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SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting - October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 5:00 PM
Location: The Test Connection Inc.

The SMTA Capital Chapter is hosting a Chapter Meeting on January 10th from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at The Test Connection Inc., Hunt Valley, MD. Will Webb, Aster Technologies, will be presenting “Enhanced Manufacturing Services 4.0.” 
This presentation will provide an overview of the opportunities for test data to be gathered and looked at from design, manufacturing inspection, manufacturing process test, and functional validation testing. This processes yield some great sources of process feedback that design and production with connection of machines, sensors, devices and people. We will look at convert data into information and explore the Digital Simulation: Create a virtual copy of the physical world. Play with “Whatif” scenarios in the virtual word in order to identify the optimized physical flow. Use theoretical results to control the physical world. Finally, we will aggregate raw data from cyber-physical systems to build and visualize comprehensive information that allow humans to make decisions based on facts.

Will Webb has worked in the manufacturing test industry for over 20 years and is now employed by ASTER Technologies as the Technical Director of the ASTER USA office. Will is responsible for technical support and creating new business opportunities for the ‘TestWay’ Electrical DFT and Fault Coverage Analysis tools. Prior to working for Aster Technologies, Will has worked for a number of different OEMs and CM’s in the manufacturing test field, responsible for DFT analysis, test coverage analysis, test development and overseas deployment of manufacturing tests.

The evening is scheduled as follows:
5:00-6:00 PM Registration, Networking & Dinner
6:00-6:30 PM Facility Tour
6:30-7:30 PM Presentation

The SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting Location:

The Test Connection Inc.
112 Lakefront Drive
Hunt Valley, MD 21030

Register NOW!


Payment Instructions:
Please pay in advanced via PayPal or Cash at event

Questions? Contact:
Bert Horner
(410) 205-7300

SMTA Capital Chapter Expo

Thank you to our sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and attendeed for another succesful Expo!
We appreciate your support and are already looking forward to next year, mark your calendars;
September 3, 2020! 

- Your Capital Chapter Officer Team - 

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
October 10, 2019
5:00 PM
SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting - October 10, 2019 The Test Connection Inc. Bert Horner 
(410) 205-7300

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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Bert Horner  (The Test Connection, Inc.)

Vice President : Brian A. Costanzo  (DRS Signal Solutions)

Secretary/Treasurer : Fernando Rueda  (KYZEN Corporation)

VP of Technical Programs : Karen Walters Ebner  (Raytheon Systems Company)

Events Chair (Appointed) : Katie Higgs  (NTS)

VP of Communications (Appointed) : Jessica Molloy  (ZESTRON Americas)

Board Liaison : Sal Sparacino (ZESTRON Corporation)

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ZESTRON Americas

Global Participating Members of our Chapter

KYZEN Corporation


ZESTRON Americas

Corporate Members of our Chapter



Annapolis Micro Systems, Inc.


Cornet Technology

Department of Defense



Powertrain Control Solutions

Simplimatic Automation

The Test Connection, Inc.

Zentech Manufacturing, Inc.

ZESTRON Americas

SMTA Global Members

Amazon Celestica, Inc. Collins Aerospace Creation Technologies Inc. Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO INVENTEC Performance Chemicals ITW EAE Keysight Technologies KYZEN Corporation L3HARRIS Lenovo System Technology Company Limited, Shenzhen, PRC Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG NEO Technology Solutions Nokia Bell Labs Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. VEXOS ZESTRON Americas

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