IPC National Hand Soldering Competitions Return to Europe

IPC’s national hand soldering competitions return to Europe this year with events scheduled in France, Estonia, and Germany.  Although the 2021 IPC Hand Soldering World Championship was canceled due to ongoing pandemic concerns, skilled competitor

IPC Renews Partnership with Weiss Engineering to Support Growth in European Electronics Industry

IPC and Weiss Engineering have signed a cooperative agreement to deliver industry intelligence to the European electronics community, expanding on a partnership that began in 2020.

Global Economic Recovery Accelerates

IPC’s June 2021 Economic Report
Global economic recovery is accelerating as vaccination rates increase and countries fully open their economies.

Equipment Vendors Demonstrate Their Support for IPC-CFX on Legacy Equipment

EMS and OEM companies interested in integrating IPC-CFX on existing assembly lines now have access to a portal listing equipment vendors and their support of IPC-CFX on specific legacy equipment models in the field.

North American EMS Industry up 1.9 Percent in May

IPC releases EMS industry results for May 2021
IPC announced today the May 2021 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.55.

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 9.1 Percent in May

IPC releases PCB industry results for May 2021
IPC announced today the May 2021 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.11.