TAIPEI -- The global smartphone market, which has been experiencing slowing growth and intensifying competition, has become an even tougher environment because of recent sharp rises in component prices.

Read more: Smartphone Component Costs on Rise

BANNOCKBURN, IL – February North American printed circuit board orders grew 8.4% year-over-year, bringing year-to-date orders to 1.3% above the same period last year, and up 11.1% sequentially.

Read more: Feb. N. American PCB Orders Up 8.4%

SAN JOSE -- Sales of printed circuit board and multichip module design tools jumped 42.5% year-over-year in the fourth quarter, the leading electronics design software trade group said today.

Read more: Q4 Demand for PCB Design Tools up 43%

ALBANY, NY -- The global flex circuit market will grow at a CAGR of 11% from 2017 to 2025, reaching a value of $33.4 billion by the end of the forecast period, a new report says.

Read more: Flex Market Growth to Continue for Years

CAMBRIDGE, UK – Stretchable electronics will become a $600 million market by 2027, says IDTechEx.

Read more: Report: Stretchable Electronics Paves Way for Structural Electronics

MILPITAS, CA – North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted three-month average worldwide billings of $1.97 billion in February.

Read more: N. American Semi Equipment Billings Up 64% in Feb.

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