Company News

Epec Now Offering PCB Layout and Design Services

Jul 21, 2017

July 21, 2017; New Bedford, MA - Epec Engineered Technologies, one of America’s oldest printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers located outside of Boston, MA, announced today their latest offering of PCB layout and design services to their customers.

Founded in 1952, Epec has a long history with circuit boards and the PCB industry. Over the past 65 years, Epec has worked on countless... Read More

American Polyfim Inc. Expansion: A Branford Success Story

Jul 21, 2017

Established in 1998 by Branford's Cassella family, American Polyfilm Inc. officially cut the ribbon on the company's state of the art manufacturing headquarters in Branford on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The gleaming, energy-efficient building at 15 Baldwin Drive has been designed and built using Branford-based companies.

Company founder Victor Cassella said expanding into a new, modern... Read More

EDAC Names New Manufacturer's Representative to Serve the Countries of Mexico and Central America

Jul 21, 2017

TORONTO, Canada – July 2017 - EDAC, a global leader in the design and manufacture of RoHS-compliant interconnect products, today announced Everest Sales & Solutions, Inc. has been appointed to represent the EDAC connector lines in Mexico and Central American countries. With this addition to EDAC’s global sales network, the Company continues to affirm its strategic initiative to provide... Read More

PNC Inc.’s BGA Assembly

Jul 20, 2017

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At PNC Inc., with state-of-the-art BGA placement equipment, refined BGA assembly processes and X-ray test equipment, we can build high-quality BGA boards.

PNC’s SMT production teams carefully review PC board files, BGA datasheets and BGA ball sizes to make an optimized custom thermal profile for each job. For example, when the ball size is larger than normal, the... Read More

Wrisco Joins the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM)

Jul 20, 2017

Wrisco is an Associate Member of the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM). The association represents manufacturers that produce light- and medium-duty trailers and suppliers of products and services to these manufacturers. NATM seeks to promote awareness of safety and provide a voice for trailer manufacturers and their suppliers when issues of trailer safety and regulation are... Read More

Digicom Electronics Receives AS9100:2016 (RevD) Aerospace and ISO 9001:2015 Certifications

Jul 20, 2017

Quality Management System certified by Intertek

Oakland, Calif. - July 19, 2017 - Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company based in Oakland, CA, announces it has been certified by Intertek for AS9100:2016 (RevD) and ISO 9001:2015. AS9100:2016 (RevD) is the standard for organizations that design and manufacture products... Read More

American Polarizers Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Jul 20, 2017

Reading, PA, July 2017 - American Polarizers Inc. (API), a world leader in the manufacture of polarized filters and other optical products, has announced it has obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification. Already an industry leader, the implementation of ISO standards will help the company further improve its ability to meet the needs and quality requirements of the foremost corporations around the... Read More

Brady Selected by Rockwell Collins for Corporate RFID Program

Jul 20, 2017

RFID tag system will wirelessly identify flyable aircraft parts and track component history

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (July 19, 2017) - Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced that its Aerospace RFID Solution has been selected by Rockwell Collins to meet RFID labeling and tracking needs within its Interior Systems business​,... Read More

Ajax TOCCO Installs Twin Floating Inductor Weld Preheat System at High-Capacity, Heavy Duty, Fork Truck Manufacturer

Jul 20, 2017

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic has completed the installation of a twin bead weld preheat system for SAW (submerged arc weld) process at a manufacturer of high capacity heavy duty fork / lift trucks. This is the second installation at this facility for Ajax TOCCO. The first install was single bead preheat system.

The new twin bead floating inductor weld preheat system simultaneously heats two... Read More

CyberOptics SE500-II Solder Paste Inspection

Jul 19, 2017

PNC Inc. recently purchased an SE500-II solder paste inspection machine from CyberOptics.

In addition to other recent purchases, this machine completes another fully-equipped, top-of-the-line assembly line for the company.

The SE500-II can scan 30% faster than its predecessors thanks to its unique all-in-one scan sequence. This allows it to inspect PC boards at a rate faster than... Read More

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Selected by Airbus to 3D Print Polymer Serial Flying A350 XWB Parts

Jul 19, 2017

VALENCIA, Calif. - Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS) and one of the world’s largest 3D printing and advanced manufacturing service providers, has been chosen by Airbus to produce 3D printed polymer parts for use on A350 XWB aircraft. The company will print non-structural parts such as brackets, and other parts used for system installation, on... Read More

Schenke Tool Adds New CNC Machining Capabilities

Jul 19, 2017

Schenke Tool Company, located in Paradise, PA, has increased its CNC Capacity by installing the Haas ST-20SSY including CNC Turning and Milling operations in one machine. The Haas Y-axis lathes provide the ability to turn and mill complex parts and perform multiple operations on a single machine – increasing throughput, reducing handling, and improving part accuracy.

This new CNC... Read More

Accurate Engineering Inc. Recently Purchased an ATG A5 Flying Probe Continuity Tester

Jul 18, 2017

This machine uses 8 test probes, four on either side (Softtouch or Micro needle probes).

The ATG A5’s smallest testable pitch is 4 mils. It can handle a PC board as thin as 0.05 mm and as thick as 2.5 mm with a maximum board size of 650 mm x 520 mm. This machine is also able to conduct high voltage tests as high as 500 V. To facilitate the further efficiency, the ATG A5 can handle... Read More

Official Racing Aluminum Sponsor of the World Racing Group

Jul 18, 2017

Wrisco is proud to be the Official Racing Aluminum Sponsor of the World Racing Group (WRG) for 2017, 2018 and 2019! Our Official Designation of Proud Aluminum Sponsor includes the following WRG Series:

  • World of Outlaws Late Model Series
  • Super DIRTcar Series
  • Summer Nationals
  • Summit Racing Modified Nationals
  • NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRTWeek
  • ... Read More

Official Aluminum Sponsor of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Jul 18, 2017

Wrisco will continue its partnership with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series throughout 2019 as the series Official Aluminum Sponsor. "It wouldn't be possible for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to bring the most exciting events to fans without help from dedicated partners like Wrisco Industries," said Rick Schwallie, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Director. "Wrisco was one of the... Read More

PNC Inc. Recently Purchased Two Pick-and-Place Machines from Juki – the KE-3020VXL and the KE-3010XL

Jul 17, 2017

“2017 is going to be a year of significant investments and improvements,” said PNC Inc. President Sam Sangani. “These equipment acquisitions are just the beginning.”

Both of these machines have extensive capabilities including accepting boards up to 22” x24” and supporting both electronic and Mechanical tape feeders. The KE-3020VXL and the KE-3010XL can hold up to 160, 8mm... Read More

DESTACO Named a “Vendor of the Year” by MSC Industrial Supply

Jul 15, 2017

Global company recognized as inaugural winner in tooling components category

Auburn Hills, Mich. (June 22, 2017) – DESTACO, the industry’s leading global provider of high-performance automation, workholding and containment solutions, recently received “Tooling Components Vendor of the Year” honors from MSC Industrial Supply Co., a premier distributor of Metalworking and... Read More

Modernistic Receives SGIA Sustainability Recognition Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

Jul 15, 2017

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) member company MODERNISTIC was recently honored with their eighth consecutive SGIA Sustainability Recognition Award. MODERNISTIC continues to distinguish itself as a leader of sustainable business practices by being the only printer in the world to receive this distinction for eight consecutive years.

Each company was asked to outline the... Read More

Metals Service Center Debuts in Chicago, Mcnichols Celebrates with Open House

Jul 15, 2017

Elk Grove Village – April 2017 - Hundreds of guests attended the two-day open house April 26-27 celebrating the debut of McNICHOLS New Chicago Metals Service Center.

The Metals Service Center began operating at 2200 Arthur Ave. in Elk Grove Village in July, 2016 after relocating from Des Plaines, where it had operated for 10 years. About 75 associates serve customers from the new... Read More

LGH to Expand Hydra-Slide Fleet to Serve U.S. Rental Market

Jul 14, 2017

Bridgeview, Illinois-based lifting equipment rental specialist Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is preparing to expand its fleet of Hydra-Slide equipment after a period of sustained utilization of its three 500 ton capacity HT500 heavy track skid systems and power units.

The HT500 is one of the most cost-effective and accurate methods for moving, loading or unloading all types of heavy loads,... Read More