Welcome to SMTA
The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.
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We Want You for the SMTA Board of DirectorsApplication Deadline: April 14
Perhaps you have served as a chapter officer and would like the greater leadership challenges we offer. Perhaps you possess valuable skills and have ideas that would benefit SMTA members. We need committed individuals like you to continue our mission of helping members succeed. The only requirement is that you be an SMTA member who has demonstrated commitment to the association. That's all it takes, and there are many of you out there. The numerous benefits of serving on the board include exposure to personal and professional contacts and the chance to exchange ideas with fellow leaders. You can help others while learning a few things yourself.
Congratulations Patti and Alex
We are very happy to congratulate our Director of Educational Programs, Patti Hvidhyld, on her marriage to Alex Coles. Patti and Alex were married in a beautiful ceremony on the beach in Cancun, Mexico on February 3, 2014. Patti has changed her last name to Coles, so you may need to update your address book.
Your Research Matters - Share Your Knowledge
Because of the dedication of engineers just like you, the electronics assembly and advanced packaging industries have seen tremendous growth over the years. Remember, every little bit helps and your research is beneficial to engineers all over the world. By presenting a technical paper at a conference you can contribute to the general advancement of the electronics industry as well as establish yourself and your company as an innovator and a thought leader. Get started by submitting an abstract for one of our upcoming conferences.
Find Your Dream Job or Hire a New Employee in the SMTA Job Center
The SMTA Job Center can help engineers, operators, managers, technicians and executives find a job or fill a position in the electronics assembly industry. Go to the Job Listings page for a complete listing. Members post on-line for free!