Hover-Davis to offer Intelligent Feeding Solutions based on Cogiscan Smart Material Control technology.
21 September 2005
September 21st, 2005. Hover-Davis, Inc., Rochester, NY and Cogiscan, Bromont (Quebec), Canada
Hover-Davis and Cogiscan are pleased to announce the second phase of their long-term strategic partnership. Under a global OEM re-selling agreement, Hover-Davis will start offering Cogiscan RFID Hardware and Software Applications that are compatible with their complete range of component feeders, including tape feeders, label feeders, and Direct Die feeders.

By combining the unique Cogiscan Smart Material Control technology with their superior component feeding solutions, Hover-Davis will be able to provide a one-stop shop for Intelligent Feeding Solutions that can be seamlessly integrated with existing equipment and information systems.

Some of the key features and benefits of Hover-Davis intelligent feeding solutions include:
  • Identify and track components and feeders with barcode and RFID
  • Provide real-time visibility of all materials on the shop floor
  • Reduce waste of time and materials
  • Eliminate human errors and improve productivity
  • Generate complete component traceability reports
  • Standardize data acquisition across multi-vendor lines
  • Enable communication between feeders, machines and systems
Rick Howe, Vice-President Sales and Marketing for Hover-Davis:
“We are very excited about this new step in our partnership with Cogiscan. We feel that our customers will greatly benefit from our ever increasing range of feeding solutions, making it more and more compelling to integrate them with their manufacturing systems. Our goal is simple; to offer the best and most intelligent feeding solutions in the industry.”

Francois Monette, Vice-President Sales and Marketing for Cogiscan:
“We are thrilled to expand our collaboration with Hover-Davis. This represents an important step in our vision of becoming the global standard for RFID based material control in our industry.”
Cogiscan designs and manufactures material tracking systems for the electronics manufacturing market. The Cogiscan platform encompasses material identification with barcode and RFID technology, data acquisition hardware, and application software. Software applications include Real-Time Inventory, MSD Control, Line Set-up Control, and Traceability. Cogiscan is dedicated to establishing a global standard for material tracking. Sales and customer service affiliates are located throughout the world, including the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Hover-Davis is recognized as a world leader in the design and manufacture of component delivery systems for the electronics assembly industry. We provide feeding solutions for Fuji, Panasonic, Universal Instruments, Siemens, Assembleon, Samsung, Mydata, Juki, Yamaha, Alphasem, and numerous custom automation manufacturers. Our products include electronic multi-pitch tape feeders, label feeders, print-on-demand label feeders, and bare die feeders. In order to provide world class solutions to our customers today and tomorrow, we continue to invest heavily in new product development, operations, applications, and after-sales support. Located in Rochester, NY, Hover-Davis was founded in 1989, and is now a subsidiary of Dover Corporation.

Hover-Davis prime contact:
Rick Howe
Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Cogiscan prime contact:
Francois Monette
Vice-President Sales and Marketing