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Michael Ford, senior marketing development manager at Mentor Graphics Valor Division, and Tom Kramer, regional sales manager of Kulicke and Soffa, speak with Editor Andy Shaughnessy about their partnership and synergy, and how they enable customers to become flexible and productive even with high-mix operations.
They also discuss the Valor OML manufacturing box and how this can help customers with their production by enabling the connection of different systems in one common platform.
Watch the interview here.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
At the SMTA West Penn Expo, I had a chance to discuss a paper presented by Jigar Patel, senior application engineer at ZESTRON. Jigar explained some of the cleaning challenges with newer components and how ZESTRON helps optimize cleaning processes for their customers.
Dan Feinberg has been covering augmented, virtual, and mixed-reality for I-Connect007 for the last few years. He recently met with Eric Braddom, VP of Extended Reality (XR) Product Management for Flex, a company that is involved in this disruptive technology. In this interview, Dan and Eric discuss the future of augmented, mixed and/or virtual reality, or as Flex calls it, "extended reality."
Real Time with...IPC
Voiding has increasingly become one of the most critical challenges in the soldering process. In this interview, Christopher Nash, product manager for the PCB assembly solder paste business of Indium, speaks about how the company is helping customers address the voiding challenge.