Saki Opens New Factory in Chiba, Japan


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Saki Corp. recently opened a new factory in Chiba, Japan to expand production of its automated inspection and measurement systems. Saki’s 2D and 3D automated optical inspection (AOI)and solder paste inspection (SPI), and 3D automated X-ray inspection (AXI) systems are used in printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) as well as for X-ray inspection of insulated gate bipolar transistors and sensors in automotive applications, especially in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).

"The requirements for increased inspection in the assembly of smartphones, communication servers, and automotive electronics to increase quality and eliminate device failure has created even more demand for our inspection systems," explained Nori Koike, COO, Saki. "Our new Saki Corporation Chiba Factory expands our production capacity and improves quality, cost, delivery for our customers."

Saki Corporation has headquarters in Tokyo, Japan; R&D, design, and engineering centers in Europe and China; and offices, subsidiary companies, and distributors throughout the world. Saki Corporation Chiba Factory was opened last December 20, 2016.

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