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Rocket EMS Debuts Voyager Software to Better Control the Workflow Process
Publication Date: 7/20/2016

SANTA CLARA, CA - Rocket EMS Inc., a Silicon Valley-based full-service EMS supplier, introduces its newest software program, Voyager, which is designed to control requirements, documentation and material, process parameters and guidelines, track all data, quality and WIP, and alert when control, process or tracking deviates or a goal is achieved.
BTU Receives Repeat Customer Order for Multiple Units for LED Assembly
Publication Date: 7/20/2016

NORTH BILLERICA, MA - BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, today announced that it has received a repeat order from a North American-based customer for multiple PYRAMAX™ 125A units for LED assembly applications. PYRAMAX’s wide board capability and thermal uniformity were key factors in the purchase decision for the recent follow-on order.
Rehm China receives Bosch award
Publication Date: 7/20/2016

Award presentation, (from left)  Karl Nowak, EVP, Chief Executive Officer Corporate Sector Purchasing and Logistics (Bosch), Ralf Wagenfuehr, Plant Manager (Rehm Dongguan) and Daniel Siu Wo Cheng, VP, Indirect Material Corporate Purchasing Asia Pacific (Bosch) 
Blaubeuren, Germany - Rehm Thermal Systems is regarded as one of the best suppliers in Asia as well. Having already been presented with the “Bosch Global Supplier Award” last year, Rehm – a manufacturer of thermal system solutions for the electronics and solar industries – has now also received the “Bosch Asia Pacific Supplier Award”. The prize is testament to its high quality and excellent services as a supplier of the Bosch Group in Asia. In this region in particular, Rehm has been continuously expanding its service and contact network and offers systems specifically designed to meet the requirements of the Asian market.
Quick Delivery of Piezo Nanopositioning Systems for Photonics, Microscopy, Semiconductor, Automation Markets
Publication Date: 7/19/2016

Auburn, MA – As a worldwide leader in nanopositioning and precision motion control solutions, PI continues to innovate, adding advanced and affordable nanopositioning controllers to the mix of piezo systems on the quick delivery list. These systems are geared toward OEM production automation, metrology systems, scientific research, and lab automation applications.

Cogiscan Is Hiring!
Publication Date: 7/19/2016

BROMONT, CANADA Cogiscan Inc., the leading Track, Trace and Control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, announced several new job openings. The company is seeking an account manager for its equipment partners, as well as technical support specialists and JAVA program analysts.

Data I/O Selected by Bosch Car Multimedia as Exclusive Partner for Managed and Secure Pre-Programming
Publication Date: 7/19/2016

Redmond, WA – Data I/O Corporation, the leading global provider of advanced programming and IP management solutions for flash, flash-memory based intelligent devices and microcontrollers, has entered into an exclusive partnership with Bosch Car Multimedia for the next five years for its global pre-programming strategy.

Würth Elektronik eiSos and Zuken launch Component Libraries for CADSTAR
Publication Date: 7/18/2016

With the new CADSTAR libraries, footprint and dimensions of Würth Elektronik eiSos components are available together with the electrical parameters. 

Waldenburg, Germany, Bristol (UK) – Würth Elektronik eiSos, a manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components and Zuken, a leader in PCB and IC package design, announce the launch of new component libraries for CADSTAR.

Würth Elektronik eiSos will now provide free-of-charge component libraries of its passive components for Zuken’s CADSTAR design software. The libraries allow users to simply download the correct components and start designing, without needing to worry about creating the right footprint or mechanical dimensions.

Rocket EMS Purchases Fortus 3D Production System from Stratasys to Increase Service Offerings and Reduce Tooling Costs
Publication Date: 7/18/2016

Santa Clara, CA  ― Rocket EMS Inc., a Silicon Valley-based full-service EMS supplier, announces the purchase of the Fortus 3D Production System, a 3D printer that allows prototype design parts to be created faster and at a lower cost compared to traditional machining, resulting in more design iterations and a more refined end product.

KIC’s MB Allen to Present “Optimization of the Reflow Profile to Minimize Voiding”
Publication Date: 7/18/2016

San Diego, CAKIC has announced plans to participate in the SMTA Carolinas Chapter Tech Session, scheduled to take place Thursday, August 18th in Greenville, SC. The event will be hosted by Hubbell Lighting, Inc. MB (Marybeth) Allen will present “Optimization of the Reflow Profile to Minimize Voiding.” 

Digi-Key Daily | Adafruit Flora Platform
Publication Date: 7/18/2016

Adafruit’s Flora is a fully featured wearable electronics platform designed to enhance clothing or other textiles. The board itself is fairly simple but extremely capable, with an ATmega32u4 providing ample processing power and native USB, a 3.3 V regulator, power switch, and a NeoPixel RGB LED. Pads on the edge interleave data, power, and ground and are meant to connect sensors, additional NeoPixels, or other hardware with conductive thread, and can be used to sew the Flora to the desired object. The board is compatible with the Arduino IDE and can be powered from nearly any battery type and size.
Rehm Further Expands Worldwide Sales Network
Publication Date: 7/18/2016

Blaubeuren, Germany - From proven production models through to customised special systems – as a specialist for thermal system solutions, Rehm Thermal Systems offers a broad range of products and services. Worldwide! Customers particularly appreciate the direct consultations on site. Now the machine manufacturer from Blaubeuren has further expanded its international network for the distribution of electronics and solar equipment, allowing the company to respond to specific customer requests and requirements with even greater precision.                                 
Indium Corporation’s ITO and IGZO Reclaim and Recycle Program Helps Customers Increase ROI
Publication Date: 7/18/2016

CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation's indium tin oxide (ITO) and indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) reclaim and recycle program enables customers to earn a greater return on production materials.
Fuji America Expanding Sales Force
Publication Date: 7/15/2016

VERNON HILLS, IL - Fuji America Corporation is looking to expand its North American sales representative base in the following states; Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Utah. Fuji is a world leading technology based company in the Surface Mount Assembly business with over 85,000 machines installed worldwide.
BTU’s PYRAMAX Featuring its WINCON Oven Control System at SMTA Ohio
Publication Date: 7/15/2016

NORTH BILLERICA, MA — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, will exhibit at the SMTA Ohio Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Cleveland Rockside in Cleveland, Ohio. BTU will showcase its RecipePro recipe generator software, jointly developed with Electronic Controls Design Inc. (ECD), and will highlight the latest version of the Energy Pilot software and Industry 4.0 compliant solutions – all components of BTU’s proprietary WINCON oven control software.

HELUKABEL Continues Global Expansion with 26th Subsidiary
Publication Date: 7/14/2016

ELGIN, IL – HELUKABEL, one of the world’s leading cable manufacturers, has opened a new branch in Portugal, its 26th branch worldwide. Cables and wires, predominantly for industrial applications, from conventional control cables to highly flexible data cables, will soon be stored in a 6,500 square foot warehouse in Coimbra, located between the industrial centers of Lisbon and Porto. The branch will initially be run by a sales and logistics team of four employees.

VJ Electronix to Give Three Presentations around Rework and X-ray at the PHASE 4, Inc. Arizona Show &Tell Technical Conference
Publication Date: 7/14/2016

LITTLETON, MA - VJ Electronix, Inc., a leader in rework technologies and global provider of advanced X-ray inspection systems, today announced plans to participate in the PHASE 4, Inc. Arizona Show & Tell Technical Conference, scheduled to take place August 9-11, 2016 at TechShop in Chandler, AZ. VJ Electronix will give three presentations during the event, in addition to exhibiting the XQuick II with AccuCount Technology.

Indium Corporation Features Indium 8.9HF, Indium10.1 Solder Pastes at NEPCON South China
Publication Date: 7/14/2016

CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation will feature its Indium10.1 and Indium8.9HF solder pastes at NEPCON South China 2016, on Aug. 30-Sept. 1, in Shenzhen, China.

Indium Corporation, the industry-leading source of void-reducing materials and results, has specifically formulated Indium10.1 solder paste to reduce voiding significantly below the industry average – for improved finished goods reliability. Indium10.1 delivers robust reflow capabilities and a wide processing window, which accommodates various board sizes and throughput requirements, and minimizes defects.

Bruce Rodewald joins EPLAN Americas as new President and CEO
Publication Date: 7/13/2016

 Bruce Rodewald, new President and CEO, EPLAN Americas.

Schaumburg, Il – EPLAN Software & Services, the global provider of leading engineering software solutions, has appointed Bruce Rodewald as President and CEO of EPLAN Americas. He succeeds the retiring Raymond Gaynor, who had led the Americas division since 2011.

TeraView EOTPR 5000 – A Game Changer in Advanced IC Package Inspection
Publication Date: 7/13/2016

San Francisco, CATeraView, the pioneer and leader in terahertz technology and solutions ( is pleased to introduce our fully automated integrated circuit (IC) package inspection system, the EOTPR 5000.  Building on the success of the EOTPR 2000 which has an established track record in the industry for rapid fault isolation and manual inspection, the EOTPR 5000 is a fully automated advanced IC package inspection system that utilizes TeraView’s proprietary EOTPR terahertz technology to detect weak or marginal interconnect quality in high-volume manufacturing environments, which­ no other technology can detect today.

Seika Machinery Debuts the Malcom SP-2 Wetting Tester
Publication Date: 7/13/2016

TORRANCE, CA  — Seika Machinery, Inc., a provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, is pleased to introduce the Malcom SP-2 Wetting Tester. The SP-2 helps to test the wettability of solder paste and components while actually simulating the SMT mounting and reflow process.

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