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30 The PCB Magazine • May 2017 Laser Pointers: Stepping Up to Laser Processing for Flex, Part 5— Process Development In Part 5 of this six-part series on effectively sup- plementing your flex production capabilities with laser processing, we'll discuss how to develop a process library and learn several best practices, tips and tricks for typical flexible circuit laser pro- cesses. Mutracx Makes Green Operations Economically Viable During IPC APEX EXPO, I sat down for an in- terview with Jeroen de Groot, CEO of Mutracx. He detailed the company's plans to install new equipment at a facility in Romania, and he ex- plains why having a green manufacturing opera- tion is not enough—it must also be economical- ly feasible. EPTE Newsletter: FineTech Japan 2017 Tracing the roots of the show, FINETECH JAPAN began as an exhibition for new material technol- ogies 26 years ago. The convention expanded year over year to include other segments affili- ated with the electronics industry and have had the following events added: Fiber Optics Expo, International Laser & Photonics Expo, Film T ech Japan, Plastic Japan, Metal Japan and Ceramics Japan. Eagle Electronics Invests in Quality and Reliability with ATG A7a Flying Probe Tester Eagle Electronics has recently place an order for a new ATG A7A automatic flying probe tester. The new tester will allow Eagle to test 100% of their boards via flying probe. Mike Carano on the First PCB Executive Forum Held at IPC APEX EXPO 2017 When John Mitchell came on board as president of IPC, he decided to tap the members of the Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame for sugges- tions and advice. He established the IPC Ambassa- dor Council and tasked them to create special pro- grams for IPC conferences. It is this group of peo- ple who put together the recent PCB Executive Fo- rum that was presented at IPC APEX EXPO 2017. Stevenage Circuits Approves Use of Electra Polymers Direct Image Soldermask Stevenage Circuits has selected Electra Polymers EMP110 direct image spray soldermask for use on the AHK double-sided solder mask spray sys - tem in conjunction with their Limata, Orbotech Nuvogo and Orbotech Paragon direct imaging systems. Cibel Chooses Frontline PCB Solutions' InCAM as Its Leading CAM Solution Orbotech has announced that Cibel has chosen InCAM as its preproduction CAM solution to re- place its Genesis2000 CAM operation. Developed by Frontline PCB Solutions, InCAM is a compre- hensive CAM system that performs fast, high-pre- cision CAM tooling, via powerful design-for-man- ufacturing tools. Zero Defects International Introduces Taiyo PCB Inspection System Zero Defects International [ZDI] has been appoint- ed by Taiyo Industrial Company, Japan, to manage the North American introduction of its automated printed circuit board final inspection systems. SAE Circuits Express Installs New NTO Lead Free Hot Air Level Machine SAE Circuits Express has installed a new NTO 2424-LF lead-free hot air solder leveling machine. Ventec International Appoints Kyle Pattie as Account Manager, Eastern USA Ventec International Group has appointed Kyle Pattie account manager for the US Eastern region, selling and supporting all product lines to help the company further develop its presence in the region. Supply Lines Highlights

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