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Juki Automation Systems Promotes Larry Moon and Frank Ruiz

From left to right: Larry Moon and Frank Ruiz

MORRISVILLE, NC - 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 that Frank Ruiz has been promoted to Applications Engineering Manager – Western US, and Larry Moon has been promoted to Applications Engineering Manager – Eastern US.  In their new positions both men will be responsible for managing technical engineering and software support of Juki customers in their respective regions. Both will continue to report to Gerry Padnos, Director of Technology for JAS.

Padnos commented, “Both Larry and Frank have done outstanding work for Juki for many years. They have earned these new positions through their hard work and I could not be more pleased to announce these promotions.”

JAS President and CEO Bob Black remarked, “Frank and Larry are a good example of the outstanding team of people I am blessed to work with at Juki every day.  I congratulate them on their new responsibilities and thank them for their many years of good work for our company.”

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Juki Automation Systems, a global leader in high-speed SMT Assembly equipment, has shipped more than 27,000 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.  The pioneer of the modular assembly system in 1993, Juki offers flexible solutions designed for both high-volume and high mix environments.   

Additionally, Juki Americas offers selective solder and stamp soldering machines backed by the largest field service group in the industry. The company recently introduced a complete line solution to include screen printers, reflow ovens and wave solder systems.

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