MTA Awards


The Mexico Technology Awards acknowledge the latest innovations available in Mexico produced by OEM manufacturing equipment and materials suppliers over the last 12 months.

Award entries will be accepted until Friday, July 26. Companies can enter as many categories as they wish. Register online or print out a PDF entry form to mail. Submit a separate entry form for each product or service for each category entered. For example, the same product entered into two categories requires two separate entry forms and fees.

Products to be judged by an independent panel of judges are:

Assembly Tools
Bonding/Bonding Test Equipment
Cleaning Equipment
Cleaning Materials
Coating/Encapsulant Equipment
Coatings/Encapsulants Services
Conformal Coating Equipment
Conformal Coating Materials
Component Counting
Component Placement Equipment – High
Component Placement Equipment – Low/
Medium Volume
Component Placement – Multifunction
Device Programming
Dispensing Equipment
Environmental Systems or Services
Hand Soldering
Inspection Equipment – AOI Systems
Inspection Equipment – SPI Systems
Inspection Equipment – Xray

Labels/Labeling Equipment
LED Placement Equipment
LED Printing Equipment
Metal Waste & Dross Recycling
Printing Equipment
Rework & Repair
Robotic Handling Systems
Software – Process Control
Software – Production
Solder Paste
Solder – Bar and Cored Wire
Soldering Equipment – Convection
Soldering Equipment – Laser
Soldering Equipment – Reflow
Soldering Equipment – Robotic
Soldering Equipment – Selective
Soldering Equipment – Wave
Storage Systems
Test Equipment
Test and Measurement Inspection Systems
Test and Services

Submission of a separate entry is required for each category your product or service is entered For example, the same product entered into two categories means two separate entry forms and fees.

All entries must be submitted by JULY 12 and must be accompanied by:

  • Official entry form, submitted through the online form or via fax, email (photocopies are ok).
  • Payment of the US $750 entry fee per entry. Payment can be made via credit card, check, or wire transfer.
  • A PDF or Word file containing technical product literature and/or product specifications emailed to
  • High resolution product image (minimum 3” x 5” at 300 dpi as a .tif or .jpg file) and/or short video clip e-mailed to
  • A high-resolution or print-ready company logo, emailed to
  • The company name, product name and 250-word product or service description entered on the entry form will be used verbatim for judging and award purposes.

2019 Winners ceremony will be held at the SMTA Expo and Tech Forum, Guadalajara, Mexico, Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

MTA Award Submissions