ACE Production Technologies Acquires Drop-Jet Fluxing Technology


Spokane Valley, Washington, USA, June 4, 2007 - ACE Production Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of selective soldering systems for electronics assembly, announces the acquisition of all of the Drop-Jet Spray Head technology and Spray Head related products from Castle Controls & Automation, LLC. The purchase and sale agreement
was announced recently by Alan Cable, President of ACE Production Technologies of Spokane Valley, Washington and by John Radtke, President of Castle Controls and
Automation, of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Castle Controls & Automation, LLC has been a provider of turnkey automation solutions since 1978, including mechanical, electrical,
electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic disciplines, motion control and vision system
applications.

Our newly acquired Drop-Jet spray head technology is unique in its serviceable
design and choice of materials Al Cable stated. This design has proven to be
A.C.E. New Drop-Jet fluxer nozzle (Right) and standard nozzle (Left)
compatible with all liquid fluxes, unlike other, less serviceable products. ACE
will immediately offer the Drop-Jet flux head as an option on its selective
soldering products and will announce stand-alone and in-line fluxing products in
the coming months.

Mr. Radtke will accept a position on the ACE engineering team where his 25+
years of controls and automation design experience will enhance ACE's strong
and growing position in the Selective Soldering marketplace.
ACE Production Technologies is a designer and builder of simple, affordable
selective soldering systems suitable for lead-free electronics assembly. ACE's
line of rugged, reliable, compact systems includes the KISS 101, KISS-102,
KISS-103, and the KISS-104 Selective Soldering systems. All of these flexible
systems feature lead-free compatible solder pots and are ideal for low to medium
volume assembly, prototyping, and rework, post-reflow offline assembly, and
other soldering applications such as odd-form devices.

For more information
about A.C.E., including sales and technical, contact ACE Production
Technologies, INC., 3010 N. Industrial Park, 1st Street, Spokane Valley, WA
99216; Tel. 509-924-4898, e-mail sales@ace-protech.com; aceprotech.
com.

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