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Siemens Dematic Partners with Rochester Institute of Technology to Provide Comprehensive SMT Process Training

Feb 03, 2004

Norcross, Georgia, January 26, 2004 - Siemens Dematic Electronic Assembly Systems (EAS) announced their intention to provide comprehensive SMT Process training for the Americas in partnership with the Center for Electronics Manufacturing & Assembly (CEMA) at Rochester Institute of Technology, (RIT) Rochester, New York.

The training will take place at RIT's Center for Electronics Manufacturing & Assembly facility. This facility has a fully equipped Surface Mount Technology Laboratory which includes screen printing, dispensing, pick and place, reflow, rework stations, optoelectronics workstations, wire bonding, test, and inspection equipment.

This 5 day intense hands-on course is aimed at providing participants with a thorough understanding of Surface Mount Technology and advanced packaging principles needed for supporting and troubleshooting the SMT process. Additionally, this course will offer extensive discussions on process parameters and process characteristics, as well as identifying and correcting defects.

Mr. Herbert Hofmann, Director of Services and Operations at Siemens Dematic stated, "Siemens Dematic is known for its technology leadership. By partnering with RIT we hope to expand on our advanced assembly technology services by combining our efforts to provide improved quality, faster product introduction and process stabilization to our customers."

RIT was founded in 1829 and is a privately endowed, coeducational university including eight colleges. Professor S. Manian Ramkumar, Director of the Center of Electronics Manufacturing & Assembly at RIT stated, "We are very pleased to offer these advanced technology courses in partnership with Siemens Dematic. We understand that these skills are imperative in today's manufacturing environment in order to improve the performance and quality of the manufacturing process."

To find out more information about this course, contact Siemens Dematic EAS at 1-888-SMT-HELP or visit our website at http://www.siplace.com.

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