Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is the trade association for the printed wiring board and electronics assembly industries.

Association, Non-Profit, Training Provider, Events Organizer

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David Bergman, Vice President International Relations at IPC at at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2018

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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Volunteers Honored for Contributions to IPC and the Electronics Industry Nearly 100 Awards Presented at Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings

Oct 20, 2018 | IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® presented Committee Leadership, Special Recognition and Distinguished Committee Service Awards on October 15 at IPC's Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings in Rosemont, Ill. The awards were presented to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry by lending their time and expertise in the development of electronics manufacturing standards.

IPC Announces 2019 Standards Committee Meeting Schedule

Oct 18, 2018 | Because IPC APEX EXPO will be held in January for the next five years, IPC will move its standards development committee meetings normally scheduled in Fall to June in 2019. This decision follows a survey of the standards committees where respondents indicated they would prefer to hold in-person standards development meetings in the summer months to have ample time to work on documents. IPC previously hosted its Fall Committee Standards Development meetings in conjunction with SMTA International (SMTAI).

IPC & SMTA Announce Session 2 of High-Rel Cleaning & Conformal Coating Conference

Oct 18, 2018 | Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place November 13-15, 2018 at Chicago Marriott, Schaumburg, Illinois. The conference is focused on the cleanliness of highly dense electronic assemblies to achieve quality and reliability within the stated in-field environment.

AirBorn Inc. Earns IPC Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML)

Oct 17, 2018 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) Class 3, to AirBorn Inc. for its two locations, one in Georgetown, Texas and the other, in Lake City, Pa. Following an initial audit by IPC, AirBorn Inc. becomes one of the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) trusted sources and suppliers meeting the stringent requirements of the Qualified Manufacturing Listing (QML) based on one of IPC's foremost standards: IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies.

IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference.

Oct 11, 2018 | Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place November 13-15, 2018 at Chicago Marriott, Schaumburg, Illinois. The conference is focused on the cleanliness of highly dense electronic assemblies to achieve quality and reliability within the stated in-field environment.

IPC Launches IPC Transportation Electronics Reliability Council Council works to implement transportation industry standards for electrical and electronic systems

Oct 09, 2018 | On September 25, representatives from prominent automotive and rail original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 suppliers met in Frankfurt, Germany to launch the IPC Transportation Electronics Reliability Council (ITERC). The inaugural group included key technologists with core expertise in electronic hardware development, manufacturing technology, PCB design, quality, and environmental reliability. The council was partly developed in response to positive encouragement from IPC members and automotive industry leaders, who had attended IPC’s debut Automotive Electronics Reliability Forum in Nuremberg earlier this year in June.

IPC Commends White House for Detailed Assessment of Nation’s Defense Industrial Base Statement from John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO

Oct 07, 2018 | On behalf of the electronics industry, I commend the White House for the release today of a sweeping and detailed assessment of the nation’s defense industrial base. The report reflects more than a year of painstaking data collection, sector by sector analysis, and industry engagement.

North American PCB Industry Growth Cycle Continues

Oct 02, 2018 | IPC announced today the August 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Year-over-year growth continued for industry sales and orders. The book-to-bill ratio for August held steady at 1.05.

North American PCB Industry Growth Cycle Continues IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for August 2018

Oct 01, 2018 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the August 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Year-over-year growth continued for industry sales and orders. The book-to-bill ratio for August held steady at 1.05.

Day 1 of IPC-SMTA Conference to Feature Cleaning & Conformal Coating Workshops

Sep 27, 2018 | Industry-leading associations IPC and SMTA jointly announce the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place November 13-15, 2018 at Chicago Marriott, Schaumburg, IL. The conference is focused on the cleanliness of highly dense electronic assemblies to achieve quality and reliability within the stated in-field environment.

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