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Beam On Technology Releases New Web Application for Calculating Stencil Printability

Dec 21, 2016 | BEAM ON TECHNOLOGY just unveiled a new web application that provides quick and easy calculations for predicting paste release and solder volume. The new web application is featured on Beam On Technology’s website.

Beam On Technology

Screen Shot of Area Ratio Calculator

Beam On Technology

Our sole purpose was to provide integrated service products to the SMT assembly industry engineered for ease of use while impacting yield, and this continues to be our goal.

Santa Clara, California, USA

Other, Repair/Rework

Scratch and film testing throughput greatly enhanced

Dec 21, 2016 | Driven by emerging technology and to suit customer special requirements XYZTEC Condor Sigma's comprehensive range of bond tests is always increasing. One of our latest applications made scratch testing of complex coating much easier to achieve and increased throughput by several orders of magnitude.

XYZTEC bv

Condor Sigma shear sensor fitted with a diamond Nano Indenter tip performing scratch tests

XYZTEC bv

XYZTEC is the market and technology leader in bond testing worldwide. The Condor Sigma is the most advanced bond tester, providing leading customers with fully automated shear, push and pull testing.

Panningen, Netherlands

Adhesives/Dispensing, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Scratch and film testing throughput greatly enhanced

Dec 21, 2016 | Driven by emerging technology and to suit customer special requirements XYZTEC Condor Sigma's comprehensive range of bond tests is always increasing. One of our latest applications made scratch testing of complex coating much easier to achieve and increased throughput by several orders of magnitude.

XYZTEC bv

XYZTEC bv

XYZTEC is the market and technology leader in bond testing worldwide. The Condor Sigma is the most advanced bond tester, providing leading customers with fully automated shear, push and pull testing.

Panningen, Netherlands

Adhesives/Dispensing, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Scratch and film testing throughput greatly enhanced

Dec 21, 2016 | Driven by emerging technology and to suit customer special requirements XYZTEC Condor Sigma's comprehensive range of bond tests is always increasing. One of our latest applications made scratch testing of complex coating much easier to achieve and increased throughput by several orders of magnitude.

XYZTEC bv

XYZTEC bv

XYZTEC is the market and technology leader in bond testing worldwide. The Condor Sigma is the most advanced bond tester, providing leading customers with fully automated shear, push and pull testing.

Panningen, Netherlands

Adhesives/Dispensing, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Knack Systems Achieves SAP Gold-Level Partner Status

Dec 21, 2016 | Knack Systems, a premium SAP consulting partner in the US, today announced that it has achieved a gold-level partner status in the SAP PartnerEdge program.

Knack Systems

Knack Systems

Knack Systems is a Premium Partner of SAP with a focus around Customer Management which includes Cloud Solutions, Hybrid Solutions, E-commerce and Analytics.

Woodbridge, New Jersey, USA

Service Provider

SMTA International 2016 Best Papers Announced

Dec 20, 2016 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the Best Papers from SMTA International 2016. As speakers at SMTA International, individuals make contributions to the industry by sharing their research and findings. To reward exceptional achievement, $1,000 awards and plaques are given for the Best of Conference Presentation, Best of Proceedings Paper, Best International Paper, as well as a $500 award for Best Student Paper.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

The SMTA membership is a network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies and related business operations.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Cogiscan Hires New Applications Engineer in India

Dec 20, 2016 | Cogiscan today announced the appointment of Yogesha S.K. as an Applications Engineer in India.

Cogiscan Inc.

Yogesha S.K. Application Engineer in India.

Cogiscan Inc.

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

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Inspection, Software Manufacturer

Experience Technology’s Turning Point Through IPC APEX EXPO 2017 Free Networking Opportunities

Dec 20, 2016 | IPC APEX EXPO 2017 attendees can network with industry colleagues, make new connections, and interact with more than 450 exhibitors in one place at one time at the San Diego Convention Center, February 14–16.

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

Cimar Electronics Successfully Install Aegis Software’s FactoryLogix R

Dec 19, 2016 | A customer of Aegis Software since 2008 utilising V7 NPI tools that incorporated iView and iTrac, 2016 saw Cimar Electronics introduce FactoryLogix R3 into their Veenendaal facility. FLx R3 contains a significant number of enhancements and features in addition to the new logistics module to improve the entirety of manufacturing operations - from Material Incoming Quality Control and Sampling, Material Receiving and Labelling, Automated and Manual Warehouse Management, Material Kitting and Dispatch, Production Planning and Scheduling, Mobile Material Management through to Comprehensive Programmers Interface (API).

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

MIRTEC Europe Announces Most Successful Year to Date

Dec 18, 2016 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” today announced that 2016 has been the company’s best year since its opening in 2008.

MIRTEC Corporation

David Bennett, President of MIRTEC Europe.

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Libra Industries Completes Advanced SPI Training with Omron

Dec 18, 2016 | Libra Industries today announced that Glenn Watson – Quality Manager and Joel Wolnik – Production Manager, recently completed SPI training at Omron’s Chicago facility. Libra Industries recently installed four Omron CDK VP5200-V Solder Paste Inspection systems in multiple locations, and the training gave some of the company’s team members a more in-depth look at the system’s capabilities.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Advanced SPI Training with Omron.

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

Management Changes at Europlacer HQ.

Dec 18, 2016 | Europlacer announces a top management team change, effective 1st December 2016, at its Dorset UK-based headquarters.

EUROPLACER

Andy Jones.

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

EPE Corporation Purchases the Nordson ASYMTEK Spectrum S-920 Automated Fluid Dispense System

Dec 18, 2016 | EPE Corporation has purchased the Nordson ASYMTEK Spectrum™ S-920 Automated Fluid Dispense System.

EPE Corporation

Nordson ASYMTEK Spectrum™ S-920 Automated Fluid Dispense System.

EPE Corporation

Founded in 1968, EPE is a third generation, veteran-owned, ITAR registered provider of complex electronic contract manufacturing services including printed circuit board assembly, electromechanical assembly, and system assembly

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Other, Repair/Rework, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer

Computrol, Inc. Speeds up Production Times with the Installation of Five New Intelligent Component Storage Systems

Dec 18, 2016 | Computrol is pleased to announce that it has installed five Europlacer LZero3 Component Storage Systems at its Meridian facility. The Lzero3 networks with existing MRP/ERP systems and pick-and-place machines to efficiently pick and restock factory works orders. As a result, Computrol’s assembly operation has begun to realize additional production efficiencies from what will be the largest Europlacer Warehouse Management Solution (WMS) implementation in the USA, to date.

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol Five New Intelligent Component Storage Systems.

Computrol, Inc.

Computrol, Inc. is a national leader in low to medium volume, high mix contract manufacturer of electronic assemblies. We specialize in customer service, quality and on time delivery. We have 3 locations in the United States.

Meridian, Idaho, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Contract Manufacturer

Accurex Solutions of India Wins MIRTEC Europe 2016 Sales Award

Dec 18, 2016 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” today announced that Accurex Solutions of India has won their 2016 Sales Award, leading in equipment sales for all MIRTEC Europe distributors. For 29 years, Accurex Solutions has been the leading manufacturers’ supplier and service provider in India.

MIRTEC Corporation

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

DFI Inc. First EMS Company in Taiwan to Earn Certification of IPC Qualified Manufacturer Listing (QML)

Dec 18, 2016 | IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing(QML) to DFI Inc., a supplier of Industrial computer embedded solutions based in Taipei, Taiwan. To earn the QML, DFI Inc. successfully completed an intensive audit based on two of IPC's foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.

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

Connected Factory Initiative Subcommittee Makes Significant Progress on Machine Data Interface Standard

Dec 18, 2016 | Representatives of industry’s leading manufacturers, machine, device, sensor and software companies that comprise IPC’s 2-17 Connected Factory Initiative Subcommittee have made significant strides in developing a machine data interface standard, “Connected Factory Exchange or CFX” that would enable manufacturers, equipment, device and software suppliers to achieve Industry 4.0 benefits.

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

HDA-SMC is re-certified for NADCAP in New Facility

Dec 14, 2016 | In August 2016, HDA-SMC moved to a new 40,000 sq. ft., custom designed facility to house it's high tech hybrid, prototype, PCB, and electro-mechanical engineering and assembly operations. Production and operations were running at full tilt within a week and has recently been re-certified for AS9100 and NADCAP with flying colors.

HDA-SMC

HDA-SMC Tempe Production Facility

HDA-SMC

Since 1980, Hybrid Design Associates and Surface Mount Company (HDA SMC) has been a premier leader in providing design and contract manufacturing services to customers requiring high reliability electronics in extreme applications

Tempe, Arizona, USA

Assembly, Design, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer

Precision PCB Services, Inc. Announces Year-end Sale

Dec 13, 2016 | Extra Discounts on all BGA Rework Stations

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

NPL 2017 Free Webinars are Launched and Chaired by Bob Willis

Dec 12, 2016 | The following webinars are available free online throughout 2017 and are organised by Bob Willis for NPL. A direct link is provided for each event to allow you to book online

ASKbobwillis.com

Your online host for NPL 2017 Webinars

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

Torenko and Associates Now Represents 90 Lines in Mexico

Dec 11, 2016 | Torenko and Associates, a leading manufacturers’ representative organization specializing in the sales and marketing of premier electronic assembly equipment, production tools, test, repair, inspection, and consumable products, announces that it has signed on its 90th Mexican national account for SMT equipment.

Torenko & Associates

Ron Torenko, President of Torenko and Associates.

Torenko & Associates

A leading manufacturer’s representative organization specializing in the sales and marketing of premiere electronic assembly equipment, production tools, test, inspection, and consumable products.

Sunnyvale, Texas, USA

Manufacturer's Rep

Mark Brawley Appointed President of Speedprint.

Dec 11, 2016 | Brawley has been promoted to President of Speedprint Technologies with responsibility for all aspects of the Speedprint business globally. He remains based in the US, operating out of Speedprint’s Tampa FL US headquarters. The change took effect on 1st December 2016.

Speedprint Technology

Mark Brawley, President Speedprint Technology.

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

Tibbo Technology Announces new TIDE Release 5.03.03 that features TiOS Simulator

Dec 10, 2016 | The Simulator makes it possible to test-drive TIDE and TiOS, as well as run and debug Tibbo BASIC and C applications, without having to commit to a purchase of a physical Tibbo device.

Tibbo Technology

Tibbo Technology

Tibbo is an international company group leading in hardware and software solutions for the Internet of Things, IT infrastructure management, industrial and building automation.

New Taipei City, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs

Revive Your Dispenser with Advanced Dispense Technologies

Dec 09, 2016 | GPD Global offers advanced dispense pump technologies to upgrade your existing platform and take advantage of existing capital equipment. Retrofit your system with innovative dispensing technology for excellent dispense control and repeatability.

GPD Global

PCD dispense technology enhances dispense processes that require fluids ranging from very low viscosity, such as water, to thick pastes up to 80,000 cps. Semi-abrasive fluids can be handled by the PCD Volumetric Pump because it pushes fillers through the pump rather than grinding them.

GPD Global

A Manufacturer of High Quality, Precision, Automated Fluid Dispensing and Conformal Coating Systems, SMT Cover Tape Peel Tester and Lead Forming machines for through-hole component preparation.

Grand Junction, Colorado, USA

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

Count On Tools, Inc. Breaks Ground on 5,000 ft.2 Expansion to Round Off its 25th Year

Dec 09, 2016 | Count On Tools is pleased to announce that the company's 25th year in business has been one of tremendous growth and expansion. Earlier this year, COT purchased the suite next door. The company has knocked down the walls and broken ground on the 5,000 ft.2 expansion.

Count On Tools, Inc.

Curt Couch, president of 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

PNC Inc. Purchased a 1913 Mark III Series SMT Reflow Oven

Dec 07, 2016 | PNC Inc. recently purchased a 1913 Mark III Series SMT Reflow Oven from Heller Industries.

PNC Inc.

PNC Inc.

Complete turnkey jobs from PCB design, Fabrication, Laser cut SMT stencil, PCB assembly (SMT and through hole), Cable assembly and wire harness, Membrane switches, Name-plates and graphical overlays, all under one umbrella!

Nutley, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Design, Contract Manufacturer

Miguel Arroyo Joins Vi TECHNOLOGY as Sales - Applications Engineer

Dec 06, 2016 | Vi TECHNOLOGY is pleased to announce the appointment of Miguel Arroyo as its newest Sales – Applications Engineer. Based in the U.S., Arroyo is a professional engineer with diversified experience in advance electronic manufacturing, with extensive background in electronics manufacturing processes.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

Miguel Arroyo as its newest Sales – Applications Engineer.

Vi TECHNOLOGY

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

Richardson, Texas, USA

Inspection

Libra Industries Dallas Renews Its Defense and Medical Certifications

Dec 06, 2016 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that its Dallas facility has passed the recertification audits for its ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2012 certifications. With the recertification, Libra Industries – Dallas is equipped to serve the aviation, space and defense as well as medical device industries with a proven quality management system.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Libra Industries Dallas.

Libra Industries, Inc.

A leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services serving OEM manufacturers dealing with complex or technically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in diverse industries and applications.

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

IPC Study on North American PCB Industry Reports Growth in Military/Aerospace Market

Dec 06, 2016 | Printed circuit boards (PCBs) for military and aerospace applications remain the largest vertical market segment for PCB manufacturers in North America, representing about one-third of the market. And it is the only vertical market segment expected to grow in 2016 as a share of the North American market, according to IPC's 2016 Analysis and Forecast for the North American PCB Industry.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

Bannockburn, Illinois, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

Christian Müeller Joins Europlacer to Manage Customer Support in Germany.

Dec 05, 2016 | Placement equipment manufacturer Europlacer has announced that Christian Müeller has been appointed as Service Manager to head up its customer support team in Germany. Müeller joins the company from his role at respected distributor SmartTec, bringing years of industry experience in the SMT assembly sector.

EUROPLACER

Christian Müeller, newly-appointed Service Manager at Europlacer GmbH.

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

Conecsus Launches New Web Site; a ‘Green’ Knowledge Resource for Metals Recycling

Dec 05, 2016 | Conecsus, LLC, an innovative environmental technology and recycling company, announces the launch of its new web site at www.conecsusllc.com, a comprehensive resource for SMT electronics manufacturers and a wide range of other manufacturing industries that produce tin and other metals wastes. Conecsusllc.com provides a fresh look at the simplicity, and profitability, of trading metals waste for cash using Conecsus’ recycling programs. Conecsus, LLC is a sophisticated ‘green’ recycler and refiner of SMT solder/solder paste wastes and residues, as well as Tin, Lead, Silver, Gold, and Copper from a variety of manufacturing industries. Conecsus converts these wastes into usable metal products. Conecsus’ raw materials come from a variety of manufacturing industries in North America and Europe, and our products are shipped worldwide.

Conecsus LLC

Conecsus LLC

The largest tin/lead secondary smelter in the western hemisphere, with a focus on recycling industrial metal waste streams. Areas of expertise include electronics dross, solder paste, solder wire, solder bar.

Terrell , Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

EIT, LLC Partners with MIRTEC for Outstanding Performance and 3D Defect Detection Capability

Dec 05, 2016 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” is pleased to announce that EIT, LLC, a High-Tech Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) company specializing in high-quality manufacturing and box-build assemblies, has selected MIRTEC’s MV-6 OMNI 3D AOI Machine based on outstanding performance and 3D defect detection capability.

MIRTEC Corporation

David Faliskie - President and COO, EIT, LLC.

MIRTEC Corporation

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

Oxford, Connecticut, USA

Inspection

Kurtz Ersa Partners with FHP Reps in TX, AR, OK, LA

Dec 05, 2016 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that it has appointed FHP Reps as its newest manufacturers’ representative. FHP will represent Ersa’s inspection, wave and selective equipment throughout TX, AR, OK, and LA, effective immediately.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Keith Favre, President of FHP Reps.

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

Axel Vargas to Present at SMTA Tampa Bay Chapter Meeting

Dec 05, 2016 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that Axel Vargas, Sales Engineer, ZESTRON Americas, will present “pH Neutral vs Alkaline Cleaning Agents” at the SMTA Tampa Bay chapter meeting on December 8th.

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

Schleuniger wins the 2016 tekom docu award

Dec 05, 2016 | Schleuniger has won this year’s prestigious tekom docu award (Dokupreis) for its EcoStrip 9380 reference manual. The German Association for Technical Communication has been honoring outstanding user manuals and operating instructions with awards since 2005.

Schleuniger, Inc.

Schleuniger, Inc.

Schleuniger, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of wire processing equipment. Our innovative automatic and semi-automatic machines are designed to cut, strip, crimp and mark all types of wire and cable.

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

Other

New Training Course on BGA Rework Process

Dec 02, 2016 | BGA Rework Process Implementation

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

Latest Condor Sigma software release enables automatic grading

Dec 02, 2016 | One of the most exciting additions in version 5.8 of the Condor Sigma software is automatic grading for ball shear testing. Using the advanced Halcon library and high resolution perpendicular cameras with smart lighting systems, we have achieved successful determinations of failure modes for several customers. The computer can accurately determine the percentages of brittle and ductile failures.

XYZTEC bv

Optical 3D model by Composite Surface Imaging (CSI)

XYZTEC bv

XYZTEC is the market and technology leader in bond testing worldwide. The Condor Sigma is the most advanced bond tester, providing leading customers with fully automated shear, push and pull testing.

Panningen, Netherlands

Adhesives/Dispensing, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

WKK Distribution Ltd. Acquires Product Lines from Top Precision Tool Company

Dec 01, 2016 | WKK Distribution announces the acquisition of the global know-how, manufacturing, distribution and intellectual property rights of the post-etch punch and fixed tooling products previously owned by Multiline Technology.

WKK Ltd

WKK Ltd

Lifecycle Electronics Manufacturing Services Provider

Kowloon, Hong Kong

Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Saki Incorporates its 3D AOI and SPI Systems into Fuji America's Smart Factory Line

Dec 01, 2016 | Saki Corporation has partnered with Fuji America to incorporate its 3D automated optical inspection (AOI) and 3D solder paste inspection (SPI) systems into Fuji's Smart Factory SMT line at its Vernon Hills, IL facility. Saki's inspection and measurement systems will be used to ensure that the printed circuit boards produced at Fuji adhere to the highest standards of quality and reliability.

SAKI America

SAKI America

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

Fremont, California, USA

Inspection

SWEMCO Selects FactoryLogix MES for Real-Time Factory Visibility

Dec 01, 2016 | SWEMCO recently selected Aegis FactoryLogix Software for their Ivyland, Pennsylvania and Moorestown, NJ factories. The MES software was chosen based on its ability to provide real-time visibility into key quality metrics throughout the manufacturing process.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Metcal Announces Global Launch of Solder Wire Feeder System

Dec 01, 2016 | Metcal today announced the global launch of the Solder Wire Feeder System. The feeder system speeds up the soldering process and increases efficiency by adding control and convenience to the line.

Metcal

The Solder Wire Feeder.

Metcal

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

Cypress, California, USA

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

Libra Industries Installs New SPI Systems in Mentor and Dallas Facilities

Dec 01, 2016 | Libra Industries today announced that is has completed the installation of two new Omron CDK VP5200-V Solder Paste Inspection systems. A second system was installed at the Libra Industries’ Mentor facility and one was installed at the Dallas facility.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Line Operator Tuyen Khau operating one of the new SPI units at the Libra Industries Dallas facility.

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

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Opening of Kurtz Ersa Technology Center in Guadalajara

Dec 01, 2016 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce the ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening of the new demo & technology center in Guadalajara. The ceremony dedicated the new demonstration and technology center in Mexico’s second largest city. Regional and international partners and customers seized the opportunity to inspect the new Ersa systems from close quarters.

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

SMT Slovenia Successfully Install Aegis Software’s FactoryLogix R3 Logistics Module

Dec 01, 2016 | The P&P Group, founded in 1979 and located in Slovenia, expanded their business to incorporate SMT d.o.o in 2003 and specialises in the development of complex electronic systems with extensive experience in the development and manufacture of sophisticated custom-made electronic devices.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

Professional SMT spare parts and Machinery proiveder

Nov 30, 2016 | The XW-SMT Promise on SMT Spare Parts • New, original or high-quality SMT Spare Parts. • Significantly lower prices than the original manufacturers price. • All SMT Spare Parts and Consumables are fully inspected. • Large quantity of Spare Parts stocked. • Extensive supply chains throughout Europe and Asia. • Quick quotations, Great savings and fast delivery services.

Shenzhen Xiangwei Electronic & Technology Co., Ltd.

Xiangwei Electronic & Technology Co., Ltd. specialized in supply Surface Mount Technology pick & place equipments.

Shenzhen Xiangwei Electronic & Technology Co., Ltd.

Specialize in SMT parts more than 5 years; Mainly supply Panasonic nozzle, feeder, motor, sensor, valve, etc; All products are original with high quality; Our price is competitive and delivery is fast

Shenzhen, China

Pick and Place

North American PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Climbs to 1.08

Nov 30, 2016 | IPC announced today the October 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The PCB book-to-bill ratio continued to strengthen, climbing to 1.08, while sales and orders were both down in October.

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

Altus Presents Nikon Metrology’s Latest Innovations

Nov 30, 2016 | Nikon Metrology’s latest innovations are now being represented by Altus Group, a leading distributor of capital equipment for the electronics assembly industry as part of their product portfolio in the UK and Ireland.

Altus Group

XT V 160, is a high-precision, flat-panel based X-ray inspection system.

Altus Group

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

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

Distributor

Kurtz Ersa Holds Selective/Wave Solder Process Seminar in Guadalajara, MX

Nov 30, 2016 | Kurtz Ersa North America recently held its first process seminar at its new facility in Guadalajara. The local seminar allowed surrounding customers to attend and advance their knowledge and understanding about why selecting a proper flux for the specific process they are using is so important. Customers also learned how to use their selective soldering machines to their fullest capabilities to produce defect free PCBs even with large variations in assembly thicknesses, thermal masses, and component restrictions.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Kurtz Ersa North America held its first process seminar at its new facility in Guadalajara.

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

FREE Digital Download of Failures Analysis Booklet from ACI Technologies

Nov 30, 2016 | ACI Technologies invites you to download a free copy of its very popular e-booklet, “Failure Analysis Techniques for Electronics” from its Website store, which is located at http://store.aciusa.org/Failure-Analysis-Techniques-for-Electronics-Digital-Download-P181.aspx.

ACI Technologies, Inc.

ACI Technologies, Inc.

ACI, an authorized IPC Training Center operating the National Electronics Manufacturing Center of Excellence providing analytical testing, manufacturing and reoair services to the electronics industry.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Consultant, Service Provider, Training Provider

CyberOptics Showcases Large Particle Sensing Functionality in Next-Generation Airborne Particle Sensors at SEMICON Japan

Nov 24, 2016 | CyberOptics® Corporation announces it will showcase its next-generation Airborne Particle Sensor technology (APS2) with an extended particle size range at the upcoming SEMICON Japan in Tokyo, December 14-16, 2016 in booth #4605.

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

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