Transitioning from Manual to Automated Conformal Coating

Conformal coatings protect sensitive electronic circuitry from moisture, dust, chemicals, solvents, and other harsh environments. In the past, conformal coatings were reserved solely for expensive military or aerospace applications. Today, they are commonly used to protect a variety of automotive, commercial, industrial, medical, and consumer electronic devices.
For many manufacturers, conformal coating starts as a manual process where coatings are applied by brushing, dipping, or hand spraying.

Pii captures lightning in a serialised bottle


Top three takeaways:

1. Efficiency, versatility and cost were key factors in determining serialisation systems, as well as size of production levels.

2. Lines are capable of serialising and aggregating bottles, cartons, bundles, cases and pallets, and can handle un-serialised product.

3. Compact datamatrix systems benefit as floor space is at a premium, especially in blister and vial packaging rooms where serialisation will soon be added.


Nordson Asymtek awards European distributor APP Electronics its Distributor Recognition Award 2018


Nordson Asymtek awards European distributor APP Electronics its Distributor Recognition Award 2018.

APP Electronics has distributed Nordson Asymtek products for many years.

Managing Director of APP Electronics Jack Daly was delighted to accept the award.

Headquartered in the UK, APP Electronics has sold machinery and equipment to the electronics industry for over 40 years.


CyberOptics’ SQ3000 3D AOI system wins all UK evaluations in 2018


We are delighted to announce that we have won every on-site head to head evaluation with CyberOptics’ SQ3000 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) system that we were part of in the UK in 2018. Up against all of the main competitors, it proves that over a four week period or more, CyberOptics comfortably out performs the competition. Moreover, the results were consistent across many sectors, including Automotive, Controls Electronics at Eaton Fulleon Products, Subcontract at Kelvinside and the Military.


APP takes packaging to another level with new Heino Ilsemann partnership


Image from left to right: IPT’s Technical Sales Manager Tim Commane, APP’s Managing Director Jack Daly, Heino Ilsemann’s Sales Manager Jörg Reinecke and APP’s Technical Sales Manager Chris Tranter at Heino Ilsemann in Bremen, Germany.

September saw the introduction of a new partnership between APP and Heino Ilsemann. German engineered machines built to meet the challenging demands of the world, Heino Ilsemann specialises in the development and production of complete packaging lines to the pharmaceutical industry.


PPMA 2018


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Ginolis Pixie brings high speed optical quality inspection to Medtech industry


Oulu, Finland – Ginolis, an innovative provider of assembly automation, liquid handling and quality inspection solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of Pixie, a standard system for automated optical quality inspection.


IPT/APP announces new distribution partnership with Ginolis


Image: Ginolis CEO Teijo Fabritius (left) and Managing Director of IPT/APP Jack Daly (right).

In April, IPT/APP announced a new distribution partnership with Ginolis. Ginolis provides innovative automated solutions for the manufacture and processing of microcomponents for medical device and diagnostic products.

Under the terms of the agreement, IPT/APP will market, sell and support Ginolis’ entire portfolio of assembly automation, liquid handling and quality inspection solutions across the UK and Ireland.


CyberOptics awards APP’s consistent sales contribution


CyberOptics honours European distributor APP Electronics for its “Consistent Sales Contribution” in 2018.

APP Electronics has distributed CyberOptics inspection solutions for over 15 years.

Managing Director of APP Electronics Jack Daly was delighted to accept the award, “It is great to see our expertise in distributing CyberOptics’ solutions being rewarded. We look forward to our continued partnership.”

Headquartered in the UK, APP Electronics has sold machinery and equipment to the electronics industry for over 40 years.


Chester Medical Solutions Selects Mettler Toledo XMV-TE Serialisation System

Pharmaceutical contract packer, Chester Medical Solutions, has selected METTLER TOLEDO to provide its serialisation solution, based around the XMV TE Track & Trace technology.
APP Ltd, Official Partners for METTLER TOLEDO serialisation solutions in the UK, will be managing the project from start to finish, making sure the serialisation journey is as smooth as possible.

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