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IPC Conducts Technical Conference and Professional Development Sessions at APEX EXPO 2019

The IPC APEX EXPO 2019 Technical Conference will take place January 26-31 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. This program consists of more than 30 technical sessions detailing original research and innovations from industry experts around the world. The expo provides courses on topics such as PCB fabrication troubleshooting, dispensing/jetting, printing, manufacturing...

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IPC Presents Special Recognition and Distinguished Committee Service Awards

IPC honored leadership awards to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry on October 15 at IPC's Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings in Rosemont, Ill. Nearly 100 awards were presented at Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings. The leadership awards are given for 22AS and 5-22AD task groups, 7-31FS task group, 2-19B Trusted Supplier Task Group....

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PPI Seeks Open Competition for Federally-Funded Infrastructure Projects

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. calls 120 legislators and staff during meetings held September 11 - 12, 2018. This meeting discusses about open competition along with the use of recycled plastics to make plastic pipe. This PPI’s annual Fly-In to meet with members of congress focuses on safe use of materials and sustainable management of materials that can be achieved by the usage of recycled...

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OPEI and NMMA Launches Consumer Education Program

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, OPEI, along with the National Marine Manufacturers Association, NMMA,  launched a consumer education program titled “Protect Your Power.”  The program was released as a response to President Donald Trump’s recent announcement about intensions to expand the sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol. OPEI wanted to educate consumers about the...

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IPC Presents Qualified Manufacturers Listing Class 3 to Airborn Inc

IPC’s validation services program awards AirBorn Inc. with IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) Class 3 for locations in Georgetown, Texas and Lake City, Pa. This company met the IPC/WHMA-A-620 standard requirements for the electronic industry’s Class 3 standards. This validation program provides technical and in-depth assessments of products and processes. The company is now...

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Winners Announced for SPE Inaugural Student Radio Controlled Car Race and Design Competition

The Inaugural Student Radio Controlled Car Race and Design Competition was recently held by The Society of Plastics Engineers, SPE, Thermoforming Division.  The competition consisted of students from six schools from the United States and Germany designing, manufacturing, decorating and racing radio controlled cars. The award for best design was given to Ryan Fuller of Georgia Tech. First and...

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SMDI Sponsors Texas Auto Writers Association Texas Truck Rodeo Event

The Steel Market Development Institute sponsors the title Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Texas Truck Rodeo consecutively for the fifth year. The event will take place on Oct. 14 -16 at the Longhorn River Ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas. This event brings together journalists from Texas and the U.S. for evaluating top trucks and SUVs. It demonstrates the benefits of high-strength steel...

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SEIA Releases Latest Version of Solar Tax Manual That Outlines the Potential Tax Benefits for Solar Projects

Solar Energy Industries Association now presents Version 9.0 of SEIA Solar Tax Manual. The new guide consists of commerce construction guidance and the effects of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It explains and outlines the tax benefits and deal structures for solar projects. The manual include credits for both commercial and residential solar projects, tax credit bonds, loan guarantees, low-interest...

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IPC Announces Hand Soldering Competition Winner

The annual Hand Soldering Competition was held in Birmingham, United Kingdom on September 25th and 26th of 2018. It was here where 17 competitors faced off in a soldering iron competition. The contestants were required to build a functional electronics assembly within a 75 minute time frame. Out of the 17 in the competition only 7 were able to complete a functional electronics assembly. The...

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