Valtronic’s VP of technology to participate in BMES panel about biomedical engineering careers
Valtronic, contract manufacturer of miniaturized electronic products for trusted medical device partners, announces that Don Styblo, its co-founder & vice president of technology, will be a panelist at the BMES Midwest Regional Conference on Friday, November 6th at The University of Akron. The conference is hosted by the Biomedical Engineering Department at Akron and is a BMES event. Don will participate in the BME Careers I panel from 9:30-10:45 a.m. This will be a moderated discussion on careers for biomedical engineers in industry.
Hosted by The University of Akron, the Midwest Biomedical Engineering Regional Conference is a unique one-day conference that is designed specifically for biomedical engineering students (undergraduate, graduate and post-doctorates) and working professionals. The conference provides a wealth of career information and networking opportunities, and also showcases the host school’s BME program, students, alumni and faculty.
Don has 50+ years of experience in the electronics’ industry in electronic design and manufacturing using technologies that include chip-on-board, flip chip and SMT. In 1986, Don was a co-founder in establishing Valtronic Technologies (USA), Inc. in the Cleveland, Ohio area. Importing the advanced microelectronics packaging expertise from Valtronic SA in Switzerland, VTI expanded from a small office and lab to build a 70,000 sq ft engineering and manufacturing facility complete with two clean rooms, which includes a Bio-Clean Room in Solon, Ohio. Currently, VTI successfully manufactures more than 100 different miniaturized electronic medical devices and sensors ranging in quantities from prototyping to high volumes.