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IPC Overview

  1. 1. Serving the Printed Circuit Board and Electronics Assembly Industries An Overview
  2. 2. Overview of IPC <ul><li>Background and History </li></ul><ul><li>IPC Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Major Program Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Global Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Mission & Long-Range Strategies </li></ul>
  3. 3. BACKGROUND & HISTORY <ul><li>IPC is a global trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics interconnect industry, including design, printed circuit board manufacturing and electronics assembly. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  4. 4. BACKGROUND & HISTORY <ul><li>Founded in 1957 as the Institute of Printed Circuits with 6 Member Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Foundation as Technical Organization Dedicated to Meeting Industry Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Design, PCB Manufacturing and Electronics Assembly </li></ul>
  5. 5. IPC STRUCTURE Staff Organization
  6. 6. IPC STRUCTURE Staff Organization
  7. 7. IPC STRUCTURE Year Members Staff Revenues 1993 1600 35 $ 2.3 M 1998 2500 83 $ 11.4 M 2000 2776 98 $ 15.5 M 2002 2450 80 $ 13.9 M 2004 2240 69 $ 12.1 M 2006 2435 71 $ 12.9 M 2007 2544 79 $ 15.0 M 2008 2673 79 $ 15.0 M
  8. 8. IPC STRUCTURE Volunteer Organization
  9. 9. IPC STRUCTURE Governance <ul><li>Each Council sets its own agenda, goals and member deliverables </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Directors provides overall policy, vision and strategic direction for IPC </li></ul><ul><li>IPC staff manages day-to-day activities of the association to implement the strategic policy </li></ul>
  10. 10. MEMBERSHIP <ul><li>Over 2600 Members Worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Printed Circuit Board Manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>EMS Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Suppliers of Equipment Materials, Processes and Services </li></ul><ul><li>OEMs </li></ul><ul><li>Government, Educational and Not-For-Profit Organizations </li></ul>
  11. 11. MEMBERSHIP Type <ul><li>2,673 Member Companies </li></ul><ul><li>PCB Manufacturers 312 (12%) </li></ul><ul><li>EMS Companies 544 (20%) </li></ul><ul><li>Suppliers 678 (25%) </li></ul><ul><li>OEMs 905 (34%) </li></ul><ul><li>Government/Others 234 (9%) </li></ul>As of: March 10, 2008
  12. 12. MEMBERSHIP Location <ul><li>Over 2600 Members located in 54 Countries around the world </li></ul><ul><li>76% North America </li></ul><ul><li>11% Asia </li></ul><ul><li>11% Europe </li></ul><ul><li>2% Other </li></ul>
  13. 13. MEMBERSHIP Dues <ul><li>Membership is site-specific and provides benefits to everyone at your facility </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Dues - $1,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Sites - $800 </li></ul><ul><li>Revenues less than $5M - $600 </li></ul><ul><li>Government, educational and not-for-profit organizations - $250 </li></ul>
  14. 14. MEMBERSHIP Membership-Dues Comparison
  15. 15. MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC <ul><li>Access Information & Technology </li></ul><ul><li>FREE subscriptions to the REVIEW, our monthly magazine that highlights standards development, technical information and updates on Association activities </li></ul><ul><li>Members Only area of IPC’s website for research results and timely information </li></ul><ul><li>Join the Executive Market & Technology Forum to network and obtain valuable market research studies </li></ul>
  16. 16. MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC <ul><li>Access Information & Technology (continued) </li></ul><ul><li>Get involved in committees and PCB/EMS Management Councils </li></ul><ul><li>Technical support and assistance, including priority responses to technical questions </li></ul><ul><li>Statistical programs for EMS, PCB, laminate, process consumables, solder and assembly equipment </li></ul><ul><li>FREE subscription to Quarterly PCB Forecast </li></ul>
  17. 17. MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC <ul><li>Reduce Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Member discounts of up to 50% on standards, publications and training materials </li></ul><ul><li>One FREE copy of each new standard within 90 days of publication </li></ul><ul><li>Discounted pricing to exhibit at IPC Printed Circuit Expo ® , APEX ® and the Designers Summit and the new IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>Member discounts when attending meetings, technical conferences and educational workshops </li></ul>
  18. 18. MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC <ul><li>Market & Build Your Business </li></ul><ul><li>Listing in the online Membership Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Listing in the Products & Services Index </li></ul><ul><li>Use IPC's member logo in your marketing and promotional materials </li></ul><ul><li>Listing on IPC’s website with your logo and company description </li></ul>
  19. 19. MEMBERSHIP Benefits of Joining IPC <ul><li>No matter what your role in the electronic interconnect industry—PCB Design, PCB Fabrication, EMS Provider, OEM, industry supplier, government agency, educational institution—you will find that IPC membership is a dynamic resource for everyone at your site. From technology, to management programs, to a public voice, your company will find the resources of the entire industry behind it! </li></ul>
  20. 20. MAJOR PROGRAM AREAS What We Do <ul><li>Management Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences & Expositions </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Training & Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>Statistical Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Public Policy Advocacy </li></ul>
  21. 21. MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS Councils <ul><li>PCB Management Council </li></ul><ul><li>EMS Management Council </li></ul><ul><li>PCB Suppliers Management Council </li></ul><ul><li>SMEMA ( S urface M ount E quipment M anufacturers A ssociation) Management Council </li></ul><ul><li>Solder Products Value Council </li></ul><ul><li>OEM Critical Components Council </li></ul>
  22. 22. MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS PCB Management Council <ul><li>Semiannual meetings of Presidents & Senior Executives </li></ul><ul><li>International Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Input into program development </li></ul><ul><li>Steering committee </li></ul><ul><li>Subcommittees created as new industry needs are identified </li></ul>
  23. 23. MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS EMS Management Council <ul><li>Semiannual meetings of Senior Executives </li></ul><ul><li>EMS Program Manager Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Free Process Audit Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Input into program development </li></ul><ul><li>Steering Committee </li></ul>
  24. 24. MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS PCB Suppliers Management Council <ul><li>Founded IPC Printed Circuits Expo ® </li></ul><ul><li>Continues to drive and steer trade show through Subcommittee </li></ul><ul><li>New technology impact analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Interchange – Intel latest </li></ul><ul><li>Steering Committee members are individuals senior enough to commit their companies </li></ul>
  25. 25. MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS SMEMA Management Council <ul><li>Founded IPC APEX ® in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Continues to drive and steer trade show through Subcommittee </li></ul><ul><li>Cost of Ownership document </li></ul><ul><li>International trade show participation cost analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Statistical Programs on installed base and equipment status </li></ul>
  26. 26. MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS Solder Products Value Council <ul><li>Lead free reliability testing white paper and voiding white paper </li></ul><ul><li>Research on lead free patents </li></ul><ul><li>Costs of lead free solder </li></ul><ul><li>Solder labeling documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Global management meetings </li></ul>
  27. 27. MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS OEM Critical Components Council <ul><li>Standards on critical components for computer/ telecommunications including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Air moving devices/fans standard (Complete) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passive components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power supplies </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. CONFERENCES & EXPOSITIONS IPC Printed Circuits Expo ® /APEX ® <ul><li>April 1 – 3, 2008 Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV </li></ul><ul><li>Only U.S. trade show focused specifically on bare boards </li></ul><ul><li>Largest and most prestigious electronics assembly exhibition in North America </li></ul><ul><li>100+ PCB and EMS presidents attend special management conference </li></ul>
  29. 29. CONFERENCES & EXPOSITIONS IPC Printed Circuits Expo ® /APEX ® <ul><li>Largest technical conference for PCB/electronics assembly industries in the world </li></ul><ul><li>60 workshops and tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of IPC technical committees, subcommittees and working group sessions </li></ul><ul><li>First trade show to eliminate extraneous costs; money goes back to industry through various programs </li></ul>
  30. 30. CONFERENCES & EXPOSITIONS IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition <ul><li>Conference & Exhibition: September 24-25, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings & Courses: September 20-25, 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Only Midwest Show that covers all aspects of the industry – board design and manufacture; electronics assembly, manufacture and test </li></ul><ul><li>More than 130 of the industry’s leading suppliers exhibiting equipment, chemicals, materials, software and services </li></ul>
  31. 31. INDUSTRY PROGRAMS <ul><li>Local Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Regional/Local Circuit Associations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>California Circuits Association (CCA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sacramento Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CCA Golf Tournaments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education Program – Lead Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly Newsletter </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS <ul><li>Designers Council </li></ul><ul><li>Standards & Specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Committees </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Standards Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Affiliations </li></ul><ul><li>Current Major Initiatives </li></ul>
  33. 33. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Designers Council <ul><li>An international network of designers </li></ul><ul><li>Currently 1000 individual participants </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of an Executive Board, an Education Committee, and self-governing local chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes printed board and printed board assembly design as a profession </li></ul><ul><li>Improves educational opportunities for designers </li></ul>
  34. 34. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Designers Council <ul><li>Training & Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Over 3000 designers certified as Certified Interconnect Designers (CID) </li></ul><ul><li>Over 500 designers certified as Advanced Certified Interconnect Designers (CID+) </li></ul><ul><li>Designers Learning Symposiums </li></ul><ul><li>Designers Summit at IPC Printed Circuits Expo ® and SMEMA Council APEX ® </li></ul>
  35. 35. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Designers Council <ul><li>Atlanta, GA </li></ul><ul><li>Austin - TX </li></ul><ul><li>Australasian </li></ul><ul><li>Canada – Montreal </li></ul><ul><li>Canada – Ottawa Silicon Valley North </li></ul><ul><li>Canada – Toronto </li></ul><ul><li>Cascade (Seattle), WA </li></ul><ul><li>Chesapeake </li></ul><ul><li>Colorado (Denver) </li></ul><ul><li>Gateway, MO </li></ul><ul><li>Germany (Europe) </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Boston, MA </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Ohio, OH </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Phoenix, AZ </li></ul><ul><li>Houston, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Israel </li></ul><ul><li>Long Island, NY </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles, CA </li></ul><ul><li>Midwest (Minneapolis) </li></ul><ul><li>North Texas (Dallas), TX </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast Ohio, OH </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Illinois, IL </li></ul><ul><li>Orange County, CA </li></ul><ul><li>Pacific Northwest, OR </li></ul><ul><li>RTP (Raleigh, Durham), NC </li></ul><ul><li>San Diego, CA </li></ul><ul><li>Silicon Valley, CA </li></ul><ul><li>Southern New England, CT </li></ul><ul><li>Space Coast (Melbourne), FL </li></ul><ul><li>Susquehanna Region, NY </li></ul><ul><li>United Kingdom </li></ul>Chapters
  36. 36. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Standards & Specifications <ul><li>Standards, specifications and guidelines developed for PCB design, manufacture and assembly </li></ul><ul><li>ANSI-Accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) </li></ul><ul><li>Industry roadmaps </li></ul><ul><li>Published more than 1,000 technical papers and 200 standards </li></ul><ul><li>IPC standards are internationally recognized and globally accepted </li></ul>
  37. 37. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Technical Committees <ul><li>22 General Committees </li></ul><ul><li>190 Subcommittees and Task Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consist of industry peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Started writing standards in 1959 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsible for round robin test programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managed by Technical Activities Executive Committee (TAEC) </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Joint Standards Activities <ul><li>Japan Electronics Packaging & Circuits Association (JPCA) </li></ul><ul><li>Wiring and Harness Manufacturers Association (WHMA) </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (JEDEC) </li></ul><ul><li>International Electronic Manufacturing Initiative ( i NEMI) </li></ul>
  39. 39. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Affiliations <ul><li>International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative ( i NEMI) </li></ul><ul><li>American National Standards Institute (ANSI) </li></ul><ul><li>Underwriters Laboratories (UL) </li></ul>
  40. 40. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS International Activities <ul><li>Liaison “D” Status to IEC TC91 </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Technical Advisor (TA) IEC TC91 on SMT </li></ul><ul><li>Chairmanship of IEC TC91 on SMT </li></ul><ul><li>Secretariat of US TAG IEC TC93 on EDA </li></ul><ul><li>Hold US TAG of ISO Task group on solder materials </li></ul>
  41. 41. TECHNICAL PROGRAMS Current Major Initiatives <ul><li>Lead Free </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded components </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics enclosures </li></ul><ul><li>Critical components </li></ul>
  42. 42. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT <ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Webcasts </li></ul>
  43. 43. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Conferences <ul><li>National Conferences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead Free with JEDEC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead Free with Soldertec </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials Declaration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test & Inspection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded Devices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International Conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Circuits World Convention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Held every 3 years – Shanghai, China in 2008 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seminars with CPCA, Nepcon Shanghai and China HiTech </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Workshops <ul><li>Design for Manufacture </li></ul><ul><li>Design for Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Free </li></ul><ul><li>EMI and EMC for the Design Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamentals of PCBs </li></ul><ul><li>Troubleshooting Your Process </li></ul><ul><li>Materials Declaration </li></ul>
  45. 45. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Webcasts <ul><li>Lead Free </li></ul><ul><li>Materials Declaration </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded Devices </li></ul><ul><li>PCB Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Assembly Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul>
  46. 46. TRAINING & CERTIFICATION <ul><li>IPC-A-610 – Acceptability of Electronics Assemblies </li></ul><ul><li>Train-the-Trainer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10,000 instructors trained and certified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100,000 operators trained and certified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>42 Certification Centers in 14 countries </li></ul></ul>
  47. 47. TRAINING & CERTIFICATION <ul><li>IPC-A-600 – Acceptability of Printed Wiring Boards </li></ul><ul><li>J-STD-001 – National Soldering Standard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand-soldering training and certification </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rework and Repair </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on IPC-7711 and IPC-7721 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IPC/WHMA-A-620 – Acceptability and Requirements for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies </li></ul>
  48. 48. TRAINING & CERTIFICATION Video & Computer-Based Training <ul><li>Over 100 award-winning titles </li></ul><ul><li>6 Media Types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High-resolution Digital Video Disks (DVD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloadable digitized training videos for On-line Video Training (OVT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CD/CD-ROMs for interactive self-paced training and electronic reference on the computer (CBT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training Manuals and Reference Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defect photography and computer-generated graphics “clip-art” on CD-ROM and Slide Sets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Big” impression wall posters </li></ul></ul>
  49. 49. TRAINING & CERTIFICATION Video & Computer-Based Training <ul><li>Many titles available in Chinese, Spanish, French, Russian, German and Vietnamese </li></ul><ul><li>Certification test materials available for self-administered testing </li></ul><ul><li>FREE Internet Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TrainerNet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stand-alone, site and global licensing permissions </li></ul>
  50. 50. MARKET RESEARCH & STATISTICAL PROGRAMS <ul><li>Executive Market & Technology Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Market Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarking Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Wage & Compensation Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Business Intelligence Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Statistical Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences on Market and Technology Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul>
  51. 51. MARKET RESEARCH Executive Market & Technology Forum <ul><li>Started as Technology Market Research Council (TMRC) in 1975 </li></ul><ul><li>Renamed and expanded in January 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Only IPC member facilities are eligible to join </li></ul><ul><li>Almost 200 member facilities worldwide from all segments of the supply chain </li></ul>
  52. 52. MARKET RESEARCH Executive Market & Technology Forum <ul><li>7 major market research studies per year </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly business report ( Supply Chain Tracker ) </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly PCB and semiconductor industry statistics ( The Barometer ) </li></ul><ul><li>3 annual conferences on industry trends (one each in Asia, Europe and North America) </li></ul><ul><li>Full-Service Package – $1,500 per year (includes free conference registrations) </li></ul><ul><li>Research Package – $1,200 per year </li></ul>
  53. 53. MARKET RESEARCH Executive Market & Technology Forum <ul><li>Worldwide EMS Industry Analysis & Forecast </li></ul><ul><li>World PCB Production & Laminate Market Report (available to Executive Forum members only) </li></ul><ul><li>PCB Technology Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis & Forecast of the North American PCB Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis & Forecast of the North American Flexible Circuit Industry </li></ul>
  54. 54. MARKET RESEARCH Executive Market & Technology Forum <ul><li>2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Electronics Market Opportunities for the Electronic Interconnect Manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>The Future of High-Speed Electronic Technology 2006 - 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Microelectronics: The Future of Miniaturization and its Impact on Electronics Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Where in the World? A Geographic Guide to Investing for Long-Term Business Growth in the Electronic Interconnect Industry </li></ul>
  55. 55. MARKET RESEARCH Other Market Studies <ul><li>Annual Benchmarking Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EMS Performance Benchmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PCB Quality Benchmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Biennial Compensation Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PCB Wage Rate, Salary & Sales Compensation Survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EMS Wage Rate, Salary & Sales Compensation Survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PCB Executive Compensation Survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EMS Executive Compensation Survey </li></ul></ul>
  56. 56. STATISTICAL PROGRAMS Quarterly Programs <ul><li>EMS (global) </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics Assembly Equipment (global) </li></ul><ul><li>Solder (global) </li></ul><ul><li>Process Consumables (global) </li></ul><ul><li>Dry Film </li></ul><ul><li>PCB Fabrication Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Laminate (global) </li></ul><ul><li>Only survey participants receive complete results </li></ul><ul><li>PCB Forecast Report </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commissioned forecasts; available to all IPC members </li></ul></ul>
  57. 57. STATISTICAL PROGRAMS Monthly Programs <ul><li>Rigid PCBs </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Circuits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights of PCB surveys are published in PCB book-to-bill news releases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EMS (global) </li></ul><ul><li>Only survey participants receive complete results </li></ul>
  58. 58. MARKET RESEARCH & STATISTICAL PROGRAMS <ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Supply Chain Tracker </li></ul><ul><li>Current data and analysis on all segments of the supply chain (materials, solder, equipment, PCBs, EMS & OEM industries) , including economic trends and leading indicators </li></ul><ul><li>FREE to Executive Forum members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- $500 IPC Members/ $1,000 Non-members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Barometer </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly report for Executive Forum members only </li></ul><ul><li>Current PCB and semiconductor industry sales and bookings data </li></ul>
  59. 59. PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Government Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental, Health & Safety </li></ul>
  60. 60. PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Overview <ul><li>Established in 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>Representation in Washington D.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Involved with issues that impact the competitiveness and bottom line of IPC members worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Take action in support of the electronics industry </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized industry voice on the PCB electronics assembly industries’ issues </li></ul>
  61. 61. PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Government Relations <ul><li>IPC actively monitors national, state and foreign government actions that affect the electronic interconnection industry, and represents and promotes our members’ interests to these legislative bodies in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>taxation and finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>international trade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>corporate governance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>science and technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>human resources </li></ul></ul>
  62. 62. PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Major Policy Focus Areas <ul><li>International Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Governance </li></ul><ul><li>Taxation </li></ul><ul><li>Federal R&D Funding for the Electronics Industry </li></ul><ul><li>National Security/Defense Electronics Supply Chain issues </li></ul>
  63. 63. PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Environmental, Health & Safety <ul><li>The IPC EHS program advocates the promotion of cleaner, safer manufacturing worldwide through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information exchange </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assisting the PCB/EMS industry in regulatory compliance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting the development of workable, consistent and competitive legislation and regulations </li></ul></ul>
  64. 64. PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY Current Environmental Issues <ul><li>Lead-Free Labeling </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Free Solder Life Cycle Environment Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Materials Declarations </li></ul><ul><li>EU WEEE/RoHS Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>TRI Burden Relief </li></ul><ul><li>F006 Sludge Delisting </li></ul><ul><li>EHS Benchmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Brominated Flame Retardants monitoring </li></ul>
  65. 65. GLOBAL INITIATIVES <ul><li>World Electronics Circuit Council </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>Europe </li></ul><ul><li>India </li></ul>
  66. 66. GLOBAL INITIATIVES World Electronics Circuit Council <ul><li>China Printed Circuit Association (CPCA) </li></ul><ul><li>European Institute of Printed Circuits (EIPC) </li></ul><ul><li>Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association (HKPCA) </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Printed Circuit Association (IPCA) </li></ul><ul><li>Japan Printed Circuit Association (JPCA) </li></ul><ul><li>Korea Printed Circuit Association (KPCA) </li></ul><ul><li>Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA) </li></ul>
  67. 67. GLOBAL INITIATIVES China <ul><li>2001 </li></ul><ul><li>IPC establishes representative office in Shanghai, China </li></ul><ul><li>2004 </li></ul><ul><li>IPC sets up a W holly O wned F oreign E nterprise – </li></ul><ul><li>IPC WOFE </li></ul>
  68. 68. GLOBAL INITIATIVES IPC WOFE <ul><li>Mission & Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>To increase IPC’s presence in China </li></ul><ul><li>To better service the needs of assembly and PCB industry in China </li></ul><ul><li>To grow and better service the needs of our members in China </li></ul><ul><li>To provide programs for electronics manufacturers to increase their employees’ technical education, improve the quality of their operations, and provide a variety of tools to enhance their business </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the use of IPC international standards and improve quality </li></ul>
  69. 69. GLOBAL INITIATIVES IPC WOFE <ul><li>Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Planned more than 10 technical conferences and events in China/Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Provided consulting services to over 100 companies to assist in staff training </li></ul><ul><li>Over 170 active subscribers on the TGAsia Technical Forum </li></ul><ul><li>6 active standards development groups </li></ul><ul><li>Translated several new documents into Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsored joint events and programs with CPCA & HKPCA </li></ul>
  70. 70. GLOBAL INITIATIVES IPC WOFE <ul><li>Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Standards Development Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IPC-A-610 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPC-A-620 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPC-7711 and IPC-7721 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPC-T-50 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPC J-Std-001, 002, 003, 004, 005 & 006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPC Advanced Technologies </li></ul></ul>
  71. 71. GLOBAL INITIATIVES IPC WOFE <ul><li>Programs in Development </li></ul><ul><li>Launching IPC J-Std 001 </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and promote DFM, CID and CID+ training </li></ul><ul><li>Customized consulting on SMT, ESD and PCB manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up a hand soldering lab </li></ul><ul><li>EMS coaching </li></ul>
  72. 72. GLOBAL INITIATIVES Europe <ul><li>Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>23 Licensed Distributors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, U.K., Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Russia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>10 Certification Training Centers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Denmark, Germany, Italy, Sweden, U.K., Poland, Romania, Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Local translations of documents and standards into: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>German, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Dutch, Italian, French, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian and Russian </li></ul></ul>
  73. 73. GLOBAL INITIATIVES Europe <ul><li>Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Participated in international conferences, workshops and exhibitions in more than 8 countries including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electrotech07 in Turkey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microelettronica 2007 in Italy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nepcon UK in England </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E07 & IPC/Betek Seminar in Norway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FED Conference & Productronica in Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scanditron in Poland and Sweden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pbt SMD Days in Czech Republic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helsinki Finland </li></ul></ul>
  74. 74. GLOBAL INITIATIVES India <ul><li>Participated in Indian Printed Circuit Association’s annual trade show and technical conference IPCA Expo in Bangalore in 2006 & 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Established the Industry Association Training Company (IATC) – a joint venture with IPCA </li></ul><ul><li>Contracted 8 trainers to conduct certification training classes organized by IATC for IPC-A-610 and </li></ul><ul><li>IPC-A-600 </li></ul>
  75. 75. MISSION, PHILOSOPHY & STRATEGIES <ul><li>IPC Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>IPC Strategic Plan </li></ul>
  76. 76. IPC MISSION STATEMENT <ul><li>IPC is a United States-based trade association dedicated to furthering the competitive excellence and financial success of its members worldwide, who are participants in the electronic interconnect industry. </li></ul><ul><li>In pursuit of these objectives, IPC will devote resources to management improvement and technology enhancement programs, the creation of relevant standards, protection of the environment, and pertinent government relations. </li></ul><ul><li>IPC encourages the active participation of all its members in these activities and commits to full cooperation with all related national and international organizations. </li></ul>Adopted April 1991/Reaffirmed May 2004
  77. 77. IPC STRATEGIC PLAN <ul><li>Objective 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Position IPC as a Recognized Global Association for the Electronics Interconnection Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 1-1: Pursue collaborative relationships with international, national and regional industry-related associations and organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 1-2: Articulate and communicate the benefits of IPC’s global objectives and strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 1-3: Promote and support the protection of Intellectual Property (IP) </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 1-4: Promote industry compliance of environmental standards worldwide </li></ul>
  78. 78. IPC STRATEGIC PLAN <ul><li>Objective 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen IPC’s Position as the Industry’s Worldwide Standards-Setting Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 2-1: Make key IPC standards more accessible to global markets </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 2-2: Expand IPC’s influence and visibility of standards in China </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 2-3: Continue to expand acceptance and use of IPC standards by OEM and EMS companies </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 2-4: Expand IPC standards activities to other segments of the supply chain </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 2-5: Develop methods in standards development to decrease the “time to market” of new or revised standards </li></ul>
  79. 79. IPC STRATEGIC PLAN <ul><li>Objective 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Expand Participation in IPC Events and Activities Worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 3-1: Create a specific regional membership strategy for areas of the world where IPC has a local presence—United States, China and Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 3-2: Create a participation/communications strategy for areas of the world where IPC is represented by distributors or has no presence—Southeast Asia, India and Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 3-3: Refine IPC’s membership communications strategy </li></ul>
  80. 80. IPC STRATEGIC PLAN <ul><li>Objective 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Expand IPC’s Global Data Collection, Analysis, and Dissemination Process </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 4-1: Increase membership in the EMTF </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 4-2: I ncrease the value proposition of market research </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy 4-3: Disseminate market data to IPC's global membership </li></ul>
  81. 81. CONTACT THE IPC STAFF <ul><li>The staff of IPC is committed to providing outstanding support to the volunteer committee activity of IPC, as well as to providing outstanding service to the members, to assist them in furthering their competitive excellence and financial success. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are a member of IPC and have questions about your membership, please contact Susan Storck, Membership Manager, at 847-597-2872 or </li></ul><ul><li>If you are not a member of IPC and would like to learn more about joining the association dedicated to the electronics interconnect industry, please contact Neal Bender, Director of Membership, at 847-597-2808 or </li></ul>Thank you.