Global Selective Soldering Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Selective Soldering in US$ Thousand. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 42 companies including many key and niche players such as –

ACE Production Technologies, Inc.
DDM Novastar LLC
Ebso GmbH
EPM Handels AG
ERSA GmbH

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers………….. I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW………….. II-1 A Prelude………….. II-1 Selective Soldering Machines and Equipment – Key Features and Uses………….. II-2 Wave Height Monitoring…………..II-2 Top-side Preheating…………..II-2 Inert Atmosphere Control and Solder Delivery II-2 Nitrogen Peel-off Jet…………..II-3 Dual Head Fluxers…………..II-3 Swappable Solder Pots…………..II-3 Larger Nozzles………….. II-3 Growth of SMT Equipment and Flexible PCBs Form Strong Base for Rising SSE Demand…………..II-4 Opportunity Indicators…………..II-6 Table 1: Global Electronics Systems Market by End-Use Industry (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Computers & Peripheral, Communication Devices, Consumer Electronic Devices, Automotive Electronics, Industrial Electronics, and Aerospace/Defense Electronics (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)………….. II-6

Table 2: World Market for PCBs (2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Key End-Use Application Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)…………..II-6 Growth of Flexible Printed Circuit Boards – A Business Case for SSE………….. II-6 Selective Soldering Still Enjoys Growth despite Shift from TH to SMT Component………….. II-8 Laser Soldering – An Important Selective Soldering Process II-8 Types of Selective Soldering Processes and Their Features II-9 Market Outlook………….. II-10 Asia-Pacific – Dominates the Global Scenario II-10 Europe and the US – Other Prominent Markets II-10 Competition – A Brief Note…………..II-10

2. GROWTH DRIVERS, MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES II-11 Small but Persistent Demand for Through-Hole Components Drives Growth………….. II-11 Automation – A Buzz Word in Selective Soldering Market II-11 Automated Selective Soldering of SMT Components II-11 Automated Selective Soldering Need of the Hour for Soldering PCBs with Double-Sided SMT Content II-12 Innovations Drive Selective Soldering Market Growth II-12 Selective Aperture Tooling over Wave Solder II-12 Mass Selective Dip Solder Foundation II-12 Miniature Wave Selective Solder Fountains II-13 Laser Selective Soldering System II-13 Selective Flux Applicators…………..II-13 Advantages of Miniature Wave Selective Soldering over Wave Soldering………….. II-13 No-Clean Flux Encourages Efficiency in Selective Soldering II-14 Cost and Quality Issues Drive Industry towards Selective Soldering………….. II-15 Shrinking Component Size Paints Brighter Prospects II-15 Next Generation Electronics: A Tantalizing Opportunity for Selective Soldering…………..II-15 Challenges Associated with Use of SSE II-15

3. OVERVIEW OF SELECT END-USE INDUSTRIES II-17 From OEMs to CEMs and EMS Providers: Changing Customer Profile II-17 Important End Uses of Surface Mount Technology II-17 Developments in Automotive Electronics Drives Opportunities for SSE………….. II-17 Table 3: Automotive Electronics as a Percentage of Vehicle Production Cost (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 4: Increasing Electronic Content in Automobiles as a Percentage of Vehicle Value (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)………….. II-19 Enabling the Electronic Marvel…………..II-19 Telecommunications Soars Demand…………..II-19 Healthcare Segment Reinforcing Growth in Selective Soldering Equipment Industry………….. II-20 Selective Soldering Machines in Medical EMS II-20 Growing Proliferation of Consumer Electronic Devices to Drive Demand for Selective Soldering…………..II-20 Table 5: Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2012 & 2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) by Region/Country for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East, and Latin America(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)…………..II-21 Electronic Manufacturing Services Industry: A Key Customer of Selective Soldering Equipment II-22 Advent of Laser Soldering in Various Industries II-22 Industrial Applications…………..II-22 Electronics Manufacturing…………..II-23 Automobile Application…………..II-24 Medical Application…………..II-24 Laser Soldering Optoelectronics II-24

4. TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS…………..II-25 Solder Nozzles Cleaning – Innovative Patented Ultrasonic Technology………….. II-25 Development of Direct Diode Lasers II-25 Latest Feature Additions in i-Pulse Machines II-25 Development of the InnoLot Lead-Free Alloy for Automotive Electronics………….. II-26 Development of Preheated Solder Joints for Power Electronics II-27 Solder Masks………….. II-28 Soldering of Image Sensors to PCBs II-28 Electrostatic Damage…………..II-29 Board Assembly………….. II-29 Manual Soldering of Leaded or Pinned Devices II-29 Reflow-Soldering………….. II-29 Lead-Free Soldering…………..II-29

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW………….. II-30 Selective Soldering – An Introduction II-30 Evolution of Automated Soldering II-30 Automated Selective Soldering…………..II-31 Selective Wave Soldering…………..II-31 Selective Fountain Soldering…………..II-31 Programmable Selective Soldering II-32 Selective Miniwave Soldering…………..II-32 Selective Laser Soldering…………..II-32 Advantages of Laser Soldering…………..II-33 Limitations of Laser Soldering II-33 Classification of Laser Soldering Processes II-33 Single Spot Soldering Process II-33 Simultaneous Soldering…………..II-33 Mask Soldering………….. II-33 Round-table Selective Soldering II-34 Automatic Soldering Techniques II-34 Reflow Soldering…………..II-34 Wave Soldering………….. II-35 Circuit-board Loading Station…………..II-36 Fluxing Station………….. II-36 Pre-heating Station…………..II-36 Soldering Station………….. II-37 Classification of Solder Joints II-37 Good Solder Joint…………..II-37 Poor Solder Fillet…………..II-37 Shorts………….. II-37 Solder Paste Application/Paste Printing – The Blue Print II-38 Important Considerations for Good Quality Printing II-38 Why Use Solder Paste?…………..II-38 Which Type of Solder Paste to be Used? II-39 Prerequisites of an Ideal Solder Paste II-39 Regulations on the Usage of Solder Pastes II-39 Other Soldering Techniques…………..II-40 Advantages of Using Selective Soldering Processes II-40 Encountering Selective Soldering Problems II-40 Stringing/Webbing………….. II-41 Fillet Tearing………….. II-41 Copper Dissolution…………..II-41 Key Process Issues for Lead-free Selective Soldering II-41 Wave Height Monitoring…………..II-41 Top Side Preheating…………..II-42 Solder Delivery and Inert Atmosphere Control II-42 Nitrogen Peel-off Jet…………..II-42 Dual Head Fluxers………….. II-42 Swappable Solder Pots for Lead-free II-43 Larger Nozzles………….. II-43 Factors Affecting Investment in Selective Soldering Equipment II-43 Stamp Soldering…………..II-43 Benefits of Stamp Soldering…………..II-44 Diode Lasers – Creating Opportunity through “FlashSoldering” II-44 Hot Bar………….. II-44 Common Soldering Iron…………..II-44 Micro-flame………….. II-44 Road Ahead for FlashSoldering II-45

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-46 ACE to Showcase KISS-103IL, a Novel Selective Soldering Technology at SMT…………..II-46 Vitronics Soltec to Launch New ZEVAm Selective Soldering Platform II-46 Seho North America Introduces GoSelective-LS Selective Soldering Machine…………..II-46 Manncorp Releases IS-T-300, an All-in-One Selective Fluxing and Soldering System…………..II-46 Kurtz Ersa Showcases Complete Range of Ersa’s Selective Soldering Equipment…………..II-46 SEHO Systems Showcases SelectLine and LeanSelect Selective Soldering Systems…………..II-46 Fero Launches Selective Soldering Machines of Interselect in New Zealand………….. II-47 ACE Production Technologies Showcases KISS-102IL Selective Soldering Machine…………..II-47 Count On Tools Develops Selective Soldering Nozzles for Pillarhouse Equipment…………..II-47 Soltec Introduces Two Novel Selective Soldering Platforms II-47 DDM Introduces Model IS-B 335S, Automatic Selective Soldering Machine………….. II-47 RPS Automation Showcases FRX10 Selective Soldering System II-47 RPS Introduces Complete Range of Selective Soldering Equipment II-47 RPS Releases Economy Line of Selective Soldering with FRX16 II-48 Soltec Showcases 6746 Selective Soldering Machine and XPM3i Reflow Oven………….. II-48

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY…………..II-49 Wistron Corporation Selects ACE Selective Soldering System inChina………….. II-49 BAE Systems Completes Installation of second Selective Soldering System from ACE…………..II-49 Celestica Completes Installation of KISS-103IL Selective Soldering System………….. II-49 Accelerated Assemblies Invests KISS-102IL Selective Soldering System………….. II-49 Diehl Controls Orders EBSO SPA 400 NC Selective Soldering Systems II-49 Soltec Inks Partnership Deal with EMEA Electro Solutions II-49 ACE Production Technologies Inaugurates Demo Center in Mexico II-50 Seika Machinery Acquires Malcomtech International II-50 ACE Inks Partnership Deal with Rochester Institute of Technology II-50 Vitronics Soltec Inks Distribution Agreement with Seica S.p.A. II-50 XetaWave Installs ACE’s Selective Soldering System II-50 Teledyne Printed Circuit Technology Selects Ersa for Selective Soldering………….. II-50 W&S Benelux Selects Inertec Selective Soldering Solutions II-50 eTech-WEB Selects Juki’s CUBE.460 Selective Soldering System II-51 Conelec Electronic Manufacturing Selects Ersa’s ECOSELECT 2 II-51 HP Caribe BV and Ersa Ink Partnership Deal II-51 RPS Partners with South-Tek Systems for Developing Nitrogen Generation System…………..II-51 Soltec Inks Partnership Agreement with EPM II-51 Vitronics Soltec Enters Into Partnership Agreement with SMT House II-51 Gen3 Systems Bags a Contract from ZOT Engineering for Supply of KISS 103………….. II-51 Conelec Electronic Selects Ersa ECOSELECT 2™ Selective Soldering System………….. II-52 Electronic Technologies Purchases ACE’s KISS-103 Selective Solder Machine………….. II-52 S and Y Industries Install KISS-140 Selective Wave Soldering Machine………….. II-52

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS…………..II-53 ACE Production Technologies, Inc. (US) II-53 DDM Novastar LLC (US)…………..II-53 Ebso GmbH (Germany)………….. II-53 EPM Handels AG (Switzerland)…………..II-54 ERSA GmbH (Germany)………….. II-54 FTM Technologies (France)…………..II-55 INERTEC Löttechnologien GmbH (Germany) II-55 Japan Unix Co. Ltd. (Japan)…………..II-55 Juki Automation Systems, Inc. (US) II-55 Pillarhouse USA, Inc. (US)…………..II-56 RPS Automation, LLC (US)…………..II-56 SEHO Systems GmbH (Germany)…………..II-56 Shenzhen JT Automation Equipment Co., Ltd. (China) II-57 Tai’an Puhui Electric Technology Co., Ltd. (China) II-57 Tamura H.A. Machinery, Inc. (US) II-57 Vitronics Soltec BV (The Netherlands) II-58

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE…………..II-59 Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin Americaand Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 7: World Historic Review for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)…………..II-60

Table 8: World 14-Year Perspective for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES………….. III-1 A.Market Analysis………….. III-1 Current and Future Analysis…………..III-1 Growth Trends in Selective Soldering Market III-1 Pricing Scenario…………..III-2 Shift towards Modular Equipment III-2 R&D Efforts in Selective Soldering Market III-3 Product Launches…………..III-3 Strategic Corporate Developments III-5 Key Players………….. III-8 B.Market Analytics…………..III-10 Table 9: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 10: US Historic Review for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)………….. III-11

2. CANADA………….. III-12 Market Analysis………….. III-12 Table 11: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 12: Canadian Historic Review for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)………….. III-13

3. JAPAN………….. III-14 A.Market Analysis………….. III-14 Current and Future Analysis…………..III-14 Key Player………….. III-14 B.Market Analytics…………..III-15 Table 13: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 14: Japanese Historic Review for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)………….. III-16

4. EUROPE………….. III-17 A.Market Analysis………….. III-17 Current and Future Analysis…………..III-17 Revival in SMT Reflow Soldering Equipment Demand in Europe – A Case in Point…………..III-17 Product Launches…………..III-17 Strategic Corporate Developments III-18 Key Players………….. III-19 B.Market Analytics…………..III-22 Table 15: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK,Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)………….. III-22

Table 16: European Historic Review for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 17: European 14-Year Perspective for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

5. ASIA-PACIFIC………….. III-25 A.Market Analysis………….. III-25 Current & Future Analysis…………..III-25 Soaring Growth Opportunities III-25 Snapshot of Electronics Industry in Asia-Pacific III-25 Well Established ECMS Industry Drives Demand for Selective Soldering Equipment…………..III-25 Price-based Competition…………..III-26 Product Launch………….. III-26 Key Players………….. III-26 B.Market Analytics…………..III-28 Table 18: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – China, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)………….. III-28

Table 19: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – China, South Korea,Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 20: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Selective Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for China, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

6. LATIN AMERICA………….. III-31 Market Analysis………….. III-31 Table 21: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 22: Latin American Historic Review for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)…………..III-32

7. REST OF WORLD………….. III-33 Market Analysis………….. III-33 Table 23: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 24: Rest of World Historic Review for Selective Soldering Equipment Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)…………..III-34

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 42 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries – 47)

The United States (12) Canada (1) Japan (6) Europe (19) – France (1) – Germany (8) – The United Kingdom (1) – Italy (2) – Rest of Europe (7) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (9)
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