SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

News from Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)


CONGRESSMAN MICK MULVANEY TOURS ISOLA’S SOUTH CAROLINA FACILITY

May 15, 2014

Today, Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-SC-5) visited the Isola Group S.à r.l.’s manufacturing facility in Ridgeway, S.C., to learn firsthand about policy and regulatory issues affecting the electronics manufacturing industry.

Rep. Mulvaney’s visit to Isola included a tour of the facility that manufactures laminate materials used to fabricate printed boards that are used in a variety of advanced electronics including network and communications equipment, high-end consumer products, advanced automotive, aerospace, military and medical applications.

My sincerest thanks to Isola and IPC for hosting today’s meeting,” said Rep. Mulvaney. “Isola is an important manufacturer in South Carolina, and I’m genuinely appreciative of the hard work and attention to detail that goes into manufacturing laminate materials for electronic products and equipment that each of us use every day.”

The Congressman visited with Isola’s Mike Gastonguay, President – Americas and discussed a variety of issues including export controls, R&D tax credits and intellectual property protection. "Isola was honored to host Rep. Mulvaney at our facility,” said Gastonguay. “It is important for our industry to engage with policymakers and work with IPC to ensure our collective voices are heard on critical policy issues and regulations that enhance economic growth.”

Rep. Mulvaney’s visit was part of IPC’s “Meet the Policymakers” program. Through this program, IPC government relations staff matches IPC-member companies with their respective representatives to schedule visits to company locations. Member companies interested in hosting a legislator should contact IPC Vice President of Government Relations John Hasselmann at JohnHasselmann@ipc.org.


IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,400 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.


Isola Group S.à r.l., (www.isola-group.com) headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, is a global material sciences company focused on designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepregs used to fabricate advanced multilayer printed circuit boards. The company's high-performance materials are used in sophisticated electronic applications in the communications infrastructure, computing/networking, military, medical, aerospace and automotive industries.


You must be a registered user to talk back to us.

More News from Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Feb 16, 2017 -

Long-time IPC Volunteer, Doug Pauls Inducted into IPC Hall of Fame

Feb 16, 2017 -

IPC Elects New Board Member

Feb 07, 2017 -

Best Technical Paper at IPC APEX EXPO 2017 Selected

Feb 06, 2017 -

Pana-Pacific Earns IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing

Feb 03, 2017 -

IPC Invites Member-Company Executives to Help Build “Pulse-of-the-Industry” Data Service

Feb 02, 2017 -

North American PCB Sales Enjoyed Solid Growth in December

Jan 29, 2017 -

IPC President and CEO John Mitchell to Serve on the NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations Board of Directors

Jan 21, 2017 -

IPC North American EMS and PCB Statistical Programs Open

Jan 17, 2017 -

Colonial Assembly and Design, LLC Earns IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing

Dec 27, 2016 -

Newly Elected Congressman Discusses U.S. Policy Priorities with Bay Area Manufacturers

(802) more news from Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

CONGRESSMAN MICK MULVANEY TOURS ISOLA’S SOUTH CAROLINA FACILITY news release has been viewed 510 times

Reflow Oven

vacuum tweezers - manual pcb assembly