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IPC Study Identifies Costs of SEC Conflict Minerals Due Diligence at 17 Times More than Government Estimates

Mar 11, 2011 | A new study conducted by IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® predicts that reporting requirements for conflict minerals proposed by the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) would cost the electronic interconnect industry an estimated $279 million in the first year of implementation for due diligence alone, compared to the government’s estimate of $16.5 million.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Elastomer Socket for Infineon's BGA221

Mar 11, 2011 | Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance BGA socket for 0.4mm pitch 221 ball BGA - SG-BGA7162. The socket operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.

Ironwood Electronics

Ironwood Electronics

Ironwood Electronics, an ISO9001/2000 company, offers a wide selection of high performance adapters and sockets for all the various SMT IC Packages. Fast, high quality quick turn custom projects are o

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Design

Count On Tools to Introduce New SMT Nozzles and Consumables at APEX 2011

Mar 11, 2011 | Count On Tools Inc. will introduce its latest developments in SMT nozzles and consumables in Booth #1965 at the upcoming at the upcoming IPC APEX conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 12-14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools supplies a full range of SMT tooling, odd-form component tooling and design services, and other SMT consumables for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Count On Tools, Inc.

COT specializes in high quality SMT nozzles and consumables for pick and place machines. We provide special engineering design service of custom nozzles for those unique and odd components.

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Contract Manufacturer

EVS International to Exhibit its Lead-Free EVS 7000 System at IPC APEX EXPO 2011

Mar 11, 2011 | EVS International announces that it will exhibit its EVS 7000LFHS in Booth 1535 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO conference and exhibition, scheduled to take place April 12-14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

EVS International

The Solder Recovery System EVS 7000 provides a closed environment system for the recovery of solder from the solder dross produced during the wave soldering process.

EVS International

World Leaders in Solder Recovery.

Cowes, United Kingdom

Environmental Resources, Soldering

SEHO Systems to Exhibit Leading Soldering Solutions at IPC APEX EXPO 2011

Mar 11, 2011 | SEHO North America, Inc. will showcase its leading soldering systems in Booth #565 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 12-14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO's PowerSelective features a modular design, ensuring the highest flexibility.

SEHO Systems GmbH

SEHO develops and manufactures reflow, selective and wave soldering machines for the electronics industry. Since its foundation in 1976, SEHO is worldwide THE contact partner whenever soldering is involved.

Kreuzwertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

SMTA Accepting Applications for Board of Directors

Mar 10, 2011 | The SMTA is currently seeking committed individuals for its Board of Directors. Candidates should have valuable skills and ideas to continue our mission of helping members succeed in electronics assembly and related business operations.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

The SMTA membership is a network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies and related business operations.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Everett Charles Technologies’ CPG to Introduce the New Edge™ in Loaded Board Test at the IPC APEX EXPO

Mar 10, 2011 | The Contact Products Group (CPG) of Everett Charles Technologies will display the Edge™ for the first time in Booth #447 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO. The Edge™ provides an economical, sharp, aggressive and shallow angle blade tip for reliable via probing on PCBs by incorporating ECT’s patented ZIP® flat technology manufacturing cost advantages.

Everett Charles Technologies

Everett Charles Technologies

ECT is the world's leading manufacturer of POGO ® contact probes for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, military, connectors and testing bare and loaded printed circuit boards

Pomona, California, USA

Inspection

Seika Debuts the Ecobrid SC-AH100 Low-VOC Stencil Cleaner

Mar 10, 2011 | Seika Machinery introduces the new Sawa Ecobrid SC-AH100 Fully Automatic Low-VOC Stencil Cleaner. The Ecobrid stencil cleaner provides a 66 percent reduction in CO2 emissions and energy consumption over the previously fully automatic cleaning system, as well as a significant reduction in running costs.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Sawa Ecobrid SC-AH100 Fully Automatic Low-VOC Stencil Cleaner.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

KIC to Highlight MVP Profile Fixture at IPC APEX EXPO 2011

Mar 10, 2011 | KIC will highlight its MVP profile fixture in Booth #1964 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO conference and exhibition. The MVP profile fixture is ideal for viewing changes in reflow ovens and determining how those changes affect the profile of production boards.

KIC Thermal

The MVP profile fixture is ideal for viewing changes in reflow ovens and determining how those changes affect the profile of production boards.

KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

San Diego, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

Juki to Showcase Its Latest Automated Assembly Solutions at IPC APEX EXPO

Mar 10, 2011 | Juki Corporation will showcase its latest assembly systems in Booth #1559 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO.

Juki Automation Systems

FX-3 high-speed chip shooter.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 25000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Christopher Associates to Unveil New Inspection Solutions at IPC/APEX 2011

Mar 10, 2011 | Christopher Associates will unveil its latest industry leading inspection solutions in Booth #2211 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 12-14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Christopher Associates Inc.

New this year from Unix, the Optolaser LSX Laser Soldering System incorporates on-axis AOI and precise thermal management.

Christopher Associates Inc.

A pioneering supplier and distributor to the electronics and chemical processing industries.

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Multitest’s Mercury Contactors for Wafer-Level Test Successfully Deployed to Subcontractors in Asia

Mar 10, 2011 | Multitest announces that another major fabless semiconductor manufacturer has evaluated and approved its Mercury-based wafer-level contactors. These Mercury contactors have eight sites and more than spring probes per site.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of semiconductor material handling equipment and interfaces for the testing and calibration of semiconductors and sensors.

Rosenheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

SME to Present Innovation Conference on New Product Development and Manufacturing

Mar 10, 2011 | The SME Silicon Valley Chapter will present a one-day Innovation Conference for Engineers, “Latest Technologies and Challenges for Product Development and Manufacturing,” on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. The seminar will run in conjunction with the Northern California Design-2-Part Show being held May 18 & 19, 2011, also at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Design-2-Part Shows

Design-2-Part Shows

Design-2-Part Shows are America's largest and longest running contract manufacturing shows for the sourcing of custom parts, services and design. Regional tradeshows covering the USA provide OEMs the

Prospect, Connecticut, USA

Contract Manufacturer, Publication or Online Resource

Assembléon aims to cut pick pick & place operating costs by 30%

Mar 10, 2011 | A project now underway at Assembléon is developing pick & place machines that will cut energy consumption and other operating costs by at least 30%.

Assembléon

Assembléon's A-Series already sets the benchmark for low pick & place energy consumption. The machines consume half the electricity of the global industry average, saving up to $10.000 per machine per year. SuMa will improve that even further, and aims to reinforce the A-Series' reputation as the most sustainable pick & place machines for PCB assembly.

Assembléon

Assembleon manufactures a range of Surface Mount Technology (SMT) placement equipment, Pick & Place Machines and provides related services.

LA VELDHOVEN, Netherlands

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

DEK Expands Relationship with Scanditron

Mar 10, 2011 | DEK announced that it has expanded its successful relationship with Scanditron to now also include representation in Finland. The top electronics representative has an excellent track record with DEK, having been responsible for sales and technical support of DEK print platforms for over 30 years.

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

The ASM SMT Solutions segment is made up of SMT Printing Solutions (DEK) and SMT Placement Solutions (SIPLACE). Under the DEK brand, it sells best-in-class printing solutions for the electronics and solar industries.

Suwanee, Georgia, USA

Screen Printing

GOEPEL electronic improves in-system Programming Capability of Flash Memories

Mar 10, 2011 | GOEPEL electronic announces the market introduction of another feature within the frame of the emulation technology VarioTAP®. The new option enables the utilisation of fast process-oriented communication interfaces such as LAN or USB2.0 for data transfer, in particular solving the throughput problem in programming massive Flash images.

GOEPEL Electronic

GOEPEL Electronic

Vendor of systems for Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), 3D X-Ray Inspection (AXI)and 3D solder paste inspection (SPI). The company's inline and stand-alone AOI systems won several "Best in Test Awards"

Jena, Germany

Inspection

CBA Group Appoints Debbora Ahlgren Vice President of Marketing

Mar 09, 2011 | The CBA Group, comprised of Universal Instruments Corporation and Hover-Davis, announces the appointment of Debbora (Deb) Ahlgren as Vice President of Marketing, reporting to Jean-Luc Pelissier, CEO and President of CBA, Universal Instruments and Hover-Davis.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Debbora  Ahlgren, Vice President of Marketing for CBA Group.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Legislation for Permanent R&D Credit Introduced into Congress Today Will Assist U.S. Companies

Mar 09, 2011 | A long-time and active proponent of permanent research and development (R&D) tax credit legislation, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® applauds the introduction of H.R. 942, "The American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011," a bipartisan bill to strengthen and make permanent the R&D tax credit. R&D is vital for U.S. electronics companies to be globally competitive and retain U.S. jobs.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Signs of Full Recovery Shown in IPC's Electronics Industries Market Data Update

Mar 09, 2011 | Economically, 2010 was a better year than expected in most parts of the world. Although Japan experienced exceptionally high growth in 2010, this was the year that China overtook Japan to become the second-largest world economy after the USA.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Quick Circuits Converts to Taiyo Solder Mask

Mar 09, 2011 | John Fix, Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing for Taiyo America, announced today that Quick Circuits of the United Kingdom has converted their solder mask to Taiyo’s PSR-4000 GP01EU.

Taiyo America

Taiyo America

Taiyo America, Inc., a manufacturing subsidiary of Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan), is the largest supplier of solder mask for rigid and flexible PCBs and packaging substrates in North America.

Carson City, Nevada, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

GOEPEL electronic extends BSDL Testbench to Multi Chip Modules and 3D Chips

Mar 09, 2011 | GOEPEL electronic, world-class vendor of JTAG/Boundary Scan solutions announces the availability of a new option in its recently introduced EDA software TAPChecker™. Multi-Chip Modules (MCM) and 3D chips are now supported, allowing testbench generation for VHDL, Verilog and STIL output formats.

GOEPEL Electronic

TAPChecker™ is based on a modular platform architecture with central database and individually licensable modules for data import and export as well as automatic test vector generation.

GOEPEL Electronic

Vendor of systems for Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), 3D X-Ray Inspection (AXI)and 3D solder paste inspection (SPI). The company's inline and stand-alone AOI systems won several "Best in Test Awards"

Jena, Germany

Inspection

Computrol Hires General Manager for Utah Office

Mar 09, 2011 | Computrol, Inc. announces that Charles Scott III has rejoined the company as General Manager for the office located in Orem, Utah.

Computrol, Inc.

Charles Scott III, Computrol’s new General Manager for the Orem, Utah office

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc. is a national leader in low to medium volume, high mix contract manufacturer of electronic assemblies. We specialize in customer service, quality and on time delivery. We have 3 locations in the United States.

Meridian, Idaho, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Contract Manufacturer

Focus on Market Hotspots Fuels Industry Development

Mar 09, 2011 | In 2010, China's import and export volume of electronic and information products reached USD1.01 trillion in value. This figure reflects a growth of 29.3 percent, with exports accounting for USD591.2 billion, 37.5 percent of total national exports. These figures indicate how China has successfully managed the transition from a period of recovery to one of growth.

Reed Exhibitions

NEPCON China 2011 will be held from May 11-13 at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

BTU International Ships 3000th Thermal Processing System from Shanghai Factory

Mar 09, 2011 | BTU International today announced the shipment of the 3000th thermal processing system from its manufacturing plant in Shanghai, China. BTU opened the facility in China in February of 2004.

BTU International

BTU's manufacturing plant in Shanghai, China.

BTU International

Global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics assembly market.

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

BPM Microsystems to Debut 8th Generation Automated Programming Solution at APEX 2011

Mar 09, 2011 | BPM Microsystems is pleased to announce that it will debut its model 3800 8th Generation automated programming system in Booth 1428 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO conference and exhibition. This addition to the company's latest series of device programmers combines the unrivaled speed of Vector Engine Co-Processor® technology, true universal device support, and on-the-fly vision centering all in a single platform.

BPM Microsystems

Ideal for mid to high-volume production, the model 3800 automated programming system can utilize eight to 16 socket cards and is compatible with Flashstream socket cards.

BPM Microsystems

Exceptional electronic products start with exceptional programming. BPM Microsystems is the leading global supplier of automated and manual programming systems, serving the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Software Manufacturer, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Absolute Turnkey Announces Strategic Partnership with PTH Solutions

Mar 09, 2011 | Absolute Turnkey has partnered with PTH Solutions to support the company’s PC board design and software services in Vietnam.

Absolute Turnkey Services Inc,

Absolute Turnkey Services Inc,

Contract Manufacturer supporting low-to-medium volume high mix electronic assembly requirements. Absolute can help you in Design to layout, material procurement, PCB fabrication, assembly, and test.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Panasonic Introduces New Next Production Modular Placement Machine: Wider, Deeper, and More Inputs

Mar 08, 2011 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America introduces the NPM-W (Next Production Modular Wide) -- a new platform for processing PCBs up to 750 x 550mm in size, placing components up to 120 x 90mm, and accommodating up to 120 unique inputs per module.

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

Panasonic NPM-W

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

PFSA develops and supports innovative manufacturing automation equipment, processes and solutions around the core of electronic assembly, microelectronic, software and circuit manufacturing

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, OEM

Altium redefines board-level design for the future, again! Announcing Altium Designer 10, AltiumLive, Altium Vaults

Mar 07, 2011 | Altium Designer 10, new Altium Vaults and AltiumLive attack problem of managing electronics design data

Altium

Altium Designer 10 introduces completely new way to manage components. Features include a new where-used system, revision management, a new lifecycle and approval system, live supply chain management, and more!

Altium

Altium provides electronics design solutions that help designers create the next generation of electronic products.

La Jolla, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

ECT’s CPG to Highlight the ZIP® Family at Semicon China 2011

Mar 07, 2011 | Everett Charles Technologies' (ECT) Contact Products Group (CPG) will showcase the latest additions to its ZIP® family of flat technology Pogo® pins in its distributor, Tronic Electronics HK Ltd.'s, Booth 2452 Hall 2 at the upcoming Semicon China Exhibition. A new eight-page ZIP® Product Portfolio brochure will be available for the first time at the ECT CPG booth. ZIP® recently has been granted US Patent Number 7,862,391.

Everett Charles Technologies

A new eight-page ZIP® Product Portfolio brochure will be available for the first time at the ECT CPG booth.

Everett Charles Technologies

ECT is the world's leading manufacturer of POGO ® contact probes for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, military, connectors and testing bare and loaded printed circuit boards

Pomona, California, USA

Inspection

Kyzen Presents Five-Year Award to CCR Assembly Materials

Mar 07, 2011 | Kyzen recently recognized CCR Assembly Materials for its excellent support and service in Canada.

KYZEN Corporation

Eric Bromley (left), Kyzen Regional Manager, congratulates Terry O’Neal (right) on winning the award.

KYZEN Corporation

A leading supplier of precision cleaning chemistries to the worldwide electronics, metal finishing, medical, semiconductor, and optical industries.

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Count On Tools to Launch Online Custom Tooling Catalog in April 2011

Mar 07, 2011 | Count On Tools Inc. plans to add a new custom tooling section to its online catalog in April 2011. The online resource is loaded with new features that enable customers to quickly locate existing custom nozzles and tooling designs, and order them online.

Count On Tools, Inc.

The online resource, located at www.smtmachineparts.com, is loaded with new features that enable customers to quickly locate existing custom nozzles and tooling designs, and order them online. The new section of the catalog will include SMT pick-and-place nozzles for a variety of OEM equipment.

Count On Tools, Inc.

COT specializes in high quality SMT nozzles and consumables for pick and place machines. We provide special engineering design service of custom nozzles for those unique and odd components.

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Contract Manufacturer

The US Navy Invests in Vapor Phase from R&D Technical Services, Inc.

Mar 07, 2011 | R&D Technical Services Inc., announces that the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Keyport, WA, has purchased its RD2 Model Vapor Phase Reflow System. This is the second system that the company has provided to the Navy.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

The RD2 reflow system provides consistent, uniform and reliable heat transfer for high quality reflow, curing and drying.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

R&D Technical Services was formed in 1996 to support the Vapor Reflow market and is currently the leading source of Vapor Phase equipment.

Burnsville, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

IPVEA and VLSI Research to Provide Valuable Book to Bill Ratio Information for PV Manufacturing Equipment

Mar 07, 2011 | The International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA) announces it will provide key information about PV manufacturing equipment worldwide. Targeted to begin this month, the program, which has been developed by VLSI Research on behalf of IPVEA, will collect monthly sales and billings data on PV manufacturing equipment worldwide.

International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA)

International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA)

Independent, non-profit organization of manufacturers and suppliers of photovoltaic (PV) fabrication equipment and related raw

Orlando, Florida, USA

Association, Non-Profit

SMTA SE Asia Technical Conference Program Finalized

Mar 04, 2011 | SMTA is very excited to announce the two-day South East Asia Technical Conference on Electronics Assembly Technologies, to be held May 19-20, 2011 at the Eastin Hotel in Penang, Malaysia.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

The SMTA membership is a network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies and related business operations.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Global Business Outlook Keynote at IPC APEX EXPO Highlights Economic Recovery

Mar 03, 2011 | IPC Director of Market Research Sharon Starr's latest reports show signs of an uneven economic recovery in the electronics manufacturing industry with pronounced geographic and sector differences. She will co-present this industry data and more at the Global Business Outlook Keynote with noted industry analyst Walt Custer, president of Custer Consulting Group, on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at IPC APEX EXPO™ in Las Vegas.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Kyzen Announces Successful North American Representative Meeting

Mar 03, 2011 | Kyzen recently completed its North American Representative Training and Strategy Meeting at its global headquarters in Nashville.

KYZEN Corporation

Kyzen’s reps working with Cybersolv products

KYZEN Corporation

A leading supplier of precision cleaning chemistries to the worldwide electronics, metal finishing, medical, semiconductor, and optical industries.

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

FCT Appoints Sales/Application Engineer for Mexico

Mar 03, 2011 | FCT Assembly has appointed Celestino Chavez as Sales/Applications Engineer for Mexico. Chavez will report to Sergio Juarez, facilitating the expansion of FCT Assembly’s products in Mexico.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

Celestino Chavez, FCT Assembly’s newest sales engineer in Mexico

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

With numerous facilities in the United States, we are one of the electronics industry's leading manufacturers of lead-free solder products, superior quality stencils, and precision cut parts.

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Designed for Best Production Flow: Multitest’sMT2168 Shows Best Jam Performance in the Field

Mar 03, 2011 | Multitest announces that its MT2168 has proven its high production performance in the field. Best jam rate statistics are evidence of the successful new design concept.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

MT2168 - Benchmark Pick & Place Handler.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of semiconductor material handling equipment and interfaces for the testing and calibration of semiconductors and sensors.

Rosenheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Jeff Timms Joins Panasonic Factory Solutions as Group Manager of Electronics Assembly Sales

Mar 03, 2011 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA) announces that Jeff Timms has joined its team as Group Manager of Electronics Assembly. In his new role, Timms will be responsible for the strategy, implementation, and sales execution of Panasonic's numerous solutions offerings to the surface mount, through hole, and semiconductor markets in North America.

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

PFSA develops and supports innovative manufacturing automation equipment, processes and solutions around the core of electronic assembly, microelectronic, software and circuit manufacturing

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, OEM

Cooperation between GOEPEL electronic and DM&P enables new Test Strategies for x86 System-On-Chip

Mar 03, 2011 | GOEPEL electronic has developed special VarioTAP® IPs for testing VORTEX x86 chip series in cooperation with the Taiwanese Company DMP.

GOEPEL Electronic

Source:  DM&P (dmp.com.tw)

GOEPEL Electronic

Vendor of systems for Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), 3D X-Ray Inspection (AXI)and 3D solder paste inspection (SPI). The company's inline and stand-alone AOI systems won several "Best in Test Awards"

Jena, Germany

Inspection

VJ Electronix Selects InterCEM Ltd. as Its Exclusive Distributor in Korea

Mar 02, 2011 | VJ Electronix, Inc. has appointed InterCEM as its exclusive distributor for Korea. InterCEM will represent and resell VJ Electronix products throughout Korea and to Korean national companies located throughout Asia.

VJ Electronix

JC Lee, President of InterCEM Ltd.

VJ Electronix

Rework and X-ray Inspection solutions for a variety of applications. VJ integrates proven industrial X-ray expertise with advanced SRT automation and NIS X-ray electronics inspection expertise.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

ESSEMTEC to Highlight Flexible Swiss Made Solutions at IPC/APEX 2011

Mar 02, 2011 | Essemtec announces that it will feature a range of new equipment in Booth #773 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 12-14, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

ESSEMTEC USA

Tucano automatic stencil printer was designed based on experiences from solar wafer printing and metallization.

ESSEMTEC USA

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Pitman, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for January 2011

Mar 02, 2011 | IPC announced today the January findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Trends in the Book-to-Bill Ratio for Rigid PCBs

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

XJTAG supports Micron Phase Change Memory with JTAG test tools

Mar 02, 2011 | XJTAG today announced that it is the first to provide support for Micron Omneo™ Phase Change Memory (PCM).

XJTAG

The XJTAG boundary scan system is fast and easy to use for development or production, with features such as its high-level test-description language, graphical application helping engineers to visualise their circuits, and automated connectivity tests and DFT analysis.

XJTAG

XJTAG provides a full range of JTAG products to help you debug board designs with BGAs, test hardware that includes FPGAs, CPLDs, DSPs or microprocessors.

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Software Manufacturer

ZESTRON to Exhibit ATRON® AC 207 at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum

Mar 01, 2011 | ZESTRON, the worldwide leading provider of high precision cleaning products and services for the electronics manufacturing industry, will exhibit ATRON® AC 207 on March 1st at the SMTA’s Dallas Expo & Tech Forum held at the Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson (Dallas), TX 75080.

ZESTRON Americas

ZESTRON Americas

The globally leading provider of high precision cleaning products, services and training solutions in the electronics and semiconductor manufacturing industries.

Manassas, Virginia, USA

Cleaning, Test Services, Training Provider

Nihon Superior’s Keith Sweatman to Present at TMS 2011

Mar 01, 2011 | Nihon Superior Co. Ltd. announces that Keith Sweatman, Senior Technical Advisor, will present a paper titled "The Stability Window and Mechanical Properties of the Interfacial Intermetallic in Lead-free Solder Joints" at the upcoming TMS 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Keith Sweatman, Senior Technical Advisor at Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon has been a leader in soldering and brazing since 1966. Nihon manufactures SMT solder joining materials e.g. lead-free solder (SN100C:Sn-Cu-Ni-Ge etc): solder paste, solder spheres, flux cored solder wire, solder bar, etc.

Osaka, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Cobar BV Hires Business Manager for Southeast Asia

Mar 01, 2011 | The Balver Zinn Group announces that Marshal Jusmal joined its sales team in Singapore as its Southeast Asia Business Manager effective March 1, 2011.

Cobar Solder Products Inc.

Marshal Jusmal, Cobar BV’s new Southeast Asia Business Manager

Cobar Solder Products Inc.

Cobar Solder Products Inc., a member of the Balver Zinn Group, is a recognized global supplier of solder paste, fluxes and related soldering materials for electronics assembly.

Little River, South Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives/Dispensing, Cleaning, Soldering

Essemtec Asia Founded in Singapore

Mar 01, 2011 | In November 2010, Essemtec Switzerland founded its new central office for the Asian market in Singapore. Essemtec Asia will operate as a regional hub that coordinates customer requests with the local business partners throughout Asia.

ESSEMTEC USA

Jay Kumar, Chief Operating Officer, Essemtec Asia

ESSEMTEC USA

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Pitman, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

SEMA to Shed Light on China’s Solar Industry at This Week’s Meeting

Mar 01, 2011 | The recent SNEC International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai, which was attended by more than 100,000 participants, revealed that China’s photovoltaic industry can offer critical lessons for the North American and European photovoltaic industries. Matthew Holzman, President of the Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA), will address the rapidly evolving China model and its ramifications at this week’s SEMA meeting.

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

Matthew Holzman, President of the Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA).

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

SEMA is a member-driven educational, technical and professional association serving the solar manufacturing and related industries

Santa Ana, California, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Acculogic Purchases Teradyne TestStation LX System

Mar 01, 2011 | Acculogic's Test Programming Services (TPS) Division has selected the Teradyne TestStation LX to complement its extensive lineup of Teradyne and Agilent In-Circuit Test (ICT) systems.

Acculogic Inc.

Teradyne TestStation LX enables high-quality testing of the latest printed circuit board technologies. Configured with 7,680 test points, the TestStation LX is the highest capacity ICT solution on the market.

Acculogic Inc.

Manufacturer of a broad range of systems & instruments for testing electronic devices, circuit boards and more. Products include Boundary Scan (JTAG) test systems and Flying Probe testers.

Markham, Ontario, Canada

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