BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Oct. 21 -- The IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries issued the following news release:
IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries presented Committee Leadership, Special Recognition and Distinguished Committee Service Awards at IPC's Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings last week in Fort Worth, Texas. The awards were presented to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry by lending their time and expertise through service on IPC committees.
For their leadership of the D-12 Flexible Circuits Specifications Subcommittee that developed IPC-6013C, Qualification and Performance Specification for Flexible Printed Boards, Nick Koop, TTM Technologies and Mahendra Gandhi, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, were honored with a Committee Leadership Award. For their contributions to IPC-6013C, Lance Auer, Raytheon Missile Systems; Scott Bowles, L-3 Fuzing and Ordnance Systems; Steven Bowles, Viasystems Group, Inc.; Denise Chevalier, Amphenol Printed Circuits, Inc.; Sidney Cox, DuPont; Mark Finstad, Flexible Circuit Technologies, Inc.; Tom Gardeski, Gemini Sciences, LLC; Cliff Maddox, Boeing Company; Chris Mahanna, Robisan Laboratory Inc.; Steven Nolan, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training; and Robert Sheldon, Pioneer Circuits Inc., earned a Distinguished Committee Service Award.
For their leadership of the 3-12d Woven Glass Reinforcement Task Group that developed IPC-4412B, Specification for Finished Fabric Woven from "E" Glass for Printed Boards, Mike Bryant, BGF Industries, Inc. and Douglas Eng, PPG Industries Inc., received a Committee Leadership Award. For their contributions to IPC-4412B, Tab Bates, JPS Composite Materials Corp.; Silvio Bertling, Circuit Foil Trading, Inc.; Curtis Carter, Saint-Gobain Vetrotex America; Terry Fischer, Hitachi Chemical Co. America, Ltd.; Scott Hinaga, Cisco Systems Inc.; Scott Northrup, AGY; Antonio Senese, Panasonic Electric Works; Douglas Sober, Shengyi Technology Co. Ltd.; Shinya Takahashi, Nittobo; and Dan Welch, Arlon Materials for Electronics, earned a Distinguished Committee Service Award.