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PCB manufacturing industry veteran Harvey Miller celebrates turns 99 years old today. The founder of Fabfile Online often jokes that he wants to break the Guinness World Record for longevity set by Jeanne Louise Calment, who died at 122 in 1997.
Harvey is still very active at 99, and at the rate he's going, he just might wind up making it to 123 years old. Let's raise a glass in Harvey's honor.
To your health, Harvey!
Learn more about Harvey in this interview from 2016: What a Long, Strange Trip it’s Been—and It’s a Long Way from Being Over.
Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
In this enlightening conversation with M&A specialist Tom Kastner, Nolan Johnson learns that it’s a buyer’s market—and a seller’s market too. This sets up an interesting dynamic no matter which side you might be on. What trends are in play that have led to this situation and how can you make the most of it? Tom shares valuable insights that will get you thinking and planning your own strategies.
Shawn DuBravac, IPC
IPC Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac has plenty to share about the state of the U.S. economy and how the electronics manufacturing industry might weather the storms of high inflation, rising interest rates, and low unemployment. It’s an interesting situation to find ourselves in as the flurry of opinion on a 2023 recession starts to take shape. Does it make sense to invest in PCB fab now? And how does the rest of the world feel about it? Shawn gets to the bottom line.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
The I-Connect007 Editorial Staff spoke with Chemcut’s Jerry Reitz, and Atlantic Microtool’s Bruce Siemering and Neil Robinson about recent robotic automation advances, a specific robotic solution from Automata, and the changing factors tipping toward robotic automation in the current market.