Charlie Barnhart to Address Two SMTA Chapter Meetings

2014-08-05 12:00:00



August 5, 2014, Maui, Hawaii.  Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC (CBA) announces that its Founder and Principal, Charlie Barnhart, will be speaking at two local SMTA Chapter meetings in August 2014.  Mr. Barnhart will first speak at a special session of the Dallas SMTA on Friday August 22, 2014, and later will address the Empire Chapter in Rochester, NY on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.


Mr. Barnhart’s presentations will address the current state of the electronics manufacturing industry, with consideration of its history, challenges, and opportunities.  These presentations will be interactive and allow the audience to question Mr. Barnhart throughout.


Mr. Barnhart is a well-respected industry veteran whose insights and opinions are sought by OEMs and EMS to help guide their strategic planning. 


“The SMTA is one of the core associations in the electronics industry and I am glad for the opportunity to address two of their chapters next month,” commented Barnhart.  “This is an interesting time for our industry and our insights have been helping companies navigate similar challenges for many years.   I look forward to sharing my insights and vision with these audiences.”


For more specific information about participating in either of these events, please refer to the SMTA website at



About Charlie Barnhart & Associates LLC  (

CBA is a business consultancy focused on the intersection of the producers and consumers of electronic manufacturing services. In this role, CBA researches, advises and trains clients on a broad array of issues including, like-kind/scale-equivalent assessment, industry best practices, should-cost modeling, risk-mitigation and algorithmic trend & pattern analysis. Additionally CBA created and hosts the Outsourcing Navigator Council, the industry’s broadest collaboration of OEMs, EMS and associated Institutions who subscribe and apply CBA’s database and tool-set in the design and management of their global manufacturing solutions.



For more information, please contact:

Jeff Tomassoni

(651) 438-0347



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