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Join LPKF’s Laser Plastic Welding Group on LinkedIn

Jan 17, 2012 | LPKF announces its Laser Plastic Welding group on LinkedIn. The group was founded a little over nine months ago with the purpose of being a knowledge base for laser plastic welding: a place to post questions and get solutions about applications, process fundamentals or advanced concepts.

LPKF Laser & Electronics

LPKF Laser & Electronics

With its broad product range LPKF is one of the world market leaders in the "in-house rapid PCB prototyping" and "StencilLaser" services

Tualatin, Oregon, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Drilling/Routing

Practical Components Adds Test Board for 0.3 mm Pitch Dummy CVBGA Test Vehicle

Jan 17, 2012 | Practical Components introduces a test board for its dummy (mechanical sample) version of Amkor’s cutting-edge 0.3 mm pitch CVBGA. Amkor’s new semiconductor device is a wafer-scale package in a miniature package, which is suitable for installation in surface mount technology (SMT). Amkor’s ChipArray® range of packages consists of laminate-based ball grid array (BGA) packages that are compatible with established SMT mounting processes.

Practical Components, Inc.

Practical Components, Inc.

An international distributor of mechanical IC samples or "dummy" components, SMD production tools and equipment

Los Alamitos, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Distributor

PentaLogix Announces It’s No Longer Just For Software

Jan 16, 2012 | Through a series of well-chosen partnerships, software company PentaLogix can now service PCB industry needs from design through final PCB assembly.

PentaLogix

PentaLogix

PentaLogix, known for its ViewMate™ Gerber-viewer and SmartDFM™ design-rule-check software, offers PCB design and CAM software along with quickturn PCB prototyping and production PCB services.

Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA

Service Provider, Software Manufacturer

Semplice & Web-Kare partner on social media services for the industrial sector

Jan 16, 2012 | Semplice Industry Marketing, a provider of B2B social media services for industrial companies, has signed Web-Kare as a reseller of their social media packages and a la carte services.

Semplice Industry Marketing

Semplice Industry Marketing

Marketing strategies and programs that focus on measurable, bottom-line results for industrial companies, including increased revenue and reduced cost per acquisition.

Naples, Florida, USA

Marketing Agency

Trade publishing professionals form social media services company for industrial suppliers

Jan 15, 2012 | Social media’s potential for the industrial marketplace—and what some companies that have begun tapping into it have already achieved—inspired them to create a business focusing on just that.

Semplice Industry Marketing

Semplice Industry Marketing

Marketing strategies and programs that focus on measurable, bottom-line results for industrial companies, including increased revenue and reduced cost per acquisition.

Naples, Florida, USA

Marketing Agency

SMTA Boston Chapter Meeting on SMT Stencils at Rick’s Café in Billerica Center on Tues., January 24th, 2012

Jan 13, 2012 | The SMT stencil market has a slew of new options in foil materials, coatings and cutting technologies, all of which promise to improve the solder paste printing process. Which of these options really do help assemblers keep yields up and costs down, and which don’t?

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

JEDEC Publishes Breakthrough Standard for Wide I/O Mobile DRAM

Jan 13, 2012 | JEDEC announced the availability of a new standard for Wide I/O mobile DRAM: JESD229 Wide I/O Single Data Rate (SDR). Widely anticipated by the industry, Wide I/O mobile DRAM is a breakthrough technology that will meet industry demands for increased levels of integration as well as improved bandwidth, latency, power, weight and form factor; providing the ultimate in performance, energy efficiency and small size for smartphones, tablets, handheld gaming consoles and other mobile devices.

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

JEDEC is the global leader in developing open standards for the microelectronics industry, with more than 3,000 volunteers representing nearly 300 member companies.

Arlington, Virginia, USA

Association, Non-Profit

New Underfill from Zymet for 0.4-mm pitch POP's

Jan 13, 2012 | Zymet has introduced a new reworkable underfill encapsulant, CN-1736, designed to underfill 0.4-mm pitch Package-on-Package (POP) assemblies. It has low viscosity and a lower CTE than its predecessors. Plus it has greater flux compatibility, making it suitable for use with a broader range of solderpastes and tacky fluxes.

Zymet, Inc

Void free underfill of 0.4-mm pitch POP with CN-1736.

Zymet, Inc

Founded in 1986, Zymet is a manufacturer of adhesives and encapsulants used in electronics and microelectronics assembly.

E. Hanover, New Jersey, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Adhesives/Dispensing, Repair/Rework

IPC Comments on Proposed State Changes to Export Control

Jan 13, 2012 | IPC has filed comments with the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) urging them to protect the security of U.S. defense equipment by ensuring export control protection of design information for printed circuit boards for defense equipment. IPC strongly recommended that DDTC make clear that International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) apply to any printed board designs for defense items on the United States Munitions List (USML).

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

Executive Management Meetings at IPC APEX EXPO Spotlight Key Opportunities, Environmental Issues and International Trends

Jan 13, 2012 | Before the action begins at IPC APEX EXPO 2012, executives will gather for the IPC EMS Management Council Meeting and the IPC PCB Executive Management Meeting. These exclusive events, taking place February 27 at the San Diego Convention Center, will focus on the strategic business issues unique to senior-level decision makers in the PCB and EMS industries.

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

Juki Expands High-speed, High Quality Product Line

Jan 13, 2012 | JUKI Corporation releases high-speed chip shooter KE-3010, high-speed flexible mounter KE-3020V/3020VR and electric double tape feeder EF08HD, upgrading its high-speed, high-quality product lines.

Juki Automation Systems

High-speed chip shooter KE-3010 is the superior model to KE-2070, and is the first KE Series chip shooter model to support electric feeders.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 25000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Nihon Superior’s President Tetsuro Nishimura to Present at SMTA Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium 2012

Jan 13, 2012 | Nihon Superior announces that President Tetsuro Nishimura will present two papers at the upcoming SMTA Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium, scheduled to take place February 14-16, 2012 at the Sheraton Poipu Resort in Kauai, Hawaii.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Tetsuro Nishimura, President of Nihon Superior

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon has been a leader in soldering and brazing since 1966. Nihon manufactures SMT solder joining materials e.g. lead-free solder (SN100C:Sn-Cu-Ni-Ge etc): solder paste, solder spheres, flux cored solder wire, solder bar, etc.

Osaka, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Everett Charles Technologies Introduces Compliant Connector Group

Jan 13, 2012 | Everett Charles Technologies announces its new Compliant Connector Group (CCG) to provide flexible solutions for interconnect needs.

Everett Charles Technologies

Compliant connectors offer superior durability in high cycle life applications.

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

Cognex Receives Recognition from Automation World

Jan 13, 2012 | Cognex Corporation was voted as a “First Team” supplier of machine vision in Automation World magazine’s Leadership In Automation 2011 program.

Cognex Corporation

Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision and industrial ID systems, or devices that can

Cognex Corporation

Designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision systems, or computers that can see.

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Multitest MEMS Test and Calibration Equipment Now Available for MT9510 Pick-and-Place Test Handler

Jan 13, 2012 | Multitest has shipped the first Multitest MEMS equipment for the MT9510 pick-and-place test handler to an IDM in the United States. This new combination is based on the two well-established platforms: MT MEMS and MT9510.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of semiconductor material handling equipment and interfaces for the testing and calibration of semiconductors and sensors.

Rosenheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Nihon Superior to Discuss Intermetallic Stability at the Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

Jan 13, 2012 | Nihon Superior Co. Ltd., a supplier of advanced soldering materials to the global market, announces that Senior Technical Advisor Keith Sweatman will present “The Stability of Cu6Sn5 in the Formation and Performance of Lead-free Solder Joints” at the SMTA Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium.

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Keith Sweatman, Nihon's Senior Technical Advisor

Nihon Superior Co., Ltd.

Nihon has been a leader in soldering and brazing since 1966. Nihon manufactures SMT solder joining materials e.g. lead-free solder (SN100C:Sn-Cu-Ni-Ge etc): solder paste, solder spheres, flux cored solder wire, solder bar, etc.

Osaka, Japan

Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Soldering

Fuji to exhibit at Internepcon Japan 2012

Jan 10, 2012 | Fuji Machine Manufacturing will be exhibiting at the first big event on the SMT calendar for 2012 - the 41st Internepcon Show in Japan. Running from January 18th to 20th at the Big Sight venue in Tokyo, this year’s event is sure to attract lots of people all desperate to see the latest electronics manufacturing technology.

FUJI CORPORATION

FUJI CORPORATION

A leading manufacturer of SMT equipment and other machine tools used in industrial manufacturing.

Aichi, Japan

OEM

Count On Tools Further Expands Georgia Headquarters

Jan 10, 2012 | Count On Tools announces that it expanded the manufacturing operations at its Gainesville, GA headquarters for the second time in recent months. The recent expansion is in response to the growing market for SMT nozzles and consumables as well as the increased demand for its precision contract machining services.

Count On Tools, Inc.

SUPER Swissturn Precision CNC

Count On Tools, Inc.

COT specializes in high quality SMT nozzles and consumables for pick and place machines. We provide special engineering design service of custom nozzles for those unique and odd components.

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Contract Manufacturer

Cognex DataMan Takes a Quantum Leap in Barcode Reading Performance

Jan 10, 2012 | Cognex Corporation introduced its most advanced fixed-mount industrial ID reader ever created - the DataMan® 300. The DataMan 300 is designed to handle the most difficult ID code-reading applications on even the highest speed lines. These new readers dramatically increase barcode read rates and speed with a new 1DMax+™ algorithm, which incorporates groundbreaking new “Hotbars™” technology.

Cognex Corporation

The DataMan 300 ID reader is designed to handle the most difficult ID code-reading applications on even the highest speed lines.

Cognex Corporation

Designs, develops, manufactures and markets machine vision systems, or computers that can see.

Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

JBC Tools Introduces New Cartridges for Special Soldering Jobs

Jan 10, 2012 | JBC Tools introduces new cartridges for special soldering jobs.

JBC Tools USA, Inc

JBC Tools USA, Inc

Soldering & Rework Techniques for Electronics

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Material

Four New Pavilions at NEPCON China 2012 to Shine Spotlight on Key Industry Issues

Jan 10, 2012 | Four new pavilions - Touch Screen Manufacturing, Advanced Electronics Packaging, Electronics Manufacturing Automation and ESD - will be debuted at the 22nd edition of NEPCON China, which will be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from April 25-27, 2012. One of the most influential electronics manufacturing and SMT trade events in Asia, NEPCON China is the trusted barometer of the local electronics manufacturing industry. The new pavilions will highlight development trends in China’s electronics manufacturing equipment sector. They also will facilitate debates on pressing issues surrounding the production of electronics.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

KIC Releases a Reflow Quality Inspection System

Jan 10, 2012 | KIC announces the release of the Reflow Process Index (RPI), designed to help electronics manufacturers receive maximum quality and throughput from their reflow ovens.

KIC Thermal

KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

San Diego, California, USA

Software Manufacturer

SEMA Manufacturing Technology, PV Module Trouble Shooting and Standards Training Course in Toronto, Canada

Jan 10, 2012 | The Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) announces the agenda for the SEMA Training Course scheduled to take place Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Celestica’s facility in Toronto, Canada.

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

SEMA is a member-driven educational, technical and professional association serving the solar manufacturing and related industries

Santa Ana, California, USA

Association, Non-Profit

SEMA Manufacturing Technology, PV Module Trouble Shooting and Standards Training Course in Toronto, Canada

Jan 10, 2012 | The Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA) announces the agenda for the SEMA Training Course scheduled to take place Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Celestica’s facility in Toronto, Canada.

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association (SEMA)

SEMA is a member-driven educational, technical and professional association serving the solar manufacturing and related industries

Santa Ana, California, USA

Association, Non-Profit

Practical Components Increases Coverage in Spain

Jan 10, 2012 | Practical Components has appointed Estanflux as its exclusive distributor of its products throughout Spain and Portugal. The agreement was finalized during the recently held Productronica exhibition in Munich in November 2011.

Practical Components, Inc.

L to R: José Mas, Managing Director of Estanflux, and Kevin Laphen, President, of Practical Components

Practical Components, Inc.

An international distributor of mechanical IC samples or "dummy" components, SMD production tools and equipment

Los Alamitos, California, USA

Manufacturer of Components, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework, Distributor

OK International Appoints Representatives for Northern California and the Northwest

Jan 10, 2012 | OK International recently appointed new manufacturers’ representatives for Northern California as well as the Northwestern United States. Eagle Marketing will represent the company in Northern California and Nevada while Kirby & Demarest will provide sales, service and support for OK International’s customers throughout Washington, Oregon and Northern Idaho.

OK International

Steve Kirby

OK International

OK International is the leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics assembly work bench. Our family of products include soldering, rework, fluid dispensing and fume extraction systems.

Cypress, California, USA

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

ACD Appoints Rickey Free to Technology Evangelist

Jan 10, 2012 | ACD announces the appointment of Rickey Free as its Technology Evangelist. Rickey previously worked as ACD’s Design Supervisor, overseeing each of its ATE and non-ATE design teams using Mentor and Cadence software platforms.

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

Rickey Free, ACD’s Technology Evangelist

Automated Circuit Design (ACD)

An EMS provider offering the whole package from concept to delivery. We take you from schematic to the design, fabrication, domestic and offshore assembly, final test, box build and even the logistics

Richardson, Texas, USA

Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Assembly, Design, Test Services, Contract Manufacturer

IPC Seeks Industry Comments on Draft of IPC-8701 Visual Acceptance Criteria for Solar Panels – Final Module Assembly

Jan 10, 2012 | Following two years in development, a draft of the industry’s first standard on the assembly of solar panels, IPC-8701, Visual Acceptance Criteria for Solar Panels - Final Module Assembly, was released today for industry review and comment. IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is seeking industry comments through February 9, 2012.

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 INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC COMPETITION WINNERS TO PRESENT RESEARCH AT IPC APEX EXPO 2012

Jan 10, 2012 | IPC announced the winning research papers selected in the 2012 IPC International Academic Paper Competition.

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

Adept Technology Introduces Innovative Material Handling Concept at MODEX 2012

Jan 10, 2012 | Adept Technology will be demonstrating groundbreaking new automated solutions for material handling and logistics to MODEX show attendees in their Booth 4228 at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center from February 6 - 9, 2012.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology Inc.

Adept Technology, Inc., founded in 1983, is America's largest manufacturer of industrial robots.

San Jose, California, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Keynote Announced

Jan 10, 2012 | SMTA and Chip Scale Review magazine are pleased to announce the keynote presentation for IWLPC 2012 in San Jose, CA. John Ellis will detail the very possible threat of Cyber-Physical Terrorism in his presentation, "A Trojan Chip in Your Smartphone? It's Coming..."

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

MCAD and ECAD speak the same language with CADSTAR Board Modeler Lite

Jan 10, 2012 | Zuken announces a new version of Board Modeler Lite that offers significant productivity enhancements during board layout design.

Zuken

Zuken

One of the leading companies in the EDA and ECAD/CAE industry, offers a wide range of software solutions and consulting services for end-to-end electrical and electronic engineering.

Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Software Manufacturer

ZESTRON Invites You to Attend Webinar Titled "Why Clean PCBs?"

Jan 07, 2012 | ZESTRON is pleased to announce that its first 2012 webinar titled “Why Clean PCBs?” is scheduled for January 18th at 12 pm and on January 26th at 1:30 pm. This 45 minute webinar (including 15 min. Q&A) is free of charge and the first of a 10-part cleaning series ZESTRON @cademy will be hosting throughout 2012.

ZESTRON Americas

Umut Tosun, ZESTRON's Application Technology Manager

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

Juki Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with GKG Precision Machine Company, Ltd.

Jan 07, 2012 | Juki Automation Systems has signed a long-term exclusive cooperation and distribution agreement with GKG Precision Machine Company, Ltd. of Guangdong, China and its sales arm GKG Asia Pte Ltd. of Singapore. The agreement covers the development, customization and sales of GKG screen printing systems and accessories in the Americas.

Juki Automation Systems

Juki Automation Systems’ Bob Black

Juki Automation Systems

Juki is one of the worlds leading SMT placement companies with over 25000 machines installed worldwide and is the pioneer of the modular automated assembly line.

Morrisville , North Carolina, USA

Inspection, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Soldering, Selective Soldering

Speedprint Reports Strongest Year

Jan 07, 2012 | Speedprint Technology has reported its strongest financial results, despite investment into new markets.

Speedprint Technology

Speedprint Technology

Manufacturer of full function in-line automatic Stencil Printers.

Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Screen Printing

Electronics Industry Event Returns to Gwinnett Civic Center April 19

Jan 07, 2012 | SMTA announced today that the Atlanta SMTA Expo would return to the Gwinnett Civic Center in Duluth, Georgia for its 16th annual event on Thursday, April 19, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. This free, one-day event will feature suppliers to the electronics industry displaying products and services for the high technology and surface mount markets, as well free technical presentations.

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

JEDEC Publishes Breakthrough Standard for Wide I/O Mobile DRAM

Jan 07, 2012 | JEDEC Solid State Technology Association announced the availability of a new standard for Wide I/O mobile DRAM: JESD229 Wide I/O Single Data Rate (SDR). Widely anticipated by the industry, Wide I/O mobile DRAM is a breakthrough technology that will meet industry demands for increased levels of integration as well as improved bandwidth, latency, power, weight and form factor; providing the ultimate in performance, energy efficiency and small size for smartphones, tablets, handheld gaming consoles and other mobile devices.

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

JEDEC is the global leader in developing open standards for the microelectronics industry, with more than 3,000 volunteers representing nearly 300 member companies.

Arlington, Virginia, USA

Association, Non-Profit

IPC Membership Reaches Record Number

Jan 07, 2012 | IPC ended the year 2011 with 3,215 members, the greatest number of members ever achieved in the organization’s history. Members are companies from every level of the electronics supply chain: printed board manufacturers, electronics manufacturing services companies, original equipment manufacturers and industry suppliers. Geographically, two-thirds of members are located in North America, while others are spread evenly between Europe and Asia.

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 Releases IPC-9850A, Surface Mount Placement Characterization

Jan 07, 2012 | As EMS companies have ramped up speeds to meet the high demand for electronics, equipment manufacturers have responded by developing machines that quickly shift from handling one package style to another with fewer sacrifices in precision. To help industry determine the best equipment setup to meet needs for speed, capability and accuracy, IPC has released revision A to IPC-9850, Surface Mount Placement Characterization, making it far simpler to quantify the performance of placement equipment.

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 Conference on Electronics Assembly in Budapest Offers Critical Information for Eastern Europe’s Fast-Growing Industry

Jan 07, 2012 | To support the consistent and rapid growth in Eastern Europe’s electronics assembly industry, IPC will hold its second annual IPC Conference on Electronics Assembly: Soldering, Assembly & Inspection in Budapest, Hungary, on 20-22 March 2012. This three-day event includes workshops, a two-day technical conference and a tabletop exhibition, providing myriad opportunities for participants to network with industry experts and gain insight into new technologies and trends in this key market.

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

Europlacer Completes Strongest Year Since 1998

Jan 05, 2012 | Europlacer reports its strongest financial results since the market boom of the late 1990s.

EUROPLACER

EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

Multitest's UltraFlat™ Process Meets Requirements of High Parallel Vertical Probe Card Applications

Jan 05, 2012 | Multitest announces that its UltraFlat™ process meets the requirements of high parallel vertical probe card applications.

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest Elektronische Systeme GmbH

Multitest is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of semiconductor material handling equipment and interfaces for the testing and calibration of semiconductors and sensors.

Rosenheim, Germany

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Acculogic Celebrates 20-Year Milestone

Jan 05, 2012 | Acculogic announces that 2012 marks its 20th anniversary in business. Since being founded in 1992, Acculogic has delivered a wide range of automated testing products and services to customers across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia.

Acculogic Inc.

Saeed Taheri, Acculogic founder and president.

Acculogic Inc.

Manufacturer of a broad range of systems & instruments for testing electronic devices, circuit boards and more. Products include Boundary Scan (JTAG) test systems and Flying Probe testers.

Markham, Ontario, Canada

Test Services

VJ Electronix Appoints Gabor Homolya as European Sales Manager

Jan 05, 2012 | VJ Electronix appointed Gabor Homolya as its European Sales Manager.

VJ Electronix

Gabor Homolya, VJ Electronix’s new European Sales Manager

VJ Electronix

Rework and X-ray Inspection solutions for a variety of applications. VJ integrates proven industrial X-ray expertise with advanced SRT automation and NIS X-ray electronics inspection expertise.

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA

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

OK International Ramps Up Sales Support in Southern California and the Southwest

Jan 05, 2012 | OK International recently appointed new manufacturers’ representatives for Southern California as well as the Southwestern United States. Quantum Systems will provide sales, service and support for OK International’s customers throughout Arizona, New Mexico and Sonora, Mexico while CDK Sales Solutions will represent the company in Southern California and the Mexico/California border areas.

OK International

Bill Butt, Principal, Quantum Systems

OK International

OK International is the leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics assembly work bench. Our family of products include soldering, rework, fluid dispensing and fume extraction systems.

Cypress, California, USA

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

P. D. Circuits' Technical Director Completes Six Sigma Black Belt Training

Jan 05, 2012 | P. D. Circuits announces that its Technical Director, Kathy Nargi-Toth, completed a Six Sigma Black Belt training program.

NCAB Group USA

Kathy Nargi-Toth, P. D. Circuits’ Technical Director

NCAB Group USA

One of the world's largest suppliers of PCBs.

Hampstead, New Hampshire, USA

Manufacturer of Bare PCBs, Manufacturer of Assembled PCBs, Contract Manufacturer

Senior Systems To Exhibit At MD&M West February 14-16

Jan 04, 2012 | Palmdale, CA – January 4, 2011 – Senior Systems, a mid-tier electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company serving the Medical, Commercial/Industrial, CleanTech and Military/Aerospace industries will be exhibiting at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference and Expo, February 14-16, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

Senior Systems Technology, Inc.

Senior Systems Technology, Inc.

Lean Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) - ISO 13485, ISO 9001 and AS9100

Palmdale, California, USA

Contract Manufacturer

Faisal Pandit Named President of Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America

Jan 04, 2012 | Panasonic Corporation of North America has named M. Faisal Pandit the next President of Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA).

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

M. Faisal Pandit

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA)

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

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, OEM

Reed Exhibitions and China Solid State Lighting Association Hold Taiwan Press Conference to Promote Communication and Development in the LED Industry

Jan 03, 2012 | On December 20, 2011, Reed Exhibitions held a joint press conference with the China Solid State Lighting Association (CSA) in Jinghua, Taiwan. The two parties, co-organizers of Green Lighting Shanghai 2012 and CHINASSL 2012, were keen to find opportunities for bilateral cooperation and boost development. About 100 people, including representatives from the leading lighting companies and electronics manufacturers in Taiwan, as well as several members of the local trade and mass media, attended the press conference.

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of more than 440 events in 36 countries, and a staff of over 2,500 exhibition specialists.

28 The Quadrant, United Kingdom

Events Organizer

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for November 2011

Jan 03, 2012 | IPC announced the November findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Trends in the Book-to-Bill Ratio for Rigid PCBs

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

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