Indium Corporation's Karthik Vijayamadhavan is scheduled to present at the chapter meeting for the San Diego Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) on March 11, 2009.

The presentation, "Maximizing Process Windows (Print & Reflow) for fine-pitch assemblies - Solder Paste Attributes", focuses on reducing process defects resulting from the industry's move toward increasing miniaturization and Pb-Free and halogen-free assemblies. The goal is to help users increase profitability.

Karthik is an Area Sales Manager for Indium Corporation, covering the west coast of the United States. He has a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras-India and a master's degree in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He has over 8 years of experience in the surface mount technology industry.

Indium Corporation is a premiere materials supplier to the global electronics assembly, semiconductor fabrication and packaging, solar photovoltaic, and thermal management markets. Founded in 1934, the company offers a broad range of products, services, and technical support focused on advanced materials science. With facilities in South Korea, the PRC, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the USA, the company is a four-time Frost & Sullivan Award winner and registered to ISO-9001.

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