Hand Soldering Competition will determine 'Best in the Midwest..'.
Press Release Summary:
July 7, 2011 - Pitting competitors against each other to build functional electronics assembly within 30 min time limit, first annual IPC Midwest Hand Soldering Competition will be held September 21-22, 2011 in Schaumburg, IL. IPC Master Instructors will judge assemblies on soldering in accordance with IPC-J-STD-001, speed at which resulting assembly is produced, and overall electrical functionality of assembly itself. Cash prizes will be provided for winner and two runners up.
Original Press Release
IPC Midwest Announces First Annual Hand Soldering Competition
Press release date: June 29, 2011
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,900 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 $1.85 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore, India; and Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing, China.