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MacDermid Alpha Offers Full Line of Environmentally Friendly, REACH Compliant Soldering Products

(Waterbury, CT USA) – November 24, 2020 - MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, a world leader in the production of electronics soldering and bonding materials, offers a full line of environmentally friendly wave soldering fluxes, solder pastes and chemicals. In line with the latest REACH Annex XIV regulations banning the use of Nonylphenol Ethoxylate (NPE) and Octylphenol Ethoxylate (OPE) based surfactants due to come into effect in Europe on the 4th January 2021, MacDermid Alpha is ready to offer customers soldering products that ensure compliance to the regulation.

MacDermid Alpha’s range of NPE/OPE free, REACH Compliant ALPHA Soldering Products have been designed as drop-in replacements for existing products that contain the annexed surfactants. The chemistries have been developed using environmentally friendly forumulations, whilst still ensuring excellent solder performance and the highest levels of reliability.

MacDermid Alpha has worked to develop environmentally-friendly products and sustainable solutions that deliver significant environmental benefits for many years, including lead-free, low-VOC, no-VOC, halogen-free and Recycling Services. These environmentally-friendly products and services help our customers run cleaner, greener processes and produce products that are safer to use and safer to handle at the end of their product life cycle.

To ensure your assembly process is ready for the latest REACH Annex XIV Regulation and to learn more about MacDermid Alpha’s range of NPE/OPE free ALPHA Soldering Products, please contact your local MacDermid Alpha salesperson or visit:


About MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions:

Through the innovation of specialty chemicals and materials under our Alpha, Kester, Compugraphics, and MacDermid Enthone brands, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions provides solutions that power electronics interconnection.  We serve all global regions and every step of device manufacturing within each segment of the electronics supply chain. The experts in our Semiconductor Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Assembly Solutions divisions collaborate in design, implementation, and technical service to ensure success for our partner clients.  Our solutions enable our customers’ manufacture of extraordinary electronic devices at high productivity and reduced cycle time.
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