IEC Announces Sale of ATG’s A5 Machine to Crest Circuits

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International Electronic Components Inc. (IEC) is pleased to announce Crest Circuits’ purchase of ATG’s A5 machine.  This premiere tester of printed circuit boards provides enhanced measurement and quality testing prior to distribution to customers through the use of a tension shuttle and top of the line testing capabilities.

“The new A5 testing machine from ATG will help us improve quality and drive competitive advantage in the market with enhanced quality circuit boards, delivered right the first time to customers” states Neema Amin from Crest Circuits.

“The A5 ensures best productivity, most efficient operation and best test quality and accuracy and we are excited that Crest Circuits has invested in their success” according to Klaus Koziol from ATG.

ATG’s A5 machine combines economic and affordable test systems with step motor drive technology to provide product testing that ensures the highest quality printed circuit board prior to distribution for assembly. The machine’s eight test heads and pneumatic tension shuttle allows for efficient and cost-effective testing of flexible and thin boards.

About IEC

International Electronic Components is the printed circuit board industry’s longest-serving distributor. With over fifty years in the PCB industry and extensive continent-wide customers, IEC prides itself on creating lasting partnerships to provide leading edge chemistry, imaging products, substrate materials, manufacturing and test equipment.  IEC Canada and IEC USA have proven sales, service and supply chain network across North America.

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About Crest Circuits

Founded in 1978 and located in Markham, ON, Crest Circuits Inc. specializes in the production of double-sided and multilayered boards. They have built a reputation as a reliable, high-quality manufacturer of printed circuit boards. Crest is committed to continued best in class service through their investment and employment of innovative manufacturing technologies to produce the highest quality products for their customers.

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About ATG and the A5

ATG, an Xcerra company, is the leading supplier of electrical test solutions for the printed circuit board industry. Their mission is to provide reliable, cost-effective testing solutions to their clients.

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