The misperceptions outsiders hold of the PCB industry are damaging to people and profits.
Human interest stories can speak volumes about the current state of our consciousness.
As designers and manufacturers of advanced technology products, living day by day on the slippery slope that separates bleeding edge and commodity technology, one thing we have become pretty comfortable dealing with is paradigm shifts. I say “pretty comfortable,” as, while we deal well with changing technology demands, process implementation, standards requirements and customer expectations, even the most-seasoned veteran still cringes at one type of paradigm change: hiring, training and working with the next generation of “young” employees.
Psst! Hey you! Yeah, you over there … EMS guy. Don’t turn around and ignore me just because I’m a shadow of what I used to be…. I wanna help.