Yxlon and Japanese Nagoya Electric Works announce collaboration


Yxlon International, a division of the Swiss Comet Group, has announced a collaboration with the Japanese company Nagoya Electric Works (NEW) Co Ltd. The collaboration includes the development and distribution of specialised X-ray systems for the semiconductor industry.

Both companies, Yxlon and NEW, are leaders in advanced electronics X-ray technology. Yxlon brings to the partnership its expertise in high-resolution X-ray tubes and image analysis, plus an excellent global sales and support network. NEW is an expert in automated X-ray inspection systems, offering accurate manipulation, extremely precise measurements and advanced software. The first products resulting from this collaboration are the Yxlon FF70 CL, FF65 CL and FF65 IL.

“This collaboration will help us to fulfil the growing demand of our customers from the semiconductor and also surface mount technology (SMT) industries, especially when it comes to analysing continuously smaller features with high speed. We are excited to use the knowledge and experience of both companies to offer the best solutions for the market,” said Eike Frühbrodt, Vice President, Yxlon Product and Project Management.