Universal Instruments Corp.
Binghamton, NY 13902-0825
Universal's Fuzion Platform Wins NPI Award at APEX 2013
'Fuzion’s unique architecture enables rapid product introduction, manufacturing ramp, and high utilization in high-mix environments. Universal’s FuzionXC2-37 Platform was presented Circuits Assembly magazine’s NPI award as the top machine in the “Component Placement- - Multi-Function” category, as selected by an independent panel of industry engineers. Evaluations for the award entries...Read More »
Surface Mount Platforms are optimized for capacity, utilization.
Intended for electronics manufacturers, FuzionXC2-37 and FuzionXC2-60- 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 264, 8...Read More »
Burton Industries Selects Universal Instruments' Advantis Platform
Burton Industries' acquisition of two Universal Instruments' Advantis-® surface mount platforms has resulted in throughput gains of up to 250 percent for the contract electronics manufacturer. The Advantis solution has also delivered significant improvements in yield, accuracy, and efficiency. When Burton Industries, Inc., decided to replace some older equipment at its manufacturing facility in...Read More »
Automated Insertion Products accelerate pin-through-hole process.
Automated Insertion (AI) products include Radial 88HT and VCD 88HT. While accommodating range of components on one machine with quad-span insertion tooling (2.5, 5.0, 7.5, and 10 mm), Radial 88HT radial inserter also addresses high-density applications with single-span insertion tooling. Programmable clinch height facilitates- lead length optimization,- sensitive component placement,...Read More »
Pick-and-Place Platform supports LED and SMT technologies.
Optimizing productivity for LED and SMT applications by leveraging Lightning-® placement head, Advantis-® AC-60 LED consists of dual-beam platform configured with two 30-spindle Lightning placement heads that maximize throughput for 1.2 m LED lamps. Enablers for LED applications include specialized long board kits to support boards up to 1.3 m long as well as various LED nozzles that utilize...Read More »
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 »
SWEMCO Enhances Capabilities with Universal Instruments' Genesis Line Solution
S.W. Electronics and Manufacturing Corporation (SWEMCO), a leading global EMS provider, has purchased a Universal Instruments Genesis Platform production line. The new equipment set was complemented with Universal's Dimensions-® Line Manager shop floor control software. Both are now operational in SWEMCO's Moorestown, New Jersey production facility. Since the installation in May, the company has...Read More »
Universal Demonstrates Newest Platforms at NEPCON China
Universal Instruments will showcase its newest surface mount and through-hole platforms together with China/Hong Kong-area sales representative Gentron International Limited on booth 1A03 at the 2011 NEPCON China tradeshow in Shanghai, China on May 11-13. The flagship Genesis Series 2 Platform, delivering the ultimate in modular performance for standard-to-extreme surface mount applications, will...Read More »
SMT Hautes Boosts Productivity with Universal's Genesis Series 2
SMT Hautes Technologies, a leading-edge EMS provider, has purchased Universal Instruments' Genesis Series 2 Platforms to comprise a flexible production line at their Montreal, Canada facility. The new Series 2 line is achieving a 20% greater throughput than the company's previous surface mount lines, while also enabling SMT Hautes to perform advanced processes on the same line. Genesis Series 2...Read More »
Universal Bolsters Complete Solutions Portfolio at APEX 2011
Universal Instruments offers complete process, manufacturing and support solutions for a full range of electronics assembly applications. Universal will highlight two new additions to its complete solutions portfolio on booth #1635 at the 2011 IPC APEX show located at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, April 12-14. The Advantis 3(TM) Platform brings scalable performance and class-leading technology for...Read More »