CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
SECTION 1350, CHAPTER 63 OF TITLE 18, UNITED STATES CODE,
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO
SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
Pursuant to Section 1350, Chapter 63 of Title 18, United States Code, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the undersigned, as chief executive officer of SMTC Corporation (the Company), does hereby certify that to the undersigneds knowledge:
1) the Companys quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended April 2, 2006 fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
2) the information contained in the Companys quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended April 2, 2006 fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
/s/ John Caldwell
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
Date: May 17, 2006
A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 has been provided to SMTC Corporation and will be retained by SMTC Corporation and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.