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IPC Representative to deliver PCB tutorial at conference.

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February 25, 2009 - IPC's European Representative Lars Wallin will present a tutorial in German at System Integration in Micro Electronics Exhibition and Conference on May 7, 2009, in Nürnberg, Germany. Wallin will explain how IPC standards can be used to eliminate mistakes in printed board manufacturing. More than 50 standards, supporting specific process steps in board manufacturing, will be documented by Wallin to increase knowledge and use of standards in Europe.

IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries - Bannockburn, IL

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IPC to Deliver PCB Tutorial at SMT Nürnberg 2009

Press release date: February 24, 2009

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, February 24, 2009 - IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces its European Representative Lars Wallin will present a tutorial in German at the System Integration in Micro Electronics Exhibition and Conference on May 7, 2009 in Nürnberg, Germany. Wallin will explain how IPC standards can be used to eliminate unnecessary and costly mistakes in printed board manufacturing. Quality and reliability are a growing concern in electronics manufacturing, especially because of new processes being developed for lead-free technology. Wallin notes that IPC standards can help a company develop and implement a stronger quality program. "Dramatic manufacturing changes in the last few years, mostly caused by the introduction of lead-free technology have brought reliability and quality to the forefront. In this tutorial, I will document how more than 50 standards support specific process steps in board manufacture," says Wallin. "In North America, IPC standards are well-established within the supply chain, but knowledge and use of the standards are still developing within Europe." The entire presentation will be delivered in German. For more information on the tutorial, visit Tutorial 18 at www.smt-exhibition.com. 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 2,700 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnect industry, including design, printed circuit board manufacturing and electronics assembly. 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; and Shanghai and Shenzhen, China.

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