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Legacy Electronics Partners with Samsung C&T Automation for Purchase & Installation of New Semiconductor Production Equipment

With an eye toward increasing production capacity of their memory modules and board-based computer products, Legacy Electronics is partnering with Samsung Techwin, the Semiconductor System Division of Samsung C&T Automation, to purchase and install new automated semiconductor placement equipment at their manufacturing facility in Canton this summer.

Jason Engle, Legacy’s chief executive officer, said, “We forecast that Samsung’s new surface mounting production line solutions will help us increase production capacity by approximately 20%. Their newest pick-and-place equipment offers some of the highest precision, high-performance options on the market, with both scalability and micro component capacity. This equipment should also help us reduce production prep time. We are also looking at further production line commitments for later this year and next.”

Larry Groves, director of technical sales for Samsung C&T Automation, said, “Samsung is firmly committed to economic long-term growth and prosperity with Legacy Electronics. Their selection of advanced configuration systems with integrated component inventory management, setup verification and factory-management solutions software is testament to their comprehensive understanding of the challenges of the marketplace. We are honored by their choice, and dedicated to providing world-class support for their continued success.”

About Legacy Electronics

Legacy Electronics offers a full line of flash-based SSD products, and specializes in mSATA (MO-300A), Half-Slim (MO-297) and standard 2.5” drives.

Headquartered in South Dakota, Legacy Electronics is a U.S.-based, ISO 9001:2000-certified contract manufacturer, designer and tester of high-speed, high-density memory modules, printed circuit boards and other computer products. Legacy Electronics holds several patents and trademarks, including those for its Canopy® chip-stacking process technology, and its Multiple Device Canopy® (MDC®) for embedded computing and high-density VLP (very low profile) modules.

About Samsung C&T Automation

Based on technologies for electronic and mechanical design, process and production, Samsung C&T Automation provides high-speed, high-precision SMT machines and synergized SMT assembly solutions. Samsung C&T Automation products are used in the development and production of jet engines, industrial robots, semiconductor equipment and opto-electronic machines.

In support of its U.S. customers, Samsung C&T Automation officially set up U.S. headquarters in 2012 in Commerce, Calif. For more information visit www.samsungsmt.com.

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