News and Events

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ITW EAE Wins Vision Awards for MPM Paste Management System and Electrovert Adjustable Wave

Lakeville, Minnesota, August 26, 2020 – ITW EAE is proud to announce that it has earned two Vision Awards for innovative MPM and Electrovert technology developments. MPM received a Vision Award for a new paste monitoring system featuring temperature monitoring as well as upper and lower limit roll-height monitoring. Electrovert received a Vision Award for the new DwellFlex 4.0 variable contact wave solder nozzle. The awards were presented at NEPCON Asia.  

Despatch Introduces New Oven Designed Specifically for Catheter Manufacturers

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, August 11, 2020 – ITW EAE has developed a new Despatch oven specifically designed to meet the unique requirements of catheter manufacturers. The Despatch PRC2-63 is a one-size-fits-all solution that features vertical airflow to keep cross wind from blowing the catheter tubes around, a tall configuration with a small footprint to save floor space while allowing room to hang catheters up to 80 inches long inside the chamber, and a stainless-steel interior for easy cleaning. A truck and dolly system with a rack for hanging catheters is available as an option.

Despatch Builds Conveyor Ovens for Manufacturer of COVID 19 Diagnostic Testing System

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, May 13, 2020 – ITW EAE, a division of Illinois Tool building Despatch Conveyor Ovens for a major medical technology manufacturer who is producing essential COVID 19 diagnostic testing systems.  These ovens will be used to develop solutions for antibody testing in the blood as well as COVID-19 detection from swab samples. The Despatch ovens with stainless steel interior and exterior will be used to dry a reagent in a test vial.

MPM Completes Next Generation Momentum II Printer Line with Introduction of BTB and 100 Models

Lakeville, Minnesota, April 7, 2020 – ITW EAE introduced the next-generation MPM® Momentum® II Printer with the release of the HiE and Elite models in November of 2019. Now the company is releasing the Momentum II BTB and Momentum II 100. The Momentum II BTB is a Back-to -Back configurable stencil printer that allows dual-lane processing for higher throughput without increasing either line length or capital investment.

Coronavirus Update


To ITW EAE Valued Customers,

As you are aware, we must all take actions to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. ITW EAE continues to follow guidance issued by the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as local government mandated restrictions.  

ITW EAE Extends Agreement with Metronelec to Represent Vitronics Soltec Products in France

Lakeville, Minnesota, March 19, 2020 - ITW EAE announces a new extended partnership agreement with Metronelec and W-Tech France to represent and distribute to represent and distribute Vitronics Soltec soldering equipment beginning April 1, 2020. This agreement is an expansion of Metronelec’s representation of ITW EAE’s product line which already included MPM printers, Camalot dispensers, and Electrovert soldering and cleaning equipment.

Electrovert ‘DwellFlex 4.0’ Wave Solder Nozzle Wins New Product Innovation Award at IPC APEX 2020

Lakeville, Minnesota, February 4, 2020 – ITW EAE, the Electronic Assembly Equipment division of ITW is the proud recipient of an IPC APEX 2020 New Product Innovation (NPI) Award. The award recognizes the Electrovert DwellFlex 4.0 wave solder nozzle.  The NPI Award was created to honor outstanding products and services for the electronics industry. ITW EAE will be showcasing the DwellFlex 4.0 in APEX booth 813 through Thursday, February 6, 2020 in San Diego.