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Europlacer Celebrates Personnel Milestone Anniversaries

May 24, 2012

 Europlacer, a manufacturer of market-leading flexible SMT placement machines, announces that three members of its UK staff are celebrating important milestones.

Mike Trow, Manufacturing Supervisor, and Nick May, Financial Controller, both have been with Blakell Europlacer for 30 years and David Fenton, Technical Quality Manager, has been with the company for 20 years.

Having three employees dedicate so many years of service to Europlacer further reinforces the company’s reputation of being a leading global service-oriented manufacturer that is around for the long term.

For more information about Europlacer and its commitment to quality, visit www.europlacer.com.


Europlacer has been developing machines for SMT electronics assembly since the 1970s and invented the intelligent feeder concept in the 1980s. After acquisition by Blakell Europlacer in 1991, the company moved away from split-axis to the inherently more capable X-Y architecture that underpins the company’s pick-and-place machines today. Europlacer’s policy has been to ensure wherever possible that technology purchased many years ago, especially feeders, remain compatible with the latest pick-and-place equipment. Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick-and-place systems for the global electronics industry. For more information, visit Europlacer’s Web site at www.europlacer.com.

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