Kyzen, the world leading provider of environmentally responsible precision cleaning products for electronics and high-technology manufacturing operations, announces that IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has honored Mike Bixenman, Ph.D., with the prestigious President’s Award. Dr. Bixenman was recognized for his dedicated service as the 5-31g, Cleaning and Coating Task Group chair, tremendous contributions as conference chair of past cleaning and coating conferences and speaker in numerous other IPC conferences.
The President's Award is presented to IPC members who have exhibited ongoing leadership in IPC and have made significant contributions of their time and talent to the association and the electronics interconnect industry. Individuals can receive this award only once.
“Mike’s leadership and dedicated contribution to IPC committees and professional development activities over the past two decades has continuously increased. His ability to encourage others to get involved is one of his greatest assets. IPC truly appreciates the persistence and dedication that Mike brings with him. He truly embodies the spirit and principles of our organization. It is a pleasure to recognize Mike with one of IPC’s highest honors,” commented David Torp, Vice President Standards and Technology, IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries.
Dr. Mike Bixenman, CTO of Kyzen, has 20 years of experience in the design of electronics assembly cleaning materials and process integration. He was the chair of the 2008 IPC/SMTA Cleaning Symposium and is the current chair of the IPC Cleaning Handbook Task Group. Dr. Bixenman holds four earned degrees including a Doctorate in Business Administration.
Kyzen is a leading supplier of precision cleaning chemistries to the worldwide electronics, metal finishing, medical, semiconductor, and optical industries. Founded in 1990, Kyzen offers superior cleaning chemistries, technical support, application and analytical services throughout the world. Kyzen has won numerous industry awards for its exceptional products and all products are RoHS compliant. For more information, visit www.kyzen.com.