Rolling Meadows, IL (August 19, 2014) – Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America announced today the certification of Koh Young Technology Inc. solutions and equipment through the PanaCIM Certified Technology Program.
For twelve years Koh Young has offered innovative solutions to electronics manufacturers around the world as a leader in 3D Solder Paste Inspection (3D SPI) and 3D AOI equipment. By aligning with Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America through the PanaCIM Enterprise Edition MES (Manufacturing Execution System), both Koh Young and Panasonic are able to offer a deeper and wider range of opportunities to electronics manufacturers globally.
“Certification in this program means Koh Young SPI/AOI equipment will communicate with Panasonic machines through a standardized and centralized enterprise software solution – PanaCIM,” said Faisal Pandit, President of Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America. He added, “Realizing process and equipment interoperability improves both automation capability and process repeatability. This is another contribution from Panasonic and Koh Young to Industry 4.0 and today’s electronic manufacturing industry standards.”
Kwangill Koh, CEO of Koh Young Technology Inc., said, “Closing the loop between Koh Young SPI and AOI and Panasonic machines creates enormous potential for improvement in the manufacturing process. Manufacturers can rely on the expertise of Koh Young and Panasonic to help them reach new levels of manufacturing excellence.”
About Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America, 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.
About Koh Young Technology Koh Young Technology specializes in the design and manufacturing of 3D measurement and inspection equipment for the global circuit board assembly and semiconductor markets. Direct sales and support centers are located in the United States, Europe, Japan, Singapore, China (Shenzhen) and Korea. For more information about the company, visit www.kohyoung.com
Editorial Contact Kristin Serna (Media Relations) 847.637.9600 PFSAmarketing@us.panasonic.com