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2023 Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship Recipient AnnouncedSeptember 26, 2023 | SMTA
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SMTA is pleased to announce Catherine Wong, Foothill College, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 JoAnn Stromberg Student Leader Scholarship.
The SMTA Awards Committee selected Catherine for her committed leadership in the SMTA. Catherine is currently enrolled in the Engineering program at Foothill College. She is a member of the SMTA Silicon Valley Chapter, serving as an advocate for local college students. Upon completion of her studies, Catherine would like to work in the SMT field where she could contribute to the development of new technologies, specifically through PCB design.
The $3000 JoAnn Stromberg Student Leadership Scholarship, given in honor of the nearly 30 years of service dedicated by former Executive Administrator, JoAnn Stromberg, was established following her retirement in 2015. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to take on more leadership opportunities and strengthen the connection between students and the electronics industry.
The Stromberg Scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursuing a degree in electronics and actively involved in the SMTA. The scholarship is intended for the purchase of technical books and research materials, for participation in conferences related to electronics assembly and packaging, and for living expenses if necessary.
The award will be presented in person at the SMTA International Conference, October 9 - 12, 2023 in Minneapolis, MN, USA.
ICAPE GROUP Consolidates Its Technological Expertise by Integrating Bordan Electronic Consult’s Assets in Germany11/29/2023 | ICAPE Group
ICAPE Group, a global technology distributor of printed circuit boards (PCB), announced the acquisition of 100% of the assets of Bordan Electronic Consult, a German company specializing in the design of "custom-made" technical parts.
Mycronic’s Kevin Clue discusses the new MyPro A40, a pick and place machine that is 48% faster than its predecessor. The A40 maintains the flexibility desired by high-mix, low-volume manufacturers while offering a wider component range, better accuracy and repeatability.
November’s issue of Design007 Magazine had an excellent theme that evolved around design simplification. There were exceptionally good articles about how to reduce over-constrained or needlessly complex designs. One significant time-consuming category is the creation of many design files and drawings which lead to lengthy creation and interpretation time along with the considerable time to resolve conflicting or erroneous information.
Pete Starkey speaks with Frederic Soulier and Damien Boureau from Altix and MGI Digital Technology. The combined expertise of two innovative companies lead to a radically simplified digital solution for solder mask and additive processes in one machine.
Yamaha Robotics has revealed the YRM20DL dual-lane mounter for the first time in Europe at Productronica 2023, and also introduced new features of its powerful smart-factory software tools.