Winners of IPC Hand Soldering Competition at Instrutec in Tallin, Estonia Announced

New award for best company team presented
In cooperation with the Instrutec tradeshow in Tallin, Estonia, IPC re-launched its popular Hand Soldering Competition, hosting skilled competitors on September 8-10 who demonstrated their expertise in hand soldering while competing for cash prize

Winners of IPC Hand Soldering Competition at Global Industrie in Lyon, France Announced

New award for best company team presented
In cooperation with 2021 Global Industrie, IPC re-launched its popular Hand Soldering Competition, hosting skilled competitors on September 6-9, who demonstrated their expertise in hand soldering while competing for cash prizes.

IPC Unveils Golden Gnomes Awards at IPC SummerCom 2021

Awards ceremony honors standards development A-Team members
A new awards ceremony, the Golden Gnome Awards, was launched at IPC SummerCom 2021. The Golden Gnomes, inspired by IPC’s fictional TechNet gnomes Clumpy and Kloumpios, will occur annually at IPC SummerCom.

EU Steps Up “Semiconductor Sovereignty” Plans

The European Commission plans to introduce a “European Chips Act” to provide a European vision and strategy to boost cutting-edge semiconductor manufacturing capacity in the region.

Volunteers Honored for Contributions to IPC and the Electronics Industry

Committee Awards presented at IPC SummerCom 2021
IPC presented Committee Leadership, Special Recognition and Distinguished Committee Service Awards on August 30 at IPC’s SummerCom Standards Development Committee Meetings in Milwaukee, Wis.

Proof of COVID Vaccination or Negative Test Required to Attend IPC APEX EXPO 2022

IPC adhering to California Dept. of Public Health guidelines
Attendees, exhibitors, speakers, instructors, staff and all convention center contractors attending/working at IPC APEX EXPO 2022, to be held in-person January 22-27 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, will be required to