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...

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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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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

North American EMS Industry Down 4.4 Percent in October

Nov 24, 2021 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for October 2021

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 6 Percent in October

Nov 24, 2021 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for October 2021

New Study Finds Semiconductor Supply Chain Will Remain Vulnerable Without Robust Federal Investment in Advanced Packaging

Nov 24, 2021 | Stronger IC substrate and OSAT capabilities are needed to realize U.S. semiconductor goals

IPC Invites Industry Leaders to Submit Poster Abstracts for IPC APEX EXPO 2022 in San Diego

Nov 12, 2021 | IPC invites researchers, technical experts and industry leaders to submit abstracts for poster presentations at IPC APEX EXPO, the industry's premier conference and exhibition for electronics manufacturing. Poster presentation networking sessions are scheduled for February 25 from 5:00-6:00 pm; February 26 from 2:30-3:30 pm; and February 27 from 12:00-2:00 pm. For the first time ever, poster presentations will take place on the APEX EXPO show floor, maximizing the potential audience for poster presenters.

Electronics Manufacturing Outlook Continues to Darken, Prices Increase as Component Shortage Drags On

Nov 02, 2021 | New Global Study from IPC Finds 9 in 10 Manufacturers Report Rising Costs, Vast Majority See Lack of Qualified Talent in North America and Globally

North American EMS Industry Down 9.9 Percent in September

Oct 31, 2021 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for September 2021

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 2.3 Percent in September

Oct 28, 2021 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for September 2021

IPC Welcomes Language in Senate Defense Appropriations Bill Supporting R&D on Lead-Free Electronics

Oct 24, 2021 | The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee this week released their fiscal year 2022 defense appropriations bill, which for the first time included language supporting further research and development (R&D) into the issues surrounding lead-free electronics in mission-critical applications.

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