Midwest Soldering Competition scheduled for Sep. 21-22.
Press Release Summary:
September 6, 2011 - Held in conjunction with IPC Midwest Conference and Exhibition, First Annual IPC Midwest Soldering Competition will determine the Best Hand-Soldering Technician in the Midwest for 2011. Event will pit competitors against each other to build a functional electronics assembly within 30-minute time limit. Twenty-one competitors from 15 companies have answered the call for the challenge leaving only 3 slots open for additional participants.
Original Press Release
The Heat Is On for IPC Midwest Hand Soldering Competition
Press release date: September 1, 2011
o Accelerated Assemblies
o Bay tek Games Inc.
o Dynalab, Inc.
o Evotronics, Inc.
o Hegel Holdings LLC
o International Control Services, Inc.
o James Instruments
o Minarik Drives
o Motorola Solutions
o Northrop Grumman
o Pole Zero Corporation
o Pro-Active Engineering
o Raven Industries
o Specialized Technology Electronics
o Universal Avionics Systems Corp. Cash prizes of $500, $250 and $100 will be awarded by IPC to the top three finalists at the close of the exhibition on September 22. In addition, the first place finisher will win an MX-5010 workstation, compliments of OK International/Metcal, and will own the coveted bragging rights as the Best Hand-Soldering Technician in the Midwest for 2011. Individuals interested in participating in the competition should register at www.IPCMidwestShow.org/competition. IPC Midwest will be held September 21-22, 2011, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, in Schaumburg, Ill. Free exhibit hall registration is available to pre-registrants. To register or for more information on all the activities taking place at IPC Midwest, including the exhibition featuring more than 50 of the Midwest's top electronics manufacturing equipment and supply companies, visit www.IPCMidwestShow.org. About IPC
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,000 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $1.85 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore, India; and Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing, China.