NEWS

Cemtrex Increases 'Bid' for Key Tronic

Cemtrex Increases 'Bid' for Key Tronic

FARMINGDALE, NY -- Cemtrex today announced a revised exchange offer to acquire Key Tronic, increasing its bid to one $10 4% debenture due 20...  Read More...

Medical Electronics Market to Grow 12%, Top $148B by 2024

Medical Electronics Market to Grow 12%, Top $148B by 2024

OCEAN VIEW, DE – The medical electronics market is poised to surpass $148 billion by 2024, up 12%, says Global Market Insights.  Read More...

Mycronic Posts Q3 Net Sales Down 2.6%

Mycronic Posts Q3 Net Sales Down 2.6%

TABY, SWEDEN – Mycronic reported third quarter net sales of $59.5 million, down 2.6% year-over-year.  Read More...

Wisconsin Redoing Terms of Foxconn Deal

Wisconsin Redoing Terms of Foxconn Deal

MADISON, WI -- A key Wisconsin agency is delaying a vote on a $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn over concerns of how the deal is word...  Read More...

Benchmark Reports Q3 Net Sales Up 5%

Benchmark Reports Q3 Net Sales Up 5%

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Benchmark Electronics reported third quarter net sales of $604 million, up 5.2% year-over-year and down 2.1% sequentially. ...  Read More...

IPC Crowns European Hand Soldering Champ

IPC Crowns European Hand Soldering Champ

PARIS – Catherine Cardinal-Simon from Thales Microelectronic won the IPC Hand Soldering Competition at IFTEC, taking home a cash prize of €3...  Read More...

Foxconn, IDG Capital to Raise $1.5B for Automotive Startups

Foxconn, IDG Capital to Raise $1.5B for Automotive Startups

TAIPEI – Foxconn and IDG Capital plan to raise $1.5 billion to seed startups in automotive technologies from self-driving AI to battery deve...  Read More...

Greenpeace: Average ‘Green’ Grade is D+

Greenpeace: Average ‘Green’ Grade is D+

SAN FRANCISCO – Awareness of green electronics is growing, but compliance is not.  Read More...

Report: Prototype Demand Differs from Regular PCB Sales

Report: Prototype Demand Differs from Regular PCB Sales

BANNOCKBURN, IL – A new report by IPC reveals cycles in demand for PCB prototypes that often differ from demand trends in regular or volume-...  Read More...

Insight Equity Acquires VirTex Enterprises

Insight Equity Acquires VirTex Enterprises

SOUTHLAKE, TX – A private equity firm has acquired local EMS company VirTex Enterprises, it was announced today.  Read More...

Battelle Awarded Patent for Fake Part Detection System

Battelle Awarded Patent for Fake Part Detection System

WASHINGTON -- The US Patent Office has awarded Battelle Memorial Institute a patent for a method to distinguish fake electronic components f...  Read More...

Report: Global CE Sales Nearly Flat in 2016

Report: Global CE Sales Nearly Flat in 2016

HERTFORDSHIRE, UK – Worldwide consumer electronics sales grew 0.3% in 2016 to reach $673 billion, on track to achieve 1.7% CAGR through 2021...  Read More...

Taiwan-Based ODM Revenues Up in September

Taiwan-Based ODM Revenues Up in September

TAIPEI – Four major Taiwan-based ODMs reported increased consolidated revenues for September.  Read More...

PC Shipments Beat Q3 Forecasts

PC Shipments Beat Q3 Forecasts

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, workstation) totaled 67.2 million units in the third quarter, wh...  Read More...

GPV Opens Latest Plant in Mexico

GPV Opens Latest Plant in Mexico

GAUDALAJARA, MEXICO -- GPV officially opened its 48,000 sq. ft. electronics assembly plant here with a ceremony involving several politician...  Read More...

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FEATURES

Upbeat Mood, and Talk of Parts Issues, at SMTAI

Upbeat Mood, and Talk of Parts Issues, at SMTAI

ROSEMONT, IL – It’s hard to say whether this year’s traffic was better, but the mood was improved among exhibitors and attendees alike at SMTAI last month. ...  Read More...

Industry 4.0 and Supply Chain Disruption

Industry 4.0 and Supply Chain Disruption

The electronics industry is on the cusp of a worst-case scenario.  Read More...

Black Pad Revisited

Black Pad Revisited

Optical and SEM images of real-life soldering problems reveal specific features identifying the condition.  Read More...

'Pushing the Cart': 25 Years of Zestron

'Pushing the Cart': 25 Years of Zestron

Second-generation president Harald Wack reflects on the silver anniversary of Zestron in America.  Read More...

Navigating Supply Chain Disruption: One EMS Provider’s Approach

Navigating Supply Chain Disruption: One EMS Provider’s Approach

The inventory problem is showing no sign of abating, requiring better tools and planning.  Read More...

Managing Your Environmental Waste

Managing Your Environmental Waste

An outline of procedures for determining and recycling hazardous material.  Read More...

Rigid-Flex PCB Design for an Innovative Helmet-Mounted Display

Rigid-Flex PCB Design for an Innovative Helmet-Mounted Display

Developing a wearable high-speed board with severe timing constraints.  Read More...

Advanced Acoustic Methods for Locating Flip Chip Faults

Advanced Acoustic Methods for Locating Flip Chip Faults

Echoes can reveal otherwise elusive defects beneath the die.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

Yincae Debuts SMT 158HA Encapsulant

Yincae Debuts SMT 158HA Encapsulant

SMT 158HA is an amine-based high-purity liquid epoxy encapsulant.  Read More...

Transition Automation Releases Permalex Hand Squeegee Holder

Transition Automation Releases Permalex Hand Squeegee Holder

Permalex hand squeegee holder is made of rugged cast aluminum with a smooth, durable powder-coated finish.  Read More...

Pillarhouse Adds Motorized Solder Feeder Option

Pillarhouse Adds Motorized Solder Feeder Option

Motorized solder feeder option is now included standard on Handex and Synchrodex selective soldering systems.  Read More...

Flexcon Offers THERMLfilm HT 9000 Polyimide Film Labels

Flexcon Offers THERMLfilm HT 9000 Polyimide Film Labels

THERMLfilm HT 9000 series high-temperature polyimide film labels withstand SnPb and Pb-free reflow and wave soldering.  Read More...

Sono-Tek Rolls Out SelectaFlux-A System

Sono-Tek Rolls Out SelectaFlux-A System

SelectaFlux-A selective fluxing system offers adjustable spray pattern, from 2-8mm or 4-30mm, with an upgraded self-contained control module.  Read More...

Ximea Offers CB500 Camera

Ximea Offers CB500 Camera

CB500 camera is equipped with high-grade 35mm, full-frame, global shutter CMOS sensor with 7920 x 6004 pixel resolution and ability to provide 8, 10, 12 or 14-b...  Read More...

Inventec Introduces Topklean EL20P Defluxing Solvent

Inventec Introduces Topklean EL20P Defluxing Solvent

Topklean EL20P defluxing solvent is said to have a lower surface tension compared to other co-solvent agents.  Read More...

Scienscope Debuts XTSVM-M44 XY, XTSVM-M1410 XYZ Microscopes

Scienscope Debuts XTSVM-M44 XY, XTSVM-M1410 XYZ Microscopes

XTSVM-M44 small footprint x-y and XTSVM-M1410 larger travel x-y-z microscopes incorporate digital USB 1.3Mp camera, Renishaw 1µm tape encoders and MetLogix M3 m...  Read More...

Inventec Debuts Ecorel Free 305-16LVD Solder Paste

Inventec Debuts Ecorel Free 305-16LVD Solder Paste

Ecorel Free 305-16LVD no-clean, lead-free solder paste has a low-voiding formula said to be optimal for automotive, power electronics, LED lighting and other hi...  Read More...

BTU to Introduce Pyramax Vacuum Reflow Oven

BTU to Introduce Pyramax Vacuum Reflow Oven

Pyramax Vacuum reflow oven is configured with 10 zones of closed-loop convection heating and a maximum production width of 18".  Read More...

EVS Updates EVS500LFCab Solder Recovery System

EVS Updates EVS500LFCab Solder Recovery System

EVS 500LFCab solder recovery system now sits on an integrated cabinet.  Read More...

Inspectis Introduces 4K Ultra HD Digital Microscope U10/U10s

Inspectis Introduces 4K Ultra HD Digital Microscope U10/U10s

4K ultra HD digital microscopes U10 and U10s have HD (4K) resolution of 3840 x 2160.  Read More...

Cogiscan Introduces Factory Intelligence – Analytics Software

Cogiscan Introduces Factory Intelligence – Analytics Software

Factory Intelligence – Analytics software analyzes metrics and key process indicators (KPI) over a period of time.  Read More...

Panasonic Releases Manufacturing Operations Optimizer Software

Panasonic Releases Manufacturing Operations Optimizer Software

Manufacturing Operations Optimizer MFO software improves productivity by utilizing a simulation model that accurately emulates the mounting process of component...  Read More...

Emil Otto Announces EO-Y-004 Hybrid Flux

Emil Otto Announces EO-Y-004 Hybrid Flux

EO-Y-004 alcohol-water-based flux, for wave and selective soldering, exhibits a solids content of 3.5% to 3.7%.  Read More...

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