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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.

TUC provides mass lamination services, copper-clad laminates and prepregs to the global electronics industry. To earn the QPL, TUC successfully re-qualified their products to IPC-4101, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards. TUC first achieved QPL status five years ago for 18 products covering IPC specification sheets 102, 126, 130 and 134.

TUC met or exceeded the IPCs Validation Services QPL requirements for producing materials used by printed circuit board manufacturers in the electronics industry. Thus, the company is now listed as an IPC trusted source capable of manufacturing in accordance with industry best practices. TUC and other trusted suppliers can be found on IPC's QML/QPL (Qualified Product Listing) database at www.ipcvalidation.org.

“In the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, having a product posted on the Qualified Product List (QPL) for the USA Military Standard MIL-S-13949 meant that the company met the highest standards for production and quality,” said George Hsin, chief strategy officer, Taiwan Union Technology Corporation. “PWB suppliers made this QPL their first screen when selecting base materials. The facilities and the products on the QPL were trusted by the entire electronics supply chain. At TUC, we were happy to see the QPL concept brought back by IPC five years ago to their base materials standard IPC-4101. TUC is also excited to be the first copper-clad laminate and prepreg manufacturer in the world to pass the qualification testing program at an independent test laboratory for a second time.”  

IPC's Validations Services QPL/QML Program was developed to promote supply chain verification. It also provides auditing and certification of electronics companies' products and identifies processes that conform to IPC standards.

“TUC has differentiated itself from the competition by demonstrating its commitment to the highest level of quality,” said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. “We are pleased to recognize TUC as a member of the trusted IPC-4101 QPL suppliers.”

For more information about IPC's Validation Services QPL/QML Program, visit www.ipcvalidation.org or contact Randy Cherry at RandyCherry@ipc.org or +1 847-597-2806.                  


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, and advanced packaging. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Washington, D.C.; Munich, Germany; Brussels, Belgium; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

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