Indium Corporation’s Andreas Karch, Regional Technical Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, will present at the InnovationsFORUM Germany on March 7 in Böblingen, Germany.

This year’s event focus, in line with industry trends toward smart factory, includes an emphasis on process optimization and data integration. Indium Corporation provides a variety of innovative solutions for Industry 4.0 with its reliable products and technology support. Karch, one of Indium Corporation’s leading experts in soldering materials, will present Innovative Solder Materials with Built-in Process Optimization: How the InFORM® and Preform Technology Stabilizes Processes. He will discuss detailed material and technical solutions that assist the assembler in controlling the bondline thickness and reducing overall voiding levels without the use of vacuum reflow.

Karch provides support, including sharing process knowledge and making technical recommendations for the use of Indium Corporation’s materials, including solder paste, solder preforms, fluxes, and thermal management materials. Karch has more than 20 years of automotive industry experience, including the advanced development of customized electronics. He is an ECQA-certified integrated design engineer and has a Six Sigma Yellow Belt. The Austrian Patent Office also selected him as one of the 2014 recipients of the Top 10 Inventum Awards for an automotive LED assembly. Karch maintains a thorough understanding of process technologies and project management skills.

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Indium Corporation is a premier materials manufacturer and supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, thin-film, and thermal management. Products include solders and fluxes; brazes; thermal interface materials; sputtering targets; indium, gallium, germanium, and tin metals and inorganic compounds; and NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, the company has global technical support and factories located in China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA.

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