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Huntsville Chapter Technical Meeting (Postponed)

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 03:00 PM
Location: STI Electronics Inc., 261 Palmer Road, Madison, AL 35758

SMTA Huntsville Chapter
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March 26, 2020 @ 3:00PM
STI Electronics Inc., 261 Palmer Road, Madison, AL 35758
How does one collect “Objective Evidence” to meet the new J-STD-001 Section 8.1 on electronic assembly cleanliness?
The presentation will explore why this IPC standard came about and why the current “ROSE” test methodology is not enough anymore. It will explore different tools and techniques as well as discuss how to gather objective evidence needed to meet the specification.  Mark will also discuss how to ensure on-going process control and repeatability on lot-to-lot acceptance to show compliance going forward. The objective is to show the how and test methodologies that can be used to show that you know how clean your electronic assemblies are built to on a consistent basis. There will be an actual demonstration of the equipment and test reports that are generated by the SIR test equipment along with the actual hardware that generates the test data that supports “Objective Evidence” for review. Do you know how “clean or dirty” your electronic assemblies are built to?
Speaker Information
Mark McMeenMark T. McMeen joined STI Electronics Inc. as Vice President of Engineering Services in July of 2000. Prior to joining STI, Mr. McMeen was the Vice President of Engineering and Technical Director of Component Intertechnologies, Inc.  He currently oversees the day to day operations of the Engineering Services division of STI which incorporates three entities: Analytical lab, Prototype and Manufacturing Lab and Microelectronics Lab.  He has over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing and engineering of printed circuit boards, both flexible and rigid, as well as in the manufacture of electronic assemblies. He has automotive electronic experience (instrumentation clusters) and military electronic hardware. He has spent most of his early years in electronic manufacturing in the packaging of electronic components and multi-chip modules and their integration onto printed circuit boards. He currently holds two co-patents in the fabrication of flexible circuit boards and the processes necessary to imbed integrated circuits inside rigid printed circuit boards. He is also one of the co-inventers in the development of the Magnalytix (a joint venture between STI Electronics and Kyzen Corp) in the development of commercially available SIR test equipment.


Payment Instructions:
$20 Members, $30 Non-members Contact if you are not an American citizen.

Questions? Contact:
Dave Raby
(256) 705-5502

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Earlier this year, the SMTA Huntsville chapter made a $200 contribution to the Arab High School robotics team. The robotics team is in Houston, TX this week competing in FIRST Championship, a space-themed robotics world wide competition. To learn more about this STEM program, visit
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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Sherry Stepp  (KYZEN Corporation)

Vice President : Caleb Traynor  (NTS)

Secretary : Donna S. Bennett  (Syncro Corp)

Treasurer : Tina Kather  (Tintronics Industries)

VP of Membership (Appointed) : Jon M. Roberts  (SCI, Technology, Inc.)

Technical Committee (Appointed) : Trevor Bowers  

Technical Committee (Appointed) : Mark McMeen  (STI Electronics, Inc.)

Technical Committee (Appointed) : Mike Bixenman DBA, MBA  (KYZEN Corporation)

VP of Technical Programs (Appointed) : David Raby  (STI Electronics, Inc.)

VP of Publications (Appointed) : Ken Lawrence  (Abaco Systems)

Board Liaison : William Capen (Honeywell FM&T)

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