IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries recently awarded Douglas Eng, business development manager of PPG Industries’ fiberglass business, its Committee Leadership Award. The award was presented at the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) International Conference and Exhibition (SMTA International) in Fort Worth, Texas.
Both Eng and Mike Bryant of BGF Industries were recognized for their leadership of the 3-12d Woven Glass Reinforcement Task Group that developed IPC-4412B, Specification for Finished Fabric Woven from “E” Glass for Printed Boards.
Eng has more than 25 years of experience in the electronics industry; he has participated in the 3-12d task group since 1999 shortly after joining PPG’s fiber glass business, and he became vice chair of the group in 2012.
PPG Fiber Glass is a global manufacturer of reinforcement materials for thermoset and thermoplastic composite applications with manufacturing and research facilities in the United States, Europe, and Asia. It serves the transportation, energy, infrastructure and consumer markets, as well as electronic circuit board and specialty yarn markets.