Zeta Instruments president, Rusmin Kudinar, noted, "We are delighted that ASYS has chosen the Zeta-200 as the solution of record for this critical function in the delivery of world class screen printers and are proud to be an integral part of their ongoing product development and qualification process moving forward.
The ASYS Group, based in Dornstadt, Germany is an established manufacturer of advanced machines and production lines for the electronics and solar industries.
ASYS promoted general manager Markus Wilkens to president of ASYS Group Americas.
In a press release, ASYS Group co-owner Werner Kreibl said, "Sales activities in the Americas are increasing again, and this is the perfect time to merge the companies to provide an even stronger and better network by leveraging the regional strengths of both organizations.
The partnership of ASYS
and Rehm has spawned a slick reel-to-reel printed electronics line, leveraging ASYS
's handlers with EKRA printers and a Rehm infrared soldering system (FIGURE 3).
Its Boennigheim headquarters will remain an independent company, ASYS said.
ASYS, which also supplies material handlers, marking systems, depaneling equipment and backend automation, was founded in 1992 and employs more than 250 people worldwide.
And in some cases, such as a joint project supported by Festo, Elrest, Codesys and ASYS, government funding is supporting the investment.
As ASYS Americas president Markus Wilkens noted, "This is just the beginning.