Wednesday, August 31, 2016



U.S. Tech 2017 Media Kit Now Available

In preparation for the beginning of another great year, we have finalized the U.S.Tech 2017 Media Kit. The media kit contains all the information you need to promote your company through a variety of U.S.Tech media, including the printed newspaper, the digital edition and pdf, email and our website. This year, we refined our web presence and improved our digital editions, launched a mobile version of our website and enhanced our social media platforms. We also post direct updates to our social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, allowing us to have real-time interaction with our readers. 

Electronic Technology Corporation (ETC) to Exhibit at SMTAI; “Remote-Controlled Mini Cooper” Raffle Also Slated

St. Charles, IL – Electronic Technology Corporation (ETC -, the North American agent for SpectrumSMT, will exhibit SpectrumSMT products and services at the upcoming SMTAI 2016 Conference and Exhibition September 27-28 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Spectrum SMT provides feeders, nozzles, parts, and feeder calibration services as well as machine sourcing and installation. For more information about SpectrumSMT, visit

Rework, Inspect, Solder and Reflow with Ersa at SMTAI

Plymouth, WIKurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in Booth #1034 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Ersa’s team will demonstrate the HR 550 Rework system, Ersa Mobile Scope, i-CON VARIO 4 and Smartflow 2020.

Essemtec to Introduce the First Pick-and-Place System in its Class with Linear Motors and a Mineral Cast Frame

GLASSBORO, NJ - Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #306 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Essemtec will demonstrate the new FOX pick-and-place machine, Spider jet dispenser and Cubus storage system.

Fujipoly®: You Have Our Full Support

CARTERET, NJ - Fujipoly® Self-Supporting Sponge Connectors provide engineers with an excellent, low-force option for connecting LCD displays to circuit boards. The physical characteristics of the sponge dramatically reduce bowing of the PCB due to the minimal force required to make full electrical contact. This also makes the connector a great choice for high-vibration environments and hand-held devices.

Inovaxe Will Show the New Low-Cost SR Series Smart Rack and InoBin Mechanical Cart at SMTAI

  NPI Award winning InoAuto Smart Mixed full size cart

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL — Inovaxe today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #321 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  For the first time, Inovaxe will display its new low-cost SR Series Smart Rack and InoBin Smart Mechanical Cart.

IRONWOOD Intros 98 pin BGA using Extreme Temperature Socket with Superior Electrical Performance

Swivel Lid Spring Pin BGA Socket for IDT's wireless power receiver

EAGAN, MN - Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new BGA socketaddressing high performance requirements for testing BGA devices - SBT-BGA-7033. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 31 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 125,000 insertions. The self inductance of the contactor is 0.88 nH, insertion loss < 1 dB at 15.7 GHz and capacitance 0.097pF. The current capacity of each contactor is 4 amps at 30C temperature rise. Socket temperature range is -55C to +180C. Socket also features a floating guide for precise ball to pin alignment. The specific configuration of the package to be tested in the SBT-BGA-7033 is IDT's wireless power receiver chip (BGA, 4x7.5mm, 0.5mm pitch, 98 position, 7x14 ball array) used to wirelessly charge Galaxy S7.

Technica USA to adds Najib Khan to their Team

SAN JOSE, CA - Technica USA announced today that Najib Khan as joined the company in the capacity of Product Manager-Photoimaging Products, effective August 29, 2016.  Najib will be responsible for the development of our business related to photo imaging resists & inks, solder masks, chemistries and DI equipment. Najib will have direct account responsibility of servicing our existing and future customers on a national level with these specific product lines, as well as providing ongoing sales and product training support to our sales team. 


Visit Space # 101 at the EOS/ESD Symposium, September 12-15/2016 Anaheim CA

 Resistance to Ground RTG measurement <1.0E06 from top of NOPAL pattern  ESD conductive carpet tile through ESD DENSEPACK pattern conductive carpet roll to face of ESD Nopal pattern conductive carpet tile.

Haddonfield, NJ - Tek Stil Concepts, Inc. will feature resilient carpet / tile and conductive carpet / tile flooring with superior ESD properties:

Full Surface ESD Conductive Double Sided Dry Adhesive Tape flooring installation system that allows upgrading of non-conductive floors with new conductive carpet or resilient materials without tearing out the old floors. This can be done during regular operating hours without disrupting normal operations.

ULT Now Offers Cost-optimised Extraction and Filtration of Combustible Dusts

Loebau, Germany - ULT’s extraction and filtration system, the ASD 300 Ex was developed for the removal of explosive dusts. It is a stationary unit for combustible dusts compliant with dust explosion category St.1.   

The dust extractor, based on the cartridge filtration principle, provides fully automatic filter cleaning via a compressed air multi-jet nozzle, whereby filtered materials are collected in a dust case (15 litres drum) for nearly contamination-free disposal.

Virtual Industries Will Demo the TWEE ZER-VAC® Elite at SMTA International

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, today announced that it will exhibit in Booth #135 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Company representatives will demonstrate the TWEEZER-VAC® Elite.

Industry Veteran Lung Chu Named President of SEMI China
SAN JOSE, CA - SEMI today announced the appointment of Lung Chu as president of SEMI China effective September 1, 2016. With the recent broadening ambitions for China’s indigenous semiconductor supply chain, Lung Chu joins SEMI at a critical inflection in the China market. Chu will be instrumental in evolving and repositioning SEMI’s programs, committees, products and services in China to deliver the highest member value in the rapidly changing China semiconductor ecosystem.

Alpha to Feature Material Set Combinations for Greatest Reliability at SMTA Guadalajara Expo
SOMERSET, NJ - Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, will feature material set combinations to include paste, tacky flux, cored wire and wave soldering flux that are tested with one another to achieve greater reliability at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo to be held October 5th-6th in Guadalajara, Jal. MÉXICO.

Indium Corporation Experts to Present at IEMT–EMAP 2016
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation experts will deliver several technical presentations at the 37th International Electronics Manufacturing Technology and 18th Electronics Material & Packaging Conference (IEMT-EMAP 2016), Sept. 20-22, in Penang, Malaysia.

Andy C. Mackie, PhD, MSc, Senior Product Manager for Semiconductor and Advanced Assembly Materials, will deliver the keynote address, The Future of Power Device Packaging: Materials and Assembly Processes.


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