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  • SMTXTRA Partners with Kurt Whitlock Associates to Expand Presence in Florida


    SMTXTRA, a renowned leader in Surface Mount Technology (SMT) equipment services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Holleran, President of The A & E Group dba Kurt Whitlock Associates, as its representative in Florida. The collaboration includes the utilization of Kurt Whitlock Associates’ Demonstration Lab in St. Cloud, FL, further enhancing SMTXTRA’s reach and support in the region.

    Since its establishment in 1978, Kurt Whitlock Associates has been dedicated to discovering cutting-edge companies to represent and distribute to its electronics assembly customers worldwide. The company’s Demonstration Lab, operational since 1998, has been instrumental in developing process solutions and equipment selections that are replicable in customers’ production facilities.

    SMTXTRA’s Feeder Repair and Testing service boasts a substantial three-month warranty. This service, supported by state-of-the-art equipment, ensures optimal performance, reliability, and longevity. Additionally, SMTXTRA’s Calibration Services, available for various SMT equipment brands, guarantee accuracy and reliability, meeting the precision demands of electronics manufacturing.

    Quality remains paramount at SMTXTRA, with all SMT Parts & Equipment undergoing rigorous quality checks performed by their dedicated team of SMT Technicians. The company’s commitment to quality management systems is demonstrated by its ISO 9001:2015 certification.

    “We are excited about our partnership with Kurt Whitlock Associates and the appointment of Mike Holleran to represent us in Florida,” said Paul Pittman, Vice President of Sales at SMTXTRA USA. “This collaboration enhances our ability to provide top-notch solutions and support to the electronics manufacturing industry in the region.”

    Kurt Whitlock Associates specializes in understanding the diverse assembly requirements of its customers, representing a range of companies that provide solutions for high volume, high mix, and mid to low volume requirements, all backed by exceptional service and technical support.

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