IPC Hand Soldering Competition Winner Crowned at Manufacturing Technology World 2019 in Manila, Philippines


IPC Hand Soldering Competition Winner Crowned at Manufacturing Technology World 2019 in Manila, Philippines

October 14, 2019 — IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, in conjunction with 26th Manufacturing Technology World, conducted an IPC Hand Soldering Competition in Manila on October 10 - 12, 2019. The competition got “heated” as 38 competitors from 12 well-known electronics companies in Philippines competed at IPC’s Hand Soldering Competition at 26th Manufacturing Technology World in Manila, Philippines. Taking first place with a cash prize of $300 and winning a JBC soldering station was Ms. Maricel Calabig Velasco, Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc. As the winner, Ms. Maricel Calabig Velasco qualified for the IPC Hand Soldering World Championship at Munich, Germany on 12-15 November 2019.

Second place and a cash prize of $200 this year went to Ms. Cristina Bautista, Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc.; and Mr. Rodrigo M. Binuya Jr. took third place and a cash prize of $100 from Northstar Technologies Industrial Corporation.

Participants in the hand soldering competition were tasked with building a functional electronics assembly within a 50-minute time limit. A panel of independent judges evaluated each assembly based on workmanship, overall functionality, compliance with IPC-A-610G Class 3 criteria and speed of completion.

IPC specially thanks hand soldering Premier Sponsor — JBC; Gold Sponsors — INVENTEC Performance Chemicals and SOLDERINDO; Co-Organizer — Global-Link MP Events International Inc, for their support of the IPC Hand Soldering Competition Philippines 2019.

For more information on IPC events visit: http://www.ipcseasia.org/hsc.html.