IPC News

IPC Programs, initiatives, governance and activities

9/29/14 Hunter Technology Earns Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610
9/26/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for August 2014
9/19/14 World PCB Production in 2013 Estimated at $59.4 Billion
9/15/14 RAMI Act Passes U.S. House of Representatives
9/5/14 Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen Visits Heller Industries in New Jersey
9/5/14 IPC Conducts Study to Assess North American Labor Pool for Electronics Manufacturers
9/2/14 Electronics Assembly Standards IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Updated
8/28/14 Congressman Brad Schneider Visits Creation Technologies in Illinois
8/27/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for July 2014
8/20/14 Congressman Mo Brooks Visits STI Electronics in Alabama
8/15/14 IPC Solder Products Value Council White Paper Simplifies Comparison of Lead-free Alloys
8/12/14 Teresa Rowe Joins IPC as Director of Assembly and Standards Technology
8/4/14 New IPC Study Provides Information and Guidance on Global Operations Planning
7/31/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for June 2014
7/29/14 IPC Hand Soldering Competition Winner Crowned at NEPCON Thailand 2014
7/28/14 New IPC DVD Provides Training on FOD Prevention
7/24/14 IPC Releases Annual Electronics Assembly Quality Benchmark Study
7/23/14 IPC and HKPCA Renew Show Partnership for Next Four Years
7/23/14 IPC Mourns Loss of Industry Icon, Pioneer and Friend
7/23/14 IPC PERM Council Addresses Lead-free Concerns in High Reliability Electronics
7/18/14 Congressman Glenn Thompson Tours Chemcut Facility in Pennsylvania
7/9/14 New IPC Report Highlights Business Implications of On-Shoring in North America
7/2/14 RayVal Technologies First in China to Earn Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610
7/1/14 Electronics Industry Applauds New U.S. Rule for Sound Treatment of Military-Related PCBs
6/30/14 IPC Hand Soldering Competition Winner Crowned at NEPCON Malaysia 2014
6/24/14 IPC's 'Meet The Policymakers' Program Hosts Congressional Visits From Coast To Coast
6/24/14 IPC Hand Soldering Competition Winner Crowned at JPCA Show 2014
6/24/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for May 2014
6/20/14 Colonial Circuits First to Earn Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC-1071
6/19/14 Leadership Change in IPC Standards and Technology Division
6/10/14 In D.C., Electronics Industry Leaders Endorse Pro-manufacturing Bill
6/9/14 Electronics Manufacturers Look to Stay Current in the Changing Landscape of Conflict Minerals
6/5/14 Zentech Manufacturing Earns Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 AND IPC-A-610
6/4/14 Tech Policy Veteran Kenneth Schramko Joins Leading Electronics Industry Association IPC
6/3/14 Keenan Loubser Joins IPC as Senior Director of Certification Programs
5/30/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for April 2014
5/15/14 Congressman Mick Mulvaney Tours Isola's South Carolina Facility
5/14/14 Congressman Randy Hultgren Tours Petroferm
5/14/14 New IPC DVD Provides Training on Detecting Counterfeit Components
5/5/14 IPC PERM Council White Paper Examines Lead-free Research Priorities
4/30/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for March 2014
4/24/14 Electronics Industry Big Winner at IPC APEX EXPO 2014
4/22/14 IPC Hand Soldering Competition Winner Crowned at National Electronics Week 2014
4/10/14 Renee Michalkiewicz Elected to Chair Top IPC Standards Leadership Committee
4/10/14 IPC Releases IPC-1755, Conflict Minerals Data Exchange Standard 
4/8/14 Six Industry Volunteers Receive IPC President's Award
4/7/14 IPC Crowns Winner of Hand Soldering World Championship
4/1/14 IPC and ITI to Host Seminars on Critical and Emerging Product Environmental Requirements
3/31/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for February 2014
3/27/14 Volunteers Honored for Contributions to Electronics Industry and IPC
3/26/14 IPC Honors STI Electronics, Inc. and Raytheon Company with Corporate Recognition Awards
3/25/14 Mike Carano, Long-time IPC Volunteer Inducted into IPC Hall of Fame
3/25/14 IPC Elects Three Officers and new First-term Member to Board of Directors
3/21/14 Tom Sandman Joins IPC as Chief Financial Officer
3/20/14 IPC Ambassador's Council Offers Experience and Expertise
3/20/14 Best Technical Papers at IPC APEX EXPO Selected
3/20/14 IEC Electronics Corp. First to Earn Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001/IPC-A-610
3/17/14 440 Companies to Exhibit New Equipment, Technologies and Materials at IPC APEX EXPO 2014
3/10/14 IPC Launches 2014 EMS Quality Benchmark Survey
3/7/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for January 2014
2/27/14 Inaugural IPC TechSummit Combines Three IPC Conferences Into One
2/24/14 Fuji America Hosts Congressman Brad Schneider
2/21/14 Leading Electronics Manufacturing Engineers to Confer on Critical Industry Standards at IPC APEX EXPO
2/10/14 IPC APEX EXPO Professional Development Courses Deliver Best Practices in Electronics Manufacturing
2/4/14 EPA Toxic Substances Rules Discourage Recycling, Industry Expert Says
2/3/14 IPC APEX EXPO 2014 Technical Conference Spotlights Changing Technologies
1/31/14 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for December 2013
1/21/14 Former BEL Director to Chair IPC APEX India Technical Conference
1/21/14 Global EMS/ODM Market Projected to Resume Growth in 2014
1/17/14 IPC Raises D.C. Profile with Move to Pennsylvania Ave.
1/16/14 IPC APEX EXPO 2014 … Exhibit Space Sold Out
1/14/14 IPC Technology Trends Study Underway, Survey Open Until February 21
1/10/14 North American PCB Sales Improving Despite Weaker Orders
1/8/14 Congresswoman Sinema Tours Isola Group S.a.r.l.
12/19/13 IPC to Hold Conflict Minerals Workshops in Advance of Reporting Deadline
12/19/13 Congressman Schneider Holds Town Meeting at IPC Headquarters
12/4/13 Swarm Robotics Technology Coming to IPC APEX EXPO 2014
11/27/13 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for October 2013
11/21/13 IPC Hand Soldering Competition Winner Crowned at productronica 2013
11/5/13 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for September 2013
11/5/13 IPC Looking for the Best-of-the-Best Hand Soldering Technicians
11/1/13 Is Stress the Root of Tin Whisker Growth?
10/28/13 IPC Conference to "Clean Up" Reliability Problems
10/22/13 Gentlemen, Start Your Engines: "The Physics of NASCAR" to be Featured at IPC APEX EXPO 2014
10/21/13 IPC Committee Members Honored for Contributions to Electronics Industry and IPC
10/15/13 Indium Corporation Receives First IPC J-STD-004 QPL Certification
10/11/13 IPC Examines On-Shoring and Its Impact on North America
10/9/13 EU Moving Ahead with Conflict Minerals Legislation
10/4/13 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for August 2013
10/2/13 IPC Announces India PCB Design and Hand Soldering Winners
10/2/13 Bangkok Events to Focus on Solderability, Assembly and Reliability
10/1/13 IPC and CALCE Present 7th International Symposium on Tin Whiskers
9/30/13 IPC APEX India — Launch of More Than a Premier Conference and Exhibition
9/26/13 IPC Invites Industry Leaders to Submit Poster Abstracts for IPC APEX EXPO 2014 in Las Vegas
9/25/13 Chinese Government Suspends Cyanide-Gold Plating Ban
9/24/13 IPC Hand Soldering Competition to Heat Up productronica
9/17/13 Dr. Peter Diamandis Chosen to Keynote IPC APEX EXPO 2014
9/17/13 Technology, Economics and Electronics to Converge at IPC Technology Market Research Conference (TMRC)
9/16/13 World PCB Market Grew 1.7 Percent in 2012 According to IPC World PCB Production Report
9/12/13 IPC Event Focuses on Real-world Approach to Electronics Reliability
Experts from Intel, Indium and CalTech to address materials technology and testing strategies
9/6/13 IPC Online Store Now Offers 2013 iNEMI Roadmap
Publication complements information in IPC International Roadmap
9/4/13 North American PCB Sales and Orders Trending Upward
IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for July 2013
8/14/13 Understanding Current and Proposed Conflict Minerals Regulations
8/13/13 IPC Technology Market Research Conference Agenda Announced
8/9/13 New Global EMS Business Report from IPC Tracks Business Performance Metrics on Three Continents
8/9/13 IPC Study on North American PCB Industry Forecasts Modest Growth by Year's End
8/1/13 IPC APEX India Contest to Showcase PCB Designers' Skills
8/1/13 New DVD Helps Industry Understand Requirements of Conflict Minerals Regulation
7/31/13 IPC's Revised 2013 PCB Forecast Lowered but Still Positive
IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for June 2013
7/30/13 IPC and JPCA Release Industry's First Design Guidelines for Printed Electronics
7/24/13 IPC APEX India Educational Workshops to Address Design, Assembly and Process Challenges in Electronics Manufacturing
7/19/13 IPC North American EMS Market Report Shows Small Companies are the Industry's Bright Spot
7/18/13 IPC North American PCB Market Report Shows MIL/AERO Sales Growth Still Outpaces Other Vertical Markets
7/17/13 IPC APEX India Technical Conference to Highlight Pathways for Growth in the India Electronics Manufacturing Future
7/17/13 Charting the Course: Top Electronics Execs Plan September Gathering
IPC Management Meetings Offer Forum for Solving Industry Challenges
7/9/13 Call for Participation in the 13th Electronic Circuits World Convention
7/3/13 Gene Marks to Keynote at IPC Technology Market Research Conference
Columnist and Author to Discuss Economic and Political Trends Affecting Business
7/3/13 IPC Issues Call for Awards Nominations
Hundreds of Leaders in Electronics Manufacturing Industry to be Honored
7/1/13 Getting Out the Vote for the IPC APEX EXPO 2014 Opening Keynote
Thousands in the Electronics Industry Invited to Choose their Inspiration
6/28/13 PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Remains Strong
IPC Releases PCB Industry Results For May 2013
6/21/13 IPC APEX EXPO 2014 … Exhibit Space Going Fast
6/20/13 IPC Announces Agenda for Component Technology Conference
September Event to Target 3-D and Other Interconnection Solutions
6/17/13 How Export Control Reform will Impact Business
IPC Offers ITAR/EAR Webinar Series this July
6/12/13 Slow Growth Ahead for Economy and Electronics Industry, According to IPC
6/07/13 IPC Releases Study on Quality Benchmarks for EMS Industry
5/29/13 PCB Book-to-bill Ratio Reaches 34-Month High
IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for April 2013
5/29/13 New IPC North American EMS Market Report Indicates Continued Growth
Subscription to Monthly Report Now Available
5/20/13 IPC Offers Enhanced PCB Library Documentation with IPC-7351 Land Pattern Standard
5/16/13 SMTA, IPC to Co-locate Fall Events
5/16/13 IPC ESTC Offers New Opportunities for Standards Development
5/15/13 IPC and CALCE Seek Technical Papers for Tin Whiskers Symposium
5/14/13 New Electronics Coalition Eyes Industry-Wide Collaboration,
Invites Stakeholders to Charter Meeting May 21 at IPC ESTC
5/8/13 IPC APEX EXPO Named in Trade Show News Network's Top 250 Trade Show List
5/7/13 Exploring Innovations in Electronics Manufacturing for Medical Devices
IPC conference focuses on every stage of the medical devices supply chain
5/6/13 Embedded Component Technology on the Rise
Joint IPC/FED Event to Address Critical Technology and Business Issues
4/30/13 IPC-6012C-FR and IPC-A-600H-FR Released: New Board Technologies and Processes Bring Significant Changes to Specifications
4/30/13 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for March 2013
4/29/13 Images and Graphics from IPC/WHMA-A-620B Now Available on DVD
4/25/13 Intel Executive Keynotes 2013 IPC Electronic System Technologies Conference
4/23/13 Educating Policy Makers on Top Industry Concerns Focus of IPC Capitol Hill Day 2013
Export controls, tax reform and conflict minerals regulations on the agenda
4/22/13 IPC Issues Call for Participation for 2013 IPC APEX India
4/19/13 New IPC Certification Program Helps Electronics Manufacturers Protect Intellectual Property
4/17/13 Courses at IPC ESTC to Explore Advanced Technology, Reliability and Product Performance
Systems Approach to Product Realization Emphasized
4/16/13 Understanding Environmental and Conflict Minerals Regulations
Get information on developing industry practices at IPC Conflict Minerals Update and It's Not Easy Being Green conferences
4/10/13 IPC-7711/21B French Language Released:
Lead-Free Support and Inspection Guidelines for Repairs and Modifications Updated
4/4/13 Leading Indicators Offer Optimism for North American PCB Sales Despite Disappointing February
4/3/13 IPC Issues Call for Participation for 2014 IPC APEX EXPO
3/29/13 IPC Names Randy Cherry Director of New Validation Business Unit
3/28/13 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for February 2013
3/28/13 Embedded Component Technology Takes Center Stage at IPC/FED Conference
Registration is now open
3/27/13 IPC Technical Program at Inaugural IPC Electronic System Technologies Conference Tackles Entire Electronic Product Lifecycle
Thirteen specialized tracks offer holistic approach to address system challenges
3/26/13 IPC International Technology Roadmap Takes New Directions
Latest version delves into printed electronics and environmental issues
3/19/13 Senior VP of Amkor Technology to Deliver IPC ESTC Keynote on Achieving Exceptional Package Design
3/13/13 New IPC Study Shows Modest Increase in Compensation for North American Electronics Industry Executives
3/12/13 New PCB Market Report from IPC Predicts Growth in 2013
3/8/13 All About Business at IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego
3/7/13 Inaugural IPC ESTC Conference & Exhibition Takes Holistic Approach to Product Development and Success
Registration is now open
3/6/13 IPC Crowns Winner of Hand Soldering World Championship
3/5/13 IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for January 2013
3/4/13 Karen McConnell and Linda Woody Receive IPC Presidents Award
Award Presented for their Contributions to IPC and the Electronics Industry
2/27/13 Peter Chiang Joins IPC as New Vice President of IPC China