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ViTrox Receives Two Outstanding Awards from IPC APEX EXPO 2020

Mar 19, 2020

PENANG MALAYSIA - March 2020 - ViTrox Technologies, a leading solution provider of innovative, advanced and cost-effective automated Machine Vision inspection system and equipment for the semiconductor and electronics packaging industries, announces that the company’s V9i Advanced Robotic Vision System (ARV), received the IPC APEX EXPO 2020 Innovation Award in the Test and Inspection category on 4th February 2020 during the IPC APEX EXPO opening keynote.

The IPC Innovation Award recognizes outstanding products and services in the electronics industry. The winners of this year’s Innovation Awards were decided by a panel of industry experts rated and scored each submitted product under the selected category based on the following criteria: How is this product innovative? How is this product changing the manufacturing industry? What value will customers experience with this new product?

ViTrox received Innovation Award at IPC APEX Expo 2020.

“It is truly our pleasure to accept this Innovation Awards on behalf of ViTrox’s extremely talented engineering team for their outstanding performance in the design and development of the V9i ARV system,” said Seow Zi Yang, ViTrox Senior Business Development Manager from the Automated Board Inspection Division. “Technological innovations have been in the focus for ViTrox, and we are confident that this modern, innovative technology will not only deliver unprecedented high quality and performance to the electronics inspection industry but will certainly also set a high bar by which all other inspection equipment will be measured. Nevertheless, we are also humbled and grateful to be selected by our customers once again for our quality, innovation, service, and support.”

ViTrox’s Khoo Yak Hua Receives Special Recognition Award for Contributions to IPC-2591 CFX

Meanwhile, Khoo Yak Hua (position on the left in the photo), one of ViTrox Automated Board Inspection Division (ABI) R&D manager, was honoured with a Special Recognition Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions towards the development of IPC-2591, Connected Factory Exchange (CFX) Standard Version 1.1 during the IPC APEX Expo 2020 committee awards luncheon on 5th February 2020. 

IPC-CFX is an electronics manufacturing industry developed standard forming the foundation/backbone of Industry 4.0 Applications. It simplifies and standardizes machine to machine communication while also facilitating machine to business/business to machine solutions.

For more information about the IPC-CFX standard, visit


Intelligent Advanced Robotic Vision System

The revolutionary V9i ARV, or also known as Collaborative Robotic (Cobot), designed as lightweight, modular, compact, and it can flexibly adapt to various complicated and varying industrial production environments. This flexibility enables a faster and reliable inspection solution to the manufacturer by improving production output and quality compared to the existing manual inspection manner. In addition, it specializes in conformal coating inspection and coating thickness measurements which ensures reliability and stable long-term performance. Apart from that,  it can improve the competitive advantages of the company on the market with an effective throughput and product quality. Overall, V9i ARV is equipped with the smart application and enables close collaboration between humans and the robot for achieving safe and quality-ensured inspection results with better accuracy, speed, and consistency on coating inspection. 

For more details about the award-winning V9i Advanced Robotic Vision System (ARV), please visit

About ViTrox Technologies

ViTrox is headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, and with offices in Asia, Germany, and the United States. Currently, ViTrox is well recognized as one of the world-leading automated Machine Vision inspection solution providers with an extensive installed base and sales & support sites in more than 40 countries worldwide.

Since its inception in 2000, ViTrox is committed to providing the most innovative, advanced and cost-effective Machine Vision solution of excellent quality to its customers through the integration of technology, people and strategic alliances. ViTrox offers a full range of automated 3D Machine Vision inspection solutions including Back-end Semiconductor Vision Inspection, Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) Inspection, Electronic Communication System, Intelligent Advanced Robotic Vision System, Embedded Electronic Solution, and Industry 4.0 Smart Solution.

ViTrox serves more than 400 worldwide customers in over 40 countries, compromise Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test (OSAT) companies, PCBA manufacturers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), Original Design Manufacturers (ODM), Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers and Contract Manufacturers (CM) worldwide. In addition, ViTrox has installed more than 20,000 vision systems and over 2,000 inspection machines globally.

ViTrox received more than 70 national and international recognitions and awards for its outstanding performance in product development and corporate performance, as well as human resource development. Furthermore, ViTrox was named 4 times in a row as one of the 200 Best Under a Billion company by Forbes Asia in the year of 2011, 2015, 2017 & 2019.

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