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April 1, 2020 

Siemens and Valor: Two Complementary DFM Technologies

Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007

Before IPC APEX EXPO kicked off, I attended a Siemens seminar in San Diego on smart manufacturing for electronics and the integration of technologies from Siemens’ digital industry software and Valor. Afterward, I spoke with Andy Farrington, director of portfolio development for the Americas, about the event, as well as some of the hot topics and solutions that the speakers addressed.

Andy Shaughnessy: Andy, this has been a pretty interesting seminar that focused on smart manufacturing for electronics, among other things... More >

SMT News & Articles

The Next Generation: 2K Conformal Coatings

I-Connect007 Editorial Team

This webinar serves as an introduction to two-component (2K) coating systems and the overall benefits that are achievable.

Watch & Learn! Final Installment of I-007e Micro Webinar Series Features 2k Coating Systems

In this engaging, 12-part webinar series, Kinner examines conformal coating chemistries in further detail, including their properties, applications, issues to be mindful of, and the processes you should follow to achieve a successful coating outcome... More >


Manncorp: Now Offering 90-Day Payment Deferral on New Leasing - Manncorp has weathered over 50 years of emergencies and unbelievable challenges. You can count on us to be here. The current crisis has also opened up many requests for new equipment to support ongoing efforts in the medical and military fields of research & development and manufacturing. Our financing arm is now offering 90-day payment deferral on new leasing to qualified customers. We are here to support you and help you succeed in these tough times. Read our full update.

Latest Columns

Foundations of the Future: The Substantial Growth of IPC Student Chapters

IPC Education Foundation, IPC

The IPC Education Foundation launched the IPC Student Chapter Program in February 2019, with the formal announcement at IPC APEX EXPO. The program aims to connect students in relevant 2-year, 4-year, and graduate programs to the electronics industry and IPC member companies. Aaron Birney provides an update on the substantial growth of IPC Student Chapters over the past year.

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Smart Factory Insights: Size Matters—The Digital Twin
Michael Ford
The Government Circuit: An IPC Roadmap to Economic Recovery
Chris Mitchell
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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

  • Manage QMS in accordance with the ISO 9001:2015 system...
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News Editor - Full Time Position

I-Connect007 seeks a positive, independent self-starter to manage news gathering process and work closely with editorial team. Qualified candidates will demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills and be able to work full-time remotely...

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More Job Opportunities

Blackfox to Offer Online IPC Training & Certification - Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Blackfox will offer online IPC training and certification beginning in mid-April. The following lecture-based classes will be offered remotely for CIS, CSE and CIT certification: IPC-A-610, IPC/WHMA-A-620, IPC-A-600 and IPC-6012. We will be using web conferencing with a live Master IPC Trainer to deliver IPC training. Certification testing will be conducted through the IPC EDGE 2.0 platform, offer remotely proctored exams. Click for more info.  

Current SMT007 Magazine Table of Contents

Digital Factory Implementation, Part 2

We continue our exploration of implementation details for smart factories with resources and ongoing examples demonstrating that the real innovation in a smart factory comes from your business practices. Don't miss our exclusive in-depth conversation with aviation design superstar Burt Rutan following his January 2020 keynote at IPC APEX EXPO...
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