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Dr. Mike Bixenman to Present at the SMTA Medical Electronics Symposium

NASHVILLE, TN KYZEN today announced that Mike Bixenman, DBA, will present at the SMTA Medical Electronics Symposium, scheduled to take place May 16-17, 2018 at the University of Texas at Dallas. In addition to the presentation, Jack Reinke, KYZEN cleaning expert, will be at table #8 during the Expo. Reinke will be available to meet with attendees to answer cleaning process questions.

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TRI Hosts 2018 Innovation Seminar in Penang, Malaysia

Taipei, Taiwan Test Research, Inc. (TRI) will feature its new generation of SPI, AOI, AXI and ICT inspection solutions at a technology seminar held in Penang, Malaysia. The one-day event will focus on the latest technology innovations in TRI's comprehensive PCBA test and inspection portfolio, including the YMS 4.0 solution for Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing.

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StratEdge to Display High-Temperature and High-Reliability Packages at CS ManTech and IMAPS HiTEC Conferences

San Diego, CA - StratEdge Corporation, leader in the design, production, and assembly of high-performance semiconductor packages for microwave, millimeter-wave, and high-speed digital devices, will be exhibiting at both the IMAPS HiTEC Electronics and CS ManTech conferences the week of May 7StratEdge will be highlighting the latest

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Indium Corporation’s Indium10.1HF Solder Paste Wins SMT China Vision Award

Clinton, NY - Indium Corporation has earned the SMT China Vision Award for its Indium10.1HFSolder Paste on April 24 at NEPCONChina.

The SMTChina Vision Award recognizes domestic and international companies with innovative products and technologies in SMT methods, processes, materials, equipment, software, and management services. Each product entry was evaluated based on its creativeness, technological advancement, and contributions to help reduce cost, improve quality, increase efficiency, enhance reliability, ensure safety, and protect the environment.

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Illinois Governor, the Honorable Bruce Rauner, Visits HARTING in Espelkamp and at Hannover Messe/Discussion of Mutual Interests

 Pictured right to left Mr. Sean McCarthy, Director of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity;  Mr. Mark S. Peterson President and Chief Executive Officer of Intersect Illinois; Philip Harting, Chairman of the Board of HARTING Stiftung & Co. KG; Maresa Harting, Senior Vice President, Finance & Purchasing of HARTING Stiftung & Co. KG; The Honorable Bruce Rauner, Governor of the State of Illinois; Margrit Harting, Member of the Board/Partner of HARTING Stiftung & Co. KG; Dietmar Harting, Member of the Board/Partner of HARTING Stiftung & Co. KG; Jon DeSouza, President and CEO of HARTING Americas) 

Espelkamp, Germany -  An important visit for the HARTING Technology group took place last Thursday, April 19, 2018. At the head of an approx. 20 person delegation the Governor of Illinois, the Honorable Bruce Vincent Rauner, was a guest of the Espelkamp family business. HARTING was one of the stops of an 11 day journey for the Americans to visit important and influential companies in Poland and Germany. 

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PI Releases New Industrial Automation / Motion Control Catalog on High-Precision Linear & Rotary Positioning Systems

New showcase catalog from PI covers motorized precision motion systems for OEM, manufacturing, and research

Auburn, MA – Motion control and nano precision positioning systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) released a new comprehensive catalog of linear and rotary positioning systems engineered and manufactured for industrial precision automation. The products covered in the catalog address industries such as semiconductor production/inspection, laser material processing, automated optical inspection (AOI), and precision opto-mechanical alignment and assembly. PI’s in-house designed and manufactured PIMag linear motor stages and PIglide air bearing technologies and high performance EtherCat®-based industrial precision motion controllers are some of the technologies featured in this catalog.

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Thermaltronics Now Offers a Full Range of Soldering and Desoldering Cartridges

PERTH, AUSTRALIA -  Thermaltronics, the leading manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of soldering products and accessories in the electronics industry, has announced the introduction of an extended range of soldering and desoldering tips, which are fully compatible with Metcal® MX, MFR & SP Soldering systems.

The company, which is certified

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Optel Software Receives EM Asia Innovation Award for its Mobile Smart Factory

Shenzhen, China —  Optel Software, a global provider of smart software solutions for the electronics assembly industry, announces that it has been awarded a 2018 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Special Systems Mobile Smart Factory for its Optel Mobile Smart Factory. The award was presented to the company during an April 25, 2018 ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China.

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Plexus Announces Construction of a Second Manufacturing Facility in Guadalajara, Mexico

NEENAH, WI - Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS), a global leader in providing design and development, manufacturing, supply chain and aftermarket services, today announced plans to construct a second manufacturing facility in Guadalajara, Mexico.  The 472,000 square foot leased building will be built for Plexus by Corporate Properties of America and will be strategically located near Plexus’ current site in the Guadalajara Technology Park.  Upon completion, the new facility will become a part of Plexus’ integrated global network. 

Techcon Releases TSR2000 Series Smart Dispensing Robots

Cypress, CA Techcon, a leader in precision fluid dispensing technologies, is pleased to introduce the TSR2000 Series Smart Dispensing Robots. The system is designed specifically for precise fluid dispensing applications and is compatible with all valve types and controllers. The user-friendly, smart PC-based software makes the robot easy to program and simple to operate. 

SEMI Reports 2017 Global Semiconductor Materials Sales of $46.9 Billion
MILPITAS, CA - SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today announced that in 2017 the global semiconductor materials market grew 9.6 percent while worldwide semiconductor revenues increased 21.6 percent from the prior year.     
iNEMI Co-Hosts Automotive Session at SMTA Europe’s Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference: 26 April 2018 / Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference (24-26 April), sponsored by SMTA Europe, tackles the challenges and best practices for building reliable electronic devices that will perform to design standards when used in harsh environments (elevated operating temperatures, high humidity, vibration and more).     

FORT WORTH, TX  – Allied Electronics & Automation has been recognized for its sales performance by Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions, winning the award for “Greatest % of POS growth for 2017.” The award was presented to Allied at the Honeywell SPS Growth event recently held in Dallas, Texas.   


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