MILPITAS, CA — Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached a record $14.1 billion in the second quarter, SEMI said today.

Read more: Semi Equipment Sales Set New Record

DUBLIN -- The total electronics assembly value was $1.4 trillion in 2016 and will grow to approximately $1.7 trillion in 2021, says a new report.

Read more: Report: EMS Market to Grow 5% through 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The worldwide market for augmented reality and virtual reality headsets grew 25.5% year-over-year in the second quarter as shipments reached 2.1 million, according to International Data Corp.

Read more: AR, VR Headset Demand Up 26% in Q2

WASHINGTON — Worldwide sales of semiconductors rose 24% year-over-year in July, the Semiconductor Industry Association said today.

Read more: Americas Lead Semi July Rebound

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The worldwide wearables market was once again graced with positive growth as shipments grew 10.3% year-over-year, reaching 26.3 million during the second quarter, according to research firm IDC.

Read more: IDC: Smartwatch Demand Accelerated in Q2

BANNOCKBURN, IL — Total North American printed circuit board orders in July increased 8% year-over-year, driving year-to-date order growth up to 2.5% above the same period last year. Orders were down 19.8% sequentially, says IPC.

Read more: July N. American PCB Orders Up 8%

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