If you’ve ever tried to solder fine-pitch SMT parts by hand, you know how difficult it can be. It takes the right combination of patience and hand/eye co-ordination and tons of experience to get it done right. That’s why manufacturers all over the Northwest bring their difficult prototype builds to Schippers & Crew. We have […]
Most recently, Schippers & Crew Inc. acquired new leading-edge MAC Model 22X Desktop Automated Optical Inspection System for inspection of Printed Circuit Boards. A new system is equipped with 9 cameras technology for optimal visualization of PCB’s. Top camera systems (orthogonal) can only find defects that are visible from the above. With additional 8 cameras […]
With the addition of our brand new Europlacer pick & place machine we’d like to officially announce our high volume capability! The ultra-high placement rate of this machine combined with the speed and versatility of our other SMT lines will allow us to assemble high volume kits consisting of the smallest pitch components in the […]
It’s our 25th Anniversary! We celebrate with an employee party at the top of the tallest building in Seattle, at the Columbia Tower Club. A fine afternoon is had by everyone, with wonderful food and great views.
During the year we add a brand new MEK AOI machine – faster and more capable than ever. […]
2014 is a year of continued organization after completing our acquisition of Asemco in 2013. We celebrate with an open house in May for our vendors and customers, giving them an opportunity to see our expanded space and increased capacity.
And, in October we achieve our ISO 9001-2008 Certification! Our Quality Manager and Crew worked together […]
2013 is a year of exciting changes and opportunities!
In April we begin the asset acquisition process of one of our competitors – Asemco. Over a period of several months we transition most customers, some equipment and a good number of employees to the Schippers & Crew location. It is a win-win for S&C and Asemco […]
2012 is another solid year for Schippers & Crew, in fact our revenues are they highest they’ve ever been!
This year we make many improvements to our equipment lineup:
And we install a number of Asys Conveyors on our SMT lines, standardizing those and enabling much more capable automation in each line from start to finish.
The whole […]