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IPC News: Electronics Industry Leaders Present Award to Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA)

Apr 30, 2015

Senior executives from leading electronics companies today joined with IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® in honoring Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, for his “exemplary leadership and commitment to building a stronger U.S. electronics industry.”

Congressman Royce received the 2015 “Government Impact Award” during IPC’s annual fly-in advocacy event, IMPACT 2015: IPC on Capitol Hill, which brings top executives to Washington, D.C. for discussions with government officials on issues that are critical to the future of the electronics industry and the U.S. economy.

Congressman Royce is being honored especially for his role in working for clear export control rules on printed circuit boards (PCBs) designed for equipment covered by International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) regulations. IPC began collaborating with Rep. Royce and his staff nearly five years ago, highlighting the dangers of the ambiguous export controls on PCBs that were in effect at the time. Royce joined with IPC in pushing the State Department to clarify the rules amid the broader effort to reform ITAR. In 2014, with Royce’s support, IPC was successful in convincing the State Department, for the first time ever, to enumerate PCBs on the U.S. Munitions List.

“We thank Congressman Royce for his willingness to listen to our concerns, master this complicated subject, and work with us toward a clear and common-sense solution,” said IPC President and CEO John Mitchell. “His efforts have contributed in a meaningful way to strengthening the U.S. electronics industry and international security.”

Manufacturing is the bedrock of a strong American economy, so I am honored to receive this recognition from IPC,” said Rep. Royce. “U.S. electronics manufacturers provide good-paying jobs and innovative products that are sought after throughout the world. I’ll continue to work with groups like IPC and advocate for policies that support an advanced manufacturing economy in Southern California and across America. Our economy and national defense depend on it.”

IMPACT 2015 gives our members a chance to engage in a dialogue with the policymakers whose decisions affect our industry,” said John Hasselmann, IPC vice president of government relations. “Part of that dialogue is thanking leaders, like Congressman Royce, who have made a real impact in our members’ abilities to grow, invest and create jobs.”


IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,600 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, Suzhou, Chengdu and Beijing, China.

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