Real Time with... IPC APEX EXPO 2023: PCBAA Legislative UpdateFebruary 14, 2023 | Real Time with...IPC APEX EXPO
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PCBAA Chairman Travis Kelly and Editor Nolan Johnson discuss the association’s activities, including legislation in the range of $3 to $5 billion that follows the CHIPS Act, and why Congress needs to support the PCB industry as they did the semiconductor segment.
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The practical question around CHIPS Act development and electronics assembly is, “Will this change how we do business?” Indium Corporation’s Dr. Andy Mackie sat down with Nolan Johnson to share what he sees as emerging answers to that question from his perspective as an expert in electronics assembly and packaging, and as a participant in standards development through IPC, JEDEC, and SEMI.
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