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IPC Certification During COVID-19 Pandemic

Why IPC Certification Is Important During The COVID-19 Pandemic Though facing challenges, the electronics manufacturing industry strives to cope—and thrive.  Considered essential, IPC member factories are responsible for supplying electronic equipment to the medical industry, among other vital sectors such as national security and infrastructure. Ventilators, respirators, and blood pressure monitors are just some products [...]

By |2020-07-13T05:17:18+00:00July 13th, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

IPC 7711/7721 Training for PCB Assembly

Solving Common Causes of PCB Assembly Defects with IPC 7711/7721 Training Every OEM or assembler has, at some point, encountered printed circuit board failures, and they can be very frustrating.  Having to deal with assembly defects will not only cost time, but money, and the company’s reputation as well. Because of the costly risks, PCB [...]

By |2020-07-13T05:11:04+00:00June 29th, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

Printed Circuit Board Market and COVID-19

How Electronic Manufacturers Can Survive the Impact of COVID-19 on the Printed Circuit Board Market An IPC survey in March 2020 revealed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on electronics manufacturers, particularly in the area of PCB fabrication.  About 69 percent of IPC members have reported delays in shipments as advised by their suppliers, and [...]

By |2020-07-13T05:04:23+00:00June 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

4 Things About IPC-6012 Certification Online

The core component of every electronic device is the printed circuit board (PCB).  For many years, the IPC-A-600, and IPC-6012 have determined the standards for the workmanship quality of PCB's.  The 6012 specifically, is geared towards the rigid PCB's and its manufacturing process. Here's everything you need to know about the IPC-6012 certification and training [...]

By |2020-06-09T01:08:47+00:00May 28th, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

IPC-WHMA-A-620 Online for Wire Harness

A universally recognized standard in workmanship for the wire harness industry didn’t exist until the IPC-WHMA-A-620 was developed.  Thus, before the IPC 620, cable and wire harness manufacturers didn’t have a baseline for a finished product with acceptable quality. Today, the A-620 standard is upheld by many cable and wire harness manufacturers across the world [...]

By |2020-06-08T01:16:52+00:00May 21st, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

5 Ways Electronics Manufacturers Can Benefit From An IPC-A-610 Certification Online Course For Employees

Every electronics manufacturer seeks to stand out among its competitors by producing high-quality products and, at the same time, ensure returns on the bottom line. IPC 610 online training can help companies create a culture of discipline, skill, and focus.  In addition, it also helps them impose quality principles to deliver high-quality products, and in [...]

By |2020-05-25T14:39:07+00:00May 14th, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

What is IPC/WHMA A-620 and Who Needs an IPC 620 Certification?

The IPC/WHMA-A-620 is a quality standard that describes the Requirements and Acceptance for Cable/Wire Harness Assemblies. It was created as a joint project of the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)  and the Wire and Harness Manufacturers Association (WHMA). Since its creation and subsequent release in 2002, the A-620 has become the industry’s yardstick of quality [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:02+00:00April 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

Blackfox is Getting Ready to Offer Online IPC Training Courses

In response to the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, Blackfox, in coordination with the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) announces that it is doing the necessary preparations that will enable it to conduct online IPC training courses in a few weeks. This online training program is part of IPC EDGE, a new learning management [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:03+00:00April 14th, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

Compelling Reasons Why IPC Certification is Necessary in the Electronics Manufacturing Industry

An IPC certification is a very important document any person involved in the manufacture of electronic products must have. Whether you are working for the automotive, aerospace, military, telecommunications, appliances or industrial equipment industry, your IPC certification can really make a difference. IPC or the Association Connecting Electronics Industry, is a leading certifying body of [...]

By |2020-05-18T07:36:03+00:00April 6th, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

Blackfox and IPC Are Working to Minimize the Impact that the COVID-19 Coronavirus Has on Training and Certification for Our Industry

Dear valued Blackfox Customer, Blackfox recognizes the challenges that the COVID-19 Corona-virus pandemic has created for the electronics manufacturing industry. Blackfox is taking steps to maintain a healthy training environment for our students and IPC has made a few temporary modifications to their policies to make it easier to remain certified without interruption. There is [...]

By |2020-04-02T09:51:45+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments