IPC APEX Expo 2015

IPC APEX EXPO 2015 is a five-day event like no other in the printed circuit board and electronics manufacturing industry. Professionals from around the world come together to participate in the Technical Conference, Exhibition, and Professional Development, Standards Development and Certification programs. 


 IPC-2581 Consortium Booth #231                     

 Visit IPC-2581 Consortium booth #231, to see the IPC-2581 adoption progress made since the APEX show last year. The IPC-2581 data will be output from Cadence and Zuken’s PCB Design tools, and then consumed by tools from ADIVA, Downstream Technologies, WISE Software for DFM checking, viewing and documentation.


Consortium members at IPC APEX Expo

Stop by and talk with consortium member representatives from system companies, EDA companies, DFM software companies and manufacturing companies to know why it’s worth the effort to support this global neutral standard.

IPC-2581 Consortium – Booth #231

Aegis Softwares – Booth #535

Altium – Booth #3404

IPC – Booth #127

Polar Instruments – Booth #1102

Sanmina – Booth #1901

Ucamco USA – Booth #2015


IPC-2581 Presentations & Sessions

Don’t miss the presentations and other sessions about IPC-2581.


Buzz Session

Advanced Fabrication Instruction Exchange between Design and Manufacturing: IPC-2581B Model

Time:  Feb 24, 2015 - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM


For decades the PCB Industry has leveraged myriad standards, both industry and de facto, to produce a variety of structured outputs to convey the intent of design, fabrication, assembly and test requirements. The legacy methods are not adequate for todays PCBs that are manufactured using advanced technologies. This session will give updates on IPC-2581B, Generic Requirements for Printed Board Assembly Products Manufacturing Description Data and Transfer Methodology, and its proposed amendment to be released soon. 2581 is a modern, intelligent standard for printed board assembly products' manufacturing description data and transfer methodology to help companies ensure manufacturability, quality, reliability and consistency in electronics assemblies.

Ciscos Journey to Adoption - Terry Hoffman, Cisco Systems Inc.

Experience in Working with 2581 - Amit Bahl, Sierra Circuits

The 2581 Journey - Larry Frost, Sanmina 

From Fabrication to Assembly - Gary Carter, Fujitsu Network Communications 

Looking Beyond Revision B - Ed Acheson, Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Defining the Complete PCB Build Intent " Data Augmentation - Pawel Chadzynski, ARAS