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CONFIDEE Welcomes Craig Haywood to the TeamMarch 20, 2023 | CONFIDEE
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CONFIDEE your compliant printed circuit partner is proud to announce the appointment of Craig Haywood as Operations Manager. “With nearly three decades of experience in PCB manufacturing, Craig brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team”, says CEO Vidar Olsen.
CONFIDEEs foundation is a transparent and long-term partnership with our partners.
“As an industry veteran with extensive experience in PCB technology, Craig will ensure that we can further build close and personal relationships with our partners. With Craig on board, we are taking partnerships to the next level”, says Olsen.
The combination of an advanced IT system and highly experienced and skilled human resources create a powerful synergy.
“We have worked tirelessly to create, ID, our compliance technology software, streamlining and digitalizing the PCB supply chain, protecting our partners' data. By leveraging compliance technology and combining it with human resources like Craig, we are taking a small step in increasing our team, but a significant move towards improving the industry” says Olsen.
Craig Haywood is equally enthusiastic about joining the team.
"I am thrilled to be part of a company that has a strong commitment to learn, build and share competence and technology. They have a clear focus on developing solutions which create value prepositions for their partners and finding new ways to make the work-day easier and more transparent", he says.
"For me, it's all about the people, the culture, and respect in relation to how you do business and how you treat people, always with a goal to do better, and make a difference as a person, friend, colleague and partner”, Haywood concludes.
With Craig Haywood's appointment as Operations Manager, the Operations department consists of Asle Høibybråten, Craig Haywood and Yik Chuang Tang and more people are on the way.
“We are ready to take the industry to the next level, being agile, transparent, and humble to those who have placed their trust in CONFIDEE,” says Olsen.
On the cusp of another IPC APEX EXPO, we focus on how bare board fabricators can maximize their time and investment at the show. We visited with Matt Kelly, IPC chief technologist, and Julia Gumminger, IPC professional development and events manager, as well as Udo Welzel and Stanton Rak, the chairs of the technical program committee, to discuss the technical depth and breadth that the 2024 show will bring to fabricators and professionals all along the supply chain.
The SMTA Capital Chapter is excited to announce the upcoming SMTA Capital Chapter Expo and Tech Forum, scheduled for March 7th, 2024, at Sweeny Barn in Manassas, Virginia.
It’s been another busy week in the industry. We lost another old friend last week. The EIPC show happened, and Pete Starkey provided us with complete and compelling show coverage, from start to finish. Recently, we posed the question, “When is it time to introduce embedded components into your PCB design?” which was asked and answered by design aficionado Kris Moyers in the latest issue of Design007 Magazine. We are proud to be a part of the exciting Global Insights weekly newsletter, which Nolan Johnson and Brian Knier explored in their interview, and we rounded out the week with some big merger news. Here are my picks for the past week’s must-read news items.
Inovaxe, a world leader and provider of innovative material handling and inventory control systems, is pleased to announce the addition of Angelo Panagopoulos as Director of Business Development.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. has joined other industry leaders and key AI stakeholders in a U.S. Department of Commerce initiative to support the development and deployment of trustworthy and safe AI.