Saki Opens New Factory in Chiba, Japan

Expands production of automated inspection systems

Tokyo, Japan – 17 January 2017 – SAKI Corporation, an innovator in the field of automated optical inspection equipment, announces the opening of a new factory in Chiba, Japan to expand production of its automated inspection and measurement systems. Saki's 2D and 3D automated optical inspection (AOI) and solder paste inspection (SPI), and 3D automated X-ray inspection (AXI) systems are used in printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) as well as for X-ray inspection of insulated gate bipolar transistors and sensors in automotive applications, especially in advanced driver assistance systems.

"The requirements for increased inspection in the assembly of smartphones, communication servers, and automotive electronics to increase quality and eliminate device failure has created even more demand for our inspection systems," explained Nori Koike, COO, Saki Corporation. "Our new Saki Corporation Chiba Factory expands our production capacity and improves quality, cost, delivery (QCD) for our customers."

Saki Corporation has headquarters in Tokyo, Japan; R&D, design, and engineering centers in Europe and China; and offices, subsidiary companies, and distributors throughout the world. Saki Corporation Chiba Factory opened December 2016.

For more information contact Saki at +1.510.623.SAKI (7254), email sales.us@sakicorp.com, or visit our website at www.sakicorp.com.

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About Saki Corporation

Since its inception in 1994, Saki has led the way in the development of automatic recognition through robotic vision technology, applying ground-breaking image processing tools to solve inspection problems associated with printed circuit board assembly. Saki Corporation has headquarters in Tokyo, Japan with offices and sales and support centers around the world. Saki has Quality Management System JIS Q 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2008 certifications.