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Issue Archive—Americas & Europe (China, Korea and Southeast Asia editions)
14.4 - April 2014

  • If it walks like a duck and quacks like duck….
  • Class “0” EPA Requirements
  • Panasonic South Asia meets environmental and cleanliness requirements through process changes
  • Interview—Bruce Moloznik, Alpha Alent
  • And more!
14.3 - March 2014

  • Printer, baker, printed circuit board maker
  • PCB makers struggle with conflicting environmental and safety regulations
  • The advantages and disadvantages of vapor phase soldering
  • Interview—Don Miller, Nordson YESTECH
  • And more!
14.2 - February 2014

  • Get the big picture!
  • Does reshoring make sense for your outsourcing strategy?
  • Interview—Zoltàn Sopsits, Kirsten Soldering
  • Intellectual Property & EMS
  • And more!
14.1 - January 2014

  • Things are heating up
  • Tools and techniques for material assessment in advanced technologies
  • Interview—Graham Norman, EVS International
  • New Year, new challenges?
  • And more!
13.12 - December 2013

  • Takeaways from Productronica 2013
  • Controlling solder paste volume
  • Paste in hole (PIH) printing with an enclosed media solution
  • Interview—Don Naugler—VJ Electronix
  • China, living in interesting times!
  • And more!
13.11 - November 2013

  • US manufacturing suffers from government shutdown
  • Solder paste jet printing—a three-dimensional solution
  • Editorial—Roadmapping: Getting from here to there
  • LED Industry News
  • Interview—Faisal Pandit, Panasonic Factory
  • 2013 SMART Group European Conference, headlined by a banker!
  • And more!
13.10 - October 2013

  • A new kind of intellectual snob is emerging
  • Coating solutions to challenges in printed circuit boards (PCBs)
  • Tools to assure compatibility of conformal coatings and no-clean lead-free solder pastes
  • Interview—Joseph Stockunas, Norsdon Corporation
  • Trade Fair Spotlight: productronica 2013
  • And more!
13.09 - September 2013

  • 2 Off the record….
  • The future of PCB manufacture
  • Placement quality—a key performance indicator for profitability
  • Interview—Mark Maas, Assembléon
  • What makes a good board?
  • And more!
13.08 - August 2013

  • China reforms will have global impact
  • The elegance of Line Scan Technology for AOI Mike Riddle, ASC International
  • Tips for outsourcing to the Asia-Pacific region
  • Interview—Jason Spera, Aegis Software
  • You cannot pass or fail HALT
  • And more!
13.07 - July 2013

  • PCBs from your printer & LED supplement
  • 3D printing in the electronics industry
  • Improving product reliability through HALT and HASS testing
  • Interview—Christian Ulzhöfer, SMT
  • Using thermal simulation and characterization to improve LED product design
  • And more!
13.06 - June 2013

  • Technology funding
  • Fundamental knowledge of solder paste
  • The case for automatic profiling: Why it outperforms ma
  • Interview—David Crimp & Russell Maynard, Alpha
  • 2013 integrated circuit (IC), packaging, and economic outlook
  • And more!
13.05 - May 2013

  • Thatcher’s contribution to manufacturing
  • Resource efficiency in electronics manufacturing
  • The electrical insulation under dewing conditions
  • Interview—Rainer Krauss
  • Show review: SMT/Hybrid/Packaging
  • And more!
13.04 - April 2013

  • Conflict–free minerals making progress
  • A R.O.S.E. is still a ROSE? Ionically it makes a difference!
  • Special report: Cu pillar becoming interconnect of choice for flip chip
  • Interview—Brian D’Amico, MIRTEC Corporation
  • Show review: IPC APEX Expo 2013
  • And more!
13.03 - March 2013

  • M&A fever marks changing industry
  • Best practices for evaluating selective soldering systems
  • Show preview—SMT Hybrid Packaging
  • Interview—
  • Global Technology Awards—2012’s Big Winners
  • And more!
13.02 - February 2013

  • A move in the right direction
  • Material and process optimization for HIP defect elimination
  • Cleaning and contamination testing—we show you how to do it
  • Interview—Faisal Pandit, Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America
  • Chasing perfection--
  • And more!
13.01 - January 2013

  • RoHS 2, the sequel, looms
  • In situ recycling of cleaning and rinsing fluids to
    meet lean & green cleaning process targets
  • Considerations for reduced-cost
    micro array component rework
  • Interview—Scott Koizumi, Speedline Technologies
  • On Track for modest recovery in 2013
  • And more!
12.12 - December 2012

  • Spreading the Christmas cheer
  • The requirement for 2D & 3D inspection technology in a single AOI platform
  • Performance monitoring cuts waste for maximum efficiency
  • Interview—Karl Seelig & David Suraski, AIM Solder
  • Everything in its place for 2013
  • And more!
12.11 - November 2012

  • Time for some blue sky thinking
  • The modern approach to complex serialization Nader Shehad, BPM Microsystems
  • Change is coming to the cleaning industry again!
  • Interview—Steve Lowder, Semblant
  • Solder alloy free electronics (SAFE) assembly
  • And more!
12.10 - October 2012

  • What’s hot and what’s not!
  • How to select a conformal coating material
  • The Paperless Factory: Using technology to improve efficiency in high mix and CTO production
  • Interview—Stefan Kleemann, LaserJob
  • Show Feature: SMTA International 2012
  • And more!
12.09 - September 2012

  • Lean manufacturing and DFx: Best practices and tradeoffs
  • Quality control methods used to ensure the production of reliable assemblies
  • Case Study—Transforming quality and production information infrastructure
  • Interview—Bernd Lange, LPKF
  • Special Feature—Rising markets for ICs
  • And more!
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