STI Electronics announces that it has been awarded IPC J-STD-001, IPC-A-610 and IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML). STI is the first training centre to receive IPC's Validations Services QML.
To earn the certifications, STI successfully completed an intensive audit based on IPC's standards IPC J-STD-001 requirements for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies including space addendum and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies. STI met or exceeded the electronics industry’s Class 3 testing requirements intended for high-performance electronics assemblies. As a result, the company is now listed as an IPC-trusted source capable of manufacturing in accordance with industry best practices. STI and other trusted sources of supply can be found on IPC's QML/QPL (Qualified Product Listing) database.
“I’m excited to have successfully completed the IPC Validation Services Audit to J-STD-001, including the Space Addendum and IPC-A-610,” said David Raby, President and CEO, STI Electronics. “We take great pride in delivering the highest quality product and this IPC audit verified our process controls are in place and effective. This certification puts us in an elite category of EMS providers.”
IPC's Validations Services QPL/QML programme was developed to promote supply chain verification. Additionally, it provides auditing and certification of electronics companies' products and identifies processes that conform to IPC standards.
"We are excited about STI Electronics being the first testing training center to receive IPC's Validations Services QML," said Randy Cherry, IPC director, Validation Services. "We are pleased to recognize STI as the newest member of trusted QML suppliers. STI has differentiated itself from the competition by becoming part of IPC's global network of trusted industry sources."