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Creation Technologies Receives IPC Re-Certification for RoHS Lead-Free Electronics Assembly Process Capabilities

Jan 20, 2011

Creation Technologies, a global Top-50 Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider with 11 locations across North America and China, today announced that its Santa Clara location has been re-certified through the IPC RoHS Lead Free Electronics Assembly Process Capability Program.

“We are delighted to have achieved re-certification ” said Ron Euer, Quality & Lean Leader at Creation Technologies. “Back in 2006, our Santa Clara facility was only the third site in the entire United States to be certified under the IPC RoHS Lead Free Process Capability Program. With the RoHS recast and other impending changes to global legislation, this new re-certification demonstrates our continuous improvement efforts, gives our customers an immediate insight into our RoHS capabilities and assures them that Creation Technologies has diligently designed, maintained, and validated our lead free processes.”

The IPC Certification for Lead Free Electronics Assembly Process Capability program is an audit of an organization’s facility and allows a company to benchmark their lead-free processes and to judge its capabilities to meet the requirements for RoHS-compliant or lead-free assembly. The IPC certification audit includes a rigorous series of steps culminating in a two-day on-site audit of the facility’s assembly operations.

About IPC

IPC ( is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Illinois, dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,400 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics interconnect industry, including design, printed circuit 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 an estimated $1.5 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in New Mexico, Virginia, California, Sweden and China.

About Creation Technologies

Creation Technologies is a global Top-50 and North American Top-10 Electronics Manufacturing Services provider focused on building premier customer relationships with companies in the Industrial & Instrumentation, Medical, Communications, Security & Environment, Defense, Media & Computers and Transportation markets.

Creation provides start-to-finish manufacturing and supply chain solutions - from design support and new product development, to final integration, product distribution and after-market services - to its customers across North America and worldwide. Creation’s 20 years of financial strength, employee ownership philosophy and commitment to ongoing investment in its technical capabilities have created a highly stable partner for a diversified group of Original Equipment Manufacturers.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Creation employs approximately 2,500 people and operates 11 manufacturing facilities in British Columbia, California, Texas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, Ontario and China.

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