IPC Conference supports electronics assembly in Eastern Europe.
Press Release Summary:
January 6, 2012 - To support rapid growth in Eastern Europe's electronics assembly industry, IPC will hold second annual IPC Conference on Electronics Assembly: Soldering, Assembly and Inspection in Budapest, Hungary, on March 20-22, 2012. Three-day event includes workshops, 2-day technical conference, and tabletop exhibition, providing opportunities for participants to network with industry experts and gain insight into new technologies and trends in this key market.
Original Press Release
IPC Conference on Electronics Assembly in Budapest Offers Critical Information for Eastern Europe's Fast-Growing Industry
Press release date: January 4, 2012
o Issues impacting quality and reliability of an assembled board
o Best PCB surface finishes and common failure modes during assembly and operation
o Low melting point lead-free soldering materials
o Reliability of fluxes used in soldering processes
o New stencil technology
o Cleaning for no-clean electronic assemblies
o New board repair methods
o 3D AOI technology
o Reducing costs of failure analysis The complete conference agenda is available at www.ipc.org/budapest-conference. Preceding the conference, half-day workshops will be held on 20 March by electronics manufacturing experts Bob Willis and Lars Wallin. Workshop topics include the use of IPC standards in perfecting solder joints, cleaning printed circuit assemblies, practical failure analysis and technical and economic considerations for flex and flex rigid boards. Suppliers can gain new visibility in the Eastern European market by signing up for tabletop exhibit space, which includes a gold or silver sponsorship, one complimentary registration and promotional opportunities. Gold sponsorships are sold out but silver sponsorships are still available. For more information on IPC Conference on Electronics Assembly: Soldering, Assembly & Inspection in Budapest, or to register, visit www.ipc.org/Budapest-Conference. For details on event sponsorship, contact Maria Labriola, IPC manager of trade show sales, at +1 847-597-2866 or MariaLabriola@ipc.org or Lars Wallin, IPC European representative, at +46 8 26 10 07 or LarsWallin@ipc.org. 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 3,000 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 $2.02 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.