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3 Posts authored by: Dave Young
Last week the Rocky Mountain chapter of the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) held their 2015 expo at the United Club of Mile High Stadium (home of the Denver Broncos). The event, which was free to the public, brought together anyone related to the design, procurement, and manufacture of surface mount boards for technical sessions and sponsor exhibits as well as a stadium tour, lunch and happy hour.   Thanks to organizations that hold events like the SMTA expo, the latest techno ...
I'm always happy to say it: maintenance people are the ones who keep the world turning.  This isn't worth noting because their job is fundamentally harder than other jobs.  It's not because they do something that others cannot. It's because theirs is a craft of delivering, and delivering now.  In addition to having the skills to take another person's work (or errors) and make them sing again, these men and women need to respond instantly and be at the top of their game until the j ...
Anyone working in a manufacturing plant knows the horrible feeling when the person responsible for equipment calibration comes around looking at calibration stickers.  More than once I've found myself trying to plead for an extra week, saying “I swear I'll bring it by before it expires, just let me finish this one thing!”  And God help you if the unit has to be sent outside of the company for calibration – that takes forever!  It's easy to ask why on earth calibr ...

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