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Fourth Global Industry Award at productronica

Nov 12, 2015

AQUANOX® A4708.

AQUANOX® A4708.

KYZEN, a global leader in electronics manufacturing cleaning solutions, has been named the 2015 winner of the industry’s coveted Global SMT Technology Award for Cleaning Materials. The event marks the ninth KYZEN Global SMT Award and the fourth global industry award for AQUANOX® A4708 pH Neutral Electronic Assembly Cleaning Chemistry. “I don’t know that any chemistry in this class has been recognized by industry leaders this many times, but our customers know that AQUANOX® A4708 reliably meets high-precision performance requirements, as does our environmentally friendly cleaning technologies,” said Tom Forsythe, Executive Vice President at KYZEN.

The Global Technology Award was presented during a Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 ceremony at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany during productronica. This marks KYZEN’s fourth award for A4708.

AQUANOX® A4708 rapidly cleans under densely populated, low-gap PCB assemblies and is effective on all flux types, including no-clean and water soluble residues. A4708 is specifically formulated for enhanced metal compatibility and is safe for delicate gold and aluminum bonding pads. The specialized pH chemistry provides bright solder joints, even after multiple wash exposures.

This year, KYZEN celebrates 25 years as a global cleaning solutions leader. It has been recognized with more than 50 industry excellence awards and is renowned for providing technical cleaning advice from its global experts. “We’re totally focused on connecting leading science with care to create the most effective cleaning solutions for each customer’s unique manufacturing process or problem,” continued Forsythe.

Premiering in 2005, the Global Technology Awards program is an annual celebration of product excellence in electronics surface mount assembly. Premier products based on the finest examples of creative advancement in technology are chosen by a distinguished panel of industry experts.

KYZEN® and AQUANOX® are registered trademarks in the United States and other countries.


KYZEN is a global leader in providing environmentally responsible, RoHS compliant precision cleaning chemistries for industries ranging from electronics and advanced packaging to metal finishing and aerospace applications. Since its founding in 1990, KYZEN’s innovative cleaning technologies, scientific expertise and customer support have been repeatedly recognized with the industry’s most prestigious awards. For answers to your cleaning problems or for more information, visit www.KYZEN.com.

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