KIC's Marybeth Allen to speak at SMTA LA/OC chapter meeting
Nov 15, 2004
KIC has announced that Marybeth Allen, KIC's Project Manager & National Sales Manager, will present a paper at the upcoming SMTA LA/OC Chapter Meeting.
The speech, "The Thermal Process Bears the Brunt of Lead-free Manufacturing," will be presented on Thursday, November 18, 2004 during the November LA/OC SMTA Chapter meeting. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. with a social hour and is followed by the dinner/presentation at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel Anaheim - North (near the Disneyland Resort), 3100 East Frontera St., Anaheim, CA 92806; (714) 632-1221.
Marybeth's topic will cover lead-free oven profiles. This discussion will cover developing an optimized profile to accommodate the solder paste recommendations and the component temperature restrictions. She will look further into defining the appropriate process requirements, potential problems one may encounter and improvements that may be used to improve this process as well as making the transition faster and easier.
As the National Sales Manger for KIC, Marybeth's expertise lies within the management of the thermal process. She has 20 years experience in the electronics assembly industry covering surface mount, thick film and packaging. As Project Manager for KIC, she works with manufacturers of equipment and materials for board and package assembly for thermal processes. Marybeth heads KIC's partner program. She is a past chapter president of SMTA & IMAPS and has authored various industry papers.