2015's Most Read SMT Interviews


Reading time ( words)

Zentech’s John Vaughan on the Mil/Aero Sector: “It’s Headed Up”

I-Connect007 Publisher Barry Matties and Zentech’s John Vaughan had a chance to discuss industry concerns within the mil/aero segment at IPC APEX EXPO 2015. The two also shared thoughts on the space industry.

Ready to Hire! Blackfox Provides IPC Class 3 Training to Veterans

Read this interview with Al Dill, president and CEO of Blackfox Training Institute, for an in-depth discussion on Blackfox’s expansion plans for North America and Malaysia. Dill also describes the highly successful veteran’s training program in Longmont, Colorado.

California Congressman Mike Honda Discusses American Manufacturing

Barry Matties, Publisher of I-Connect007, sat down with Congressman Honda, who represents District 17 in the Silicon Valley, and talked with him about American manufacturing, infrastructure, education and some of the current thinking in America.

A Conversation (and Day) with Joe Fjelstad

Industry veteran Joe Fjelstad, CEO and founder of Verdant Electronics, met up with Barry Matties recently to spend a day together enjoying their conversation that ebbed and flowed between a wide variety of topics including the “war against failure.”

American Standard Circuits’ Unique Offerings Contribute to Long-term Success

At the recent IMS RF and microwave show in Arizona, Anaya Vardya, CEO of American Standard Circuits discussed the current market trends, the company’s recent equipment investments, and where ASC’s growth will likely come from.

BGA or CGA: When Is It Right for You?

This interview with TopLine president and founder Martin Hart focuses on column grid array (CGA) and how CGA can solve delamination problems. CGAs, also known as CCGA, are not necessarily new but are making a strong comeback in the high reliability market.

A Look at the High-Reliability Interconnect Market

In an interview with I-Connect007, Mark Cormier of Miraco Inc. discusses his company’s activities and capabilities, the latest trends and drivers in the high-reliability segment, and their strategies when it comes to managing their assembly work as well as their audit processes to find EMS providers.

Solder Jet Printing: Is It the Right Time?

Publisher Barry Matties gets an update from Nico Coenen, sales director for Mycronic, on their solder jet printing system. Mycronic has been developing and pioneering this technology for 10 years and they believe now is the time for it to gain real traction.

A Look at Saki’s Approach to 2D, 3D and X-ray Technology

At NEPCON 2015 we sat down with Nori Koike, COO of Saki of Japan, to discuss the latest demands for 3D and their approach to inspection. Saki has built a line-up of tools that covers the inspection spectrum.

Share

Print


Suggested Items

Co-owner Philip Kazmierowicz on New Role as KIC President

05/23/2019 | Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
KIC is one of the leaders in reflow and thermal process control and smart oven technologies. On March 25, 2019, KIC announced that Philip Kazmierowicz, company co-owner, would take on the position of president. Nolan Johnson took that opportunity to sit down with Kazmierowicz in his Oregon-based R&D lab to discuss KIC's history and his plans for the future of the company.

Impact of Stencil Foil Type on Solder Paste Transfer Efficiency for Laser-cut SMT Stencils (Part 2)

05/08/2019 | Greg Smith, BlueRing Stencils
In the first part of this two-part article, Greg Smith talks about a study wherein a test vehicle was created to show transfer efficiency over a wide array of area ratios. Part 2 discusses the results of the experiment, including discussions of the different SEM results featuring the paste transfer efficiencies of each material, to better understand how the aperture wall surface smoothness compares to SMT stencil performance.

Catching up With Darrel Yarbrough of YES

05/07/2019 | Dan Beaulieu, D.B. Management Group
Yarbrough Electronic Sales (YES) is one of the fastest growing contract manufacturers in the Southwest. As people get to know them better, they are becoming the go-to company in their area. In this interview, long-time industry veteran Darrel Yarbrough, owner of YES, provides a background about the company, its capabilities, and his outlook for the industry.



Copyright © 2019 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.