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Alpha To Host SMTA Western Pennsylvania Chapter Meeting on Solder Paste Rheology and Recycling Solder Dross

Robert Wallace 

Alpha Hosts SMTA Western Pennsylvania Chapter Meeting

Somerset, NJ – November 3rd, 2017

Alpha Assembly Solutions, the largest solder manufacturer and recycler in North America, will host the SMTA Western Pennsylvania Chapter Meeting on Thursday, November 9 at Alpha’s Altoona, Pennsylvania manufacturing location.

The day‘s agenda is organized around the technical presentation to be given by Alpha’s Director of Reclaim Business, Mitch Holtzer, titled “Solder Paste Rheology and Recycling Solder Dross“.   Following the presentation, there will be a tour of Alpha’s manufacturing and recycling facilties and a round table discussion on current challenges in today’s EMS industries.  “Alpha is committed to promoting responsible recycling and providing our customers with cost-efficient options to dispose of their solder dross and waste,“ said Mitch Holtzer.  “We are looking forward to the opportunity to demonstrate our reclaim capabilities to the SMTA chapter members at this meeting“.

ALPHA® Recycling Services
offers electronic assemblers the safest, most efficient, environmentally-compliant solution for turning production waste streams into revenue for its customers.  Capable of processing all varieties of waste materials, Alpha has the technological edge for maximizing the recycling of solder paste and related solder paste debris, including used jars, dispensers, and stencil cleaning paper.  

Alpha takes pride in helping customers minimize their environmental liability while maximizing the financial return for their reclamation efforts, and ensuring that no materials processed through ALPHA® Recycling Services are ever sent to a landfill.

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. For more information, visit

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