IPC, the Association Connecting Electronics Industrieswww.ipc.org
Since 1957, IPC has been guiding the electronics industry through its dramatic changes. Today, IPC is a global, member-driven, trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence of the electronics industry, with 6,000+ member companies representing design, PCB manufacturing, electronics assembly & test. IPC encourages active participation of its members in its activities & devotes resources to creation of relevant standards, education content & certifications, protection of the environment & government relations. IPC standards (300+ standards available, covering product development cycle from design to purchasing, assembly & packaging) are accepted worldwide as key manufacturing standards for PCB & electronics industries for quality & reliability of electronics assemblies.