San Diego — January 2019 —— KIC, the market leader in smart oven solutions, today announced that it has signed on LEAN STREAM as its representative in Northern California and Northern Nevada. LEAN STREAM is a value-added manufacturers’ representative/distributor based in Silicon Valley that provides world-class electronics assembly solutions with integrated tools and services.

As KIC progresses with Smart Factory solutions to provide process transparency, traceability, consistent quality and reduced costs, the company is selecting reps with the understanding and knowledge of Industry 4.0. LEAN STREAM’s mission is to transform the electronics assembly industry with the responsiveness and cost efficiency needed in the dynamic electronics industry. A focus on total manufacturing costs and the value stream of the extended processes is required.

MB Allen, Sales Manager at KIC states, “LEAN STREAM’s experience is a perfect match to our requirements for representation as they are synchronized with our sales and support model.  KIC customers are looking for advanced support as they expand their production to higher levels of automation and Smart Factory/Industry 4.0 solutions.  I am thrilled to have Robert Jones, Jim Donner and their team join the KIC family.”

LEAN STREAM is dedicated to building productive relationships, acting with integrity and creating value for customers, employees and vendors. The firm provides tools for electronics assembly such as SMT assembly, inspection, and test systems and software solutions that provide the agility, responsiveness, and value that is needed in a lean, mixed model manufacturing environment. For more information, visit www.lean-stream.com