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SASinno Americas Installs Ant-i2 at Circuitronics

Sasinno Americas is proud to announce the successful installation of its new Ant-i2 Selective Soldering machine at Lonestar EMS, LLC dba Circuitronics, a premier electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider based in Texas. This installation marks a significant enhancement in Lonestar EMS, LLC dba Circuitronics’ production capabilities, enabling faster and more efficient assembly processes.

The Ant-i2 Selective Soldering machine is designed for high-volume offline production of small boards, with the flexibility to accommodate larger boards as well. Equipped with two drop jet fluxers, a bottom preheating zone, and an optional top preheating zone, the Ant-i2 can handle two boards simultaneously, effectively doubling production capacity. It supports boards up to 13.8 x 17.7 inches and includes features such as live on-camera viewing, auto wave height calibration, flux level alarm, and solder level alarm.

Mike Young, CEO of SASinno Americas, expressed his enthusiasm about the installation, stating, “The Ant-i2 is a game-changer for Lonestar EMS, LLC dba Circuitronics. Its advanced capabilities and competitive pricing will significantly reduce assembly time and enhance soldering quality across large production runs. We are confident that this machine will provide Lonestar EMS, LLC dba Circuitronics with the efficiency and reliability they need to meet their customers’ high demands.”

The sale and installation were facilitated by Scott Fillebrown of SW Systems, a reputable representative group in the Texas region known for its exceptional service and support in the electronics manufacturing industry.

For more information about SASinno Americas and the Ant-i2 Selective Soldering machine, please visit www.sasinnoamericas.com.

Lonestar EMS, LLC dba Circuitronics, Inc. Enhances Operational Efficiency with the Installation of VJ Electronics' XQuik II Plus Component Counter

June 2024 — VJ Electronix, Inc., the leader in rework technologies and global provider of advanced X-ray inspection and component counting systems, proudly announced the recent installation of the XQuik II Plus component counter into Lonestar EMS, LLC dba Circuitronics, Inc. This new addition to their inventory management infrastructure underscores its commitment to employing state-of-the-art technology to boost efficiency and accuracy.

The XQuik II Plus is celebrated for its market-leading performance, featuring the largest installed base and the highest count accuracy, which offers an unparalleled return on investment. It is equipped with cutting-edge AI technology that requires no programming or manual teaching, capable of counting both single and multiple reels in less than 20 seconds. Its user-friendly interface and plug-and-play functionality allow for effortless integration into existing systems, delivering immediate updates to Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).

Mary Sommer, Vice President and General Manager at Lonestar EMS, LLC dba Circuitronics, Inc., commented on the acquisition, stating, “The integration of the XQuik II Plus into our operations marks a significant advancement in our component management capabilities. Its exceptional accuracy and efficiency are in perfect alignment with our commitment to providing fast, flexible solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers. We are thrilled with the enhancements this technology brings to our operations and the positive impact it will have on our service delivery.”

The XQuik II Plus not only expedites the inventory process but also significantly reduces labor costs and minimizes the risk of errors through its automatic reel detection system. Its maintenance-free operation ensures continuous, uninterrupted use, proving it to be an indispensable asset for organizations aiming to refine their component counting procedures.

With its compact footprint and comprehensive global support, the XQuik II Plus is designed to accommodate the operational needs of organizations worldwide, ensuring reliable results and superior counting accuracy for components such as 01005s, diodes, and resistor networks.

For more information about the XQuik II Plus or to schedule a demo, please visit www.vjelectronix.com.