Tag Archives: electronics manufacturing industry

IPC Discusses Workforce Development Issues with U.S. Policymakers

By Julie Desisto, coordinator, government relations During IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2017, IPC member attendees sat down for a meeting with Kim R. Ford, acting assistant secretary and deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the Department of Education. The goal of the meeting was to discuss the chronic shortage […]

In Memoriam — P. Douglas Lyle, Ph.D.

  Long-time IPC volunteer, P. Douglas (Doug) Lyle, Ph.D.,71, passed away on October 10, 2016. Doug was an active participant on the 3-10 Printed Board Base Materials Committee, 3-12d Woven Glass Reinforcement Task Group and 7-11b Base Materials Test Methods Task until his retirement from Advanced Glass Yarns (AGY). Doug will be missed by his […]

U.S. Congressman Bob Dold Tours Creation Technologies in Chicago

Today, U.S. Congressman Bob Dold (R-IL-10) met with executives and employees of IPC-member company Creation Technologies at the company’s manufacturing facility in Chicago, Illinois. Coordinated by IPC, the world’s leading association for electronics manufacturing companies, this visit is part of a nationwide effort to educate policymakers about legislative and regulatory issues that affect the electronics […]

Congressman Sam Johnson Tours Creation Technologies in Texas

Visit Co-Hosted by IPC as Part of Effort to Connect Electronics Manufacturers with Policymakers Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX-3) met with executives and employees of IPC-member company Creation Technologies at the company’s manufacturing facility in Plano, Texas on August 13. Coordinated by IPC, the world’s leading association for electronics manufacturing companies, this visit is part of […]

Industry Submits More than a Dozen Exemption Requests for RoHS Exemptions Set to Expire

IPC, in conjunction with an international industry stakeholder group, applied for more than a dozen exemption extension requests under the European Union (EU) RoHS Directive. The RoHS2 Directive dictates expiration dates for all exemptions granted and several critical to the electronics manufacturing industry are set to expire in 2016. Throughout the process, IPC and several […]

Changes to California Proposition 65: IPC has it Covered

In early January, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released proposed changes to the Proposition 65 Regulations. The proposed changes are expected to increase the burden of compliance on all companies doing business in California. The proposed regulations list 12 additional substances that companies are required to include on the warning label. One […]

IPC Sets Webinar on Mid-Term Elections

The outcome of the 2014 mid-term elections will likely have a significant impact on business conditions over the next few years. It is important to factor the results of Tuesday’s voting into your strategic planning especially since our industry is heavily effected by legislative and regulatory initiatives Next week, IPC will provide valuable insight on […]