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Altus and Accelonix to Showcase SMT Production and Test Equipment at the Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry

Aug 03, 2016

Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry.

Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry.

Leading distributors of capital equipment for electronics assembly, Altus Group, and Accelonix, dominant suppliers of electronic and precision manufacturing and test equipment, manufacturing software, support and materials have collaborated to host CoNEXTions: SMT Production and Test Equipment for factories of the Future on 29th September 2016.

The all-day event will be held at the prestigious Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), located in Coventry to showcase the very best in innovative manufacturing, test, manufacturing software and inspection equipment through presentations and demonstrations, along with a guided tour of the venue itself, which boasts a premier conference suite and lavish architecture. On display, will be a host of SMT assembly and test equipment from world leading manufacturers from their respective product portfolios.

Altus and Accelonix will demonstrate a range of products, representing the latest industry trends and developments that centre on intuitive 3D AOI and SPI inspection equipment, fixtureless testing, automated ICT Testing and Device programming and industry 4.0 innovations.

Accelonix will showcase the latest test solutions from Takaya and Teradyne. Takaya Flying Probe Tester, a fixtureless tester that is ideally suited for high board mix prototype applications as well as low and medium volume production runs. The Teradyne TSO is a Fixtured system and modular approach to ICT testing that is ideal as volumes increase. Supporting the electronics industry further, Accelonix will also be showing Siemens eMES, a comprehensive manufacturing execution system (MES) that provides solutions for the electronics industry and Data I/O who neatly link SMT to Device Programming keeping your WIPP of programmed parts to a minimum.

Altus will present Koh Young’s Zenith full 3D AOI System at the exhibition, enabling visitors to get a first-hand look at how the system inspects and provides quantitative measurements of components. The YJ Link Board Handling module is also on display. As the industry seeks to increase the level and rate of automation implementation to reduce labour costs in any end product, the high-quality board handling products from YJ Link provides the ideal solution to this market demand.

The MTC, which is challenging the boundaries of manufacturing, creates a high-quality environment for the development and demonstration of industrial-scale new technologies and providing a unique opportunity for manufacturers to build new and innovative processes and technologies.

We are delighted to be able to team up with Accelonix to host this incredible event at the home of some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment in the world,” says Richard Booth, General Manager, Altus Group Ltd.

It’s a privilege to be able to show existing and prospective customers how innovations in SMT Production and Test Equipment can push manufacturing boundaries, both today and into the future,” says Mark Kenny, Business Sales Manager, Accelonix Ltd.

To register for the event, please email register@mtctechnologyday.co.uk detailing your name, company and the number of tickets you would like to request.


Altus Group was formed in 2001 to support the UK and Irish market for Surface Mount Technology, capital equipment for every process, peripheral equipment, spares and consumables and most importantly excellent service support.

The Altus Group product line has evolved over the years with carefully selected suppliers who offer ‘best in class’ products at cost effective prices, from world leading brands.

The Altus Team has a network of highly skilled technical sales specialists, applications and service engineers, providing local support across the UK and Ireland.

In 2005 sister company Danutek was formed with offices in Hungary and Romania to service the needs of local customers and multi-national companies with manufacturing facilities in the Central and Eastern European marketplace.www.altusgroup.co.uk

Accelonix is an independent company supplying Equipment, Support and Materials within the Electronics & Precision Manufacturing Markets, recognized by its customers for its Knowhow, Experience and Sense of Service.

Accelonix partners with leading Equipment and Material manufacturers from around the world in order to build a complimentary portfolio of state-of-the art products and services that we showcase here. Backed by decades of hands-on experience, Accelonix delivers Leading Technologies along with the Technical Expertise to ensure that our customers realize the highest possible Return On their Investment.

Accelonix is your Local Service & Support network. Through our proximity, reactivity and quality of service, we strive to build a lasting partnership with our customers and suppliers.

Accelonix’ experienced Technical Sales Team will guide you through the often complex Capital Equipment Selection and Procurement process. Our large Applications & Support Engineering group are here to meet your Applications, Service, Repair & Maintenance and Training requirements.

Accelonix has expanded its capabilities and is now pleased to offer a range of Fast Turnaround, high quality Contract Services such as Flying Probe Test or Surface Metrology. www.accelonix.co.uk

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