Original Press Release
IPC Apex Expo 2011 to Feature More than 250 New Products
Press release date: March 30, 2011
BANNOCKBURN, Ill, USA - The electronics manufacturing industry is rapidly moving forward with innovative technologies and improved processes. The best of these advances will be on display when more than 250 new products and services debut at IPC APEX EXPO(TM), April 12-14, 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.
More than 350 exhibitors serving the electronics assembly and printed board industries will display the latest technologies, materials and processes to help companies gain efficiencies, enhance their processes and get up to date with emerging technologies. New products will be introduced by more than 100 of those exhibitors, many introducing multiple products.
"There is a remarkable array of new products at the show this year, representing every facet of our industry," says Mary Mac Kinnon, IPC director of sales. "As the largest exhibition in North America for our industry, IPC APEX EXPO offers an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to shop and compare equipment, and discover new solutions and ways to improve company performance and productivity."
The new products and services will represent a number of product categories, including equipment and materials for electronics assembly, manufacturing and test; chemicals, materials and equipment for PCB manufacturing; design software; and many more. These new products offer practical solutions to evolving industry challenges, such as meeting the requirements of new environmental regulations, compatibility and reliability issues and storage. A complete list of new products to be displayed at the exhibition can be found in the MY APEX EXPO Online Exhibit Hall.
To help attendees plan their itinerary for the show to focus in on the products and services of most interest to them, IPC introduced the My APEX EXPO Dashboard and Interactive Planner. This online planner allows attendees to preview exhibitors, access company information, view new product information, set up appointments and schedule in other show activities.
For more information on the IPC APEX EXPO exhibition or to register, visit www.IPCAPEXEXPO.org. Exhibits-only registration is free to pre-registrants and provides access to the exhibition and free events such as a keynote session featuring Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak, educational "BUZZ sessions," technical poster sessions, a solar assembly and solar living pavilion, a process defect clinic and all free networking activities.
About IPC IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,800 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.; Garden Grove, Calif.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore, India; and Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing, China.