Thursday, July 28, 2016



Europlacer Expansion Continues with New Distributor in Poland.

DORSET, UNITED KINGDOM - Pick & place equipment manufacturer Europlacer has appointed PAKT Electronics as its exclusive distributor in Poland. Formed in 2008, PAKT is well connected across the country and represents other principals in the territory, offering capital equipment, peripherals and consumables.

OK International Installs Glenbrook Technologies’ JewelBox Ultra Compact X-ray System

 Steven Zweig, VP of Sales Glenbrook Technologies and Kit Weste, Technical Service Manager of OK International.
RANDOLPH, NJ - OK International has installed Glenbrook Technologies’ JewelBox Ultra Compact X-ray System at their new state-of-the-art world headquarters in Cypress, California.

The JewelBox Ultra Compact will be used for quality control in the lab, demonstration capability for their line of BGA Rework Stations and as part of their many technical seminars.

The JewelBox Ultra Compact is a full featured micro-focus x-ray machine with up to 1,200x magnification, 5 axis positioner with 360 degree rotation and 45 degree tilt.

Gowanda Expands Inductor Capabilities with the Acquisition of Butler Winding

GOWANDA, NY - Gowanda Electronics, a business unit of Gowanda Components Group (GCG), is pleased to announce that its capabilities for the design and manufacture of inductors and other passive components are expanding in connection with its parent company’s acquisition of Butler Winding in Butler, PA.

New Silicone Sealant Technology from Henkel Offers Automotive Module Manufacturers Process Flexibility through Unique Cure Capability

IRVINE, CA - A brand new silicone adhesive sealant technology from Henkel Adhesive Electronics provides both high performance and process flexibility. The new material, BERGQUIST TLB 400 SLT, is a two-part silicone sealant designed for automotive module applications. With an adaptable thermal cure profile that enables full cure at temperatures from 25°C to 180°C, the technologically advanced sealant allows automotive specialists to accommodate various manufacturing protocols.

Illinois Capacitor: Rechargeable Coin Cell Batteries Offer World's Highest mAh Capacity and Very-High Reliability

High density power solutions are a good fit for IoT wearable products.

EVANSTON, IL - RJD Series batteries are different in design from other lithium ion coin-cell batteries. A new encapsulation technology significantly increases storage capacity by completely utilizing the space within the cell case. High power density is a significant benefit in IoT wearable applications.

Juki Automation Systems Europe Earns Outstanding Performance Award

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 Juki Automation Systems Europe won an outstanding performance award as the highest performing company in the Juki Group for the first half of 2016.

Rehm Opens Its Doors for Technology Day in Blaubeuren

The mechanical engineering company discusses production systems in the digital age

BLAUBEUREN-SEISSEN, GERMANY - Every fifth company in Germany is already equipped with a smart factory, i.e. an intelligent production facility at which machines and systems are networked to an ever greater extent, so that all manufacturing sequences are centrally coordinated and, ideally, can even be automatically controlled, documented and traced.

Saline Lectronics Purchases a Schunk Electric High-Performance Router for High-Reliability PCBAs

SALINE, MI  ― Saline Lectronics, Inc., a leading electronics contract manufacturer, has installed the SAR-800-B 1-CL High-Performance Router from Schunk Electric. The sale was facilitated by The Murray Percival Company. Lectronics now can offer customers consistent results for odd-shaped or high-reliability PCBAs, as well as more flexibility with depanelization methods.

TRI Announces Relocation of its North America Branch Office

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Test Research, Inc. (TRI) officially announces the relocation of its North America branch office, Test Research USA, Inc., since July 1, 2016.

The contact information of Test Research USA, Inc. listed below will become effective on July 1, 2016:

SMTA and IPC: Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference Program Finalized
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The SMTA and IPC are pleased to announce the program for the 2016 Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference being held October 25-27, 2016 in Rosemont, IL.

Two tutorials will be held on Tuesday, October 25th. Dale Lee, Plexus Corporation, will instruct “Design for Excellence: Focus on DfR-Design for Reliability of Hardware to be Cleaned” on Tuesday morning. After lunch, Doug Pauls, Rockwell Collins and Jason Keeping, P.Eng., Celestica, Inc. will co-instruct a course on “Robust Coating Processes in the Factory: Methods, Critical Parameters, Problems and Remedies.”

Vi TECHNOLOGY Promotes Jacky Zhou to Sales Manager – China
SAINT-EGREVE, FRANCE - Vi TECHNOLOGY, a leading provider of inspection solutions for PCB assembly, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jacky Zhou to Sales Manager – China.

Zhou joined Vi TECHNOLOGY in 2005 as Applications & Support Engineer, and quickly moved up to a sales position in East China.

Viribright Lighting Announces US Patent Award for LED Packaging Design
CORONA, CA - Viribright Lighting, Inc., a global leader in LED lighting manufacturing, announced today that is has received a US Patent (US 9,379,300) for the design of an LED chip welded in a flip-chip manner on a floating copper heat radiation support. The Viribright LED packaging design generates more lumens per watt with better control of heat dissipation than previous LED manufacturing methods.


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