Who is IPC?

Since 1957, IPC has been guiding the electronic interconnection industry through dramatic changes. IPC is the only trade association that brings together all of the players in this industry: designers, board manufacturers, assembly companies, suppliers, and original equipment manufacturers. More than 3,800 companies around the world depend on IPC programs and services to further their competitive excellence and financial success. 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 $2 trillion global electronics industry.

IPC Mission, Vision and Goal

Mission Statement

IPC is a global trade association dedicated to furthering the competitive excellence and financial success of its members, who are participants in the electronics industry.  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.  IPC encourages the active participation of all its members in these activities and commits to full cooperation with all related organizations.

Aspirational Goals

Standards: IPC will be the most respected organization known for its leadership and global footprint in providing standards and quality programs supporting the electronics industry.

Education: IPC will become the world’s leading electronics education and knowledge provider to the electronics industry.

Advocacy: IPC will be known as the industry’s most influential advocate for a regulatory and legislative business environment that enables our members to improve their global competitiveness.

Solutions: IPC will work with the electronics industry to identify and collaborate on finding solutions to industry challenges.