IPC’s Highest Honor, the Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award, Presented to Leo Lambert, Long-time IPC Volunteer


Reading time ( words)

In recognition and acknowledgement of his extraordinary contributions to IPC and the electronics industry, Leo Lambert, EPTAC Corporation, was presented with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award at IPC APEX EXPO on Tuesday, January 29 at the San Diego Convention Center. IPC’s most prestigious award, the Hall of Fame is given to individuals who have provided exceptional service and advancement to IPC and the electronics industry.

An active IPC volunteer and leader for IPC and the electronics manufacturing industry for more than 30 years, Lambert is the vice president and technical director at EPTAC Corporation. A graduate of BSME Lowell Technological Institute, now University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Lambert is an international expert on soldering and author of the text, “Soldering for Electronics Assemblies.”

An active participant in the Technical Activities Executive Committee (TAEC) and active contributor to the IPC J-STD-001 and Handbook, IPC-A-610 and IPC-AJ-820 Handbooks, IPC-A-600, IPC-6012 and IPC/WHMA-A-620, Lambert developed and wrote the first IPC-A-600 training program.

A former member of the Editorial Review board for Circuits Assembly magazine, Lambert also developed, published and conducted seminars on “Deadline to Lead Free” and “Thriving in a RoHS/WEEE Environment.” He published and presented numerous papers on soldering and cleaning at various technical seminars and exhibitions worldwide.

In addition to being a past IPC chairman of many committees for soldering and cleaning, Lambert is a charter member on UNEP—the United Nations Environmental Program, a member of ICOLP—Industry Cooperative for Ozone Layer Protection, and a member of the mechanical engineering advisory board at the University of Massachusetts. He is also a recipient of the IPC President’s Award in 1989, a charter member of the IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 committees, and recipient of many distinguished committee service, leadership and special recognition awards for the development of IPC training programs.

“Leo’s contributions to IPC are immense and far-reaching,” said John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO. “We are thrilled to present him with our highest honor to thank him for sharing his talents and expertise with IPC and the electronics industry.”

About IPC

IPC is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 4,900 member-company sites 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.

Share

Print


Suggested Items

Emerging Engineers: Raviteja Boyana

04/01/2021 | Raviteja Boyana
Recent engineering graduate Raviteja Boyana discusses IPC's Emerging Engineer program and the IPC Education Foundation Scholarship, along with his mentorship with Gen3's Graham Naisbitt. Ravi has already found a job in the industry with Maxim Integrated.

Catching Up With Sean McConville, Niche Electronics

02/22/2021 | Dan Beaulieu, D.B. Management Group
Dan Beaulieu catches up with Sean McConville, vice president of business development at Niche Electronics, who shares his background in the industry, the strengths of his company, and how the pandemic has affected its business.

Meet Christine Davis, I-Connect007 Columnist

12/23/2020 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Meet Christine Davis, one of our newest columnists! Christine will share her expertise and lessons learned through her journey as one of the few women in the electronics industry to found and run her own company.



Copyright © 2021 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.