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Fralock Earns IPC-1791 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) as Trusted Electronics Designer

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, September 19, 2022 – IPC’s Validation Services program has awarded an IPC-1791, Trusted Electronics Designer Requirements Qualified Manufacturer Listing (QML) to Fralock, located in Valencia, Calif.

Following the initial IPC audit, Fralock passed stringent design requirements to optimize product quality, reliability, and consistency across the entire manufacturing operation, earning a place on IPC’s global network of rigorously vetted and trusted sources.

“Fralock provides product design, development, engineering, prototyping, and manufacturing services to customers that require a high level of quality and precision,” said Shibu Gangadharan, vice president of specialty engineered materials at Fralock. “This validation assures our customers that processes pertaining to IPC-1791 are adhered to throughout the manufacturing cycle.”

IPC’s Validation Services QML program was developed to promote supply chain verification. It also provides auditing and qualification of electronics companies’ products and identifies processes which conform to IPC standards.

“Different from other audit programs, IPC’s Validation Services programs uniquely provide technical and in-depth assessments of products and processes in accordance with IPC standards,” said Randy Cherry, IPC director of Validation Services. “We are pleased to recognize Fralock on becoming members of IPC’s network of trusted QML suppliers.”

For more information about IPC’s Validation Services QPL/QML program, visit www.ipcvalidation.org or contact Randy Cherry at RandyCherry@ipc.org or +1 847-597-2806.

About IPC

IPC (www.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, 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. IPC maintains additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Washington, D.C.; Munich, Germany; Brussels, Belgium; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

About Fralock Holdings, LLC

Established in 1967, Fralock (www.fralock.com) is a design, engineering, and manufacturing company that develops high-performance solutions for Fortune 500 corporations in aerospace, defense, medical, life science, semiconductor technology, and other high-reliability markets. Fralock platform companies include Career Technologies USA, Mapson Engineering, Oasis Materials, Oasis Precision, Ceramic Tech, Incorporated, and Lenthor Engineering. Headquartered in Valencia, California, Fralock employs over 700 associates in operations throughout California. The Fralock Group hold various certifications such as AS9100, ISO13485, ISO9001, FDA Registered, IPC 1791 listed, and ITAR registration.