Wednesday, June 29, 2016



U.S.Tech Gears Up for SEMICON West

With only two weeks left until SEMICON West, we’ve been hard at work preparing a packed show issue of U.S.Tech. This issue includes a special feature section on test and assembly, as well as our regular full body of information on new products and developments.

Our team will be appearing at the show in San Francisco, July 12-14, and are looking forward to meeting with readers, friends and colleagues. Stop by booth #6544 to discuss editorial opportunities and promotional plans.

We are also pleased to announce that our editor, Walter Salm, will be attending the show. He has been an avid supporter of the industry for many years and will join us once again on the show floor to cover the latest technology.

We look forward to seeing you there!

B2B Technology Companies Focusing More on Thought Leadership to Stay Competitive

By Patrick Roberts

The need for thought leadership in technology markets has never been greater. Companies win or lose lucrative contracts based on it. Universities and research foundations receive or are denied grants because of it. And entire industries are relocated to cities, states and countries where perceived opportunities are better for it.

CyberOptics Introduces Large Particle Sensing Functionality in Next-Generation WaferSense and ReticleSense Airborne Particle Sensors

CyberOptics’ Auto Multi Sensors Named “Best of West” Finalist for SEMICON 2016 by SEMI and Solid State Technology

Minneapolis, MN - CyberOptics® Corporation (NASDAQ: CYBE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of high precision 3D sensing technology solutions, announces it will showcase its next-generation Advanced Airborne Particle Sensors, that incorporate large particle sensing capability. Both the WaferSense® and ReticleSense® Airborne Particle Sensors (APS2, APSR and APSRQ) will be able to measure small and large particles.

Henkel Launches Adhesives Recycling Program

Partners With TerraCycle® as First Company to Recycle Anaerobic Adhesives Packaging

TRENTON, NJ - Henkel, a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, including the Loctite® brand, is partnering with TerraCycle to become the first company to offer a recycling solution for anaerobic adhesives. Through the Adhesive Recycling Program, Henkel customers can purchase a postage-paid recycling box that they fill with empty Loctite adhesive containers and send to TerraCycle for processing.

KIC follow up ‘Making Ovens Smarter’ with free webinar on July 13th 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA - On July 13th at 9am Pacific, 12pm Eastern, Miles Moreau and Bjorn Dahle of KIC will present content from their latest white paper in a free live webinar.

This webinar sets out the anomaly that is the lack of intelligence available in ovens compared to elsewhere on the production line and the clear benefits of making the oven smarter.

Scheugenpflug On A Growth Path

New branch office in Guadalajara, Mexico

KENNESAW, GA - "¡Hola México!“ was the motto a few weeks ago on May 1 when Scheugenpflug, the specialist for metering and dispensing technology, opened a new branch office in Mexico’s Guadalajara. With the addition of Scheugenpflug México, S. de R.L. de C.V. the company extends its reach in the Americas and strengthens its ability to support new and existing customers. "

Scienscope Increases Its Demo and Service Facility by 6,000 ft2

Chino, CA - Scienscope International, a complete inspection solutions provider, today announced that it has expanded its facility in Chino by adding an additional 6,000 ft2. The new space primarily will be used to expand the company’s demo room.

Seika Machinery Increases Its Technical Support

TORRANCE, CA - Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, today announced that is has expanded its technical support offering. Now, the company has technical service centers at its Atlanta and San Francisco branches.

Wuerth Elektronik eiSos Opens Ultramodern Logistics Centre

Ceremony in celebration of state-of-the-art warehouse logistics

 Inauguration of the new logistics center of Würth Elektronik eiSos in Waldenburg, Germany.
WALDENBURG, GERMANY - June 28, 2016 saw the opening of the extension of the Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG company’s logistics centre. Attended by representatives from politics and commerce and from the Würth Group, the manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components celebrated the completion of a major project, which doubles the company’s warehouse capacities. 14,000 different items will now be directly available ex stocks, and state-of-the-art technology now makes it possible for 4,000 picks to be made each day.

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for May 2016
BANNOCKBURN, IL - IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the May 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales and orders in May continued ahead of last year’s levels, but at slower rates than in recent month. The book-to-bill ratio also declined slightly but remains positive at 1.01.


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