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Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

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APEX EXPO 2018 - Succed At The Velocity Of Technology

IPC is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of a $26 billion US industry employing more than 250,000 people.

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) Postings
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IPC Market Research

The Electronics Industry’s Source of Data and Insights for Smart Business Decisions. The IPC Technology Market Research Council offers members unique and customized research for the electronics assembly industry. Network with...

Education/Training

IPC Market Research
IPC Standards

IPC standards, the results of industry consensus and collaboration, are respected throughout the whole world. Using IPC standards allows manufacturers, customers and suppliers to speak the same language. ...

Education/Training

IPC Standards
IPC Training & Certification

IPC's Professional Development department sponsors certification programs for acceptability of electronics assemblies; soldering; repair/rework; and acceptability of printed boards. In addition, a wide variety of video and computer based tr...

Education/Training

4 upcoming events »
IPC Reliability Forum: Emerging Technologies

Type:

Upcoming conferences, seminars, symposia, etc. related to the electronics manufacturing and assembly

Date:

Jun 27 - Jun 28, 2017

Location:

Dusseldorf, Germany

IPC & WHMA Wire Harness Manufacturing Conference

Type:

Upcoming conferences, seminars, symposia, etc. related to the electronics manufacturing and assembly

Date:

Oct 03 - Oct 04, 2017

Location:

Paris, France

IPC Flexible Circuits - HDI Forum

Type:

Upcoming conferences, seminars, symposia, etc. related to the electronics manufacturing and assembly

Date:

Oct 17 - Oct 19, 2017

Location:

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

IPC APEX EXPO 2018

Type:

Upcoming trade shows and exhibitions related to the electronics manufacturing and assembly industry.

Date:

Feb 24 - Mar 01, 2018

Location:

San Diego, California, USA

2 technical articles »
Scaling LCA with IPC-175x

Jun 07, 2012 | Jørgen Vos, Industry Members (volunteers)

First published in the 2012 IPC APEX EXPO technical conference proceedings. IPC-175x Intent: To establish a standard data exchange format that will facilitate, improve, and secure data transfer between all members of a supply chain. ...

SMT Stencil Design And Consideration Base on IPC

Mar 23, 2010 | Cuong Tran, Process Engineer

This document discuss how to design SMT stencil base on IPC-7525. Introduction: PCBA (Printed Circuit Board Assembly) is a segment of printed circuit board technology. This segment of printed circuit board industry is concentrated in assemble all the pieces of electronic industry to one piece before output them to market. This segment covers: interconnection technology, package design technology, system integration technology, board and system test technology...

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IPC Report Details How PCB Manufacturers Meet Current and Future Technology Demands

May 16, 2017 | PCB Technology Trends 2016, a global study published this month by IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, is now available. The survey-based study shows how printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers are meeting today’s technology demands and looks at the changes expected by 2021 that will affect the whole industry.

Taiwan Union Technology Corporation Receives the First IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing Certification

May 15, 2017 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing (QPL) to Taiwan Union Technology Corporation (TUC), an electronics materials manufacturing company headquartered in Jhubei, Hsinchu County, Taiwan. TUC provides mass lamination services, copper clad laminates and prepregs to the global electronics industry. To earn the QPL, TUC successfully completed an intensive audit based on IPC's foremost standard on base materials for laminates and prepregs: IPC 4101, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards.

IPC to Host Fourth Annual Reliability Forum in Germany

May 15, 2017 | IPC will host Reliability Forum: Emerging Technologies from June 27-28 in Düsseldorf, Germany. This two-day event will address building reliability into electronic products utilizing newer technologies and processes in every phase of the product launch cycle.

Electronics Industry Leaders Meet with Members of Congress and Leaders of Trump Administration Executives urge policymakers to support pro-manufacturing policies

May 04, 2017 | Senior executives from leading electronics manufacturing companies – all members of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® – gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2017 to advocate for a pro-growth, pro-advanced-manufacturing policy agenda.

IPC Welcomes New Senior Director of Learning and Professional Development

May 04, 2017 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the addition of Dave Hernandez, senior director of learning and professional development, to its staff at IPC headquarters in Bannockburn (Chicago), Ill.

North American PCB Order Growth Boosts Book-to-Bill Ratio

May 03, 2017 | IPC announced today the March 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Although sales and orders continued below last year's levels, the PCB book-to-bill ratio continued upward, reaching 1.07.

IPC Welcomes New White House Office on Trade and Manufacturing Policy

May 02, 2017 | John Mitchell, president and CEO of IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, issued the following statement on the April 29 Executive Order by President Donald Trump, creating a new White House Office on Trade and Manufacturing Policy:

IPC’s U.S. Skills Gap Study Reveals Skills and Qualifications in Short Supply

Apr 27, 2017 | In response to mounting concern about the shortage of U.S. workers with skills needed by electronics manufacturers, IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® conducted a “fast-facts” study to learn more about the skills gap as it affects U.S. electronics assembly manufacturers. The results, published last week within Findings on the Skills Gap in U.S. Electronics Manufacturing, indicate that most companies are having a hard time recruiting qualified production workers, and an even harder time finding qualified engineers and other technical professionals.

Congresswoman Discusses U.S. Policy Priorities with IPC Member-company, TTM Technologies

Apr 22, 2017 | Executives and staff at an IPC-member facility held a town hall discussion with Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19) on the federal policy issues facing the advanced manufacturing industry. Rep. Lofgren took a tour of TTM Technologies, Inc. ("TTM") in San Jose, getting a first-hand look at the high-tech work being done in TTM’s facility.

Congressman Discusses U.S. Policy Priorities with Staff at IPC Member-company, VirTex

Apr 13, 2017 | Executives and staff at an IPC-member facility held a town hall discussion with Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) on the federal policy issues facing the advanced manufacturing industry. McCaul took a tour of VirTex, getting a first-hand look at the work taking place in its Austin, Texas facility.

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Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

3000 Lakeside Drive, 309 S
Bannockburn, Illinois, 60015
USA

  • Phone 847-615-7100
  • Fax 847-615-7105

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