One of the world’s most comprehensive and restrictive environmental regulations is undergoing a comprehensive regulatory review, and IPC is actively involved in the process, coordinating industry views and advocating on behalf of the electronics manufacturing industry. The European Commission’s (EC’s) Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) Directive was adopted in February 2003 and implemented in August 2004, with several amendments adopted since then.
Peter Brandt, director of sales for Europe and Japan at atg, sits down with Pete Starkey and Barry Matties, gives his views on market requirements and testing technologies, and explains how flying probe testing is becoming the industry standard at all levels of production—and in many cases, the only practicable solution.
One of the world’s most comprehensive and restrictive environmental regulations is undergoing a comprehensive regulatory review, and IPC is actively involved in the process, coordinating industry views and advocating on behalf...
With the future demand for more and more military electronics, certification to the PCB MIL-PRF-31032 specification becomes a business decision for many fabricators. Fluency in the MIL-PRF-31032 language is a key first step to...
After reading my previous column, you may have realized that electronics packaging technology development came from the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana. One of its core responsibilities is the assignment of...
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Chasing Down Materials for 5G and Beyond Interview with Johnathan Rountree
What You Need to Know About the Digital Factory with Oren Manor
The Convergence of 5G and Automotive with Karthik Vijay
Altium’s Roadmap: Beyond PCB Design with Ben Jordan
Clean vs. No-clean: A Generational Difference with Tom Forsythe
Upgrading to a Digital Line with Ridhi Kantelal
PCB Repair: Thoughtful Best Practices with Curtis Smith
Welcome to Real Time with… IPC APEX EXPO 2019 Show & Tell by Nolan Johnson
Electronics Industry Comes Together at IPC APEX EXPO 2019 by Dr. John Mitchell
Real Time with… IPC APEX EXPO 2019 Video Showcase and Library
Happy’s Highlights by Happy Holden
Leo Lambert, IPC’s 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee by Patty Goldman
Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders: IPC STEM Student Outreach Program by Patty Goldman
A STEM Student on FIRST Robotics and Career Opportunities by Barry Matties