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RM 83: Thermal Management Expert Miles Moreau

RM 83: Thermal Management Expert Miles Moreau

November 24, 2021

Miles Moreau, KIC’s general manager, has been with KIC for nearly three decades. He draws his deep and rich expertise from managing multiple business units across four continents spanning operations, field service, and sales and marketing channels. His expertise is in thermal management and that’s exactly what we’re going to talk about today.

We’ve discussed how to profile a board on this show. Today, we’re going to talk about profiling an oven and a wave soldering machine, and how, when done correctly, may reduce the number of times one has to attach thermocouples to a circuit board and run it through an oven or wave soldering machine.

 

PCB Chat 87: Jorge Cardona on EMS in Colombia

PCB Chat 87: Jorge Cardona on EMS in Colombia

November 12, 2021

Jorge Cardona is CEO of Invertronica Group, the parent company of a trio of firms in Colombia. Those companies include Tecrea, an electronics design and engineering unit; LosComponentes.com.co, a parts distributor, and Colcircuitos, the largest EMS company in Colombia. 

He speaks with Mike Buetow on markets and manufacturing in Central America, and why Colombia is a nearshore possibility for US OEMs and EMS companies looking for low-cost partners.

RM 82: Paul Salerno on Soldering Materials and Selection

RM 82: Paul Salerno on Soldering Materials and Selection

November 11, 2021

Paul Salerno holds an MBA with specialization in finance and marketing from Rutgers Graduate School of Business. He is global portfolio manager at MacDermid Alpha Electronic Solutions with expertise in product lifecycle management and development of strategic technology roadmaps for the global surface mount technology business.

 

Paul works with customers in both Europe and Asia with customers in automotive, computing, communications and consumer electronic markets. Paul and Mike Konrad discuss soldering materials including "high reliability" solder paste, low and ultra-low solder pastes, and design-for-use solder paste selection processes.

 

Paul may be reached here:

Paul Salerno

Portfolio Manager, SMT Assembly Solutions

Paul.Salerno@MacDermidAlpha.com

 

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