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SMTA Certification

 SMT Processes- September 19-21, 2017 (Rosemont, IL)

                Now available in Illinois!

Co-located with SMTA International Conference


·        September 19- Course (8:30-5pm)
September 20- ½ day of course + exam

·        September 21- All day exam (8:30-5pm)

Instruction: English 
Test: English 
Instructor: Jim Hall, ITM Consulting


               For more information,


Six Sigma Green Belt- September 19-21, 2017 (Rosemont, IL)


Co-located with SMTA International Conference

·        September 19- Course (8:30-5pm)

·        September 20- ½ day of course + take home exam

·        September 21- All day + Take Home exam due one week after course (8:30-5pm)

·        Instruction: English 
Test: English 
Instructor: Ron Lasky, Indium Corporation


               For more information,

TTM Technologies Presentation

Greetings Members and Guests of the SMTA Great Lakes Chapter,

Thank you for all those that were able to attend the presentation by TTM Technologies and the Tour of the College of Dupage Technology Center.  Below is a link to a presentation on the material that was provided to us by TTM Technolgies:

Thank you for you continued support of the SMTA and the local Great Lakes Chapter!


SMTA Great Lakes Chapter Officers

SMTA GL Meeting : College of Dupage County/TTM Technologies

SMTA Great Lakes Chapter Meeting:

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

at College of Dupage Technology Education Center


6:00-6:30  Registration & Networking
6:30-7:00  Dinner & Networking
7:00-8:00  College of Dupage Lab Tour
8:00-8:45  TTM Presentations 

College of Dupage Lab Tour

Conducted By

Robert (Bob) Canella Jr., Electronics and Electro-Mechanical Technology Lab Supervisor



Gus Trakas, TTM Technologies


PCB 102:  Flex & Rigid-Flex PCB FundamentalsDesign and manufacturing concepts and terminology for flex and rigid-flex PCBs.

S urface Finishes Pros and cons of the various commonly available surface finishes.


When:  Wednesday, December 7th, 2016


$25 for Members - $30 for non-members

free for Displaced Members

and invite your friends too……….


RSVP to Gerri by December 6th, 2015


Send RSVP by the methods listed below:

Online: RSVP


Fax: 847-639-2489




 Where: 425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
When: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm/ December 7th, 2016

View map for parking details

Presentation from May Rework Repair and Modification Meeting

On behalf of the SMTA Great Lakes Chapter and all of our members, we would like to thank Frank Honyotski for taking the time to present on the topic of "IPC-7711/7721 Rework Repair and Modification".

For any of those members who would like a copy of his presentation, the link is below in PDF format:


Thank you to all those who were able to attend and we look forward to seeing you at the next meeting in July.  

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
October 16, 2018
Certification - SMT Processes - October 16-18, 2018 (Rosemont, IL) - Donald Stephens Convention Center   Jenny Ng 

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Our Chapter Officers

President : Dave Munsterman  (Circuit Works Corporation)
Phone : 847-283-8665

Vice President : Sabrina Scordo  (Krayden)
Phone : 8152746655

Secretary : Steven Hrycko  (Arc-Tronics, Inc.)
Phone : 847-979-6543

Treasurer : Gerri Noble  (J.D. Noble & Associates, Inc.)
Phone : 847-639-2440

VP of Technical Programs : Ursula Marquez de Tino Ph.D.  (Plexus Corp.)
Phone : 847-793-6121

Webmaster (Appointed) : Tim Noble  (J.D. Noble & Associates, Inc.)
Phone : 847-639-2440

VP of Membership (Appointed) : Joseph D. Noble  (J.D. Noble & Associates, Inc.)
Phone : 847-639-2440

Special Projects (Appointed) : Michael Goeringer  (Arc-Tronics, Inc.)
Phone : 847-979-6502

Technical Committee (Appointed) : Gene Dunn  (Plexus)
Phone : 847-793-5275

Technical Committee (Appointed) : Manivannan Sampathkumar  (Plexus Corp.)
Phone : 847-793-4494

Chapter Advisor (Appointed) : Andrew McLean Rector Jr.  (ACC Electronix, Inc.)
Phone : 309-888-9990

Board Liaison : Robert Kinyanjui (John Deere Electronic Solutions, Inc.)
Phone Contact : 701-451-3785

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Global Members of our Chapter


Global Participating Members of our Chapter

Creation Technologies Inc.



Keysight Technologies

NCAB Group


Plexus Corp.

Corporate Members of our Chapter

ACC Electronix, Inc.

ACL Staticide, Inc.


American Standard Circuits, Inc.

Amitron Corporation

Arc-Tronics, Inc.


BOFA Americas, Inc.

Contemporary Controls

Eastek International Corporation

Electronic Interconnect

FINN Test Electronics

Fuji America Corporation


International Control Services, Inc.


LECO Corporation

Logican Technologies

M-Wave International, LLC

Mid-America Taping & Reeling, Inc.

Nitto Kohki USA, Inc.

Nu-Way Electronics, Inc.

Omron Inspection Systems

Panasonic Factory Solutions

Pillarhouse USA, Inc.

Purex Inc.


Rauland-Borg Corporation

SEHO North America, Inc.

Speedprint Technology

Technimark, Inc.

Tecnova Electronics Inc.

Tek Pak, Inc.

Texmac/Takaya Inc.

Watchfire Signs

SMTA Global Members

Amazon Celestica Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. FCA Group Harris Corporation Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO ITW EAE Jabil Circuit Sdn. Bhd. Keysight Technologies KYZEN Sdn. Bhd. Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG NCAB Group USA NEO Technology Solutions Nokia Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics SMAC Specialty Coating Systems Vexos ZESTRON Americas

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