Order is Among Company’s Largest to Date
MILTON, N.Y., July 16, 2020 – Sono-Tek Corporation (OTCQX: SOTK), the leading developer and manufacturer of ultrasonic coating systems, today announced that it has received a significant new order for a 6-axis coating system for the Electronics/Microelectronics industry that is valued at approximately USD $1.5 million.
The order is among the largest that the Company has received in its history and is for a highly engineered proprietary 6-axis ultrasonic coating system for an important European customer. Sono-Tek’s applications engineering team has worked closely with the customer to ensure that the best possible solution is engineered and built according to the customer’s requirements.
“We’re excited to be delivering another big-ticket, highly engineered coating solution for the electronics/microelectronics industry. We are proud of the advances that we’ve achieved in our engineering capabilities over the last few years which, combined with a great customer partnership, have culminated in a truly noteworthy customized system solution. We are highly confident in our team’s ability to work closely, albeit remotely, with this customer as needed, in order to ensure the timely and accurate fulfillment of this significant order,” said Bennett Bruntil, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sono-Tek.
Sono-Tek Corporation is the leading developer and manufacturer of ultrasonic coating systems for applying precise, thin film coatings to protect, strengthen or smooth surfaces on parts and components for the microelectronics/electronics, alternative energy, medical and industrial markets, including specialized glass applications in construction and automotive.
The Company’s solutions are environmentally-friendly, efficient and highly reliable, and enable dramatic reductions in overspray, savings in raw material, water and energy usage and provide improved process repeatability, transfer efficiency, high uniformity and reduced emissions.
Sono-Tek’s growth strategy is focused on leveraging its innovative technologies, proprietary know-how, unique talent and experience, and global reach to further develop microscopic coating technologies that enable better outcomes for its customers’ products and processes.
For further information, visit www.sono-tek.com.
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