Cogiscan and Saki reach strategic partnership
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Collaboration aims to speed development of smart factory solutions
Cogiscan Inc., Bromont QC, a leading track, trace and control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, has partnered with Saki Corp. to expand Saki’s manufacturing software solutions offering. Saki’s solder paste inspection (SPI), automated optical inspection (AOI), and automated x-ray inspection (AXI) software, in combination with Cogiscan’s TTC solutions, aims to speed the development of smart factory solutions. Tokyo, Japan-based Saki is a global leader in the field of automated visual inspection equipment for the printed circuit board assembly market.
This partnership will drive the development of new software products that will enable Saki customers to recognize and solve manufacturing issues more quickly, while embracing a data-driven approach to continuous improvement. The end result will be enhanced productivity and quality through smarter manufacturing.
Smart factory is becoming more prevalent in the SMT market
“We are pleased to announce our partnership with Cogiscan,” says Saki president Norihiro Koike. “Cogiscan plays a major role in the SMT world with its universal connectivity technology and high data-handling capability. The smart factory is becoming more prevalent in the SMT market, making storage and handling of huge amounts of inspection data even more essential. Our collaboration with Cogiscan helps accelerate the development of the Smart Factory, enabling us to take technology to the next level and fostering success for our customers.”
Mitch DeCaire, global director – equipment partnerships at Cogiscan, added, “Cogiscan is thrilled and honored to collaborate with a global leader like Saki. We appreciate the opportunity to play a role in their evolution and look forward to diligently serving Saki and its customers for many years to come.”