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October 10 Chapter Meeting Was a Success

The SMTA Capital Chapter hosted a Chapter Meeting on October 10th 2019 at The Test Connection Inc., Hunt Valley, MD.

Will Webb, Aster Technologies, presented "Enhanced Manufacturing Services 4.0" which was a very informative presentation. 
Download the slides here!

SMTA Capital Chapter Expo

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

You can download the presentations from the following links:

The Role of SMT Inspection in Industry 4.0 Implementation
Speaker: Yan Manissadjian, Vi TECHNOLOGY

Jet Printed Solder Paste and Cleaning Challenges
Speaker: Ravi Parthasarathy, ZESTRON Corporation

The "Who…What…Why…and How of Cleaning"
Speaker: Debbie Carboni, KYZEN Corporation

Optimization of The Reflow Profile To Minimize Voiding
Speaker: MB Allen, KIC

- Your Capital Chapter Officer Team - 

Enjoy these photos from the event: 

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
September 3, 2020
Capital Expo & Tech Forum Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab Kristy Masloski 

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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)

Technical Advisor (Appointed) : Robert Berg  (L3HARRIS)

Events Chair (Appointed) : Katie Higgs  (NTS)

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

Board Liaison : Sal Sparacino (ZESTRON Corporation)

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Global Members of our Chapter

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 Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. VEXOS ZESTRON Americas

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SMTA Headquarters
6600 City West Parkway, Suite 300
Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA

Phone +1 952.920.7682
Fax +1 952.926.1819