Congressman Discusses U.S. Policy Priorities with Staff at
IPC Member-company, VirTex

April 13, 2017 — Executives and staff at an IPC-member facility held a town hall discussion with Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) on the federal policy issues facing the advanced manufacturing industry. McCaul took a tour of VirTex, getting a first-hand look at the work taking place in its Austin, Texas facility.

“I appreciate VirTex for inviting me to their facility today for a candid discussion of the policies impacting the high-tech manufacturing industry,” said Congressman McCaul. “Manufacturing is a vital component of our economy in Texas and I look forward to bringing what I have learned here today back to Washington with me.”

Coordinated by IPC, the world’s leading association for the electronics industry, this visit is part of the “Meet the Policymakers” program, an ongoing effort that connects policymakers with their constituents.

“We want to thank Congressman McCaul for taking the time to tour our Austin facility today,” said Brad Heath, VirTex CEO. “We enjoyed having an open discussion with him and look forward to supporting his efforts to stimulate economic growth in the Texas manufacturing sector.”

VirTex is a premier multi-site leader in the complex mid-Tier electronic manufacturing services market space. With operations in Texas, Wisconsin and Mexico, VirTex has earned critical industry site certifications that bring full viability and credibility in the military-aerospace, medical, industrial and automotive markets.

For more information on IPC’s “Meet the Policymakers” program, contact IPC Government Relations Coordinator Julie Desisto at

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