ASC International, a leading manufacturer of 3D solder paste inspection (SPI) and automated optical inspection (AOI) systems, is pleased to announce its 30-year anniversary. The company helps electronics manufacturers worldwide to improve production yields and profits through the utilization of its industry-leading portfolio of 3D Solder Paste Inspection systems, 2D-3D Automated Optical Inspection systems, Digital Video Inspection systems and 3D Metrology systems. 

Originally founded as Application Service Company LLC in 1992, ASC began its journey as a contract measurement and consulting service provider utilizing laser-based sensor technology for advanced manufacturing. ASC quickly evolved and took aim at the electronics industry as they recognized there was a need for a more reliable and repeatable method for post-print solder paste measurements.  From the original release of the LaserVision SP2D back in 1995 to the most current VisionPro® / LineMaster® series of ASC SPI and the Merlin and Falcon series of 2D-3D Detech AOI systems, ASC International has become a leading global manufacturer and distributor of SPI, AOI and general metrology solutions.

“30 years strong and ASC is still true to its early mission of helping clients integrate the most advanced and affordable inspection solutions into their manufacturing process,” states Steve Arneson, Vice President, ASC International. “ASC works very hard to provide world-class service and support and remaining viable for so many years is proof positive to the success of that mode of operation. The company  continues to evolve and the future is very bright for both ASC and its ever-growing customer base of more than 2,000 companies worldwide.” 

About ASC International, Inc.
Since its foundation in 1992, ASC International has become a leading supplier of AOI and SPI systems and custom sensor technology integration.  Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, ASC International provides customers with the service and support needed to realize the value of their investment in inspection and process control systems.  ASC International’s customers include world-class organizations like Aeroflex, Celestica, Creation Technologies, Flex, Foxconn, Honeywell, Jabil, Lockheed Martin, Plexus, Rockwell Automation and Sanmina-SCI to name just a few.

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