You can always be sure of finding something new at Nepcon. New equipment, new processes, new applications, new businesses, new people, and new ways of doing old things. Nepcon 2007 at the NEC this May is no exception with more than 30 new companies.
See the list below for more details of what some of them will be showcasing.
3G International Europe Stand J41: A newly formed company and wholly owned subsidiary of Total HMI Solutions is being launched at Nepcon. The organisation provides technical & commercial assistance for European manufacturing companies selecting touch screens, membrane switch panels, rubber keypads and flexible circuits for Human Machine Interface controls.
Aegis Industrial Software (Europe) Stand L28: A high profile global company known for its advanced software solutions and information management systems for the electronics assembly industry. Just picked up its seventh consecutive award in the US for Service Excellence.
Aster Technologies Stand G46: Test experts and a leading supplier of analyses for electrical Design for Test (DFT), test coverage, PCB testability and next-gen viewers and quality management tools.
Avantech Distribution Stand L44: Newly appointed as official distributor for Dalian Eastern Display Co, a company specialising in the design and manufacture of LCD panels and modules, featuring built-in drivers and controllers.
Blackwood Compliance Laboratories Stand D60: Offering UKAS accredited Electrical Safety and EMC testing of ITE, telecoms, industrial, domestic and other commercial products.
Carl Zeiss Stand G5: A famous name in high quality optics exhibiting its leadership in Co-ordinate Measurement Machines including bridge type, form, contour and surface measuring instruments. Carl Zeiss also offers a contract measurement facility.
Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEI) Exhibition Stand L15: Organisers of the DSEI exhibition held at London's ExCel centre from 11th to 14th September 2007 and also the organiser of a series of dedicated seminars at Nepcon aimed at helping small and medium-sized enterprises become suppliers in the defence and aerospace markets.
EASCA UK. Stand H75: An electronics assembly supplier providing total solutions from layout design, PCB production, component selection and purchasing through to final assembly. Also ISO-9000 certified.
Ellipse-Sourcing (HK) Stand H70: An Asia based service provider distributing electronic components and sub-contracting activities covering flex & rigid PCBs, displays, components, cables & wiring harnesses, and sub-assemblies.
ETA Circuit Breakers Stand B62: A market leader in the design, development and manufacture of circuit breakers for equipment protection showing products for a wide range of applications. ETA also offers process sensors for flow and level sensing.
Felco Solutions Stand F72: Sole agent for a number of leading European and Far Eastern manufacturers of passive components. Distributor of a number of cable, connector, switch, keypad and solder products, and experts in identifying 'design in' opportunities.
Flex-Ability Stand G74: Two decades of experience in manufacturing flex, flex-rigid, and single & double-sided rigid PCBs. Has applied expertise in demanding sectors like military, medical, aerospace and telecoms. Specialist in prototype, small & medium PCB batches.
Flexible Circuit Technologies Stand C10: Minnesota-based flexible circuit specialists, Designs and manufactures flex circuits for a broad range of applications from industrial control and computers to medical. Also offers a quick turn production service.
Goepel Electronic Stand K44: Develops and manufactures intelligent solutions for the test of mounted PCBs and electronic devices including JTAG/Boundary Scan, Automotive Test Systems, AOI Systems and Functional Test Systems.
GPV Printca Stand J64: Has three manufacturing facilities in Denmark and China producing high reliability rigid and flex PCB solutions for quality-focused customers. Also a low-volume production site in China.
Henri Picard & Frere Stand M47: Founded an impressive 150 years ago in Switzerland, a company that's passionate about precision in its supply of hand tools and materials, including ESD-safe soldering sets, tweezers, brushes, files etc.
Instem Technology Services Stand K76: Manages manufacturing for technology business in the scientific, industrial, defence, aerospace and voice & data communications sectors. Specialises in low to medium volume high-complexity electronics.
Jacobson Chemicals Stand C50: An independent specialist chemical distributor providing chemical technologies for moulding systems. Used in many market sectors including industrial prototyping and tooling, as well as in aeronautic and automotive design.
Jovy Systems Stand L10: A new BGA/SMT rework stations manufacturer in the international market, presenting cost effective solutions for the latest rework technology. Its new RE-7500 Rework Station uses dark medium infra red technology.
Metal Craft Industries UK Stand J42: Offering a comprehensive range of peripheral storage systems resulting from a recent alliance with Peter Mossmann. Products include Kitting, Feeder and PCB Trolleys, and Screen Racks, all with ESD coatings as standard.
Micro Measure Solutions Stand G71: UK importer & distributor of Motic Inspection Microscopes & Digital Microscopy Solutions. Also Nikon Europe importer for Nexiv Non Contact Video Measurement Systems and Nikon Measuring Metallurgical Microscopes.
Myutron Stand D64: Tokyo based designers, developers, and manufacturers of optical component such as lenses, prisms, and illumination sources for machine vision systems. Includes a range of high-resolution telecentric lenses.
P D S Instruments Stand C90: UK distributor for a number of renowned companies that provide AC & DC power sources, related test equipment and services. Able to offer off-the-shelf and custom solutions as required.
Polyrack Stand F64: Design and manufacture specialist for enclosure products including plastic injection moulding materials. Offers system technologies such as VME, VME64x and CPCI with 19 inch or desk mounted enclosures. Products such as subracks, plug-in modules and front panels can be customised as required.
Prism Sound Stand L12: Supplying high quality analogue and digital audio test solutions that are backed with consultancy and support services.
Qmidd Stand F12: Dedicated to offering OEMs independent services to outsource all or part of the design and manufacturing process, using a worldwide network of quality design & layout partners and EMS providers across the technology spectrum.
Sanmina-SCI UK Stand J46: The UK arm of the high profile global EMS provider delivering complete end-to-end manufacturing services to companies of all sizes, geographic locations and end market. The manufacturer behind many famous brand products.
SCH Technologies Stand H62: Experts in the development, manufacture and application of conformal coating equipment and materials, and the UK's leading subcontract coating service provider offering a comprehensive service and impartial advice.
Stadium Stand C22: A leading supplier of distinctive Electronic Manufacturing Services to select OEMs at a globally competitive cost, with manufacturing plants in the UK and China which are supported by commercial, design and supply chain infrastructure in the UK and Hong Kong.
Techno-Service S.A Stand L50: Ecological EMS specialist, focusing on design, PCB production, assembly and test. Offers fast prototyping, low and medium volume and high mix production.
TM3 Production Systems Ltd Stand L31: Pick and Place Systems manufacturer launching a new entry-level platform at the show. Featuring dual vision systems, the new machine is capable of automatic fiducial correction and large component placement. Ideal for batch and pre-production runs.
Young Electronics Group Stand M40: One of the UK's largest global distributors of electronic components offering a broad array of components from international suppliers in electronic components, power supplies, IT products, cabling and connectivity and EMS.
Zen Production Equipment Stand E25: Supplies automatic soldering machines, soldering materials and process monitoring systems. Products include Selective soldering, Reflow soldering, Flux flow profiling and monitoring systems, and pyrometer systems.
To see all these and many more exhibitors at Nepcon 15th, 17th May register on line at http://www.nepcon.co.uk
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