Manchester, NH — August 4, 2010 –EPTAC Corporation announced today that it has been qualified by CONNSTEP, Connecticut’s Manufacturing Resource, as an Approved Service Provider for IPC Training and Certification for companies in Connecticut seeking this specialized training.
EPTAC Corporation provides electronics training and IPC certification to electronic and cable manufacturers throughout the United States and Canada. Now with the support given by CONNSTEP, Connecticut manufacturers can access expertise and funding to work with EPTAC to provide employees with training and certification and keep up with demands from customers to meet IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 standards when manufacturing electrical and electronic products.
“We are very pleased that CONNSTEP has recognized us in this manner in Connecticut,” noted Mark Pilkington, President of EPTAC Corporation. “We have a long standing history of training numerous companies in Connecticut and now we have an opportunity to work along side CONNSTEP to further support both financially and technically these companies in their quest to gain a competitive edge”.
CONNSTEP is a consulting organization providing assistance to small and mid-sized manufacturers on a wide range of production and business issues. Affiliated with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), their mission is to help Connecticut manufacturers apply advanced manufacturing and management methodologies to become more competitive, supporting the growth of Connecticut’s economy.
EPTAC Corporation is currently the leading provider of certification to commercial standards such as IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, IPC-7711/7721, IPC-A-620 and IPC-A-600. EPTAC Corporation has been providing training, certification and consulting in the electronics assembly industry for more than 23 years. The firm specializes in the training, consulting and certification of personnel in the electronics assembly industry.
EPTAC clients range in size from startups to the likes of Raytheon Company, Sanmina-SCI, Texas Instruments, Celestica, Inc. and Harris Corporation.