Posted by Z.Shook on 11/14/2018
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Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare
parts, announces that it was awarded a 2018 Mexico Technology Award in the
category of Automation Tools for its STRIPFEEDER System. The award was
presented to the company during a Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 ceremony that took
place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.
STRIPFEEDER systems are a cost-effective way to load many components, including
short strip tape and odd-form/custom components, without having to purchase
expensive feeders. The quick-to-assemble, easy-to-install modules, built to
JEDEC specs, are designed for rapid loading of tape-and-reel components on
existing SMT pick-and-place equipment. Additionally, the trays enable fast
changeover between product runs without unloading from the machine.
its on-demand design, the STRIPFEEDER systems are ideal for many different
customers. It is suited for both for low-volume / high-mix applications and
prototyping shops but also can be implemented into high volume jobs where
critical components can be placed in the machine instead of by hand.
current platform offers multiple options, including small and large base plates
and various rail heights to accommodate a wide range of SMT pick-and-place
applications and equipment. Most of the parts are interchangeable for ease of
use and increased flexibility within the system
Tools is a leading provider of precision machined components, SMT spare parts
and Swiss-made hand tools, locally and globally. The company has won numerous
awards for its quality products and service, including several for the
STRIPFEEDER product line.
thrilled to receive more recognition for our STRIPFEEDER system,” said Curt
Couch, Vice President at Count On Tools, Inc. “Developing this product line and
having the electronics assembly industry recognize it as a leading new product
is a great honor. I am proud of our team and the work that has been done to
provide valuable solutions for our industry.”
Technology Awards recognize the best new innovations in the electronics
manufacturing industry in Mexico. The goal of the award program is to celebrate
the companies and people that are achieving the highest standards and driving
the industry forward.