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PCB Chat 79: Bruce Mahler on the Ohmega-Ticer Merger

PCB Chat 79: Bruce Mahler on the Ohmega-Ticer Merger

June 23, 2021

Merger and acquisition activity took a bit of a breather last summer as Covid protocols kicked in, but has really heated up since calendar flipped to 2021. Our guest is Bruce Mahler is Vice president and general manager at Ohmega and Ticer Technologies. Both are recent additions to Quantic Electronics, a newly formed umbrella company focusing on electronics components and materials. We break down what that means for printed circuit board engineers today on this episode of PCB Chat.

 

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PCB Chat 78: Peter Bigelow on 50 Years in PCB Fabrication

PCB Chat 78: Peter Bigelow on 50 Years in PCB Fabrication

June 11, 2021

IMI Inc., a printed circuit board fabricator in Haverhill, MA, celebrated its 50th anniversary in May. CEO and president Peter Bigelow joins Mike Buetow to discuss the company's golden anniversary, its focus on niche PTFE boards, and how manufacturing in the US might attract new talent for future prosperity.

 

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RM 69: Part 2 Mike Konrad, Chris Denney and Melissa Hough on the Pick-Place Podcast

RM 69: Part 2 Mike Konrad, Chris Denney and Melissa Hough on the Pick-Place Podcast

June 9, 2021

Mike Konrad a guest on the Pick-Place Podcast with Chris Denney (Worthington Assembly) and Melissa Hough (CircuitHub). This is the second of a two-part interview.

This episode gets us into the nitty gritty details of how to implement a proper circuit board cleaning process.

In the first part of this conversation (RM 68) we delve into the history of board cleaning, the electronics the industry's transition to primarily using no-clean flux, and why more and more companies are reintroducing board cleaning back into their assembly process.

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PCB Chat 77: The Top 50 Electronics Manufacturing Services Companies

PCB Chat 77: The Top 50 Electronics Manufacturing Services Companies

June 1, 2021

Each year CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY publishes its rankings of the 50 largest EMS/ODM companies. Editor in chief Mike Buetow offers a recap of the Year of Covid, and provides insights on a few under-the-radar trends that could have seismic effects down the road.

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