Welcome to SMTA
The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.
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We Want You for the SMTA Board of DirectorsApplication Deadline: April 14
Perhaps you have served as a chapter officer and would like the greater leadership challenges we offer. Perhaps you possess valuable skills and have ideas that would benefit SMTA members. We need committed individuals like you to continue our mission of helping members succeed. The only requirement is that you be an SMTA member who has demonstrated commitment to the association. That's all it takes, and there are many of you out there. The numerous benefits of serving on the board include exposure to personal and professional contacts and the chance to exchange ideas with fellow leaders. You can help others while learning a few things yourself.
Students: Apply Now for $5000 Hutchins GrantApplications Due April 14!
The 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 $5000 grant has been presented annually since 1998 to a full time graduate-level student pursuing a degree and working on thesis research in electronic assembly, electronics packaging, or a related field.
International Conference on Soldering and Reliability (ICSR)May 13-15, 2014
The program is finalized and registration is now open for the International Conference on Soldering and Reliability. The first day will include half-day workshops on Implementing High Reliability Lead-Free Assembly and Test Methodology, Component Packaging and Copper Routing on Electronic Assembly, Electrochemical Migration and Conductive Anodic Filament (CAF) Formation, and Design for Manufacturing. The following two days of technical sessions will kick off with a keynote address by Martin Anselm, Ph.D., Manager AREA Consortium, Universal Instruments Corporation on "A View of the Electronics Industry Process, Reliability, and Materials Research Landscape." The Toronto Chapter will co-locate their expo and tech forum on the final day of the conference.
Find Your Dream Job or Hire a New Employee in the SMTA Job Center
The SMTA Job Center can help engineers, operators, managers, technicians and executives find a job or fill a position in the electronics assembly industry. Go to the Job Listings page for a complete listing. Members post on-line for free!