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September 28, 2020 

Virtual SMTA International 2020 Opens Today

Real Time with...SMTAI

SMTA International 2020 kicks off today, and I-Connect007 will bring you complete coverage of this brand-new, virtual event through Real Time with… SMTAI 2020. The virtual SMTAI Electronics Exhibition runs through September 30.

Throughout the week, we’ll be capturing and featuring video interviews with the industry’s top executives, engineers, and managers. Stay up to date with the latest developments in the SMT community—all without leaving your office.

The Live Virtual Exposition is scheduled to run from September 28 (opening at 8:00 a... More >

 
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Real Time with...SMTAI 2020: The Test Connection Celebrates 40 Years

Real Time with...SMTAI

Andy Shaughnessy spoke with Bert Horner, VP of engineering support for The Test Connection, about the company’s plans for the upcoming SMTAI virtual show. Bert explains that The Test Connection will address their core competency, engineering, and test services, as well as design tools, such as ASTER Technologies’ DFT analyzer TestWay and the SMH FlashRunner test programmer. He also notes a few of the positive things that the company learned during the COVID-19 lockdown and how the family firm celebrated its 40th anniversary this year.

The Live Virtual Exposition will run from September 28 (opening at 8:00 a... More >

 
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Just Ask John Mitchell: Global Book-to-Bill Number

I-Connect007 Editorial Team

First, we asked you to send in your questions for Happy Holden, Joe Fjelstad, and Eric Camden in our “Just Ask” series. Now, it’s IPC President and CEO John Mitchell’s turn! A regular PCB007 columnist, John focuses on many of the challenges affecting the global electronics industry supply chain. Over the years, he has served as an engineer, manager, and executive at a variety of companies and organizations. We hope you enjoy “Just Ask John.” 

Q: Why doesn't IPC publish a global book-to-bill number?

A: The book-to-bill number requires a sufficient number of company participants... More >

Time to Market: 12 Characteristics of NPI Suppliers

Imran Valiani, RUSH PCB Inc.

When trying to get a new product to market, time can be the most important factor when it comes to its future success or failure. And time is always passing whether you use it productively or not. When it comes to new product introduction (NPI), loss of time can mean everything. Thus, it’s critical to choose the right PCB and PCBA supplier to deliver your new product to market on time.

With that in mind, here are 12 characteristics you should look for when choosing and developing a long-term working relationship with that right NPI supplier. Quick turnaround suppliers must be:

  1. Capable: They need to have all the capabilities to handle your NPI needs... More >
 
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