The mood at the annual trade show was the most upbeat in more than a decade.
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While voiding for QFNs tends to decrease with smaller powder sizes, stencil design plays a role.
Held annually in February at the Anaheim Convention Center, MD&M West melds the electronics industry with other medical technology companies in one giant multi-floored, evolving expo. MD&M West is currently co-located with four other shows. In past years, Electronics West, which is no longer a separate designation, took up several rows in the downstairs expo hall. More electronics manufacturing firms and suppliers can now be found upstairs too, with each company having a location preference. Unofficial poll results show both levels are beneficial.