AGI Corporation Expands Stencil Operations with Acquisition of ASMPT's Stencil Production.
Huntsville, Alabama – June 12,2023 - AGI Corporation, a leading provider of electronic industry solutions, is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of a purchase agreement with ASMPT, acquiring their SMT Stencil Production based in Memphis. This strategic acquisition further strengthens AGI's position in serving customers in the Automotive, Aerospace, Defense, Industrial Electronics, and other electronic industries throughout North America, with a particular focus on the Southeast and Midwest regions.
With a longstanding 15-year relationship between AGI and ASMPT, dating back to AGI's initial DEK franchise agreement in 2008, this acquisition represents a natural progression of the partnership between the two companies. While ASMPT's reasons for divesting their stencil operations will be communicated separately by ASMPT, AGI remains committed to providing exceptional customer service and delivering superior stencil solutions.
AGI is renowned for its customer-centric approach, ensuring that every customer receives personalized attention and tailored solutions to meet their unique challenges. With a dedicated team of stencil designers and an array of automated tools, including order entry systems, laser marking capabilities, DFM reports, automated SPI files, customer-specific libraries, and welded steps, AGI offers comprehensive support for stencil requirements. The production facilities employ advanced Oxygen technology for precise aperture cutting, providing smooth cuts and cost-effective solutions for even the most demanding applications. Furthermore, AGI's extensive product range includes various sizes of Vectorguard and Tubular frames, as well as DEK stencil consumables, catering to a wide range of customer needs.
"We have always been deeply committed to delivering exceptional products and services to our customers," says Bill Brown, Sales Manager at AGI. "This recent acquisition represents a significant milestone for us as it aligns perfectly with our mission. It expands our capacity and enhances our ability to meet the growing demands of our customers, enabling us to provide faster turnaround times while maintaining the superior quality that is expected from us."
Established in 1994, AGI has been a trusted partner in the electronics industry for almost three decades. The company holds ITAR registration and is certified to ISO 9001:2015 through TUV Rhineland, ensuring the highest standards of quality and compliance. AGI's capabilities extend beyond stencil production, encompassing printer support plates, solder pallets, SMT pallets, router fixtures, press fit plates, board level test, final test, functional test, and a variety of semi-automatic and automatic machines. Moreover, AGI's integration expertise includes vision inspection, case assembly, screw tightening, ultrasonic welding, and Cobot integration, enabling seamless end-to-end solutions.
By acquiring ASMPT's stencil manufacturing equipment, AGI significantly enhances its existing stencil capacity, further strengthening its ability to meet the evolving demands of the market. As part of this acquisition, existing ASMPT employees involved in the stencil process will either be redeployed within ASMPT or offered opportunities to continue supporting stencil production with AGI, ensuring a smooth transition and continuity of expertise.
To learn more about AGI and its comprehensive range of electronic industry solutions, please visit agicorp.com.
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