MacDermid Alpha Scientist, Anna Lifton, to serve as President of SMTA Philadelphia Chapter

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(Waterbury, CT USA) – October 28th, 2019 – Anna Lifton, Research and Development Manager at MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions’ New Jersey location, was recently appointed President of the SMTA (Surface Mount Technology Association) Philadelphia Chapter.

A regular presenter at both local and national SMTA events and conferences, this is Anna Lifton’s first opportunity to serve in a leadership role within the SMTA organization.  “I have attended many past events organized by local SMTA groups, including the SMTA Philadelphia Chapter”, said Lifton. “I am looking forward to this new role and contributing to the Chapter’s mission and local outreach.”  

Lifton’s tenure as Chapter President began at this year’s SMTA International Conference and Expo and continues through October of 2020.  SMTA Chapters host a variety of educational and social events throughout the year to provide local SMTA members opportunities to network and learn about the latest technologies and changes in the industry.

For more information about the SMTA and its local chapters, please visit  For more information on MacDermid Alpha, please visit us at

About SMTA

The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.  For more information, visit

About MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions

Through the innovation of specialty chemicals and materials under our Alpha, Compugraphics, and MacDermid Enthone brands, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions provides solutions that power electronics interconnection.  We serve all global regions and every step of device manufacturing within each segment of the electronics supply chain.  The experts in our Semiconductor Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Assembly Solutions divisions collaborate in design, implementation, and technical service to ensure success for our partner clients. Our solutions enable our customers’ manufacture of extraordinary electronic devices at high productivity and reduced cycle time. Find out more at


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