ControlTek Invests in Juki FX-3 Surface Mount Technology System
April 07, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsControlTek, an electronics contract manufacturer, has invested in the Juki FX-3 high speed surface mount system. The new SMT system brings additional high speed, accuracy and increased capacity to ControlTek's existing production lines.
The Juki FX-3 technology supports the high accuracy and high repeatability required for high density placement. ControlTek will utilize the new surface mount technology line to realize improvements in process time, asset utilization, reliability, flexibility, and responsiveness to customer product requirements.
"ControlTek has purchased the Juki line to answer growing customer demand for increased capacity. Implementing the additional line means we can continue providing on time delivery of high quality products to our customers," —Sean Neill, VP of Operations.
The SMT line is the second of four major investments in cutting edge capital equipment for ControlTek in the past six months. The EMS Provider demonstrates their commitment to stay on top of the technological demands within the electronics contract manufacturing industry. Certainly, the new equipment will compliment ControlTek's focus on low to medium volume, high mix assembly of circuit boards, cables, box builds, test & electronic design services.
ControlTek installed the new line and is currently producing customer product with the high accuracy and speed trademarked by Juki. "Juki's FX-3 high-speed-chip shooter offers great value in a compact footprint. Attaining the highest quality by using state of the art technology, the FX-3 employs linear servomotors for improved accuracy, an optical laser centering system mounted on each head to ensure high repeatability, and a graphical, easy to use interface for quick programming. The FX-3 is a winner when it comes to improving yields and increasing productivity" Geron Ryden, Juki Automation Systems. http://www.controltek.com
ControlTek was founded in 1971 and provides a full suite of electronic manufacturing services, including circuit board assembly, cable assembly, box builds, test services and electronic design. The Vancouver, Washington facility serves a diverse client base in the industrial, medical, semi-conductor, aerospace, military, and consumer products industries. ControlTek believes in providing diligent service to customers via open communication, flexible solutions, and a culture of continuous improvement. ControlTek is an ISO9001:2008, ISO13485:2003, AS9100, ITAR registered firm.