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March 4, 2024 

SMT007 Magazine March 2024: Take a Look at Our IPC APEX EXPO Pre-show Issue

I-Connect007 Editorial Team

This month’s issue of SMT007 Magazine devotes its pages to a comprehensive preview of the IPC APEX EXPO 2024 event. Whether your role is technical, business, whether your experience level is new-to-the-industry or seasoned veteran, you will find value throughout the IPC APEX EXPO-ECWC program.

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Industry News


Reassessing Surface Finish Performance for Next-gen Technology, Part 2

Frank Xu, PhD and Martin Bunce of MacDermid Alpha, and John Coonrod of Rogers Corp.

The introduction of 5G/6G has created a growing demand for faster rates of data transfer and operation at higher frequencies, pushing signals to travel toward the outer edges of conductors. As a result, the surface finish applied over the copper circuitry is now gaining more attention.

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Create Realistic Designs and Advance Your Skills - Creating a robust and manufacturable PCB design requires paying close attention to numerous details. There are many unwritten rules, best practice techniques, and design requirements that vary by manufacturer. In The Printed Circuit Designer’s Guide to… Designing for Reality, author Matt Stevenson reveals how these often-subtle factors enable designers to create realistic board designs that will take their skills from novice to advanced.  Download now.

It’s Only Common Sense: The Fear of 'No'

Dan Beaulieu, DB Management

Why are most salespeople scared to get out there in front of customers and potential customers? The reason they don’t want to call and connect with potential customers is that one irrefutable thing: fear of the word “no.” That dreadful tiny little word that has so often ruined sales careers. Think about how it feels when you are about to pick up the phone to ask someone for something. There’s that little voice in your head warning you that the other person will probably say no. It can be paralyzing and keep you from doing your job. More often than not, that extreme fear can cause you to lose your job.

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