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Getting the Most Out of IPC APEX EXPO 2022

January 21, 2022 | Dan Beaulieu, D.B. Management Group

It’s going to be a big deal for many of us to attend a large trade show like IPC APEX EXPO again. In fact, this was the last show I attended before locking down in early 2020—and that feels like a decade ago. With that in mind, going to IPC APEX EXPO this month will probably be the most important and valued trade show experience we have had in a very long time. We should all be doing everything we can to make this trade show experience as beneficial as possible. Here are some tips on how to make this show, as well as any other show you attend, a meaningful experience so that you will be sure to get a great return on your investment.

I-Connect007 Editor’s Choice: Five Must-Reads for the Week

January 21, 2022 | Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007

Next week, we’ll be in San Diego. In fact, I fly down tomorrow morning to start preparations, along with most of the I-Connect007 team. The weather forecast says to expect sunny, with the occasional cloud, all week, with daytime temperatures around 70 degrees. That’ll be nice, as I’m sure COVID-related social distancing guidelines will encourage us to socialize outside as much as is feasible.





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Maggie Benson’s Journey: Can a Dirty Factory Be Fixed?

January 12, 2022 | Ronald C. Lasky, Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation’s Ron Lasky continues this series of columns about Maggie Benson, a fictional character, to demonstrate continuous improvement and education in SMT assembly. In this installment, Maggie and John, new owners of...

The amount of charge generated in an electronics rework and repair area is affected by a variety of factors including but not limited to the materials used, the amount of frictional interaction between materials as well as the...

X-Rayted Files: 2022's Word of the Year is... Resilience

December 29, 2021 | Bill Cardoso, Creative Electron

On balance, this last year goes down as a pretty good one. While we are not as far along in putting the pandemic behind us as we might have hoped, the progress is promising. The economic recovery has been remarkable, despite...

Cybersecurity and Counterfeiting Featuring:

  • Making the Most of a Smart Factory Initiative interview with Joel Scutchfield 

  • Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining by Dan Beaulieau 
 

  • ‘Trust Me–I Have Your Chips Right Here!’ by Michael Ford 

  • The Under-reported Story of the Semiconductor Shortage: Counterfeits by Bill Cardoso 

  • Don’t Hit the Snooze on Cybersecurity by Divyash Patel 

  • The Impact of Obsolescence and Shortages on Counterfeit Risk by Vernon Densler 

  • Counterfeit Mitigation by In-line Deep Visual Inspection by Eyal Weiss 

  • Component Level Traceability in a Counterfeit World by David Mills 

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