Protecting America’s Military Prowess Requires an Embrace of Lead-free Electronics

The following op-ed by IPC President and CEO John Mitchell appeared in Defense News and Military Times.  

"The best of intentions related to American military readiness and reliability have created a Catch-22: The Pentagon’s reliance on a steady, dependable product has prevented it from reaping the benefits of innovation. As a result, America is failing to turn commercial know-how into technological superiority in the armed forces.

Specifically, the U.S. defense community’s continuing reliance on lead-based electronics puts the nation’s technological superiority and military readiness at risk." READ MORE