Alpha and MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions to Exhibit as One Firm at IPC APEX EXPO 2019


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Alpha Assembly Solutions will debut as MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions company during the 2019 IPC APEX EXPO being held January 26-31 at the San Diego Convention Center. This will be the first time the two world leading brands in electronics manufacturing will be exhibiting as one company.

The integration of the two businesses was announced in October of 2018 with a formal merger planned in January of 2019. “Operating as a single business allows us to provide customers with the industry leading research, technologies and solutions of both Alpha Assembly Solutions and MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions,“ said Joe D’Ambrisi, senior vice president. “These expanded resources provide customers an advantage in today’s competitive manufacturing landscape in the semiconductor, circuitry and assembly industries.“

At the show, the Alpha brand will be promoting its latest innovations and products for low-temperature soldering and void reduction, including the recently launched, ALPHA OM-358 solder paste and ALPHA Accuflux BTC-578 solder preforms, which are designed to meet the voiding requirements of today’s high reliability applications. The MacDermid Enthone brand will be highlighting their complete suite of MacuSpec ViaFill processes, Affinity ENIG, and their industry proven electroless copper baths, M-Copper Omega and Via Dep 4550. 

About MacDermid Performance Solutions

MacDermid Performance Solutions is a global producer of high technology specialty chemicals and provider of technical services. The business involves the manufacture of a broad range of specialty chemicals, created by blending raw materials, and the incorporation of these chemicals into multi-step technological processes. These specialty chemicals and processes are sold into numerous industries including electronics, graphic arts, metal and plastic plating, and offshore oil production and drilling.

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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