Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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

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IPC APEX EXPO 2019: Hear from the Attendees

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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APCT Inc. Earns IPC-1791, Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) as Trusted Electronics Fabricator

Jan 18, 2022 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-1791, Trusted Electronics Fabricator Requirements Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to APCT Inc.'s printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing facilities in Anaheim and Orange County, Calif.

Best Technical Papers at IPC APEX EXPO 2022 Selected

Jan 14, 2022 | Expanded technical conference award categories include NextGen and Student Research

IPC's Wage Rate and Salary Survey for North American Electronics Assembly Companies Open Until January 28

Jan 14, 2022 | IPC's biennial wage rate and salary survey for the North American electronics assembly industry is open with a response deadline of January 28. The confidential survey covers compensation for hourly and salaried technical, manufacturing and sales positions at original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract electronics manufacturing services (EMS) companies in North America. It also covers salary budget growth, planned increases for 2022, and employee benefits and policies.

Rising Material and Labor Costs Continue to Plague Global Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain

Jan 03, 2022 | Ease of recruitment and profit margins declining, along with inventories

Supply Chain Challenges Continue to Hamper Electronics Production

Jan 03, 2022 | IPC releases economic outlook for January 2022

North American EMS Industry Up 2.5 Percent in November

Jan 03, 2022 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for November 2021

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 5.4 Percent in November

Jan 03, 2022 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for November 2021

EMS Leadership Summit at IPC APEX EXPO 2022 Brings Together Current and Future Industry Leaders

Dec 13, 2021 | Summit to focus on driving business growth and financial success

Current Conditions for the Electronics Supply Chain Remain Challenging

Dec 03, 2021 | IPC has issued two new industry intelligence reports today: the December sentiment of the global electronics manufacturing supply chain report and the December economic outlook report.

Winners of IPC Hand Soldering Competition at productronica in Munich, Germany Announced

Nov 24, 2021 | New award for best company team presented

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