Tag Archives: IPC advocacy

IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2019 Recap: Industry Leaders Call for Action on USMCA Trade Deal, Other Pro-Manufacturing Policies

By Chris Mitchell, IPC vice president of global government relations Top executives from electronics companies across the United States were in Washington, D.C., last week to call on the Trump administration and Congress to support policies that will drive the electronics industry’s future growth in North America and worldwide. IPC’s government relations team works year-round […]

Here’s the 2019 Outlook on IPC Advocacy for Workforce Education and Training

by Ken Schramko, senior director, North American government relations The chronic shortage of skilled workers is the top business challenge facing the electronics industry worldwide. Our skilled workers are aging and retiring faster than we can hire replacements. A large majority of our members report that their inability to find skilled workers is limiting their […]

Get Involved: Help Improve the Electronics Industry

John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, wants to make sure that your questions about legislation affecting our industry are answered, and your concerns are addressed.  

EU Holds Stakeholder Briefing on Conflict Minerals Legislation

On December 18, IPC staff attended a “Stakeholder Briefing on EU Conflict Minerals Policy” held by the European Union (EU) Commission in Washington, D.C.  Petros Sourmelis, directorate general for trade within the EU Commission, provided an executive briefing for IPC and other industry stakeholders on the status of the development of EU conflict minerals legislation. […]