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NEWS

N. American PCB Orders Up 10.4% in May

N. American PCB Orders Up 10.4% in May

29 June 2015

BANNOCKBURN, IL – May North American printed circuit board orders increased 10.4% year-over-year, says IPC, with year-to-date orders up 1.3%. Sequentially, orde...  Read More...

Amphenol Offers $1.28B for FCI

Amphenol Offers $1.28B for FCI

29 June 2015

WALLINGFORD, CT -- Amphenol today announced a binding offer to acquire FCI Asia for $1.275 billion, bringing further consolidation to the worldwide connector ma...  Read More...

IPC Commends Passing of TSCA Modernization Act of 2015

IPC Commends Passing of TSCA Modernization Act of 2015

25 June 2015

BANNOCKBURN, IL — IPC commends the US House of Representatives for passing the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015.  Read More...

Eltek Receives Noncompliance Notice from Nasdaq

Eltek Receives Noncompliance Notice from Nasdaq

25 June 2015

PETACH-TIKVA, ISRAEL -- Eltek today announced receipt of a notice of noncompliance with Nasdaq's minimum per share price requirement.  Read More...

PCD&F Opens Annual Designer Salary Survey

PCD&F Opens Annual Designer Salary Survey

24 June 2015

SMYRNA, GA – PCD F is undertaking its annual salary survey of printed circuit board designers, design engineers and other layout specialists.  Read More...

Set-top Box Growth Run Almost Over

Set-top Box Growth Run Almost Over

24 June 2015

OYSTER BAY, NY -- Worldwide set-top box shipments are expected to peak at 265 million this year before softening, ending a three-year growth run.  Read More...

4G Data to Monopolize Network Traffic

4G Data to Monopolize Network Traffic

24 June 2015

OYSTER BAY, NY - 4G data traffic has started to dominate the total traffic consumption, and annual global 4G data usage in 2020 will exceed 224.7 exabytes, 79% ...  Read More...

Park Electrochemical's May Quarter Sales Take Dive

Park Electrochemical's May Quarter Sales Take Dive

23 June 2015

MELVILLE, NY -- Park Electrochemical reported net sales of $37.8 million for its fiscal first quarter ended May 31, down 22.5% from a year ago. Sales were up 4....  Read More...

Insulectro to Offer Oak-Mitsui’s Copper Foils

Insulectro to Offer Oak-Mitsui’s Copper Foils

22 June 2015

LAKE FOREST, CA – Oak-Mitsui has signed a deal to offer its copper foils through Insulectro in North America effective July 1.  Read More...

Ex PCIF Director Brian Haken Passes Away

Ex PCIF Director Brian Haken Passes Away

22 June 2015

Brian Haken, the longtime head of the Printed Circuit Industry Federation, has passed away.  Read More...

Beta Layout Adds Flex Boards Capability

Beta Layout Adds Flex Boards Capability

22 June 2015

AARBERGEN, GERMANY -- Beta Layout has added quickturn flexible printed circuit board fabrication capability, the company announced today.  Read More...

'Unmatched' Cost Benefit to Spur Growth of Fan-In WLPs

'Unmatched' Cost Benefit to Spur Growth of Fan-In WLPs

22 June 2015

LYON, FRANCE – Fan-in wafer-level packaging is experiencing continuous growth and attracting new applications, a new research report says, due to "indisput...  Read More...

N. American Semi Equipment Orders Up 11% YoY

N. American Semi Equipment Orders Up 11% YoY

19 June 2015

SAN JOSE, CA – North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers saw the 90-day moving average orders rise 11% year-over-year in May.  Read More...

Enthone Opens Shanghai Technical & Manufacturing Center

Enthone Opens Shanghai Technical & Manufacturing Center

19 June 2015

SHANGHAI – More than 100 customers, local dignitaries and employees recently gathered for the official grand opening of the Enthone Shanghai Technical Manufac...  Read More...

IPC Releases Rev. M of Electronics Industry Definitions

IPC Releases Rev. M of Electronics Industry Definitions

18 June 2015

BANNOCKBURN, IL – IPC has released IPC-T-50 Revision M, Terms and Definitions for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits.  Read More...

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FEATURES

Who Were Preece and Onderdonk?

Who Were Preece and Onderdonk?

The first men to investigate the maximum current a copper conductor can carry before it starts to melt devised lasting equations.  Read More...

Microsectioning of Laminates

Microsectioning of Laminates

Lab studies show variances in hardness and fragility mean procedures need to be tailored to a specific resin system.  Read More...

PCB Designers ‘Flying the Plane’

PCB Designers ‘Flying the Plane’

Zuken Innovation World 2015 Converges on Coronado Island in June  Read More...

Practical Progresses from Advanced Materials

Practical Progresses from Advanced Materials

Fine Tech Japan, a popular trade show for advanced materials, was held at Tokyo Big Sight a couple weeks ago.  Read More...

Multi-Fabric Planning for Efficient PCB Design

Multi-Fabric Planning for Efficient PCB Design

A coordinated design methodology fine-tunes chip-to-package PCB layout and routing. When routing a ball grid array style package on a printed circuit board, ha...  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

Fancort Introduces CL-100 Depaneler for Metalized LED Boards

Fancort Introduces CL-100 Depaneler for Metalized LED Boards

CL-100 depaneler for LED boards can handle single-sided, metalized, or FR-4 panels of any length. Uses three sets of round knives positioned at different height...  Read More...

Zuken Releases E3.series 2015 Wire Harness Software

Zuken Releases E3.series 2015 Wire Harness Software

E3.series 2015 contains enhanced automotive collaboration, design change improvements for machinery sector, and productivity enhancements. Has ability to genera...  Read More...

SnapEDA Adds OrCAD/Allegro and Pulsonix to Library

SnapEDA Adds OrCAD/Allegro and Pulsonix to Library

SnapEDA CAD Libraries now support Cadence OrCAD/Allegro and Pulsonix. Provide downloadable CAD building blocks based on algorithms that run a diagnostic test o...  Read More...

White Knight Introduces PCB 'Make vs. Buy' Worksheet

White Knight Introduces PCB 'Make vs. Buy' Worksheet

PCB "Make vs Buy" Worksheet PCB design decision tool poses 15 questions along with varying answer scenarios reflecting important PCB design criteria. ...  Read More...

Methode Introduces NP-200 Flatbed Inkjet Printer

Methode Introduces NP-200 Flatbed Inkjet Printer

NP-200 flatbed inkjet printer is designed to create functional electrical circuits for the printed electronics market. Has a 13" by 24" print area cap...  Read More...

AVX Debuts SpiTAN IV Capacitor Simulation Tool

AVX Debuts SpiTAN IV Capacitor Simulation Tool

SpiTAN IV web-based simulation tool for tantalum, polymer, and niobium oxide capacitors features data mined from AVX’s previous PSpice models and S-parameters S...  Read More...

Zuken Releases Cadstar Board Modeler Lite 9.1

Zuken Releases Cadstar Board Modeler Lite 9.1

Cadstar Board Modeler Lite 9.1 is a full 3D modeler for close collaboration with MCAD. Can import or export mechanical constraints like chassis and heatsinks th...  Read More...

Altium Updates Altium Vault 2.5 Data Management Software

Altium Updates Altium Vault 2.5 Data Management Software

Altium Vault 2.5 enterprise printed circuit board design data management software update reportedly improves automation and management of design data, with upda...  Read More...

Pulsonix Releases v. 8.5 Schematic Capture/PCB Design Tool

Pulsonix Releases v. 8.5 Schematic Capture/PCB Design Tool

Pulsonix 8.5 schematic capture/PCB design software now outputs in Gerber X2 and exports netlists in IPC-2581. New Panel Editor feature controls pre-fabrication ...  Read More...

Mentor Graphics Upgrades FloTherm XT Software

Mentor Graphics Upgrades FloTherm XT Software

FloTherm XT software has thermal management capabilities for electronic systems, printed circuit boards and packages. Is an integrated mechanical design automat...  Read More...

Altium Releases MCAD Co-Designer Extension for CAD

Altium Releases MCAD Co-Designer Extension for CAD

MCAD Co-Designer extension for Altium Designer facilitates collaboration between mechanical and electronic design with integrated design data, a managed change ...  Read More...

CST Releases CST Studio Suite – Student Edition

CST Releases CST Studio Suite – Student Edition

CST Studio Suite – Student Edition is a free version of this electromagnetic simulation package designed to help with basics of electromagnetic theory. Allows s...  Read More...

Intercept Adds Keysight ADS to Pantheon CAD

Intercept Adds Keysight ADS to Pantheon CAD

Pantheon now includes integrated Keysight ADS Board Link macros within its design application environment. Permits bidirectional transfer of layouts, schematics...  Read More...

OKI Develops T-Coin Structure for Multilayer PCBs

OKI Develops T-Coin Structure for Multilayer PCBs

T-Coin (technology of copper coin insert) structure increases the area available for heat conduction for a limited number of through-holes by inserting cylindri...  Read More...

Polyonics Rolls Out Laser Markable Labels

Polyonics Rolls Out Laser Markable Labels

Black and TrueWhite laser markable labels are tested to GMW14573 and GM6121M performance requirements for automotive label applications. Can be ablated by a var...  Read More...

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