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During the recent NEPCON China trade show in Shanghai, Stephen Mitchell, managing director of Teknek, a contact cleaning solutions provider, discusses with I-Connect007 Guest Editor Ann Zhang the latest trends in contact cleaning technology. He provides his outlook on China’s electronics manufacturing industry and intelligent manufacturing, and talks about how Teknek's contact cleaning systems are helping customers address their defects and productivity issues.
Watch The Interview Here
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