Indium Corporation’s Ed Briggs, Technical Support Engineer, Southeast USA and Eastern Canada, will participate in the Solder Joint Failure Analysis session at the Surface Mount Technology Association’s Space Coast Expo and Tech Forum June 13 in Melbourne, Florida.

The Solder Joint Failure Analysis session will explore analysis methods that will help attendees determine the root causes of solder joint failures in the circuit board assembly manufacturing process.

Briggs is an SMTA-certified process engineer. He earned his associate’s degree in chemical technology from Mohawk Valley Community College, where he received the Douglas J. Bauer Award for Excellence in Chemistry. He earned his Six Sigma Green Belt from Dartmouth College. Briggs joined Indium Corporation in 1992 and has held a variety of positions in production and technical support.

The SMTA Space Coast chapter is one in a network of chapters across the United States, South America, the Middle East, and Asia. The volunteer officers and leaders of SMTA local chapters plan events serving regional networks of industry professionals. For more information on upcoming expos, visit www.smta.org/expos.

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

For more information about Indium Corporation, visit www.indium.com or email abrown@indium.com.