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Count On Tools Launches New Interactive Online Catalog and Web Site

May 24, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA ― Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, has launched its interactive online catalog and redesigned Web site. The online resource, located at www.smtmachineparts.com, is loaded with new features to enhance the Count On Tools’ online shopping experience.

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

ProWorks Now Supports Machine Hardware Control With CAN Bus Interface

May 24, 2010 | POMONA, CA — ProWorks, a division of Everett Charles Technologies and a leading developer of process control and work instruction software, announces that it can now support machine hardware control using a CAN Bus interface.

Everett Charles Technologies

Everett Charles Technologies

ECT is the world's leading manufacturer of POGO ® contact probes for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, military, connectors and testing bare and loaded printed circuit boards

Pomona, California, USA

Inspection

Componex Nepcon India Returns in December 2010

May 24, 2010 | Reed Exhibitions India announces that Componex Nepcon India will return to New Delhi in December 2010. Reed Exhibitions acquired the Componex event from Electronics Today in 2007 with the aim of internationalizing it, at which point it was branded as Componex Nepcon India. Nepcon is a well-known, established international electronics event run by Reed Exhibitions.

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

Count On Tools Introduces Selective Soldering Nozzles for Pillarhouse Equipment

May 24, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA ― Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that the company now manufactures Pillarhouse AP-1 universal nozzles for its entire line of selective soldering machines, including Synchrodex, Handex, Jade, GEM, Orissa, MPR and Topaz-E.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Selective Soldering Nozzles for Pillarhouse Equipment.

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

A-Laser to Exhibit Precision Custom Parts at Design-2-Part Show 2010

May 24, 2010 | SAN JOSE, CA — A-Laser, a division of FCT Assembly and a premier laser cutting service specializing in the ablation of ultra-thin metals and plastics, will exhibit its precision custom parts in booth 433 at the upcoming Design-2-Part Show, scheduled to take place May 19-20, 2010 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

A-Laser, Inc.

A-Laser, Inc.

Custom laser cutting services and precision parts manufacturing.

Milpitas, California, USA

Component Preparation, Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Vi TECHNOLOGY welcomes Koen Gutscoven as Worldwide Sales Vice-president

May 24, 2010 | Saint-Egrève, France, 2010 - Vi TECHNOLOGY is pleased to welcome Koen Gutscoven as Worldwide Sales Vice-president, since May 18th to head up Vi TECHNOLOGY worldwide sales activities reporting directly to him.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Vi TECHNOLOGY

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

Richardson, Texas, USA

Inspection

Tom Sharpe, SMT Corporation, to Present Keynote at SMTA International 2010

May 24, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - The SMTA Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony at SMTA International, October 27, 2010, will feature SMT Corporation's Vice President, Tom Sharpe, as the keynote speaker. He will provide a first-hand narration and a photo-documented tour of the counterfeiting and resale of electronic components in Shantou & Shenzhen, China. The presentation provides compelling and clear evidence showing this threat is far worse than previously imagined.

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

SMTA Announces Dates and Location for SMTA International 2011

May 24, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - The SMTA announced today that the highly respected SMTA International Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas on October 16-20, 2011. Attendees and exhibitors can expect the same focused event with the strongest technical conference for which SMTAI has come to be known. The SMTA Board of Directors selected Fort Worth because of the central location between the coasts for easy access.

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

Televés invests in innovative SIPLACE line

May 21, 2010 | Televés invested once again in a new SMT production line consisting of the latest SIPLACE SX2 and SIPLACE CA machines

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, Inspection, Consultant, Software Manufacturer, Training Provider

Draper Chooses Universal's Versatile GenesisSC Platform

May 20, 2010 | Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts – a research and development laboratory engaged in a broad array of programs for government and commercial sponsors – has selected Universal Instruments’ newly released GenesisSC Platform to be utilized in a wide range of assembly requirements.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments Corporation

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

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

DEK Solar’s PV3000 metallization solution honored by EM Asia Awards

May 20, 2010 | The fifth EM Asia Innovation Awards recently honored DEK Solar for the technology breakthrough represented by its PV3000 photovoltaic metallization solution. Celebrating the highest standards in manufacturing technologies, the prestigious industry accolade recognizes the significant role played by DEK Solar in the field of solar cell production.

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

PV3000 metallization line

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

The ASM SMT Solutions segment is made up of SMT Printing Solutions (DEK) and SMT Placement Solutions (SIPLACE). Under the DEK brand, it sells best-in-class printing solutions for the electronics and solar industries.

Suwanee, Georgia, USA

Screen Printing

Europlacer Promotes Chris Ebborn as Technical Support Manager

May 20, 2010 | Tampa, FL - Europlacer, a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry, appoints Chris Ebborn as Technical Support Manager. Ebborn is responsible for technical support and customer satisfaction at Europlacer North America.

EUROPLACER

Chris Ebborn, Europlacer’s new Technical Support 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 Head-Tech Engineering Hold Successful Cleaning Seminar in Israel

May 20, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, a world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that it held a successful seminar titled "Advanced Cleaning Materials and Processes" in conjunction with Head-Tech Engineering. The seminar was held on Monday, May 10, 2010 at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel.

KYZEN Corporation

Mike Bixenman, CTO of Kyzen, presents at a cleaning seminar held in conjunction with Head-Tech Engineering on Monday, May 10, 2010 at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Victron Enhances Its "VIP" System

May 20, 2010 | FREMONT, CA — Victron, Inc., a premier electronics manufacturing services (EMS) supplier of end-to-end manufacturing solutions to Fortune 500 companies, enhances its custom developed Victron Information Planning (VIP) system with its full integration into Victron de Mexico.

Victron Inc.

Victron Inc.

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

Fremont, California, USA

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

Techcon Systems Releases Industrial Certification for Its 700 Series Receiver Head Receives

May 20, 2010 | Garden Grove, CA — Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and products, announces that it has released its Industrial Certification for its 700 Series Receiver Head.

Techcon Systems

700 Series Receiver Head

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

Count On Tools Appoints Representative for New England Territory

May 20, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA ― Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Assembly Products, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Global, Inc., to its team of manufacturers’ representatives.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Lino D’Andreti, Electronics Assembly Product Manager for Assembly Products, 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

Victron Plans a June 3, 2010 Grand Opening Celebration of Victron de Mexico

May 20, 2010 | FREMONT, CA — Victron, Inc., a premier electronics manufacturing services (EMS) supplier of end-to-end manufacturing solutions to Fortune 500 companies, will host a grand opening celebration at its Rosarito, Mexico facility on June 3, 2010 at 12 p.m. Customers, suppliers, and local and state representatives will be on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony and event.

Victron Inc.

Victron de Mexico

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

Krayden Offers Dow Corning Solar Solutions’ Solar Junction Box and Frame Sealant PV-804

May 20, 2010 | DENVER — Krayden, Inc., a leading silicone supplier that specializes in technical knowledge and support for high tech-based applications, now offers Dow Corning Solar Solutions’ PV-804 Neutral Sealant. The diverse substrate adhesion qualities, consistent performance and reliability against environmental degradation, have made this sealant a proven solution within the photovoltaic industry.

Krayden Inc.

Solar Solutions’ PV-804 Neutral Sealant

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

Microscan to instruct machine vision courses and demonstrate products at The Vision Show

May 20, 2010 | RENTON, WA — Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, announces the instruction of two educational machine vision courses and product demonstrations at The Vision Show. The Vision Show is organized by the Automated Imaging Association (AIA) and is scheduled to take place May 25–27, 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

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

A-Laser Receives ITAR Registration

May 20, 2010 | SAN JOSE, CA — A-Laser, a division of FCT Assembly and a premier laser cutting service specializing in the ablation of ultra-thin metals and plastics, announces that it has received the official International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration from the US Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.

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

Green Lighting Shanghai Expo and Forum 2010 Enjoys Successful Debut

May 20, 2010 | Green Lighting Shanghai Expo and Forum 2010, run by Reed Exhibitions and the China Solid State Lighting Alliance (CSA), came to a successful close at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center in April. The event drew the participation of lighting industry giants like Philips, Astri, Cyber Energy, Shanghai Sansi, BYD, Everfine, Mingxin, Zhongwei Photoelectricity. It was an exceptional showcase of the latest products and technology solutions. Altogether, the three-day event attracted a total of 4,665 visitors and buyers.

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

Count On Tools Introduces Selective Soldering Nozzles for ACE Equipment

May 20, 2010 | GAINESVILLE, GA - Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that the company is now manufacturing ACE Bullet nozzles for the KISS range of selective soldering machines.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Selective Soldering Nozzles for ACE Equipment

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Valor, a Division of Mentor Graphics, Releases Major New Functionality in the vSure DFM Product

May 20, 2010 | Wilsonville, OR, - Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT), the market and technology leader in printed circuit board (PCB) design solutions, today announced the release of the vSure™ version 9.0 product, the successor of Valor Enterprise 3000™ Design-for-Manufacturing (DFM) product. The enhancements in this release enable designers to more easily perform extensive DFM analysis during the PCB design process, thus improving their productivity, avoiding costly design re-spins, and speeding the time to target high-volume production.

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

Multitest’s MT9928 Platform Provides the Best ROI Combined with the Highest Efficiency

May 20, 2010 | Rosenheim - Multitest announces that its next-generation MT9928 bowl feed module has successfully passed the strict QA and production approval requirements of an international IDM. The state-of-the-art gravity feed handler offers a variety of loading and un-loading options. With a throughput of up to 14,500 uph, the bowl feed loading module is the loading option of choice for small package sizes.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

MT9928 bowl feed module.

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

Virtual Industries to Feature Leading Vacuum Handling Solutions at MD&M East

May 20, 2010 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, announces that it will display several advanced systems in booth 514 at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing East, scheduled to take place June 8-10, 2010 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

Small Part Handling Kit

Virtual Industries, Inc.

A leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions to the worlds high technology firms.

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Component Preparation, Inspection, Repair/Rework

SEHO Systems’ Heat Recuperation System Is Nominated for a 2010 Bavarian Energy Award

May 20, 2010 | KREUZWERTHEIM, GERMANY ― SEHO Systems GmbH considers environmental protection to be more than a catchphrase. For years, the company’s operations have complied with the principles of a sustainable, future-proof development and production in proper accord with all effective environmental standards.

SEHO Systems GmbH

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

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, Inspection, Consultant, Software Manufacturer, Training Provider

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, Inspection, Consultant, Software Manufacturer, Training Provider

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, Inspection, Consultant, Software Manufacturer, Training Provider

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, Inspection, Consultant, Software Manufacturer, Training Provider

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, Inspection, Consultant, Software Manufacturer, Training Provider

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.

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

Sentinel print safeguard system.

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

The ASM SMT Solutions segment is made up of SMT Printing Solutions (DEK) and SMT Placement Solutions (SIPLACE). Under the DEK brand, it sells best-in-class printing solutions for the electronics and solar industries.

Suwanee, Georgia, USA

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

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