Averna and JOT Automation announce a technology partnership for the Americas

— 5 August 2014

Collaboration strengthens market-leading technologies in automation and test solutions for electronics device makers

Press Release, Austin, TX, August 5, 2014 – Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, and JOT Automation, a leading supplier of automated test and production solutions, announced today a technology partnership for the Americas.

Under the terms of the agreement, Averna will act as a lead distributor and integrator of JOT Automation products for the Americas. The partnership will focus on the M10, G3, and Tiny Test Handler products for manufacturing and return-logistics clients and will provide a single source for automation, handling, and test of the various devices. As part of this collaboration, Averna will also integrate some of JOT’s products into existing Averna test platforms to extend its product offering.

JOT Automation products that are part of the distribution agreement:

• M10 Product Family
• G3 System Test Platform
• Tiny Test Handlers
• Laser Depaneling Cells
• Router
• Material Handling Product Family

“We are proud to partner with a company such as Averna. Need for integrated test and automation systems is growing rapidly in every part of the world, Averna’s excellent organization and competence together with JOT’s innovative solutions will provide a very compelling offering to both companies’ customer base”, said Mika Mämmelä, Business Line Director at JOT Automation.

“We are delighted to partner with JOT Automation,” remarked François Rainville, VP Sales for Averna, “and I anticipate some great shared business opportunities from this agreement. Together, JOT’s products and Averna’s test engineering solutions will combine for unbeatable automated test solutions for mid- to high-volume electronic device manufacturers, delivering substantial benefits like accelerated time to market, enhanced product quality, and reduced costs.”

About JOT Automation
JOT Automation is driven by a passion to develop and manufacture test and production solutions for mobile devices, components and electronics. JOT Automation offers product platforms to solve versatile volume manufacturing challenges in the most cost-effective manner. The company is a global partner for several industry leading companies in the telecom, automotive and life science industries. The Company is headquartered in Oulu, Finland, with a global presence covering 14 countries. www.jotautomation.com

About Averna
Averna is a premier manufacturing solution provider for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, helping them deliver a better end-user customer experience. Key Averna clients in the communications, aerospace, defense, automotive, consumer electronics, and medical device industries use Proligent, RF Test Instruments, and other test solutions to accelerate product development, reduce manufacturing costs, achieve superior quality throughout the lifecycle, and solve critical supply-chain issues.

Averna has offices and sales partners around the world. Incorporated in 1999, Averna is a Best in Test award winner, an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® recipient, and has been honored as one of the Deloitte Fast 500 fastest-growing technology companies in North America. www.averna.com

Media Contacts

Isabelle Pilon, Marketing Specialist
T: +1 514-842-7577 x421
M: +1 514-814-8928

JOT Automation Ltd.
Mika Mämmelä, Director, Telecom Business Line
M: +358 40 301 5123