IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded a requalification of the IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) Class 3, to AirBorn Inc. for two U.S. locations: Georgetown, Texas and Lake City, Pa. AirBorn Inc. continues to be a trusted source and supplier to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), meeting the stringent requirements of one of IPC's foremost standards: IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies.
During the IPC Validation Services QML audit, AirBorn Inc. fulfilled or exceeded the requirements for the electronics industry’s most rigorous classification, Class 3, which is intended for high-performance electronics assemblies. The company continues to be recognized as an IPC trusted source capable of manufacturing in accordance with industry best practices. “AirBorn Inc. is very proud to have their Georgetown, Texas and Lake City, Pennsylvania facilities requalified to IPC/WHMA-A-620,” said Jen Nelson, AirBorn Inc.’s vice president of operations and supply chain management.
IPC's Validation Services QPL/QML Programs were developed to promote supply chain verification and recognition. It also provides auditing and qualification of electronics companies' products and identifies processes which conform to IPC standards.
"Different from other audit programs, IPC's Validation Services Programs uniquely provides technical and in-depth assessments of products and processes in accordance with IPC standards," said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. "We are pleased to especially recognize AirBorn Inc. for maintaining their participation in IPC's network of trusted suppliers.”
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,000+ member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, industry intelligence and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry.