IP&E Users Get Creative as Component Shortages Linger

Editor’s note: The most ubiquitous components in any electronics design – interconnects, passives and electromechanical (IP&E) devices – are in the midst of an unprecedented supply shortage. What distinguishes this scarcity from others is the broad base of markets that are desperate for IP&E.  OEMs are facing idle production lines while they wait for devices…

IPC Recertifies IEC Electronics for IPC QML

IPC’s Validation Services Program is proud to announce the recertification of two IEC Electronics Corporation facilities, located in Newark, New York and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Both facilities are certified to IPC-J-STD-001, IPC-A-610 and IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) at the Class 3 level. “We are pleased to be certified and part of the IPC Qualified…

IEC Cuts Workforce in Newark, NY

Newark, N.Y. – IEC Electronics Corp. today confirmed a workforce reduction of approximately 73 full time employees at its Newark, NY facility. Jeffrey T. Schlarbaum, President & CEO of IEC Electronics commented, “We continue to proactively manage our expense structure as we move through the turnaround. As an outsourced contract manufacturer, our workforce needs fluctuate commensurate…

IEC Electronics Appoints CEO

Newark, N.Y.  – IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) today announced that the Board of Directors has elected Jeffrey T. Schlarbaum to the office of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Schlarbaum, age 48, served as IEC Electronic’s President from October 2010 to February 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Schlarbaum served as the Company’s Executive Vice…

IEC Electronics Named to IPC Validation Services QML

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded the first IPC J-STD-001/IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to IEC Electronics Corporation’s Newark, New York and Albuquerque, New Mexico, facilities. In addition, IEC Electronics’ testing laboratory, Dynamic Research and Testing Laboratories (DRTL) in Albuquerque has been certified as an IPC-approved Validation Services Test Laboratory. IPC President and CEO John…