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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Volunteers Honored for Contributions to IPC and the Electronics Industry

May 18, 2022 | Committee Awards presented at IPC SummerCom 2022

IPC and ITI to Host Virtual Conference on Critical and Emerging Environmental Product Requirements

May 18, 2022 | IPC and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) will host a virtual conference, "Critical and Emerging Environmental Product Requirements" on June 7 from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm EDT. The event will explore the latest environmental requirements that impact product design, manufacturing, supply chain management, and technology innovation.

Electronics Industry Welcomes Bipartisan Proposal in Congress to Boost U.S. Printed Circuit Board Sector

May 18, 2022 | The electronics manufacturing industry is welcoming a new, bipartisan proposal in the U.S. Congress that would help bring back the country's printed circuit board (PCB) sector.

CalcuQuote Launches Community for Exchanging Inventory -- StockCQ

May 05, 2022 | StockCQ is a digital marketplace for electronics manufacturers to trade parts directly with each other

Rising Material Costs Remain Key Pain Point for Electronics Manufacturers

May 05, 2022 | Per IPC's May Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report, nine in ten electronics manufacturers surveyed are currently experiencing rising material costs, while nearly four-fifths are experiencing rising labor costs. Supporting data from IPC's May Economic Report, indicate there are three main forces exerting pressure on the economy, and conversely, the electronics manufacturing industry: Russia's invasion of Ukraine, inflationary pressures pushing costs higher, and China's strict COVID policy that is hindering production in China and compounding existing supply chain issues.

Newly Appointed IPC APEX EXPO Technical Program Committee Calls for IPC APEX EXPO 2023 Participation

Apr 28, 2022 | The newly appointed IPC APEX EXPO Technical Program Committee (TPC) is inviting engineers, researchers, academics, technical experts, and industry leaders to submit technical conference abstracts for IPC APEX EXPO 2023 to be held at the San Diego Convention Center. The technical conference will take place January 24–26, 2023.

North American PCB Industry Sales Down 11.7 Percent in March

Apr 28, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for March 2022

North American EMS Industry Up 2.3 Percent in March

Apr 28, 2022 | IPC announced today the March 2022 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.44.

Global Supply Chains Feeling Impacts of Russia-Ukraine War

Apr 06, 2022 | New data from IPC show that the electronics manufacturing supply chain is already feeling the impact of the Russia-Ukraine War.

IPC Issues Call for Participation for IPC APEX EXPO 2023

Mar 29, 2022 | IPC is now accepting abstracts for technical paper presentations, technical posters, and professional development courses for IPC APEX EXPO 2023. The technical conference will be held January 21-26, 2023, and professional development courses will take place January 24-26, 2023, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.

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