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New Koh Young Distributor for Denmark

SmartRep will provide sales, service and support for Koh Young in Denmark as new member of the KAMIC Group. © Koh Young

Scanditron and SmartRep pool their resources.

“At Scanditron, we understand that service and support are just as important for electronics production as the machinery. And in case of need, fast response times and short distances play an important role”, says Björn Johnsson from Scanditron Denmark. SmartRep GmbH has recently become part of the Kamic Group, so is Scanditron. That is why the two companies are pooling their expertise: SmartRep will provide sales, service and support for Koh Young in Denmark from January 1, 2023.
“Because the distances by land are shorter and spare parts can be delivered faster to customers, SmartRep GmbH will support Scanditron Denmark with their manpower and expertise in Denmark”, says Andreas Keller from SmartRep. For years Scanditron is the distributor for Koh Young systems in northern Europe with branch offices in Sweden, Norway, Poland, Finland, the Baltic States and Denmark.
Scanditron provides complete SMD lines as general contractor including printing, inspection, handling and pick and place systems. As part of its full line solutions, Scanditron will of course continue to offer Koh Young systems in Denmark, knowing that customers appreciate a 360-degree project management and general entrepreneurship.
As can currently be observed in all branches of industry, economic strength is created through cooperation and networking: “We are therefore delighted to further expand our Koh Young expertise within the KAMIC Group through exchange and concentrated manpower,” says Björn Johnsson. In the current transformation phase of the SMD industry towards the smart factory, Koh Young’s optical inspection systems are an important technology driver: “Koh Young is a pioneer in SMD data analysis. I am delighted to bring our practical experience from the German-speaking market to Denmark,” says Andreas Keller.
With around 800 Koh Young systems installed in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, SmartRep GmbH has many years of experience in Koh Young technology and technical support: A team of more than 12 service technicians provides help by telephone, remote support or on-site service.

Contact Person:
Andreas Keller
CEO of SmartRep
E-Mail: a.keller@smartrep.de

Scanditron hires!

Scanditron hires!

We are looking for a new member of the Scanditron family!

We currently have a vacancy for a sales person in the Baltics.

We offer great customers, excellent product range and related training,  great colleagues,  good tools, opportunity to influence your own work/schedule, good benefits.

Requirements:

Self-driven and motivated sales person with good English language skills, ability and willingness to travel.

Plus:

Knowledge of electronic production/machines.

More details/questions, please contact me.

Rauno Harttimo

rauno.harttimo@scanditron.fi

Looking forward to hear from you!

KAMIC Group acquires SmartRep GmbH, a leading supplier of electronic production equipment in the DACH region

KAMIC Group has acquired through its subsidiary Sincotron Holding AB all the shares in the German company SmartRep GmbH. The sellers are the Managing Directors Rudolf Niebling and Andreas Keller via company.

SmartRep was founded in 2004 by Rudolf Niebling and is today one of the leading distributors in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) of machines and consumables for electronics manufacturers. SmartRep represents a number of leading innovative machine suppliers such as MODI, Koh Young, Europlacer, YJ LINK, Techvalley, LPKF and PVA, and can therefore offer its customers complete solutions at the leading edge of technology development.

SmartRep’s head office is in Hanau, just east of Frankfurt, and there is also a sales office and demonstration centre in Günzburg in southern Germany. The company has some 35 employees and annual sales of approximately EUR 15 million (about SEK 175 million).

As a result of the acquisition, SmartRep becomes part of KAMIC Group’s Production Technology business area led by Björn Johnsson who comments: “SmartRep has a strong position as a supplier in the DACH countries with in-depth knowledge of how to best satisfy customers’ needs. In Production Technology we have the same strong position in the Nordic and Baltic countries as well as in Poland. We therefore complement each other particularly well and it is a real pleasure to welcome SmartRep into the KAMIC family.”

The entire management of SmartRep will continue in their current roles following the change of ownership. Rudolf Niebling and Andreas Keller, sellers and Chief Executive Officers, comment jointly: “We are very pleased to be able to align our company with KAMIC Group. By sharing experiences, skills and contacts both parties will be even stronger and more attractive to electronics manufacturers in our different geographical markets.”

For additional information, please contact

Björn Johnsson, Head of the Production Technology business area, KAMIC Group
+46 (0)8 795 24 04, bjorn.johnsson@scanditron.se

Håkan Lundgren, Head of Corporate Development and Communikations, KAMIC Group
+46 (0)8 759 35 79, hakan.lundgren@kamicgroup.com

Rudolf Niebling, former co-owner and CEO, SmartRep GmbH.
+49 (0)160 966 544 34, r.niebling@zelos-group.de

Andreas Keller, former co-owner and CEO, SmartRep GmbH.
+49 (0)618 144 087 612, a.keller@zelos-group.de

STAC AB becomes part of Scanditron Sverige AB

STAC AB, a total supplier of equipment for cabling production and verification equipment for electronic production, will from 1 October 2021 be legally transferred to Scanditron Sverige AB, VAT No. 556447-9029, also part of the KAMIC group.

We can now therefore provide everything from hand tools to fully automatic manufacturing systems and can offer solutions for measuring, marking, cutting, scaling, stripping, crimping, bundling and verification of all cables such as single conductors, coaxial cables, opic fibers, flat cables, multi-conductors etc. We have equipment for every step in the production chain; feeders, printers, test equipment, tools, winding devices and cable trays.

For more information about STAC’s product range see STAC’s website

MiR Launches Two Powerful Autonomous Mobile Robots

MiR600 and MiR1350, the market’s first IP52-rated AMRs, are designed for transporting heavy materials through challenging manufacturing and logistic warehouse environments.

Like MiR’s other AMRs (MiR100, MiR200, MiR250, MiR500 and MiR1000), the MIR600 and MIR1350 navigate smoothly and safely among people and other transport equipment in dynamic surroundings.

The larger MiR600 and MiR1350 are ideal for autonomously transporting heavy loads of materials and goods in:

  • loading bays
  • production and assembly areas
  • warehouses
  • material delivery areas 

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FUJI sFAB-SH entry level machine for odd-form parts

Now you can assembly large and odd-form parts automatically with FUJI sFAB-SH multipurpose automated fabrication machine.

The sFAB-SH machine is an entry level model which has now been added into the same product lineup as sFAB-D machines. In addition to the advanced versatility, scalability, and productivity of the sFAB-D machines, this machine specializes in general panel assembly as embodied in its simple platform that makes it easier to introduce.

Because the SmartFAB can handle large and heavy parts which cannot be handled on other insertion machines, a wider range of assembly can be automated. This can shorten the work time and make quality stable compared to manual insertion. By replacing heads, you can use two different specifications and get the maximum effect with minimum investment. The sH02-SH head supports large parts up to 55 mm tall and 200 g in weight whereas the sH08-SH head supports high-speed handling of small parts up to 39.5 mm tall and 20 g in weight.

DAGE Assure – the fast and reliable way to count components!

Scanditron now offers Assure™ X-ray system, a component counter from Nordson DAGE which gives you control of your component inventory. By pressing one button you can count one component reel in 10 seconds and four at the same time in 25 seconds! Intelligent algorithms and self-teaching functions mean that new component types can easily be added.

 

DAGE presents Explorer one – a new compact X-ray machine

Nordson DAGE has launched a completely new X-ray system called Explorer one which can help you check the quality of your products and quickly find defects. Explorer one offers a small footprint and < 2µm recognition and can inspect boards up to 300 x 300 mm from both sides. It uses Gensys inspection software and gives real time feedback. Typical applications include inspection of BGA reflow, solder fill for PTH, soldering quality for e.g. QFN and QFP and checking for counterfeit components.

KAMIC group acquires Robotteknik Automation Vetlanda

KAMIC Group AB has acquired all the shares in Robotteknik Automation Vetlanda AB which will become part of KAMIC Group’s Production Technology business area together with Scanditron and STAC. Robotteknik programs and installs complete robot cells and is the general agent in Sweden for robots from Hyundai and Denso as well as vision-based feeding systems from Eyefeeder. Robotteknik also offers maintenance and design services for both complete installations and individual robots.

Robotteknik’s skilled employees have almost 100 years’ combined experience of planning, building,installing and programming different types of robot cells for such applications as welding and material handling. They work in close contact with their customers and suppliers and always aim to be at the leading edge of technical development.

For more information about the company please see Robotteknik’s website or about the acquisition below press release:

Press release_Robotteknik_190415_en