Europlacer to Exhibit a Range of Innovative Solution at SMT China 2013

Shanghai, China- Europlacer, a manufacturer of market-leading flexible SMT placement machines, will highlight the new ii-Feed, the multi award-winning iineo platform and the market-leading Speedprint SP710avi in booth #1C40 at the upcoming NEPCON China exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place April 23-25, 2013 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center in Shanghai.

Europlacer’s advanced technologies and products will be on display in the company’s newly designed ii-Feed booth. Designed for maximum impact for the visitor, it will feature a clean layout, 360° viewing and a high level of user friendliness. Additionally, the booth will be staffed with Europlacer Shanghai’s knowledgeable experts.

The ii-Feed Cart has a capacity up to 33 separate component channels and accepts any mix of 8, 12, 16 or 24 mm smart ii-Feed elements. The cart boasts many features such as a component range that begins at 01005; however, it remains fully compatible with previous Europlacer machine generations. Both the previous and updated generations of Europlacer’s tape trolleys can be used on the same machine. It can be operated in three different modes like the older trolley generation, (wired/wireless micro terminal, programming ii-elements separately offline, and with or without Stock Management options), making it the most flexible cart in the industry. ii-Feed elements can be placed at any trolley location, without stopping production, and because of the Europlacer turret head design, random positioning does not affect throughput. The correct loading plan is guaranteed.

Also on display will be Europlacer’s flagship iineo platform. The iineo platform features many enhancements to the Europlacer machine range such as a higher feeder count, increased board size and increased maximum component height. The platform uses the company’s proven core features, including turret head, intelligent feeders, powerful software - while introducing technologies such as linear motors and digital cameras. Additionally, the iineo is widely configurable, allowing for numerous different possibilities: Single or dual linear motor gantry including a rotary turret head with eight or 12 pickups; one or two board positioning mechanisms; oversized board options; and huge feeder capacity to front and rear, or front only.

The Speedprint SP700avi features low ownership costs, simplicity, ease of maintenance and overall value. The advanced screen printer combines Speedprint’s commitment to high performance and reliability with all the necessary features for processing high-technology substrates as standard equipment. The system was designed to cope with the rigors of high-volume SMT production while incorporating the flexibility needed in high-mix, quick product setup and changeover environments. The SP700avi becomes the SP710avi when it is equipped with the Automatic Dispense unit (ADu).The Dual Syringe, Automatic Dispense unit (ADu) allows users to eliminate additional capital outlay by integrating this functionally into the printer.

For more information about Europlacer’s industry-leading solutions, stop by booth #1C40 during the NEPCON China Expo or visit

About Europlacer

Europlacer became a division of Parable Trust Ltd. in 2013. Europlacer has been developing machines for SMT electronics assembly since the 1970s and invented the intelligent feeder concept in the 1980s. After acquisition by Blakell Europlacer in 1991, the company moved away from split-axis to the inherently more capable X-Y architecture that underpins the company’s pick-and-place machines today. Europlacer’s policy has been to ensure wherever possible that technology purchased many years ago, especially feeders, remain compatible with the latest pick-and-place equipment. Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick-and-place systems for the global electronics industry. For more information, visit Europlacer’s Web site at


Fanny Lee

Europlacer (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Unit 2207, Floor 2, Building B, No.51 Rijing Road,

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone,

P.R. China. Postcode: 200131

Tel: 021-5868 3500

Fax: 021-5868 3700


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