Seika Machinery News

Seika Machinery, Inc. Announces Year End Sale

TORRANCE, CA — December 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces its year-end special on high-quality, reasonably priced products.

The following equipment from Seika Machinery is in stock and can be delivered immediately or by year’s end while supplies last:

SMTA Welcomes New Board Members

Minneapolis, MN – The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Board of Directors for the term that began at SMTA International (October 14-18, 2012).

Bill Barthel, Plexus Corp. was elected as new President. Randy Schueller, Ph.D., DfR Solutions was elected as new Treasurer. Scott Nelson, Harris Corporation was elected to the Planning Committee.

Seika Machinery, Inc. Commences Show Special for SMTA International

TORRANCE, CA — August 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces a five percent discount on select units that will be displayed at the SMTA International Exhibition, effective immediately. The special will run through the end of October, while supplies last.

Seika Machinery, Inc’s Michelle Ogihara to Host Third Annual SMTA Women’s Leadership Connection Reception

TORRANCE, CA — September 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that Michelle Ogihara, Seika’s Senior Sales Manager and SMTA Director, VP of Communications, will host the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Women’s Leadership Connection Reception, before the start of the SMTA International Conference and Expo at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL. The reception is scheduled to take place Monday, October 15, 2012 from 5 – 6:30p.m.

Using McDry Ultra Low humidity Storage Cabinets in High-Mix/Low-Volume Assembly

High-volume assembly provides numerous benefits to users: good process repeatability, large stocks of parts neatly dry packed and ready for use, and everything set up in tape-and-reel or matrix trays directly from the factory. In addition, when using high-volume assembly, the assemblers know their jobs and have the assembly drawings memorized, and problems immediately stand out like red flags.

Seika Machinery Named Top Sawa Representative in 2011

TORRANCE, CA — February 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that it was recently awarded for its Outstanding Sawa Sales Achievement in 2011. Seika’s sales for Sawa equipment was up nearly 60 percent over the previous year.

Seika Machinery Offers Discount on McDry PCB Storage Cabinets to Help Customers Meet IPC Storage Guidelines

TORRANCE, CA — June 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces a special sale to assist its customers with meeting the IPC 1601 PCB Storage and Handling Guideline.Effective June 25 – July 27, 2012, Seika Machinery is offering a special discount on McDry MC-1001 and MC-1002 PCB Storage Cabinets.

Key features and benefits of the MC-1001 and MC-1002 include:

Seika Machinery, Inc’s Michelle Ogihara Organizes SMTA Ambassador Program

TORRANCE, CA — March 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that Michelle Ogihara, Seika’s Senior Sales Manager and SMTA Director, organized the SMTA Ambassador Program that was launched at the recent SMTA Officer Training Forum in Minneapolis.

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) ambassadors are representatives of the network who seek to grow membership. All ambassadors should understand the mission statement of the SMTA and know the general membership categories and benefits offered.

Seika Sales Meeting and Appreciation Dinner

TORRANCE, CA — March 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, held its annual sales and distributor meeting on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 during the recent IPC APEX EXPO.

The sales and distributor network training meetings were kicked off with a traditional Japanese “ondo,” a dance performed by several key team members at the company. This was Seika’s way of sharing some of its Japanese culture with attendees at the show.

Seika Machinery Receives a 2012 NPI Award for Its Low-VOC Stencil Cleaner

TORRANCE, CA — February 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that it has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Screen/Stencil Printing Peripherals/Consumables for its Sawa Ecobrid SC-AH100 Fully Automatic Low-VOC Stencil Cleaner. The award was presented to Daido Sawairi from Sawa Corporation and Seika Machinery’s Michelle Ogihara during a Tuesday, February 28, 2012 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center in California.