IPC releases F revisions of electronics assembly standards.

With F revisions, IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies, and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies have been updated to include technical advances in solder on plastic surface mount components, new criteria for P-style and solder-charged Butt/I SMT terminations, and change to void criteria for BGAs. Also, enhancements have been made to language...

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Liberty Pumps

Liberty Pumps Announces Building Expansion

Liberty Pumps has broken ground on a major building expansion that will add an additional 81,000 square feet to its manufacturing and warehouse space, as well as another 8,000 square feet to its product research and development area. Since its last expansion in 2008, Liberty has more than doubled its sales. “This expansion will provide needed space for additional manufacturing cells along with...

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Ellsworth Adhesives

Ellsworth Adhesives Exhibiting at Medical Electronics Symposium

GERMANTOWN, WI – Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year’s Medical Electronics Symposium at Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon September 18 and 19, 2014. Ellsworth Adhesives is displaying the latest technology of adhesives, dispensing and curing equipment for...

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Ellsworth Adhesives

Ellsworth Adhesives Exhibiting at Aircraft Interiors Expo

GERMANTOWN, WI – - Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo-® in Seattle, Washington, October 14 through the 16. Ellsworth Adhesives is displaying the latest technology of adhesives, dispensing and curing equipment for aircraft assembly at...

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Metcal a Brand of OK International

Metcal and Kester Solder to Hold Rework Workshop

GARDEN GROVE, CA- – Metcal today announced that it will hold its next rework workshop in conjunction with Kester Solder. The workshop is scheduled to take place Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Double Tree Hotel in Thornton, CO. The workshop will provide tips to unlock the latest rework challenges. Experts from Metcal and Kester Solder will discuss applications and rework approaches for BGA,...

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PennEngineering

PennEngineering® Acquires PROFIL Verbindungstechnik

PennEngineering-® (Danboro, PA, USA) has acquired PROFIL Verbindungstechnik (Friedrichsdorf, Germany), it was announced today by both companies.-  PROFIL will continue to operate as a separate company under the PennEngineering corporate umbrella and the PROFIL brand of mechanical hardware will remain unaffected.-  In addition, Dr. Frank Grunow, CEO of PROFIL and Petra Michels, Chief Financial...

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Process Control

PCC Welcomes Andy Dunn as Regional Sales Manager

Process Control would like to welcome Andy Dunn as our new regional sales manager for the east coast of the US. With 20 years of equipment sales experience in the plastics and paper industry, Mr. Dunn will be an excellent addition to our sales team. He has managed sales and representative organizations resulting in excellent customer service, retention, and increased market share. He has...

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Hydraulic Institute

HI Executive Director Retirement sparks search for replacement.

Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced planned retirement, effective June 30, 2015, of Robert K. Asdal,- who has served as HI Executive Director since February 1, 1991. HI Board Chairman Dennis Wierzbicki complemented- Asdal's ceaseless energy, enthusiasm and ideas that helped continually grow HI programs and services. Continuing, Wierzbicki- noted- that a worthy successor is currently being...

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Linde Helps Fund STEM Education in Massachusetts

Murray Hill and New Providence, New Jersey, U.S., September 02, 2014 – Linde North America, Inc. is a corporate sponsor for MassBio’s 20th Annual Golf Classic, a major fundraiser that benefits its sister organization, the MassBioEd Foundation. The event will be held on September 5 at the prestigious Pinehills Golf Club in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The MassBioEd Foundation supports science and...

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North American PCB Business reflects normal seasonal slowdown.

July findings from IPC's North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program show total North American PCB shipments- down 2.3% from July 2013, leaving year-to-date (YTD) shipment growth flat at -0.6%. Compared to June, PCB shipments were down 13.0%. PCB bookings decreased 6.3% compared to July 2013, putting- YTD order growth rate at -6.1%, and order growth declined 14.4% compared to...

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