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November 2022


Gene Weiner becomes a member of the PCBAA (Printed Circuit Association of America)


January 2021




Weiner was named an honorary member of the EIPC (European Institute of Printed Circuits).


Gene Weiner was chosen to be the keynote speaker at PCB East in April 2022. The event is being resurrected under the auspices of the PCEA (Printed Circuit Engineering Association) for designers and engineers involved in PCB fabrication and assembly (EMS)


June 2017


Gene Weiner retired from the Board of Directors of Wong's Kong King International (Holdings) Ltd. after 25 years of service. He remainds as an Advisor to the corporation.


November 2015


The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra elected Gene H. Weiner to its Board of Directors for the historic organization's 100th concert season.

Shanghai China ― PhiChem Corporation, parent company of PhiChem America, Inc., today announced the appointment of Gene Weiner, President of Weiner International Associates as Chairman of its Advisory Board, effective immediately. PhiChem Corporation is one of the world’s leading suppliers of UV curable optical fiber coating materials. Its core expertise in UV curable materials has also been leveraged for a variety of other applications, for example electronic materials and radiation (UV+E-beam) curable silicone-based coatings for release liner applications.

Dr. Aroon Tungare an internationally recognized executive with 18 patents to his credit and a successful track record of establishing and leading global R&D organizations, commercializing new-to-the-world innovations, and formulating and implementing research, intellectual property, licensing, and business strategies was named an Executive Associate of Weiner International Associates. His multi-industry experience includes wireless communications, electronics manufacturing, and engineered materials. He has a sophisticated understanding and deep technical expertise in electronic hardware/software/systems/materials, wearables, internet of things (IoT), data analytics, and nanotechnologies. He has extensive experience conducting business in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia.

September 2014

CARLSBAD, California ― eSurface® Technologies the developer of the eSurface proprietary patented technology for the manufacture of printed circuit boards and other electronic devices, today announced the appointment of Gene Weiner to the eSurface Technologies Advisory Board, effective immediately.

January 2014

Gene Weiner was named a member of the IPC's Ambassador Council. While induction into some Halls of Fame normally signals long-standing contributions that are honored at retirement, members of IPC's newly formed Ambassador's Council are sidelining their golden years to continue serving IPC and the electronics manufacturing industry. Comprising members of the IPC Hall of Fame, the appropriately named Ambassadors are using their experience and expertise to offer advice and guidance to IPC and its programs in order to further advance the electronics industry.

Sanjay Huprikar, IPC vice president of Member Success, said, "The Hall of Famers possess a wealth of knowledge, experience and insights into the future, and we look forward to their continued high level of dedication and contribution to the industry."

June 2013

Gene Weiner was re-elected to the Board of Directors of Wong's Kong King (Holdings) International, Ltd. at the company's annual general meeting in Hong Kong. He has been a member of the BOD for more than 20 years. Weiner is also a member of the MBA Advisory Board of The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University.

March 2013

Chrys Shea, noted product introduction strategist, speaker, and solder process troubleshooter in the SMT industry has over 200 publications has become an Associate of Weiner International Associates. She is a favorite speaker at SMTA events where she has twice received the SMTAI “Best of Conference” award for her work on solder paste printing. In 2012 she was honored with the SMTA “Member of Technical Distinction” award. She brings a new up-dated dimension to Weiner International employing her 20+ years of experience at Compaq, Motorola, TI, and Cookson Electronics.

October, 2010

Dr. Karl H. Dietz has been appointed a Senior Associate. Dr. Dietz is a well known expert in the area of material and process technology for printed circuit boards and substrates. In the past decade Karl became known for his work in the processing of fine line interconnects. Dr. Dietz has written, presented and published nearly 300 papers on materials and process technology for printed circuits boards and substrates. Dr. Dietz has been an invited speaker, globally, to over 50 technical symposia and industry events. He is the author of the landmark printed circuit board industry book Dry Film Photoresist Processing Technology.

April, 2010:

Dr. Jennie Hwang, noted electronic materials consultant, author, trainer, and educator became an Executive Associate of Weiner International. Dr. Hwan brings an unmatched array of knowledge, experience and ability in electronic joining and materials to the team of Associates.

December, 2009:

Relocated to Plymouth, Massachusetts. Joined the Advisory Board of Post University's MBA program on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

June, 2009:

Noted nano technology and materials specialist Dr. Alan Rae has become a Senior Associate of the company. Dr.Rae broadens Weiner's services to help the consultancy’s clients evaluate and seize opportunities in a wide range of leading edge materials and microelectronic processes, including current and future uses of nanotechnology, ceramics, and nano tubes, as well as the materials, processes and possibilities of print electronics.

March, 2009:

Michael A. Shields, experienced Far East hand in finance, business management, negotiations, turnarounds, and JV's, as well as acquisitions and divestitures has joined the company as a Senior Associate. His unique skills and experience will be a boon to help our clients through this difficult economic period and beyond.

July, 2007

Marc Chason, formerly of Motorola, Schaumberg, IL was appointed a Senior Associate of Gene H. Weiner & Associates, Inc. A holder of 23 U.S. Patents in multiple spaces, Chason adds new breadth in electronic packaging, nano technology, portable energy technology, and print electronics to the consultancy. Mr. Chason, who holds a BS an MS degrees in Materials Science became a Motorola Dan Noble Fellow in 1997, Motorola's highest technical honor. June, 2007:Gene Weiner was re-elected in Hong Kong at the Annual General Meeting of Wong's Kong King Int'l (Holdings) Ltd. to a seventh two-year term to the Board of Directors.

September, 2006

Henry Hisano Utsunomiya, President of Interconnection Technologies, Inc. in Nagano, Japan, became a Associate of Weiner International. Utsunomya, a well-known publisher of technical and business articles, active in JISSO, is a Japanese government licensed business consultant. He has 25 years of experience in international and domestic (Japan) marketing of high technology products including semiconductor compound wafers, P-BGA substrates and MAC-L substrates. Utsunomiya is a recipient of the IPC's Chairman of the Board Award.

September, 2006

Gene Weiner became a member of the China Printed Circuit Association (CPCA). July, 2006: Gene Weiner became an Associate Member of the Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association (HKPCA).

June 12, 2006

Clinton J. Norris has been appointed an Associate. Using his industry experience as a COO, and his work with governments through the United Nations, he brings to the organization his expertise in operations, marketing, policy, strategy, staffing, and program execution, as well as advice on financing new venture startups and early stage expansions. He provides advice and direction in strategy and execution, in marketing and distribution, and in manufacturing productivity to senior executives. For governments he provides advice on energy and environmental policy, strategy, and technical transfer.

May 2006

Dr Poskanzer has been named as a proposal reviewer by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and was asked to review and rate grant proposals to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) "21st Century Jobs Fund" program". These programs, ranging from $500,000 to $2,000,000, were all for the state of Michigan's efforts to nurture start-up companies in the state to commercialize new technologies.

May 2, 2006

Gene H. Weiner joined the Advisory Board of Directors of M.. E. Baker Company, an eighty-seven year old wet process equipment builder with over 350 installations world-wide. February 7, 2006:Gene H. Weiner became the 22nd inductee into the IPC's Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame for his long term contributions to the IPC and the electronic interconnection packaging industry.

August 10, 2005


Gene H. Weiner was elected to the board of directors of MicronSi Inc. (Micron Solutions International).


September 30, 2003

Gene H. Weiner received the IPC's Distinguished Committee Service Award.

March 26, 2002

IPC recognized Gene H. Weiner for his leadership as Chairman of the IPC Suppliers Council Trade Show Subcommittee for 2001-2002.

November 9, 2001

Post University adds Weiner to its Business Advisory Council.




Gene H. Weiner was voted one of the world's 10 most influential persons in the PCB industry in an election conducted by PC Faband ATOMIC 29.




WKK International (Holdings) Ltd. elects Weiner to its Board of Directors.

April 24, 1987

Gene H. Weiner & Associates produced and installed exclusively for Cahners Exposition Group the first full simulated production surface mount assembly line (SURFCOM) in China at Semiconductor International in Shanghai. Weiner provided a private tour and demonstration of the line to Jiang Zemin, then mayor of Shanghai, prior to the opening of the show. The tour was aired on Shanghai TV that night.

October 20, 1985:

Cahner Exposition Group confirmed that Weiner & Associates will organize and install the PCB Production Path at INTERNEPCON/CHINA April 18-24, 1986 in Beijing. This was the first time a complete PCB production line has been assembled for a Chinese exhibition. It featured top production equipment manufacturers and specialty chemical suppliers from all over the world.

June 27, 1983

(source Electronic News Vol. 29, No. 1451)

"Ex-Nelco Chief Starts Own Firm". Gene H. Weiner, former president and member of the board of directors of New England Laminates Co., Inc. started a consultancy firm to serve the PWB, specialty chemical, and semiconductor industries.

March 20, 1968

G.H. Weiner was presented the President's Award by the Institute of Printed Circuits for outstanding contributions to the advancement of printed circuit technology and the electronics industry.

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