Hawker Richardson Newsletter March 2020

Things aren't slowing down at Hawker Richardson headquarters and we welcome you to keep up to date on all our latest news, competitions, events, special offers etc.

Not only is our newsletter here to provide you with all things news, but also to provide you with further insight on our products and services in the form of articles, case studies, downloads etc.

Whether you’re investigating the advantages of capital equipment for your business, or looking for a solution to particular challenges in production or quality control, we will endeavour to provide you with all relevant content in one place.

Our newsletter will be released every quarter so keep an eye out for them in your inbox. 


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Calendar Competition

To kick off 2020 we are delighted to announce the launch of our photo calendar competition. We think photos are best when shared so we are asking you to join in on the fun.

All that is required is an image of Australia or New Zealand, or it can be a photograph of an animal native to Australia or New Zealand.

There will be a photograph chosen each month and the winner will receive a prepaid $50 visa card. An overall winner will be chosen out of the photographs entered and the winner will receive an amazing Pro Drone, with next generation camera technology and omnidirectional awareness.

To enter and see competition rules click here. Happy snapping.

View competition details here 

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Award for Exceeding Yamaha Sales Targets

2019 was a successful year at the Hawker Richardson headquarters and scoring a Yamaha sales award was the cherry on the cake.

Managing Director Robert Plageman and General Manager Jim Challenger accepted the award in Japan for exceeding sales targets for 2019. Yamaha SMT offer high end, high speed precision equipment including surface mounters, printers and AOI solutions.

Here is what Jim Challenger had to say on this phenomenal achievement.

“We are proud to be awarded for our sales efforts here in Australia,” said Jim Challenger, General Manager at Hawker Richardson. “We have been working with businesses in Australia and New Zealand for over three decades in electronics and we never stop trying to find the best solution for our customers.

“Each customer has their unique set of challenges and we think it’s imperative that we don’t stop at providing them with a solution. We strive to meet their requirements for the long term, so that we support them with technical assistance and maintenance, ensuring any downtime is minimal wherever they’re located.”

Read the full article here


Productronica 2019

The largest biannual trade show in electronics manufacturing was held in Munich Germany late 2019 attracting 44,000 visitors from over 96 countries. With 15,000 exhibitors, a number of Hawker Richardson staff got to check out innovative new products designed to support Industry 4.0 and beyond. With new product ranges secured, stay tuned for upcoming product launches and other exciting projects.

With suppliers and customers in the one precinct, Hawker Richardson had the opportunity to host a dinner for key customers from Australian and New Zealand. 

Upcoming new products added to the Hawker Richardson portfolio are:

 • New Unicomp 8200N x-ray machine and x-ray parts counter

• Baker Hughes Phoenix x-ray machine

• Fritsch entry level SMT

• New PBC inline cleaning solution 

• NEW Yamaha YRM20

These new products will be revealed in good time. Subscribe to our socials (FacebookLinkedin & Instagram) and keep updates for upcoming announcements.   

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Save 20% on Lynx Evo. Offer ends soon! 

Hawker Richardson is delighted to offer the Lynx EVO stereo zoom inspection system at a discount of up to 20%.

Featuring the patented ‘eyepieceless’ technology, Lynx Evo provides unparalleled stereo views for the inspection of all precision parts. Whether you're inspecting PCBs, connectors, seals or feature rich alloys, the Lynx Evo delivers optical brilliance for arduous inspection tasks.

 See promotion details here 








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Watch this space New DVR from Vision Engineering

Introducing Vision Engineering's new DRV-Z1 digital 3D inspection system to our customers in Australia and New Zealand.

The DRV-Z1 is a 3D digital viewer from Vision Engineering can be utilised for a wide range of inspection tasks. With real-time remote sharing capability, operators can share 3D images with colleagues, suppliers or customers anywhere in the world.

Vision’s new 3D imaging microscope is designed to work across several sectors including aerospace, automotive, plastics, precision engineering, electronics, analysis, precision instrumentation, MEMS, polymers, medical devices and security. Comprising of many uses the DRV can be used for both detailed analysis and quality control along with measurement, soldering, alignment, dissection and cutting.

 View DVR product page here



A FREE quick start guide to setting up your oven

We have created a poster which is designed to get you started when you are setting up your reflow convection oven.

As well as providing you with the temperatures for 7 and 9 zone ovens for a range of popular T4 and T5 solders, it also provides some tips for maintaining your oven.

Please let us know if you're interested in receiving either a hard or soft version and we will be happy to send it through.

Download quick start guide