|Ask the Experts
June 11, 2006 - Updated
July 5, 2007 - Originally Posted
RoHS compliance of assembly machine transferred to European facility
As a buyer of SMT assembly equipment, do I need to be concerned about RoHS compliance of new assembly machines in case I need to transfer a machine to one of our European facilities?
Carl Newman, Consultant
|Expert Panel Responses
Absolutely. You can not ship equipment containing lead into the EU.
North America Sales Manager
Mr. Black was the President and Co-Founder of Zevatech in 1977 and introduced first Pick and Place System at Nepcon West 1980. Bob is now the President, CEO and Co-Founder of Juki Automation Systems. He is also a Co-Founder of the SMEMA Council of IPC. He serves as a member of SMTA and SEMI..
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