Tag Archives: IPC APEX EXPO

ECHA Guidance on Substances in Articles Delayed Until Summer

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced earlier this week that the update of their guidance on Substances in Articles will not be published until July or August 2017.  ECHA had previously indicated that guidance would be released in early 2017. The delay is needed to allow ECHA to evaluate the nearly 700 comments on its […]

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 – Product Data, Shop Floor Communication, Supplier Declaration, EH&S, Conflict Minerals

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 third in the series of reports. Product Data The 1-16 Printed Board Assembly Products Manufacturing Description Data and Transfer Methodology (IPC-2581) Task Group met to review the changes […]

IPC Standards Committee Reports – Assembly and Joining, Component Traceability, Flexible Circuits, High Speed/High Frequency

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 second in a series of reports. Assembly and Joining The 5-20 Product Assurance Committee reviewed the status of the projects in its scope and started planning for the […]

IPC Standards Committee Reports – Printed Board Design, Cleaning & Coating, Testing, Process Control, Product Assurance

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 first in a series of reports. Printed Board Design The 1-10c Test Coupon and Artwork Generation Task Group announced the release of the IPC-2221B Gerber Coupon Generator. The […]

How do you value communication?

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell discusses the value of razor-sharp communication and how it puts industry leaders and innovators on the path to success.      

Product Compliance Requires Supply Chain Transparency

By Tord Dennis, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Changes to the RoHS, REACH, and conflict minerals regulations make the need for supply chain transparency more crucial than ever. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in 2015 that the 0.1% threshold for notifying SVHCs ( Substances of Very High Concern) in articles applies to “each of […]

IPC APEX EXPO 2016: A Global Experience

IPC APEX EXPO has always been a melting pot of education, training, and technology. In years’ past, the show has focused on delivering the latest in technical research, industry best practices, and providing networking opportunities with industry leaders. The theme of this year’s show is “Forward Thinking for Tomorrow’s Technology.” This mantra couldn’t be more […]

Are You a Forward Thinker?

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell asks, “What does it mean to be a forward thinker?” It is being proactive, and it is a trait that separates a good leader from a great leader. Forward thinking is the first step on the road to success.    

2016 IPC APEX EXPO: What a First Time Attendee Needs to Know

So, you are considering attending IPC APEX EXPO for the first time (or have already registered to attend for your first time). Either way, we are excited to have you be a part of the largest North American tradeshow in the electronics industry. We want this to be an enriching experience for you, an event […]