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February 20, 2020 

Joe Clark Says DownStream is Ready for More Growth in 2020

Kelly Dack, CID+, EPTAC

Joe Clark, co-founder of DownStream Technologies, gives Technical Editor Kelly Dack an overview of the company and their innovative product line, which serves to smooth the bumps that can occur between source design output and manufacturing line input. As Joe explains, 2019 was a great year for the company, and he expects that trend to hold through 2020.

Kelly Dack: Here we are, the first day of IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego. Beautiful weather. And with me is a beautiful gentleman, Joe Clark from Downstream Technologies.

Joe Clark: Thank you very much, Kelly... More >

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Max Seeley: Some Designers Hesitant to Adopt New Tech

Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine

I spoke with Max Seeley of 3M about a design class he presented at AltiumLive. We also discussed autorouting and the continuing advances in EDA tools, as well as the schism between users who embrace new technology and those who still prefer to layout their boards the old-fashioned way. Which camp do you belong to?

Andy Shaughnessy: Max, please give a real quick background on yourself.

Max Seeley: I work at 3M in St. Paul, Minnesota. I’m in the digital solutions group, which is part of the Corporate Research Systems Lab at 3M. My group focuses on embedded electronics that add smart technologies and connectivity to a wide variety of products made by 3M... More >


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Featured Column

Global Technology: The Importance of Laminate CTE in PCB Design

Eran Navick, FineLine USA

All material expands and contracts with temperature change, which is called the coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE). Eran Navick explains where and how the laminate expands effects the operation of the printed circuit in different ways.

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The Bare (Board) Truth: ‘The Want of a Nail’ and the Butterfly Effect
Mark Thompson
Flex Talk: Additive PCB Technology for Next-generation Electronics
Tara Dunn
This Month's Jobs
Multiple Positions

National Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality printed circuit boards, is currently looking for candidates for the following positions in our Rolling Meadows Illinois Facility:

Quality Control Manager

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The Printed Circuit Designer's Guide to...Producing the Perfect Data Package
For PCB designers, producing a comprehensive data package is crucial. This book describes exactly what a PCB fabricator requires in a design output package and explains the consequences of providing incomplete or inaccurate information. Learn effective ways to eliminate discrepancies and errors, ensure project success, and ultimately reduce costs and wasted time. Download a free copy!

Current Design007 Magazine Table of Contents

EMI/Power Distribution

At every trade show and conference lately, designers and design engineers mention issues that they’re facing related to EMI and power distribution networks. It’s one problem that doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. This month, we asked our expert contributors to share their thoughts on fighting and even precluding EMI through proper PDN design techniques and more...
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Avoiding EMI Problems With Lee Ritchey, a conversation with Lee Ritchey
Eric Bogatin Looks at EMI Root Causes and Solutions, a conversation with Eric Bogatin
PCB Fixtures for Power Integrity, by Istvan Novak
The Impact of PDN Impedance on EMI, by Barry Olney
Clearing Up the Buzz, by Tim Haag
EMI Challenges: A Contract Designer’s Take, an interview with Alexander Löwer

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