ZESTRON to Present Cleaning Before Conformal Coating at the SMTA Wisconsin Chapter Meeting on May 16May 15, 2012
16TH annual event supported community through education, networking and charitable donationsApril 25, 2012
14 years after it was introduced, SIPAD process still being pioneeredOctober 15, 2011
Workshops Will Be Free-of-Charge and Cover Cleaning and Conformal Coating IssuesApril 05, 2011
System reduces costs and increases quality and customer satisfactionApril 04, 2011
SSI growing strong despite poor economyMarch 30, 2011
Water Treatment Systems for all Batch CleanersMarch 14, 2011
The premier online training resource for your learning - on your timeFebruary 02, 2011
Webinar is supported by SMTAJanuary 14, 2011
The industry's only live, Web-based event for electronics designers, fabricators, and assemblersOctober 19, 2010
Visually Inspectable, Highly Conductive PWB Final Finish Enables Ease of ICTSeptember 02, 2010
ZESTRON to Present at the SMTA Ohio Valley Expo & Tech ForumJuly 07, 2010
IIT, Inc. annonced today its implementation of the ITAR Compliance ProgramFebruary 01, 2010
Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. announced today that they will be exhibiting at the IPC APEX EJanuary 15, 2010
Integrated Ideas & Technologies, Inc. is pleased to introduce Matthew Associates as a representativeJanuary 13, 2010
NamA Electronic Industry will represent APS Novastar in Korea, Southeast Asia, and the PhillipinesNovember 10, 2009
Everything will be sold by auctionJuly 28, 2009
Company Expands Market Presence Throughout CanadaJuly 14, 2009
Three-Way Collaboration Advances Copper Interconnect Technology for 32 Nanometers and BeyondMarch 17, 2009
RPS in partnership with leading supplier of N2 generation equipment; customers in production.March 12, 2009
ZESTRON Successfully Presented at the Penang SMTA Chapter Vendor DayNovember 26, 2008
IIT, Inc. has developed a prototype solder paste printing toolNovember 20, 2008
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.
Symposium helps form profitable relationships
June 02, 2006
for contract manufacturers, customers and investors
For industry professionals who have an interest in contract manufacturing, the SMTA has once again organized the popular Contract Manufacturing Symposium at SMTAI 2006
Plans underway for 2006 activitiesMay 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.
Annual conference to coincide with ATExpo in Chicago Sept. 24-28May 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).
Technical committee dedicated to world-class programMay 09, 2006
The SMTA has announced the formation of the SMTA International Technical Committee for 2006
Revolutionizing solder and indium chemical industriesMarch 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.
RFID solutions for electronics manufacturers in AsiaFebruary 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.
Cornerstone of yearlong celebration of PCB design professionFebruary 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
Excellent solderability, superior hole fill, and reduced solder ballingJanuary 24, 2006
Indium Corporation introduces WF-9942, a powerful new wave solder flux that offers excellent solderability, superior hole fill, and reduced solder balling.
Customers assurance of stringent control of business practicesJanuary 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.
Featuring the world's largest application technology centerJanuary 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.
First step of strategic OEM reselling partnershipDecember 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:
World’s first reworkable, air reflowable, Pb-free no-flow underfillDecember 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.
Honoring leaders in Minnesota technology industriesNovember 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.
Contaminant removal inhibits dendrite growth and bolsters reliabilityNovember 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.
Guiding manufacturers on material control challengesNovember 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.
Yearlong celebration honors PCB designers throughout 2006October 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).
Increasing efficiency, reproducibility, and automationOctober 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.
Company continues aggressive drive for innovationOctober 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.
141,000 sq. ft. Facility in Melbourne, FloridaOctober 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.
Based on Cogiscan Smart Material Control technologySeptember 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.
Program recognizes technology innovation and leadershipSeptember 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.
Delivering expert knowledge on lead-free related cleaning issuesSeptember 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.
Polaris Assembly Cell and Polaris Junior on displaySeptember 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.
Providing advanced manufacturing solutionsAugust 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.
10th anniversary conference and exhibition for PCB professionalsAugust 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.
L.E.T.S. to sell Indium’s extensive linesAugust 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).
Cleaning agents free of all hazardous materialsAugust 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.
Strategic investment in control system across Suzhou factoryAugust 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.
Assembly issues in new Speedline Technologies blogAugust 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.
STI Electronics to better represent developing technical expertiseJune 30, 2005
Soldering Technology International has officially changed its name to STI Electronics, Inc. President and CEO David Raby says that the word
A true friend and gentlemanJune 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...
Featuring semiconductor and specialty solder materialsJune 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.
Eastman Kodak Company Supplier ProgramJune 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.
The power of exporting high tech, high value label materialsJune 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.
Significantly reducing number of solder balls per boardMay 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.
Combined expertise for new offerings for OEMsMay 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.
Flexibility and significant reduction in assembly costsMay 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.
Component inventory tracking and machine set up validationMay 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.
Advanced Development Group’s offerings detailed on new web siteApril 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.
MPS Associates in New England and MarTec in the southeastApril 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.