BLOG UPDATE (9/10/13): The rebranding of Metcal’s MFR Series Soldering and Desoldering equipment has been delayed. The effective date is now October 1, 2013. For more information please visit http://www.Metcal.com.
OK International (OKi), maker of bench tools, equipment and related products for electronics and industrial product assembly; and Lymtech Scientific, maker of clean-wiping products for critical environments and specialty applications, recently announced they will undergo name changes as part of rebranding efforts. OKi products will now be branded as Metcal and Lymtech will be known as Essentra Porous Technologies (a division of Essentra plc).
OKi Focuses on Wider Audience
Most of the OKi products will retain the same functionality, performance, and warranty with only a logo change. Examples of these cosmetic changes follow:
- PS-900 Soldering System: Logo change
- Soldering Cartridges & Tips: Inserts on consumables will read Metcal
- HCT-900 & HCT-1000 Convection Rework: Logo change and faceplate color change on HCT-1000
- Fluid Dispensing: Logo change on all fluid dispensing systems and consumables
- MFR Series: Logo change and faceplate color change (Please note: MFR cartridge and tip handpieces will undergo a style change, details to come)
Lymtech Aligning with Parent Company
The rebranded Lymtech products will undergo a name and logo change, but the products and part numbers will remain the same. Lymtech’s facility, manufacturing process, equipment, and location will also not change. Lymtech looks forward to continuing their reputation for "quality, reliability, dependability, and world-class service."
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