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More Pin In Hole Refolw Desing and QC from Bob Willis

May 24, 2015 | Having produced the first book, video and interactive CD-ROM on pin in hole intrusive reflow we believe we are in a good position to help engineers achieve better yields and implement high and low temperature processes with our next PIHR webinar http://www.bobwillisonline.com/training_detail.asp?WorkshopID=129

ASKbobwillis.com

Pin in Paste PCB prior to reflow

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

SolderStar Extends its Global Communications with the Launch of a New Website

May 22, 2015 | SolderStar has re-launched its website with the aim of further enhancing customer communications and providing an even more efficient service.

Solderstar

SolderStar New Website.

Solderstar

SolderStar produce thermal profiler solutions for reflow soldering, selective solder machine profiling and wave solder optimization.

Manchester, United Kingdom

Soldering, Test Services, OEM, Software Manufacturer

Space Is Filling Quickly for SMART Group’s 2015 European Conference & Exhibition

May 22, 2015 | Reservations from overseas for delegate places and bookings for Table Top Exhibition space are already being received for the SMART Group European Conference & Exhibition, which will be held at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), one of the UK’s leading science and research facilities based in Teddington, London, on the 22nd and 23rd September 2015.

The SMART Group

The SMART Group

The SMART Group Aims to Promote the Advancement of the Electronics Manufacturing Industry through the Education, Training of its Members in Surface Mount and Related Assembly Technologies.

Bucks , United Kingdom

Training Provider

Specialty Coating Systems to Promote Parylene Coatings for Medical Applications at MD&M East and MEDTEC France

May 22, 2015 | Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) announces that the company will exhibit in Booth #1433 at MD&M East, June 9-11, 2015 in New York, NY, and Stand #B121 at MEDTEC France, June 10-11, 2015 in Besançon, France. Additionally, SCS Vice President of Technology Rakesh Kumar will present “Advanced Conformal Coatings for Emerging Medical Electronics” at the Tech Talk Theater on Thursday, June 11, at 10:30 a.m. during MD&M East.

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

Nordson ASYMTEK Technology Days 2015 to Feature Innovative Solutions in Fluid Dispensing, Jetting, and Conformal Coating

May 21, 2015 | Nordson ASYMTEK announces that registration for its 2015 Technology Days is now open. The event will focus on how innovation and continuous technological developments in fluid dispensing, jetting, and conformal coating improve the way companies bring their products to market. Technology Days is being held in Maastricht, The Netherlands on June 17 and 18, 2015.

Nordson ASYMTEK

The event will focus on how innovation and continuous technological developments in fluid dispensing, jetting, and conformal coating improve the way companies bring their products to market.

Nordson ASYMTEK

A leader in automated fluid dispensing, jetting and conformal coating. Products range from benchtop dispensers and stand-alone dispensing workstations to fully automated, in-line conveyorized systems.

Carlsbad, California, USA

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

IPC Releases Market Research Report on Issues and Outlook for Lead-Free Electronics in Military and Aerospace Applications

May 21, 2015 | IPC-- Association Connecting Electronics Industries— ® has released a new market research study, "Issues and Outlook for Lead-Free Electronics in Military and Aerospace Applications." This study examines the current and future state of lead-free usage in high-reliability applications.

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

ZESTRON Academy to Host Collaborative Workshop “Assembly, Cleaning, Coating, and Reliability” in Illinois

May 21, 2015 | ZESTRON will host a free “Assembly, Cleaning, Coating, and Reliability” workshop together with Alpha, Stentech and HumiSeal. This collaborative one day workshop will be held in Schaumburg, IL, on June 23rd.

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

Innodisk Announces Ultra-Reliable DRAM-less SSDs with High IOPS for Embedded Applications

May 20, 2015 | Firmware Upgrade and Synchronous NAND Flash Achieves High Performance in small form factor

Innodisk Corporation

Innodisk Corporation

Innodisk Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer and solution provider of flash storage devices and DRAM modules for industrial applications and embedded systems.

New Taipei City, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs

Optimize Laser Soldering with Japan Unix’s New Multi-Phi Technology

May 19, 2015 | Japan Unix announces that Multi-ɸ (Phi) Laser Soldering now is available. The variable laser spot diameter system optimizes soldering conditions for each component.

Japan Unix Co., Ltd.

Multi-ɸ (Phi) Laser Soldering.

Japan Unix Co., Ltd.

Manufacturer of robotic soldering equipment including contact, laser and ultrasonic soldering available in several robotic platforms including desktop, SCARA, cartesian and six axis multi-articulated robots.

Tokyo, Minatoku, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Components/Substrates, Soldering, Test Services

Specialty Coating Systems to Exhibit Parylene Conformal Coatings at Sensors Expo

May 19, 2015 | Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that the company will be exhibiting at Sensors Expo, June 9-11, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Booth 130. Sensors Expo and Conference is celebrating its 30-year anniversary as an established event in the industry focusing solely on sensors and sensor systems. For the first year in conference history, the event will be located in Long Beach, California.

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

Metcal Kicks Off Its 2015 Cutting Edge Rework Tour

May 19, 2015 | Metcal today announced that its new series of cutting-edge rework and repair workshops will commence in June 2015. The workshops will discuss the latest techniques to address contactless site cleaning and rework as well as repair of a variety of applications.

Metcal

Metcal

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

Cypress, California, USA

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

Datest Signs Representative Agreement with DiversiTech Representatives

May 19, 2015 | Datest today announced that it has appointed DiversiTech Representatives, Inc. as its sales representative. DiversiTech will represent Datest’s advanced, efficient and mission-critical in-circuit testing, test engineering, failure analysis and X-ray inspection solutions throughout Southern California and Northern Baja California.

Datest

Datest

Datest: 30 years of testing and test engineering utilizing in-circuit, flying probe, boundary scan, and functional platforms. Also AXI/2D/3D x-ray, CT-scan failure analysis, and bonepile rehab of functional/field failures.

Fremont, California, USA

Repair/Rework, Test Services, Service Provider

SMTA Capital Chapter to Host Second Meeting of the Year on May 28th at NTS Baltimore on “Failure Analysis Process for Printed Board Assemblies” by John M. Radman

May 18, 2015 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce its second meeting of 2015 on May 28th, scheduled from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at NTS Baltimore formerly Trace Labs, 5 North Park Drive, Hunt Valley, MD 21030. The focus of this chapter meeting will be “Failure Analysis Process for Printed Board Assemblies” presented by John M. Radman, Senior Applications Engineer, NTS Baltimore.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

John M. Radman, Senior Applications Engineer, NTS Baltimore.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

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

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

SMTA Capital Chapter Presents “Enabling Implementation of Advanced Technologies” Tutorial Program on June 9th at ZESTRON Americas

May 18, 2015 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce it will welcome Denis Barbini, Universal Instruments Corporation, on June 9th to instruct a tutorial on Advanced SMT Technologies at ZESTRON Americas located at 11285 Assett Loop, Manassas, VA 20109. The tutorial is scheduled from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and includes lunch. The following should attend: quality engineers, failure analysis engineers, reliability engineers, procurement specialists, design engineers, process engineers, project managers. Registration is required for this learning event.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Denis Barbini

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

ZESTRON’s VIGON® EFM the AK-225 Alternative for Manual PCB Defluxing

May 18, 2015 | ZESTRON has the AK-225 alternative for manual PCB defluxing - VIGON® EFM.

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

Specialty Coating Systems to Promote Ultra-Thin, Pinhole-Free Parylene Conformal Coatings at the Sensor + Test Measurement Fair in Germany

May 18, 2015 | Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that the company will exhibit in Stand 12-686 at the Sensor + Test Measurement Fair, scheduled to take place May 19-21, 2015 at Nürnberg Exhibition Centre in Nürnberg, Germany. SCS Electronics Market Manager Alan Hardy will also be presenting "Parylene Conformal Coatings for Enhanced Reliability of Electronics" at 13:30 on Thursday, May 21, in Halle 12.

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

Engineered Materials Systems Introduces Low-Cost Snap Cure Conductive Adhesive for Stringing or Shingling Solar Modules

May 18, 2015 | Engineered Materials Systems introduced its new EMS 561-147-2 Low-Cost Snap Cure Conductive Adhesive for stringing or shingling applications in crystalline silicon and thin-film solar modules. EMS 561-147-2 is designed to electrically interconnect solar cells using ribbons or direct cell to cell contact.

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

FSInspection to Showcase the X-Mag™ Inspection Station at SMTA Toronto

May 18, 2015 | FSInspection will highlight its X-Mag™ Machine Vision Station at the Toronto SMTA Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre in Markham, ON.

FSInspection

X-Mag™ Machine Vision Station.

FSInspection

FSInspection offers high-magnification visual inspection systems for industrial markets. FSInspection’s high-quality visual work stations are easy to use and more ergonomic and cost-effective than traditional microscopes.

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Inspection, Repair/Rework, Soldering

MicroCare a Double Winner at NEPCON China

May 18, 2015 | MicroCare Asia has returned from NEPCON China triumphant after receiving industry awards at the SMT China Vision Awards and EM Asia Innovation Awards ceremonies.

MicroCare Corporation

Ms. Chen Wai Chun (right), Publisher EM Asia presents to Mr. Jerald Chan, MicroCare Asia Region Manager, the 2015 INNO Award for “Best Family of Benchtop PCB Cleaners for the Chinese Market” in the category of “Outstanding Product of the Year”.

MicroCare Corporation

The leading supplier of cleaners and lubricants for critical environments.

New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Cleaning

RPS Automation Meets the Global Demand for Lead Tinning Capabilities

May 18, 2015 | SPOKANE VALLEY, WA –May 18th, 2015– RPS Automation LLC has begun production of three Anthem Lead Tinning Systems in the wake of the 2015 IPC APEX EXPO. Global Engineering and Esterline Leach International are new customers to RPS Automation and chose their Anthem model over many other options as their first Lead Tinning System, while Plexus Peneng is continuing their patronage to RPS with this recent purchase. These consecutive orders show the growing demand for Lead Tinning capabilities and demonstrate RPS Automation’s ability to meet them.

Hentec Industries, Inc. (RPS Automation)

Hentec Industries, Inc. (RPS Automation)

Hentec Industries, Inc. designs and manufacturers high quality precision machines for use in selective soldering, lead tinning, and solderability testing applications.

Newman Lake, Washington, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Test Services, Selective Soldering

Heller Industries Mark 5 Wins 2015 SMT China Vision Award

May 18, 2015 | Heller Industries has been awarded a 2015 SMT China Vision Award in the category of Reflow Soldering for its 1936 Mark 5 Reflow Oven. The award was presented during April 21, 2015 ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China 2015.

Heller Industries Inc.

Heller Industries Inc.

Manufacturer of reflow soldering ovens for automated SMT PCB assembly, specializing in: lead free processing and nitrogen reflow = the best convection reflow ovens on the market.

Florham Park, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, OEM

Bentek’s Power Economizer Integrated into RSS Reduces Power Consumption by 50 Percent

May 15, 2015 | Bentek has successfully integrated the Bentek proprietary Power Economizer into the Bentek Residential Rapid Shutdown System (RSS).

Bentek Solar

Rapid Shutdown Controller (RSC).

Bentek Solar

A leader in manufacturing and engineering solutions for complex electro-mechanical and power distribution systems for the semiconductor and solar industries.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components

Metcal to Host ‘Keys to Rework Workshop’ in the Dominican Republic

May 15, 2015 | Metcal today announced that it will host its popular ‘Keys to Rework Workshop’ in the Dominican Republic next month. The workshop is scheduled to take place Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel in Santo Domingo, D.R.  The ‘Keys to Rework Workshop’ will provide tips to unlocking the challenges of rework.

Metcal

Ed Zamborksy, Regional Sales Manager for Metcal. 

Metcal

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

Cypress, California, USA

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

CyberOptics to Promote Award-Winning 3D AOI Inspection at NEPCON Malaysia

May 15, 2015 | CyberOptics® Corporation (NASDAQ: CYBE) today announced that it will exhibit with its representative Dual Matrix in Booth #H04 NEPCON Malaysia, scheduled to take place June 9-11, 2015 at the sPICE Arena. Company representatives will showcase CyberOptics’ newly launched 3D AOI system alongside 3D SPI and 2D AOI systems.

CyberOptics Corporation

3D AOI system alongside 3D SPI and 2D AOI systems.

CyberOptics Corporation

CYBEROPTICS is a global leader in high-precision 3D sensors that significantly improve yields and productivity in the 3D scanning and metrology, Surface Mount Technology & Semiconductor Markets

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Inspection

Ersa Develops Online Store for Rework/Inspection Equipment and Machine Parts

May 15, 2015 | Kurtz Ersa North America has added the convenience of shopping online with the launch of its new Web-based store. Ersa customers can now conveniently order Kurtz Ersa NA’s rework/inspection equipment and machine parts at www.ersashop.com/us.

kurtz ersa Corporation

Web-based store.

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

BTU Will Demonstrate the PYRAMAX at ACI’s Tech Expo

May 15, 2015 | BTU International will participate in ACI Technologies’ second annual Tech Expo, scheduled to take place May 20-21, 2015, at its facility in Philadelphia, PA. Robert DiMatteo, senior regional sales manager at BTU, will demonstrate the PYRAMAX™ 100N reflow oven on the factory floor.

BTU International

PYRAMAX™ 100N reflow oven.

BTU International

Global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics assembly market.

North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Rocket EMS Ramps up Inspection with Two V510 G2 Series AOIs

May 14, 2015 | Rocket EMS today announced that it has purchased two V510 G2 Series AOI systems from ViTrox Technologies. The V510 G2 Series offers powerful technology and high throughput productivity for SMT line production.

Rocket EMS

V510 G2 Series AOI systems.

Rocket EMS

EMS company specializing in ultra-quick-turn (24 – 48 hour) manufacturing of Printed Circuit Boards, design and complementary services with a heavy focus in the New Product Introduction (NPI).

Santa Clara, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Design, Contract Manufacturer, Service Provider

Seika Machinery Appoints Michelle Ogihara to Branch Manager of Its New San Francisco Office

May 14, 2015 | Seika Machinery announces that Michelle Ogihara, Senior Sales & Marketing Manager, has been appointed the Branch Manager of its new San Francisco office. Her recent promotion and added responsibility for Seika will include handling Malcomtech, Unitech and Eightech equipment in addition to current Seika Machinery solutions.

Seika Machinery, Inc.

Michelle Ogihara, Senior Sales & Marketing Manager.

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

Metcal to Participate in ACI Technologies’ Second Annual Tech Expo

May 14, 2015 | Metcal today announced its participation in ACI Technologies’ second annual Tech Expo, scheduled to take place May 20-21, 2015 at its facility in Philadelphia, PA. Ed Zamborsky, Metcal’s RSM, will present the Rework and Repair session.

Metcal

Ed Zamborsky, Metcal’s RSM.

Metcal

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

Cypress, California, USA

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

IPC Issues Statement on TSCA Modernization Act of 2015

May 14, 2015 | On behalf of IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and an estimated 800,000 people employed in our 2,200 U.S. member facilities, we commend the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy for taking action on the draft TSCA Modernization Act of 2015. 

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

MICROTEK LABORATORIES-East (Baltimore) Receives A2LA ISO-17025 Accreditation

May 13, 2015 | May 13, 2015 — Baltimore, MD - Microtek Laboratories’ Linthicum Heights facility receives its ILAC/A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for Electrical Test Scope (Certificate #3342.03) and Mechanical Test Scope (Certificate 3343.04) effective April 16, 2015.

Microtek Laboratories

ILAC/A2LA ISO-17025 Accreditation

Microtek Laboratories

Independent A2LA-ISO-17025 Test Laboratories with facilities in the Los Angeles (Anaheim),Baltimore/Washington DC (Linthicum Heights) and Europe (United Kingdom) specializing in testing of PBB's, Electronics, coatings & materials

Anaheim, California, USA

Test Services

Solder Joint Encapsulant

May 13, 2015 | The evolution of soldering processes in the Microelectronics Industry has made a paradigm shift away from Sn/ Pb to Pb-free. Compounded with advancements in miniaturization, Pb- free soldering's higher re-flow temperature and the nature of solder has resulted in poor reliability relative to: mechanical strength of the solder joint, warpage and thermal cycling performance. In response, YINCAE engineered low temperature solder joint encapsulation adhesives.

YINCAE Advanced Materials, LLC.

YINCAE Advanced Materials, LLC.

Yincae Advanced Materials, LLC is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of high performance coatings, adhesives, electronic and optoelectronic materials.

Albany, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives/Dispensing

SMT 158 -- A Underfill Solution for Miniaturization in Microelectronics

May 13, 2015 | The current trend of miniaturization in microelectronics have paved the way for 3D packaging; allowing for lower manufacturing cost, increased memory and speed and a greater variation in functional uses of the miniaturized devices.

YINCAE Advanced Materials, LLC.

YINCAE Advanced Materials, LLC.

Yincae Advanced Materials, LLC is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of high performance coatings, adhesives, electronic and optoelectronic materials.

Albany, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives/Dispensing

Essemtec to Participate in ACI Technologies’ Tech Expo

May 12, 2015 | Essemtec today announced that it will participate in ACI Technologies’ second annual Tech Expo, scheduled to take place May 20-21, 2015 at its facility in Philadelphia, PA. Steve Pollock, Vice President of Essemtec USA, will demonstrate the Paraquda G2, Cubus and Lynx on the factory floor.

ESSEMTEC USA

Lynx – small form factor SMT assembly system.

ESSEMTEC USA

Essemtec is a worldwide leader in manufacturing of highly flexible Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production equipment - pick-and-place system, dispenser, printer, oven, storage system and software Solutions.

Pitman, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Component Packaging, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering

Aqueous Technologies Releases Free Cleaning and Contamination Guide

May 12, 2015 | Aqueous Technologies, a manufacturer of fully automated cleaning/defluxing machines and cleanliness testing equipment, announces that it has released a Cleaning and Contamination Guide. The guide was written by Aqueous’ CEO Michael Konrad and is available for download free of charge at www.aqueoustech.com/cleaning-book-1.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Free Cleaning and Contamination Guide.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Manufacturer of automated defluxing/cleaning equipment, cleanliness testing equipment, and stencil cleaning equipment.

Corona, California, USA

Cleaning, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Aqueous Technologies Releases Free Cleaning and Contamination Guide

May 12, 2015 | Aqueous Technologies, a manufacturer of fully automated cleaning/defluxing machines and cleanliness testing equipment, announces that it has released a Cleaning and Contamination Guide. The guide was written by Aqueous’ CEO Michael Konrad and is available for download free of charge at www.aqueoustech.com/cleaning-book-1.

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Aqueous Technologies Corporation

Manufacturer of automated defluxing/cleaning equipment, cleanliness testing equipment, and stencil cleaning equipment.

Corona, California, USA

Cleaning, Inspection, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

Zober Industries Selects Ersa's ECOSELECT 2 Based on Competitive Evaluation

May 12, 2015 | Kurtz Ersa North America today announced that Pennsylvania-based Zober Industries, Inc. has purchased and installed its ECOSELECT 2 Selective Soldering System. Based on its evaluations, Zober Industries determined that the ECOSELECT 2 is ideally suited for operation in its modular production lines. The system is the optimal solution for small and medium scale production where flexibility is paramount.

kurtz ersa Corporation

ECOSELECT 2 Selective Soldering System.

kurtz ersa Corporation

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

Wertheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Soldering, Selective Soldering

SMTA Announces Retirement of JoAnn Stromberg

May 12, 2015 | The SMTA announced today that JoAnn Stromberg, the association’s Executive Administrator for the past 29 years, has announced plans to retire at the end of December 2015.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

JoAnn Stromberg

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

VisionMaster Releases Major Software Upgrade

May 12, 2015 | PORTLAND, MAINE – Today VisionMaster, Inc. released VisionMaster® 6.0, the latest version of VisionMaster's comprehensive software suite which operates all VisionMaster® desktop SPI systems, both manual and fully automatic. In addition to performing outstanding 3D measurements and plotting PCB features exceptionally, VisionMaster® 6.0 adds a slew of new features to increase utility and efficiency.

VisionMaster, Inc.

VisionMaster Advanced 3D Solder Paste Inspection Systems, Major Software Upgrade

VisionMaster, Inc.

VisionMaster is the original longtime manufacturer of advanced yet affordable 3-D solder paste inspection (SPI) equipment. VisionMaster provides best-in-class 3D white light technology and repeatability at laser technology prices.

Portland, Maine, USA

Inspection

ADLINK Introduces Embedded Design Services to EMEA Region

May 11, 2015 | ADLINK Technology today announced availability of its new A+ Services offering to address the complete development process of carrier boards for a variety of form factors. Capabilities available in the new package include full custom designs, software, and system integration from concept to mass production.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

ADLINK Technology, Inc.

Provider of wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement and automation industries.

New Taipei City 235, Taiwan

Manufacturer of Components

Package Cleaning at IMAPS METRO Symposium

May 11, 2015 | KYZEN is pleased to announce that Debbie Carboni will present at the IMAPS METRO Chapter Full Day Symposium and Vendor Night, scheduled to take place Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Clarion (former Holiday Inn) in Ronkonkoma, New York. Carboni will present the paper entitled, “Advanced Packaging Cleaning Fluid Best Practice.”

KYZEN Corporation

Debbie Carboni

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Cleaning Approaches at CTEA

May 11, 2015 | KYZEN is pleased to announce that Debbie Carboni will present at the Central Texas Electronics Association Electronics (CTEA) Design, Manufacturing & Test Symposium, scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Carboni will present the paper entitled, “New Technology Waterless Cleaning Approach for High Density Assemblies and Power Electronics.”

KYZEN Corporation

Debbie Carboni.

KYZEN Corporation

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

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cleaning

Dynalab EMS Partners with Cogiscan for Traceability Upgrade

May 11, 2015 | Cogiscan announces that its long-time customer Dynalab EMS has expanded its traceability system.

Cogiscan Inc.

Dynalab EMS

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

EVS International Appoints New Distributor in Brazil

May 11, 2015 | EVS International is pleased to announce that it has appointed Plottec as its distributor in Brazil. Plottec is a South American representative and value-added distributor of a wide range of high-tech products, solutions and services specializing in soldering products.   

EVS International

EVS International

World Leaders in Solder Recovery.

Cowes, United Kingdom

Environmental Resources, Soldering

Great Lakes Engineering, Inc. Hires E-Tronix as Local Rep

May 11, 2015 | Great Lakes Engineering announced today that it has hired E-Tronix to represent all of the company’s products in the territory of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.

Great Lakes Engineering, Inc.

Erik Stromberg, President of E-Tronix.

Great Lakes Engineering, Inc.

GLE is a trend-setting manufacturer of surface mount stencils, precision laser cut parts and photo chemical machined parts for the defense, medical, electronics, aviation, energy, telecommunications, and computer industries.

Maple Grove, Minnesota, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Online SMT Auction [May 19th – 28th, 2015] Hosted By Troostwijk, Heratage Global and BAJA Bid (Featuring Surface-Mount Technology Items)

May 11, 2015 | SMT provider located in San Nicola la, Caserta, Italy will be liquidating their assets utilizing the online auction services of Baja Bid, Troostwijk and Heritage Global.

Baja Bid

Baja Bid

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

Odessa, Florida, USA

Equipment Auctions, Equipment Dealer / Broker

Conductive Chair Mat

May 08, 2015 | ACL Staticide has announced the release of the Conductive Chair Mat. It is made from flexible, engineered PVC with inherent electrical properties that will last the lifetime of the mat.

Blue Thunder Technologies, Inc.

Blue Thunder Technologies, Inc.

Blue Thunder Technologies manufactures a wide variety of wiping products and can supply virtually any type of consumable item used in cleanrooms, assembly lines, laboratories, and manufacturing.

Enfield, Connecticut, USA

Adhesives/Dispensing, Antistatic, Assembly, Repair/Rework, Soldering

PROMATION to display new QUICK products at SMTA Milwaukee

May 08, 2015 | PROMATION Inc. announced it will show several new products from QUICK at the SMTA show in Milwaukee on Tuesday, May 12th, located at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee airport hotel.

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION, Inc.

PROMATION offers automated products in 4 key areas: PCB handling systems, robotic soldering systems, laser marking, automatic label placement, and work bench/work flow solutions.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Other, Soldering

Medical Electronics Symposium Keynotes Announced

May 07, 2015 | The 10th Annual Medical Electronics Symposium will feature three dynamic keynote speakers at Marylhurst University near Portland, Oregon, on September 16-17, 2015. SMTA, iNEMI, MEPTEC and OregonBio will once again co-host this year’s international symposium, which will focus on advances in electronic technologies and advanced manufacturing, specifically targeting medical and bioscience applications.

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

Universal Fortifies Americas Operations, Appoints Michael Welch Regional Manager

May 07, 2015 | Industry experience and technical expertise enriches Universal’s ability to exceed customer expectations in US southern states.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Michael Welch Southern States Regional Manager of Customer Operations.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry.

Conklin, New York, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

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