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The May 2017 issue of The PCB Magazine is now available. Everyone is talking about the graying of our industry and the lack of qualified applicants for jobs, ranging from manufacturing personnel to engineers and even management. Who will take over when we retire? Do we simply find qualified individuals or create them? How do we attract and retain them?
Find out this month in The PCB Magazine, now on the virtual newsstand and available for delivery in your e-mailbox by subscribing here.
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Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
I recently had the opportunity to chat with the new director of sales and marketing at Eagle Electronics, Andy D’Agostino. I’ve visited Eagle before; they are endlessly busy, with good things going on, so I was happy when I learned that Brett McCoy was now COO and another fellow had taken over some of the sales and marketing activities. Andy comes with a wealth of experience and seems to have settled in nicely.
Barry Matties, I-Connect007
Barry Matties met with Sharon Cohen, president of Orbotech West, at productronica 2017 to discuss what’s new at Orbotech, specifically their shift to be more customer-centric and to provide regional coverage across the globe. He also discusses the current trends in the marketplace and Industry 4.0.
Barry Matties and Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
At productronica, Barry Matties, Andy Shaughnessy, and Patty Goldman of the 007 team sat down with Eduardo Benmayor, director general with Aismalibar, a laminate supplier currently focusing on thermal management for the LED and automotive markets.