IPC-CFX-2591 Qualified Product Listing Achieves Major Milestone

IPC announces a major milestone for the IPC-CFX-2591 Qualified Product Listing (QPL), with 10 pieces of equipment from five different companies now on the QPL.

Global Economy Expected to Expand 6 Percent in 2021

IPC Releases March 2021 Economic Report
The recently passed $1.9 trillion stimulus package (i.e., the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021) significantly ratchets up the growth outlook in the United States for 2021 and carries some of that growth into 2022. As a result, the U.S.

North American EMS Industry Up 6.4 Percent in February

IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for February 2021
IPC announced today the February 2021 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.29.

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 6.1 Percent in February

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for February 2021
IPC announced today the February 2021 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.20.

Virtually Speaking, IPC APEX EXPO 2021 was the Place to Learn, Connect and Collaborate

IPC APEX EXPO 2021, which went all virtual this year, exemplified how the electronics industry has responded to the COVID-19 global pandemic: with resiliency, agility, and an unwavering commitment to build electronics better.

IPC Releases Version 1.3 of IPC-2591, Connected Factory Exchange, the Industry’s Only Clean Data Pipeline for Shop Floor Communication

Latest version sets minimum messaging requirements for equipment listing on IPC-CFX-2591 Qualified Products List (QPL)
IPC announces the release of IPC-2591 v1.3, Connected Factory Exchange (CFX), the plug-and-play industry standard for factory communication which sets the baseline for any company to achieve Industry 4.0.