Dominique Numakura, DKN Research
Dominique Numakura offers weekly updates on the PCB industry in Japan, from M&A activity to technological breakthroughs.
IPC Education Foundation, IPC
Members from the IPC Education Foundation share updates on programs and activities.
NCAB Team, NCAB Group
Field application engineers from NCAB Group's technical team explore fresh PCB concepts.
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: Leadership Lessons From Santa Claus
Bob Wettermann, BEST, Inc.
Bob Wettermann looks at the challenges in rework and repair, and provides strategies in addressing them.
Latest Column: Knocking Down the Bone Pile: PCB Rework of 0201 Packages
Sagi Reuven, Siemens Digital Industries
Sagi Reuven offers PCBA manufactures advice on Lean manufacturing with a focus on ROI and customers' stories.
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: A Trip Back to the Basics
Tom Kastner, GP Ventures, Ltd.
'Punching Out' is a series of articles on mergers and acquisitions in the PCB and assembly sectors.
Eric Camden, Foresite
Eric addresses PCBA reliability issues and how to prevent suspect conditions in the first place.
Latest Column: Quest for Reliability: Reliability Starts at the Bottom
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: Trust in Time
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: How to Audit OEM-EMS Assembly Capability, Part 1
Greg Smith, BlueRing Stencils
A discussion of the fundamental concepts and principles in SMT stencils including the latest developments and technologies.
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.
George Milad, Uyemura International Corporation
George's columns cover PCB plating, IPC specifications, and more
Steve Williams, The Right Approach Consulting
A no-nonsense view of manufacturing and management strategies from one of electronic manufacturing's top authorities.
Bill Cardoso, Creative Electron
Dr. Cardoso will cover everything related to X-rays from cool historical facts to the latest in technological advancements.
Latest Column: X-Rayted Files: Is Quality Really Priceless?
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.