Office to provide EU member support, standards development and educational offerings
BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, March 2, 2016 — IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is pleased to announce the official opening of a new office in Brussels, Belgium. The office will deliver the full suite of IPC products and services, including member support, standards development activities, educational opportunities, and more to all members in Europe.
Over the next several months, Director of Operations, Aleš Šinkovec and his staff will be reaching out to member companies in Europe to share new initiatives and opportunities to participate in Europe-focused activities and events.
“Having an office and an enthusiastic staff in Brussels, led by Aleš, is a very important step in our ongoing mission to deliver value and provide support to our nearly 550 member companies in Europe,” said Sanjay Huprikar, IPC vice president of member success. “We are excited about new initiatives in standards development, the launch of a European electronics council and public affairs efforts that we will be announcing and sharing with our members in the coming weeks.”
Adds John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, “Over the years, IPC has made great strides to become an association serving the needs of a global industry. We believe strongly in supporting the European electronics market and will work to support our European members to achieve competitive excellence and financial success.”
The IPC office in Brussels is located at Boulevard du Souverain 280, 1160 Brussels (Auderghem) Belgium; +32 (0)2 740 22 35. For more information on IPC’s office in Brussels, contact Sanjay Huprikar at Email Contact.
IPC ( www.IPC.org) 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.