Essemtec AG appointed Juerg Schuepbach as International Sales Manager, effective November 1, 2016. He is responsible for strengthening the company's market presence around the globe and expanding its business into both underserved geographies and complementary industrial segments.
"We welcome Juerg to our team and I am certain that his sales management experience and deep market knowledge across all industry sectors will further boost our growth," stated Dr. Frank Bose, CEO of Essemtec AG. Juerg is a well-known expert in the electronics industry with more than 30 years of experience in capital equipment. During his long and successful career, he has held numerous high-profile positions in business development and sales & marketing, and he also has led service and support organizations. From 2002 to 2015, Schuepbach was the European President of one of the leading Japanese SMT solution providers.
"Over the past two years, Essemtec has developed a very strong hardware and software pipeline, and is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the current trends in our industry," explained Schuepbach. "There is a significant need for both hardware and software in today’s technologies, and I realized immediately that Essemtec's products can satisfy these needs while providing advanced solutions to a large customer base. I look forward to bringing these solutions to the marketplace with my team, as well as to finding other opportunities where Essemtec's technologies can strengthen the industry."
Essemtec AG is a privately held Swiss equipment manufacturer, specializing in high speed fluid dispensing as well as flexible high-mix SMT placement solutions. Both divisions leverage the company’s vast equipment and process know-how gained since 1991 to let their customers achieve significant competitive advantages. The company’s goal is to improve its customers’ workflows, setup times, defect rates, traceability and overall manufacturing efficiency through superior software and by providing managed SMT storage.