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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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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...


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. ...


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...


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Upcoming conferences, seminars, symposia, etc. related to the electronics manufacturing and assembly, Upcoming trade shows and exhibitions related to the electronics manufacturing and assembly industry.


Feb 24 - Mar 01, 2018


San Diego, California, USA

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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 Volunteers Honored for Contributions to Electronics Industry at IPC APEX EXPO

Feb 28, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® presented Committee Leadership, Distinguished Committee Service and Special Recognition Awards at IPC APEX EXPO® at the San Diego Convention Center. The awards were presented to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry by lending their time and expertise through IPC committee service.

IPC Bestows Debbie Wade, Advanced Rework Technology, with President’s Award

Feb 28, 2017 | In recognition of her significant contributions of time, talent and ongoing leadership in IPC and the electronics industry, long-time IPC volunteer, Debbie Wade, Advanced Rework Technology, was presented with an IPC President’s Award at IPC APEX EXPO 2017.

IPC Honors Uyemura International Corp. and Honeywell with Corporate Recognition Awards

Feb 23, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® bestowed its highest corporate honors upon two member companies, Uyemura International Corp. and Honeywell. During a luncheon at IPC APEX EXPO® the IPC Peter Sarmanian Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Uyemura and the IPC Stan Plzak Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Honeywell.

Long-time IPC Volunteer, Doug Pauls Inducted into IPC Hall of Fame

Feb 16, 2017 | In recognition of his extraordinary contributions to IPC and the electronics industry, Doug Pauls, principal materials and process engineer, Rockwell Collins, was honored with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award. Presented at IPC APEX EXPO® on Tuesday, February 14 at the San Diego Convention Center, the IPC Hall of Fame Award represents IPC's highest level of volunteer recognition.

IPC Elects New Board Member

Feb 16, 2017 | The Nominating and Governance Committee of the IPC Board of Directors presented one candidate for election at the IPC Annual Meeting on February 14, held in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Best Technical Paper at IPC APEX EXPO 2017 Selected

Feb 07, 2017 | The best technical conference paper of IPC APEX EXPO® 2017 has been selected. Voted on through a ballot process by members of the IPC APEX EXPO Technical Program Committee, the paper authors will receive their awards during the opening keynote session on Tuesday, February 14.

Pana-Pacific Earns IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing

Feb 06, 2017 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Pana-Pacific, an electronic parts supplier to the commercial vehicle industry. Following an initial audit by IPC, Pana-Pacific becomes one of the trusted sources and suppliers meeting the stringent requirements of the Qualified Manufacturing Listing based on IPC's foremost standard: IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies.

IPC Invites Member-Company Executives to Help Build “Pulse-of-the-Industry” Data Service

Feb 03, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has announced plans to develop a new statistical service designed to give members timely insight on the state of the electronics industry. IPC member-company executives are invited to help build this program by participating in an organizational meeting at IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego on Thursday, February 16.

North American PCB Sales Enjoyed Solid Growth in December

Feb 02, 2017 | IPC announced today the December 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales growth in December was solid while the PCB book-to-bill ratio slipped to 0.98.

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell to Serve on the NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations Board of Directors

Jan 29, 2017 | IPC President and CEO John Mitchell has been elected to serve on the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) Board of Directors.

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Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

3000 Lakeside Drive, 309 S
Bannockburn, Illinois, 60015

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

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