Tag Archives: IPC advocacy efforts

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.

Get Involved in Manufacturing Day 2015

Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG DAY) is a celebration of modern North American manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Officially, MFG DAY occurs annually on the first Friday of October – this year is October 2, 2015 – but any day can be a Manufacturing Day! Supported by a group of industry sponsors and […]

EU Proposes Voluntary Conflict Minerals Scheme

The European Union (EU) Commission’s Trade Directorate has proposed a voluntary self-certification scheme that would set up a “responsible importer” scheme for firms exercising due diligence over commodity supply chain for conflict gold and the “Three Ts” – tin, tungsten, and tantalum and their mineral ores. The voluntary self-certification scheme would require companies to exercise […]

IPC Submits Comments to EU Commission on Draft RoHS Annex 2 Dossiers

Today, IPC submitted comments to the European Union (EU) Commission on the Draft RoHS Annex 2 Dossiers for HBCCD, DEHP, BBP and DBP. The European Union Commission’s Directorate General (DG) for Environment is currently revising the list of substances restricted under the RoHS Directive. While the current review is limited to HBCDD (a flame retardant) […]