Europlacer Appoints 4Tech Electronics to Extend Market Reach

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Europlacer, multiple award-winning designer and manufacturer of best-in-class, flexible SMT pick-and-place equipment for the global electronics assembly industry, has appointed Dan Trinka and 4Tech Electronics as the newest on its growing list of premium manufacturer’ representatives. In addition to serving as an enhanced resource for Europlacer customers throughout Michigan and Ohio, 4Tech will support Europlacer’s growth trajectory while the company continues gaining market share because more assembly experts are choosing Europlacer pick-and-place equipment, SMD Component Storage Towers and fully integrated Stock Management software to optimize their production processes.

“What has impressed me most while getting to know Dan and his organization is that 4Tech is a very well-known, skilled, connected and respected organization with a long, loyal list of customers whom they have supported with first-rate equipment and service over many years,” said North American Sales Manager Chris Merow. “It is abundantly clear when I talk to them that Dan and his team have earned their trust. At Europlacer, we too have set a high standard when it comes to industry-leading equipment quality and exceptional customer service, so this a partnership that is sure to work well for us, 4Tech and potential customers in that region.” Mr. Merow continued, “I’m certain Dan and his team will strengthen our efforts there, as we continue our significant market share gains.  4Tech will provide this territory with both an enhanced understanding of our comprehensive set of tools for serving high-mix assembly businesses and unique Europlacer feature sets that enable strong, competitive advantages for users.”

“This new partnership completes our objective of providing industry-leading, full spectrum component placement in a single platform, with unmatched reliability and productivity,” said Owner Dan Trinka. “The Europlacer IIneo platform is the one machine that does it all, with a host of features and value to exceed our customers’ requirements deep into the future. The five years of warranty emphasize the level of commitment and confidence only Europlacer is capable of. We are excited and proud to partner with Europlacer.” 

About 4 Tech

Founded in 2003 by Dan Trinka, 4Tech is the industry leader in its respective market, supplying high-quality circuit assembly equipment and extensive industry knowledge. 4Tech is a unique full spectrum single source supplier. Products range from turn-key assembly lines to service, spare parts and high yield training. The company carries equipment for nearly every requirement and budget. Additionally, 4Tech stocks a broad selection of equipment in new, used, rebuilt and completely remanufactured condition. 4Tech videos on the web are informative and among the most popular in the industry. For more information visit

About Europlacer

Europlacer has been developing machines for SMT electronics assembly since the 1970s and invented the intelligent feeder concept in the 1980s.  Europlacer’s policy has been to ensure that technology purchased many years ago, especially feeders, remain compatible with the latest pick-and-place equipment. Europlacer designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of highly flexible SMT pick-and-place systems for the global electronics industry and enables “Hyper Productivity” for its users. For more information, visit Europlacer’s Web site at


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