IECQ – Most recent news

Renewing ties with a former partner


In May 2014, the Russian NC (National Committee) of the IEC invited the IEC and IECQ to present the System to the Russian industry during a workshop held at the Federal Agency for Technical Regulating and Metrology in Moscow. IECQ Secretariat Business Manager Steve Allan was also invited to visit Electronstandard, the Russian Scientific Research Institute, and former IECQ CB, located in St Petersburg.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | Energy storage | June/July 2014

Have faith in your electronics


Today’s world is as smart as it is thanks to the extensive use of electronic components of all types. To ensure that devices and systems retain that "smartness" throughout their entire life cycle, these same components have to work flawlessly. There only needs to be one faulty component out of hundreds or thousands to cause malfunctions that can have serious and sometimes fatal consequences. IECQ provides independent verification that electronic components, related materials and processes comply with appropriate standards and specifications.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | Energy | May 2014

Health-giving robots


Though the use of artificial intelligence is not yet widespread, robots are moving into sectors that seemed unlikely even a decade ago; for example, assisting in surgical procedures. IECQ, the IEC Quality Assessment System for Electronic Components, helps to ensure the reliability of components used in any robots that care for us.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | Medical equipment | April 2014

Safer cars, smarter drives


To ensure that the technologies being developed for vehicles around the world are reliable, IECQ created a programme that gives the automotive industry a standardized way of testing the components in those technologies.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | Transportation | March 2014

Gifts that can be hazardous


IECQ has the perfect solution for toy manufacturers who want to create safe and certified electronic toys that have hazardous substance-free electronic components. Toys using electronic components from suppliers that are certified under the IECQ HSPM Scheme are manufactured with hazardous substance-free electronic components.


[read article] – IEC e-tech | Multimedia & appliances | January/February 2014