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1D code 1D codes, also known as linear or one-dimensional codes, are barcodes consisting of parallel lines of varying widths and spaces. They can store a relatively small amount of data, typically just a few digits or characters, and are typically scanned using a laser scanner Commonly used 1D code formats: Universal Product Code (UPC): […]

Unlocking the Secrets of Inventory Terminology: A Beginner’s Guide

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Learn about stock level management & the various methods used to manage inventory such as reorder point, lead time, safety stock, carrying cost & bill of materials. Utilizing stock management tools such as ABC analysis, FIFO/LIFO, FEFO, stock adjustment, stock valuation and audit, as well as pull/push systems, barcode scanning and gross margin return on investment (GMROI), efficiently control inventory levels. Understand stockless management, planning, procurement and distribution for optimal results.

The SMT Industry Abbreviation: A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding the Technology

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Explore the world of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly using Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) components like BGA, QFN, SOIC, TQFP, and more. Understand terminology like Panel Array, Solder Paste, Reflow, ICT, and ESD. Learn how to design for manufacturability and testability while staying compliant with RoHS and lead-free regulations.

Koh Young

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Koh Young Technology is a global leader in 3D measurement and inspection solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry, meeting the highest quality standards with cutting-edge R&D and comprehensive support services. Founded in 1996 by CEO Kyung-In Koh, the company is committed to staying ahead of industry trends.

Panasonic pick and place machine

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Panasonic pick and place machine is well-known in the industry. They offer a wide range of SMT equipment, including pick-and-place machines, screen printers, and automatic inspection systems.


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ASM Pacific Technology (ASMPT), a company steeped in the semiconductor and microelectronics industry, specializes in designing, manufacturing, and selling equipment and materials used in this field. Offering a wide range of products and services, from wafer processing equipment to surface mount technology (SMT) equipment and materials for semiconductor packaging, ASMPT has something for everyone. Headquartered […]


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JUKI, the Japanese company founded in 1938, is a household name in the sewing and electronics manufacturing industries. Known for its commitment to quality and innovation, JUKI has established itself as a global leader in producing industrial sewing machines and Surface Mount Technology (SMT) equipment. When it comes to sewing machines, JUKI has a variety […]



Scienscope manufactures high-quality microscopes and inspection systems for various industries, including electronics, medical devices, aerospace, and automotive.


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Inovaxe Corporation is a technology company that specializes in developing innovative material handling solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry. The company was founded in 2007 with the goal of providing cost-effective, efficient, and scalable solutions that meet the evolving needs of electronics manufacturers. Inovaxe’s products are used in a variety of applications, including the storage […]


Mycronic is a Swedish high-tech company that develops, manufactures, and sells production equipment for the electronics industry. Its products produce printed circuit boards, displays, and other electronic components. Mycronic’s equipment is known for its high precision and efficiency, and the company has a strong reputation in the industry. In addition to its production equipment, Mycronic […]