NASHVILLE — November 2023 — KYZEN, the global leader in innovative environmentally friendly cleaning chemistries, is proud to announce its recent recognition with a 2023 GLOBAL Technology Award in the category of Cleaning Materials. The award was presented during an award ceremony that took place at productronica in Munich on Nov. 14, 2023, celebrating KYZEN’s groundbreaking contribution to the industry with its revolutionary AQUANOX® A4618 Aqueous In-Line Cleaning Solution.

Setting New Standards in Cleaning Technology

AQUANOX A4618 represents a game-changing aqueous cleaning chemistry, meticulously designed to address the challenges associated with cleaning modern lead-free flux residues, all while achieving impeccable, mirrored solder finishes. This innovative solution introduces several key benefits that distinguish it as an industry leader:

Efficient Flux Residue Removal: AQUANOX A4618 excels in effectively removing a wide range of flux types, including no-clean and Pb-free residues, ensuring pristine cleanliness and optimizing solder performance.

Eco-Friendly and Low VOC: Committed to sustainability, A4618 is a low VOC solution, aligning with KYZEN’s eco-friendly principles, and promoting responsible environmental practices.

Low Cost of Ownership: With a precisely calibrated stabilizer package and extended tank life, AQUANOX® A4618 offers a cost-effective cleaning solution that enhances manufacturing processes.

Exceptional Materials Compatibility: The solution is engineered to provide outstanding materials compatibility, safeguarding the integrity of delicate components and substrates.

Superior Performance at Low Concentrations and Temperatures: A4618 demonstrates its efficacy even at low concentrations and temperatures, ensuring efficient cleaning without compromising performance. 

A Testament to KYZEN’s Commitment

The recognition of KYZEN with the 2023 GLOBAL Technology Award underscores the company’s unwavering commitment to advancing the boundaries of cleaning technology. The GLOBAL Technology Awards, established in 2005, have become an industry benchmark, celebrating exceptional standards and groundbreaking solutions within the global SMT and advanced packaging industry. The award recognizes companies and individuals who consistently drive the industry forward with their outstanding innovations.

KYZEN continues to deliver solutions that cater to the evolving needs of the manufacturing industry, promoting efficiency, sustainability and exceptional performance.

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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.