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New IPC study sheds light on labor shortage in North American electronics industry
IPC
A new study, published by IPC finds evidence that a labor shortage exists for electronics manufacturers and that other business issues make the problem worse for some segments of the industry.
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IPC honors 8 members with 1st annual Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award
IPC
IPC announced the recipients of the first annual Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship Award at IPC APEX EXPO. The IPC Fellowship Award honors IPC members who have exhibited ongoing leadership in developing and promoting IPC and global standardization efforts.
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North American PCB business growth sags in January but indicators of future growth remain positive
IPC
Despite sluggish sales and orders in January, the positive book-to-bill ratios of the past four months indicate sales growth in the first half of 2015.
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3 industry volunteers receive IPC President's Award
IPC
In recognition of their significant contributions of time, talent and ongoing leadership in IPC and the electronics industry, three long-time IPC volunteers were presented with IPC President's Awards at IPC APEX EXPO.
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General Microcircuits, Inc. earns certification as qualified manufacturer to IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610
IPC
IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing to General Microcircuits, Inc.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Epoxy Features Convenient Processing & Dispensing

Well suited for die attach applications, Master Bond Supreme 3HTND-2DA is a single component, fast setting epoxy that doesn’t require mixing or freezing. This toughened system has high physical strength, superior electrical insulation properties and low ionics. It also passes NASA low outgassing tests.
 


Tech Question of the Week
IPC
What are the differences between immersion tin and electroplated tin for solder finishes?
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IPC multimedia training — land and conductor repair for electronic assemblies
IPC
This DVD training program provides industry-approved repair techniques for electronic assemblies, including evaluation criteria.
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IPC video training delivers knowledge
IPC
With computer-based training from IPC, you have unparalleled access to a wealth of training videos. This knowledge base covers over 60 different subjects, ranging from ESD Control to hand soldering, from A-610 standards to wire assembly.
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New releases on standards, translations, market research ...
IPC
View recently released standards including SM-817A, FC-234A, IPC-A-610F, IPC J-STD-001F, IPC-1071A, IPC-8701, IPC-HDBK-630, and translations; market research documents; multimedia presentations; technical papers and more.
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  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
PARMI — Smarter SPI — Real ROI

We’re engineering more than good board – bad board finders. From analyzing SPI data in real time, to providing corrective action to operators and repairing insufficient paste deposits, you can expect a lot more from a PARMI SPI. See us at APEX Booth #935 for a demonstration!
Adjustable StripFeeder with Lock-Springs

The StripFeeder System is a cost effective way to load multiple components, including wide & odd form, without having to purchase multiple feeders. Custom feeders are expensive, but our quick-to-assemble, easy-to-install modules are designed for rapid loading of any length of tape-and-reel components up to 120mm wide on existing pick-and-place equipment.
Mentor Graphics® PCB Manufacturing Solutions

The Valor® Production Plan shop-floor planning tool provides SMT optimization parameters to improve PCB assembly operations capacity and productivity.

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Status of standardization: Standards for ballot and final drafts
IPC
View IPC documents under development.
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IPC member milestones
IPC
Exells Inc. (West Springfield, Mass.), recently celebrated its 15th year as an IPC member. See other companies celebrating membership anniversaries.

New Members
Invest in your company by joining IPC and experience the membership benefits of the industry’s premier global association. Learn more about IPC membership.

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  FEATURED COMPANIES
AN INNOVATION IN DRY STORAGE
J-STD performance, not just compliance. Quality Design and Construction, Built-In Intelligence for Simple Operation, Market-Leading Recovery Time. Coming Summer 2015. MORE
PACE Worldwide. Soldering Systems & Solutions
PACE provides an unparalleled range of Assembly, Repair and Fume Extraction systems for thru-hole and surface mount assembly. Visit us at APEX 2015. Booth 707. MORE


INDUSTRY NEWS


Tech companies unveil a wave of smart watches, but will consumers care?
By Ross Lancaster
In the tech world, the biggest brands have an incredible influence on their immediate competitors. Apple's impact on the recent Mobile World Congress show and its related unveiling of the Apple Watch proved yet again why it is the most powerful name in tech. The Cupertino, California, giant wasn't even in Barcelona for the annual mobile tech gathering of 2,000 companies. But in preparation for the Apple Watch's debut — on top of the already-existing momentum in wearables — several competitors released their watches at the show.
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New year outlook: What can we expect in 2015?
SMT007
Once again, it is the time to look at the year ahead. We will take a long view on market thrusts in the anticipated global economic landscape, as well as mega-technological trends in selected areas deemed timely and relevant to the industry and tailored to the macro-economy, oil dynamics, China factor, cybersecurity, and grand challenges in technology and the path forward.
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Vodafone demystifies Internet of Things
Electronics Weekly
Many companies are now struggling to understand what exactly is meant by the Internet of Things and how relevant is it to their businesses. The Internet of Things is one of the most important trends facing businesses today. Gartner has forecast that the Internet of Things could add 8.5 trillion pounds to the global economy by 2023.
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Effective characteristic impedance
PCBDesign007
In a typical interconnect, there lie multiple places where capacitance plays a factor in the signal integrity. This includes the driver and receiver output/input capacitance, as well as the packages, vias, and the transmission lines.
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Samsung and Sony looking to setup manufacturing bases in India
MediaNama
Samsung and Sony have announced plans for setting up manufacturing bases in India as a part of the Make in India initiative, reports Trak.in. The report mentions that Samsung is currently in talks with the UP government for the same.
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IPC CALENDAR

Date Event Location
April 29–30 IMPACT 2015: IPC on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C.
May 13-14 DFX-Design For Excellence (DFM, DFA, DFT and more)
Best Practices in Fabrication
Fort Worth, Texas


 



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