Arch Systems, the leading provider of machine data and analytics for electronics assembly operations, received a 2021 GLOBAL Technology Award in the category of Software – Process Control for its ArchFX Platform. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 during productronica in Munich, Germany.

“We are beyond pleased to have received a 2021 GLOBAL Technology Award,” said Arch CEO, Andrew Scheuermann. “Our team has built both an incredible technology platform and a powerful collaboration with global manufacturing experts, powering new, best-in-class insights into manufacturing operations. This award is a reflection of that hard work and we are excited to be included among this year’s winners.”

The ArchFX Platform combines direct-to-machine connectors, globally scalable data brokers, and cloud-based analytics for an end-to-end solution that achieves record speed from project conception to analytics-driven actions. For SMT manufacturers, data is extracted and processed from sites, lines and machines worldwide in just days and weeks, not years, all without disrupting existing operations.

The rich, centralized data powers Global Key Performance Indicators and predictive analytics.  Automating loss-reason understanding, Arch analytics models are enabling electronics manufacturers to reclaim from 20 to as much as 60 percent of untapped performance and utilization.

Every hour, millions of data points from many thousands of machines stream into Arch’s analytics engines through a variety of hybrid clouds. Arch has built the largest collaboration of industry domain experts working hand-in-hand with data scientists to constantly map new signals in the data, adding them to the ever-growing library of operational analytics and recommendations. These signals and recommendations are changing how manufacturers tackle their most complex problems, allowing them to simplify and align actions both on the shopfloor and the top floor.

The GLOBAL Technology Awards have recognized the very best new innovations in the printed circuit assembly and packaging industries since 2005. The prestigious awards contest has been bringing together the global SMT and advanced packaging industry in a celebration of the companies and people that are achieving the highest standards and driving our industry forward. For more information, visit

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