Transition Automation Partners with AdoptSMT in new European Distribution Agreement

Tyngsboro, Massachusetts, USA, November 2019 Transition Automation, Inc. today announced the appointment of AdoptSMT as the distribution agent for the full line of Permalex® Edge Metal Squeegee and Holder Systems, in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Eastern Europe regions. The company’s latest squeegee advancements will be showcased in Hall A3, Stand 181 at Productronica, scheduled to take place November 12-14, 2019 at the Messe in Munich, Germany.

Transition Automation’s ever-increasing appeal to large multinational electronics assemblers prompted an effort to establish a better footprint in Europe. AdoptSMT is a leader of precision support tools and supplies for SMT printing, among other things. “After some lengthy discussions with Mr. Erhard Hofmann, the Managing Director of AdoptSMT, it became clear that our two firms are working squarely with the same customers, and we also have compatible high-quality and top service attitudes toward our business clients,” commented Mark Curtin, President of Transition Automation, Inc. “We are excited to prove our competence in this area and work with the large team of engineers at Adopt SMT to help advance state-of-the-art solder paste printing in Germany and surrounding regions.”

Transition Automation

Transition Automation Permalex® squeegee blades and holder systems are designed for high-performance and long-life mission critical electronics production. These products are used worldwide for aerospace, automotive, industrial controls, advanced communications, government, and satellite systems. Transition Automation products enhance electronics manufacturing production yield and efficiency by reducing machine interruption while maintaining high performance output for lengthy production cycles. Transition Automation strives for production consistency from order to order, and across machine platforms and squeegee styles.

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