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Essemtec Brings on Captec to Back Continued Growth in Northern CA and NV

May 31, 2016

Kevin McClay, President and Founder of Captec.

Kevin McClay, President and Founder of Captec.

Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, today announced that Captec now represents its products in Northern California and Nevada. The Swiss-based company has expanded its North American sales network to back its continued growth.

By adding Essemtec’s innovative SMT assembly and storage systems to its line of products, Captec demonstrates its commitment to represent the latest technologies from worldwide leading suppliers to the electronics and micro-assembly industries,” says Kevin McClay, President of Captec. “Essemtec is committed to new product development and specializes in flexible and sophisticated machines targeted to the rapid changeover and prototype environments. They offer unique platforms that combine pick-and-place with fluid dispense and feature solutions for 2.5D and 3D electro-mechanical assembly, LED panels, chip packaging, MEMS sensors, and other complex micro devices.

Captec’s mission is to provide capital equipment, supplies and technologies to the electronic manufacturer via representation of high quality, technically differentiable products. Captec provides professional sales and service support for those products.

Bob Stevenson, Business Development Manager for Essemtec, commented: “Captec has been in business since 1992 – about the same as Essemtec. Kevin McClay is a highly respected industry veteran with a broad knowledge of electronics manufacturing and a wealth of contacts. We are happy to welcome him to the Essemtec team.”

For more information about Captec’s products and services, contact Kevin McClay at (408)-234-9485 or on the web at

For more information about Essemtec, visit

Essemtec AG is a privately held Swiss equipment manufacturer, specializing in high speed fluid dispensing as well as flexible high-mix SMT placement solutions. Both divisions leverage the company’s vast equipment and process know-how gained since 1991 to let their customers achieve significant competitive advantages. The company’s goal is to improve its customers’ workflows, setup times, defect rates, traceability and overall manufacturing efficiency through superior software and by providing managed SMT storage.

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