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Empire (Rochester, NY)

Rochester, NY 

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2nd Annual EMPIRE Chapter AHL Professional Hockey Game

Wednesday January 27, 2016 7:05pm

Where:  Blue Cross Arena, Rochester NY <map link

Teams:  Rochester Americans vs. Syracuse Crunch




Join us for a midweek winter networking social, AHL Hockey on the "Party Deck"!


To RSVP, please click the link below, or copy this address into your browser.
Applicants will receive a confirmation email with ticket claim instructions.
Tickets offered on a "first come, first served" basis.

6th Annual EMPIRE Chapter Vendor Showcase and Technical Session

October 29 - Radisson Hotel (Rochester)  

175 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY 14623

Showcase Hours:  12PM - 6PM

Attendance Cost:  Free

Updated Agenda:


12PM Showcase starts

12-12:15PM Welcome and Intro to Technical Presentations

12:15PM Chrys Shea [Shea Engineering Services]
Topic:  Selecting Stencil Technologies to Optimize Print Performance

1PM Lunch

2PM Jeff Schake [ASM Assembly Systems - DEK Printing Solutions Division]
Topic:  The Development of 0.3mm Pitch CSP Assembly Process

4PM Stefan Preble [Rochester Institute of Technology]
Topic:  Integrated Photonics

Vendors:  A Vendor Registration Form will need to be filled out and sent to by Sept 25th. Payments can be made through the Paypal link below.

If you need a copy of the Vendor Registration Form or need to pay through a different method, please contact Drew Ake at

To RSVP, click the link below


SMTA EMPIRE Chapter Technical Event


May 13 - SUNY Polytechnic Institute located in Utica, NY



When:   Wednesday May 13, 2015

Where:  SUNY Poly, 5701 Horatio St, Utica, NY 13502 


     4:00 - 5:30   Check in with refreshments.  A tour of the SUNY Poly’s new

                        engineering facility will be held prior to the technical sessions.
                        Please arrive between 4:00-4:15 if you are interested in the tour.         


     5:30 - 6:15   Bill Durgin, Professor of Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute 

                              Topic:  The New SUNY Poly


      6:15 - 6:45   Dinner 


     6:45 - 7:30   Brook Sandy-Smith, Technical Support Engineer: PCB Assembly
                   Materials Specialist at Indium Corporation

                              Topic:  Hot Topics in Flux Technology and IPC Standards


   SMTA Members:  Free

   Non-members:  $20

   Students:  $10


 Please RSVP by Friday 5/8/15.

To RSVP, please click below, or copy and paste this address into your browser.

Chapter Calendar of Events
Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
October 29, 2015
12:00 PM
SMTA Empire Chapter Vendor Show Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport 585-242-4469   Drew Ake
January 27, 2016
07:05 pm
EMPIRE Chapter AHL Professional Hockey Game Blue Cross Arena, Rochester NY 607-222-6154   Jeff Schake

President : Mark Northrup  (IEC Electronics)
Phone : 315-332-4283
Email :

Vice President : Drew Ake  (Harris Corporation)
Phone : 585-242-4469
Email :

Secretary : Jeff Schake  (ASM Assembly Systems)
Phone : 607-222-6154
Email :

Treasurer : Andrew C. Davis  (SennTec Sales Corp.)
Phone : 585-385-9461
Email :

VP of Technical Programs : Brook Sandy-Smith  (Indium Corporation)
Phone : 315-853-4900
Email :

VP of Membership : Brian Joseph Leach  (Moog)
Phone : 716-725-5982
Email :

Board Liaison : Martin Anselm (Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT))
Phone Contact : 585-475-2005
Email Address :

SMTA Global Members

Celestica Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO Keysight Technologies Lockheed Martin Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG Microsoft Corporation NEO Technology Solutions (OnCore Manufacturing) Plexus Corp. Samtec Specialty Coating Systems Texwipe Vexos Vitronics Soltec USA