Proven Solutions

At Apex Factory Automation (ApexFA), your peace of mind is our commitment. With more than 20 years of experience providing services and products its clients rely on to meet their mission critical requirements, ApexFA is an exclusive partner with and distributor for Mirae Corporation (Mirae) in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Surface Mount Technology (SMT), to you, means more than pick-and-place machines. It is the foundation of your business, and its quality and reliability is mission critical. Mirae has more than 3000 pick-and-place machines installed worldwide and more than 285 patents pending to augment its foundation of more than 800 registered patents. While providing exceptional speed (up to 42,000 CHP), reliability (utilizing Linear Motors), accuracy (Vision Inspection System using multiple cameras), and intuitive (easy-to-use) software, Mirae continues to innovate, refine and enhance its mission critical line of equipment to deliver exceptional quality and return on investment.

Screen Printers and Board Handling

Apex also represents SJ Inno Tech (SJ) line of SMT Screen Printers and board handling equipment. SJ, in the last 5 years, has installed more than 1200 units of their current printer line worldwide. SJ’s commitment to quality is evidenced by their On-Board 3D Solder Paste Inspection, with True Closed Loop Controls. SJ has been correspondingly recognized by regional and national business best practice awards including the prestigious Top Star Company award and the Best SME Award.

Reflow Ovens

To round out the production line, Apex offers the TSM line of Reflow Ovens. Since 1990, TSM enjoys global accounts with Samsung Electronics, Daesung Electric, LG and Tyco. Since 1999, TSM entered a “white label” agreement with Samsung to market its line throughout Asia, Europe and worldwide. It has over 1,000 ovens installed globally.

Complete Solution

ApexFA offers proven resources and technology that provide its clients Service, Support, Reliability and Value. We welcome you to ApexFA, and we look forward to the opportunity to partner with and serve you.

Join us at:

SMTA International Expo
Tuesday and Wednesday September 30th and October 1st
Location: Donald Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL
Show Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm


Long Island Expo and Tech Forum
Wednesday October 15th
Location: Islandia Marriot Long Island
3635 Express Drive North

Islandia, NY 11749
Show Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm

News and Events

July 22nd, 2014

Apex Factory Automation was at Aimtron Corporation to celebrate the Grand Opening of their new 46,000 sq. ft facility in Palatine, IL. Over 150 people were in attendance to celebrate the event. Among the dignitaries were Palatine Mayor Jim Schwantz, and Illinois state representatives Tom Morrison and Elaine Nekritz. The success they have enjoyed in 5 short years has been impressive, and ApexFA with the Mirae platform are proud to be a part of that.


June 2nd, 2014

SMT equipment and process specialist Apex Factory Automation (Apex FA) has announced the appointment of Mr. Bob Drake to the position of Product Manager/Business Development. Mr. Drake brings over 20 years of industry experience in SMT Engineering, Marketing and Sales from his successful career with Philips/Assembleon.