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Interview—MIRTEC’s Chanwha Pak, Brian D’Amico and David Bennett

Regular Features

Thursday, 06 January 2011 19:08

MIRTEC’s automated optical inspection systems have been extremely successful in high-volume electronics manufacturing markets, including cell phone and MP3 player manufacturing, as well as low-volume, high-mix markets such as medical, automotive, aerospace and defense.

Interview—Bjorn Dahle, KIC

Regular Features

Tuesday, 04 January 2011 18:45

Based in San Diego, KIC is the industry leader in automated thermal management tools and systems for reflow, wave, cure and semiconductor thermal processes.

Interview —David Wolff, P.D. Circuits, Inc.

Regular Features

Monday, 03 January 2011 20:40

From material selection and upfront engineering to manufacturing, logistics and inventory management, P.D. Circuits provides the full spectrum of PCB supply chain management services.

Interview—Chris Coccio, PhD, Sono-Tek Corporation

Regular Features

Friday, 10 September 2010 14:26

Chris Coccio, PhD, CEO, Sono-TekSono-Tek is continually developing new applications for its unique technology, replacing wasteful practices in a world that is growing ever more environmentally sensitive. We recently spoke with Sono-Tek’s chairman and CEO, Chris Coccio.


Interview - David Raby, STI Electronics

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Friday, 06 August 2010 19:28

David Raby, STI ElectronicsDavid Raby is CEO of one of America’s most successful tier 3 EMS manufacturing companies. A past president of SMTA, David and his father, Jim Raby, have grown STI Electronics from a small contracting house to a multi-faceted business with a unique business model.

Interview - Florian Schildein and Rolf Hochstrasser, Essemtec

Regular Features

Friday, 23 July 2010 17:34

260710_Essemtec_RAdrian Schärli spoke with Marketing Manager Florian Schildein and COBRA Project Manager Rolf Hochstrasser about the newest Essemtec product and its development.


Interview—David Crimp, Cookson Electronic Materials

Regular Features

Friday, 09 July 2010 21:21

David CrimpDavid Crimp is a 25-year industry veteran (with a four year gap, as he likes to point out) and executive vice president, Europe, for Cookson Electronic Materials.

Interview—Saeed Taheri, Acculogic Ltd.

Regular Features

Wednesday, 16 June 2010 21:01

Saeed Taheri, Acculogic LtdAcculogic is in the business of "Test Engineering" and helps customers to reduce risks and increase profits by striving to provide innovative technologies that are required now and anticipated in the future. Trevor Galbraith recently spoke with Acculogic's general manager, Saeed Taheri.

Interview—Daniel Perez, OnCore Manufacturing

Regular Features

Thursday, 03 June 2010 16:42

Daniel Perez, OnCore Manufacturing OnCore Manufacturing is a specialty contract manufacturer that focuses on the defense and medical industries. It has five facilities in North America and has enjoyed steady 15-percent growth, year on year. Trevor Galbraith spoke to president and CEO Daniel Perez.

Interview—Jean-Yves Gomez Vi TECHNOLOGY

Regular Features

Monday, 10 May 2010 16:26

Vi TECHNOLOGY, based in the Grenoble area of France, has been a technology innovator of reflow ovens and AOI equipment for 20 years. Trevor Galbraith spoke with managing director Jean-Yves Gomez to discuss the latest technologies coming out if the VIT stable and his ambitious plans for the future.


Interview—Fred Hume, Data I/O

Regular Features

Friday, 26 March 2010 21:32

Data I/O are a global supplier of device programmers probably best known for their Roadrunner product that fits into modern pick and place machines the same way a regular feeder does.


Bryan Gass

Regular Features

Written by Global SMT & Packaging Tuesday, 09 February 2010 13:46

Bryan talks to Trevor Galbraith about why he believes that implementing a rigid strategy now will strengthen Techcon Systems in these challenging times and beyond.


Interview – Terry Heilman, Sunstone Circuits

Regular Features

Saturday, 23 January 2010 13:52

Derek LaBorie spoke to president and CEO Terry Heilman about what makes Sunstone different from your average board shop.

Interview – Mike Scimeca, FCT Assembly

Regular Features

Written by Global SMT & Packaging Friday, 13 November 2009 10:44

We recently spoke to Mike Scimeca, president and CEO of FCT Assembly, about paste trasnfer, their newest pastes, and paste advances yet to come.


Video Interview – Martin Ziehbrunner, Essemtec AG

Regular Features

Written by Global SMT & Packaging Monday, 26 October 2009 12:17

Martin Ziehbrunner talks about the effects of the recession on Essemtec, what the company expects in the economy next year, and the upcoming Productronica show.



Dan Weitzman – Valor Computerized Systems

Regular Features

Written by Global SMT & Packaging Monday, 14 September 2009 09:49

Valor is an end-to-end electronics manufacturing solution provider, delivering software solutions to every aspect of the printed circuit board supply chain.


Interview – Isao Muraoka, Seika Machinery

Regular Features

Written by Global SMT & Packaging Monday, 17 August 2009 16:35

Born in 1970 in Kanagawa Japan, Isao Muraoka is the executive vice president of Seika Machinery Inc. 



Regular Features

Thursday, 30 July 2009 00:00

Here we talk to MB Allen about their breakthrough software, the latest product that is helping customers through these tough times and why they believe the "Profilerless" future is fast emerging in our industry.

MB (Marybeth) Allen, General Manager Operations of KIC International Sales

Interview – Bill Schreiber, Smart Sonic Stencil Cleaning Systems

Regular Features

Written by Global SMT & Packaging Wednesday, 15 July 2009 15:49

Smart Sonic introduced the first ultrasonic stencil cleaner in 1990. 



Regular Features

Written by Global SMT & Packaging Wednesday, 17 June 2009 15:49

Jeff Timms, president of Microscan since 2007, has been focusing these past two years on bringing the company to the forefront of the precision data acquisition and control solutions industry.


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