Saki Corporation, an innovator in the field of automated optical and X-ray inspection equipment, has announced the inauguration of its solution center in the United States. The new center, which is fully equipped with the latest factory automation solutions, is conveniently located centrally in the US at the company’s Chicago office and augments their existing west coast facility in Fremont, California.
This US-flagship ‘solution center’ hosts a variety of factory automation solutions, advanced services and capabilities. In addition to new demonstration facilities showcasing the company’s automatic optical inspection, solder paste inspection and X-ray inspection machines, the solution center provides a variety of data analytics and Smart Factory connectivity solutions.
The ESD-safe showroom and demonstration area features six Saki AOI, SPI and AXI systems alongside the company’s software solutions such as its editor offline teaching station, monitor remote verification station, manager automatic program changeover and MPV (multi process view) solutions, as well as screen printing and stencil cleaning systems from partner companies.
Jeff Mogensen, General Manager of Saki America, stated: “Being able to provide this level of capability is unique in our industry. It represents the culmination of Saki’s twenty-six-year history in developing industry leading technologies and services. The set-up of the Solution Center in Chicago has been expertly overseen by Charlie Chavez, Jason Ricker, Robert Barrett and Cleve Williams, who have worked tirelessly to ensure that customers have access to our state-of-the-art technology hub for the Americas region. With services ranging from applications testing, wet processing, X-ray analysis and machine programming solutions, we are poised to help customers attain new levels of productivity and competitiveness”.
The company’s US growth plans include establishing new and strengthening existing strategic partnerships with complementary equipment partners and subject experts to support customer processes and applications, and to create special events. Alongside one-to-one support in applications testing and design evaluations, the new flagship premises afford a generous capacity to host events for industry organizations, allowing group sizes up to one hundred people for technical seminars, training programs and technology workshops.