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Understanding Selective Solder Technology

Friday, January 11, 2019 | 11:00AM
Location: Aboca’s Italian Grill, 100 S Central Expy #63, Richardson, TX 75080

Understanding Selective Solder Technology

Event Details

  • Who: SMTA Members, Non-members, Students, and Guests are welcome - forward to others!
  • When: 11am-1pm on January 11, 2019
  • Where: Aboca’s Italian Grill, 100 S Central Expy #63, Richardson, TX 75080
  • Why: Meet others in the industry to help solve your technical problems. Come to the meeting, even if this isn’t a key topic of yours, the problem solving networking is great!


  • FREE for New Members since prior meeting
  • $10 for Committee Members
  • $20 Members, employees of Corporate member companies, 1st time guests, and students
  • $25 non-members, students, & guests – same price
  • Cash at the door or credit card on-line

Get your tickets!


Selective soldering technology, specifically nitrogen inerted, liquid underside selective soldering has emerged as a required process in PCB manufacturing. The industry has become segmented in approach driving separate technology roadmaps that encompass, topside laser, soldering iron, mixed technology and bottom side liquid flow soldering. This presentation explains the underlying process needs and the resulting technologies required to serve those requirements as it relates to the underside liquid soldering.


Jonathan is the President of Pillarhouse USA with P&L responsibility for the Americas and is a director of the Selective Soldering Academy. He has a BSME from Western New England University and has over 20 years of selective soldering process experience. Jonathan has been published in several trade publications including, US Tech, SMT Magazine, Global SMT and Packaging, The Suit, EMS Now and others. He has received the Ford Award of Excellence for Automotive Electronics, is a member of the SMTA and EMCWA and regular contributes on the subject of selective soldering.

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Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
January 11, 2019
Understanding Selective Solder Technology Aboca’s Italian Grill, 100 S Central Expy #63, Richardson, TX 75080  
March 19, 2019
Dallas Expo & Tech Forum Plano Event Center Hannah Terhark 
March 19, 2019
SMT Processes Certification (Dallas, TX) Plano Center Jenny Ng 

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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Chintan Sutaria  (CalcuQuote)
Phone : 909-278-8233

Vice President : Jack Harris  (Austin American Technology Corporation)
Phone : 214-908-3336

Secretary : Keith Larson CID  (Summit Interconnect, Inc)
Phone : 817-915-5664

Treasurer : Jim Baker  
Phone : 214-912-4103

VP of Technical Programs : Mike Barnes  (Rochester Gauges, LLC)
Phone : 214-406-7866

VP of Membership : Gary Tanel  (Libra Industries, Inc.)
Phone : 972-672-2506

Past President : Carol Primdahl Carol Prim  (Krypton Solutions)
Phone : 214-882-2363

Webmaster (Appointed) : Kaitlyn Dotson  (CalcuQuote)
Phone : 916-960-3313

Technical Committee (Appointed) : James Eatman  (Eatman Associates)
Phone : 972-771-1903

Technical Committee (Appointed) : Darrell Ray  (DRS Technologies)
Phone : 214-507-2117

Technical Committee (Appointed) : Viswanadham Puligandla Ph.D.  (Nokia (Retired))
Phone : 972-355 7107

Technical Committee (Appointed) : Glenn Robertson  (Process Sciences Inc.)
Phone : 214-458-4242

Newsletter Editor (Appointed) : Karl S. Doebbert  (Prototron Circuits)
Phone : 214-675-7017

Technical Committee Chair : James David Boyd  (Krypton Solutions)
Phone : 972-424-3880

Board Liaison : Richard Coyle (Nokia Bell Labs)
Phone Contact : 908-516-3926

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Global Participating Members of our Chapter

Creation Technologies Inc.

Keysight Technologies

NCAB Group USA, Inc.

NCAB Group USA, Inc.


Corporate Members of our Chapter

Allazo Electronics, Inc.

Alliance Rubber Company

BBM, Inc.

Conecsus LLC

DG Marketing Corporation

E.T.S. Group, Inc.

Electrolab, Inc.

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

G-Force Reps, Ltd.

Garland Service Company

HK Wentworth America

JTAG Technologies

Krypton Solutions

LeeMAH Electronics

Lockheed Martin

Mek Americas

National Circuit Assembly

NPI Technologies, Inc.

PAC Global, Inc.

Precision Technology, Inc.

Southwest Systems Technology Inc.

SPEA America

Sunshine Global Circuits

Super PCB

SVTronics, Inc.

Test Technology Associates


The IPS Group, LLC

Trilogy Circuits, Inc.

Variosystems, Inc.


Professional Members of our Chapter


Chem Logic

SMTA Global Members

Amazon Amazon Lab126 Celestica, Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. FCA Group Harris Corporation Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO INVENTEC Performance Chemicals ITW EAE Keysight Technologies KYZEN Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG NCAB Group USA, Inc. NEO Technology Solutions Nokia Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. VEXOS ZESTRON Americas

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