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Rochester, NY 

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6th Annual Empire Chapter Vendor Showcase and Technical Session

October 29 - Radisson Hotel (Rochester)

175 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY 14623

Showcase Hours: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Attendee Cost: FREE! 

Featured Speaker:  Chrys Shea

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 A
ke at


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.

SMTA Empire Networking Event: Amerks vs. Crunch Hockey Game Dec 17th

We would like to get together again before the New Year to network, brainstorm for next year’s events and to have some fun!

What:    SMTA Empire Networking Event Rochester Amerks vs. Syracuse Crunch

When:   Wednesday December 17, 2014

Where:  Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, NY


  • Only a handful of tickets available

  • Empire Chapter members and industry colleagues welcome!

  • Each person gets to bring 1 guest

  • $15 Food/Beverage voucher included per ticket!

  • Two $50 gift card to Amerks gift shop will be raffled off!

  • We will be meeting at Dinosaur BBQ on Court St first for cocktails between 6:00pm – 6:30pm


Please RSVP below ASAP and remember; only a handful of tickets are available!

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

Chapter Calendar of Events
Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
September 2, 2015
3:00 PM
SMTA Chapter Meeting RIT (CIMS building room 2240) 585-242-4469   Drew Ake
October 29, 2015
12:00 PM
SMTA Empire Chapter Vendor Show Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport 585-242-4469   Drew Ake

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

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

Secretary : Brook Sandy-Smith  (Indium Corporation)
Phone : 315-853-4900
Email :

Treasurer : Andrew C. Davis  (Techni-Tool Inc.)
Phone : 585-385-9461
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 Vitronics Soltec USA