Welcome to "Fein-Lines", an exclusive PCB007 audio column featuring commentary by Dan Feinberg, a well-known industry icon and author of many published articles and columns. In this format, Dan will take on the issues of the day—whether it be trade imbalance, IPC, legislative trends or trade show news—sharing with listeners his experience and opinions. Dan will also host interviews with OEM and supplier executives, government officials and other familiar names. Tune in every week to hear what Dan has to say about issues that probably affect your business!

Dan Feinberg is President and CEO of Fein-Line Associates, Inc., a business services and market research consulting firm focused on the electronic interconnect and assembly industries. Dan was a founding Partner in the Quantum Performance Group, LLC, also a market research firm. Dan was formerly president of Morton Electronic Materials (formally Dynachem), a $240 million division of Morton International, Inc., and a group vice president of the parent company Morton International until its acquisition by Rohm and Haas in 1999. He is a 45 year veteran of IPC, was the founding chair of the suppliers council which resulted in the founding of IPC Expo. Dan is presently chairman of the IPC’s Government Relations committee. Dan was recently awarded the IPC Hall of Fame Award for lifetime service to the industry. He has spoken at numerous industry events and has over 100 published articles, columns and Webcasts. Dan also teaches computer technology for the Cyber Café and lectures on computer use for S.C.O.R.E. His experience in international marketing, mergers and acquisitions and technology based business makes him uniquely suited to assist companies in today’s global, highly competitive environment. Fein-Line Associates
(www.feinline.com) can be reached at (949) 498-7866 or by e mail at baer@feinline.com