Inventec Performance Chemicals Upgrades Solder Powder Facilities


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Inventec Performance Chemicals USA LLC, producer of Inventec solder pastes, cleaning chemistries and Amtech branded solder products, has completed major production and laboratory upgrades to its solder powder making plant thanks to the support of the State of CT Department of Economic and Community Development and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology.  

“Our partnership with the state of Connecticut has been instrumental to our ability to innovate for growth,” says David Reitz,  Managing Director and CEO of Inventec Performance Chemicals USA LLC; “The upgrades to our facility has positioned us not only to expand our business with current customers but also to develop next generation products that continue to position us – and our costumers to be market leaders.”

The upgraded laboratories feature the latest in particle sizing and chemical analysis. The company’s new particle sizing equipment features state of the art image analysis and electrical resistance measurements. This allows the company to effectively and accurately perform distribution analysis ranging from 1-200 microns and encompasses solder powders from Type 1 through Type 8.  

Chemical analysis of metals and alloys have also been upgraded through the acquisition of the latest in Spark OES technology.  This technology allows the company to perform accurate analysis of all the latest alloys, including high-reliability alloys that contain various dopants.  In addition to high-reliability applications, the company will be able to perform wave pot analysis for its customers with best-in-class reliability.

Key investments into production upgrades, has increased Inventec’s capacity and output for Type 3, 4 and 5 solder powders; “We take seriously the need to continue to deliver best-in-class capabilities for our customers. New sizing equipment and upgraded environmental controls will allow the company to double production while improving the stability of the powder in various fluxes -- leading to improved soldering and voiding properties.” says Michael Gesick, Global Metals Technology Manager for Inventec Performance Chemicals. 

About Inventec Performance Chemicals USA LLC

For over 40 years, INVENTEC has been serving industrial markets with sustainable products and processes that reduce the total cost of ownership, delivering:

  • Innovative solutions that feature uncompromising performance
  • Environmental and health protection by substituting safer products for hazardous substances ahead of regulatory standards, and by developing intelligent risk management solutions for non-substitutable hazardous substances.
  • Proximity of experts in more that 20 countries who provide expert consultation, resulting in optimized solutions that serve the total needs of our customers.

Inventec has 10 subsidiaries throughout Europe, Asia, USA and Mexico, including 7 production sites that are all ISO 9001 certified and equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories.

In 2014, Inventec expanded their presence across North America by adding AMTECH solder pastes, solder powders, and process support products, providing a highly complementary addition to the full line of INVENTEC products for the electronic assembly marketplace.

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