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

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Don't Miss Breakthrough Sensing Technology and Common Recipe Finder from KIC at SMTconnect 2024

May 20, 2024 | KIC is excited to announce its participation at the upcoming SMTconnect exhibition, taking place June 11-13, 2024 in Nuremberg, Germany.

Don Dennison Appointed to Roll Out KIC's Latest Thermal Analysis System Software in the Northeast

Mar 26, 2024 | KIC is pleased to announce the appointment of PIT Equipment Services, LLC, led by Don Dennison, as its representative for New York, New Jersey, and Eastern Pennsylvania. With this strategic partnership, KIC aims to strengthen its presence in the region and continue its mission of delivering innovative solutions to the electronics manufacturing industry.

KIC Presents Contact-less Thermal AnalysisTM at APEX: A New Reflow Process Inspection Sensing Technology

Mar 18, 2024 | KIC is excited to announce its participation in the 2024 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 9-11, 2024 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. Visit KIC at Booth 1626 to witness the latest advancements in reflow process inspection (RPI) technology.

KIC to Present Cutting-Edge Thermal Analysis Technology at SMTA Monterrey Expo

Feb 19, 2024 | KIC is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming SMTA Monterrey Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 14, 2024 in Monterrey, Nuevo León. The event will be an excellent platform for industry professionals to explore the latest advancements in electronics manufacturing, with a particular focus on automotive and audit processes in Mexico.

KIC to Discuss Revolutionary Contact-less Thermal AnalysisTM at SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum

Feb 12, 2024 | KIC, a renowned pioneer in thermal process and temperature measurement solutions for electronics manufacturing, will exhibit its latest breakthrough technology, Contact-less Thermal AnalysisTM, at the SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum. The event will take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at the Plano Event Center.

KIC's Miles Moreau to Present Profiling Basics and Best Practices at SMTA Wisconsin Chapter PCBA Profile Workshop

Jan 29, 2024 | KIC announces that Miles Moreau, General Manager, will be a featured speaker at the SMTA Wisconsin Chapter In-Person PCBA Profile Workshop. The workshop is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST at Delta Hotel Menomonee Falls.

KIC's Mile Moreau to Present Groundbreaking Sensing Technology at productronica

Nov 13, 2023 | KIC is thrilled to announce an unprecedented leap in reflow process inspection (RPI) technology. General Manager Miles Moreau will be presenting an exclusive lecture at productronica on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the productronica Forum, unveiling the remarkable "Real-time production reflow profile inspection, with new sensor technology for heat transfer detection."

KIC's Common Recipe Finder Wins 2023 Mexico Technology Award for Reflow Oven OEE Optimization

Oct 30, 2023 | KIC is pleased to announce that it was honored with a 2023 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Process Control Tools for its Common Recipe Finder feature. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023 during SMTA Guadalajara in Mexico. KIC's groundbreaking Common Recipe Finder is specifically designed to optimize the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of reflow ovens.

KIC Revolutionizes Electronics Manufacturing with Innovative Solutions for Soldering and Curing Processes

Oct 16, 2023 | LEADING EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER SHOWCASES EXPERTISE IN THERMAL PROCESS AND TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT AT PRODUCTRONICA 2023

KIC Continues Track Record for Exceptional Customer Service with Another Service Excellence Award

Oct 16, 2023 | KIC is thrilled to announce its receipt of the prestigious 2023 CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Service Excellence Award (SEA). This esteemed award was presented during a ceremony held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, as part of the SMTA International event.

KIC Revolutionizes Electronics Manufacturing with Innovative Solutions for Soldering and Curing Processes

Sep 25, 2023 | Leading Equipment Supplier Showcases Expertise in Thermal Process and Temperature Measurement at SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum

KIC Is Revolutionizing Thermal Process Management with Heat to DataTM Solutions – Learn More at SMTA International

Sep 11, 2023 | KIC is pleased to announce plans to exhibit at SMTA International 2023, scheduled to take place Oct. 10-11, 2023 at the Minneapolis Convention center in Minneapolis, MN. The KIC team will be discussing the company's revolutionary Heat to DataTM solutions in booth 1512, offering unmatched accuracy and expert support from the industry's leading thermal process authorities.

Learn about KIC's Heat to DataTM Solutions at SMTconnect – Machine Tracking and Automatic Profiling

Apr 11, 2023 | KIC will exhibit in Hall 4, Booth #126 at SMTconnect, scheduled to take May 9-11, 2023, in Nuremburg, German. KIC provides the most accurate Heat to Data™ solutions including its award-winning support with onsite service and application knowledge from the thermal process experts.

KIC's Heat to DataTM Solutions at SMTA Dallas – Machine Tracking and Automatic Profiling

Mar 16, 2023 | KIC will exhibit at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at the Plano Event Center in Texas. KIC provides the most accurate Heat to Data™ solutions including its award-winning support with onsite service and application knowledge from the thermal process experts.

KIC in Booth 2401, IPC APEX Expo 2023 Heat to DataTM Solutions for Reflow/Wave/Selective/Cure Easy Process Setup – Automatic Traceability

Dec 14, 2022 | KIC will exhibit in booth 2401 at the IPC APEX EXPO 2023, taking place January 24-26 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. KIC provides the best and most accurate Heat to DataTM solutions, from the thermal process experts.

KIC keeps to its roots of customer service as part of the solution, wins 6th Service Excellence Award

Nov 07, 2022 | KIC is pleased to announce that it has been honored with a 2022 CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Service Excellence Award (SEA). The award was announced November 2 at a ceremony held at the SMTA International 2022 Exhibition.

KIC Offers Traceability for the Modern Smart Factory at SMTAI

Oct 04, 2022 | KIC will exhibit in Booth #1226 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Nov 2-3, 2022 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota. Meet with KIC's representatives 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.

KIC Wins a Mexico Technology Award for Its New 24 Channel Profiling Option

Sep 26, 2022 | KIC is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 2022 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Process Control Tools for its new Dual Profiling option. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 during SMTA Guadalajara in Mexico.

KIC to Discuss Thermal Processes for the Modern Smart Factory at SMTA Guadalajara

Aug 26, 2022 | KIC is pleased to announce plans to exhibit at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Sept. 21-22, 2022, at the Expo Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. 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.

Smart Factory Thermal Solutions from KIC at the E-22 Electronic Show

Aug 26, 2022 | KIC is pleased to announce plans to exhibit with its distributor, Hin A/S, at the E-22 Electronic Show, scheduled to take place August 30-September 1, 2022 at the OCC Messe in Denmark. Electronics manufacturing is moving into an era requiring intelligent use of large amounts of data in order to run a flexible, efficient and successful manufacturing operation. KIC is at the forefront of this trend, providing customers an easy path along this "smart factory" learning curve.

KIC Releases 24-Channel Profiling Option

Jul 16, 2022 | KIC is pleased to introduce the new Dual Profiling option for Profiling Software 2G and SPS Smart Profilers, allowing up to 24 thermocouple locations in a single profile run for temperature profiling measurements. The new option consists of two 12-channel SPS units, paired together and run as a single 24-channel profiler inside of a new thermal barrier. This added value is key for customers who require more sample locations on some of their products, but still want to use their profiler on smaller boards requiring less. Dual Profiling allows this flexibility.

KIC to Collaborate in Empire Chapter Webinar: LIVE Action Reflow Focused Process

Jun 16, 2022 | KIC is pleased to announce that it will participate in the SMTA Empire Chapter Webinar entitled, "LIVE Action Reflow Focused Processes." The popular show and tell webinar will take place Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 12 p.m. EST, broadcasting LIVE from the CEMA Laboratory at Rochester Institute of Technology and is free of charge. Find event registration at: https://smta.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1645270&group=.

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.

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