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VELDHOVEN, The Netherlands Penning an agreement totaling more than 20 million Euro, Zhengjiang Pound Precision Electronics Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (PPEM) has chosen Assembléon as a long-term production technology partner, and will use the company's single-platform, A-series pick-and-place system at its Jurong, China facility.
As part of this agreement, EMS provider PPEM expects to offer its customers competitive mass production of highly complex components, multi-chip modules (MMCs), and IC packaging technology. Assembléon will provide PPEM with a fully integrated manufacturing solution. The long-term partnership covers all areas of manufacturing, including equipment and technology. As a main partner, Assembléon will participate in the programming, construction, and ramp-up of the new facility.
PPEM's newly established Jurong plant will employ 430 staff and will manufacture communications, computer, and consumer products. Expansion plans are already in the works.