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Featured Events

Discover New Solutions At IPC Midwest

IPC has launched a new Midwest trade show covering all aspects of the electronics industry � board design and manufacture and electronics assembly, manufacture and test. This event is the ONLY industry-driven event in the Midwest that is focused on delivering you the most qualified attendees in the market.

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Find The New Products, Technologies, And Ideas At ATExpo

Advanced manufacturing today is leaner, more efficient and quality conscious than at any other time in manufacturing history. In order to be competitive in the global marketplace, the nation�s 300,000 advanced manufacturers have increasingly turned to custom assembly and automation solutions to dramatically accelerate and improve the production process.

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Featured Auction

Zicon, LLC - Machinery, Equipment, Vehicles And RM Inventory

The Daley-Hodkin Group

Sale Type: Auction

Sale Open: Tue, October 02, 11:00 AM

Location of Assets: Boca Raton, FL, USA

Large quantity of inspection and test equipment, miscellaneous production equipment, plant support and material handling equipment, vehicles, large quantity of office furniture and equipment. Approximately $1.0 Million in raw material component inventory.


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 Software

Soldering Tip Maintenance


Bob Wettermann

Best Inc

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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Universal dual head (axial)

Posted by Darron Fuller

I am currently having a problem with uncut legs on one side of axial components from a universal dual head insertion machine. Initially it was thought that...»»

100% solder coverage

Posted by Engr. Yumex

We are an electronic assembly contractor and one of our customer requires a 100% solder coverage on pads for their products. We are using flex pcb... »»

Next Philips question

Posted by Steve Thomas

Is there any way to generate a printable (ASCII text)component info file? We don't have LAN capability on this machine, nor do we use PPS... »»

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BGA Rework Skills

Seminar/Course | Precision PCB Services, Inc

Thu, September 20, 2007 | Oroville, CA, USA

This 2-day course is designed for students that require the hands-on skill and knowledge to reliably remove and install many types... »»

IPC/JEDEC International Conference on Lead Free Electronics

Conference | IPC

Thu, October 04, 2007 | Berlin, Germany

To give the European electronic industry answers to the problems caused by implementing lead free processes, IPC and JEDEC are holding... »»

SMTA International 2007

Trade Show/Exhibition | SMTA

Sun, October 07, 2007 | Gaylord Palms Hotel, Kissimmee, FL, USA

The industry's premier technical conference and NEW two day exhibition. Join us as a speaker, exhibitor or attendee... »»

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Career Center

Sales Manager

Silicon Forest Electronics

Vancouver, WA, USA

The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to continue our impressive revenue growth. Achieving all revenue targets as outlined in SFE Annual Plan...»»

Engineer, Senior Electrical/Control

Asymtek, a Nordson Company

Carlsbad, CA, USA

Designs and analyzes multi-order control, linear, non linear systems for mission critical applications. Normal work assignments involve describing...»»

Manufacturing Support Analyst

Autodesk, Inc.

Manchester or Novi, NH, USA

This is the third level technical position in Product Support, and requires a detailed understanding of Autodesk Manufacturing products, specialty areas...»»

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Industry Associations


SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies. Membership Info

SMTA Certification for SMT Processes and Six Sigma Green Belt


Next Event: SMTA International 2007


IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly. Membership Info

Standards & Publications

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Next Event: September 23 - 28, IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition

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