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VJ Electronix, Inc. Celebrates 15 Years of Rework & X-ray Innovation

Jan 04, 2018 | VJ Electronix is pleased to announce that the company will celebrate its 15th anniversary in 2018. VJ Electronix was formed 15 years ago by wrapping the VJ Electronix division of parent VJ Technologies with then newly acquired NIS (Nicolet Imaging Systems) and SRT Rework.

VJ Electronix

VJ Electronix President, Don Naugler.

VJ Electronix

VJE provides AI technology applications enabling x-ray component counting: highest ROI, speed and accuracy. As electronics manufacturing equipment supplier we provide X-ray counters, rework and x-ray inspection. (978) 486-4777

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Assembly, Inspection, Repair / Rework, Soldering

Libra Industries Sponsors 2018 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

Jan 04, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that it is a corporate sponsor of the 2018 SMTA Pan Pacific (Pan Pac) Microelectronics Symposium. The event is scheduled to take place Feb. 5-8, 2018 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii. Libra Industries has always been and remains very passionate about supporting the efforts and mission of the SMTA.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Rod Howell, CEO of Libra Industries.

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

Pillarhouse USA announces appointment of E-tronix for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin

Jan 04, 2018 | Global manufacturer and supplier of selective soldering systems, Pillarhouse USA, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of E-tronix, a Stromberg Company, to spearhead sales efforts in the Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, & Wisconsin territories.

Pillarhouse USA, Inc.

Pillarhouse USA, Inc.

Pillarhouse is a leading supplier of selective soldering systems for single-point and multi-point soldering configured for manual loading, in-line or as multiple unit in-line systems offering topside and in-line preheat.

Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Selective Soldering

IPC-1401 Listed Amongst Top 10 Chinese Corporate Social Responsibility Standards by CHINA WTO Tribute Magazine

Jan 04, 2018 | IPC-1401, Supply Chain Social Responsibility Management System Guidance was listed as a top-10 standard in 2017, for Chinese Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). CHINA WTO TRIBUTE magazine published the Chinese CSR 2017 listing, which focuses on influential events in the Chinese economy and worldwide corporate coverage.

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

Ersa Appoints TRC as its Representative in Florida

Jan 04, 2018 | Kurtz Ersa North America announces that it has appointed Technical Resources Corporation (TRC) as its manufacturers’ representative in Florida. TRC will represent and sell Ersa’s complete line of equipment.

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

Pillarhouse USA Announces Appointment of E-tronix for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin

Jan 03, 2018 | Global manufacturer and supplier of selective soldering systems, Pillarhouse USA, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of E-tronix, a Stromberg Company, to spearhead sales efforts in the Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, & Wisconsin territories.

Pillarhouse USA, Inc.

Pillarhouse USA, Inc.

Pillarhouse is a leading supplier of selective soldering systems for single-point and multi-point soldering configured for manual loading, in-line or as multiple unit in-line systems offering topside and in-line preheat.

Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Selective Soldering

Basketball Recruiting and Business Procurement Fraud Similarities?

Jan 03, 2018 | Strategic enterprise risk management (ERM) expert and speaker Gary W. Patterson, FiscalDoctor®, begins with the head-in-the sand compliance and management of basketball recruiting by college administrators and suggests there are more common points between basketball recruiting and procurement fraud then corporate management would like to believe.

FiscalDoctor.com

Just as every person needs a medical doctor; every organization needs a FiscalDoctor and periodic fiscal checkups.

FiscalDoctor.com

Enterprise Risk Management, Business Consulting Services, FiscalDoctor, professional speaker, business coach, CFO, CEO, business performance management, change management, innovation, leadership skills, performance management, ris

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Other, Consultant

Ersa Welcomes GMG Industrial to Representative Network

Jan 02, 2018 | Kurtz Ersa North America has appointed GMG Industrial Inc. as its manufacturers’ representative in TX, LA, AR and OK. GMG is a manufacturers’ representative for electronic assembly, inspection and consumables, and will represent Ersa’s complete line of equipment.

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

Vitronics Soltec Soldering Equipment to be represented by Competitive Edge Solutions in New England

Dec 21, 2017 | ITW EAE announces a new partnership agreement with Competitive Edge Solutions LLC to represent and distribute Vitronics Soltec soldering equipment beginning January 1, 2018 for the territory of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. This agreement is an expansion of Competitive Edge Solutions’ representation of ITW EAE’s product line which already included MPM printers, Camalot dispensers, and Electrovert soldering and cleaning equipment.

ITW EAE

ITW EAE

ITW EAE is a manufacturer of equipment used in the electronic assembly and semiconductor industries. The group brings together world-class products from Camalot, Despatch, Electrovert, MPM, and Vitronics Soltec.

Lakeville, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

PNC Inc. Acquires New 3D AOI System

Dec 21, 2017 | PNC Inc. has recently come to an agreement with MIRTEC to purchase the MV-6 OMNI 3D AOI System. To be used in their assembly division, this purchased has bolstered their state-of-the-art equipment list even further.

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

IPC Applauds Congress on Passing the Tax Cuts and Job Act

Dec 21, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® applauds Congress for passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which received its final stamp of approval from the House today, following Senate approval yesterday. The bill now heads to President Trump for his signature, which is expected within days.

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

Indium Corporation to Feature New Solder Paste for Fine Feature Printing at APEX 2018

Dec 19, 2017 | Indium Corporation will feature Indium11.8HF-SPR Solder Paste – a new air and nitrogen reflow, no-clean, Pb-free solder paste designed to meet the fine feature printing requirements of mobile manufacturers – at IPC APEX Expo 2018, Feb. 24-March 1 in San Diego, Calif.

Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Libra Industries Hires New Purchasing Manager

Dec 19, 2017 | Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, has appointed Mr. Vincent Mihalek to the position of Purchasing Manager, effective November 2017.

Libra Industries, Inc.

Mr. Vincent Mihalek is the Purchasing Manager.

Libra Industries, Inc.

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

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

IPC Supports Historic Tax Reform Bill

Dec 19, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced its support for the conference report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which is under consideration in the U.S. House and Senate.

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

IPC to Launch STEM Program at IPC APEX EXPO 2018

Dec 19, 2017 | At IPC APEX EXPO 2018, IPC will introduce a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program for high school students and has invited two San Diego-area high schools to participate: Canyon Crest Academy, a public high school with a specialized education in the arts, sciences and technology and The Preuss School, a charter high school for low-income students who aspire to become the first in their families to graduate from college.

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

Vitronics Soltec Soldering Equipment to be represented by Murray Percival Company in MI, IN, OH and KY

Dec 18, 2017 | ITW EAE, the Electronic Assembly Equipment division of Illinois Tool Works, announces a new partnership agreement with Murray Percival Company to represent and distribute Vitronics Soltec soldering equipment beginning January 1, 2018 for the territory of Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. This agreement is an expansion of Murray Percival Company’s representation of ITW EAE’s product line which already included MPM printers, Camalot dispensers, and Electrovert soldering and cleaning equipment.

ITW EAE

ITW EAE

ITW EAE is a manufacturer of equipment used in the electronic assembly and semiconductor industries. The group brings together world-class products from Camalot, Despatch, Electrovert, MPM, and Vitronics Soltec.

Lakeville, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Versaflow 3 Application Training Course at Kurtz Ersa Guadalajara Facility

Dec 18, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America today announced that it will hold a two-day ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Application Training Course from Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1 p.m. through Friday, January 19, 2018 at 12 p.m. at the Kurtz Ersa Mexico office in Guadalajara. Students that attend this training class will gain the knowledge and hands-on experience for process application and programming on the Versaflow 3 selective soldering machine.

kurtz ersa Corporation

ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering.

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

Sono-Tek Appoints Applications Engineer for Electronics & Advanced Energy Division

Dec 15, 2017 | Sono-Tek Corporation (OTC BB: SOTK) announces the appointment of a new Applications Engineer for its Electronics and Advanced Energy division. Christine Pennisi joined the Application Engineering team in summer 2017.

SONO-TEK CORPORATION

Christine Pennisi joined the Application Engineering team in summer 2017.

SONO-TEK CORPORATION

Manufacturer of precision ultrasonic spraying systems for a myriad of applications. Our patented technologies produce micron size uniform droplets, creating ultra thin layers onto any size or shape substrate.

Milton, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Ersa to Hold Versaflow 3 Maintenance Training Course in Mexico

Dec 14, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America today announced that it will hold a two-day ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Maintenance Training Course from Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1 p.m. to Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 12 p.m. at the Kurtz Ersa Mexico office in Guadalajara. This course will provide the knowledge and hands-on experience required to maintain and troubleshoot issues on the Versaflow 3 machines.

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

ECT’s Switch Probes: Cost-Efficient Solutions for Testing Electronic Assemblies

Dec 12, 2017 | ECT switch probes are cost effective and reliable solutions for non-destructive testing to verify the presence of components or contact leads within a connector assembly. ECT offers proven off-the-shelf options and a large portfolio of custom switch probes. ECT’s experience and design standards combined with its knowledge of materials and platings allows for the quick alignment of probe features with project requirements. ECT switch probes are replaceable by using of one of many receptacle termination options. Customers can choose from gold or nickel plated plungers.

Everett Charles Technologies

Everett Charles Technologies

ECT is the world's leading manufacturer of POGO ® contact probes for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, military, connectors and testing bare and loaded printed circuit boards

Pomona, California, USA

Inspection

NEO Tech Design Team Wins Industry Award for Creative Solutions that Accelerate Time-to-Market

Dec 12, 2017 | NEO Tech announces that it earned an Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Award for its innovations in the electronics industry that have improved time to market. NEO Tech won the Design Team of the Year Award, which was presented to the company during a live ceremony on Wednesday, December 6 at the San Jose Convention Center in conjunction with Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley.

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

STI Has Accomplished AS9100D Certification

Dec 12, 2017 | STI Electronics is pleased to announce that it has earned its AS9100D certification.

STI Electronics

David Raby, President/CEO.

STI Electronics

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry.

Madison, Alabama, USA

Assembly, Design, IPC Standards Certification Center, Contract Manufacturer, Training Provider

Nordson ASYMTEK Receives 2017 Global Technology Award for the NexJet NJ-8 Jetting System with ReadiSet 2-piece Jet Cartridge Award presented at Productronica 2017

Dec 07, 2017 | Nordson ASYMTEK has once again been honored with the 2017 Global Technology Award in the dispensing category for its NexJet® NJ-8 Jetting System with ReadiSet® 2-piece jet cartridge. This innovative jetting system simplifies precision fluid dispensing for accuracy, flexibility, and long-term reliability in fast-paced production environments. The award was presented at Productronica 2017, held in Munich, Germany, on November 14, 2017.

ASYMTEK Products | Nordson Electronics Solutions

Nordson ASYMTEK Receives 2017 Global Technology Award.

ASYMTEK Products | Nordson Electronics Solutions

A leader in automated fluid dispensing, jetting, and conformal coating. Products include stand-alone dispensing workstations and fully automated, in-line conveyorized systems with advanced process controls.

Carlsbad, California, USA

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

Banner Engineering Completes Implementation of Optel Software on ASM Lines in Minneapolis and Suzhou (China)

Dec 07, 2017 | Optimal Electronics Corporation announces that Banner Engineering has completed the implementation of Optel software for production scheduling and materials management on ASM lines at their plants in Minneapolis and Suzhou (China). Banner Engineering is a worldwide leader in industrial automation.

Optimal Electronics Corporation

Optimal Electronics Corporation

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

Austin, Texas, USA

Software Manufacturer

Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium Program Finalized

Dec 06, 2017 | SMTA announced that the program is finalized for the 23rd Annual Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium. The event will take place February 5-8, 2018 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. The Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium promotes international technical interchange and provides a premier forum for networking among microelectronics professionals and business leaders throughout the world.

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

Scienscope Promotes Don Jeka to National Sales & Marketing Manager for Its X-ray Division

Dec 05, 2017 | Scienscope International is pleased to announce the promotion of Don Jeka to National Sales & Marketing Manager. Jeka joined Scienscope in February 2016 as Eastern Regional Sales Manager, handling the sales management responsibilities for the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada for Scienscope’s X-ray products division. In his new role, Jeka will head up Scienscope’s sales and marketing efforts, further enhancing the company’s position in the market and highlighting its “customer first” strategy.

SCIENSCOPE International

Don Jeka to National Sales & Marketing Manager.

SCIENSCOPE International

Scienscope supplies inspection equipment, including stereo zoom microscopes, video an X-Ray inspection equipment, automated optical inspection systems, magnifiers, measurement systems.

Chino, California, USA

Inspection

Super Thin Dry Film Negative Photoresist for MEMS and Wafer-Level Packaging

Dec 05, 2017 | Engineered Material Systems announces the availability of 5 µm thick dry-film negative photoresists for use in micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS), wafer level packaging and CMOS applications (metallization). This material formulation has been optimized for hot roll or vacuum lamination and processing on MEMS and IC wafers.

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

A global manufacturer of adhesives, conductives and encapsulants. For over 20 years, EMS has formulated state of the art acrylics, epoxies, silicones and urethanes.

Delaware, Ohio, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Indium Corporation’s Vareha-Walsh to Present at International Electronic Recycling Congress (IERC) 2018

Dec 05, 2017 | Indium Corporation’s Donna Vareha-Walsh, Director will share her expertise at the 17th International Electronic Recycling Congress (IERC) 2018 event on Jan. 18 in Salzburg, Austria.

Indium Corporation

Donna Vareha-Walsh, Director.

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

SCS to Discuss How Ultra-Thin Conformal Coatings Increase the Reliability of Critical Electronics during PennWell Webinar

Dec 04, 2017 | Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will participate in a PennWell webinar on Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. EST. SCS’ Tim Seifert, Military & Avionics Market Manager, and Rakesh Kumar, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology, will present: “Ultra-thin, Lightweight Conformal Coating Protection Increases the Reliability of Critical Electronics.” The webinar is now open for registration at: scswebinars.com.

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

Anda Automation Expands into Hungary

Dec 04, 2017 | Anda Automation is pleased to announce that it has partnered with InterElectronic Hungary, Ltd. as its distributor in Eastern Europe. InterElectronic offers lines for SMT and THT manufacturing for low-, medium- or high-volume production, as well as complete solutions for the automotive industry.

Anda Automation Pte Ltd

Karoly Peics, Managing Director at InterElectronic.

Anda Automation Pte Ltd

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

Freemont, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Ersa Congratulates IPC Hand Soldering Competition Champions

Dec 04, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America congratulates the 16 competitors that participated in the Hand Soldering Competition Championship on November 17 during the recently held productronica exhibition in Munich.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Kurtz Ersa North America congratulates the 16 competitors that participated in the Hand Soldering Competition Championship on November 17.

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

IPC Optimistic After U.S. Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill

Dec 04, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is optimistic about the prospects for U.S. tax reform following the U.S. Senate’s approval of a sweeping bill this weekend.

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

North American PCB Sales Growth Turns Positive

Dec 04, 2017 | IPC announced today the October 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Positive year-over-year shipment and order growth continued October. The book-to-bill ratio remained high in October at 1.12.

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

Indium Corporation Logistics Expert Shares Indium Metal Supply and Demand at 2017 Global Minor Metals Forum in China

Dec 03, 2017 | Indium Corporation's Donna Vareha-Walsh, Director, Metals Business Unit, shared insights into the global supply and demand for indium at the 2017 Global Minor Metals Forum on Nov. 29 in Chengdu Qinhuang, China.

Indium Corporation

Donna Vareha-Walsh.

Indium Corporation

Solder pastes, solder preforms, solder spheres, soldering fluxes, electrically-conductive adhesives. All alloys: tin-lead, lead-free, indium alloys, and more.

Utica, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Engineered Material Systems Introduces a New Low-Temperature Cure Electrically Conductive Adhesive

Dec 03, 2017 | Engineered Material Systems is pleased to debut its CA-183 low temperature cure electrically conductive adhesive. The low cost, flexible adhesive is designed for die attach and general circuit assembly applications.

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

A global manufacturer of adhesives, conductives and encapsulants. For over 20 years, EMS has formulated state of the art acrylics, epoxies, silicones and urethanes.

Delaware, Ohio, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Digicom Electronics Presents Ways to Mitigate Device Failure through Proper Manufacturing Processes, at BIOMEDevice, Booth 327

Dec 03, 2017 | Digicom Electronics will present ways to mitigate device failure in manufacturing processes, at the BIOMEDevice Show, booth #327, December 6 and 7th, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. In addition, Digicom will be celebrating its 35th year in the California Bay Area.

Digicom Electronics

Digicom Electronics

Digicom provides turn-key electronics manufacturing solutions for prototype to volume production builds, PCB assemblies, and complete box-build systems.

Oakland, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Cleaning, Turnkey, Contract Manufacturer

Extraction and Filtration System for easily inflammable Dust/Air Mixtures

Dec 01, 2017 | Conductive version of laser fume extraction System LAS 260 introduced

ULT Canada Sales Incorporated

Laser fume extraction system LAS 260 Ex

ULT Canada Sales Incorporated

ULT is a vendor of efficient fume extraction solutions for air purification. The company's systems are utilized for the removal of laser fumes, soldering fumes, odors, vapors, gases, dusts etc. in electronics production.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

Cleaning, Environmental Resources, OEM

Mirtec Europe Appoints YouSMT as Its Italian Distributor

Nov 30, 2017 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” today announced that it has appointed YouSMT as its distributor in Italy. Headquartered in Rubano, Italy, YouSmt is involved in the PCB assembly process, providing new and used equipment as well as quality consumables to the electronics industry.

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

Ersa Strengthens Service Team with Addition of Quin Van Den Berg

Nov 30, 2017 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that it hired Quin Van Den Berg as the newest member of its service team. Van Den Berg will report to Chad Suckow and will be responsible for helping the Tools, Rework and Inspection team support the growing service need on that side of the business.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Quin Van Den Berg.

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

SMTA Announces Call for Abstracts for 2018 Events

Nov 30, 2017 | SMTA announced that abstracts are now accepted for several events taking place in 2018. All submissions must be strictly technical with focus on technology research and minimize marketing content. The following events are all currently soliciting abstracts:

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

Saki Joins the ASYS PULSE Community for PCB Assembly Line Productivity

Nov 30, 2017 | Saki Corporation announces that it has joined the ASYS PULSE Community to network its automated inspection and measurement systems with electronic production equipment from other PULSE member companies.

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

IPC APEX EXPO 2018 Attendees Can Succeed at the Velocity of Technology at Free Networking Events

Nov 30, 2017 | IPC APEX EXPO 2018 attendees can meet with electronics industry innovators and connect with peers all in one place at the San Diego Convention Center, February 27–March 1.

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

Shenzhen Zhiboli Technology Co., Ltd

Established in 2012, Shenzhen Zhiboli Technology Co., Ltd is a company engaged in Li-ion Battery, FE Lithium battery, Ni-metal hydride and Ni cadmium power battery. Provide brand factory processing battery with high quality.

Shenzhen, China

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

THE DEMAND OF NICKEL FOR NEW ENERGY VEHICLES

Nov 30, 2017 | Recently, Nickel metal prices continued to surge. The Futures Nickel prices of London Stock Exchange hit a 28-month high and the nickel metal prices of Shanghai Futures Exchange was a strong closing limit yesterday.

Shenzhen Zhiboli Technology Co., Ltd

THE DEMAND OF NICKEL FOR NEW ENERGY VEHICLES

Shenzhen Zhiboli Technology Co., Ltd

Established in 2012, Shenzhen Zhiboli Technology Co., Ltd is a company engaged in Li-ion Battery, FE Lithium battery, Ni-metal hydride and Ni cadmium power battery. Provide brand factory processing battery with high quality.

Shenzhen, China

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Transition Automation Introduces precision Permalex® Edge Squeegee for Magna-Print® Holder

Nov 29, 2017 | Transition Automation announces the introduction of a precision Permalex® Edge Squeegee for retrofitting Magna-Print® universal squeegee system holders. In response to requests from customers, Transition Automation developed a Permalex blade that includes a separate magnetic strip bonded to the rear side of the squeegee, enabling the Permalex squeegee to be quickly loaded and locked into the Magna-Print Holders.

Transition Automation, Inc.

Permalex® Edge Squeegee for Magna-Print® Holder.

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

Nordson MARCH Introduces the new-generation RollVIA plasma system for roll-to-roll production in PCB manufacturing operations Completely Self-Contained with Integrated Pump Package

Nov 29, 2017 | Nordson MARCH announces its new-generation RollVIA™ plasma system, a completely self-contained vacuum plasma system with production-proven, roll-to-roll material handling for flexible printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing. The new RollVIA incorporates unique vacuum and gas flow technology, new process control technology, updated electrode designs, and superior temperature management with precise control of roll speed, tension, and edge guidance for uniform plasma treatment of substrates as thin as 25 microns. The RollVIA system is used for plasma applications such as surface activation for improved adhesion, carbon removal and descum/desmear for cleaner surfaces, and etchback, which removes a slight amount of dielectric contamination between internal copper planes during production of PCBs.

MARCH Products | Nordson Electronics Solutions

RollVIA™ plasma system.

MARCH Products | Nordson Electronics Solutions

MARCH Products is the global leader in plasma cleaning equipment and plasma processing technology for PCB manufacturing and semiconductor packaging. The company has designed and manufactured plasma equipment for 35+ years.

Concord, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Cleaning, Component Preparation

IPC Crowns New Hand Soldering Competition World Champion

Nov 29, 2017 | In cooperation with productronica 2017, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® presented its very popular Hand Soldering Competition in Hall A1, stand 307 with a regional competition from November 14–16 and the World Championship on November 17.

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

Optimal Electronics Hires Sales Manager for New China Office

Nov 29, 2017 | Optimal Electronics Corporation today announced that it has appointed Mr. Texas Wai Sze as the Sales Manager for the new office in China.

Optimal Electronics Corporation

Mr. Texas Wai Sze is the Sales Manager for the new office in China.

Optimal Electronics Corporation

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

Austin, Texas, USA

Software Manufacturer

SHENMAO Introduces New Generation Zero Halogen Lead-Free Solder Paste PF606-P245 to solve HoP issues and Improve ICT Testability, Sponsors MEPTEC SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGING SYMPOSIUM November 30, 2017, E

Nov 28, 2017 | SHENMAO Technology, Inc. introduces New Generation Lead-free Zero Halogen Solder Paste PF606-P245. With superior continuous high-speed printability producing great Solder Paste Print Quality and a wide reflow process window for excellent solderability, it prevents Head on Pillow issues, produces the lowest void and easily fit complicated PCB designs through excellent convergence performance.

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

Nordson YESTECH Launch Advanced New FX-942 UV ACI In-Line Dual Sided Optical Inspection System at Productronica 2017

Nov 28, 2017 | Nordson YESTECH launched their latest innovation, the FX-942UV ACI In-Line Dual Sided Optical Inspection System for PCB conformal coating and parts, at the Productronica exhibition held in Munich, Germany from 14-17 November 2017.

Nordson YESTECH

FX-942 UV ACI In-Line Dual Sided Optical Inspection System.

Nordson YESTECH

Nordson YESTECH is a leading global provider of automated optical inspection and high-resolution x-ray inspection systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

Inspection

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