EMI Shielding & Vacuum Metalizing Company Secures Business at Cyber Symposium

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The president of VTI Vacuum Technologies, Guillermo "Wil" Fernandez, found great demand for its EMI shielding and vacuum metalizing services at the first Cyberspace Symposium in Omaha, Nebraska.

Additionally, there was great interest in our conductive gasket-dispensing capabilities for EMI solutions not only on plastics, but also on RF aluminum shields.

VTI Vacuum Technologies President Guillermo "Wil" Fernandez recently exhibited at the first Cyberspace Symposium in Omaha, Nebraska in April. The symposium, organized by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and U.S Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), revolved around the theme of "advancing cyberspace capabilities to deliver integrated effects."

Fernandez found a significant degree of demand for VTI's services. "There was interest ranging from research specialists to electrical engineers to procurement personnel that had an interest for some medical diagnostic devices such as infusion pumps and digital thermometers, to name a few," Fernandez commented. He also spoke of the high degree of interest among the attendees in VTI's process of vacuum metalization of injection-molded plastic enclosures: "The fact that our RoHS compliant coating is a very lightweight and highly conductive aluminum was of interest to those that manufacture handheld radios, battery packs, and GPS systems," said Fernandez. "Additionally, there was great interest in our conductive gasket-dispensing capabilities for EMI solutions not only on plastics, but also on RF aluminum shields."

Workshop topics included options to alleviate shortfalls in the cyberspace domain; industry best practices and cutting-edge technologies; common threats to all domains; strengthening joint cyberspace relationships; and approaches to recruit, train, develop, and retain cyber expertise and leadership.

"Attending a conference on cyber security in Omaha, home to the Center of Excellence for Secure Cyberspace, is only fitting," Fernandez continues. "VTI is well positioned to capitalize on this increased interest in security."

About VTI:
VTI Vacuum Technologies Inc. is a privately-held company established in May 1993 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin and is an ISO 9000-2000 certified company. It specializes in coating plastic electronic enclosures by providing EMI/RFI (electromagnetic interference/radio frequency interference) as well as ESD protection solutions for design engineers in the medical device and military communications markets. VTI Vacuum Technologies also provides value-added process capabilities of robotically dispensed cure-in-place gasket materials to plastic or metal components. VTI also offers a chromate free conversion coating and has served as a prime contractor of CARC (chemical agent resistant coating on metalized plastic enclosures) for military metalized coating applications. VTI is a veteran, minority-owned small business.

More information about EMI shielding and other applications performed by VTI can be found on its website: http://www.vactecinc.com/index.htm.

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