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Wake Forest, N.C. — SMT Resource Group LLC has opened three new facilities during the last 12 months.
These facilities include SMT Resource Western Technical Center located in Concord, Calif.; SMT Resource Central Technical Center located in Temple, Texas; and SMT Resource Eastern Technical Center located in Wake Forest, N. C. These Centers allow SMT Resource to offer a full range of services to its North American and international customers.
SMT Resource will sell, integrate, support and service equipment lines of mixed brands and models, both refurbished and new to achieve "best in class" selection for their customers. SMT Resource maintains a total of 70,000 sq ft for storage of SMT equipment, board handling, feeders and spare parts. Each of the Technical Center's is staffed with its own engineers for refurbishment and integration. Prior to installation, customers may evaluate the equipment by having SMT Resource stage the equipment at one of its facilities and run acceptance tests. SMT Resource provides different levels of warranty, tailored to meet the customer needs. A flexible contracted staff of certified engineers who work specifically with OEM products and equipment are available for installation and maintenance packages. All terms and financing are available to qualified customers, including leasing.
SMT Resource Group is starting up two other divisions in 2003 — SMTSpares.com and Semi Resource. SMTSpares.com will provide online 24/7 ordering of original new and used (guaranteed functional) OEM spare parts for Panasonic, FUJI, MPM, Universal and Siemens equipment as well as more than 500 conveyors and 5,000 feeders. Shipments of these parts can be available next business day through a special program. Semi Resource specializes in semiconductor equipment service, sales and installation.
SMT Resource Group is a North Carolina limited liability corporation that was established through a merger of resources from Encore Trading and Equipment Services. Its focus is to sell, integrate and provide support and service for both new and refurbished electronics assembly equipment to achieve best in class selection for their customers.