IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Hunter Technology Corp., an electronics design and manufacturing services firm based in Milpitas, Calif. The facility successfully completed an intensive audit based on two of IPC’s foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.
Hunter Technology met or exceeded the requirements for the electronics industry’s most rigorous classification, Class 3, which is intended for high-performance electronics assemblies. As a result, the firm is now listed as an IPC-trusted source capable of manufacturing in accordance with industry best practices. Hunter Technology and other trusted sources of supply can be found on IPC’s QML/QPL (Qualified Product Listing) database at www.ipcvalidation.org.
“IPC’s Validation Services program gives Hunter the opportunity to become part of a network of trusted sources that industry will look to first and foremost when evaluating existing and potential business partners,” said Hunter Technology President Joseph O’Neil. “Being listed as a Qualified Manufacturer also demonstrates our dedication to current industry standards and consistent high quality, and positions us for growth.”
IPC’s Validations Services QPL/QML Program was developed to promote supply chain verification and provides auditing and certification of electronics companies’ products and processes which conform to IPC standards.
“Hunter Technology has differentiated itself from the competition by becoming part of IPC’s global network of trusted industry sources,” said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. “We are pleased to recognize Hunter Technology as the newest member of trusted QML suppliers.”
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,500 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. 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 an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.
With 46 years of EMS experience, Hunter Technology Corp. (www.hunter-technology.com) delivers specialized design, engineering, and manufacturing services. The company works with OEM customers to design, engineer, build, test, and ship reliable, mission-critical electronics products. In addition, Hunter collaborates on the design and development of integrated RF solutions up through 80 GHz including frequency synthesizers, microwave receivers, up/down converters, and MM-wave subsystems not addressed by existing COTS products. Hunter Technology has manufacturing facilities in Milpitas, California and Lawrenceville, Georgia.