Training and Education

In an upcoming issue of SMT Magazine, we will look into the importance of training and education in your workforce, and the benefits that you get in ensuring that your operators and engineers have the best knowledge and skill sets. Your participation in this survey will help ensure we are providing you and the industry with the best content possible in our publications.

1. On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is training to your organization?


2. Do you use in-house training or third-party training sources?


3. If outside, what type of training is it and how often do you utilize it?


4. On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is it to have your suppliers provide training?


5. What type of training do they offer you?


6. How often do you go back to your customers to modify or improve their DFM considerations to help you improve your assembly process?


7. How do you determine what training your operators need?


8. Do you ever go to other factories/manufacturing facilities?


9. Do you benchmark against other companies?


10. How important are industry associations to your business?


11. Do you send people to conferences to receive training/education?


12. What topics would you like to see covered in our I-Connect007 publications?


13. What is your primary business?


14. In what part of the world are you located?


15. Would you consider contributing content for an upcoming issue?


16. If yes to the above question, please provide your contact information.