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AIM Solder is pleased to announce that it recently provided the first-ever IPC-A-610 training and certification program to engineers and industry professionals in Rio Grande, Argentina.
AIM’s Technical Marketing Engineer, Andres Rojas, provided the Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) training, which is designed to prepare line workers, operators, inspectors, managers and buyers to make informed decisions when assessing the quality and reliability of electronic assemblies according to the IPC quality standard.
The training was offered in collaboration with AIM’s local authorized distributor, High Tech Solutions. Of the more than thirty engineers and industry professionals, including several outstanding students from the National Technological University, that participated, eighteen were awarded the Application Specialist (CIS) certification, and the rest were recognized by AIM for having completed the IPC-A-610 training program.
“I am very happy and grateful for this opportunity and the incredible support we received from those who participated,”said Andres Rojas, AIM’s Technical Marketing Engineer. “This initiative speaks to the efforts of AIM and our business partner High Tech Solutions to strengthen AIM’s presence in the southern part of the continent.”
“As a leading provider in the electronics industry, we are thrilled to have collaborated in training technicians and engineers on international standards to aid in the ongoing process of sustainable industrial development,” said Gaston Hervidas, High Tech Solutions’s Operations Director. “We would like to thank AIM Solder for their support and cooperation in bringing this valued training to Argentina,” said Diego Monzon, High Tech Solutions’s Commercial Director.
“This type of training program is ideal for promoting professional growth in the electronics industry,” said Martin Lozano, Process Engineer at Electrofueguina S.A. “It provides opportunity for all to understand industry requirements and ensure compliance with IPC standards.”
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, AIM Solder is a leading global manufacturer of assembly materials for the electronics industry with manufacturing, distribution and support facilities located throughout the world. AIM produces advanced solder products such as solder paste, liquid flux, cored wire, bar solder, epoxies, lead-free and halogen-free solder products, preforms, and specialty alloys such as indium and gold for a broad range of industries. A recipient of many prestigious SMT industry awards, AIM is strongly committed to innovative research and development of product and process improvement as well as providing customers with superior technical support, service and training. For more information about AIM, click here.