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Winners of IPC Masters Competition China 2023 Announced

IPC China Skills Competition has been upgraded to IPC Masters Competition China 2023. The competition was co-organized with Pudong New Area Association for Quality and Technology Shanghai and held July 11-13 in Shanghai.

In addition to hand soldering and rework, and cable and wire harness assembly competitions, a new BGA (ball grid array)/BTC (bottom terminated component) rework competition was launched. This is the first time that three competitions have been held concurrently. The competition welcomed 297 participants from 42 companies across 17 provinces and three municipalities.

Skilled contestants competed against each other to finish a functional electronics assembly within a required time limit. The three competitions were judged strictly in accordance with the corresponding standards: IPC-A-610H, IPC J-STD-001H, IPC-7711/21C, IPC/WHAM-A-620D, IPC-7093A, IPC-7095D-WAM1 – Class 3 criteria.

Top three BGA/BTC Rework Competition winners were:

  • First Place: Wujun Li, AVIC Computing Technique Research Institute.
  • Second Place: Si Chen, Beijing Railway Signal Co., Ltd.
  • Third Place: Guojun Yu, Wistron InfoComm (Kunshan) Co. Ltd.

Top three Cable and Wire Harness Assembly Competition winners were:

  • First Place: Jieyuan Cui, Shanghai Railway Communication Co., Ltd.
  • Second Place: Xiaoqin Shi, Wuhu State Machinery Factory
  • Third Place: Dongying Xu, Wuhu State Machinery Factory

Top three Hand Soldering and Rework Competition winners were:

  • First Place: Lingling Xu, Shanghai Railway Communication Co., Ltd.
  • Second Place: Jingjing Xu, Shanghai Railway Communication Co., Ltd.
  • Third Place: Yao Tang, Shenyang Railway Signal Co., Ltd.

All those placing in the top three positions received a certificate. The top three winners of the Hand Soldering and Rework Competition qualified for the IPC Hand Soldering World Championship in Munich, Germany in November.

IPC would like to thank IPC Masters Competition China sponsors and partners for their generous support this year.

  • Premier Sponsor: QUICK
  • Supporting Sponsors: POUSTO, Lian Xi Technology
  • Co-Organizer: Pudong New Area Association for Quality and Technology Shanghai

For more information on IPC Masters Competition China next year, please contact Glenn Gong, marketing director, IPC Asia, at GlennGong@ipc.org. or contact Abby Zhang, marketing manager, at AbbyZhang@ipc.org.

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