History

Altix, originally named Automa-Tech, has been operating at the leading edge of technology since 1991.

Solely dedicated to the manufacturing of imaging equipment, Automa-Tech started in business by producing fully automatic soldermask (SM/PSR) and Roll-to-Roll conventional exposures (with mask).

In early 2009, after a capital restructuring and Management buy-out, Automa-Tech became Altix, Automa-Tech™ which is still being used as a trademark.

The Company is presently offering a complete range of conventional printers and Direct Imaging systems, and exports more than 95% of its production outside of France.

Altix currently consists of its Manufacturing plant in Val de Reuil – France (including R&D, Assembly, Customer Service), another assembly shop in Taiwan (only for semi-automatic contact exposures and sub-assemblies), and two Sales & Service subsidiaries; in China (two locations in Kunshan & Zhuhai), and in North America (Redmond, WA).

Imaging with us!

2017

Launch of AcuReel. New Roll to Roll exposer dedicated to the FPC industry.

2016

Launch of Afosa "S" specialized in Soldermask imaging with triple wavelenghts "Mach 3®"
First Adix Direct Imaging sold to Photo Chemical Milin industry

2015

Implementation of LEDs light source in all product lines
Launch of AFOSA LEDLight™ 
Launch of XL Semi-automatic and Fully automatic
Adix Direct Imaging multiple sales to FPC & PCB industries

2014

Implementation of LEDs light source in ACURA DSS
First sales to Solar Industry

2013

Launch of ADIX SA. Direct Imaging with LEDs and DMDs - ALDS™
Altix North America established in USA

2012

ALTIX moves into new low consumption factory in Val de Reuil France
Launch of the ACURA DUAL Single side

2011

Introduction of new ACURA LEDLigth™
First mass production exposer using LED technology 
Initiation of the new concept ACURA DUAL Single side

2010

Altix started development of low consumption exposer units:
New LEDLight™ technology concept, development of Long Life plus lamps

2009

ALTIX Acquired Automa-Tech assets

2007

Merger of ORC Imaging & Automa-Tech
Launched New ACURA Automatic Exposure Units at Productronica Expo

2006

Acquired ORC Imaging Corporation, Los Angeles, California, USA

2005

Launched Partitional Exposure Unit Evolution 3
Introduced Roll to Roll ARROW 250 for flexible circuits imaging
Established Automa-Tech Kunshan (China)
Established Automa-Tech ZhuHaï (China)
Established Automa-Tech Shanghai (China)

2004

Introduced New ICM product for measuring and control:
ICM 200, ICM 500, ICM 2000, ICM 3000 

2003

Established Automa-Tech Distribution Europe
New model of Semi-automatic Exposure System with full CCD registration (AFOSA)

2002

Factory expansion (phase 3)
New generation Evolution 3 Automatic Photo Exposure System 
Established China joint-venture factory Yijing - Automa-Tech
9001-2000 Certification

2001

Introduced at IPC Expo New "SUNSCAN" Technology (presented in IPC show)
Established of Automa-Tech Shanghaï Ltd
Introduced at Productronica new fully Automatic Unit Evolution 3

2000

Launched Post Etch Punch and Evolution II automatic exposure system
Launched new family of Handling equipment 

1999

Headquarters expansion
ISO 9001 Certification
Launched Glass control system
Listed in Paris New Market
Korean Market initiation

1998

Introduced Worldwide Tele maintenance remote access Service
Over 150 automatic photo exposure units installed
Factory expansion (phase 2)

1997

Preparation for ISO9001 certification
Moving to the new factory
Established Automa-Tech Taiwan

1996

Construction of new factory (phase 1)
Founded Automa-Tech Inc. USA
Launched new Post Etch Punching technology
Launched new technology for Multilayers assembly

1995

Established sales network in USA

1994

Exports initiation phase
Established representatives in Germany and Taiwan

1992

Launched first automatic photo exposure unit

1991

Automa-Tech Group founded in 1991

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