Corporate and Individual Awards

The Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award is given to individuals who have fostered a collaborative spirit, made significant contributions to standards development, and have consistently demonstrated a commitment to global standardization efforts and the electronics industry. Each recipient will be eligible to bestow the Dieter Bergman Memorial Scholarship upon the university or college of his/her choice.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

The IPC Peter Sarmanian Corporate Recognition Award honors and recognizes an IPC member corporation (or appropriate division) in the printed circuit board industry (supplier, board manufacturer, or OEM) that has made contributions to the printed circuit board industry, while demonstrating support of IPC through participation in technical and/or management programs. While it is individuals who volunteer their time and talent, corporate support can be critical to any individual (or group of individuals) continuing to participate. This award recognizes companies who have not been content to "let the other guy do it," but who have actively made our industry better. The award is named for former IPC Board Chairman Peter Sarmanian, former president of Printed Circuit Corp. Companies may receive this award more than once.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

The IPC Stan Plzak Corporate Recognition Award honors and recognizes an IPC member corporation (or appropriate division) in the electronics assembly industry (supplier, EMS company, or OEM) that has made contributions to the electronics assembly industry, while demonstrating support of IPC through participation in technical and/or management programs. While it is individuals who volunteer their time and talent, corporate support can be critical to any individual (or group of individuals) continuing to contribute. This award recognizes companies who have not been content to "let the other guy do it," but who have actively made our industry better. The award is named for former IPC Board Chairman Stanley Plzak, former president of Pensar Corporation, and a founding member of the IPC Electronics Manufacturing Services Industry Management Council. Companies may receive this award more than once.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

The IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award is given to individuals in recognition of the highest level of achievement, extraordinary contributions and distinguished service to IPC and in the advancement of the industry, including the creation of a spirit of mutual esteem, respect and recognition among members consistent with the goals and mission of the IPC on a long term basis. This is the highest level of recognition that IPC can give to an individual and is based on exceptional merit over a long term basis, the operative imperative being long term.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

The President’s Award is given to IPC members who have exhibited ongoing leadership in IPC and have made significant contributions of their time and talent to the association and the electronics interconnect industry. Individuals can receive this award only once.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

The IPC Rising Star Award is given to IPC members who have taken leadership roles and provided support to IPC standards, education, advocacy and solutions to industry challenges. Their contributions have made significant impact upon IPC and industry within the past five years and will continue to have a lasting impact for many years to come.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

Committee Leadership Awards are presented to committee chairs upon completion of a standard or specific program. Any chair is eligible. This award can be given more than once. This award can also be presented to an outgoing chairman who has made contributions over a period of time.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

Distinguished Committee Service (DCS) Awards are presented to IPC committee members who have made an exceptional contribution to a specific standard or other IPC program. Any person who is actively involved on an IPC committee is eligible, except members of the board of directors. This award can be given more than once. Exceptional contributions include consistent participation through attendance or regular contributions; ballot submission; and having significant impact on a document or project.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

The Special Recognition Award is given to individuals who have made exceptional contributions through participation in IPC. The activity can be short-term or a one-time event. This award can be received more than once.

Next presentation: Week of February 12, 2017 at IPC APEX EXPO®.

ALL NOMINATIONS ARE CONFIDENTIAL.

Questions? Contact Sandy Gentry, IPC Communications Manager, at +1 847-597-2871 or SandyGentry@ipc.org.