The SMTA announced the successful conclusion of the in-person format of their annual conference and exposition, SMTA International. In conjunction with the co-located Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis, November 2-4, 2021 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA, the combined events brought together several thousand manufacturing professionals to share knowledge and solutions under one roof.

Access to the on-demand format of the SMTA International technical conference opened on Monday, November 15 and continues through December 31, 2021.

The on-demand technical conference features over 120 presentations organized into the following topics: Advanced Packaging Technology, Flux, Solder, Adhesives, Harsh Environment Applications, Inspection / Counterfeit Electronics, Low Temperature Soldering, Manufacturing Excellence, Second-Level Interconnect Reliability, Substrates/PCB Technology, and Technical Innovations.

Live, online Professional Development Courses are also scheduled on various dates extending into 2022. Instructed by industry experts, these courses can be registered for separately or as part of a conference package.

Registration to attend the on-demand conference is open and available online through December 24, 2021.

Next year the SMTA International Conference and Exhibition will be held October 31 – November 3, 2022 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA, and will once again be co-located with Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis.

For more information on SMTA International please contact SMTA Communications Director, Ryan Flaherty: ( or +1-952-920-7682 or visit