Category Archives: President’s Message

IPC’s 2017 Global Policy Framework

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell introduces IPC’s Global Policy Framework, a living document that lists IPC’s guiding principles and specific policy concerns, and guides all of the association’s advocacy work.

How Might TPP & T-TIP Impact the Electronics Industry?

Trade Agreements’ Impact on the Electronics Industry, released by IPC, is a topic brief that explores the details of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) and the TransPacific Partnership (TPP). In particular, the brief addresses the potential impacts of these trade agreements on the various segments and regions of the global electronics industry. Trade […]

IPC Gives the Electronics Industry a New Edge

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell discusses the importance of education in the electronics industry and reveals IPC’s new online learning platform—IPC EDGE.  

Manufacturing for High-Reliability with IPC

John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, discusses high-reliability for the electronics manufacturing industry.  

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.      

How do you value communication?

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell discusses the value of razor-sharp communication and how it puts industry leaders and innovators on the path to success.      

Are You a Forward Thinker?

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell asks, “What does it mean to be a forward thinker?” It is being proactive, and it is a trait that separates a good leader from a great leader. Forward thinking is the first step on the road to success.    

Blazing a Trail of Quality

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell asks, “What is your commitment to quality?” From the board shop to the board room, every decision needs to be made with quality in mind.        

European Spotlight: Trends, Innovations, and Growth

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell discusses the growth of the electronics industry within Europe and how IPC supports IPC members through standards, education and advocacy efforts.    

Prepare to Succeed in the Electronics Industry with IPC

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell shares ways to prepare for the future of the electronics industry. With solutions such as the IPC Study of the North American Labor Pool for Electronics Manufacturing and the IPC International Technology Roadmap for Electronic Interconnections, there are many opportunities to prepare today for tomorrow’s challenges.