Ventec-USA Appoints McBride as Technical Support Specialist

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Ventec-USA, a leading provider of high quality copper clad laminates and prepreg bonding materials, has appointed Doug McBride technical support specialist for Ventec laminates and prepregs in Texas.

With more than 30 years of professional experience in printed circuit board design, development and optimization for manufacturability and reliability, Doug will provide expert technical and engineering support to Ventec’s OEM customers.

Having graduated from the University of Texas with a BSEE degree in telecommunications and system design, Doug progressed through a series of senior executive positions in the design and manufacture of microwave systems for defense applications and high-end printed circuit boards for aerospace, military communications, telecommunications, system control, guidance system and automotive sectors, focusing on process improvement, manufacturing efficiency and QMS optimization. He is a highly regarded technical consultant and a certified IPC Specialist.

Ventec-USA President Jack Pattie said, “We are proud to have Doug on the team. His extensive industry knowledge and specialist expertise will further enhance our commitment to providing applications support at the highest level to our OEM customers and their PCB suppliers.”

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