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Wet Processing Work Station cleans semiconductor components.

October 17, 2016

Suitable for cleaning silicon wafers, solar cells, and other semiconductor components, Wet Processing Cleaning Station houses sink, gooseneck faucet, spray guns, and perforated surface with raised lip to contain spills. Transparent sliding front sash protects personnel from splashes while fluorescent light illuminates surface. Offered in white polypropylene or stainless steel, both of which resist damage from chemicals, bench is available with exhaust fan/filter unit to remove harmful fumes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Nordson ASYMTEK has been honored with the 2016 Global Technology Award for its IntelliJet Jetting System.

October 10, 2016

Nordson ASYMTEK Receives 2016 Global Technology Award for the IntelliJet Jet Dispensing System Award presented at SMTA International 2016 Joe Stockunas, vice president, Advanced Technology, Nordson Corporation, accepts award Carlsbad, CA, USA - Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the global leader in dispensing, jetting, and coating equipment and technologies, has been...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

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

October 6, 2016

Rosemont, Illinois, USA – 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...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Universal Brings Odd-Form Capabilities, Technical Know-How to SMTAi

September 29, 2016

Complementary technology and process solutions provide foundation for lasting profitability. Universal Instruments will exhibit on Booth #807 at the SMTA International 2016 Exhibition in Rosemont, IL, on September 27–28, demonstrating its FuzionOF™ high-speed automation platform. The company’s Advanced Process Lab (APL) will also take part in Technical Conference on September 25–29,...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Vapor Phase Soldering System offers inline convection alternative.

September 20, 2016

Along with 6–9 min cycle times or less, programmable 4040 provides SMT assemblers with optimized soldering quality, instant product changeovers, and 0% risk of overheating. Design enables installation in any workspace without requiring complex ductwork and external venting, while heat transfer efficacy and gentle conditions of vapor phase process minimize exhaust generation. Other features include power rating of <3 KW, multi-chamber design, and automatic board handling system. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Trans-Tec Worldwide and Yamaha IM America Showcase Winning SMT Assembly Technology at SMTAI 2016

September 14, 2016

Kennesaw, Georgia, USA- Yamaha IM America, in partnership with Trans-Tec Worldwide, will exhibit dynamic new SMT assembly technology in booth #813 at the upcoming SMTAI International Conference and Exhibition which takes place September 27-28 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. On exhibit will be the YAMAHA YSM20 Modular Mounter and the YCP10 High-Performance Compact...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

smartTec Showcases Universal's Fuzion at E-16 Electronics Exhibition in Denmark

September 8, 2016

Versatile platform featured in flexible production line promoting cost-effective electronics assembly in Denmark. Universal Instruments’ Channel Partner,smartTec Nordic A/S will highlight two of the company’s flexible production solutions on Stand A-1345 at the 2016 E-16 trade show to be held at the Odense Congress Center, Denmark on September 6–8. Universal’s Fuzion Platform will...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

House of Design and KEEN Develop Innovative Robotic Cell to Automate Shoe Manufacturing

August 8, 2016

The UNEEK Robotic Cell, on display at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, weaves the interlocking cords of the shoe’s upper portion AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – House of Design, LLC, an ABB Robotics Value Provider located in Nampa, Idaho, has collaborated with outdoor and lifestyle footwear company, KEEN, Inc., to develop an innovative robotic cell to address the challenge of automating...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Sonobond's Ultrasonic Battery Assembly Capabilities Scheduled for International Display

August 1, 2016

Increased Trade Show Participation Parallels Expected Spike in Demand for Innovative Energy Storage WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania – Sonobond’s ultrasonic battery assembly prowess will be featured at trade shows in China and Michigan this year. The company’s participation in two events is indicative of growing worldwide interest in battery solutions for renewable energy storage, notes...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Juki Offers 3600 7\" Reel Storage Capacity

July 5, 2016

MORRISVILLE, NC - Juki Automation Systems (JAS), Inc., a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and systems and part of Juki Automation Systems Corporation, is pleased to announce that its ISM UltraFlex 3600 Intelligent Storage System provides automatic kitting for the next run on placement machines. Providing the ultimate flexibility, the system communicates with the placement...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

LED Mounter handles long boards up to 1.5 m.

June 23, 2016

Supporting diverse LED nozzles, JX-350 LED Mounter can simultaneously place up to 6 diffusing lenses over top of LED for backlighting applications. Flexible placement system offered by this solution is designed for LED lighting products and mid- to large-sized LCD backlights. Design supports ultra-long boards up to 1,500 mm and Juki laser centering ensures high-speed, accurate placement. Fiducial and solder pad recognition are also standard features. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

FEI Launches Three New Tools for Next-Generation Semiconductor Manufacturing

June 20, 2016

New solutions are designed to address the challenges of 7nm technology node metrology and defect/failure analysis. Hillsboro, Ore. - FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today the release of three new tools for process control and defect/failure analysis in advanced semiconductor manufacturing. Two of the tools are specifically targeted at the 7nm node, and all are designed to allow manufacturers to...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Modular Surface Mounter delivers placement rates to 200,000 CPH.

May 27, 2016

Supporting flexible and versatile production formats for OEMs and contract assemblers, Z:TA-R / YSM40R features 1 m wide compact platform, 4-beam layout, and multi-nozzle rotary head. High-speed side view camera checks status of components in real-time immediately after pickup as well as before and after mounting. Compatible with components down to 0201 metric (0.25 x 0.125 mm), system uses algorithms for automatic component data generation that help prevent pickup and recognition errors. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mack Technologies Chooses Universal Instruments' Fuzion Platform

April 15, 2016

Award-winning EMS company adds capacity and doubles utilization while also enhancing technical capabilities and operational flexibility. Mack Technologies, a leading provider of contract electronic manufacturing solutions, has chosen Universal Instruments’ Fuzion Platform solutions to boost efficiency for its high-mix product requirements and increasing volume demands. The company has...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Thermal & Heating Equipment

BTU's Fred Dimock Will Discuss How to Reduce Reflow Costs at SMTA Monterrey

April 8, 2016

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.– BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, today announced that Fred Dimock will present during the SMTA Monterrey Expo Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, April 14th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Apodaca) in Monterrey. Dimock will discuss how to reduce...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX

April 4, 2016

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX GAINESVILLE, GA - Count On Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, received great customer feedback at the recent IPC APEX EXPO. The company exhibited its new refreshed look for the first time and received many quality leads from prospective customers with special interest...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Silicon Mountain Adds Capacity with Fuzion, Receives Partnership Award from Universal

April 4, 2016

High-speed platform doubles output for memory module production, continues rewarding collaboration between companies. To meet the demands of a growing customer base, US-based Contract Electronics Manufacturer Silicon Mountain Contract Services(SMCS) has added a Fuzion4-120™ high-speed platform to its Nampa, ID manufacturing facility. The new Fuzion is the sixth Universal Instruments surface...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Mentor Graphics Enhances Support for TSMC 7nm Design Starts and 10nm Production

March 17, 2016

WILSONVILLE, Ore. - Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced further enhancements and optimizations to the Calibre platform and Analog FastSPICE™ (AFS) platform by completing TSMC 10nm FinFET V1.0 certification. In addition, the Calibre and Analog FastSPICE platforms are ready for early design starts and IP design on TSMC's 7nm FinFET process based on the most current...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Precision Rails Accessory supports micro-components.

March 11, 2016

With StripFeeder Precision Rails, customers can take advantage of StripFeeder platform when running micro-components such as 0201s, 01005s, and 03015s in 4 or 8 mm tape. Each rail features machined lanes based on industry tape standards. Ball detents located on one end of rail hold tape in place by sprocket hole for part registration and repeatable pick-and-place applications. With additional support underneath tape, microscopic components do not see violent movement as with some feeder systems. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Universal Unveils Two New Platforms at APEX

March 10, 2016

Breakthrough solutions deliver exceptional value and expand range into electronics assembly market. Universal Instruments will launch two pioneering additions to the industry’s most comprehensive solutions portfolio at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on March 15–17. On booth 2441, the company will showcase the Uflex™ modular automation platform, delivering...Read More