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Creation Partners with Industry Experts to Host Customer Forum in Minnesota

Jul 28, 2010 | Leading EMS Provider Opens Doors of New Facility to EMS Partners

Creation Technologies

Creation Technologies

A Top-25 global EMS provider headquartered in Burnaby, BC, Canada

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Assembly, Design, Contract Manufacturer

IPC RELEASES NEW REVISION OF SURFACE MOUNT DESIGN AND LAND PATTERN STANDARD

Jul 22, 2010 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released the B revision of IPC-7351, Generic Requirements for Surface Mount Design and Land Pattern Standard. The leading industry standard for surface mount land pattern design and layout, IPC-7351B provides designers and printed board fabricators with updated guidance on requirements of land pattern geometries used for the surface attachment of electronic components, as well as surface mount design recommendations for achieving the best possible solder joints.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Bentek Solar Launches CTO Solar Combiner Configurator

Jul 22, 2010 | Bentek Solar, a leader in manufacturing and engineering solutions for complex electro-mechanical and power distribution systems for the semiconductor and solar industries, launches the new Bentek Solar Configure-To-Order (CTO) Solar Combiner Configurator.

Bentek Solar

Bentek Solar

A leader in manufacturing and engineering solutions for complex electro-mechanical and power distribution systems for the semiconductor and solar industries.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Multitest Introduces Contactors for ICs with Differential Signals: Best Configurations Derived from 3-D Electromagnetic Simulation

Jul 22, 2010 | Multitest announces that it has designed differential contactors that are customized for each semiconductor test application. The selection of the contactor materials and probes are optimized for the desired impedance.

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

Mel Parrish Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with STI Electronics

Jul 22, 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 Mel Parrish. Mel was honored with a celebration and was awarded a travel certificate to be used for a cruise or a travel destination of his choice.

STI Electronics

David Raby (right) presents Mel Parrish (left) with a travel voucher for 10 years of service to 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

FCT Assembly Holds Successful Open House at California Facility

Jul 22, 2010 | FCT Assembly held a successful Open House at its new facility in Milpitas, Calif. on July 12, 2010. The Open House was well attended with more than 125 guests.

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

Etek Europe to Distribute Charleswater ESD Control Products

Jul 22, 2010 | Etek Europe Ltd, a leading supplier of products and services to the European electronics industry, now offers the full range of Charleswater ESD Control Products to its European customers.

Etek Europe

Etek Europe

Etek Europe offers a total solution to your company with years of experience in process and equipment support. From first line service support to in-house maintenance.

Prestwick, United Kingdom

Distributor

Reed Exhibitions India Releases Guide to Doing Business in India

Jul 22, 2010 | Reed Exhibitions India has released a White Paper titled “Doing Business in India” during the recent Road Show in the Chinese cities of Shenzhen, Changzhou, Ningbo and Yueqing. The White Paper was written by Rahul Desphande and examines industry information from an international perspective. The paper will be available for free to exhibitors and visitors at upcoming NEPCON South China.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

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

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

IPVEA Premiers New Tool to Connect the Solar Supply Chain

Jul 22, 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, introduces the PV Matrix, an innovative new solar supply chain tool.

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

Smart Sonic Celebrates 20 Years of Leadership in the Stencil Cleaning Technology

Jul 22, 2010 | Smart Sonic unveiled the world’s first ultrasonic stencil cleaning process in 1990 at the NEPCON West Show.

Smart Sonic Stencil Cleaning Systems

Model 6000 Ultrasonic Stencil Cleaner

Smart Sonic Stencil Cleaning Systems

SMT Screen, Stencil & Pallet Cleaning Equipment and Chemistry. An EPA Verified safe and effective process.

Canoga Park, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing, Cleaning, Environmental Resources, Inspection, Screen Printing

LATTICE EXPANDS REFERENCE DESIGN PORTFOLIO FOR POPULAR MachXO and ispMACH 4000ZE PLDs

Jul 20, 2010 | Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it has released more than 90 reference designs optimized for the MachXO™ and ispMACH® 4000ZE PLDs. Reference designs enable the quick and efficient design and deployment of commonly used functions such as general purpose I/O expander, I2C bus master / slave, LCD controller and SD Flash controller, as well as other interfaces, in a variety of markets including consumer, communications, computing, industrial and medical.

Lattice Semiconductor

Lattice Semiconductor

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

Winter Springs, Florida, USA

Teradyne to Announce Second Quarter 2010 Results

Jul 20, 2010 | Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE: TER) will release financial results for the second quarter 2010 on Wednesday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) or later.

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

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ELECTRONICS MIDWEST

Jul 20, 2010 | Collaborating to offer an unmatched regional event for companies and their employees, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and Canon Communications are bringing the best of the global electronics manufacturing industry together at Electronics Midwest, September 28–30, 2010. Taking place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, this premier event will feature an exhibition as well as an IPC technical conference on electronics sustainability, workshops on new standards and assembly materials, and IPC standards development meetings.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

Count On Tools Introduces Quad 8mm Feeder Peel Roller

Jul 20, 2010 | Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, introduces its new Quad 8mm Feeder Peel Roller (Blue Urethane), OEM PN# 30-15495 (Tyco #4-1567056-3).

Count On Tools, Inc.

Quad 8mm Feeder Peel Roller

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

SEHO Systems Debuts Innovative Fluxer Spray Head to Reduce Flux Consumption

Jul 20, 2010 | SEHO Systems GmbH, a worldwide leading manufacturer of soldering systems, has completely redesigned the fluxer area of its wave soldering systems. As a result, both the flux consumption and maintenance times are reduced remarkably, decreasing manufacturing costs in electronics production.

SEHO Systems GmbH

ATS Fluxer Spray Head

SEHO Systems GmbH

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

Kreuzwertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Dow Corning Electronics Awards “Distributor Sales Professional of the Year”

Jul 20, 2010 | Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, announces that its Fernando Montes de Oca was presented the Gold Award from Dow Corning Electronics for the “Distributor Sales Professional of the Year 2009,” in a ceremony on May 19, 2010 at Krayden’s headquarters in Denver.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

New recruit extends DEK’s commitment to lean; customers can expect even more

Jul 20, 2010 | DEK has appointed Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt, Liang Zong, as its new Business Improvement Engineer. Joining DEK’s progressive Quality Department, the new recruit will be responsible for boosting company-wide efficiency through lean business improvement initiatives, in addition to developing its Quality Management Systems in the UK and China to help customers in these regions Expect More.

DEK International

Liang Zong, DEK's new Business Improvement Engineer.

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

Datest Corp. Adds SPEA 4060 Flying Probe System to Its Repertoire

Jul 16, 2010 | Datest Corp., a leading provider of advanced, efficient and quality in-circuit testing solutions, has acquired the new SPEA 4060 Flying Probe System. This is SPEA’s latest offering and incorporates a new analog subsystem that reduces test times while increasing the range and accuracy of component measurements. Testing is accomplished by means of simultaneous top- and bottom-side probing. Program development is enhanced and speeded by the new Leonardo Operating System, which incorporates many new features.

Datest

SPEA 4060 Flying Probe System

Datest

Datest: 30 years of testing and test engineering utilizing in-circuit, flying probe, boundary scan, and functional platforms. Also AXI/2D/3D x-ray, CT-scan failure analysis, and bonepile rehab of functional/field failures.

Fremont, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Test Services, Service Provider

Computrol Selects Fischer Technology’s XDAL® 237 XRF

Jul 16, 2010 | Computrol, Inc., a world-class provider of mid- to low-volume, high-mix electronic manufacturing services to OEMS, announces that it has acquired Fischer Technology’s XDAL 237 X-Ray Fluorescence system.

Computrol, Inc.

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

Count On Tools Releases PB Swiss Tools’ Holding Ring Hex Keys

Jul 16, 2010 | Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, has released PB Swiss Tools’ Holding Ring Hex Keys. The new hex keys allow fasteners to be inserted or removed in hard-to-reach locations without the fastener falling off the tool and without sacrificing strength.

Count On Tools, Inc.

PB Swiss Tools’ Holding Ring Hex Keys

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

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.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, 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

Exceptional electronic products start with exceptional programming. BPM Microsystems is the leading global supplier of automated and manual programming systems, serving the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

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

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