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What You Need to Know about IPC-7711/7721 Training and Certification

IPC-7711/7721 is a quality standard certification based on standards published by the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) titled “Rework of Electronics Assemblies/Repair and Modification of Printed Boards and Electronics Assemblies”. It is a program that can give Certified IPC Trainers and their employers a valuable, highly recognized credential in the electronics manufacturing industry. What is [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:04+00:00February 28th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Love Your Electronic Manufacturing Certification

An electronic manufacturing certification is an important certification that any electronics manufacturing or EMS company should obtain. Before you can get this certification, you must first send your key production employees through electronics manufacturing training - to hone their skills and make them aware of the standards of acceptability. It can be beneficial not only [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:04+00:00February 14th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

What Are IPC/WHMA-A-620 Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies?

The IPC/WHMA-A-620 is a training and certification granted by the Institute of Printed Circuits/Wire Harness Manufacturers Association. It describes the criteria for acceptability for crimped, mechanically secured, and soldered interconnection and the corresponding restraining / lacing criteria related to the assembly of cables and harnesses. The IPC/WHMA-A-620 certificate is granted to individuals who successfully pass [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:05+00:00January 20th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

Practical Ways to Produce Quality Printed Circuit Board Assemblies

Printed circuit board manufacturing and printed circuit board assembly are two different disciplines and each of them has a unique set of processes not applicable to the other. Many people make the mistake of referring to printed circuit board manufacturing as printed circuit board assembly and vice versa. The former refers to the fabrication of [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:05+00:00January 6th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

IPC Certification and the Professional Development of Your Employees

Designed to interconnect all segments of the electronics manufacturing sector, training and courses built around IPC standards bring positive value to the electronics industry. IPC courses and training are delivered by certified trainers through educational classes, training workshops, technical conferences, and webcasts. Globally, IPC courses and trainings are delivered by certified instructors. IPC professional development [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:06+00:00December 19th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Electronics Manufacturing Industry Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

It takes an incredible amount of time, resources, and skills to produce and manufacture electronic parts. Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) want quality products, but demand them in a short amount of time. As the demand for outsourced work in electronic manufacturing grows, it is only natural that the industry also continues to expand. Making sure [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:06+00:00November 18th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Why Your Employees Should Be IPC Certified

The IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® offers globally-recognized electronic manufacturing training and certification programs on key Electronics Industry Standards. If your employees and other electricians undergo IPC training, they will be able to receive official IPC certification as expert operators and technicians in electronic manufacturing. The IPC programs for electronic manufacturing certification reflect the [...]

By |2019-10-28T08:57:01+00:00October 28th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

The Electronics World – How Printed Circuit Boards are Classified

A printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) is a complex thing. To an untrained individual, it’s not easy to determine whether one is of quality or not. Thanks to the IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies - the quality of materials and workmanship of printed circuit boards and other electronic products can now be determined. When it [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:07+00:00September 11th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

What is an IPC Certification and Why is It Important?

According to the IPC or Association Connecting Electronics Industries, IPC Certification and Training plays a very important role in bringing value and elevating the electronics industry through a highly-competent and skilled workforce. In a highly-competitive and continuously changing industry, the workforce needs to be trained, educated and certified through programs that are built around standards [...]

By |2019-08-30T16:36:46+00:00August 30th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

How to Become a Certified IPC Trainer

Certified Trainer Programs are intended for those who wish to become certified as instructors in different IPC specifications for the electronic assembly industry. This includes training, supply of IPC-based instructional materials, and subsequent certification of successful candidates. Written exams are also provided throughout the course to test the candidates and ensure that they fully understand [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:07+00:00August 16th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments