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2017 New England Expo and Technical Forum

2017 New England Expo and Technical Forum


November 16, 2017


Location: DCU Center
50 Foster St. 
Worcester, MA 01608

Show Hours: 9am-4pm
Forum Hours: TBD

We are VERY excited to announce the huge success of our Inaugural New England Expo and Technical Forum.  We are already in planning on the 2017 event.

We are adding more vendors, raffles and a live smt line demo in the Showcase Corner.  Stay tuned for more specific details on that,

Cost to Exhibit:
SMTA Corporate Members:
Early (Before 9/1/17) $450.00
Late (9/1/17 and after) $550.00

Non-Corporate Members:
Early (Before 9/1/17) $550.00
Late (9/1/17 and after) $650.00

2017 New England Expo Registration
 
 

Suggested Hotel:

  • Hilton Garden Inn (directly across from the DCU Center)
  • Awaiting the contract for a link to a reservation site, rate will be $141 +tax for night of 11/15 and 11/16.
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Setup times are 11/15/2017 from 2pm to 8pm and 11/16/2017 from 6am to 9am.
Breakdown times are 11/16/2017 from 4pm to 8pm.

Assistance will be available for incoming freight, setup, breakdown and outgoing freight if necessary,  Let us know if you need assistance. THIS IS HANDLED THROUGH SER DIRECTLY.

If interested in Sponsoring any portion of this event, please let us know!!!  There are many opportunities such as coffee, wi-fi, lanyards, bags, giveaways, logos on the carpet and more.

NOTE: ALL INCOMING FREIGHT MUST BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO SER NOT DCU...


MUCH
 MORE INFO TO FOLLOW!!!


All booths are 10'x10'.  All spaces come with 1 6' draped table and 2 chairs.  Attendee list will be emailed 1 week after show is complete.  All spaces will be assigned once we are sold out.  If there is another exhibitor you want to be next to please let us know when you sign up.


All electricity and air needs are handled directly with the DCU Center.


Technical Sessions:

Registered Exhibitors:


AIM www.aimsolder.com
Akrometrix (Creyr) www.akrometrix.com
ASG (PTG) www.asg-jergens.com
Binder www.binder-world.com
Chemtronics (PTG) www.chemtronics.com
Cirtronics www.cirtronics.com
Creyr Innovation www.creyr.net
CyberOptics (PTG) www.cyberoptics.com
DEK (PTG) www.asm-smt.com
DfR Solutions (Creyr) www.dfrsolutions.com
Epoxy Technology (Creyr) www.epotek.com
Excelta (PTG) www.excelta.com
Finetech www.finetech.com
Henkel/Loctite (PTG) www.henkel.com/electronics
Indium (Creyr) www.indium.com
Insulfab Plastics www.insulfab.com
JBC www.jbctools.com
Jensen Global (PTG) www.jensenglobal.com
Komax (PTG) www.komaxusa.com
LPMS (PTG) www.lpms-usa.com
MicroScreen (Creyr) www.microscreenllc.com
Mil-Aero Solutions www.milaerosolutions.com
NCAB Group www.ncabgroup.com
Nordson Dage www.mordsondage.com
Nortec Humidity www.humidity.com
OC White (PTG) www.ocwhite.com
Pace www.paceworldwide.com
Panasonic www.panasonicfa.com
Performance Technology Group www.ptgnewengland.com
Promation (PTG) www.promationusa.com
PVA www.pva.net
Quantum Storage Systems www.quantumstorage.com
Saki (Creyr) www.sakicorp.com
SCS (PTG) www.staticcontrol.com
Seho (Creyr) www.seho.de/en
Simco (PTG) www.simco-ion.com
SIPLACE (PTG) www.asm-smt.com
SolderStar (PTG) www.solderstar.com
Steinel (PTG) www.steinel.com
Stentech www.stentech.com
Teradyne www.teradyne.com
Treston (PTG) www.treston.us
Viscom USA www.viscomusa.com
Waveroom Plus www.waveroomplus.com
Wera (PTG) www.weratools.com
Yamaha/Trans-Tec America www.trans-tec-america.com
Zestron USA www.zestronusa.com

Sponsors:






SMTA CT Chapter Technical Meeting

Thursday, June 29th 4-6:30 pm
Please join us for an evening of networking and learning about robotic soldering and intelligent fluxing.  You won't want to miss this!

When:  Thursday, June 29th, 4-6:30 p.m.

Where:  MTA Automation, Inc. 50 River Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Cost:  $25 SMTA Member; $35 Non-member (PayPal upon registration or cash or check at the door)

 
Robotic Selective Soldering, Interflux Selective Jet Fluxing

Hosts/ Presenters:
Will Hunter, Managing Director for MTA Automation North America
Dayton Thomas, Engineering Manager for MTA Automation North America
 

Live Demonstration of Robotic soldering – Presented by Dayton Thomas

  1. When to use robot soldering (instead of wave or mini-wave selective)
  2. Overview table-top soldering robot (features and benefits)
  3. The four soldering technologies mta offers
  4. When to use each of the technologies
  5. Q & A
Live Demonstration of Intelligent Fluxing – Presented by Will Hunter
  1. What differentiates intelligent fluxing from spray, ultrasonic, and selective fluxing.
  2. How Intelligent Fluxing solves the two primary issues with wave soldering: Dramatically improves the quality of wave soldering; Nearly eliminates the mess associated with wave soldering
  3. Unique features of the InterFlux Intelligent Fluxing machine
  4. Q & A
 
If you have questions please contact Sabrina Beck (860) 309-8501, sbeck@altekcompany.com.
 
We look forward to seeing you there!

To RSVP for the meeting, click here.

Pay for the meeting here:






SMTA Members of Distinction Awards - Nominations Open

SMTA has recognized exceptional Individual and Corporate Members for their immeasurable contributions to the Association since 1994.  Please join us to show our appreciation for SMTA members dedicated to preserving the traditions of the association and maintaining the high standards of professionalism in the industry.  We invite you to take a few minutes to nominate individual or coporate members for one of the prestigious SMTA awards to be presented at the SMTA International Conference.  

See the attached for additional details and for a listing of 2016 Recipients. 

Nominations can be submitted online at http://smta.org/awards/awards.cfm.  The nomination deadline is May 30, 2017.

We are busy scheduling a full calendar of 2017 activities for the Connecticut chapter and look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.  To stay informed, please be sure to follow us on social media.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/smtactchapter

LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2866836

 


Respectfully,

Your 2017 Chapter Leaders






SMTA-CT Tech Talk and Tour of MPI (4.20.17)

We are pleased to announce the first Technical Meeting of 2017 will be held on Thursday, April 20th at Microboard Processing Inc. (MPI) in Seymour CT. 

EVENT:  Tech Talk and Tour of MPI
4:00-4:15  Welcome and light refreshments
4:15-5:00  Technical Presentation by Leigh Gesick, Director of Inventec Performance Chemicals
     "Defluxing No Clean Assemblies in Vapor Phase Systems"
5:00-5:30   Facility tour of Microboard Processing Inc (MPI)     

DATE:  Thursday, 4/20/17

TIME:   4:00pm to 5:30pm

LOCATION:  MPI, 36 Cogwheel Ln, Seymour CT  06483

ADMISSION:  $25 SMTA Members / $35 Non-Members

SPECIAL NOTATIONS:  MPI is an ITAR Restricted facility.

This talk will review several case studies on solvent chemistries, vapor degreasing systems and cost analysis for defluxing assemblies.  In the 1990s, vapor phase defluxing systems were replaced with aqueous technology due to environmental and health concerns regarding the use of solvents.  Today, with SMT assembly miniaturization creating stand-off heights less than 2 mils, aqueous technology at times is not adequate to clean these assemblies.  With the formulation of solvent chemistries that are both effective and environmentally friendly, vapor phase cleaning is able to offer a cost effective alternative to aqueous solutions when they fall short.

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

http://www.smta.org/chapters/rsvp.cfm?BEE_ID=4189&BULK_EMAIL_NO=1


Space is limited so reserve your space early!   For more information, contact David Reitz at dreitz@inventec.dehon.com or 860 526-8300.






Chapter Calendar of Events
Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
June 29, 2017
4:30 pm
Tour of mta automation mta automation, Old Saybrook, CT 8603098501   Sabrina Beck 
sbeck@altekcompany.com


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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Sabrina Beck  (Altek Electronics)
Phone : 860-496-3282
Email : sabrina.beck@altekelectronics.com

Vice President : David Reitz  (INVENTEC Peformance Chemicals USA)
Phone : 860-526-8300
Email : dreitz@inventec.dehon.com

Secretary : Eric Jarvis Soderberg  (Whelen Engineering)
Phone : 860-718-2329
Email : esoderberg@whelen.com

Treasurer : Mark M. Siems  (Mil-Aero Solutions)
Phone : 631-648-9000
Email : mark.siems@gmail.com

VP of Membership & Communication : Jenny Hopewell  (HOPEWELL Companies, LLC)
Phone : 617-970-5957
Email : hopewell@hopewellcompanies.com

Board Liaison : Richard Coyle (Nokia)
Phone Contact : 908-582-8062
Email Address : richard.coyle@nokia.com

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Global Members of our Chapter

NCAB Group USA



Global Participating Members of our Chapter

Micro Systems Technologies, Inc.

NCAB Group USA, Inc.



Corporate Members of our Chapter

AB Electronics Inc

Altek Electronics

Argo Transdata

Ascentech LLC

Carlton Industries Corporation

INVENTEC Performance Chemicals USA

MacDermid, Inc.

Master Bond Inc.

MicroCare Corporation

Mirtec Corporation

NCAB Group USA

Scott Electrokrafts, Inc.

Vision Engineering



Professional Members of our Chapter

HOPEWELL Companies, LLC

MCE



SMTA Global Members

Amazon Celestica Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. FCA Group Harris Corporation Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO ITW EAE Jabil Circuit Sdn. Bhd. Keysight Technologies KYZEN Sdn. Bhd. Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG NCAB Group USA NEO Technology Solutions Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics SMAC Specialty Coating Systems Vexos ZESTRON Americas

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