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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 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.

Latest Conference Proceedings Now Available in SMTA Knowledge Base

Feb 09, 2019 | The 2018 Technical Conference Proceedings from the SMTA International Conference and Exhibition (SMTAI) and International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) are now available for download from the SMTA Knowledge Base.

SMTA International Technical Committee Announces Best Presentation & Papers Awards from the 2018 Conference

Jan 30, 2019 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the Best Papers from SMTA International 2018. 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 all winners.

Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference Program Announced

Jan 27, 2019 | SMTA Europe is proud to announce the 2019 Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference, April 2-4 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This global conference is a three day technical event focused on building reliable electronics used in power electronics and harsh environments.

Fred Dimock, BTU International, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting on January 10th

Dec 11, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is excited to host a Chapter Meeting on January 10th from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at ZESTRON, Manassas, VA. Fred Dimock, BTU International, will be presenting “Operation of a Vacuum Reflow Oven with Preliminary Void Reduction Data.”

SMTA China Awards Megan Wendling Councilor of the Year 2018

Nov 16, 2018 | MW Associates announces that its President Megan Wendling received the Councilor of the Year Award from SMTA China for the seventh year.

SMTA Capital Chapter to Host Chapter Meeting

Oct 27, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is excited to host a Chapter Meeting on November 8th from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at ZESTRON, Manassas, VA. A technical engineer from DFR Solutions will be presenting “Reliability Modeling and Simulation of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Assemblies Using Sherlock.”

SMTA Welcomes New Board Members

Aug 21, 2018 | The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Global Board of Directors for the term beginning during SMTA International (October 14 - 18, 2018). Jeff Kennedy, Celestica, Inc. has been re-elected as President. Timothy Jensen, Indium Corporation, Richard Coyle, Ph.D., Nokia Bell Labs and Robert Kinyanjui, Ph.D., John Deere Electronics Solutions, Inc. were re-elected to the Board of Directors. Bill Cardoso, Ph.D., Creative Electron, Inc. has been newly elected to the Board of Directors.

Two Indium Corporation Experts to Present “Best Papers” at SMTA South China Technology Conference 2018

Aug 16, 2018 | Indium Corporation Research Chemist, Mary Ma, and Area Technical Manager for Eastern China, Wisdom Qu, will present their papers at the 2018 SMTA China South Technology Conference on Aug. 28 in Shenzhen, China.  Their papers were voted by their peers as two of the top five “Best Papers” presented in recent years at SMTA South China and SMTA East China, earning them the opportunity to present them again at this year's show.

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Technical Presentations at the Upcoming SMTA Capital Chapter Expo on August 23rd

Aug 16, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is holding its upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723, on Thursday, August 23rd.

Rockwell Collins and Lockheed Martin to Present a Dual Keynote Presentation at SMTA International 2018

Aug 12, 2018 | The SMTA is pleased to announce Ron Heberlein, Rockwell Collins, and Tony “Brick” Wilson, Lockheed Martin, will keynote SMTA International the morning of Tuesday, October 16 with their presentation “The World’s Most Advanced Fighter Jet Helmet – from Development and Production to the Fight.”

Geoffrey Doyle, Jabil Circuit Inc., to be Keynote Speaker at SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum on August 23rd

Jul 10, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce Geoffrey Doyle of Jabil Circuit Inc. as Keynote speaker for the upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, on Thursday, August 23rd.

SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum to be Held on August 23rd

Jul 02, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to invite you to its upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723, on Thursday, August 23rd.

SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Forum to be Held on August 23rd

Jun 26, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to invite you to its upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723, on Thursday, August 23rd.

SMTA International Conference Program Finalized and Registration Now Open

Jun 26, 2018 | The SMTA is pleased to announce that the program and registration for the SMTA International Conference and Exhibition is finalized and available on-line at www.smta.org/smtai. Taking place October 14-18, 2018 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, the conference features 20 workshops, 130 technical papers, and numerous complimentary offerings for engineers and professionals in the electronics manufacturing industry.

SMTA/CALCE Announce Program for Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials

May 13, 2018 | The SMTA and the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) announce the technical program for the Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials this June 26-28, 2018 in College Park, Maryland.

SMTA Capital Chapter to Host Chapter Meeting

May 06, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is excited to host a Chapter Meeting on May 15th from 5:00PM to 7:30PM at EIT, Leesburg, VA. IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released the G revisions of the two most widely used standards in the electronic industry and who better to present “What’s New in IPC J-STD-001G and IPC-A-610G” than William Graver, Senior Analyst and Master IPC Trainer.

iNEMI Co-Hosts Automotive Session at SMTA Europe’s Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference

Apr 24, 2018 | The Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference (24-26 April), sponsored by SMTA Europe, tackles the challenges and best practices for building reliable electronic devices that will perform to design standards when used in harsh environments (elevated operating temperatures, high humidity, vibration and more).

SMTA Europe's Harsh Environments Conference Session 7 to Focus on Hi-Temp Mats/Fab

Apr 22, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces Session 7 Technical Program on High Temperature PCB Materials and Fabrication at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.

SMTA Europe's Harsh Environments Conference Session 6 to Focus on Automotive Electronics

Apr 18, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces Session 6 Technical Program on Automotive Electronics at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.

International Conference for Electronics Enabling Technologies (ICEET) Program Finalized

Apr 17, 2018 | 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 5-7, 2018 in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Session 5 to Focus on Adhesives/Coatings at SMTA Harsh Environments Conference

Apr 16, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces Session 5 Technical Program on Adhesives and Coatings at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.

Electrochemical Reliability Is the Focus of Session 4 at SMTA Europe's Harsh Environments

Apr 15, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces Session 4 Technical Program on Electrochemical Reliability at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.

SMTA Europe's Harsh Environments Conference Session 3 to Focus on Advanced Test

Apr 11, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces Session 3 Technical Program on Advanced Test Methods at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.

Session 2 of SMTA Europe's Harsh Environments Conference to Focus on Reliability

Apr 09, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces Session 2 Technical Program on Reliability of Soldered Alloys at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.

SMTA Europe Announces 1st Session of Technical Program for Harsh Environments Conference

Apr 09, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces Session 1 Technical Program on Predicting Component Life at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.

Harsh Environments Conference Professional Development Course: Shock at Vibration

Apr 04, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces the Professional Development Course on Understanding Shock & Vibration being at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 24th, 2018.

SMTA Capital Chapter to Host Chapter Meeting

Apr 03, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that it will host a Chapter Meeting on May 15th from 5:00PM to 7:30PM at EIT, Leesburg, VA. William Graver, Senior Analyst/Master IPC Trainer, will present “What’s New in IPC J-STD-001G and IPC-A-610G?”

SMTA Europe Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference Announces Keynote Speaker

Apr 03, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces the Professional Development Course on Increasing the Performance of Organic PCBs at Higher Temperatures being at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 24th, 2018.

SMTA Europe Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference Announces Keynote Speaker

Mar 29, 2018 | SMTA Europe announces Keynote Speaker Ralph Tuttle of Cree, Inc. on High Power LED Solder Joint Reliability at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.

SMTA South East Asia Technical Conference on Electronics Assembly Program Finalized

Mar 13, 2018 | SMTA is excited to announce the technical program has been finalized and registration is now open for the South East Asia Technical Conference on Electronics Assembly. The event will be held May 8-10, 2018 at the MITEC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Seeking Student Applications for 2018 Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

Feb 27, 2018 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for two funds each with a deadline of April 23, 2018.

Phil Zarrow to Present SMTA Capital Chapter Tutorial Program

Feb 25, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that it will host a Chapter Tutorial Program on March 15 with Phil Zarrow of ITM consulting presenting “Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Electronic Assembly Processes”. To RSVP, please click on the following link: https://www.smta.org/education/chapter_tutorials/chapter_tutorials.cfm#capital

Latest Conference Proceedings Now Available in SMTA Knowledge Base

Feb 22, 2018 | The 2017 Technical Conference Proceedings from the SMTA International Conference and Exhibition (SMTAI) and International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) are now available for download from the SMTA Knowledge Base.

SMTA Capital Chapter to Host Chapter Tutorial Program

Feb 19, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that it will host a Chapter Tutorial Program on March 15th from 9AM to 3PM in Rockville, MD. Phil Zarrow, ITM consulting, will present “Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Electronic Assembly Processes”.

SMTA Announces 2018 Certification Program Offerings

Feb 08, 2018 | The SMTA proudly announces the 2018 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.

Phil Zarrow, ITM Consulting, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter Tutorial Program

Feb 07, 2018 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that it will host a Chapter Tutorial Program on March 15th from 9AM to 3PM in Rockville, MD. Phil Zarrow, ITM consulting, will present “Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Electronic Assembly Processes”.

Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference Program Finalized

Feb 06, 2018 | SMTA Europe is excited to announce the finalized program for Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference. The event will be held April 24-26, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Amsterdam – Schiphol in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

IWLPC Technical Committee Announces Best Presentation & Papers Awards for 2017

Feb 02, 2018 | The IWLPC Technical Committee is pleased to announce the Best of Conference, Best Presentation & Best Papers in WLP, 3D, Advanced Manufacturing and Test tracks as chosen by the technical committee and attendees based on technical merit, relevance, originality, knowledge of subject, quality of material, and quality of presentation. 

SMTA “Members of Distinction” Award Winners Announced

Feb 02, 2018 | During the 2017 Annual Meeting at SMTA International, the SMTA honored members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the electronics assembly industry. Nominations are now accepted for the 2018 awards program.

SMTA International, Sensors Midwest to Co-locate

Feb 01, 2018 | The Surface Mount Technology Association and Questex LLC announce a co-location of SMTA International and Sensors Midwest. The SMTA International Conference and Exhibition will be held October 14-18, 2018 and Sensors Midwest will be held October 16-17, 2018 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

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