Virtex on Military and Aerospace Requirements

April 26, 2017 | Stephen Las Marias, I-Connect007

Brad Heath, VirTex CEO, and Upinder Singh, Vice President and General Manager at VirTex MTI, discuss their company's military and aerospace business, and how they are addressing the latest demands and requirements from their customers.

What a Tangled (Soldering) Web We Weave!

April 25, 2017 | Stephen Las Marias, I-Connect007

Soldering remains one of the most critical processes in the PCB assembly industry. Which is why it is of the utmost importance that the soldering process should be perfect. But soldering is just too complex a process, and further complicating the situation, the requirements and technologies vary between our industry’s market segments. There are just a lot of factors to consider before you put your boards into the reflow and let them run.


Punching Out! Selling a Company—Seeing it as a Triumph, Not a Defeat

April 25, 2017 | Tom Kastner, GP Ventures, Ltd.

Somehow, there is a still a stigma that selling a company is a negative for the owner. Many people think that there must be something wrong, otherwise, they would not be selling. In reality, exiting a business should be looked at as a...

One World, One Industry: 100 Days In—President Trump and a Better Manufacturing Policy

April 19, 2017 | John Mitchell, IPC--Association Connecting Electronics Industries

To truly increase the number of American manufacturing jobs, President Trump should support increased investment in research and development for advanced manufacturing, promote and fund STEM education in primary and secondary schools,...

The storage of moisture-sensitive electronic components and materials is problematic, and manufacturers with long term storage requirements face additional obstacles. Requirements for long-term storage are increasing. This article...

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