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Indium Corporation Details the Versatility of Indium Alloys
Publication Date: 10/5/2016

Clinton, NY - Indium Corporation's newest informational video provides an overview of the versatility of indium when alloyed with other metals. 

This brief video, which can be found at, features Indium Corporation’s Indium and Bismuth Product Manager Carol Gowans as she explains how vast temperature ranges enable indium and indium alloys to be used for many diverse applications. 

Nordson DAGE Receives a Global Technology Award for Inspection – X-ray
Publication Date: 10/5/2016

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK — Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation, announces that it was awarded a 2016 Global Technology Award in the category of Inspection – X-ray for its Quadra™ 7. The award, sponsored by Global SMT and Packaging Magazine, was presented to Joseph Stockunas, Vice President, Advanced Technology, Nordson Corporation during a Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 ceremony that took place at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL during SMTA International.

PI's New High-Speed, NanoCube 3-Axis Piezo Motion Stage
Publication Date: 10/5/2016

Auburn, MA – The new P-616 NanoCube® XYZ piezo scanner is a redesign of PI’s successful P-611, 3D positioning stage. Now based on a parallel-kinematic design, with only one lightweight moving platform for all 3 axes, higher precision and dynamics are available in a more compact package. As the newest miniature multi-axis stage from PI, the P-616 NanoCube is also the smallest and lightest system with capacitive feedback delivering 100µm travel range.


TRI Receives 2016 Global Technology Award for TR5001 SII ICT
Publication Date: 10/5/2016

Taipei, Taiwan - Test Research, Inc. (TRI), a leading test and inspection system provider for the SMT industry announces that the company’s new generation ICT tester, TR5001 SII Series, received a 2016 Global Technology Award at a ceremony held during the 2016 SMTA International show in Rosemont, IL.
Inaugural ‘ScoopTalk’ Takes Event Video to the Next Level
Publication Date: 10/5/2016

ROSEMONT, IL - Last week at SMTAI in Chicago, Scoop joined forces with leading industry publications EMSNow, Mexico EMS and U.S. Tech to host the inaugural ScoopTalk, an innovative program of roundtable discussions which brought together the biggest players and brightest minds in the industry to debate the industry's hottest subjects. Scoop interviewed a number of executives but the real stories were told during the six ScoopTalk panel discussions moderated by Philip Stoten, Kim Sauer and Gayle Paterson, taking event video to the next level.

Small Footprint Selective Soldering System at SMTA LA/Orange County Expo
Publication Date: 10/4/2016

Plymouth, WIKurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the SMTA LA/Orange County Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, October 20, 2016 at The Grand Event Center in Long Beach. Ersa’s team will highlight the Smartflow 2020 and Hotflow 3/20 Reflow system.

YAMAHA Takes Home Coveted Global Technology Award at SMTAI for Revolutionary Z:TA-R / YSM40R Modular Surface Mounter
Publication Date: 10/4/2016

 George Babka, Sales General Manager (L) and Ed Nauss, Global Account Manager, Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, with the Global Technology Award

Rosemont, IL Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA won a coveted Global Technology Award for the company’s new ultra‐high‐speed Z:TA-R / YSM40R modular surface mounter, which boasts the world’s fastest placement rates and area productivity at 200,000 CPH. The award was presented to the company on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at the SMTAI 2016 Conference and Exhibition at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois and was accepted by George Babka, Sales General Manager.

NEO Tech Earns Prestigious Raytheon Supplier Award for Third Time
Publication Date: 10/4/2016

CHATSWORTH, CA – NEO Tech, a leading provider of manufacturing technology and supply chain solutions for brand name OEMs in the industrial, medical and mil/aero markets, announces that it has won the Raytheon IDS Supplier 4 Star Award for performance throughout 2015. The award was presented to the company during the IDS Supplier Conference that took place in Danvers, MA. This award marks the third consecutive year that NEO Tech has won the award.

New ACCU-CAL™ 160 Radiometer Helps Ensure Consistent Production Quality
Publication Date: 10/4/2016

Torrington, CT –. Dymax Corporation offers ACCU-CAL, a new radiometer that simplifies validation and monitoring of UV or LED light-curing up to 10W/cm2 emitted from stationary light-curing flood lamps or lamps used in conveyorized processes. It provides a quantifiable measurement that verifies if the light-curing process is operating within qualified parameters, to reveal the optimal time for bulb replacement for a UV-light curing device.

WACKER Presents New Silicone Rubber Grades for Encapsulating LEDs at K2016: 20th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber
Publication Date: 10/4/2016

 At the K 2016 International Trade Fair for Plastics Rubber, WACKER will be showcasing the new NRI encapsulants LUMISIL® 740 and LUMISIL® 770. The silicone grades effectively protect the sensitive LED semiconductor chip against environmental influences.
Munich, Germany - WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, will unveil two new encapsulation compounds for light-emitting diodes (LED) at the 20th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber K 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The encapsulants LUMISIL® 740 and LUMISIL® 770 cure to form highly transparent silicone elastomers. Both silicones withstand exceptionally high operating temperatures and strong light radiation without yellowing or becoming brittle. They are thus ideal for encapsulating high-performance LEDs. K 2016 will take place from October 19 to 26, 2016.

Plexus Names Steve Frisch Chief Operating Officer
Publication Date: 10/4/2016

NEENAH, WI - Plexus Corp., a leading engineering, manufacturing and aftermarket services provider, today announced the appointment of Steve Frisch, 50, to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. With his promotion to Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Frisch assumes responsibilities for Plexus’ global manufacturing and engineering operations, go-to-market, supply chain, and quality functions.
Engineered Material Systems Introduces New Dam and Fill Chip Encapsulants for Smart Card Assembly Applications
Publication Date: 10/4/2016

DELAWARE, OH Engineered Material Systems, a leading global supplier of electronic materials for circuit assembly applications, is pleased to debut its 640-35 (dam) and 640-46 (fill) dam and fill UV cured chip encapsulants for chip-on-board smart card applications.  

Vi TECHNOLOGY Named Best European Product at SMTAI
Publication Date: 9/30/2016

Saint-Egrève, FranceVi TECHNOLOGY, a leading provider of inspection solutions for PCB assembly, announces that it was awarded a 2016 Global Technology Award in the category of Best Product – Europe for its K Series3D AOI system. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 ceremony that took place at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL during SMTA International. K Series3D also is available as a cost-effective 3D AOI upgrade to existing 5K, 7K and 9K systems.

Indium Corporation to Present at NEPCON Vietnam 2016
Publication Date: 9/30/2016

CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation experts will share their knowledge and expertise at NEPCON Vietnam, Oct. 6-8, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Jonas Sjoberg, Technical Manager, will present DfX for High-Density Assemblies, which covers the basic principles and understanding of manufacturability (DfM) and reliability (DfR). 

Advanced Cable Ties Offers Releasable Cable Ties - 7, 11, and 14 inch 50 lb.
Publication Date: 9/30/2016

GARDNER, MA - Advanced Cable Ties, Inc. is now manufacturing releasable cable ties at their Gardner, Massachusetts facility.
Releasable cable ties are ideal for a wide range of cable, wire, or hose bundling applications that need easy access to add or remove items. They are also perfect for any application that requires customization for future changes.
New Catalog from Zebra® Connectors by Fujipoly®
Publication Date: 9/30/2016

CARTERET, NJ - The new Zebra® Connector catalog from Fujipoly® provides engineers with a single-source reference guide for specifying a wide selection of high-density, low-resistance, electrically conductive interconnect devices.

Kollmorgen Celebrates 100 Years of Innovation
Publication Date: 9/30/2016

RADFORD, VA – Kollmorgen, a leading provider of motion systems and components, celebrates 100 years of innovation in 2016 while continuing to introduce pioneering product solutions that adeptly perform in critical, demanding, and diverse environments.

Since the introduction of founder Dr. Friedrich Kollmorgen’s patented two-telescope design in 1911, and the incorporation of Kollmorgen Optical Corp. in New York on March 22, 1916, the company has successfully grown by merging with like-minded visionaries, such as Norman Macbeth, president of Macbeth Daylighting Company; Hugo Unruh, founder of Inland Motor; and Robert Swiggett, printed circuit board inventor from Photocircuits Corp. Kollmorgen’s motors, drives and controls are relied on to perform in all types of applications, including the Mars Rover and International Space Station; ships and submarines; O&G drilling and metrology; surgical robots and laser eye surgery; and even at work in artificial hearts.

XJTAG Delivers Fast ISP Flash Configuration for ARM-Based FPGA SoCs
Publication Date: 9/29/2016

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND - XJTAG®, a world leading supplier of boundary scan technology, announces extended capability to its high-speed In-System Programming (ISP) technology, XJFlash. For the first time, this brings the benefits of XJFlash to memory devices connected to the processor sub-system of dual ARM-Cortex-A9 based FPGAs.

Acculogic to Hold Open House in Orlando, FL
Publication Date: 9/29/2016

Markham, ON - Acculogic Inc., a global leader in electronic production test solutions, announces that it will be hosting an open house October 5-6, 2016 in Lake Mary, FL.

The open house is an event for individuals who are interested in or, are looking for circuit board test solutions that will improve product quality, time to market, leverage the use of their existing test equipment or, save on product quality expenditure.
HARTING North America Launches M8/M12 Cordset Configurator App
Publication Date: 9/29/2016

ELGIN, IL - The HARTING Cordset Configurator helps users save time and configure a connector solution quickly and easily. The app allows customers to configure a M8, M12, or 7/8” cordset using a series of selected specifications. Once the cordset is configured the app will match the configuration to a HARTING part number and link to drawings and more detailed technical specifications. If the configuration does not match a HARTING part number the app will provide the option to request a quote from HARTING Customized Solutions (HCS).

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