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Interview - Michael Marks

Regular Features

Written by Editor Friday, 12 June 2015 18:10

Michael_MarksRiverwood Solutions, the innovator in managed supply chain services and operations consulting, announced that on January 1, 2015 the company opened a software solutions development center in St. Petersburg, Russia, to expand its service offerings by developing specific software solutions based on the company’s innovative and proprietary processes and methodologies.


Interview - Volker Pape

Regular Features

Written by Editor Monday, 27 April 2015 08:51

Volker_PapeViscom is one of the most established names in the optical inspection business. Headquartered in northern Germany, Trevor Galbraith spoke to it’s co-founder and Geschaftsfuehrer, Volker Pape about the evolution and the future for this innovative company.



Interview - Charlie Barnhart

Regular Features

Written by Editor Friday, 27 March 2015 10:10

Charlie_BarnhartCharlie Barnhart gives Trevor Galbraith his analysis of the electronics industry at the APEX show in San Diego CA


Interview - Jay Goraija, Mentor Graphics

Regular Features

Written by Editor Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Jay_GoraijaAt SMTA International in Chicago, Illinois, Trevor Galbraith spoke to Jay Goraija, Director of Consulting for Mentor Graphics


Interview — Thorsten Rother, Yxlon

Regular Features

Written by Editor Friday, 29 August 2014 09:42

Thorsten_Rother_YxlonThe Y.Cougar is a very well known system since now six, seven years on the market, especially in the SMT and semicon markets. So, we created an interface for specific inspection capabilities, so that you get the really exact inspection you would like to get on your side as a customer. The requirements are really well defined, giving you a really precise inspection capability.


Interview — John Maguire, Nordson MARCH

Regular Features

Written by Editor Friday, 27 June 2014 15:38

John_MaguireWith over 25 years of continuous innovation, Nordson MARCH designs and manufactures a complete line of award-winning and patented plasma processing systems. An expert staff of scientists and engineers is available to assist in the development of plasma processes that improve product reliability and increase production yields.


Interview — Christian Ulzhöfer, SMT

Regular Features

Written by Editor Monday, 05 August 2013 12:53

Christian_UlzhoferSMT Maschinen–und Vertriebs GmbH & Co. KG, based in Wertheim, Germany, is a thermal process specialist founded in 1987. The company manufacturers reflow soldering systems; curing, drying and gluing systems; temperature treatment for hot function and cold function tests, and UV systems for conformal coating.


Interview—David Crimp & Russell Maynard, Alpha

Regular Features

Written by Editor Tuesday, 28 May 2013 10:55

David_CrimpAt last month’s SMT/Hybrid/Packaging event in Nuremberg, Trevor Galbraith had the pleasure of speaking with both Alpha’s executive vice president, David Crimp, and Alpha’s global product manager, Russell Maynard.




Interview— Steven lowder, Semblant

Regular Features

Written by Editor Tuesday, 05 February 2013 13:55

Trevor Galbraith had a chance to sit down with Semblant CEO Steven Lowder at SMTA International in Orlando. Semblant develops nanomaterials process solutions for the electronics industry using a fusion of science and engineering that blends the disciplines of chemistry and physics with mechanical and electrical engineering.Steven_Lowder


Mydata interview — Robert Goethner, Senior Vice President, General Manager

Regular Features

Written by Editor Friday, 28 December 2012 10:36

MYDATA are one of the leading manufacturers of mid-range, high-mix pick ‘n place machines and specialty printers in the world. Trevor Galbraith interviews MYDATA’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Robert Goethner at SMT/Hybrid/Packaging in Nuremberg, Germany.Robert_Goethner


Interview— Bernd Lange, LPKF

Regular Features

Written by Editor Thursday, 13 December 2012 11:27

Bernd Lange is the chief technology officer for LPKF Laser & Electronics. We spoke at their booth at SMT HYBRID PACKAGING in Nuremberg earlier this year about the latest developments of two of their newest, most exciting products,Bernd_


Interview— GPd Global— Sven wedekin

Regular Features

Written by Editor Tuesday, 07 August 2012 13:47

Interview__GPd_Global__Sven_wedekin_GPD Global has a unique technology for precise control of volumetric fluids from water up to 70,000 centipoise. Trevor Galbraith spoke to GPD’s President and CEO, Sven Wedekin at APEX about their technology and plans for the future.


Interview— Jason Spera, Aegis Software

Regular Features

Written by Editor Tuesday, 07 August 2012 12:30

Interview__Jason_Spera__Aegis_SoftwareAegis Software provides single-vendor information systems for high-reliability manufacturers, providinga critical complement to enterprise-level ERP and PLM capabilities.

Interview—Ralph Hoeckle, ZESTRON— High Precision Cleaning

Regular Features

Friday, 30 September 2011 16:40

ZESTRON have been developing customized solutions for precision cleaning applications for more than 30 years. Ralph Hoeckle, ZESTRON

Interview—Gary Stoffer, Everett Charles Technologies’ CPG

Regular Features

Friday, 12 August 2011 15:42

Everett Charles Technologies is a subsidiary of Dover Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electrical test products and services, including Pogo® test contacts, semiconductor test products, bare-board automatic test systems and bare and loaded PCB test fixtures.Gary Stoffer, Everett Charles Technologies’ CPG


Interview - Scott Fillebrown of ACD and JUKI’s Bob Black

Regular Features

Wednesday, 06 July 2011 18:13

Automated Circuit Design (ACD) of Richardson, Texas, is one of the most dynamic and fast growing design and contract assembly companies in the greater southwest. Scott Fillebrown and Bob Black

Interview—Charlie Scott, Computrol Inc.

Regular Features

Friday, 03 June 2011 17:34

Computrol is one of Idaho’s best kept secrets. Charlie Scott, Computrol Inc.

Interview—Mike Konrad, Aqueous Technologies

Regular Features

Friday, 22 April 2011 17:11

Mike Konrad is probably one of the best-known faces in the cleaning industry. Mike Konrad, Aqueous Technologies

Interview—Martin Ziehbrunner, Essemtec AG

Regular Features

Tuesday, 05 April 2011 20:03

The Swiss machine manufacturer Essemtec is a market leader in manufacturing flexible production systems for industrial users. Martin Ziehbrunner, Essemtec AG

Interview—Digi-Key’s Mark Larson

Regular Features

Tuesday, 22 February 2011 22:14

Digikey is one of the fastest growing, most dynamic companies in the electronics industry. Trevor Galbraith met Digi-Key’s CEO, Mark Larson at electronica to talk about the strategies that propelled them to the top in such a short time and to gain an insight into their plans for the future.

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