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DDM Novastar Inc

Turnkey SMT assembly solutions, manual & automated stencil printers, manual & automatic pick & place systems with dispensers, wave solder & selective solder machines, lead free solder reflow ovens, component counters, & thru-hole

Ivyland, Pennsylvania, USA

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place, Screen Printing, Selective Soldering, Soldering

  • Phone 215-485-5663
  • Fax 215-485-5664

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DDM Novastar Welcomes New Director of Engineering

Jun 17, 2018 | DDM Novastar is pleased to announce the return of Brian Osterhout as DDM Novastar’s director of engineering. Brian has over 30 years of machine design experience, with a broad background in product development and manufacturing. From 2005 to 2010, he worked as Senior Designer & Project Engineer for APS Novastar (DDM Novastar’s previous entity) and helped design the firm’s L Series Pick & Place machine, along with enhancements to the reflow oven and Stencil Printer product lines. From 2010 to the present, Brian continued to expand his knowledge base, working for a Philadelphia manufacturer specializing in fluid-film bearings. This added to his diverse background in fabrication and machining.

DDM Novastar Awarded Custom In-Line Pick-and-Place System

Aug 30, 2016 | DDM Novastar was awarded an order to design, build and commission a unique reel-to-reel in-line PCB assembly line. The customer, a large international medical device manufacturer, sought a company that could take a reel of substrate, populate it with BGA logic circuits, reflow them in place, and finish by rolling the completed strip onto an outboarding reel interlined with paper.

Custom in-line reel-to-reel SMT assembly line.

DDM Novastar Delivers Custom Pick-and-Place Machine

Aug 16, 2016 | DDM Novastar, a U.S. manufacturer of SMT and PCB assembly equipment, shipped a custom pick-and-place machine to a large multi-national laser cutting tool manufacturer.

Custom pick-and-place machine used to precisely place micro-lasers for burn in, test and assembly

DDM Novastar Announces Schedule for Fall Paste-Place-Reflow Workshop

Aug 15, 2016 | DDM Novastar, a U.S. manufacturer of SMT and PCB assembly equipment, has set the schedule for its popular Paste-Place-Reflow workshop, on September 14 and 15, 2015.

Hands-on instruction during a recent paste-place-reflow workshop at DDM Novastar.

Plan to attend DDM Novastar's Open House!

Sep 02, 2015 | For the third consecutive year, DDM Novastar is holding our annual Open House on September 17, 2015!

DDM Novastar Announces Expanded Service & Support

Feb 04, 2015 | DDM Novastar has expanded its service and support staffing to provide quicker response times and more direct focus on service requests, troubleshooting, field service, application assistance, parts identification, and customer training.

Jerry Schock, new Technical Service Manager

DDM Novastar Announces Second Open House

Aug 06, 2014 | DDM Novastar announces its second annual open house. Customers, prospective customers and trade media representatives are all invited to attend - scheduled for Thursday and Friday, September 11 & 12, 2014. For potential buyers who may be interested in purchasing any type of PCB assembly equipment or a turnkey system in the next few months, this is the best opportunity to see all of DDM Novastar's products demonstrated in one place, ask any technical questions, and get a first-hand tour of DDM Novastar's U.S.A. manufacturing and assembly facility.

DDM Novastar Launches New Low Cost Automatic Pick and Place Machine

May 12, 2014 | DDM Novastar launches of a brand new entry-level pick and place machine. The L-SF40 is a complete, affordable turnkey automatic pick and place system that can be put in production right out of the box. The system is managed by a full desktop Windows® computer with flat screen monitor.

The new entry-level L-SF40 is a complete, affordable turnkey automatic pick and place system that can be put in production right out of the box.

DDM Novastar Launches New Low Cost Automatic Pick and Place Machine

May 12, 2014 | DDM Novastar introduces new entry-level pick and place machine.

DDM Novastar model L-SF40 automatic pick and place machine.

DDM Novastar Announces Steamlined Leasing Option for Its Customers

Jan 20, 2014 | DDM Novastar now offers in-house leasing services for its new and existing customers. "The process is extremely fast and efficient," said Vice President Barbara Kirkpatrick. "Potential customers only have to fill out a simple 1-page application, and they'll know in 24 hours if the deal is a go. This reduces transaction headaches for everyone and facilitates the process so customers can start using their new equipment faster."

DDM Novastar Launches New 5-Zone Horizontal Convection Reflow Soldering Oven

Jan 08, 2014 | DDM Novastar is pleased to announce the launch of the company's newest reflow oven, model GF-125 HC/HT, designed with five zones to provide a longer conveyor length and 2 additional zones to give better control over the soldering profile.

GF-125 HC/HT Convection reflow oven with five (5) top and five (5) bottom vertical heating zones is an economic solution for medium volume production runs.

DDM Novastar Releases New Automatic Selective Soldering Machine

Jan 03, 2014 | January 3, 2014 (Philadelphia PA) - DDM Novastar, a U.S. manufacturer of SMT and PCB assembly equipment, is pleased to announce the release of its Model IS-B 335S selective soldering system from the company's German partner, InterSelect. The IS-B 335S is a cost effective automatic selective soldering machine with MicroDrop Jet Fluxer, top and bottom heater, embedded PC, Windows®-based software, and single solder pot. The new product is a high quality system with low maintenance requirements that delivers consistently accurate and repeatable soldering results.

New IS-B 335S Select Solder Machine from DDM Novastar, made by its German partner, InterSelect.

DDM Novastar Launches New 5-Zone Horizontal Convection Reflow Soldering Oven

Sep 27, 2013 | DDM Novastar is pleased to announce the launch of the company's newest reflow oven, model GF-125 HC/HT, designed with five zones to provide a longer conveyor length and 2 additional zones to give better control over the soldering profile.

DDM Novastar Open House A Big Success!

Sep 24, 2013 | September 23, 2013 (Philadelphia PA) - DDM Novastar, a U.S. manufacturer of SMT and PCB assembly equipment, was delighted at the turnout and enthusiasm expressed by participants to its first ever Open House, held from September 11 through 13, 2013. The goal was to bring together customers, potential customers, business partners, employees and their families to educate participants on DDM Novastar's product line and to celebrate the company's first anniversary in its new manufacturing facilities. By all accounts, it was a huge success.

DDM Novastar Appoints Sales Coordinator

Aug 29, 2013 | DDM Novastar is pleased to announce that Bernadette Biondi has accepted a new position as Inside Sales Coordinator.

Bernadette Biondi, DDM Novastar Inside Sales Coordinator

DDM Novastar Welcomes New Design Engineer

Aug 22, 2013 | DDM Novastar is pleased to announce that Jerry Schock has joined its engineering team as Mechanical Designer. Jerry will have responsibility for mechanical product development for DDM Novastar's line of pick and place machines, stencil printers, reflow ovens and related equipment.

Jerry Schock, DDM Novastar Mechanical Engineer

DDM Novastar Announces Open House, Sept 12 & 13, 2013

Aug 16, 2013 | DDM Novastar welcomes customers, prospective customers and trade media representatives to attend the company's Open House scheduled for September 12 and 13, 2013.

DDM Novastar Headquarters, King Of Prussia, PA, USA

DDM Novastar moves to new facility

Dec 06, 2012 | DDM Novastar have moved into their new facility on Boro Line Road in King of Prussia. "Our former shop certainly presented many challenges because of lack of space, and we outgrew it very quickly. We are very excited about our new offices & expanded production spaces", stated Ed Cicutti, President and CEO.

New Facility in King of Prussia

New Reflow Oven Introduced by APS Novastar

Jan 25, 2011 | New Reflow Oven Introduced by APS Novastar - The ERO-500 Reflow Soldering System, A Five Zone, Cost-Effective Reflow Solution for Small to Medium Volume Lead-Free SMT Production and Prototyping.

ERO-500 Reflow Oven

Increase Pick and Place Efficiency While Reducing Errors with New SMTrue(TM) Smart Feeders

Oct 19, 2010 | Increase pick and place efficiency and accuracy with new SMTrue(TM) Smart Feeders for SMT and PCB Assembly with APS Novastar vision-based automated pick and place machines.

APS Novastar SMTrue Smart Feeders

Reflow Oven Video Released for Surface Mount Printed Circuit Board Assembly from APS Novastar

Sep 24, 2010 | Reflow Oven video providing overview of APS Novastar's Reflow Oven products for lead-free and lead based reflow soldering, curing, and thermal cycling applications.

APS Novastar Releases New Video on SMT Stencil Printers for PCB Assembly

Aug 10, 2010 | APS Novastar's new video provides an overview of its SPR line of Stencil Printers for printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and demonstrates the ease of product set up and use.

SPR-45VA Stencil Printer with SMTrue Vision Assist

A New Solution for LED Placements for Short to Medium Run SMT Assembly

Jun 25, 2010 | APS Novastar announces release of its new LS60V-LED Automated Pick and Place Machine specifically for LED placements applications.

LS60V-LED Automated Pick and Place Machine for LED Placement Applications

Converting to automated selective soldering has never been easier...

Mar 24, 2010 | Converting from manual or semi-automatic to automated selective soldering has never been easier and more practical than with the new ESS Selective Soldering Machines from APS Novastar.

ESS Selective Soldering Machine

New Lead-Free Capable Wave Soldering Machine with Finger Conveyor and Adjustable Width for Pallet-Free Operation

Dec 03, 2009 | EWS-310 Wave Soldering Machine delivers a low cost of ownership, compact footprint, and finger board handling with continuous width adjustment for boards up to 12" (310mm).

APS Novastar EWS-310 Wave Soldering Machine

APS Novastar Appoints NamA Electronic Industry Co., Ltd. as its Distributor

Nov 10, 2009 | NamA Electronics to represent APS Novastar in Korea, Southeast Asia, and the Philippines

APS Novastar appoints 3S Technologies as its Distributor for the Turkish SMT and PCB OEM Assembly Market

Oct 13, 2009 | APS Novastar announces the appointment of 3S Technologies as its representative in Turkey.

SMTrue(TM) Run Optimize Software Increases Efficiency by Providing Off-Line Programming for LS, LE, and CS Series Automated Pick and Place Machines

Sep 30, 2009 | SMTrue Run Optimize Software incorporates Universal CAD Translator with powerful new functionality for off-line job and feeder set-up, programming, optimization, and management.

APS Novastar Receives 2009 Frost and Sullivan Best Practices Award

Aug 13, 2009 | Recipient of the 2009 Global SMT Equipment Customer Service Leadership of the Year Award

APS Novastar Introduces Automated Vision Control for L-Series Pick and Place Systems

Oct 07, 2008 | APS Novastar introduces automatic Vision Control for its L-Series pick and place systems. Vision Control advances the already precise, fast and reliable placement of 0201's with 100% accurate on-the-fly, bottom-up vision placement of micro BGA's and ultra fine pitch QFP's.

Screenshot of BGA being placed

Seasoned Manufacturing Veteran Tim Kardish Joins APS Novastar

Jul 14, 2008 | APS Novastar announced today the appointment of Tim Kardish as Chief Executive Officer, where he will oversee all areas of operation within the company, which provides a full suite of products serving the surface mount technology industry.

APS NOVASTAR: Vision Added to the L-series Pick & Place

Mar 20, 2008 | The new vision centering system offered on the L-Series Pick and Place uses the full features of Cognex' Machine Vision. Bottom, top, on-the-fly, or fly-by centering options are all available, depending on your application, process and budget.

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