Industry group calls for holistic approach to microelectronics 'ecosystem'

By Jaspreet Gill / December 16, 2021 at 12:01 PM
An industry group formed earlier this year is calling for a holistic approach to the microelectronics "ecosystem" that includes increasing federal investment in the printed circuit board industry to build a resilient supply chain and domestic manufacturing base. The Defense Department needs sustained investment in its printed circuit board industry similar to the investments made in the semiconductor industry, according to Will Marsh, president of the Printed Circuit Board Association of America, a consortium formed in April consisting of U.S.-based...

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