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Andrew Pollock retired on 31 December 2020 after he and his late wife Dianne managed the association together for 24 years.
All future contact should now be with the new Secretary Anthony Tremellen Phone: 0450 395 454, Email


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The Australian SMT Association was formed in 1988 and in 1990 its name was changed to the Surface Mount and Circuit Board Association after the PCB Industry Interest Group joined with the Association.


To facilitate the development of the electronics industry in our region to be world competitive and recognised as a unified, skilled and co-operative industry.


To expand and enhance the electronics industry by:

  • Raising the industry's awareness to technological developments
  • Providing opportunities for technology transfer
  • Encouraging co-operation between members and other interested groups, national and international
  • Influencing Governments and Regulatory Authorities
  • Developing the skills and knowledge of our members