Members: Vote For Your New DirectorsBallot closes July 26, 2019
Four positions on the SMTA Board of Directors will be filled for the term 2019-2022. This is your opportunity to determine the future direction of your organization. If you are a member, please take advantage of your privilege by voting before July 26, 2019.
Rework 101 and Cleaning 101 Online Training Courses Released
The latest in a series of low cost, self-paced, online training courses on the fundamentals of electronics assembly, these 101-level courses are geared towards equipment operators, technicians, and engineers new to the industry that want to understand more about specific processes and who have a basic familiarity with the equipment. The entire 6-course "Assembly Essentials Package" is on sale for just $399 through June 14.
eSMART Factory ConferenceJune 20 and 21, 2019 | Dearborn, MI, USA
eSMART Factory will be held on June 20 and 21, 2019 at the Dearborn Inn - Dearborn, Michigan, USA. This conference will bring together the key technologies including factory automation, artificial intelligence, and intelligent inspection, shaping the electronics manufacturing industry and addressed by EMS companies, OEMs and Contract Manufacturers.
New BGA and Area Array Defect Guide Released!
Sign up today to get your FREE copy of the BGA & Area Array Defect Guide. Written by Keith Bryant, Chairman SMTA Europe, this guide is a full-color electronic document featuring both optical and x-ray examples of common and not so common defects.
Knowledge Is PowerSee the list of most popular articles from the SMTA Knowledge Base
We compiled an "essential reading" list for electronics manufacturing engineers. This list of articles contains the most searched and downloaded articles from the SMTA Knowledge Base during the past 12 months. SMTA members have unlimited access to download these papers and more.
Join the Discussion - Updated Q&A Forum
Co-powered by SMTnet and SMTA, the Q&A Forum recently received a much needed overhaul to improve the format and user-experience for SMTA members. The forum features over 15,000 discussions on everything from equipment and materials recommendations to practical troubleshooting for common electronics assembly process and design challenges.
Find Your Dream Job or Hire a New Employee in the SMTA Career Center
The SMTA Career 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!
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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