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IPC APEX EXPO highlights up-and-coming technologies.

Press Release Summary:

March 19, 2009 - IPC announced products that will be featured in Innovative Technology Center at 2009 IPC APEX EXPO(TM). They include MetalJet 6000 by Conductive Inkjet Technology, DEK PVP1200 Solar Metallization Screen Printer and DirEKt BGA Rx(TM) by DEK International, Hysol® 3800(TM) CSP/BGA Underfill and Multilcore® LF700(TM) Halide-Free, Lead-Free Solder Paste by Henkel Corporation, and Reflow Process Inspection by KIC. Attendees will have opportunity to view white papers, charts, and graphics of products.

IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries - Bannockburn, IL

Original Press Release

IPC Apex Expo Highlights Up-And-Coming Technologies in Innovative Technology Center

Press release date: March 5, 2009

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, March 5, 2009 - IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the products that will be featured in the Innovative Technology Center (ITC) at the 2009 IPC APEX EXPO(TM), March 31-April 2, 2009 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center, Las Vegas. Assessed by a formal IPC Review Board of industry experts, the products were selected based on their representation of a new or emerging technology with real, relevant value to the industry.

The 2009 Innovative Technology Center will feature:
o MetalJet 6000 by Conductive Inkjet Technology
o DEK PVP1200 Solar Metallization Screen Printer by DEK International
o DirEKt BGA Rx(TM) by DEK International
o Hysol® 3800(TM) CSP/BGA Underfill by Henkel Corporation
o Multilcore®LF700(TM) Halide-Free, Lead-Free Solder Paste by Henkel Corporation
o RPI (Reflow Process Inspection) by KIC

"Innovation is a catalyst for growth that is especially crucial in times of economic downturn, enabling companies to protect their presence in the marketplace," said Tony Hilvers, IPC vice president of industry programs. "Regardless of the economy, technology continues to advance and these products will make vital contributions to our industry."

IPC APEX EXPO attendees will have the opportunity to view white papers, charts and graphics of the featured products to enhance their own company's operations.

For more information on the Innovative Technology Center and this year's featured products, contact Sarah Martino, exhibit operations manager, at or +1 847-597-2831.

About IPC
IPC ( is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,700 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnect industry, including design, printed circuit board manufacturing and electronics assembly. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $1.7 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Garden Grove, Calif.; Stockholm, Sweden; and Shanghai and Shenzhen, China.


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