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Featured Article

What Your Electronic Manufacturing Service Provider Needs from You

Innovative Circuits, Inc.

Jim Usery

This article tells what your electronic manufacturing service providers needs from you to prepare an accurate quotation for a typical printed circuit board assembly project.

Contract electronics manufacturing service or EMS providers typically work with customers in a wide range of industries with differing requirements for inventory control, testing, product packaging, and product support. In some applications, the EMS provider simply assembles the printed circuit boards and then ships the boards to the customer.


Featured Software

CELLS Product & Job Tracking MES


Rich Larue

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CELLS Product & Job Tracking MES is an affordable full Manufacturing Process Control Software System for any industry. Lean manufacturing, track product, inventory tracking software, defect tracking software, data collection, document delivery & control and Statistical Process Control (SPC) quality reporting.


Featured Auction

Electronic Manufacturing Exchange #52


Sale Type: Online Auction

Sale Open: 04 April 2007, 1:00 AM (PDT)

Location of Assets: Worldwide

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Assets for Sale:

Semiconductor, Electronic Assembly and Test & Measurement Equipment. Digital oscilloscopes, spectrum, logic and network analyzers, generators, meters, counters, plug-ins, test sets, cards and much more.


Best Video Soldering Tips

Lead-Free (SAC Alloy) Through-Hole Soldering


Bob Wettermann

BEST Instructors have put to video demonstrations of common hand soldering skills. These are not designed to be in place of live one on one training where repetitive skills and subsequent one on one feedback is given. Rather they are quick refreshers designed to be viewed if a specific skill has not been practiced in a while.

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Posted by chrissieneale

I have a storage problem. I want to fix it by not having to store the boards at the end of the SMT line at all, but i have a feeling it might take a while to get to that point, so i need some interim suggestions from all you low/medium volumn, high varity smt-ers out there... ��

Hitachy QFP 256 leads

Posted by Manuel_R

Where I work, we place a component QFP 256 terminals (20 mil pitch)from hitachi (renesas), we use a MPM UP-3000 screen printer, IP-III placement machine and Vitronics 8 zones reflow Oven. Lead plating is 90-10 SnPb and solder paste is Indium NC-SMQ92J. We have had two different problems with this component... ��

IP3 motion video

Posted by Mark M.

I was wondering if anyone out there knows where I may find a video of a IP3 in motion. I am looking into the used market for IP3 and want to show management. I have asked Fuji and they have come up empty handed as they only show there latest and greatest machines. Please feel free to email me if you wish... ��

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7th Annual Houston SMTA Vendor Show and Technical Program

Trade Show/Exhibition | SMTA

Fri, March 23, 2007 | Sam Houston Race Park, Houston, TX, USA

Join us for the 7th annual Houston SMTA Vendor Show, co-located again this year with free technical sessions... ��

Engineering Documentation Control - Product Configuration Management

Seminar/Course | EC3 Corp

Wed, April 11, 2007 | Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA, USA

The seminar follows a product (electronic ignition, front-end loader) through the CM processes. Several exercises are included in order to encourage participation. Emphasis on subjects you choose... ��

International Conference on Soldering and Reliability

Conference, Seminar/Course | SMTA

Tue, April 17, 2007 | Park Plaza Hotel, Toronto, Canada

This event will include one day of workshops (Apr. 17) followed by a two-day technical conference and tabletop exhibition. SMTA will also hold their SMT Processes Certification on Apr. 17-19th... ��

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Career Center


Engineering Manager

Exerra, Inc.

Alpharetta, GA, USA

Seeking an engineer, who is able to install, train and support SMT Printers and X-ray inspection systems. Approximately 50% travel within North America...��

SMT Production Supervisor

Electronic Source Company

Van Nuys, CA, USA

The SMT Supervisor coordinates each day with the Customer Rep the SMT Schedule and Delivery Requirements. Organize personnel for efficient production...��

Sales Person


Willow Grove, PA, USA

The candidate must have experience with SMT equipment and process as well as communication competency to discuss with potential customers...��


Manufacturing/Process Engineer

Desired Field: Engineering

Lakewood, CA, USA

I have over 20 years experience in PCB Manufacturing with the majority of that experience in SMT. I worked to troubleshoot SMT component...��

SMT Engineer

Desired Field: Production, Quality Control

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

5 years of high volume manufacturing experience in creating and improving manufacturing processes. Proven track record of getting things done...��

SMT Engineer

Desired Field: Engineering, Production

Mentor, OH, USA

6 years of experience in electronics. I know how to program, operate, maintain, setup SMT machines. I also know how to operate AOI equipment...��

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