Manchester, NH — January 26, 2011 – EPTAC Corporation adds three additional Master Instructors to its group to support the increased demand for IPC Certification and Solder Training. This expansion brings its staff from twelve Master IPC Instructors to fifteen.
EPTAC Corporation, over the past year, has increased its Master IPC Instructor staffing to support the continued growth and acceptance of electronics training and certification in the United States and Canada. New hires included, Marcia McLaughlin, Helena Pasquito and Mark Young, all currently based in the New England area.
Marcia McLaughlin, an experienced rework/repair specialist, comes from Mack Technologies, where she held several positions from Production Supervisor to Certified IPC Trainer. Marcia is currently an IPC Master Instructor in IPC-A-610, J-STD-001 and IPC-7711/7721.
Helena Pasquito, well known within the IPC community for serving on numerous task groups and committees, comes from M/A-COM / Tyco Electronics, where she not only was a Certified IPC Trainer, but served to train employees in several electronics production programs including Six Sigma Certifications and was a Lead Auditor for ISO requirements for the firm.
Mark Young, with over twenty-five years electronics production experience, comes from Suntron Corporation where he served as Quality Manager, Program Manager and Certified IPC Trainer. Mark currently holds Master IPC Instructor status to IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001.
“We are very pleased to have this new group of instructors complementing our current staff,” noted Mark Pilkington, President of EPTAC Corporation. “Marcia, Helena and Mark all bring several years of production experience and creative energy that they enjoy sharing with their students. Not only will EPTAC benefit from their experience and knowledge, but our customer base will also have an opportunity to interact with them and learn new skills and techniques”.
Additional information on the instructors can be found at the following URL: http://www.eptac.com/about-eptac/instructors.
EPTAC Corporation is currently the leading provider of certification to commercial standards such as IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, IPC-7711/7721, IPC-A-620 and IPC-A-600. EPTAC Corporation has been providing training, certification and consulting in the electronics assembly industry for more than 24 years. The firm specializes in the training, consulting and certification of personnel in the electronics assembly industry.
EPTAC clients range in size from startups to the likes of Raytheon Company, Sanmina-SCI, Texas Instruments, Celestica, Inc. and Harris Corporation.