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...

Education/Training

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 Pulse Survey Shows Positive Industry Outlook Continues but Varies by Region

Apr 15, 2019 | First-quarter 2019 results from IPC’s Pulse of the Electronics Industry global data service shows an electronics industry that is still riding the crest of the current growth cycle, despite cooling enthusiasm in some regions and industry segments.

IPC Welcomes New Director of EHS Policy and Research

Apr 14, 2019 | IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the addition of Kelly Scanlon, DrPH, CIH, as director of environment, health & safety (EHS) policy and research to its staff at IPC’s offices in Washington, D.C.

IPC Issues Call for Participation for Electronics Materials Forum Presentations sought on emerging technologies

Apr 14, 2019 | IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries® invites engineers, researchers, academics, technical experts and industry leaders to submit presentation topics and descriptions for IPC Electronics Materials Forum, a new technical conference focusing on developments in materials and processes associated with electronics assembly and manufacturing. The conference will be held in Minneapolis, Minn., November 5-7, 2019.

North American PCB Business Growth Continues, January Results Revised IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for February 2019

Mar 31, 2019 | IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the February 2019 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales and orders both experienced solid year-over-year growth in February and the book-to-bill ratio strengthened to 1.06. Based on revised data from the industry, January business results made a much stronger showing than originally reported.

IPC’s Annual High Reliability Forum Adds Microvia Summit to Conference Lineup Event to discuss solutions to microvia challenges and reliability concerns for Class 3 electronics

Mar 25, 2019 | IPC’s High Reliability Forum and Microvia Summit, a three-day technical conference to be held in Hanover, Md., May 14-16, will focus on electronics for mil-aero, automotive, and long-life applications.

IPC Releases Report Projecting Employment Growth in European Electronics Sector; Launches Ambitious New Workforce Initiative

Mar 21, 2019 | Employment in the European electronics sector is expected to grow according to a new study by Oxford Economics released today by IPC—Association Connecting Electronics Industries®. Such a trend would exacerbate issues created by an existing shortage of skilled workers according to our members.

Meet Your Performance Cleaning Requirements with KYZEN at the SMTA Intermountain Expo

Mar 18, 2019 | KYZEN will exhibit at the SMTA Intermountain (Boise) Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Boise State University in Boise, ID. KYZEN representatives will discuss the new AQUANOX A4727 Next Generation Aqueous Assembly Cleaner.

IPC Offers Tech Ed Course on Utilizing J-STD-001 and IPC-A-620 Together Course to be taught in locations in U.S and Europe

Mar 18, 2019 | IPC’s popular standards, J-STD-001, recognized globally for its criteria on soldering processes and materials, and IPC-A-610, the most widely used electronics assembly acceptance document, complement each other when used together. IPC offers a new technical education course, Process and Acceptability Requirements: Utilizing J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Together, to provide instruction on how best to use these documents jointly.

IPC to Host Workshops on U.S. Export Controls Training to help manufacturers comply with U.S. export control rules

Mar 13, 2019 | U.S. export control rules have changed significantly in the last decade, and more change is expected over the next few years as policymakers tackle the treatment of emerging and foundational technologies and respond to geopolitical developments.

IPC Issues Electronics Industry Warning on Printed Board Microvia Reliability for High Performance Products

Mar 10, 2019 | The proliferation of tighter microvia densities and signal integrity requirements in printed boards within the electronics industry has revealed reliability concerns with microvia structures in high performance products. A number of IPC OEM member companies have approached IPC with examples of microvia failures in high-profile hardware that were not observed until after bare printed board fabrication, inspection and acceptance, including:

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