Universal and CeTaQ of Germany announce equipment capability assessment service cooperation

Soldering & Surface Mount Technology

ISSN: 0954-0911

Article publication date: 1 August 2004

Citation

(2004), "Universal and CeTaQ of Germany announce equipment capability assessment service cooperation", Soldering & Surface Mount Technology, Vol. 16 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/ssmt.2004.21916bab.024

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2004, Emerald Group Publishing Limited


Universal and CeTaQ of Germany announce equipment capability assessment service cooperation

Universal and CeTaQ of Germany announce equipment capability assessment service cooperation

Universal Instruments Global Services Division and CeTaQ GMBH have reached an agreement in principle to offer machine capability assessment services to surface mount equipment users requiring independent capability measurement and verification.

The agreement provides Universal customers worldwide access to an independent and mobile metrology service and corresponding support from Universal's Global Services team.

"This agreement is based upon a mutual desire to bring a mobile and statistically valid metrology capability to our customers production environs while providing immediate corrective and preventive capability through Universal's renowned service team," says Bob Lamanna, Director of Global Services at Universal. "In these early stages of our venture, we are focused on sharing technical data, establishing services products and sorting out the logistics for worldwide availability."

Universal has an ongoing and extensive background in customer service and metrology while CeTaQ has established themselves as the premier source for on-site mobile metrology services. This arrangement allows Universal and CeTaQ to ensure continuous exchange of technical data while jointly addressing the emerging inspection needs of the Asian and North American business community. "Our relationship will allow CeTaQ to further expand its presence in the North American Market and reinforce our commitment to growth in the emerging Asian verification market," says Dr-Ing Mathias Keil, CeTaQ co-founder and Managing Director.

For further information, visit the Web site: www.cetaq.com