FTG Circuits Fredericksburg Requalifies for IPC-1791 QML


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Firan Technology Group Corporation announced that IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded requalification for IPC-1791, Trusted Electronics Fabricator Requirements Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to FTG Circuits Fredericksburg, VA.

FTG is a global corporation offering design, development, prototypes and manufacturing solutions for aerospace and defense electronic products and subsystems.

Following initial audits by IPC, the FTG Fredericksburg facility passed stringent Type 2 fabricator requirements, helping to optimize product quality, reliability, and consistency across the entire manufacturing operations, earning a spot-on IPC’s global network of rigorously vetted, trusted sources. Requirements for requalification and QML listing to IPC-1791 includes product and quality system, supply chain risk management system (SCRM), security system including compliance to NIST SP 800-171, Export Control Laws (ITAR and EAR), and a chain of custody system (ChoC) review.

FTG Circuits is a manufacturer of high-technology, high-reliability printed circuit boards standard rigid products, high-density interconnect (HDI), RF circuitry, Thermal management, Rigid flex, and assembly. FTG produces boards utilizing traditional PCB manufacturing processes and a licensed Averatek’s A-SAP Semi-additive process.

“This IPC recognized qualification combined with the capabilities, scope and FTG’s commitment to being the trusted PCB supplier of choice for aviation, defense and space industry customers assures our continued relationship with IPC Validation Services and the Trusted Supplier Audit Program,” said Mr. Brad Bourne, President and CEO, FTG Corporation. 

IPC's Validation Services QML Program was developed to promote supply chain verification and recognition. It also provides auditing and qualification of electronics companies' products and identifies processes which conform to IPC standards. The IPC-1791 QML verifies security systems and recognizes companies for either trusted electronic designer, fabricator, or assembler ensuring a high level of integrity. "IPC's Validation Services Audit Programs uniquely provide technical and in-depth assessments of products and processes in accordance with IPC standards," said Randy Cherry, IPC Director of Validation Services. "We are pleased to recognize FTG Fredericksburg, VA for continuing to be members of IPC's network of trusted QML suppliers."        

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