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Europlacer Appoints New Rep to Expand Midwestern Support, Increase Market Share

Mar 07, 2012


Marshall "Lucky" Balin, President and CEO of MIDwest TEKnologies

MIDwest TEKnologies offers Europlacer SMT equipment support throughout MidWest

Europlacer, a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT pick-and-place equipment for the global electronics industry, has appointed MIDwest TEKnologies as its representative in the Midwest regions of ND, SD, and MN. The addition of MIDwest TEKnologies is consistent with Europlacer’s move to increase national presence with representative coverage and to provide stronger customer support as they continue to increase their share of business in North America.

Europlacer decided to partner with MIDwest TEKnologies based on their great reputation and successful business in this region, built on a customer-centric philosophy. We look to expand our representative network with such groups wherever we can,” notes Europlacer North American Sales Manager Chris Merow.  “We are very pleased to form a strategic partnership with a representative in this region whose focus, like ours, is on forming and supporting mutually beneficial partnerships and personal relationships as a top priority.“

We are excited to partner with Europlacer in providing sales and customer support for their innovative line of SMT pick-and-place equipment,” notes Marshall “Lucky” Balin, President and CEO of MIDwest TEKnologies. “As leaders in the electronics assembly industry, we have the knowledge and experience in assisting contract manufacturers and OEMs in making the correct decisions regarding SMT equipment.

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An experienced manufacturer representative specialized in electronic manufacturing equipment, MIDwest TEKnologies works with companies in the automotive, industrial, medical electronics, military, aerospace and telecommunications industries.  Active in SMTA, the company is strategically headquartered in central Minnesota to address and service the needs of Europlacer’s semiconductor customers in the Midwest. MIDwest TEKnologies can be contacted to discuss Europlacer products at 763-261-2071 or

Europlacer designs and manufactures a broad range of highly flexible SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry.  The Europlacer business unit is the largest in the Blakell Europlacer group; a privately owned group of companies that has evolved and grown from successive acquisitions.  As one of the world’s fastest growing SMT equipment manufacturers, Europlacer attributes its growth to a commitment to its core values of customer-driven product innovation and integrity in all its business activities. For more information, visit Europlacer’s Web site at

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