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Electronics Industry Sentiment Falls in June, Driven by Weaker Demand and Stronger Cost Pressures

Jul 08, 2024 | IPC releases June 2024 Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report

Ventec International Group Earns IPC-4101 QPL Requalification

Jul 08, 2024 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded Ventec International Group, a global electronics materials manufacturing company headquartered in Suzhou, China, a Qualified Products Listing (QPL) requalification to IPC-4101, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards.

IPC White Paper Emphasizes the Critical Importance of 'Design for Excellence' Throughout the Full Ecosystem of Electronics Design

Jul 01, 2024 | A new white paper from IPC's Chief Technologist (CTC) and Design Leadership (DLC) Councils, Better Electronics by Design: Next Generation Design Needs explores the elements of the "Design for Excellence" methodology, re-thinking how it needs to be further defined and applied in the full ecosystem of electronics design.

North American PCB Industry Sales Down 6.8 Percent in May

Jun 24, 2024 | IPC releases PCB industry results for May 2024

North American EMS Industry Up 5.0 Percent in May

Jun 24, 2024 | IPC releases EMS industry results for May 2024

Sharp Decline in European Electronics Manufacturing Jeopardizes Strategic EU Priorities

Jun 17, 2024 | Key segments of EU electronics manufacturing industry set to decline undermining Europe's security, industrial resiliency, and global competitiveness

IPC Issues Call for Participation for IPC APEX EXPO 2025

Jun 17, 2024 | IPC is now accepting abstracts for technical papers with presentations, posters, and professional development courses at IPC APEX EXPO 2025. The technical conference will be held March 18-20 and professional development courses will take place March 16-17 and 20, 2025 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

IPC Adds Nimonik as New Global Standards Subscription Distributor

Jun 17, 2024 | Effective June 1, 2024, IPC entered into a distribution agreement with Nimonik, a regulatory and standards compliance software company. Nimonik is now able to offer IPC standards products in hard-copy and electronic media format through their online retail store or via an annual subscription.

James Will to Lead USPAE as New Executive Director

Jun 10, 2024 | Effective May 28, 2024, James Will joined the U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics (USPAE) as the association's new executive director. USPAE is an IPC subsidiary that focuses on partnership with the U.S. Government to support a more robust defense electronics industrial base. Over its short history, USPAE has steered more than $30 million to industry for high priority projects.

North American EMS Industry Down 2.1 Percent in April

Jun 03, 2024 | IPC releases EMS industry results for April 2024

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 9.4 Percent in April

Jun 03, 2024 | IPC releases PCB industry results for April 2024

EWPTE 2024 Draws Nearly 3,000 Attendees

May 27, 2024 | This year, the cable and wire harness manufacturing industry came to "harness the future" at the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE), held May 14-16 at Baird Center in Milwaukee, Wis., and left inspired with access to new technologies, and solutions to challenging issues through training and education and a network of leading-edge companies, industry leaders and subject matter experts. Produced by the Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association (WHMA), IPC and Baird Center, the event drew in a total of 2,939 attendees.

Electronics Industry Sentiment Falls in May After Hitting New High Last Month

May 20, 2024 | IPC releases May 2024 Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report

Electronics Industry Sentiment Rose in April, Hitting New High

May 06, 2024 | According to IPC's April Sentiment of the Global Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain, April 2024 marked the third consecutive month of sentiment growth among electronics manufacturers.

IPC's letter to Congress.

May 06, 2024 | This week, IPC delivered a letter to Congress signed by 49 industry executives, representing most of the U.S. electronics supply chain, urging Congress to sustain current investments in the defense electronics industrial base or risk exacerbating defense risks and vulnerabilities.

North American PCB Industry Sales Down 23.8 Percent in March

May 06, 2024 | IPC releases PCB industry results for March 2024

North American EMS Industry Down Four Percent in March

May 06, 2024 | IPC releases EMS industry results for March 2024

Record Numbers of Exhibitors to Showcase their Products and Services at EWPTE 2024

Apr 29, 2024 | WHMA/IPC announces that 215 exhibitors spanning over 50,000 nsf of exhibit space will introduce new product technologies, innovations and demonstrations of the electrical wire harness, wire, coil winding and cable processing industries' newest advancements at Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) to be held at Baird Center May 14-16, 2024, in Milwaukee, Wis. This marks the largest number of exhibiting companies in the event's history. More than 3,000 attendees are expected to attend this year's event.

IPC Design Competition Champion Crowned at IPC APEX EXPO 2024

Apr 29, 2024 | At IPC APEX EXPO 2024 in Anaheim, Calif., five competitors squared off to determine who was the best of the best at PCB design.

Alternative Manufacturing Inc. Awarded QML Requalification to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610

Apr 29, 2024 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) requalification to Alternative Manufacturing Inc (AMI). Located in Winthrop, Maine, AMI, is an employee-owned company serving a wide range of clients in medical, industrial, green technologies, robotics, and mil/aero markets. To earn requalification, AMI completed an intensive audit based on IPC's foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.

Janene Stinson, Boeing, Earns IPC Excellence in Education Award at IPC APEX EXPO 2024

Apr 29, 2024 | The IPC Excellence in Education award was presented to Janene Stinson, Boeing, at IPC APEX EXPO 2024 in Anaheim, California, in recognition of her significant contributions to workforce development and leadership.

What's Next Becomes Now at IPC APEX EXPO 2024

Apr 29, 2024 | From revolutionary advancements in artificial intelligence, augmented reality and the latest innovations in capital equipment on the show floor to a heightened learner experience through the 16th Electronic Circuits World Convention (ECWC16) technical conference, IPC APEX EXPO 2024 provided education, professional development and numerous networking opportunities, for 3,723 attendees from 57 countries.

IPC Bestows Posthumous Hall of Fame Award to Industry Icon Michael Ford

Apr 22, 2024 | IPC honored the late Michael Ford, Aegis Software, for his extraordinary contributions to the global electronics manufacturing industry with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award at IPC APEX EXPO 2024. IPC's most prestigious honor, the Hall of Fame Award is given to individuals who have provided exceptional service and advancement to IPC and the electronics industry. Ford, an industry leader and valued IPC volunteer, died suddenly in January 2024.

Two Long-time IPC Volunteers Receive Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award

Apr 22, 2024 | The Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship award was presented to two IPC volunteers at IPC APEX EXPO 2024. The award recipients have fostered a collaborative spirit, made significant contributions to standards development, and have consistently demonstrated a commitment to global standardization efforts. Tiberiu Baranyi and Zhiman Chen were chosen as award recipients as they embody the work ethic and spirit of the late Dieter Bergman, an industry pioneer and icon. As part of the award, they bestowed Dieter Bergman Memorial Scholarships to the university or college of their choice.

IMAPS & IPC to Host Onshoring Workshop April 29 – May 1, 2024, in Arlington, Virginia

Apr 22, 2024 | The International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS) and IPC will host an Onshoring Workshop to discuss ongoing progress and forward-looking strategies to drive the Onshoring Advanced Packaging and Assembly, April 29 – May 1, 2024, in Arlington, Virginia.

Three Industry Leaders Receive IPC President's Award

Apr 15, 2024 | In recognition of their leadership and significant contributions of time and talent to IPC and the electronics industry, three IPC volunteers were presented with the IPC President's Award at IPC APEX EXPO in Anaheim, Calif., on April 9, 2024. Recipients were Nick Koop, TTM Technologies, Hiroyuki Watanabe, NEC Corporation, and Dieter Weiss, Weiss Engineering.

IFTEC's Pierre-Jean Albrieux Inducted into the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame at IPC APEX EXPO 2024

Apr 15, 2024 | In recognition of his extraordinary contributions to IPC and the electronics manufacturing industry, Pierre-Jean Albrieux, president of IFTEC-France, was inducted into the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame at IPC APEX EXPO 2024. IPC's most prestigious honor, the Hall of Fame Award is given to individuals who have provided exceptional service and advancement to IPC and the electronics industry.

IPC Honors Summit Interconnect and Robert Bosch GmbH with Corporate Recognition Awards

Apr 15, 2024 | IPC presented its highest corporate honors to two IPC member companies, Summit Interconnect and Robert Bosch GmbH during the IPC Annual Meeting/Awards Ceremony at IPC APEX EXPO 2024. The Peter Sarmanian Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Summit Interconnect and the Stan Plzak Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Robert Bosch GmbH.

IPC Publishes Comprehensive Strategy to Address Electronics Industry's Global Workforce Challenge, Calls on Leaders in Government, Business and Education for Support

Apr 15, 2024 | One of the most difficult and urgent challenges facing the electronics industry is a chronic shortage of adequately skilled workers. Today, IPC unveiled an expansion of its strategy to address the workforce challenges of the U.S. electronics manufacturing industry and called on its more than 3,000 member companies to join in the effort.

IPC Announces New Board Members at IPC APEX EXPO 2024

Apr 15, 2024 | At the 67th IPC Annual Meeting on April 9, held in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2024, the IPC Board of Directors announced new officers and new and second-term members. Board officers serve a two-year term, board members serve a four-year term, and the student board member serves a one-year term.

IPC Releases "J" Revisions to Two Leading Standards for Electronics Assembly

Apr 15, 2024 | IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 cover printed board assembly process controls, materials, and post-assembly acceptance criteria for the electronics industry

IPC, First and Only Organization in the Electronics Industry to Earn ANSI/ANAB Accreditation for Its Workforce Training

Apr 03, 2024 | IPC announces a landmark achievement in professional education and training. Ten of IPC's critical workforce training programs have been accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) under the stringent requirements of ANSI/ASTM E2659-18, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs. This accreditation marks IPC as the first and only organization in the electronics industry to attain this prestigious recognition for its workforce programs.

Electronics Industry Sentiment Rises in March

Apr 03, 2024 | IPC releases March 2024 Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report

North American PCB Industry Sales Down 11.6 Percent in February

Mar 26, 2024 | IPC releases PCB industry results for February 2024

iNEMI/IPC White Paper on Complex Integrated Systems Highlights Future Technology and Manufacturing Ecosystem Needs

Mar 26, 2024 | Today's system solutions combine more varied functionality, such as digital, analog, optical, micro-mechanical, etc., packed into smaller form factors. As a result, electronics manufacturing has to deliver increasingly complex integration of diverse technologies with system designs that blur the distinction between chip, package, board, and assembly.

North American EMS Industry Up 4.1 Percent in February

Mar 26, 2024 | IPC releases EMS industry results for February 2024

Devan Iyer, Industry Leader on Chips Packaging Technology, Joins IPC

Mar 26, 2024 | Devan Iyer, Ph.D., one of the semiconductor industry's leading technology experts, has joined IPC as its chief strategist for advanced packaging. In this newly created role, Dr. Iyer leads IPC's work with leading electronics companies and governments to identify and deliver news solutions to IPC members and the industry.

Foreign Object Debris for Electronics Manufacturing Course Available in Spanish, French and German

Mar 18, 2024 | IPC has announced the expansion of its complimentary training offerings for IPC members with the introduction of a "Foreign Object Debris (FOD) for Electronics Manufacturing" course, now available in French, Spanish and German. This initiative reinforces IPC's commitment to providing valuable resources to its members worldwide. FOD training across electronics manufacturing and assembly can mitigate risks, ensuring quality production and reliable electronics products.

FTG Circuits Earns IPC-1791 Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler QML Requalification

Mar 11, 2024 | IPC's Validation Services program has awarded an IPC-1791, Trusted Electronics Fabricator Qualified Manufacturer Listing (QML) requalification to FTG Circuits' Haverhill, Mass. location.

Best Technical Conference Papers at IPC APEX EXPO 2024 Selected

Mar 11, 2024 | New this year, student scholarship awarded by IPC Education Foundation

Top of the Class: IPC APEX EXPO Named One of Trade Show Executive's Fastest 50, Class of 2023

Mar 11, 2024 | IPC APEX EXPO 2023 was recognized as one of the top 50 fastest-growing trade shows in the United States for the number of exhibiting companies and attendance by Trade Show Executive, the foremost magazine for the trade show industry.

Electronics Industry Praises U.S. Government Notice of Funding Opportunity for "Advanced Packaging" Technologies

Mar 04, 2024 | IPC praised today's issuance from the CHIPS for America R&D Office, through the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), of a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for research and development activities that will establish and accelerate domestic capacity for advanced packaging substrates and substrate materials.

Registration Open for Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) 2024

Mar 04, 2024 | Registration is now open for Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) an exclusive, free-of-charge* event for the electrical wire harness, wire, coil winding and cable processing industries, to be held at Baird Center May 14-16, 2024, in Milwaukee, Wis.

IPC White Paper Emphasizes the Critical Importance of Data Analytics for the Electronics Manufacturing Process

Feb 26, 2024 | The increasing complexity of electronics manufacturing requires embracing data analytics to manage electronics factories, according to a new white paper from IPC's Chief Technologist Council (CTC), Outlook for Data Analytics in the Electronics Manufacturing Industry.

North American PCB Industry Sales Down 3.9 Percent in January

Feb 26, 2024 | IPC releases PCB industry results for January 2024

North American EMS Industry Up 2.6 Percent in January

Feb 26, 2024 | IPC releases EMS industry results for January 2024

Honeywell Aerospace Engineer Christina Rutherford to Deliver Keynote at Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE)

Feb 19, 2024 | Christina Rutherford, Advanced Materials & Process Engineer at Honeywell Aerospace Technologies, is set to take center stage at this year's Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) May 14-16 at Baird Center in Milwaukee, Wis. as the keynote speaker. Rutherford will address industry professionals and enthusiasts in a keynote titled "Process Controls and their Impact to Supply Chains" on Wednesday, May 15. In her keynote speech, Rutherford will provide a deep dive into the critical role of process controls in shaping and enhancing supply chain dynamics, with a focus on the development and successful implementation of these controls.

IPC and the PCBAA Urge Congress to Fully Fund Printed Circuit Boards or Face Continuing National Security and Economic Risks

Feb 12, 2024 | In a letter signed by 54 microelectronics executives, IPC and Printed Circuit Board Association of America (PCBAA) are calling on Congress to fully fund the Defense Production Act Purchases Account at the House-passed level of $618 million and $1.08 billion for the Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment program.

Electronics Manufacturers Anticipate Revenue Growth Increase of 9.5 Percent in 2024

Feb 12, 2024 | IPC releases January 2024 Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report

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