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Oct 05, 2015 | A new version of Aegis inSite has just been released, bringing the app's mobile process visibility to owners of Aegis’ FactoryLogix software for manufacturing operations. The app, which was previously available to Aegis V7 software users, converts an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into a mobile portal to a vast range of manufacturing and traceability information. This latest, FactoryLogix-compatible version is faster and has been updated with a new user interface.
Oct 05, 2015 | Several Indium Corporation experts will share their knowledge and expertise at the IMAPS 48th annual International Symposium on Microelectronics, Oct. 26-29, in Orlando, Fla.
Oct 05, 2015 | Pickering Electronics have expanded their Reed Relay range to include three new series, that all offer higher packing densities. The Series 67 and 68 dry Reed Relay range for up to 10kV, and the Series 119 Micro-SIL range for up to 3kV.
Oct 05, 2015 | Pickering Electronics are set to showcase new Single-in-Line (SIL) Reed Relays for high voltage applications at productronica this November. The new Series 119 is the industry’s smallest high voltage SIL Reed Relay for up to 3kV stand-off. This new relay is intended for voltages considerably higher than standard small SIL relays, ideal for Cable and Backplane Testers and Mixed signal ATE.
Oct 02, 2015 | CalcuQuote helps Electronic Contract Manufacturers respond to customer Requests for Quote (RFQs) quickly and accurately. After a successful beta run, CalcuQuote is now making its cost modeling tool available to the electronics contract manufacturing industry.
Vault Tooling Sponsors Jimi Hendrix Foundation Top Fuel Dragster during the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Season
Oct 01, 2015 | Production Solutions recently introduced its adaptable, flexible and universal Vault Tooling Part Holder, available in a variety of standard sizes, pin lengths and densities as well as custom solutions that can be configured for most applications and machines. Vault Tooling is the latest sponsor on the “Jimi Hendrix Foundation” Top Fuel Dragster during the NHRA Dragster Championship Series Races!
Oct 01, 2015 | Speedprint Technology will showcase the SP710 Screen Printer with Advanced Dispense Unit + (ADu) during a live demonstration, scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 15, 2015. Morning and afternoon sessions will be held at Lean Stream’s new Fremont, CA demo facility from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m. with lunch and refreshments to follow.
Sep 30, 2015 | Saline Lectronics announces that SMT Today Magazine presented Mr. Heller with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the recent SMTA International Conference & Exhibition. The award was presented to Mr. Heller on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes and promotes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution, exhibited leadership and provided inspiration within the industry over a sustained period of time.
Sep 30, 2015 | Inovar announces that Kent Alder, former CEO of a multibillion dollar tech firm, has joined its Board of Directors.
Sep 30, 2015 | Count On Tools is pleased to announce the launch of the new QWIKTRAY system, developed to provide low-cost, custom matrix trays for many types of electronic components. The QWIKTRAY platform allows surface mount components to be picked up in a repeatable method when tape-and-reel is not available and standard JEDEC trays do not exist. Customers no longer have to place these components by hand.
Sep 30, 2015 | Seica Inc. will be exhibiting at the Automotive Testing Expo the Pilot 4DV8. With Seica’s 25+ years of experience in testing and especially in the world of automotive testing where the technology advances at a face pace, this will be an opportunity to see first-hand the latest flying prober technology on the market today.
Sep 30, 2015 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that Umut Tosun, M.S.Ch.E., Application Technology Manager, ZESTRON Americas, will present “Impact of Multiple Thermal Cycles on the Cleaning Process” at SMTA International 2015.
Sep 30, 2015 | BTU International today announced that it will showcase its PYRAMAX™ 125N solder reflow system in representative SMarTsol’s booth numbers12-17 at the upcoming SMTA Expo in Guadalajara, Mexico, which is scheduled to take place October 14-15, 2015, at Riu Hotel in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Valtronic’s VP of Technology to Discuss Miniaturizing Manufacturing at the Annual Industrial & Manufacturing Conference
Sep 30, 2015 | Valtronic announces that Don Styblo, Vice President of Technology, will present during the Industrial & Manufacturing Conference & Tradeshow. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Tinkham Veale University Center, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.
SMT TODAY NAMES THE NEW SMARTLOOP YIELD IMPROVEMENT SYSTEM FROM MIRTEC AND YXLON ‘BEST INNOVATION OF 2015
Sep 30, 2015 | MIRTEC and YXLON were awarded Best Innovation by SMT Today Magazine for the joint development of the SmartLoop yield improvement system during the recent SMTA International Conference & Exhibition. The award was presented to Brian D’Amico, President of MIRTEC’s North American Sales and Service Division, and Keith Bryant, Sales Director for SmartLoop, on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The ‘Best Innovation Award’ recognizes clear visionary and transformative technology within the electronics manufacturing industry. This award showcases innovations that have not only addressed a need and solved a problem, but have also been used to drive improved efficiency and productivity of an organization.
Gen3 Systems’ Products to be Displayed by Ascentech LLC at SMTAI in Booth #219 and at the Special SMTAi Feature Area
Sep 30, 2015 | Gen3 Systems Limited will exhibit both GEN3 Systems’ products and Optilia Inspection equipment in Booth #219 at the SMTA International Conference and Exhibition, scheduled to take place Sep. 29 - 30, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Ascentech LLC also will participate in the SMTA International – National Physical Laboratory (NPL) Defect Database Live Solder Paste and Solder Joint Automatic Inspection Experience on the show floor. The experience is free to attend and is supported by CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Magazine, SMTA and NPL.
Sep 30, 2015 | MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” announces that Brian D’Amico of MIRTEC’s North American Sales and Service Division was awarded TOP CEO by SMT Today Magazine during the recent SMTA International Conference & Exhibition. The award was presented to D’Amico on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The TOP CEO Award recognizes an individual who, through their leadership and their achievements, have distinguished themselves by making a significant and lasting contribution to the world of electronics manufacturing.
Sep 30, 2015 | Juki Automation Systems announces that SMT Today Magazine presented Bob Black with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the recent SMTA International Conference & Exhibition. The award was presented to Mr. Black on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes and promotes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution, exhibited leadership and provided inspiration within the industry over a sustained period of time.
Sep 30, 2015 | Valtronic announces that it will exhibit in booth 8BJ09 at the co-located MEDICA and COMPAMED medical exhibitions, scheduled to take place November 16-19, 2015 at the Düsseldorf fairgrounds (North Entrance, Halls 8a and 8b). Valtronic will discuss its latest miniaturized electronic solutions for globally based medical device suppliers, while capturing industry highlights, speaking with suppliers and learning about the industry’s latest technologies.
Sep 30, 2015 | Valtronic will exhibit in booth 8BJ09 at the co-located MEDICA and COMPAMED medical exhibitions, scheduled to take place November 16-19, 2015 at the Düsseldorf fairgrounds (North Entrance, Halls 8a and 8b). Valtronic will discuss its latest miniaturized electronic solutions for globally based medical device suppliers, while capturing industry highlights, speaking with suppliers and learning about the industry’s latest technologies.
Sep 30, 2015 | Inovaxe is pleased to announce that Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America will highlight the Inovaxe InoAuto intelligent reel management system in Booth #213 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 29 - 30, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Panasonic will highlight the company’s evolution to “Total Solutions beyond SMT”— a continuation from its “Any Mix Any Volume” theme.
Sep 30, 2015 | The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $60.2 billion in value in 2014, growing just 0.7 percent in real terms, according to IPC’s World PCB Production Report for the Year 2014. Production growth in China, Thailand and Vietnam compensated for declining PCB production in most other regions. Developed by a team of the world's leading PCB industry analysts, the annual study is the definitive source of PCB production data, indicating the volumes and types of PCBs being made in the world’s major producing countries.
IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.
Bannockburn, Illinois, USA
IPC Releases Revision D for IPC-6012, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards
Sep 30, 2015 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released IPC-6012D, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards. IPC delivers the most current specifications for rigid printed board requirements to the electronic industry. The newly updated revision D will be release in conjunction with IPC-6012DS, Space and Military Avionics Applications Addendum to IPC-6012D, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards, which addresses requirements for space and military avionics.
IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.
Bannockburn, Illinois, USA
Sep 29, 2015 | Indium Corporation's Indium6.4R is a versatile, water-soluble solder paste flux that enables a low cost of ownership for PCB assembly customers through an all-around, balanced performance.
CableEye® Testers offer Asymmetric, Absolute, and Percentage Tolerancing for Resistance Measurements
Sep 29, 2015 | CAMI Research Inc. (Acton, MA) offers a comprehensive tolerancing option to its standard CableEye cable and harness testing system Graphical User Interface (GUI). The intuitive, graphic-rich GUI provides a clear simple operator interface and, for resistance measurements, may be user-set asymmetrically in either absolute or percentage parameters.
CableEye® continuity and HiPot pass/fail & diagnostic Cable & Harness Test Systems w simple scripting, labeling, documentation, cataloging & relay control. Dynamically display continuity, Ω, diodes, IR, dielectric breakdown & more
Acton, Massachusetts, USA
Sep 29, 2015 | The global Semiconductor giant Intel announced its investment in Hampoo. For over 12 years, Hampoo devoted to provide high speed, high density PCB design, flexible EMS and integrated smart hardware solution. Its continue creative wins the recognition from Intel. Thanks for all the supports of our customers, partners, friends and colleagues.
Aegis Software Delivers a Real Industry 4.0 Solution at Productronica with the Release of FactoryLogix R3
Sep 28, 2015 | Aegis will unveil the latest version of their market leading manufacturing operations management software, FactoryLogix at Productronica booth A3.210 from November 10th to 13th in Munich, Germany. The new release embraces the principles of Industry 4.0 and Aegis has chosen Productronica as the first public demonstration.
Sep 28, 2015 | Introducing LOCTITE GC 3W – The first ever water soluble / water wash temperature stable solder paste.
Richard Clark of Morgan Advanced Materials selected to speak on microporous insulation at MS&T15 Thermal Protection Materials and Systems symposium
Sep 25, 2015 | Morgan Advanced Materials announces that strategic business development specialist Richard Clark will be presenting “The Unparalleled Advantages of Microporous Insulation” at the upcoming Materials Science and Technology 2015 (MS&T15) conference. His presentation, part of the Thermal Protection Materials and Systems symposium, will take place October 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Room E160A.
Sep 24, 2015 | Indium Corporation's Eric Bastow, Assistant Technical Manager, will present at a meeting of the Puget Sound Chapter of the SMTA on Oct. 27 in Seattle, Wash.
Viscom’s S3088 SPI Will Be Part of the NPL Solder Paste and Solder Joint Automatic Inspection Experience at SMTAI
Sep 23, 2015 | Viscom announced today that its S3088 SPI system will be featured in the SMTA International – National Physical Laboratory (NPL) Defect Database Live Solder Paste and Solder Joint Automatic Inspection Experience from Sept. 29-30, 2015 on the show floor. This year's special feature area will include live printing ultra-fine pitch deposits, 0201 and 01005 devices, inspection and measurement of different combinations of materials, plus some of the key in-process inspection steps to make a process perform correctly.
Saki America Presents True 3D Automated Optical Inspection and Measurement Systems at SMTAI Booth #1025
Sep 23, 2015 | Saki Corporation announces presentations of its true 3D automated optical inspection (AOI) and measurement equipment at the Surface Mount Technology International (SMTAI) Show, being held in Rosemont, IL on September 29-30, 2015 at booth #1025. Saki's BF-3Di AOI System doesn't just inspect, it provides measurement of each component for heights from 0 to 20mm, with 1-micron height resolution.
Sep 23, 2015 | Graco will highlight its new Fluid Automation F4-5 Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) dispensing equipment, the PR70 Benchtop Meter, Mix and Dispense System, and the Hydraulic Fixed Ratio (HFR) Metering System at The ASSEMBLY Show 2015. Graco experts will be on hand in Booth #1331 at the expo to demonstrate the benefits of these innovative technologies.
Sep 23, 2015 | Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America debuts “Total Solutions beyond SMT” at SMTA International on September 29-30 in Rosemont, Illinois.
PFSA develops and supports innovative manufacturing automation equipment, processes and solutions around the core of electronic assembly, microelectronic, software and circuit manufacturing
Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA
Sep 22, 2015 | Japan Unix announces plans to exhibit in Booth #8 at the upcoming SMTA Expo in Guadalajara, Mexico, which is scheduled to take place October 14-15, 2015, at the Riu Hotel in Guadalajara, Mexico. Company representatives will demonstrate the 410S Series Japan Unix Desktop Selective Soldering Robots.
NCAB Group USA’s Quality Manager Discusses PCB Cost Drivers at SMTA Space Coast Chapter Technical Luncheon
Sep 22, 2015 | NCAB Group is pleased to announce that its Quality Manager Holly Freve presented at the SMTA Space Coast Chapter September Technical Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 at Mack Technologies in Melbourne, FL. Ms. Freve presented “Cost drivers in PCB production.” She offtered an in depth discussion about board size, layer count, copper weight, manufacturing yield, and more factors that drive costs in PCB production.
Sep 22, 2015 | Kurtz Ersa North America is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the SMTA Long Island Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 at the Islandia Marriott Long Island in Islandia, NY. Company representatives will discuss the complete Ersa product line, including the new Smartflow 2020 selective soldering system.
ASC International Partners with the NPL Solder Paste and Solder Joint Automatic Inspection Experience at SMTAI
Sep 22, 2015 | ASC International today announced that its VisionPro HSi will be featured in the SMTA International – National Physical Laboratory (NPL) Defect Database Live Solder Paste and Solder Joint Automatic Inspection Experience from Sept. 29-30, 2015 on the show floor. The experience is free to attend and is supported by CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Magazine, SMTA and NPL.
BTU to Discuss Furnaces for Precision Temperature / Atmosphere Applications at ASM’s Heat Treat 2015
Sep 22, 2015 | BTU International today announced that it will exhibit at Heat Treat 2015, ASM’s Heat Treating Society Conference & Exhibition, scheduled to take place Oct. 21-22, 2015, at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit, MI. BTU will highlight its controlled atmosphere furnaces in Booth #449.
Sep 22, 2015 | Data I/O Corporation announced the company completed a distribution agreement with iNETest Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. for representation of Data I/O In India.
Sep 22, 2015 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that Ravi Parthasarathy, Senior Process Engineer, ZESTRON, will present “Impact of Cleaning Technologies on Lead Frame Packages: The Difference in Wire Bond Yields” at IMAPS’s Advances in Semiconductor Packaging Exhibition on September 24th.
Sep 22, 2015 | Valtronic announces that it will participate in an upcoming Manufacturing Day at the Formtek, Inc. facility on October 2, 2015 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Formtek, Inc. has gathered a group of manufacturing companies and invited high school and college students to meet at its facility, located at 4899 Commerce Pkwy, Warrensville Heights, OH 44128 for a facility tour and various presentations. The purpose of the event is to join manufacturers across the country during the month of October, which is delegated as “Manufacturing Month.” Many manufacturers will hold open houses to spotlight the wide range of high-skill, high-pay career opportunities available in contemporary manufacturing facilities and to highlight manufacturing’s vital role in national and regional economies. Formtek has created an event that hosts various manufacturers at their facility and brings today’s youth to encourage them to consider careers in manufacturing to inspire the next generation of engineers, builders and inventors.
Sep 22, 2015 | PennEngineering® has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,113,567 for a unique three-piece heat sink mounting system designed to securely attach heat sinks to printed circuit boards while providing firm and constant contact to the chip component for optimized heat dissipation. The inventor of this dynamic mounting system is Robert F. Stotz, Jr.
Sep 21, 2015 | Tuesday 8 September has seen the official inauguration of a new Seica Spa premises, measuring 1,000 square meters which joins the other three premises at Seica’s headquarters, making a total of 6,000 square meters. The site is the result of considerable investment made by the company, since 2014, as part of its development in recent years, of the Seica Group.
Sep 21, 2015 | Pickering Interfaces will be showcasing their latest PXI, PCI & LXI switching and simulation solutions at Productronica, Munich, Germany - November 10-13.
Aegis Software adds Spanish Language Website to Support Growing Markets in Europe, Mexico and Latin America
Sep 21, 2015 | Experiencing a steady growth in business from its Spanish-speaking customer base in Mexico, Latin America and Europe, Aegis has launched a Spanish language website to complement their increase in sales and support staff in these regions.
Sep 21, 2015 | EMS provider Season Group in Texas is continually upgrading their manufacturing capabilities. As part of this process; they will be liquidating some of their excess and unused assets utilizing the online auction services of Baja Bid. The bidding for this event will open promptly at 8:00am EST on October 5, 2015 and the closing will begin at 11:00am EST on October 6, 2015.
Sep 20, 2015 | Practical Components Inc., a worldwide supplier of dummy components, test boards and training kits, has appointed Neuro Technology Middle East Fze as its exclusive distributor of its products throughout the Middle East.
Sep 19, 2015 | Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI Fault Insertion switching with the introduction of two new modules (models 40-200 and 40-201) designed for use with differential serial interfaces.
PhiChem Joins Underwriters Laboratories (UL®) Standards Technical Panel 796 for Printed Wiring Boards
Sep 18, 2015 | PhiChem has been accepted as a member of Underwriters Laboratories (UL®) Standards Technical Panel (STP) for Printed Wiring Boards STP796, which covers standards UL746E and UL796. UL746E is the UL Standard for Polymeric Materials – Industrial Laminates, Filament Wound Tubing, Vulcanized Fiber, and Materials Used in Printed-Wiring Board, while UL796 is the Standard for Printed-Wiring Boards.
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