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  • 2018 Global Technology Awards Winners

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    The ONLY Global Awards Program Respected Across The EMS World

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    Global SMT & Packaging successfully held the 14th Annual Global Technology Awards at SMTAi 2018 in Chicago, USA on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018. The star-studded event featured the very latest innovative products produced by suppliers of EMS manufacturing equipment and materials over the last 12 months. Videos describing the winning products and why their product stood out compared to the other entries was played during the presentation ceremony.

    The GLOBAL Technology Awards have recognized the very best new innovations in the printed circuit assembly and packaging industries since 2005. The GLOBAL Technology Awards have been bringing together the global SMT and advanced packaging industry in a celebration of the companies and people that are achieving the highest standards and driving our industry forward. The awards are designed to promote best practice in key areas including manufacturing quality, customer service, sales growth, innovation and employee motivation. The awards contest will accept entries from January 1st, 2019. Companies can enter as many categories as they wish. The closing date for entries is July 27, 2019. Register online or print out a PDF entry form to mail or fax in. The GLOBAL Technology Awards are sponsored and organized by Global SMT & Packaging magazine. https://www.GlobalSMT.net/awards
    The full results are as follows:

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    WinnerCategoryProduct
    ANDA AutomationBest Product – AsiaiCoat-7 Conformal Coating Machine
    ANDA AutomationCleaning EquipmentIn-Line AP-460 Atmospheric Plasma Cleaning Machine
    Astronics Test Systems Inc.Test EquipmentATS 5034 System-Level Test Platform
    BTUSoftware – Process ControlProfile Guardian
    COMET – Lab ONEPublisher’s Choice AwardLab ONE
    Computrol Inc.Contract services $50 – 100 MillionComputrol Inc.
    Data I/O CorporationDevice ProgrammingUFS Upgrade Kit
    DatestTest ServicesHigh-end CT Scanning and Failure Analysis Service
    Ersa GmbH3D PrintingVERSAPRINT 2 Series
    Etek Europe Ltd.Best Distributor – EuropeEtek Europe Ltd.
    Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas, Inc.LED Production EquipmentSM485 Wide Ranged Component Placer
    Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas, Inc.Printing EquipmentHanwha/ESE US-2000XF Screen Printer
    Henkel CorporationAdhesives/Coatings/EncapsulantsBERGQUIST Gap Filler TGF 1500RW
    Horizon SalesBest Distributor – AmericasHorizon Sales
    Indium CorporationSolder PasteIndalloy®276
    INERTEC Soldering SolutionsSoldering Equipment – SelectiveThe CUBE Inline+
    Juki Automation Systems, Inc.Storage SystemsISM UltraFlex 3900
    KICBest Product – AmericasSmart Factory Starter Kit
    KYZEN CorporationCleaning MaterialsAQUANOX® A4625
    Mentor
    A Siemens Business
    Software – ProductionValor IoT Manufacturing Analytics
    Naprotek, Inc.Contract services $25 – 50 MillionNaprotek Inc.
    Nathan Trotter & Co.Solder Bar and WireSAC 305 Solder Bar
    NEO TechContract services >$100 MillionNeo Tech
    Nordson DAGETest EquipmentNPM-W2S
    Optical Control GMBH & CO. KGBest Product – EuropeOC SCAN CCX.3
    PanasonicPlacement – low/medium volumeNPM-WX/WXS
    PDR AmericasRework and RepairIR-E6 Evolution XL Rework System
    PROMATION Inc.Robotic Handling SystemsPRO 4.0 Line Control Platform
    PVADispensing EquipmentVPX-2KS Dual Component Spray Valve
    Radiant Vision SystemsInspection_AOIINSPECT Assembly Automated Visual Inspection Station
    Rehm Thermal Systems GmbHSoldering Equipment – ReflowRehm-KIC Vacuum Profile Monitoring
    ScienscopeID SystemsAXI5100c Automatic X-ray Inspection Component Counter
    SHENMAO America, Inc.FluxNo-clean, Lead-free Liquid Flux SM-863
    SMT Thermal DiscoveriesPublishers Choice – Best productVerticaloven Hot 8 (VH8-0001)
    Thermaltronics USA, Inc.Soldering Equipment – OtherThermaltronics TMT-R9800S
    Soldering Robot
    Virtual Industries, Inc.Assembly ToolsADJUST-A-VAC® ESD
    WKK Distribution Ltd.Best Distributor – AsiaWKK Distribution Ltd.
    YXLON InternationalInspection-xrayCheetah EVO Plus
    YXLON InternationalMetrologyFF35CT
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