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The February 2017 issue of The PCB Magazine looks at new technologies impacting the PCB manufacturing industry and helping us to enable the next greatest invention.
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Knowledge: At the Heart of Great Customer Service
05/26/2023 | Barry Matties, I-Connect007
David Thomas, master IPC trainer at EPTAC, says that the more you understand the work and technology that go into your processes and products, the better you can serve your customers. That includes knowing the basics.
NCAB Advocates for Advanced Technologies
05/17/2023 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
At the SMTA Atlanta Expo and Tech Forum, I spoke with NCAB Group Field Application Engineer Ramon Roche, who gave a presentation at the show titled, “Technical Trends in the Global PCB Industry.” Ramon and I discussed his presentation, the emerging technologies that have NCAB’s focus over the next few years, and why semi-additive processes may be the key to succeeding with ultra HDI technology.
Successful Onboarding Takes Training, Technique, and Trust
04/26/2023 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Many companies in our industry are trying to hire new career-minded, long-term employees, but the hiring process is costly, especially if you hire someone who doesn’t work out. How do you ensure that your new hire stays on and becomes a happy, long-time employee? We recently spoke with Ventec’s Frank Lorentz about his company’s onboarding processes. Frank is the general manager of Ventec’s customer and technical service, warehouse, and quick-turn facility in Germany, and he’s made a career out of logistics. He walks us through his exhaustive onboarding process, which includes letting new hires make mistakes so that they can learn from them.