IBL Technologies, LLC today announced that it is celebrating its 30-year anniversary in 2017. IBL started in 1987, when Mr. Helmut Leicht started Ingenieurbüro Leicht as an engineering firm. The company moved beyond engineering in 1988 when IBL began manufacturing its first vapor phase soldering systems. By 1992, IBL had developed the second generation vapor phase systems. These units would be the beginnings of the IBL machines that lead the industry today. In 1993, IBL received an award from the Bavarian government for environmental oriented developments. During