January 2021 SMT007 Magazine Available Now


Reading time ( words)

In the January 2021 issue of SMT007 Magazine, we kick off our continuous improvement coverage throughout 2021. We’ll explore smarter processes, smarter equipment, automation, and operational efficiencies. We will consider “X = Xc – 1” from all angles. This month, we begin by establishing why continuous improvement is so critical to our industry; why does this matter?

Download your copy today on the virtual newsstand or sign up for delivery in your e-mailbox by subscribing here.

Share

Print


Suggested Items

This Month in SMT007 Magazine: The Skilled Worker

01/05/2021 | Leo Lambert, EPTAC
Why do we train and educate our employees? Here, I will share my perspective based on what is happening in facilities trying to outsource their products, as I see that many companies are losing the tribal knowledge of how things are manufactured and the basic skills necessary to physically build a product.

Tales from a Trailblazer: An Interview with Christine Davis

01/05/2021 | Steve Williams, The Right Approach Consulting LLC
Columnist Steve Williams recorded a series of interviews with new I-Connect007 columnist Christine Davis, president and founder of contract manufacturer CAMtek, who recently joined Zentech Bloomington. As a female business owner in a male-dominated industry, Christine has a unique perspective on what it takes to thrive in the electronics industry, and shares some of her stories and lessons learned along the journey.

Happy’s Essential Skills: Recruiting and Interviewing

12/29/2020 | Happy Holden, I-Connect007
Printed circuit manufacturing was not one of the jobs that electrical engineers in HP wanted to do. EEs were also not the best choice for printed circuit manufacturing because chemical engineers, chemists, and mechanical engineers had more skills useful to support the PCB manufacturing process. Therefore, I was authorized to recruit external hires. To recruit chemical engineers, we went to those universities noted for their focus on industries like electronics, process control, and environmental...



Copyright © 2021 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.