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IPC APEX EXPO

IPC Hand Soldering World Championship

Hand Soldering Competition The IPC Hand Soldering World Championship will take place on Thursday February 26.  Competitors from around the world will compete for a cash prize of $1,000. Will the defending world champion regain his title?  Come and watch this exciting competitive competition to see who will win the 2015 IPC Hand Soldering World Champion title! 

Judges - Master IPC Trainers
Helena Pasquito, EPTAC Corporation
Robert Fornefeld, L-3 Communications
Shelley Holt, L-3 Communications

Contestants

China Champion
Shi Gan
AVIC(Shanghai)Aeronautical    Radio   Electronics   Technology  Co., Ltd.

Europe Champion
Andrew Smith
CIL Custom Interconnect Ltd.

Japan Champion
Hidemasa Kihara
Toshiba Design & Manufacturing Service

Korea Champion  
Min Seok Kim
Samsung Thales Co., Ltd.

Malaysia Champion
Hasrol Mizan B. Hassan
HGST Technologies Malaysia Sdn. Bhd

Thailand Champion 
Yaowapa Kaewkong
Bluechips Microhouse Co., Ltd.

USA – 2014 World Champion
Brian Wade
CAMtek Inc.

Vietnam Champion 
Pham Le Huynh
Artus Vietnam

Premier Sponsors:

EasyBraid Co. JBC METCAL      

Supporters:

Cobar Solder Products Inc. Vision Engineering Inc.