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Alpha to Feature Recycling Services and Innovative Products at Upper Midwest SMTA Expo & Tech Forum

Harold Sneath

Jerry Heinz

Alpha to Feature Recycling Services and Innovative Products at Upper Midwest SMTA Expo & Tech Forum

Somerset, NJ – May 24, 2017

Alpha Assembly Solutions, the largest soldering materials provider in North America with in-house smelting and refining capabilities, will feature its Recycling Services in addition to new material set combinations at the upcoming Upper Midwest SMTA Expo and Tech Forum to be held June 22th at the DoubleTree Minneapolis-Park Place.

Alpha, a part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of businesses, will showcase its ALPHA® Recycling Services capabilities. “Alpha is committed to helping our customers by providing them with cost-efficient options to responsibly dispose of their solder dross and waste”, said Harold Sneath, Eastern Regional Reclaim Manager for Alpha. “Our goal is to minimize a company’s environmental liability while maximizing the financial return for their reclamation efforts.”

Alpha’s new material set combinations represent various pastes, tacky fluxes, cored wire, and wave soldering fluxes that are tested with one another to achieve greater reliability. “Reliability is a core concern in the industry”, said Jerry Heinz. “Alpha has done the testing necessary to demonstrate which material pairings will produce the greatest reliability, relieving our customers from much of the trial and error can occur when selecting products for specific electronics assembly processes.”

Representing Alpha at the show will be Jerry Heinz, Alpha District Sales Manager and Harold Sneath, Eastern Regional Alpha Reclaim Manager. Joining Alpha will be Kris Meacham, owner of JW Sales and Jeff Benke, JW Sales Sales Engineer. JW Sales is one of Alpha’s strategic sales partners in this region.

To learn more about Alpha’s Recycling Services, material set combinations and additional products, please visit Alpha during the Upper Midwest Expo.

About SMTA
The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.

About JW Sales
A partner firm representing a wide variety of solution based manufacturers. JW Sales draws from more than 50 years of combined industry experience to provide our principles and customers with the highest level of expertise and service.

Based in the Twin Cities, JW Sales has a strong Midwest presence serving Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Western Wisconsin.

JW Sales develops strong working relationships with customers, manufacturers, and the distribution channels. Primary manufacturing industries targeted are Medical Devices, Electronics and Assembly, Industrial, and Wire and Harness. JW Sales uses its expertise to find solutions that work today while preparing manufacturers for the future. For more information, visit

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