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The SMART Group

The SMART Group Aims to Promote the Advancement of the Electronics Manufacturing Industry through the Education, Training of its Members in Surface Mount and Related Assembly Technologies.

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SMART Group and NPL Host Process, Design & Reliability Seminar

Sep 25, 2017 | SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on Surface Mount And Related Technologies, announces that it is co-sponsoring the Process, Design & Reliability Seminar on 9 November with the NPL.

Guide to QFN/LGA & BTC Process Defects Launched by SMART Group

Sep 05, 2017 | SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on Surface Mount And Related Technologies, announces that its latest Process Defect Photo Guide “Guide to QFN/LGA & BTC Process Defects” will be released on 16th October. This optical and X-ray guide covers the most common components, assembly process and reliability failures that may occur using these parts. It shows issues at goods receipt, typical assembly-related problems plus solder joint and cleanliness failures that can occur in the field. The guide provides example images of satisfactory print, placement and reflow with many common defects found with optical and X-ray inspection.

SMART Group Launches Next FREE Guide in the Series: PCB Surface Finish Defect Guide

Apr 04, 2017 | SMART Group announces that the “Printed Circuit Solderable Finish Defect Guide” has been printed and is available free of charge.

SMART Group Releases “Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide”

Feb 20, 2017 | MART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on Surface Mount And Related Technologies, announces the release of its latest colour guide: “Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide 2.”

SMART Group to Host Soldering Void Workshop 

Oct 04, 2016 | SMART Group announces that it will host a workshop called “Soldering Voids: Formation, Causes and Mitigation” on Tuesday 25th October 2016 at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Ansty Park near Coventry.

SMART Group to Host smart-e-webinar about Achieving Compliance with a Modern ESD-Control Standard

Apr 29, 2016 | SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on Surface Mount And Related Technologies, announces that it will host the Webinar "ESD Three Steps to Heaven" on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 2:30 PM BST.

ASM COO to Keynote SMART Group’s 2015 European Conference

Aug 17, 2015 | SMART Group announces that its European Conference Management Session will be headlined with a keynote from Günter Schindler COO of ASM Assembly Systems.

SMART Group Adds Important Topic to Its 2015 European Conference

Aug 04, 2015 | SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on surface mount and related technologies, announces that it has added an Industry 4.0 session to its two-day European Conference at the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington, London. The conference will take place from September 22-23, 2015, and the Industry 4.0 event will take place on 23rd September. The NPL is an internationally renowned centre of excellence and technology.

Space Is Filling Quickly for SMART Group’s 2015 European Conference & Exhibition

May 22, 2015 | Reservations from overseas for delegate places and bookings for Table Top Exhibition space are already being received for the SMART Group European Conference & Exhibition, which will be held at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), one of the UK’s leading science and research facilities based in Teddington, London, on the 22nd and 23rd September 2015.

Value Add: SMART Group and NPL to Host Free Hands-on Conformal Coating & Cleaning Experience PLUS Webinar

Feb 21, 2014 | SMART Group, and NPL announce that they will cohost a free, three-day Hands-on Conformal Coating & Cleaning Experience from 8-10 April at NEC, Birmingham.

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SMART Group Launches Free Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide

Feb 21, 2014 | SMART Groupannounces that it has created a colour “Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide”.

Cleaning: Find the “Goldilocks” Solution at the SMART Group Conference

Sep 17, 2013 | SMART Group announces that its annual SMART Group European Conference & Table Top Exhibition will be held from 2-3 October 2013 at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Cornmarket Thame, Oxfordshire, England.

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2013 SMART Group European Conference to Feature World-Class Speakers

Sep 10, 2013 | SMART Group announces that its annual SMART Group European Conference & Table Top Exhibition will be held from 2-3 October 2013 at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Cornmarket Thame, Oxfordshire, England.

NPL to Host SMART Group Conformal Coating Event

Sep 03, 2013 | SMART Group announces that it will host “Improving Reliability with Conformal Coating” on Thursday, 24th October at the NPL facility in Teddington, London.

SMART Group Attains Sponsorship from Leading UK Bank

Jul 25, 2013 | SMART Group announces that Lloyds TSB Commercial Banking is a sponsor of its annual SMART Group European Conference & Table Top Exhibition, which will be held from 2-3 October 2013 at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Cornmarket Thame, Oxfordshire, England.

2013 SMART Group European Conference to Focus on UK Designs Being Made in the UK

Jul 20, 2013 | SMART Group announces that its annual SMART Group European Conference & Table Top Exhibition will be held from 2-3 October 2013 at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Cornmarket Thame, Oxfordshire, England.

Attend the Annual 2013 SMART Group European Conference to Learn How Raspberry Pi Came to the UK

Jul 09, 2013 | SMART Group announces that its annual SMART Group European Conference & Table Top Exhibition will be held from 2-3 October 2013 at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Cornmarket Thame, Oxfordshire, England.

SMART Group Continues smart-e-webinar Series with Solder Sphere Webinar

Jul 05, 2013 | SMART Group announces that it will present the webinar “Using Solder Spheres in Fine-Pitch Area-Array Rework Plus Manufacturing Quality Control” on Tuesday 20th August 2013 at 14:30.

SMART Group’s Design, Manufacture and Test of High-Reliability Electronics Seminar Was a Resounding Success

Jul 01, 2013 | SMART Group announces that it hosted a successful seminar at Aero Engine Controls, Birmingham, England on 19th June 2013.

SMART Group European Conference Looks to Be the Best Ever

Jun 11, 2013 | SMART Group announces that its annual SMART Group European Conference & Table Top Exhibition will be held from 2-3 October 2013 at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Cornmarket Thame, Oxfordshire, England.

Keynotes for the Annual 2013 SMART Group European Conference to Focus on the Theory & Practice of Improving Efficiency to Win Business

May 07, 2013 | SMART Group, announces that its annual SMART Group European Conference & Table Top Exhibition will be held from 2-3 October 2013 at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Cornmarket Thame, Oxfordshire, England.

SMART Group Hosts Successful “Back to Basics” Rework & Inspection Workshop

Apr 03, 2013 | SMART Group,announces that on 26th March 2013, more than 30 delegates from manufacturing and service repair sectors, including line managers, process and quality engineers, attended its successful “Back to Basics” Hands-on Rework and Inspection Workshop at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, UK

SMART Group to Host “Guide to Auditing a Surface Mount Production Line” Webinar

Mar 07, 2013 | SMART Group announces that it will present the Webinar “Guide to Auditing a Surface Mount Production Line” on Tuesday, 9 April, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. (GMT).

SMART Group Issues a Call for Papers for Its 2013 SMART Group European Conference & Exhibition

Feb 11, 2013 | SMART Group issues a call for papers for its SMART Group European Conference & Exhibition, which will be held from 2-3 October 2013, in Oxfordshire, England.

SMART Group Joins United Kingdom Electronics Alliance

Jan 18, 2013 | SMART Group announces that it now is a part of the United Kingdom Electronics Alliance (UKEA).

SMART Group Adds Webinars to 2013 Programme

Jan 10, 2013 | SMART Group, announces that it will expand its Webinar Programme to complement its established Workshops and Seminars in 2013.

SMART Group to Host “100 Years of X-ray Advancement” Webinar

Dec 20, 2012 | SMART Group,announces that it will present the webinar “100 Years of X-ray Advancement” on Tuesday, 29 January, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. (GMT).

SMART Group Continues smart-e-webinar Series with Environmental Regulation Webinar

Nov 15, 2012 | SMART Group announces that it will present the webinar “Environmental Regulation Update – 2013 Very Busy Year of Change!” on Friday, November 30 at 2:30 p.m. (GMT).

SMART Group to Present Contamination Webinar as Part of smart-e-webinar Series

Nov 12, 2012 | SMART Group, announces that it will present the Contamination Testing Methods for Printed Boards & Assemblies webinar on Tuesday, November 13 at 2:30 p.m.

SMART Group to Present Advanced PoP Webinar

Feb 15, 2012 | SMART Group will host a Webinar titled “Package on Package (PoP) Assembly Process & Inspection” on Thursday March 15, 2012 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. GMT.

SMART Group Launches Modern Manufacture Webinar Series

Feb 07, 2012 | SMART Group will host a four-part Webinar series titled Guide to Modern Multilayer Manufacture Webinar. Part 1 will take place from 14.30-16.00 GMT on Tuesday, March 6, 2012.

SMART Group to Host Moisture-Sensitive Components/PCB Handling Workshop

Dec 30, 2011 | SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on surface mount and related technologies, announces that it will host a workshop titled Handling Moisture-Sensitive Components & PCBs Without Failure on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK.

SMART Group to Host Informational Events

Dec 19, 2011 | SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on surface mount and related technologies, announces key events to further the industry’s knowledge base.

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