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PRIDE Industries Adds Selective Solder Capability from Juki

Jul 16, 2012

Bob Black, JAS, Inc.’s CEO, and Steve Twitchell, PRIDE’s VP of Operations

Bob Black, JAS, Inc.’s CEO, and Steve Twitchell, PRIDE’s VP of Operations

PRIDE Industries, Inc., a social enterprise providing first-rate manufacturing and service solutions to business and government, announces the installation of its new FlexSolderWave 620 from Juki Automation Systems.

The FSW620 already has greatly improved PRIDE’s ability to address a variety of challenges related to through-hole soldering. Being able to address multiple alloys and flux chemistries as well as both selective and traditional flow wave processes with a single machine enables the company to be more efficient and cost effective, and to improve overall process quality. With the FSW620’s wide range of features, PRIDE now can manage tougher customer requirements with ease.

The FSW620 is a traditional mini-wave soldering system capable of supporting board sizes up to 18" x 18" depending on nozzle configuration. The FSW620 is the only machine in its class to offer up to four autonomous acting soldering nozzles, allowing the use of four different sizes and/or types of nozzles without changeover.

Steve Twitchell, VP Sales Operations at PRIDE, commented about the recent addition of the FSW620, “This Juki equipment allows us to quickly support our RoHs and tin-lead customers. Our rapid changeover and selective solder capabilities allow PRIDE to meet our customers’ cost reduction initiatives.”

Juki’s FSW620 has been designed to support a wide variety of nozzles. It can support wetted nozzles down to 1.8 mm, traditional mini-wave nozzles up to 25 mm and even a special miniature wide wave that is 43 mm wide. The FSW620 also offers both 0° soldering and 7° soldering to accommodate these various types of nozzles. For more information about the FSW620, 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

Juki, a global leader in high-speed SMT Assembly equipment, has shipped more than 25,000 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. They recently introduced a complete line solution to include screen printers, reflow ovens and wave solder systems.

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