Dr. Hans-Peter Tranitz Appointed Senior Director, Solutions at IPC Electronics Europe GmbH

IPC announces the first employee of its new legal entity in Germany, Hans-Peter Tranitz, Ph.D. Dr. Tranitz will serve as senior director, Solutions, at IPC Electronics Europe GmbH in Munich. In this role, Dr. Tranitz will focus on IPC global initiatives including automotive electronics, advanced packaging, and Factory of the Future as well as serving as a technical resource for regional activities in Europe.

“As we announced at productronica in November 2021, IPC has increased its commitment in 2022 to better serve our members and the electronics manufacturing industry in Europe,” said Sanjay Huprikar, president, Europe and South Asia operations. “Peter's subject matter expertise is well known across the region and we are looking to leverage his skills across several important verticals here including automotive, aerospace, medical, and factory automation.”

“As an industry leader, Peter brings a tremendous wealth of experience and expertise to the team,” added Matt Kelly, IPC chief technologist. “I look forward to his many contributions in helping advance IPC and the industry. IPC is committed to building stronger internal technical capabilities, and Peter is an integral part of this direction.”

Formerly with Continental Automotive in Germany, Dr. Tranitz served as a principal expert for mechanical joining of metals and plastics as the head of final assembly and test. An active volunteer with expertise in press-fit technology and tin whiskers, Dr. Tranitz chairs several IPC standards development committees including the Cold Joining Press-Fit Standard for Automotive Requirements and Other High-Reliability Applications (IPC-9797). Recipient of the IPC Dieter Bergman Fellowship Award in 2021 and the IPC Rising Star award in 2019, Dr. Tranitz holds a Ph.D. in physics from Chemnitz Technical University in Chemnitz, Germany.

Dr. Tranitz can be reached at Hans-PeterTranitz@ipc.org.