FRANKFURT – German printed circuit board manufacturers reported August orders rose 27.5% year-over-year, says ZVEI PCB and Electronic Systems. Sequentially, orders were up 7.9%.
PCB manufacturers’ sales were up 5% year-over-year and 7.9% sequentially.
Year to date through August, sales were down 0.8%.
The August book-to-bill ratio reached a new high for the year of 1.17. The ratio suggests future growth in the sector.