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Getting to Know Your Designer
In this issue, we examine how fabs work with their design customers, educating them on the critical elements of fabrication needed to be successful, as well as the many tradeoffs involved. How well do you really know your customer? What makes for a closer, more synchronized working relationship?
In this issue, the biggest names in PCB manufacturing share their economic outlook for the upcoming year and beyond. As you will see, they were all bullish on our industry, but there was some apprehension as well. No one wants to get burned by another the supply chain disruption.
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Karl's Tech Talk
Column from: Karl Dietz
Dr. Dietz has over 43 years of experience in the Chemical and Electronic Industries. During his 43 years with DuPont he held a variety of managerial positions in the fields of dyestuff, pigment, and electronic materials technologies, in support of product and process development, application studies, technical customer support, training, and manufacturing technical support. Dr. Dietz is a well known expert in the area of material and process technology for printed circuit boards and substrates. He is the author of the book Dry Film Photoresist Processing Technology and he has published extensively on printed circuit board fabrication technology. He was Technical Editor of CircuiTree Magazine where he published monthly. In 2000, Dr. Dietz was named by PC FAB Magazine and ATOMIC 29 as one of the 50 most influential people in the PCB industry. In 2001 he earned DuPont Electronics' prestigious Winning Spirit award. In 2009 he received the Best Technical Paper award at the Electronic Circuits World Convention in Shanghai, China. He has been active in the PCMI (Photochemical Machining Institute) and the IPC and has contributed to the IPC National Technology Roadmap for Electronic Interconnections as well as the iNEMI Technology Roadmap. He was DuPont's representative at ITRI (Interconnect Technology Research Institute). Recently he founded Karl Dietz Consulting LLC. Dr. Dietz holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Frankfurt University, Germany.