BANNOCKBURN, IL – IPC is calling on the US Congress to enact a Covid-19 recovery bill and include provisions of importance to everyone who depends on electronics.
In a letter to the top four leaders in Congress, IPC stresses electronics are at the heart of the modern economy and key sectors, including urgently needed medical equipment, critical infrastructure, and defense systems. “Yet, the crisis has exposed vulnerabilities in our manufacturing base,” the letter adds.
The association urges Congress to support the nation’s industrial resiliency by passing a Recovery Package with the following measures:
The timing and scope of the legislation are still being worked out, but a package is expected to be negotiated and voted on soon, IPC says.