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Electronics manufacturers are welcoming some key strategic opportunities to grow their business while advancing the industry both economically and technologically. The challenge remains in how to simultaneously collaborate while competing for business, something that seems more apparent now than in the past 20 years.
In this issue, we highlight some of the topics discussed at the EMS Leadership Summit, a technical forum at IPC APEX EXPO aimed at responding to the changing EMS landscape. We give presenters an ever wider stage to share their findings as you consider how these topics relate to your specific needs.
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Now available on Spotify, Episode 3 of I-Connect007’s new podcast, On the Line with… features an interview with Mark Laing, business development manager for digital industries software at Siemens. Laing discusses the role of electronics in achieving sustainability. Not only does the electronics industry have a primary role to play here, but it also contributes by creating products which enable other industries to monitor and optimize their sustainability practices.
Episode 12, “Smarter Manufacturing through Inspection,” from Koh Young’s new micro webinar series ‘Smarter Manufacturing Enabled with Inspection Data’ is available now.
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Successful skills training is a crucial part of the onboarding process and can take experienced staff members away from their primary jobs on the manufacturing floor. Effective training to onboard new employees can not only speed up the ramp-up times, but can also be customized to a company’s specific needs. We posed these four questions about new hire training to Sharon Montana-Beard, vice president of sales and operations at Blackfox.