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United Kingdom’s Largest Programming Center Purchases Two 8th Generation Automated Programming Systems

Feb 23, 2011

Designed to program devices in high volumes, the model 4800 is a fine-pitch automated device programmer that combines 8th Generation universal device support, the unrivaled speed of Vector Engine Co-Processor® technology, and on-the-fly vision centering.

Designed to program devices in high volumes, the model 4800 is a fine-pitch automated device programmer that combines 8th Generation universal device support, the unrivaled speed of Vector Engine Co-Processor® technology, and on-the-fly vision centering.

HOUSTON, TX - BPM Microsystems, in conjunction with its distributor Adaptsys, announce that Action Circuits (UK) Ltd., the leading programming service provider in the United Kingdom, has chosen two model 4800 automated production programmers to accommodate its increasing programming demands.

"We did look at all automated systems on the market and again chose BPM Microsystems," said Martin Harvey, commercial director of Action Circuits (UK) Ltd. "Our decision was based on the quality of the product together with the fastest programming times. We have been using BPM Microsystems programmers for over 17 years. Their technical ability is way out in front of the competition."

The model 4800 is BPM Microsystems' latest addition to its 8th Generation automated device programming system product line. This newest system has the ability to program up to 36 devices in parallel at a rate of up to 1,500 devices per hour, making it the most productive and versatile universal automated device programming system on the market today.

With the addition of two 4800 automated device programming systems, Action Circuits (UK) Ltd. currently owns and operates 24 BPM Microsystems device programmers, including two 4710s and two 4610s.

Formed in 1987 to offer device programming and reeling services to the electronics industry throughout Europe, Action Circuits (UK) Ltd. has established itself as the country’s largest service provider. Headquartered in Luton, Bedfordshire, England, Action Circuits (UK) Ltd. operates from a 25,000 sq ft facility with the capacity to program more than 3 million devices per month. The company’s customers span all sectors including automotive, medical and aerospace.

Action Circuits can be contacted at Unit 5, Sovereign Park, Laporte Way, Luton, LU4 8EL; +44 (0) 1582-412323; Fax: +44 (0) 1582-412424; Web site: http://www.actioncircuits.com/. Or via email: martin.harvey@actioncircuits.com

The Adaptsys Group is an independent supplier of electronics production equipment with offices in the UK, France and Eastern Europe. Adaptsys specializes in providing programming equipment for integrated circuits and innovative products for the tape-and-reel industry, including manual and automatic equipment, component counters, peel-force testers, tape splicers and the full range of associated consumables. Adaptsys also provides installation, training and a comprehensive process integration service.

Established in 1985, BPM Microsystems is a global supplier of electronic device programmers for all applications. The company is the leading supplier of vision-based automated programming systems and sets the standard in device support, performance, ease-of-use, and cost-of-ownership. The company offers a wide variety of device programmers including Universal Programmers, Concurrent Programming Systems® and Fine-Pitch Automated Programming Systems. BPM Microsystems can be found on the Internet at http://www.bpmmicro.com/

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