SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

SMART Group European Conference Looks to Be the Best Ever

Jun 11, 2013

 SMART Group, Europe’s largest technical trade association focusing on surface mount and related technologies, 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.

As the competitive advantage swings back to Europe, successful companies will benefit from the resulting business opportunities. The SMART Group’s upcoming conference can help attendees and their companies be ready to recognize and attain these opportunities. The conference will feature quality papers by international speakers targeted to benefit managers as well as production and quality engineers. The supporting table top exhibition will provide delegates with the benefit of meeting experts from specialist suppliers.

As business returns to Europe, it is imperative that companies improve their efficiency in order to win this new business,” said Keith Bryant, SMART Group’s Chairman. “The objective of the conference is to provide focused sessions that will help our members as well as the industry be placed well and informed enough to take advantage of these opportunities.”

Four high-quality sessions will deliver theoretical and practical information to drive down costs while improving efficiency. The session topics will focus on production and quality control as well as management and compliance issues:

• Material selection, selecting the appropriate specification for the job in particular
• Answering the age-old question “How Clean Is Clean”
• Latest techniques in fault analysis and inspection
• Update on the latest compliance and environmental standards and how to turn legislative costs into benefits
• Protecting against counterfeit components

The three production/quality control sessions will emphasize material selection, process improvement and shop floor issues. The fourth session is designed for management level and will concentrate on cost reduction, specifically turning EHS issues into cost savings rather than compliance costs.

For additional information or to register to attend, contact Tony Gordon at or +44 [0]1494 465217.


Sep 25, 2017 -

SMART Group and NPL Host Process, Design & Reliability Seminar

Sep 05, 2017 -

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

Apr 04, 2017 -

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

Feb 20, 2017 -

SMART Group Releases “Conformal Coating & Cleaning Defect Guide”

Oct 04, 2016 -

SMART Group to Host Soldering Void Workshop 

Apr 29, 2016 -

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

Aug 17, 2015 -

ASM COO to Keynote SMART Group’s 2015 European Conference

Aug 04, 2015 -

SMART Group Adds Important Topic to Its 2015 European Conference

May 22, 2015 -

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

Feb 21, 2014 -

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

22 more news from The SMART Group »

Feb 15, 2018 -

New LTE End-to-End Solution for Private Networks Meets Security, Latency Requirements for IoT and Industrial 4.0 ADLINK and MECSware to demonstrate Private LTE at Mobile World Congress

Feb 15, 2018 -

Altek Electronics, Inc. Purchases Ersa’s Smartflow Selective Soldering System

Feb 15, 2018 -

CalcuQuote and Sager Partner Up on Real Time Inventory Integration

Feb 14, 2018 -

SJ InnoTech introduces the low cost HP-520E Printer

Feb 14, 2018 -

Umut Tosun to Instruct Professional Development Course at IPC APEX 2018

Feb 14, 2018 -

John Hengst Joins Inovaxe as Regional Sales and Channel Partner Manager

Feb 14, 2018 -

optical control GmbH to Display SMD Counting Machine at APEX

Feb 14, 2018 -

Show Floor Sells Out for IPC APEX EXPO 2018

Feb 14, 2018 -

PDR Offers IPC 7711/7721 Rev. C Courses

Feb 14, 2018 -

Press Release: DA 150 High Temperature, Fast Cure Die Attach Adhesive Series Materials

See electronics manufacturing industry news »

SMART Group European Conference Looks to Be the Best Ever news release has been viewed 747 times

Used PCB Equipment - AdoptSMT

Capillary Underfill process