Alpha to showcase high-reliability LED soldering materials at GILE

May 26, 2016
Somerset, NJ – Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, plan to showcase their vast LED materials portfolio and will present a technical paper at the upcoming Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) taking place June 9th – 12th in China.

The paper, titled “Super High Reliability Solder Paste for Automotive and Outdoor LED Applications” will focus on the need for higher reliability interconnects and Alpha’s solutions for LED based automotive, outdoor and commercial lighting. The presentation will address the different types of high reliability applications used today, the need for longer lifetime LED-based systems, the impact of material stack choice and the need for high reliability interconnects. Alpha’s high performance solder paste and alloy solutions will also be highlighted in the technical presentation.

“The lighting market has seen significant adoption of LED technology. Customer expectations for reliability are high for several applications such as Automotive and Outdoor lighting, requiring better lumen maintenance over an extended period. We look forward to providing evidence of the influence of interconnects on performance of high reliability LED applications” said Amit Patel, Project Manager/Engineer - LED Technologies at Alpha.

“Alpha’s strong understanding of emerging trends in LED markets and applications, and our strong focus on R&D has resulted in several innovative products for the LED market,” said Dr. Ravi Bhatkal, VP of Energy Technologies for Alpha. “We look forward to showcasing our innovative LED materials and our vast product and assembly solutions in the lighting field.”

During the lighting exhibition, Alpha will exhibit its LED compatible sintered die attach, conductive adhesives and solder assembly bonding materials at Booth # 11.2 B14. Encompassing a comprehensive product line for LED applications, Alpha offers an efficient and reliable solution for every bonding event throughout your assembly process from Die Attach & Package, Package on Board, Luminaire Module, to Power Driver/Supply and Control Systems.

To learn more about Alpha Assembly Solutions and its LED Technologies, please visit our site at

GILE (Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition)
Date: June 9-12, 2016
Venue: China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Alpha at Booth # 11.2 B14

Date & Time: June 10th, 2016 (Friday) @ 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Venue: US Pavilion Presentation Area, Hall 11.2 B10
Topic: Super High Reliability Solder Paste for Automotive and Outdoor LED Applications
Speaker: Amit Patel, Project Manager of LED Technologies – Alpha Assembly Solutions

Speaker Biography – Amit Patel
Amit Patel is the Project Manager/Engineer - LED Technologies at Alpha Assembly Solutions, South Plainfield, NJ. In his current role he is instrumental in planning, coordinating and executing market research, and applications research for the design and implementation of electronic assembly materials for all levels of LED manufacturing, from LED die attach to module/luminaire assembly. Amit holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from The New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is also a corporate trained Six Sigma Black Belt. He co-wrote the iNEMI Solid State Illumination Technology Working Group for the 2015 roadmap cycle So far, He has published 3 papers in the areas covering Assembly Processes, and Thermal Management for the solid state lighting industry.

About Alpha Assembly Solutions
Alpha Assembly Solutions, a MacDermid Performance Solutions Business, is the global leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of innovative specialty materials used in a wide range of industry segments, including electronics assembly, power electronics, die attach, LED lighting, photovoltaics, semiconductor packaging, automotive and others.

With a unique global presence in over 30 locations throughout the Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe regions, Alpha supplies a full line of ALPHA® electronics assembly material products, including Solder Paste, Exactalloy® Solder Preforms, Cored Solder Wire Solder, Wave Soldering Fluxes, Bar Solder Alloys, and Stencils. It offers die attach product technologies to the power electronics segment in its Argomax®, Atrox™ and Fortibond™ brands.

For the LED segment, Alpha offers its Lumet™ products covering applications from die attach to systems assembly in the LED manufacturing process. Alpha also offers product technologies for the Photovoltaic segment, including high performance liquid fluxes and solder alloys for producing standard ribbon and bus bar, as well as, solder pastes, cored wire, conductive adhesives and preforms for use in PV module assembly. Also, Alpha’s Advanced Materials unit is the leader in electronic polymers and solder materials for semiconductor packaging applications.

Since its founding in 1872, Alpha has been committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality specialty materials.

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Amit Patel, Project Manager/Engineer - LED Technologies - Alpha Assembly Solutions