SMTconnect, which will take place from 10 to 12 May in Nuremberg, offers a very suitable program for visitors to the exhibition. With important exhibitors in the industry showcasing their latest developments, the fair provides an opportunity to connect, create and drive technology.

In addition to networking, collaboration and information exchange, fair participants can expect the best from SMTconnect.

EMS park

After two years of mostly digital meetings, participants will welcome the opportunity to enjoy EMS Park. With a natural and open design reminiscent of a park, the forum offers a clear focus on networking.

In addition to EMS Park, attendees can visit the special showcase “PCB meets components” with exhibitors covering all aspects of printed circuit boards, components and materials.

The heartbeat of electronic production

Well-known exhibitors at the fair include Asys Automatisierungssysteme GmbH, FUJI Europe Corporation GmbH, Koh Young Europe GmbH, OMRON Europe BV Inspection Systems Division Europe, Panasonic Connect Europe GmbH, smartTec GmbH, SMT Maschinen- und Vertriebs GmbH & Co. KG, YAMAHA Motor Europe NV Presenting their latest innovations, solutions and products, attendees will be able to gain valuable information about the industry.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration presents …

Other highlights include the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM, showcasing the long-awaited update of their product line. The main theme this year is “Reliable Electronics – Digital Twin: Meaning or Stupidity”. The sessions include live production slots with comments every day at 10:00, 13:00 and 15:00

The best of the best – IPC manual soldering competition
After a two-year break, participants are looking forward to the manual soldering competition held by the IPC – Association for the Connection of Electronic Industries of the United States. Soldering professionals will have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in all three days of the exhibition. They have to compete with each other for manual soldering of complex boards and will be evaluated mainly in terms of speed and accuracy. The winner of the professional competition will receive a cash prize, as well as a chance to win a trip to the championship later this year in Munich, Germany.

VDMA market forecast

As always, VDMA will present its market forecast for electronic engineering. Participants can expect to hear the latest from Volker Pape, Viscom AG (Chairman of Productronic) and Dr. Sandra Engle, VDMA Productronic. The press conference will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., NCC East, Level 3, Shanghai Room.

SMTconnect – the place where you need to be

Anyone attending SMTconnect can expect a return to normalcy. Restrictions have been removed, allowing a close and personal experience of the trade show, although the organizer Mesago Messe Frankfurt recommends wearing FFP2 masks indoors.

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SMTconnect 2022 – heartbeats of electronic production quicken

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