At July 31, 2019 the JUKI Corporation and ESSEGI AUTOMATION S.r.l. agreed, that JUKI will obtain 49% of entire equity of ESSEGI AUTOMATION to form a joint venture of intelligent storage solution business. JUKI and ESSEGI have been collaborating with sales, servicing and manufacturing activities of the intelligent storage solution business in the past already. Through the joint venture JUKI and Essegi will integrate and harmonize the technologies and resources of both parties to jointly expand and promote the intelligent storage business which is drastically growing.
The goal of this joint venture is the accelerated realization of “Entire SMT-Plant automation” combined with JUKI´s SMT-Mounter, Optical-Inspector, Solder-Paste-Printer, Assembly-robot, Automatic-parts-carrier with ICT technology.