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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

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