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SMTA Carolinas Chapter 2019 Kickoff MixerWednesday, February 20, 2019 | 05:30 pm
Location: Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, NC
Join your newly elected Carolinas Chapter Board of Directors as they welcome 2019 with some local craft beers and light fare.
Thanks to the support of our sponsors, we are able to provide two (2) drink tickets and food without any cost to the attendees.
Doors will open at 5:30 on Wednesday 20 Feb 2019
What's more, this event is only two week before our first info session.
On 06 March, the Chapter will explore Conformal Coating technologies including plasma etch, jetting, and two-part auto mixing with PVA at GMI in Mooresville, NC
More information to come...
919 427 2611
SMTA Carolinas Infosession on Conformal CoatingWednesday, March 6, 2019 | 05:30 PM
Location: GMI Manufacturing
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On 06 March, we will explore Conformal Coating technologies including plasma etch, jetting, and two-part auto mixing with PVA at GMI in Mooresville, NC
Doors will open at 5:30 on Wednesday 06 March 2019
Preregister and save $5 or pay at the door with credit card, check, or cash
RSVP Today: smta.org/chapters/rsvp.cfm?BEE_ID=4654
I am excited to have been re-elected President of the SMTA Carolinas Chapter and look forward to a great 2019! Our goal is to build upon the success and momentum we have from a strong 2018. Last year, we had great speakers at the meetings across the Carolinas, which led to strong turnout. We also enjoyed a fun golf outing in October and a sold-out Expo and Technical Forum in May. Most importantly, I saw many instances where our members met someone who helped them solve a specific problem. There is nothing better than receiving an email from a member thanking me for the meeting and for the introduction to another member who helped him with a problem.
The chapter finished 2018 with a December info-session at Kemet in Greenville, SC. The event was well attended with vigorous discussion about the component shortages and its forecasted end. We have posted the presentation highlights on the SMTA website. Speaking of presentations, we are always interested in your input for topics. Please let us know what causes you the most grief in your daily manufacturing challenges. We will try to get an expert in to address that problem. You can contact us via the website or connect with any one of the officers directly.
Our 2018 ended with a great springboard into 2019, which should be our best year ever. In 2019, we plan to have 4 info sessions held throughout the Carolinas: RTP, Charlotte, and Asheville in North Carolina, as well as in Greenville, South Carolina. We strive to broaden our membership and will bring our meetings as close as possible to our chapter membership. We will also host the annual golf outing and Expo again in 2019. Stay tuned for further emails detailing all these events as we finalize the locations and topics.
Our first meeting this year is the 2019 SMTA Carolinas Kickoff at Fullsteam brewery in Durham, NC on February 20th. This will be a fun event allowing us to socialize over local craft beers and fare - just fun, fellowship, and refreshments. The venue has limited spots, so please RSVP early as we expect the event to max out.
I am also very excited to have such a great executive team, which includes:
- Brent Fischthal – Vice President
- Luis Sastoque – Treasurer
- Nick Mescia – VP of Membership
- John Gosnell – Secretary
- Robbie Smith – Technical Programs Chairman
- Ryan Stellhorn – Golf Outing Chairman
I look forward to seeing you at an SMTA event in 2019!
SMTA Carolinas Chapter, President
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|Date / Time||Event||Location||Contact/Email|
February 20, 2019
|SMTA Carolinas Chapter 2019 Kickoff Mixer||Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, NC||
919 427 2611
March 6, 2019
|SMTA Carolinas Infosession on Conformal Coating||GMI Manufacturing||
Bob Doetzer (Circuit Technology, Inc.)
Phone : 919-552-3434
Vice President :
Brent A. Fischthal (Koh Young)
Phone : 704-651-2860
John Gosnell (Tektone)
Phone : 828-371-7387
Luis M. Sastoque (TTI, Inc.)
Phone : 919-876-8922
VP of Technical Programs :
Robert Smith (OBM, Inc)
Phone : 704-458-0025
VP of Membership :
Phone : 919-741-9264
Golf Outing Chairman (Appointed) :
Ryan Stellhorn (Cree)
Phone : 919-407-5116
Board Liaison :
Gregory Vance (Rockwell Automation)
Phone Contact : 440-646-3246