The Test Connection Focusing on Services


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Bert Horner, president of The Test Connection, explains why he highlighted the company's test services during IPC APEX EXPO. He also discusses some of the lessons the company learned during the pandemic.

Visit realtimewith.com now for all the interviews produced by I-Connect007 in partnership with the IPC at this year's event. Later this month, watch for Real Time with...IPC APEX EXPO 2021 Show & Tell 2021, our celebrated special annual post-show magazine. 

Listen to the Real Time with… IPC APEX EXPO 2021 interview with Bert Horner now.

 

 

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