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Pacwest adds AIM Solder in WA, OR, ID, UT

Pacwest Associates, Inc.  is a manufacturers' representative and distributor specializing in capital equipment and solder supplies for electronic assembly.  Call or email us today for support on any of our product lines.  We look forward to working with  you!

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Dec.1, 2014 (Beaverton, OR)  - Tektronix Coporation has selected ASC International's VisionPro AP500 as their preferred source for 3D solder paste inspection.  This system incorporates the most advanced, rapid 3-D inspection technology within a stylish vibration-free, fully automated, compact platform.  Designed with feature-rich software including on-board real time SPC, customized data reports and simple to use GeberPro TM conversion programming software, the VisionPro AP500 has become the industry standard for fully automated, offline SPI around the globe.

For more information about ASC International, visit www.ascinternational.com

Tektronix selects ASC International's AP500 3D SPI
Garmin Aviation picks Panasonic's CM602 series
Pacific EMS selects Ace Production Technologies
Nov. 1st, 2014 (Salem, OR)  - Garmin Aviation has selected Panasonic's CM602
series placement machines for their new expansion in Salem, OR.  The new CM602 will provide high speed, reconfigurable, next generation component support....offering an extraordinary solution for any kind of production. The high speed multi-functional placement machines offer world-class throughput via the light head, high-speed recognition camera and linear motor. This single platform solution can place up to 100,000 components per hour by selecting the best-suited combination of high-speed and multi-functional heads. Fast, flexible and intelligent - the CM602 takes productivity to new heights.

For more information about Panasonic, visit www.panasonicfa.com
Dec. 28, 2014  (Salem, OR)  - Pacific EMS is adding to their capabilities and profits - adding a new automated KISS-102 selective soldering system.  This simple to use low cost selective soldering machine uses a proven ‘traveling mini–solder wave” that overcomes the limitations of operator dependent soldering with a truly flexible automated flux application and molten solder delivery system. The KISS-102 couples high throughput with precise process controls. The programmable features provide the tools to set all process parameters, including immersion depths, pre-heat dwells, travel distances and speeds, solder temperature and wave height. Once set, the system will repeat precisely.

For more information about ACE Production Technologies, visit ace-protech.com
Feb.1, 2015  (Cranston, Rhode Island) - AIM Solder a leading manufacturer of solder materials used for the electronics industry has selected Pacwest Associates, Inc. as their new representative and exclusive stocking distributor in the WA, OR, ID, UT territories.  We are pleased to add AIM Solder to our product offering and look forward to promoting their complete line of lead and lead free solder paste, liquid flux, bar solder, and more!

For more information on AIM products, please visit www.aimsolder.com