Global Standards for the Microelectronics Industry
GUIDELINES FOR PACKING AND LABELING OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS IN UNIT CONTAINER PACKING (Tubes, Trays, and Tape and Reel)
This document establishes guidelines for integrated circuit unit container and the next level (intermediate) container packing and labeling. The guidelines include tube/rail standardization, intermediate packing, date codes, tube labeling, intermediate container and shipping labels, and standardize tube quantities. Future revisions of this document will also include tray and reel guidelines. The objective of this publication is to promote the standardization of practices between manufacturers and distributors resulting in improved efficiency, profitability, and product quality.