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KIC Thermal

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

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Meet with the Thermal Process Experts Who Make Ovens Smarter at SMTA Juarez & SMTA Tijuana

May 05, 2022 | KIC is pleased to announce plans to exhibit at the SMTA Juarez and Tijuana Expo & Tech Forums in Mexico. The SMTA Juarez Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Thursday, May 19, 2022 at the CIITA – IPN Chihuahua. The SMTA Tijuana Tech Day & Expo will be held Thursday, May 26, 2022 at the Quartz Hotel. Miguel Carbajal, KIC's Mexico Sales Manager, will be available to discuss Reflow Process Inspection (RPI), Wave Process Inspection (WPI), NPI setup, process and recipe optimization for reduced defects, improved OEE, oven performance tracking and solutions for thermal processes.

Solutions for Reflow and Wave Soldering Optimization, Inspection and Traceability from KIC at SMTconnect

Apr 13, 2022 | KIC will exhibit in Hall 4, Stand 452 at SMTconnect, scheduled to take place May 10-12, 2022 in Nuremberg. KIC are thermal process experts who make ovens smarter. Along with Reflow Process Inspection (RPI) and Wave Process Inspection (WPI), the KIC team will discuss NPI setup, process and recipe optimization for reduced defects, improved OEE, oven performance tracking, and their complete ecosystem of solutions for thermal processes.

KIC Brings Thermal Process Solutions to the SMTA Houston Expo

Mar 03, 2022 | KIC will exhibit at the SMTA Houston Expo, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 24, 2022 at the Stafford Centre in Texas. Company representatives will discuss KIC's thermal process solutions for NPI process setup, automatic profiling and data reporting, easy process audits, process traceability, MES/CFX connectivity and more.

KIC to Exhibit at the SMTA Dallas Expo

Feb 25, 2022 | KIC will exhibit at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at the Plano Event Center.

KIC Celebrates 45 Years as the Pioneer in Thermal Process Monitoring

Jan 10, 2022 | KIC is well-known as the market and innovation leader in solutions for reflow and wave soldering process management. Going into its 45th year as the pioneer in thermal process monitoring, KIC looks forward to the next decade and further innovations.

KIC in Booth 3009, IPC-APEX Expo 2022: Solutions for Reflow/Wave/Selective Soldering and Curing - with Optimization, Process Control, Inspection and Traceability

Dec 21, 2021 | KIC will exhibit in booth 3009 and the Factory of the Future Pavilion at the 2022 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Jan. 25-27, 2022, at the San Diego Convention Center San Diego, CA. The KIC team are thermal process experts who make ovens smarter. Along with award-winning Reflow Process Inspection (RPI) and Wave Process Inspection (WPI), the KIC team will discuss NPI setup, process and recipe optimization for reduced defects, improved OEE, oven performance tracking and their complete ecosystem of solutions for thermal processes.

KIC Promotes Robert Baxter to Customer Success Manager

Dec 13, 2021 | KIC is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert Baxter to Customer Success Manager. Baxter has been with KIC for 24 years and has been the company's service manager for more than 20 years.

KIC Receives GLOBAL Technology Award for New WPI for Wave Soldering Optimization

Nov 17, 2021 | KIC received a 2021 GLOBAL Technology Award in the category of Assembly Tools for its new WPI – Wave Process Inspection. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 during productronica in Munich, Germany.

KIC Recruits Leading Director of Software Development as R&D Manager

Nov 12, 2021 | KIC is pleased to announce that it has hired Wesley Ueoka as R&D Manager based in San Diego. Mr. Ueoka has worked in the defense industry for more than 20 years developing several innovative military technologies.

KIC Awarded for New WPI Wave Soldering Optimization Tool

Nov 05, 2021 | KIC received a 2021 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Process Control Tools for its new WPI – Wave Process Inspection. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 during SMTA International in Minneapolis, MN.

KIC Promotes Gerardo Gallegos to Service Manager

Oct 26, 2021 | KIC is pleased to announce the promotion of Gerardo Gallegos to Service Manager for the Americas and Europe. Now based in San Diego, Mr. Gallegos will be responsible for managing the technical customer support operations including customer installations, training and support.

KIC in Hall A2, Stand 316 at productronica: Solutions for Reflow and Wave Soldering Optimization, Inspection, and Traceability

Oct 11, 2021 | KIC will exhibit in Hall A2, Stand 316 at productronica, scheduled to take place 16-19 November 2021 at the Messe München in Germany. KIC are thermal process experts who make ovens smarter. Along with Reflow Process Inspection (RPI) and Wave Process Inspection (WPI), the KIC team will discuss NPI setup, process and recipe optimization for reduced defects, improved OEE, oven performance tracking, and their complete ecosystem of solutions for thermal processes.

KIC in Booth #3101 at SMTAI: Solutions for Reflow and Wave Soldering Optimization, Inspection and Traceability

Oct 07, 2021 | KIC will exhibit in Booth #3101 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Nov. 3 - 4, 2021 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. Along with Reflow Process Inspection (RPI) and Wave Solder Process Inspection (WPI), the KIC team will discuss NPI setup, process optimization for reduced defects, improved OEE, and their complete ecosystem of solutions for thermal processes.

KIC Enhances Best-in-Class Service/Applications Team with the Addition of Chua Wei Yu, Systems Engineer

Apr 08, 2021 | KIC announces the addition of Chua Wei Yuto their worldwide service and applications team. KIC is the market and technology leader of solutions for profiling and process inspection in reflow soldering, wave soldering and curing. With a highly skilled systems engineer on their team of 30 direct KIC field service/applications engineers worldwide, KIC adds to their best-in-classcustomer onsite/online support.

New WPI from KIC Brings Complete Process Monitoring, Process Control and Traceability to the Wave Solder Process

Mar 02, 2021 | KIC announces the release of the WPI – Wave Process Inspection System.The WPI system is the latest in KIC's innovative line of products, and brings complete process monitoring, process control and traceability to the wave solder process.

Connectivity in Electronics Manufacturing: Only Connect with the Best and Most Accurate RPI, KIC

Feb 23, 2021 | KIC is pleased to announce its participation in the 2021 IPC APEX Virtual EXPO, scheduled to take place March 9-11, 2021 online at www.ipcapexexpo.org. Connectivity is a critical and mandatory part of implementing smart factory capabilities, gaining value and efficiencies in your manufacturing execution.KIC, the market leader in solutions and technologies for reflow soldering process management, has the most robust and flexible connectivity capabilities when addressing manufacturing requirements for Reflow Process Inspection.

KIC Successfully Completed CFX Validation

Feb 12, 2021 | KIC is one of the first companies to complete the IPC CFX validation and certification program. As an early adopter KIC, with its RPI reflow process inspection system, is officially validated by IPC as CFX compliant.

KIC partners with ROCKA Specialty Solutions in Mexico

Dec 04, 2020 | KIC is pleased to announce the appointment of ROCKA Specialty Solutions SA de CV as its manufacturers' representative throughout Mexico.

KIC's Karl Pfluke to Present during SMTAI Virtual Conference

Sep 27, 2020 | KIC is pleased to announce that Karl Pfluke, Sales Manager – US/Canada, will present "Automatic Reflow Profiling and Data Analytics" during the SMTA International Virtual Conference & Expo. The Live Virtual Exposition is scheduled to take place Sept. 28-30, 2020 and the On-Demand Conference & Expo will take place Sept. 28-Oct. 23, 2020.

Embedded Designs Inc, dba KIC and KIC International Sales announce MB Allen, Applications & Sales Manager, plans to retire by March 2021

Jul 29, 2020 | MB (Marybeth) Allen has been a dedicated and valued part of the KIC family since 1999. MB spent decades leading our team with her technical expertise and sales experience. This, along with her work ethic, outstanding contributions, devotion to clients and many industry achievements have positioned MB as the face of KIC for many years. KIC extends our deepest gratitude to MB Allen and our heartfelt wishes for success and happiness in retirement. MB will focus on applications and technical writing and supporting the sales team's reorganization to ensure her transition to retirement is seamless.

Freddie Chan

Ensure a Healthy Profile for Every Board You Build

Jul 07, 2020 | KIC's Reflow Process Inspection System – RPI ensures a healthy profile for every board you build. Can you prove to your auditor the in-spec temperature profile for every board passing through the reflow process?

KIC and SMT Thermal Discoveries partner to offer automated, inline reflow inspection for vacuum reflow

Jul 04, 2020 | KIC, innovators of the industry's number one reflow process inspection system, and SMT Thermal Discoveries, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art reflow and vacuum technology, have partnered to integrate KIC's market-leading technology into SMT's multiple award-winning vacuum reflow oven (as well as their standard reflow solutions).

KIC Strengthens Its Sales & Technical Support with the Addition of Technical Marketing Company

Jun 30, 2020 | KIC has appointed Technical Marketing Company (TMC) as its manufacturers' representative. Chris Dodd, President and principal owner, and the TMC team will provide sales and service for KIC in Colorado, Utah and Idaho.

Vote for KIC's MB Allen for SMTA Board of Directors!

Jun 29, 2020 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC's Applications & Sales, is running for the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Board of Directors. Log in and cast your vote! Elections will close at 5 p.m. on July 1. Three director positions will be filled for the term 2020-2023.

Meet with KIC at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum

Mar 05, 2020 | KIC announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forums. The Dallas Expo is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the Plano Event Center in Plano, TX. MB Allen, Manager for KIC's Applications & Sales, will discuss the KIC ecosystem that includes automatic profiling, profilers, fixtures and software solutions for reflow, wave and curing.

Have SPI and AOI but not RPI? Find out what you're missing at SMTA Chihuahua – Meet with KIC

Mar 05, 2020 | KIC announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Chihuahua Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the Villarreal Eventos in Chihuahua, CP. Miguel Carbajal, KIC's Mexico Sales Manager, will discuss the company's Smart Factory solutions that provide process control, traceability, automation, connectivity, data collection and analytics, and fast and easy integration for i4.0.

Restronics to Represent All KIC Products

Feb 20, 2020 | KIC today announced the appointment of Restronics Co., Inc. David Leventhal, Steve Clair, Jarred Mandel and Teddy Skechus will cover NY, NJ and E.PA. for all KIC products. Restronics is an established manufacturers' representative in the electronics OEM industry.

KIC Announces Expanded Sales Territory for BarTron, Inc.

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC today announced the expansion of BarTron, Inc.’s sales territory to include the states of Ohio, Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania. BarTron has been representing KIC in Michigan for more than 20 years, and with this expansion, BarTron’s Nick Papp and Matt Bonweg (who is a former decades-long KIC user), will represent KIC products. BarTron is a manufacturers’ representative firm, representing companies supplying equipment and consumable supplies to the electronics assembly and related industries.

MB Allen Taught “Profiling – Finding the Right Recipe” during APEX

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, participated in the IPC Fundamentals Programs held at the recent IPC APEX 2020 Technical Conference in San Diego, CA. Allen’s session was entitled, “Profiling – Finding the Right Recipe.”

KIC’s Miles Moreau Receives Special Recognition Award for Contributions to IPC-HERMES-9852

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC announced that Miles Moreau, General Manager, EMEA, South America and Australia, received a Special Recognition Award during the IPC APEX EXPO. The award was presented to Moreau during the IPC-Hermes committee meeting on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.

KIC Helps to Make Widespread CFX Implementation a Reality

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC announced that it was a Factory Line Participant in the CFX line running live at the recent IPC APEX EXPO. Visitors to the IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego were able to visit an integrated CFX line to learn more about this standard and how it may be easily adopted. A company, small, medium or large, can begin live data collection and analytics with immediate results. KIC, a member of the CFX committee, is a CFX supporter and equipment supplier.

MB Allen Receives Distinguished Committee Award for IPC-CFX, Version 1.1

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, received a Distinguished Committee Service Award during the IPC APEX EXPO. The award was presented to Allen during the IPC committee awards luncheon on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

MB Allen Receives Distinguished Committee Award for IPC-CFX, Version 1.1

Feb 11, 2020 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, received a Distinguished Committee Service Award during the IPC APEX EXPO. The award was presented to Allen during the IPC committee awards luncheon on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

Meet with the Heat to Data Experts at APEX – Visit KIC in Booth #1126

Jan 07, 2020 | KIC announced that it will exhibit in Booth #1126 at the 2020 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 4-6, 2020 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The Heat To Data Experts, KIC will offer solutions for reflow, wave and curing thermal problems. Attendees are invited to bring problems and future concerns to Booth #1126 and KIC’s experts will work to find and demonstrate solutions.

KIC Recognized with 2019 Global Technology Award for All-in-One Smart Fixture

Nov 13, 2019 | KIC announces that it was awarded a 2019 Global Technology Award in the category of Assembly Tools for its SRA Smart Reflow Analyzer®. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

KIC’s MB Allen to Present Industry 4.0 the Next Industrial Revolution at the SMTA Space Coast Expo

Nov 05, 2019 | KIC announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Space Coast Expo & Tech Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at the Melbourne Auditorium in Florida.

KIC Picks up Award for All-in-One Smart Fixture during SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 24, 2019 | KIC announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Test & Measurement Inspection Systems for its SRA Smart Reflow Analyzer ®. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

KIC: #1 solution for turning heat into data at Productronica

Oct 16, 2019 | KIC announced that it will exhibit in Hall A4, Booth 506 at Productronica, scheduled to take place Nov. 12-15, 2019 at the Neue Messe München in Munich, Germany. The KIC Europe team will discuss Industry 4.0 automation, traceability, NPI setup, machine verification, and more, all for your thermal processes; reflow, wave solder and cure. RPI i4.0. is a simple solution and a great way to start your Industry 4.0 journey, changing heat to data on your reflow oven.

Karl Pfluke Joins KIC as Regional Sales Manager

Oct 01, 2019 | KIC today announced that it has hired Karl Pfluke as a Regional Sales Manager for Eastern USA and Canada. In this role, Pfluke will utilize his 19 years of sales and engineering knowledge in the SMT Electronics, Semiconductor, LED and Solar PV industries.

KIC to Show Its Ecosystem of Smart Factory Solutions at SMTA Guadalajara

Sep 23, 2019 | KIC announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Oct. 23-24, 2019 at the Expo Guadalajara. The company will show its ecosystem of Smart Factory solutions, including the RPI i4.0, winner of the 2018 Mexico Technology Award. KIC offers low risk/low cost products, making the first step of implementing a Smart Factory easy and fast.

KIC’s Smart Factory Solutions at SMTA New England

Sep 21, 2019 | KIC announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA New England Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 at the Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center. MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, will discuss RPI—Reflow Process Inspection, RPI i4.0. Do you have your SPI, AOI and RPI?

KIC to Highlight Automatic Profiler with Real-Time Data Sharing at SMTA Long Island

Sep 16, 2019 | KIC announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Long Island SMTA Expo and Technical Forum on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Melville Marriott Long Island in New York. MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, will discuss the Reflow Process Inspection, RPI i4.0, automatic profiling system with integrated network software for real-time data sharing, dashboard and traceability storage.

KIC in Booth #1218 at SMTAI: Industry 4.0 Automation, Traceability & More!

Sep 15, 2019 | KIC will exhibit in Booth #1218 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sept. 24-25, 2019 at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The KIC team will discuss Industry 4.0 automation, traceability, NPI setup, machine verification, and more, all for your thermal processes; reflow, wave solder and cure.

KIC to showcase new integrated fixture and profiler designed for tracking reflow oven stability at NEPCON Asia

Aug 08, 2019 | KIC today announced plans to exhibit in Booth 1C01 at NEPCON Asia, scheduled to take place Aug 28-30, 2019 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. Company representatives will showcase the new SRA (Smart Reflow Analyzer) and RPI i4.0

MB Allen to Present “Optimization of the Reflow Profile to Minimize Voiding”

Jul 22, 2019 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, will present at the SMTA Capital Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 at the Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, MD. Allen will present “Optimization of the Reflow Profile to Minimize Voiding.”

MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales.

KIC to Showcase Reflow Process Inspection with i4.0 Real-time Data Connectivity

Jul 21, 2019 | KIC announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Ohio Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Cleveland Strongsville. MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, will discuss the Reflow Process Inspection, RPI i4.0, automatic profiling system with integrated network software for real-time data sharing, dashboard and traceability.

KIC to Exhibit Its Ecosystem of Smart Factory Solutions at SMTA Queretaro

Jul 17, 2019 | KIC will exhibit at the SMTA Queretaro Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Misión Grand Juriquilla in Queretaro, Mexico. KIC Sales Manager, Miguel Carbajal will discuss the KIC ecosystem of Smart Factory solutions, including the RPI i4.0, winner of the 2018 Mexico Technology Award.

KIC’s Miles Moreau to Present “Traceability in Electronics Manufacturing” at SMTA Queretaro

Jul 17, 2019 | KIC announced that Miles Moreau, Global Manager Products and Technologies, will present at the SMTA Queretaro Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Misión Grand Juriquilla in Queretaro, Mexico. Moreau will present “Traceability in Electronics Manufacturing: The value in transforming to digital, demonstrated on reflow and wave soldering processes.”

Miles Moreau, Global Manager Products and Technologies.

MB Allen Receives Distinguished Committee Service Award for IPC-CFX

Jun 27, 2019 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, received a Distinguished Committee Service Award during IPC SummerCom 2019. The award was presented to Allen during the IPC committee awards luncheon Monday, June 17, 2019.

MB Allen.

MB Allen to Present “Industry 4.0 the Next Industrial Revolution”

Jun 09, 2019 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, will present at the 2nd Annual eSMART Factory Conference, scheduled to take place June 20-21, 2019 in Dearborn, Michigan. Allen will present: “Industry 4.0 the Next Industrial Revolution - The Smart Factory.

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