The USMCA trade agreement was just the tip of the iceberg in news affecting our industry this week. We also saw more young people getting involved in the industry, an HDP User Group webinar on automotive thermal issues, and more questions for our own Happy Holden—this time, on stacked microvia reliability, or the lack thereof.
On July 1, 2020, the USMCA trade act (United States-Mexico-Canada Act) phased in as a trade agreement guiding economic trade and growth in North America. Nolan Johnson spoke with both Shawn DuBravac, IPC’s chief economist, and Chris Mitchell, IPC’s vice president of global government affairs and an I-Connect007 columnist, about the impact of USMCA on North American electronics manufacturing.
Only the U.S. Defense Department would lump together seven concepts—command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance—into a single acronym: C4ISR. Denny Fritz explains how C4ISR...
If you are fabricating PWBs to military specifications, the master drawing will state: “Fabricate to MIL-PRF-55110, MIL-PRF-50884, or MIL-PRF-31032.” This sounds very complicated on the surface, but there is a rewarding...
Lessons Learned From Past Applications of TQM An interview with Dan Feinberg
Focus on the Impact of Data An interview with Dana Korf
Emotional Manufacturing Intelligence An interview with Steve Williams
W. Edwards Deming’s Lost Chapters Recovered by Happy Holden
The Importance of Quality Management by Didrik Bech
Supply Chain Shock and the Factory of the Future Interview with Shawn DuBravac and Matt Kelly
Cyberattack! Think It Couldn't Happen to You? Think Again! Interview with Eric Cormier and Dave Ryder
Human Factors in Automation Interview with Bob Murphy
Organizational and Team Management in Times of Change Interview with Ross Berntson
Electronics Manufacturing: A Critical Industry and Supply Chain Interview with Chris Peters
The Future Just Isn’t What It Used to Be by Dan Beaulieu