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Budapest Conference addresses quality, reliability concerns.

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September 1, 2010 - Free for qualified professionals, IPC Electronics Assembly Quality and Reliability Conference will be held in Budapest, Hungary on October 6-7, 2010. Topics will include status of Hungarian electronics industry, use of IPC standards in assembly and PCB manufacturing processes, as well as moisture levels in laminates during Pb-free processing. Other topics will address IPC Land Pattern Standard, tin whisker causes and solutions, and minimizing defects in assembly process.

IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries - Bannockburn, IL

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IPC Electronics Assembly Conference in Budapest Offers Critical Information on Quality and Reliability

Press release date: August 30, 2010

Free conference for qualified professionals BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA - Eastern Europe's growing electronics assembly industry faces new challenges, especially with the adoption of lead-free technology. To connect manufacturers with solutions to these challenges, IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is holding the IPC Electronics Assembly Quality & Reliability Conference in Budapest, Hungary on 6­-7 October, 2010. Cosponsored by the Hungarian Electronics Association, the event offers free registration to qualified professionals from original equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing (EMS) companies, printed board manufacturers and universities and government agencies. Conference topics include:
  • Status of the Hungarian electronics Industry
  • Use of IPC standards in the assembly and PCB manufacturing processes
  • Moisture levels in laminates during lead- free processing
  • Choosing the correct surface finish
  • IPC Land Pattern Standard: reliable footprint and land pattern configuration in a lead-free environment
  • Lead-free solder joint reliability
  • Fighting tin whiskers - causes and solutions
  • Minimizing defects in the assembly process including "head on pillow" To support the event, IPC is seeking supplier partners for tabletop exhibits and noncom­mercial technical presentations. Gold sponsors will each be invited to make a conference presentation of 45 minutes in length and will receive sponsorship benefits including tabletop exhibit space, two free registrations and promotional opportunities. Presentations must be noncommercial in nature, focusing on technology rather than on a company's product. Silver sponsorships include tabletop exhibit space, one complimentary registration and promotional opportunities. For more information on IPC Electronics Assembly Quality & Reliability Conference in Budapest or to register, visit For details on event sponsorship, contact Maria Labriola, IPC manager of trade show sales at +1 847-597-2866 or or Tavasz Ilona, értékesítési vezetõ, Az ELEKTROnet magazin a rendezvény médiapartnere, at +36 20 924 8288 or About IPC IPC ( 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; Bangalore, India; and Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing, China.
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