies.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

SMTA Announces Upcoming SMT Processes Certification Dates and Locations

Apr 12, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - The SMTA proudly announces three upcoming offerings of SMT Processes Certification in Toronto, Minneapolis, and Cleveland. 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

Rehm Thermal Systems will showcase advanced drying and firing processes for Solar Cell Metallization at SNEC

Apr 12, 2010 | Advanced processes for the drying and firing of solar cell metallization will be center stage at Rehm Thermal Systems’ booth at the SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation conference and Exhibition in Shanghai May 5-7. Key members of the Rehm team will be on hand at Booth 5021/2 and will explain to visitors ways in which to increase their cell yield and efficiency.

Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH

RFS - Fast Firing System.

Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH

Manufacturer of convection reflow ovens, vapor phase ovens, convection curing, and IR curing ovens.

Blaubeuren-Seissen, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

OK International launches new European webstore

Apr 12, 2010 | OK International has extended access to its range of Soldering/Rework, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing products for customers throughout Europe with the launch of a brand new webstore. Opening up the company’s comprehensive product range to English, French and German-speaking online shoppers, www.oki-europe.com prioritizes ease-of-use, rapid delivery and secure order processing.

OK International

OK International

OK International is the leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics assembly work bench. Our family of products include soldering, rework, fluid dispensing and fume extraction systems.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework, Soldering, OEM

DuPont Circuit & Packaging Materials Introduces Pyralux® TK Flexible Circuit Materials for High Speed and High Frequency Printed Circuit Boards

Apr 12, 2010 | RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — DuPont Circuit & Packaging Materials (CPM) introduced its newest high-performance laminate for printed circuit boards. DuPont™ Pyralux® TK flexible circuit material is a copper clad laminate and bonding film system specifically formulated with DuPont™ Teflon® fluoropolymer film and Kapton® polyimide film for high speed digital and high frequency flexible circuit applications. DuPont™ Pyralux® TK delivers the lowest dielectric constant (DK) of any thin laminate and bondply material on the market today.

DuPont

DuPont recently introduced Pyralux(r) TK flexible circuit material for high speed digital and high frequency applications.

DuPont

World's most dynamic science company, creating sustainable solutions for a better, safer and healthier life.

Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Components/Substrates, Laminates

3M Electronic Solutions Division Introduces Halogen-Free Embedded Capacitance Material

Apr 12, 2010 | IPC APEX Expo Conference and Exhibition, Las Vegas – Design engineers in the electronics industry who are seeking ways to improve power integrity and reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) while meeting halogen-free requirements now have a new solution to meet their needs. The 3M Electronic Solutions Division now offers halogen-free* versions of its Embedded Capacitance Material (ECM).

3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division

A High Performance Embedded Capacitance PCB Laminate

3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division

3M's Electronic Solutions Division designs, manufactures and markets a wide variety of electronic interconnect and protection products.

Austin, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Antistatic, Component Packaging

Universal Shows Next-Gen Manufacturing Solutions at APEX 2010

Apr 12, 2010 | Universal Instruments poses the following question to electronics manufacturers at IPC APEX 2010: "Is your production system supplier supporting your growth or their own?" With complete process, manufacturing and support solutions for the next generation of production requirements, Universal partners with customers from product concept through the entire product life cycle.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Sanmina-SCI Deploys Aegis Software Globally

Apr 12, 2010 | Aegis Software announces its selection and deployment as the global manufacturing process software for Sanmina-SCI, a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Fuji America to Include Aegis Software with FUJI Flexa

Apr 12, 2010 | Las Vegas - Aegis Software announces an industry-first OEM bundling agreement with Fuji America Corporation, a leading supplier of high-quality, automated assembly equipment for surface mount applications. Under this agreement, Fuji America will include Aegis NPI software for BOM, CAD, Gerber, and even scanned board data conversion with each license of Fuji's world-class line level management and optimization software called Fuji Flexa.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Universal’s GenesisSC: Semiconductor Performance at Surface Mount Speeds

Apr 12, 2010 | Universal Instruments expands its proven Genesis Platform portfolio with the introduction of the GenesisSC Platform – a revolutionary Semiconductor solution that blends state-of-the-art flip chip assembly capabilities with the robustness and speed of the Genesis Platform.

Universal Instruments Corporation

GenesisSC ,  Semiconductor Performance at Surface Mount Speeds.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

MYDATA announces Job Sequence Optimizer

Apr 12, 2010 | MYDATA has released MYPlan version 4.1, which includes a new Job Sequence Optimizer. The powerful optimization algorithm will calculate the best production sequence and changeover strategy, for any mix of products and batch sizes. The software eliminates unnecessary feeder movements while maintaining highest possible uptime and throughput, and in that way saves both time and resources.

Mycronic Technologies AB

MYPlan - optimizes productivity according to your goals.

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

DEK supplies Ningbo Solar with even more metallization lines

Apr 12, 2010 | As a leading global supplier of high quality solar cells, Ningbo Solar has reinforced its commitment to driving business growth with the purchase of a further 50MW worth of photovoltaic metallization lines from DEK Solar.

DEK International

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

DEK to showcase advanced solar technologies at Photon Expo 2010

Apr 12, 2010 | The DEK Solar team is preparing to take a selection of new and proven solar technologies to this year’s Photon exhibition, being held in Stuttgart from 27th – 29th April. Stand D32 will showcase technologies including the award-winning PVP1200 metallization platform, solar dryer and brand new hybrid stencil technologies.

DEK International

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

Jack Bramel Receives IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award

Apr 11, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — In recognition of extraordinary contributions to IPC and the electronic interconnect industry, countless hours of volunteer service on IPC standards development committees and exceptional lifetime achievement, Jack Bramel, Jack Bramel & Associates was awarded the 2009 IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award. Presented at IPC APEX EXPO™ in Las Vegas, the Hall of Fame Award represents IPC’s highest level of member recognition.

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

1000BASE CWDM SFP Cisco Compatible Transceiver

Apr 11, 2010 | The hot-pluggable input and output transceiver plugs into an SFP port or slot of a Cisco switch or router to link the port with the fiber optic network.

GAO FiberOptics Inc.

GAO FiberOptics Inc.

GAOFiberOptics is a leading provider of fiber optical testers, measurement instruments, transceivers and fiber optical devices.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Krayden Names New Mid Atlantic Sales Representative

Apr 11, 2010 | DENVER — Krayden Inc., a leading distributor of engineered adhesive, sealants conformal coating and lead-free solder products, announces the appointment of Candace Bowen as the Mid Atlantic Sales Representative.

Krayden Inc.

Candace Bowen, Krayden's new mid atlantic sales eepresentative.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Christopher Associates Introduces New Cut Sheet Laminator

Apr 11, 2010 | Christopher Associates Inc. announces the introduction of the CSL-A25T Cut Sheet Laminator from C Sun Manufacturing Company. C Sun, Asia’s largest manufacturer of imaging, curing, and photo resist lamination systems, developed the CSL-A25T for flexible and thin core substrates.

Christopher Associates Inc.

CSL-A25T Cut Sheet Laminator.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Seika Names Horizon Sales as Its Top Sayaka Sales Representative

Apr 11, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, awarded Dave Trail and Vern Emery from Horizon Sales as its top Sayaka Sales Representatives in 2009. The company tied with Advantage SMT for first place. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, April 7, 2010 ceremony that took place in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas during APEX 2010.

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

Seika Names AXIOMATEK as Top Sayaka Sales Representative

Apr 11, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, awarded Jorge Gonzales and Alfonso Flores from AXIOMATEK second place for being top Sayaka Sales Representatives in 2009. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, April 7, 2010 ceremony that took place in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas during APEX 2010.

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

Seika Names Ceiba Technologies, Inc. as a Top McDry and Sawa Sales Representative

Apr 11, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, awarded Ernesto Bader from Ceiba Technologies, Inc. third place for being one of its top McDry and Sawa Sales Representatives in 2009. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, April 7, 2010 ceremony that took place in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas during APEX 2010.

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

Seika Names Advantage SMT Technologies, LLC as Top Sayaka, McDry and Sawa Sales Representative

Apr 11, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, awarded Armand Karolian and Gary Attalla from Advantage SMT Technologies, LLC first place for being top Sayaka, McDry and Sawa Sales Representatives in 2009. The company tied with Horizon Sales for first place as a top Sayaka Sales Representative.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Armand Karolian, founder of Advantage SMT Technologies

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

Seika Names APS WittcoSales as Top McDry and Sawa Sales Representative

Apr 11, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA - Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, awarded Tom Wittmer and Ken Masci from Advanced Precision/WittcoSales second place for being a top McDry and Sawa Sales Representatives in 2009. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, April 7, 2010 ceremony that took place in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas during APEX 2010.

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

Bliss Industries Sells Splicing Cart to Conelec of Florida during the IPC/APEX Expo 2010

Apr 11, 2010 | MILPITAS, Calif. - Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, announces that it sold an SMT Splicing Cart to EMS provider Conelec of Florida Inc.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Roger Thomson, President of Conelec of Florida Inc. (left) purchasing the SMT Splicing Cart from Ken Bliss, President and Owner of Bliss Industries.

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

Inovar’s Don McFarland Receives Special Recognition Award at APEX 2010

Apr 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 Don McFarland, Compliance Manager, received a Special Recognition award at the IPC/APEX conference and exhibition for his contribution to the development of the J-STD-001E standard.

Inovar, Inc.

Don McFarland, Inovar's Compliance Manager

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

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