Excellon Delivers Laser Drilling System To SGCI Plant In France
February 5, 2001
Excellon Automation Co. has reported the delivery of an LVD 2001 DP PCB/PWB laser drilling system to the SGCI plant in Bellegarde du Loiret, France, for installation in February 2001. Specializing in high-tech rigid multilayer PCBs with short delivery times, SGCI is the largest company of the 10 units owned by the CIRE group throughout Europe. Developed by Excellon's Advanced Technology Systems Business Unit, the LVD 2001 DP is a hybrid laser drilling system with powerful UV and CO2 laser sources. SGCI's machine will be serviced locally by Excellon France with additional support available from GmbH in Germany and the Excellon UK office. "CIRE is very important because it is the largest PCB manufacturer in France," said Frederic Baradel, general manager, Excellon France. "This sale is significant for Excellon because it marks the beginning of our laser equipment sales in France to major independent companies."