DDM Novastar Has New Facility, New Owner


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DDM Novastar, a U.S. manufacturer of SMT and PCB assembly equipment, has moved to bigger, better, and more modern facilities. It takes the firm from King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, to nearby Warminster in the northeast suburbs of Philadelphia.

This move followed the recent sale by the prior owner to one of the company’s longest-tenured employees, Robert (Bob) Voigt, who became the new president and CEO effective October 31, 2017. Voigt started with the company in 1983, then called APS Novastar, and has taken on increasingly responsible roles through the years from production to sales and technical support to training and senior management. Voigt takes the reigns from Ed Cicutti who is graduating into retirement.

DDM2.jpgBarbara Kirkpatrick remains as vice president and CFO, and will devote much of her non-financial time to marketing. Service Manager Richard Wendler has returned to DDM Novastar to head up the company’s improved service and customer support department. All other office and manufacturing staff have also moved with the firm to its new location, which was selected in part because of its convenience to employees.
 
The new DDM manufacturing facility has a purpose-built training center to showcase and demonstrate all DDM equipment in a comfortable environment.
 
Customers are encouraged to visit DDM prior to a purchase to help make well-informed decisions about assembly equipment best suited to their needs, and again after fabrication to check out their equipment before acceptance and shipment.

Vital information about the new facility (Please update your records!):
Address: 212 Railroad Drive, Ivyland, Pennsylvania 18974
Phone: 215-485-5663
Fax: 215-485-5664
Email: web@ddmnovastar.com (no change)
Website: www.ddmnovastar.com/ (no change)

About DDM Novastar

With over 24,000 SMT and PCB assembly systems sold, DDM Novastar is a leading USA manufacturer of OEM equipment for the short to medium run production environment. Since our introduction of the first Through Hole Lead-forming and Component Counter products in 1982, DDM Novastar has remained an industry leading innovator. By offering our customers the most reliable, easy-to-operate, easy-to-service, and lowest total cost of ownership “turn-key” SMT OEM systems available today, our commitment is to be your primary source for the most comprehensive range of solutions for prototyping, pilot manufacturing, and low to medium run high mix applications.  DDM Novastar’s unparalleled array of stencil printers, automated pick and place, reflow and batch ovens, selective and wave solder equipment is backed by superior technical support and can accommodate the most demanding applications with absolute precision. For more information, click here.

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