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News from EIPC

  • 50 Years of Service, a Century of Conferences, a Lifetime of Excellence

News from Germany

  • Positive Operative Business Performance Continues at Schweizer

News from Switzerland

  • Zollner invests in the first combined pick-and-place and dispensing unit from Essemtec

News from the UK

  • iMaps UK Conference
  • Microtech 2018
  • Advanced Packaging Conference, November 14-15, 2017 in Munich
  • ICT Evening Seminar, December 5, 2017
  • BGA, QFN Fine Pitch Rework Experience Live, November 21, 2017

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EIPC’s Winter Conference in Lyon, France: Day 2 Review

02/20/2018 | Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
The first day of the conference had started and ended in the dark—a long and technically intense day! After a convivial conference dinner and a good night’s sleep we were back on the bus, this time in daylight at the slightly later time of 8:00 a.m., for the journey from downtown Lyon back to Alstom’s conference facility in Villeurbanne, and it wasn’t raining. In fact, there was even some sunshine later in the day!

The Best It’s Ever Been, Every Year: The Goal for IPC, Part 1

01/29/2018 | Barry Matties, I-Connect007
The end of 2017 caps an exciting time for IPC and IPC China as membership has grown substantially, in part because of new offerings from the organization to its Asian members. Meeting with Barry Matties at HKPCA, John Mitchell and Phil Carmichael discuss the areas of focus for IPC in the upcoming year, first and foremost being education and welcoming a new generation into the industry.

Designing with Ultra-Thin Flexible Printed Circuit Boards

07/04/2017 | Akber Roy, Rush PCB Inc.
Designing with flexible PCBs is not much different from doing the same with rigid boards, except that the designer must account for the mechanical complexity associated with flex circuits. For instance, a flexible PCB can tear if flexed beyond its capability during installation. Therefore, it is very important to create a mechanical model of the PCB and test it for a proper fit, before taking up the electrical design.



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