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Saying Goodbye to Industry Pioneer Stuart Baker

SAN DIEGO, CA - On Friday, July 8, 2016, the industry lost a pioneer and legend with the passing of Stuart C. Baker at the age of 85.

Stuart (Stu) Baker was best known for co-founding Amistar Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTA) in 1971, which was influential in the design and development of automation for the assembly of discreet components onto printed circuit boards. A major innovator in the SMT industry, Mr. Baker served as Amistar’s Director and President, Chairman of the Board, and as Director of Distributed Delivery Networks.

CAMI Research, a WHCC Top Product Winner, Reports Milestone Continuity Measurement

ACTON, MA - CAMI Research Inc., a 2015 Wire Harness & Cable Connector Top Product winner, reports that a customer has successfully tested simultaneous, multipoint continuity in a two-mile long, multicore cable (rated at 10Ω/1000ft) using a CableEye M3UH tester.

Conecsus Signs Gardner & Meredith Reps for US Southeast

 David Gardner of
Gardner & Meredith
TERRELL, TX - Conecsus, LLC, an innovative environmental technology and recycling company, announces the appointment of Gardner & Meredith, Inc., Manufacturer's Agents to represent Conecsus services and programs in the U.S. Southeast.

Gardner & Meredith is a four person rep agency located in Chattanooga, TN with remote locations in Atlanta, Charlotte, and Raleigh.

Data I/O Announces Lumen™X Programming Technology Integration into the PSV5000 Programming System

Ultra-Fast Managed and Secure programming performance at an extraordinary value now available in the PSV5000 for a cost-effective compact automated programming solution

REDMOND, WA - Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the leading global provider of advanced programming and IP management solutions for flash, flash-memory based intelligent devices and microcontrollers, announced today the release of the Lumen™X programming platform integrated into the PSV5000 automated programming system.

Japan UNIX Launches Robotic Soldering Modules to Automate Soldering Operations

TOKYO, JAPAN - Japan UNIX, a solutions provide for manual and soldering automation, announces that it has incorporated core technologies from its accumulated soldering expertise into various soldering modules and unit products.

Kracoe Szykula & Townsend Celebrates 25th Anniversary

TROY, MI - Kracoe Szykula & Townsend, Inc., a leading industrial advertising and public relations firm celebrated its 25th anniversary on July 15, 2016.

The firm, started in 1991 by Roland Kracoe, Ed Szykula and Andrew Townsend, began with the positioning statement, “Things can change, if you just change your approach” bringing a fresh approach to business-to-business and in particular industrial marketing communications.
 

RedViking: Argonaut Manufacturing Performance Platform

New item for IMTS 2016: See RedViking at Booth E-4352 (Automation Pavilion)

PLYMOUTH, MI - RedViking announces Argonaut, the flexible, scalable MES, to be introduced to the market at IMTS 2016, with a media-only press conference. The first manufacturing performance platform of its kind, Argonaut lets users install only the manufacturing apps they need, only where they need them and control them from a central location.

Simplimatic’s Palletizing Robot Offers Advanced Speed and Error Recovery

FOREST, VA - Simplimatic Automation, a leader in material handling and automation, recently programmed and integrated a palletizing FANUC© M-710iC/50H robot able to stack 20 cases per minute for a personal healthcare company.

Tech-Etch: Beryllium Copper Contact Rings Available in High Volume

PLYMOUTH, MA - Now available in high volume quantities, contact rings from Tech-Etch are fabricated from many standard finger stock profiles, as well as from custom specifications. Rings can be formed in any diameter containing an integral number of fingers, down to the minimum diameter to which that particular strip can be curled.


 
 
Registration Open with New Exhibition Features at SEMICON Europa
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - Today SEMI announced registration opened for Europe’s largest electronics manufacturing exhibition, SEMICON Europa (25-26 October) in Grenoble. Featuring over 100 hours of technical sessions and presentations, SEMICON Europa includes semiconductor equipment and materials as well as additional topics, such as Imaging, Power Electronics, and Advanced Packaging.
RAYTHEON AWARDS LANSDALE SEMI FOR EXCELLENCE

Phoenix, AZ – For the third consecutive year, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. achieved a 4-star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business.  This prestigious annual award for supplier excellence program was instituted by Raytheon’s IDS to recognize top suppliers who have provided outstanding quality service and partnership in exceeding Raytheon’s requirements.  Award candidates are judged on strict military specifications criteria, including overall hi-rel quality, on-time delivery and demonstrated supplier company commitment to ongoing meeting and exceeding Raytheon’s highest military/defense industry’s standards.


Standards Industry Leaders Honored at SEMICON West 2016
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — SEMI honored four industry leaders for their outstanding accomplishments in developing Standards for the electronics and related industries. The SEMI Standards awards were announced at the SEMI International Standards reception held during SEMICON West 2016.

The 2016 SEMI International Standards Excellence Award, inspired by Karel Urbanek,is the most prestigious award in the SEMI International Standards Program. Yesterday, it was awarded to Terry Asakawa of Tokyo Electron. His leadership was critical in establishing the PV Automation Global Technical Committee and its subsequent transformation into the Automation Technology Global Technical Committee, as he envisioned how the SEMI Standards Program could effectively address simpler, flow-oriented manufacturing in industries outside of semiconductor manufacturing.

 


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