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IPC Announces September 2018 PCB Industry Results

IPC’s North American Printed Circuit Board Statistical Program September shows an increase of 9.6 percent compared to same month last year. The book-to-bill ratio for September retreated slightly to 1.04 and the year to date shipments increased 10.2 percent over same period last year. The book-to-bill ratio remained above parity for the 20th straight month and is still in positive territory....

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AIM Presents 2018 Bert Moore Award to William Fisher

AIM-Association for automatic identification industry has named William Fisher, MS, CFS, of the Institute of Food Technologists as recipient of the 2018 Bert Moore Award. Fisher started his career in R&D with General Foods Corporation and Pillsbury Company and later joined as vice-president of Science and Policy at IFT. This award is given to journalist or media representative who exemplifies the...

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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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