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...

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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

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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 Extends Deadline on Call for Participation for IPC APEX EXPO 2018 Deadline for technical conference paper abstracts extended to: July 21, 2017

Jul 17, 2017 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has extended the deadline of their invitation for engineers, researchers, academics, technical experts and industry leaders to submit abstracts for IPC APEX EXPO 2018 to be held at the San Diego Convention Center. Professional development courses will take place February 25, 26 and March 1, 2018 and the technical conference will take place February 27–March 1, 2018. The extended deadline for technical conference abstracts is July 21, 2017.

IPC Invites Industry Members to Participate on IPC European Standards Steering Committee

Jul 16, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® devotes resources to management improvement and technology enhancement programs, the creation of relevant standards, protection of the environment, training and certification to standards and pertinent government relations.

North American PCB Business Weakens but Book-to-Bill Ratio Remains Positive

Jul 05, 2017 | IPC announced today the May 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. PCB sales and orders were both down compared to last year. Weaker orders caused the PCB book-to-bill ratio to retreat but it remained positive at 1.05.

IPC Invites Industry Leaders to Participate in New Global Data Service Pulse of the Electronics Industry to provide insight on health of industry

Jun 29, 2017 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the launch of Pulse of the Electronics Industry, a new global data service that promises to generate valuable forward-looking data for the electronics industry. Developed in response to requests from IPC members, this service will provide timely insights on the current health of the industry and its future outlook.

Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. First to Recertify for IPC Qualified Manufacturers Listing

Jun 20, 2017 | IPC's Validation Services Program is proud to announce that Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. has become the first company to be recertified to the IPC-J-STD-001 Space Addendum QML program. Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. achieved the QML certification three years ago and this year successfully demonstrated the Class 3 level work required for recertification. Not only did Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. become recertified, their wholly owned subsidiary, Colonial Assembly and Design LLC, added the QML certification for IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies, at the class 3 level.

IPC Submits Comments to Trump Administration Regarding Modernization of NAFTA

Jun 14, 2017 | The world’s leading advocate for the electronics industry says the Trump administration has an opportunity to strengthen the U.S. and global economy as it begins work to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

IPC Hand Soldering Competition Winner Crowned at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017

Jun 07, 2017 | The competition was fierce as 34 competitors participated in the IPC’s Hand Soldering Competition at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany. Taking first place and a cash prize of €300 was Elaine Chesnais, Thales International, who earned 433 points out of a possible 437. Chesnais was the second-place winner at SMT in 2016.

North American PCB Order Growth Pushes Book-to-Bill Ratio Higher

Jun 01, 2017 | IPC announced today the April 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Although sales continued below last year’s levels, orders were up and the PCB book-to-bill ratio continued to climb, reaching 1.09.

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.

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