IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded Ventec International Group, a global electronics materials manufacturing company headquartered in Suzhou, China, a second IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing (QPL). Ventec successfully qualified their products, VT-90H and VT-901, to specification sheet 40 of IPC-4101E, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards.
Ventec, which manufactures and sells polyimide and high reliability epoxy laminates and prepregs, completed an intensive two-day audit where its manufacturing practices, test methods and conformance requirements of IPC-4101 were reviewed. Ventec met or exceeded the IPCs Validation Services QPL requirements for producing base materials used by printed circuit board manufacturers in the electronics industry. As a result, the company is successfully listed as an IPC-4101 trusted source capable of manufacturing in accordance with industry best practices to specification sheets 40 and 41. Ventec and other trusted sources of suppliers can be found on IPC's QML/QPL (Qualified Product Listing) database at www.ipcvalidation.org. Mark Goodwin, COO USA & EMEA of Ventec International Group commented,
"The IPC Qualified Product Listing (QPL) of our polyimide laminate and prepreg provides an independent endorsement of the quality of our production controls and materials for use in high reliability mil/aero applications. The IPC QPL is a trusted reference list for the entire electronics supply chain and we are delighted to be the first copper clad laminate manufacturer to have a polyimide material added to the validation services listing by meeting the requirements of both the rigorous facility audit and the qualification testing program at an independent test laboratory. We are fully committed to consistently meet and exceed the strict requirements of industry standards such as IPC-4101E."
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 which conform to IPC standards. "Ventec has differentiated itself from the competition in the polyimide market by becoming part of IPC's global network of trusted industry sources," said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. "We are pleased to recognize Ventec for becoming a trusted supplier conforming to IPC-1401E."
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 4,300 member-company sites 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, 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 Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.
With volume manufacturing facilities and HQ in Suzhou China, Ventec International specializes in advanced copper clad glass reinforced and metal backed substrates for the PCB industry. With distribution locations and manufacturing sites in both the US and Europe, Ventec International is a premier supplier to the Global PCB industry. For more information, visit www.venteclaminates.com.