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EUROPLACER

Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick and place equipment for the global electronics industry, with a network of distributors across the globe.

Poole Dorset, United Kingdom

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Pick and Place

  • Phone +44 1202 266600
  • Fax +44 1202 266599

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Europlacer Shows Printer at Productronica India – Just!

Sep 24, 2017 | The Europlacer international sales team, in conjunction with exclusive India distributor Bergen Associates, succeeded in displaying a screen printer at Productronica India for the first time. The SP710avi printer from sister company Speedprint Technologies, equipped with the award-winning S-Track traceability package, was well received by exhibition visitors – but nearly didn’t make it to the show.

Phew! Made it! Speedprint screen printer makes it to Productronica India in the nick of time.

Audio Perfectionists Linn Products Add Four Europlacer iineo+ Placement Platforms 20 Years On.

Sep 18, 2017 | Some two decades since its last major investment in SMT component placement, prestigious audio systems manufacturer, Linn Products has chosen to re-invest in Europlacer platforms with the acquisition of four of the company’s latest iineo+ pick & place machines.

Linn Aktiv 530 loudspeaker.

No Brexit Impact on Europlacer’s Mid-Year Performance.

Aug 01, 2017 | A year on from the UK’s controversial Brexit vote, Europlacer Industries is seeing no discernible impact on its equipment revenues in the UK. Or globally. Just half way though the company’s fiscal year (coinciding with the calendar year), Europlacer sales are already 80% ahead of target. Sister company, Speedprint Technologies, reports being 50% ahead of its sales target.

Europlacer Expands its Manufacturing Facility in France.

Jul 25, 2017 | Europlacer Industries is completing two substantial expansion programmes at its manufacturing site and French HQ in Rocheserviere, near Nantes. The investment increases production floor space by almost 40% as well as adding 240m2 of prestigious customer demonstration and training space.

Europlacer’s new customer centre and demonstration room facility at Rocheserviere in the final stages of construction.

Europlacer Appoints Giantec in Taiwan

Jul 25, 2017 | Award-winning Pick & Place equipment manufacturer, Europlacer, announces the appointment of Giantec Electronics Inc. as its exclusive distributor in Taiwan. Giantec is based in Taoyuan City and will distribute and support Europlacer’s flexible placement systems and intelligent Warehouse Management System (WMS) solutions, as well as the full range of automatic surface mount screen printing products from sister company, Speedprint Technologies. Giantec has been a leading distributor of semiconductor automation and SMT pcb assembly equipment in Taiwan since 1997.

Europlacer’s Mark Briant (left) alongside Giantec President Jerry Lin (second from left) and his team at the Giantec office in Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

Airbus Défense & Space Chooses iineo Placement Platform.

Jul 12, 2017 | Elancourt-based Airbus Défense & Space, the world's second-largest space company, has selected Europlacer's iineo placement platform for its high-mix, low-volume production requirements.

One of over 70 earth observation satellites manufactured by Europlacer iineo customer Airbus Défense & Space.

Europlacer Secures Fourth Award from Industry Analysts Frost & Sullivan.

Jun 20, 2017 | Europlacer is delighted to report that its run of award successes continues with a fourth consecutive Company of the Year accolade in the Global Flexible SMT Pick and Place Equipment sector from global analyst and growth specialist Frost & Sullivan.

Europlacer Appoints Ste.Al.Tech in Italy.

May 25, 2017 | Blakell Europlacer is pleased to announce the appointment of Ste.Al.Tech Srl as its agent in Italy. The move further strengthens the company’s infrastructure in the region, adding to resources recently put in place with a direct Europlacer office in Italy extending its support into Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia.

New iineo+ Placement Platform Launches in Europe at SMT Nuremberg.

Apr 23, 2017 | Europlacer announces the European launch of its newest pick & place machine, the iineo+ platform, positioned at the top of its product range. Based on the company’s industry-leading iineo machine, the new iineo+ platform includes an integrated component electrical tester, a new operating system, multi core processing and improved operator interface, as well as optional upgrades for enhanced traceability. The iineo+ platform will be unveiled on the Europlacer booth 4-251 at the SMT Hybrid Packaging event.

iineo.

Europlacer Extends Direct Support in Europe.

Apr 11, 2017 | Blakell Europlacer International Limited is excited to announce an enhancement to its infrastructure in Europe, with new resources now in place to fully support activities directly in Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia.

Europlacer Partners with PPI/Time Zero in New England and New Jersey.

Mar 26, 2017 | Europlacer Americas announces that is has successfully installed an IINEO-II placement platform at PPI/Time Zero of Fairfield New Jersey and an IICO placement platform plus Europlacer EP710 Screen Printer at PPI/Time Zero’s New England Facility. The New Jersey IINEO-II installation delivers extensive capability. The New England installation is a second line productivity solution.

Four Consecutive Service Excellence Awards is Convincing Industry Achievement.

Feb 16, 2017 | No one can accuse Europlacer of being anything other than consistently on-the-ball with its customer-centric service and support philosophy. The equipment manufacturer has picked up its fourth award in consecutive years from respected industry publication Circuits Assembly, in the Pick & Place Category. The award was presented to the President of Europlacer Americas, John Perrotta, at the APEX Expo in San Diego this week.

Steve Giffen Joins Blakell Europlacer Distribution Management Team.

Jan 09, 2017 | After more than two decades of sales management experience in the electronics assembly sector, Steve Giffen has been appointed New Business Sales Manager at Blakell Europlacer Distribution. Giffen joins the team to focus his expertise on a portfolio of products including the company’s own placement platform and screen printing ranges.

Steve Giffen, appointed to New Business Sales Manager at Blakell Europlacer Distribution.

Management Changes at Europlacer HQ.

Dec 18, 2016 | Europlacer announces a top management team change, effective 1st December 2016, at its Dorset UK-based headquarters.

Andy Jones.

Christian Müeller Joins Europlacer to Manage Customer Support in Germany.

Dec 05, 2016 | Placement equipment manufacturer Europlacer has announced that Christian Müeller has been appointed as Service Manager to head up its customer support team in Germany. Müeller joins the company from his role at respected distributor SmartTec, bringing years of industry experience in the SMT assembly sector.

Christian Müeller, newly-appointed Service Manager at Europlacer GmbH.

Europlacer User Group Day Looks at Traceability.

Oct 09, 2016 | The Blakell Europlacer Distribution team hosted a User Group Day at the company’s UK headquarters in Dorset recently. The focus of the event was ‘Traceability’ and attracted over fifty participants. All were interested in seeing how the latest products and support initiatives from Europlacer’s distribution arm manage traceability that can be integrated to deliver line-wide traceability solutions.

Elliot Loven of Europlacer Distribution’s UK Sales talks to a customer at the company’s User Group event.

Europlacer Appoints New Distributor in India.

Oct 06, 2016 | Pick & place equipment manufacturer Europlacer has appointed Bergen Associates as its exclusive distributor in India. Bergen Associates is part of the Bergen Group – a significant player in the Indian electronics market with 30 years of industry experience.

The Bergen Associates team show off the Europlacer iineo platform at the recent Productronica India exhibition.

Europlacer Americas Showcasing Integrated, Enterprise-wide Production Efficiency Solutions at SMTAi 2016

Aug 28, 2016 | Europlacer’s flagship iineo II system offers the largest on-machine component inventory in the industry. It processes components from 01005 to 99mm in size, and can electrically test and verify RLC devices to calibrated international standards prior to assembly. Throughput is impressive from this highly flexible twin turret machine, which can handle the industry’s largest PCB, in-line, at 24" x 63".

Europlacer’s Lzero3 Automated Storage Cabinet.

Europlacer Expansion Continues with New Distributor in Poland.

Jul 27, 2016 | Pick & place equipment manufacturer Europlacer has appointed PAKT Electronics as its exclusive distributor in Poland. Formed in 2008, PAKT is well connected across the country and represents other principals in the territory, offering capital equipment, peripherals and consumables.

Europlacer’s award-winning iineo placement machine.

The Sad Passing of Industry Veteran Ken Dickie

Jun 02, 2016 | It is with much regret that Blakell Europlacer has to report the sad news of the passing of Ken Dickie, an admired and respected member of the global SMT community for more than three decades.

Ken Dickie

New People Worldwide Strengthens Global Customer Support at Europlacer.

May 31, 2016 | Multi-award-winning placement equipment manufacturer, Europlacer, is expanding its customer service infrastructure across all global territories though a programme of support staff recruitment and internal promotions to create specialist teams.

David Fenton, Group Customer Support Manager at Europlacer.

Europlacer Wins Third Consecutive Frost & Sullivan Award.

Mar 08, 2016 | Pick & Place equipment manufacturer, Europlacer, has picked up its third award from renowned global analyst and growth specialist Frost & Sullivan. The latest accolade: 2016 Company of the Year in the Flexible SMT Pick and Place Equipment sector, is the second successive such award, with the last awarded in 2014 as the category is evaluated every two years by Frost & Sullivan.

Discover Europlacer’s Full Line Configuration at APEX

Feb 18, 2016 | Europlacer will demonstrate its full line configuration, representing unparalleled flexibility and value. Core to the configuration is the ability to manage the entire SMT line without compromise.

EP710.

Europlacer Heads into 2016 with a Major Milestone

Jan 11, 2016 | Europlacer is pleased to announce Europlacer Americas’ 10-year anniversary. Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick-and-place systems for the global electronics industry.

Europlacer Will Demonstrate Its Full Line Configuration at productronica

Oct 21, 2015 | Europlacer will exhibit in Hall A2, Booth 439 at the productronica International Trade Fair, scheduled to take place Nov. 10-13, 2015 at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany. Europlacer will demonstrate its full line configuration, representing unparalleled flexibility and value. Core to the configuration is the ability to manage the entire SMT line without compromise.

EP710

Europlacer Americas’ Moves to New Facility with Double the Capacity

Oct 11, 2015 | Europlacer is pleased to announce its new Europlacer Americas’ facility. The new facility is located at 519 US Highway 301 South, Tampa, FL 33619.

Europlacer Americas’ facility is located at 519 US Highway 301 South, Tampa, FL 33619.

Discover Europlacer’s IINEO SMT Pick-and-Place Platform at SMTAI

Aug 24, 2015 | Europlacer announces that it will showcase the iineo II SMT pick-and-place platform in Booth #637 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 29 - 30, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

iineo II SMT pick-and-place platform.

Europlacer Appoints 4Tech Electronics to Extend Market Reach, Enhance Customer Support

Jun 11, 2015 | Europlacer has appointed Dan Trinka and 4Tech Electronics as the newest on its growing list of premium manufacturer’ representatives. In addition to serving as an enhanced resource for Europlacer customers throughout Michigan and Ohio, 4Tech will support Europlacer’s growth trajectory while the company continues gaining market share because more assembly experts are choosing Europlacer pick-and-place equipment, SMD Component Storage Towers and fully integrated Stock Management software to optimize their production processes.

Dan Trinka and 4Tech Electronics as the newest on its growing list of premium manufacturer’ representatives.

Blakell Europlacer Reflects Growth with Expanded Presence at SMT/Hybrid/Packaging 2015

Apr 22, 2015 | Blakell Europlacer announces an expanded presence in Hall 7, Booth 7-318 at SMT/Hybrid/Packaging, scheduled to take place May 5-7, 2015 at the Messe in Nuremberg, Germany.

Star Headlight and Lantern Co. Purchases IINEO from Europlacer

Mar 18, 2015 | Europlacer announces that Avon, N.Y.-based Start Headlight and Lantern Co., Inc. recently purchased an IINEO II pick-and-place system.

Mike Mastin and his team are pleased with the benefits provided by the IINEO machine, and look forward to a mutually-strong relationship with Europlacer for years to come.

Kintner Equipment to Represent Europlacer Americas’ in New York

Mar 14, 2015 | Europlacer Americas announces the appointment of Kintner Equipment Corporation (KEC) as its manufacturers’ representative. Walter Kintner will represent Europlacer’s broad range of highly flexible SMD pick-and-place machine technologies along with supplemental gear for high-mix, high-efficiency assembly work centers, throughout New York State.

Manufacturers’ representative Walter Kintner of Kintner Equipment Corporation.

Europlacer Picks up Another Service Excellence Award for Pick-and-Place

Feb 25, 2015 | Europlacer announces that it has been awarded a 2015 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award in the category of Pick-and-Place Equipment for its outstanding customer service, as judged by its own customers.

Europlacer Expands Direct Sales Activity in Italy

Feb 19, 2015 | Europlacer continues to expand is direct sales activity by opening new offices in Italy. Operations in Italy will be the responsibility of Aljosa Krasevec, who has been working with Europlacer for almost 10 years.

Frost & Sullivan Honours Europlacer for its R&D-based Growth in the EMS Market for the Aerospace & Defence Industry

Feb 16, 2015 | Based on its recent analysis of the market for electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers for the aerospace and defence (A&D) industry, Frost & Sullivan recognises Europlacer with the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Excellence Leadership.

Discover Europlacer’s SMT Pick-and-Place Platforms at APEX

Jan 22, 2015 | Europlacer announces that it will showcase the iineo II SMT pick-and-place platform in Booth #901 at the 2015 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 24–26, 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center.

iineo II SMT pick-and-place platform.

Europlacer Extends Market Reach & Enhances Customer Support with EMS Partners

Jan 13, 2015 | Europlacer has appointed EMS Partners as its manufacturers’ representative, servicing Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas. In addition to serving as an enhanced resource for Europlacer customers in these regions, EMS partners is confident that that the company will contribute to Europlacer’s growth trajectory, as more assembly businesses are choosing Europlacer printers, pick-and-place equipment and SMD Storage Towers in support of higher-efficiency production processes.

Mark Vininski, Principal, EMS Partners.

Blakell Europlacer International Ltd Reflects Growth in Sales Organisation

Dec 08, 2014 | Blakell Europlacer Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry, is both excited and pleased to announce that it is committing additional resources to the sales effort in Germany.

Europlacer Appoints Red Rock Reps in the West

Nov 12, 2014 | Europlacer, a manufacturer of market-leading flexible SMT placement machines, announces that it has appointed Red Rock Reps as its manufacturers’ representative in the Western U.S. Chet Clark will represent Europlacer’s complete line of flexible, automatic SMT printing, placement and component storage machines throughout Colorado, Utah and Southern Idaho (Boise area).

Tech Systems to Represent Europlacer in SoCal and Baja Territories

Sep 04, 2014 | Europlacer announces that it has appointed TechSystems LLC, as its manufacturers’ representative throughout Southern CA, Nevada and Baja Mexico.

Europlacer to Demonstrate iineo II SMT Pick-and-Place Platform at SMTAI

Aug 26, 2014 | Europlacer announces that it will showcase the iineo II SMT pick-and-place platform in Booth #907 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, 2014 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

iineo II

Europlacer to Display New Automatic Storage Cabinet at NEPCON China 2014

Apr 16, 2014 | Europlacer announces that it will showcase the new Lzero3, along with the iineo-II and Speedprint SP710avi, in Booth #B-1C25 at NEPCON China, which is scheduled to take place April 23-25, 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo & Exhibition Convention Center (Hall 1) in Shanghai, China.

Lzero3

Europlacer Picks up a Service Excellence Award for Pick-and-Place

Mar 25, 2014 | Europlacerannounces that it has been awarded a 2014 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award in the category of Pick-and-Place Equipment for its outstanding customer service, as judged by its own customers.

John Perrotta Promoted to President of Europlacer Americas’

Mar 18, 2014 | Europlacer announces that it has promoted John Perrotta to President, Europlace Americas’, with immediate effect.

John Perrotta

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Blakell Europlacer's Innovation-powered Market Leadership in the SMT Placement Equipment Market

Feb 24, 2014 | Europlacer announces that Frost & Sullivan has presented the company with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year.

Europlacer Brings New Automatic Storage and Retrieval Cabinet to APEX

Feb 19, 2014 | Europlacer,announces that it will showcase the new Lzero3 in Booth #2472 at the IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 25-27, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

New Technologies Includes Europlacer Technology in Its Successful Workshop

Nov 25, 2013 | Europlacer recently hosted a workshop during the Radel exhibition, which took place from October 30-November 1 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Europlacer Introduces Automatic Storage and Retrieval Cabinet

Oct 31, 2013 | Europlacer announces that it finalized an OEM partner agreement with IEMME SPA, headquartered in Varese, Italy to offer its full range of Automated Storage Solutions.

 Automatic Storage and Retrieval Cabinet

Europlacer to Demo ii-Feed Tape Feeding Solution at productronica 2013

Oct 22, 2013 | Europlacer will exhibit the ii-Feed in Hall A2, Booth #439 at the productronica International Trade Fair, scheduled to take place November 12-15, 2013 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany.

 ii-Feed

Europlacer Provides Microtech with a Flexible Approach to Solving Problems

Jul 31, 2013 | Europlacer announces that Microtech, a specialist contract manufacturer based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK, recently purchased an iineo system.

Blakell Europlacer Limited Receives Largest Order in Its History

Jul 26, 2013 | Europlacer announces that existing customer VadaTech Inc. has chosen Europlacer to serve their expansion plans later this year.

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