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Creative Electron Premieres New TruView™ 10 X-Ray Software

San Marcos, CA - Creative Electron, the leading American supplier of x-ray machines to the electronics industry, unveiled its new software last week at the IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) APEX Expo.  The software is an innovative approach to the user-experience of inspection and analysis.

This year, for the company’s 10-year anniversary, Creative Electron updated the heart of its x-ray machinery.  On display at APEX Expo, the new interface amazed passers’ by with its speed and ease of use.  The new TruView™ 10 x-ray Software boasts automated paths with repeatable tests, user created programs and test procedures, and overall increased system speed.

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Techcon Introduces New Valve Controllers for the Smart Factory

Cypress, CA Techcon, a leader in precision fluid dispensing technologies, is pleased to introduce its new series of smart valve controllers: the TS550R, TS560R, TS570R and TS580R. Equipped with a universal power supply, the new smart valve controllers are fully ‘plug and play' and can be used immediately, anywhere in the world.
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TopLine PID Vibration Damping Technology was a Hit at APEX; But TopLine’s Kid Needs a Name


This sharp little fellow needs a name. Please help us give him one! 

Irvine Ca – TopLine’s 21st time exhibiting at the IPC/APEX Expo, this time in San Diego, California, marked the roll-out of the company’s new patented Particle Impact Dampers (PID) technology, which was well-received by attendees who have been looking for a way to mitigate or curb the harmful effects of random vibration in electronic components and assemblies.

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Indium Corporation Experts to Present at Conference on Electronics in Harsh Environments

Clinton, NY - Two Indium Corporation experts will present at the Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference on April 24-26 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 Karthik Vijay, Technical Manager for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East will deliver two presentations. Vijay’s first presentation, A Novel Solder Alloy for Service Temperatures of 150–175°C in Automotive Applications, details the performance of a novel SnAgCuSb solder alloy as compared against the Innolot® and SAC305 alloys when reflowed with a standard reflow profile.

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Würth Elektronik eiSos and Infineon present wireless power development system 200-W-WPT

Combining wireless power and data transmission

Waldenburg, Germany – Under the name 760308EMP-WPT-200W, Würth Elektronik eiSos and Infineon Technologies AG are offering a 200-watt development system for wireless power transfer. What makes the development kit special is that the link between the transmitter and receiver coils can be used to transfer not only power but also data.

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Cicoil: NEW Top 5 Reasons to Use Flat Cables instead of Round

VALENCIA, CA - Advances in Flat Cable Technology have made flat cables much more viable and dependable for many applications where round cables were primarily used. 
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Smart SMT Factory Solutions at Nepcon Shanghai 2018: ASM presents leading solutions for eight central smart SMT workflows

Booth 1J30

At Nepcon Shanghai 2018 (April 24–26, 2018, Booth 1J30), SMT solutions provider ASM invites visitors to “Check-In to the Smart Factory”, presenting its extensive portfolio of industry-leading hardware, software and process support products. 
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Henkel Develops Non-Proprietary Solder Paste Analysis Toolkit for Modern Process Complexities

Novel test vehicle addresses miniaturization realities

IRVINE, CA - As a leading solder materials innovator, Henkel recognizes the need for more holistic solder paste process analysis, especially as device miniaturization and finer particle size solders become mainstream.   

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Focus on Artificial Intelligence at Viscom Technology Forum 2018

HANOVER, GERMANY - On May 16 and 17, 2018, Viscom hosts Technology Forum 2018, an annual networking and knowledge event that always enthuses participants, at their Hanover headquarters. This year's focus is on the topics of artificial intelligence (AI), big data and deep learning. 
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Ersa Announces Versaflow 3 Application Training Course in April
PLYMOUTH, WI - Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, today announced that it will hold an ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Application Training Course from Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. to Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. at its Plymouth office. 
Farzad Zarrinfar, Semiconductor Executive, Joins Voler Systems Board
SUNNYVALE, CA - Voler Systems (www.volersystems.com), a leader in electronic design, is pleased to announce that Farzad Zarrinfar has joined their Board. Voler Systems is a growing electronic design consulting company that specializes in wearable and IoT devices for the medical and consumer industries. They are experts in sensors, wireless, motion control and power management.  
Karen Rapp Joins Plexus’ Board of Directors
NEENAH, WI - Plexus Corp. today announced that Karen Rapp, Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of National Instruments, has joined Plexus’ Board of Directors. Prior to her role at National Instruments, Ms. Rapp held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility with Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductor, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Ms. Rapp’s appointment expands the Plexus Board to 11 directors. 
Graybar Names Craig Hogan Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience
ST. LOUIS, MO - Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of supply chain management services, today announced the appointment of Craig Hogan as Vice President - Marketing and Customer Experience.

Hogan will lead Graybar’s marketing organization and be responsible for brand management, marketing communications and marketing technology. 


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