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optical control Appoints Competitive Edge Solutions in New England

Apr 16, 2018

David Wilson.

David Wilson.

optical control GmbH & Co. KG, a world leader in automated component counting technology, today announced that it has signed on with Competitive Edge Solutions, LLC as its newest manufacturers’ representative. David Wilson will represent optical control throughout the six New England states (MA, CT, RI, VT, NH, ME). Competitive Edge Solutions has more than 20 years of practical experience in providing industry-leading equipment to exceed its customers’ needs.

Wilson commented: “I strive to find unique solutions to improve or solve problems for my customers. optical control has such a solution with the CCX.3 inventory counter. Improving on the cycle time and accuracy of the inventory reconciliation process allows customers to benefit from higher line utilizations, quicker line changeovers, lower operational costs, reduce expediting fees and save money. It is a simple solution with proven manufacturing experience that optical control has developed. I look forward to working with Todd and his staff as a proven leader in this space.”

Competitive Edge Solutions will represent optical control’s complete product lineup, including the latest OC-SCAN®CCX.3 component counter. The first of its kind, the OC-SCAN®CCX.3 uses X-ray to count SMD components in just about 10 seconds for ANY size reel. It is an extremely intelligent, simple and fast machine that can provide fast ROI by eliminating endless hours of manual counting, countless mistakes, and ultimately keeping your SMT lines running. The machine can be setup and in production in less than one hour. Competitiove Edge Solutions will represent this groundbreaking technology, effective immediately.

Understanding your equipment needs and selecting the right equipment is critical to the success of your business. Competitive Edge Solutions has over 20 years of practical experience providing industry leading equipment to exceed your needs within the New England territory.

“I have worked with Dave on several projects over the past 20+ years and he has always been one of the most professional people I have had the pleasure of working with” added Todd O’Neil, Leader of the North American team for optical control. “CES has a history offering proven solutions, professionalism, and personal attention to their customers and we are excited to have this partnership.”

For more information about Competitive Edge Solutions’ products and services, please contact Dave Wilson at (508) 497-5024 or visit cesolutionsllc.com.


A full-service EMS company, optical control is part of the Elsysko group in Weißenohe, Germany and has 180 employees, four SMT lines, and two throughole lines. The company was founded in 2009 and in 2012, optical control was formed as a sales and service organization for the CCX (component counter X-ray) products. For more information about optical control, email us at infoNA@optical-control.com, call us at 1-833-WECOUNT (932-6868) or visit the website at www.optical-control.com.

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