Category Archives: printed electronics

The Value and Importance of Training and Certifying Employees

Training, certification and education are central pillars at IPC. John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, discusses the value of training, certification and education and how IPC’s programs can help grow your business.    

Get Involved: Help Improve the Electronics Industry

John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, wants to make sure that your questions about legislation affecting our industry are answered, and your concerns are addressed.  

IPC Standards Committee Reports — Packaged Electronic Components, Rigid Printed Boards, Embedded Devices, Printed Electronics, IP

IPC Standards Committee Reports These standards committee reports from IPC APEX EXPO 2016 have been compiled to help keep you up to date on IPC standards committee activities. This is the fourth and final in the series of reports. Packaged Electronic Components The B-11 3-D Electronic Packages Subcommittee is making significant progress on the work draft […]

IPC Standards Committee Reports — Supplier Declaration, EH&S, Management, Embedded Devices, Printed Electronics, Conflict Minerals

These standards committee reports from the 2015 Fall Standards Committee Meetings have been compiled to help keep you up to date on IPC standards committee activities. This is the fourth and final in the series of reports.   Supplier Declaration The 2-18h Conflict Minerals Declaration Task Group discussed potential future changes and enhancements to IPC-1755. […]

IPC Standards Committee Reports – Terms and Definitions, High Speed/High Frequency, Rigid Printed Boards, Embedded Devices, Printed Electronics

These standards committee reports from the 2014 Fall Standards Committee Meetings have been compiled to help keep you up to date on IPC standards committee activities. This is the third report in the series. Terms and Definitions The 2-30 Terms and Definitions Committee met to resolve comments to the Final Draft of IPC-T-50M, Terms and […]

Printed Electronics Gains Momentum

The printed electronics industry continues to expand rapidly. Nearly every week, companies are announcing positive steps that demonstrate solid growth. Thin Film Electronics ASA rolled out a stand-alone Smart Sensor Label that can be attached to pharmaceuticals and food to monitor temperatures, which should reduce waste and improve safety. Shortly after that announcement, Invesco Asset […]

Picturing Rejuvenated Market Growth

For the past few years, IPC has been expanding its focus on printed electronics knowing that these additive processes are beginning to play a significant role in the future of substrates, among other areas. For many companies, printed electronics may be a way to rejuvenate market growth by entering a hot growth market. Take Kodak, […]

Additive Processes Move into High Reliability Environments

It’s almost becoming difficult to pick up a magazine or newspaper without reading about the benefits of additive manufacturing. From Time to Forbes to the Chicago Tribune, the consumer press has noticed that building components up instead of etching or milling away unwanted materials is going to transform manufacturing in many industries. Many of these […]

Investment in Printed Electronics Slows

There has been a lot of interest in printed electronics, with plenty of marketing hype. The hype is beginning to fade, which may bode well for the market. Market analysts are somewhat unsure whether the preceding sentence should read “which may bode well for the market” or “which should bode well for the market.” A […]

Marc Carter Talks Printed Electronics – Video Interview

Marc Carter, IPC’s director of technology transfer, discusses printed electronics technology and IPC’s role in developing printed electronics standards. Watch the video.