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Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC (CBA) to Host Roundtable Discussions at IPC APEX Expo

Feb 10, 2012 | Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC (CBA) will cohost of a day of roundtables and interviews at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC

Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC

Provider of insight into the world of global electronics manufacturing.

Anthem, Arizona, USA

Publication or Online Resource

SEMA to Host IPC PV/Solar Standard Meetings on Final Module Visual Inspection, Tabbing and Stringing and Lamination

Feb 10, 2012 | SEMA announces it will host the IPC Solar/PV standards meeting on Final Module Visual Inspection, Tabbing and Stringing and Lamination, scheduled to take place Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the Wyndham Hotel on North First Street in San Jose, CA.

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

Free Technical Programs and Activities at IPC APEX EXPO Provide Solutions to Critical Industry Challenges

Feb 10, 2012 | Renowned for the industry’s premier technical conference and courses, IPC APEX EXPO® also includes ample opportunities to learn about industry issues and find solutions free of charge. Exhibits-only registration to IPC APEX EXPO is free to individuals who register in advance and includes access to: inspiring and informative keynote sessions; BUZZ sessions covering key industry topics; the NPL Process Defect Clinic; free special events; and the largest exhibition in North America for printed board design and manufacturing, electronics assembly and test.

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

IPC Testifies Before U.S. House Committee On Foreign Affairs

Feb 10, 2012 | Representing IPC, Mikel Williams, president and CEO of DDi Corp. and chairman of the IPC Government Relations Committee, testified on February 7 before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs to underscore the importance of clear and appropriate U.S. export controls on printed circuit board (PCB) designs for sensitive military technologies. The Committee on Foreign Affairs held the hearing to consider industry perspectives on export control reform, including proposals now being contemplated by the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce.

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

Charles Hutchins Educational Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Feb 10, 2012 | The SMTA is soliciting applications from full time graduate-level students pursuing a degree and working on thesis research in electronic assembly, electronics packaging, or a related field, for the $5000 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant.

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

Polyonics Adds New Double-Coated Polyimide Options to its Family of High Temperature Engineered Tapes

Feb 10, 2012 | The new Polyonics double-coated tapes are ideal for bonding materials that will be exposed to extremly high temperatures and harsh manufacturing environments. They include liners that are designed to be die cut and, due to their additional stiffness compared to transfer adhesives, can be easily auto-applied.

Polyonics, Inc.

Polyonics, Inc.

Manufacturer of high performance label material & tags, which survive the harshest industrial environments.

Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Europlacer to Demo High Performance SMT Pick and Place Platforms at APEX

Feb 09, 2012 | Europlacer will demo its award-winning iineo II and XPii-II SMT pick-and-place platforms in booth number 3015 at APEX 2012.

EUROPLACER

Widely configurable for numerous requirements, the Europlacer iineo II offers the industry's largest board size (24

EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Universal Leverages New Market Opportunities for Strong 2011

Feb 08, 2012 | Universal Instruments positioned its electronics assembly solutions portfolio in the forefront of an evolving industry landscape to enjoy market success in 2011. The company’s product and solutions roadmaps were well-aligned in anticipation of a global technology shift, resulting in a leadership position in the emerging “green” markets, an expanded customer base and a Q4 2011 global market share gain of nearly 2% versus the prior year.

Universal Instruments Corporation

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

MYDATA welcomes new representative in Mid Atlantic region

Feb 07, 2012 | MYDATA is pleased to announce new representation in the Mid Atlantic region, including Maryland, Virginia, W. Virginia, and Delaware. Alfred Freire, owner of LM Instruments, has been appointed sales representative for MYDATA's SMT assembly solutions in this area.

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic Technologies AB

Mycronic, formerly MYDATA, is the key manufacturer of assembly machine for electronics. Our product portfolio contains Pick&Place machines, Jet-printing machines and component storage towers.

Täby, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, OEM

ZESTRON Europe promotes Martin Königer to Senior Process Engineer

Feb 07, 2012 | ZESTRON Europe is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Mr. Martin Königer to “Senior Process Engineer.”

ZESTRON Americas

Martin Königer, Zestron's new Senior Process Engineer.

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

BTU Receives Multi-Unit Orders for PYRAMAX™ Solder Reflow Ovens from SATS Companies

Feb 07, 2012 | BTU International announced the receipt of multiple orders for PYRAMAX™ solder reflow ovens from semiconductor assembly and test subcontractors (SATS) located in Asia. The orders are valued in excess of $1 million and shipments will be completed during the first half of 2012.

BTU International

PYRAMAX reflow oven.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Nihon Superior's Mr. Keith Sweatman to Present at the 2012 IPC APEX EXPO Technical Conference

Feb 07, 2012 | Nihon Superior announces that its Senior Technical Advisor Keith Sweatman will present the paper titled “Effect of Cooling Rate on the Intermetallic Layer in Solder Joints” at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Keith Sweatman, Nihon's Senior Technical Advisor

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

Multitest's Product Manager to Discuss Specmanship at BiTS 2012

Feb 07, 2012 | Multitest announces that Jim Brandes, Product Manager, will hold a presentation titled “Specmanship” at the upcoming Burn-in & Test Socket Workshop, scheduled to take place March 4-7, 2012 Mesa, AZ.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Jim Brandes

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

Finetech Shows Support for University Research

Feb 07, 2012 | Finetech will donate a high-accuracy die bonder in a drawing this summer that is open to U.S. and Canadian qualified universities and colleges. The multi-application FINEPLACER® Pico MA bonder with 5 micron placement accuracy is valued at $100,000.

Finetech

Finetech

Finetech manufactures innovative, high-accuracy equipment for leading-edge bonding, micro assembly and rework challenges.

Gilbert, Arizona, USA

Repair / Rework, Soldering

"Simplify Your Manufacturing Challenges" - SIPLACE at the 2012 APEX Show

Feb 07, 2012 | At this year’s APEX trade show, the SIPLACE team will present many innovations for its award-winning SIPLACE SX placement platform.

ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG

ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG

ASM Assembly Systems is the supplier of SIPLACE, a leader in surface mount technology (SMT) equipment, software, and services to the electronics assembly market.

Munich, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Software Manufacturer

PCB Assembly Express Develops Next Generation Quoting and Ordering System

Feb 07, 2012 | PCB Assembly Express Provides Step-By-Step Virtual Quote Assistant and Instant Online Quoting & Ordering for Both U.S. & Offshore Assembly Services

PentaLogix

PentaLogix

PentaLogix, known for its ViewMate™ Gerber-viewer and SmartDFM™ design-rule-check software, offers PCB design and CAM software along with quickturn PCB prototyping and production PCB services.

Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA

Service Provider, Software Manufacturer

ZESTRON to Feature its Latest Product Solutions at the SMTA Dallas and Houston

Feb 07, 2012 | ZESTRON will showcase its complete line of product and process solutions at the SMTA Dallas and Houston on February 7th and 9th.

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

Omron Previews New Inspection Technology at IPC APEX Expo 2012

Feb 07, 2012 | Omron Inspection Systems will debut a new concept in its AOI systems-the VT-S720 Inspection System featuring 3D reconstruction measurement technology - at the IPC APEX Expo. Visit Omron at booth #2649 to get an in-depth demo from Omron’s experts on the VT-S720, as well as the VT-RNSII in-line and benchtop, post reflow AOI inspection systems and the VP5200 in-line 3D solder paste inspection system.

Omron Inspection Systems

	 VT-S720: New Inspection System Using 3D Measurement

Omron Inspection Systems

Manufacturer of control equipment, factory automation systems, electronic components, automotive electronics, ticket vending machines, medical equipment and PCB inspection systems (SPI, AOI and AXI).

Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection

SMTA International 2011 Best Papers Announced

Feb 07, 2012 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the Best Papers from SMTA International 2011. As speakers at SMTA International, individuals make contributions to the industry by sharing their research and findings. To reward exceptional achievement, $1,000 awards and plaques are given for the Best of Conference Presentation, Best of Proceedings Paper, and the Best International Paper.

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

Printed Electronics Coming of Age at IPC APEX EXPO 2012

Feb 07, 2012 | A key enabling technology that is making a significant impact in consumer, commercial, medical and specialty electronics markets, printed electronics is coming of age at IPC APEX EXPO®, February 28-March 1, 2012, at the San Diego Convention Center. IPC APEX EXPO will feature a dedicated printed electronics area on the show floor, a printed electronics track in the technical conference, and historic standards development meetings where the first-ever industry requirements for the manufacture and assembly of printed electronics will be discussed and developed.

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

Non-IC Electronic Components Covered in Latest Update of JEDEC and IPC Quality and Reliability Standard for SMDs

Feb 07, 2012 | IPC and JEDEC have released the C revision of IPC/JEDEC J-STD-033, Handling, Packing, Shipping and Use of Moisture/Reflow and/or Process Sensitive Components. With an expanded scope, the document now covers the handling, packing and shipping of non-IC electronic components that have been classified per EIA/IPC/JEDEC J-STD-075, Classification of Non-IC Electronic Components for Assembly Processes.

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

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for December 2011

Feb 07, 2012 | IPC announced the December 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

SMART Group Launches Modern Manufacture Webinar Series

Feb 07, 2012 | SMART Group will host a four-part Webinar series titled Guide to Modern Multilayer Manufacture Webinar. Part 1 will take place from 14.30-16.00 GMT on Tuesday, March 6, 2012.

The SMART Group

The SMART Group

The SMART Group Aims to Promote the Advancement of the Electronics Manufacturing Industry through the Education, Training of its Members in Surface Mount and Related Assembly Technologies.

Bucks , United Kingdom

Training Provider

SEHO Systems GmbH Appoints Thomas Herz to Technical Director of the Selective Soldering Department

Feb 06, 2012 | SEHO Systems announces that Thomas Herz has assumed the duties of Technical Director for the Selective Soldering Department at SEHO Systems GmbH, effective immediately.

SEHO Systems GmbH

Thomas Herz, SEHO’s new Technical Director, Selective Soldering Department

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

Multitest to Exhibit New Test Solutions at BiTS 2012

Feb 06, 2012 | Multitest will exhibit its leading test solutions at the upcoming Burn-In & Test Strategies Workshop, scheduled to take place March 4-7, 2012 in Mesa, AZ.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

At the show, Multitest will showcase the most comprehensive portfolio of contactors on the market.

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

Metcal to Sponsor First IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition

Feb 06, 2012 | OK International has announced that its Metcal brand is the premier sponsor of the First IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition and IPC Hand Soldering Grand Championship, scheduled to take place February 28-29 and March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

OK International

OK International

OK International is the leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics assembly work bench. Our family of products include soldering, rework, fluid dispensing and fume extraction systems.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives / Dispensing, Repair / Rework, Soldering, OEM

Kyzen Achieves Gold Supplier Rating from L-3 Communications Display Systems

Feb 06, 2012 | Kyzen achieved the status of Gold Supplier from L-3 Communications Display Systems.

KYZEN Corporation

Tom Forsythe, Vice President of Kyzen.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Aqueous Technologies Names New Distributor in Southern California

Feb 06, 2012 | Aqueous Technologies has appointed Competitive Edge Manufacturing Equipment (CEME) as its distributor for the Southern California and Baja region.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Jeff Kline, Principal, CEME

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Manufacturer of automated defluxing/cleaning equipment, cleanliness testing equipment, and stencil cleaning equipment.

Corona, California, USA

Cleaning, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Christopher Associates to Display High-Magnification Tagarno Magnus HD Trend at Both SMTA Dallas and Houston 2012

Feb 03, 2012 | Christopher Associates announces that its distributor, TLS Technologies, will display the industry favorite Tagarno Magnus HD Trend at two upcoming SMTA shows.

Christopher Associates Inc.

Tagarno MAGNUS HD High Definition Benchtop Inspection System.

Christopher Associates Inc.

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

Santa Ana, California, USA

Inspection

Practical Components to Debut New Test Board for 0.33 mm Dummy CVBGA Test Vehicle at the IPC APEX Expo

Feb 03, 2012 | Practical Components will feature its new Amkor PoP stacked packages, including the new TMV PoP, along with its full line of dummy component packages in Booth #538 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Practical Components, Inc.

0.3 mm pitch CVBGA from Amkor

Practical Components, Inc.

An international distributor of mechanical IC samples or "dummy" components, SMD production tools and equipment

Los Alamitos, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Pick and Place, Repair / Rework, Distributor

Torsten Pelzer Heads Viscom Sales

Feb 03, 2012 | Viscom AG has appointed Torsten Pelzer to the position of General Sales Manager. Effective 1 January 2012, he took control of worldwide sales activities for the company.

Viscom AG

Torsten Pelzer, Viscom AG’s new General Sales Manager

Viscom AG

A leading provider of industrial image processing (AOI and AXI) Automated Optical and X-ray inspection equipment.

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

Casey Cooper Celebrates 10 Years with STI Electronics

Feb 03, 2012 | STI Electronics celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Casey Cooper, Electrical Engineering/Microelectronics Lab Manager.

STI Electronics

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

Multitest Ships First MT9510 x16

Feb 03, 2012 | Multitest announces the first shipment of its new tri-temp 16-site pick-and-place platform. The MT9510 x16 will be deployed at an Asian high-volume test site

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

MT9510 x16 - Tri-Temp 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

ViTrox's AOI Is the Choice for Complete Quality Control Coverage

Feb 03, 2012 | A leading multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Illinois recently added the V510 Advanced Optical Inspection (AOI) solution from ViTrox Technologies to its production line. ViTrox is a public-listed company, headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, with offices in Asia and the United States, providing automated machine vision inspection solutions and equipment for the semiconductor and electronic manufacturing industries.

ViTrox Technologies

V510 AOI from ViTrox

ViTrox Technologies

A cutting-edge solutions provider of innovative, advanced and cost effective automated vision inspection system & equipment for the semiconductor and electronic packaging industries

Penang, Malaysia

Inspection

Libra Industries to Highlight the Electronics Alliance at the SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum 2012

Feb 03, 2012 | Libra Industries will exhibit at the upcoming SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Libra Industries, Inc.

A leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services serving OEM manufacturers dealing with complex or technically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in diverse industries and applications.

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

The KIC 24/7 Wave Advances the Wave Process from Art to Science

Feb 03, 2012 | KIC introduces the new KIC 24/7 Wave, using embedded sensors in the wave solder machine to automatically measure the thermal profile for each and every processed PCB to the acceptable process window. A thermocouple also is installed in the solder pot to constantly measure the pot temperature.

KIC Thermal

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

BPM Microsystems to Debut New Solution for In-System Device Programming at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Feb 03, 2012 | BPM Microsystems will debut its new production solution for in-system device programming in Booth #3702 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

BPM Microsystems, Inc.

2800ISP Semi-Automated In-System Device Programmer

BPM Microsystems, Inc.

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

STI Electronics, Inc. Continues Growth with Record Sales in 2011

Feb 03, 2012 | STI Electronics announces its most successful year to date.

STI Electronics

David Raby, President & CEO of STI Electronics, Inc.

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

Seika Machinery to Debut Multi-Point Selective Soldering System at the IPC APEX Expo

Feb 03, 2012 | Seika Machinery will introduce the Andes Solbot II Multi-Point Selective Soldering System in Booth #2401 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Andes Solbot II Multi-Point Selective Soldering System

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

ACD Reports Record Sales for 2011

Feb 03, 2012 | ACD announces a 21 percent increase in sales over 2010. 2011 marks ACD’s highest sales to date in the company’s 27-year history.

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

W. Scott Fillebrown, President & CEO of ACD

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

An EMS provider offering the whole package from concept to delivery. We take you from schematic to the design, fabrication, domestic and offshore assembly, final test, box build and even the logistics

Richardson, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Design, Test Services, Contract Manufacturer

LPKF to Exhibit Laser Plastic Welding at NPE 2012

Feb 03, 2012 | LPKF Laser & Electronics will highlight its laser plastic welding systems in Booth #3786 at the upcoming International Plastics Showcase.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

LQ-Vario, Laser Plastic Welding in Microfluidics Applications

LPKF Laser & Electronics

With its broad product range LPKF is one of the world market leaders in the "in-house rapid PCB prototyping" and "StencilLaser" services

Tualatin, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Drilling / Routing

Easy Braid Appointed SEC’s USA Distributor

Jan 31, 2012 | Easy Braid Co. was recently appointed the USA Distributor for SEC Co., a Korean manufacturer of high performance X-ray Inspection Systems. SF160ACT, an x-ray system with 3D CT analysis, will be presented at Easy Braid’s booth #3443 at IPC APEX EXPO 2012.

EasyBraid Co.

 SEC SF160ACT

EasyBraid Co.

A manufacturer of desoldering braid (wick) with an emphasis on continuing advancement in soldering/desoldering technology, visual and x-ray inspection systems, fume extraction, and solder paste inspection systems.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Repair / Rework, Soldering

IPC APEX EXPO Exhibitors to Feature More than 250 New Products Next Month

Jan 30, 2012 | Representing advances in more than 100 product categories within the electronics manufacturing supply chain, more than 250 new products and services will debut at IPC APEX EXPO®, February 28-March 1, 2012, at the San Diego Convention Center. New products will be introduced by over a quarter of the more than 400 exhibitors - a fitting testament to the event’s theme, Information that Inspires Innovation.

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

ZESTRON’s Umut Tosun to Hold Professional Development Course at the IPC/APEX Expo 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | Umut Tosun, M.S.Chem.Eng., Application Technology Manager at ZESTRON will present “Troubleshooting Your Cleaning Process for High Reliability” on Sunday, February 26th (2 pm to 5 pm) at the IPC APEX Expo 2012.

ZESTRON Americas

Umut Tosun, ZESTRON's Application Technology Manager

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

IPC EMS Wage Rate and Salary Study Shows Cautious Upturn in Salary Increases

Jan 30, 2012 | IPC’s recently published biennial wage and salary survey for the EMS industry shows a cautious upturn in salary increases in 2011, compared to 2009. Reporting on data from 151 U.S. and Canadian EMS facilities, IPC Wage Rate & Salary Study for the North American EMS Industry 2010-2011 is a valuable tool for EMS companies to gauge their position in competing for the best talent in the industry.

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 Shows Continued Support of SMTA by Sponsoring the Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

Jan 30, 2012 | Kyzen will sponsor the SMTA Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Sheraton Poipu Resort in Kauai, Hawaii.

KYZEN Corporation

Tom Forsythe, Vice President of Kyzen.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

STI Electronics to Attend the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | STI Electronics will be in attendance at the upcoming SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum. STI Electronics highlight all aspects of the company, including Engineering Services, Training Resources and Distribution.

STI Electronics

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

KIC to Hold Defect Solution Clinic at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 30, 2012 | KIC will hold a Defect Solution Clinic Booth #2428 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo. Dr. S. Manian Ramkumar, Ph.D. will be in the KIC booth on Tuesday, February 28th and Wednesday, February 29th from 2-4 p.m.

KIC Thermal

Dr. S. Manian Ramkumar, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology.

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

Quik-tool LLC Appoints Circuit Technology to Serve Its Customers in the Carolinas

Jan 30, 2012 | Quik-tool LLC has appointed Circuit Technology Inc. (CTI) to represent its customers in North and South Carolina.

Quik-tool, LLC

Bob Doetzer, President of CTI

Quik-tool, LLC

Quik-Tool designs and manufactures innovative automatic board supports for printers, placement sytems, etc.

Plainville, Massachusetts, USA

OEM

Seika Machinery to Launch New Machines at SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum 2012

Jan 30, 2012 | Seika Machinery will highlight many new, innovative products at the upcoming SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika’s Solder Paste Recycling Unit enables approximately 90 percent of waste solder paste to be recovered as solder bar.

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

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