Serving the Printed Circuit Board and Electronics Assembly Industries

An Overview

Overview of IPC
• • • • • • • Background and History Mission & Philosophy IPC Structure Membership Major Program Areas Global Initiatives IPC Long Range Plan

IPC is a global trade association dedicated to the furthering competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,929 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics 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 $1.5 trillion global electronics industry.

BACKGROUND & HISTORY • Founded in 1957 as the Institute of Printed Circuits with 6 Member Companies • Strong Foundation as Technical Organization Dedicated to Meeting Industry Needs • Focus on Design. PCB Manufacturing and Electronics Assembly .

In pursuit of these objectives. IPC encourages the active participation of all its members in these activities and commits to full cooperation with all related organizations. protection of the environment. and pertinent government relations. the creation of relevant standards. who are participants in the electronics industry. IPC will devote resources to management improvement and technology enhancement programs. .IPC MISSION STATEMENT IPC is a global trade association dedicated to furthering the competitive excellence and financial success of its members.

IPC VISION IPC is committed to becoming the most recognized global trade association for the electronics manufacturing industry. .

NM 98 Professional Staff Government Relations & Environmental Policy Washington. DC IPC China Shanghai Shenzhen Beijing Suzhou IPC India Bangalore .IPC STRUCTURE Staff Organization Association HQ Bannockburn. IL 65 6 3 18 6 IPC Video & Multimedia Programs Taos.

IPC STRUCTURE Staff Organization .

9 M $ 15.9 M $ 12.5 M $ 13.1 M $ 12.1 M $ 13.3 M $ 11.2 M $ 12.IPC STRUCTURE Year 1993 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2011 Members 1600 2500 2776 2450 2240 2435 2739 2771 2929 Staff 35 83 98 80 69 71 85 90 98 Revenues $ 2.1 M .4 M $ 15.

IPC STRUCTURE Volunteer Organization MEMBERS BOARD OF DIRECTORS PCB Management Council EMS Management Council PCB Suppliers Management Council SMEMA Council Solder Products Value Council OEM Critical Components Council Technical Activities Executive Committee Executive Market & Technology Steering Committee .

vision and strategic direction for IPC • IPC staff manages day-to-day activities of the association to implement the strategic policy .IPC STRUCTURE Governance • Each Council sets its own agenda. goals and member deliverables • Board of Directors provides overall policy.

Educational and Not-For-Profit Organizations .MEMBERSHIP 2. Processes and Services • OEMs • Government.929 Members Worldwide • Printed Circuit Board Manufacturers • EMS Companies • Suppliers of Equipment Materials.

2011 286 665 720 1011 247 (10%) (23%) (25%) (34%) ( 8%) .MEMBERSHIP Type 2.929 Member Companies • • • • • PCB Manufacturers EMS Companies Suppliers OEMs Government/Others As of March 31.

929 Members located in 60 Countries around the world • 69% North America • 14% Asia • 14% Europe • 3% Rest of the World .MEMBERSHIP Location 2.

$275 .050 • Additional Sites .$850 • Revenues less than $5M .$625 • Government. educational and not-for-profit organizations .MEMBERSHIP Dues • Membership is site-specific and provides benefits to everyone at your facility • Annual Dues .$1.

500 2.MEMBERSHIP Membership-Dues Comparison IPC Membership and Dues 1957 .2010 2.750 2.750 1.000 $1.500 1.050 Number of Companies Dues .250 2.250 1.000 750 500 250 0 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 68 '70 72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '06 '08 '10 $500 $600 $1.000 1.

MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC Access Information & Technology • FREE subscriptions to the REVIEW magazine and our electronic newsletters that highlight standards development and technical information and updates on Association activities • Get involved in committees and PCB/EMS Management Councils • Technical support and assistance. including priority responses to technical questions .

process consumables. laminate.MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC Access Information & Technology (continued) • Statistical programs for EMS. PCB. solder and assembly equipment – participation is FREE and gives you access to timely data on trends in your industry • Selected market research studies and reports are FREE in the Members Only area of the Web site • FREE subscription to IPC’s Quarterly Electronics Industry Market Data Update for the latest economic and survey data on all segments of the industry .

MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC Reduce Costs • Member discounts of up to 50% on standards. market and technology trends . publications and training materials • One FREE copy of each new standard within 90 days of publication • Discounted pricing to exhibit at IPC APEX EXPO™ and Electronics Midwest • Member discounts on meetings. educational workshops and executive conferences on management. technical conferences.

suppliers and colleagues at meetings and events .MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC Market & Build Your Business • Listing in the online Membership Directory • Listing in the Products & Services Index (PCB & EMS) • Use IPC's member logo in your marketing and promotional materials • Listing on IPC’s Web site with your logo and company description • Valuable networking opportunities with customers.

to management programs. your company will find the resources of the entire industry behind it! . industry supplier. educational institution—you will find that IPC membership is a dynamic resource for everyone at your site. From technology.MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC No matter what your role in the electronic interconnect industry—PCB Design. EMS Provider. to a public voice. OEM. government agency. PCB Fabrication.

MAJOR PROGRAM AREAS What We Do • • • • • • • • Management Programs Conferences & Expositions Technical Programs Professional Development Training & Certification Market Research Statistical Programs Public Policy Advocacy .

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS Councils • • • • PCB Management Council EMS Management Council PCB Suppliers Management Council SMEMA (Surface Mount Equipment Manufacturers Association) Management Council • Solder Products Value Council • OEM Critical Components Council .

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS PCB Management Council • Semiannual meetings of Presidents & Senior Executives • International Meetings • Input into program development • Steering committee • Subcommittees created as new industry needs are identified .

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS EMS Management Council • Semiannual meetings of Presidents & Senior Executives • EMS Program Manager Certification • Lead Free Process Audit Certification • Input into program development • Steering Committee .

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS PCB Suppliers Management Council • Founded IPC Printed Circuits Expo® • Continues to drive and steer trade show through Subcommittee • New technology impact analysis • Environmental regulation • Technology Interchange – Intel latest • Steering Committee members are individuals senior enough to commit their companies .

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS SMEMA Management Council • Founded IPC APEX® in 2000 • Continues to drive and steer trade show through Subcommittee • Cost of Ownership document • International trade show participation cost analysis .

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS Solder Products Value Council • Lead-free reliability testing white paper and voiding white paper • Research on lead free patents • Costs of lead free solder • Solder labeling documentation • Global management meetings .

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS OEM Critical Components Council • Standards on critical components for computer/ telecommunications including: – – – – Air moving devices/fans standard (Complete) Passive components Active components Power supplies .

S. Las Vegas. NV USA • Only U. 2011 – Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center.CONFERENCES & EXPOSITIONS IPC APEX EXPO™ • April 12-14. trade show focused specifically on bare boards • Largest and most prestigious electronics assembly exhibition in North America • 100+ PCB and EMS presidents attend special management conference .

CONFERENCES & EXPOSITIONS IPC APEX EXPO™ • Largest technical conference for PCB/electronics assembly industries in the world • 60 workshops and tutorials • Hundreds of IPC technical committees. money goes back to industry through various programs . subcommittees and working group sessions • First trade show to eliminate extraneous costs.

2011 – Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg. manufacture and test • More than 85 of the industry’s leading suppliers exhibiting equipment. materials. IL USA • Only Midwest Show that covers all aspects of the industry – board design and manufacture. software and services . chemicals. electronics assembly.CONFERENCES & EXPOSITIONS IPC Midwest • September 21-22.

specifications and guidelines developed for PCB design.500 technical papers and 300 standards • IPC standards are internationally recognized and globally accepted .TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Standards & Specifications • Standards. manufacture and assembly • ANSI-Accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) • Industry roadmaps • Published more than 1.

TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Technical Committees
• 26 General Committees • 200 Subcommittees and Task Groups
– – – – Consist of industry peers Started writing standards in 1959 Responsible for round robin test programs Managed by Technical Activities Executive Committee (TAEC)

TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Joint Standards Activities
• Japan Electronics Packaging & Circuits Association (JPCA) • Wiring and Harness Manufacturers Association (WHMA) • Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (JEDEC) • International Electronic Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) • Electronic Components Association

• International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) • Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

S. Technical Advisor (TA) IEC TC91 on SMT Chairmanship of IEC TC91 on SMT Hold US TAG of ISO Task group on solder materials .TECHNICAL PROGRAMS International Activities • • • • Liaison “D” Status to IEC TC91 U.

TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Current Major Initiatives • • • • Lead Free Embedded components Electronics enclosures Critical components .

China in 2008 – Seminars with CPCA. Nepcon Shanghai and China HiTech .PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Conferences • National Conferences – – – – – – Lead Free with JEDEC Lead Free with Soldertec Materials Declaration Flex Test & Inspection Embedded Devices • International Conference – Electronic Circuits World Convention • Held every 3 years – Shanghai.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Workshops • • • • • • • Design for Manufacture Design for Assembly Lead Free EMI and EMC for the Design Engineer Fundamentals of PCBs Troubleshooting Your Process Materials Declaration .

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Webcasts • • • • • • Lead Free Materials Declaration Embedded Devices PCB Technology Assembly Technology Design .

and self-governing local chapters • Promotes printed board and printed board assembly design as a profession • Improves educational opportunities for designers . an Education Committee.PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Designers Council • An international network of designers • Currently 1000 individual participants • Consists of an Executive Board.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Designers Council Training & Certification • Over 3000 designers certified as Certified Interconnect Designers (CID) • Over 500 designers certified as Advanced Certified Interconnect Designers (CID+) • Designers Learning Symposiums • Designers Summit at IPC Printed Circuits Expo® and SMEMA Council APEX® .

TX Ireland Israel Long Island. OH Northern Illinois. CA Southern New England. NY Los Angeles. MA Greater Ohio. CT Space Coast (Melbourne). OR RTP (Raleigh. OH Greater Phoenix. NY United Kingdom . CA Silicon Valley. CA Midwest (Minneapolis) North Texas (Dallas).TX Australasian Canada – Montreal Canada – Ottawa Silicon Valley North Canada – Toronto Cascade (Seattle). FL Susquehanna Region. IL Orange County.PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Designers Council Chapters Atlanta. Durham). AZ Houston. TX Northeast Ohio. WA Chesapeake Colorado (Denver) Gateway. GA Austin . MO Germany (Europe) Greater Boston. CA Pacific Northwest. NC San Diego.

000 instructors trained and certified .TRAINING & CERTIFICATION • IPC-A-610 – Acceptability of Electronics Assemblies • Train-the-Trainer .125.44 Certification Centers in 22 countries .000 operators trained and certified .15.

TRAINING & CERTIFICATION • IPC-A-600 – Acceptability of Printed Wiring Boards • J-STD-001 – Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies • Rework. Modification and Repair of Electronic Assemblies (Based on IPC-7711/7721) • IPC/WHMA-A-620 – Acceptability and Requirements for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies .

TRAINING & CERTIFICATION Video & Computer-Based Training • Over 100 award-winning titles • 6 Media Types High-resolution Digital Video Disks (DVD) Digitized videos for On-line Video Training (OVT) Training Manuals and Reference Guides Defect photography and computer graphic “clip-art” on CD-ROM – “Big” impression wall posters – – – – .

TRAINING & CERTIFICATION Video & Computer-Based Training • Many titles available in Chinese. Russian. Spanish. German and Vietnamese • Certification test materials available for selfadministered testing • FREE Internet Resources – Training News – TrainerNet • Stand-alone. site. French. and global licensing options .

MARKET RESEARCH & STATISTICAL PROGRAMS • • • • • • • • • Market and technology trend studies Benchmarking studies Wage & compensation studies “Fast Facts” surveys on timely topics Statistical programs for each industry segment Executive Summit Conferences on market and technology trends Content of programs is member-driven Guided by Executive Market & Technology Steering Committee .

MARKET RESEARCH Reports FREE to IPC Members • World PCB Production Report – Data by country and product type—published annually for IPC members only (not for sale) Quarterly business report Current data and analysis on all segments of the supply chain Includes economic trends and leading indicators Executive Summits Executive Market & Technology Conferences • Electronics Industries Market Data Update – – – – – • Complete conference proceedings • World Electronic Circuit Council (WECC) Global PCB Production Report • Prior years’ annual market studies & commissioned studies .

MARKET RESEARCH Major Annual Studies • Technology Trends in the Electronic Interconnect Industries • Analysis & Forecast of the North American Flexible Circuits Industry • Analysis & Forecast of the North American EMS Industry • EMS Performance Benchmarking Study • EMS Wage Rate & Salary Study (biennial) • EMS Executive Compensation Study (biennial) • Assembly Equipment Wage Rate & Salary Study (biennial) • Assembly Equipment Executive Compensation Study (biennial) .

process consumables. solder and laminate track sales trends • Most programs are global. capacity utilization and other metrics • Quarterly survey for EMS tracks all key management metrics • Quarterly programs for assembly equipment.MARKET RESEARCH Industry Statistical Programs • Participation is FREE to IPC members • Monthly surveys for PCB and EMS industries track sales. some are translated into other languages . backlogs.

MARKET RESEARCH Industry Statistical Programs • All reports show results by product type and most by company size • Participating companies use reports to track industry sales trends and changes in their market share • Assured confidentiality of member data—secure online survey system • ONLY survey participants receive complete aggregate results (not for sale) .

MARKET RESEARCH Other Tools to Meet Member Needs • North American Electronics Industry Performance Index • Interactive sales graph on which members can plot their own company’s sales growth against industry averages across the supply chain (updated quarterly) • Metal Prices – Current prices and historic trends from London Metals Exchange .

suppliers and colleagues • All EMT and Executive Forum proceedings available for free download on IPC’s members-only Web site • Webcasts on timely topics . market and technology trends ─ Executive Market & Technology Conferences ─ Executive Summits.MARKET RESEARCH Events • Annual executive conferences on management. including new research findings ─ Unique executive networking opportunities with customers. combining EMT Conferences with IPC Management Meetings ─ Presentations on topics of strategic importance to executives in our industry.

C. • Involved with issues that impact the competitiveness and bottom line of IPC members worldwide • Take action in support of the electronics industry • Recognized industry voice on the PCB electronics assembly industries’ issues .PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Overview • Established in 1992 • Representation in Washington D.

PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Government Relations IPC actively monitors national. state and foreign government actions that affect the electronic interconnect industry. and represents and promotes our members’ interests to these legislative bodies in: – – – – – – manufacturing taxation and finance international trade corporate governance science and technology human resources .

PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Major Policy Focus Areas • • • • • International Trade Intellectual Property Corporate Governance Taxation Federal R&D Funding for the Electronics Industry • National Security/Defense Electronics Supply Chain Issues • Future economic viability of the industry .

safer manufacturing worldwide through: – Information exchange – Assisting the PCB/EMS industry in regulatory compliance – Promoting the development of workable. Health & Safety The IPC EHS program advocates the promotion of cleaner.PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Environmental. consistent and competitive legislation and regulations .

PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Current EHS Issues • • • • • • • • Materials Declarations RoHS Revisions Brominated Flame Retardants Deregulation of By-Product Recycling Green Chemistry OSHA Reform Canadian Chemical Management Program REACH Compliance .

GLOBAL INITIATIVES Mission & Purpose • • • • To increase IPC’s presence around the world To better service the needs of assembly and PCB industry To grow and better service the needs of our members To provide programs for electronics manufacturers to increase their employees’ technical education. and provide a variety of tools to enhance their business • Increase the use of IPC international standards and improve quality . improve the quality of their operations.

China • Provides IPC a window into China 2004 • IPC sets up a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise • Enables IPC to provide better service in the region .GLOBAL INITIATIVES IPC China 2002 • IPC establishes representative office in Shanghai.

GLOBAL INITIATIVES IPC China Accomplishments • Annual conferences: CEMAC in Shanghai. IPCWorks® Asia in Shenzhen & IPC/HKPCA Conference • Over 700 active subscribers on the TgAsia Technical Forum • 20 active standards development groups • Translated 15 most popular standards into Chinese • Launched 2 new standards efforts .

SPVC. Designers & OEMs • Supporting 2 trade shows – electronica & ProductronicaChina – IPC/HKCPA Int’l Printed Circuits & Electronics Assembly Fair • EMS Program Manager Certification Training . SMEMA.GLOBAL INITIATIVES IPC China Accomplishments • 5 management councils launched: EMS.

Poland. France. Romania and Russia • 10 Certification Training Centers – Denmark.K. Sweden. Poland. Czech Republic. Danish. Polish. U. Ireland and the Netherlands • Local translations of documents and standards into: – German. U. Finland. Romania. Italy. Spanish. Holland. Hungarian.GLOBAL INITIATIVES Europe Accomplishments • 25 Licensed Distributors – Austria. Germany. Swedish. Italy. Germany.. Scotland. Norway. Dutch..K. Turkey. French. Italian. Denmark. Romanian and Russian . Finnish. Sweden. Czech.

GLOBAL INITIATIVES Europe Accomplishments • Task Groups – TGNordic: Companies in the Nordic region meeting locally to develop comments on IPC standards – TGRussia: Companies in Russia ensuring IPC standards translated into Russian are technically accurate – TGGermany: Working with FED to create opportunities for local discussion about IPC Design standards – TGTraining: CITs dedicated to improving the quality of IPC standards certification programs .

Norway. Russia and Hungary . France. workshops and exhibitions across Europe including: – Austria. Sweden.GLOBAL INITIATIVES Europe Accomplishments • Hired two representatives to cover the region – Based out of Stockholm and Moscow • Participating in international conferences. Germany. Italy. Czech Republic.

GLOBAL INITIATIVES India • Established the Industry Association Training Company (IATC) – a joint venture with IPCA in 2007 • Contracted 8 trainers to conduct certification training classes organized by IATC for IPC-A-610 and IPC-A-600 • Added IPC STD-7711/21 and IPC J-STD-001 capability to IATC • Conducted 16 training classes in 2009—120 student attendees • 22 classes scheduled for 2010 .

GLOBAL INITIATIVES Malaysia Accomplishments • • • • Established TgMalaysia on-line community Signed a local distributor Cooperative effort with HR Training Center Established a task group to translate standards and training programs into Bahasa Indonesia .

GLOBAL INITIATIVES World Electronics Circuit Council • • • • • • IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries China Printed Circuit Association (CPCA) European Institute of Printed Circuits (EIPC) Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association (HKPCA) Indian Printed Circuit Association (IPCA) Japan Electronics Packaging & Circuits Association (JPCA) • Korea Printed Circuit Association (KPCA) • Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA) – Electronics World Convention 12—October 2011 .

IPC LONG-RANGE PLAN Key Goal 1 Expand the acceptance and use of IPC standards worldwide • Strategies – Expand IPC’s offering of translated standards for key markets – Promote OEM and EMS/ODM adoption of IPC standards to drive demand through the supply chain – Increase local involvement in standards development worldwide – Extend IPC standards development into related industries/technologies 2010 .2012 .

2012 .IPC LONG-RANGE PLAN Key Goal 2 Accelerate globalization of IPC services and service delivery • Strategies – – – – – – – Build IPC brand recognition and credibility worldwide Focus on generating sales and participation in China Expand IPC’s training and certification activities in key markets Develop staff and a network of representatives worldwide to sell and provide services Integrate activities of IPC offices worldwide and expand the global service and support capabilities of headquarters Expand global statistical programs and international participation Develop relationships with upper management in key markets to learn about those markets and generate industry support 2010 .

S. cost-effective environmental protection and a level playing field for all members Support the needs of the U. Government and the U.IPC LONG-RANGE PLAN Key Goal 3 Enhance the competitive excellence and financial success of IPC member companies • Strategies – – – – Disseminate relevant information for technical and management decision making Create fair. focused and cost-effective trade shows for both the PCB and electronics assembly industries in North America. Asia & Europe Provide regulatory & legislative information and compliance assistance Support and advocate global legislative and regulatory framework that supports free trade. Department of Defense for a strong electronic interconnection supply base in North America 2010 .S.2012 – .

as well as to providing outstanding service to the members. If you are not a member of IPC and would like to learn more about joining the association dedicated to the electronics interconnect please contact Neal Bender. Thank Membership Manager. to assist them in furthering their competitive excellence and financial success. at 847-597-2872 or SusanStorck@ipc. please contact Susan Storck. If you are a member of IPC and have questions about your membership. Director of Membership.CONTACT THE IPC STAFF The staff of IPC is committed to providing outstanding support to the volunteer committee activity of IPC. at 847-597-2808 or NealBender@ipc. .

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