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Silicon Mountain Purchases Universal Fuzion Solution at APEX

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Universal Instruments Corp.
P.O. Box 825
Binghamton, NY, 13902 0825

Press release date: April 10, 2014

For the second consecutive year, US-based contract manufacturer Silicon Mountain has closed a deal for a Universal Instruments FuzionŽ Platform solution at the IPC APEX EXPO.

Universal Instruments again enjoyed a very successful IPC APEX EXPO, this year held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, NV on March 25 – 27. Building upon its partnership with Universal, growing US-based contract manufacturer Silicon Mountain added both a Fuzion4-120 high-speed and a Fuzion2-37 flexible platform to its Fuzion portfolio.

"We couldn't be happier with the overall performance of the Fuzion that we integrated into our manufacturing operations last year," said Silicon Mountain Contract Services Principal Partner, Wayne Townsend. "Fuzion has helped us significantly improve our overall utilization and productivity, and we intend to leverage those capabilities as we continue to expand our scope of customers and accelerate our growth path."

Universal highlighted its complete solutions portfolio at APEX, with a range of technologies, including surface mount, odd-form, through-hole, and automation technologies on the booth. Hundreds of attendees from a variety of industries visited the booth for live equipment demonstrations and discussions with Universal's product experts.

"As the premier show in the Americas, APEX continues to prove the ideal setting for us to showcase our unique value to prospective customers," said Universal Instruments Vice President of Marketing, Glenn Farris. "Moreover, it gives us the opportunity to strengthen the relationships we have with our current customers, such as Silicon Mountain," Farris added.

To learn more about Universal's solutions for any electronics manufacturing challenge, contact Universal Instruments at +1-800-432-2607 or +1-607-779-7522 or visit

About Universal Instruments
Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry. Universal provides complete assembly lines to EMS providers, ODMs and electronics assemblers around the world, leveraging its portfolio of compatible and flexible equipment platforms that address the diverse requirements of high-speed chip and multifunction placement applications as well as component insertion. Universal Instruments is headquartered in Binghamton, N.Y., with offices in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

About Silicon Mountain Contract Services
Since 2002, SMCS has been serving regional clients throughout several industries as a Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM) solution for its client-partners. SMCS is well versed in surface mount technology, through-hole, and complete box builds; offering a value that is hard to match. Drawn from decades of this industry's experience, much of it working together, SMCS teams bring its client-partners a broad range of valuable knowledge and trade crafts. Silicon Mountain Purchases Universal Fuzion Solution at APEX, SMCS is proud to provide client-partner solutions that endure for years, giving its client-partners much needed added value in tumultuous markets faced today.

Universal Instruments contact Silicon Mountain Contract Services contact:
Jeffrey Zopff
Global Marketing Communications Manager
Universal Instruments Corporation
33 Broome Corporate Parkway
Conklin, NY 13748
Kris Townsend
General Manager/Principal
Silicon Mountain Contract Services
1400 Shilo Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
Tel: +1 607-779-5364
Tel: +1 208-461-7495

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