Raby to Keynote Atlanta SMTA Expo PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 08 February 2008 10:13
ATLANTA – Jim Raby, a 50-year industry veteran, and founder and technical director at STI Electronics, will keynote the Atlanta SMTA Expo on April 17.
 
Raby, who has spent his entire career in electronics manufacturing, will offer his perspectives of the past and future. His accomplishments include patents for wave soldering, work on the Saturn/Apollo Program, initiating the Zero Defect Program for wave soldering and development of the famous China Lake soldering schools.
 
Raby was also instrumental in developing the IPC soldering certification curriculum and initiating the Electronics Manufacturing Productivity Facility. He is also known as the person behind the Lights Out Factory concept that revolutionized the modern electronics manufacturing facility.
 
The 12th annual Atlanta SMTA Expo will be held at the Gwinnett Civic Center in Duluth, GA. For more information, visit http://www.smta.org/education/vendor_days/vendor_days.cfm#ga.
 

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