EOS/ESD Association, Inc.

The EOS/ESD Association is a professional voluntary association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of electrostatic discharge (ESD) avoidance.

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About Us

Founded in 1982, EOS/ESD Association, Inc. is a professional voluntary association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of electrostatic discharge (ESD) avoidance. From fewer than 100 members, EOS/ESD Association has grown to more than 2,000 members throughout the world. From an initial emphasis of ESD on electronic components, EOS/ESD Association has broadened its horizons to include areas such as textiles, plastics, web processing, cleanrooms, and graphic arts. To meet the needs of a continually changing environment, EOS/ESD Association is chartered to expand ESD awareness through standards, development, education programs, local chapters, publications, tutorials, certification and symposia.

A World-Wide Organization

Although founded and headquartered in the United States, EOS/ESD Association, Inc. has a strong international flavor. Its members come from more than 30 countries throughout the world. They serve on Association Standards Committees, present technical papers at the annual EOS/ESD Symposium, and provide the communication links with similar organizations in other countries.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc. has established informal and formal relationships with similar organizations in various countries. The formal relationships include the Reliability Center in Japan, Productivity Standards Board (PSB) in Singapore, Electronics Industry Association of Japan (EIAJ), ESD Forum of Germany, ESREF in Europe, and ABRICEM in Brazil.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc. has the responsibility of representing the interest of the United States at the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) in the area of electrostatics. With the increasing need for global harmonization in the area of standards, the international focus of EOS/ESD Association, Inc. is vitally important.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Postings

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New EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Online Academy Classes

Mar 16, 2017 | Education is the EOS/ESD Association, Inc.'s first priority. By offering convenient training, EOS/ESD Association, Inc. provides ESD professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to meet the challenges of ESD in their companies and in industry.

EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Tutorials, Vietnam

Feb 28, 2017 | • Learn from top industry professionals. • EOS/ESD Association, Inc. instructors who developed the ANSI/ESD and IEC ESD Standards bring you today’s current information and developments.

2017 EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Regional Tutorials

Feb 07, 2017 | Schedule multiple ESD training courses at one time! EOS/ESD Association, Inc. will hold the following Regional Tutorials for 2017. For a complete schedule of events visit www.esda.org/events/calendar/

EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Regional Tutorials, Shenzhen, China

Feb 07, 2017 | • Learn from top industry professionals. • EOS/ESD Association, Inc. instructors who developed the ANSI/ESD and IEC ESD Standards bring you today’s current information and developments.. Sponsored by Shenzhen Best-Resource Consulting Services Ltd. Co-Sponsored by Shenzhen HORB TECH Development Co., Ltd.

Registration is now open for the 38th Annual EOS/ESD Symposium, Tutorials, and Exhibits!

Jan 25, 2017 | Register now for the 38th Annual EOS/ESD Symposium to be held September 11-16, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, Garden Grove (Anaheim), CA, USA. Benchmark your company’s operation against the practices of other companies. Solve business challenges in controlling ESD by networking with other ESD professionals and industry experts to learn best practices and technology advancements for ESD Control.

Your Invitation to attend and experience EOS/ESD Association, Inc. standards development!

Jan 25, 2017 | Serving as the focal point for ESD standards development, EOS/ESD Association, Inc. standards and specifications provide the guidance that companies need to get their ESD control programs off and running. As an ANSI recognized standards development organization, EOS/ESD Association, Inc. has published more than seventy documents covering electrostatic discharge in the electronics environment. These include standards, standard test methods, standard practices, technical reports, and informational advisory documents. More than 100 volunteers work on standards projects, including cooperative efforts with JEDEC, U.S. military agencies and governmental units, and European standards development bodies.

Attend the IEW – for Stimulating Discussions on ESD with Colleagues from Around the World!

Jan 25, 2017 | Register today for the 11th Annual International Electrostatic Workshop (IEW) being held May 7-11, 2017 at the Granlibakken Conference Center & Lodge, Lake Tahoe, CA USA The IEW facilitates access to and interactions with industry leaders through invited seminars, technical sessions, special interest groups (SIGs), discussion groups (DGs), and invited speakers. This year we focus on The Intersection of ESD Challenges for Emerging/Advancing Technologies and Markets; IC Designer’s Perspective on ESD; and Everything EOS – Product, Failure Analysis, Reliability, Verification, and Test Engineers. Participating at the IEW will provide: • An immersive, interactive experience with experts on technical advancements • All-inclusive pricing – workshop, hotel, and meals • Peer reviewed poster format for future full paper development • Gain valuable industry recognition and receive feedback • Interactive and in-depth discussion groups

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