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Europlacer Appoints Giantec in Taiwan

Jul 25, 2017

Europlacer’s Mark Briant (left) alongside Giantec President Jerry Lin (second from left) and his team at the Giantec office in Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

Europlacer’s Mark Briant (left) alongside Giantec President Jerry Lin (second from left) and his team at the Giantec office in Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

Award-winning Pick & Place equipment manufacturer, Europlacer, announces the appointment of Giantec Electronics Inc. as its exclusive distributor in Taiwan. Giantec is based in Taoyuan City and will distribute and support Europlacer’s flexible placement systems and intelligent Warehouse Management System (WMS) solutions, as well as the full range of automatic surface mount screen printing products from sister company, Speedprint Technologies. Giantec has been a leading distributor of semiconductor automation and SMT pcb assembly equipment in Taiwan since 1997.

President and CEO of Giantec, Jerry Lin, comments: “We are delighted to add Speedprint and Europlacer to our expanding product portfolio. These top-selling and award-winning brands will appeal to manufacturers in Taiwan rapidly gearing up for Industry 4.0. Many are actively looking for outstanding technology solutions in surface mount pcb assembly and semiconductor applications.”

Europlacer’s Regional Manager for SE Asia, Mark Briant, points to a renewed strategic focus on the Asia Pacific territories following notable successes globally for Speedprint and Europlacer, specifically in China. “The appointment of Giantec in Taiwan continues our expansion programme through experienced channel partners in this region. We are excited to be working with the highly professional and established team at Giantec and know they will play a key role in helping to secure our market share goals,” says Briant, adding: “With Speedprint printers, Europlacer placement systems and our evolving intelligent Warehouse Management System solutions added to its portfolio, Giantec is now in the perfect position to deliver exceptional full line solutions – along with invaluable support infrastructure and expertise– to the dynamic assembly sector in Taiwan. We wish them every success.”


The Blakell Europlacer Group comprises the Speedprint Technologies, Europlacer, and Blakell Europlacer Distribution business units. All three are active and pre-eminent in the electronic circuit board assembly sector with advanced product and service solutions for electronics manufacturers in the UK and globally. Speedprint Technologies is a provider of screen printing equipment used in surface mount assembly processes. Europlacer is a provider of surface mount component placement equipment. Blakell Europlacer Distribution augments the provision of screen printing and pick & place platforms in the UK with a range of associated equipment, including AOI, reflow and PCB handling.

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