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IPC’s ‘Meet the Policymakers’ Program Hosts Congressional Visits From Coast to Coast

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® today co-hosted congressional visits to Optimum Design Associates (ODA) and JPS Industries Inc. as part of its nationwide effort to educate members of Congress about legislative and regulatory issues that impact the electronics manufacturing industry.

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA-15) visited the ODA facility in Pleasanton, Calif., and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC-5) toured the JPS Industries plant in Statesville, N.C. The members of Congress met with senior executives and staff, and discussed several important policy issues affecting the electronics industry, including public-private partnerships for manufacturing innovation; export controls; tax policy; and science-based environmental regulation.

Nick Barbin, co-founder and CEO of ODA, expressed his appreciation to Rep. Swalwell. “We are honored to host you here today and greatly appreciate your continued interest in our issues,” he said.

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