Wednesday, August 31, 2016



U.S. Tech 2017 Media Kit Now Available

In preparation for the beginning of another great year, we have finalized the U.S.Tech 2017 Media Kit. The media kit contains all the information you need to promote your company through a variety of U.S.Tech media, including the printed newspaper, the digital edition and pdf, email and our website. This year, we refined our web presence and improved our digital editions, launched a mobile version of our website and enhanced our social media platforms. We also post direct updates to our social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, allowing us to have real-time interaction with our readers. 

Essemtec to Introduce the First Pick-and-Place System in its Class with Linear Motors and a Mineral Cast Frame

GLASSBORO, NJ - Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #306 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Essemtec will demonstrate the new FOX pick-and-place machine, Spider jet dispenser and Cubus storage system.

Fujipoly®: You Have Our Full Support

CARTERET, NJ - Fujipoly® Self-Supporting Sponge Connectors provide engineers with an excellent, low-force option for connecting LCD displays to circuit boards. The physical characteristics of the sponge dramatically reduce bowing of the PCB due to the minimal force required to make full electrical contact. This also makes the connector a great choice for high-vibration environments and hand-held devices.

ULT Now Offers Cost-optimised Extraction and Filtration of Combustible Dusts

Loebau, Germany - ULT’s extraction and filtration system, the ASD 300 Ex was developed for the removal of explosive dusts. It is a stationary unit for combustible dusts compliant with dust explosion category St.1.   

The dust extractor, based on the cartridge filtration principle, provides fully automatic filter cleaning via a compressed air multi-jet nozzle, whereby filtered materials are collected in a dust case (15 litres drum) for nearly contamination-free disposal.

Virtual Industries Will Demo the TWEE ZER-VAC® Elite at SMTA International

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, today announced that it will exhibit in Booth #135 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Company representatives will demonstrate the TWEEZER-VAC® Elite.

Wurth Electronics Midcom Announces New Flyback Transformers in Partnership with Dialog Semiconductor

WATERTOWN, SD - In partnership with Dialog Semiconductor, Wurth Electronics Midcom announces the new flyback transformers for iW1818 and iW1830, reference designs for AC/DC controllers. Equipped with single or dual outputs, these MID-OLDIA offline transformers offer high efficiency, low leakage inductance, and excellent EMI performance.

Industry Veteran Lung Chu Named President of SEMI China
SAN JOSE, CA - SEMI today announced the appointment of Lung Chu as president of SEMI China effective September 1, 2016. With the recent broadening ambitions for China’s indigenous semiconductor supply chain, Lung Chu joins SEMI at a critical inflection in the China market. Chu will be instrumental in evolving and repositioning SEMI’s programs, committees, products and services in China to deliver the highest member value in the rapidly changing China semiconductor ecosystem.

IPC Releases Annual Electronics Assembly Industry Quality Benchmark Study
BANNOCKBURN, IL - IPC's Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2016 is now available. The annual study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing quality measurements to industry averages.

The quality control measurements covered by the study include first-pass yields for various test methods in use as well as the percent of products subjected to these tests.

Alpha to Feature Material Set Combinations for Greatest Reliability at SMTA Guadalajara Expo
SOMERSET, NJ - Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, will feature material set combinations to include paste, tacky flux, cored wire and wave soldering flux that are tested with one another to achieve greater reliability at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo to be held October 5th-6th in Guadalajara, Jal. MÉXICO.

Indium Corporation Experts to Present at IEMT–EMAP 2016
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation experts will deliver several technical presentations at the 37th International Electronics Manufacturing Technology and 18th Electronics Material & Packaging Conference (IEMT-EMAP 2016), Sept. 20-22, in Penang, Malaysia.

Andy C. Mackie, PhD, MSc, Senior Product Manager for Semiconductor and Advanced Assembly Materials, will deliver the keynote address, The Future of Power Device Packaging: Materials and Assembly Processes.


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