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Metcal Introduces Digital Hot Air Pencil for Light Rework Applications

Oct 15, 2017 | Metcal today announced the introduction of its new HCT2-200 Digital Hot Air Pencil. The HCT2-200 is the latest addition to Metcal’s line of convection rework tools. This digital handheld convection tool is designed for use in light rework applications that use smaller components and integrated circuits.

Metcal

HCT2-200 Digital Hot Air Pencil.

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

Seica SpA participation at Productronica, Munich, November 14 – 17, 2017, Hall A1, Booth A1-445-A3-337, New Munich Trade Fair.

Oct 12, 2017 | Following the winning philosophy which characterized its business in testing over three decades, based on the constant and rapid innovation of its testing solutions, Seica S.p.A. attends the Productronica 2017 exhibition with many novelties in preview. New products will complement some restylings of solutions presented in the past, almost completely renewing the portfolio of Seica proposals, enhancing the level of technology applied to testing of electronic boards and equipments.

SEICA SpA

DRAGONFLY next > series.

SEICA SpA

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

Strambino, Italy

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Test Services

Nordson DAGE to Discuss Its Wafer X-ray Metrology Platform at IWLPC

Oct 12, 2017 | Nordson DAGE announces plans to exhibit at the 14th annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Expo, scheduled to take place Oct. 24-26, 2017 in San Jose, CA. The Nordson DAGE inspection experts will discuss the XM8000 Wafer X-ray Metrology Platform in Booth #1.

Nordson DAGE

XM8000 Wafer X-ray Metrology Platform.

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

Viscom at productronica with outstanding solutions for 3D AOI and 3D AXI

Oct 12, 2017 | From Nov. 14-17, 2017, at the world's foremost trade fair, productronica 2017, Viscom AG will present its cutting-edge solutions for optical inspection systems with 3D technology under the motto "Solutions for me." Close cooperation with customers and Viscom's decades of expertise have resulted in products that convince with very fast handling, excellent inspection results and the simplest operation. The new developments are focused on the challenges arising from increasing product changes and higher production volumes, miniaturization and Industry 4.0.

Viscom AG

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

KIC releases new smart technology for real-time insight into reflow and wave solder processes

Oct 12, 2017 | KIC is pleased to announce the release of its new Vantage network software system. The new software provides a real-time dash-board for thermal processes, accessible anywhere, from any authorized PC or mobile device. The process data is automatically stored in a central location where the engineer can quickly retrieve and share all relevant data.

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 presents powerful 3D AOI and SPI with ultra-modern data exchange for Industry 4.0 at SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 12, 2017 | Viscom is pleased to announce plans to exhibit the 3D AOI system S3088 ultra gold and 3088 basic at SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Oct. 18-19, 2017 at Hotel Riu Guadalajara. Viscom will showcase its latest high-performance 3D AOI and SPI systems – S3088 series – along with a number of exciting new 3D imaging features and the new Viscom Open Interface 4.0.

Viscom AG

Viscom AG

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

Hanover, Germany

Inspection

KDPOF Provides Optical Connectivity for Smart Antenna Modules

Oct 12, 2017 | Presentation of Automotive Gigabit Ethernet POF at IEEE-SA Ethernet & IP @ Automotive Technology Day

KDPOF

KDPOF provides optical connectivity for Smart Antenna Modules

KDPOF

Fabless semiconductor supplier KDPOF provides innovative gigabit and long-reach communications over Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) for automotive.

Tres Cantos, Spain

Manufacturer of Components

Specialty Coating Systems Debuts New-Generation Omegameter SMD 650 Ionic Testing System

Oct 11, 2017 | Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) announced today the launch of the Omegameter SMD 650, the next-generation, software-controlled Omegameter ionic contamination test system.

Specialty Coating Systems

Specialty Coating Systems

For over 40 years, Specialty Coating Systems has provided high quality Parylene conformal coating services and expertise to the medical device, electronics, automotive and military/aerospace industries.

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Adhesives/Dispensing

Nate Carson Joins IPC as New Director of Business Development

Oct 11, 2017 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the addition of Nate Carson as director of business development to its staff at IPC headquarters in Bannockburn (Chicago), Ill.

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

Libra Industries Hires Senior PCB Designer

Oct 11, 2017 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that it has hired Alan Vannasy as a Senior PCB Designer. Vannasy is an electronics packaging designer with more than 12 years of experience in the design and development of new mechanical designs and printed circuit board designs, from initial concept to production.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Alan Vannasy as a Senior PCB Designer.

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

PACE Delivers 100th PRC 2000 Miniature/Microminiature Repair System to DLA under $1.2 Million Contract

Oct 11, 2017 | Vass, NC – Oct 11, 2017 – PACE Worldwide recently delivered the 100th PRC 2000 Miniature/Microminiature Electronic Repair System to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, part of a $1.2M contract requiring delivery of 384 total systems. DLA procured the PRC 2000’s in support of NAVSEA's 2M/MTR (Miniature/Microminiature/Module Test and Repair) Program, which PACE has been an active participant for over 40 years. The 2M/MTR Program provides the tools and techniques required for certified Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard electronic repair technicians to perform highly reliable, high-quality repairs on complex circuit card assemblies.

PACE Worldwide

Sailors being trained in 2M repairs on PACE PRC 2000 Miniature/Microminiature Electronic Repair Systems at NAS Whidbey Island, WA

PACE Worldwide

A recognized developer of solutions for the assembly & repair of highly advanced electronics. PACE provides products/training for the soldering, rework & repair of pcb's, specializing in BGA rework, desoldering & fume extraction.

Vass, North Carolina, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Repair/Rework, Soldering, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Ascentech to Show New INSPECTIS Optical System and Gen3 Gensonic Cleaner at SMTA Long Island Expo October 18

Oct 10, 2017 | Ascentech, LLC will exhibit at and participate in the SMTA Long Island Expo & Tech Forum on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Melville Marriott Long Island, 1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, New York. At the forum, Ascentech will highlight the Inspectis C12 and the GEN3 Gensonic Ultrasonic stencil cleaner, and will discuss all of the products in the Ascentech product line.

Ascentech LLC

Inspectis C12 is a plug & play, reliable and cost-effective high definition optical digital inspection system.

Ascentech LLC

North American Distributor for GEN3 Systems Ltd.test equipment and reliability products, and Inspectis HD Camera inspection tools.

Chester, Connecticut, USA

Distributor, Manufacturer's Rep, Selective Soldering

Transition Automation Launches Revolutionary PrinTEK AP-3624-V Large-Area Table-top High-Precision Printer

Oct 10, 2017 | Transition Automation announces the launch of the revolutionary PrinTEK AP-3624-V advanced benchtop large-area stencil printer. The new PrinTEK AP-3624-V boasts a 32” x 24”print area (813mm x 610mm), a load-unload-reload repeatability of better than +/- 1mil (0.001”), and can be equipped with a with a Vision option for very high precision setup. The printer itself weighs less than 500lbs. (226Kg) due to the smart use of lightweight composite materials in its design.

Transition Automation, Inc.

PrinTEK AP-3624-V Large-Area Table-top High-Precision Printer.

Transition Automation, Inc.

Transition Automation is a pioneering company which develops and sells advanced Permalex Edge Metal Squeegees for SMT printing, and also precision SMT printing systems.

Tyngsboro, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

PRESS PREVIEW - Pickering Interfaces to Introduce New PXI and LXI Switching Solutions at productronica 2017

Oct 10, 2017 | Pickering Interfaces will showcase their latest high-density PXI and Ethernet LXI Switching & Simulation at productronica 2017 in Munich, November 14th to 17th, Booth A1.452.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Manufacturer of commercial and custom switching systems used in the electronics test market and for imbedded switch systems in OEM equipment.

Essex, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Components

Aegis Software to Showcase FactoryLogix® Technology at SMTA Guadalajara Show

Oct 08, 2017 | Aegis Software announced today that they will be showcasing their latest technology at the SMTA Guadalajara Show in Jalisco, Mexico, this October 18th-19th.

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Software Manufacturer

KIC’s MB Allen to Discuss Smart Reflow Ovens for the Industry 4.0 Factory

Oct 08, 2017 | KIC announces that MB (Marybeth) Allen will present at the SMTA New England Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. Allen will present, “The Smart Reflow Oven for the Industry 4.0 factory.”

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

ZESTRON to Exhibit at SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 08, 2017 | ZESTRON will feature our latest cleaning technology, HYDRON® at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo on October 18th-19th.

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

The Balver Zinn Group Goes with LLE Soluciones & Repstronics to Guadalajara for the SMTA Mexico Expo & Tech Forum

Oct 06, 2017 | The Balver Zinn Group a leading global manufacturer of solder materials, announces that they will exhibit together with LLE Soluciones & Repstronics at the SMTA Mexico Expo & tech Forum. The SMTA Mexico Expo is scheduled to take place October 18-19, 2017 at the hotel Riu Plaza in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Balver Zinn

Balver Zinn

Manufacturer of solders, high-quality anodes, alloys and wires for the electronic industry and surface refinement applications. Lead free products for the electronic industry are one of the core competencies of the company.

Balve, Germany

Manufacturer of Components, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Soldering, IPC Standards Certification Center, Training Provider

Conecsus LLC Metals Recycling Services Brochure Now Available in Mexican Spanish

Oct 05, 2017 | Conecsus announces the availability of their compact, free 14-page color brochure translated into Mexican Spanish. The brochure outlines the major benefits of recycling metals waste (solder, dross, consumables) for electronics manufacturers and PCB assemblers. Conecsus processes wastes containing primarily Tin, Tin-Zinc, Lead, Silver, Gold, and Copper, and converts them into usable metal products for sale into the global market; these true metals recycling solutions reward the recycling customer by paying cash for waste back to the customer.

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

YAMAHA Launches Advanced Hybrid AOI System

Oct 05, 2017 | YAMAHA announces the launch of its YSi-V 12M Type HS2 high-end hybrid Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) system. The YSi-V 12M Type HS2 offers faster inspection speed, higher precision, and enhanced capacity and performance for specular components.

Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc.

YSi-V 12M Type HS2 high-end hybrid Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) system.

Yamaha Motor IM America, Inc.

Yamaha Motor IM America offers Single and Dual Lane production Printers, Mounters and AOI.

Kennesaw, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Inspection

Dignitaries Declare New Europlacer Factory Expansion in France Officially Open.

Oct 05, 2017 | The last week of September witnessed an auspicious gathering at Europlacer’s manufacturing base and French HQ in Rocheserviere, Western France. Local dignitaries and factory personnel mixed with global customers and members of Europlacer’s international sales and support teams to declare the prestigious new facility open.

EUROPLACER

Phillippe Latombe, Député de Vendée (third from right), aided by Parable Trust’s Robert Conway (centre) and other local dignitaries, cuts the official opening ribbon held by Gaby Chataigner (far right) and Corentin Rabaud (left): the longest serving and newest Europlacer employees respectively.

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

Nordson MARCH Presents Paper at SMTA Guadalajara on Enhancing Performance of PCBAs Using Plasma Treatment

Oct 05, 2017 | Nordson MARCH will present the paper, Enhancing the Performance of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies Using Plasma Treatment, at SMTA Guadalajara 2017. David Foote, Global Applications Manager, Nordson MARCH, will discuss the fundamentals of plasma treatment. Specific applications and examples will be shown to demonstrate the many uses and benefits of plasma processing for printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), including managing electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage.

Nordson MARCH

Nordson MARCH

Nordson MARCH is the global leader in plasma cleaning equipment and plasma applications technology. The company has designed and manufactured plasma equipment for more than 30 years.

Concord, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Cleaning, Component Preparation, Repair/Rework, OEM

SAKI America's Complete 3D Inspection System Solution Featured at SMTA Guadalajara 2017 Drives Industry 4.0 capabilities and opportunities

Oct 05, 2017 | Saki Corporation will be presenting a complete 3D automated inspection system solution at SMTA Guadalajara 2017, being held October 18 and 19, at RIU Guadalajara, Chapalita, Guadalajara Mexico.

SAKI America

3D automated inspection system.

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

Optimal Electronics and ETEK Europe Partner to Provide Industry 4.0 Solutions to the Electronics Assembly Industry

Oct 05, 2017 | Optimal Electronics Corporation today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with ETEK Europe. Under the agreement, ETEK Europe is the company’s exclusive distributor throughout the European market.

Optimal Electronics Corporation

Optimal Electronics and ETEK Europe Partner.

Optimal Electronics Corporation

A global provider of innovative manufacturing execution system (MES) solutions for the electronics assembly industry.

Austin, Texas, USA

Software Manufacturer

COT announces new Knurled Hex Keys from PB Swiss Tools

Oct 05, 2017 | Count On Tools is pleased to announce that PB Swiss Tools now offers knurled hex keys as a standard option in their product catalog. The knurling at the shaft increases the non-slip property in wet or oily environments, thereby increasing the safety. The round shaft, manufactured from PB Tools’ unique steel alloy guarantees higher reverse fatigue strength. The new knurled hex keys from PB Swiss Tools is available in sizes 1.5mm –10mm as individual hex key l-wrenches or as a set in a handy plastic holder.

Count On Tools, Inc.

PB Swiss Tools.

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

ZESTRON Academy to Host FREE Stencil, Underside Wipe and Misprint Cleaning Webinar

Oct 05, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that it will host “Stencil, Underside Wipe and Misprint Cleaning” on Thursday, October 26, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT. This is the eighth and final installment of the ZESTRON Academy 2017 Cleaning Webinar Series, and will be presented by our Application Technology Manager, Umut Tosun, M.S.Ch.E.

ZESTRON Americas

Application Technology Manager, Umut Tosun, M.S.Ch.E.

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

Meet Ersa at the SMTA Austin Expo & Tech Forum

Oct 05, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, plans to exhibit at the SMTA Austin (CTEA) Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at the Norris Conference Center in TX. The Ersa team will highlight the ‘little big one’ – the Smartflow 2020 selective solder system, and the HR 550 hybrid rework system.

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

Clariant Whitepaper on Performance and Sustainability of Bentonite Clay Desiccants in Moisture Controlled Packaging

Oct 05, 2017 | The new whitepaper highlights the specific benefits of bentonite clay in terms of composition, moisture-adsorption performance, production requirements, and the environmental impact of available moisture controlled packaging solutions.

Clariant Cargo & Device Protection

Clariant Desi Pak® bentonite clay desiccant. (Photo: Clariant)

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

Component Packaging

Smart Factory Check: how smart is your electronics production today?

Oct 05, 2017 | Interesting express benchmarking: at the Productronica, the world’s leading trade fair for electronics design and manufacturing in Munich, ASM invites show visitors to perform the innovative Smart Factory Check for a quick, smart analysis of their own production processes.

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

The ASM SMT Solutions segment is made up of SMT Printing Solutions (DEK) and SMT Placement Solutions (SIPLACE). Under the DEK brand, it sells best-in-class printing solutions for the electronics and solar industries.

Suwanee, Georgia, USA

Screen Printing

Smart Factory Check: how smart is your electronics production today?

Oct 05, 2017 | Interesting express benchmarking: at the Productronica, the world’s leading trade fair for electronics design and manufacturing in Munich, ASM invites show visitors to perform the innovative Smart Factory Check for a quick, smart analysis of their own production processes.

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK)

The ASM SMT Solutions segment is made up of SMT Printing Solutions (DEK) and SMT Placement Solutions (SIPLACE). Under the DEK brand, it sells best-in-class printing solutions for the electronics and solar industries.

Suwanee, Georgia, USA

Screen Printing

The SMTA Capital Chapter to Host a Meeting on November 7th at ZESTRON Americas

Oct 05, 2017 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce its third meeting of 2017 on November 7th, scheduled from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at ZESTRON Americas, 11285 Assett Loop, Manassas, VA, 20109. Ravi Parthasarathy, Senior Application Engineer, ZESTRON Americas, will present “Cleaning Before Conformal Coating” and “pH Neutral Cleaning Agents - Market Expectation and Field Performance”.

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

Libra Industries Promotes Manufacturing Careers at Think Manufacturing Career Expo

Oct 05, 2017 | Libra Industries will participate in the fifth annual “Think Manufacturing Career Expo” on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wickliffe High School in Lake County, OH. For the fifth year, the Lake County Chambers and the AWT are partnering to host the annual expo.

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

SCS to Exhibit at Compamed – Trade Fair for Suppliers and Manufacturers of Medical Technologies

Oct 05, 2017 | Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in Stand F19.1 at Compamed, scheduled to take place November 13-16, 2017 in Düsseldorf. SCS will exhibit biocompatible Parylene conformal coatings for the medical device industry.

Specialty Coating Systems

Specialty Coating Systems

For over 40 years, Specialty Coating Systems has provided high quality Parylene conformal coating services and expertise to the medical device, electronics, automotive and military/aerospace industries.

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Adhesives/Dispensing

ZESTRON to Present at Collaborative Electronics Workshop

Oct 05, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that it will present at a free collaborative electronics workshop on October 17th and 19th. The Texas Reliability in Electronics Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, October 17th at the Norris Conference Centers in Austin, Texas, and on Thursday, October 19th at the Holiday Inn – Dallas in Richardson, Texas.

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

IPC Releases 2017 Quality Benchmark Study for Electronics Assembly

Oct 05, 2017 | IPC's Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2017 is now available. The annual study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing quality measurements to industry averages.

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

New Sustainable J-STD-001 Soldering Kit

Oct 03, 2017 | BEST releases new version of J-STD-001 training kit that can be refilled.

BEST Inc.

BEST Inc.

BEST offers professional rework, repair and prototype builds of PCBs. Our expertise is on BGA rework and QFN rework. Our experienced instructors teach professional soldering classes as we are an IPC certified training center

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, Service Provider

New Sustainable J-STD-001 Soldering Kit

Oct 03, 2017 | BEST releases new version of J-STD-001 training kit that can be refilled.

BEST Inc.

BEST Inc.

BEST offers professional rework, repair and prototype builds of PCBs. Our expertise is on BGA rework and QFN rework. Our experienced instructors teach professional soldering classes as we are an IPC certified training center

Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA

Repair/Rework, Soldering, Service Provider

Altus Increases its Technical Expertise Due to Company Growth

Oct 02, 2017 | Altus Group, a leading distributor of capital equipment for the electronics assembly industry in the UK and Ireland, together with its daughter company, Danutek, has added to its team of technical experts to enhance its support in Europe.

Altus Group

Danutek, has added to its team of technical experts to enhance its support in Europe.

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

SMTAI Round Table: “High Time to Close the Gender Gap in STEM” Recording Available Now

Oct 02, 2017 | Seika Machinery today announced that the recording for the recent roundtable conducted by What’s New in Electronics (WNIE) TV during SMTA International is now available online. The recording for “High Time to Close the Gender Gap in STEM” can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/0ANjSapJLS4.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

The recording for “High Time to Close the Gender Gap in STEM”.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Seika Machinery provides electronics manufacturers with advanced machinery, superior materials and engineering services including Automated Test Equipment, SMTA assembly equipment and QA products

Torrance, California, USA

Cleaning, Drilling/Routing, Inspection, Distributor, Selective Soldering

Latest Dispense Technology for Integration and Retrofit

Oct 02, 2017 | GPD Global will exhibit at the upcoming IMAPS 2017. At booth 244, GPD Global will exhibit a complete line of Fluid Dispensing pumps with the latest dispense technologies for integration or retrofit. Whether your process requires low or high viscosity fluids, thick pastes, or abrasive media, there is a dispense pump to meet your requirements.

GPD Global

Hyperion is a new cutting-edge dispense system from GPD completed with a host of features that will improve your manufacturing performance. Smooth, quiet, and precise linear motor motion is perfect for clean room environments.

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

North American PCB Order Growth Boosts Book-to-Bill Ratio

Sep 30, 2017 | IPC announced today the August 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Strong year-on-year growth in orders drove the book-to-bill ratio up to 1.15 in August.

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

Visit BTU at IMAPS Raleigh to Learn about Its Reflow Ovens & Custom Furnaces

Sep 30, 2017 | BTU International will exhibit in Booth #311 at IMAPS Raleigh, scheduled to take place Oct. 10-12, 2017 at the Raleigh Convention Center in NC. BTU will showcase its PYRAMAX™ reflow ovens and high-temperature belt furnaces.

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

CalcuQuote and Tech Edventures Team Up for After-School Engineering Camp

Sep 29, 2017 | Dallas, TX - As part of a commitment to the greater Dallas/Fort Worth community, CalcuQuote is sponsoring an after-school program, operated by Dallas-based STEM education company Tech Edventures, at Weatherford Elementary School in Plano, Texas. The program will introduce students to principles of engineering and computer programming. Weatherford Elementary is a Title I school with more than forty percent of the school’s enrollment being composed of students from low-income families.

CalcuQuote

CalcuQuote

CalcuQuote improves the speed and accuracy of your Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) quote.

Dallas, Texas, USA

Other, Consultant, Service Provider, Software Manufacturer

Electronics Test Development gets faster with XJTAG Boundary Scan v3.6

Sep 29, 2017 | XJTAG, a world leading supplier of boundary scan technology has launched a major update to its flagship software, XJDeveloper. XJTAG v3.6 includes several new productivity and automation-focused enhancements, allowing engineers to setup tests for even the most complex boards in significantly less time.

XJTAG

XJTAG

XJTAG provides a full range of JTAG products to help you debug board designs with BGAs, test hardware that includes FPGAs, CPLDs, DSPs or microprocessors.

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Software Manufacturer

Inovaxe Presents ‘Inventory Control and Modernizing Material Handling’ at SMTA Guadalajara

Sep 28, 2017 | Inovaxe is pleased to announce plans to present at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Oct. 18-19, 2017 at Hotel Riu Guadalajara. Ben Khoshnood, Inovaxe president, will present “Inventory Control and Modernizing Material Handling.”

Inovaxe Corporation

Inovaxe Corporation

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

Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

KYZEN Recognized for Its Contributions to the SMTA

Sep 28, 2017 | KYZEN was honored with multiple industry awards during a busy week at the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) International trade event in Chicago, IL, the week of Sept. 18, 2017. The SMTA made time to celebrate corporate and chapter accomplishments, as well as individual contributions.

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

IPC Hand Soldering Competition to “Heat Up” productronica 2017

Sep 28, 2017 | In cooperation with productronica 2017, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is presenting its very popular Hand Soldering Competition in Hall A1, stand 307 at this year’s event. Skilled competitors will demonstrate their soldering skills, on 14 – 16 November, as they compete for cash prizes: 1st place — €300; 2nd place — €200; 3rd place — €100. New this year, IPC will feature the World Hand Soldering Championship on 17 November, 2017, with the regional winner from productronica and competitors from around the world. The winners of the IPC HSC World Championship will receive cash awards amounting to: 1000€ to the winner, 500€ for the runner up and 300€ for third place. The awards will be presented Friday, 17 November at 14:00 in the SMT speakers corner Hall A1, stand 220.

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

Visit the Solder Recovery Experts at SMTA Guadalajara

Sep 28, 2017 | EVS International today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #65 at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Oct. 18-19, 2017 at the Hotel Riu Guadalajara. EVS will show the EVS 500LF Solder Recovery System. With the new concept of improved performance plus the significant reduction in price, everyone can enjoy the savings that EVS solder recovery systems can offer.

EVS International

EVS International

World Leaders in Solder Recovery.

Cowes, United Kingdom

Environmental Resources, Soldering

Naveen Ravindran, ZESTRON Americas, to Present at Texas Reliability in Electronics Workshop

Sep 28, 2017 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that Naveen Ravindran, M.S.Ch.E, Application Engineer, will present “Reflow, Multiple Thermal Cycles and Cleaning No Clean Solder Paste and the Impact on PCB Reliability" at the Reliability in Electronics Workshop on October 17th in Austin, Texas and October 19th, in Richardson, Texas.

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

Vision Engineering’s FREE Electronics Academy Webinar Series to Broadcast Lead-Free Temperature Profiling

Sep 28, 2017 | Vision Engineering has teamed up with industry-expert Bob Willis to broadcast a free Electronics Academy Webinar aimed at identifying the issues affecting PCB/SMT assembly and the challenges of achieving Zero Defect Manufacture.

Vision Engineering Inc.

Vision Engineering Inc.

With 60 years of manufacturing excellence, we are one of the world's innovative and dynamic microscope manufacturers. Our products deliver unrivaled ergonomics for improved accuracy, repeatability and productivity.

New Milford, Connecticut, USA

Other, Inspection

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