Habilitation Center Announces EPTAC IPC Certifications

Mar 04, 2014, 07:03 ET from Habilitation Center

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Habilitation Center (www.habcenter.com), an AS9100C registered contract manufacturer, announced that it has achieved new electronics industry certifications in Hand Soldering and Cable/Wire Harness operations.

The Hand Soldering Operation Certification is compliant with the IPC J-STD-001 and the IPC-A-610.  The Crimp Termination Certification is compliant with the IPC/WHMA-A-620.  The IPC-610 course introduced the basics of soldering in wires and terminals, through-hole and surface mount technologies using both tin lead and lead-free alloys.

The Hands On Crimp Termination course utilized the IPC-A-620 Cable and Wire Harness Standard and addresses the assembly and inspection criteria regarding cable/wire preparation, measuring and testing cable assemblies, crimp terminations and insulation displacement connections.

"We are absolutely delighted.  These key certifications send a strong message to the electronics industry that as an Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider, we are committed to complying with the IPC Standards," said Linda Cooke, Director of Manufacturing. 

The Habilitation Center has uniquely positioned itself to handle complex, high-volume products.  Areas of expertise include: Electronic and mechanical assembly, cable and wire harness solutions, repair, recycling and refurbishment, kitting and warehousing, product test and contract packaging.  The Company has diverse experience in a variety of market sectors including electronics, aerospace, aviation, defense, telecommunications, government and industrial. 

"A Source America affiliate (www.sourceamerica.org), the Center provides training and compensable work to over 250 individuals with special needs.  We are grateful for the grant opportunities provided by our partnership with CareerSource Palm Beach County (www.careersourcepbc.com) " said Bob DiRocco, Executive Director. 

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