Lectronics at IPC APEX 2017

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During the week of February 13th, Jason Sciberras, Manufacturing Manager, and Tom Scales, IT Manager, attended IPC APEX in San Diego, CA. While perusing potential new equipment vendors, and connecting with current preferred suppliers, Jason and Tom also had the unique opportunity to discuss the new trends and technological advancements, specifically related to the Internet of Manufacturing (IoM), within the …

Millennials in Manufacturing: Zach Tondreau – Motivating Millennials

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Our last millennial featured in this Millennials in Manufacturing series is Zach Tondreau, the conformal coat lead at Saline Lectronics. Over the past two years, Zach has moved up starting as an associate, progressing to associate coordinator, and now as a production lead at Lectronics. “This is my first job in manufacturing and it has been very rewarding. I’ve always …

Millennials in Manufacturing: Tom Scales

Millennials in Manufacturing: Tom Scales—Manufacturing from an IT Perspective

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Continuing our i-Connect007 Millennials in Manufacturing feature, our latest millennial is IT Manager Tom Scales. Tom has been with Saline Lectronics for about two and a half years, and he describes the daily challenges as the most rewarding part of the job: “As a contract manufacturer, there are always unique problems given the diverse range of products that we make. …

Millennials in Manufacturing: The Millennials’ Advantage

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Continuing our i-Connect007 series on Millennials in Manufacturing, we next feature Mya Walton, associate coordinator in the circuit board testing department at Saline Lectronics. Mya has been with Lectronics for almost three years now. So far, she finds her work to be fulfilling. “I’ve gained knowledge I didn’t expect to get from this job. For example, I’ve learned every unique …

Cathy Cox - Millennials in Electronic Manufacturing

Millennials in Manufacturing: Multiple Approaches to Problem Solving

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In our latest i-Connect007 Millennials in Manufacturing Blog Series we feature Cathy Cox, a process engineer at Saline Lectronics. Cathy Cox started working on an assembly line before moving to SMT, where she performed training and the organization of the department. As a process engineer she is in charge of all the first-time build customers, where she manages the entire assembly process …

Millennials in Manufacturing - Alex Johnson

Millennials in Manufacturing: A Long-term Career Prospect

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In our latest I-Connect007 Millennials in Manufacturing Blog Series we feature Alex Johnson, an associate engineer at Saline Lectronics. Alex has been with Lectronics for over two years, and so far, he is genuinely enjoying it. He’s gained a better understanding of the electronic manufacturing process and enjoys addressing the challenges that come along with manufacturing. “There are a lot of tasks …

Millennials in Manufacturing - Mike Scaparrotti

Millennials in Manufacturing: A Different, yet Rewarding Career Path

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In our latest I-Connect007 Millennials in Manufacturing Blog Series we feature Mike Scaparrotti, a electronic manufacturing purchasing agent at Saline Lectronics. Mike Scaparrotti graduated with a degree in sociology and minor in art. “When I applied for this position, I knew very little about electronic manufacturing. My background was mainly in shipping and retail management.” By joining Lectronics, Mike anticipated a …

Millennials in Manufacturing with i-connect007

New Column: Millennials in Manufacturing

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We recently launched a new column with i-connect007, the most extensive global source for news and original content serving the printed circuit design, fabrication and assembly/EMS markets, called Millennials in Manufacturing. In this series, we explore the challenges that the electronic manufacturing services industry is facing with the pending skills gap, and how the millennial generation can fill in those holes… and …