Altus Demonstrates Best-in-Class Equipment at the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2023


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Altus Group, a leading distributor of capital equipment for electronics assembly in the UK and Ireland, will once again exhibit the most innovative machines available in the marketplace at the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2023, taking place from 7-9 February 2023, at Farnborough International Exhibition Centre.

Highlights will include demonstrations of best-in-class equipment from leading suppliers in the industry. The team of experts from Altus will present emerging technology within the electronics sector and the processes that will help to improve production.

Joe Booth, Altus CEO said: “Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is an important date in our exhibition diary as it brings the electronics community together in one space. This gives Altus the ideal platform in which to introduce some of the world’s most innovative capital equipment.

“Following a year full of new partnerships and additions in 2022, we are looking forward to introducing visitors to the very best products including inspection systems, production equipment, component management solutions and consumables.

“We have also welcomed several new staff including Jiri Kucera, Altus’ new Operations Director. He is looking forward to meeting our current customers, and prospective clients at the show, and, together with our team of experts, will demonstrate the capabilities of the varied products in our portfolio.”

Highlights on the Altus stand will include equipment from Koh Young, including the Zenith Alpha HS+ 3D AOI inspection platform. Combining the best hardware and 3D algorithm technologies, and teamed with artificial intelligence, it delivers the first class accuracy for any inspection application.

Essemtec Fox smart sized modular pick-and-place machine will also be displayed which is dedicated to high-mix production. Another highlight will be Asscon Vapour Phase system. As the demand to produce complex PCBA technology grows, this market-leading flexible system includes adjustable temperature gradients to assure each product has the optimal, reproducible temperature profile.

With traceability and process control of the upmost importance in electronics production, Altus will also demonstrate Promation USA Robotic Soldering platform. Visitors can see first-hand how these systems can support their high-tech, high value production requirements. Building on the foundation of proven robotic soldering performance and know-how, and with the addition of an impressive suite of software functionality, this robotic soldering process fits seamlessly within Industry 4.0 ideals.

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