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SMTA INDIANA Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 2


Officers of SMTA INDIANA
smta Indiana Samtec symposium
Our first symposium was a success and we would like to thank everyone who came out to learn more about Connector Processing Challenges and 3D printing. There were 30 people were in attendance and we got a chance to learn more about board connector processing chanllenges.

Connector processing Challenges Presentation focused on issues surrounding solderability of connector leads due to differences in pitch.

Three D printing presentation focused on the cost effectiveness of adopting the technology.
Mike Young – President
(Aligned Solutions, Inc.)
John Janesheski – Vice President
(MicroScreen LLC)
Clark Kinney – Treasurer
(NEO Technology Solutions)
Justin Roehm –VP of Membership
Alister McLeod – Secretary
(Indiana State University)
Dean May – Event Planner
Mike Leeds – Membership Committee
(Murray Percival Company)

Well attended !!!
Next Symposium

 MicroScreen on December 6th

  • MicroScreen has been a leading supplier of print screens and SMT stencils to the microelectronics industry and since 1981. For almost forty years MicroScreen has prided itself on unrivaled service and timely delivery of superior products. 

  • The topics to be covered are: 

    1. Stencil design - Holly Wise (MicroScreen)
    2. Solder paste - Speaker from Nihon Superior
    3. Print process - Ed Nauss (MPM)/ Santanu Joshi(Nihon Superior)  
    4. Solder paste Inspection – Ray Welch (Koh Young Technology)

Tentative Schedule
Event Timeline Duration
Chapter Welcome 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM 15 minutes
SMTA HQ Welcome 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM 15 Minutes
Speaker 1 &2 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM 30 minutes
Break 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM 15 minutes
Speaker 3 & 4 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM 30 minutes
Lunch 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM 30 minutes
Round table 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM 30 minutes
Break 1:30 PM – 1:45 PM 15 minutes
Tour 1:45 PM – 2:15 PM 30 minutes

MicroScreen’s Address: 1106 High St, South Bend, IN 46601
Hotel info:

  • Aloft South Bend - 111 N. Main St. South Bend IN
  • Doubletree Hotel South Bend - 123 N Dr. Martin Luther King BLVD South Bend IN
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton South Bend at Notre Dame - 1140 E Angela Blvd South Bend IN
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites South Bend at Notre Dame - 1220 E. Angela Blvd., South Bend, IN

Next Symposium: MicroScreen December 6th

SMTA Indiana Reformation Symposium (Hosted by MicroScreen)

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 10:00 am
Location: MicroScreen, 1106 High St., Sound Bend, IN 46601

Questions? Contact:
John Janesheski

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
December 6, 2018
10:00 am
SMTA Indiana Reformation Symposium (Hosted by MicroScreen) MicroScreen, 1106 High St., Sound Bend, IN 46601 John Janesheski 

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Our Chapter Leaders

Formation Committee : Keith Alan Magiera  
Phone : 219-902-7392

Formation Committee : Michael Leeds  (Murray Percival Company)
Phone : 859-620-1917

Formation Committee - Vice President : John Janesheski  (MicroScreen, LLC.)
Phone : 574-276-8245

Formation Committee - Treasurer : Clark Kinney  (NEO Technology Solutions)
Phone : 317-513-7393

Formation Committee - Secretary : Alister Alleyne McLeod Ph.D.  (Indiana State University)
Phone : 716-906-9624

Formation Committee - President : Mike Young  (Aligned Solutions Inc.)
Phone : 513-317-1466

Formation Committee - VP of Membership : Justin Roehm  (Samtec)
Phone : 812-944-6733

Formation Committee - Event Planner : William Dean May  (Self)
Phone : 812-325-2039

Board Liaison : Tim Jensen (Indium Corporation)
Phone Contact : 315-853-4900

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Global Members of our Chapter

Specialty Coating Systems, Inc.

Global Participating Members of our Chapter

Harris Corporation


Specialty Coating Systems, Inc.

Corporate Members of our Chapter

American Technology Components Inc.

CAMtek, Inc.

CTS Corporation

Foresite, Inc.


Jendco Technologies

Key Electronics

Kimball Electronics Inc.

MicroScreen, LLC

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, (NSWC Crane)

Rogers Electro-Matics

Specialty Coating Systems, Inc.

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 SMAC Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. VEXOS ZESTRON Americas

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Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA

Phone 952.920.7682
Fax 952.926.1819