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World Class Dispensing, Coating and Custom Automation

World Class Dispensing, Coating and Custom Automation

When precision matters, manufacturers around the globe rely on PVA's conformal coating systems, PVA has been making manufacturing easier with customer driven solutions used in industries ranging from solar, semiconductor packaging, printed circuit board assembly fluid dispensing solutions and custom automation products. From benchtop equipment, to inline conveyer systems, we evaluate each opportunity independently, and without limitation, to ensure you make the most reliable product possible.

News

2020.03.26

Local Businesses Align to Support PVA Emergency Ventilator

PVA, a global supplier of automation equipment servicing the electronics, medical device, telecommunications, semiconductor, and defense industries, has submitted their emergency ventilator to the FDA in an effort to receive emergency use authorization during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020.03.24

PVA Manufactures COVID-19 Emergency Ventilator

PVA, a global supplier of automation equipment servicing the electronics, medical device, telecommunications, semiconductor, and defense industries, has rapidly manufactured an emergency ventilator to help combat supply shortages during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

2020.03.24

The PVA Fight Against COVID-19

PVA continues to provide critical solutions to medical manufacturers in the fight against COVID-19. PVA, a global supplier of robotic manufacturing and dispensing equipment servicing the electronics, medical device, telecommunications, semiconductor, and defense industries, has created a low-cost mixing dispensing system to help manufacturers in producing more hand sanitizer.  

2019.10.16

PVA Acquires Medical Device Company Specializing in 3D Printing

PVA, a global expert in dispensing, coating and custom automation, is pleased to announce that it has acquired additive manufacturing startup Create Orthotics & Prosthetics. Under terms of the agreement, PVA now owns all Create O&P software and intellectual property. All Create O&P employees have been absorbed into PVA’s current operations.

2019.06.25

PVA Receives Patent for New Blow-Off Mechanism

PVA is pleased to announce that it has been granted a new patent. Patent No. US 10,328,448 B2 pertains to the method of cleaning adhesive residue off of a dispensing nozzle using an integrated blow off mechanism.

Applications

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Industries

Precision Valve and Automation stands for a meticulous, custom approach to efficient and reliable conformal coating, fluid dispensing and custom automation equipment. As an innovator of high quality, state of the art dispensing technology, PVA possesses the products and expertise to satisfy projects across a wide spectrum of markets.  Repeatable results in a superior quality package make PVA the choice for high reliability applications in the automotive, aerospace, and defense fields.  Solutions that are flexible and innovative in design draw customers from the renewable energy and medical device manufacturing markets.  

Electronics

PVA is a recognized leader in engineered dispensing solutions for printed circuit board assembly (PCBA). The combination of precise material deposits, closed-loop motion, and tight process control supported by a global service network makes PVA an ideal partner for high quality, high performance dispensing and coating systems. Common applications PVA satisfies in the electronics assembly market include: Selective conformal coating of circuit boards, thermal interface materials to dissipate heat, solder paste and filled epoxies, potting of electronics for harsh environments, jetting underfill of BGA components to provide structural integrity, chip bonding with surface mount adhesives

Aerospace

PVA works closely with manufacturers to optimize their process for products servicing the aerospace industry. These high reliability applications are ideal for PVA’s precision dispensing equipment and intuitive process controls. Common applications PVA accommodates in the aerospace industry include: Masking turbine engines, selective coating circuit board assemblies, optical bonding cockpit display panels, sealing composite panels, potting electronics, and gluing enclosures.

Automotive

Automotive manufacturers partner with PVA for their most demanding fluid dispensing solutions. PVA’s precise dispensing systems bring greater accuracy, quality, and consistency to this high volume market. The demand for creative engineered solutions to meet stringent production demands are an ideal fit for PVA’s flexible platforms. Common applications PVA accommodates in the automotive industry include: Selective coating circuit board assemblies, applying thermal interface materials to dissipate heat, optical bonding infotainment displays, potting electronics to protect from moisture, sensor assembly, dispensing form in place gaskets, and processing multi-component foams.

Medical devices

Medical device manufacturers rely on PVA to engineer flexible automation solutions for their unique manufacturing requirements. The wide spectrum of design considerations in the medical device market are ideal for PVA’s flexible part handling options, patented head articulation, and precise volumetric control. Common applications PVA satisfies for medical device manufacturers include: Stent coating, valve and catheter assembly, hearing aids, jetting adhesive into device housings, spray masking artificial hips, underfill electronic assemblies, and UV bonding cannulas.

Military / Defense

The high mix-low volume projects prevalent in the defense industry are ideal for PVA’s flexible production solutions. PVA’s patented articulated motion and engineered designs bring an innovative approach to complicated products. Common applications PVA accommodates in the defense industry include: Selective coating circuit board assemblies, potting electronics to protect from moisture, gluing control panels and enclosures, sealing wire harness assemblies, and adhering military munitions.

Renewable energy

PVA accommodates a myriad of applications critical to the manufacturing of alternative energy products. A wide range of material processing options and PVA’s ability to customize automated solutions make accommodating large or odd-shaped assemblies easy to implement. Common applications PVA engineers in the alternative energy market include: Thermal interface materials to dissipate heat through the assembly, thin film cell coating, RTV dispensing of frame assemblies, and potting junction boxes.

Events

2020.04.19

FDA Approves PREVENT COVID-19 Emergency Ventilator

PVA is scheduling a formal press conference for 2pm on Monday, April 20 at their headquarters at One Mustang Drive in Cohoes, New York. PVA President Tony Hynes and the designer of PREVENT, Managing Director Jason Schoen, will be available to the media. PVA will also conduct a demonstration of the PREVENT ventilator on a test lung on loan from Hudson Valley Community College.

2020.03.24 - 2020.02.26

Adhesives & Bonding Expo

Join PVA, booth 1004 at Adhesives & Bonding Expo, in Novi, Michigan March 24 – 26, 2020. Watch live demonstrations of two-component dispensing and speak with our application experts. PVA will be showcasing Sigma, a new benchtop robot, and MR1, a new metered piston dispenser.

2020.02.04 - 2020.02.06

IPC APEX Expo

Join PVA at booth 1201 at the 2020 IPC APEX Expo in San Diego, CA February 4 - 6. Experts from PVA will be on hand to answer questions about coating and dispensing, as well as other application solutions in the PVA line-up such as coating inspection, optical bonding and curing ovens.

2019.10.08

PlasmaTreat Tech Day

PVA announced that Jon Urquhart, Director of Application Engineering, will present at PlasmaTreat’s Tech Days, scheduled to take place Oct. 8, 2019 at L.I.F.T in Detroit, MI.

2019.09.10 - 2019.09.12

The Battery Show

PVA will be running live dispensing demos at the Dymax booth #2245 at The Battery Show, scheduled to take place Sept. 10-12, 2019 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI.

2019.08.28 - 2019.08.30

NEPCON Asia

PVA announced that its distributor, Kasion Automation Ltd. will exhibit in Stand # 1J45 at NEPCON Asia, scheduled to take place Aug 28-30, 2019 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. The company will showcase the Delta 8 selective coating/dispensing system and MR2 Metered Rod Dispenser.