Tag Archives: USML

Get your questions on export control regulations answered at IPC APEX EXPO

Learn about the new export control regulations and changes to ITAR restrictions for electronics

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce Weighs in on ITAR Regulation of PCBs

In February, as a direct result of meetings IPC staff and members have had with the House Foreign Affairs Committee over the past eight months, Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) recently wrote to the U.S. Department of State (DoS) supporting our goal of clarifying the applicability of ITAR regulations to defense printed circuit boards (PCBs) […]

PCB Manufacturer Found Guilty of ITAR Violations

Company owner illegally exported sensitive information to Taiwan A Woodinville, Wash. company contracted by the U.S. Navy to manufacture high-tech components, and the company’s owner recently pleaded guilty to violating the Arms Export Control Act. The owner of Precision Image Corporation admitted to illegally sending restricted U.S. Navy technical information to a Taiwanese printed board […]

IPC Comments to U.S. State Department on Definition of “Specially Designed”

IPC recently filed comments with the U.S. State Department regarding a proposed amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) that would establish a definition for “specially designed.” In the comments, IPC expresses its concern that the term, “specially designed” will become a primary mechanism for regulating the export of printed boards designs if […]

Is your company up-to-date on recent and proposed changes to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)?

The U.S. State Department recently made changes to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which govern work with U.S. Munitions List (USML) items that are considered critical to national security. A new exemption to allow the “hand carrying” of ITAR regulated data was announced in the Federal Register on August 27, 2010. This exemption, […]

Changes to U.S. Export Controls are Good News for the Electronics Industry

Today, the White House announced plans to reform the U.S. export control system by updating and modifying export control lists, licensing policies, and export enforcement. U.S. export controls include the laws and regulations managing the sale or transfer of sensitive goods and technology, services, and expertise to non-U.S. citizens. The changes in export controls are […]