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

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WHMA/IPC Issues Call for Participation for Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo 2021

Nov 24, 2020 | Deadline for abstracts and proposals: January 5, 2021

North American PCB Industry Sales up3 Percent in October

Nov 23, 2020 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for October 2020

IMI, Inc. Earns IPC-1791, Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler Requirements Qualified Manufacturer's Listing

Nov 19, 2020 | IMI, Inc. has successfully completed an intensive audit to IPC-1791, Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler Requirements and has earned a Qualified Manufacturer's Listing (QML) under IPC's Validation Services program.

IMI, Inc. Earns IPC-1791, Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler Requirements Qualified Manufacturer's Listing

Nov 13, 2020 | IMI, Inc. has successfully completed an intensive audit to IPC-1791, Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler Requirements and has earned a Qualified Manufacturer's Listing (QML) under IPC's Validation Services program.

North American PCB Industry Sales up7 Percent in September

Oct 31, 2020 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for September 2020

IPC E-Textiles Europe 2020 | Virtual Summit Highlights E-Textiles Labs in Four Countries in Two Days

Oct 16, 2020 | Event to feature e-textiles laboratory demos and keynote from European Commission

IPC APEX EXPO 2021 Dates Changed! Meet us in San Diego March 6-11, 2021!

Oct 10, 2020 | Technically speaking, IPC APEX EXPO 2021 is the place to be. The place to learn. The place to collaborate. The place to explore. IPC APEX EXPO 2021 is the place to be in March, not in January. Why?

North American PCB Industry Sales Down 2.5 Percent in August

Oct 04, 2020 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for August 2020

IPC Releases IPC-6012EM, Medical Applications Addendum to IPC-6012E, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards

Oct 04, 2020 | IPC is known for developing addendums to some of its most widely used standards for specific industry sector use, including military/aerospace, space flight, automotive and telecommunications. Now, IPC has responded to requests from the medical device segment of the electronics industry and has released IPC-6012EM,Medical Applications Addendum to IPC-6012E, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards.

IPC APEX EXPO 2021 Dates Changed! Meet us in San Diego March 6-11, 2021!

Oct 03, 2020 | Technically speaking, IPC APEX EXPO 2021 is the place to be. The place to learn. The place to collaborate. The place to explore. IPC APEX EXPO 2021 is the place to be in March, not in January. Why?

IPC and 40 Groups Urge European Commission President to Postpone Reporting Deadline for SCIP Database

Sep 22, 2020 | IPC today joined with almost 40 other groups in calling on European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to postpone the January deadline for a new chemicals database and to study related issues further before it goes forward.

IPC and PSMA Form Powerful Partnership, Sign MoU Focusing on Standards Development, Education and Training

Sep 22, 2020 | IPC and Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) pledging to build a strong complementary relationship between the two entities with a focus on standards development, education and training.

IPC Issues Statement on NDAA Provisions Aimed at Bringing Resiliency and Security to Supply Chains

Sep 17, 2020 | Today, IPC issued a blog post in support of the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) provisions that would bolster the resiliency and security of the electronics manufacturing ecosystem, including printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication and printed circuit board assembly (PCBA), the green-and-gold hardwiring at the core of all electronics systems. These provisions, approved in both the U.S. House and Senate, aim to improve the security of electronics purchased by the Defense Department.

IPC APEX EXPO 2021 Rescheduled for March 6-11

Sep 17, 2020 | In-person event to include virtual exhibition options

IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit Offers Top-notch Education

Sep 06, 2020 | Virtual summit to help turn concepts into real-world applications

North American PCB Industry Sales up 10.1 Percent in July

Aug 28, 2020 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for July 2020

WHMA Announces Appointment of Two New Board Members

Aug 19, 2020 | The Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association (WHMA), a nonprofit trade association exclusively representing the cable and wire harness manufacturing industry including manufacturers, their suppliers and customers, announced today the appointment of two new members to the board of directors: John Dew, senior vice president of global sales, IEWC, and Dave Matheny, president of ESAM. Both companies are founding members of WHMA and ESAM had an original member on the Board of Directors, Robert Morison.

IPC Launches Monthly Economic Report

Aug 12, 2020 | Economic data from May and June suggest the U.S. economy was on the mend, but the rise of COVID-19 cases in late June and early July altered that outlook, likely causing a halt to business investment as companies wait for a more certain economic environment.

Excel Electronics, Inc. Earns IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing Recertification

Aug 12, 2020 | Under IPC's Validation Services Program, Excel Electronics, Inc. has earned an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) Class 2 recertification. The company continues to be a trusted source and supplier, meeting the stringent requirements of the QML based on two of IPC's foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.

IPC Announces Electronics Workforce Training Courses to Help Upskill Employees

Aug 07, 2020 | Two-thirds of electronics industry companies have difficulty finding production workers according to a recent IPC study, IPC Findings on the Skills Gap in U.S. Electronics Manufacturing. To help solve this problem, IPC is launching all-new IPC Electronics Workforce Training courses to help electronics companies and their employees.

Electronics Manufacturing Industry Calls on Congress to Pass New COVID Recovery Bill With Pro-Industrial-Base Provisions

Aug 07, 2020 | IPC is calling on the U.S. Congress to enact a COVID-19 recovery bill and include provisions of importance to everyone who depends on electronics.

IPC and iNEMI Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Strengthening Collaboration Focused on the Future of Electronics Manufacturing

Aug 07, 2020 | IPC and International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and share information on developing technology roadmaps, organizing forums, establishing new programs, and identifying additional industry needs and projects for the mutual benefit of the membership of both organizations.

North American PCB Industry Sales up 0.8 Percent in June

Aug 07, 2020 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for June 2020

Electronics Manufacturing Industry Applauds Congressional Actions to Bolster Resiliency and Security of U.S. Defense Electronics Supply Chain

Jul 29, 2020 | IPC applauds leaders in the U.S. Senate and House for approving IPC-backed measures that will bolster the resiliency and security of the U.S. defense electronics industrial base.

IPC APEX EXPO Call for Participation Deadline Extended; Virtual Presentation Proposals Being Accepted

Jul 22, 2020 | IPC has extended the deadline for IPC APEX EXPO 2021 technical conference abstracts to Monday, August 31. Due to travel restrictions by some companies and geopolitical areas, IPC is also accepting proposals for virtual presentations. IPC APEX EXPO 2021 technical conference will take place January 26–28 and professional development courses will run January 23–28.

IPC Statement on June's Job Numbers

Jul 04, 2020 | The following statement is attributed to John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, regarding June's unemployment report from the U.S. Department of Labor. Based on the data, IPC estimates the electronics manufacturing industry gained 20,000 jobs.

IPC Announces Paige Fiet as First IPC Board of Directors Student Liaison

Jun 30, 2020 | For the first time, the IPC Board of Directors will include an IPC student member with a full voting board seat, in response to increased student member involvement in IPC and the potential for student members, as the emerging workforce, to influence workforce development. Paige Fiet, president of the IPC Student Chapter at Michigan Technological University, was elected as the first IPC Board of Directors Student Member Liaison. The IPC Education Foundation (IPCEF) developed the nomination/election process with IPC Student Chapter advisors and every IPC Student Chapter member was eligible to vote.

North American PCB Industry Sales up 1.0 Percent in May

Jun 29, 2020 | IPC announced today the May 2020 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.10.

IPC and High Density Package Users Group Sign MoU, Strengthening Collaboration and Value to Membership

Jun 24, 2020 | IPC and High Density Package Users Group (HDP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), enabling a strengthened partnership, increased technical collaboration between groups, and providing a mutual path toward emerging and disruptive high density interconnect (HDI) technologies.

Registration and Sponsorships Open for IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit

Jun 24, 2020 | Registration is now open for IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit, to be held Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2. IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit will consist of two 90-minute interactive educational workshops each day, as well as a live tour of the University of Minnesota Wearable Technology Lab.

IPC and Automotive Industry Action Group Enhance Partnership Agreement

Jun 24, 2020 | "Direct part" manufacturing suppliers offered complimentary AIAG membership

Chemical Reporting for Article Products and IPC-1754

Jun 18, 2020 | Obtaining data from the supply chain to support chemical ("substance") content reporting for article (hardware) products remains extremely challenging and resource-intensive for industries such as Aerospace and Defense (AD). However, the increasing use of materials and substances declaration standards promotes efficiency in obtaining such data. IPC and IAEG® (International Aerospace Environmental Group) encourage the use of IPC-1754, Materials and Substances Declaration for Aerospace and Defense and Other Industries in the AD industry and its global supply chain.

IPC Releases New Press-Fit Standard, IPC-9797

Jun 11, 2020 | IPC announces the release of a new standard, IPC-9797, Press-fit Standard for Automotive Requirements and Other High-Reliability Applications. The comprehensive document covers the qualifications and acceptance requirements for press fit technology, including the high-reliability needs for automotive and other industries such as aerospace.

IPC to Help Grow Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo, Contracted to Manage Event Beginning in 2021

Jun 07, 2020 | To help add new benefits, attract more attendees, increase exhibitor participation and cultivate a higher level of training, education and engagement seminars for guests and participants, IPC has been selected to manage the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) in Milwaukee for the years 2021 to 2025.

IPC to Help Grow Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo, Contracted to Manage Event Beginning in 2021

Jun 07, 2020 | To help add new benefits, attract more attendees, increase exhibitor participation and cultivate a higher level of training, education and engagement seminars for guests and participants, IPC has been selected to manage the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) in Milwaukee for the years 2021 to 2025.

New IPC Video Explains Electronics Manufacturing's Importance in Evocative, People-Centered Language and Imagery

Jun 07, 2020 | A new video from IPC shows viewers the many ways "our lives and our communities depend on electronics" and invites them to learn more about "the crucial industry that's at the heart of the modern world."

North American PCB Industry Sales up 4.3 Percent in April

May 30, 2020 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for April 2020

Electronics Manufacturing Supports More Than 5.3 Million U.S. Jobs and Almost 4%of U.S. GDP, Says IPC

May 18, 2020 | Electronics manufacturing contributes powerfully to the U.S. economy, according to a new report released by IPC, the global electronics manufacturing industry association. The report finds the electronics manufacturing sector directly supports more than 1.3 million U.S. jobs.For every U.S. electronics manufacturing job,three other jobs are supported in the U.S. economy, contributing to a total of 5.3 million American jobs. Also, the industry indirectly and directly contributes $714 billion (3.7 percent) to U.S. GDP.

North American PCB Industry Sales up3.7 Percent in March

May 12, 2020 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for March 2020

IPC Provides Online Proctored Exams for CIT, CIS and CSE Certification

Apr 30, 2020 | As the electronics industry continues to respond to new challenges emerging daily on COVID-19, IPC answered the industry's request to continue IPC certification and provide provisions for those individuals working from home offices.

How Clean is Clean Enough? IPC Issues Call for Participation for High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference

Apr 23, 2020 | IPC invites experts in all areas of cleaning and coating for electronic assemblies to submit technical conference abstracts for the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, presented by IPC and SMTA, to be held November 3-5, 2020 in Dallas, Texas.

Electronics Manufacturing Sector Calls on Leaders of U.S., Mexico, Canada to Boost Cooperation During COVID-19 Recovery

Apr 18, 2020 | IPC yesterday sent a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging them to launch a trilateral initiative to mobilize industrial base support for the continuing medical response related to COVID-19.

The Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association Unveils New Corporate Logo

Apr 11, 2020 | The Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association (WHMA) launched a new corporate logo, marking the most dramatic change in its visual identity since 1993. Striving to maintain the iconic and recognizable look was a primary goal but the new logo better reflects the corporate brand as it looks towards WHMA's future goals.

IPC Encouraged as U.S. EPA Eases Up on TSCA Fees

Mar 26, 2020 | As a result of IPC's advocacy work, the U.S. EPA yesterday announced that it is exploring exemptions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) "Fees Rule."

North American PCB Industry Sales Down 1.1 Percent in February

Mar 26, 2020 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for February 2020

IPC Welcomes U.S. Economic Stabilization Package, Proposes Agenda for Economic Recovery and Resiliency in Electronics Manufacturing

Mar 26, 2020 | On behalf of electronics manufacturers in the United States and around the world, IPC thanks the U.S. Congress and the Trump administration for reaching agreement today on a $2 trillion economic stabilization package to address the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

IPC Releases Automotive Addendum, IPC J-STD-001GA/IPC-A-610GA

Mar 25, 2020 | IPC announces the release of IPC J-STD-001GA/IPC-A-610GA, Automotive Addendum to IPC J-STD-001G Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610G Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies. The addendum is a first-of-a-kind document that requires the use of both J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 along with requirements in the addendum, as it looks at the whole of the electronics assembly manufacturing process from assembly to inspection addressing board reliability requirements for the automotive industry.

Electronics Manufacturers Feel Impact of Coronavirus Disruptions But Majority Expect Business to Return to Normal by Summer 2020

Mar 14, 2020 | 62 percent of manufacturers anticipate sales to be down for the year

Precisionworks/Condunet Earns a Qualified Manufacturers Listing for IPC/WHMA-A-620

Mar 12, 2020 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Precisionworks/Condunet, a manufacturer of electric harnesses for vehicles and other equipment, located in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. The company successfully completed an intensive audit to IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies.

Fabrication Technologies Inc./IGM Solutions Earns Qualified Manufacturers Listing to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610

Mar 12, 2020 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Fabrication Technologies Inc./IGM Solutions (FabTech-IGM) located in Libertyville, Ill. FabTech-IGM is a leader in contract manufacturing, engineering, fabrication and integration of electronic and metal products. Following the top down approach, a customer encouraged the company to seek the IPC certification to assist with their internal continuous improvement projects. FabTech-IGM successfully completed an intensive audit, based on two of IPC's foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.

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