Solberg Receives SMTA's Top Honor PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Tuesday, 16 October 2012 09:22

ORLANDO -- Vern Solberg last night received SMTA's Founder's Award, the highest individual honor the trade group presents.


Solberg is known for his tireless work as a speaker and for developing industry standards for land patterns and chip packaging. Now a consultant, Solberg has spent more than 30 years in the design and manufacture of electronics products. He holds several patents for IC packaging innovations, including the folded-flex 3-D package technology.

Solberg made a name for himself as manager of design engineering and principal engineer at SCI Systems in the 1980s and early ‘90s. Later he worked for Tessera, before becoming an consultant.

Solberg is the first two-time recipient of the award, having also won in 1995. He is the first to receive both the SMTA Founders Award and be inducted into the IPC Hall of Fame.

Other award winners announced by SMTA included:

Excellence in Leadership: Frances Stewart, UP Media Group

Member of Technical Distinction: Chrys Shea, Shea Engineering Services, and Paulina Snugovsky, Celestica

SMTA+ Corporate Award: Kyzen.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 09:35


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