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Horizon Sales Is a Top Performing Juki Rep for 4th Year Running

Oct 30, 2013

From left to right: Bob Black, Dave Trail and Kathleen Thompson

From left to right: Bob Black, Dave Trail and Kathleen Thompson

Juki Automation Systems (JAS) Inc., a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and systems and part of Juki Corporation, is pleased to announce that it awarded Horizon Sales Representative of the Year 2013 – Best Performance at the recent awards banquet held during the Juki Americas National Sales meeting. The meeting took place October 23-25, 2013 at Juki’s facility in Morrisville, NC. This is the fourth consecutive year that Horizon Sales has been selected for this prestigious award.

Dave Trail, President of Horizon Sales, commented, “Once again the market place has spoken and selected Juki equipment as the premier provider of SMT assembly and soldering equipment in the Midwest territory.  Horizon Sales has been fortunate to represent Juki here in the Midwest for more than 20 years now, and the strength of the Juki product offering and the outstanding support that they give their customers here has allowed us to far exceed our sales goals for the year.”

Bob Black, President and CEO of Juki Automation Systems said, “Dave Trail continues his exemplary history of outstanding sales performance for Juki.  Horizon Sales had another outstanding year and we would are deeply appreciative of their continued efforts.”

Horizon Sales was selected for achieving the highest performance against budget and was weighted to include territory potential, new customers, and number of machines sold. A renowned manufacturers’ representative corporation, Horizon Sales supplies machinery and supplies to the electronics industry. Located in Brighton, Michigan and Kokomo, Indiana, Horizon manages and sells to the Midwestern states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania and the greater Chicago area. In business for more than 20 years, Horizon has supplied equipment and supplies to some of the most well-known names in the industry including: Lexmark, Delphi, Libra Industries, Rockwell Automation, Dynalab, Inservco, TT Electronics, Kimball, and Jabil Circuits.

Horizon Sales has represented Juki’s full line of automated assembly products and systems throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky since 1993. For more information about Horizon Sale’s products and services, contact Dave Trail, Principal, at 800-234-8688 or on the web at www.horizonsales.com.

Juki manufactures high quality SMT placement systems for use in the electronics manufacturing industry.  Renowned for producing reliable, flexible placement equipment that is very easy to use and maintain, Juki has recently emerged as a significant player in the high-speed market. As the pioneer of the modular placement machine in the early 90’s, Juki has increased the speed of its machines while maintaining quick changeovers and high uptimes. Juki is the first SMT placement manufacturer to offer a standard three-year full parts warranty on machines sold in the Americas and Europe. Additionally, Juki sells GKG screen printers, JT ovens and conveyors, Inertec selective solder and ESSEGI SYSTEM SERVICE s.r.l. StorageSolutions equipment. For more information about Juki Automation Systems, visit www.jukiamericas.com.


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. The company recently introduced a complete line solution to include screen printers, reflow ovens and wave solder systems.

For more information, visit www.jukiamericas.com.

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