Associate Membership

IPC-2581 Consortium is open to individuals:

  • Who support an open, neutral, global design data exchange using IPC-2581
  • Who want to stay current on the standard
  • Who want to network with other individuals in the industry

Associate Member Benefits


Be the pioneer of the industry

Be part of a PCB design an supply chain organization that is driving the adoption of an open neutral global standard that benefits the PCB industry as a whole


Networking opportunities

Tap into a network of major players in the PCB design and supply chain industry

Participate periodically in consortium meeting to get updates

Learn and participate in promotional activities, and technical evaluations

Access to latest information and knowledge

Get frequent updates on current IPC-2581 Consortium activities and events

Other valuable benefits

Get access to latest specification drafts and provide input for new enhancements

Eligibility Requirements

 To become an associate member of the IPC-2581 Consortium, individuals must:

1. Believe in IPC-2581 as an open, neutral and global PCB design data transfer format needed for the industry

2. Would like to support the Consortium in getting IPC-2581 adopted

3. Provide a public statement that includes:

Your name, where you work, your role in the company and why you are joining the consortium

How to Join:

It's FREE to join IPC-2581 Consortium as associate members. 

To become an Associate Member, click on the JOIN NOW button at the top or the bottom of the page. Complete the online application form. After we receive your application, your name and statement will be displayed on the consortium's associate member page. JOIN NOW!