Murray A. Percival Jr., CEO & Sales Manager, Murray Percival Co. at APEX 2019

To be in business for 59 years you have to be doing something right and at Murray Pericval that’s all about understanding customers and responding to their needs. CEO & Sales Manager, Murray A. Percival Jr. joins SCOOP’s Philip Stoten to explore their products, their customers and their plans of

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Murray Percival opens new Demonstration Room

Murray Percival has opened a new Demonstration Room linking manufacturers and partners with customers looking for solutions in their SMT assembly process.

Murray Percival demonstration roomThe fully functioning demo room at our Auburn Hills, MI headquarters contains the newest machines and materials that are used within the SMT process. The room currently features the Hanwha SM485 component placer, IBL BLC420 Vapor Phase, ITW MPM Momentum HiE screen printer, Purex 400i fume extraction system and an Optical Control OC-Scan SMD counter.

This demo room is designed to give our customers an opportunity to not only see these machines in action, but to also test your own products and processes on the machines in real time before you commit to an investment.  Murray Percival Jr, President of the Murray Percival company stated “Our goal has always been to help our customers and prospects make the best educated decision they can when selecting new equipment. Our new demo facility supports that education allowing our customers to make that decision regardless of whether we are selected as the supplier of choice or not”.

This facility will give our customers the convenience of a centralized demo location that contains a wide variety of machines and capabilities to help better understanding of these industry innovations. We plan on continual rotation of machines through the facility so that customers can constantly have a hands-on experience with the industry’s newest, high-performance machines that offer the best process improvements. Additionally, the demo room acts as an educational center for our team members to sharpen their knowledge which they then pass on to you, our customers, as well as being a resource for Murray Percival partners to utilize for product showcasing and presentations.

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Murray Percival Co Welcomes Detroit Cristo Rey Students

Auburn Hills, MI -The Murray Percival Co. has welcomed students from Detroit Cristo Rey High School as a part of the school’s Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP).

Detroit Cristo Rey is a Catholic High School providing high-quality college prep education to students from economically disadvantaged families in Detroit. Currently DCR has 350 students and 20 teachers with an astounding 100%college placement for their students since the implementation of the work-study program 7 years ago.

The unique, nationaly successful work-study model, enables each student to earn a portion of their educational costs by working in entry-level positions in companies in the Detroit area. Through the work-study program, the students gain invaluable experience in professional environments enabling them to make informed decisions about their abilities and their future. Murray Percival is the beneficiary of the student workers’ productivity and contributions – allowing all to partake in developing the talent pool for Detroit’s future. Read more ›

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Help Support the Victims of Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence has brought sustained winds of 90 mph and will continue to bring catastrophic flash flooding to the Carolinas and surrounding states.

A buoy off the North Carolina coast has recorded waves nearly 30 feet (9 meters) high as Florence churned toward shore. Forecasters said conditions will deteriorate as the storm pushes ashore this morning near the North Carolina/South Carolina coastline and make its way slowly inland.  It’s surge could cover most of the Carolina coast putting it as much as 11 feet (3.4m) under water, and days of downpours could unload more than 3 feet (0.9m) of rain, causing severe flooding. Read more ›

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Mike Leeds appointed as Newest Business Development Manager

Mike Leeds appointed - Murray PercivalMurray Percival Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Leeds as the newest member of the Murray Percival technical sales team covering the Southern Ohio, Kentucky and Southern Indiana territory.

Previous to joining the Murray Percival team Mike worked as an account manager in the mechanical and industrial engineering industries with a proven record of success. Mike is thrilled to join the Murray Percival team and looks forward to a long and productive career with the experienced 58 year old company. Read more ›

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Murray Percival Sales team attends ERSA National Sales Meeting

The 2 days in May were packed full of engaging activities and presentations. These presentations were designed to educate and build confidence, plus foster collaboration and best practice sharing and provide plenty of opportunity for hands-on experience on the machines, rework and optical control systems

Murray Percival Sales team attends ERSA National Sales Meeting

Murray Percival Sales team attends ERSA National Sales Meeting

Albrecht Beck, President and CFO of Kurtz Ersa Inc. kicked off proceedings with a welcome speech and then, along with VP Ernie Grice, presented Kurtz Ersa’s current sales successes and key corporate data, followed by the portfolio of tools and machines.

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Murray Percival Company collects Hanwha Techwin ‘Most Improved rep of the Year’ award.

National electronics distributor Murray Percival Company, is proud to announce it is the recipient of the Hanwha Techwin “Most Improved Rep” award for 2017 for its sales of Hanwha Techwin pick and place machines, from entry level to full line solutions.  The award is presented to the representative that has achieved the greatest increase in sales over the previous year.  The award was presented at last month’s IPC Apex show. Read More…

MP Team pickign up the most improved rep of 2017 award.

MP Team picking up the most improved rep of 2017 award.

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Murray Percival Co. and the Michigan SMTA Golf Outing

Last Monday, on September 11th, the Murray Percival Co. along with numerous vendors and customers teamed up to attended the Michigan-SMTA Technical meeting and Golf outing at Oak Pointe Country Club in Brighton, MI.

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How do I apply Conformal Coating? Which application method is best for me?

Which Conformal Coating to use is a question that we get asked frequently.

However, Conformal Coating application is AS important, if not MORE important than selecting the right material for your application.  Even the best Conformal Coating, if it is applied poorly, will provide inadequate levels of protection.

This is due to a number of factors;

  • The thickness the coating is applied
  • the level of coverage achieved
  • and how well the coating sticks to the board and it’s components

It is important therefore to select the right application method for the coating selected.

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How do you Neutralize a Static Charge on Something that Cannot be Grounded?

workbench evaluation using Desco static field meter

Wrist straps and work surface mats are some of the most common devices used to remove static charges. Wrist straps drain charges from operators and a properly grounded mat will provide path-to-ground for for exposed ESD susceptible devices . However, what if the static charge in question is on something that cannot be grounded – an insulator or isolated conductor? All electronic products consist of conductors and insulators. And insulators and isolated conductors can be items used at the workstation such as hand tools, packaging materials, or fixtures. Read more ›

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