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Electronics Assembly Standards IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Updated to Cover More Advanced Technologies

Two seminal standards for electronic assemblies, J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610, have been updated. They now cover more advanced technologies than the previous versions, and they’re also easier to understand.

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Experts Examine the Impact of Mid-Term Elections

The U.S. Republican Party’s successes in the mid-term election will alter the political climate. An IPC conference call examined potential legislative actions that may impact member businesses.

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IPC Turns to Electronic Testing to Bring Many Benefits

IPC recently revised its certification testing programs, converting from paper to an electronic format. The change, part of IPC’s Certification Quality Initiative, will improve security, shorten turnaround time for test results and improve the overall quality of questions.

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Message from IPC President John Mitchell

John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, discusses highlights from IPC’s Fall Standards Development Committee meetings where volunteers gathered to discuss, develop and fine-tune the documents that literally “set the standards” for the electronics industry.

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