Asymtek® recently announced that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the Dispensing category for its innovative Spectrum™ S-820 Series Dispensing System. The first annual awards, sponsored by Global SMT and Packaging magazine, recognize the best new innovations in the printed circuit assembly and packaging industries. The award was presented to Asymtek at a ceremony held Nov. 16 during Productronica in Munich, Germany. Introduced in Feb. 2005, the Spectrum Series offers precision dispensing and accommodates a wide range of fluids, processes, and substrates used in semiconductor packaging and assembly. The S-820 incorporates Asymtek's patented Mass Flow Control, Calibrated Process Jetting and advanced software features. It is ideally suited for process development, R&D labs and small batch production operations, such as jetting underfill for flip chips and chip scale packages. Global SMT and Packaging magazine's Global Technology Awards program recognizes product excellence in semiconductor packaging and electronics assembly in 21 categories. An international panel of judges from China, Europe and the United States judged the contest.