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IMI China will participate in the upcoming NEPCON CHINA (Shanghai) 2021 from April 21 to 23 and will be located at booth number 2R61.
The 30th tradeshow organized by NEPCON Microelectronics China will be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, Pudong New District, Shanghai. An international exhibit for the electronics manufacturing industry in the region, the event will showcase the latest equipment and technology in surface mount technology, system integration technologies and electronics manufacturing automation.
IMI China has manufacturing facilities at Chengdu, Jiaxing, Shenzhen (Pingshan & Kuichong) serving the automotive, telecommunications, industrial, medical and consumer markets.
Dan Beaulieu, D.B. Management Group
This is a story of hope for the future of our industry. Matt Redhead is a young entrepreneur who started his career in customer service and sales, but always had his sights set on owning a business. Recently, he achieved his dream by becoming the fourth owner of a 46-year-old contract manufacturing business just outside of Portland, Oregon. For those of you who worry about the younger folks joining our ranks, this interview will renew your faith.
Marc Carter, Independent Contributor
Knowledge transfer, especially from the “graying-out” experienced technical workers in our industry, is a complex, difficult family of problems. It differs wildly between companies, and even within divisions of the same company. One of the biggest barriers is the full manufacturing schedules in North American electronics companies that don’t leave any slack time—and the 40-hour work week is a complete fantasy for many.
Jennifer Davis, Arch Systems
Buy new or make do? It’s an age-old debate for manufacturers who are trying to decide how best to manage machine assets inside their manufacturing facilities. New machines are expensive, but so is operating existing machines at a comparative deficit.