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Productronica 2013, Munich, Germany

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Panel of Experts

The Custers
2014 & 2015 growth at moderate pace

The global electronic supply chain is growing, but this expansion is currently at primarily single digit rates. Compared to the same 3-month period a year earlier world semiconductor shipments are up 11.5%, PCBs up 5.2%, electronic equipment up 2.8% and the Global PMI leading indicator up 3.3%.
The JPMorgan/Markit Economics Global PMI has been in expansion territory (PMI>50) for the last few years however regional performance varies.
Perhaps strangely the USA and Europe are currently expanding faster than many Asian countries with China and Japan in recent contraction modes.  

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Joe Fjelstad
Component carrier material selection for SAFE product designs

The last two columns focused on electronic component issues related to solderless assembly for electronics (SAFE). They stressed the importance of making thoughtful, proactive decisions in component selection rather than reactive ones, or using whatever happens to pop up first in a component search. 

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Craig Hillman
Physics of failure

When I tell people that I am a practitioner of physics of failure, the response is typically predictable:
I either get a blank look, or a large smile breaks out as if landsman has been discovered after many years in the wilderness.
What is physics of failure? In some respects, that is a good question. Historically, there are some nice academic definitions that will tend to put you to sleep.  

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SMTA International 2014

The SMTA International conference includes focused technical tracks covering Manufacturing and Assembly, Advanced Packaging, Substrates, Soldering, and Quality and Reliability.  Technical sessions will be held on Monday through Thursday.  Tutorials are half-day educational courses offered on Sunday, Monday, and Thursday. Thursday’s tutorial on “Reliability 360: How to Verify Design Robustness Early in the Process” is free for SMTA and IPC members who register in advance.

Visit our Show Central area for SMTA International 2014 to see what's in store on the show floor.

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