In this column, four members of the Elmatica team take turns sharing their knowledge, experience, technical advice, news and thoughts from the fascinating world of PCBs.
John Steinar Johnsen (Josse), Senior Technical Advisor at Elmatica
Josse has an extensive experience as a "door opener" in the PCB industry and impressive skills to see and solve complex design challenges within PCB production. His experience in the industry goes back to 1972. For the last 19 years, Josse has been a senior technical advisor at Elmatica, sharing his knowledge and expertise with customers. If you ask, he might also give you a tip on how to build the best guitar
Jan Pedersen, Senior Technical Advisor at Elmatica
Jan was practically born into the PCB industry with a father that produced printed circuits in the garage. He then started his career around printed circuits in 1977. Jan has shared his knowledge of PCB at Elmatica since 1992, the last three years as senior technical advisor. He is also chair at IPC Medical Addendum group D-33AM and Automotive Addendum D-33AA. Standards are close to Jan's heart, and he's always looking for improvement and development.
Didrik Bech, CEO at Elmatica
Once you have met the CEO of Elmatica, you will never forget it. Didrik Bech is full of energy, ideas, and business opportunities. Where others see challenges, he sees possibilities. He has been the CEO of Elmatica since 2011 where he daily identifies opportunities, alters set standards, and challenges both colleagues and customers. Book a meeting with him and prepare yourself to get tons of ideas, and a bottle of Norwegian Tran (cod oil). Didrik's desire is to not only secure customer's articles but also their health.
Raymond Goh, COO at Elmatica (China)
With over 20 years in the industry, Raymond Goh possesses extensive industry knowledge and experience from both several manufacturers and EMS companies and now printed circuit broker Elmatica. Born and raised in Singapore and currently based in China, he bridges and balances culture and business between the East and the West. Raymond is a neutral partner, representing both sides in any situation—the perfect middle man.