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Mack Technologies Chooses Universal Instruments' Fuzion Platform
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Mack Technologies Chooses Universal Instruments' Fuzion Platform

Award-winning EMS company adds capacity and doubles utilization while also enhancing technical capabilities and operational flexibility. Mack Technologies, a leading provider of contract electronic manufacturing solutions, has chosen Universal Instruments’ FuzionÂ-® Platform solutions to boost efficiency for its high-mix product requirements and increasing volume demands. The company has...

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Surface Mount Platforms are optimized for capacity, utilization.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Mount Platforms are optimized for capacity, utilization.

Intended for electronics manufacturers, FuzionXC2-37 and FuzionXC2-60Â- leverage NPI software tools featuring icon-driven interface and efficiency tools, including on-line component auto-teach and on-the-fly production editing. FuzionXC2-37 accommodates boards up to 1,300 x 610 mm; 272, 8 mm feeder inputs, and range of input types: strip, tape, tube, odd-form, and tray. FuzionXC2-60 offers...

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Universal Highlights New Platform and Emerging Market Focus at APEX 2012

Universal Instruments sets a higher standard for versatility and performance in a multifunction surface mount platform with the introduction of the Genesis GX-37D to the Americas market at the APEX 2012 tradeshow in San Diego, CA, February 28 - March 1. Universal will demonstrate the exceptional capabilities of the GX-37D on booth #2737, as well as share the company's vision into the exciting new...

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Creation Leverages Universal's Advantis 3 Platform for Significant throughput Gains
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Creation Leverages Universal's Advantis 3 Platform for Significant throughput Gains

Creation Technologies, a Global Top-50 and North American Top-10 Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider, has purchased Universal Instruments' Advantis 3(TM) Platform to improve productivity at their Markham Ontario, Canada Facility. The initial machine installation has resulted in greater than 25% throughput improvements. Advantis 3 delivers scalable performance and class-leading...

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Surface Mount Placement System handles boards up to 1,016 mm.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Mount Placement System handles boards up to 1,016 mm.

Powered by VRM linear motor with closed-loop 1 Â-µm positioning, Genesis Series 2 is available 1-, 2-, and 4-beam configurations with throughputs up to 140,000 cph. Unit features 30-spindle LightningÂ-® head, which places passives down to 01005, CSPs, WSPs, Â-µBGAs, eCAPs, DPAKs, and MELFs at full speed. Vertical part sensor verifies part presence immediately prior to placement, while...

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Direct Die Feeders install on GenesisSC Platform.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Direct Die Feeders install on GenesisSC Platform.

Innova and Innova + direct die feeders are portable, high-speed units that enable GenesisSC system to assemble complete module on single machine. Multiple feeders can be installed on single placement machine with minimum feeder slot consumption and feeders can alternate operation for continuous running of like part numbers. Units process wafers up to 300 mm in size and include vision processing,...

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Reporting Software identifies production inefficiencies.
Software

Reporting Software identifies production inefficiencies.

Designed to increase utilization rates to over 90%, Linechart(TM) multi-vendor reporting software provides complete visibility into all production lines and identifies factory inefficiencies. It helps maximize utilization by monitoring production lines and providing graphical feedback for several KPIs across Universal and non-Universal pick-and-place equipment. By displaying data down to feeder...

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Universal to Present Leading-edge Placement Technology at Mexitronica 2006
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Universal to Present Leading-edge Placement Technology at Mexitronica 2006

Universal Instruments has announced plans to showcase the highly flexible AdVantis AX-72 and Quadris-S machine sets from booth #718 at this year's Mexitronica, being held over October 10th - 12th in Guadalajara, Mexico. An example of the AdVantis Platform's inherent flexibility, Universal's AdVantis AX-72 display will highlight one of the most adaptable models in the AdVantis collection. A...

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Tape Feeders suit high-speed chip placement equipment.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Tape Feeders suit high-speed chip placement equipment.

Including PSV sensor that notifies machine and line software when component reels are serviced by operator, High-Performance Gold Feeders support line-level reporting and traceability functionality. They offer continuous splice capability and high speed chip component presentation. Single lane 8 and 12 mm feeders have features for precise and repeatable feeder registration, while 16, 24, and 32...

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Universal Instruments to Showcase AdVantis Platform at ATExpo 2006
Machinery & Machining Tools

Universal Instruments to Showcase AdVantis Platform at ATExpo 2006

Universal Instruments has unveiled plans to showcase its popular AdVantis placement platform from booth #5842 at this year's Assembly Technology Expo, taking place over September 26th - 28th in Chicago, US. The Universal display will highlight AdVantis' ability to blend high-end machine productivity and operator flexibility for a value-driven performance. Equipped to respond to a variety of...

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Mack Technologies Chooses Universal Instruments' Fuzion Platform
Machinery & Machining Tools

Mack Technologies Chooses Universal Instruments' Fuzion Platform

Award-winning EMS company adds capacity and doubles utilization while also enhancing technical capabilities and operational flexibility. Mack Technologies, a leading provider of contract electronic manufacturing solutions, has chosen Universal Instruments’ FuzionÂ-® Platform solutions to boost efficiency for its high-mix product requirements and increasing volume demands. The company has...

Read More »
Surface Mount Platforms are optimized for capacity, utilization.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Mount Platforms are optimized for capacity, utilization.

Intended for electronics manufacturers, FuzionXC2-37 and FuzionXC2-60Â- leverage NPI software tools featuring icon-driven interface and efficiency tools, including on-line component auto-teach and on-the-fly production editing. FuzionXC2-37 accommodates boards up to 1,300 x 610 mm; 272, 8 mm feeder inputs, and range of input types: strip, tape, tube, odd-form, and tray. FuzionXC2-60 offers...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Universal Highlights New Platform and Emerging Market Focus at APEX 2012

Universal Instruments sets a higher standard for versatility and performance in a multifunction surface mount platform with the introduction of the Genesis GX-37D to the Americas market at the APEX 2012 tradeshow in San Diego, CA, February 28 - March 1. Universal will demonstrate the exceptional capabilities of the GX-37D on booth #2737, as well as share the company's vision into the exciting new...

Read More »
Creation Leverages Universal's Advantis 3 Platform for Significant throughput Gains
Machinery & Machining Tools

Creation Leverages Universal's Advantis 3 Platform for Significant throughput Gains

Creation Technologies, a Global Top-50 and North American Top-10 Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider, has purchased Universal Instruments' Advantis 3(TM) Platform to improve productivity at their Markham Ontario, Canada Facility. The initial machine installation has resulted in greater than 25% throughput improvements. Advantis 3 delivers scalable performance and class-leading...

Read More »
Surface Mount Placement System handles boards up to 1,016 mm.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Mount Placement System handles boards up to 1,016 mm.

Powered by VRM linear motor with closed-loop 1 Â-µm positioning, Genesis Series 2 is available 1-, 2-, and 4-beam configurations with throughputs up to 140,000 cph. Unit features 30-spindle LightningÂ-® head, which places passives down to 01005, CSPs, WSPs, Â-µBGAs, eCAPs, DPAKs, and MELFs at full speed. Vertical part sensor verifies part presence immediately prior to placement, while...

Read More »
Direct Die Feeders install on GenesisSC Platform.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Direct Die Feeders install on GenesisSC Platform.

Innova and Innova + direct die feeders are portable, high-speed units that enable GenesisSC system to assemble complete module on single machine. Multiple feeders can be installed on single placement machine with minimum feeder slot consumption and feeders can alternate operation for continuous running of like part numbers. Units process wafers up to 300 mm in size and include vision processing,...

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CBA Group Appoints Debbora Ahlgren Vice President of Marketing

The CBA Group, comprised of Universal Instruments Corporation and Hover-Davis, announces the appointment of Debbora (Deb) Ahlgren as Vice President of Marketing, reporting to Jean-Luc Pelissier, CEO and President of CBA, Universal Instruments and Hover-Davis. In this new role, Ms. Ahlgren takes responsibility for driving the global strategy for market positioning and leveraging of Universal's...

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Company News

Universal's APL Attends Regional and National Technology Events

Universal Instruments' Advanced Process Laboratory (APL) highlighted its Failure Analysis and Prototyping capabilities at recent regional SMTA shows, including the LI Chapter on October 13 and the Empire Chapter on October 19. Universal representatives were on hand to discuss the lab's advanced capabilities as well as offering specific presentations on Failure Analysis, 01005 Assembly, and...

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Reporting Software identifies production inefficiencies.
Software

Reporting Software identifies production inefficiencies.

Designed to increase utilization rates to over 90%, Linechart(TM) multi-vendor reporting software provides complete visibility into all production lines and identifies factory inefficiencies. It helps maximize utilization by monitoring production lines and providing graphical feedback for several KPIs across Universal and non-Universal pick-and-place equipment. By displaying data down to feeder...

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