UL Taiwan Named Exclusive Lab of PWB Interconnect Solutions for Interconnect Stress Testing in Asia

Providing a higher level of safety and reliability testing that customers require for success
2015-12-09 13:47 2868

TAIPEI, , Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UL and PWB Interconnect Solutions Inc. (PWB Interconnect) are pleased to announce a new collaboration. Effective from December 1st, 2015, UL Taiwan is licensed to provide Interconnect Stress Testing (IST) services throughout the Asian continent. UL and PWB Interconnect working together expand printed wiring board reliability testing capabilities across the global market. The addition of IST technology to UL's performance testing services increases its ability to provide a higher level of safety and reliability testing that customers require for success. IST Technology is an accelerated reliability test methodology compliant to IPC TM-650- 2.6.26A. IST test equipment and test services are required by leading OEM, ODM, CEM, material suppliers and especially PWB fabricators to quantify bare printed wiring board reliability. UL is the exclusive 3rd party independent test lab to provide IST testing services to the electronics industry.

About UL

UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL has been advancing safety science in support of PWB conformance assessments which can help enhance PWB products' reputation for reliability. For more information, please visit or

About PWB Interconnect Solutions Inc.

PWB Interconnect Solutions Inc. was founded in 1995 and provides IST test equipment and testing services to all industrial segments, on a global scale. Today 190+ IST test systems are deployed worldwide and are used throughout the medical, automotive, avionics, defence, space, data-com, server and handheld industries. IST is recognized as the preferred methodology for determining PWB reliability, providing accelerated stress test results that take into consideration the temperatures experienced during the PCB assembly, rework and the end use environments. For more information, please visit

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