Thursday, June 23, 2011

DfR Solutions' Seeks Reseller of Board-Level Solder Joint Reliability Prediction Tool

Revolutionary tool launched last year. Focus is on the OEM market. Capable of identifying design flaws from a reliability/durability perspective (temp cycling, vibration, mech shock, etc.). Primarily interested in companies based on the West Coast of USA. For further information, contact Craig Hillman,


Wednesday, June 22, 2011

How to Accelerate Automotive Product Development: Webinar on June 30)

Jim McLeish will present a webinar entitled "How to Accelerate Automotive Product Development." Registration is now open. For more information, contact Jim McLeish,

Thursday, June 16, 2011

DfR Reliability Engineer Openings

DfR Solutions is looking for full-time and part-time system engineers with 10+ years of DoD acquisition experience and a strong reliability and manufacturing background to work in the DC/MD area. Must have or be able to acquire a security clearance. Qualified individuals should e-mail their resume along with a cover letter to Walt Tomczykowski,

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Counterfeiting of Parts – Still Growing

As counterfeiters continue to be more sophisticated in their methods,
proactive risk mitigation becomes critical. Walt Tomczykowski,, recently selected by CNBC as a
leading expert on counterfeits is an industry leader in providing customers with cost effective complete lifecycle solutions tailored to their specific needs. Don't just test- get proactive!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

DfR to present "How to Accelerate Automotive Product Development " Webinar on June 30

Jim McLeish will present a webinar entitled "How to Accelerate Automotive Product Development." Registration is now open. For more information, contact Jim McLeish,

Monday, June 13, 2011

AVSI Selects DfR Solutions for 45nm Solution

DfR is proud to announce that it has been selected by the leading avionics consortium, AVSI, to expand its revolutionary physics-of-failure based integrated circuit reliability prediction tool into 65nm and 45nm technologies. Using algorithms developed by Prof. Joey Bernstein, this tool will allow OEMs to accurately predict the behavior of current generation technology specific to their use environment, without having to wait years for industry-gathered field data of questionable origins. For more information, please contact Ed Wyrwas,

Friday, June 10, 2011

Craig Hillman Selected to Write Forward

The authors of the latest publication in the Wiley Series in Quality and Reliability Engineering, Failure Analysis: A Practical Guide for Manufacturers of Electronic Components and Systems, requested that Craig Hillman write a forward to their book due to his experience and reputation in the field of electronic failure analysis. Dr. Hillman was honored by the request and found the book by Marius Bazu and Titu Bajenescu to be one of the more practical treatises in this area.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Sherlock Design Assurance and Reliability Prediction Tool

Have you reserved your place for a free trial of Sherlock? Every two weeks, DfR gives a wide variety of companies an opportunity to test drive the leading CAD tool for design assurance and reliability prediction. Don't miss out! Contact our software team at for more details.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

DfR Solutions in Knoxville, TN: June 13-15

Craig Hillman and Cheryl Tulkoff will be available for onsite discussions and presentations on a variety of topics, including technology insertion, design for manufacturability and reliability, reliability prediction and root-cause analysis. If you would like to schedule a visit to your company, please contact June Caswell,

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

DfR Solutions in Minneapolis, MN: June 13-17

Randy Schueller, Ed Dodd and Nathan Blattau will be
visitingcompanies in the Minneapolis area discussing
a variety of topics related to design, manufacturing,
and testing of electronic components, products, and
systems. If you and your associates are interested in
an onsite visit and/or presentation, please
June Caswell,

Monday, June 6, 2011

DfR at Applied Reliability Symposium in San Diego, CA: June 7-9

Randy Schueller will present "Physics of Failure in Five Minutes" at the 2011 International Applied Reliability Symposium. For more information, or to arrange a meeting during the conference, please contact Randy Schueller,

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

DfR Service of the Month: Critical Components/Sub-Systems

While DfR has the capability to test everything from a simple diode to multi-card boxes, the strongest demand has recently been to test critical components and sub-systems. Years of experience and development of extensive test equipment have resulted in DfR being able to test power supplies, hard drives, motherboards, solid state drives, lithium ion batteries, electrolytic capacitors and fans faster, better and cheaper than anyone else. For more information, please contact Ed Wyrwas,