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P.D. Circuits Expands Staff at China Facility

May 20, 2010 | HAMPSTEAD, N.H. - P.D. Circuits, Inc., specializing in delivering the highest quality PCBs, technical support, and service to OEM and EMS companies worldwide, announces that it has expanded its office staff in China in order to keep ahead of planned sales growth and to establish a broader role for the China office.

NCAB Group USA

NCAB Group USA

One of the world's largest suppliers of PCBs.

Hampstead, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Contract Manufacturer

STI Electronics Celebrates Frank Honyotski’s 10th Anniversary

May 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 the 10-year anniversary of Frank Honyotski. In appreciation of his 10 years of service, STI awarded Frank with a certificate and travel voucher for a destination of his choice.

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

New Photovoltaic Industry Association to Form – Invitation to Participate

May 20, 2010 | Christopher Associates Inc. announces that a new professional association serving engineers and management in the photovoltaic cell and module manufacturing industries has been proposed. A formation meeting will be held on June 10, 2010 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Flextronics Corporation in Milpitas, CA.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Victron Recertifies ISO Registrations

May 20, 2010 | FREMONT, CA — Victron, Inc., a premier electronics manufacturing services (EMS) supplier of end-to-end manufacturing solutions to Fortune 500 companies, announces that it has passed certifying body UL DQS' tri-annual audit of ISO14001:2004 Environmental Management System, and its annual audits of ISO9001:2008 and ISO13485:2003 Quality System.

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

Count On Tools Introduces Universal Instruments’ GSM Special Low Force Nozzle with Replaceable Tips for Delicate Components

May 20, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA ― Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, introduces Universal Instruments’ GSM special low force (spring suspended) nozzle with replaceable tips for delicate components. Count On Tools’ new low force nozzles are ideal for gaas die, gallium arsenide, thin silicone (less than 0.10" in thickness), die with air bridges and flip chips.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Instruments’ GSM Special Low Force Nozzle

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

Surface Mount Technology Corp. completes the facility renovation to accommodate the needs of SMT Engineering, LLC

May 18, 2010 | Surface Mount Technology Corporation (SMT Corp.) an electronic product development and contract manufacturer today announced the completion of the renovation of SMT Engineering, LLC. SMT Engineering LLC, the design and product development group of Surface Mount Technology Corp. provides turn-key product development solutions

Surface Mount Technology Corp.

Surface Mount Technology Corp.

An EMS company. Services including Design, Prototype, Domestic and Off-Shore Assembly, High Level Assembly, Test solutions, Global Distribution and Continuing Product Support.

Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Getting a handle on warehouse and inventory management

May 14, 2010 | Sensor manufacturer VEGA implements SIPLACE Facts

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Inovar Adds Agilent 5DX Automated X-ray Inspection System

May 13, 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 the addition of the Agilent 5DX Automated X-Ray Inspection System to its product line.

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

CyberOptics Promotes Tim Skunes to Vice President of Technology and Business Development

May 13, 2010 | MINNEAPOLIS - CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE) today announced the promotion of Tim Skunes to Vice President of Technology and Business Development.

CyberOptics Corporation

Tim Skunes, CyberOptics’ new Vice President of Technology and Business Development.

CyberOptics Corporation

CYBEROPTICS is a global leader in high-precision 3D sensors that significantly improve yields and productivity in the 3D scanning and metrology, Surface Mount Technology & Semiconductor Markets

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Microscan expands NERLITE®, the most reliable machine vision lighting products for industrial applications

May 13, 2010 | RENTON, WA, — Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, announces the recent expansion of their NERLITE® machine vision lighting product line. The portfolio now includes approximately 300 standard lighting configurations in multiple geometries, sizes, and wavelengths.

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

LED Low Angle Direct Ring Lights at LDDLIGHT.com

May 12, 2010 | Lights that deliver low angle illumination onto a surface, enhancing contrast of raised, indented or textured features. Due to long life, low energy consumption, and minimal maintenance, LEDs provide financial and environmental return on investment.

LDD Trading Associates, LLC

IDR-LA Low Angle Ring Lights

LDD Trading Associates, LLC

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

New Boston, New Hampshire, USA

New Henkel Electrically Conductive Adhesive Cures Fast at Low Temperature; Ideal for Photovoltaic, Automotive and Membrane Switch Applications

May 12, 2010 | Delivering a robust alternative to high-temperature solder processes, Henkel has developed Hysol ECCOBOND CA3556HF, a silver-filled electrically conductive adhesive designed to offer fast cure at low temperature. The material is ideal for high-throughput production processes and applications that dictate high peel strength, such as the assembly of photovoltaic (PV) modules, automotive sensors and membrane switches that incorporate temperature-sensitive substrates.

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

Count On Tools Introduces PB Swiss Tools’ Rainbow© Hex Key Sets

May 12, 2010 | Count On Tools introduces Rainbow© Hex Key Sets from PB Swiss Tools. The color-coded features of PB Swiss Tools' Rainbow© Series set them apart from the rest by giving an indication of size to every tool. PB Swiss Tools' uses the latest high-tech processes to manufacture colored handles and blades to make work better, easier and more efficient.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

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

Kyzen’s Serge Tuerlings to Hold Commercial Presentation at Brasage Soldering 2010

May 12, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Serge Tuerlings will hold a commercial presentation for Kyzen’s AQUANOX® A4241 and CYBERSOLV®141-R at the upcoming Brasage Soldering 2010. The presentation is scheduled to take place May 19, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Congress Center of the Quartz in Brest, France.

KYZEN Corporation

Serge Tuerlings, Kyzen's European Technical Manager.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Techcon Systems Introduces Updated Product Catalog

May 12, 2010 | Garden Grove, CA — Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and products, introduces its updated product catalog.

Techcon Systems

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

Interview with Ray Bruce, head of the global SIPLACE CRM organization

May 11, 2010 | "Emerging from the crisis with innovations and build-to-order" The signs of a recovery in electronics manufacturing are intensifying. For Ray Bruce, head of the global SIPLACE CRM organization, and his team, the goal is now to arrive at the right short-term and medium-term conclusions from the changes. Bruce also believes that manufacturers are now called upon to develop and support new production concepts.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Ray Bruce, head of the global SIPLACE CRM organization:

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Honored by experts, valued by customers: SIPLACE SX is a hit at NEPCON Shanghai

May 11, 2010 | SIPLACE can add two more major awards to its trophy cabinet for the SIPLACE SX-Series. At the Nepcon Shanghai 2010 trade show in China the SIPLACE team was honored with the EM Innovation Award and the SMT China Vision Award.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Mr. Wong Kin Keong (middle), Sales General Manager of SEAS China, receives the SMT China Vison Award during the ceremony held at Nepcon Shanghai on April 20th.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

New SIPLACE import function for irregular BGAs

May 11, 2010 | To help electronics manufacturers be more productive and successful, the high complexity of the various steps in the SMT process chain requires that all participants develop innovative solutions jointly and as early as possible so that workflows can be simplified and improved.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Programming of irregular BGAs’ off-line at the external SIPLACE Vision Teach Station

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

SIEMENS Booth at APEX 2010 records 50% more visitors

May 11, 2010 | The IPC APEX EXPO™ 2010 Conference and Exhibition marked its 10 year anniversary with a sizable increase in overall attendance numbers up by 10% over last year. The SIEMENS booth surpassed all expectations with a 50% increase in visitors compared to the previous year.

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

The SIPLACE SX live gantry upgrade demonstration was the main attraction on the show floor

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Tyco Electronics Announces Record and Payment Dates for Fiscal 2010 Third Quarter Dividend of $0.16

May 11, 2010 | SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that the $0.16 per share quarterly dividend for the third fiscal quarter of 2010 will be payable on June 16, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 8, 2010, subject to a required filing with the Swiss Commercial Register.

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

DEK takes productivity-boosting solutions to SMT/Hybrid/Packaging 2010 in Nuremberg

May 11, 2010 | DEK is preparing to take a whole host of innovative technologies to this year’s SMT/Hybrid/Packaging exhibition, being held in Nuremberg from 8th – 10th June 2010. Stand 7-305 will showcase DEK’s productivity-boosting solutions, from powerful print platforms through to next-generation stencil technologies and Process Improvement Products.

DEK International

Sentinel print safeguard system.

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

Vi TECHNOLOGY is hosted by Fraunhofer-Institut in the Stand Production line «Future Packaging», booth 6-43 to demonstrate solutions reducing defective PCBAs at SMT/HYBRID/PACKAGING 2010

May 11, 2010 | Saint-Egrève, France - Vi TECHNOLOGY is pleased to be hosted by Fraunhofer-Institut in the Stand Production line «Future Packaging», booth 6-43 to demonstrates its 5K Series at SMT/HYBRID/PACKAGING 2010. More VIT equipment will also be presented at our agent’s booth 7-219, SmartTech to demonstrate solutions reducing defective PCBAs.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

5K Series, a large board solution.

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

STI Electronics’ Brandon Champion Celebrates 10th Anniversary

May 11, 2010 | MADISON, AL — STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces the 10-year anniversary of Brandon Champion.

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

VJ Technologies Announces IR Pre-heaters with Advanced Control

May 11, 2010 | VJ Technologies, Inc., the leader in rework technologies and global provider of advanced X-ray inspection systems, announces its updated IR Pre-heater Series, designed to preheat assemblies that require additional heat to compliment manual soldering and desoldering of SMT, through-hole and other thermal applications.

VJ Technologies, Inc.

IR Pre-heater, designed to work in conjunction with hand soldering and desoldering tools.

VJ Technologies, Inc.

VJ Technologies, Inc. offers leading-edge solutions for the most advanced X-ray imaging applications.

East Haven, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Europlacer Appoints Jim Fletcher as Customer Service Engineer.

May 11, 2010 | Tampa, FL - Europlacer, a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry, appoints Jim Fletcher as a Customer Service Engineer.

EUROPLACER

Jim Fletcher, Europlacer's new Customer Service Engineer.

EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Increasing Popularity of MEMS Sensors – Multitest Meets New Requirements in Performance and Cost

May 11, 2010 | Rosenheim, - Multitest announces that SensorDynamics, a semi-fabless semiconductor company, is using Multitest equipment for MEMS test and calibration for the entire temperature range. SensorDynamics recently introduced its new 2- and 3-D gyroscope MEMS sensors for a range of applications, from automotive to medicine and high-end consumers.

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

Precision Traceability Is a Growing Need in SMT Manufacturing

May 11, 2010 | RENTON, WA, — Industry leaders Microscan and Juki Automation Systems met at the recent IPC/APEX Expo held in early April in Las Vegas to demonstrate their latest technologies for electronics manufacturers and to discuss the growing demand for complete traceability and importance of reliable machine vision systems throughout the SMT environment. Juki recently integrated Microscan's Visionscape® machine vision software into the JX-100 placement system.

Microscan

Visionscape® software provides all the elements required to develop and deploy machine vision applications in an industrial environment.

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

Aqueous Technologies Sells Zero-Ion g3 System during IPC/APEX Expo 2010

May 11, 2010 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA — Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces that it sold a Zero-Ion g3 Ionic Contamination (Cleanliness) Tester in booth 725 at the recent IPC/APEX Expo that took place in April in Las Vegas. Vu Nguyen of Consysis (San Diego) purchased the system from Aqueous Technologies’ John Hall, Western Regional Sales Manager.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Zero-Ion g3 Ionic Contamination (Cleanliness) Tester .

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Kyzen to Highlight METALNOX® M6330 and METALNOX® M6319 at EASTEC 2010

May 11, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, a 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 3021 at the upcoming EASTEC Advanced Productivity Exhibition, scheduled to take place May 25-27, 2010 at the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA.

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

Count On Tools Offers Custom SMT Nozzles for CREE® LEDs

May 11, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA - Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, introduces its new series of custom SMT pick-and-place nozzles for CREE® LED components. This new series is manufacturer-approved, based on CREE Inc.'s strict requirements and specifications.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

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

Absolute Turnkey Introduces the Absolute Advantage to the OEM and EMS Marketplace

May 11, 2010 | Absolute Turnkey, a leading manufacturer of the complete end-to-end EMS solution, announces the Absolute Advantage program for OEMs and the EMS marketplace.

Absolute Turnkey Services Inc,

Absolute Turnkey Services Inc,

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

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Europlacer Hires Customer Service Manager

May 11, 2010 | Tampa, FL - Europlacer, a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry, announces that it has hired Ed Conson as Customer Service Manager for Europlacer North America.

EUROPLACER

Ed Conson, Europlacer’s new Customer Service Manager.

EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Kyzen and E-Tronics to Hold Technology Day in Hungary

May 11, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that it will hold a technology day in cooperation with E-Tronics Kft. to discuss challenges in cleaning electronics.

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

Aegis Software Selected by Makso Electronic BV

May 07, 2010 | Buckinghamshire, UK - Aegis Software announces that its New Product Introduction and shop-floor paperless documentation system has been selected by Makso Electronic BV for their manufacturing site in Veenendaal, The Netherlands.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

SMTA Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

May 07, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2010 SMTA Awards. The awards honor members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the industry.

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

Come. Focus. Participate in the industry's best conference. The SMTA International Technical Committee invites you to submit an abstract for the 2010 conference.

May 07, 2010 | New this year! The SMTA International Technical Committee invites you to participate in a poster session at SMTA International. Poster sessions are presented on the show floor and are a great way to present current research and results in a concise manner without requiring a technical paper.

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 makes a good start to the year

May 07, 2010 | Substantial increase in sales and profits in the first quarter.

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

Dow Corning Solar Solutions and Krayden, Inc. Sign Distribution Agreement to Support Industry Growth

May 07, 2010 | Krayden, Inc., a leading silicone supplier that specializes in technical knowledge and support for high-tech based applications, signed a distribution agreement with Dow Corning Solar Solutions, a global leader in silicones and silicone-based technology, to address growing industry needs in solar manufacturing.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Aqueous Technologies Sells Trident III Off IPC/APEX 2010 Show Floor

May 07, 2010 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA — Aqueous Technologies Corp., North America’s largest provider of batch defluxing systems, announces that it sold a Trident III automatic defluxing and cleanliness testing system to Advance Circuit Technology of Rochester, NY. The Trident Series represents the next generation of lead-free compatible, fully automatic post-reflow defluxing systems.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Aqueous Technologies Corp.’s Kevin Buckner (left) sold a Trident III to Bob Kajfasz of Advance Circuit Technology (right) during the recently held IPC/APEX Expo in Las Vegas.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA

Cleaning

Christopher Associates Debuts Rail Bonding Sealant for Thin Film Modules from Tonsan during SNEC PV Power Expo 2010

May 06, 2010 | Christopher Associates Inc. introduces Tonsan’s 1523 Rail Bonding Sealant. The sealant was introduced this week during the SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai, China.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Tonsan’s 1523 Rail Bonding Sealant

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Würth Elektronik offers the best contact between flex-rigid PCBs and ZIF connectors

May 05, 2010 | Niedernhall – PCB specialist Würth Elektronik once again demonstrates its competence in system solutions and customer support; now offering one-stop flex-rigid PCB solutions with ZIF contacts and custom designed ZIF connectors.

Würth Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG

Best contact between flex-rigid PCBs and ZIF connectors.

Würth Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG

We produce circuit boards from your specifications in various designs.

Niedernhall, Germany

Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

EPTAC Corporation's Leo Lambert Honored for Industry Contributions by the IPC

May 05, 2010 | Manchester, NH - Leo Lambert, Vice President and Technical Director of EPTAC Corporation was honored for several contributions and achievements at the 2010 IPC APEX Conference.

EPTAC Corporation

EPTAC Corporation

EPTAC is an internationally recognized solder training and IPC certification corporation, giving professionals the skills to accelerate their careers, and businesses the talent to succeed.

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Seica Inc. Announces Zero Defects International as North American Sales Agent for PCB Market

May 05, 2010 | Seica recently announced that Zero Defects International (ZDI) has been chosen the North American sales agent for its line of bare board flying probers.

SEICA SpA

Pilot V8, one of Seica's flying probers.

SEICA SpA

SEICA offers innovative ATE solutions which range from Bare Board Test, Flying Probe Systems, In-Circuit and Combi Test to Functional Test.

Strambino, Italy

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

Nihon Superior’s Keith Howell to Present at International Conference on Soldering and Reliability

May 05, 2010 | OSAKA, JAPAN — Nihon Superior Co. Ltd., a supplier of advanced soldering materials to the global market, announces that Keith Howell will present a paper titled “Effect of Soldering Method and Flux Type on Whisker Growth in SAC305” at the upcoming International Conference on Soldering and Reliability (ICSR), which is co-located with the Lead-Free Academy and SMTA Toronto Expo and Tech Forum.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon has been a leader in soldering and brazing since 1966. Nihon manufactures SMT solder joining materials e.g. lead-free solder (SN100C:Sn-Cu-Ni-Ge etc): solder paste, solder spheres, flux cored solder wire, solder bar, etc.

Osaka, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Juki Selects Microscan’s Machine Vision Solution for Its JX Series Placement Systems

May 05, 2010 | RENTON, WA, — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces that Juki Automation Systems has integrated a Microscan Visionscape® machine vision solution into the JX-100 placement systems.

Microscan

Visionscape® Complete Machine Vision Inspection Solution

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

Europlacer Opens New Facility in Florida

May 05, 2010 | Tampa, FL - Europlacer, a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry, announces the move to a new, larger facility.

EUROPLACER

Europlacer's new North American facility in Tampa, FL

EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Kyzen’s Mike Bixenman to Present R.O.S.E Research at International Conference on Soldering and Reliability

May 05, 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 a paper titled "Improving the R.O.S.E. Process Control and Quality Assurance Method" at the upcoming International Conference on Soldering and Reliability (ICSR), which is co-located with the Lead-Free Academy and SMTA Toronto Expo and Tech Forum.

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

BPM Microsystems Announces Support for Exar’s PowerXR Family of Programmable Power Solutions

May 05, 2010 | HOUSTON - BPM Microsystems L.P., a leading supplier of device programming systems, today announced its support for the PowerXR family of high-performance programmable power controllers from Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR). Exar’s PowerXR ICs, combined with BPM Microsystems’ unrivaled universal device programmers, significantly reduce development time, cost and are easily reconfigured for real-time design changes.

BPM Microsystems

BPM Microsystems

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

Houston, Texas, USA

Other

Indium Corporation Announces Promotion

May 04, 2010 | Indium Corporation announces that Nicole Palma has been promoted to Senior Quality Engineer.

Indium Corporation

Nicole Palma, Indium's new Senior Quality Engineer.

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

Loctite PowerstrateXtreme Printable from Henkel Raises the Bar on Thermal Management Flexibility

May 04, 2010 | Addressing the challenges posed by traditional greases and phase-change thermal interface materials, Henkel has developed and commercialized Loctite PowerstrateXtreme Printable (PSX-P), a new print-friendly thermal management product.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Loctite PowerstrateXtreme Printable (PSX-P), Henkel's new print-friendly thermal management product.

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

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