From my experience with dealing with sellers of used & rebuilt PCB assembly and Surface Mount Assembly (SMT) equipment I have found only a few to be reputable.
Below is a list of the top places to choose when buying used or rebuilt equipment. Though they might not have everything they have always been a reputable source and I would recommend these companies to anyone whose in the industry.
|#||Company Name||Contact Name||Description||Link|
|1||Lewis & Clark||Melissa Bergeron or Frank Clark||Lewis & Clark offers everything SMT including test equipment.||www.lewis-clark.com|
|2||Thinking Productivity||Dan Despsoito||Thinking Productivity also offers a broad range of used SMT equipment.||www.thinkingproductivity.com|
|3||Precision Placement Machines||Thomas Nisbet||PPM, Inc. is the new Quad/Tyco. They also specialize in MPM, Heller, Camalot, and Mirae.||www.goppm.com|
|4||Alandra Services||Glenn Seeley||Everything SMT, specializes in wave solders.||www.alandraservices.com|
|5||EAS, Inc.||Matt Grimes||Everything SMT and Thru-Hole, many Universal machines available.||www.easiky.com|
|6||IBE Equipment||Jared Garver||Everything SMT. Many late model machines available.||www.ibesmt.com|
|7||The CSI Company||Dan Schwendeman||Used to be with GE and now with CSI, excellent to do business with.||www.thecsicompany.com|
|8||Worldwide Equipment Brokers||Doug Philbrick||Doug has been around forever. W.E.B. does everything SMT but specializes in Siemens.||www.worldeb.com|
|9||Petlock, Inc.||Bill Petlock||Everything SMT. Bill is a stand-up, honest guy||www.petlock.com|
|10||Voyager Equipment||Robin Humphrey||Dealer of quality used SMT equipment.||www.voyagerequipment.com|
That concludes my list, I will keep this anonymous. Anybody who has done business with these 10 companies will tell you the same that I have told you here.
Find Pick & Place, Screen Printers, Glue Dispensers, Reflow Ovens, Wave Solders, Automated Thru-Hole (TH), Washes, and Test (ATE) via my list of top 10 SMT Equipment Dealers.