Awards & Associations

The EFD Solder Paste Group is actively involved in several industry associations, allowing us to remain in touch with the needs and goals of the industries we serve, and to contribute to the formulation of soldering product and process standards within these industries.

Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award

EFD Solder Paste Group won Ciruits Assembly Magazine's Service Excellence Award in the solder metals supplier category for four consecutive years.

This distinguished awards program is the only contest in the industry where the winners are determined solely by customer responses to an independent survey in which they are asked to honestly evaluate their satisfaction in five key areas: Dependability, Ease of Use, Responsiveness, Technology, and Value for the Price. Comments released after this year's awards ceremony ranged from “EFD's support was outstanding” to “We get better value from EFD than our other vendors.”

IPC Solder Products Value Council

EFD is a contributing member of the IPC Association's Solder Products Value Council sub-committee. The mission statement of the Solder Products Value Council (SPVC) is to increase the awareness and appreciation of the value delivered by the global solder industry in the form of innovative, quality products and superior customer support.

SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association

EFD is an active member of the Surface Mount Technology Association. The SMTA membership is a network of professionals who build skills, share practical experiences and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies and related business operations.

IMAPS - International Microelectronics and Packaging Society

EFD is a newly established member of the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society. This society is dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and electronics packaging technologies through professional education.