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Katek Plans IPO on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Katek Plans IPO on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

MUNICH – Katek, the second-largest German electronics manufacturing services provider, is preparing an initial public offering on the Frankf...  Read More...

ECTC Registration is Now Open

ECTC Registration is Now Open

SAN DIEGO – The Electronics, Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), the international packaging conference, will again be virtual this...  Read More...

Wistron India Changes Management Following Plant Riot

Wistron India Changes Management Following Plant Riot

NARSAPURA, INDIA – Wistron has downgraded the roles of its head in India, as well as its operations head there, following violence at its Na...  Read More...

IPC: EMS Industry Has ‘Direct Impact’ On European GDP

IPC: EMS Industry Has ‘Direct Impact’ On European GDP

BRUSSELS – The electronics manufacturing industry accounted for €301 billion (US$360.4 billion) in production value in 2019 and directly imp...  Read More...

Q1 PC Shipments Up 55%

Q1 PC Shipments Up 55%

NEEDHAM, MA – Global shipments of traditional PCs, including desktops, notebooks, and workstations, grew 55.2% year-over-year to 84 million ...  Read More...

Global Semi Manufacturing Equipment Sales Surge 19% to $71B in 2020

Global Semi Manufacturing Equipment Sales Surge 19% to $71B in 2020

MILPITAS, CA – Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 19% to an all-time high of $71.2 billion in 2020, says SEMI. ...  Read More...

Top 50 EMS Company Revenue Up Nearly 5% in 2020

Top 50 EMS Company Revenue Up Nearly 5% in 2020

NEVADA CITY, CA – In 2020, sales at the top 50 EMS companies worldwide accounted for $384 billion in revenue, up 4.6% year-over-year, largel...  Read More...

BSU Opens Austin EMS HQ

BSU Opens Austin EMS HQ

AUSTIN, TX – EMS company BSU opened a new Austin, TX, headquarters.  Read More...

1 Click SMT Opens Demo Center in China

1 Click SMT Opens Demo Center in China

SUZHOU, CHINA – 1 Click SMT Technology has opened a new demo center here to provide local support to the automotive and medical instrument i...  Read More...

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FEATURES

Cost-Efficient Laser Depaneling

Cost-Efficient Laser Depaneling

Machine and operational costs have shrunk over the past decade. For years, the word in the electronics industry has been laser depaneling is expensive. This ma...  Read More...

The Future of AI is Embedded

The Future of AI is Embedded

What PCB designers need to know to bring AI hardware to the device level. A few buzzwords dominated headlines in 2020, many centered around Covid-19 and politi...  Read More...

Conformal Coating Challenges: Detection, Rework and Failure Analysis

Conformal Coating Challenges: Detection, Rework and Failure Analysis

A DoE shows optimal removal strategies with various package styles.  Read More...

Using Cross-Sectioning for PCB Assembly Qualification

Using Cross-Sectioning for PCB Assembly Qualification

While destructive, slicing can best x-ray for failure detection and analysis.  Read More...

ESD Concerns with PCB Assembly: Barcode Labeling and Masking

ESD Concerns with PCB Assembly: Barcode Labeling and Masking

Overcoming charges and decreasing risks introduced by humans or machines.  Read More...

New Requirements for SIR Measurement

New Requirements for SIR Measurement

Requirements for no-clean solder paste to increase device chemical, thermal and electrical reliability.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

MacDermid Alpha Launches Alpha CVP-390V Solder Paste

MacDermid Alpha Launches Alpha CVP-390V Solder Paste

Alpha CVP-390V is a lead-free, no-clean solder paste designed for high-reliability applications.  Read More...

Master Bond Offers MasterSil 153AO Silicone

Master Bond Offers MasterSil 153AO Silicone

MasterSil 153AO is addition-cured two-part silicone with self-priming property. Is electrically insulating.  Read More...

Harwin Offers J-Tek, Gecko Connectors with FPCs

Harwin Offers J-Tek, Gecko Connectors with FPCs

Datamate J-Tek 2mm pitch and Gecko 1.25mm pitch connectors are now offered with flexible printed circuit boards attached.  Read More...

1 Click SMT Rolls Out MAS-i2 Inline Selective Soldering Machine

1 Click SMT Rolls Out MAS-i2 Inline Selective Soldering Machine

MAS-i2 inline selective soldering machine has three-section conveyor system: fluxing, preheating and soldering.  Read More...

Emil Otto Introduces Alusol-SN, Alusol-SN-X Solder Pastes

Emil Otto Introduces Alusol-SN, Alusol-SN-X Solder Pastes

Alusol-SN and Alusol-SN-X solder pastes have been developed for soft soldering and tinning of aluminium and aluminium alloys with pure tin and formulated so no ...  Read More...

Mek Launches MekCare AOI, SPI Support Services

Mek Launches MekCare AOI, SPI Support Services

MekCare is designed to meet differing support requirements.  Read More...

AVX Upgrades TCQ Series Capacitors

AVX Upgrades TCQ Series Capacitors

AEC-Q200-qualified TCQ series conductive polymer chip capacitors are for automotive, industrial, and telecommunications applications.  Read More...

AVX Releases LCCI Series Inductors

AVX Releases LCCI Series Inductors

LCCI series ultraminiature multilayer ceramic chip inductors are for high-frequency RF applications.  Read More...

Europlacer Debuts ii-A2 Chipshooter

Europlacer Debuts ii-A2 Chipshooter

ii-A2 is equipped with a pair of high-speed Pulsar pipette heads.  Read More...

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