Date Announced: 26 Nov 2012 South Plainfield, NJ – Alpha®, the world leader in the production of leading edge electronic and thermal interconnect materials, recently presented a paper titled “LED Package-on-Board Assembly: Key Issues and Impact on Reliability”. The paper was presented by Ravi Bhatkal, Vice President, Energy Technologies, at this year’s SMALED conference in India which was held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), in conjunction with Productronica India. Further, Ravi Bhatkal was also interviewed by Global SMT & Packaging, the assembly journal for SMT and advanced packaging professionals. “Alpha’s specialty materials technologies are based on our strong commitment to R&D and a clear understanding of the need to provide value for our customers in each key step in the LED manufacturing process.” said Ravi Bhatkal, Alpha’s VP – Energy Technologies. “Our well-known materials expertise provides us with a deep insight into the challenging variety of bonding events required to assemble LEDs. With our state of the art dedicated LED R&D labs, we have developed a complete portfolio of bonding materials from the wafer level to control systems which encompasses die attach, package on board assemblies, luminaire assemblies, controls and power driver assemblies.” The SMALED (Surface Mount and Light Emitting Diodes) Conference, jointly organised by Trafalgar Publications Group Pvt. Ltd. and MMI India, on Wednesday, at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bangalore, India provided a perfect platform and an unique opportunity for the participants to learn and debate business-critical manufacturing issues through industry discussion, technical collaboration and information sharing with international experts from the fields of surface mount technology and LED. Productronica India is the innovative platform for production technologies which are experiencing strongly increasing demand due to the fact that India has emerged as an important destination for electronics manufacturing. The 13th edition of Electronica India and Productronica India 2012 ended on a high-note with record number of exhibitors and visitors. The number of trade visitors at Electronica India and Productronica India 2012 recorded 11,085 visitors, a growth of 8 percent over the previous edition. Link to the Presentation can be found below: LED Package-on-board Assembly: Key Issues and Impact on Reliability Link to the Interview can be found below: Interview - Alpha Cookson For more information about ALPHA® LED materials technologies, go to www.alpha.cooksonelectronics.com/Markets/LED. Or, send an email to: Amit D. Patel – Energy Technologies Analyst, [email protected] [email protected]. About Alpha Alpha, a business unit of Cookson Electronics, is the global leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of innovative materials used in the assembly of electronics products. Since its founding in 1872, Alpha, Cookson Electronics has been committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality soldering materials. That tradition continues today as Alpha supplies high quality products to the LED, Power Electronics and Photovoltaic industries. Alpha serves these industries with over 30 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and the Asia/Pacific region, for more information, visit www.alpha.cooksonelectronics.com.
Amit D. Patel – Energy Technologies Analyst