Why Join IPC?

Membership benefits, packages and application.

Who is IPC?

Since 1957, IPC has been guiding the electronic interconnection industry through dramatic changes. IPC is the only trade association that brings together all of the players in this industry: designers, board manufacturers, assembly companies, suppliers, and original equipment manufacturers. More than 3,400 companies around the world depend on IPC programs and services to further their competitive excellence and financial success. 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.

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Build Your Professional Network

Networking - the ultimate renewable resource - is the cornerstone of IPC membership. IPC members have unparalleled opportunities to network with industry colleagues, experts and leaders by attending IPC's trade shows, workshops, technical conferences, training and certification programs, and engaging in online communications, such as IPC's online discussion forums and social media outlets.

Access Technology

  • IPC technical programs are developed by members for members.
  • Globally accepted IPC industry standards streamline communication between suppliers, manufacturers, assemblers and their customers.
  • More than 100 member volunteer committees are developing/updating standards and specifications by building industry consensus.
  • Use the IPC Online Presentation Library to access technical and industry related audio slide presentations.
  • IPC has published more than 2,800 technical papers and 300 standards.
  • Online technical forums help participants get answers quickly.

Build your Business

  • List your company in the IPC Membership Directory and Products and Services Index.
  • Get a complimentary link from IPC's website to your company's website.
  • Participate in monthly statistical survey programs and receive complimentary reports.
  • Senior decision makers from member companies are invited to exclusive meetings for top PCB, EMS and OEM executives.
  • Access IPC's market research for effective and timely industry information.
  • Build your workforce's skills through IPC training and certification programs.
  • Exhibit/attend IPC APEX EXPO® and IPC TechSummit.
  • Take advantage of online "Members Only" services.

Cut Your Costs

  • Get IPC member discounts on publications and training materials from IPC, as well as document subscriptions purchased from IHS.
  • Members can request one free copy of each new standard within 90 days of publication
  • Get member discounts on registration for meetings, technical conferences, workshops tutorials and certification programs.
  • IPC member exhibitors at IPC events receive discounts on exhibit space.
  • Receive a complimentary subscription to IPC's e-newsletter, IPC Outlook.
  • Members have an open account with IPC: Purchase orders will be accepted, orders shipped and invoiced to IPC member sites.

Brand Your Business

Use the IPC member logo to highlight your company's industry leadership.

IPC Membership Options

See descriptions of IPC's membership packages to choose the option that is best for your company.

IPC Membership Application

Contact IPC's Members Success Team

If you have questions or would like more information about site membership, contact:

Susan Storck
Membership Manager
+1 847-597-2872

Jan Bakota
Membership Coordinator
+1 847-597-2809

Information on Designers Council

Visit www.ipc.org/designers-council.

IPC Membership Video

Video About IPC


Your colleagues share their thoughts on why they value IPC membership…

Douglas Pauls

Doug Pauls, Principal Materials & Process Engineer, Rockwell Collins

Learn more about IPC (.pdf)

Downloadable Membership Brochure (.pdf)