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NEO Tech Wins Service Excellence Award for Exceptional Customer Servi

Mar 05, 2018 | NEO Tech announces that it has earned the 2018 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) in the category of EMS Provider > $500 million for its outstanding customer ratings in both the Quality and Delivery categories, as judged by its own customers. Circuits Assembly Editor-in-Chief Mike Buetow presented the award to NEO Tech during a ceremony on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

NEO Tech has earned the 2018 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA).

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

NEO Tech combines the strengths of three leading contract manufacturers: NATEL, EPIC, and OnCore.

Chatsworth, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Design, Contract Manufacturer

Mycronic and Optomec to exhibit new fine feature electronics material dispensing system at APEX

Mar 05, 2018 | Mycronic AB (publ), will together with Optomec Inc. exhibit a newly co-developed micro dispensing platform for electronics materials at IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, February 27 - March 1, 2018.

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

IPC Bestows Robert Cooke, NASA Johnson Space Center, with IPC President’s Award

Mar 05, 2018 | In recognition of his significant contributions of time, talent and ongoing leadership in IPC and the electronics industry, long-time IPC volunteer, Robert Cooke, NASA Johnson Space Center, was presented with an IPC President’s Award at IPC APEX EXPO 2018.

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

Data I/O Wins Best of Show with Embedded Award for the SentriX Security Provisioning Platform

Mar 03, 2018 | Data I/O Corporation announces that it has been awarded a 2018 Embedded Award in the category of Tools for its SentriX Security Provisioning. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the Embedded World trade show in Nuremberg, Germany.

Data I/O Corporation

Data I/O was 2018 Embedded Award in the category of Tools for its SentriX Security Provisioning.

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

STI Recognizes A.J. Orames’ 15-Year Anniversary

Mar 03, 2018 | STI Electronics announces A.J. Orames’ 15-year anniversary. Orames’ anniversary was celebrated with a cake shared with all of his colleagues at STI. David Raby, President/CEO, presented him with a certificate in appreciation of his 15 years of dedicated service.

STI Electronics

A.J. Orames’ 15-year anniversary.

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

Live Demos of KYZEN PCS Enabled with ANALYST Data Services at productronica China

Mar 03, 2018 | Shanghai KYZEN Cleaning Materials Co., Ltd announces that it will exhibit in Stand E2.2226 at productronica China, scheduled to take place March 14-16, 2018 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. KYZEN’s growing ANALYST Data Services platform now supports the Process Control System (PCS). The advanced customizable analytics are packaged in attractive, user-friendly dashboard formats to support unique reporting needs.

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

Altus Welcomes ‘QUICK’ As a Pre-Eminent Supplier

Mar 01, 2018 | Altus has recently added a range of innovative automated handling solutions, robotic soldering systems and technical furniture to its range following its collaboration with Quick.

Altus Group

Altus Group

The Altus Group is one of the fastest growing distribution companies in east Central Europe. We have a seperate division that refurbishes second user equipment for the electronics industry using our reknowned customer support team.

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

Distributor

MicroCare Unveils New Flux Remover Packaging at IPC APEX 2018

Mar 01, 2018 | MicroCare Corp. stunned the PCB cleaning industry with a flurry of innovation at the massive IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, CA this week with the launch of ten new cleaning products. Featured among these developments are popular flux-cleaning chemistries in a new, super-convenient, pocket-sized cleaning pen package. The new range features three formulations: the No-Clean Flux Remover, the RMA Flux Remover, and the Water-Soluble Flux Remover Pens. These three new cleaners have been designed to specifically remove fluxes quickly and safely and ensure PCBs will enjoy a long and productive life at the lowest possible cost.

MicroCare Corporation

MicroCare Corporation

The leading supplier of cleaners and lubricants for critical environments.

New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Cleaning

Dixon Tan to Join the Sticklers™ Team; Will Bring Structured Cabling Expertise to the Fibre Industry Across Asia

Mar 01, 2018 | [Singapore] MicroCare Asia Ltd. Pte. is pleased to announce that Mr. Dixon Tan of Singapore has been appointed as Sticklers™ Business Manager for the Southeast Asia Region. Mr. Tan comes to MicroCare with more than twenty years of experience in the fiber optics industry and industrial sales.

MicroCare Corporation

Mr. Dixon Tan of Singapore has been appointed as Sticklers™ Business Manager for the Southeast Asia Region.

MicroCare Corporation

The leading supplier of cleaners and lubricants for critical environments.

New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Cleaning

Vi TECHNOLOGY Discusses the Importance of German Manufacturing at InnovationsFORUM Germany

Mar 01, 2018 | Vi TECHNOLOGY today announced that Tarak Charfi will present, “Preservation of the quality seal ‘Made in Germany’ through optimized processes in smart factories,” during the 6th annual InnovationsFORUM Germany on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Kongresshall in Böblingen, Germany.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Tarak Charfi.

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

Metcal’s Robotic Soldering Selected for IPC APEX EXPO Innovation Award

Mar 01, 2018 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2018 IPC APEX EXPO Innovation Award for its Connection Validation (CV) Robotic Soldering System. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. Robotic soldering is becoming more commonplace as manufacturers look to reduce risk and increase productivity.

Metcal

Joseph P. O’Neil, Board Chairman, IPC, presenting the award to Chris Larocca, President, OK International.

Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

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

Libra Industries Recognizes Six Long Time Employees

Mar 01, 2018 | Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, is pleased to announce its service awards for Q1 2018. The company recognized the following employees:

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

IPC Honors Rockwell Collins and Northrop Grumman with Corporate Recognition Awards

Mar 01, 2018 | IPC bestowed its highest corporate honors on two, member companies, Rockwell Collins and Northrop Grumman Corporation. During a luncheon at IPC APEX EXPO 2018, the Peter Sarmanian Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Northrop Grumman and the Stan Plzak Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Rockwell Collins.

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

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

Long-term Volunteer Dave Hillman Inducted into IPC Hall of Fame

Mar 01, 2018 | In recognition and acknowledgement of his extraordinary contributions to IPC and the electronics industry, Dave Hillman, Rockwell Collins, was presented with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award at IPC APEX EXPO on Tuesday, February 27 at the San Diego Convention Center. IPC’s most prestigious award, the Hall of Fame is given to individuals who have provided exceptional service and advancement to IPC and the electronics 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

IPC Elects New Officers and Members to IPC Board

Mar 01, 2018 | The Nominating and Governance Committee of the IPC Board of Directors presented five candidates for election at the IPC Annual Meeting on February 27, held in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center. Three candidates were elected as Board officers and will serve two-year terms. Two were elected as new Board members and will serve a four-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

Saelig Launches New Crystal Oscillators With Four Switchable Frequencies and Low Jitter

Mar 01, 2018 | The Euroquartz QuikXO HC_JF series of switchabl, high performance clock oscillators are available in CMOS, CML, HCSL, LVPECL or LVDS versions, with the unique ability to switch between four output frequencies.

Saelig Co. Inc.

Euroquartz QuikXO HC_JF series of switchable crystal oscillators from Saelig

Saelig Co. Inc.

Founded in 1988 in Rochester, NY, Saelig is a North American distributor with a growing reputation for finding and sourcing unique, easy-to-use control and instrumentation products.

Fairport, New York, USA

Distributor

Inovaxe Receives Two NPI Awards for its New SMART Storage Systems

Feb 28, 2018 | Inovaxe is pleased to announce that it has been awarded two 2018 NPI Awards. The company was awarded in the Storage Systems category for its SMART MSD storage solution and Screen/Stencil Printing Peripherals/Consumables for its SMART Stencil Rack. The awards were presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Inovaxe Corporation

SMART Stencil Rack.

Inovaxe Corporation

Inovaxe is focused on developing state-of-the-art Inovative Material Handling Solutions (MHS) for Low-Volume/High-Mix Manufacturing.

Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

MIRTEC WINS SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR TEST AND INSPECTION FOUR YEARS IN A ROW!

Feb 28, 2018 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology”, announces that it received the prestigious 2018 Service Excellence Award (SEA) from Circuits Assembly Magazine in the category of Test and Inspection. This is the fourth year in a row that MIRTEC has received this award for outstanding customer service! Mike Buetow, Circuits Assembly’s Editor-in-Chief, presented the award to Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC’s North American Sales and Service Division during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center.

MIRTEC Corporation

MIRTEC Corporation

Global supplier of Automated Optical Inspection and Solder Paste Inspection Systems to the Electronics Manufacturing Industry.

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Datest Receives 2018 Service Excellence Award

Feb 28, 2018 | Datest today announced that it has been awarded a 2018 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Datest was selected for the Test Laboratories category.

Datest

Robert Boguski, Datest’s President.

Datest

Datest: 30 years of testing and test engineering utilizing in-circuit, flying probe, boundary scan, and functional platforms. Also AXI/2D/3D x-ray, CT-scan failure analysis, and bonepile rehab of functional/field failures.

Fremont, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Test Services, Service Provider

KYZEN Wins NPI Award for Real-Time ANALYST Data Services

Feb 28, 2018 | KYZEN announces that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Process Control Tools for its newly launched ANALYST Data Services. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

KYZEN Corporation

ANALYST Data Services.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Data I/O Wins 2018 NPI Award for New Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Support on LumenX Programming Platform

Feb 28, 2018 | Data I/O Corporation announces that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Programming for its UFS device programming support for automotive applications on the LumenX™ programming platform. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

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

New Smartphase Vapor Phase System from R&D VaporTech Recognized by NPI Awards

Feb 28, 2018 | R&D VaporTech announces that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Soldering – Other for its new Smartphase Inline Vapor Phase Reflow System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. The Smartphase was designed for high volume inline manufacturing.

R&D Technical Services, Inc.

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

Essemtec Wins NPI Award for Tarantula All Terrain Jet Dispenser

Feb 28, 2018 | Essemtec has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Dispensing for its Tarantula – Relentless All Terrain Jet Dispenser. The system features state-of-the-art technology and can be easily integrated in any line. It is designed for a wide range of dispensing applications such as solder paste and SMT glue, LED encapsulation, silver epoxy, dam and fill, underfill, cavity fill, 3D dispensing via laser height mapping and more.

ESSEMTEC USA

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

CyberOptics’ Industry-Leading MRS-Enabled SE3000™ 3D SPI Receives NPI Award

Feb 28, 2018 | CyberOptics® Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Test and Inspection – SPI for its SE3000™ Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) system. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

CyberOptics Corporation

SE3000™ Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) 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

Seika Machinery Presents Top Sales Awards during the IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego

Feb 28, 2018 | Seika Machinery today announced that it recognized its top representatives for 2017 with sales awards during the IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, CA. Seika Machinery is proud to announce the top sales teams for McDry, Sawa, Malcom and Unitech as follows:

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

Cogiscan and Universal Instruments Announce Strategic Partnership Alliance strengthens customer-focused solutions portfolio

Feb 28, 2018 | Cogiscan Inc.has signed an OEM reselling agreement with Universal Instruments to expand their portfolio of manufacturing solutions. Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan provides factory-wide electronics manufacturing traceability (TTC), MSD control, component set up verification, PCB assembly error-proofing, components inventory management.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

New Juki Printer Recognized with NPI Award during APEX

Feb 27, 2018 | Juki Automation Systems(JAS), Inc., a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and systems and part of Juki Automation Systems Corporation, announces that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Screen / Stencil Printing for its new G-Titan Screen Printer. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Juki Automation Systems

The new G-Titan Screen Printer.

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

YXLON International Receives NPI Award for Its Cheetah EVO PLUS Scalable X-ray Inspection System for Laboratory Applications

Feb 27, 2018 | YXLON International announces that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of First Article Inspection for its Cheetah EVO PLUS Scalable X-ray Inspection System for Laboratory Applications. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. The Cheetah EVO range of X-ray inspection solutions was created to achieve a simple goal: the very best image in the shortest time, in each of the market sectors.

YXLON International

Cheetah EVO PLUS Scalable X-ray Inspection System.

YXLON International

YXLON is the leading supplier of Industrial X-ray Inspection systems and Industrial Computed Tomography (CT) solutions for the non-destructive testing of materials. Markets served include Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, etc.

Hudson, Ohio, USA

Inspection, Test Services, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Count On Tools, Inc. Receives Its Fourth Service Excellence Award

Feb 27, 2018 | Count On Tools,Inc announces that it has been awarded a 2018 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Count On Tools was selected for the Automation and Handling Equipment category.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Curt Couch, COT’s President.

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

Seeking Student Applications for 2018 Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

Feb 27, 2018 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for two funds each with a deadline of April 23, 2018.

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

Cogiscan Receives Award for Factory Intelligence – Analytics during APEX

Feb 27, 2018 | Cogiscan Inc.announces that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Software – Process Control for its Factory Intelligence – Analytics. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan provides factory-wide electronics manufacturing traceability (TTC), MSD control, component set up verification, PCB assembly error-proofing, components inventory management.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

Metcal Wins 2018 NPI Award for Robotic Soldering

Feb 27, 2018 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Repair and Rework for its Connection Validation (CV) Robotic Soldering System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. The Connection Validation Robotic Soldering System is the newest example of Metcal’s industrial ingenuity.

Metcal

Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

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

Press preview for Seica Inc. participation at Apex, San Diego, California, February 27, 28 – March 1, 2018, Booth 2323, San Diego Convention Center.

Feb 27, 2018 | Following the winning philosophy which characterized its business in testing and assembly over three decades, based on the constant and rapid innovation of its solutions, Seica will attend the Apex 2018 exhibition with many new products. Products will complement some restyling’s of solutions presented in the past, almost completely renewing the portfolio of Seica solutions, enhancing the level of technology applied to testing and assembly of electronic boards and components.

SEICA SpA

DRAGONFLY next > series.

SEICA SpA

SEICA offers innovative ATE solutions which range from Bare Board Test, Flying Probe Systems, In-Circuit and Combi Test to Functional Test.

Strambino, Italy

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

Preview for IPC Apex 2018 San Diego, booth # 3007 JTAG Visualizer Update Adds Features for Faster Debug Assess PCB assembly fault coverage and find board build errors quicker

Feb 27, 2018 | The speed of change in the electronics industry is rapidly accelerating. The direction in which the industry moves is constantly shifting...and it needs participation, see you in San Diego! JTAG Technologies is excited to showcase here in San Diego the latest version of its acclaimed Visualizer graphical viewing tool for board (PCB) layouts and schematics. Allowing users to assess fault coverage data and pin-point production test faults in a snap.

JTAG Technologies B. V.

JTAG Technologies B. V.

Market leader and technology innovator of boundary scan software and hardware products and services.

Eindhoven , Netherlands

Test Services, Software Manufacturer

Visit FLITE at APEX

Feb 27, 2018 | Seika Machinery is pleased to announce that the Female Leaders in Tech, Everywhere (FLITE) team is in Booth #2614 at the IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego this week. Representing FLITE will be Claire Saunders, Kirsty Hazlewood and recently appointed Ambassador for the US, Michelle Ogihara.

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

Mycronic and Optomec to exhibit new fine feature electronics material dispensing system at APEX

Feb 27, 2018 | Mycronic AB will together with Optomec Inc. exhibit a newly co-developed micro dispensing platform for electronics materials at IPC APEX EXPO 2018. Technology trends are creating new challenges where material deposition must not only be precise but also be dispensed at micrometer scale geometries. Leveraging Optomec’s unique, high-resolution Aerosol Jet technology onto Mycronic’s MYSmart precise dispensing platform creates a production-viable solution for micro dispensing and printed electronics.

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

Cogiscan and Universal Instruments Announce Strategic Partnership Alliance strengthens customer-focused solutions portfolio.

Feb 27, 2018 | Cogiscan has signed an OEM reselling agreement with Universal Instruments to expand their portfolio of manufacturing solutions. Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan provides factory-wide electronics manufacturing traceability (TTC), MSD control, component set up verification, PCB assembly error-proofing, components inventory management.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

Aegis Software to Speak at InnovationsFORUM Boeblingen, Discussing the Latest Technologies of Digitalization and Processing of Production Data In Line With the Principles of Industry 4.0

Feb 26, 2018 | Aegis today announced its participation at the upcoming InnovationsFORUM event to be held on March 7th, at the Kongressehalle Boeblingen.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Developers of State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Enterprise Automation Software

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Saki to Demonstrate AOI, SPI, and AXI Software and Systems at IPC APEX Booth 1127

Feb 26, 2018 | Saki Corporation will demonstrate its new 5th generation, 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), 3D Solder Paste Inspection (SPI), and 3D Automated X-ray Inspection (AXI) systems and software at the IPC APEX Expo, February 27-March 1, San Diego, California, Booth 1127. In addition, Saki's 3D AOI system, based on its Quality-Driven Production (QDP) concept for true closed-loop, machine-to-machine communication, will be part of the Fuji SMART Factory Line in booth 3539.

SAKI America

SAKI America

Saki's 3D automated solder paste, optical, and x-ray inspection systems (SPI, AOI, AXI) have been recognized to provide the stable platform and advanced data capture mechanisms necessary for true M2M communication.

Fremont, California, USA

Inspection

Maintenance-Free X-ray Inspection Now Available for PCBA Production Applications

Feb 26, 2018 | Nordson DAGE welcomes a new member to its family of award-winning X-ray inspection systems. Quadra™ 3 is specifically designed for high-quality X-ray inspection in PCBA production applications.

Nordson DAGE

Nordson DAGE

The leading provider of award winning bond testing equipment and continues to invest significantly in research and development to remain at the cutting edge of bond tester technology.

Aylesbury. Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Inspection, Test Services

Scienscope places major emphasis on component counting and inventory management at APEX (Booth #2501)

Feb 26, 2018 | Scienscope International will be featuring its new AXI-5100C automated in-line component counting system at this year’s IPC APEX EXPO. Component counting and inventory validation via X-ray analysis is an efficient process being increasingly employed within the circuit assembly world.

SCIENSCOPE International

AXI-5100C automated in-line component counting system.

SCIENSCOPE International

Scienscope supplies inspection equipment, including stereo zoom microscopes, video an X-Ray inspection equipment, automated optical inspection systems, magnifiers, measurement systems.

Chino, California, USA

Inspection

Four IPC APEX EXPO Exhibiting Companies Push Boundaries of Technology and Earn 2018 Innovation Awards

Feb 26, 2018 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the winners of the IPC APEX EXPO 2018 Innovation Awards, a celebration of the innovators and forward thinkers who are changing the technological landscape of the electronics 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

ADLINK Demonstrates Fog Computing at Embedded World 2018 In addition to device monitoring, ADLINK demonstrates the orchestration of embedded hardware at the Edge; thus highlighting true Fog Computing.

Feb 26, 2018 | ADLINK Technology today announced it will demonstrate Fog Computing at Embedded World 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany, Feb. 27 to March 1 (booth 1-540). ADLINK believes this will be the first demonstration of true Fog Computing, i.e. including not only device monitoring, but also the management of the orchestration of embedded device…all at the Edge.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

Provider of wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement and automation industries.

New Taipei City 235, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Components

Phil Zarrow to Present SMTA Capital Chapter Tutorial Program

Feb 25, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that it will host a Chapter Tutorial Program on March 15 with Phil Zarrow of ITM consulting presenting “Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Electronic Assembly Processes”. To RSVP, please click on the following link: https://www.smta.org/education/chapter_tutorials/chapter_tutorials.cfm#capital

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

Cogiscan and MIRTEC to Demo Fully Integrated Industry 4.0 Solution at APEX.

Feb 25, 2018 | Cogiscan is pleased to announce that it has collaborated with MIRTEC on a fully integrated Industry 4.0 Solution. MIRTEC’s revolutionary Total Remote Management System (TRMS) displays data collected from MIRTEC’s award winning AOI and SPI systems as well as all other equipment in the SMT manufacturing line. The TRMS Module is a key part of MIRTEC’s Intelligent Factory Automation System (INTELLISYS®). This powerful software suite was designed and developed by MIRTEC to provide manufacturers with a clear view into the manufacturing process, thereby helping them achieve higher operating efficiencies and improved quality.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan Inc.

Cogiscan provides factory-wide electronics manufacturing traceability (TTC), MSD control, component set up verification, PCB assembly error-proofing, components inventory management.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

ADLINK Brings ‘AI at the Edge’ with NVIDIA Technology Autonomous Mobile Robotics and Other Factory-of-the-Future and Smart City Technologies to Be Demoed at Embedded World 201

Feb 25, 2018 | ADLINK Technology is delivering ‘AI at the Edge’ solutions with NVIDIA technology. The combination of ADLINK embedded systems and connectivity solutions with NVIDIA’s AI and deep learning technologies is ideal for compute-intensive applications. This includes robotics, autonomous vehicles, healthcare and many other industries. This initiative is just one example of ADLINK’s ‘Leading EDGE COMPUTING’.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

Provider of wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement and automation industries.

New Taipei City 235, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Components

KIC Demonstrates Smart Factory Technologies With IPC CFX Communication at APEX

Feb 22, 2018 | KIC plans to showcase the benefits of connected smart oven technologies at the 2018 IPC APEX EXPO. An active member of the IPC Connected Factory Exchange (CFX) committee since the beginning, KIC will offer demonstrations of the connected factory, process visibility, traceability and more in booth #3301 during the three-day event.

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

MicroCare Offers Higher Performance Critical Cleaning Solutions at IPC APEX Booth #2909

Feb 22, 2018 | MicroCare Corp. will continue to promote a strong and consistent message of high-performance precision cleaning to visitors at the IPC APEX EXPO, in San Diego, CA from 27 February to 1 March 2018. The cleaning experts from MicroCare will present their family of critical cleaning products, including the company’s latest innovative chemistry, Tergo™ High Performance Flux Remover.

MicroCare Corporation

MicroCare Corporation

The leading supplier of cleaners and lubricants for critical environments.

New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Cleaning

Latest Conference Proceedings Now Available in SMTA Knowledge Base

Feb 22, 2018 | The 2017 Technical Conference Proceedings from the SMTA International Conference and Exhibition (SMTAI) and International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) are now available for download from the SMTA Knowledge Base.

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

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