Tag Archives: Manufacturing

On-shoring and Reshoring: Sustainable Trends or Temporary Phenomema?

  IPC has taken a close look at on-shoring and reshoring and its impact on industry. IPC’s newly released on-shoring study confirmed that companies have continued to locate new and are returning operations in North America with more on-shoring planned for the coming year.

Additive Processes Move into High Reliability Environments

It’s almost becoming difficult to pick up a magazine or newspaper without reading about the benefits of additive manufacturing. From Time to Forbes to the Chicago Tribune, the consumer press has noticed that building components up instead of etching or milling away unwanted materials is going to transform manufacturing in many industries. Many of these […]

White House Announces Plan to Enact a Permanent Research and Development Tax Credit

Last week, President Barack Obama announced a detailed plan for economic recovery that includes asking Congress to expand and permanently extend Research and Experimentation tax credits, also known as Research and Development (R&D) tax credits. For many years, IPC has advocated for a permanent R&D tax credit. The R&D tax credit expired on December 31, […]

COMPANIES OF ALL SIZES NOW ELIGIBLE FOR TAX RELIEF IN 2008 AND 2009 IN U.S.

Net operating loss (NOL) relief, an IPC 2009 legislative goal, became a reality for electronics companies when the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 (H.R. 3548) was signed into law Friday. The NOL relief provision in the bill expands the NOL refund eligibility to medium- and large-sized companies that were previously excluded from […]