Hartner, van de Vall to Head SMEMA PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 June 2008 05:59
BANNOCKBURN, IL – John Hartner, executive vice president of Dover Technologies, has been named chairman of the IPC Surface Mount Equipment Manufacturers Association (SMEMA) Council Steering Committee.
Leo van de Vall, president and CEO of Assembléon America Inc., has been named vice chairman.
In a release, Hartner said he looks to engage all industry segments, not just the equipment OEMs SMEMA represents. “Our ability to cooperate in solving industry-wide issues benefits everyone in the supply chain, including customers, suppliers and channel partners,” said Hartner. ”Leo and I hope to lead SMEMA to be more global and more valuable to all members, big and small.”
The SMEMA Council is made up of electronics assembly suppliers. It initiates technical, managerial, and financial programs to improve supply chain efficiencies and enhance working relationships and equipment compatibility.
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2008 06:00


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