Parmi SPI runs on a closed-loop with the EKRA
brand name for screen printers remains within the ASYS Group, the company said.
8220;The EKRA E4 also uses lasers to guide pin placement for double-sided printed circuit boards,” said Tran.
The EKRA E4 will be a great tool for our customers.
ASYS purchased EKRA
in July 2005, which was a contributing factor to the results of the past 12 months, the company said.
A market leader in Europe for over 50 years, EKRA
designs and manufactures screen printing solutions for the SMT, Hybrid, Semiconductor Packaging, and Solar industries.
, Indium, Aim, Cookson and other familiar names occupied the second.
Dornstadt, Germany -- ASYS GmbH has stepped deeper into the screen printer market, acquiring EKRA, the Germany-based printer manufacturer, in a deal closed July 1.
EKRA had been in play for several months, and had been under bank management since last fall.
For example, of the three leading screen printer suppliers in North America, NJ-based DEK exhibited, although Speedline Technologies and EKRA
America, both of which are based in the Boston suburbs, did not.
The focus of the cross-license agreement involves vision alignment technology from CEE and post-print inspection technology from EKRA