Count On Tools, Inc. News

Company Information:

Count On Tools, Inc.

COT specializes in high quality SMT nozzles and consumables for pick and place machines. We provide special engineering design service of custom nozzles for those unique and odd components.

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Contract Manufacturer, Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework

  • Phone (770) 538-0411
  • Fax (770) 538-0417

Count On Tools, Inc. website

Company Postings:

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(23) products in the catalog

(1) technical library article

(182) news releases

182 news from Count On Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools, Inc. Receives Its Third Service Excellence Award for Quality Products and Service

Feb 15, 2017 | Count On Tools announces that it has been awarded a 2017 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Count On Tools was selected for the Automation and Handling Equipment category.

Curt Couch, COT’s President.

Count On Tools, Inc. Focuses on Its Four Core Precision Component Product Lines at APEX

Jan 10, 2017 | Count On Tools will exhibit in Booth #1537 at the 2017 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center in Calif.

Count On Tools, Inc. Breaks Ground on 5,000 ft.2 Expansion to Round Off its 25th Year

Dec 09, 2016 | Count On Tools is pleased to announce that the company's 25th year in business has been one of tremendous growth and expansion. Earlier this year, COT purchased the suite next door. The company has knocked down the walls and broken ground on the 5,000 ft.2 expansion.

Curt Couch, president of Count on Tools, Inc.

Count On Tools, Inc. Offers Lowest Prices of the Year on PB Swiss Tools Products for Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Nov 16, 2016 | Count On Tools, Inc. are pleased to announce exclusive online only Black Friday deals. Take advantage of the lowest prices of the year on all of your favorite PB Swiss Tools products! Throughout Black Friday weekend / Cyber Monday – Nov. 25-28, 2016 – customers can receive 30 percent off all items when you shop online at shop.pbtools.us.

Count On Tools Extends Special Pricing on MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits

Sep 01, 2016 | Count On Tools today announced that it has extended the special introductory pricing on all MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits through the remainder of the year. The special pricing began in May and will be effective through December 31, 2016.

MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits.

Count On Tools, Inc. to Exhibit with Panasonic at SMTAI as a Panasonic Total Solutions Partner

Aug 31, 2016 | Count On Tools will have a selection of products on display with Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (Booth #225) at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sept. 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. This product selection includes customized tooling, including grippers and LED nozzles for odd form component placement, ezLOAD PCB support modules, Stripfeeder tape carrier trays, and the new QWIKTRAY system.

Count On Tools, Inc. Introduces the MYDATA Agilis Feeder Repair Set

May 09, 2016 | Count On Tools introduces the new MYDATA Agilis Feeder Repair Set. This option allows customers to convert any Agilis feeder to any of the four sizes to reduce overall feeder count and maximize production capabilities.

MYDATA Agilis Feeder Repair Set.

Count On Tools, Inc. Offers Special Introductory Pricing on All MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits

May 02, 2016 | Count On Tools is offering special introductory pricing on all MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits, effective immediately through July 31, 2016.

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX

Mar 31, 2016 | Count On Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, received great customer feedback at the recent IPC APEX EXPO. The company exhibited its new refreshed look for the first time and received many quality leads from prospective customers with special interest in the MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits. COT also used the show as a platform to launch the QWIKTRAY program to the U.S. market and celebrate the company’s 25-year anniversary.

MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX.

Count On Tools, Inc. to Debut StripFeeder Precision Rails for Micro-Components at APEX

Mar 09, 2016 | Count On Tools has released a new accessory – the Precision Rails – for its award-winning line of StripFeeder products. The StripFeeder Precision Rails enable customers to take full advantage of the StripFeeder platform when running micro-components such as 0201s, 01005s and 03015s in 4 mm or 8 mm tape (paper or emboss).

Count On Tools, Inc. Introduces ASM Siplace Metal Nozzle Magazines for AdoptSMT’s 7xx/9xx Series

Mar 03, 2016 | Count On Tools today announced the launch of ASM Siplace Metal Nozzle Magazines for 7xx/9xx Series machines. With each broken nozzle magazine, customers are throwing away money. Thanks to the introduction of this self-designed replacement nozzle magazine for Siplace collect-and-place machines, customers can expect much higher durability combined with significant cost savings and reduced waste.

ASM Siplace Metal Nozzle Magazines for AdoptSMT’s 7xx/9xx Series.

Count On Tools Inc. Introduces the StripFeeder Lightweight Kit

Feb 24, 2016 | Count On Tools has released a new version in its award-winning line of StripFeeder products – the StripFeeder Lightweight. Increased demand for use of the StripFeeder platform in OEM automated tray towers prompted the need for a low-mass version to accommodate machine weight limits on tray capacity. The StripFeeder Lightweight system allows customers to take advantage of the StripFeeder platform in these specific applications.

StripFeeder Lightweight Kit.

Count On Tools, Inc. to Launch the QWIKTRAY Program for the U.S. Market at APEX

Feb 16, 2016 | Count On Tools will exhibit in Booth #2801 at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 15-17, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Company representatives will celebrate COT’s 25-year anniversary with several promotions and giveaways. Additionally, the IPC APEX EXPO will mark the official launch of the QWIKTRAY program for the U.S. market.

Count On Tools, Inc. Develops StripFeeder Precision Plate Systems

Feb 15, 2016 | Count On Tools has added a new product – the Precision Plate – to its award-winning line of StripFeeder systems. The StripFeeder Precision Plate allows customers to run high capacity lanes of micro components, such as 0201s, 01005s and 03015s in 4mm or 8mm tape (paper or emboss), on a single plate.

StripFeeder Precision Plate Systems.

Count On Tools Inc. Will Debut New StripFeeder Lightweight Rails at APEX

Feb 15, 2016 | Count On Tools has released a new accessory – the Lightweight Rails – for its award-winning line of StripFeeder products. The StripFeeder Lightweight Rails enable customers to take full advantage of the StripFeeder platform when operating in OEM tray towers with weight limits on tray capacity. The skeletonized design reduces carrier tray weight by 40-50 percent. StripFeeder Lightweight Rails are available in 0.25" (6mm), 0.50" (12mm), 0.75" (19mm), and 1.125" (28mm) pocket depths.

New StripFeeder Lightweight Rails.

Count On Tools, Inc. to Introduce MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX

Feb 03, 2016 | Count On Tools announced plans to expand its repair program for MYDATA Agilis Feeders by offering Feeder Repair Kits. Each MYDATA Feeder Repair Kit will include: a precision machined aluminum side cover plate with cover tape plow pre-installed, a new spring, and matching screws for reassembly.

Feeder Repair Kits. Each MYDATA Feeder Repair Kit.

Count On Tools, Inc. Hits 25-Year Milestone

Jan 05, 2016 | Count On Tools is pleased to announce the company’s 25-year anniversary. In 1991, Curt Couch, President of Count On Tools, became a U.S. distributor of PB Swiss Tools, formerly known as PB Baumann Hand Tools. This business led to his further research in the surface mount technology and electronics manufacturing industry and, ultimately, the creation of Count On Tools Inc.

Curt Couch, President of Count On Tools.

Count On Tools Inc. to Display the New QWIKTRAY with Adopt SMT at productronica

Oct 21, 2015 | Count On Tools will display its new QWIKTRAY system in the AdoptSMT Booth, Hall A3 Booth 181, at the productronica International Trade Fair, scheduled to take place Nov. 10-13, 2015 at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany. The QWIKTRAY platform allows surface mount components to be picked up in a repeatable method when tape-and-reel is not available and standard JEDEC trays do not exists. As a result, customers no longer have to place these components by hand.

QWIKTRAY system.

Count On Tools Inc. Launches the QWIKTRAY Custom Matrix Tray System

Sep 30, 2015 | Count On Tools is pleased to announce the launch of the new QWIKTRAY system, developed to provide low-cost, custom matrix trays for many types of electronic components. The QWIKTRAY platform allows surface mount components to be picked up in a repeatable method when tape-and-reel is not available and standard JEDEC trays do not exist. Customers no longer have to place these components by hand.

QWIKTRAY Custom Matrix Tray System.

Count On Tools Inc. Introduces the StripFeeder Transition Rail

Sep 10, 2015 | Count On Tools has released a new accessory – the Transition Rail – for its award-winning line of StripFeeder products. Each StripFeeder Transition Rail features machined tracks for both paper and emboss tape on the same rail for a seamless transition.

StripFeeder Transition Rail.

Count On Tools Expands its Manufacturing Facility in Gainesville, GA

Jun 02, 2015 | Count On Tools recently expanded its manufacturing operations at its Gainesville, Georgia headquarters. The latest expansion is in response to the growing market for custom engineered SMT nozzles and consumables.

Langun American Turnmaster Manual Lathe.

Count On Tools Inc. Releases the Sliding T-handle Screwdriver from PB Swiss Tools

Apr 14, 2015 | Count On Tools introduces PB Swiss Tools’ hex screwdriver with sliding T-handle. The T-handle screwdriver is perfectly suited for applying high torques. The movable, sliding handle with two additional hex drives incorporates a dual-sided sliding stop.

Sliding T-handle Screwdriver.

Count On Tools Inc. to Display Range of Products at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2015

Apr 06, 2015 | Count On Tools today announced they will display an array of products in the Adopt SMT booth, Hall 7-100, at SMT Hybrid Packaging, scheduled to take place May 5-7, 2015 in Nuremberg, Germany.

Count On Tools Inc. Unveils the Stubby Seal Scraper from PB Swiss Tools

Mar 31, 2015 | Count On Tools now offers PB Swiss Tools’ Stubby Seal Scraper. The new variant with a short blade allows a more precise guiding of the tool and increased pressure on the blade. Additional benefits include improved accessibility in small spaces and less fatigue on the wrist.

Stubby Seal Scraper from PB Swiss Tools.

Count On Tools Inc. Introduces SwissGrip ESD Screwdrivers by PB Swiss Tools

Mar 24, 2015 | Count On Tools announces that PB Swiss Tools has expanded its existing ESD Screwdriver selection with firmly mounted blades. SwissGrip ESD Screwdrivers are ideal even for difficult applications, with adjusted handle ergonomics. The expanded series is available for Slotted/Flat, Phillips, Pozidriv, Hex Bolts (socket wrench), Hex socket (allen key) and Torx ® screw profiles.

SwissGrip ESD Screwdrivers by PB Swiss Tools.

Count On Tools, Inc. Launches MYDATA Feeder Repair Program in Europe

Mar 19, 2015 | Count On Tools today announced that it has authorized AdoptSMT Group, its distributor in Europe, to offer repair services for MYDATA Agilis Feeders. This program will be available for the 3.7, 4.0, 4.7, and 5.4 Agilis feeders. This is the only repair option for these feeders on the market and provides significant costs savings over purchasing replacement feeders.

MYDATA Agilis Feeders.

Count On Tools Inc. Unveils the SwissGrip Punch Series from PB Swiss Tools

Mar 17, 2015 | Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, introduces PB Tools’ SwissGrip Punch Series.

PB Tools’ SwissGrip Punch Series.

Count On Tools Inc. Now Carries PB Swiss Tools’ Expanded MECATORQUE Line with the Preset Series

Mar 10, 2015 | Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, now carries PB Swiss Tools’ expanded line of MecaTorque torque tools. The new line of analog torque wrench screwdrivers is simple, reliable and safe for application. The MecaTorque torque handles with preset trigger value are ideal for all applications requiring the same torque at all times, such as in machining or assembly operations. The expanded product range for low to high torque with interchangeable blades or in bit holder versions provides the correct tool for every application.

PB Swiss Tools’ Expanded MECATORQUE Line with the Preset Series.

Count On Tools Wins a Service Excellence Award for the Second Consecutive Year

Mar 05, 2015 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT) announces that it has been awarded a 2015 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Count On Tools was selected for the Automation and Handling Equipment category. Circuits Assembly Editor-in-Chief, Mike Buetow presented the award to Curt Couch, COT’s President,during the recent IPC APEX EXPO.

Count On Tools Inc. Introduces Cross-handle Screwdrivers with Lateral Drive from PB Swiss Tools

Mar 03, 2015 | Count On Tools now carries PB Swiss Tools’ Cross-handle Screwdriver. The ergonomic two-component cross-handle with a sheathing made of high-quality Santoprene® fits perfectly in the hand and allows fatigue-free working. The lateral drive ensures the required force transfer while tightening or loosening the screws.

PB Swiss Tools’ Cross-handle Screwdriver.

Count On Tools Inc. Now Carries PB Swiss Tools’ Expanded Rainbow SwissGrip Series

Feb 26, 2015 | Count On Tools now carries PB Swiss Tools’ SwissGrip Rainbow© Screwdrivers for Pozidriv screws. The new Rainbow© Series color-coding makes it easy to quickly locate, assign and apply the correct SwissGrip Screwdriver. The Pozidriv design is intended to decrease the likelihood that the screwdriver will slip out, provide a greater driving surface, and decrease wear when compared to the similar Phillips screw profile.

PB Swiss Tools’ SwissGrip Rainbow© Screwdrivers for Pozidriv screws.

Count On Tools Wins a Service Excellence Award for the Second Consecutive Year

Feb 25, 2015 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT) announces that it has been awarded a 2015 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Count On Tools was selected for the Automation and Handling Equipment category.

Count On Tools Inc. Announces Expansion of PB Swiss Tools Rainbow Hex Key Series

Feb 18, 2015 | Count On Tools introduces PB Swiss Tools’ smaller Hex Key (allen keys) sets that are color-coded according to size and function in its Rainbow assortment. The tools are distinctively differentiated from others; thus they can be located faster in the toolbox, at the workplace or on the construction site.

PB Swiss Tools’ smaller Hex Key (allen keys) sets that are color-coded according to size and function in its Rainbow assortment.

Count On Tools Inc. Introduces New Tool Case Kits from PB Swiss Tools

Feb 10, 2015 | Count On Tools a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, introduces PB Swiss Tools’ zip-up tool cases. The tool case contains the necessary tools for DIY repairs at home, the workshop, or on the road. It comes with a comprehensive blade assortment for all common screw-types and sizes.

New Tool Case Kits from PB Swiss Tools.

Count On Tools Inc. Expands Panasonic Nozzles for NPM Equipment

Feb 04, 2015 | Count On Tools announces that it now offers a complete line of nozzles for the Panasonic NPM machines. These nozzle designs enable highly accurate, repeatable, optimized chip placement. The NPM Series equipment optimizes the latest technologies into a lean modular solution for changing, expanding and evolving electronic assembly needs.

Panasonic NPM machines.

Count On Tools Inc. to Launch INSTOCK Consignment Program for SMT Nozzles, Tooling and Consumables

Jan 27, 2015 | Count On Tools is launching an innovative program designed to give EMS companies on-demand access to high-quality SMT nozzles, tooling and consumables for more than 20 of the top pick-and-place equipment vendors. The INSTOCK Consignment Program has been developed to give EMS companies and contract manufacturers immediate access to project-critical products with no up-front inventory costs or risk of overstock.

Count On Tools Inc. Unveils StripFeeder Mini System

Jan 21, 2015 | Count On Tools has launched the next version of its award-winning StripFeeder System for loading tape-and-reel components onto compact modules for prototyping and high-mix, low-volume applications. The StripFeeder Mini features the same award-winning design of the original StripFeeder in a smaller, compact package (134mm x 152mm). This package is ideally suited for smaller prototype and rework machines as well as most SMT pick-and-place equipment.

StripFeeder Mini System.

Count On Tools Inc. to Introduce New StripFeeder Mini at the IPC APEX EXPO

Jan 19, 2015 | Count On Tools Inc. will exhibit in Booth #3625 at the IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 24-26, 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. COT will debut the new StripFeeder Mini that features the same award-winning design of the StripFeeder in a smaller package (134mm x 152mm).

StripFeeder Mini

Count On Tools Inc. Shows 5S Compatibility of PB Swiss Tools Color Code Product Line

Jan 16, 2015 | Count On Tools announces that PB Swiss Tools’ Color Code series supports the work process based on the 5S and Kaizen method: Sort • Set in order • Shine • Standardize • Sustain. By optimizing tool search times, travel times and wait times, companies can experience cost savings. New color coding makes it easy to quickly locate, assign and safely apply the right tool.

PB Swiss Tools’ Color Code series.

Count On Tools Introduces ezCLIP Universal Stop Clip for PCB Magazine Racks

Jan 12, 2015 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, introduces the new ezCLIP universal stop clip for PCB magazine racks. The ezCLIP system was created to allow electronics manufacturers who manually load/unload PCB magazine racks a simple way to distinguish required spacing between boards and to prevent damage on boards with taller components.

Single lane ezCLIPS

Count On Tools’ ezLOAD Board Support System Named Best Environmentally Friendly Product at SMTAI

Oct 01, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT), announces that it was awarded a 2014 Global Technology Award in the category of Best Environmentally Friendly Product for its ezLOAD PCB Support System.

Count On Tools Now Offers Nozzles for i-PULSE Series Surface Mounters

Sep 24, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT)now offers nozzles and tooling for i-PULSE series surface mounters by Yamaha Motor Company’s SMT division.

PULSE series surface mounters

Count On Tools Introduces Quad 01005 Ceramic Nozzles

Sep 18, 2014 | Count On Tools is pleased to introduce the Quad 01005 Ceramic Nozzle. This nozzle design enables highly accurate, repeatable chip placement for 0201/01005 micro-components.

Quad/PPM machines

Count On Tools Offers ASM Siplace Discontinued 702/902 Nozzles

Apr 16, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT)announces that it offers the discontinued 702/902 nozzle for ASM Siplace equipment.

702/902 nozzle

Count On Tools Inc. Saw Great Success at the IPC APEX EXPO

Apr 15, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT)received great customer feedback at the recent IPC APEX EXPO.

Count On Tools Adds a Service Excellence Award to Its Repertoire

Apr 11, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT) announces that it has been awarded a 2014 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers.

Mike Buetow presented the award to Curt Couch

Count On Tools’ StripFeeder Series Hits Triple Crown with NPI Award

Mar 26, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT) announces that it has been awarded a 2014 NPI Award in the category of Automation Tools for its StripFeeder Modular (.mod) System version 2.

StripFeeder

Count On Tools Announces Support Plates for the ezLOAD Board Support System

Mar 25, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT)announces the release of the new support plates for its line of ezLOAD Board Supports.

Support Plates for the ezLOAD Board Support
System

Count On Tools Expands Selective Soldering Nozzles for Pillarhouse Equipment

Mar 22, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. (COT) announces that it now offers ID threaded versions of the Pillarhouse AP universal nozzles for its entire line of selective soldering machines.

Selective Soldering Nozzles for Pillarhouse Equipment

Count On Introduces PB Swiss Tools’ VDE-design Torque Tools

Mar 07, 2014 | Count On Tools Inc. announces that PB Swiss Tools, a leading partner for quality tools worldwide, has released the newest generation of PB Torque Tools with MecaTorque VDE design for work on electrical devices.

 MecaTorque VDE

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Company Information:

Count On Tools, Inc.

COT specializes in high quality SMT nozzles and consumables for pick and place machines. We provide special engineering design service of custom nozzles for those unique and odd components.

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Contract Manufacturer, Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Manufacturer of Assembly Material, Pick and Place, Repair/Rework

  • Phone (770) 538-0411
  • Fax (770) 538-0417

Count On Tools, Inc. website

Company Postings:

(14) SMT parts, accessories & PCB supplies items

(23) products in the catalog

(1) technical library article

(182) news releases

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