Silver Level Chapter of 2019

Empire (Rochester, NY)

Rochester, NY 

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Chapter News

RESCHEDULED: Empire Chapter Expo 2020 Now On Tuesday August 25

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Location: RIT Inn & Conference Center, Henrietta NY - Rochester Area -


In light of overwhelming concerns surrounding the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), the SMTA Empire Officers have decided our 2020 Expo event will NOT BE HELD ON Tuesday April 21, 2020

We are seeking to keep the same venue / agenda and will reschedule the Expo on Tuesday August 25, 2020.  Please monitor this web page for the latest information. We will also distribute email messages to our Chapter email contacts announcing event updates.

Announcing a NEW venue for our 2020 Expo Event:

RIT INN & Conference Center
5257 West Henrietta Road
Henrietta, NY 14467

NEW RESCHEDULED DATE - Tuesday August 25, 2020

Stay tuned for new event agenda announcements.

Questions? Contact:
Jeff Schake

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
August 25, 2020
Empire Expo & Tech Forum *NEW LOCATION* RIT Inn and Conference Center McKenna Hill 
August 25, 2020
RESCHEDULED: Empire Chapter Expo 2020 Now On Tuesday August 25 RIT Inn & Conference Center, Henrietta NY - Rochester Area - Jeff Schake

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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Jeff Schake  (ASM Assembly Systems)

Vice President : Bob Drozdowski  (Advance Circuit Technology, Inc.)

Secretary : Drew Ake  (L3HARRIS)

Treasurer : Andrew C. Davis  (SennTec Sales Corp.)

VP of Membership : Tom Rovere  (Lockheed Martin)

Technical Advisor (Appointed) : Joseph R Wesley Jr  (Promark Electronics Inc)

VP of Young Professionals (Appointed) : Meagan Sloan  (Indium Corporation)

Board Liaison : Martin Anselm (Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT))

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Global Participating Members of our Chapter



Corporate Members of our Chapter

Advance Circuit Technology, Inc.

Comtech PST

Datum Alloys

Indium Corporation

Lockheed Martin

MPL Inc.


Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)


Trenton Technology Inc.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Professional Members of our Chapter


SMTA Global Members

Amazon Celestica, Inc. Collins Aerospace Creation Technologies Inc. Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO INVENTEC Performance Chemicals ITW EAE Juniper Networks Keysight Technologies KYZEN Corporation L3HARRIS Lenovo System Technology Company Limited, Shenzhen, PRC MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG 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