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 or contact Randy Cherry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +1 847-597-2806.

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