Why Join IPC?

Membership benefits, packages and application.



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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 4,200 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.

Why become an IPC Member?

Because 9/10 IPC members agree: IPC Membership pays for itself *

IPC Membership delivered $9,500+ value annually

Even more value with advocacy updates, leadership opportunities, access to members-only resources and more.

*89% of Medium Enterprise, Small Business, Global 500, and S&P 500 electronics industry organizations agreed with the following statement:

“IPC membership pays for itself in cost savings on IPC products and services and the overall benefit to our company and the industry.”

Source: TechValidate survey of 488 users of IPC Validated

Published: Dec. 11, 2017

Member Benefits

Access Technology

  • IPC technical programs are developed by members for members.
  • Globally accepted IPC industry standards streamline communication between suppliers, manufacturers, assemblers and their customers.
  • More than 100 member volunteer committees are developing/updating standards and specifications by building industry consensus.
  • Use the IPC Online Presentation Library to access technical and industry related audio slide presentations.
  • IPC has published more than 2,800 technical papers and 300 standards.
  • Online technical forums help participants get answers quickly.
  • Streamline your access to IPC Standards through a subscription, available only to IPC Members.

Build your Business

  • List your company in the IPC Membership Directory and Products and Services Index.
  • Participate in monthly statistical survey programs and receive complimentary reports.
  • Senior decision makers from member companies are invited to exclusive meetings for top PCB, EMS and OEM executives.
  • Access IPC's market research for effective and timely industry information.
  • Build your workforce's skills through IPC training and certification programs.
  • Exhibit/attend IPC APEX EXPO®
  • Take advantage of online "Members Only" services.
  • Use the IPC member logo to highlight your company's industry leadership.

Cut Your Costs

  • Each member site/location receives one complimentary digital copy of each new or revised standard following the month of  release.
    NOTE: Translations, amendments, addendums, incorporations, or supplements are not part of the one complimentary copy of each new standard program.
  • Get member discounts on registration for meetings, technical conferences, workshops tutorials and certification programs.
  • IPC member exhibitors at IPC events receive discounts on exhibit space.
  • Receive a complimentary subscription to IPC's e-newsletter, IPC Global Insight.
  • Members have an open account with IPC: Purchase orders will be accepted, orders shipped and invoiced to IPC member sites.

IPC Membership Application

If you have questions or would like more information about site membership, contact IPC Membership.