The ONLY Global Awards Program In The Industry!

The Global Technology Awards are held annually and rotate every second year between Productronica, Germany and SMTAi, USA. Next year, the awards contest will accept entries from March 1st, 2017. The awards ceremony will be held at Productronica 2017 in Munich.

Global SMT & Packaging successfully held the 12th Annual Global Technology Awards at SMTAi in Chicago, USA on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016. 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 full results are as follows:

Category Company Product
Adhesives/Coatings/Encapsulants/TIMs  Henkel Gap Pad EMI 1.0
Best Product – Asia Eunil H.A. Americas ELM-800 Laser Marker
Best Product – Europe Vi TECHNOLOGY K Series 3D
Best Product Americas Mentor Graphics Open Manufacturing Language (OML)
Best Rep Distributor Horizon Sales Manufacturers’ Representative — Americas’
Bonding Equipment Universal Instruments Uflex
Cleaning Equipment Nordson MARCH FlexTRAK-CDS™ Plasma System
Cleaning Materials KYZEN Corporation AQUANOX® A8820 Advanced Aqueous Stencil Cleaner
Contract Services < $20 million STI Electronics
Contract Services > $100 million NEO Tech
Contract Services $50-$100 million Computrol
Device Programming DATA I/O LumenX v1.2 Integration with the PSV5000
Dispensing Equipment Nordson ASYMTEK IntelliJet® Jetting System
Editors’ Choice Award Austin American Technology Aqua ROSE Batch Circuit Board Cleaner and ROSE Tester
Editors’ Choice Award Panasonic NPM-DX / NPM-VF
Inspection – X-Ray Nordson DAGE Quadra™ 7
Inspection – AOI CyberOptics SQ3000
Inspection – SPI MIRTEC MS-11e 3D In-Line SPI Series
Placement – High Volume YAMAHA MOTOR Co. Z:TAR YSM40R
Placement – Low to Medium Volume Essemtec SMD FOX – The Compact Pick-and-Place Machine
Printing Equipment APEX FA SJ Inno Tech 520SPI
Reflow Soldering Equipment SMT Maschinen CATalysis – Process Gas Cleaning
Rework & Repair Kurtz ERSA HR600/2 VOIDLESS – Rework Soldering Without Voids
Selective Soldering Equipment Kurtz ERSA VERSAFLEX-Ultra
Software – Process Control ASM Assembly Systems ASM ProcessExpert
Software – Production Vayo Technology Co. VayoPro NPI Software
Solder Paste Indium Corporation Indium10.1HF Solder Paste
Soldering Equipment – Other PROMATION – QUICK IS-4000
Storage Systems JUKI/Essegi System Service ISM UltraFlex 3600
Test Equipment Test Research, Inc. TR5001 SII Series

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