Alternative Manufacturing Inc. Awarded QML Requalification to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610

IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) requalification to Alternative Manufacturing Inc (AMI). Located in Winthrop, Maine, AMI, is an employee-owned company serving a wide range of clients in medical, industrial, green technologies, robotics, and mil/aero markets. To earn requalification, AMI completed an intensive audit based on IPC's foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.

AMI met or exceeded the requirements for the electronics industry's rigorous classification, Class 2, intended for dedicated service electronics products. As a result, the company becomes an IPC-trusted source capable of manufacturing by industry best practices and remains on the on the trusted sources list of suppliers found on IPC's QML/QPL (Qualified Product Listing) database at

Greg Boyd, president of AMI Inc. stated, “We appreciated the collaborative approach that Randy Cherry, director of IPC Validation Services, brought to the IPC-J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 process on site. His insight and depth of knowledge provided tangible recommendations that contribute to our company motto, “A Little Better Every Day. We are proud to achieve the qualification of compliance attesting to our commitment to meet the requirements of the two standards throughout our production facility.”

IPC's Validation Services QPL/QML Program was developed to promote supply chain verification. It also that audit and certify electronics companies' products and processes that conform to IPC standards.

“Different from other audit programs, IPC's Validation Services Programs uniquely provide technical and in-depth assessments of products and processes with IPC standards,” said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. “We are pleased to recognize Alternative Manufacturing Inc. for requalifying and continuing to be a member of IPC's network of trusted QML suppliers.”

For more information about IPC's Validation Services QPL/QML Program, visit or contact Randy Cherry at or +1 847-597-2806.