Why Join IPC?

Membership benefits, packages and application.

First-time, First-Year Membership Offer

Sign up as a new IPC member and get 50% off your first year’s membership. Check out rates.

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 4,200 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.
  • Streamline your access to IPC Standards through a subscription, available only to IPC Members.

Build your Business

  • List your company in the IPC Membership Directory and Products and Services Index.
  • 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®
  • Take advantage of online "Members Only" services.

Cut Your Costs

  • Each member site/location receives one complimentary digital copy of each new or revised standard following the month of  release.
    NOTE: Translations, amendments, addendums, incorporations, or supplements are not part of the one complimentary copy of each new standard program.
  • 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 Global Insight.
  • Members have an open account with IPC: Purchase orders will be accepted, orders shipped and invoiced to IPC member sites.

Wisdom Wednesday Webcast Series

Wisdom Wednesday is a monthly, 30-minute webcast dedicated to educating IPC members on various trends and topics relevant to the industry. These sessions will be led by industry experts in an effort to share technical knowledge and insights from the most experienced industry leaders. Free to members, Wisdom Wednesday is an opportunity to learn from some of the top minds in the industry. Expand your knowledge by registering for the upcoming session.
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Brand Your Business

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

IPC Membership Application

If you have questions or would like more information about site membership, contact IPC Membership.

Information on Designers Council

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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

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