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Nepcon Shanghai 2010 a great success

Apr 28, 2010 | SIPLACE SX wins two more awards and receives excellent feedback

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Consultant, Software Manufacturer, Training Provider

APEX Proves to be a positive showcase for SIPLACE

Apr 28, 2010 | Attendees captivated with the SIPLACE SX scalable machine architecture

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens Process Industries and Drives

Siemens industrial manufacturing software, process automation, and automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces energy for manufacturing companies.

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection, Consultant, Software Manufacturer, Training Provider

Panasonic Factory Solutions Wins 2010 NPI Award for PanaCIM™ Enterprise Edition MES Software

Apr 27, 2010 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Wins 2010 NPI Award for PanaCIM™ Enterprise Edition MES Software

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

IPC RELEASES PCB INDUSTRY RESULTS FOR MARCH 2010

Apr 27, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the March findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program.

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

Key Political Figures to Speak at IPC’s Capitol Hill Day

Apr 27, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — As U.S. companies in the electronics interconnect industry roll up their sleeves to get down to business at IPC’s Capitol Hill Day, two Washington insiders will be sharing their insights on influencing public policy. IPC’s Capitol Hill Day on June 9–10, 2010, will feature Charles “Charlie” Black, Jr. and U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey of New York as the keynote and luncheon speakers respectively. The event will focus on influencing legislators on issues critical to the global competitiveness of the electronic interconnect 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

Mel Parrish Elected to Chair IPC’s Top Standards Development Leadership Committee

Apr 23, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the election of Mel Parrish, FSO and director of training materials, STI Electronics Inc., to chair the IPC Technical Activities Executive Committee (TAEC) for a two-year term.

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

New A Revision of IPC-4202 Gives Updated Guidance in Flexible Base Dielectric Materials

Apr 23, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill. IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released IPC-4202A, Flexible Base Dielectrics for Use in Flexible Printed Circuitry. This document provides comprehensive data to help users more easily determine the capability and compatibility of flexible base dielectric materials in manufacturing flexible printed circuitry and flexible flat cables.

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 APEX EXPO 2010 HONORS BEST INDUSTRY POSTERS AND ACADEMIC POSTER COMPETITION WINNERS

Apr 23, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — Celebrating the best of electronic interconnection research being conducted by both industry leaders and academia, IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced the 2010 Best Industry Posters and the winners of the second annual IPC Academic Poster Competition at IPC APEX EXPO, held April 6–8, 2010 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

Increased Attendance at IPC APEX EXPO 2010 Hails Visible End to Recession

Apr 23, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released verified attendance figures from IPC APEX EXPO™, held April 6–9, 2010, in Las Vegas, indicating a 10 percent increase over last year with 3,702 attendees.

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

Henkel’s Multicore LF620 Lead-Free Solder Paste Sets the New Benchmark for the Lead-Free Era

Apr 23, 2010 | Never content to rest on the laurels of its proven lead-free success, Henkel has developed and launched Multicore LF620: a new lead-free solder paste that effectively delivers on a broad range of demanding requirements, essentially offering a lead-free paste that has it all.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel is a manufacturer of materials for PCB and component assembly. The materials include Loctite adhesives, Multicore soldering products, Hysol encaps and underfills, and Power Devices thermal phase change pads.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Henkel Macromelt Portfolio Extended to Address Green & Portable Energy, Medical Applications: Selected by Big 3 Automaker for Next-Gen Vehicle

Apr 23, 2010 | World-renowned as the leading low-pressure molding solution, Henkel's popular Macromelt portfolio has now been extended to meet the requirements of Green and Portable Energy and Medical manufacturers.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel is a manufacturer of materials for PCB and component assembly. The materials include Loctite adhesives, Multicore soldering products, Hysol encaps and underfills, and Power Devices thermal phase change pads.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Indium Corporation Announces High-Melting Pb-free Solder Alternatives Agreement with Ormet Circuits

Apr 23, 2010 | Indium Corporation announces the signing of a joint marketing and technical support agreement for high-temperature Pb-free electronics assembly materials patented and manufactured by Ormet Circuits, Inc.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Tyco Electronics Donates US$150,000 (1 Million RMB) to China Earthquake Relief Effort

Apr 23, 2010 | SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced a donation of US$150,000 (1 million RMB) to support earthquake relief efforts focused on Yushu in the Qinghai Province of China.

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity

A technology leader in the world's fastest growing markets, helping connect power, data and signal in everything from automotive and aerospace to broadband communications, consumer, energy and industrial applications.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Components, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Kyzen’s Chuck Sexton to Present at the 2010 Process Cleaning Expo

Apr 22, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible cleaning products for high reliability and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Chuck Sexton, Industrial Products Sales Manager, will present a case study titled “Conversion to Aqueous Cleaning from Trichloroethylene for a High Speed Stamping Process” at the upcoming Process Cleaning Expo, scheduled to take place May 4-6, 2010 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY. The presentation will be held during Session T3, which will take place Tuesday, May 4, 2010 from 3:10-4p.m.

KYZEN Corporation

Chuck Sexton, Kyzen's Industrial Products Sales Manager.

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’ Mel Parrish Receives IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award

Apr 22, 2010 | MADISON, AL — STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces that Mel Parrish has been awarded an IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award. The award was presented to Mel during an April 7, 2010 ceremony by IPC ― Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, on behalf of the PCB and EMS industries, their suppliers and customers during the 2010 IPC APEX exhibition and conference.

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 Wins Innovation Award for Best Supplier of the Year 2010

Apr 22, 2010 | San Diego - KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, announces that it was awarded the Innovation Award for Best Supplier of the Year 2010. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

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

VJ Technologies’ ECAT Wins a 2010 Innovation Award

Apr 22, 2010 | VJ Technologies, Inc., the leader in Rework technologies and global provider of advanced X-ray inspection systems, announces that it has been awarded a 2010 EMAsia Innovation Award in the category of Repair/Rework Equipment for its Edge Connector Assembly Tool (ECAT) Reflow System. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

VJ Electronix

Edge Connector Assembly Tool (ECAT) Reflow System.

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

Bliss Industries' Shana Bliss Promoted to VP of Sales & Marketing

Apr 22, 2010 | MILPITAS, Calif. - Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, announces that Shana Bliss has been promoted to VP of Sales & Marketing.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Shana Bliss, VP of Sales & Marketing

Bliss Industries, Inc.

Carts and Cart based process methods that dramatically improve productivity of SMT production lines. Carts for SMT feeder storage and staging, SMT reels, SMT Stencils , Chip Tubes, Solder Pallets, PC

Milpitas, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

CyberOptics Wins a 2010 Innovation Award for its SE500™

Apr 22, 2010 | MINNEAPOLIS - CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE), a leading SMT inspection solutions provider, announced that it has been awarded the 2010 EMAsia Innovation Award for its SE500, a 3-D Solder Paste Inspection system. The award was presented to CyberOptics on April 21, 2010 at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

CyberOptics Corporation

SE500, a 3-D Solder Paste Inspection system.

CyberOptics Corporation

CYBEROPTICS is a global leader in high-precision 3D sensors that significantly improve yields and productivity in the 3D scanning and metrology, Surface Mount Technology & Semiconductor Markets

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Nihon Superior’s SN100C (040) Wins a 2010 Innovation Award

Apr 22, 2010 | OSAKA, JAPAN - Nihon Superior Co. Ltd. announces that it has been awarded a 2010 EMAsia Innovation Award in the category of Environmentally Friendly Products/Materials for its completely halogen-free lead-free flux-cored solder wire SN100C (040). The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

SN100C (040), halogen-free lead-free flux-cored solder wire

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

BTU International’s PYRAMAX Thermal Processing System Wins 2010 Innovation Award

Apr 22, 2010 | NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. - BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, has been awarded a 2010 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Reflow Soldering Equipment for its PYRAMAX™ 150Nz12 thermal processing system. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony held at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

BTU International

PYRAMAX™ 150Nz12 thermal processing system.

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Data I/O’s FlashCORE III Wins a 2010 Innovation Award

Apr 22, 2010 | REDMOND, Wash. - Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO) announces that it has been awarded a 2010 EMAsia Innovation Award in the category of Programming Systems for its FlashCORE III. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O is the world's leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions for semiconductor (IC) devices. Data I/O's solutions, software and programming engine ensures devices are programmed correctly every time.

Redmond, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Valor MSS Software Suite for PCB Assembly from Mentor Graphics Wins a 2010 Innovation Award

Apr 22, 2010 | NEPCON China 2010, Shanghai, China - Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced that it has received the EMAsia Innovation Award for the Valor® MSS manufacturing systems solution suite for PCB assembly in the Software/Production Management Systems category. Mentor’s Valor Division was formerly Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics

A leader in software solutions for electroncs design, Mentor Graphics is the only EDA company with a total end-to-end solution for design though manufacturing.

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA

Design, Software Manufacturer

Seika Machinery, Inc. Introduces Academic Discounts for Universities

Apr 22, 2010 | TORRANCE, CA - Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading distributor of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, now provides special academic discounts to university labs and other organizations that provide educational services to engineering students.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

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

Aqueous Technologies’ Trident QUAD Wins Two 2010 Innovation Awards

Apr 22, 2010 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA - Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces that it has been awarded two 2010 EMAsia Innovation Awards in the categories of Cleaning Equipment and Environmentally Friendly Products/Materials for its Trident QUAD. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Trident QUAD, high-yield automatic defluxing and cleanliness testing system.

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

Juki’s FX-2 Modular Mounter Wins a 2010 Innovation Award

Apr 22, 2010 | MORRISVILLE, NC - Juki Corporation announces that it has been awarded a 2010 EMAsia Innovation Award in the category of Pick-and-Place Systems/Equipment (Low/Medium Volume) for its FX-2 Modular Mounter. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki’s FX-2 Modular Mounter

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

Production Solutions’ RED-E-SET Ultra HD Wins a 2010 Innovation Award

Apr 22, 2010 | POWAY, CA — Production Solutions Inc. announces that it has been awarded a 2010 EMAsia Innovation Award in the category of Assembly Line Systems/Equipment for its RED-E-SET Ultra HD. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

Production Solutions

RED-E-SET Universal Board Support System for all Printers and Chipshooter, Dispensers and Placement machines.

Production Solutions

Production Solutions, Inc., manufacturer of the RED-E-SET Universal Board Support System for all Printers and Chipshooter, Dispensers and Placement machines.

Poway, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Kyzen’s AQUANOX® A4703 Wins a 2010 Innovation Award

Apr 22, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen announces that it has been awarded a 2010 EMAsia Innovation Award in the category of Cleaning Materials for its AQUANOX® A4703 Neutral pH Aqueous Cleaning Chemistry. The award was presented to the company during an April 21, 2010 ceremony that took place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center during NEPCON China 2010.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Kyzen’s Charlie Pitarys to Present at the 2010 Process Cleaning Expo

Apr 22, 2010 | NASHVILLE — Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible cleaning products for high reliability and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Charlie Pitarys, Sales Technical Manager, will hold a presentation titled “Cleaner Selection Simplified” at the upcoming Process Cleaning Expo, scheduled to take place May 4-6, 2010 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY.

KYZEN Corporation

Charlie Pitarys, Kyzen's Sales Technical Manager

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

DEK ProFlow ATx Tops Performance and Cost-Efficiency among Enclosed Head Print Systems

Apr 22, 2010 | DEK's ProFlow® system is arguably the gold-standard for enclosed head printing technology. With nearly a decade of documented process advance under its belt, ProFlow has now evolved to deliver even greater electronics assembly performance, ease-of-use and environmental responsibility with ProFlow ATx.

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

Machine Vision Products announces successful APEX 2010

Apr 22, 2010 | Carlsbad, CA – April 9th, 2010: Machine Vision Products (MVP), a leader in Automated Optical Inspection today announced that it had a very successful APEX 2010 with a successful demonstration of its latest AOI solutions and ease of use software.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Vista, California, USA

Inspection

DEK emerges victorious at Apex 2010; receives five prestigious industry honors!

Apr 20, 2010 | The DEK team is currently celebrating a record-breaking number of award wins following this year’s Apex exhibition, held in Las Vegas. Not only did the mass imaging leader collect its eighth consecutive Service Excellence Award during the show, but it also received three Innovative Technology Center accolades and a New Product Introduction trophy for the breakthrough represented by its VectorGuard® Platinum Double Layer stencil.

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

DEK’s Global Marcom Director, Karen Moore-Watts, accepts the NPI Award from Circuits Assembly’s Mike Buetow

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

NEPCON China 2010 Opens to Develop New Market Dimension

Apr 20, 2010 | NEPCON China 2010, one of the largest electronics manufacturing and surface mount industry events in China, has opened its doors in the Shanghai Everbright Conference and Exhibition Center. On the first day, the visitors flowed and the number of visitors has broken the record again. The event attracts overseas visitors from many Southeast Asia countries including India and Vietnam where the electronics industry is growing fast.

Reed Exhibitions

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

STI Electronics Adds Heller Oven to Its Microelectronics/Cleanroom

Apr 20, 2010 | MADISON, AL — STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, has added the Heller 1913MKIII Convection Reflow/Curing Oven to its Microelectronics/Cleanroom.

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

1000th Gemini™ Kelvin Contactor Shipped – A Three Year Success Story

Apr 20, 2010 | St.Paul, Minnesota - Multitest’s ECT Interface Products group announces the shipment of its 1000th Gemini™ Kelvin contactor. The customer base for this product consists of satisfied customers around the world. All Gemini™ Kelvin customers have been repeat customers. In just three years, these contactors have become extremely successful because they provide a first-rate solution that effortlessly makes reliable, true Kelvin contact for high-volume final test of both singulated packages and wafer-scale devices.

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

STI Electronics’ Pat Scott Receives IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award

Apr 20, 2010 | MADISON, AL — STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces that Pat Scott has been awarded an IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award.

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

Machine Vision Products to demonstrate latest SMT and Micro-electronics AOI solutions at Nepcon China 2010 in Shanghai

Apr 19, 2010 | Carlsbad, CA – April 19th, 2010: Machine Vision Products (MVP), a leader in Automated Optical Inspection will be demonstrating their AOI systems at Nepcon China 2010 in Shanghai from April 20th to 22nd. As leaders in price and performance AOI, MVP has demonstrated a high degree of adaptability of their systems throughout the 16 years of service to the industry. MVP will be exhibiting at Booth 4E21.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Machine Vision Products, Inc

MVP is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies providing solutions for both commercial and military applications.

Vista, California, USA

Inspection

IPC Workshops Highlight Updates to Key Industry Standards: IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, and IPC-A-600 and IPC-6012

Apr 19, 2010 | BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, - The world’s most widely used standards for printed boards and electronic assemblies were recently updated, providing new coverage for advanced technologies and processes as well as guidance on the new challenges that state-of-the-art can bring. To help industry members understand the ramifications of the changes to the standards that they and their customers depend on, IPC will host a number of full-day technology workshops, taught by the leaders of the task groups that worked on the standards’ revisions.

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’s Mike Bixenman to Present at SMTA/iMAPS Joint Meeting

Apr 19, 2010 | NASHVILLE - Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that Dr. Mike Bixenman will present at the upcoming SMTA/iMAPs Joint Meeting, scheduled to take place Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at the SMTA New England Chapter Meeting at Textron Aerospace in Wilmington, MA.

KYZEN Corporation

Dr. Mike Bixenman

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Victron Expands to Rosarito, Mexico

Apr 19, 2010 | Victron, Inc., a premier electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider of end-to-end manufacturing solutions, announces its expansion into a new manufacturing facility in Rosarito, Mexico.

Victron Inc.

Victron Inc.

Victron is a premier high mix Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider located in Silicon Valley, California, specializing in printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) through complex product manufacturing for leading OEMs.

Fremont, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Soldering, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer

Kyzen to Highlight METALNOX® M6330 and METALNOX® M6319 at the 2010 Process Cleaning Expo

Apr 19, 2010 | NASHVILLE — April 2010 — Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible cleaning products for high reliability and high-technology manufacturing operations, will feature METALNOX® M6330 and METALNOX® M6319 in booth 101 at the upcoming Process Cleaning Expo, scheduled to take place May 4-6, 2010 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY.

KYZEN Corporation

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Krayden Names New Dallas Fort Worth Sales Representative

Apr 16, 2010 | DENVER — Krayden Inc., a leading distributor of engineered adhesive, sealants conformal coating and lead-free solder products, announces the addition of Gary Buckner to the Dallas Fort Worth Area Sales Team.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden’s Gary Buckner

Krayden Inc.

Stocking distributor featuring adhesives, sealants, encapsulates, coatings, solder, solder chemicals, release agents, dispensing equipment and supplies.

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

ECT’s CPG TO HIGHLIGHT LEADING ELECTRICAL TEST TECHNOLOGIES AT THE DEL MAR ELECTRONICS SHOW

Apr 16, 2010 | Pomona, CA — Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) Contact Products Group (CPG) will highlight its latest electrical test technologies in booth 721 at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics Show, scheduled to take place May 5-6, 2010 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA.

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

Utah-based EMS Inovar Selected as Q1 2010 Charlie’s Spotlight Winner

Apr 16, 2010 | LOGAN, UTAH - Inovar announces that it has been selected as Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC “Charlie’s Spotlight” Q1 winner. This accolade is reserved for companies that the consultant firm deems to have developed innovative business practices that make a significant, positive contribution to the art and science of electronics manufacturing.

Inovar, Inc.

Inovar, Inc.

Inovar, Inc. is a leading Contract Electronic Manufacturer (CEM) dedicated to providing flexible solutions to Original Equipment Manufacturers in the fastest growing segments of the electronic industry.

Logan, Utah, USA

OEM

Save more than $300 on new IPC standards.

Apr 16, 2010 | IPC has released updates to key standards that affect your business. New versions of printed board standards IPC-A-600 and IPC-6012 have been released, along with key assembly standards IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001. If you become a member now, you will be eligible to get free copies of all of these standards, saving up to $393. And, of course, as more new standards are published, you can request a copy within 90 days, adding to your savings!

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

Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts West Program Finalized and Registration Open

Apr 16, 2010 | Minneapolis, MN - SMTA and CALCE are pleased to announce that the program for the Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts West is finalized and available on-line at www.smta.org/counterfeit and registration is open. The event will take place June 8-11, 2010, in Deer Valley (Phoenix), AZ.

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

Henkel Product Development Expertise Rewarded at APEX

Apr 16, 2010 | Building on a rich history of industry honors and product accolades, Henkel Corporation was once again recognized for its innovation initiatives at the recent APEX event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two of the company’s most recent product advances, Loctite PowerstrateXtreme Printable (PSX-P) and Hysol ECCOBOND CA3556HF, were at the top of the leaderboard for two well-established honors programs.

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel Electronic Materials

Henkel is a manufacturer of materials for PCB and component assembly. The materials include Loctite adhesives, Multicore soldering products, Hysol encaps and underfills, and Power Devices thermal phase change pads.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Tyco Electronics Recognizes Top Performing Distributor

Apr 14, 2010 | BERWYN, Pa. - Tyco Electronics Ltd. (TE) (NYSE: TEL) recently announced its selection of eight electronic distributors for the company's 2009 Distributor of the Year Awards. The TE Distributor of the Year Awards honor its top performing global, regional and specialty distribution partners, and also highlight the standards TE has for its channel partners.

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity

A technology leader in the world's fastest growing markets, helping connect power, data and signal in everything from automotive and aerospace to broadband communications, consumer, energy and industrial applications.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Components, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Vi TECHNOLOGY exhibits its full product range of AOI solutions at Nepcon China booth 4F10

Apr 14, 2010 | Saint-Egrève, France - Vi TECHNOLOGY exhibits its full product range of AOI solutions to reduce defective PCBAs at Nepcon China 2010 at Shanghai, from April 20th to 22nd booth 4F10.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Vi TECHNOLOGY is a worldwide global supplier of a wide range of innovative Automated Inspection AOI, 3D-SPI equipment and software solutions that provide real time data collection and correlation across the SMT line.

Richardson, Texas, USA

Inspection

DEK unlocks productivity advantage for Nepcon Shanghai visitors

Apr 14, 2010 | From the recently re-energized Horizon platform, through to comprehensive print process control tools and next-generation stencil technologies, the DEK display at Nepcon Shanghai will treat booth visitors to the ultimate in print productivity. Being held from 20th – 22nd April at the Everbright Convention & Exhibition Centre, the twentieth Nepcon Shanghai event will see DEK demonstrate a selection of advanced products and processes from booth 1E08.

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

DEK Horizon print platforms offer a comprehensive array of sophisticated features as standard, including optimised printer frame technology, fast product changeover, 2 Cpk print process capability and proven 6-sigma production performance.

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

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