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Awards Announced for SMTA China East Conference 2017

SMTA China announces that it presented awards for Seven papers at the SMTA China East Conference 2017 Award Presentation Ceremony, held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center in conjunction with the SMTA China Annual Award Ceremony.

Flex’s Henley Zhou was awarded The Best Paper of Technology Conference One for the paper titled “The Study of The Efeect of PTH Diameter, Connection Type and Amount of Connected Copper On PTH Hole Fill Percentage By Wave Soldering.” 

Kyzen’s Daniel Gao was awarded The Best Paper of Technology Conference Two for the paper titled “Cleaning Agent Innovation for Highly Dense Electronic Assemblies.” 

Keith Bryant, from SMT Solutions and Michael Tang, from YXLON International GmbH  received the award for The Best Presentation of Technology Conference One for the presentation titled “Computer Tomography From Microelectronics To Assembled Products.” 

Dr. Wayne Koh, from Pacrim Technology Inc. received the award for The Best Presentation of Technology Conference Two for the presentation titled “Progress In Low Temperature Lead-Free Solder for SMT Assembly.”

Ji Xu, from ASM Assembly Systems Ltd. received the award for The Best Presentation of Vendor Conference One for the presentation titled “Smart #1 SMT Factory-Our Smart Move to Industry 4.0.”

Derek Wang, from AIM Solder (Shenzhen) Company Limited received the award for The Best Presentation of Vendor Conference Two for the presentation titled “The Impact of Reduced Solder Alloy Powder Size On Solder Paste Print Performance”

Yu Xiang, from Shenzhen City TongFang Electronic New-material Co.,Ltd. received the award for The Best Presentation of Vendor Conference Three for the presentation titled “QFN Solder Void Solution Study.” 

Dongguan Anda Automation Equipment Co., Ltd. received the award for The Best Emerging Exhibit of the Year 2017 China East with the product of “Dispenser Machine” and Model of “AD-16.” 

Cencorp Automation Oy, received the award for The Best Exhibit Technology of the Year 2017 China East with the product of “In-Line Router” and Model of “1000BR.” 

For more information about the SMTA China, contact Ms. Peggy Chen at +86-21-5609-3010; E-mail: peggychen@smta.org.cn

SMTA China East 2017 Best Paper Awards

Best Paper / Best Presentation Awards presented by SMTA China during the SMTA China East Conference 2017

 

SMTA China East 2017 Exhibitor Awards

Best Emerging Exhibit / Best Exhibit Technology Awards presented by SMTA China during the SMTA China East Conference 2017





SMTA Welcomes New Strategic Engagement Manager

The SMTA recently named Matt Bourgeois to the position of Strategic Engagement Manager. The newly-created position fulfills a need for increased engagement among corporate members, smaller manufacturers, young professionals, and students.

Matt BourgeoisWith input and guidance from SMTA members and the Board of Directors, the vision for this new role is to strengthen the electronics industry by fostering collaboration among individuals and corporations. This vision will ultimately strive to match potential employers with like-minded young people. Matt will facilitate, educate, and serve as a dedicated resource supporting this initiative.

Matt Bourgeois joins SMTA with experience in project management and finance in the electrical industry, as well as business ownership in the electronics sector. Matt earned an MBA from St. Mary’s University and holds two undergraduate degrees from the University of North Dakota. He also speaks Spanish fluently. Matt is certain to be an asset for the association and the industry.

Matt welcomes ideas, questions, or comments regarding internships, education, mentoring, or student chapters. Matt Bourgeois can be reached at matt@smta.org or 952-920-7682.





IBM and Siemens Experts to Keynote Contamination, Cleaning and Coating Conference

Amsterdam, Netherlands – SMTA and SMART Group announce experts from IBM Corporation and Siemens AG will keynote the Contamination, Cleaning and Coating Conference. The conference is scheduled May 22-24, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Airport Hotel in Amsterdam.

On Tuesday, May 23, Prabjit Singh, Ph.D., IBM Corporation, will provide his keynote presentation on the “Occurrence and Prevention of Electronic Hardware Failures due to Gaseous and Particulate Contamination in Data Centers.” He will offer a history of electronic corrosion and survey/occurrence of corrosion in data centers worldwide. The presentation will delve into Mixed Flow Gas (MFG) and Flowers of Sulphur (FOS) testing of hardware for corrosion propensity, recent advances in FOS testing for creep corrosion, effect of humidity on creep corrosion, effect of temperature and humidity on copper and silver corrosion, as well as conformal coatings and their testing. Dr. Singh is a Senior Technical Staff Member in the Materials and Processes Department in IBM Corporation with 38 years of experience in the metallurgical engineering aspects of mainframe computer power, packaging, cooling and reliability.

Ruediger Knofe, Siemens AG, will keynote Wednesday, May 24 with his presentation titled “Cleaning of Electronics: Analysing Cleaning Results and Potential Damage Risks When Cleaning Process is Not Optimal.” The talk will highlight key objectives for cleaning of electronics including processes, cleaning agents, influencing factors, evaluation, and potential damage risks. Mr. Knofe currently works as a senior key expert engineer at Siemens AG, responsible for different material qualifications, reliability failure analyses and also cleaning processes for electronics.

This two and a half day technical event focuses on the most important and timely issues on contamination, cleaning and conformal coating in the manufacture of electronics. Conference sessions will include Residues Trapped under Component Terminations, How Problematic are Contaminants Left on Printed Circuit Assemblies, Process Control and Cleaning Material Innovations and Conformal Coating Materials and Processes.

Visit the website for more information: http://www.smta.org/contamination/

Contact Tanya Martin, tanya@smta.org, with questions or comments.





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