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KIC’s MB Allen Receives IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award

Mar 07, 2015

Bob Neves, Board of directors of IPC, Chairman & Chief Technology Officer, Microtek Changzhou Laboratories Title Chairman at Greater Asia Pacific, and MB Allen, Product Manager for KIC.

Bob Neves, Board of directors of IPC, Chairman & Chief Technology Officer, Microtek Changzhou Laboratories Title Chairman at Greater Asia Pacific, and MB Allen, Product Manager for KIC.

KIC announces that IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® awarded Marybeth (MB) Allen an IPC Distinguished Committee Service Award during the recent IPC APEX EXPO® in San Diego, CA.

IPC presented the award to Allen on behalf of the PCB and EMS industries, their suppliers and customers. The awards were presented to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry by lending their time and expertise through IPC committee service. Allen was awarded in recognition of her outstanding Leadership of the 5-45 Subcommittee in the development of IPC-7801 Reflow Oven Process Control Standard.

MB Allen is the Product Manager for KIC.  As such she coordinates the advancement of new products and features to accommodate customer needs as KIC adds to its portfolio for the electronics and solar industries. Her technical expertise, relationships with valued partners and customers, and many years of sales experience aid KIC in the future development, improvement and sales of the company's product offerings. MB has worked in the electronics industry for 27 years and been associated with KIC for 25 years. She was been working as KIC's General Manager in Europe for six years and previously was KIC's North American Sales Manager.For more information, meet with company representatives at the IPC APEX EXPO or visit www.kicthermal.com.


Based in San Diego, KIC is the industry leader in automated thermal process tools and systems for reflow, wave, curing and semiconductor thermal processes. The company pioneered the development of oven profilers and process optimization tools, and then worked to create the next generation of thermal systems to help manufacturers improve the thermal process quality while reducing cost.

KIC products include the KIC K2, X5, KICstart2, ProBot, 24/7 Wave and the KIC RPI. With the introduction of cutting edge tools, the company continues to stay on the leading edge of process optimization and automatic thermal process systems, and has won numerous industry awards.

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