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North American PCB Industry Sales Up 9.0 Percent in October

Nov 29, 2022 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for October 2022

North American EMS Industry Up 14.9 Percent in October

Nov 29, 2022 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for October 2022

Taiwan Union Technology Corporation First Company to Earn an IPC-4103 Qualified Products Listing

Nov 29, 2022 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-4103 Qualified Products Listing (QPL) to Taiwan Union Technology Corporation (TUC), an electronics materials manufacturing company headquartered in Zhubei, Hsinchu County, Taiwan. TUC provides mass lamination services, copper-clad laminates, and prepregs to the global electronics industry. To earn this QPL, TUC successfully qualified their laminate product, TU-1300N, to IPC-4103B, Specification for Base Materials for High Speed/High Frequency Applications.

Registration Open for the 2023 WHMA 30th Annual Wire Harness Conference

Nov 15, 2022 | Registration is now open for the 2023 WHMA 30th Annual Wire Harness Conference, the industry's only annual global leadership conference for the wire harness manufacturing industry. Geared to wire harness manufacturers, their suppliers and customers, the event will take place in person, February 14-16, 2023, in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Sandia Resort and Casino.

Salary Budgets Rise Sharply in 2022 Says New IPC Wage Rate and Salary Study

Nov 15, 2022 | A sharp increase in salary budgets and use of flexible hours programs for North American electronics assembly companies are among the findings of a new study published by IPC this week, the 2022 Wage Rate & Salary Study for the North American Electronics Assembly Industry.

IPC to Unveil New Member Magazine, 'IPC Community' at IPC APEX EXPO 2023

Nov 15, 2022 | IPC, in partnership with IPC Publishing Group (I-Connect007) will unveil an exciting new publication, "IPC Community," at IPC APEX EXPO 2023, as a continuation of its commitment to better serve the electronics industry and provide additional value for IPC members.

IPC India to Host 2nd Annual Integrated Electronics Manufacturing & Interconnections (IEMI) Event

Nov 07, 2022 | IPC India has announced the 2nd annual Integrated Electronics Manufacturing & Interconnections (IEMI) event scheduled on August 1, 2023 in Chennai, and on August 3, 2023, in Pune, India. Pre-event activities will start this November with skill competitions in hand soldering/wire harness/PCB design and member networking events at various locations in India and other countries. IEMI 2023 will be focused on automotive (EV), defence and industrial automation vertical market sectors.

One-Fourth of Electronics Manufacturers Believe We are Currently in a Recession

Nov 04, 2022 | Manufacturers report passing on higher costs to customers

North American EMS Industry Up 15.5 Percent in September

Oct 28, 2022 | IPC releases EMS industry results for September 2022

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 14.6 Percent in September

Oct 28, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for September 2022

Winners of IPC Hand Soldering Competition at Instrutec 2022 Announced

Oct 28, 2022 | In conjunction with Instrutec 2022 and the Estonian Electronics Industries Association, IPC hosted its popular IPC Hand Soldering Competition in Tallinn, Estonia October 12-14, 2022, welcoming 31 competitors from 14 European electronics companies.

Attendees can Meet, Greet, Connect and Expand their Network at IPC APEX EXPO 2023

Oct 20, 2022 | IPC APEX EXPO 2023 attendees can meet with electronics industry innovators and connect with peers all in one place at the San Diego Convention Center, January 21–26, 2023.

CHIPS Act Implementation Requires Strong Focus on "Advanced Packaging," Industry Leaders Say

Oct 11, 2022 | Ever-more complex packaging of chips will be the key driver of future innovation, yet the United States and Europe are behind the curve

Dr. Hans-Peter Tranitz Appointed Senior Director, Solutions at IPC Electronics Europe GmbH

Oct 06, 2022 | IPC announces the first employee of its new legal entity in Germany, Hans-Peter Tranitz, Ph.D. Dr. Tranitz will serve as senior director, Solutions, at IPC Electronics Europe GmbH in Munich. In this role, Dr. Tranitz will focus on IPC global initiatives including automotive electronics, advanced packaging, and Factory of the Future as well as serving as a technical resource for regional activities in Europe.

Industry Well Represented on New U.S. Government Advisory Committee on Microelectronics

Oct 04, 2022 | Two of the electronics industry's most far-sighted and innovative leaders have been named to the U.S. Department of Commerce's new Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC), which will provide guidance to the Secretary of Commerce on a range of issues related to CHIPS for America Act programs.

Likelihood of a Recession in 2023 in the United States and Europe Continues to Increase

Sep 30, 2022 | IPC releases September 2022 economic outlook report

Engineer Turned Accomplished Author and Emmy-nominated Science TV Host Emily Calandrelli to Keynote IPC APEX EXPO 2023

Sep 30, 2022 | Each year, IPC APEX EXPO features industry's most dynamic, innovative minds to deliver keynote presentations that are both educational and entertaining. IPC APEX EXPO 2023 will feature Emily Calandrelli, host and co-executive producer of the hit Netflix series "Emily's Wonder Lab," host and executive producer of FOX channel's "Exploration Outer Space" and author of the children's chapter book series, "The Ada Lace Adventures." During her keynote on January 24, Calandrelli will present, "The Sustainability, Economics and Advocacy of Space Exploration."

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 15.1 Percent in August

Sep 26, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for August 2022

Electronics Industry Calls for U.S. Presidential Determination On Key Components Under Defense Production Act

Sep 26, 2022 | The electronics industry is calling on U.S. President Joe Biden to address urgent industrial base vulnerabilities and deliver on the promise of the CHIPS Act by prioritizing domestic development of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and integrated circuit (IC) substrates under Title III of the Defense Production Act.

Taiwan Union Technology Corporation (TUC) First Company Globally to Re-Qualify Products to IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing

Sep 26, 2022 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing (QPL) to Taiwan Union Technology Corporation (TUC), an electronics materials manufacturing company headquartered in Zhubei, Hsinchu County, Taiwan.

Winners of IPC Hand Soldering and Rework Competition at NEPCON Vietnam 2022 Announced

Sep 21, 2022 | In conjunction with NEPCON Vietnam 2022, IPC hosted its popular IPC Hand Soldering and Rework Competition in Hanoi, Vietnam on September 14–16, 2022. Held for the first time in person since the COVID-19 pandemic, this ninth competition series welcomed 33 competitors from 17 Vietnamese electronics companies.

Fralock Earns IPC-1791 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) as Trusted Electronics Designer

Sep 21, 2022 | IPC's Validation Services program has awarded an IPC-1791, Trusted Electronics Designer Requirements Qualified Manufacturer Listing (QML) to Fralock, located in Valencia, Calif.

PCB Designers to Vie for Design Champion Title at IPC APEX EXPO 2023

Sep 14, 2022 | Virtual preliminary heats to start this October

IPC APEX EXPO 2023 Offers New Courses, New Instructors, and IPC E-Textiles

Sep 14, 2022 | IPC APEX EXPO 2023 Offers New Courses, New Instructors, and IPC E-Textiles

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 4.5 Percent in July

Aug 26, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for July 2022

North American EMS Industry Up 22.7 Percent in July

Aug 26, 2022 | IPC releases EMS industry results for July 2022

Suhani Chitalia Joins IPC as New Environmental Regulatory Affairs Manager

Aug 26, 2022 | IPC announces the addition of Suhani Chitalia to its environmental health and safety staff within the Washington, D.C.-based global government relations team.

IPC Issues Call for Participation: Help Shape the Future of Design for Environment Standards

Aug 26, 2022 | IPC's Design for Excellence (DFX) guidelines document, IPC-2231 provides a framework to establish a design review process for the layout of printed board assemblies. This design review assesses the manufacturability attributes of printed boards, namely design for manufacturing, fabrication, assembly, testability, cost, reliability, environment, and reusability. IPC is aware of the responsibilities that electronics manufacturing companies will soon have to regulatory bodies around the world as well to the environment.

Projections for Global Economic Growth Lowered Despite Positive Developments

Aug 26, 2022 | Economic picture looks worse than a month ago, but no clear determination if we are in a recession

IPC Releases Quality Benchmark Study for Electronics Assembly

Aug 26, 2022 | IPC's Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2022 is now available. This global study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing their quality measurements to those of the industry worldwide. Aggregate data within the study represent 59 electronics assembly companies of all sizes -- both original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract electronics manufacturers (EMS companies) -- worldwide.

IPC Lauds Passage of "CHIPS and Science" Act; Electronics Industry Calls for a Holistic Approach to Reviving Domestic Electronics Capabilities

Aug 14, 2022 | The following statement is issued by John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, to comment on President Biden's signature today on the "CHIPS and Science Act" in Washington, D.C.:

IPC Offers First Advanced Packaging Symposium Building the IC-Substrate and Package Assembly Ecosystem

Aug 08, 2022 | Registration is now open for the first IPC Advanced Packaging Symposium: Building the IC-Substrate and Package Assembly Ecosystem, to be held October 11-12, 2022, at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C. Focusing on the opportunities and challenges for next-generation advanced packaging production, the IPC Advanced Packaging Symposium offers in-depth discussions on strengthening the IC-substrate and package assembly ecosystem across North America and Europe.

IPC E-mobility, Quality & Reliability Advisory Council Members to Speak at Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Tech Expo/The Battery Show North America

Aug 08, 2022 | A panel featuring members of IPC E-mobility, Quality & Reliability Advisory Council, representing both original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their suppliers, will highlight the challenges of building safe, high-quality, and reliable electric vehicles (EVs) and their chargers at the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Tech Expo and The Battery Show North America on September 14, 2022, in Novi. Mich. Subject matter experts from Stellantis (Centro Ricerche Fiat), FLO EV Charging, Indium, Dow, and Kyzen will present "Building Quality, Reliability & Safety for E-mobility – a Case for EVs and Charging."

DFI, Inc. Earns IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing

Aug 08, 2022 | IPC's Validation Services program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to DFI, Inc., a leading supplier of high-performance embedded solutions, industrial motherboards and custom products technology, worldwide.

IPC Commends House on Passage of CHIPS+ Legislation

Jul 31, 2022 | IPC issued the following statement from President and CEO John Mitchell on today's passage of the "CHIPS+" legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, which follows Senate approval and paves the way to U.S. President Joe Biden's signature:

IPC Acquires Media Company I-Connect007, Strengthening Relationship to Drive Growth and Innovation in the Electronics Industry

Jul 31, 2022 | IPC, a global electronics manufacturing industry association, has acquired media company I-Connect007, a global source for news and original content serving the printed circuit design, fabrication and assembly/EMS markets.

Electronics Manufacturing Industry Applauds Senate Passage of CHIPS+ Legislation

Jul 31, 2022 | The electronics manufacturing industry is applauding the U.S. Senate for taking bipartisan action on legislation that will, if enacted, spur a new era of innovation, manufacturing and investment within the electronics industry.

North American EMS Industry Down 7.6 Percent in June

Jul 25, 2022 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for June 2022

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 17.1 Percent in June

Jul 25, 2022 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for June 2022

IPC Urges U.S. Senate and House to Complete R&D Legislation Before August Recess

Jul 25, 2022 | IPC is encouraging the U.S. Senate and House to complete action on slimmed-down R&D legislation, following a Senate vote clearing the way for a vote in the coming days.

More than 100 Industry Executives Urge U.S. Congress to Strengthen Electronics Supply Chain

Jul 16, 2022 | More than 100 top executives representing companies in the U.S. electronics manufacturing industry are urging the U.S. Congress to address critical shortcomings in the printed circuit board (PCB) industry and the entire U.S. electronics supply chain.

Economic Growth Projections Lowered for United States, Europe and China

Jul 08, 2022 | Outlook influenced by growing recession uncertainties, rising prices and COVID lockdown policies in China

WHMA/IPC Offer Wire Harness Operator Training at M-EXPO

Jul 08, 2022 | Upon completion, participants receive a Qualified IPC Wire Harness Assembly Operator certificate

LMU EMBA Students Tour Absolute EMS, Inc. for Business Excellence Study on Innovation

Jul 08, 2022 | Absolute EMS, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Loyola Marymount University (LMU) EMBA students visited its facility in Santa Clara on Wednesday, June 10, 2022. The visit was part of the University's weeklong Business Excellence study on managing innovation in organizations.

North American EMS Industry Up 9.4 Percent in May

Jun 24, 2022 | North American EMS Industry Up 9.4 Percent in May

IPC-1402, Standard for Green Cleaners Used in Electronics Manufacturing Now Open for Public Review

Jun 24, 2022 | IPC's draft version of IPC-1402, Standard for Green Cleaners Used in Electronics Manufacturing, is now open for public review. The draft standard has been progressing through the standards process since fall of 2021 and, despite some minor delays in the draft development timelines – delays are common during consensus-based standards development processes – the draft is now ready for public review through July 15, 2022.

Industry Groups Urge U.S. Congress to Fix Weaknesses in Electronics Supply Chain

Jun 24, 2022 | Three top industry organizations this week urged U.S. Congress to support legislation that would address challenges confronting the U.S. electronics supply chain.

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