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  • The World’s Largest PCB & EA Show Returns in December on a Bigger ScalePremier Industry Trade Show keeps thriving with its global vision


    (Hong Kong, 9 August, 2016) The 2016 International Printed Circuit & APEX South China Fair (2016 HKPCA & IPC Show) will be staged from 7 to 9 December, 2016 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, China. The show, with the theme of “Global Wisdom Shaping the Future”, reflects that it gathers global industry elites and their latest products and technologies under one roof, provides an ideal platform for sourcing and information exchange which helps leading the industry into the future.


    Expansion of the show scale further strengthens its leading position

    The 2016 HKPCA & IPC Show has received overwhelming response. As of July, the show has 434 confirmed exhibitors occupying more than 2,200 booths. Of which, over 240 booths have been taken up by near 80 new exhibitors. Again, the show will feature most of the industry famous names including TTM, Aoshikang, Evertek (Kunshan), Gainbase, World Mastery, Atotech, Harvar, WKK, Rockent, Schmoll, PAL, Dow, Han’s CNC, C Sun, Topoint, Carl Zeiss, Jadason, Orbotech, C&G, Isola, Hitachi Chemical, MacDermid, Rogers, Schmid, Universal P.C.B., Protek, Joint Stars, Guangdong Guanghua, Farcien, JT Automation, Desen, and etc.


    With the continuous influx of exhibition applications, the Show is expected to reach a final number of over 2,500 booths by close to 550 exhibitors from around the world, covering an exhibition area over 50,000 sq.m of the Halls 1, 2 & 4 at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The strong lineup of impressive exhibitors will showcase all of their newest and most innovative equipments & technologies on the industry’s premium platform for trading and information exchange, and be rewarded with vast business and networking opportunities.


    Newly launched “Japan/Korea Pavilion” and “Smart Automation Pavilion” enrich the how content

    As the leading indicator of the global industry development, the HKPCA & IPC Show not only covers the entire supply chain of PCB & EA products, technologies and solutions, it also keeps the industry stay on top with the hottest market trends as a focal point of technology breakthroughs and visionary innovations. This year, a brand new “Japan/Korea Pavilion” will be launched to group renowned industry players from Japan and Korea, bringing more innovative equipments and technologies for high end PCB & EA production to the show and accelerating the industry’s transformation & upgrading towards the high end domains.


    “Smart Automation Pavilion” was launched last year to cater for the development of “Industry 4.0” and introduction of “Made in China 2025”. This year the Pavilion will be further enhanced to offer up-to-date automation equipments, technologies and effective solutions that will facilitate the industry to realize the intelligent production, reduce labor cost and be better equipped for the development of “Industry 4.0”.


    “We will keep our pledge to make the HKPCA & IPC Show the world’s leading trading platform for the PCB & electronics industry. Through our effective positioning, new pavilion & initiatives, and strategic sales and marketing, we will bring another remarkable year of larger, better and more technological innovative Show,” said Canice Chung, Chairman of HKPCA.


    IPC Hand Soldering World Championship Debut in China

    Another highlight of the Show is its comprehensive concurrent events. Industry experts will continue to share their insights on hot technical issues or solutions with the visitors at the “Technical Forum”. Details will be announced soon. Please check our official website and WeChat for updates.


    Hit programs like HKPCA & IPC Hand Soldering Competition will continue. This year IPC will bring its Hand Soldering World Championship to China. Visitors can check out top soldering craftsmanship at the Show! Besides, the Welcome Dinner will also again provide abundant networking opportunities for industry peers to foster friendships and strengthen business ties and partnerships under a relaxing environment.


    “In its 15 years’ development, the HKPCA & IPC Show successfully provided a high-quality trading platform for partnership and latest technology exchange to the suppliers and buyers from all over the world. We are also delighted to announce that we will bring IPC Hand Soldering World Championship to China, to be held concurrently with the Show!” said Dr. John W. Mitchell, President& CEO, IPC


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    About Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association (HKPCA)

    HKPCA is a non-profit-making association which was founded in Hong Kong during 2000. Being one of the members of World Electronic Circuits Council (WECC), it helps us to get not only closer connections with overseas printed circuit associations but also better communications. Other WECC members include: CPCA, EIPC, IPC, IPCA, JPCA, KPCA and TPCA.


    As the unique representative of the Hong Kong PCB industry, we aim to promote and maintain the rights and interests for the industry. Performing the communication liaison role within the industry, a diversified communication platform is provided by HKPCA so that our members can be closely linked. Also, HKPCA represents the industry expressing our ideas and opinions to the government and relevant organizations.


    HKPCA has more than 470 members. Total production values reach around 9.4 billion dollars which occupy 36% of the PCB industry in China. Member categories differ from PCB manufacturers, PCB equipment, suppliers of chemicals and raw materials and other trade and software companies. HKPCA member base will be broadened by recruiting more and more qualified members. With all our efforts, the China PCB industry develops more prosperously. For more information, please visit


    About IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries®(IPC)

    IPC is a global industry association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,500 member companies around the world 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 and certification, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2.17 trillion global electronics industry. IPC is headquartered in the United States with international offices in Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Beijing and Suzhou, China; Taos, New Mexico; Wellington, Virginia; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia and Bangalore, India. For more information, please visit and


    About China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Guangzhou Sub-Council


    CCPIT-GZ was established in 1985. Over the past 30 years, CCPIT-GZ has been abiding by the principle of promoting international trade and cooperation, in addition to enhancing international communication and friendship. CCPIT-GZ has successfully organized various trade shows and authentication of export documents, training, information, consultation, mediation and arbitration of business disputes. For more information, please visit

    Fair Organizers:


    Hong Kong

    Ms. Manda Wong

    T: (852) 2155 5099



    Ms. Amanda Li

    T: (86-755) 8624 0033



    Ms. Vivian Liu

    T: (86-21) 2221 0078


    Press Enquiries:

    Event Manager – Baobab Tree Event

    Hong Kong

    Ms. Vicky Lee

    T: (852) 3520 3638





    Ms. Viann Liu

    T: (86-20) 3758 3765 Ext. 8008


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