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Juki Hires New Smart Solutions Engineer

Apr 15, 2019

Chris Briggs.

Chris Briggs.

Juki Automation Systems (JAS), Inc., a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and systems and part of Juki Automation Systems Corporation, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Briggs to its service department. Based in Portland, OR, Briggs is the company’s newest Smart Solutions Engineer.

Briggs joins Juki with seven years of experience as a Customer Engineer at Applied Materials, a semiconductor manufacturing equipment company.

Carlos Eijansantos, Director of Sales & Marketing at JAS, Inc., commented, “We’re excited to have Chris on board. He will really help us to continue to provide the high level of support we give our customers, especially in the Pacific Northwest.”

Machine operation, service training and software classes are available to every Juki customer at no charge. Installation and on-site training is included with the purchase of every machine and performed by Juki’s highly experienced and motivated service organization that is truly dedicated to satisfying each and every customer.


Juki Automation Systems (JAS), is an international leader in high-speed SMT Assembly equipment, has shipped more than 40,000 machines worldwide since 1987.  Juki has built its global image with a combination of top-quality and high-reliability machines with a reputation for world-class service and support that result in the lowest production costs for its customers. Juki machines have about 30 percent U.S. made content by cost. The pioneer of the modular assembly system in 1993, Juki offers flexible solutions designed for both high-volume and high mix environments.  JAS, Inc. employs 45 U.S. employees, including 20 service personnel five specializing in applications sales.

Additionally, JAS, Inc. offers a full line of SMT manufacturing products as wells as selective solder and stamp soldering machines plus Advanced Technology through-hole machines. Juki supports one of the largest field service groups in the industry. For more information, visit www.jukiamericas.com.

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