Category Archives: Membership

IPC Supports Apprenticeships and Jobs

By Julie Desisto, government relations coordinator Given the perennial shortage of skilled talent in many parts of the country, IPC advocates for ambitious public policies to address the skills gap. That’s why IPC supports the Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act (S. 1352), introduced by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA). In late July, […]

SEC Chair Jay Clayton Voices Support for Disclosure Reform; Could Include Conflict Minerals

According to a Reuters article, the new Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton indicated his support for reducing disclosure rules during a July 12, 2017 speech to the Economic Club of New York. During the speech, Clayton laid out his regulatory philosophy and said the SEC staff was working to […]

House Financial Services Committee Passes Bill to Repeal Conflict Minerals

Today, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Financial Choice Act (H.R. 10) to repeal and replace the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, including a repeal of the Section 1502 conflict minerals requirements. IPC appreciates Chairman Hensarling and Subcommittee Chairman Huizenga’s continued focus on the burdens and unintended side-effects of Section 1502.  Although IPC members are […]

IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2016: Industry Leaders Advocate for a Pro-Manufacturing Policy Agenda

By John Hasselmann, Vice President of Government Relations IPC places a high priority on educating government officials about key policy issues of importance to the electronics industry. That’s why top executives from leading electronics companies gathered in Washington, D.C. recently for “IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2016.” During this two-and-a-half day event, executives met with members of […]

IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2016: Building Tomorrow’s Advanced Manufacturing Economy

John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, extends a special invitation to IPC-member company executives to attend IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2016: Building Tomorrow’s Advanced Manufacturing Economy, April 28–20 in Washington, D.C.      

IPC Opens Office in Brussels, Belgium

Office to provide EU member support, standards development and educational offerings  IPC is pleased to announce the official opening of a new office in Brussels, Belgium. The office will deliver the full suite of IPC products and services, including member support, standards development activities, educational opportunities, and more to all members in Europe. Over the […]

IPC APEX EXPO 2016: A Global Experience

IPC APEX EXPO has always been a melting pot of education, training, and technology. In years’ past, the show has focused on delivering the latest in technical research, industry best practices, and providing networking opportunities with industry leaders. The theme of this year’s show is “Forward Thinking for Tomorrow’s Technology.” This mantra couldn’t be more […]

In Memoriam — Denny J. Cantwell

Long-time IPC member, Dennis (Denny) J. Cantwell, 74, passed away on November 12, 2015. Denny was a very active member of the IPC Flexible Circuits Base Materials Committee until his retirement from Printed Circuits Inc. in 2009. Denny will be missed by his former fellow committee members, IPC staff and his colleagues in the electronics […]

Electronics Industry Leaders Present a Unified Voice on Capitol Hill

By John Hasselmann, IPC vice president of government relations IPC understands that presenting a unified voice for the electronics industry is essential for advancing policies that affect the industry’s long-term future and strengthens the U.S. and global economy. That is why 22 IPC member-company executives descended on the nation’s capital for IMPACT 2015: IPC on […]

IMPACT 2015: IPC on Capitol Hill

John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, extends a special invitation to IPC-member company executives to attend IMPACT 2015: IPC on Capitol Hill, April 29–30 in Washington, D.C.