Thursday, May 26, 2016




Contract will result in investment in a cutting edge automated assembly line at its Raleigh - Morrisville ,North Carolina facility.

FREMONT, CA - Asteelflash USA Corp. located in Raleigh - Morrisville, North Carolina has been awarded a contract to mass produce millions of units for an undisclosed consumer electronics customer starting in July 2016.  This product will be produced on a newly designed automated assembly line with a CAPEX investment exceeding one (1) million dollar investment, with first deliveries expected for Mid-June 2016. 


Epoxies, Etc: Silicone Dielectric Gels Cushion and Protect Electronics

CRANSTON, RI - Electronic assemblies and delicate components increasingly need soft encapsulating materials to provide protection. A unique series of Clear Silicone Gels (20-1700 Series) were developed to seal and protect electronics from vibration, mechanical stress, and shock. They are also used to isolate circuits from moisture and contaminants while providing electrical insulation.

Fuji Machine Manufacturing and CKD Corporation Partnership

VERNON HILLS, IL - Fuji Machine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has announced the addition of CKD Corporation to the Fuji Smart Factory members.

Through the standardization of the communication protocol between automated optical inspection machines (AOI) and electronic component mounters developed by Fuji, CKD automated inspection machines can connect to Fuji's Smart Factory with Nexim to create a production placing system that extends beyond the boundaries of corporations.

Indium Corporation Expert to Present at Northern California Reliability Workshop

CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation’s Sehar Samiappan, Regional Manager for Northern California, will present Voiding and Undried Flux Control with Bottom-Terminated Components at the Northern California Reliability Workshop on June 9 in Milpitas, Calif.

This presentation will detail how the use of solder preforms as venting channels for flux vaporization on bottom-terminated components can prevent wet flux conditions and significantly reduce voiding.

LNA Laser Introduces New "All-In-One" DPSS Laser Marking System

PAWTUCKET, RI - LNA Laser Technology introduces a new laser marking system, model# MP2. The MP2, All-in-One DPSS laser marking system is ideal for applications which require high resolution and where high speed throughput isn’t required. The system includes everything you need –Diode Pumped Solid State (DPSS laser), laser beam scanning optics (galvanometer), control electronics and marking software.

Micronor Will Introduce World’s First Fiber Optic Microswitch at Sensors Expo 2016

Industry Standard V15-style Form Factor Offered in Non-Metallic and Industrial Versions

CAMARILLO, CA - At Sensors Expo 2016 (June 22-23, San Jose, CA USA), Micronor will unveil the MR386 ZapFREE® Microswitch, the world’s first fiber optic micro switch, purposely designed to meet the challenging requirements of MRI, medical and industrial applications.

Yamaha Launches Modular Z:TA-R YSM40R Surface Mounter With Fastest Placement Rates

KENNESAW, GA - Yamaha IM America announces the launch of the new ultra‐high‐speed Z:TA-R / YSM40R modular surface mounter, which boasts the fastest placement rates and area productivity, at an unmatched 200,000 CPH: the fastest in the world.

As the successor to the current high‐density modular Z:TA/ YSM40 machine, the YSM40R was developed using a revolutionary productivity concept.

SEMICON West 2016 Expands Technical Programming by nearly 50%
SAN JOSE, CA - As the opening day of SEMICON West (July 12-14) approaches, the electronics manufacturing industry is experiencing disruptive changes, making “business as usual” a thing of the past. To help technical and business professionals navigate this fast-changing landscape, SEMICON West programming has been upgraded extensively ─ increased from 170 hours to 250 hours this year.

Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC. Announces Release of New Website
NORTH BENNINGTON, VT - Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC. (THC), an international leader in consultation and technical training in the areas of optical cable, optical sensors, and cable/connector interface, announces the release of its new website,


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