Solder Skills Contest Heats Up
According to IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industry, cash prizes of $500, $250 and $100 will be awarded to the top three. In addition, the first place winner will earn complimentary airfare, hotel stay and entrance into the international grand championship to be held at IPC Apex Expo on February 21, 2013, in San Diego.
“If you make your living with a soldering iron, then this competition is for you,” says Kris Roberson, manager of assembly technology for the Bannockburn, Ill.-based electronics association.
Held in conjunction with a REStronics company seminar event, the competition is open to only 24 competitors. Individuals interested in participating should contact Marie Corrigan, REStronics’ inside sales representative, at (732) 617-6990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.