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Master IPC Trainer

Kim Cronbaugh

Kim Cronbaugh has been in electronics manufacturing for over 32 years with extensive experience.


Kim is currently a Master IPC Trainer or Certified IPC Trainer in the following standards:

  • IPC-J-STD-001 MIT
  • IPC-J-STD-001 Space Hardware Addendum
  • IPC-A-610 CIT
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 CIT
  • IPC 7711/7721 CIT


Kim’s’ training experience and capabilities also include:

  • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Foreign Object Debris (FOD)
  • Tin/Lead and Lead-Free Soldering
  • ICR Internal/External Cuts, Repairs and Modifications
  • Cable and Wire Harness Assembly and Inspection
  • Quality Inspector of Electronics, In-Process, Final and Source Inspection
  • Quality Management Systems (ISO9001, AS9100) Certification
  • Quality Inspections and Documentation Standards
  • MRB Material Review Board for Consistency in Workmanship and Decisions for Rework and Repair
  • Previous Lean Manufacturing, and 5S
  • Internal Auditing
  • Specialized Training Content Creation
  • Process Improvement and Continuous Improvement


Kim has held several positions in the electronics manufacturing industry, including electronics industry hand soldering. Workmanship Trainer for Manufacturing and Engineering, Quality Inspections of IPC Class 3 Avionics and Military Industry, IPC Class 2 Ruggedized Computer systems Commercial and Military Manufacturing’s, Engineering Prototype Lab Assistant, Ball Grid Array application and removal, Rework, Repair, and Modifications to PCB, and Wire harness. Kim possesses both a wide breadth of knowledge and experience and thoroughly enjoys sharing that knowledge and experience with others. With a positive personality and positive teaching style, Kim provides an upbeat, informative and helpful learning environment.