IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML), meeting Class 3 requirements, to Colonial Assembly and Design, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zentech Manufacturing. Following an initial audit by IPC, Colonial Assembly and Design, LLC joins Zentech as one of the less than 10 U.S. trusted sources and suppliers meeting the stringent requirements of the Qualified Manufacturing Listing based on two of IPC's foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.
"I am very proud of the team at Colonial Assembly and Design (CA&D) and their accomplishment in attaining this certification. Knowing first-hand the length and comprehensiveness of the IPC Validation Services audit gives assurances to our customers that CA&D, can meet the highest workmanship standards in the industry," said Matt Turpin, president and CEO of Colonial Assembly and Design, LLC and Zentech Manufactruring, Inc.
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.
"Different from other audit programs, IPC's Validation Services Programs uniquely provides technical and in-depth assessments of products and processes in accordance with IPC standards," said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. "We are pleased to recognize Colonial Assembly and Design, LLC for becoming a member of IPC's network of trusted QML suppliers."