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Cogiscan partners with Saki Corporation on smart factory solutions


July 17, 2019
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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July 17, 2019 – Quebec’s Cogiscan Inc., a track, trace and control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, has partnered with Saki Corporation to expand Saki’s manufacturing software solutions offering.

Saki’s solder paste inspection (SPI), automated optical inspection (AOI), and automated x-ray inspection (AXI) software, in combination with Cogiscan’s TTC solutions, will speed the development of smart factory solutions, according to the companies. Saki Corporation in Tokyo, Japan, is a worldwide supplier of automated visual inspection equipment for the printed circuit board assembly market.

This partnership will drive the development of new software products that will enable Saki customers to recognize and solve manufacturing issues more quickly, while embracing a data-driven approach to continuous improvement.

“Cogiscan is thrilled and honored to collaborate with a global leader like Saki,” says Mitch DeCaire, global director of equipment partnerships at Cogiscan. “We appreciate the opportunity to play a role in their evolution.”

“Cogiscan plays a major role in the SMT world with its universal connectivity technology and high data-handling capability,” says Norihiro Koike, president at Saki Corporation. “The smart factory is becoming more prevalent in the SMT market, making storage and handling of huge amounts of inspection data even more essential. Our collaboration with Cogiscan helps accelerate the development of the smart factory, enabling us to take technology to the next level and fostering success for our customers.”

Cogiscan is headquarted in Bromont, Quebec.