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Member Since: November 21, 2012
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Bob Willis currently operates training and consultancy business based in England and has created one of the largest collections of interactive and online training material in the industry. Although a specialist for companies implementing lead-free manufacture Mr Willis provides world-wide consultancy in most areas of electronic manufacture over the last 25 years. This is based on working contract assembly, printed board manufacture, failure analysis and environmental test facilities. This earned him the SOLDERTEC/Tin Technology Global Lead-Free Award for his contribution to the industry. He has also been presented with the SMTA International Leadership Award, IPC Committee Award for contribution to their standards and awards from SMART Group and Institute of Circuit Technology

He has worked with the GEC Technical Directorate as Surface Mount Co-Ordinator for both the Marconi and GEC group of companies and prior to that he was Senior Process Control Engineer with Marconi Communication Systems. Following his time with GEC he became Technical Director of an electronics contract manufacturing company where he formed a successful training and consultancy division. Over the years Bob has been Chairman and Technical Director of SMART Group and holds the title of Honorary Life Vice President for his contributions to the group since its inception. bob@bobwillis.co.uk


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