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Alpha Assembly Solutions, the world leader in the production of electronic soldering and bonding materials, hosted a customer seminar in partnership with Interkont Berger GmbH, its distributor for Slovenia, in Liubliana, on May 31, 2016.
The seminar which was attended by 34 people from 12 customers focused on the topic of reliability. The event began with an introduction from Interkont's Sales Manager for Slovenia Matjaz Selijak. This was followed by Alpha's Sales & Technical Support Manager for Central Europe, Corné Hoppenbrouwers, who discussed the importance of reliability in electronic assemblies with particular emphasis on how Alpha’s extensive product range provides innovative solutions for reliability issues.
Of Alpha's product range, ALPHA Exactalloy Preforms provide an excellent assembly solution, by both increasing the reliability and the conductivity of solder joints. Alpha's EM Sales Development Manager, Daniele Perico presented on how preforms can be used in a number of different applications and industries to increase reliability and reduce voids.
ALPHA Exactalloy Preforms are used to precisely increase the solder volume in solder joints. The preforms increase the strength of the solder joints enabling them to withstand harsh operating conditions and improve conductivity. They also eliminate the need for wave soldering.
Alpha and Interkont have enjoyed a successful partnership for many years with Interkont supplying Alpha products across Eastern Europe.
About Interkont Berger GmbH
Interkont Berger GmbH is a German trading company with years of experience in the distribution of electronic and mechatronic components. The headquarters of the company is in the south-eastern part of Bavaria, in Memmingen, with a branch office in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Interkont Berger serves Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Macedonia as well as Germany.
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. For more information, visit www.AlphaAssembly.com.