Wednesday 7th February 2018
Hello everyone

Welcome to this week’s edition of the WNIE Wednesday newsletter.
Our new ‘What’s Best In’ pages continue to highlight Conformal Coating this month - bringing you the latest news, white papers and exclusive articles and educational tools from this particular industry specialty.  Please visit the pages to read an exclusive article by Phil Kinner – Electrolube’s Technical and Business Director, Conformal Coatings Division entitled ‘Automotive Electronics Put Conformal Coatings To The Test’
Looking ahead to September's WNIE Live event, Advanced Rework Technology Ltd have teamed up with What’s New in Electronics for the fifth year running to bring you the IPC Hand Soldering Competition. Assemblies will be judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610G Class 3 criteria, the speed at which the assembly was produced and overall electrical functionality of the assembly. IPC-A-610 Master IPC Trainers-MIT’s from IPC licensed master training centre, Advanced Rework Technology will serve as judges. More information on how you can register for this event coming soon...

In other news, latest sales figures released by the manufacturer authorised distributor (afdec) group within the Electronic Components Supply Network (ecsn) reveal that a slowdown in semiconductor sales prompted a ‘flat’ overall total monthly Billings result in December ’17 compared to the same month 2016, and an overall (7%) decline when compared to November ’17. Further details can be read here
The WNIE industry hub and newsletters will continue to update you with the latest news, updates and feature key articles and thoughts from leading industry specialists. Make sure you bookmark as your go to site for all the important things happening in your sector. 

Wishing you all a constructive week,

Kirsty Hazlewood
Content Creator
WNIE Online

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