Tag Archives: EAR

Export Controls in Flux

By Ken Schramko, senior director, North American government relations U.S. export control rules have changed significantly over the last decade, and more changes are expected as policymakers tackle the treatment of new and foundational technologies and respond to geopolitical developments. To help electronics companies comply with these rules and stay abreast of developments, IPC recently […]

IPC Offers Seminars to Explain Changing ITAR Regulations

Recent and additional expected changes to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) will impact electronics companies that manufacture for the aerospace and defense markets. These regulations specifically address printed boards and printed board designs and affect the entire electronics supply chain, from OEMs to printed board manufacturers and designers. A […]

First Export Control Reform Rule Follows IPC Advocacy for PCB Enumerations

On Tuesday, April 16, the U.S. Departments of Commerce and State published rules implementing initial Export Control Reform. The rules will amend the ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) by revising USML (U.S. Munitions List)  Categories VIII (Aircraft and Related Articles), XVII (Classified Articles, Technical Data, and Defense Services Not Otherwise Enumerated), and XXI (Articles, […]