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Cogiscan Inc and Juki Automation Systems (JAS) have announced a new milestone in their long-term collaboration.
Juki Automation Systems will utilize Cogiscan’s Co-NECT machine interface for their customers that require industry standard connectivity protocols including CAMX, SECS/GEM and the upcoming CFX.
Bill Astle, President & CEO of Juki Automation Systems, Inc. commented on this announcement: “Juki has been a great innovator and respected market leader for many years in the global SMT market. We’re inspired by our customers’ beneficial pursuit of the quickly emerging Industry 4.0, and we understand that machine connectivity is the critical first step to achieving a smart factory. Cogiscan has been a trusted partner to JUKI for many years, and their Co-NECT platform enables us to support multiple protocols, and machines in our product portfolio. Once CFX is officially released, we will be able to support it from day one.”
“Cogiscan is extremely proud of our long-term partnership with JUKI,” said Mitch DeCaire, Global Director - Equipment Partnerships at Cogiscan. “The fact that an industry leader like JUKI relies on Cogiscan Co-NECT to fulfill their customer connectivity requirements is a strong testament to our competitive edge and superior technology in this area.”
About Cogiscan Inc.
Cogiscan is the leading track, trace and control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry. The scalable Cogiscan platform perfectly integrates with all major equipment types, and is highly configurable to enable a personalized solution to each customer’s specific production needs. Since 1999 Cogiscan has attained several international patents for TTC hardware and software, and has won multiple awards throughout the years.
About Juki Automation Systems
Juki Automation Systems (JAS), is an international leader in high-speed SMT Assembly equipment, has shipped more than 40,000 machines worldwide since 1987. Juki has built its global image with a combination of top-quality and high-reliability machines with a reputation for world-class service and support that result in the lowest production costs for its customers. Juki machines have about 30 percent U.S. made content by cost. The pioneer of the modular assembly system in 1993, Juki offers flexible solutions designed for both high-volume and high mix environments. JAS, Inc. employs 45 U.S. employees, including 20 service personnel five specializing in applications sales.
Additionally, JAS, Inc. offers a full line of SMT manufacturing products as wells as selective solder and stamp soldering machines plus Advanced Technology through-hole machines. Juki supports one of the largest field service groups in the industry.