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Aqueous Technologies Introduces the E101 Evaporator

Feb 17, 2009 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA � February 2009 � Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces the introduction of the E101 Evaporator, a new environmentally responsible evaporator.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

PCB Manufacturing

Feb 17, 2009 | PCB Board Fabrication

Saturn Electronics Corporation

Saturn Electronics Corporation

Providing production and prototype, SEC offers advanced technologies like LED thermal management, heavy copper, PTFE for RFMW, open and internal cavities and blind and buried vias that are certified to a diverse set of industries.

Romulus, Michigan, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, CAD, Test Services, Service Provider

PCB Production

Feb 16, 2009 | Board Manufacturing

Saturn Electronics Corporation

Saturn Electronics Corporation

Providing production and prototype, SEC offers advanced technologies like LED thermal management, heavy copper, PTFE for RFMW, open and internal cavities and blind and buried vias that are certified to a diverse set of industries.

Romulus, Michigan, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, CAD, Test Services, Service Provider

Indium Corporation Technical Engineers' Papers Accepted by IPC Lead-Free Conference

Feb 15, 2009 | Indium Corporation's Senior Technical Support Engineer Mario Scalzo and Technical Support Engineer Ed Briggs had their papers accepted for presentation at the IPC/JEDEC Conference, Transitioning to Lead Free � Strategies for Implementation, in Santa Clara, California, March 3-5, 2009. Both Mario and Ed are based at Indium's global headquarters in Clinton, NY.

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

Agilent Technologies Presents the 2009 Aerospace Defense Symposium "Focus Where it Counts"

Feb 15, 2009 | Agilent's Aerospace and Defense Symposium begins a two-month U.S. tour on February 23, 2009. The symposium provides presentations and demonstrations on how to combine design tools with cutting edge test solutions to help you build greater assurance in system readiness so you can focus on today's challenging missions.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

World's premier measurement company, providing the critical tools and technologies that sense, measure, and interpret the physical and biological world.

Loveland, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Machine Vision Products, Inc., celebrates it's 15th year of continuous service to the AOI industry

Feb 13, 2009 | Carlsbad, CA (February 14th, 2009) Machine Vision Products, Inc. A worldwide leader in Automated Optical inspection for the Micro-electronics, Semiconductor and SMT manufacturing industries recently celebrated its 15th year of continuous service to the industry maintaining its strong leadership of innovative technologies which have led the marketplace ahead of their competition.

Machine Vision Products, Inc

Dr George T. Ayoub

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

Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation

BNC is a leading manufacturer of precision electronic instrumentation for test, measurement, and nuclear research.

San Rafael, California, USA

Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation

BNC is a leading manufacturer of precision electronic instrumentation for test, measurement, and nuclear research.

San Rafael, California, USA

Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Aqueous Technologies Introduces StencilWasher MP � The Vertical Format Misprint and Stencil Cleaning System

Feb 11, 2009 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA � February 2009 � Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces the StencilWasher MP, a fully automatic misprint and stencil cleaning system that is designed to remove non-reflowed solder paste and adhesives from misprinted assemblies, stencils, and screens, as well as post-reflow circuit assemblies.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

New Vacuum Vapor Phase Reflow technology receives warm reception in Japan

Feb 11, 2009 | Despite today's challenging economic conditions, Rehm Thermal Systems' launch of the innovative VPS Condenso Vacuum system has triggered widespread interest throughout the industry. Demonstrated most recently in Japan at the Internepcon exhibition, the innovative system alone attracted more than 100 visitors from over 30 different companies.

Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH

Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH

Manufacturer of convection reflow ovens, vapor phase ovens, convection curing, and IR curing ovens.

Blaubeuren-Seissen, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Indium Corporation Features New Halogen-Free Pb-Free Solder Paste at APEX

Feb 11, 2009 | ndium8.9HF Solder Paste is a halogen-free Pb-free solder paste with unsurpassed print transfer efficiency and response-to-pause printing. The advanced rheology of Indium8.9HF is ideally suited for today's advanced 0.4mm pitch and 0201 technologies.

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

Andreas Brockt Joins Rehm Thermal Systems as new European Sales VP

Feb 11, 2009 | Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH is pleased to announce the appointment of Andreas Brockt to the position of VP Sales Europe, effective February 1, 2009

Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH

Rehm Thermal Systems GmbH

Manufacturer of convection reflow ovens, vapor phase ovens, convection curing, and IR curing ovens.

Blaubeuren-Seissen, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Aqueous Technologies' Michael Konrad Presented at Local SMTA Chapter

Feb 11, 2009 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA � February 2009 � Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces that on January 22, 2009 at 7 p.m., Michael Konrad, President of Aqueous Technologies Corp., presented �Conductive Crystals, White Residues, and Lower Reliability � The Rush to Clean No-Clean� to a full crowd during the LA/O.C. SMTA Chapter meeting in Anaheim, Calif.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Kester Celebrates 110 Years in Business

Feb 11, 2009 | ITASCA, IL � February 2009 � Kester announces 110 years in business as a leading global supplier of higher performance interconnecting materials and related services for the electronic and micro-component assembly markets.

Kester

Kester

A leading global supplier of assembly materials to the electronic assembly, component and microelectronic marketplaces.

Itasca, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Heavy Copper

Feb 11, 2009 | Saturn's Solutions for Heavy Copper PCBs

Saturn Electronics Corporation

Saturn Electronics Corporation

Providing production and prototype, SEC offers advanced technologies like LED thermal management, heavy copper, PTFE for RFMW, open and internal cavities and blind and buried vias that are certified to a diverse set of industries.

Romulus, Michigan, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, CAD, Test Services, Service Provider

Achievements internationally recognized

Feb 10, 2009 | Combining economic success with corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been a constant feature of Henkel's business philosophy for over 130 years now. And in international terms, too, Henkel counts among the leading companies in this domain. So when it came to conferral of the first ever �European Corporate Responsibility Award� in Prague on February 5 this year, Henkel was once again among the finalists.

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

Universal Instruments Appoints New Sales Representative � the IPS Group

Feb 10, 2009 | Universal Instruments has expanded its sales force with the appointment of the Integrated Production Solution (IPS) Group as sales representative for the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana, as well as the Central and Southern Mexico region.

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

Going Green to cut transaction cost!

Feb 10, 2009 | Green Transaction

PCB Partner Co.Ltd

PCB Partner Co.Ltd

PCB Partner is a Global PCB business searching website.It aims to short the business process, cut the transaction cost of PCB industry and improve the business efficiency.

Shenzhen, China

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Environmental Resources, Service Provider

RSA Rosengren Consulting AB is new distributor for Essemtec in Sweden

Feb 09, 2009 | Essemtec Switzerland has announced that as of January 1, 2009, a distribution contract for Sweden has been signed with RSA Rosengren Consulting AB, Lund, Sweden. RSA Rosengren Consulting AB has many years experience in the SMT business, consulting SMT processes, and offers excellent services to customers.

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

Virtual Industries Introduces New Low-Cost Vacuum-Tweezer Tool

Feb 09, 2009 | COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � February 9, 2009 � Virtual Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, introduces the self-contained manually operated PEN-VAC PRO-SERIES Vacuum-Tweezer for handling SMD packages, optics or other small parts during assembly. The tweezer has no vacuum hoses to get in the way and no batteries to replace.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

Virtual Industries, Inc.

A leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions to the worlds high technology firms.

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Component Preparation, Inspection, Repair/Rework

Universal Instruments' First AdVantisX Production Platform Installed in McIntosh Laboratory's Binghamton Plant

Feb 09, 2009 | Universal Instruments, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions, is pleased to announce that Binghamton, NY-based McIntosh Laboratory, renowned as a leading manufacturer of the world's best and most complete ultra-luxury home entertainment solutions, recently installed Universal's first surface mount technology (SMT) production line in its Binghamton manufacturing facility.

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

Etek Europe Ltd is excited to welcome 2 new members to the engineering team

Feb 06, 2009 | Martin Moggeridge, joins our team with a vast knowledge of screen printing, undefill, and dispensing processes. Neil Bradbury joins our team with a vast knowledge of Electrovert equipment.

Etek Europe

Etek Europe

Etek Europe offers a total solution to your company with years of experience in process and equipment support. From first line service support to in-house maintenance.

Prestwick, United Kingdom

Distributor

iNEMI Survey Asks about Boundary Scan Adoption

Feb 06, 2009 | Input will help the electronics industry improve test implementation and coverage

iNEMI (International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative)

iNEMI (International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative)

iNEMI is an industry-led consortium focused on identifying and closing technology gaps, which includes the development and integration of the electronics industry supply infrastructure.

Herndon, Virginia, USA

FCT Assembly Announces 5-Year Anniversary

Feb 06, 2009 | GREELEY, CO �FCT Assembly announces its five-year anniversary. In 2004, Florida Cirtech decided to break off its assembly product division and start FCT Assembly. Since that time, FCT has seen growth of more than 400 percent.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

FCT ASSEMBLY, INC.

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

Greeley, Colorado, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

BTU International Adds New Representative

Feb 06, 2009 | NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Feb. 5, 2009�BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, today announced the addition of Omni-tronics as a new representative in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Northern Wisconsin and Iowa.

BTU International

BTU International

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

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Essemtec Names SINERJI as Its Distributor for Turkey

Feb 06, 2009 | ESSEMTEC Switzerland has announced that as of January 1, 2009, a distribution contract for Turkey has been signed with SINERJI GRUP, Istanbul, Turkey. SINERJI has many years experience in the SMT business and offers excellent services to customers.

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

Customizable Solder Process Training Classes

Feb 06, 2009 | Circuit Technology has just released a new series of customizable Solder Process training classes to add to its array of IPC Certified training classes. This new series of classes focuses on the automated circuit board assembly process. The series consist of Wave Solder Process, Reflow Solder Process, SMT printing process and SMT Boot Camp. Each class includes a site audit of your current processes followed by two days of training based on your desired process goals.

Circuit Technology Inc.

Circuit Technology Inc.

Circuit Technology Inc. is a manufacturer’s representative and IPC training group.

Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA

IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Aqueous Technologies Acquires Austin American Technology's MicroJet Family of Defluxing Systems

Feb 06, 2009 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA � January 2009 � Aqueous Technologies Corp. announces the acquisition of all marketing, sales/distribution, and service rights for the MicroJet family of conveyorized (inline) defluxing systems manufactured by Austin American Technology (Burnet, TX).

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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

Practical Components' New Kit Checks Out Process Cleanliness & Residue

Feb 06, 2009 | LOS ALAMITOS, CA � February 2009 � Practical Components Inc., the leading supplier of dummy components, announces that the new Practical Components B-52 CRET (Cleanliness & Residue Evaluation Test) Kit is designed to help determine the ionic cleanliness of a customer's manufacturing process. The test boards and components follow guidelines associated with the IPC-B-52 Test Vehicle.

Practical Components, Inc.

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

Bliss Industries to Host its' First Open House and SMTA Chapter Meeting

Feb 06, 2009 | MILPITAS, Calif. � February 2009 � Bliss Industries Inc., provider of handling carts and racks for electronics assembly, announces that the company will host for the first time The SMTA Silicon Valley chapter meeting from 3-5 p.m. on February 26, immediately followed by its first ever Open House from 5-8 p.m. on February 26, and 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. on February 27. The tour will include Bliss' Visual 3-D engineering lab, product showroom and its in-house Lean Manufacturing Center for sheet metal fabrication.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

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

Electronics Industry Event Returns to Gwinnett Civic Center April 16

Feb 06, 2009 | Atlanta, GA - The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announced today that the Atlanta SMTA Expo would return to the Gwinnett Civic Center in Duluth, Georgia for its 13th annual event on Thursday, April 16, 2009 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM. This free, one-day event will feature suppliers to the electronics industry displaying products and services for the high technology and surface mount markets, as well as free technical presentations.

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

PerkinElmer Expands LED Portfolio with Acquisition of Opto Technology, Inc.

Feb 06, 2009 | WALTHAM, Mass., Feb 03, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, announced the acquisition of Opto Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of light-emitting diode (LED) based lighting components and subsystems.

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics

Manufacturer of Specialty Lighting and Medical Measurement Equipment

Salem, Massachusetts, USA

OEM

Bliss Launches Revolutionary FLEXconveyor Line

Feb 05, 2009 | MILPITAS, Calif. � February 2009 � Bliss Industries Inc., provider of handling carts and racks for electronics assembly, announces the launch of the revolutionary FLEXconveyor, A Box Build Factory On Wheels.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

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

STI Electronics, Inc. Named as AIM's Distributor for the Southeast Region

Feb 05, 2009 | MADISON, AL � February 2009 �STI Electronics Inc., a full service organization providing training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, and electronic as well as industrial supply sales, announces that it has been appointed as a distributor for the complete AIM line of electronic solders and chemicals throughout the Southeast.

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

DEK Solar illuminates sector with truly global reach

Feb 05, 2009 | Delivering a fast-track to effective commercial photovoltaic production, DEK's advanced PV1200 metallization line continues to build on the company's 'Expect More' philosophy worldwide. Backed by an extensive global reach and support infrastructure, DEK Solar is a force to be reckoned with in today's alternative energies industry.

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

PROMATION at IPC/APEX 2009

Feb 04, 2009 | Pleasant Prairie, WI � January 13, 2008 PROMATION known for value added handling solutions announced that they will display a PCB hand ion system with auto recirculation of completed product after selective soldering.

PROMATION, Inc.

Wrap Around System

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION offers automated products in 4 key areas: PCB handling systems, robotic soldering systems, automatic label placement, and work bench/work flow solutions.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Soldering

Precision PCB Services, Inc. geared to offer training and consulting services Worldwide.

Feb 03, 2009 | New PCB Rework, Repair, Fabrication Training & Consulting Services.

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Precision PCB Services, Inc

Products, Services, Training, and Consulting for the assembly, rework & repair of electronic assemblies. BGA process experts. Manufacturers Rep & Sole Agency North America for Shuttle Star BGA Rework Stations.

Oroville, California, USA

Consultant, Equipment Dealer / Broker, Manufacturer's Rep, Service Provider, Training Provider

Tyco Electronics to Present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Technology & Telecom Conference 2009

Feb 02, 2009 | Tyco Electronics to Present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Technology & Telecom Conference 2009

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

Henkel Names New Global Sales Director for Semiconductor Materials

Feb 02, 2009 | Henkel today announced the appointment of Mr. Luc Godefroid as the company's Global Sales Director for its Semiconductor Group. A key member of Henkel's electronics sales team since 2001, Godefroid's new role sees him building on his previous success and directing the global sales efforts of Henkel's worldwide team and expanded product portfolio.

Heller Industries Inc.

Heller Industries Inc.

Manufacturer of reflow soldering ovens for automated SMT PCB assembly, specializing in: lead free processing and nitrogen reflow = the best convection reflow ovens on the market.

Florham Park, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, OEM

Bliss Industries to Host Silicon Valley Chapter SMTA Meeting

Feb 02, 2009 | MILPITAS, Calif. � February 2009 � Bliss Industries Inc., provider of handling carts and racks for electronics assembly, announces that the company will host the SMTA Silicon Valley Chapter meeting at Bliss Industries' headquarters and lean manufacturing facility in Milipitas, Calif. on Thursday February 26, 2009 from 3-5 p.m.

Bliss Industries, Inc.

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

Dow Corning Electronics Awards Krayden Inc. as its North American 2008 Distributor of the Year

Jan 30, 2009 | DENVER � January 2009 � Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, announces that the Dow Corning Americas Electronics Channel Team named Krayden, Inc. as the recipient of the Distributor of the Year Award and GOLD level status for 2008.

Krayden Inc.

Krayden Inc.

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

Denver, Colorado, USA

Distributor

SMTA Announces 2009 Certification Dates and Locations

Jan 30, 2009 | Minneapolis, MN � The SMTA proudly announces nine offerings of Processes and Six Sigma/Greenbelt Certification scheduled for 2009. The SMTA Certification program is unique, as it recognizes and certifies the entire SMT assembly process at an engineering level. The 2009 offerings span the US and are also offered internationally in Canada and China.

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

SECOND CALL FOR PARTICIPATION - Workshop on Testing of Lead-Free Assemblies

Jan 30, 2009 | The University of Maryland Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) is pleased to announce that it will host a workshop on the testing of lead-free soldered assemblies. The primary goal of the workshop is to provide a forum of technical exchange regarding experiences, lessons learned, data, and other information on testing of lead-free electronic assemblies.

CALCE Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering

CALCE Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering

The largest electronic products research center focused on electronics reliability, is dedicated to providing a knowledge and resource base to support the development of competitive electronic components, products and systems.

College Park, Maryland, USA

Service Provider, Training Provider

Siplace Precedence Finder optimizes placement sequence: Effective collision protection for the placement process

Jan 30, 2009 | Siplace Precedence Finder is a special program that improves the quality and reliability of component placements on high-mix and high-density boards. Based on the bill of materials, the software analyzes the size and position of all components on the PCB and optimizes the placement sequence to prevent components from colliding with each other or with nozzles and grippers. It effectively eliminates frequent collision sources such as shielding (large height differences between adjacent components) or placement shadows as a result of overlaying nozzles.

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

SIPLACE 3x8 mm shutterless S-feeder improves component supply

Jan 30, 2009 | S-series tape feeders have been one of the most important components of many Siplace placement machines for many years. With its new 3x8 mm shutterless S-feeder, Siemens Electronics Assembly Systems (SEAS) now presents another improved version in the series. Fewer movable parts mean longer life and more reliability. The new feeder also handles a broader spectrum of components and makes the user's job easier. As a special benefit, owners of classic 3x8 mm feeders can have them upgraded to the shutterless version.

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

Siemens EAS expanding its technology expertise network

Jan 30, 2009 | Siemens Electronics Assembly Systems (SEAS), which has been a separate company since the start of the year, wants to further expand its global Siplace technology expertise network. By entering into additional cooperative agreements with other technology suppliers, SEAS wants to be able to offer their shared customers coordinated manufacturing solutions. SEAS believes that this optimized interaction between SMT equipment manufacturers will take advantage of significant, currently unused efficiency and productivity potentials in electronics production.

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

Carve-out completed successfully: Siemens Electronics Assembly Systems adjusts to market situation; wants to become faster and more flexible

Jan 30, 2009 | Right on schedule, Siemens Electronics Assembly Systems (SEAS) became operational on January 1, 2009, as a legally separate company within the Siemens technology conglomerate. This step signalled the end of the carve-out process, which started in 2008. At the same time, the Siplace Excellence restructuring program, which was begun in 2007, is entering into a second phase that involves making certain volume-driven adjustments.

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

PerkinElmer Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter of 2008

Jan 30, 2009 | PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI - News), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 28, 2008. The Company reported GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.29. On a non-GAAP basis, which includes the adjustments noted in the attached reconciliation, the Company announced adjusted earnings per share of $0.48, which is within the range of the Company's prior guidance.

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics

Manufacturer of Specialty Lighting and Medical Measurement Equipment

Salem, Massachusetts, USA

OEM

Essemtec Delivers First Series of Newly Developed RO-VARIO Reflow and Curing Ovens

Jan 30, 2009 | RO-VARIO, the new developed reflow and curing oven from Essemtec, offers a unique modularity and flexibility for a number of solder and hardness tasks in the electronics and solar engineering industries. The first ovens were delivered to the customers earlier this month.

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

KIC to Feature KIC Explorer RF and KIC RPI at Componex/Nepcon India 2009

Jan 30, 2009 | San Diego � January 2009 � KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, announces that it will feature KIC's new RPI, Reflow Process Inspection. KIC also will be showing the KIC Explorer Dual model that may be used as a datalogger or as a real-time profiler using radio frequency technology. KIC will be in representative Mectronics Marketing Services' booth, located in Hall #18 in booth #406, at the Componex/Nepcon India 2009, scheduled to take place February 24-26, 2009 in New Delhi.

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

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