WINSLOW AUTOMATION ACQUIRES RIGHTS TO SolderQuik«
PRODUCT LINE FROM RAYCHEM
February 23, 1996
Menlo Park, CA
Raychem Corporation has agreed to license a portion of its proprietary board-level
soldering technology and sell associated product lines to Winslow Automation, Inc., a
Santa Clara - based manufacturer of soldering equipment and a service facility for
semiconductor component repair. Terms of the agreement are not being disclosed.
The agreement covers Raychem products known as SolderQuik« BGA (Ball Grid Array) for installing solder spheres on chip packages, SolderQuik«
Tape for reseating components on boards, and Chip Carrier Mounting Devices for installing
leads to leadless ceramic chip carriers. Winslow Automation, an organization which
currently serves the electronics industry with compatible products and services is
aquiring assets related to manufacturing and marketing these products.
Winslow Automation, Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif., was founded in 1986 as a semiconductor
equipment manufacturer. Winslow Automation expanded in 1990 to include a service division,
SIX SIGMA, to provide lead restoration and Group B
testing services to the semiconductor industry.
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Raychem Corporation Raychem Corporation of Menlo Park, California, is an
international company with approximately 9,000 employees in more than 40 countries and
sales of $1.5 billion in fiscal 1995. The company utilizes its expertise in materials
science, product design and process engineering to develop, manufacture and market
high-performance products for electronics, industrial and telecommunications applications.
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