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8 PCB007 MAGAZINE I OCTOBER 2018 This is my first issue as managing editor of PCB007 Magazine. As I start this journey, I want to thank my predecessor, Patty Gold- man, for gifting me with such a strong, vibrant magazine. Patty has guided this magazine ex- pertly and is taking her skills and talents to I- Connect007's quarterly Flex007 Magazine. It's a humbling honor to find myself filling her ed- itorial shoes. This issue is a special one. We devote the entire magazine to a detailed look at Green- Source Fabrication (a division of Whelen En- gineering) and its brand new, fully automated HDI facility in New Hampshire. GreenSource is arguably the most advanced and automat- ed fabrication facility in North America today. To achieve this, Alex Stepinski, vice president of GreenSource and process architect, had to approach every step with fresh thinking. Under Stepinski's vision and planning— and in collaboration with equipment designers at Atotech, AWP, Schmoll/Burkle, InduBond, CIMS, and others—the GreenSource facility has stitched together a series of automation ideas and processes that result in 1) a zero- waste PCB shop that 2) delivers much tighter Nolan's Notes by Nolan Johnson, I-CONNECT007 GreenSource: The Future Figure 1: One year in one minute! The I-Connect007 team placed a time-lapse camera in the GreenSource Fabrication facility to capture ongoing construction of the second phase of this unique automated facility. Click to watch the video.

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