Empire (Rochester, NY)

Rochester, NY 

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Empire Chapter Event at IEC Electronics August 27, 2014

IEC Electronics will hold an SMTA Empire event at their Newark, NY location on August 27, 2014.

Presentations Include:


Speaker: Charlie Barnhart, Charlie Barnhart & Associates, LLC

Title: The Manufacturing solution, past, present and future

The outline includes:

- A historical look-back of how we got to where we are today
- Followed by a summary of the good, bad and ugly we're currently dealing with
- Wrapped up by our forecast of where the industry is going in the next 5 years

David Torp, Vice President, IPC Standards and Technology

Title: Impact of IPC Validation Services QML/QPL Program on the Electronics Industry  

The outline includes: 

- Acknowledge of IEC’s recent QML Certification
- Methodologies used by IPC for development of qualified products listing, QPL as well as 
  qualified manufacturing listing, QML for electronic materials, printed boards and electronic
- The applicable IPC standards associated with current programs: IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620,
  J-STD-001, J-STD-004, J-STD-005, J-STD-006 and IPC-1071
- Future programs being developed for IPC-6012, CC-830, and IPC-1072
- The value stream maps for suppliers, OEMs and EMS companies
- Audit requirements and program criteria
- The future impact for establishing a network of trusted sources of supply from the bottom up

Full agenda TBA, check back for details!

5th Annual Empire Chapter Vendor Showcase and Technical Session 2014

Save the date!    September 18th, 2014

Showcase Hours: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Attendee Cost: FREE!!!!!!

Location: Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport:
175 Jefferson Road, Rochester New York 14623
Telephone: (585) 475-1910 Fax: (585) 475-9633

 If your a vendor you can pay by  PayPal!

Please fill out Vendor form along with payment!!! Form


Chapter Calendar of Events
Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
September 8, 2014
11:00 am
Empire Chapter Expo & Tech Forum Radisson Hotel Rochester 315-332-4205   Jodi Wahl 
September 18, 2014
12:00 AM
Vendor-Expo - Empire 2014 Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport   Jodi Wahl 

President : Mark Northrup  (IEC Electronics)
Phone : 315-332-4283
Email : mnorthrup@iec-electronics.com

Vice President : Drew Ake  (Harris Corporation)
Phone : 585-242-4469
Email : aake@harris.com

Secretary : Brook Sandy-Smith  (Indium Corporation)
Phone : 315-853-4900
Email : bsandy@indium.com

Treasurer : Andrew C. Davis  (Techni-Tool Inc.)
Phone : 585-385-9461
Email : adavis@techni-tool.com

VP of Membership : Brian Joseph Leach  (Moog)
Phone : 716-725-5982
Email : bleach@moog.com

Marketing Director (Appointed) : Jodi Wahl  (IEC Electronics Corp)
Phone : 315-332-4205
Email : jwahl@iec-electronics.com

Director of Technical Programs (Appointed) : Jennifer LaBour  (IEC Electronics Corp)
Phone : 315-332-4557
Email : jlabour@iec-electronics.com

Board Liaison : Martin Anselm (Universal Instruments Corporation)
Phone Contact : 607-779-5077
Email Address : anselm@uic.com

SMTA Global Members

Celestica Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. Lockheed Martin Microsoft Corporation Nihon Superior Company, Ltd OnCore Manufacturing Services Plexus Corp. Quality Systems Integrated Corporation Specialty Coating Systems Vitronics Soltec USA