Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

The SMTA membership is a network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies and related business operations.

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SMTA International Exhibition 2015 - Electronics Manufacturing

A non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies.

The association is dedicated to the advancement of the electronics industry through member education and interaction. Local chapters are in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, India, Israel, Malaysia, Taiwan, and China.

Educational programs, symposia, and seminars are held throughout the year in various locations in the U.S. and Canada. The SMTA produces SMTA International, a major annual conference and exhibition currently held in Rosemont, IL (Late September - Early October).

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SMTA Releases Free BGA Defect Guide for Download

May 20, 2019 | SMTA recently released the Guide to BGA Assembly & Soldering Defects, a complimentary resource for the electronics manufacturing industry. The book was written by Keith Bryant, industry veteran and Chairman of the SMTA Europe Chapter, and reviewed by members of the SMTA Europe Technical Committee.

SMTA Releases Two New Online Training Courses

May 15, 2019 | The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announced the recent release of Cleaning 101 and Rework 101, the latest in a series of online training courses on the fundamentals of electronics assembly. The courses will be useful for equipment operators, technicians, and engineers new to the industry that want to understand more about the soldering process and who have a basic familiarity with the equipment. 

International Conference for Electronics Enabling Technologies Program Finalized

May 13, 2019 | SMTA is excited to announce the technical program has been finalized and registration is now open for the International Conference for Electronics Enabling Technologies. The event will be held June 4-6, 2019 in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

SMTA Capital Chapter Tutorial – Supporting High Reliability at the OEM: A PCB Perspective

Apr 30, 2019 | The SMTA Capital Chapter and UP Media Group/Circuits Assembly Magazine are pleased to co-sponsor an amazing Chapter Tutorial Program. The tutorial will be held on June 11 and showcase the latest technologies, designs and reliability trends.

eSMART Factory Conference Addresses New Processes and Systems for “Smart” Manufacturing

Apr 23, 2019 | SMTA announces registration is now open for the 2nd Annual eSMART Factory Conference on June 20-21, 2019 at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, MI, USA. Co-organized by Global SMT & Packaging magazine and SMTA, this conference brings together the key technologies shaping the electronics manufacturing industry including software systems and processes, augmented reality and alternative systems.

Medical Electronics Symposium Program Finalized

Apr 16, 2019 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the program for the 2019 Medical Electronics Symposium being held May 21-22, 2019 at The Tudor Arms Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio.

Cleveland Clinic and IBM to Keynote SMTA Medical Symposium

Mar 18, 2019 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the keynotes for the 2019 Medical Electronics Symposium to be held May 21 and 22, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Seeking Student Applications for 2019 Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

Mar 03, 2019 | The $5000 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant, co-sponsored by the SMTA and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY magazine, was established in memory of past SMTA president, educator, mentor, and industry colleague, Dr. Charles Hutchins. The SMTA has awarded $100,000 to Hutchins Grant recipients since 1998!

SMTA Capital Chapter Tutorial – Supporting High Reliability at the OEM: A PCB Perspective

Mar 03, 2019 | The SMTA Capital Chapter and UP Media Group/Circuits Assembly Magazine are pleased to co-sponsor this Chapter Tutorial Program on March 28 featuring presentations by Yaad Eliya and Jim Barry of PCB Technologies.

SMTA Announces 2019 Certification Program Offerings

Feb 18, 2019 | The SMTA proudly announces the 2019 upcoming offerings of SMT Processes and Lean Six Sigma Certification. The SMTA Certification Program is unique as it recognizes and certifies the entire SMT assembly process at an engineering level.

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