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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Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference 2019 Summary

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).

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Postings

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SMTA Releases Selective Soldering 101 Online Training Course

Mar 25, 2020 | The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) announced the recent release of Selective Soldering 101, the latest in a series of online training courses on the fundamentals of electronics assembly. The course 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. 

Seeking Student Applications for 2020 Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

Mar 22, 2020 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for two funds each with a deadline of April 24, 2020.

SMTA International Technical Committee Announces Best Presentation & Paper Awards from the 2019 Conference

Mar 19, 2020 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the Best Papers from SMTA International 2019. As speakers at SMTA International, individuals make contributions to the industry by sharing their research and findings. For these exceptional achievements, a cash award and plaque are given to primary authors of all winning papers.

SMTA Interim President Announced

Mar 08, 2020 | The SMTA announced that Gregory Vance, Rockwell Automation, will serve as interim president through the current term ending in September 2020. The decision, made by the board of directors, comes after the resignation by current president, Jeff Kennedy, due to a conflict of interest outlined in the association bylaws which forbids two concurrent offices held by employees of the same company.

SMTA Certifies Process Engineers in Thailand and Malaysia

Feb 11, 2020 | SMTA held certification programs for SMT Processes in Chonburi, Thailand, on January 14-16, 2020 and in Penang, Malaysia, on January 21-23, 2020. Over 75% of the engineers successfully passed the exams, establishing competitive credentials as "Certified" by the SMTA in SMT Processes.

International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies (ICEHET) Seeking Participation

Jan 15, 2020 | The SMTA announced the call for participation for the International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies (ICEHET) held on June 2-4, 2020 in Markham, ON, Canada. The deadline to submit an abstract is January 24, 2020.

Jason Fullerton, MacDermid Alpha Electronic Solutions, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting on February 20th

Jan 08, 2020 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is excited to host a Chapter Meeting on February 20th from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at PACE Worldwide in Elkridge, MD. Jason Fullerton, MacDermid Alpha Electronic Solutions, will be presenting “Advances in Lead-Free Solder Technologies for High Reliability Applications.”

Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium Program Finalized

Dec 11, 2019 | SMTA announced that the program is finalized for the 25th Annual Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium. The event will take place February 10-13, 2020 at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. The Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium promotes international technical interchange and provides a premier forum for networking among microelectronics professionals and business leaders throughout the world.

SMTA Announces Call for Participation for 2020 Events

Nov 27, 2019 | SMTA announced that abstracts are now accepted for several technical conferences taking place in 2020. All submissions must be strictly technical with focus on technology research and minimize marketing content. The following events are all currently soliciting abstracts:

SMTA “Members of Distinction” Award Winners Announced

Nov 06, 2019 | During the 2019 Annual Meeting at SMTA International, the SMTA honored members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the electronics assembly industry.

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