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Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-1) met with executives and employees of IPC-member company TTM Technologies Inc., at their manufacturing facility in Forest Grove, Oregon. Coordinated by IPC, the world’s leading association for the electronics industry, this visit is part of an ongoing effort to help policymakers learn first-hand about legislative and regulatory issues that impact the industry.
“We are grateful that Congresswoman Bonamici had the chance to visit our Oregon facility today,” said Tom Edman, president and CEO of TTM Technologies. “We enjoyed giving her a firsthand look at the work that takes place here and discussing the policy issues that affect manufacturing in Oregon and across the country.”
TTM Technologies is the largest printed circuit board (PCB) supplier in North America and one of the largest suppliers in the world. The company prides itself on being a one-stop manufacturing solution, covering all stages of the product’s life cycle. With 25 factories worldwide, TTM has proven itself a global leader in PCB manufacturing and custom electronic assembly and integration.
“I appreciated the opportunity to visit TTM Technologies and learn about the important contributions this facility is making to Oregon’s economy,” said Congresswoman Bonamici. “It was great to connect with the employees and hear about the issues that concern them, and to discuss how we can work together so manufacturing thrives in Oregon.”
Congresswoman Bonamici’s visit was part of IPC’s “Meet the Policymakers” program, in which IPC government relations staff arrange opportunities for electronics manufacturers to host their elected officials at company locations. For more information on IPC’s program, contact IPC Vice President of Government Relations John Hasselmann at JohnHasselmann@ipc.org.
IPC is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,700 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.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.
TTM Technologies, Inc. is a leading global printed circuit board manufacturer, focusing on quick-turn and technologically advanced PCBs, backplane assemblies and electro-mechanical solutions. TTM stands for time-to-market, representing how TTM's time-critical, one-stop manufacturing services enable customers to shorten the time required to develop new products and bring them to market.