March 29, 2016 – Rolling Meadows, IL – Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation’s exhibit “Total Solutions Beyond SMT” drew crowds of attendees at IPC APEX earlier this month in Las Vegas, NV.
In synch with IPC’s “Forward Thinking” theme, Panasonic’s large 2-story booth achieved many industry firsts, including (1) being the first to print and place 0250125 microchips at the show, (2) hosting the first live demo of Total Solutions integration within PanaCIM®, and (3) introducing three new software solutions for WIP, workforce monitoring, and simple AOI—all in conjunction with the company’s and its best-in-class technology partners’ equipment.
Panasonic’s “Beyond SMT” strategy exemplified IoT-readiness by incorporating and integrating storage systems, stencil and PCB cleaning, conveyance, screen printing, SPI, placement, AOI, reflow, and more. “The continuous success and evolution of the Panasonic Factory Automation “Any Mix Any Volume” theme was apparent throughout the booth,” remarked Faisal Pandit, President, Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation. “Record-setting numbers of visitors, new accounts, and new opportunities reinforce that our strategy is aligned with what customers of all sizes want: integrated turnkey solutions that enable customers to focus on managing their business while we manage their production.”
In addition to the Total Solution for “Any Mix Any Volume” demonstrations, Panasonic unveiled its brand new NPM-VF. The new machine, based on the award-winning NPM concept, is designed to provide superior flexibility and application versatility to automotive and other industrial users—in particular, industry segments faced with extreme odd-form or application challenges. The new platform incorporates many features of the NPM Series like tape feeders and nozzles. The NPM-VF is projected to achieve a high level of success in the marketplace, with several orders already in-hand.
As the exclusive Gold Sponsor of IPC APEX EXPO and a longstanding IPC member, Panasonic’s booth also incorporated program generation, NPI, LED binning, labor-saving automation, applications support, pin through hole, odd-form, manual assembly, material management, and cleaning.
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About Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation
Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation, a North American source for electronic assembly equipment (SMT), software, and technical support, provides total business systems solutions for electronic semiconductor and packaging companies in the global marketplace through one provider. The company is a unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, which is the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation.
For additional information:
Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation, 1701 Golf Road, Suite 3-1200, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008. PFSAmarketing@us.panasonic.com +1.847.637.9600 www.panasonicfa.com
Jeff Malek (Media Relations) +1.847.637.9600 PFSAmarketing@us.panasonic.com