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The Hermes Standard: Viscom working on first field tests

Duluth, GA – In November, when the electronics trade fair productronica takes place in Munich, Germany, Viscom AG will be ready to conduct the first field tests with the new protocol "The Hermes Standard". Implementation is already being discussed with operators of suitable production lines. Additional interested users are welcome. 

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Mini XY Stage for Precision Scanning and Positioning Applications in Optics and Photonics combines 10nm Resolution with 200mm/sec Speed

Lightweight, fast and stable, the unique new ultrasonic motor stages from PI are easy to control and integrate into industry and research applications.

Auburn, MA – Nanopositioning design and engineering global leader PI (Physik Instrumente) delivers a new ultra-compact XY scanner and positioner powered by small integrated direct-drive ultrasonic piezoceramic motors (a single axis version is also available).  The patented drives provide smooth motion with high resolution and the self-locking motor principle is a significant advantage over magnetic drive technologies: once the motor reaches a target position, it acts like a ceramic brake and locks the platform into place, providing extreme long term stability at zero driving current and heat generation.

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Forest, VA - Simplimatic Automation, a worldwide manufacturer and integrator of material handling and automation equipment, announces the launch of their company’s completely-redesigned website. This online platform was designed to provide users with a simple, user-friendly way to learn about Simplimatic Automation and Simplimatic’s products. Customers can now scan the site based on industry, individual products, or past projects Simplimatic has completed.

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Inovaxe Is Making Storage SMARTER

Visit Booth #915 at SMTAI

DEERFIELD BEACH, FLInovaxe is pleased to announce plans to exhibit at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sept. 19-20, 2017 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The Inovaxe team will showcase the Smart Rack series SR700 & SR130, along with its SMART InoAuto Storage Systems in Booth #915. 

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Innovative Bench-top Soldering Equipment from Metcal at SMTAI

CYPRESS, CA ― Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #208 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sept. 19-20, 2017 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The company will showcase innovative new products including its Connection Validation Hand Soldering System with monitoring software (CV-5210), High Thermal Demand (HTD) handpiece, and introduce the new AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner.

Metcal has been making a strategic move in industrial ingenuity by introducing multiple new products in 2017.

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Essemtec to Show New All-in- One Jetting / Placement System at SMTAI

Glassboro, NJ - Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #207 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sept. 19-20, 2017 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The company will demonstrate the new FOX 2 that combines jetting of solder paste or glue and placement in a single machine.
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New Cicoil Video Resource Center

Valencia, CA - Cicoil, the leading manufacturer of high performance Flat Cables, is pleased to announce the addition of its New Flat Cable Video Resource Center to its web site. The Technical Video library can be found at and is a wealth of flat cable knowledge, innovation and instructional video tools.

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Rehm goes to India

Blaubeuren, Germany - Across New Delhi from September 14 to 16, 2017 the words on everyone’s lips will be “Welcome to productronica India”! The international electronics industry is focusing on India as a growth market for innovation and is playing host to discussions about the latest production strategies and technologies. For the first time, Rehm Thermal Systems will have their very own info stand at the world-renowned trade fair. Our on-site team looks forward to meeting you in the German Pavilion in Hall 10, at Booth 1013.

Marty Daniel Joins StratEdge as Account Manager
SAN DIEGO, CA - StratEdge Corporation, leader in the design and production of high performance semiconductor packages for microwave, millimeter-wave, and high-speed digital devices, announces the selection of Marshall "Marty" Daniel as its new account manager.
SEMI Europe Supports Call for Action on European Manufacturing Policy
BRUSSELS - SEMI today confirmed its support for joint industry/government cooperation to advance European manufacturing policy. A Joint-Declaration signed by SEMI Europe and 129 other manufacturing associations calls for a renewed commitment to the growth of manufacturing sectors and implementation of a strong action plan.

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