Empire (Rochester, NY)

Rochester, NY 

Chapter News  |  Calendar  |  Chapter Leaders  |  Corporate Members
Expos  |  Job Resources  |  Educational Grant  |  Students Only

Chapter News

Member Appreciation Annual AHL Hockey Game

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | 7:05pm
Location: Blue Cross Arena (Rochester, NY)

The SMTA EMPIRE Chapter has again secured tickets for "Party Deck" glass level viewing of the Rochester Americans AHL Hockey Team as they take on the Cleveland Monsters.  Join us for this social mid-week gathering where you will literally come face to face with players crashing the boards!!

A limited number of FREE tickets are available.  Claim yours today using the RSVP link below!

Questions? Contact:
Jeff Schake


Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 09:00am
Location: Holiday Inn Syracuse-Liverpool (I-90 Exit 37)


IPC Hall of Famers Dave Hillman and Doug Pauls from Rockwell Collins will be the featured speakers at our 2019 EMPIRE Expo Event!  Their electronics assembly topics of wisdom include:                                                                        
  • BGA Solder Joints
  • Bottom Terminated Components
  • Voids
  • Mixed Lead Free and Tin Lead Soldering
  • New Cleanliness Standards, J-STD-001 Requirements 

Stay tuned to the SMTA Empire Chapter website for posted updates regarding this event!

Questions? Contact:
Jeff Schake

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
February 20, 2019
Member Appreciation Annual AHL Hockey Game Blue Cross Arena (Rochester, NY) Jeff Schake 
April 9, 2019
Empire Expo & Tech Forum Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool Hannah Terhark 
April 9, 2019
SMTA EMPIRE Chapter EXPO 2019 Holiday Inn Syracuse-Liverpool (I-90 Exit 37) Jeff Schake 

Back to Top

Our Chapter Leaders

President : Jeff Schake  (ASM Assembly Systems)
Phone : 607-222-6154

Vice President : Bob Drozdowski  (Advance Circuit Technology, Inc.)
Phone : 585-738-0697

Secretary : Drew Ake  (Harris Corporation)
Phone : 585-242-4469

Treasurer : Andrew C. Davis  (SennTec Sales Corp.)
Phone : 585-385-9461

VP of Membership : Tom Rovere  (Lockheed Martin)
Phone : 607-751-4469

Technical Advisor (Appointed) : Joseph R Wesley Jr  (Promark Electronics Inc)
Phone : 585-746-2977

Board Liaison : Martin Anselm (Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT))
Phone Contact : 585-475-2005

Back to Top

Global Participating Members of our Chapter

Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation

Corporate Members of our Chapter

Advance Circuit Technology, Inc.

Ansen Corporation

Applied Technical Services

i3 Electronics, Inc.

Indium Corporation

Lockheed Martin

MPL Inc.


Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)


Trenton Technology Inc.

Universal Instruments Corporation

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 Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. VEXOS ZESTRON Americas

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

Phone 952.920.7682
Fax 952.926.1819