An AS9100D Registered Quality System for Printed Circuit Board Assemblies, Wire harnesses, and Mechanical Assemblies. Link Exchange Organizations/Associations Publications/News Search Engines Training Distributors Other Organizations/Associations · ISO - International Organization for Standardization  Responsible for the ISO 9000 and other international quality standards. · Underwriters Laboratories Inc. UL is the trusted source across the globe for product compliance. Benefiting a range of customers - from manufacturers and retailers to consumers and regulating bodies. · IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries IPC's website is a one-of-a kind information resources, business referral, industry networking and interactive help site for the printed wiring board and electronics manufacturing and assembly industries. It contains information on upcoming events, ordering standards, and an interactive database to search out potential suppliers and manufacturers. · SMTA - The Surface Mount Technology Association The SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations. · AIAG - Automotive Industry Action Group The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is a not-for-profit association of companies involved in the automotive industry. Through the cooperation of OEMs and suppliers, AIAG’s purpose is to create and offer solutions to common industry challenges, resulting in more improved and productive processes that will benefit the entire automotive supply chain. · Electrostatic Discharge Association The ESD Association is a professional voluntary association focusing on the effects and control of static electricity and electrostatic discharge (ESD). The Association is chartered to expand awareness of static electricity and ESD through standards development, educational programs, local chapters, publications, tutorials, certification, and symposia. · IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.) is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology. A nonprofit organization, the IEEE has more than 365,000 members in over 150 countries and is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. The IEEE is widely known for its contributions in the areas of technical publishing, conferences and consensus-based standards activities. · RoHS The RoHS Directive stands for "the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment". This Directive bans the placing on the EU market of new electrical and electronic equipment containing more than agreed levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants. · Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc. is a full-service registrar that carries multiple international accreditations. This means PJR has the authority to register organizations, recognizing them for their quality management system's integrity. At PJR, we understand the importance of ISO 9000 registration. This is why we are dedicated to helping an organization achieve its goals. Top of Page Publications/News · Printed Circuit Design & Manufacture Printed Circuit Design & Manufacture Magazine Online. · Circuits Assembly Circuits Assembly - The Journal for Surface Mount and Electronics Assembly. · SMT Surface Mount Technology focuses on electronics of printed circuit board assembly and manufacture. Each issue covers the SMT process and variables such as stencil, reflow, solder paste, and flux. Frequent website updates covering topics such as PCB design, smt assembly, PCB prototype, PCB layout software and more. · Appliance Magazine Information source for engineers and manufacturers of consumer, commercial, business, and medical appliances. Includes latest news, supplier information and calendar of events. · Circuitnet Covering the world of electronics manufacturing. · CircuiTree The world's best source of information for the printed circuit board industry. · OnBoard Technology The most comprehensive international magazine dedicated to European PCB Design, Manufacturing, Assembly and Test. · PCB UPdate News and resources for PCB industry professionals. · PCB007 - PCB & Electronics Manufacturing Service The leading news source for the Printed Circuit Board, Electronics Manufacturing and PCB Design Industries. Top of Page Search Engines · ThomasNet® The most comprehensive resource for finding information on suppliers of industrial products and services in North America. · Kellysearch - less digging, more results This free Search Engine enables you to search for suppliers of products and services related to industry, manufacturing and engineering. · GlobalSpec - Engineering Search & Industrial Supply A search engine and information resource for the engineering, industrial and technical communities. We help you quickly find industrial parts, specifications and services. · - The B2B Search Engine All of your business search needs in one place. Whether it is a company name, product, service or other information, it can be found at the Business Directory. · PCB Yellow Pages An online directory for the PCB industry. PCB companies can create and edit links to their site. · Business For Sale Listings An online business directory developed to be easily indexed by the search engines to promote business listings for a specific city and state. Top of Page Training · IPC Training Free on-line reviews of electronics manufacturing training videos, CDs, and image resources... Award winning, industry approved training from IPC, the nonprofit industry association. · SMTA - Training Educational courses led by industry professionals with extensive experience in the subject area of the course. · Engineering Lab Inc. Engineering Lab manufactures and distributes surface mount technology related products. In addition to surface mount component kits, Engineering Lab offers soldering / rework tools, as well as engineering related books, courses and training. · Omni Training A pioneer in solder training and solder certification services, and is one of the most respected IPC Certification centers in the industry. · Manufacturers Alliance Service Corp MASC is an Educational Foundation, dedicated to the perpetuation of the metal working trades. The Board of Directors is comprised of Connecticut based manufacturers, manufacturing organizations, educators and state agencies, working together to develop the training and support programs needed by today’s manufacturing community. Top of Page Distributors · Bates Components Buy Electronic Components - Our database has access to over one billion Electronic Components, Obsolete Semiconductors, Integrated Circuits and Long lead time parts. Buy online now! Top of Page Other · Amptech Energy Systems Amptech Energy Systems is the alternative energy balance of systems (BOS) supply specialist. They have designed the CB 1620F12 and the CB1620F15 Solar PV Combiners collaboratively with input from the Solar PV industry. · SMD Marking Codes SMD devices are, by their very nature, too small to carry conventional semiconductor type numbers. Instead, a somewhat arbitrary coding system has grown up, where the device package carries a simple two or three character ID code. · EverythingPCB The Printed Circuit Industries Service, Product and Resource guide. · ECD Manufacturer of the M.O.L.E.® Manufacture of temperature monitoring and theraml profiling equipment for wave and reflow soldering, paint, food, and industrial manufactures. Known for the MOLE Temperature Profiler. · Stencils Unlimited The Leading Internet Provider of Laser Cut Solder Paste Stencils. Learn to inexpensively assemble your SMT Prototype boards using Laser Cut Solder Paste Prototype Stencils and a Toaster Reflow Oven. Top of Page Home   |   Lead-Free Initiative   |   Facility Pictures   |   Site Map   |   Links Amptech Inc. Links