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Nihon Superior President Tetsuro Nishimura Recognized as Best Inventor during SMTAI

Oct 11, 2015

Tetsuro Nishimura, President of Nihon Superior.

Tetsuro Nishimura, President of Nihon Superior.

Nihon Superior Co. Ltd., an advanced joining material supplier, announces that Tetsuro Nishimura was awarded Best Inventor by SMT Today Magazine during the recent SMTA International Conference & Exhibition. The award was presented to Mr. Nishimura on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The Best Inventor Award recognizes an individual or team whose innovation/s have not only addressed a need and solved a problem but have also been used to drive improved efficiency, productivity and performance within the electronics manufacturing industry.

Tetsuro Nishimura, President of Nihon Superior, is recognized throughout the electronics industry as the inventor of SN100C and the pioneer of micro-alloyed solders. In addition, since his promotion to President in 2004, he has overseen the expansion of Nihon Superior to its current position as a major supplier of lead-free solder to the global electronics industry.

SMT Today, a high quality publication created for the global electronics industry, introduced the awards program to recognize, acknowledge and celebrate outstanding personal achievements and innovation within the electronics manufacturing industry during 2015. Winners were selected through an online voting process by members of the electronics manufacturing industry.

For more information about Nihon Superior, visit www.nihonsuperior.co.jp/english.


Nihon Superior was founded in 1966 when it began marketing unique flux products imported from the US. The company made its mark on society by gathering the most advanced soldering and brazing technologies and products from around the world, and supplying them to companies in the metal-joining industry. A turning point for the company came when it started developing its own soldering materials and with the success of its unique SN100C lead-free solder alloy Nihon Superior has become a major player in the global market. To support the growing demand for its products, Nihon Superior has established manufacturing and sales centers in Japan, China and other Asian countries, and the United States, and formed business partnerships with companies in other markets.

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