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Juki Names Horizon Sales 2010 Representative of the Year

Nov 12, 2010

Dave Trail, president of Horizon Sales.

Dave Trail, president of Horizon Sales.

MORRISVILLE, NC - Juki Corporation, a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and systems, awarded Dave Trail of Horizon Sales the Juki Representative of the Year at the recent Juki Americas National Sales meeting. The meeting took place on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Juki America’s headquarters in Morrisville, NC. The award was given to Horizon Sales for achieving the highest performance against budget and was weighted to include territory potential, new customers and number of machines sold. 

Bob Black, President and CEO of Juki Automation Systems, said, “Dave is consistently one of our top performing sales representatives year in and year out. He has a great working relationship with his existing customers and continually brings new customers to Juki. It was my pleasure to recognize Dave for the good work that he has done for Juki this past year.”

Horizon Sales is a manufacturers’ representative corporation delivering machinery and supplies to the electronics industry. Located in Brighton, MI, Cleveland and Kokomo, IN, Horizon manages and sells to the Midwestern states of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania and the greater Chicago area. In business for more than 14 years, Horizon has supplied equipment and supplies to some of the most well known names in the industry including Lexmark, Delphi, Libra Industries, Rockwell Automation, Lucent Sparton, Kimball and Jabil Circuits. Horizon Sales prides itself for its customer service and focuses on advancing its customers to top of their markets.

Juki manufactures high-quality SMT placement systems for use in the electronics manufacturing industry.  Renowned for producing reliable, flexible placement equipment that is easy to use and maintain, Juki has recently emerged as a significant player in the high-speed market. As the pioneer of the modular placement machine in the early 90s, Juki has increased the speed of its machines while maintaining quick changeovers and high uptimes. Juki also is the first SMT placement manufacturer to offer a standard three-year full parts warranty on machines sold in the Americas and Europe. 

“We are pleased to achieve this level of success. Juki has consistently been our leading line year after year. The product line meets the needs of our customer base and through the company’s excellent pre- and post-sales support, we have been able to make Juki the number one choice for pick-and-place and selective solder machines in the Midwest,” said Dave Trail, Principal of Horizon Sales.

Horizon Sales has represented Juki’s full line of automated assembly products and systems throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky since 1993. For more information about Horizon Sale’s products and services, contact Dave Trail, Principal, at 800-234-8688 or on the Web at http://www.horizonsales.com.

For more information about Juki Corporation, visit http://www.jukiamericas.com.

Juki Corporation’s experience as the market leader in industrial sewing machines was the stepping-stone for the entry into the printed circuit board assembly market in 1987. Since then, Juki has delivered more than 22,000 automated assembly systems worldwide and is currently shipping an average of 200 assembly machines per month. This extraordinary achievement makes Juki one of the world’s leading providers of automated assembly products and systems. In addition to its core technologies, Juki’s Electronic Assembly and Test Systems Division develops and manufactures advanced electronic systems and computer software for data entry, mail processing and other electronic equipment.

With the purchase of Zevatech’s assets in November 1999, Juki Automation Systems now brings Juki’s reputation for top quality and reliable service also to the North and South American and the European electronics assembly markets. Juki recognizes the challenges of the new century and is prepared to respond to the globalization of electronic manufacturing. With a sophisticated knowledge base, advanced technologies and a high commitment to its customers, Juki is poised for continued growth in the 21st century.

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