Mr. Pudles was among the executives and engineers feted by IPC during IPC APEX EXPO 2011 on April 11, 2011 in Las Vegas. IPC cited Pudles for his 20 years of contributions and leadership, specifically his co-founding of the IPC EMS Management Council, leadership on the IPC Board of Directors as Vice Chairman, and his participation in certification activities.
IPC President, Denny McGuirk said: "Steve's contributions have enriched both our organization and the industry. IPC and the entire industry are fortunate to have his leadership and we hope he continues to share his time and knowledge for many years to come."
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