Release News

27. March 2017

Latests Releases: Version 1.1 for full feature set and version 1.0.2 for compatibilty with previous versions

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Other news about The Hermes Standard and The Hermes Standard Initiative

20. November 2018

The Hermes Standard IPC-HERMES-9852 at electronica 2018 in Munich

Obviously, 2018 is an “even year”. Which means for most of the electronics assembly equipment industry: Compared to the “odd” years, November is a rather calm period. This […]
17. October 2018

The Hermes Standard Initiative: A really global player keeps growing

The first full release of The Hermes Standard (IPC-HERMES-9852) took place in April 2017, marking the first (!) actual approach to define a next generation standard for […]
8. October 2018

Comparing The Hermes Standard IPC-HERMES-9852 to other standards

The Hermes Standard is an open standard as described for example by the principles by the WWW-Consortium and others ( The Hermes Standard Initiative was committed […]
2. October 2018

IPC-HERMES-9852 goes Shenzhen: The Hermes Standard at Nepcon South

Another great event for The Hermes Standard: At Nepcon South in Shenzhen, members of The Hermes Standard Initiative proudly presented their products to the Asian markets. […]
2. October 2018

IPC-HERMES-9852: “The Hermes Standard is now an IPC Standard”

The Hermes Standard Initiative is happy and glad to announce that IPC has confirmed to recognize The Hermes Standard to be the successor to “the SMEMA […]
12. June 2018

Interest and enthusiasm: Customers and Vendors alike are excited about The Hermes Standard at SMT Hybrid Packaging Show 2018 in Nuremberg

SMT Hybrid Packaging is a an annual industry fair for electronics assembly taking place in Nuremberg in the south of Germany. For the members of The Hermes Standard […]
4. June 2018

The Members’ Voice: Talking to The Hermes Standard Initiative at Nepcon 2018

During the Nepcon Show 2018 in Shanghai, members of The Hermes Standard Initiative were asked about the plans regarding The Hermes Standard Implementations, about opportunities for customers […]
30. April 2018

Great Show at Nepcon Shanghai 2018: Another impressive demo of The Hermes Standard’s market presence

Only about one year after the initial meeting of The Hermes Standard Initiative in March 2017 in Munich, Nepcon Show was once more an impressive evidence […]
30. April 2018

The Hermes Standard Initiative: Members Meeting in Shanghai

The Day before the Nepcon Show in Shanghai: The Hermes Standard Initiative Members Meeting The day before Nepcon, The Hermes Standard Initiative held its third meeting. […]
30. March 2018

The Hermes Standard: Interesting for vendors of all sizes and areas of expertise

Communication standards for machines and equipment across different vendors are very important particular for “the smaller players” in the market: They would usually have to adjust […]