Cogiscan Inc., the leading Track, Trace and Control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, together with Juki, has provided VIP-VIRANT Group with a complete TTC solution for its new assembly line.
VIP-VIRANT Group’s new fully integrated assembly line consists of JUKI loaders, transport systems and linked repairing stations. The JUKI GL printer together with the JUKI SPI/AOI system RV-1, a nitrogen reflow oven and two JUKI mounters also are included. The new line is complemented by a continuous traceability and quality management system from Cogiscan.
With Cogiscan’s TTC solutions, VIP-VIRANT Group has achieved complete traceability, from the laser marker up to the finished product. This includes traceability of the component lots, consumables and tooling used for each PCB serial number as well as PCB ID tracking and component quantity tracking.
VIP-VIRANT Group now has complete process control, including setup and program validation, and harvesting of process parameters on its screen printer and reflow oven as well as inspection results from its SPI and AOI machines. TTC has helped VIP-VIRANT Group gain an edge on the competition. As a result, VIP-VIRANT Group has won the 2013 international call for tenders for the Volkswagen group.
For the past 15 years Cogiscan has been widely recognized as the industry-leading expert in TTC solutions for PCBA. During this time, the scope and depth of the Cogiscan application modules have grown to the point where Cogiscan now offers a TTC solution for the complete assembly of electronic products, including box build. For more information, visit www.cogiscan.com.
Cogiscan partners with leading equipment manufacturers and electronics assemblers to create solutions that can integrate with existing systems to provide factory-wide TTC solutions. The company is committed to the development and continuous improvement of solutions to Track, Trace and Control materials and tools on and off the shop floor. For more information, visit www.cogiscan.com.
VIP-VIRANT Group consists of five companies, each of which operate in different areas. At the main production plant in Ljubljana / Slovenia, they develop and produce a number of different technologies themselves – from the mechatronics over plastic / steel cases and the cable loops, up to the complete assembled board. With more than 400 employees VIP-VIRANT is projected to have a turnover of 75 million Euros in 2014. For more information, visit www.vip-virant.si.