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STI Electronics Brings on New Master Instructor

Apr 13, 2015

Darlene Hoffer as a Master Instructor.

Darlene Hoffer as a Master Instructor.

STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training services, analytical and failure analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces the addition of Darlene Hoffer as a Master Instructor. Ms. Hoffer will be based at STI’s Madison, AL facility. 

Hoffer has more than 30 years of experience in electronics manufacturing and technical training, and will be a tremendous asset to STI and the students who will have a chance to attend one of her classes. She previously worked at DRS as a Technical Training Specialist.  Ms. Hoffer was responsible for training/certifying electronic assemblers and quality personnel to IAW J-STD-001, IPC-A-610, IPC-7711/21 and IPC/WHMA-A-620 standards.

Hoffer also worked for Crane Aerospace Electronics as an Assembler/Manufacturing Training Specialist. Her responsibilities included developing and conducting training to IAW IPC-A-610, J-STD-001 standards as well as ESD Training. Additionally, she maintained certification/recertification schedules. Hoffer currently is certified as a Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) for IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, IPC/WHMA-A-620. 

Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry. STI also produces a complete line of solder training kits and training support products. For more information, visit

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