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ITW EAE Suzhou, China Manufacturing Site Receives

Suzhou, China, May 17, 2017 – ITW EAE, the Electronic Assembly Equipment division of ITW, has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001-2015 certification for its Suzhou, China manufacturing site.  ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized Quality Management System and helps organizations to meet the expectations and needs of their customers.

Vitronics Soltec Products Win Two SMT China Vision Awards in Reflow and Selective Soldering Categories

Vitronics Soltec Products Win Two SMT China Vision Awards in Reflow and Selective Soldering Categories

Oosterhout, The Netherlands, May 1, 2017 – ITW EAE’s Vitronics Soltec earned two coveted VA Excellent Awards from the SMT China Vision Awards at the recent NEPCON China exposition and conference in Shanghai. The CATHOX™ Catalytic Thermal Oxidizer was recognized in the Reflow Soldering category and the ZEVAm took the prize in the Selective Soldering category.

Vitronics Soltec Receives Award for Catalytic Thermal Oxidizer Technology in Reflow Soldering System

Oosterhout, The Netherlands, February 21, 2017 – ITW EAE’s Vitronics Soltec was honored with a New Product Introduction award during the IPC APEX Expo at the San Diego Convention Center. The award, presented by Circuits Assembly and Printed Circuit Design and Fab, was in recognition of the CATHOX™ Catalytic Thermal Oxidizer used in the Centurion Reflow Soldering System. An independent panel of practicing industry engineers selected the recipients for this 10th annual award for electronics assembly equipment, materials, software, and PCB fabrication.

Illinois Tool Works Integrates Electronics Assembly Equipment Businesses into New ITW EAE Division

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, January 10, 2017 – ITW has integrated three of its businesses; Speedline Technologies, Vitronics Soltec and Despatch Industries.  This new division consolidates all of its Electronic Assembly Equipment and Thermal Processing Technology business and will operate under the name ITW EAE.

ITW EAE brings together the world-leading brands of electronics assembly equipment: MPM Printers, Camalot Dispensers, Electrovert Cleaners and Soldering Solutions, Vitronics Soltec Soldering Solutions and Despatch Thermal Processing Technology. 

Vitronics Soltec Ships Last mySelective Soldering Machine as ZEVAv Achieves Market Dominance

Oosterhout, The Netherlands, July 19, 2016— After more than 15 years of successfully serving customers, Vitronics Soltec shipped the last mySelective 6748 soldering machine. During its active lifespan, the 6748 machine excelled in durability and process capabilities. 

“This machine was shipped to one of our loyal customers that has been using the 6748 since 2002,” said Siem Klijn, Vitronics Soltec Product Manager. “In honor of the successful history, our team posed for a picture together with the mySelective machine to commemorate this milestone.” 

Vitronics Soltec: 100th Anniversary

100 Years of Making Progress

Oosterhout, The Netherlands, May 31, 2016 - Vitronics Soltec celebrates 100 years of innovation and service to the soldering and printed circuit board industry.