American Made Advocacy: DoD Unarmed Without the PCB

May 17, 2022 | Travis Kelly, PCBAA

It’s been more than 800 days since the global COVID-19 pandemic upended the supply chains of almost every industry. Whether it’s a shortage of commercial and consumer electronics or automobiles, businesses and their customers are bearing the brunt of what decades of offshoring and billions in foreign manufacturing subsidies have caused. One sector that sometimes escapes the attention of everyday Americans is aerospace and defense, where high-tech platforms and equipment are essential to mission success.

Technica Heats Up ROI Discussion

May 17, 2022 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team

The I-Connect007 Editorial Team discusses with Technica’s Frank Medina, Ed Carrigan, and Jason Perry about trending hotspots that provide the PCB fabricator a high return on investment (ROI). A theme that carries throughout the conversation is that traditional methods for calculating ROI are being replaced by models that include more qualitative factors.



It’s Only Common Sense: Give the Reps a Better Deal

May 16, 2022 | Dan Beaulieu, DB Management

I am sure you have noticed how difficult it is to find good reps today when it comes to selling PCBs and PCBAs. That is not to say there are no good reps out there but rather than there are not many reps who are dying to represent our...

The Right Approach: The Law of Sacrifice

May 10, 2022 | Steve Williams, The Right Approach Consulting

If you truly want to become a great leader you must be willing to make sacrifices. There are four rules to keep in mind to this end: There is no success without sacrifice. Leaders are often asked to give up more than others. You must...

The New Chapter: Prepping for an Internship? Three Tips to Shore Up Your Skills

May 9, 2022 | Hannah Nelson & Paige Fiet, IPC Student Directors

When I first logged onto my computer in summer 2021, I was beyond nervous. I had just accepted the role of corporate intern at Caterpillar Inc., where I would be working on the product service development team. As I started my...

The Big Picture: Robust Cybersecurity System Means Greater Investment Opportunity

May 4, 2022 | Mehul Davé, Entelechy Global and Linkage Technologies

When we make a mistake in business, it’s natural for people to notice. It’s also natural for people to question your business acumen when such mistakes are made. Some mistakes, inevitably, are bigger than others. Some are...

Golden ROI Opportunities Featuring:

  • The ROI Hotspots with Frank Medina, Jason Perry and Ed Carignan

  • Surveying the Fab landscape: Where to Find ROI with Torsten Reckert
  • Chemcut’s Robotic Solution with Bruce Siemering, Neil Robinson and Christopher Bonsell 

  • Candor Nails the ROI With Indubond with Sunny Patel 
  • Golden ROI Opportunities by Nolan Johnson
  • How Industry 4.0 Shapes PCB Wet Processes by Christopher Bonsell
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