Compunetics Awarded Qualified Manufacturer Certification by IPC


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Compunetics, Inc. a leading manufacturer of rigid, flexible, and rigid-flex printed circuit boards, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an IPC-6012/600 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) from IPC's Validation Services. IPC is a global industry association dedicated to the competitive excellence of all facets of the electronics industry. The certification marks Compunetics as the first company to attain the highest standards of circuit board manufacturing quality; this assures a consistently reliable end product for its customers. The testing process involves passing a three-day, on-site audit by Validation Services, and requires board coupon testing every quarter along with passing periodic factory audits.

IPC-6012, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards, covers qualification and performance of rigid printed boards, including single-sided, double-sided, with or without plated-through holes, multi-layer with or without blind/buried vias and metal core boards. It addresses final finish and surface plating coating requirements conductors, holes/vias, frequency of acceptance testing and quality conformance as well as electrical, mechanical, and environmental requirements.

"Receiving this certification demonstrates our commitment to industry-leading engineering and manufacturing standards," said Dr. Pierluigi Benci, Compunetics General Manager. "It is the Compunetics legacy to continue providing customized and reliable boards, and we are proud to be the first recipient of this new and valuable certification process."

"We are pleased to be able to name Compunetics among the recognized and decorated companies on IPC's listing," said Mr.Randy Cherry, IPC Director of Validation Services.  "Compunetics has differentiated itself from the competition by becoming part of IPC's global network of trusted industry sources."

About Compunetics, Inc.

Compunetics was established in 1968 and has since been engaged in the design and manufacture of special systems for complex processing applications. In 1969, the company began manufacturing printed circuit boards. Compunetics' capabilities include fabrication of rigid, flexible and rigid-flex printed circuit boards.

About IPC

IPC is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,700 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. 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 maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai,Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

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