Press Release


SYNEO Awarded Certificate of Utility Model Patent in China
U.S.-based manufacturing company awarded patent in China for Servo Electric Press Two-Stage Force technology

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – August 14, 2018 – SYNEO, a leader in precision tooling and automated equipment to the electronics manufacturing services industry, announced today that the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China has issued SYNEO a patent that grants SYNEO exclusive rights to the utilization of its two stage force measuring system in Manual Electric Press and Automatic Electric Press (Press-fit) machine applications.

Patent No. ZL 201720254756.8 covers the technology behind SYNEO’s two-stage force measuring system that enhances press force resolution and sensitivity in force curves of compliant pin pressing applications used in the electronics manufacturing services and printed circuit board (PCB) assembly industry. “This patent is another step in solidifying SYNEO as the leader in Press-fit applications, bringing significantly higher force resolution required for today’s most demanding compliant pin connectors,” said Trent Steckler, SYNEO VP of Engineering.

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About SYNEO:
SYNEO is a vertically-integrated designer and manufacturer of machine and cutting tool products for the medical device and electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industries. SYNEO’s installed machine base is comprised of 2,500+ machine installations, serving the manufacturing needs of top-tier medical device manufacturers and printed circuit board manufacturers. SYNEO’s cutting tool division supplies more than 250,000 hole-making products annually, serving medical manufacturing and R&D institute precision hole-making needs. SYNEO maintains two manufacturing facilities in the United States and has deployed sales and service teams in Europe and Asia.