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Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

Adhesives/Dispensing, Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Repair/Rework, Soldering

  • Phone 1-714-799-9910
  • Fax 1-714-828-2001

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Innovative Bench-top Soldering Equipment from Metcal at SMTAI

Aug 16, 2017 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #208 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sept. 19-20, 2017 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The company will showcase innovative new products including its Connection Validation Hand Soldering System with monitoring software (CV-5210), High Thermal Demand (HTD) handpiece, and introduce the new AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner.

New Metcal HTD Tips & Hand-piece Increase Throughput and Save Money

Jul 19, 2017 | Metcal is pleased to introduce the new High Thermal Demand (HTD) Solution for the MX-5200 Series. The HTD hand-piece and tips transform an MX-5000 or MX-5200 series into a powerhouse for applications with high thermal loads – such as dense boards – without damaging sensitive components.

High Thermal Demand (HTD) Solution for the MX-5200 Series.

Metcal Picks up Its Third Industry Award for Its Latest Innovation – Connection ValidationTM Soldering Station

Apr 26, 2017 | Metcal today announced that it has been awarded a 2017 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Soldering Systems – Hand Soldering Tools for its CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station. The award was presented to the company during an April 26, 2017, ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China. This is the third industry award that the company has received for Connection Validation since its introduction in early 2017.

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal’s Latest Innovation in Hand Soldering Receives Prestigious Industry Award during NEPCON China

Apr 25, 2017 | Metcal today announced that it received a 2017 SMT China Vision Award in the category of Hand Soldering for the CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station. The award was presented to the company on April 25, 2017 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China. This is the second award that the company has received for Connection Validation since its introduction in early 2017.

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal Brings the Latest Innovation in Hand Soldering to NEPCON China

Mar 23, 2017 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at NEPCON China, scheduled to take place April 25-27, 2017 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. The company will showcase its convection rework and hand soldering systems and tools, including the new CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station and High Thermal Demand upgrade kit in Stand 1H39.

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

The New Metcal Connection Validation™ Receives a 2017 NPI Award

Feb 15, 2017 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Soldering – Hand Tools for its CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station, as selected by an independent panel of practicing industry engineers. Evaluation of the award entries is based on several criteria, including innovation; compatibility with existing technology; cost-effectiveness; design, and more. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal Introduces the Next Big Step in Process Control: Connection Validation™

Feb 13, 2017 | Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station provides real-time closed loop feedback on intermetallic compound formation— the world’s first. Plus, a new communication port enables process traceability and firmware upgrades.

Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal Announces Major Rebranding on Milestone 35th Anniversary

Feb 01, 2017 | With the upcoming introduction of a game-changing technology, new investments in technology and engineering, and a deep product pipeline, Metcal announces a revitalization of its brand and further strengthens its position as the industry innovator.

Metcal to Launch Connection Validation – the Latest Innovation in Hand Soldering – at APEX

Jan 11, 2017 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the 2017 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center in Calif. The company will showcase its hand soldering systems and tools, the Scarab Site Cleaning System, Scorpion Rework System, and fume extraction systems in Booth #3035.

Connection Validation.

Metcal Announces Global Launch of Solder Wire Feeder System

Dec 01, 2016 | Metcal today announced the global launch of the Solder Wire Feeder System. The feeder system speeds up the soldering process and increases efficiency by adding control and convenience to the line.

The Solder Wire Feeder.

Don’t Miss the SMTA Space Coast Expo!

Nov 07, 2016 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Space Coast Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 at the Melbourne Auditorium in FL. Company representatives will showcase the Metcal MX-5200 Soldering System and MX-500 Soldering & Rework System.

Metcal to Bring Its MX-5200 Soldering System with Dual Simultaneous Use Option to SMTA LA/OC Expo

Nov 02, 2016 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA LA/Orange County Expo, scheduled to take place Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at The Grand Event Center in Long Beach, CA. Company representatives will showcase the Metcal MX-5200 Soldering System and Solder Wire Feeder.

Metcal’s New Solder Wire Increases Soldering Speed – Visit the SMTA New England Expo

Nov 01, 2016 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA New England Expo, scheduled to take place Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. Company representatives will show the Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feeder, along with Metcal’s proven rework and repair equipment, including the Scorpion Rework System and MX-5200 Soldering System.

New Solder Wire Feeder Adds a New Level of Control – Find Out More at SMTA Guadalajara

Sep 26, 2016 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Oct. 5-6, 2016 at Hotel Riu Guadalajara. Company representatives will show the Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feeder, along with Metcal’s proven rework and repair equipment, including the Scorpion Rework System and MX-5200 Soldering System.

Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feeder.

Metcal Application Expert Paul Wood to Participate in Expert Rework Panel at SMTAI

Sep 22, 2016 | Metcal today announced that Paul Wood, Advanced Product Applications Manager, will participate in an expert panel conducted by Global SMT & Packaging Magazine during SMTA International. The panel, entitled, “Rework and Repair – Challenges,” is scheduled to take place Wednesday September 28, 2016.

Paul Wood, Advanced Product Applications Manager.

Get a New Level of Soldering Control with Metcal’s Solder Wire Feeder at SMTAI

Aug 31, 2016 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #806 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Company representatives will show the Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feeder, along with Metcal’s proven rework and repair equipment, including the Scarab Site Cleaning System, Scorpion Rework System, MX-5200 Soldering System and more. The new Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feeder adds a new level of control and convenience to the soldering process.

Scarab Site Cleaning System.

New Solder Wire Feeder at NEPCON South China

Aug 28, 2016 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #1H55 at NEPCON South China, scheduled to take place Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2016 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. Company representatives will show the Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feeder, along with Metcal’s proven rework and repair equipment, including the Scarab Site Cleaning System, Scorpion Rework System, MX-5200 Soldering System and more. The new Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feeder adds a new level of control and convenience to the soldering process.

New RSM for the Southwest at Metcal

Aug 22, 2016 | Metcal today announced that it has hired a new Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest. Gabriel Ortiz will manage Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Mexico and South America.

Gabriel Ortiz.

Metcal Appoints Experienced Regional Sales Manager for the UK and Eastern Europe

Jul 30, 2016 | Metcal today announced that it has appointed Neil Edwards as the Regional Sales Manager for the UK, including Ireland and Eastern Europe, for Metcal. Edwards will report to Rick Nuttall, Director of European Sales, OK International Ltd.

Neil Edwards as the Regional Sales Manager for the UK.

Metcal Offers Free Soldering System with the Purchase of a Fume Extraction System

May 16, 2016 | Metcal is pleased to announce its Spring Promo, where customers can get a FREE MFR-1100 soldering system with the purchase of the two-operator BVX-201-KIT1 Fume Extraction System.  The promotion is effective immediately and ends June 30, 2016.

BVX-201-KIT1 Fume Extraction System.

Metcal to Exhibit with SmartTec at SMT Nuremberg

Apr 12, 2016 | Metcal has announced that it will exhibit in Hall 7, Stand 109 with distributor SmartTec at the upcoming SMT/Hybrid/Packaging show, scheduled to take place April 26-28, 2016 at the Messe in Nuremberg, Germany. Metcal’s Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) will be on display, along with the Scorpion Rework System, the MX-5200 Soldering & Rework System, and the soon-to-be-launched Solder Wire Feeder.

Metcal’s Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS).

Metcal Sponsors IPC Hand Soldering Competition during NEW

Apr 07, 2016 | Metcal has announced that it is a sponsor of the IPC Hand Soldering Competition in association with Advanced Rework Technology. The competition is scheduled to take place April 12-14 at Birmingham NEC in Hall 2 during National Electronics Week (NEW). NEW will be offering cash prizes and a ticket to SMT Nuremberg 2017 for the winner to pit their skills against an international pool of experts.

Metcal to Debut the New USF-1000 Solder Wire Feed System at APEX

Feb 16, 2016 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #3412 at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 15-17, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Company representatives will show the Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feed System for the first time, along with Metcal’s proven rework and repair equipment, including the Scarab Site Cleaning System, Scorpion Rework System, MX-5200 Soldering System and more. The new Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feed System adds a new level of control and convenience to the soldering process.

Scarab Site Cleaning System.

Meet Metcal at the SMTA Rocky Mountain Expo

Jan 06, 2016 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Rocky Mountain Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at the West Club at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. The MX-5200 Soldering & Rework System will be on display, along with the MX-HPDC Dual Cartridge Hand-Piece and HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil.

Metcal Ultra-Fine™ Hand-Piece for fine access, a Precision Tweezer capable.

Metcal Picks Up Its Third Award for the Scarab Site Cleaning System at productronica

Nov 12, 2015 | Metcal today announced that it was awarded a 2015 Global Technology Award in the category of Rework & Repair Equipment for its Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS). The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 ceremony that took place at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany during productronica.

Scarab Site Cleaning System.

Metcal Announces the Final Two Workshops of the 2015 Cutting Edge Rework Tour

Nov 04, 2015 | Metcal today announced the dates for the final two workshops of the Cutting Edge Rework Tour. The workshops will address the latest techniques for contactless site cleaning and rework as well as repair of a variety of applications.  

Metcal Announces Fall Savings – Buy 4 MX-500 Soldering Systems, Get 1 Free

Oct 26, 2015 | Metcal today announced its fall special. Customers who buy four (4) MX-500S, MX-500AV or MX-500UF systems will get a system of the same or lesser value for free (up to a $585.00 value). The promotion is effective immediately and runs through Dec. 31, 2015.

MX-500 Soldering Systems.

Metcal Announces Productronica 2015 Lineup

Oct 22, 2015 | Metcal today announced that they plan to exhibit a range of products including the Scarab, Scorpion, MX-5200 and HCT2-120 in Hall A4, Booth 221 at the upcoming Productronica International Trade Fair, scheduled to take place November 10-13 at the Messe in Munich, Germany.

Metcal Scarab.

Metcal to Exhibit Its Leading Technologies at SMTA Guadalajara 2015

Oct 06, 2015 | Metcal today announced that they plan to exhibit a range of products including the Scorpion, MX-5200, HCT-900 and PCT-100 at table #67 at the upcoming SMTA Expo in Guadalajara, Mexico, which is scheduled to take place October 14-15, 2015, at Riu Hotel in Guadalajara, Mexico.

The Scorpion Rework System.

Metcal Application Expert Paul Wood Will Present at the BEST Tech Symposium

Sep 03, 2015 | Metcal today announced that Paul Wood is speaking at the BEST Tech Symposium on Small Package Challenges, scheduled to take place Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 at Pinstripes - South Barrington in South Barrington, IL. Mr. Wood will present “Hand Soldering Techniques for Small Packages.”

Paul Wood, Metcal’s Advanced Product Applications Manager.

Metcal Resumes Its 2015 Cutting Edge Rework Tour

Sep 03, 2015 | Metcal today announced that its new series of cutting-edge rework and repair workshops will resume in September 2015. The workshops will address the latest techniques for contactless site cleaning and rework as well as repair of a variety of applications.

The Cutting Edge Rework.

Metcal Scarab Named ‘Best Emerging Exhibit’ at NEPCON South China

Aug 31, 2015 | Metcal today announced that the Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) was selected for the ‘Best Emerging Exhibit Award of SMTA China South 2015’. The award was presented to the company on Aug. 25, 2015 during NEPCON South China.

Allen Zou and Paul Wood accepting the Best Emerging Exhibit Award during NEPCON South China.

Metcal to Display the Scarab Site Cleaning System at SMTAI

Aug 26, 2015 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #816 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 29 - 30, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The new Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) will be on display, along with the MX-5200 Soldering & Rework System and HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil.

Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS).

Metcal Extends Its Summer Special – Offer Ends Sept. 30th

Aug 16, 2015 | Metcal today announced that it has extended its summer special on the MX-5200 Soldering and Rework Series. From now through the end of September, customers who purchase a Metcal MX-5200 system will receive three free cartridge tips. The promotion is available for the MX-5210, MX-5211 and MX-5220 through authorized Metcal distributors in North America.

Metcal MX-5200 system.

Metcal to Display the Scarab Site Cleaning System at NEPCON South China

Jul 21, 2015 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth B-1G26 at NEPCON South China, scheduled to take place Aug. 25-27, 2015 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The new Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) will be on display, along with the new Solder Ball Replacement Kit and MX-HPDC dual cartridge hand-piece.

Metcal Kicks Off Its 2015 Cutting Edge Rework Tour

May 19, 2015 | Metcal today announced that its new series of cutting-edge rework and repair workshops will commence in June 2015. The workshops will discuss the latest techniques to address contactless site cleaning and rework as well as repair of a variety of applications.

Metcal to Host ‘Keys to Rework Workshop’ in the Dominican Republic

May 15, 2015 | Metcal today announced that it will host its popular ‘Keys to Rework Workshop’ in the Dominican Republic next month. The workshop is scheduled to take place Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel in Santo Domingo, D.R.  The ‘Keys to Rework Workshop’ will provide tips to unlocking the challenges of rework.

Ed Zamborksy, Regional Sales Manager for Metcal. 

Metcal to Participate in ACI Technologies’ Second Annual Tech Expo

May 14, 2015 | Metcal today announced its participation in ACI Technologies’ second annual Tech Expo, scheduled to take place May 20-21, 2015 at its facility in Philadelphia, PA. Ed Zamborsky, Metcal’s RSM, will present the Rework and Repair session.

Ed Zamborsky, Metcal’s RSM.

Metcal Wins Esteemed Award for APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System

Apr 22, 2015 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2015 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Rework & Repair for its APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System. The award was presented to the company during an April 22, 2015 ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China. This marks the 10th award that OK International has received from the electronics industry.

Rework & Repair for its APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System.

Metcal Wins SMT China Vision Award for the APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System

Apr 21, 2015 | Metcal is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 2015 SMT China Vision Award in the category of Repair & Rework for its APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2015 ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China.

APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System.

Metcal to Exhibit with SmartTec at SMT Nuremberg

Apr 06, 2015 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at SMT Hybrid Packaging, scheduled to take place May 5-7, 2015 in Nuremberg Germany. The new Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) will be showcased in the SmartTec Stand 321, hall 7, along with the Solder Ball Replacement Kit and MX-HPDC dual cartridge hand-piece.

Metcal to Introduce the Scarab Site Cleaning System in Asia at NEPCON China

Mar 17, 2015 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth B-1G26 at NEPCON China 2015, scheduled to take place April 21-23, 2015 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. The new Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) will be displayed for the first time in Asia, along with the new Solder Ball Replacement Kit and MX-HPDC dual cartridge hand-piece.

Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System.

Metcal Presents REStronics Metro with Rep Group of the Year Award

Mar 16, 2015 | Metcal today announced that it presented REStronics Metro, its manufacturers’ representative in the New York metro area, with its Representative Group of the Year Award for 2014. The award was presented to David Leventhal, REStronics Metro Principal, during Metcal’s National Rep Meeting at the recent IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, CA. 

Ed Zamborksy, Metcal’s RSM, with David Leventhal, REStronics Metro.

Metcal Announces Winner of Fourth Annual APEX Hand Soldering World Championship

Mar 05, 2015 | Metcal is pleased to announce that it has awarded the winner of the fourth annual IPC APEX EXPO® Hand Soldering World Championship with an MX-5210 Metcal Soldering System. Min Seok Kim, with Samsung Thales Co., Ltd., Korea, also was awarded $1,000 by the IPC.

Min Seok Kim, Samsung Thales Co., Ltd., Korea, and Jerry Simmons, Metcal.

Join Metcal’s UK Team at Southern Manufacturing

Jan 28, 2015 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in the Solder Connection Stand B80 at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics, scheduled to take place Feb. 10-12, 2015 in Farnborough, Hampshire.

Metcal’s Scorpion Rework System.

Metcal Is a Premier Sponsor of the IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering World Championship

Jan 27, 2015 | Metcal has announced that it is a premier sponsor of the fourth annual IPC APEX EXPO® Hand Soldering World Championship, scheduled to take place Feb. 26, 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. In addition to its sponsorship, Metcal will award a Metcal MX-5200 Soldering System to the world champion (this is in addition to the cash prize awarded by IPC).

Metcal to Introduce New Rework Tools at MD&M West

Jan 22, 2015 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #524 at MD&M West, scheduled to take place Feb. 10-12, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. The award-winning Scorpion Rework System will be on display, along with the new Solder Ball Replacement Kit and MX-HPDC dual cartridge hand-piece.

Scorpion Rework System.

Metcal to Bring New Rework Tools to the IPC APEX EXPO

Jan 20, 2015 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #627 at the IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 24-26, 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The new Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) will be displayed for the first time, along with the new Solder Ball Replacement Kit and MX-HPDC dual cartridge hand-piece.

Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System.

Metcal Develops New Hand-Piece to Meet Higher Thermal Demands

Jan 05, 2015 | Metcal is pleased to introduce the new MX-HPDC dual cartridge hand-piece and MX-WHPDC work-stand. Designed to meet higher thermal demands, five new SMTC dual-shaft cartridge geometries also are available in two temperature series.

MX-HPDC dual cartridge hand-piece

Metcal Selects Manufacturers’ Representative for Minnesota and Upper Midwest Region

Nov 25, 2014 | Metcal recently appointed Electri-Rep to provide sales, service and support for its customers in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.

Jerry Lindholm and Steve Paulson, Electri-Rep

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