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The IPC Fall Standards Development Meetings will once again be co-located with the SMTA International (SMTAI) conference and exhibition, which will be held from September 16–21, 2017, in Rosemont, Illinois.
Newcomers and industry veterans are welcome to attend and contribute to the industry standards and guidelines that your company, customers, suppliers and competitors rely on. The IPC Standard Development Committees cover a range of topics, including:
- Assembly & Joining
- Assembly Equipment
- Base Materials
- Cleaning & Coating
- Electronic Documentation Technology
- Electronic Product Data Description
- Embedded Devices
- Environment, Health and Safety
- Fabrication Processes
- Flexible and Rigid-Flex Printed Boards
- High Speed/High Frequency Interconnections
- Packaged Electronic Components
- Printed Board Design Technology
- Printed Electronics
- Process Control
- Product Assurance
- Product Reliability
- Rigid Printed Boards
- Terms and Definitions
For more information or to register, click here.
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Barry Matties, I-Connect007
Barry Matties met with Sharon Cohen, president of Orbotech West, at productronica 2017 to discuss what’s new at Orbotech, specifically their shift to be more customer-centric and to provide regional coverage across the globe. He also discusses the current trends in the marketplace and Industry 4.0.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Venue for the 2018 EIPC Winter Conference was the splendid new Alstom Transport Information Solutions facility in Villeurbanne, in the Lyon metropolitan area of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. An extremely popular event—117 delegates represented a total of 20 countries, unprecedented in recent years, and only just fitted into Alstom’s conference suite. Indeed, some were even standing at the back!