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Chapter Meeting - November 10, 2017

When: November 10, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Where: Kent State University Liquid Crystal Institute
Address: 1456 East Summit Street, Kent, OH 44242
NOTE: This address is for the Presbyterian Church across the street from LCI that will get you to the LCI parking lot entrances.
Meeting RSVP Link: smta.org/chapters/rsvp.cfm?BEE_ID=4306

Payment Options:
   - At the door via Credit Card, Check or Cash.
   - In Advance via PayPal in "Pay For Meeting Here" link above this annoucement.

Presentation Topics & Tour:
1. 2017 iNEMI Technology Roadmaps covering:
     - Internet of Things (IOT)
     - PCB Board Assembly
     - Test, Inspection & Measurement
2. Hybrid Thick Film Microelectronic Manufacturing and Transferability to Flexible Technology
3. Void Free Soldering with a New Vapor Phase with Vacuum Technology
4. Kent State Liquid Crystal Institute Overview & Tour

Thank you to our meeting sponsors:



2017 Golf Outing

2nd Annual SMTA Ohio Valley

Member Appreciation Golf Outing


Thursday, June 15, 2017

Cherokee Hills Golf Course – (330) 225-6122

5740 Center Road, Valley City, OH  44280 





Ohio Valley SMTA would like to invite you to participate in our Member Golf Outing absolutely FREE!  Enjoy networking with other SMTA members, vendors and gain valuable technical information.


SMTA members will receive FREE greens fee, lunch and dinner.  There will be hole prizes and special drawings immediately following our dinner.



Pre-register by May 31, 2017


<Click here to register>

or copy and paste web address below



Not an SMTA member?? You can still join the fun for a small fee!

SMT Users, OEM’s, CM’s & Guests that are not SMTA members: $50.00 includes greens fee, lunch and dinner.  If you become a SMTA member the golf outing is free.


Not a sponsor or additional Sales People (Non-member): $50.00 includes greens fee, lunch and dinner.


Schedule - Subject to Change depending on number of Golfers


7:00 AM - Registration


7:50 AM - Shotgun start


Boxed lunch provided at the turn


Following Golf:  Dinner & Awards


Format is a 4 person Scramble with 7:50 AM shotgun start.

Lunch w/beverage, golf cart and dinner.


Hole Sponsors Available - Please contact Ernie Woyma

emjkw23@sbcglobal.net       Cell: (440-725-3061)


This outing will fill quickly so sign up today! 

Register no later than May 31, 2017 with your intent to play.


Select your own group or we will pair you up.  When registering please use the company field (after listing your company) to enter the names of players you wish to play with.


<click here to Register>

or copy and paste the web address below





A fun, free, day of golf.

Courtesy of your SMTA Ohio Valley

May 16th, 2017 Meeting Notice


Lean Lite

Jim Hall of ITM Consultants

at the Hilton Garden Inn - Wooster

 Facility Tour of RBB Systems following the Presentation


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Registration from 8:00am - 8:30am (Presentation starts at 8:30am)

Hilton Garden Inn - Wooster

959 Dover Road

Wooster, Ohio 44691

Google Maps Link

Facility tour at RBB Systems following prestentation

RBB Systems Google Maps Link







SMTA Members - $35



First Meeting Free w/ New SMTA Membership



Credit Card at door



In Advance via PayPal link: http://smta.org/chapters/chapters_detail.cfm?chapter_id=29



8:00 am - Registration

8:30 am - Presentation Jim Hall, ITM Part 1

11:30 am - Lunch (Working)

12:15 pm - Presentation Jim Hall, ITM Part 2

2:30 pm - Travel to RBB

 3:00 pm - RBB Facility Tour


Ohio Valley Newsletters

April/May 2017 Newsletter - Lean Lite with Jim Hall Facility tour at RBB
April 2016 Newsletter - Rockwell and Jason Keeping (Conformal Coating)

August 2015 Newsletter - UDRI and Tabtronics

April 2015 Newsletter - Lincoln Electric

January 2015 Rollout Newsletter
November 2013 Newsletter
April 11 CTP 2013 Newsletter
February 2013 Newsletter
December 2012 Newsletter
April 2012 Newsletter
March 2012 Newsletter
January 2012 Newsletter 
December 2011 Newsletter
September 2010 Newsletter
July 2010 Newsletter
May 2010 Newsletter
March 2010 Newsletter

October 2009 Newsletter
July 2009 Newsletter
May 2009 Newsletter
March 2009 Newsletter
December 2008 Newsletter
September 2008 Newsletter
July 2008 Newsletter
March 2008 Newsletter

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Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
November 10, 2017
8:30 am
Ohio Valley Chapter Technical Meeting Kent State University Liquid Crystal Institute 440-646-3246   Greg Vance 

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Our Chapter Officers

President : Gregory Vance  (Rockwell Automation)
Phone : 440-646-3246

Vice President : Jeff Waterman  (Libra Industries, Inc.)
Phone : 440-974-7770

Secretary : Tim McArthur  (Delta Systems Inc.)
Phone : 330-422-5199

Treasurer : Brett Crane  (Bird Technologies Group)
Phone : 440-519-2309

Events Coordinator (Appointed) : Esther Beris  (Channel Products)
Phone : 440-723-3649

VP of Membership - Northern Ohio : William Timms III  (SMT Capital, LLC)
Phone : 330-416-6993

VP of Membership - Southern Ohio : Larry Roy  (SMT Capital, LLC)
Phone : 513-886-4040

Chapter Advisor (Appointed) : Ernest M. Woyma Jr.  (Ohio Valley SMTA Chapter)
Phone : 440-725-3061

Chapter Advisor (Appointed) : Nicholas Papp  (BarTron, Inc.)
Phone : 734-231-5043

Newsletter Editor (Appointed) : Steven Michael Sekanina  (Isola Group)
Phone : 603-325-2317

Student Membership Liaison (Appointed) : Clifford Rhodes Jr.  (Bird Technologies Group)
Phone : 440-519-2309

Board Liaison : Gregory Vance (Rockwell Automation)
Phone Contact : 440-646-3246

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Global Members of our Chapter

Metallic Resources, Inc.

Global Participating Members of our Chapter

Metallic Resources, Inc.

Metallic Resources, Inc.


VEXOS - LaGrange

Corporate Members of our Chapter

Altronic, LLC (A Member of the Hoerbiger Group)

CO-AX Technology, Inc.

Crown Equipment Corporation

Dynalab, Inc.

Electronic Assembly Products, Ltd.


Isola Group

Kimco Distributing

Libra Industries, Inc.

Metallic Resources, Inc.

RBB Systems, Inc.

Rockwell Automation

Spectra-Tech Manufacturing Inc

Superior Flux & Manufacturing

Techtron Systems Inc.

Tin Technology and Refining

Transforming Technologies

TT Electronics

Valtronic Technologies (USA) Inc.

YXLON International, Inc.

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 Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics SMAC Specialty Coating Systems Vexos ZESTRON Americas

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