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U.S. Congressman Visits IPC-member Company



IPC-member company VirTex recently held a town hall-style discussion with Congressman John R. Carter (R-TX-13) on the legislative issues impacting the manufacturing industry. Executives and employees of VirTex gave Congressman Carter a first-hand look at the innovative work taking place in their Austin, TX facility.

"Advanced manufacturing is an essential industry here in Texas and across the country," said Congressman Carter. "I enjoyed conversations on the policy issues facing this industry and the personal stories from the employees here at VirTex."

Coordinated by IPC, this visit was part of its "Meet the Policymakers" program, an ongoing effort that connects policymakers with their constituents. During the visit, Senator Carter and VirTex executives and staff discussed issues such as corporate tax reform, the federal budget and environmental regulations.

"On behalf of the staff here at VirTex, I want to thank Congressman Carter for taking the time to visit our manufacturing facility today," said Brad Heath, CEO and founder of VirTex. "We appreciate his interest in hearing directly from those on the front lines to understand the challenges our industry is facing. We look forward to continuing this discussion and finding new ways to stimulate economic growth in Texas."

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

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