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News from EIPC

- Call for Papers for Summer Conference Leoben, June 13–14, 2019

Electronics Industry News 

- Man vs. Machine: China’s Workforce Starting to Feel the Strain from Threat of Robotic Automation—Quantum Computers on the Horizon

News from Germany

- SMTconnect 2019 Focuses on Numerous Innovations and Proven Formats

News from India

- U.S.-China Trade War Could Benefit India

- Revised Automotive Addendum moving away from IPC Class 2

News from the UK

- Power in Packaging, MicroTech2019 

News from WECC Members

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Burkle North America: New Equipment and ‘New Blood’ in the Industry

02/21/2020 | Real Time with...IPC
During the show, Guest Editor Dick Crowe and Kurt Palmer, president and CEO of Burkle North America, discuss Kurt's career history and responsibilities in his present role. Palmer also details the equipment that the company is exhibiting on the show floor, and the palpable excitement that veteran technologists feel this year seeing younger engineers and students attending IPC APEX EXPO 2020. There’s a lot of “new blood” in the industry, as Palmer explains.

The Success of IPC’s STEM Student Outreach Program

02/21/2020 | Charlene Gunter du Plessis, IPC Education Foundation
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IPC APEX EXPO 2020 Attendees Speak: Katie Carl

02/20/2020 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
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