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Count On Tools Purchases a 20 mm CNC Swiss-Type Automatic Lathe

Nov 27, 2012

 Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, recently purchased a 20 mm CNC Swiss-Type Automatic Lathe by Star CNC to further increase production capabilities and lower product lead times.

The ECAS-20’s high-speed turning facilitates secondary machining with the capability to produce complex geometric components with minimized nonproductive time. The 10-axis design features independent front and back working with 2-tool turning simultaneous operations. Unprecedented productivity, precision and operability separate this machine from the competition.

The industries that Count On Tools serves count on accuracy of part specifications and on-time delivery of orders. The ECAS-20 will help Count On Tools achieve both. Additionally, the new machine handles jobs faster by providing increased production speeds and faster processing power. “This new equipment helps us to produce tight tolerance, precision components quickly and consistently,” said Shook. “As a result, we can now respond to changing customer needs faster and at highly competitive costs.”

As a contract manufacturer, Count On Tools and its experienced, knowledgeable management team strives to provide a full line of services to its customers and to continue meeting customers’ demands both now and in the future. For more information, visit www.cotinc.com.


Count On Tools Inc., a precision component manufacturer specializing in all aspects of the machining industry, has been setting new performance standards in the SMT pick-and-place nozzle market since 1991. As the ORIGINAL source for high-quality, low-cost vacuum placement nozzles and associated consumables, they have pioneered with world-class development and process engineers that combine to ensure that innovation and competitiveness is applied to all of its extensive product range. The company also stands behind its products 100% with a full warranty. Count On Tools’ products are in use at many of the world's leading electronics manufacturing companies. Proven engineering expertise, coupled with the latest in design and manufacturing technology, has allowed the company to simplify the complexities of the industry and deliver a solution to its customers.

The company also maintains and supports a strong position in the hand tool industry, offering the highest quality hand tools in the world with PB Swiss Tools. These tools compliment any and all high-tech environments requiring optimum performance from both their equipment and technicians.

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