Category Archives: IPC

IPC Issues Call for Participation for IPC E-TEXTILES Europe 2019

by Chris Jorgensen, director, technology transfer IPC invites innovators, technologists, materials suppliers, electrical engineers and academicians to submit technical conference abstracts and educational course proposals for IPC E-TEXTILES Europe 2019 to be held on November 12, 2019 in Munich, Germany. IPC E-TEXTILES Europe 2019 will provide a platform for presenters and their companies to promote […]

Trump Administration has Opportunity to Ease EPA Reporting Burden for Electronics Industry

By Chris Mitchell, IPC Vice President, Global Government Relations The finish line may be in sight in a decade-long effort to persuade the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to curb unnecessary and duplicative Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reporting requirements that discourage recycling of manufacturing byproducts. In January, EPA sent the White House Office of […]

Electronics Industry Joins Call for Passage of USMCA

Statement from IPC President and CEO John Mitchell Representing the views of more than 2,500 U.S. companies engaged in the global electronics industry, and their nearly 1 million workers, IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries, is joining the new USMCA Coalition. which is being launched today in Washington by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. More […]

Microvia Subcommittee Brings Industry Together, Hosts Open Forum

By Chris Jorgensen, IPC director, technology transfer; IPC staff liaison to V-TSL MVIA Weak Interface Microvia Failures Technology Solutions Subcommittee In early 2018, Jerry Magera and J.R. Strickland, Motorola, answered a call for white papers from the IPC V-TSL Technology Solutions Committee. Their white paper, IPC-WP-023, casts a light on an issue that has been […]

March 1 Deadline for U.S.-China Deal Nears

By Chris Mitchell, vice president, global government relations As the hours tick closer to the end of February, negotiators for the United States and China are attempting to solve in weeks trade and economic issues that have lasted for decades. Last week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer attended high-level trade […]

IPC Launches Education Foundation to Strengthen Next Generation of Workers

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell discusses the IPC Education Foundation, an organization that focuses on strengthening and shaping the next generation of workers by preparing the talent pipeline and offering scholarships to deserving students.

Seven Takeaways from IPC APEX EXPO 2019

By Chris Mitchell, IPC Vice President of Global Government Relations IPC’s most recent annual conference and trade show, IPC APEX EXPO 2019, took place in late January, and by all indications, it was among the best IPC shows ever! The overall success and quality of IPC APEX EXPO is a testament to the innovation and […]

Political Uncertainties Raise Doubts on Both Sides of Atlantic

On both sides of the Atlantic, the political waters are turbulent, creating uncertainties about the opportunities for meaningful policy actions. In Washington, D.C., things are getting back to “normal” after a five-week government shutdown that was prompted by President’s Trump demand for a US-Mexico border wall. To end that standoff, the White House and Congress […]

Tell Us Your IPC Member Story at IPC APEX EXPO 2019

IPC will soon roll out a new membership campaign that will focus on how the electronics industry builds the electronics that improve the quality of life for billions around the globe. And we want help from IPC members. Do you have a story to tell about how IPC membership has helped your organization consistently deliver […]

Become an IPC Workforce Champion

Calling all IPC members in the United States: Become an IPC Workforce Champion — Make your company’s pledge today!