NASHVILLE — February 2020 — KYZEN, the global leader in innovative environmentally friendly cleaning chemistries, was awarded a 2020 NPI Award in the category of Cleaning Materials for its new KYZEN® E5631. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

“KYZEN means continuous improvement, and we continue to deliver value to our customers by developing new products,” said Tom Forsythe, Executive Vice President of KYZEN. “Stencil cleaning is becoming more and more critical as pitch and form factors continue to shrink, creating the need for modern cleaners to get the job done effectively, economically and safely. KYZEN E5631 is the latest answer to our customers’ quest for excellence in stencil cleaning.”

KYZEN E5631 provides superior and exceptional cleaning of ALL widely used assembly materials. It rinses easily and completely thus reducing typical dry time. Additionally, E5631 was formulated to operate at low concentrations (<25 percent) while remaining a top performing product.

E5631 is a cost-effective solution formulated to clean flux and uncured adhesives from stencils and misprints. Designed to be a total stencil cleaning solution, E5631 is diluted and used in all stencil cleaning processes including spray-in-air and ultrasonic processes as well as in the printer as an understencil wipe solution.

Premiering in 2008, the NPI Awards program is an annual celebration of product excellence in electronics surface mount assembly. Premier products based on the finest examples of creative advancement in technology are chosen by a distinguished panel of industry experts.

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KYZEN is a global leader in providing environmentally responsible, RoHS compliant precision cleaning chemistries for industries ranging from electronics and advanced packaging to metal finishing and aerospace applications. Since its founding in 1990, KYZEN’s innovative cleaning technologies, scientific expertise and customer support have been repeatedly recognized with the industry’s most prestigious awards. For more information, visit