Yxlon to Host Three Open Houses at Its Lab One Facility


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Yxlon International, a company of the Swiss tech holding COMET Group, will host three Lab One Electronics Open Houses. The first one will take place on June 26 and will focus on SMT. The second open house will take place on June 27 and will focus on semiconductor technology, and the third event will take place on June 28 and will focus on lab applications.

Each of the three open houses will begin at 9:15 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m. with industry experts speaking on applicable topics, and Charles E. Bauer, Ph.D. keynoting each day. Lunch, open discussion, sample valuations and networking will be included during each of the open houses.

The Tuesday, June 26 SMT open house as well as the Wednesday, June 27 open house will cover topics including Industry 4.0 for inspection; printing in the third dimension; design, materials, equipment & applications in electronics; and recent advances in both X-ray and AOI technology. The Thursday, June 26 lab applications open house event will cover topics including CT technology from components to large assemblies; nanotechnology in  electronics packaging and interconnect; and recent advances in both X-ray and AOI technology.

Bauer serves as Senior Managing Director of TechLead Corporation, a technology management company specializing in the electronics packaging, interconnection and assembly industry, as well as Director of the University of Portland’s Global Executive Leadership MBA program. Dr. Bauer focuses on the areas of strategic technology planning, market analysis and business development, particularly in the international arena. Combining applications experience in implantable, surgical and diagnostic medical devices with extensive background in design and manufacturing, he presents a balanced perspective between technology and practical implementation for real-world products. A senior member of IEEE, he is involved with numerous industry associations, has received many awards, and has authored more than 250 papers, articles and columns during his career.

About Yxlon

Yxlon International designs and produces radioscopic and CT inspection systems for a broad variety of industrial applications and fields. Whether in the aviation and aerospace, automotive, or electronics industry, our customers are among the largest manufacturers in the world – major enterprises that place their confidence in our outstanding quality. Our roots go back to the discovery of the X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in 1895 and the construction of the first X-ray tube by Carl Heinrich Florenz Müller in Hamburg in 1896.

About COMET Group

The COMET Group is a globally leading, innovative Swiss technology company with a focus on the x-ray, radio frequency and ebeam businesses. With premium high-tech components and systems, we enable customers in numerous industries to both enhance the quality of their products and make their manufacturing more efficient and eco-friendly. Our innovative solutions under the COMET, YXLON and ebeam brands are in demand for applications such as materials testing and security inspection, the coating and treatment of surfaces, and non-contact sterilization.

Based in Flamatt, Switzerland, the COMET Group has a presence in all world markets. We employ about 1,300 people worldwide, including approximately 440 in Switzerland. Besides production facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and the USA, we maintain various subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. COMET’s stock (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

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