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Technic is pleased to announce that Mike Carano has joined the company as a consultant for the PWB market segment. Mike will be responsible for helping Technic secure OEM and fabricator approval for our final finish products.
Mike brings more than thirty years of valuable electronics industry expertise and component assembly knowledge. Mike will undoubtedly help our Technipad family of final finish products, given the product line success to date and differentiation of the processes, both in superior assembly performance and ease of use at the fabricator.
“I have worked extensively with Mike in the past and am extremely happy to have that opportunity again. Mike’s knowledge base is second to none in the PWB industry and his contributions to our platform of products will be significant,” said Denis Jacques, Global Product Manager / PW.
He also writes a monthly column, Trouble in Your Tank, for PCB007 Magazine.
Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
Market news was certainly big this week. While the U.S. stock market continues make some large swings, the PCB and PCBA are doing their own dance with the numbers. We’re still feeling the effects of the pandemic, but it seems to be more about playing catch up. Still, the industry is showing some instability, both in positive and negative ways.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
The British Motor Museum in Warwickshire, housing the world's largest collection of historic British cars, was venue for the 2022 Annual Symposium of the Institute of Circuit Technology on June 8, which attracted a substantial gathering of manufacturers and suppliers from the UK printed circuit industry. ICT chair Emma Hudson reflected upon lessons learned during the pandemic lock-down and how the industry has successfully adapted to circumstances. She commented that the UK’s PCB fabricators are extremely busy, as she introduced an outstanding conference programme including a keynote from the incomparable Happy Holden.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
Things are heating up in the world of PCB design and manufacturing as well. In the past week, we published quite a bit of news—some good, some not so good. Some of the news is mixed, as we see with the EMS industry shipments rising YOY in April, but falling from the previous month. It’s nice to see NASA investing in American small businesses, but they didn’t really have a choice, did they?