Circuits Assembly Announces 2024 NPI Award Winners

PEACHTREE CITY, GA – CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY announced the 2024 New Product Introduction Award winners for electronics assembly equipment, materials and software.

The 17th annual NPI Awards recognize leading new products during the past 12 months. An independent panel of practicing industry engineers selected the recipients.

The winners are:

  • Anda Technologies Automation Tools – ADA Series Smart Manufacturing Platform
  • Kyzen Cleaning Materials – AQUANOX A4618 KYZDS
  • Henkel Coatings/Encapsulants – Loctite Stycast CC 8555
  • Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas Component Placement – XM520 High-Speed Dual Lane Chip Mounter
  • Juki Automation Systems Component Storage – ISM 3600 FA, FAMR System
  • PVA Dispensing Equipment – Direct Series with new PathMaster X Programming Software
  • Tagarno First Article Inspection – Tagarno 4K Microscope
  • Indium Flux – Indium8.9FRV
  • ViTrox Process Control Tools – V9i XL ARV
  • ASYS Group Screen and Stencil Printing – SERIO 6000 with “Sphere” Intelligent Print Head
  • StenTech Screen/Stencil Printing Peripherals/Consumables – BluPrint CVD Surface Treatment
  • Cetec ERP & CalcuQuote Software – Management – Supply Chain Connected ERP
  • Vayo Software – Process Control – Vayo-Stencil Designer
  • Arch Software – Production – ArchFX GLO
  • Weller Tools Soldering – Hand Tools – Zero Smog Shield Pro
  • BTU International Soldering – Reflow – Aurora
  • Kurtz Ersa Soldering – Selective – VERSAFLOW ONE X-Series
  • ITW EAE Soldering – Wave – Deep Wave Option
  • AIM Solder Solder – Materials – NC259FPA
  • ViTrox Test and Inspection – AOI – V510i 3D AOI
  • Brooks Automation Test and Inspection – Functional Test – PreciseFlex 3400 Cobot
  • ViTrox Test and Inspection – AXI –V810i Advanced X-Ray Inspection (AXI) System – Series 3 Dual-Lane
  • Pemtron Test and Inspection – SPI – D-2
  • Henkel Thermal Interface Materials – Berquist Hi Flow THF 5000UT


“The judges this year noted the current trend for speed without losing accuracy,” said Mike Buetow, president of the Printed Circuit Engineering Association. “But they also pointed out the interoperability requirements of systems and software, and stressed the importance of full functionality regardless of the logo.”


About Printed Circuit Engineering Association, Inc.®

Printed Circuit Engineering Association (PCEA)® ( is a nonprofit association that promotes printed circuit engineering as a profession and encourages, facilitates, and promotes the exchange of information and integration of new design concepts through communications, seminars, workshops, and professional certification through a network of local and regional PCEA-affiliated groups. PCEA serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. PCEA publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB ( and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY (, as well as the PCB UPdate ( e-newsletter. PCEA also produces the PRINTED CIRCUIT UNIVERSITY ( online training platform, and trade shows and conferences, including PCB East (, PCB West (, PCB2Day workshop series, and PCEA Training (, the industry leading training and certification program

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