Zentech Manufacturing Inc, an Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) and Merion Portfolio Company is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Stan Plzak Corporate Recognition Award. This award is named for former IPC Board Chairman Stanley Plzak and recognizes Zentech’s contributions to the electronics assembly industry and its support of the IPC through participation in technical and management programs. Zentech is proud to have actively worked with the IPC for many years to improve outcomes in our industry.
“Zentech is honored to be given an award named after one of the pioneers in the EMS industry, said President and CEO Steve Pudles. “Over our 25-year history, Zentech has been involved in a wide range of IPC activities and was one of the first EMS companies to earn the IPC 1791 and IPC 610 certifications. We believe in the IPC’s mission to ‘build electronics better’ and encourage all member companies to participate in IPC programs and initiatives so together we can make our industry stronger and more successful.”
“IPC benefits tremendously from Zentech’s leadership, knowledge and expertise,” said John W. Mitchell, IPC president and CEO. “For many years, Zentech has consistently provided staff resources to standards development and other IPC programs and initiatives. IPC is privileged to have Zentech in our membership; their involvement in IPC has directly contributed to IPC’s global growth in the electronics industry.”
About the IPC:
IPC is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,100+ member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly, test and advanced packaging. 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.
Zentech Manufacturing, an EMS Company, is primarily focused on the defense, aerospace, and medical industries, specializing in the manufacture of highly complex electronic and electromechanical assemblies. The company has locations in Baltimore, MD, Richardson, TX, and Bloomington, IL and maintains key certifications which include ISO 9001:2008, ITAR (US State Dept.), AS9100 (aerospace), and ISO 13485 (medical). In addition, Zentech is a certified IPC Trusted Source supplier for Class 3 mission-critical electronics, is IPC-1791 Trusted Assembler certified and IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum QML certified.