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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.
Real Time with...HKPCA and IPC
During the 2017 International Printed Circuit & APEX South China Fair (HKPCA & IPC Show 2017) in Shenzhen, IPC Asia President Philip S. Carmichael speaks with I-Connect007 Managing Editor Stephen Las Marias about the move in the value chain that’s driving the electronics manufacturing industry forward.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
Industry consultant Walt Custer of Custer Consulting sat down with me at productronica 2017 to once again inform our readers with his yearly update and perspective on what’s happening in the industry. And guess what? It’s good news! Pertinent charts referenced in our conversation are included, but if you want more, Walt invites you to click the link at the end of this conversation and email him directly.
Andreas Lydersen, ELMATICA
As automation works its way onto the shop floors, it still struggles to replace humans in the supporting roles, such as designers, purchasers, brokers, and back-office staff. Where automation on the shop floor replaces humans in doing repetitive manual tasks, the supporting roles (at least some of them) require intelligence to understand and utilise information.