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Industry Groups Concerned by Silica Standard; PCB Manufacturers Should Take Note

By Bret Bruhn, TTM Technologies; Fern Abrams, IPC The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) new standard for silica dust, published March 24, 2016, cuts the allowable 8-hour time weighted average (TWA) exposure limit for silica dust from 100 mg/l to 50 mg/l.  Printed board manufacturing involves drilling and routing of laminates containing silica glass […]

Making sense of the world (market)

With all the stock market uncertainty in August, it’s a good time to take a breath and see what’s really going on.  Stock traders react wildly to the news tidbit of the day, but businesses have to do their planning for far longer timeframes. IPC is providing some help with an in-depth analysis of the […]