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Altus Updates its Portfolio with GPD Global’s Latest System

Nov 21, 2016

GPD Global’s Latest System.

GPD Global’s Latest System.

Altus Group, a leading distributor of capital equipment for the electronics assembly industry, is now offering its customers in the UK and Ireland GPD Global's automated dispense systems which in response to customer demand, now have an integrated Pick & Place capability.

GPD Global, a manufacturer of precision fluid dispensing systems for high-volume 24/7, low-volume/high-mix, and R&D production, have expanded the performance of its automated dispense systems. The automated fluid dispensing machine is capable of dispensing fluids and performing Pick & Place for simple components. 

The High Precision Dispensing System (MAX Series) and large format DS Series can be used for fluid dispensing and pick and place operations, with parts/substrates now presented in trays or pallets.

The multifunctional systems by GPD Global have closed-loop process controls which help to deliver high quality and produce maximum product yield. It also incorporates software programming which is both simple and intuitive, making it easy to use during manufacture. The versatility of the systems reduces operator dependencies and manufacturing costs.

Richard Booth, Managing Director of Altus said: “The new dispense system has added a new option to our portfolio for customers requiring some Pick and Place functionality within the dispensing equipment.

“GPD provide a range of high speed dispensing systems, from benchtop lab machines to high speed in-line production systems, suitable for solder paste, adhesives, or other materials. This new dispensing machine is a welcome addition to our range of products, and we are already seeing an interest from our customers across the UK and Ireland.”

GPD Global is an equipment manufacturer of high-quality, precision, automated fluid dispensing and component-prep systems. The company is an international, state-of-the-art equipment supplier for the PCB assembly and semiconductor industries. It designs and manufactures a variety of automatic fluid dispense systems, as well as manufactures an SMT Cover Tape Peel Tester and Component Prep equipment for Thru-Hole applications. GPD Global is committed to offering premium service to its customers and has sales and customer support affiliates located throughout the world, including North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

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.

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