Experienced team leverages local knowledge to ensure superior customer experience.
Universal Instruments has enriched its customer coverage in Mexico with the addition of a new Channel
Partner, SMTo Engineering S.A. de C.V. SMTo Engineering complements Universal’s Customer Operations
infrastructure in the territory by leveraging a thorough understanding of the Mexican market to provide best-in
class technology solutions in the form of capital equipment, as well as consumables and engineering services
for peripheral electronics assembly process equipment.
SMTo Engineering was established in 2015 with the objective to offer high quality products, consulting and
support services for the electronics manufacturing market. Operating from its Guadalajara office in the ITESO
Technology Park, SMTo Engineering enlists an active team with a minimum of 15 years industry experience to
provide its customers turnkey solutions for their specific manufacturing challenges. SMTo Engineering features
a versatile portfolio to serve the electronics assembly industries in Mexico.
SMTo Engineering is co-owned by Mexican engineers who are well-known in the industry. Alejandro Olivar,
Managing Director commented on joining the Universal Instruments team, “This is a very exciting opportunity
for us to partner with a well-respected industry leader, as it supports the SMTo mission of building long-term
relationships with our customers and principals, and providing exceptional customer services by pursuing business through innovation and advanced technology.”
Universal’s Vice President of Sales, Brad Bennett, described the new partnership as “an important progressive
step in a region with a lot of opportunity”. Bennett added, “The addition of SMTo Engineering will improve our
ability to provide our customers complete production solutions and the attentiveness they deserve, while
opening the door for us to grow our customer base in the region. We’re extremely happy to strengthen our
team in Mexico.”
Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly
equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry. Universal Instruments delivers comprehensive
solutions to a global customer base by leveraging exclusive process expertise combined with its innovative
portfolio of flexible platforms for surface mount, insertion mount, advanced semiconductor packaging, and
end-of-line automation. Universal Instruments is headquartered in Conklin, N.Y., USA, with offices in Europe,
Asia and the Americas.