News Archive



SMTA Capital Chapter to Feature Counterfeit Component Presentation at June Meeting
May 30, 2012


ZESTRON to Exhibit HYDRON® WS 325 at SMTA Carolinas Expo & Tech Forum
May 21, 2012


SMTA Capital Chapter June 20th Meeting to Feature Presentation on Counterfeit Components
May 15, 2012


Find the Answers to Your Cleaning Questions from ZESTRON at SMTA Tampa Bay and SMTA Toronto
May 15, 2012


ZESTRON to Present Cleaning Before Conformal Coating at the SMTA Wisconsin Chapter Meeting on May 16
May 15, 2012


ZESTRON to Present Maintaining OSP Coating Integrity During the Cleaning Process at ICSR Toronto
May 01, 2012


SMTA Atlanta Expo A Success
16TH annual event supported community through education, networking and charitable donations
April 25, 2012


Lord Corporation's Wang To Speak At International Microelectronics And Packaging Society Symposium
April 23, 2012


SMTA SE Asia 2012 Technical Conference Attendance Increased 45%
April 23, 2012


Specialty Coating Systems Announces Open House at New Facility in Austin Texas
April 23, 2012


Webinars and Workshops Being Planned for the 2013 iNEMI Roadmap
April 19, 2012


ZESTRON South Asia to Present DI-Water vs. Chemistry at SMTA Penang 2012
April 19, 2012


ZESTRON South Asia Promotes James Yeoh to General Manager
March 21, 2012


Enthone Appoints Sean Mirshafiei Vice President, Global PWB Marketing
March 20, 2012


Enthone Appoints Joe Renda Director-Global Market Management, PWB Final Finishes
March 15, 2012


ZESTRON Europe promotes Martin Königer to Senior Process Engineer
March 08, 2012


ZESTRON Europe promotes Bertrand Thimmesch to Senior Process Engineer
March 08, 2012


Enthone Acquires Select Assets of A Brite Company
March 08, 2012


SMTA Announces International Conference on Soldering and Reliability (ICSR) Program
March 08, 2012


SMTA Capital Chapter March Meeting to Feature AOI Expert
February 22, 2012


A Look into the Coming Year With Christopher Associates
January 19, 2012


Panasonic Debuts New Series Of Smart Phone-Compatible Bluetooth® RF Modules
January 18, 2012


Indium Corporation's Eric Bastow Named Assistant Technical Manager
January 17, 2012


KIC's Auto-Focus Power Software Named Environmentally Friendly Product by Global Technology Awards
January 09, 2012


BTU International Wins Two Global Technology Awards
January 06, 2012


ZESTRON Invites You to Attend Webinar Titled 'Why Clean PCBs?'
January 06, 2012


Kyzen's AQUANOX® A4638 Wins a Global Technology Award
January 05, 2012


2011 Global Technology Awards Honor Seika's McDry Cabinets
January 05, 2012


Faisal Pandit Named President Of Panasonic Factory Solutions Company Of America
January 04, 2012


ZESTRON to Launch Cleaning Webinar Series in 2012
December 30, 2011


Intellectual Property Court Dismisses Administrative Suit Challenging Isola Group Patent
December 15, 2011


Enthone Appoints Denise Fucci, Manager of E-Marketing Communications
December 07, 2011


Indium Corporation Hires New Technical Support Engineer for Global Accounts Group
December 06, 2011


Indium Corporation's Dr. Mackie to Present at SMTA Arizona-Sonora Expo and Tech Forum
December 02, 2011


Indium Corporation's Chris Nash Named Technical Support Engineer for Global Accounts Group
December 01, 2011


Qual-Pro awarded Northrop Grumman Information Systems' Supplier Excellence Award
November 21, 2011


Mark Ragard Joins Panasonic Factory Solutions as Group Manager of Electronics Assembly Sales
November 17, 2011


Indium Corporation Technology Expert to Host Webtorial on Lead-Free Assembly
November 16, 2011


SMTA Capital Chapter to Host AOI Presentation on November 15th, 2011
November 07, 2011


ASC International's AOI and SPI Solutions at SMTA Empire NY Expo
November 03, 2011


ZESTRON to Present PoP Cleaning Study at the SMTA Penang
October 24, 2011


SIPAD SYSTEMS INC. Celebrates 10 years
14 years after it was introduced, SIPAD process still being pioneered
October 15, 2011


ZESTRON to Present Award Winning Paper at the SMTA's Upper Midwest Chapter Meeting
September 08, 2011


Christopher Associates' Jasbir Bath to Present on Low Silver Pb-Free Alloy Solder at SMTAI
August 22, 2011


Cobar's Gerjan Diepstraten to Present at SMTAI 2011
August 22, 2011


Kyzen's Dr. Mike Bixenman to Discuss Compatibility of Cleaning Agents at SMTAI 2011
August 22, 2011


R&D Technical Services' David Suihkonen to Present Vapor Phase Soldering at SMTAI
August 22, 2011


ZESTRON's President Dr. Harald Wack Moves to European HQ to Assume Overall Responsibility
August 16, 2011


SMTA Capital Chapter Supports Local and National Organizations
August 11, 2011


ACD to Highlight Off-Shore Manufacturing Services at SMTA International 2011
August 01, 2011


See Aqueous Technologies’ Environmentally Friendly Trident XLD at SMTAI 2011
August 01, 2011


Christopher Associates Announces Product Line up for SMTA International 2011
August 01, 2011


ESSEMTEC to Highlight Flexible Swiss Made Solutions at SMTAI 2011
August 01, 2011


FCT Recovery to Exhibit at SMTA International 2011
August 01, 2011


FCT Assembly to Showcase Proven Solder Paste and Stencil Technologies at SMTA International 2011
August 01, 2011


GPD Global to Debut PCD 'H' Series at SMTA International 2011
August 01, 2011


See Inovaxe's Newest Handling and Inventory Control Systems at SMTA International 2011
August 01, 2011


Krayden to Showcase Cutting-Edge Technologies at SMTA International 2011
August 01, 2011


Learn About Kyzen's New AQUANOX® A4638 Advanced Packaging Cleaning Chemistry at SMTAI 2011
August 01, 2011


MARTIN to Demonstrate Affordable Rework System and Mini-Oven Reball/PreBump Unit at SMTAI 2011
August 01, 2011


MIRTEC To Premier Its Technologically Advanced Automated Optical Inspection Systems At SMTAI 2011
August 01, 2011


Nordson DAGE to Highlight Ultimate High Magnification X-ray Inspection System at SMTAI
August 01, 2011


See Seika Machinery, Inc's New Advanced Machinery at SMTA International 2011
August 01, 2011


ZESTRON to Exhibit ATRON(R) AC 207 at the SMTA's Ohio Valley Expo and Tech Forum
July 06, 2011


Low-Silver Solders, Lead-Free Risk Reduction Highlight SMTA Track at PCB West 2011
July 06, 2011


LORD Corporation Receives Outstanding Customer Service Award
June 27, 2011


Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. announces alliance with Powell Industries
June 27, 2011


ZESTRON News 2011 - Why Clean?
June 27, 2011


ZESTRON Announces Completion of Fourth Virtual Tour
June 20, 2011


ZESTRON Wins Best of Conference Award at the SMTA's SE Asia Technical Conference
June 14, 2011


LORD Corporation Develops High Quality, Low Cost Underfill Encapsulant
June 14, 2011


Enthone and Amy Tsang Honored At China Enterprises Awards
June 09, 2011


ZESTRON to Host Cleaning Workshop with Aqueous and Henkel on June 16th, 2011
June 08, 2011


ZESTRON to Exhibit ATRON(R) AC 207 at the SMTA's Huntsville Expo and Tech Forum
June 06, 2011


Qual-Pro supports Navy's BSURE submarine training system
June 06, 2011


ZESTRON Teams Up with Aqueous Technologies and Henkel to Host Cleaning Workshop
June 02, 2011


Enthone Appoints Robert J. Haskins Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, Asia
June 01, 2011


Atotech’s New High Purity Copper Plating Chemistries to Be Manufactured at New Facility in Germany
June 01, 2011


Enthone Receives Best Presentation Award at SMTA China East Conference
June 01, 2011


ZESTRON to Present on Fluid Flow Mechanics at the SMTA's Tampa Chapter Expo
May 31, 2011


ZESTRON Presented at the SMTA SE Asia Technical Conference in Penang
May 26, 2011


Enthone Launches ENTEK® OSP Final Finish Verification Program
May 26, 2011


Indium Corporation's Dr. Lee Receives Best Presentation Award at NEPCON China
May 23, 2011


ZESTRON to Showcase More than Chemistry at the SMTA's Space Coast Chapter Expo & Tech Forum
May 23, 2011


ZESTRON Wins Best Paper Award during the SMTA China East Technical Conference
May 20, 2011


Atotech Demonstrates Successful Plating of 20nm Dual Damascene Structures with New Cu Chemistries
May 17, 2011


STI Electronics, Inc. Breaks Sales Record Again
May 17, 2011


ZESTRON to Showcase ATRON AC 207 at the SMTA's Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum
May 16, 2011


PCB West 2011 Technical Conference To Showcase Design, Fabrication Experts
May 12, 2011


Indium Corporation Technology Expert Presenting at SMTA Penang
May 11, 2011


ZESTRON Presents Sales Partner of the Year Award
May 11, 2011


ZESTRON to Showcase ATRONR AC 207 at NEPCON Shanghai 2011
May 09, 2011


ZESTRON to Present at the SMTA China East Technical Conference
May 04, 2011


Indium Corporation Technology Experts Presenting at NEPCON Shanghai
May 03, 2011


ZESTRON's IPC/APEX 2011 Recap: Interview with ICONNECT007
April 27, 2011


Indium Corporation's Dr. Lee to Present at SMT/Hybrid/Packaging
April 19, 2011


ZESTRON to Exhibit ATRON AC 207 at the 15th Annual SMTA Expo
April 18, 2011


Indium Corporation Technology Experts Presenting at SVC
April 15, 2011


LORD Corporation's Wang To Speak At Del Mar Electronics Show
April 14, 2011


ZESTRON Releases Message from the President
April 07, 2011


ZESTRON and Accelonix Team Up with Humiseal to Hold Free Workshops in China
Workshops Will Be Free-of-Charge and Cover Cleaning and Conformal Coating Issues
April 05, 2011


PC Partner expands Cogiscan Track, Trace, Control system
System reduces costs and increases quality and customer satisfaction
April 04, 2011


Indium Corporation Expands Sales Efforts in Austria
March 31, 2011


LORD Corporation Announces New Distributor
March 31, 2011


ZESTRON to Showcase More than Chemistry at the IPC APEX 2011
March 31, 2011


Isola Group Appoints Michael Gastonguay
March 30, 2011


Michael Rafford Joins Isola Group
March 30, 2011


Sipad Systems Inc. (SSI) Hires Sales Manager
SSI growing strong despite poor economy
March 30, 2011


ZESTRON to Raffle Free Ion Chromatography Services at the IPC APEX 2011
March 23, 2011


Indium Corporation Hires Market Development Manager
March 22, 2011


ZESTRON Announces Production Specialties as New Sales Representative
March 16, 2011


Leading UK SMT Spare Parts And Equipment Supplier SMTXTRA Announce a Prolonged Period of Growth
March 15, 2011


Panasonic to Introduce New PanaCIM® Enterprise Edition Version 8.3 at APEX
March 15, 2011


Indium Corporation Announces Silver Quill Award Winners
March 15, 2011


Qual-Pro achieves UL 508A certification; can now build UL certified electrical panels
March 14, 2011


Patent Awarded for Converting Leaded IC's to RoHS Compliant
March 14, 2011


Technical Devices Company to Exhibit Nu/Clean D.I. Elite and Nu/Clean D.I. Elite Plus
Water Treatment Systems for all Batch Cleaners
March 14, 2011


Indium Corporation Named Engineering Company of the Year
March 10, 2011


Jeff Timms Joins Panasonic Factory Solutions As Group Manager Of Electronics Assembly Sales
March 03, 2011


ZESTRON to Exhibit ATRONR AC 207 at the SMTA's Houston Expo & Tech Forum
March 01, 2011


Enthone Automotive Science Corrosion Lab Earns A2LA Accreditation
February 24, 2011


ZESTRON to Host IPC J-STD-001 Certified IPC Trainer Seminar
February 22, 2011


Enthone Appoints Jim Meade Global Marketing Manager, Electronics Materials
February 16, 2011


ZESTRON to Exhibit at the Virtual PCB Trade Show 2011
February 09, 2011


UP Media Group Unveils Printed Circuit University
The premier online training resource for your learning - on your time
February 02, 2011


ZESTRON and Aqueous to Hold Joint Cleaning Workshop at ACI
January 25, 2011


Indium Corporation Hires Dr. Ming Hu as Research Chemist
January 20, 2011


ZESTRON Promotes Jigar Patel to Senior Process Engineer
January 20, 2011


SMART Group Announces Upcoming Webinar on RoHS, WEEE and REACH
Webinar is supported by SMTA
January 14, 2011


ZESTRON Promotes Michael McCutchen to Managing Director North America and South Asia
January 12, 2011


Enthone Introduces AlphaSTAR® 420R PWB Creep and Flaking Corrosion Inhibitor
January 07, 2011


ZESTRON Further Expands its Customer Support Team in South East Asia
November 16, 2010


ZESTRON to Exhibit ATRONR AC 207 at the IPC/SMTA High Performance Cleaning and Coating Conference
November 10, 2010


ZESTRON to Chair
November 10, 2010


Kyzen VP Tom Forsythe Wins Electronics Celebrity Jeopardy at SMTA International 2010
November 04, 2010


ZESTRON to Present at the IPC/SMTA High Performance Cleaning and Coating Conference
November 02, 2010


UP Media Group Issues Call For Presentations For Virtual PCB 2011
October 20, 2010


ZESTRON Launches 3rd 360º Virtual Tour of South East Asian Technical Center
October 20, 2010


UP Media Group to Sponsor 4th Annual Virtual PCB in March 2011
The industry's only live, Web-based event for electronics designers, fabricators, and assemblers
October 19, 2010


MacDermid Incorporated Announces a Metal Surcharge on Selected Products in the Greater China Region
October 18, 2010


ZESTRON to Present Benchmark Study at the SMTAI 2010
October 18, 2010


ZESTRON to Introduce its New PCB Cleaner ATRONR AC 207 at SMTAI 2010
October 13, 2010


ZESTRON to Present at the Empire Chapter SMTA Vendor Showcase and Technical Session
October 11, 2010


ZESTRON Hires New Technical Marketing Manager
October 06, 2010


ZESTRON to Showcase PCB Defluxing Technologies at the SMTA Austin Expo & Tech Forum
September 28, 2010


ZESTRON to Educate Designers about Cleaning at PCB West 2010
September 22, 2010


Panasonic Factory Solutions Moves to New Facilities
September 14, 2010


ZESTRON to Participate in the SMTA Capital Expo & Tech Forum
September 14, 2010


Enthone Introduces ENTEK® OM
Visually Inspectable, Highly Conductive PWB Final Finish Enables Ease of ICT
September 02, 2010


ZESTRON Participates in the SMTA Tampa Bay Chapter's Cleaning Panel Discussion
September 01, 2010


David Crimp Appointed Executive Vice President, Enthone Europe
August 17, 2010


S and Y Industries, Inc. Names Chiles General Manager
August 17, 2010


ZESTRON Supports SMTA: Go Greener in Your Cleaner Presentation at SMTA Wisconsin/Great Lakes Expo
August 17, 2010


ZESTRON to Participate in the SMTA Tampa Bay Chapter's Cleaning Panel Discussion
August 10, 2010


ZESTRON Launches Second 360º Virtual Tour
August 03, 2010


SunRay Scientific Names Jim Costanzo to Serve as CEO
August 02, 2010


ZESTRON to Showcase VIGON® N 501 at NEPCON South China 2010
July 27, 2010


ZESTRON Expands its Technical Support Team in North Asia
July 21, 2010


SunRay Scientific Appoints West Coast Channel Partner
July 14, 2010


ZESTRON to Present at the SMTA's Western Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh) Chapter Meeting
July 13, 2010


DI-Water vs. Chemistry in the Electronics Manufacturing Industry
ZESTRON to Present at the SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech Forum
July 07, 2010


Unicomp North America, LLC Equips ZESTRON America's Technical Center with Its SC-PII
June 29, 2010


APS Novastar's LS60V-LED - a New Solution for LED Placements for Short to Medium Run SMT Assembly
June 25, 2010


ZESTRON Supports the SMTA: Presentation and Exhibit at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum
June 01, 2010


SMTA Announces Dates and Location for SMTA International 2011
May 21, 2010


Richard A. Burke's Interview with Global SMT & Packaging Highlights ZESTRON's Latest Developments
May 19, 2010


More than 2,900 sign up for industry's third annual interactive/Web-based show and conference
May 18, 2010


ZESTRON America Announces FHP Reps as New Sales Representative
May 11, 2010


LORD Corporation Develops Thermal Conductivity Adhesive
May 11, 2010


ZESTRON Integrates a Video Teleconferencing System as Part of its
April 13, 2010


RPS Introduces New 3D Fiducial Vision Inspection
April 05, 2010


March 19, 2010


In Remembrance of Chris Kimbell
March 08, 2010


Virtual PCB Draws Record-Setting 2,500 Registrants
March 02, 2010


SMTA Loses a Leader and Best Friend
February 10, 2010


ZESTRON America Hosts First SMTA DC Chapter Meeting in 2010
February 08, 2010


Det Norske Veritas Certifies Axiom Electronics to AS9100 and ESD S20.20-2007
February 02, 2010


ZESTRON Launches New
February 02, 2010


SMTA Issues SMTA International 2010 Call for Papers
February 02, 2010


Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. Achieves ITAR Registration
IIT, Inc. annonced today its implementation of the ITAR Compliance Program
February 01, 2010


SMTA Announces International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Call for Papers
January 28, 2010


Altium, EMA and Kyzen to Exhibit at VIRTUAL PCB
January 26, 2010


Technical Devices Company Equips ZESTRON America's Technical Center with Its Nu/Clean AquaBatch Jr.
January 21, 2010


Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. to Exhibit at the IPC APEX Expo
Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. announced today that they will be exhibiting at the IPC APEX E
January 15, 2010


Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. Expands Representation into New England
Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. is pleased to introduce Matthew Associates as a representative
January 13, 2010


December 2009 A Busy Month for Weiner International Associates (WIA)
January 05, 2010


ZESTRON Focuses on Providing Greener Cleaning Chemistries and Technologies in 2010
January 05, 2010


ZESTRON America Announces Phoenix United Associates, Inc. as New Sales Representative
December 09, 2009


ZESTRON America Appoints Richard A. Burke as Northeast Regional Sales Manager
December 02, 2009


Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America Offering Wide Range Of Financing Solutions
November 30, 2009


S and Y INDUSTRIES, INC. Ranks No. 2,993 on the 2009 Inc. 5000
November 18, 2009


ZESTRON America Presents
November 17, 2009


FINETECH GmbH Acquires Martin GmbH
November 12, 2009


APS Novastar Appoints NamA Electronic Industry Co., Ltd.
NamA Electronic Industry will represent APS Novastar in Korea, Southeast Asia, and the Phillipines
November 10, 2009


ZESTRON Corporation Hosts SMTA D.C. Meeting on November 11, 2009
November 06, 2009


ZESTRON News – Vapor Recovery Systems Help Reduce VOC Emissions
October 20, 2009


High Accuracy Die Bonder on Display at IMAPS 2009
October 16, 2009


ZESTRON Appoints Mr. Sheldon Brennan to National Sales Manager
October 14, 2009


LORD CORPORATION'S STAPLETON TO SPEAK AT INTERNATIONAL WAFER-LEVEL PACKAGING CONFERENCE
October 07, 2009


ZESTRON to Present
September 30, 2009


SMTA International 2009 Free Offerings, a Nod to the Past, and a Look to the Future
September 28, 2009


ZESTRON to Present
September 22, 2009


LORD CORPORATION'S WANG TO SPEAK AT AIMS CONFERENCE
September 09, 2009


ZESTRON to Present at the Upcoming SMTA-MEPTEC Symposium
September 02, 2009


ZESTRON Committed to Exhibit at Major International Trade Shows for 2009
August 25, 2009


ZESTRON to Present and Exhibit at Capital SMTA Vendor Show
August 18, 2009


FINETECH to Show FINEVIEW Video Microscope at SMTA Arizona 2009
August 03, 2009


Celestica is Liquidating Its Operations in Brazil and Putting Equipment Up For Sale
Everything will be sold by auction
July 28, 2009


SMTA Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
July 16, 2009


Enthone Acquires Assets of Westbrook Technologies
Company Expands Market Presence Throughout Canada
July 14, 2009


LORD CORPORATION DEVELOPS THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE NO PUMP-OUT GREASE
July 08, 2009


ZESTRON America Hosted a Webinar in Collaboration with SMTA
July 01, 2009


LORD CORPORATION'S SARA PAISNER ELECTED PRESIDENT OF IMAPS CAROLINAS CHAPTER
June 16, 2009


ZESTRON to exhibit at the upcoming SMTA Upper Midwest Expo and Tech Forum
June 02, 2009


S and Y Industries, Inc. Announces the Purchase of More Space and Manufacturing Equipment
May 26, 2009


ZESTRON to present at the upcoming SMTA Toronto Tabletop Exhibit
May 05, 2009


FINETECH to Present at SMT/HYBRID/PACKAGING
April 23, 2009


SMTA and MEPTEC Announce Medical Electronics Symposium Collaboration
April 20, 2009


SMTA Award Nominations Now Being Accepted
April 20, 2009


TOM GEBHARDT NAMED PRESIDENT OF PANASONIC FACTORY SOLUTIONS COMPANY OF AMERICA
April 16, 2009


NOVELLUS, ATMI AND ENTHONE INTRODUCE ENHANCED ELECTROCHEMICAL DEPOSITION PROCESS FOR COPPER
Three-Way Collaboration Advances Copper Interconnect Technology for 32 Nanometers and Beyond
March 17, 2009


RPS Selective Soldering Systems to use Parker domnick hunter for Nitrogen Generation
RPS in partnership with leading supplier of N2 generation equipment; customers in production.
March 12, 2009


ZESTRON Offers more Cost-effective Alternatives to IPA
March 10, 2009


EI Microcircuits Completes IPC Lead Free Process Certification
March 09, 2009


Dr. Harald Wack named
January 28, 2009


LORD CORPORATION DEVELOPS NEW EPOXY MATERIAL THAT OFFERS NXP SEMICONDUCTOR COST REDUCTION
January 22, 2009


FINETECH Appoints Axiomatek as Exclusive Representative in Mexico
January 06, 2009


ROCKWELL COLLINS GRANT SUPPORTS OUTREACH EFFORTS FOR MENTORING FOR LATINAS IN COMPUTING
December 09, 2008


PennWell Launches Photovoltaics World Magazine, Exhibitions
December 02, 2008


Cleaning Prior to Conformal Coating
ZESTRON Successfully Presented at the Penang SMTA Chapter Vendor Day
November 26, 2008


Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. Announces Desktop Companion II
IIT, Inc. has developed a prototype solder paste printing tool
November 20, 2008


ZESTRON to present “Fluid Flow Mechanics: New Advances in Low Standoff Cleaning” at SMTAI
August 07, 2008


Indium Corporation Receives Quality Award
July 01, 2008


Austin American Technology Approves Compatibility with ZESTRON Cleaning Agents
June 24, 2008


SMTA ANNOUNCES DATES AND LOCATION FOR SMTA INTERNATIONAL IN 2009
June 04, 2008


Raby: ‘Greatest Invention Not Transistor’
April 21, 2008


SMTA Announces Partnership with MentorNet
April 15, 2008


In Remembrance of Norb Socolowski
February 29, 2008


ZESTRON Asia Pacific Expands its Engineering Team
January 29, 2008


ASC International – New Solder Paste Inspection Systems
January 23, 2008


Curt Williams Joins The Morey Corporation as Strategic Business Development Manager
January 22, 2008


Harsh Environment Electronics Workshop Announced
Workshop co-sponsored by SMTA and Auburn University (CAVE)
June 12, 2006

The Harsh Environment Electronics Workshop will be held July 19-20 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel - Indianapolis (IN) and addresses the concerns related to harsh environment electronics and the challenges within the vehicle electronics community.



SMTA INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT MANUFACTURING SYMPOSIUM
Symposium helps form profitable relationships
for contract manufacturers, customers and investors
June 02, 2006

For industry professionals who have an interest in contract manufacturing, the SMTA has once again organized the popular Contract Manufacturing Symposium at SMTAI 2006



SMTA INTERNATIONAL OPENING SESSION AND ANNUAL MEETING ANNOUNCED
Plans underway for 2006 activities
May 19, 2006

The Opening Session and Annual Meeting during SMTA International (September 24-28 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, IL) will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 26 and 27, respectively.



SMTA INTERNATIONAL OFFERINGS ON LEAD-FREE AND ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE
Annual conference to coincide with ATExpo in Chicago Sept. 24-28
May 15, 2006

SMTA is again co-locating its annual conference, SMTA International, with the Assembly Tech Expo (ATExpo) show this fall at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois (Conference: September 24-28; Exhibits: September 26-28).



SMTA International Conference Sneak Preview
Technical committee dedicated to world-class program
May 09, 2006

The SMTA has announced the formation of the SMTA International Technical Committee for 2006



Indium Corporation Celebrates 72nd Anniversary
Revolutionizing solder and indium chemical industries
March 16, 2006

In March 1934, Indium Corporation was founded in Utica, NY, USA. From a start-up business in a garage, Dr. William S. Murray (president), J. Robert Dyer, Jr. (vice president) and Daniel Gray (research) revolutionized the solder and indium chemical worlds.



SchmidtRFID Partners with Cogiscan
RFID solutions for electronics manufacturers in Asia
February 24, 2006

Schmidt Electronics Group and Cogiscan are pleased to announce the first step of a long-term strategic partnership. SchmidtRFID, a division of Schmidt Electronics Group, will offer the complete range of Cogiscan RFID solutions in Asia.



Year of the Designer Web Site Goes Live
Cornerstone of yearlong celebration of PCB design profession
February 06, 2006

UP Media announced that the Year of the Designer Web site is now live. It is the cornerstone of a yearlong celebration of the PCB design profession. It provides designers with a forum for sharing



Indium Corporation Introduces Lead-free Transition Wave Solder Flux
Excellent solderability, superior hole fill, and reduced solder balling
January 24, 2006

Indium Corporation introduces WF-9942, a powerful new wave solder flux that offers excellent solderability, superior hole fill, and reduced solder balling.



Libra Awarded ISO 13485 Certification for Manufacture of Medical Devices
Customers assurance of stringent control of business practices
January 20, 2006

Libra Industries, Inc. recently received ISO 13485 certification for its medical electronics-related engineering and manufacturing operations. The certification provides Libra's customers the assurance of stringent control of business practices.



ZESTRON Construction of New Global Headquarters on Schedule
Featuring the world's largest application technology center
January 20, 2006

ZESTRON broke ground in October on its new global headquarters in Manassas, VA. Construction remains on schedule for an opening in mid-2006. The new global headquarters will feature the world's largest application technology center.



Cogiscan RFID Smart Feeders in AGS Refurbished Machines
First step of strategic OEM reselling partnership
December 15, 2005

AGS Pte Ltd. and Cogiscan are pleased to announce the first step of a strategic OEM reselling partnership. In the first phase of this program AGS will start to integrate and resell the following Cogiscan products:



Indium Corporation Wins Global Technology Award
World’s first reworkable, air reflowable, Pb-free no-flow underfill
December 02, 2005

Indium Corporation has received the Global Technology Award for its NF260 No-Flow Underfill. Sponsored by Global SMT & Packaging magazine, the award recognizes product excellence and innovation in semiconductor packaging and electronics assembly.



Micro Dynamics & Win Wood Receive 2005 Tenke Awards
Honoring leaders in Minnesota technology industries
November 22, 2005

Micro Dynamics was named the emerging company recipient in the advanced manufacturing category of the 2005 Tekne Awards. Additionally, Win Wood, vice president of strategic programs, was the winner in the emerging leadership award.



ZESTRON Study Concludes Modern Cleaners Alleviate Lead-free Issues
Contaminant removal inhibits dendrite growth and bolsters reliability
November 11, 2005

A recent ZESTRON study concluded that chemically supported cleaning will offset the potential for climatic failures by lead-free solder. A suitable cleaning process with a modern cleaning agent removes contaminants and inhibits dendrite growth.



Cogiscan Announces Launch of New Web Site
Guiding manufacturers on material control challenges
November 03, 2005

Cogiscan announces the launch of their new Web site, cogiscan.com. The new Web site is designed to guide manufacturers facing specific material control challenges such as lead-free/RoHS compliance, Lean Manufacturing, and inventory cost reduction.



UP Media Group Announces Year of the Designer
Yearlong celebration honors PCB designers throughout 2006
October 27, 2005

UP Media Group announced the Year of the Designer - a yearlong celebration that will honor printed circuit board (PCB) designers throughout 2006 - at the 10th anniversary PCB Design Conference East 2005 (October 10-14, Manchester, NH).



Libra Installs New Selective Soldering Machine
Increasing efficiency, reproducibility, and automation
October 27, 2005

Libra Industries installed a state-of-the-art selective soldering machine from Vitronics Soltec. This provides a number of advantages, including increased efficiency and reproducibility and the ability to employ traditional and lead-free on the same line.



New Patents Lift Speedline Technologies’ Total Above 400
Company continues aggressive drive for innovation
October 26, 2005

As the recent award of seven new U.S. patents lifts Speedline Technologies’ total above 400, the company continues its aggressive drive to innovate and improve the semiconductor manufacturing and PCB assembly processes.



MACK Technologies Announces New Acquisition
141,000 sq. ft. Facility in Melbourne, Florida
October 26, 2005

MACK Technologies announced the acquisition of their previously leased facility in Melbourne, FL. Since October 2002, MACK has been utilizing the site for manufacturing after Solectron was purchased by MACK Technologies, Inc.



Hover-Davis To Offer Intelligent Feeding Solutions
Based on Cogiscan Smart Material Control technology
September 22, 2005

Hover-Davis and Cogiscan announce the second phase of their long-term strategic partnership. Under a global OEM re-selling agreement, Hover-Davis will start offering Cogiscan RFID hardware and software applications.



Micro Dynamics & Win Wood Named Tenke Award Finalist
Program recognizes technology innovation and leadership
September 22, 2005

Micro Dynamics Corporation (MDC) and Win Wood, MDC vice president of strategic programs, have been named as a finalist for a 2005 Tekne Award, Minnesota’s annual awards program that recognizes superior technology innovation and leadership.



ZESTRON America to Participate at New England Lead-free Seminar
Delivering expert knowledge on lead-free related cleaning issues
September 13, 2005

ZESTRON America will be featured November 2 in a lead-free seminar hosted by MPS Associates at the Westford Regency in Westford, MA. In collaboration with industry partners ZESTRON will deliver expert knowledge on lead-free related cleaning issues.



Universal Instruments Exhibiting at ATExpo
Polaris Assembly Cell and Polaris Junior on display
September 02, 2005

Universal Instruments will be exhibiting at the Assembly Technology Expo (ATExpo) show this September 27-29 (booth #1123), in conjunction with SMTA International at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.



Libra Industries Allies with Engent, Inc.
Providing advanced manufacturing solutions
August 25, 2005

Libra Industries announces the formation of a strategic alliance with Engent, Inc. The partnership allows Libra to bring Engent's next generation process development capabilities to market.



UP Media Group Announces PCB East 2005 Conference Program
10th anniversary conference and exhibition for PCB professionals
August 15, 2005

UP Media Group announced the conference program and event schedule for the 10th anniversary PCB East 2005, a conference and exhibition for printed circuit board (PCB) engineering, design, and manufacture professionals.



New Rep in Northwest US for Indium Corporation
L.E.T.S. to sell Indium’s extensive lines
August 10, 2005

Indium Corporation announced that Lusher Electronic Technology Sales (L.E.T.S.) NW has become its newest representative, responsible for sales and service in the northwest U.S. territory (Oregon, Washington and Idaho).



ZESTRON Meets New RoHS and WEEE Guidelines
Cleaning agents free of all hazardous materials
August 10, 2005

ZESTRON announces that it is fully prepared to meet the new hazardous substances (RoHS) and waste disposal (WEEE) guidelines. For over 15 years, ZESTRON has actively been avoiding the use of any hazardous or dangerous raw materials.



Samsung Electronics Expands Cogiscan MSD Control System in China
Strategic investment in control system across Suzhou factory
August 10, 2005

Samsung Electronics Computer Co. is announcing a strategic investment to expand their existing Cogiscan Moisture Sensitive Device (MSD) Control System across their factory in Suzhou, China.



Knowledge in Process Leaders Comment on SMT Manufacturing
Assembly issues in new Speedline Technologies blog
August 08, 2005

Knowledge in process leaders will comment on semiconductor manufacturing and PCB assembly in a new blog by Speedline Technologies. The blog will share industry-leading insight, technical know-how, and personal observations from the company’s top experts.



Soldering Technology International Changes Company Name
STI Electronics to better represent developing technical expertise
June 30, 2005

Soldering Technology International has officially changed its name to STI Electronics, Inc. President and CEO David Raby says that the word



In Remembrance of Ron Daniels
A true friend and gentleman
June 30, 2005

The SMTA has lost a good friend, active association member, and a dedicated volunteer. Ron Daniels died unexpectedly on June 4th. I first met Ron over 20 years ago when he was editor of Circuits Assembly magazine...



Indium Corporation To Exhibit at SEMICON West
Featuring semiconductor and specialty solder materials
June 16, 2005

Indium Corporation will be exhibiting their newest products for the semiconductor and power semiconductor assembly industry at SEMICON West on July 12-14 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.



RiverSide Electronics Earns Recertification
Eastman Kodak Company Supplier Program
June 07, 2005

RiverSide Electronics has been recognized as a Certified Supplier to Eastman Kodak Company for the second year in a row. RiverSide provides electronic manufacturing services (EMS), primarily printed circuit boards, to Kodak Health Imaging.



Polyonics Receives Export Champion National Award
The power of exporting high tech, high value label materials
June 03, 2005

On April 27, Bruce Smith, Polyonics president, and chairman Jim Williams went to Washington, DC, to receive the Export Champion National Award of 2005 by the Small Business Administration.



Sanmina SCI Switches to ZESTRON® For Underside Cleaning
Significantly reducing number of solder balls per board
May 24, 2005

Sanmina SCI recently replaced IPA in their existing underside cleaning process with ZESTRON® SW. The key reason for the switch was to significantly reduce the number of solder balls per board to comply with the IPC-610 standard.



Micro Dynamics and Logic Announce Merger
Combined expertise for new offerings for OEMs
May 17, 2005

Micro Dynamics and Logic Product Development announce a merger offering product development and manufacturing services from initial product concept and design to volume production and fulfillment.



Hover-Davis' Semiconductor Feeding Solutions Group
Flexibility and significant reduction in assembly costs
May 12, 2005

Hover-Davis established the Semiconductor Feeding Solutions Group to focus on the proliferation of bare die beyond traditional single die packages and the blurring between component level and board level assembly.



Cogiscan RFID Smart Feeder Selected by Positron Technologies
Component inventory tracking and machine set up validation
May 06, 2005

Positron Technologies selected Cogiscan for a complete system for component inventory tracking and machine set up validation on all their SMT lines. The Cogiscan RFID Smart Feeder technology is installed on the Fuji CP6 and IP3 machines.



Speedline Helps Electronic Manufacturers Optimize New Processes
Advanced Development Group’s offerings detailed on new web site
April 28, 2005

Speedline Technologies’ Advanced Development Group assists manufacturers in the PCB assembly and semiconductor industries investigate, develop, and optimize emerging technologies that they’re considering for future implementation.



ZESTRON® America Announces New Sales Representation
MPS Associates in New England and MarTec in the southeast
April 28, 2005

ZESTRON® America, a leader in cleaning processes and services, is pleased to announce new sales representation across the eastern US by MPS Associates in New England and MarTec in the southeast.