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Count On Tools, Inc. focuses on Its four core
precision component product lines at APEX 2017

Count On Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, exhibited at the 2017 IPC APEX EXPO, at the San Diego Convention Center in Calif. The COT team  focused on its core product lines at the show:

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Standard Nozzles: COT's catalog of products has grown significantly over the years to include nozzles and consumables for a wide variety of industry leading equipment manufacturers. But, it is not just about late model equipment as COT continues to offer products for discontinued models and vintage machines as well. The team at COT understands that customers often have more than just one OEM's range of machines. Therefore, the company trys to offer as wide a range of SMT nozzles and consumables as possible so that you can keep your supplier bases to a minimum.

§ Custom Nozzles: COT has the experience and manufacturing flexibility to develop custom engineered solutions to satisfy your individual process requirements. With more than 25 years of experience on multiple machine platforms, COT's team has the professional expertise to solve your pick-and-place issues! This would include special nozzles for LEDs (Cree, Lumileds, Luxeon, Osram, Nichia, Seoul, etc.), micro components (0201/01005/03015), connectors, switches, push buttons, pins, clips, heavy, over-sized, and more. There is no limit to COT's capabilities when it comes to automating your custom component processes.

§ Component Handling Products: COT offers several styles of component handling trays based on industry proven specifications and the unique requirements of each product. These include the Stripfeeder Platform and the QWIKTRAY systems. Application requirements such as temperature and chemical exposure, manufacturing processes, mechanical and electrical constraints are factors that are combined with operation considerations including production volumes, build costs, total estimated usage and process control. From off the shelf kits to custom built tray products, rest assured that COT has the right fit for your next job.

§ Automation Tooling Products: As a design and manufacturing company, COT specializes in developing solutions. The focus of the company's development projects has been on improving the methods of assembly of printed circuit boards. Every aspect of this process can benefit from automation tooling. Customers come to COT with problems that they experience, such as having to hand place odd-form components, repairing worn/damaged feeders, or developing universal board supports, like the ezLOAD series. COT's team sees every opportunity as a challenge to prove that they are capable of producing solutions at every level of the SMT assembly process, especially nozzles and tooling. The technology that COT has developed over the years has allowed the company to design and manufacture custom engineered tooling for any process in the SMT industry.

Count On Tools Inc in profile
Count On Tools Inc., a precision component manufacturer specializing in all aspects of the machining industry, has been setting new performance standards in the SMT pick-and-place nozzle market since 1991. As the ORIGINAL source for high-quality, low-cost vacuum placement nozzles and associated consumables, they have pioneered with world-class development and process engineers that combine to ensure that innovation and competitiveness is applied to all of its extensive product range. The company also stands behind its products 100% with a full warranty. Count On Tools' products are in use at many of the world's leading electronics manufacturing companies. Proven engineering expertise, coupled with the latest in design and manufacturing technology, has allowed the company to simplify the complexities of the industry and deliver a solution to its customers.

The company also maintains and supports a strong position in the hand tool industry, offering the highest quality hand tools in the world with PB Swiss Tools. These tools compliment any and all high-tech environments requiring optimum performance from both their equipment and technicians.

For further information, e-mail: ccouch@cotinc.com  or view website: www.cotinc.com   

Count On Tools, Inc. receives Its Third Service
Excellence Award for Quality Products and Service

Count On Tools, Inc. (COT) were awarded a 2017
Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Count On Tools was selected for the Automation and Handling Equipment category.

Circuits Assembly Editor-in-Chief Mike Buetow presented the award to Curt Couch, COT's President, during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. Mr. Couch commented about the award, "I am always humbled by recognition of this caliber based solely on customer response. It is not by chance that we received this honor - our dedicated and responsive team always places the customers' needs first. Service isn't a product that can be created; it's a culture and attitude towards others. We treat customers as we would like to be treated ourselves."

Sponsored by
Circuits Assembly, the SEAs for Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers and electronics assembly suppliers honor companies excelling in the crucial area of customer service. The program, now in its 25th year, functions as a way for participants to see how they compare to peers in customer satisfaction.

Count On Tools is a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts. The company has won numerous awards for its quality products and service.


For further information, e-mail: ccouch@cotinc.com  or view website: www.cotinc.com   
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