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Today, TTM Technologies, Inc. held a town hall-style discussion with Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA-52) on the legislative issues impacting the manufacturing industry. Executives and employees of TTM gave Congressman Peters a first-hand look at the work taking place in their San Diego facility.
Coordinated by IPC, the world’s leading association for the electronics industry, this visit is part of an ongoing effort to connect policymakers with their constituents to learn about the legislative and regulatory issues that impact the manufacturing industry.
"We enjoyed today’s forum with Congressman Peters regarding the legislative issues impacting our business," said Phil Titterton, President of TTM’s Aerospace & Defense / Specialty Business Unit. "Congressman Peters was open to our opinions and we appreciate the opportunity for future discussions."
TTM 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 electronics assembly and integration.
"High-tech manufacturing is an integral part of San Diego’s economy," said Congressman Peters. "I appreciate the opportunity to see the innovative work happening at TTM and to speak with their employees about supporting policies that promote job creation and economic growth."
Congressman Peters' 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. Additional information can be found at www.ttm.com.