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ACDi has hired PCB designer Charles (Chuck) Bird, just one month after hiring design engineer Priya Sherke. Bird was hired as a result of the growth of the electronics and Internet of Things (IoT) industries.
Bird joins ACDi with over 29 years of experience in the industry. The majority of his career has been with Hughes Network Systems, where he started as a technician and was promoted to Designer 2. He is a graduate of Penn Technical Institute as an Associate in Specialized Technology (Electronics), Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
"It's exciting to be part of the ACDi team," said Bird. "I believe my skills in PCB design, manufacturing and product management will be put to good use."
ACDi believes that its biggest differentiator is its people.
Based in Frederick, MD and Nashville, NC, ACDi is an integral resource to companies who need a trusted partner for dynamic electronics manufacturing, engineering and design expertise to successfully bring their electronic products to market. Our product engineering services, PCB layout, NPI, electronics manufacturing services, testing, systems integration and product lifecycle management solutions enable OEMs to focus on their business while we focus on product realization and optimization. ACDi clients gain a hands-on extension to their business as we turn their concepts into functional product. To learn more about ACDi, click here.
Gaudentiu Varzaru, Politehnica University of Bucharest
During the last week in April, the 26th Interconnection Techniques in Electronics (TIE) show was held at the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University in Iasi, Romaina, a wonderful hill town not unlike Rome. The event, a convention for the Romanian electronic packaging community, included a series of actions designed to draw smart young students to the electronics industry, which is clearly growing. Participants had only four hours to create this PCB design, which was generated by a team of professionals from Continental Automotive Romania Timisoara.
Kelly Dack, CID+
Throughout my decades-long career in PCB design, I have been fortunate. I’ve only had to search for a job out of desperation once. I had no idea my IPC Certified Interconnect Designer credentials would come in handy when I hit the pavement. It also helped that I am known to "work well on a team." It turns out that being able to play well with others is a real plus in the PCB design community.
Judy Warner, I-Connect007
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