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Lifesaving Device Relying on Everett Charles Technologies’ Probe Expertise
Publication Date: 12/6/2016

FONTANA, CA - Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) developed a custom version of the well-established Pylon E-S series spring probe, which is deployed in new generation chest compression devices for Emergency Medical Services and hospitals. The slightly modified Pylon E-S Series probe suits the harsh requirements for the lifesaving mission to assure the battery pack is continuously transferring power to the system.
AMICRA cooperates with Kanematsu PWS LTD
Publication Date: 12/6/2016

REGENSBURG, GERMANY - AMICRA Microtechnologies, a worldwide leading supplier of ultra-precise die bonding equipment, has entered in a strategic partnership with Kanematsu PWS LTD., Yokohama, a subsidiary of Kanematsu Corporation, Tokyo.

The partnership which officially started on 1 December designates Kanematsu as the exclusive distributor and contact point for sales and service matters for the entire AMICRA Microtechnologies’ product line in Japan.
Mycronic adjusts the outlookupwards for full year sales in 2016
Publication Date: 12/6/2016

TAUBY, SWEDEN - Mycronic AB (publ), today adjusts the outlook upwards for full year sales in 2016 to the level of SEK 2,200 million, excluding effects from acquisitions.

The background for the upward adjustment is a combination of earlier delivery of a Prexision-80 mask writer, an order received in December 2015, the change in product mix within Mycronic’s both business areas as well as currency effects.
EIT, LLC Partners with MIRTEC for Outstanding Performance and 3D Defect Detection Capability
Publication Date: 12/6/2016

OXFORD, CT - MIRTEC, “The Global Leader in Inspection Technology,” is pleased to announce that EIT, LLC, a High-Tech Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) company specializing in high-quality manufacturing and box-build assemblies, has selected MIRTEC’s MV-6 OMNI 3D AOI Machine based on outstanding performance and 3D defect detection capability.
Schleuniger Wins the 2016 Tekom Docu Award
Publication Date: 12/6/2016

MANCHESTER, NH - Schleuniger has won this year’s prestigious tekom docu award (Dokupreis) for its EcoStrip 9380 reference manual. The German Association for Technical Communication has been honoring outstanding user manuals and operating instructions with awards since 2005.
Pillarhouse Continues to Grow in the Far East
Publication Date: 12/6/2016

Chelmsford, Essex, UK – Pillarhouse International Ltd today reported that their sales in the Far East market are at an all-time high. Across the region sales are up by 35% compared to 2015. With the Chinese market increasing by 30%; Japan by 42%; Korea by 20%; Singapore by 32% and Taiwan by 60%. 
Kurtz Ersa Partners with FHP Reps in TX, AR, OK, LA
Publication Date: 12/5/2016

PLYMOUTH, WI - Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, is pleased to announce that it has appointed FHP Reps as its newest manufacturers’ representative. FHP will represent Ersa’s inspection, wave and selective equipment throughout TX, AR, OK, and LA, effective immediately.

Keith Favre, President of FHP Reps, stated, “We are very excited about joining the Ersa team.
Ironwood Electronics: Socket your 449 pin BGA using Extreme Temperature Socket with Superior Electrical Performance
Publication Date: 12/5/2016

EAGAN, MN - Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new BGA socket addressing high performance requirements for testing BGA devices - SBT-BGA-7035. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 31 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 125,000 insertions.
Wacker Chemical Corporation Announces American Institute of Chemical Engineers Partnership
Publication Date: 12/5/2016

Left to right: June Wispelway- AIChE, Mary Beth Hudson - WACKER VP, John Televantos- AIChE, Shakeel H. Kadri- Exec-utive Director - AIChE
ADRIAN, MI - Wacker Chemical Corporation (WCC), the U.S. based Wacker Chemie AG subsidiary announced it has joined with other industry members in partnership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The partnership supports the organization’s mission to promote the advancement of the chemical engineering profession at the collegiate level through the AIChE’s Undergraduate Process Safety Learning Initiative – a part of the AIChE Foundation’s Doing a World of Good campaign.
CDM Electronics, Inc. Receives Nadcap Accreditation for Electronics
Publication Date: 12/2/2016

TURNERSVILLE, NJ - CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, today announced the Company has received Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation) accreditation from the Performance Review Institute (PRI) for electronics.
Metcal Announces Global Launch of Solder Wire Feeder System
Publication Date: 12/2/2016

CYPRESS, CA - Metcal today announced the global launch of the Solder Wire Feeder System. The feeder system speeds up the soldering process and increases efficiency by adding control and convenience to the line.

The Solder Wire Feeder pairs with Metcal’s SmartHeat® MX-5200 or MX-500 Soldering and Rework Systems.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Opening of Kurtz Ersa Technology Center in Guadalajara
Publication Date: 12/2/2016

PLYMOUTH, WI - Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, is pleased to announce the ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening of the new demo & technology center in Guadalajara. The ceremony dedicated the new demonstration and technology center in Mexico’s second largest city.
WKK Distribution Ltd. Acquires Product Lines from Top Precision Tool Company
Publication Date: 12/2/2016

Hong Kong WKK Distribution Ltd., the leading supplier of industrial machinery and materials in Asia, announces the acquisition of the global know-how, manufacturing, distribution and intellectual property rights of the post-etch punch and fixed tooling products previously owned by Multiline Technology.

Count On Tools, Inc. Breaks Ground on 5,000 ft.2 Expansion to Round Off its 25th Year
Publication Date: 12/2/2016

GAINESVILLE, GA Count On Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, is pleased to announce that the company’s 25th year in business has been one of tremendous growth and expansion. Earlier this year, COT purchased the suite next door. The company has knocked down the walls and broken ground on the 5,000 ft.2 expansion. 

In conjunction with the expanded footprint, COT plans to add five to six new machines to increase its manufacturing capacity. Furthermore, the company has added a second shift crew to keep up with demand. 

New Yorker Electronics Releases New CDE Rugged Critical Systems Capacitor Delivering 5,000-Hour Life at 125°C
Publication Date: 12/2/2016

NORTHVALE, NEW JERSEY New Yorker Electronics has introduced MLSG, the latest in a series of ruggedized aluminum electrolytic capacitors with welded seals from Cornell Dubilier Electronics (CDE). Available in both Flatpack and Slimpack, this series targets compact power supply applications in military and aerospace, as well as

Conecsus Launches New Web Site; a ‘Green’ Knowledge Resource for Metals Recycling
Publication Date: 12/2/2016

Terrell, Texas, USA - Conecsus, LLC, an innovative environmental technology and recycling company, has launched its new web site at This is a comprehensive resource for SMT electronics manufacturers and a wide range of other manufacturing industries that produce tin and other metals wastes.

Alpha Wire Introduces New Cordset and Distribution Box Finders
Publication Date: 12/1/2016

ELIZABETH, NJ - Alpha Wire is pleased to announce the launch of its Cordset and Distribution Box Finders. Similar to the Cable Finder that went live on the Alpha website in 2015, the latest finder guides help you find the right Alpha Connect solution for your application.
Compact Linear Piezo Stages offer Nanometer Resolution and Extended Travel Ranges, from PI
Publication Date: 12/1/2016

AUBURN, MA - Engineers and scientists working in the fields of nano- biotechnology, metrology, and photonics run applications that require nanometer precision and ultra-fine adjustment, often in confined spaces.
Microscan Hosts 3-Day Advanced Machine Vision Training Course
Publication Date: 12/1/2016

RENTON, WA - Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, announces a three-day training course on advanced machine vision tools taught through handson exercises using Microscan’s advanced Visionscape® Machine Vision Software platform. The course will be held in Microscan’s Northeast Technology Center in Nashua, New Hampshire, from December 6-8, 2016 at 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily.
Saki Incorporates its 3D AOI and SPI Systems into Fuji America's Smart Factory Line
Publication Date: 12/1/2016

FREMONT, CA - Saki Corporation, an innovator in the field of automated optical inspection equipment, has partnered with Fuji America to incorporate its 3D automated optical inspection (AOI) and 3D solder paste inspection (SPI) systems into Fuji's Smart Factory SMT line at its Vernon Hills, IL facility.
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