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What's happening at KIC in 2008?

Mar 25, 2008

2008 will continue to be a growth year for KIC. A key trend that we are picking up on is automation. The relentless drive to lower costs, the vanishing margin of error in the thermal processes as most products go lead-free, and the renewed emphasis on quality all require a higher degree of automation. That is why KIC continues to push automatic profiling systems, continuous monitoring systems etc.

A second major industry trend is the need to lower energy use. The high cost of energy will drive technology development for more efficient equipment and processes. KIC recently introduced a product that �googles� the available oven recipes and selects the best oven set up that minimizes energy use for an in-spec process.

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