Stanton Rak: Patient Leaders Nurture Growth

March 31, 2023 | Patty Goldman, I-Connect007

Stanton Rak, principal at SF Rak Company, discusses his new IPC President's Award. He says a successful leader must demonstrate passion for what they do, and that working in an IPC leadership role requires a unique approach to collaboration. IPC’s diverse membership means leaders must cultivate patience and be open to relying on the expertise of their fellow professionals.

I-Connect007 Editor’s Choice: Five Must-Reads for the Week

March 31, 2023 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine

Texans like to say that everything is bigger in Texas. That certainly seems to be the case for the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum. Publisher Barry Matties and I attended SMTA Dallas on Tuesday, and the tabletop show has now grown to 100 exhibitors, up from 92 vendors last year. It’s become more than a local or regional show, with some exhibitors flying in from Silicon Valley and the East Coast.



In 2023, IPC is educating all key audiences about the importance of printed circuit boards, IC substrates, and advanced packaging in the semiconductor supply chain. In this column, we'll discuss the recent efforts made by the United...

Standard of Excellence: The Rise of NPI

March 21, 2023 | Anaya Vardya, American Standard Circuits

There is no doubt that innovation is on the rise. The number of new products being developed post-COVID is staggering. Our OEMs are not only upgrading their current products, making them better than ever, they are also developing new...

The Big Picture: A New Globalization

March 20, 2023 | Mehul Davé, Linkage Technologies

Globalism—the ideology behind globalization that has formed the foundation for increasing interconnectedness and integration amongst different countries and cultures—is currently facing a range of threats. Today, due to...

Today’s EMS Landscape Featuring:

  • Why the EMS Leadership Summit Matters by Mark Wolfe
  • A Complex and Contradictory Economic Outlook by Shawn DuBravac
  • Trends in Supply Chain Dynamics by David Sharp
  • Keep Your Foot on the Gas interview with Mike Slater
  • Panel Discussion CMMC and Cybersecurity by Maribel Hernandez
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