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2019 Year-End Roundtable

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ControlTek Featured in New York Times as National Conversation on U.S. and China Tariffs Comes to the Pacific Northwest

ControlTek President Andy LaFrazia

ControlTek hosted the New York Times this month to discuss the continuation of U.S. and China trade tariffs on materials used in electronics components.

Nearly a year after the Trump Administration first imposed tariffs on billions of Chinese imports, the national conversation has turned to the Pacific Northwest.

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Rising to Meet the Challenges of a New Year

As we say goodbye to 2018, we look forward to the challenges of a new year ahead.

In our 47 years in business, the one thing that has always remained constant is change. How we prepare for change is what sets ControlTek apart. No matter what new challenges we face, we must ensure we are ready to meet our customers' needs.

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Missed Last Weekend's Teardown Event? Watch Andy's Session Here

DFM with your CM: How to Save Time and Money

Last weekend engineers and hobbyists alike met up at local crowdfunding platform Crowd Supply's Teardown, a hardware conference held this year at the Pacific Northwest College of Art.

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President Andy LaFrazia Joins Guest Speaker Line-Up at Crowd Supply Teardown May 11-13

Crowd Supply Teardown

What is Teardown?

An event for hardware enthusiasts from around the world, Crowd's Supply's Teardown event offers attendees an opportunity to “celebrate, inspect, create, and, of course, tear down” hardware. The 3-day showcase takes place May 11-13 at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and includes not only hardware but also art, food, puzzles, workshops, tutorials and more. ControlTek President Andy LaFrazia was asked to participate in this year's event to share his expertise with new product developers.

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ControlTek Leadership Heads to San Diego for IPC Apex 2018

IPC Apex 2018

One of the many lessons we’ve learned during ControlTek’s 46 year history is that we must alway be prepared for change. Never has this been more true in the electronics industry, where the pace of change is rapidly accelerating to include new technologies, new processes, and the new skill sets necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

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A Look Back at 2017

We can all probably agree that 2017 was an eventful one. And like many of us this holiday season, here at ControlTek we're taking time to reflect on the lessons we've learned along the way. 

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After 30 Years of Service, President Andy LaFrazia Has Retired from the U.S. Air Force

Engineers Lead the Way

Please join us in congratulating ControlTek President Andy LaFrazia, who retired from the U.S. Air Force last month after 30 years of both active and reserve duty. Lieutenant Colonel Andy LaFrazia was honored in a service held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord June 3, 2017.


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President Andy LaFrazia Joins Industry Leaders for Panel Discussion on Workplace Culture

The upcoming panel event from the Business Growth MAP Alliance, an organization based at Washington State University Vancouver, is part of a forum this month to discuss workplace culture as part of companies' strategic vision.

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ControlTek to Attend the Medical Electronics Symposium September 14-15

Medical Electronics Symposium

Hosted by the SMTA, the 2016 Medical Electronics Symposium will take place at Marylhurst University just outside of Portland, Oregon on September 14th and 15th. This marks the second year that the Symposium will take place in the Portland Metro area. Previous Symposium events have been held at locations in Arizona and California.

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