SMT, PCB Electronic Industry News

Express Newsletter

The SMTnet Express newsletter is sent weekly to over 25,000 subscribers.

  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Express Newsletter

SMTnet - where else would you meet over 500,000 industry professionals? Late Model SMT Equipment Auction - Featuring: 2 SMT Lines & AOI, X-Ray Inspection Equipment

SMTnet Express, January 25, 2018, Subscribers: 31,198, Members: Companies: 10,865, Users: 24,319



IPC APEX EXPO 2018 Attendees Can Succeed at the Velocity of Technology at Free Networking Events

From the exhibit floor to the classroom and everywhere in between, including the International Reception, First-Timers' Welcome; Show Floor Reception and Ice Cream Social; Women in Electronics Networking Reception; Exhibition Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, New Products Corridor, and more, attendees can connect and collaborate.

Among the highly anticipated special events is a free opening keynote by founder and director of Google Ideas at Google and now CEO of Jigsaw (its successor arm with Alphabet Inc.), Jared Cohen. On Tuesday, February 27, Cohen will present, "Game Changers: Technology and the Next Big Disruptions," providing answers to the question on every attendee's mind: "what's next for the world of technology?".

On Wednesday, February 28, John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, will discuss how today's technology and business requirements are changing at an ever-accelerating pace. With millennials making up the largest workforce this planet has ever known, Mitchell will show how understanding the challenges and solutions in educating today's workforce, is critical to businesses and leaders around the globe during his presentation, "Educating a 21st Century Workforce."

continued below...

IPC APEX 2018 Featured Exhibitors


GPD Global SimpleCoat -
Selective Conformal Coating

IPC Apex Booth # 3325

Nordson ASYMTEK Spectrum II -
Automated Dispenser with AOI

IPC Apex Booth # 2114


Speedprint SP1550 -
Long Board Screen Printer

IPC Apex Booth # 3723

Europlacer Atom - High-Speed, Super-Flexible Placement Platform

IPC Apex Booth # 1518

Count on Tools -
SMT Nozzles & Consumables

IPC Apex Booth # 1613


Heller Mark 5
Reflow Oven

IPC Apex Booth # 2132

1Click SMT Tech -
Selective Soldering Systems

IPC Apex Booth # 3925

Shenmao Soldering Materials

IPC Apex Booth # 2344

BTU Pyramax Vacuum Reflow Oven

IPC Apex Booth # 927

Qualitek High Performance Pb-Free Solder Materials

IPC Apex Booth # 2237


Single-phase PCB Cleaning Agents

IPC Apex Booth # 2523

KYZEN ANALYST, Automatic, Real-time
Concentration Analytics System

IPC Apex Booth # 3449


High-Speed / High-Performance 3D AOI Machine

IPC Apex Booth # 1327

YXLON Cheetah EVO -
Scalable X-ray Inspection Systems

IPC Apex Booth # 2345

CyberOptics SE3000��� -
A Leap Forward in 3D SPI

IPC Apex Booth # 2409

VJ Electronix - XQuik II Auto Load
with AccuCount Technology

IPC Apex Booth # 2551


Metcal CONNECTION VALIDATION™, The Next Generation of Soldering

IPC Apex Booth # 1833

PDR IR-E6 Evolution Ultimate Performance, BGA Rework Station

IPC Apex Booth # 2513

Precision PCB Services SV560-A - High Volume BGA Rework Station

IPC Apex Booth # 3752

Virtual Industries Vacuum Tweezers, Easily Handle Small Parts

IPC Apex Booth # 3852

PACE ADS200 AccuDrive Production Soldering Station

IPC Apex Booth # 2405

ERSA HR 550 - Powerful Hybrid Rework System, 3.900 W

IPC Apex Booth # 1337


HEPCO Lead Forming Equipment

IPC Apex Booth # 2607

FKN Systek PCB Depanelizers

IPC Apex Booth # 2922

IBE SMT Equipment

IPC Apex Booth # 2926

Cogiscan Factory Intelligence -
Track, Trace & Control Solutions

IPC Apex Booth # 3825

KIC Industry 4.0
Smart Factory Starter Kit

IPC Apex Booth # 3301

Blackfox Premier IPC Training &
Certification Programs

IPC Apex Booth # 3226

In addition, tackling the hot topics that have the electronics industry buzzing, 10 free Buzz sessions will be offered. The industry's top technical experts on subjects ranging from 3D printed electronics and Industry 4.0 to China environmental issues and a pulse of the electronics industry and business outlook will provide insights into timely issues surrounding each of these buzz-worthy topics.

"The special events at the show add tremendous value for attendees," says Alicia Balonek, IPC senior director of trade shows and events. "Most of the events are free with advance registration - whether you register in advance for complimentary exhibit hall admission or sign up for our most comprehensive educational package, the All-Access Package.

"Networking in person makes a difference; and attendees have a great opportunity to network with thousands of their electronics industry peers from around the globe at IPC APEX EXPO 2018," Balonek adds. "Improving their company's performance and furthering their personal success, making new connections and strengthening existing relationships���it's what makes the IPC APEX EXPO experience priceless."


Editor in Chief - Roland Girouard

Reporting Editor - Derek LaBorie

Technical Editor - Davef (submit your technical articles)

Newsletter Editor - Anna Girouard, 98 Elm Street, Portland, Maine 04101 USA, Tel.207-780-0887.


SMTnet - Electronic Industry Hub

News Forums SMT Equipment Company Directory

Calendar Career Center Advertising About FREE Company Listing!

  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Express Newsletter
High Precision SMT Fluid Dispensers

Comprehensive Analytical Services and Support