San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2006
Environmental Regulation of the electronics industry is not over with the passing of July 1, 2006. Design Chain Associates, LLC and EPTAC Corporation are recognized as the industry leaders in no-nonsense, agenda-free RoHS/WEEE consulting and training services. We have trained more than 5,000 people representing more than 1, 500 companies in the US, Canada and Mexico over the past several years via webcasts and classroom style seminar.
In an effort to keep everyone apprized of this ever-changing issue in our industry DCA/EPTAC have developed a series of six (6) monthly one-hour webcasts, each on a unique topic starting October 18, 2006. The webcasts will be free to all attendees. Topics, dates, and participants are as follow (all air times are 4pm ET/1pm PT):
1) EU REACH: The Future of Substance Regulation Oct. 18, 2006 featuring Robert Donkers (Delegation of the European Commission) and Mike Kirschner (DCA).
2) Rework and Repair of Lead-Free Joints Nov. 15, 2006, featuring Leo Lambert (EPTAC)
3) Business Processes: Assessing and Maintaining Compliance Dec. 13, 2006, featuring Ken Stanvick (DCA)
4) Lead-Free Solder and Joint Training & Inspection Jan. 17, 2007, featuring Leo Lambert (EPTAC)
5) A Strategic Approach to Environmental Compliance: How to get Ahead of the Game and Turn Environmental Stewardship in to Economic Advantage Feb. 14, 2007, featuring Tom Valliere (DCA)
6) Technical Resources to Help With the Transition Mar. 14, 2007, featuring Leo Lambert (EPTAC)
Please visit http://www.eptac.com/rohs-weee/rohsweeeland_reach.html for more information on each of these webcasts as well as to sign-up to attend them.
About Design Chain Associates, LLC
Design Chain Associates' consulting services help Electronics OEMs speed product time-to-market, reduce supply chain risks, and lower costs while increasing engineering and procurement efficiency. DCA offers a variety of services related to RoHS and environmental compliance regulations in Europe, China, the US, and elsewhere. These include public and private seminars, product impact evaluation, personalized training, material composition acquisition, component engineering, green BOM analysis, gap assessment and auditing services, and competitive advantage analysis. San Francisco-based DCA has a local presence in other high-tech regions of the US such as the Austin/Houston corridor and the Boston region as well as in China and around the globe through local associates. For more information, visit DCA on the web at http://www.designchainassociates.com.
About EPTAC Corporation
EPTAC Corporation has been providing companies with the very latest in electronics production training since 1987. With several thousand students trained and certified, EPTAC continues to offer companies training in basics such as component identification and electrostatic discharge, all the way to advanced surface mount technologies and process automation. Founded in 1987, EPTAC offers a variety of training and certification programs to individuals and companies throughout the United States and Canada. EPTAC has developed an identity in the industry as a company capable of providing quality training and professional solutions to firms involved in electronics production. The company has grown from a single training program to providing over twenty-five (25) recurring training and certification classes and seminars. The programs that EPTAC currently delivers are based on industry standards such as IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, IPC-A-600, IPC-7711 and IPC-7721. For more information, visit EPTAC on the web at http://www.eptac.com.
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