PIEK is an all-rounder. When it comes to PIEK courses, one of the main repeat customers is a supplier to the Dutch defence sector. This organisation has been a most welcome participant at PIEK for many years now, and its Quality Engineer briefly sketches the origin of the cooperation.
'Since the requirements for the printed circuit boards themselves became more stringent, as have the picking and placing of components, the need for training went up. At first employees were still trained by colleagues, but after a number of years the need to turn to a specialised organisation grew and grew. Although doing the training ourselves remained feasible, we recognised that an external educational institute gets a behind-the-scenes glimpse of many other companies’ processes and can therefore add much more value to its education.’