NEWS

Rogers Reports Q2 Net Sales Up 23%

Rogers Reports Q2 Net Sales Up 23%

30 July 2021

CHANDLER, AZ – Rogers Corp. reported second quarter net sales of $234.9 million, up 22.9% year-over-year and 2.4% sequentially from higher sales in the AES busi...  Read More...

New Consortium Supports Initiatives to Advance US Domestic Production of Microelectronics

New Consortium Supports Initiatives to Advance US Domestic Production of Microelectronics

29 July 2021

WASHINGTON – A group of printed circuit board fabricators have established the Printed Circuit Board Association of America (PCBAA) amid rising geopolitical cha...  Read More...

Element Solutions Reports Q2 Electronics Net Sales Up 51%

Element Solutions Reports Q2 Electronics Net Sales Up 51%

29 July 2021

MIAMI – Element Solutions reported second quarter net sales for the Electronics segment increased 51% to $382 million. Organic net sales increased 25%.  Read More...

IPC Revises 2021 US Economic Forecast Upward to Nearly 7%

IPC Revises 2021 US Economic Forecast Upward to Nearly 7%

29 July 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL – Economic growth in the US in 2021 is expected to be 6.6%, while 2022 GDP growth is forecast to be 4.5%, says IPC. Manufacturing output in the ...  Read More...

Amphenol Posts Record Q2 Sales Up 34%

Amphenol Posts Record Q2 Sales Up 34%

28 July 2021

WALLINGFORD, CT – Amphenol Corp. reported second quarter record sales of $2.7 billion, up 33.5% year-over-year and 22% organically.  Read More...

TTM Technologies Reports Flat Q2 Net Sales

TTM Technologies Reports Flat Q2 Net Sales

28 July 2021

SANTA ANA, CA – TTM Technologies reported second quarter net sales from continuing operations were $567.4 million, down 0.5% year-over-year.  Read More...

ASC Completes Recapitalization with Gemini Investors, Plenary Partners

ASC Completes Recapitalization with Gemini Investors, Plenary Partners

27 July 2021

CHICAGO – American Standard Circuits completed recapitalization with Gemini Investors and Plenary Partners. Sikich Investment Banking served as the adviser to A...  Read More...

N. American Semi Equipment Billings Up 58% in June

N. American Semi Equipment Billings Up 58% in June

26 July 2021

MILPITAS, CA — North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted $3.67 billion in billings worldwide in June, according to SEMI, up 58.4% year-ov...  Read More...

Cadence Reports Q2 Revenue Up 14%

Cadence Reports Q2 Revenue Up 14%

26 July 2021

SAN JOSE, CA – Cadence Design Systems reported second quarter revenue of $728 million, up 14.1% year-over-year.  Read More...

North American PCB Sales Up 6.3% in June

North American PCB Sales Up 6.3% in June

22 July 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL — North American printed circuit board fabricators reported the 90-day moving average shipments in June rose 6.3% from a year ago.  Read More...

 PCB West Announces Exhibitors, Free Sessions

PCB West Announces Exhibitors, Free Sessions

22 July 2021

ATLANTA, GA – JULY 22, 2021 – More than 100 leading industry suppliers for PCB design, fabrication and assembly are expected to exhibit at PCB West (http://pcbw...  Read More...

Semiconductor Shortage to Continue through Q1 2023, Supplyframe Says

Semiconductor Shortage to Continue through Q1 2023, Supplyframe Says

21 July 2021

PASADENA, CA – The worldwide shortage of semiconductors is expected to last for years to come amid increasing risk and supply constraints.  Read More...

Dooson to Focus on Laminate Sales for Future Growth

Dooson to Focus on Laminate Sales for Future Growth

19 July 2021

SEOUL -- Doosan Group is selling off non-core businesses to focus on its electronics unit, according to reports.  Read More...

Autodesk Moves on from Altium

Autodesk Moves on from Altium

19 July 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- Autodesk has officially withdrawn its bid to acquire Altium, the latter acknowledged today in a public filing.  Read More...

Ansys Launches Electronics Desktop Software for Students

Ansys Launches Electronics Desktop Software for Students

15 July 2021

PITTSBURGH, PA – Ansys rolled out a free version of its electronics simulation desktop products for students.  Read More...

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FEATURES

Resistive Loss is Only Skin Deep

Resistive Loss is Only Skin Deep

Mitigating skin effect’s impact on high-speed signals. I’ve spent much of the past seven years dealing with insertion loss as it relates to PCB dielectrics, a...  Read More...

‘Big Gets Bigger and Faster’: The Annual NT1-100 Largest PCB Fabricators

‘Big Gets Bigger and Faster’: The Annual NT1-100 Largest PCB Fabricators

The largest circuit board fabricators are pulling away from the rest of the market. This is the 25th NTI-100 report. The author cannot believe he has done NTI...  Read More...

A New Covid Surge in Taiwan?

A New Covid Surge in Taiwan?

Taiwan is the benchmark for controlling the spread of Covid-19 and minimizing the infection rate throughout the country with very few deaths.  Read More...

Designing for Higher Power in Smaller Form Factors

Designing for Higher Power in Smaller Form Factors

The redesign of a power adapter, using thermal modeling software. Much has been written about the benefits of moving thermal design activity higher up the prod...  Read More...

Maxwell and Transmission Lines

Maxwell and Transmission Lines

The famous mathematician can guide our understanding of electrical signals.  Read More...

Is Electrical Current Particle Flow or Wave Phenomenon?

Is Electrical Current Particle Flow or Wave Phenomenon?

Some engineers claim electrical current is not the flow of electrons. They are wrong.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

Rogers Offers VLP ED Copper Cladding for CLTE-MW Laminates

Rogers Offers VLP ED Copper Cladding for CLTE-MW Laminates

CLTE-MW laminates include lower profile and thinner copper foil options for producing millimeter wave PCB circuit designs.  Read More...

Frontline Introduces InCAM Pro Flex CAM System

Frontline Introduces InCAM Pro Flex CAM System

InCAM Pro Flex CAM system is for rigid, flex and rigid-flex PCB manufacturers.  Read More...

Ansys Releases Ansys 2021 R2

Ansys Releases Ansys 2021 R2

Ansys 2021 R2 increases data visibility and reuse for materials, digital twin components, electronic components and compliance initiatives. Productivity enhance...  Read More...

Rohm Introduces Hybrid IGBTs with Built-In SiC Diode

Rohm Introduces Hybrid IGBTs with Built-In SiC Diode

RGWxx65C series of hybrid IGBTs have an integrated 650V SiC Schottky barrier diode in the IGBT feedback block as a freewheeling diode that has almost no recover...  Read More...

Bay Area Circuits Releases Update to InstantDFM DFM Tool

Bay Area Circuits Releases Update to InstantDFM DFM Tool

InstantDFM online DfM software now has an improved interface and greater accessibility to analysis functions.  Read More...

Ucamco Updates Gerber Job Editor

Ucamco Updates Gerber Job Editor

Gerber Job Editor software now accepts notes in Chinese.  Read More...

Seica Rolls Out PilotV8XL HR Next> Flying Probe

Seica Rolls Out PilotV8XL HR Next> Flying Probe

PilotV8XL HR Next> flying Probe offers probe card test.  Read More...

Zuken Debuts CR-8000 2021 PCB CAD

Zuken Debuts CR-8000 2021 PCB CAD

CR-8000 2021 printed circuit board design (http://www.PCBwest.com) software features more than 150 enhancements ranging from architectural planning, system-leve...  Read More...

AVX Launches SCP Series PrizmaCap Supercapacitors

AVX Launches SCP Series PrizmaCap Supercapacitors

SCP series PrizmaCap standard and custom supercapacitors are engineered for SWaP-optimized, battery-powered products.  Read More...

Nordson March Introduces MegaVIA Plasma Treatment System

Nordson March Introduces MegaVIA Plasma Treatment System

MegaVIA plasma treatment system has 15-cell configuration for panel sizes up to 30" x 52" in printed circuit board manufacturing.  Read More...

Delo Introduces Delolux 203 UV Area Curing Lamp

Delo Introduces Delolux 203 UV Area Curing Lamp

Delolux 203 UV area curing lamp can be used in clean rooms where there can be no influence on continuous laminar airflow.  Read More...

Vishay Intertechnology Offers T24 Series SMD HI-TMP Wet Tantalum Capacitors

Vishay Intertechnology Offers T24 Series SMD HI-TMP Wet Tantalum Capacitors

T24 series HI-TMP surface-mount wet tantalum capacitors have operating temp. to +200°C in compact C case code.  Read More...

XJTAG Introduces XJTAG 3.11 Boundary Scan Software

XJTAG Introduces XJTAG 3.11 Boundary Scan Software

XJTAG 3.11 gas serial wire debug (SWD) support, user-defined libraries, and a new clock generator.  Read More...

Cadence Announces AWR Design Environment v. 16

Cadence Announces AWR Design Environment v. 16

AWR Design Environment v. 16 has cross-platform interoperability to support RF to millimeter wave (mmWave) intellectual property integration for heterogeneous t...  Read More...

Rohm Debuts BM2SC12xFP2-LBZ Converter ICs in TO263-7L Package

Rohm Debuts BM2SC12xFP2-LBZ Converter ICs in TO263-7L Package

TO263-7L package includes BM2SC12xFP2-LBZ AC/DC converter ICs with built-in 1700V SiC MOSFET.  Read More...

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