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SMTA Introduces High Reliability: Strategic Technology Advancement Research Forum

Feb 06, 2023 | The SMTA is excited to introduce a new event for manufacturers in the high reliability sector which takes place on April 18, 2023 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The High Reliability: Strategic Technology Advancement Research Forum will be held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

SMTA Seeks Applications for 2023 Stromberg Scholarship

Feb 06, 2023 | The SMTA is excited to announce they are currently accepting student applications for the JoAnn Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship by April 28, 2023.

2023 Hutchins Grant Now Open for Applications

Feb 06, 2023 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for the Charles Hutchins Educational Grant by Friday, April 28, 2023.

Counterfeit Electronics & Materials Symposium Program Announced and Registration Open

Jan 30, 2023 | The SMTA is excited to announce the technical program for the Counterfeit Electronics & Materials Symposium. The symposium will be held 14-15 March 2023 at The Manufacturing Technology Centre in Ansty Park, Coventry, United Kingdom.

Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium (WLPS) Program Announced and Registration Now Open

Dec 26, 2022 | The SMTA has announced the accepted speakers for the Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium (WLPS). The symposium will be held February 14-16, 2023 at the Marriott Fremont Silicon Valley in Fremont, California.

Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium Program Finalized

Dec 14, 2022 | SMTA announced that the program is finalized for the 27th Annual Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium. The event will take place from January 30 to February 1, 2023 at the Sheraton Kauai Resort on Kauai, 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.

International Counterfeit Electronics & Materials Symposium and Workshop 14th & 15th of March 2023

Dec 07, 2022 | The Anti-Counterfeiting Forum, CALCE and SMTA are very pleased to announce that they will be jointly hosting the Counterfeit Electronics and Materials Symposium at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, UK, on 14th and 15th March 2023. This international event will feature domain expert speakers from Europe and USA and builds on the history of past events held in the USA by SMTA and CALCE and by the Anti-Counterfeiting Forum in the UK.

Keynote to Address Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure at SMTA International

Oct 28, 2022 | The SMTA announced Chief Operating Officer for Autel Energy, John Thomas, will keynote the SMTA International Conference and Exposition on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 9:00am in the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA.

2022 Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship Recipient Announced

Oct 20, 2022 | SMTA is pleased to announce Emily Williams, Lorain County Community College, has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 JoAnn Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship.

Women's Leadership Program to Host Speed Mentoring during SMTA International 2022

Oct 20, 2022 | The Women's Leadership Program (WLP), an SMTA-sponsored organization that strives to promote diversity and inclusion in engineering and manufacturing fields, announces that it will host a Speed Mentoring Session on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 during SMTA International.

2022 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant Winner Announced

Oct 20, 2022 | SMTA is honored to announce Rajesh Sharma Sivasubramony, a graduate student at Binghamton University, has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant.

Women's Leadership Program Presentation to Discuss Growth, Leadership and Self-Actualization during SMTA International 2022

Oct 06, 2022 | The Women's Leadership Program (WLP), an SMTA-sponsored organization that strives to promote diversity and inclusion in engineering and manufacturing fields, announces that it will host presentations about technology innovations and career advancements from 1-3:15 p.m. CST on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.

Find out Why It Is Important to Change the Perception of Manufacturing at the Women's Leadership Program during SMTA International 2022

Sep 30, 2022 | The Women's Leadership Program (WLP) announces that it will host presentations about technology innovations and career advancements from 1-3:15 p.m. CST on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.

Women's Leadership Program to Discuss the Importance of Lifelong Learning during SMTA International 2022

Sep 26, 2022 | The Women's Leadership Program (WLP), an SMTA-sponsored organization that strives to promote diversity and inclusion in engineering and manufacturing fields, announces that it will host presentations about technology innovations and career advancements from 1-3:15 p.m. CST on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.

SMTA "Members of Distinction" Awards Announced

Sep 26, 2022 | The SMTA is proud to honor the 2022 "Members of Distinction" award recipients who have shown exceptional dedication to the association and the electronics manufacturing industry.

Women's Leadership Program Announces Presentation Program during SMTA International 2022

Sep 19, 2022 | The Women's Leadership Program (WLP) announces that it will host invited presentations about technology innovations and career advancements on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. The free event will take place from 1-6 p.m. with an agenda designed to promote women in engineering fields. Everyone is welcome to attend.

SMTA International Expo Features Networking Program for Electronics Manufacturing Industry Newcomers

Sep 15, 2022 | The SMTA will host a networking event for young professionals and people new to the electronics manufacturing industry during the SMTA International Exposition on November 2 and 3, 2022 in Minneapolis, MN, USA.

The Women's Leadership Program to Present "What's in Your Toolbox" at SMTAI

Sep 08, 2022 | The Women's Leadership Program (WLP), an SMTA-sponsored organization that strives to promote diversity and inclusion in engineering and manufacturing fields, announces that it will host its annual program and reception during SMTA International on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota.

SMTA Welcomes New Board Members

Sep 05, 2022 | The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Global Board of Directors for the term beginning September 28, 2022. Martin Anselm, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology was re-elected for a second term as President. Incumbents Julie Silk, Keysight Technologies and Robert Boguski, Datest Corporation, were re-elected and will maintain their positions as VP Tech Programs and VP Membership respectively. Fernando Rueda, KYZEN Corporation, and Patty Chonis, A-Tek LLC, have been newly elected to the Board of Directors.

SMTA Attends Summit in Support of Industry Workforce Development

Aug 29, 2022 | SMTA members and staff were among the 50 carefully-selected invitees who participated in the Future Electronics Workforce (F.E.W.) Summit held at Michigan Technological University (MTU) on August 17, 2022. Co-sponsored by Calumet Electronics and Michigan Technological University, and supported by the US Department of Defense (DoD) Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment (IBAS) program, the summit had the goal of generating and implementing specific actions for each of the major stakeholder groups present that could ease the potentially crippling shortage of replacement technical staff in defense-critical electronics manufacturing.

SMTA International 2022 Conference Program Finalized

Aug 14, 2022 | The SMTA announced that the technical program of their annual conference, SMTA International, is finalized and registration is now open. The event will be held October 31 - November 3, 2022 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials Program Finalized

May 27, 2022 | The SMTA and the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE) have announced the 2022 technical program is finalized for the annual Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials. The event will proceed in-person June 28-30, 2022, in College Park, Maryland. Registration is now open via the event website.

SMTA Capital Chapter Expo - Advanced Manufacturing on Supply Chain Solutions

May 18, 2022 | Supply Chain Crisis: When will the Chip Shortage End? What is the solution? Supply Chain issues are prevalent, causing a supply crunch and resulting in cut production, delinquent delivery shortages, and loss of profit. Then there is offshore manufacturing, which poses a security threat as democracy is threatened across the globe. The 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has a call for action to translate American innovation into domestically manufacturable, market-ready technology to provide solutions to the current market threats.

SMTA Announces Technical Program for International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies (ICEHET)

May 05, 2022 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the finalized technical program for the International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies. The in-person conference will take place June 14 - 15, 2022 at the Centennial College Event Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

SMTA Capital Chapter's Expo and Tech Forum to be Held on May 24th

Apr 13, 2022 | 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 Tuesday, May 24th.

Upcoming SMT Processes Certification Dates in North America

Apr 13, 2022 | The SMTA is pleased to announce several upcoming dates and locations for the SMT Processes Certification Program.

SMT Processes Certification, Harsh Environments Conference Coming to Amsterdam

Feb 25, 2022 | The SMTA is pleased to announce an SMT Processes Certification Program is scheduled for May 16-18, 2022 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Keith Bryant, KB Consultancy, will instruct the program. The program is co-located with the Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference taking place May 17-19, 2022.

Seeking Student Applications for 2022 Stromberg Scholarship

Feb 16, 2022 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for the JoAnn Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship by April 29, 2022.

2022 Charles Hutchins Grant Now Open for Applications

Feb 10, 2022 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for the Charles Hutchins Educational Grant by April 29, 2022.

Dr. Vahid Akhavan, NovaCentrix, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting on January 20th

Jan 10, 2022 | The SMTA Capital Chapter Officer team is excited to provide our members with a free technical webinar on "Use of Photonic Soldering to Rework Chip Components" presented by Dr. Vahid Akhavan, Global Application Engineer at NovaCentrix. The presentation will take place on January 20th at 12:00am EST.

Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium (WLPS) Program Announced and Registration Now Open

Dec 21, 2021 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the technical program for the Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium (WLPS). The symposium will be held February 15-17, 2022 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in San Jose, California.

SMTA Seeks Donations for Hutchins Grant and Stromberg Scholarship

Dec 01, 2021 | The SMTA is seeking donations for the Charles Hutchins Grant and JoAnn Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship for the upcoming year. Both of these awards are made possible exclusively through donations by businesses and individuals.

SMTA International In-Person Event Concludes Successfully, On-Demand Conference Commences

Nov 24, 2021 | The SMTA announced the successful conclusion of the in-person format of their annual conference and exposition, SMTA International. In conjunction with the co-located Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis, November 2-4, 2021 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA, the combined events brought together several thousand manufacturing professionals to share knowledge and solutions under one roof.

Keynote to Address Electric Vehicles at SMTA International

Oct 13, 2021 | The SMTA announced Electric Vehicle (EV) analyst and consultant, Loren McDonald, EVAdoption, will keynote the SMTA International Conference and Exposition on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:00am in the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA.

2021 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant Winner Announced

Sep 30, 2021 | SMTA is honored to announce Yi Zhou, a graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant.

SMTA Welcomes New Board Members

Sep 26, 2021 | The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Global Board of Directors for the term beginning October 4, 2021. Jason Keeping, Celestica, Inc.; Adam Klett, L3Harris Technologies; Cheryl Tulkoff, National Instruments Corporation; and Kirk Van Dreel, Plexus Corp., have been newly elected to the Board of Directors.

SMTA "Members of Distinction" Awards Announced

Sep 16, 2021 | The SMTA is proud to honor the 2021 "Members of Distinction" award recipients who have shown exceptional dedication to the association and the electronics manufacturing industry.

Mid-Atlantic Advanced Learning Session on Failure Analysis, Technical Presentations and Live Q&A Panel Discussion; September 7th – 10th

Aug 13, 2021 | The SMTA Capital Chapter, Carolinas Chapter and Philadelphia Chapter are excited to host their first ever tri-chapter event, Mid-Atlantic Advanced Learning Session - Failure is Never an Option, A Deep Dive into Failure Analysis.

Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium Announced

Aug 13, 2021 | The Wafer-Level Packaging Symposium is scheduled for February 15-17, 2022 in San Jose, CA, USA. The theme of the event is "Advanced Packaging: The Dawn of a New Era." The development of Advanced Package Technology is undergoing a massive change because Electrical System Architects are directly driving package performance requirements.

Speakers Announced for SMTA International Conference and Exposition

Jul 30, 2021 | The SMTA announced the list of accepted speakers for the SMTA International Conference and Exposition, which will be held November 1-4, 2021 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA. The event is co-located with Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis bringing together one of the largest audiences of engineering and manufacturing professionals in the Midwest.

High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference Comes to Dallas

Jul 19, 2021 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the finalized technical program for the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference. The in-person event takes place October 5-7, 2021 at the DoubleTree by Hilton - Dallas Market Center in Dallas, Texas, USA.

On-Demand Access for International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies (ICEHET) Announced

Jun 15, 2021 | The SMTA is pleased to announce that registration for the International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies (ICEHET) is open with on-demand access available until September 1, 2021.

Debbie Carboni, KYZEN Corporation, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting on June 10th

May 25, 2021 | The SMTA Officer team is excited to provide our members with a free technical webinar on "The Relationship Between Cleanliness and Reliability/Durability" by Debbie Carboni, Global Product Manager at KYZEN Corporation. The presentation will take place on June 10th at 11:00am EST and include:

SMTA Provides Spanish Language Support for Online Training Courses on Assembly Processes

May 21, 2021 | The SMTA is proud to announce most101-level online training courses on assembly processes are currently available with captions for English and Spanish language. One course, Stencil Printing 101 has been completely translated, including Spanish narration by Sergio Chavez, a member of the SMTA Mexico-Querétaro Chapter, as well as all slides and quiz questions written in Spanish

Virtual Program Announced for International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies (ICEHET)

May 04, 2021 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the International Conference for Electronics Hardware Enabling Technologies (ICEHET) is scheduled 2-3 June 2021 as an express virtual event.

Seeking Student Applications for 2021 Stromberg Scholarship

Mar 25, 2021 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for the JoAnn Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship by April 30, 2021.

Dr. Nathan Blattau, R&D Fellow at Ansys, to Present at SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting on April 6th

Mar 25, 2021 | The SMTA Officer team is excited to provide our members with a new webinar by Dr. Nathan Blattau, R&D Fellow at Ansys, Inc., on "Next Generation Lead Free Solders for High Reliability and SMT Yield improvement in Client Computing Systems." The webinar will be on Tuesday, April 6th at 12:00 PM EST and will discuss the evolution of lead free (Pb-free) solder, from tin-silver-copper (SAC) system with silver content of 3.0 and 4.0 to low SAC solders and the emergence of high reliability Pb-free solder. It will cover the reasons and the driving forces of industries implementing this change.

2021 Hutchins Grant Deadline Approaches

Mar 19, 2021 | The SMTA is currently seeking student applications for the Charles Hutchins Educational Grant by April 30, 2021.

Best Papers from SMTA International Announced

Feb 05, 2021 | The SMTA is pleased to announce the Best Papers from SMTA International 2020. The winners were selected by members of the conference technical committee. For these exceptional achievements, a cash award and plaque are given to primary authors of all winning papers.

SMTA Capital Chapter will host a FREE webinar with Fred Dimock, BTU International, on January 20th

Jan 06, 2021 | The SMTA Capital Chapter is excited to host the first chapter webinar of 2021 on January20that11:00 AM EST.Fred Dimock, BTU International, will be presenting "Operation of a Vacuum Reflow Oven with Updated Void Reduction Data."

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