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PRIDE Industries Adds New Inspection Capability with the Purchase of A XD7600NT Ruby FP from Nordson DAGE

May 17, 2012

XD7600NT Ruby FP

XD7600NT Ruby FP

PRIDE Industries, Inc., a social enterprise providing first-rate manufacturing and service solutions to business and government, recently purchased an XD7600NT Ruby FP X-ray inspection system from Nordson DAGE.

The purchase is a prime example of PRIDE Industries’ commitment to providing cost reduction services, the highest quality manufacturing offerings and increased production capacity, bundled with the company’s supply chain management systems. Whether a small manufacturer or a large corporation, PRIDE has the logistics capabilities, warehouse distribution and global sourcing expertise required for just-in-time deliveries and budget-friendly solutions.

With today’s designs and the volume of bottom terminated components, it is imperative that EMS providers have high-quality, real-time imaging capability. The superior technology of the XD7600NT Ruby pinpoints potential weaknesses. In fact, the system yielded positive results for one of our customers immediately after installation,” commented Steve Twitchell, PRIDE’s VP Sales Operations. “This important investment also provides critical advantages in prototype development, ensuring designs for greatest manufacturability and the most efficient production possible for our current and future customers.”

One of the company’s flagship X-ray inspection systems, the Nordson DAGE XD7600NT is the ultimate flat panel inspection system with QuickView CT. The inspection system uses the latest technology, flat panel detector and proven feature recognition capability to provide the ultimate choice for the highest quality in X-ray imaging on the market today. 

Equipped with the unique Nordson DAGE NT maintenance-free, sealed transmissive X-ray tube, providing 100 nanometer (0.1 µm) feature recognition and up to 10 W of power, together with the 3 megapixel long lifetime CMOS flat panel detector, the XD7600NT Diamond is the crystal clear choice for the greatest performance and highest magnification of real-time imaging. For more information about Nordson DAGE’s XD7600NT Ruby FP, visit

For more information about PRIDE Industries’ full lineup of capabilities, visit

PRIDE Industries is a nonprofit organization and recognized service supplier meeting the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and facilities needs of business and government nationwide while creating meaningful jobs for people with disabilities. Operating in 11 states and the nation's capital, PRIDE employs more than 4,600 individuals, including more than 2,600 people with disabilities. Headquartered in Roseville, CA, PRIDE ranks as the fourth largest manufacturing and service company in the greater Sacramento region. To learn more, visit

 Nordson DAGE
Headquartered in Aylesbury, UK, Nordson DAGE is a unit of the Nordson Corporation and manufactures and supports a complete range of award winning digital X-ray inspection systems and bond test equipment for the printed circuit board assembly and semiconductor industries.  For more information, visit


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