STI Electronics, Inc. Earns Certification as Qualified Manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610

March 19, 2015 — IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001, IPC-A-610, and IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to STI Electronics, Inc. (STI), an electronics manufacturer and IPC Training Center based in Madison, Ala.

To earn this, STI successfully completed an intensive audit based on IPC's standards, including IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies. They also completed an audit on the Space Applications Electronic Hardware Addendum to J-STD-001F, a standard focused on soldering requirements for hardware manufactured for space applications.

STI met or exceeded the electronics industry's Class 3 testing requirements, which is intended for high-performance electronics assemblies. As a result, the company is now listed as an IPC-trusted source capable of manufacturing in accordance with industry best practices. STI and other trusted sources of supply can be found on IPC's QML/QPL (Qualified Product Listing) database at www.ipcvalidation.org.

"I'm excited to have successfully completed the IPC Validation Services Audit to J-STD-001 including the Space Addendum and IPC-A-610," said David Raby, president and CEO, STI Electronics, Inc. "We take great pride in delivering the highest quality product and this IPC audit verified our process controls are in place and effective. This certification puts us in an elite category of EMS providers."

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.

"We are delighted that STI Electronics, Inc. earned IPC's Validations Services QML," said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. "We are pleased to recognize STI as the newest member of trusted QML suppliers. STI has differentiated itself from the competition by becoming part of IPC's global network of trusted industry sources."

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. 

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