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North American EMS Industry Up 9.4 Percent in May

Jun 24, 2022 | North American EMS Industry Up 9.4 Percent in May

IPC-1402, Standard for Green Cleaners Used in Electronics Manufacturing Now Open for Public Review

Jun 24, 2022 | IPC's draft version of IPC-1402, Standard for Green Cleaners Used in Electronics Manufacturing, is now open for public review. The draft standard has been progressing through the standards process since fall of 2021 and, despite some minor delays in the draft development timelines – delays are common during consensus-based standards development processes – the draft is now ready for public review through July 15, 2022.

Industry Groups Urge U.S. Congress to Fix Weaknesses in Electronics Supply Chain

Jun 24, 2022 | Three top industry organizations this week urged U.S. Congress to support legislation that would address challenges confronting the U.S. electronics supply chain.

Registration Open for 4th Annual M-EXPO Wire Processing Technology Expo

Jun 16, 2022 | Free of charge, M-EXPO offers unique educational and networking opportunities in Mexico

Higher Costs Continue to Dominate Electronics Industry Narrative

Jun 16, 2022 | 86 percent of electronics manufacturers concerned about inflation

IPC Issues Call for Participation for IPC E-Textiles 2023

Jun 02, 2022 | IPC is now accepting abstracts for IPC E-Textiles 2023, the international conference for the e-textiles industry, to be held live and in-person on Monday, January 23, 2023, in San Diego, California, in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2023, the industry's premier conference and exhibition for the electronics industry.

North American EMS Industry up 4.3 Percent in April

Jun 02, 2022 | IPC releases EMS industry results for April 2022

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 2.1 Percent in April

Jun 02, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for April 2022

AirBorn Inc. Requalifies for IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing

Jun 02, 2022 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded a requalification of the IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) Class 3, to AirBorn Inc. for two U.S. locations: Georgetown, Texas and Lake City, Pa. AirBorn Inc. continues to be a trusted source and supplier to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), meeting the stringent requirements of one of IPC's foremost standards: IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies.

EWPTE, the Cable and Wire Harness Industry's Exclusive Trade Show Returns as In-person Event and Draws More than 2,500 Attendees

May 27, 2022 | From revolutionary advancements in electrical wire processing technology displayed on the show floor to expert insights conveyed in reimagined training and educational offerings, the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE), provided expanded networking and increased access to industry solutions that helped 2,574 attendees address business challenges and prepare for the future. The 2022 event was produced for the first time by the Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association (WHMA), IPC and the Wisconsin Center.

IPC Establishes European Subsidiary

May 27, 2022 | To better support our European members' interests, IPC announces the formation of IPC Electronics Europe GmbH. The subsidiary was officially registered with the German government on May 4, 2022. The new entity's main office is located in central Munich.

New IPC Initiative Focuses on E-mobility Quality & Reliability

May 27, 2022 | From battery fires to non-functional charging stations, from dendrites to poor cable connections, electronic system failures have caused massive recalls. Failures are increasing significantly, not because of quality, but because of usage and implementation of technology. As the expected lifetime usage of parts increases and technology applications change, materials, approaches, and test parameters must change as well.

WHMA Announces New Hall of Builders Award at EWPTE 2022

May 27, 2022 | Tom Andrasek, Pressmaster U.S., first recipient of award

Volunteers Honored for Contributions to IPC and the Electronics Industry

May 18, 2022 | Committee Awards presented at IPC SummerCom 2022

IPC and ITI to Host Virtual Conference on Critical and Emerging Environmental Product Requirements

May 18, 2022 | IPC and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) will host a virtual conference, "Critical and Emerging Environmental Product Requirements" on June 7 from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm EDT. The event will explore the latest environmental requirements that impact product design, manufacturing, supply chain management, and technology innovation.

Electronics Industry Welcomes Bipartisan Proposal in Congress to Boost U.S. Printed Circuit Board Sector

May 18, 2022 | The electronics manufacturing industry is welcoming a new, bipartisan proposal in the U.S. Congress that would help bring back the country's printed circuit board (PCB) sector.

CalcuQuote Launches Community for Exchanging Inventory -- StockCQ

May 05, 2022 | StockCQ is a digital marketplace for electronics manufacturers to trade parts directly with each other

Rising Material Costs Remain Key Pain Point for Electronics Manufacturers

May 05, 2022 | Per IPC's May Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report, nine in ten electronics manufacturers surveyed are currently experiencing rising material costs, while nearly four-fifths are experiencing rising labor costs. Supporting data from IPC's May Economic Report, indicate there are three main forces exerting pressure on the economy, and conversely, the electronics manufacturing industry: Russia's invasion of Ukraine, inflationary pressures pushing costs higher, and China's strict COVID policy that is hindering production in China and compounding existing supply chain issues.

Newly Appointed IPC APEX EXPO Technical Program Committee Calls for IPC APEX EXPO 2023 Participation

Apr 28, 2022 | The newly appointed IPC APEX EXPO Technical Program Committee (TPC) is inviting engineers, researchers, academics, technical experts, and industry leaders to submit technical conference abstracts for IPC APEX EXPO 2023 to be held at the San Diego Convention Center. The technical conference will take place January 24–26, 2023.

North American PCB Industry Sales Down 11.7 Percent in March

Apr 28, 2022 | IPC releases PCB industry results for March 2022

North American EMS Industry Up 2.3 Percent in March

Apr 28, 2022 | IPC announced today the March 2022 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.44.

Global Supply Chains Feeling Impacts of Russia-Ukraine War

Apr 06, 2022 | New data from IPC show that the electronics manufacturing supply chain is already feeling the impact of the Russia-Ukraine War.

IPC Issues Call for Participation for IPC APEX EXPO 2023

Mar 29, 2022 | IPC is now accepting abstracts for technical paper presentations, technical posters, and professional development courses for IPC APEX EXPO 2023. The technical conference will be held January 21-26, 2023, and professional development courses will take place January 24-26, 2023, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.

North American EMS Industry Down 9.7 Percent in February

Mar 25, 2022 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for February 2022

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 12.8 Percent in February

Mar 25, 2022 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for February 2022

Europa Clipper Harness Engineer Jacklyn Perry to Deliver Keynote at Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE)

Mar 17, 2022 | How will a spacecraft harness connect every electrical device on the Europa Clipper, a Jupiter-orbiting spacecraft that will study Jupiter's icy moon Europa? Jacklyn Perry, harness engineer at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU APL), will provide the answer when she delivers the keynote address, "Harnessing Europa," at the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE), on May 11.

Electronics Industry Praises Congress for Providing $7.5 Million for Lead-Free Electronics R&D

Mar 14, 2022 | The U.S. Senate last night approved an FY 2022 spending package that contains $7.5 million for further research and development on lead-free electronics in defense and high-performance applications, sending the measure to President Biden for his expected signature.

WHMA Announces 2022 Hall of Fame and Volunteer Excellence Awards

Mar 14, 2022 | In recognition and acknowledgment of their extraordinary contributions to the Wiring Harness Manufacturer's Association (WHMA) and the cable and wire harness industry, four long-time WHMA members were presented with coveted WHMA awards. Two WHMA Hall of Fame and two WHMA Volunteer Excellence Awards were presented at WHMA's 29th Annual Wire Harness Conference on February 16.

Rising Material and Labor Costs Challenge Electronics Manufacturers Worldwide

Mar 03, 2022 | Crisis in Ukraine poses several threats to global manufacturing industry

WHMA Announces New Board Members at the WHMA Annual Wire Harness Conference 2022

Mar 03, 2022 | At the 29th WHMA Annual Meeting on February 18, the WHMA Board of Directors welcomed three new officers and one new member. Board officers serve a three-year term and board members can serve two, three-year terms.

IPC Applauds Biden's Focus on Semiconductors, Urges Passage of Competitiveness Legislation

Mar 03, 2022 | During his State of the Union address tonight, U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to urge Congress to pass much-needed funding for semiconductor manufacturing and other advanced technologies as part of a new competitiveness measure. Both the House- and Senate-passed bills include $52 billion in funding as well as additional measures to boost American R&D, which will help reestablish the United States as a global leader in building the technologies of the future. IPC applauds President Biden's continued focus on the semiconductor shortage and his ongoing efforts with Congress to finalize the "USICA/America COMPETES" legislation.

European EMS Market Exceeded 44 billion Euros in 2021

Mar 03, 2022 | The European EMS industry grew 9 percent from 2020 to 2021 to exceed 44 billion Euros according to the annual survey results collected and analyzed by in4ma, the market research arm of Weiss Engineering. IPC has partnered with Weiss Engineering since 2020 to deliver industry intelligence to the European electronics community. The 2021 result represents an all-time high for the industry beating the 2019 result by 1 percent.

North American EMS Industry Down 6.0 Percent in January

Mar 03, 2022 | IPC announced today the January 2022 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.58.

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 7.7 Percent in January

Feb 25, 2022 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for January 2022

Electronics Manufacturing Industry Praises U.S. Government Report on ICT Supply Chain; Biden Administration Recognizes Crucial Role of Printed Circuit Boards and Printed Circuit Board Assemblies

Feb 25, 2022 | The electronics manufacturing industry is applauding a set of U.S. Government reports on strategic supply chains, released today, which highlight the need for the United States to foster a robust domestic electronics manufacturing industry.

Registration Open for Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE)

Feb 16, 2022 | Free of charge, EWPTE offers unique educational and networking opportunities

IPC Design Competition Winner Announced at IPC APEX EXPO 2022

Feb 10, 2022 | Rafal Przeslawski, Xilinx takes top prize

IPC Welcomes the European Chips Act

Feb 10, 2022 | Says action must be paired with rebuilding the broader European electronics manufacturing ecosystem

Three Long-time IPC Volunteers Receive Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award

Feb 07, 2022 | Three IPC volunteers who have fostered a collaborative spirit, made significant contributions to standards development, and have consistently demonstrated a commitment to global standardization efforts, were presented with Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship awards at IPC APEX EXPO 2022. Bev Christian, Doug Pauls, and Jose Servin were chosen as award recipients because they embody the work ethic and spirit of the late Dieter Bergman, a pioneer and industry icon. They will bestow Dieter Bergman Memorial Scholarship awards on the university or college of their choice.

Industry Reconnects as IPC APEX EXPO 2022 Reconvenes as In-person Event

Feb 07, 2022 | From revolutionary innovations displayed on the show floor to expert insights conveyed in technical conference sessions, professional development courses and standards development committee meetings, IPC APEX EXPO 2022 provided the education and networking connections that helped 3,647 visitors address today's business challenges and prepare for their factories of future.

Electronics Industry Commends U.S. House Action on America COMPETES Act, Which Boosts Funding for Chips and Related Electronics Technologies

Feb 07, 2022 | The electronics manufacturing industry is applauding a bill being voted on this week in the U.S. House of Representatives, which would, if enacted, launch a new era of federal government partnership with the industry.

IPC Honors Apple, Inc. and MacDermid Alpha Electronic Solutions with Corporate Recognition Awards

Feb 07, 2022 | IPC presented its highest corporate honors to two IPC member companies, Apple Inc., and MacDermid Alpha Electronic Solutions during the IPC Annual Meeting/Awards Ceremony at IPC APEX EXPO 2022. The Peter Sarmanian Corporate Recognition Award was presented to MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, and the Stan Plzak Corporate Recognition Award was presented to Apple, Inc.

IPC's Highest Honor, the Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award, Presented to Joe O'Neil, Long-time IPC Volunteer

Feb 07, 2022 | In recognition and acknowledgment of his extraordinary contributions to IPC and the electronics industry, Joe O'Neil, OAA Ventures, was presented with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award at IPC APEX EXPO on Tuesday, January 25. IPC's most prestigious award, the Hall of Fame is given to individuals who have provided exceptional service and advancement to IPC and the electronics industry.

North American EMS Industry up 0.9 Percent in December

Jan 29, 2022 | IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for December 2021

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 16.9 Percent in December

Jan 29, 2022 | IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for December 2021

IPC Announces New Board Members at IPC APEX EXPO 2022

Jan 29, 2022 | At the 65th IPC Annual Meeting on January 25, held in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2022, the IPC Board of Directors announced new officers and members. Board officers serve a two-year term; board members serve a four-year term, and student board member serves a one-year term.

Flaws in U.S. Approach to Electronics Manufacturing Require Urgent Changes, or Nation Will Grow More Reliant on Foreign Suppliers, New Report Says

Jan 29, 2022 | U.S. circuit board sector is in worse trouble than semiconductors, with potentially dire consequences

APCT Inc. Earns IPC-1791, Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) as Trusted Electronics Fabricator

Jan 18, 2022 | IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-1791, Trusted Electronics Fabricator Requirements Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to APCT Inc.'s printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing facilities in Anaheim and Orange County, Calif.

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