Juki Automation Systems, Inc., the leading supplier of SMT pick-and-place systems in North America, announces that it has signed a long-term exclusive cooperation and distribution agreement with Shenzhen JT Automation Equipment Co., Ltd. of Shenzhen, China and its sales arm JT Universal Pte Ltd. of Singapore. The agreement covers the development, customization and sales of JT reflow ovens, wave solder machines and accessories in the Americas. It also foresees the development of additional products in the future.
Juki President and CEO Bob Black commented, “We have been quite impressed with the quality and innovation that JT has demonstrated in its products. As a result, we are very pleased to add JT to our sales portfolio. As Juki features the largest and best service team in the Americas, our customers can expect great reflow ovens and wave solder systems at reasonable prices, backed by the best service and support in the industry. I also want to commend the hard work by Juki’s OEM Business Manager Todd O’Neil in working to complete this agreement with JT.”
JT Automation Equipment Co., Ltd. was established in 2004 with RMB 60 million paid up capital. Its current headquarters, manufacturing plant and R&D center is strategically located in Shenzhen, China. Through proven product features, quality, after-sales service support and strong domestic/global sales network, JT is the current market leader of reflow oven and wave solder machines to the SMT market.
JT Founder and Director Wu Xian commented, “Over the years, JT products has been well recognized in the China and South East Asia market, which houses the majority of mass SMT production companies. Today, we are ready to accelerate into the North America market by aligning with Juki Automation Systems, Inc. (JAS) as our exclusive sales partner. Both JT & JAS strongly believe that through our combined synergy, this win-win-win situation will benefit both our customers and ourselves in the current competitive market.”
JT Universal Pte Ltd. Managing Director K.S. Toon added, “The timing is perfectly right for JAS to partner with JT Automation Equipment for supplying state-of-the-art reflow ovens and wave soldering machines to the Americas market. Customers are invited to test drive our JT reflow oven in the JAS facility, which will likely exceed all your expectations.”
Juki will stock the JT products in Morrisville, NC and Fremont, CA. They will be available for delivery beginning April 2012. Full service and support will be offered by the extensive Service and Applications Team throughout the Americas.
Juki, a global leader in high-speed SMT Assembly equipment, has shipped more than 24,000 machines worldwide since 1987. Juki has built its global image with a combination of top-quality and high-reliability machines with a reputation for world-class service and support that result in the lowest production costs for its customers. The pioneer of the modular assembly system in 1993, Juki offers flexible solutions designed for both high-volume and high mix environments.
Additionally, Juki Americas offers selective solder and stamp soldering machines backed by the largest field service group in the industry.