IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to KO-M Tech Co., Ltd., a professional electronics manufacturing company located in the Republic of Korea.
KO-M Tech Co., Ltd. met or exceeded the requirements for the electronics industry’s most rigorous classification, Class 3, which is intended for dedicated service electronics products. As a result of successfully completing an intensive audit, 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, KO-M Tech Co., Ltd. is now among a trusted source of electronics suppliers found on IPC’s QML/QPL database at ipcvalidation.org.
“If ISO 9001 or IATF 16949 evaluates the entire system of a company, an IPC QML validates whether the enterprise can manufacture, assemble, and supply products according to IPC standards. It helps businesses understand issues related to quality management and process technology, making it a crucial aspect directly impacting product quality,” said Jeong-hag Park, quality technology team director at Ko-M Tech. “This holds great significance for us. With 23 years of continuous development, we have gained extensive experience in EMS manufacturing and our own quality system. We are delighted to receive high praise and trust from our customers through achieving IPC QML-level qualification. Additionally, we take pride in being the first domestic company in South Korea to earn an IPC QML,” Park added.
“Not only are we celebrating the first Korean company earning a QML, but their achievement marks the 100th IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A610 QML issued by IPC Validation Services,” stated Randy Cherry, director, IPC Validation Services. Cherry went on to say, “We are pleased to recognize KO-M Tech Co., Ltd. as a member of IPC’s network of trusted suppliers. By earning the QML, KO-M Tech Co., Ltd. shows its commitment to delivering the highest level of quality in electronics manufacturing assemblies.”
For more information about IPC’s Validation Services QPL/QML Program, visit ipcvalidation.org or call +1 847-597-2892.
IPC (IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,000 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry.