IPC to collaborate on Midwest exhibition/technical conference.July 15, 2010 -
IPC and Canon Communications have joined forces to produce Electronics Midwest, to take place September 28-30, 2010, at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL. Event will feature working assembly line on show floor, with equipment to demonstrate SMT assembly and through hole technology. IPC will host technical conference on electronics sustainability, professional development workshops focused on changes to key industry standards, and more than 70 standards development meetings.
Nation's Fastest Growing Electronics Manufacturing Marketplace Gears Up for Electronics Midwest
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IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries
3000 Lakeside Drive
Bannockburn, IL, 60015
Press release date: July 9, 2010
BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA - With recent PCB book-to-bill reports showing positive signs of economic recovery in North America, the timing for building business in the electronics manufacturing industry seems ideal, especially in the Midwest. Helping companies take advantage of the favorable conditions and new industry trends, IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and Canon Communications have joined forces to produce Electronics Midwest, an exhibition and technical conference for the electronics assembly and printed board design and manufacturing industries. Providing business and technology solutions that save time, energy and money, Electronics Midwest will bring the best of the global electronics industry together, September 28-30, 2010, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill.
Pooling the strengths of both IPC and Canon, Electronics Midwest will feature a premier electronics manufacturing exhibition with industry leaders such as Assembléon America, Chemcut Corporation, Europlacer North America, Fuji America Corporation, Juki Automation Systems, MYDATA automation, Rogers Corporation and Uyemura International Corporation. In addition, Electronics Midwest welcomes several new companies that have signed on including All Flex, HEPCO Inc., LPKF Laser & Electronics, Molded Fiber Glass Tray Company, mta automation, Prototron Circuits Inc., QTS Engineering Inc., RPS Automation, Scienscope International Corporation, Shenzhen Suntak Multilayer PCB Co., Siemens Manufacturing, Suntech Circuits Inc., and Tianjin Sanmerit International.
The exhibition will also feature the Electronics Assembly Suppliers' Initiative (EASi ) Line, a working assembly line on the show floor. Equipment on the EASi-Line will be used to demonstrate state-of-the-art surface mount assembly and through hole technology, while on-site experts detail the line's processes and equipment.
At Electronics Midwest, IPC will host a technical conference on electronics sustainability; professional development workshops focused on the recent changes in key industry standards, such as IPC-A-610E, IPC J-STD-001E, IPC-A-600H and IPC-6012C; and more than 70 standards development meetings where the industry's leaders from around the world contribute to the standards used by the global electronics manufacturing industry.
Electronics Midwest is co-located with Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Midwest, Design & Manufacturing Midwest, Assembly & Automation Technology Expo, PLASTEC Midwest and Green Manufacturing Expo. For more information on Electronics Midwest, including a complete list of exhibiting companies, visit www.ElectronicsMidwest.com or contact Maria Labriola, IPC manager of trade show sales, at +1 847-597-2866 or MariaLabriola@ipc.org or Albert Sabbah, Canon group sales manager, at Albert.Sabbah@cancom.com, +1 310-996-9473.
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,700 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $1.7 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Garden Grove, Calif.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; and Shanghai and Shenzhen, China.
About Canon Communications
Canon Communications LLC (www.cancom.com) is the leading producer of face-to-face, digital, print, and online business acceleration products for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry, including medical device, packaging, design engineering, process technology, automated assembly, electronics, quality control, and plastics processing.