About SMTA Membership

About SMTA

The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA), established in 1984, is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals involved in all aspects of the electronics industry. The Association is dedicated to the advancement of the electronics industry through member education and interaction.

The SMTA is privileged to have a membership that is willing to help one another and that contributes to its pool of knowledge. Its members actively seek out the latest in education and techniques, and they work energetically to advance the industry. Members range from students who are newcomers to the industry to long-time professionals who are widely recognized as industry leaders. A characteristic high level of dedication and energy has created an atmosphere of accelerated growth and environment rich in opportunity.

Mission Of The SMTA
The SMTA membership 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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About SMTA

If you are interested in SMTA membership:

  • Read about the different membership classifications.
  • Read about SMTA benefits.
  • Proceed to the Membership Application.
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