The International Printed Circuit & APEX South China Fair 2016 (HKPCA & IPC Show) opened last Friday in Shenzhen, China. Over the 15 years since it was launched in 2002, the Fair has evolved into one of the world’s most influential trade shows for the Printed Circuit Board and Electronic Assembly industry. This year’s show was again larger than ever, staged under the theme “Global Wisdom Shaping the Future.”
More than 550 exhibitors displayed the latest and most creative industry offerings at more than 2,500 booths, taking up over 50,000 sq. m. of floor area across Halls 1, 2 and 4 of the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. An enormous selection of products and solutions covering the whole supply chain were shown from both new innovators and the industry’s leading names including TTM, Ellington, Aoshikang, Evertek (Kunshan), Gainbase, Sunshine, World Mastery, Atotech, Harvar, WKK, Rockent, Schmoll, PAL, Dow, Han’s CNC, C Sun, Topoint, Carl Zeiss, Jadason, Orbotech, Isola, Hitachi Chemical, MacDermid, Rogers, Schmid, Universal P.C.B., Protek, Joint Stars, Guangdong Guanghua, Farcien, JT Automation, Desen, and many more. The impressive array of innovative products and services offered attracted industry participants from all over the world.
As in the past, a rich array of accompanying events and activities added more value to the Fair, offering attendees abundant opportunities for education and networking. The International Technical Conference featured a variety of current issues—such as Industry 4.0, intelligent production, the latest PCB technology innovations, and market trends—enabled visitors to stay on top of current developments.
The Hand Soldering Competition has been a popular element of the Fair in recent years. This year the fair hosted the 2016 IPC Hand Soldering World Championship, the first time it was staged in China. Champions from all over the world fought for the world title at the Show, enabling visitors to observe the highest levels of hand soldering craftsmanship on display.
Some of our workers and engineers attended to the scene to learning. In the soon future, our high quality PCB and Assembly will be the most striking feature.