IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing (QPL) to Ventec International Group, a global electronics material manufacturing company headquartered in Suzhou, China.
Ventec produces and sells copper-clad laminates, prepregs and packaging substrates to the global electronics industry. Ventec successfully qualified their products VT-90H and VT-901 to specification sheet 41 of IPC-4101E, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards. Ventec also completed an intensive two-day audit where their manufacturing practices, test methods and IPC-4101 conformance requirements were reviewed.
Ventec met or exceeded IPC’s Validation Services QPL requirements for producing base materials used by printed circuit board manufacturers in the electronics industry. The company is now listed as an IPC-4101 trusted source capable of manufacturing in accordance with industry best practices. Ventec and other trusted sources of suppliers can be found on IPC's QML/QPL (Qualified Product Listing) database at www.ipcvalidation.org.
Mark Goodwin, COO USA & EMEA of Ventec International Group commented, "Ventec has taken the opportunity to apply for an IPC Qualified Product Listing (QPL) for its polyimide laminate and prepreg to gain an independent endorsement of the quality of our production controls and materials for use in high reliability mil/aero applications. The IPC QPL is a trusted reference list for the entire electronics supply chain. As a world leader in the production of high performance laminates and prepregs, we are delighted to be the first copper clad laminate manufacturer to have a polyimide material added to the IPC QPL following a rigorous facility audit, as well as meeting the requirements of the qualification testing program at an independent test laboratory."
IPC's Validations Services QPL/QML Program was developed to promote supply chain verification. It also provides auditing and certification of electronics companies' products, and identifies processes which conform to IPC standards.
"Ventec has differentiated itself from the competition in the polyimide market by becoming part of IPC's global network of trusted industry sources," said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. "We are pleased to recognize Ventec as the first member from China as a trusted supplier conforming to IPC-1401."
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IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 4,200+ 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 Atlanta, Georgia; Washington, D.C.; Taos, N.M.; Stockholm, Sweden; Brussels, Belgium; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.
About Ventec International Group
With volume manufacturing facilities and HQ in Suzhou China, Ventec International specializes in advanced copper clad glass reinforced and metal backed substrates for the PCB industry. With distribution locations and manufacturing sites in both the US and Europe, Ventec International is a premier supplier to the Global PCB industry. For more information, visit www.venteclaminates.com.