VirTex Upgrades Capabilities with New JUKI FX-3 Placer


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Electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider VirTex recently installed a Juki FX-3 Speed Placer at its Wisconsin facility, which is an impressive 60,000 sq. ft. manufacturing site and home to six SMT lines. 

"We believe in Juki and, as a company, they support our 'Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)' vision. When you buy Juki, you know that you are buying reliability and a quality which is complemented and supported by the highest level of customer service," said Upinder Singh, Vice President and General Manager of the VirTex facility in Wisconsin. "At VirTex we pride ourselves on being our OEM customers trusted technology partner, and as such, we know that Juki and their products are a good fit for VirTex and bring valued brand synergy."

In today's faced-paced electronics environment where time-to-market matters, the Juki FX 3 Speed Placer provides VirTex with upgraded swiftness, which enables VirTex to increase capacity, in line with future demand.

The Juki FX-3 Speed Placer, for high-speed, high-accuracy mounting down to very small parts and an ultra-flexible performance.

"We are pleased that our long-time customer VirTex has added our FX-3 high speed placement system in their Wisconsin facility. While this system will increase placement volumes, it also is quite flexible in both component range and in change-over time from job to job. This will allow VirTex to increase their throughput, while not losing the flexibility to handle a wide variety of projects. With the high up-time and durability of this system, VirTex can count on high productivity for many years to come. We thank them for our many years of partnership, and look forward to many more," said Bob Black, CEO of Juki Automation Systems.

About VirTex

VirTex is a trusted technology partner that provides strategic Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) to Original Equipment Makers (OEMs).  VirTex increases the competitive position of customers’ products with a smart and simplified regional supply chain solution across the production lifecycle, by focusing on and reflecting their customer's vision.

With over 30 years of experience, VirTex is known in the industry for commitment to quality, flexibility, compliance to regulatory requirements and avoiding setbacks and delays. Customers trust their products to the responsiveness and ingenuity of their trusted partner, VirTex.

With over 30 years of specialist focus and certified accreditation to meet the exacting needs of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), with complex and highly diversified production requirements within the automotive aerospace & defense, industrial and medical markets.

About Juki

Juki Corporation’s experience as the market leader in industrial sewing machines was the stepping-stone for their entry into the printed circuit board assembly market in 1987. Since then, Juki has delivered more than 33,000 automated assembly systems worldwide and is currently shipping an average of 200 assembly machines per month. This extraordinary achievement makes Juki one of the world’s leading providers of automated assembly products and systems. In addition to its core technologies, Juki’s Electronic Assembly and Test Systems Division develops and manufactures advanced electronic systems and computer software for data entry, mail processing, and other electronic equipment.

With the purchase of Zevatech’s assets in November 1999, Juki Automation Systems now brings Juki’s reputation for top quality and reliable service to the North and South American and European electronics assembly markets.

For further information, visit http://jukiamericas.com.

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