Nov 29, 2022 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for October 2022
Nov 29, 2022 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for October 2022
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.
Nov 21, 2022 | Deadline for proposals: December 5, 2022
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nov 07, 2022 | Event co-located with IPC APEX EXPO 2023
Nov 04, 2022 | Manufacturers report passing on higher costs to customers
Oct 28, 2022 | IPC releases EMS industry results for September 2022
Oct 28, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for September 2022
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Sep 30, 2022 | IPC releases September 2022 economic outlook report
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."
Sep 26, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for August 2022
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sep 14, 2022 | Virtual preliminary heats to start this October
Sep 14, 2022 | IPC APEX EXPO 2023 Offers New Courses, New Instructors, and IPC E-Textiles
Aug 26, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for July 2022
Aug 26, 2022 | IPC releases EMS industry results for July 2022
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.
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.
Aug 26, 2022 | Economic picture looks worse than a month ago, but no clear determination if we are in a recession
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.
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.:
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.
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."
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.
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:
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.
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.
Jul 25, 2022 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for June 2022
Jul 25, 2022 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for June 2022
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.
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.
Jul 08, 2022 | Outlook influenced by growing recession uncertainties, rising prices and COVID lockdown policies in China
Jul 08, 2022 | Upon completion, participants receive a Qualified IPC Wire Harness Assembly Operator certificate
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.
Jun 24, 2022 | North American EMS Industry Up 9.4 Percent in May
Jun 24, 2022 | Abstracts due August 8
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.
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.