Technical Courses

Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Electronic Assembly

  Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Electronic Assembly Processes   This is an important workshop that drives awareness and presents solutions to the adverse impact of non-optimal assembly practices and processes. A comprehensive perspective on problem issues is developed for the electronic assembly process, including design, materials (both existing and emerging), equipment, procedures, and […]


Proactive Defect Reduction

  PROACTIVE DEFECT REDUCTION   We often hear or use the terms “World Class Manufacturing” or “Best in Class Manufacturing” in reference to a manufacturing operation or perhaps a competitor’s or supplier’s manufacturing operation. However no formal industry recognized definition of “world class” or “best in class” manufacturing actually exists. There are certainly numerous industry […]


The 10 Deadly Sins of SMT Manufacturing

  The “10 DEADLY SINS” OF SMT AND LEAD-FREE ASSEMBLY And the 4 Horsemen of the Assembly Apocalypse    Everyone has heard of the “7 Deadly Sins” that will, supposedly, lead one to Hell.  There are also the “10 Deadly Sins” of SMT – and there are actually more than just 10 – and they […]