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Solder Squeeze Out on Underfilled Boards - Defect of the Month

Jul 03, 2018 | Solder migration or Squeeze Out can be seen when solder reflows on packages which are underfilled and is feature on the NPL Defect Database and shows you what is happening

ASKbobwillis.com

Red hot at solving process problems

ASKbobwillis.com

On site and online Training and consultancy in electronics manufacture. Wide range of training products which are solder worldwide by IPC, SMTA, SMART Group and others

Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Test Services, Consultant, Publication or Online Resource, Training Provider, Events Organizer

New Book Reviews from Bob Willis June2018

Jul 03, 2018 | Materials and Processes: for Spacecraft and High Reliability Applications Barrie D Dunn Keep a Green Tree in Your Heart and Perhaps the Singing Bird Will Come Paperback by Brian Ellis & Darrel Staley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-QqE4tWP3Q

ASKbobwillis.com

More books from my intray

ASKbobwillis.com

On site and online Training and consultancy in electronics manufacture. Wide range of training products which are solder worldwide by IPC, SMTA, SMART Group and others

Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Test Services, Consultant, Publication or Online Resource, Training Provider, Events Organizer

North American PCB Industry Growth Increases

Jul 02, 2018 | IPC announced today the May 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Industry shipments and orders in May grew at a strong pace. The book-to-bill ratio strengthened to 1.09.

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

Electronics Industry Supports Senate Bill to Advance Workforce Education

Jul 02, 2018 | IPC applauds a U.S. Senate committee for its work in advancing a workforce education and training bill.

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 Participates in Successful European Compatibility Seminars

Jul 02, 2018 | KYZEN today announced that it participated in two successful compatibility seminars at the end of June in conjunction with Rotec, a PCB materials distributor in the Benelux. The first seminar took place on June 27 at KYZEN’s European headquarters in Aalter, Belgium, and the second took place on June 28 at the NH Conference Centre Koningshof Veldhoven in The Netherlands.

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

MPC® and HYDRON® Cleaning Technologies to be Featured by ZESTRON at Semicon West

Jul 02, 2018 | ZESTRON will be featuring its leading MPC® and HYDRON® cleaning technologies at the Semicon West Expo.

ZESTRON Americas

ZESTRON Americas

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

Manassas, Virginia, USA

Cleaning, Test Services, Training Provider

Scienscope launches new rental/rent-to-own program for AXC-800

Jul 02, 2018 | Scienscope International today announced that it has launched a new rental/rent-to-own program for the AXC-800 X-ray table top component reel counter. This program has been launched in response to customer requests, and offers customers the ability to rent a system without any major capital outlay.

SCIENSCOPE International

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

SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum to be Held on August 23rd

Jul 02, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to invite you to its upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723, on Thursday, August 23rd.

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

PF606-P245 Lead-free Solder Paste Offers Continuous High-Speed Printability

Jul 02, 2018 | SHENMAO America, Inc. is pleased to introduce the PF606-P245 New Generation Lead-free Zero Halogen Solder Paste. The paste provides continuous high-speed printability that produces superior solder paste print quality as well as a wide reflow process window for excellent solderability.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

SHENMAO Technology, Inc. supplier of Pb/Pb-free Solder Pastes, Solder Wire, Solder Bar, Flux, BGA Sphere, Bumping Paste/Flux, PCB Plating Anode, PV Ribbon Electronics Assembly Materials, for over 44 years from 10 world locations.

TaoYuan County, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Assembly, Component Packaging, Repair/Rework, Soldering

ZESTRON Americas Announces New Regional Sales Manager

Jul 02, 2018 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce the addition of Marcel Thielke as the new Central Regional Sales Manager.

ZESTRON Americas

ZESTRON Americas

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

Manassas, Virginia, USA

Cleaning, Test Services, Training Provider

Thermaltronics Is Fast Becoming the New Leader in Hand Soldering

Jul 02, 2018 | Thermaltronics have recently announced it is embarking on an aggressive marketing campaign in the USA.

Thermaltronics USA, Inc.

Thermaltronics USA, Inc.

Manufacturer of a wide range of Soldering Products & Accessories used in the electronics manufacturing industry.

Great Neck, New York, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering

Latest Release of Aegis Software’s FactoryLogix MES Platform Automates Total Quality Management and Continuous Improvement

Jul 02, 2018 | FactoryLogix 2018.1 Now Provides Complete Quality Management Solution (QMS), Delivering Game-Changing Capabilities Automating Entire Continuous Improvement Process for Manufacturers

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Libra Industries Promotes Jim Zelina to Program Manager

Jul 02, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Zelina to the position of Program Manager. Zelina will be relocating to Plant Two and reporting to Roy Starks.

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

SHENMAO Hires Don Dennison as New East Coast Rep

Jul 02, 2018 | SHENMAO America, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Don Dennison of PIT Equipment Services to be their manufacturer’s rep covering Southeastern New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

SHENMAO Technology, Inc. supplier of Pb/Pb-free Solder Pastes, Solder Wire, Solder Bar, Flux, BGA Sphere, Bumping Paste/Flux, PCB Plating Anode, PV Ribbon Electronics Assembly Materials, for over 44 years from 10 world locations.

TaoYuan County, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Assembly, Component Packaging, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Seica Inc. participation at Semicon West, July 10-12 2018, Booth 509, San Francisco, CA.

Jul 02, 2018 | Presented for the first time in US during IPC Apex, it will also be shown at Semicon West booth 509, Pilot V8 Next> series, the most versatile and performing flying probe system in the world, which represent yet another outstanding technological leap forward in Seica’s continuous “road” to innovation. This time it will be managed by Viva Next> 6, Seica’s latest evolution of its core management software platform, in a 64 bit version complete with a new graphical interface and a guided environment for creating test programs according to each specific requirement. The new platform continues to leverage its open architecture, further extending the capability of integration with third party software, such as TestStandTM, leaving programmers complete freedom to combine test sequences developed using various platforms in the same test program. In addition to the Seica OEM products described below Seica will also exhibit semiconductor solutions from Crea, OSAI and Microtest.

SEICA SpA

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

New Haverhill headquarters celebration

Jul 02, 2018 | On 6 June SEICA inc. has officially inaugurated the new North American headquarters in the Ward Hill Business Park East of Haverhill, Massachusetts.

SEICA SpA

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

Libra Industries Appoints New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technicians

Jul 02, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of two associates to New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technician. Adriane Page and Mike Simons will report to Roy Starks.

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

Attention all USA Customers. No 25% Import Duty on Heller Reflow Ovens

Jul 02, 2018 | Heller Industries Announces That It Will NOT Be Subject To The 25% Import Duty on Reflow Oven Purchases

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

Libra Industries Appoints New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technicians

Jul 01, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of two associates to New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technician. Adriane Page and Mike Simons will report to Roy Starks.

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

CUI Partners with SnapEDA to Offer Free PCB Footprint Files

Jun 27, 2018 | CUI today announced that it has teamed up with SnapEDA, the market-leading parts library for circuit board design, to provide designers with a catalog of free, ready-to-download PCB footprints and symbols for CUI’s range of board mount electromechanical components.

SnapEDA

SnapEDA

SnapEDA is the Internet's first parts library for circuit board design, providing free symbols, footprints and 3D models for millions of electronic components. Join half a million engineers at www.snapeda.com.

San Francisco, California, USA

CAD

Libra Industries Appoints New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technicians

Jun 26, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of two associates to New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technician. Adriane Page and Mike Simons will report to Roy Starks.

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

PORTA-WAND® ELITE 110-220 VAC Vacuum Tweezer Kit from Virtual Industries

Jun 26, 2018 | Virtual Industries features a product line of hand tools that replace tweezers or other gripping means for many applications. The PORTA-WAND® ELITE 110-220 VAC Vacuum Tweezer Kit is a Cleanroom-safe tool that handles up to 8" (200 mm) wafers or solar cells. It comes equipped with a detachable 9.6V NiMH rechargeable battery pack, an in-stand charger (P/N VPW-CHARGER-110-220) and one wafer tip.

3M Electrical Solutions Division

The PORTA-WAND® ELITE 110-220 VAC Vacuum Tweezer Kit .

3M Electrical Solutions Division

A full range of product, software and service solutions to help electronics manufacturers maintain an effective EOS/ESD control program.

Austin , Texas, USA

High Quality Hand Soldering Tools from Metcal at SMTA Ohio

Jun 26, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Ohio Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Cleveland Rockside in Cleveland. The company will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Digital Hot Air Pencil and Solder Tip Cleaner.

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

IPC APEX EXPO 2019 … Exhibit Space Going Fast

Jun 26, 2018 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® reports that 85 percent of exhibit floor space has been sold for IPC APEX EXPO® 2019. Three hundred twenty-seven exhibitors have been assigned to 134,200 net square feet of exhibit space, marking a 5 percent increase in square footage compared to 2018’s booth space selection event. The premier technical conference and exhibition for the electronics manufacturing industry will take place January 29–31, 2019, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.

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

SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum to be Held on August 23rd

Jun 26, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to invite you to its upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723, on Thursday, August 23rd.

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

SMTA International Conference Program Finalized and Registration Now Open

Jun 26, 2018 | The SMTA is pleased to announce that the program and registration for the SMTA International Conference and Exhibition is finalized and available on-line at www.smta.org/smtai. Taking place October 14-18, 2018 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, the conference features 20 workshops, 130 technical papers, and numerous complimentary offerings for engineers and professionals in the electronics manufacturing industry.

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

Almit GmbH Reports Success and Halide-Free Trend at SMT Nuremberg.

Jun 26, 2018 | Solder materials specialist, Almit, reports continuing interest in its premium products from visitors to the company’s stand at the SMT Hybrid Packaging exhibition in Nuremberg.

Almit GmbH

Almit's stand at SMT Nuremberg 2018

Almit GmbH

Almit is one of the leading providers of solder wires, solder pastes and of course lead-free solders, which are also successfully applied in the aerospace industry, in the automotive field but also in consumer electronics.

Michelstadt, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Press preview for Seica Inc. participation at Semicon West, July 10-12 2018, Booth 509, San Francisco, CA.

Jun 24, 2018 | Presented for the first time in US during IPC Apex, it will also be shown at Semicon West booth 509, Pilot V8 Next> series, the most versatile and performing flying probe system in the world, which represent yet another outstanding technological leap forward in Seica’s continuous “road” to innovation. This time it will be managed by Viva Next> 6, Seica’s latest evolution of its core management software platform, in a 64 bit version complete with a new graphical interface and a guided environment for creating test programs according to each specific requirement. The new platform continues to leverage its open architecture, further extending the capability of integration with third party software, such as TestStandTM, leaving programmers complete freedom to combine test sequences developed using various platforms in the same test program. In addition to the Seica OEM products described below Seica will also exhibit semiconductor solutions from Crea, OSAI and Microtest.

SEICA SpA

Pilot V8 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

New Applicator Guns from Techcon at Farnborough International Airshow

Jun 21, 2018 | Techcon today announced plans to exhibit at Farnborough International, scheduled to take place July 16-22, 2018 in Farnborough, England. The company will introduce the TS2560 Series Applicator Guns to the aerospace market, and showcase its TSR2000 Smart Dispensing Robots and Smart Valve Controllers in Hall 3, Stand 3-756.

Techcon Systems

Techcon Systems

Techcon offers a wide array of fluid dispensing products and provides dispensing components ranging from disposable accessories to complete microprocessor-controlled dispensing systems, and precision valves.

Cypress, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives/Dispensing

IPC’s PCB Technology Trends Study Underway, PCB Fabricator Survey Open Until July 13

Jun 21, 2018 | IPC launched a global survey of printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers in the electronics industry this week. This confidential survey is part of a global data collection effort for the development of IPC’s 2018 PCB Technology Trends study. The deadline for PCB fabricator survey responses is July 13.

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

YXLON International to Host Three Open House Events at Its Lab One Facility

Jun 21, 2018 | YXLON International announces that it will host three Lab One Electronics Open Houses. The first one will take place on June 26 and will focus on SMT. The second open house will take place on June 27 and will focus on semiconductor technology, and the third event will take place on June 28 and will focus on lab applications.

YXLON International

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

ECO-FRIENDLY MEETS HIGH-TECH – Product Launch at Nepcon Thailand

Jun 20, 2018 | At this year’s Nepcon Thailand, taking place June 20 – 23, Yxlon invites all interested parties to the great launch of their Cheetah and Cougar ECO X-ray inspection systems for use in the electronics industry. These microfocus systems, which have been developed by Yxlon in Germany, are characterized by an excellent price-performance ratio. Being entry-level systems in two sizes, each of them provides best inspection results in quality control in the SMT and semiconductor industries.

YXLON International

Cheetah and Cougar ECO X-ray inspection systems .

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

KYZEN Sees Growth in Asia & Expands Marketing Support

Jun 20, 2018 | KYZEN today announced that Lina Ong has taken on an expanded role as Marketing Specialist at KYZEN’s Southeast Asia Headquarters in Penang, Malaysia. As KYZEN has grown, so has Ong’s importance to KYZEN’s marketing effort in Southeast Asia and China.

KYZEN Corporation

Lina Ong.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

IPC Extends Deadline on Call for Participation for IPC APEX EXPO 2019 Deadline for technical conference paper abstracts extended to: June 29, 2018

Jun 20, 2018 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has extended the deadline of their invitation for engineers, researchers, academics, technical experts and industry leaders to submit abstracts for IPC APEX EXPO 2019 to be held at the San Diego Convention Center. The technical conference will take place January 29–31, 2019. The extended deadline for technical conference abstracts is June 29, 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

Inspection Services Labs in San Jose and Ohio Now Fully Equipped with Non-Destructive Testing Technology

Jun 20, 2018 | Yxlon has completed installation of its latest technology systems in the company’s two Inspection Services facilities in North America open for customer trials and outsourced inspection contracting.

YXLON International

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

VJ Electronix Promotes Frank Cosentino to Western Regional Sales Manager for the Americas

Jun 20, 2018 | VJ Electronix today announced the promotion of Frank Cosentino to Western Regional Sales Manager for the Americas. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the VJE sales activity in the western half of the US, including British Columbia and Baja Mexico.

VJ Electronix

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

Scienscope Expands Partnership with Restronics

Jun 20, 2018 | Scienscope International is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Restronics as its newest manufacturers’ representative. Steve Clair will represent Scienscope’s X-ray and component counting technology in Upstate NY and Tony Molina will represent the company in AZ and New Mexico effective immediately.

SCIENSCOPE International

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

About the creation of communication standards to enable machine to machine cooperation in SMT lines by ELS

Jun 18, 2018 | The SMT equipment communication rule standardization subcommittee (hereafter referred to as ELS) from the Japan Robot Association (hereafter referred to as JARA), of which Fuji Corporation is a member, has advanced the standardization of communication for M2M cooperation in SMT lines. The standard JARAS 1014 has been introduced for the SMT market.

FUJI CORPORATION

FUJI CORPORATION

A leading manufacturer of SMT equipment and other machine tools used in industrial manufacturing.

Aichi, Japan

OEM

Online SMT Auction July 5th – July 10th, 2018

Jun 18, 2018 | Toggled in Troy, MI will be liquidating some of their excess and unused assets utilizing the online auction services of Baja Bid. The bidding for this event will open promptly at 8:00am EST on July 5th and the closing will begin at 1:00 pm EST on July 11th.

Baja Bid

Baja Bid

BAJA Bid was founded to form an auction organization with the primary objective of providing an outstanding experience for both our buyers and sellers.

Odessa, Florida, USA

Equipment Auctions, Equipment Dealer / Broker

SMT Nuremberg Pays Off for Europlacer & Speedprint.

Jun 17, 2018 | Europlacer and Speedprint pulled in leads from prospects across Europe on the shared stand at this year’s SMT Hybrid Packaging event in Nuremberg.

EUROPLACER

EUROPLACER

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

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Libra Industries’ Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation Awards $22,500 in Scholarships during Annual Golf Outing

Jun 17, 2018 | Libra Industries recently sponsored the Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation’s 13th Annual Golf Outing that took place Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Kirtland Country Club. During the event, Libra Industries’ CEO Rod Howell awarded three scholarships totaling $22,500. The scholarships were awarded as follows:

Libra Industries, Inc.

From left to right: Ashley Zeier (Howell), Jenn Kiminas (Marketing & Communications Manager) and Veronica Felker (Program Manager).

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

New Low-Temperature Solder Paste from SHENMAO

Jun 17, 2018 | SHENMAO America, Inc. is pleased to introduce its PQ10 Low Temperature Solder Paste. As the world’s major solder materials provider, SHENMAO produces SMT solder paste, laser soldering paste, cored solder wire, wave solder bar, semiconductor packaging solder spheres, wafer bumping solder paste, flux and solar PV ribbon.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

Shenmao Technology Inc.

SHENMAO Technology, Inc. supplier of Pb/Pb-free Solder Pastes, Solder Wire, Solder Bar, Flux, BGA Sphere, Bumping Paste/Flux, PCB Plating Anode, PV Ribbon Electronics Assembly Materials, for over 44 years from 10 world locations.

TaoYuan County, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Assembly, Component Packaging, Repair/Rework, Soldering

Jeremy Zhou Appointed to China Regional Sales Manager for VJ Electronix, Inc.

Jun 17, 2018 | VJ Electronix today announced that Jeremy Zhou was promoted to China Region Sales Manager. In this capacity, Zhou will be responsible for the company’s sales and technical support activity in China.

VJ Electronix

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

IPC’s PCB Technology Trends Study Underway, OEM Survey Open Until July 6

Jun 17, 2018 | IPC launched a global survey of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the electronics industry this week. This confidential survey is part of a global data collection effort for the development of IPC’s 2018 PCB Technology Trends study. The deadline for OEM survey responses is July 6.

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

Join Scienscope this Week at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo

Jun 17, 2018 | Scienscope International today announced that plans to exhibit at the Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place in Minneapolis, MN. The company will exhibit with JW Sales, who will discuss the AXI-5100c inline component counter and AXC-800 X-ray component reel counter, as well as its micro-focus X-ray inspection systems. The release of the AXI-5100c in addition to the AXC-800 allows Scienscope to offer the most comprehensive component counting system solutions in the industry.

SCIENSCOPE International

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

IPC Hand Soldering Regional Qualification Competition Winner Crowned at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2018

Jun 17, 2018 | The competition was fierce as 27 competitors went soldering iron to soldering iron in IPC’s Hand Soldering Regional Qualification Competition at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. Of the 27 boards submitted by the competitors only four of the electronic assemblies were functional. Taking first place and a cash prize of €300 was Catherine Cardinal-Simoan, Thales International, who earned 422 points out of a possible 445.

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

DDM Novastar Welcomes New Director of Engineering

Jun 17, 2018 | DDM Novastar is pleased to announce the return of Brian Osterhout as DDM Novastar’s director of engineering. Brian has over 30 years of machine design experience, with a broad background in product development and manufacturing. From 2005 to 2010, he worked as Senior Designer & Project Engineer for APS Novastar (DDM Novastar’s previous entity) and helped design the firm’s L Series Pick & Place machine, along with enhancements to the reflow oven and Stencil Printer product lines. From 2010 to the present, Brian continued to expand his knowledge base, working for a Philadelphia manufacturer specializing in fluid-film bearings. This added to his diverse background in fabrication and machining.

DDM Novastar Inc

DDM Novastar Inc

Turnkey SMT assembly solutions, manual & automated stencil printers, manual & automatic pick & place systems with dispensers, wave solder & selective solder machines, lead free solder reflow ovens, component counters, & thru-hole

Ivyland, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective Soldering

VJ Electronix Announces New Eastern Regional Sales Manager for the Americas

Jun 17, 2018 | VJ Electronix today announced the promotion of Robert Kerwin to Eastern Regional Sales Manager for the Americas. In this capacity, Kerwin will be responsible for the VJE sales activity in the eastern half of the US, Canada (except British Columbia), Mexico (except Baja) and South America.

VJ Electronix

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

ADLINK Partners with FFG for 5G- and ROS2-based Factories of the Future

Jun 17, 2018 | ADLINK Technology has joined forces with Fair Friend Group (FFG) to develop the new ROS2 toward Converged 5G for Factories of the Future project. The collaboration integrates wireless 5G network technologies with ROS2 (Robot Operating System 2) platforms to provide system architecture enabling real-time control and reliable communication. Igniting the next wave of growth for the network communication sector, the project can drive Industry 4.0 ecosystem development to bring on a productivity revolution for Factories of the Future.

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

Kurtz Ersa Mexico to Participate in SMTA Queretaro Expo

Jun 17, 2018 | Kurtz Ersa Inc. today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Queretaro Table Top Exhibition & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Hotel Mision Juriquilla in Mexico.

kurtz ersa Corporation

HR 550 hybrid rework system.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Manufacturer of Selective Soldering Systems, Ersascope BGA Inspection Systems, BGA Rework Systems, Soldering Irons, Wave Solder and Reflow Equipment.

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

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