Seika Machinery, Inc’s Michelle Ogihara to Host Third Annual SMTA Women’s Leadership Connection Reception: Article

Surface Mount Technology Association

TORRANCE, CA — September 2012 — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces that Michelle Ogihara, Seika’s Senior Sales Manager and SMTA Director, VP of Communications, will host the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Women’s Leadership Connection Reception, before the start of the SMTA International Conference and Expo at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL. The reception is scheduled to take place Monday, October 15, 2012 from 5 – 6:30p.m. in the Americas Seminar Room.

“The SMTA continuously looks to support our members by providing such opportunities to gather, exchange information and encourage one another. In this case, this is a fun and unique bonding event for the ladies! ,” commented Ogihara.

This year marks the third annual SMTA Women’s Leadership Connection Reception. The wine and cheese reception provides women in the industry with an opportunity to get to know one another in a relaxed environment. 

The SMTA membership 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 about the SMTA, visit

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