IPC standards are created by the individuals who use them - members of the electronics manufacturing industry. This page details how you can get involved in creating and developing IPC Standards. 

Use this page to submit a project proposal of your own, explore other projects in development, and become involved.

We look forward to being inspired by your vision!

If you have any questions, please contact answers@ipc.org.

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Any number of individuals - from a single engineer to an entire company of electronics professionals - can submit a standard development proposal to IPC. Alternatively, those individuals may choose to submit prior or ongoing projects to IPC so that they can be developed as a standard. 

Please note that IPC Standards are truly industry made - volunteers submitted through this form will be expected to help write and edit all components of their proposed project! 

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IPC will solicit input from multiple companies in the process of building the PIN for a proposed standard. 

In order to ensure that your project reaches PIN as soon as possible, it is highly encouraged that you work with your peers and competitors to support your project. Please include those additional contacts below.
 
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Check this box if your proposal represents a project that is currently in development elsewhere, or if has already been developed, but you would like for it to become a standard. For example, you would select this if you and your department have in-house protocols that you think would make a good standard for industry.
If you have any non-proprietary informational files relating to the work that you have already completed, please attach them. This could be a word document explaining a process or a protocol, an image file depciting a test rig or defect condition, an excel file with measurements, etc.
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png, bmp, eps, tif, pict, psd, txt, rtf, html, odf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, xml, avi, mov, mp3, ogg, wav, bz2, dmg, gz, jar, rar, sit, svg, tar, zip.
Please describe the level of development that has already occured. If you have attached a file, please also provide a brief description of the file contents and they relate to your proposal.
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The electronics manufacturing industry and IPC have been busy! 

Click below to explore all active standards development projects. 

Status of Standardization - Document Status
IPC Standards are always evolving. Click here to find the revision status of any IPC Document.
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Working groups meet regularly to develop and maintain standards.

Join the effort by clicking below!

Join a Standards Development Committee
Make your voice heard! Represent your company in an IPC Standards Development group and help the electronics industry build electronics better.
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