NEWS

Hirose Names Tono President, COO

Hirose Names Tono President, COO

01 March 2021

DOWNERS GROVE, IL – Hirose Electric USA named Shinya (Sid) Tono president and COO, effective Apr. 1.  Read More...

IPC: Global Economy Recovering Better than Anticipated, Led by Electronics

IPC: Global Economy Recovering Better than Anticipated, Led by Electronics

01 March 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL – The global economy continues to improve, in many ways recovering better than anticipated, according to a new report by IPC. Meanwhile, the ele...  Read More...

UPMG Announces PCB2Day Workshops on PCB Purchasing, X-Ray Inspection

UPMG Announces PCB2Day Workshops on PCB Purchasing, X-Ray Inspection

26 February 2021

ATLANTA, GA – UP Media Group today announced dates for its popular PCB2Day workshop series for spring 2021.  Read More...

N. American PCB Orders Up 18% in January

N. American PCB Orders Up 18% in January

25 February 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL — North American printed circuit board orders in January increased 17.6% year-over-year, while orders decreased 9.2% sequentially, says IPC.  Read More...

Ansys Reports Q4 Revenue Increased 28%

Ansys Reports Q4 Revenue Increased 28%

25 February 2021

PITTSBURGH – ANSYS reported fourth quarter revenue of $623.7 million, growth of 28% compared to the same period in 2019.  Read More...

MacDermid Alpha Posts Q4 Net Sales Up 26%

MacDermid Alpha Posts Q4 Net Sales Up 26%

25 February 2021

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – MacDermid Alpha posted fourth quarter net sales increased 26% year-over-year to $343 million. Organic net sales increased 16%.  Read More...

Advanced Circuits Says Net Sales Down 12%

Advanced Circuits Says Net Sales Down 12%

25 February 2021

AURORA, CO – Advanced Circuits reported net sales of $20.7 million for the fourth quarter, a decrease of 11.7% year-over-year.  Read More...

IBM Engineers Win Best Paper of IPC Apex Expo 2021

IBM Engineers Win Best Paper of IPC Apex Expo 2021

25 February 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL — The best technical conference paper of IPC Apex Expo 2021 is “Signal Integrity, Reliability, and Cost Evaluation of PCB Interlayer Crosstalk R...  Read More...

iNEMI Names Shekhar Chandrashekhar CEO

iNEMI Names Shekhar Chandrashekhar CEO

25 February 2021

MORRISVILLE, NC — The International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative today announced the appointment of Dr. Shekhar Chandrashekhar as its chief executive of...  Read More...

Lenthor Reports Q4 Revenue Up 12%

Lenthor Reports Q4 Revenue Up 12%

25 February 2021

MILPITAS, CA – Lenthor Engineering reported fourth quarter revenue of $10.3 million, an increase of 12% year-over-year.  Read More...

Global Smartphone Sales Down 5% in Q4

Global Smartphone Sales Down 5% in Q4

23 February 2021

STAMFORD, CT – Global sales of smartphones to end-users declined 5.4% in the fourth quarter, according to Gartner, while smartphone sales declined 12.5% in 2020...  Read More...

Trinamic Interactive Reference Designs Available on Ultra Librarian

Trinamic Interactive Reference Designs Available on Ultra Librarian

23 February 2021

ROCHESTER, NY – Ultra Librarian partnered with Trinamic and Cadence to provide intelligent reference designs for download.  Read More...

Jan. N. American Semi Equipment Hits $3B

Jan. N. American Semi Equipment Hits $3B

23 February 2021

MILPITAS, CA – North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted $3.04 billion in billings worldwide in January, the first time monthly billings ...  Read More...

Cadence Reports Q4 PCB Software Revenue Up 64%

Cadence Reports Q4 PCB Software Revenue Up 64%

22 February 2021

SAN JOSE – Cadence Design Systems reported sales from its System Design and Analysis business, which includes printed circuit board design (http://www.PCBwest.c...  Read More...

TopLine Awarded US Patent for CCGA Fixture Design

TopLine Awarded US Patent for CCGA Fixture Design

22 February 2021

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA – TopLine Corp. has been granted US patent D908648 for a novel design for an adjustable fixture for aligning column grid array substrates.  Read More...

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FEATURES

PCB Design and Fabrication Concerns for Millimeter-Wave Circuits

PCB Design and Fabrication Concerns for Millimeter-Wave Circuits

Essential for mmWave applications, phase accuracy is affected by a host of variables. Applications for millimeter-wave (mmWave) circuits are growing rapidly, f...  Read More...

Getting Embedded with IPC-2581C

Getting Embedded with IPC-2581C

The new data transfer format provides comprehensive support for embedded components. Board designers today must provide fabricators files beyond those containi...  Read More...

State-of-the-Art Technology Flashes

State-of-the-Art Technology Flashes

Updates in silicon and electronics technology. Ed.: This is a special feature courtesy of Binghamton University. Breakthrough quantum-dot transistors create a...  Read More...

2021: Automation, Flexibility and the ‘Electronics Supercycle’

2021: Automation, Flexibility and the ‘Electronics Supercycle’

One year in, Covid-19 has shifted priorities in the industry – or has it? One year in, has Covid-19 shifted priorities in the industry? To find out, CIRCUITS A...  Read More...

Powerful Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan

Powerful Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan

Last Saturday, my family and I reminisced about the Great East Japan Earthquake that happened almost 10 years ago.  Read More...

US Defense Suppliers Have Begged for Help. A Pandemic Helped Them Get It

US Defense Suppliers Have Begged for Help. A Pandemic Helped Them Get It

How a new trade group is aiding the DoD’s desire for a trusted supply chain. For decades the printed circuit industry has asserted the lack of government suppo...  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

Avishtech Upgrades Gauss Stack PCB Stack-up Design and Simulation Software

Avishtech Upgrades Gauss Stack PCB Stack-up Design and Simulation Software

Gauss Stack PCB stack-up design and simulation software includes an extensive dielectric materials library that enables rapid specification and implementation o...  Read More...

3D Systems, Jabil Debut Roadrunner HSF 3D Printer

3D Systems, Jabil Debut Roadrunner HSF 3D Printer

Roadrunner high-speed fusion industrial filament 3D printer is designed to address aerospace and advanced automotive applications.  Read More...

Vishay Introduces BCcomponents SMDY1 Capacitors

Vishay Introduces BCcomponents SMDY1 Capacitors

BCcomponents SMDY1 surface-mount AC-line-rated ceramic disc safety capacitors offer Y1 rating of 500VAC and 1500VDC.  Read More...

ABB Rolls Out GoFA, SWIFTI Cobots

ABB Rolls Out GoFA, SWIFTI Cobots

GoFA and SWIFTI cobots complement YuMi and Single Arm YuMi.  Read More...

Vishay Enhances ACAS 0606 AT, ACAS 0612 AT Chip Resistor Arrays

Vishay Enhances ACAS 0606 AT, ACAS 0612 AT Chip Resistor Arrays

ACAS 0606 AT and ACAS 0612 AT automotive-grade thin-film chip resistor arrays have higher resistance ratios up to 1:100 and operating voltages up to 100V.  Read More...

Isola Launches IS550H Copper-Clad Laminate

Isola Launches IS550H Copper-Clad Laminate

Halogen-free IS550H is an environmentally friendly, CAF-resistant copper-clad laminate and prepreg material for applications requiring high-voltage, high-power ...  Read More...

ExpressPCB Announces ExpressSCH Plus and ExpressPCB Plus v. 3.0

ExpressPCB Announces ExpressSCH Plus and ExpressPCB Plus v. 3.0

ExpressPCB Plus PCB Design Suite (ExpressSCH Plus and ExpressPCB Plus version 3.0) now includes integrated search and download for components using SnapEDA, sch...  Read More...

Vishay Offers BCcomponents NTCLE350E4 Thermistor

Vishay Offers BCcomponents NTCLE350E4 Thermistor

BCcomponents NTCLE350E4 is AEC-Q200-qualified NTC thermistor with PEEK-insulated, NiFe leads and low thermal gradient. Designed to withstand temp. up to +185°C....  Read More...

Ucamco Updates UcamX v2020.12 CAM Software

Ucamco Updates UcamX v2020.12 CAM Software

UcamX v2020.12 includes DPMX import, YELO copper adjuster extensions, text updater, SEC horn compensation, auto markup extensions, YELO legend adjuster extensio...  Read More...

Ucamco Releases Integr8tor v2020.12 CAM Engineering Tool

Ucamco Releases Integr8tor v2020.12 CAM Engineering Tool

Integr8tor v2020.12 includes QED analysis for backdrilled PCBs, Altium PCB input connector, DPMX (IPC-2581) data input, QED conditional formatting based on copp...  Read More...

Kuprion Introduces ActiveCopper Filled Thermal Vias

Kuprion Introduces ActiveCopper Filled Thermal Vias

ActiveCopper filled thermal vias are Pb-free and RoHs-compliant.  Read More...

Altair Updates 2021 Simulation Software

Altair Updates 2021 Simulation Software

2021 simulation software provides updates to solver technologies.  Read More...

Pulsonix Releases Pulsonix 11.0 ECAD

Pulsonix Releases Pulsonix 11.0 ECAD

Pulsonix version 11.0 offers significant speed improvements and new functionality for high-speed designs.  Read More...

Vishay Adds Beyschlag NCW 0612 AT Resistors

Vishay Adds Beyschlag NCW 0612 AT Resistors

Beyschlag NCW 0612 AT wide-terminal thin-film chip resistors are in 0612 case size.  Read More...

Hirose Launches FH63S Series FPC connector

Hirose Launches FH63S Series FPC connector

FH63S series shielded flexible printed circuit connector has patented single-action flip lock technology.  Read More...

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