Indium Corporation's Southeast Technical Support Engineer, Chris Nash, is presenting at the SMTA Space Coast Technical Conference on October 28, 2009, at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL.

Chris' presentation, Emerging Technical Challenges in the Pb-Free Era, will provide detailed technical solutions to Pb-free challenges such as voiding, tombstoning, graping, and head-in-pillow. He will also discuss the continuing miniaturization of electronics and new directives requiring halogen-free manufacturing.

Chris has a bachelor's degree in Business from Clarkson University, a Six Sigma Green-Belt from Dartmouth College, and is a Certified SMT Process Engineer (SMTA) and a Certified IPC-A-600 Specialist. As a Technical Support Engineer, Chris provides comprehensive technical advice in the selection, use, and application of solder paste, flux, and solder alloy fabrications to customers in the electronics assembly, optoelectronic, semiconductor, and related industries. Chris has authored numerous process and technical guidelines and has presented at several industry forums and conferences. He is a member of the SMTA and participates actively in the IPC standards development committee. Chris is based at Indium's global headquarters in Clinton, NY.

The SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.

Indium Corporation is a premiere materials supplier to the global electronics assembly, semiconductor fabrication & 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 the PRC, Singapore, South Korea, 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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