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Hover-Davis and AdoptSMT Group Europe sign Extended Distributorship Agreement for Europe

Nov 08, 2011

AdoptSMT Group Europe and Hover-Davis announce the immediate start of  their cooperation in the following European countries: Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.

Since February 2011 AdoptSMT has represented Hover-Davis already in UK, Ireland, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia and Greece.  The AdoptSMT Group however has been world-wide agent for Hover-Davis for many years, providing new Hover-Davis tape feeders together with pre-owned pick and place equipment. More recently from February to October 2011 AdoptSMT offered a successful Feeder Trade-In program and sold feeders this way throughout Europe and  also into the countries now added to their territory.

We enjoy a successful relationship with AdoptSMT Group Europe through their world-class refurbished equipment sales and support operation’’, said Michael Cyr, General Manager of Hover-Davis.  ‘’With this  expanded relationship, we have full confidence that AdoptSMT Europe will provide outstanding value and service to our feeder customers in this important region  of Europe “.

Erhard Hofmann, AdoptSMT Europe Managing Director notes that “AdoptSMT is in a very unique position to serve these markets. We have a well established presence through our spare parts and consumables sales, pre-owned equipment sales and support infrastructure. Being in a position to distribute the Hover-Davis brand is a logical and very natural progression for us. We can respond to the complete equipment, spare parts, consumables and feeder needs of our customers in these important markets.”


Hover-Davis is a global leader in component delivery solutions. With two decades of component delivery technology, engineering and manufacturing experience, Hover-Davis provides ultra reliable and serviceable component and label feeder solutions for most major SMT platforms, including those from Universal Instruments®, Fuji, Panasonic®, Siemens®, JUKI®, MYDATA®, YAMAHA®, SamsungTM, Europlacer and Assembléon®. Located in Rochester, New York, Hover-Davis was founded in 1989. For more information, please visit www.hoverdavis.com, or call +1.585.352.9590.

Founded in 1991 by Erhard Hofmann in Salzburg, Austria as a software company, AdoptSMT instantly gained a reputation as an excellent source for second hand SMT equipment when they moved the focus of their business to this sector in 1994. Since then the AdoptSMT Group has proved to be one of the fastest growing enterprises for used SMT equipment and has added sales of consumables, spare parts and tools to their competences. Today they include the HQ in Austria with more than 6500 m²; AdoptSMT Germany GmbH with 2000 m² specialising in Siplace overhaul and service; AdoptSMT Polska Spó┼éka z.o.o. with a small Siplace service facility; AdoptSMT UK Ltd with facilities in Redhill, Surrey, and Auchinleck, Scotland and AdoptSMT Romania S.R.L with a sales office.

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