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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.

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Experience Unmatched Printing Knowledge and Future Technology Capability with DEK at APEX 2014

Feb 28, 2014 | tap into a knowledge base that spans nearly 50 years of printing technology innovation. As the market’s premiere materials deposition experts, the DEK team are uniquely qualified to help electronics manufacturing specialists develop customized printing solutions tailored to individual production requirements.

DEK Earns its Tenth Consecutive Service Excellence Award; Customers Consistently Impressed with Support

Mar 21, 2012 | At the APEX event held earlier this month, DEK proudly accepted its tenth consecutive Service Excellence Award,

ProDEK Closed Loop Printing Technology Raises the Bar on Dynamic Process Control

Feb 15, 2012 | In a significant technology breakthrough set to upend former industry perceptions of closed loop printing processes, DEK announces the development and commercial launch of its revolutionary new closed loop innovation, ProDEK.

ProDEK Closed Loop Printing Technology Raises the Bar on Dynamic Process Control

Feb 15, 2012 | In a significant technology breakthrough set to upend former industry perceptions of closed loop printing processes, DEK announces the development and commercial launch of its revolutionary new closed loop innovation, ProDEK. 

Horizon with ProDEK Closed Loop

DEK signs contract with Ortana at Productronica 2011

Jan 20, 2012 | DEK has signed an agreement with global transport and public information solution provider, Ortana, for its Horizon 03iX printing platform. The order for the print platform was finalized at Productronica 2011 in Munich.

Indium Corporation snaps up DEK Horizon 01iX at Productronica 2011

Dec 21, 2011 | DEK has signed a contract with The Indium Corporation for its print platform, Horizon 01iX. The order for the print platform was finalised on the second day of Productronica 2011 in Munich.

Horizon iX - Screen Printer

DEK and Interlatin Take Productivity on Tour to Overwhelming Response

Dec 02, 2011 | Over the past month, DEK and its Mexican-based representative, Interlatin, have embarked on a Productivity Solutions Tour that has so far hosted four events in three cities and attracted nearly 150 customers. Setting up shop in Guadalajara, Monterrey, Tijuana and early next month in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, the technology-rich Productivity Solutions Tour program is effectively enabling assembly specialists to get even more out of their print processes.

The DEK and Interlatin teams share productivity-enhancing technologies with customers throughout the Mexican region.

Great Lakes Engineering Licenses DEK VectorGuard® Technology

Aug 03, 2011 | Recognizing the benefits of DEK’s award-winning VectorGuard® stencil technology, Great Lakes Engineering today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with DEK which will enable the Maple Grove, Minnesota-based stencil manufacturer to supply VectorGuard products to its customer base.

DEK partners with OKI to introduce breakthrough technologies at first Advanced SMT Processes and Applications Seminar in Chengdu

Jul 22, 2011 | DEK introduced two breakthrough technologies, ProActiv and Nano-ProTek stencil coating, to customers in Chengdu last week.

ProActiv is a breakthrough process technology that dramatically improves solder paste transfer efficiency with stencil printing. It redefines the boundaries of Area Ratio rules for stencil apertures, which dictate the smallest apertures that can be printed using a conventional stencil printing process with a single thickness stencil.

Vicor Sees Improvement with DEK’s Nano-ProTek Stencil Coating

Jun 24, 2011 | Vicor Corporation, recently evaluated DEK’s award-winning Nano-ProTek stencil nano coating and has reported excellent results. On a densely populated board with multiple 0402, 0201, BGA and micro-BGA components, Nano-ProTek helped improve CpK and yield.

DEK and Tsinghua Present SMT Scholarships to 15 Outstanding Students

Jun 22, 2011 | Screen printing market leader, DEK, and Tsinghua Flextronics SMT Laboratory today jointly presented the first group of Tsinghua DEK SMT scholarships. The scholarship program, which started this year, is an industry first in mainland China and has been awarded to 15 outstanding students from Tsinghua University.

Mr Abby Tsoi, President of SMTA China (left 1) and Mr Peland Koh, Director of DEK’s Electronics Assembly Business (right 1) received token of appreciation from Professor Li Shuangshou, Director of the Fundamental Industrial Training Centre of Tsinghua University (centre), at the award presentation ceremony.

DEK sweeps five leading industry awards at NEPCON China 2011

Jun 01, 2011 | The world’s leading mass imaging equipment supplier, DEK International, was conferred a total of five leading industry awards at NEPCON China 2011 for its outstanding product performance and innovative solutions applicable to electronics assembly.

ProActiv helps manufacturers rise to the challenges of increasing miniaturisation and higher board densities.

DEK Expands Relationship with Scanditron

Mar 10, 2011 | DEK announced that it has expanded its successful relationship with Scanditron to now also include representation in Finland. The top electronics representative has an excellent track record with DEK, having been responsible for sales and technical support of DEK print platforms for over 30 years.

New DEK & Partnertec facility helps customers in Benelux ‘Expect More’

Oct 18, 2010 | World-leading mass imaging specialist DEK has teamed up with long-time business partner and specialist electronics distributor, Partnertec, to launch a brand new Benelux office.

DEK Solar appoints new Solutions Engineer to drive alternative energy production start-ups

Sep 26, 2010 | DEK Solar has announced the appointment of Ed Rabbitt as its new Solutions Engineer. A highly experienced addition to the team, Ed’s primary responsibilities will be working with start-up alternative energy companies to develop print process solutions for advanced applications, in addition to supporting new solar installations to meet the demands of evolving production challenges.

Ed Rabbitt, DEK Solar's new Solutions Engineer.

Plenty of Interest in DEK Launch Webinar. Don’t miss it!

Sep 20, 2010 | Registrations for the webinar launch of DEK’s new ProActiv technology are escalating. With just over a week to go, keen interest is being shown by hundreds of participants signing up from Europe, Asia and the Americas.

DEK Set for Major Debut at Electronics Midwest and SMTA International

Sep 15, 2010 | From Chicago, Illinois over September 28 – 30 and Orlando, Florida on October 26 and 27, DEK plans to showcase its powerful Horizon 03iX print platform and also introduce visitors to a breakthrough technology that is set to significantly extend process latitude and enhance productivity. Show attendees and customers in the Midwest and Southeast regions will be among the first to see this advance in person.

Horizon 03iX screen printing platform.

DEK lends its support to Blundell Technology Week & Mini Exhibition 2010

Sep 13, 2010 | DEK will be the resident screen printing technology expert at the forthcoming Blundell Technology Week & Mini Exhibition 2010. Taking place at Blundell Production Equipment in Coventry from 12th – 14th October, the event will unite leading industry experts, innovative technology demonstrations and informative discussions.

Horizon 03iX screen printing platform.

DEK prepares to launch one of its most significant technology breakthroughs to date at exclusive webinar

Sep 02, 2010 | The DEK team is currently preparing for the launch of its new ProActiv technology, being billed as one of the company’s most important technology breakthroughs of recent years. To support the launch, DEK will be highlighting ProActiv’s ability to revolutionize paste transfer efficiency with an exclusive webinar being held on 24th and 27th September 2010. Participants can choose from six seminar sessions being held in different languages and at different dates and times.

DEK launches Eclipse at EU PVSEC 2010; showcases unprecedented PV production flexibility

Aug 17, 2010 | DEK Solar is preparing to launch its highly anticipated Eclipse platform at this year’s EU PVSEC exhibition, being held in Valencia from 6th – 10th September. On stand B14 in Hall L2/H4, the DEK Solar team will introduce visitors to the advanced metallization line’s unprecedented flexibility. Senior Process Development Specialist, Tom Falcon, will also be presenting the company’s latest breakthroughs in Print-on-Print (PoP) technology during the show.

DEK's Eclipse metallization line.

LORD Corporation Advances Materials Development with DEK Galaxy and Wafer Transport Solution

Aug 17, 2010 | Enjoying the materials innovation success it has realized with its first DEK Galaxy system, Cary, North Carolina-based LORD Corporation recently expanded its development capacity with the addition of a second Galaxy equipped with DEK’s new Wafer Transport Solution.

DEK Galaxy Printer

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

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

Liang Zong, DEK's new Business Improvement Engineer.

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 Solar’s award-winning PV1200 metallization line.

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.

Horizon platform.

DEK Wafer Level Process Expertise on Show at Semicon West 2010

Jun 21, 2010 | Demonstrating its extensive knowledge base for today’s demanding back-end wafer level processes, DEK’s presence at the upcoming Semicon West event in San Francisco, California will feature the Galaxy print platform with Wafer Transport Solution. This system, displayed alongside the CHAD WaferMate 300-1, is configured with a precision wafer pallet and high-performance transport rails, ensuring the accuracy and stability required for DEK’s established and emerging cost-effective Wafer Level Packaging (WLP) applications.

CHAD WaferMate 300-1, wafer transport solution.

DEK Solar introduces ECN delegates to latest advances in print-on-print technology

Jun 11, 2010 | DEK Solar Senior Process Development Specialist, Tom Falcon, recently presented the company’s latest advances in print-on-print (PoP) technology to assembled delegates at a metallization workshop organized by the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN). During the workshop, Falcon outlined the findings of a major research project conducted by the mass imaging specialist along with associated opportunities for solar cell metallization.

DEK Partners with Fuji Do Brasil to Advance Brazilian Market Stronghold

Jun 11, 2010 | While DEK is arguably the leading print platform among Brazilian electronics manufacturers, the company sees even more growth potential in this key region and, therefore, has partnered with manufacturer’s representatives Fuji Do Brasil to expand the DEK presence.

New high-profile distributor extends support for DEK customers in Southern Germany

Jun 04, 2010 | DEK has appointed SmartRep to distribute its high accuracy mass imaging technologies in Germany, extending product accessibility and support opportunities for customers in South Germany.

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.

PV3000 metallization line

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.

Sentinel print safeguard system.

DEK Solar Shipments Pass 1GW Milestone

Apr 30, 2010 | At the end of the first quarter of 2010, the total shipments of DEK Solar’s PV1200 metallization platforms exceeded the industry measure of 1 Gigawatt of energy generation capacity. The achievement is all the more notable as DEK only re-entered the Alternative Energy sector 18 months ago with a new screen print platform designed expressly for the solar market.

PVP1200 solar screen printer.

DEK’s ProFlow® ATx system meets real-world mass production & product complexity challenges

Apr 28, 2010 | Following a successful evaluation period, DEK’s ProFlow® ATx enclosed print head technology has been adopted by a high profile electronics company due to its ability to meet complex mass production requirements. As specialists in design, production and product management, the electronics solutions company had strict evaluation criteria that the DEK system successfully met and even, in some cases, exceeded.

DEK ProFlow ATx Tops Performance and Cost-Efficiency among Enclosed Head Print Systems

Apr 22, 2010 | DEK's ProFlow® system is arguably the gold-standard for enclosed head printing technology. With nearly a decade of documented process advance under its belt, ProFlow has now evolved to deliver even greater electronics assembly performance, ease-of-use and environmental responsibility with ProFlow ATx.

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

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

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

DEK unlocks productivity advantage for Nepcon Shanghai visitors

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

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

DEK supplies Ningbo Solar with even more metallization lines

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

PV1200 Metallization Line.

DEK to showcase advanced solar technologies at Photon Expo 2010

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

PV1200 Metallization Line.

DEK Expands Stencil Manufacturing Network

Mar 30, 2010 | Building on its comprehensive global stencil manufacturing base, DEK has recently expanded the reach of its stencil operations by appointing Gauteng-based stencil specialist, Laser Stencil Technology (PTY) Ltd, as a new licensee. The Laser Stencil Technology manufacturing facility will serve the burgeoning South Africa region, which is home to many leading EMS and OEM firms.

DEK International GmbH receives Intel’s prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement award.

Mar 24, 2010 | ZURICH, Switzerland, - DEK International GmbH. has been recognized as one of 10 suppliers to receive Intel Corporation's prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award. The award recognizes extraordinary commitment to quality and exceptional performance to Intel's goals and is the company's highest honor for its suppliers. In 2009 DEK provided solder paste and flux printing equipment deemed vital to Intel's success.

Extreme Productivity; DEK Unveils Untouchable Print Performance at APEX 2010

Mar 17, 2010 | From the recently enhanced Horizon platform to complete print process control tools to next-generation stencil technologies, the DEK display at APEX 2010 will treat booth visitors to the ultimate in print productivity.

Horizon platform.

DEK Solar prepares to showcase pioneering PV3000 at AsiaSolar Energy Photovoltaic Exhibition and Forum

Mar 15, 2010 | DEK Solar will be bringing its newly-introduced PV3000 metallization line to this year’s AsiaSolar Energy Photovoltaic Exhibition and Forum, being held at Shanghai Mart from 30th March – 1st April. In addition to providing an opportunity for visitors to see the line in action, the exhibition will also enable attendees to find out more about the company's innovative approach to service and support.

PV3000 Metallization Line

DEK Solar reveals range of enabling technologies for specialist PV applications

Mar 15, 2010 | Screen printing leader DEK Solar has revealed a range of technologies designed to provide advanced support for specialist photovoltaic applications. In addition to the dedicated PV1200 and PV3000 solar platforms, DEK’s specialist platforms meet the requirements of diverse PV challenges – from large-scale production to flexible or non-standard substrates.

PV3000 Metallization Line

DEK Solar continues to thrive in China; powers escalating market demand

Feb 17, 2010 | DEK Solar is reflecting on an extremely positive Q4, having sold a record number of photovoltaic metallization lines in China. Most recently, the solar screen printing specialist completed a contract to supply a high-profile turnkey provider in the region with a large number of new metallization lines.

Zhejiang Hongchen purchases even more solar metallization lines from DEK

Feb 17, 2010 | Following last year’s purchase of several PV1200 photovoltaic metallization lines from DEK Solar in 2009, Zhejiang Hongchen has started the New Year extremely positively by purchasing more lines from the screen printing specialist. Selected as part of Hongchen’s drive to substantially increase cell production through 2010 and beyond, the DEK lines are renowned for their ability to offer a productivity, cost and lead-time advantage.

DEK Solar continues to thrive in China; powers escalating market demand

Feb 15, 2010 | DEK Solar is reflecting on an extremely positive Q4, having sold a record number of photovoltaic metallization lines in China. Most recently, the solar screen printing specialist completed a contract to supply a high-profile turnkey provider in the region with a large number of new metallization lines.

DEK and Maxim SMT Technologies showcase latest innovations at Electronics Next 2010

Feb 08, 2010 | DEK is preparing to showcase a comprehensive range of advanced technologies and processes at this year’s Electronics Next exhibition in conjunction with the company’s agent Maxim SMT Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Being held in New Delhi over February 24th – 26th, Electronics Next will see the mass imaging specialist demonstrate its state-of-the-art Horizon screen printing platform along with award-winning Productivity Tools from Stand 501.

Optimal stencil design? DEK shows that it’s elementary

Jan 22, 2010 | DEK recently encouraged its customers to become ‘de-DEK-tives’ in order to triumph in a prize draw held on its stand at Munich’s Productronica exhibition. Having now revealed the competition winner as Siemens AG’s Mr. Stanek, DEK has successfully drawn attention to the critical nature of stencil design in relation to ongoing product reliability – with a little help from Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

DEK and Heller announce state-of-the-art drying technology for solar cell metallization

Jan 22, 2010 | DEK Solar and Heller Industries have unveiled the results of a recent collaboration; a pioneering drying system that enhances the state-of-the-art PV3000 metallization line even further. The alliance between the market-leading screen printing and thermal technology specialists has enabled a significant breakthrough in solar cell production, incorporating precise thermal control, improved VOC management and reduced power consumption – all on a compact footprint.

DEK launches new VectorGuard® Double Layer Platinum stencil

Jan 11, 2010 | DEK has extended its popular VectorGuard® stencil portfolio with the addition of the double layer Platinum stencil, a unique stencil technology offering manufacturers a series of performance benefits over conventional screens. Launched at the Productronica exhibition in Munich, VectorGuard Double Layer Platinum stencils are an ideal solution for semiconductor applications and component manufacture, meeting the needs of production challenges requiring fine line or mixed feature sizes.

DEK customers can now extend their Horizon even further

Jan 07, 2010 | Mass imaging specialist DEK has unveiled further enhancements to its popular Horizon screen printing platform. Now equipped with state-of-the-art new cover packages, Horizon features substantially improved usability and operator access for an additional level of manufacturing flexibility.

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