The past year of disruption has caused many of us to reconsider what is important, both privately and in our careers. Join us on November 4, 2021 for an Elektor webinar during which we’ll be speaking to industry leaders to learn how they operate sustainably, a topic that has grown in importance. We’ll also discuss how they give startups a helping hand, or how they received one, through the productronica Fast Forward Award. Finally, the chip crisis will also be reviewed, sharing the causes and what the outlook is for 2022. And, as always, we’ll be answering your questions during the show!
How industry leaders approach sustainability, support startups, and handle the chip crisis

During the webinar, we’ll be speaking with representatives from the following companies:
  • NCAB Group, sustainably delivering printed circuit boards at the lowest total cost through our competence, delivery accuracy, and product quality.
  • Almit, the future-oriented business of family Mendel, who deliver solder wires, solder pastes, and of course, lead-free solders.
  • AISLER, empowers agile electronics development by simplifying and speeding up electronics manufacturing services.

Time and Date
  • November 4, 2021 at 16:00 CET
  • Language: English 

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The Speakers

Stuart Cording
Stuart Cording, an electronics engineer and regular technical contributor to Elektor, has been working in the semiconductor industry for the past 25 years. His passion is embedded systems, allowing him to combine creativity, hardware, and programming. He has held positions at National Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, Microchip Technology, Atmel, iSYSTEM, and Publitek. Cording’s recent articles appear at and in Elektor Industry magazine.

Benjamin KlingenbergBenjamin Klingenberg has been Managing Director of NCAB Group Germany GmbH since fall 2019. The printed circuit board has accompanied him his entire career. After his training as a mechatronics engineer, he worked for various well-known electronics companies - always with a focus on Asia and printed circuit boards. Klingenberg has already worked for NCAB Group in the past, at that time as Key Account Manager, where he set up a completely new business unit in Northern Germany for NCAB Germany. Under Klingenberg's leadership, NCAB Germany has already seen both major organic growth and growth through acquisitions, such as the recent purchase of the PCB manufacturer sas-electronics in Bavaria.

Fabian MendelAlmit is one of the top 5 leading manufacturers of soldering material worldwide. The German site in Michelstadt is run by the Mendel family as a family business. Fabian Mendel is 31 years old and lives in the Odenwald district. Together with his younger brother David Mendel, he is the second generation to succeed the company. He began supporting his parents in the business while he was still at school. Since completing his master's degree in Family Entrepreneurship in 2016, he has been responsible for strategic marketing, the further development of the international sales network and the optimization of internal processes as Business Development Manager.

Felix PlitzkoMake hardware less hard for everyone! This is what Felix Plitzko strives for everyday! Felix is a business process engineer by training, CEO and one half of the co-founders of AISLER. Together with AISLER’s Epic Employees, he works daily to solve the challenges of electronics manufacturing by looking at the bigger picture and challenging the industry with the new concept of the two minute electronics project order. Prior to AISLER, he has worked in diverse industries allowing him to understand the importance of embedding a company's processes into digital systems.

Don't miss this informative webinar. Register today and start thinking about questions that you would like to pitch the presenters in the live Q&A session!