Marc Carter, Aeromarc LLC
This is a series of columns or articles based on a course at Michigan Tech on PCB design, manufacturing, and assembly.
Latest Column: Better to Light a Candle: Chapter Seven—Coping With COVID-19
Barry Olney, In-Circuit Design Pty. Ltd.
Barry focuses on advanced PCB design, signal integrity, and EMC design techniques.
Latest Column: Beyond Design: The Impact of Signal Rise Time on Bandwidth
Team Sunstone Circuits, Sunstone Circuits
Team Sunstone Circuits will cover solutions to help your PCB projects succeed.
Latest Column: Connect the Dots: Picking a Prototyping Strategy
Dana Korf, Korf Consultancy LLC
Dana's columns focus on IPC-2581 as well as PCB front-end tooling, data quality, DFM processes, etc.
Latest Column: Dana on Data: The Importance of PCB Technology Roadmaps
Dennis Fritz, Fritz Consulting
Dennis covers military and defense industry topics and applications.
Latest Column: Defense Speak Interpreted: C4ISR
Patrick Crawford, IPC
Patrick Crawford provides updates on IPC Design activities.
Latest Column: Design Circuit: Competition as a Tool for Growth
John Watson, Altium
John Watson covers a variety of tips that designers need to know.
Dominique Numakura, DKN Research
Dominique Numakura offers weekly updates on the PCB industry in Japan, from M&A activity to technological breakthroughs.
Tara Dunn, Omni PCB
When it comes to Flexible Interconnect circuits, Tara really knows what she is talking about!
Latest Column: Flex Talk: Unintentionally Adding Cost?
Joe Fjelstad, Verdant Electronics
As author of the Flexible Circuit Technology books, Joe covers everything to do with flexible interconnections in this column.
Latest Column: Flexible Thinking: Profitability—A Vital Design Requirement
IPC Education Foundation, IPC
Members from the IPC Education Foundation share updates on programs and activities.
NCAB Team, NCAB Group
Four field application engineers from NCAB Group's technical team explore fresh PCB concepts.
Latest Column: Fresh PCB Concepts: 7 Options for Via Treatment
Mike Hill, MIL-Q-Consulting LLC
Mike’s columns will help you better understand the requirements and how-to’s for MIL-PRF-31032 certification for PWB fabrication.
Latest Column: From the Hill: MIL-PRF-31032 Offers a Rewarding Twist
Dan Beaulieu, DB Management
This weekly column is focused on helping electronics companies enhance their professional and technical image through sales and marketing, and, of course, common sense.
Latest Column: It’s Only Common Sense: Get Your Customers to Sell for You
Bob Wettermann, BEST, Inc.
Bob Wettermann looks at the challenges in rework and repair, and provides strategies in addressing them.
Marc Ladle, Viking Test Ltd.
Marc’s columns deal with various aspects of PCB production, focusing especially on troubleshooting production problems.
Latest Column: Ladle on Manufacturing: Sharing an Idea for Christmas
Sharon Cohen, Orbotech West
Orbotech shares expert knowledge on how to maximize the value of manufacturing systems.
Sagi Reuven, Siemens Digital Industries
Sagi Reuven offers PCBA manufactures advice on Lean manufacturing with a focus on ROI and customers' stories.
John Coonrod, Rogers Corporation
John Coonrod offers PCB designers advice on modern laminates, with a focus on high-speed substrates.
John Mitchell, IPC--Association Connecting Electronics Industries
John will cover issues affecting the entire global electronics industry supply chain.
Alfred Macha, AMT Partners
Alfred will provide insight into topics, including process validation, operational excellence, supply chain management, quality management systems, government contracts, FDA regulations, process controls, and more.
Duane Benson, Screaming Circuits
Duane offers tips and tricks for PCB assembly issues.
Latest Column: Powerful Prototypes: The Work World in 2021
Tom Kastner, GP Ventures, Ltd.
'Punching Out' is a series of articles on mergers and acquisitions in the PCB and assembly sectors.
Latest Column: Punching Out! 20 EMS Deals in the Past 12 Months
Eric Camden, Foresite
Eric addresses PCBA reliability issues and how to prevent suspect conditions in the first place.
Latest Column: Quest for Reliability: New Solder, Same Old Testing
Istvan Novak, Samtec
Focusing on signal and power integrity issues related to PCB design and design engineering.
Latest Column: Quiet Power: PCB Fixtures for Power Integrity
Team Electrolube, Electrolube
Team Electrolube illustrates the best PCB design practices for optimizing the conformal coating process.
Michael Ford, Aegis Software
Michael writes about the Industrial Internet of Manufacturing (IIoT), Industry 4.0 and smart factories, and how these technologies are accelerating the electronics manufacturing industry.
Latest Column: Smart Factory Insights: Seeing Around Corners
Dr. Jennie Hwang, H-Technologies Group
As an internationally recognized SMT authority, Dr. Hwang offers her perspective on a range of technical and process issues.
Ray Prasad, Ray Prasad Consulting
Ray writes about reducing costs - improving yields - and increasing reliability.
Latest Column: SMT Solver: Developing a Reflow Profile
Greg Smith, BlueRing Stencils
A discussion of the fundamental concepts and principles in SMT stencils including the latest developments and technologies.
Team ASC, American Standard Circuits
The experts behind this column strive to make all facets of printed circuit board technology clear and easy to understand.
Todd Kolmodin, Gardien Services, USA
Todd covers a range of electrical test and reliability issues.
Latest Column: Testing Todd: Down-shifting to the New Normal
Mark Thompson, Prototron Circuits
Covering PCB design, layout and engineering practices as they relate to PCB fabrication.
Mehul Davé, Entelechy Global and Linkage Technologies
Mehul's column explores benefits for outsourcing CAM engineering.
Latest Column: The Big Picture: Globalization—COVID-19
Kelly Dack, Printed Circuit Engineering Association
This column is dedicated to providing news about PCB design classes and events, as well as helping engineers, designers, and anyone related to printed circuit design from around the globe to network and share information.
Latest Column: The Digital Layout: Onward!
Chris Mitchell, IPC
In this column, IPC VP of Global Government Affairs Chris Mitchell and his team provide news and views on government policies that affect the electronics industry and its supply chain.
Chris Ellis, Manncorp Inc.
Chris will address common problems that Manncorp customers have had with the in-house conversion process and share solutions that have worked in the past.
Latest Column: The Mannifest: Faster, Cheaper, Simpler
Team Elmatica, Elmatica
The PCB Norsemen from Elmatica share their knowledge, experience, technical advice, and thoughts about the fascinating world of PCBs.
George Milad, Uyemura International Corporation
George's columns cover PCB plating, IPC specifications, and more
Latest Column: The Plating Forum: Can ‘Nickel Corrosion’ Occur in ENEPIG?
Martyn Gaudion, Polar Instruments
In his column, Martyn discusses signal integrity and impedance design test.
Steve Williams, The Right Approach Consulting
A no-nonsense view of manufacturing and management strategies from one of electronic manufacturing's top authorities.
Tim Haag, First Page Sage
Tim Haag discusses PCB design topics from his viewpoint as an EDA technologist and longtime board designer.
Latest Column: Tim's Takeaways: Navigating Industry Expectations
Imran Valiani, RUSH PCB Inc.
Imran Valiani addresses ways to get products to market as quickly as possible.
Latest Column: Time to Market: It’s Crunch Time!
Michael Carano, RBP Chemical Technology
A comprehensive look at plating, metallization processes and PWB fabrication techniques.
Bill Cardoso, Creative Electron
Dr. Cardoso will cover everything related to X-rays from cool historical facts to the latest in technological advancements.
Zulki Khan, NexLogic Technologies, Inc.
Zulki Khan talks about new frontiers in upcoming manufacturing techniques, including challenges in the marriage of SMT and microelectronics manufacturing and the critical aspects involved.