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WHMA 27th Annual Wire Harness Conference to Offer Workshop on the Evolution of IPC’s Cable and Wire Harness Documents

Oct 30, 2019 | Robert Cooke, NASA aerospace engineer and electronics industry subject matter expert, will deliver a technical education workshop, “The Evolution of IPC’s Cable & Wire Harness Documents: IPC-D-620, IPC/WHMA-A-620 and IPC-HDBK-620 at the WHMA 27th Annual Wire Harness Conference, February 18, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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

Precision PCB Services, Inc. will exhibit at the San Diego Expo & Tech Forum

Oct 30, 2019 | Precision PCB Services, Inc. will exhibit at the San Diego Expo & Tech Forum on Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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 Agent in North America for Shuttle Star BGA Rework Stations.

Oroville, California, USA

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

Indium Corporation, Libra Industries and STI Electronics Pledge Support for Stromberg Scholarship

Oct 29, 2019 | SMTA is delighted to announce the JoAnn Stromberg Leadership Scholarship recently received a five-year commitment of support from Indium Corporation, Libra Industries, and STI Electronics. Rod Howell, CEO of Libra Industries, moved the scholarship even further, pledging an additional five-year commitment. Donations made over the next five years will enable funding for 10 recipients.

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

NEO Tech Continues to Expand with Pro1

Oct 29, 2019 | NEO Tech continues to expand their already strong partnership with Pro1, an OEM that innovates advanced electronic thermostats to automate heating and cooling systems for professionals and homeowners.

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

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

Thermaltronics to Launch Two New Solder Robots at productronica 2019

Oct 29, 2019 | Thermaltronics USA, Inc. today announced plans to exhibit in Hall 4, Stand A305 at productronica, scheduled to take place Nov. 12-15, 2019 at the Neue Messe München in Munich, Germany. In addition to the award-winning TMT-R9800S Advanced Solder Robot System, Thermaltronics will launch two new additions to its product range.

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

Speedprint to Exhibit Flagship SP710 and Long Board SP1550 printers at Productronica.

Oct 29, 2019 | Speedprint Technology will demonstrate two advanced printer platforms at this year’s Productronica exhibition on stand A2.461. The company’s flagship SP710AVi machine will feature on-board dispensing with the innovative dual syringe ADu+ and the award-winning S-Track traceability solution. The very long board SP1550 machine will be co-located with the ultra-flexible atom3 placement machine from sister company Europlacer, demonstrating a highly effective configuration for very long board (VLB) processing.

Speedprint Technology

Speedprint Technology

Speedprint Technology is an award-winning company delivering comprehensive printing solutions with a focus on value, flexibility and low cost-of-ownership for the SMT and Semiconductor industries.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

ZESTRON will be Exhibiting at SMTA San Diego and LA/OC Expo

Oct 29, 2019 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that it will be featuring several cleaning solutions at SMTA San Diego and LA/OC expos, including products to clean power electronics and advanced packaging.

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

Nihon Superior extends soldering iron tip life by 3X with new TipSave N flux-cored solder wire

Oct 29, 2019 | Nihon Superior Co. Ltd. is pleased to announce the introduction of its new TipSave N flux-cored solder wire. The newly developed TipSave N flux-cored solder wire extends soldering iron tip life by 3X.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon has been a leader in soldering and brazing since 1966. Nihon manufactures SMT solder joining materials e.g. lead-free solder (SN100C:Sn-Cu-Ni-Ge etc): solder paste, solder spheres, flux cored solder wire, solder bar, etc.

Osaka, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Data I/O Announces New PSV2800 Automated Programming System

Oct 29, 2019 | Data I/O Corporation today announced the release of the PSV2800 automated programming system. The PSV2800 is the latest addition to Data I/O’s award-winning PSV family and delivers up to 3,000 units per hour in production, making it ideal for high volume programming applications currently served by inflexible end of line solutions.

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

How does dry cabinet work?

Oct 29, 2019 | Fast dehumidifying series dry cabinet announced!

Symor Instrument Equipment Co.,Ltd

Symor Instrument Equipment Co.,Ltd

Climatest Symor® is the leading environmental simulation testing equipment manufacturer in China established in 2001, located at Dayang Industrial Park,Hefei,China.

Hefei, China

Manufacturer of Test Equipment

ViTrox Technologies To Display Advanced Inspection Solutions at Productronica Germany

Oct 28, 2019 | PENANG MALAYSIA - October 2019 - Productronica Germany, a world’s leading trade fair for Electronics Development and Production will be held from 12th to 15th November 2019 at Messe München, Germany. ViTrox Technologies is joining the tradeshow, featuring its advanced vision inspection solutions at Hall 2, Booth 427.

ViTrox Technologies

ViTrox Technologies

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

Penang, Malaysia

Inspection

ViTrox Technologies To Display Advanced Inspection Solutions at Productronica Germany

Oct 28, 2019 | PENANG MALAYSIA - October 2019 - Productronica Germany, a world’s leading trade fair for Electronics Development and Production will be held from 12th to 15th November 2019 at Messe München, Germany. ViTrox Technologies is joining the tradeshow, featuring its advanced vision inspection solutions at Hall 2, Booth 427.

ViTrox Technologies

ViTrox Technologies

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

Penang, Malaysia

Inspection

CyberOptics Garners Mexico Technology Award for MRS-Enabled SQ3000™ Inspection and Metrology System

Oct 26, 2019 | CyberOptics® Corporation announced that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Inspection – SPI for its 3D SQ3000™ Multi-Function system for AOI, SPI and CMM. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

CyberOptics Corporation

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

Juki Receives Two Awards at SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 26, 2019 | Juki Automation Systems (JAS), Inc. announces that it was awarded two 2019 Mexico Technology Awards in the category of Placement – low/med volume for its JM-100 and Storage Systems for its Incoming Material Station. The awards were presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems Inc. is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 45,000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line. see www.jukiamericas.com for more info.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

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

Datest Receives Mexico Technology Award for Imaging and Failure Analysis Services

Oct 26, 2019 | Datest announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Test Services for its Imaging and Failure Analysis Services for Colleges and Universities. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Datest

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

Laserssel Co., LTD Wins Two 2019 Mexico Technology Awards for Laser Selective Reflow

Oct 26, 2019 | Laserssel Co., LTD announces that it was awarded two 2019 Mexico Technology Awards in the categories of Soldering Equipment – Laser for its LSR (Laser Selective Reflow) and Bonding for its cLSR. The awards were presented to the company during a Wednesday, October 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Laserssel Corporation

Laserssel Corporation

Laserssel Corporation is a leading provider of laser selective soldering technology supporting global semi-conductor, automotive, consumer, communications, military and industrial segments.

Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Nathan Trotter Receives a Mexico Technology Award for NT100Ge Solder Bar & Wire

Oct 26, 2019 | Nathan Trotter announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Solder Bar & Wire for its NT100Ge. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Nathan Trotter & Co., Inc.

Nathan Trotter & Co., Inc.

Nathan Trotter's 200-year history of service and reliability has made us a trusted manufacturer and distributor of metals.

Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

YXLON International Wins Mexico Technology Award for FF70 CL 2D-3D X-ray

Oct 26, 2019 | YXLON International is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious Mexico Technology Award in the category of Inspection – X-ray for its YXLON FF70 CL Highest resolution advanced 2D and 3D X-ray system. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

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

ANDA Sweeps up FIVE Mexico Technology Awards

Oct 26, 2019 | Anda Technologiesis pleased to announce that it was awarded five 2019 Mexico Technology Awards. The company won in the following categories: Cleaning Equipment for the AP-3P Selective Atmospheric Plasma Treatment System, Curing for the VCO Series Vertical Curing Oven, Dispensing Equipment for the iJet7, and Robotic Handling Equipment and Editor’s Choice for the ADS Series Robotic Arm. The awards were presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Anda Automation Pte Ltd

Anda Automation Pte Ltd

Manufacturer of automated machinery for selective conformal coating, fluid dispensing, plasma treatment, assembly machines, and complete factory process line solutions.

Singapore, Singapore

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

IDENTCO RECEIVES MEXICO TECHNOLOGY AWARD FOR AUTO APPLY SOLUTIONS

Oct 26, 2019 | IDENTCO announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Labeling for its Auto Apply Solutions. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

IDENTCO International Corporation

IDENTCO International Corporation

IDENTCO is an international company that provides durable labels and functional die cut parts to the Automotive, Electronics, Industrial, and Medical markets. Specializing in auto-apply labels & feeders for SMT pick and place machines.

Ingleside, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives / Dispensing, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing

PDR Awarded for E6S Focused Infrared Rework at SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 26, 2019 | PDR announces that it was awarded the 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Rework and Repair for its E6S Evolution Rework System. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

PDR-America

PDR-America

PDR manufactures IR BGA rework stations, BGA rework equipment, and SMD rework stations. SMD soldering solutions for BGA Rework, CSP Rework, QFN Rework, LED Rework, 0201 Rework and more. Also offers thermal test equipment. est.1987

Shingle Springs, California, USA

Repair / Rework, Soldering, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Count On Tools Receives Mexico Technology Award for New Affordable PCB Support

Oct 25, 2019 | Count On Tools, Inc. (COT) announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Assembly Tools for its ezLOAD PCB Support System. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Count On Tools, Inc.

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

Nordson DAGE Assure Component Counter Wins Mexico Technology Award

Oct 25, 2019 | Optical control announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Component Counting for the Nordson DAGE Assure™ component counter. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 20918 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

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

CheckSum Wins 2019 Mexico Technology Award for Parallel Functional Test

Oct 25, 2019 | CheckSum has again established their leadership in the Test and Inspection industry with the announcement of their 2019 award for Test Equipment at the Mexico Technology Awards. The award for Parallel Functional Test was presented to Ana Orozco during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

CheckSum Llc

CheckSum Llc

CheckSum is a leading supplier of in circuit test and on-board gang programming systems, fixtures and services to the worldwide electronics manufacturing industry.

Arlington, Washington, USA

Inspection, Test Services, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Horizon Sales Hosts Successful ‘Tech Days’ Event

Oct 25, 2019 | Horizon Sales is pleased to announce that it hosted more than 30 visitors at its Horizon Tech Days event that took place October 23-24 at the company’s office and warehouse in Brighton, MI.

Horizon Sales

Horizon Sales

Manufacturer 's Representatives Serving the Midwest

Brighton, Michigan, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

NEO Tech Wins 2019 Mexico Technology Award

Oct 25, 2019 | NEO Tech announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of EMS Services. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum. The Mexico Technology Awards acknowledge the latest innovations by companies demonstrating technology leadership in the electronics industry in Mexico.

NEO Technology Solutions (NEO Tech)

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

Scheugenpflug AG becomes part of Atlas Copco

Oct 25, 2019 | The specialist for adhesive bonding, dispensing and potting technology will be part of the Atlas Copco Group in the future. Scheugenpflug will be integrated as an independent company into the "Industrial Assembly Solutions" (IAS) division of Atlas Copco.

Scheugenpflug Inc.

Scheugenpflug Managing Board: Christian Ostermeier, Jürgen Wilde, Sergej Erbes (from
left)

Scheugenpflug Inc.

Specializes in automated metering & dispensing solutions, supplier of resin metering systems, global expert in production and process automation, vacuum dispensing production systems, and systems for dispensing of abrasive media.

Kennesaw, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Adhesives / Dispensing, Assembly, Component Preparation

KYZEN’s Next Generation Aqueous Assembly Cleaner Wins 5th Award

Oct 25, 2019 | KYZEN announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Cleaning Materials for its AQUANOX® A4727 Next Generation Aqueous Assembly Cleaner. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum. This is the fifth award the company has received for AQUANOX A4727 since its introduction.

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

Weller Wins 2019 Mexico Technology Award for Hand Soldering

Oct 25, 2019 | Weller Tools announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Hand Soldering for its Active Tip Range. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Weller/Apex Tool Group

Weller/Apex Tool Group

Apex , North Carolina, USA

Data I/O Wins Mexico Technology Award for New Job Composer Software Application

Oct 25, 2019 | Data I/O Corporation is pleased to announced that it has received a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Device Programming for the new Job Composer Software Application for the Lumen®X programming engine. The award was presented to the company on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 during a ceremony that took place at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

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

MIRTEC Receives the 2019 Mexico Technology Award for their Revolutionary TRMS® Industry 4.0 Solution

Oct 25, 2019 | MIRTEC announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Software – Production for its Revolutionary Total Remote Management System (TRMS). The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum. MIRTEC has collaborated with Cogiscan on a fully integrated Industry 4.0 Solution that displays data collected from MIRTEC’s award-winning AOI and SPI systems as well as all other equipment in the SMT manufacturing line.

MIRTEC Corp

MIRTEC Corp

MIRTEC has earned a solid reputation as one of the most Progressive and Dynamic Suppliers of Automated SMT Inspection Equipment to the Electronics Manufacturing Industry.

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

SHENMAO Picks up Award for New Low Temperature Solder at SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 24, 2019 | SHENMAO America, Inc. announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Solder Paste for its PF735-PQ10 Low Temperature Solder (LTS). The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

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

Ersa Receives Mexico Technology Award for High Precision Rework System

Oct 24, 2019 | Kurtz Ersa Inc. announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Rework and Repair for its HR 600 XL-L. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

kurtz ersa Corporation

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

Hanwha Techwin Receives Two Awards for its Cutting-Edge Modular Mounter and Screen Printer at SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 24, 2019 | Hanwha Techwin today announced that it has received two 2019 Mexico Awards in the categories of Component Placement – High-Speed for its HM520 Cutting-Edge Modular Mounter and Printing Equipment for the ESE US-2000XF. The awards were presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

Hanwha Techwin CO., LTD.

SCTA develops and offers SMT assembly line solutions and machines for customers in North America. Samsung offers pick and place machines, screen printers, reflow ovens, accessory machines, and software products.

Irvine, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing

BTU International Recognized by Mexico Technology Awards for Aqua Scrub Flux Management Technology

Oct 24, 2019 | BTU International, Inc. announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Soldering – Reflow for its Aqua Scrub Flux Management Technology. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

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

Second iineo+ & xpii+ SMT Line for SafeLine as Safety Systems Sales Increase.

Oct 24, 2019 | Europlacer has installed a second high-speed line comprising iineo+ and xpii+ pick & place machines with a Heller reflow oven at SafeLine in Tyresö, Sweden. It crowns a package of upgrades to increase capacity and throughput to meet rising demand for the company’s elevator safety systems across Scandinavia and Europe.

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

Essemtec Receives 2019 Mexico Technology Award for Multi-function Component Placement

Oct 24, 2019 | Essemtec announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Component Placement – Multi-function for its FOX2. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum. The new FOX2 combines jetting/dispensing, 2.5D placement, electrical testing, inventory control and traceability in a single machine.

ESSEMTEC AG

ESSEMTEC AG

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.

aesch/LU, ZH, Switzerland

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Soldering, OEM

KIC Picks up Award for All-in-One Smart Fixture during SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 24, 2019 | KIC announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Test & Measurement Inspection Systems for its SRA Smart Reflow Analyzer ®. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

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

Viscom Wins Mexico Technology Award for High-end X-ray

Oct 24, 2019 | Viscom Inc. today announced that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Inspection – X-ray for its X8068 SL X-ray system. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Viscom AG

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

North American PCB Business Growth Continues

Oct 24, 2019 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the September 2019 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales and orders continued to outpace last year and the preceding month in September. The book-to-bill ratio strengthened to 1.04.

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

M-EXPO Wire Processing Technology 2019 Exceeds Expectations

Oct 24, 2019 | The third annual M-EXPO Wire Processing Technology event held in Ciudad Juárez, México at the Cuatro Siglos Convention Center on October 9-11, 2019, exceeded expectations. This event was co-located with the ninth annual EXPO-MRO. These two events hosted more than 6,500 attendees.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association / Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Metcal Wins Mexico Technology Award for IoT Gateway with Solder Agent Software

Oct 24, 2019 | Metcal has been awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Software – Process Control for its IoT Technology: IoT Gateway with Solder Agent Software. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

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

Wage and Salary Survey for North American Electronics Assembly Companies Open Until November 1

Oct 24, 2019 | IPC's biennial wage rate and salary survey for the North American electronics assembly industry is open with a response deadline of November 1. The confidential survey covers compensation for 40 hourly and salaried technical, manufacturing and sales positions at original equipment manufacturers (OEMS) and contract electronics manufacturing services (EMS) companies in North America. It also covers salary budget growth, planned increases for 2020, and employee benefits and policies.

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

Nordson MATRIX, the Market Leader in Automated X-ray Inspection, Ships Its 1,000th System

Oct 23, 2019 | Nordson MATRIX are delighted to announce the sale of Its 1000th AXI system. Spread across a wide range of markets and geographies, this milestone establishes the company’s position as the market leader in its chosen field.

Nordson Matrix

Nordson Matrix

Matrix is a global supplier of high-speed Automated Inline X-ray Inspection systems (AXI) and semi-automated X-ray Inspection systems.

Feldkirchen, Germany

Inspection

U.S. Electronics Manufacturers Grappling with Higher Costs from U.S. and Chinese Tariffs; U.S. Jobs and Investments at Risk

Oct 23, 2019 | Almost 90 percent of U.S. electronics manufacturers are troubled by the higher tariffs imposed by the United States and China on each other’s imports, and some are investing less in the United States and hiring fewer workers as a result.

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

BPM Microsystems Launches Sub-$90K Automated Programming System

Oct 23, 2019 | Extreme Value: The Lowest Cost APS with Vision Centering and True Universal Support

BPM Microsystems, Inc.

3901 APS: The Lowest Cost APS with Vision Centering and True Universal Support

BPM Microsystems, Inc.

Exceptional electronic products start with exceptional programming. BPM Microsystems is the leading global supplier of automated and manual programming systems, serving the semiconductor and electronics industries.

Houston, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Software Manufacturer, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Europlacer’s atom platform at the centre of Productronica 2019 Booth.

Oct 22, 2019 | While Europlacer will be using Productronica to highlight is expanding SMT Line Solutions offering that includes premium equipment from selected business partners, the company’s multi-award-winning atom3 machine will take centre stage on the Productronica booth. The atom3 is the ultra-flexible atom model that, along with its high-speed atom4 sibling, is opening up new global assembly markets for Europlacer.

EUROPLACER

Europlacer’s multi-award-winning atom3 placement machine.

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

Clariant introduces innovative halogen- and cobalt dichloride-free Type 2 Non-reversible Humidity Indicator Cards to ensure integrity of moisture sensitive electronic components

Oct 22, 2019 | Humitector™ Type 2 delivers advanced sustainable attributes including halogen-free*, cobalt dichloride-free, and reduced cobalt dibromide content The use of Type 2 Humidity Indicator Cards with a non-reversible 60% RH spot indicator is preferred by IPC/JEDEC standard J-STD-033D.

Clariant Cargo & Device Protection

Humidity Indicator Card Type 2 - Humitector™

Clariant Cargo & Device Protection

Clariant Cargo & Device Protection offers a complete portfolio of desiccants and humidity indicator cards for use in dry packing.

Belen, New Mexico, USA

Other, Component Packaging

ACL Staticide® Introduces New Line of Critical Cleaning Swabs

Oct 22, 2019 | Versatile and Effective Swabs for Many Applications ACL Staticide® introduces critical cleaning dry swabs to its contamination control product line. These high quality critical cleaning swabs are economical and can be used in hard-to-reach areas. Each style offers a unique property to suit a specific cleaning option.

ACL Staticide, Inc.

ACL Staticide Swabs

ACL Staticide, Inc.

ACL is a manufacturer of PCB rework and repair chemicals, ESD workbench products including Dualmat rubber, static detection meters, dissipative floor coatings, and anti-static topicals including Staticide®. ISO 9001:2015 certified

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Other, Antistatic, Cleaning, Repair / Rework

Precision Graphics Installs Juki ISM Storage Towers

Oct 22, 2019 | Juki Automation Systems (JAS), Inc. is pleased to announce that Precision Graphics Inc. (PGI) has purchased and installed two ISM Towers and an Incoming Material Station. The systems have been installed at Precision Graphics’ 25,000 ft.2 facility in Somerville, NJ.

Juki Automation Systems

From L to R: Christopher Gilbertson – Quality Director, Steven Panagakos Jr – Inventory Supervisor, Katelyn Hudak, Executive Assistant, Alec Weissman – Vice President of Business Operations

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems Inc. is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 45,000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line. see www.jukiamericas.com for more info.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

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

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