Accurate Circuit Engineering, James Hofer

The Benefits of Backdrilling

Ace Production Tech., Alan Cable

Alan talks about selective solder alloys.

Acromag, David Wolfe and Stacy Moore

Acromag Launches Contract Manufacturing Service

AIM, Tim O'Neill

Tim discusses AIM's M8 alloy and this year's new products.

All Flex, Clark Webster

All Flex, Jamin Taylor

All Flex's product line and capabilities

Alpha, Jason Fullerton

A spectrum of materials supplied to the industry with emphasis on end-use product reliability and test methodology; overall industry challenges and the company's approach to meet the challenges and to support customers.

Alpha, Robert Wallace

Alpha's Robert Wallace speaks about Alpha's long history and material sets they have come up with to help with assembley.

American Standard Circuits, Anaya Vardya

American Standard Circuits, Anaya Vardya

Arlon, Brad Foster

Brad talks about new product solutions

ASM Americas J. Timms and Technica USA, F. Medina

Jeff Timms of ASM and Frank Medina of Technica discuss teaming up for distribution and training.

Averatek, Mike Vinson

Bay Area Circuits, Stephen Garcia

Blackfox, Sharon Montana-Beard

Happy Twentieth Birthday to Blackfox

Cogiscan, Francois Monette

Francois Monette speaks about modern factory intellegence via assembly software and the factory of the future

DuPont, Glenn Oliver

Glenn Oliver Wins Best Paper Award

Electrolube, Phil Kinner

Electrolube Educating Designers on Conformal Coatings

Entelechy Global, Mehul J. Dave

How Entelechy Is Changing the Industry

EPTAC, Leo Lambert

Leo Lambert of EPTAC explains the company mission and provides an update on soldering and assembly committee activities.

Fabcon, Bert Ohlig

Fabcon Discusses Developments in Imaging

Foresite, Eric Camden

Michael Konrad sits with Eric, lead investigator with Foresite with expertise in electronics manufacturing processes as well as chemical analysis.

Fujitsu, Gary Carter

Gary Carter Discusses First Board Manufactured With IPC-2581

Gardien, Jason Posey

Gardien, Todd Kolmodin

Geek-a-Palooza West, Tara Dunn & Judy Warner

Join fellow electronics geeks from across the supply chain to expand your resources and building relationships. Go to: to learn more. Coming up in Irvine on May 12th.

HDP User Group, Jack Fisher

High Density Packaging User Group, John L. Davignon

HD Packaging User Group Update With John Davignon

I-Connect007, Patty Goldman

Indium, Glen Thomas

New Solder Paste designed to "Avoid the Void".

Inovaxe, Ben Khoshnood

Insulectro, Chris Hrusovsky

Insulectro's Newest Hire Discusses his Plans for Chemistry Group

Insulectro, Chris Hunrath

Insulectro, Norm Berry

Director of laminates Norm Berry talks about Material selection assistance

Introbotix, Brian Butler

IPC APEX Expo 2016 Opening Ceremony

Show Opens!

IPC Hand Soldering World Champions

Award ceremony

IPC Validaton Services, Randy Cherry

Latest Updates from IPC Validation Sevices

IPC, Fern Abrams

IPC, John Hasslemann

IPC Government Regulations: Your PCB Advocate in Washington

IPC, Michael Ford

1782 Standard

IPC, Sanjay Huprikar

Dan Feinberg and Sanjay resume their annual discussion covering the past year's activities going on with the IPC.

IPC, Sharon Starr

Sharon Starr is Director of Market Research

IPC, Teresa Rowe

Conversation with Teresa Rowe , Senior Director of assembly and standards technology

Isola, Edward Kelley

Kimball Electronics, Chris Thyen

KuperTek, Brendan Hogan

KuperTek: A Distributor With a Unique Approach

Kurtz Ersa, Ernie Grice

Ernie Grice speaks about several new devices being introduced here at IPC Apex, including selective solder machines, spray fluxers, and wave solder machines.

Kyzen, Mike Bixenman & Dell, Wallace Abels

Reporting from the HDI Consortium, these user group members reveal the focus lately is on pitting and corrosion defects.

LPKF Laser & Electronics, Stephan Schmidt

MacDermid Enthone, Tom Bell

Manncorp, Henry Mann

Stephen Las Marias visits with Henry Mann at the Manncorp booth for an overview of the company's past 50 years.

Matrix, Fred Long

Business Development

Matrix, Shane Stewart and Hans Vandervelde

Perfect Point and Advanced Copper Foil discuss new two flute drill technology

Mentor Graphics, Michael Ford

Michael Ford Explains OML and Valor IoT Device

Metcal, Robert Roush

Metcal's Solder Wire Feeder: A Digital Update of an Old-School System

MicroCraft, Zachary Cliff

Microtek Labs China, Bob Neves


Mirtec, Brian D'Amico

Mirtec Making Waves with Affordable 3D AOI

Mycronic, Frank Huysmans

Nextflex, Jason Marsh

NuJay Technologies, Nesh Dholakia

NuJay is Changing Value-Add PCB Sourcing

Panasonic, Tony Senese

PJC Technologies, Walter Stender

PJC Technologies Hones its Growth Strategy

PNC Inc., Bhavesh Sangani

From concept to box-build PNC has been in business since 1967

Printed Circuits Handbook, Clyde Coombs

Clyde Coombs Discusses Newest Editon of Printed Circuits Handbook

Prototron Circuits, Dave Ryder, Russ Adams

Prototron, Michael Graves

Protrotron: America's Board Shop

Rehm Thermal Systems, Paul Handler

Rethink Robotics, Carl Palme

Rogers Corp, Koen Hollevoet

Applications for XT/duroid

Saline Lectronics, J. Sciberras and D. McDonnell

Schmoll Maschinen, Thomas Kunz

Barry Matties learns of new developments at Schmoll Maschinen from Thomas Kunz, president.

Shengyi Technology, Jack Dong

Top Chinese Laminate Producer Targets North American Market

Taiyo America, Inc., Josh Goldberg

The Right Approach Consulting (TRAC), Steve Williams

ISO 9001: 2015: Impact to PCB Suppliers

Ucamco, Luc Maesen

Ucamco Teams With Polar to Expand Integr8or Framework

Uyemura, John Meyers

John Meyers of Uyemura describes the company's innovation in surface finishes, particularily its ENEPIG chemistry.

Valor Div. of Mentor Graphics, Dan Hoz

Mentor Graphics: Valor's IoT Device and OML Streamlines EMS Data

Ventec, Martin Cotton

Ventec's New Strategy: Ventec changing direction, no longer a "me too" company

Zentech, Matt Turpin

Photos From the Show