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Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL-8) visited MC Assembly, a manufacturing service provider in Melbourne, Florida, to speak with executives and employees about the policy issues impacting their company. Rep. Posey engaged in a town-hall-style discussion and had a first-hand look at the work that is taking place at MC Assembly.
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 hosting Congressman Posey at our facility today,” said George Moore, CEO and President of MC Assembly. “We appreciated his willingness to have an extended conversation about the policies that are impacting our business.”
MC Assembly is a leading mid-tier electronics manufacturing services provider, with locations in Florida, Massachusetts and Mexico. Serving a diverse customer base, MC Assembly has established itself as an international leader in the contract manufacturing arena.
“I’m grateful to MC Assembly and IPC for inviting me to see and learn about the crucial work that takes place here daily,” said Congressman Posey. “I enjoyed hearing the personal stories of employees and their opinions on how we can continue to support the manufacturing industry. Florida ranks among the top ten states for manufacturing, and with the help of MC Assembly and others, we will continue to create an environment where this industry succeeds and grows.”
Congressman Posey’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.
About MC Assembly
MC Assembly, based in Melbourne, Fla., with additional operations in Billerica, Mass., and Zacatecas, Mexico, is a national leader in the contract manufacturing arena with annual revenues of approximately $200 million. It provides turnkey solutions to original equipment manufacturers and focuses on assembly of medium volume, medium mix printed circuit boards assemblies (PCBAs) and box builds. MC Assembly’s capabilities include surface mount and pin-through-hole interconnection technologies, PCB and box build, DFM, DFT, DFA engineering, in-circuit, functional and environmental testing, and full box-build direct order fulfillment.