IPC India supports government initiave.
IPC India is thankful to Udyog Manthan Team for inviting at virtual panel session on Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM) held on February 10. Sanjay Huprikar, President (Europe & South Asia operations) presented on "Importance of Skilling & Standards for Enhancing Quality & Productivity in the Indian ESDM Sector". Sanjay highlighted 52% IPC certification growth in India during 2017-2019, which shows and how Indian Members are serious in achieving high-quality end product in the manufacturing process.

IPC India participated at AIMTRONfest 2021
IPC India Executive Director Gaurab Majumdar participated at AIMTRONfest 2021 at Vadodara on Feb 18. Gaurab mentioned "Aimtron hosted the event to honor the relationship developed with Growth partners - Customers and Supply Chain and IPC India is thankful to be part of the journey and it was great to meet Aimtron CEO and team".

IPC Webinar on 19 February 2021
100+ IPC India Members from Automotive Electronics Sector participated at the webinar on February 19 - "Importance of Standards & Skilling in the Automotive Electronics Industry". We would like to thank ASDC for supporting the session. David Bergman presented on "Global Electronic Industry Standards applicable to Automotive Industry"
and Arindam Lahiri's presentation highlighted "Technology, changing the landscape of skill requirement in the automotive industry"

IPC Webinar on 26 February 2021
150+ members from PCB/PCBA industry participated at the Webiniar on Friday 26 – "Importance of Printed Circuit Board Standards in Electronics Manufacturing" presented by our MIT - C S Nagaraj. PCB's constitute the base of most electronic circuits and enable connecting electronic and electrical components. Used in industry application ranging from consumer electronic products, automotive, medical, defense, aerospace, LED, solar, ICT, railways, power, telecommunications, broadcasting.

Courses tentatively scheduled by IPC India for March 2021:

Course Endorsment Program Date Mode of Training Seats Available Register
IPC/WHMA-A-620 D CIS/CIT Acceptance for cable and wire Harness Assemblies 08 - 10 Mar Instructor Led Virtual with Hands on Practical Session (In house)*/Bangalore Skill center 12 Register for Course
IPC J-STD-001 G CIS/CIT Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies 15 - 19 Mar (with test) Instructor Led Virtual/Hands on Practical Session (In house under Invigilator)/Bangalore Skill center 07 Register for Course
IPC-A-600 J CIS/CIT Acceptability of Printed Boards 23 - 24 Mar Instructor Led Virtual 08 Register for Course

Courses conducted during February 2021

-   IPC/WHMA-A-620 D CIS/CIT (Acceptance for cable and wire Harness Assemblies): 02 - 04 Feb 2021
-   IPC-7711/21 C CIS/CIT (Rework, Modification and Repair of Electronic Assemblies): 08 - 12 Feb 2021
-   IPC-A-610 G CIS/CIT (Acceptability of Electronic Assembly): 10 - 12 Feb 2021
-   IPC-7711/21 C CIS/CIT (Rework, Modification and Repair of Electronic Assemblies): 15 - 19 Feb 2021
-   IPC-CID+ (Advanced) (Certified Interconnect Designer): 17 - 20 Feb 2021
-   IPC J-STD-001 G CIS/CIT (Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies): 22 - 26 Feb 2021
-   IPC-A-600 K CIS/CIT (Acceptability of Printed Boards): 24 - 26 Feb 2021





"IPC-WHMA-620 CIT course is profoundly designed to suit all types of learners (auditory, Visual and kinaesthetic learners). The course gave me thorough understanding of processes/activities performed on wire- harness assemblies especially about the terminations and its types. With a structured presentation on all the topics, and the trainer's profundity upon the subject, made the training exemplary."

- G Hemanth, Engineer – Aerospace and Defence, HTL Limited, Chennai


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    • 08 March 2021: IPC India is organizing a Virtual Networking Session on "Women in Indian Electronics Designing & Manufacturing" on the
    occasion of International Women's Day.
    • 08 - 12 March 2021: IPC fliagship show Apex goes virtual https://www.ipcapexexpo.org/
    • 24 - 26 March 2021: IPC India Partner Association at Embedded Tech expo
    at New Delhi.


Given continued restrictions in the state of California for large gatherings and events, the rise in COVID-19 infection rates and restricted company travel policies, IPC has made the decision to make the IPC APEX EXPO - A Virtual Event!

IPC is committed to providing you with the cutting-edge content you have come to expect from IPC APEX EXPO. The event's digital platform will allow you to easily navigate through more than 100 technical conference sessions and application-focused professional development courses as well as view product demonstrations, schedule one-on-one meetings with exhibitors and experience other offerings within the online exhibition.

Dates: 08 - 12 March 2021

View Program Schedule

IPC India representations in various regions.

- North/East India & Bangladesh: Mr. Abhishek Upadhyay – 9313224509; abhishekupadhyay@ipc.org

- South India & Sri Lanka: Mr. Vittal Vatar – 7338466577; vittalvatar@ipc.org

- Tamil Nadu: Mr. Vijai Kumar C L – 9962591174; vijakumarloganathan@ipc.org

- West India: Mr. Prabhu V – 7338466580; prabhuv@ipc.org

- Middle East & Africa Region: edindia@ipc.org