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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

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

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

IPC Celebrates Victory in Canada: Canadian Government Will Not Restrict Rosins

Jul 02, 2010 | In a victory for IPC members and the Canadian electronics industry, the Canadian Department of the Environment, on June 26, 2010, elected not to ban five rosin-containing substances from all products manufactured and sold in Canada.

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

Techcon Systems Releases Data Sheet for TS5000DMP Series Rotary Valve

Jul 02, 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 TS5000DMP Series Rotary Valve. The TS5000DMP series takes a revolutionary approach to solving some of the most difficult applications, including dispensing two-component epoxy and abrasive fluids.

Techcon Systems

TS5000DMP Series Rotary Valve

Techcon Systems

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

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

Practical Components Unveils New Terminal and Wire Training Kit

Jul 02, 2010 | Practical Components, a leading international distributor of mechanical IC samples or “dummy” components and SMD production tools and equipment, releases the WTK-1 Terminal and Wire training kit.

Practical Components, Inc.

Terminal and Wire Training Kit

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

Purchase Aqueous Technologies’ Trident CL and Receive a Zero-Ion ROSE Tester OR an Ultrasonic Stencil Cleaner for FREE

Jul 02, 2010 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA — Aqueous Technologies Corp., North America’s largest provider of batch defluxing systems, announces that with the purchase of a Trident-CL, customers will receive a free Zero-Ion ROSE Tester or Ultrasonic Stencil Cleaner during the month of July. With more than 3,300 machines sold worldwide, Aqueous is able to pass significant savings onto its customers.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Trident-CL , a fully closed-loop, zero-discharge fully automatic defluxing and cleanliness testing system.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Machine Vision Products Demonstrates MicroElectronics and Packaging Capabilities of the Ultra 850G at Semicon West 2010

Jul 02, 2010 | Carlsbad, CA, July 2, 2010: Machine Vision Products today announced it would be demonstrating the Ultra 850G Semiconductor, Packaging and MicroElectronics AOI solution at the Semicon West 2010 exhibition. The exhibition is at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from July 13-15 2010. Machine Vision Products are exhibiting at booth #6362.

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

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association to Hold First General Meeting in San Francisco

Jul 02, 2010 | A new engineering and management association for engineers, managers and other professionals in the solar and related industries will hold its first general meeting in San Francisco on Thursday, July 15, 2010 from 1-5 p.m.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Indium Corporation Introduces Tabbing and Bus Ribbon Kits

Jun 30, 2010 | Indium Corporation has introduced their newly designed tabbing and bus ribbon kits . The kits, which contain common sized tabbing and bus ribbon and fluxes, are available in three versions, including one with a uniquely designed Pb-free, bismuth-containing, low-temperature coating.

Indium Corporation

Indium's Tabbing Ribbon Kits for Soldering Solar Cells.

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

Tyco Electronics to Report Fiscal Third Quarter Results on July 22, 2010

Jun 30, 2010 | Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) will report fiscal third quarter results before trading begins on Thursday, July 22, 2010. The company will hold a conference call for investors at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The call can be accessed in the following ways:

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

IEEE Standards on Environmentally Preferable Electronic Equipment Will Impact Entire Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain — IPC Urges Industry Members to Get Involved in the Ballot

Jun 30, 2010 | Two IEEE standards on setting criteria for environmentally preferable electronic equipment will soon go to ballot: 1680.2 Draft Standard for Environmental Assessment of Imaging Equipment and 1680.3 Draft Standard for the Environmental Assessment of Televisions...

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

MARTIN to Demonstrate Standalone BGA Reball and QFN Solder Bumping Unit at SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum

Jun 30, 2010 | MARTIN will demonstrate the Reball / Prebump 03.1 unit at the upcoming SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled for Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at the Doubletree Hotel in Cleveland, OH. This standalone unit is an easy and cost effective solution for BGA reballing and QFN solder bumping.

Finetech

MARTIN Standalone BGA Reball and QFN Solder Bumping Unit.

Finetech

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

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

Multitest Named One of “THE BEST Chip Making Equipment Suppliers for 2010” by VLSIresearch Inc.

Jun 30, 2010 | Multitest announces that it has once again been named one of the top ten chip making equipment suppliers in the annual Customer Satisfaction Survey conducted by VLSIresearch. The annual survey is conducted globally and provides industry-wide feedback on overall company performance.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of semiconductor material handling equipment and interfaces for the testing and calibration of semiconductors and sensors.

Rosenheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Seika to Highlight Green Technologies at SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum

Jun 30, 2010 | Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that it will highlight its new green technology systems at the upcoming SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at the Doubletree Hotel in Cleveland.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika’s Sawa Eco-Roll wiper roll cleaner.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

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

Torrance, California, USA

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

Kyzen to Highlight AQUANOX® A4703 at SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum

Jun 30, 2010 | Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, will feature AQUANOX® A4703 Neutral pH Aqueous Cleaning Chemistry at the upcoming SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at the Doubletree Hotel in Cleveland, OH.

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

Bentek Solar Supplies Schneider Electric with Solar Re-combiners for 60MW Solar Installation

Jun 30, 2010 | Bentek Solar, a leader in manufacturing and engineering solutions for complex electro-mechanical and power distribution systems for the semiconductor and solar industries, announces that it will provide Schneider Electric with solar re-combiners for a 60MW solar project in Ontario, Canada.

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

Kyzen Holds Successful Cleaning Seminar at NEPCON West China 2010

Jun 30, 2010 | Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that it held a successful cleaning seminar to discuss electronics cleaning. The seminar was held on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at ShuShan Hall on 3rd Floor at the Holiday Inn Chengdu West Century City in Chengdu, PR China.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Agilent gets serious about JTAG test

Jun 29, 2010 | Agilent Technologies’ interest in boundary scan test support grows with its second JTAG test systems move in a month.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

World's premier measurement company, providing the critical tools and technologies that sense, measure, and interpret the physical and biological world.

Loveland, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Lattice joins move to widen use of FPGAs

Jun 29, 2010 | Lattice Semiconductor has joined the industry-wide plan to broaden the use of FPGAs in lower power and high volume designs

Lattice Semiconductor

Lattice Diamond design software offers leading-edge design and implementation tools optimized for cost sensitive, low-power Lattice FPGA architectures.

Lattice Semiconductor

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

Winter Springs, Florida, USA

PFC Flex meets high speed application requirements

Jun 28, 2010 | PFC Flexible Circuits Qualifies New, High Speed DuPont™ Pyralux® TK Flexible Circuit Material

PFC Flexible Circuits Limited

PFC Flexible Circuits Limited

PFC Flexible Circuits Limited designs, manufactures, and assembles flexible circuits; single-sided, double-sided, multilayer and rigid flex. We are ISO 9001 and 13485 approved.

Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Manufacturer of Components, Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Design, Contract Manufacturer

IPC RELEASES PCB INDUSTRY RESULTS FOR MAY 2010

Jun 28, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, IL — IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the May findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Events Organizer

EE Technologies Selects DEK Horizon 03iX for Showcase Rapid Prototype Line

Jun 28, 2010 | Expanding on its seven existing SMT lines, Reno, Nevada-based contract manufacturer EE Technologies (EET) recently added a state-of-the-art eighth assembly line specifically to showcase its unique approach to rapid prototype production. Having had a very positive experience with the DEK printers in its other seven lines, EET again choose DEK and has installed the company’s latest technology, a Horizon 03iX platform, to extend its rapid prototype capability.

DEK International

Horizon platform.

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

SMTA Announces 7th International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Program

Jun 28, 2010 | The SMTA and Chip Scale Review magazine are pleased to announce the presentation line-up for the 7th Annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference. The IWLPC will be held October 11-14, 2010 at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel in Santa Clara, California. Registration is now available on-line. Early Bird conference pricing is in effect until September 10, 2010, after which registration prices will go up $100.

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

Multitest’s Günther Jeserer to Hold CAST Workgroup Meeting at SEMICON West 2010

Jun 28, 2010 | Multitest, a designer and manufacturer of final test handlers and final test sockets used by integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and final test subcontractors worldwide, announces that Günther Jeserer, Business Unit Manager, will hold a Docking and Mounting Interface Workgroup meeting at the upcoming SEMICON West exhibition, scheduled to take place July 13-15, 2010 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Günther Jeserer, Multitest's Business Unit Manager

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of semiconductor material handling equipment and interfaces for the testing and calibration of semiconductors and sensors.

Rosenheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Aqueous Technologies Launches Trident eSPC Software for All PC Equipped Trident Defluxing Systems

Jun 28, 2010 | Aqueous Technologies Corp., North America’s largest provider of batch defluxing systems, announces that its Trident eSPC Software is now available on all PC equipped Trident Defluxing Systems.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

FCT Assembly Promotes Katie Powell

Jun 28, 2010 | FCT Assembly announces the promotion of Katie Powell to Regional Sales Manager. Katie will be responsible for sales in Canada, the Northeastern United States and Texas.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

Katie Powell, FCT Assembly's new regional sales manager.

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

Petra Solar Enters into Supplier Agreement with Flextronics to Facilitate Expansion into Global Markets

Jun 25, 2010 | Petra Solar, the clean tech company that links Smart Grid and solar and that pioneered grid-tied, pole-mounted, distributed solar generation systems for utilities, and Flextronics /quotes/comstock/15*!flex/quotes/nls/flex (FLEX 6.34, +0.06, +0.96%) , a leading global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced Flextronics will build Petra Solar's SunWave(TM) smart energy modules for deployment around the world.

Flex (Flextronics International)

Flex (Flextronics International)

Flextronics is a global full-service supplier of a full spectrum of value-added Electronic Manufacturing Services.

Singapore, Singapore

Design, Service Provider

Chip Industry Projects Big Jump in Sales in 2010; Slower Growth to Follow

Jun 25, 2010 | Semiconductor sales are expected to soar 28.4% this year, as the industry works its way out of a difficult year, according to a mid-year report from the closely watched Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) that was released Thursday.

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

SIA Applauds Release of IP Enforcement Joint Strategic Plan

Jun 25, 2010 | The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the Administration’s release of the IP Enforcement Joint Strategic Plan as an important step to protect semiconductor intellectual property rights in the U.S. and around the world.

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

A New Solution for LED Placements for Short to Medium Run SMT Assembly

Jun 25, 2010 | APS Novastar announces release of its new LS60V-LED Automated Pick and Place Machine specifically for LED placements applications.

DDM Novastar

LS60V-LED Automated Pick and Place Machine for LED Placement Applications

DDM Novastar

Turnkey SMT assembly solutions, manual & automated stencil printers, manual & automatic pick & place systems with dispensers, wave solder & selective solder machines, lead free solder reflow ovens, component counters, & thru-hole

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Jabil's 3Q Results Solid

Jun 25, 2010 | Jabil Circuit JBL reported solid third-quarter results, with a 15% sequential rise in sales to $3.5 billion, well above company guidance and our $3.2 billion estimate.

Jabil Circuit, Inc.

Jabil Circuit Corporate Headquarters, St. Petersburg, FL

Jabil Circuit, Inc.

An electronic product solutions company providing comprehensive electronics design, manufacturing and product management services.

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Design, Service Provider

LDDLIGHT.com Expands Service Offerings

Jun 24, 2010 | With new services including live web chat, free application evaluations, try-before-you-buy product loans and reduced pricing on products for demo/lab use, LDDLIGHT.com strives to make buyers’ lives easier when selecting and purchasing machine vision lighting products.

LDD Trading Associates, LLC

Live web chat now at 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

IMAPS Announces Keynote Speakers for IMAPS 2010.

Jun 23, 2010 | IMAPS is proud to announce two world-renowned industry leaders as Keynote Speakers at the 43rd International Symposium on Microelectronics (IMAPS 2010, November 2-4, 2010, Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC.

International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS)

International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS)

The largest society dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and electronics packaging technologies. IMAPS produces numerous workshops, conferences, professional development courses, and exhibitions.

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

Association, Non-Profit

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