Reading time ( words)
SMS Electronics customers are set to benefit from access to world-class microscopy services thanks to a strategic partnership between the company and the University of Leicester.
The Advanced Microscopy Centre at the University of Leicester supports the leading research carried out by its academics across a range of disciplines, as well as being used to train students and post-doctoral staff in microscopy techniques.
Through this partnership, SMS Electronics customers will benefit from a range of microscopy and materials characterisation facilities which include Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).
Bob Pitchford, Sales and Marketing Director at SMS Electronics said: “This is great news for our customers. We can offer them access to state-of-the-art equipment, enhancing the already ‘best in class’ analytical facility here at SMS. Furthermore we will be able to call upon the technical and academic expertise of Leicester’s specialists to aid our Engineering team diagnose particular and specific issues”
Alison Riding, Consultancy Manager at the University of Leicester added: “The University is committed to working in partnership with industry to help generate business growth. This includes opening our doors to businesses to use our range of hi-tech analytical services. We look forward to our partnership with SMS and increasing our links with the electronics industry.”
For more information please contact Bob Pitchford, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Andy Jones, email@example.com.
Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
Clemens Jargon, senior vice president of High Flex at Mycronic, shares his thoughts about the company’s performance in 2022 (it was a strong year), plans for the new year (turnkey solutions), and what visitors to the Mycronic booth at the show can expect to see in the company’s state-of-the-art Iris™ 3D AOI vision technology.
Chintan Sutaria, CalcuQuote
Excess inventory is a ubiquitous issue in the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry, and it is made worse by the complexity and volatility of the modern supply chain. Considered an unavoidable cost of doing business, unchecked inventory cost has wreaked havoc on manufacturers without strict controls in place to keep their businesses safe. Excess inventory is not only costly for manufacturers themselves, but also for their end customers. Unwillingly, manufacturers are sometimes forced to eat this cost to avoid disrupting relationships with their customers and with the hope of making up the losses in next year’s orders from the customer.
Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
Nolan Johnson and James Bishop, eastern regional sales manager at VJ Electronix, prepare for the upcoming SMTAI conference in Minneapolis by discussing the current market challenges, changes in how EMS companies are making use of their rework stations, and how VJ Eletronix is meeting customers with new functionality.