NEWS

Q3 Wearables Shipments Up 10% in Q3

Q3 Wearables Shipments Up 10% in Q3

07 December 2021

NEEDHAM, MA – Global shipments for wearables grew 9.9% during the third quarter, reaching 138.4 million units, according to International Data Corp.  Read More...

Global Q4 PC Shipments to Decline Over 3%

Global Q4 PC Shipments to Decline Over 3%

07 December 2021

NEEDHAM, MA – With 2021 nearing a close, global shipments of traditional PCs are forecast to reach 344.7 million units, according to International Data Corp. Wh...  Read More...

SnapEDA Launches Chrome Extension

SnapEDA Launches Chrome Extension

07 December 2021

SAN FRANCISCO – SnapEDA is launching a Chrome extension to allow electronics designers to find CAD (http://www.pcdandf.com/pcdesign/menu-research/cad-cam-pcb-so...  Read More...

Smartphone Shipments to Grow 5% in 2021

Smartphone Shipments to Grow 5% in 2021

03 December 2021

NEEDHAM, MA – Smartphone shipments will grow 5.3% year-over-year in 2021, reaching 1.35 billion, according to the International Data Corp. However, due to the l...  Read More...

Q3 Global Semi Equipment Billings Up 38%

Q3 Global Semi Equipment Billings Up 38%

03 December 2021

MILPITAS, CA – Global semiconductor equipment billings increased 38% year-over-year to $26.8 billion in the third quarter, growth of 8% sequentially, said SEMI....  Read More...

Deloitte’s 2022 Predictions: Global Tech Trends Driven by Pandemic, Supply Chain Woes

Deloitte’s 2022 Predictions: Global Tech Trends Driven by Pandemic, Supply Chain Woes

02 December 2021

NEW YORK – Worldwide trends in technology, media and telecommunications are being driven by the global pandemic's economic and societal shifts, resulting in an ...  Read More...

Altair CTO Predicts Importance of Data Science, Mechatronics Degrees, Simulation Models in 2022

Altair CTO Predicts Importance of Data Science, Mechatronics Degrees, Simulation Models in 2022

02 December 2021

TROY, MI – As more manufacturing companies invest in AI and machine learning to tap the benefits of their application in simulation design, Altair sees a growin...  Read More...

ECIA: Electronic Component Sales Sentiment Sees ‘Steep Decline’ in Dec.

ECIA: Electronic Component Sales Sentiment Sees ‘Steep Decline’ in Dec.

02 December 2021

ATLANTA – The electronic component sales sentiment index points to an acceleration in its steep decline for the December forecast, according to ECIA’s most rece...  Read More...

Report: Auto Sector Can Only Cover 12 Days of Sales with Current Inventory Levels

Report: Auto Sector Can Only Cover 12 Days of Sales with Current Inventory Levels

01 December 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL – The US auto sector has historically maintained an inventory-to-sales ratio of nearly 2.4, says Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., chief economist, IPC, in...  Read More...

IPC: Material and Labor Costs Remain Large Issues for Electronics Supply Chain

IPC: Material and Labor Costs Remain Large Issues for Electronics Supply Chain

01 December 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL – Material and labor costs continue to be two of the largest issues facing the electronics supply chain, according to an IPC report released tod...  Read More...

UP Media Group Issues Call for Abstracts for PCB West 2022

UP Media Group Issues Call for Abstracts for PCB West 2022

29 November 2021

ATLANTA, GA – UP Media Group Inc. seeks abstracts for its annual PCB West (http://pcbwest.com/) technical conference coming in 2022.  Read More...

Nan Ya PCB to Acquire Symtek Automation Asia

Nan Ya PCB to Acquire Symtek Automation Asia

29 November 2021

TAICHUNG CITY, TAIWAN – Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board today announced it is acquiring Symtek Automation Asia for NT$502.3 million (US$18 million).  Read More...

Nano Dimension Says Q3 Sales Triple from Last Year

Nano Dimension Says Q3 Sales Triple from Last Year

24 November 2021

SUNRISE, FL -- Nano Dimension today announced third quarter revenues of $1.34 million, up from $438,000 a year ago.  Read More...

North American EMS Sales Fell 4.4% in October, IPC Says

North American EMS Sales Fell 4.4% in October, IPC Says

24 November 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL — The 90-day moving average sales at North American electronics manufacturing services companies fell 4.4% year-over-year in October, according ...  Read More...

North American PCB Sales Up 6% in October

North American PCB Sales Up 6% in October

23 November 2021

BANNOCKBURN, IL — Total North American PCB shipments in October were up 6% compared to the same month last year, IPC announced today.  Read More...

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FEATURES

What PDN Target Impedance Means for PCB Designers

What PDN Target Impedance Means for PCB Designers

High-speed circuits are used more or less everywhere in electronic applications today.  Read More...

Nearshoring EMS from Latin America

Nearshoring EMS from Latin America

An interview with Colombia’s largest EMS company. Colombia is the 28th largest country by population and the 38th largest by nominal GDP. Residing as South Ame...  Read More...

Radio Waves are All the Rage

Radio Waves are All the Rage

From proper grounding to material selection, common best practices for optimal RF results. In our everyday lives, we are more connected than ever. Your car ke...  Read More...

Critical Success Factors for Implementing and Sustaining Quality Management Systems

Critical Success Factors for Implementing and Sustaining Quality Management Systems

Does sustained ISO 9001 and Lean Six Sigma deliver success? Sustaining quality management systems and continuous improvement strategies is critical for retaini...  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. IBM announces 2nm GAA-FET technology. IBM ann...  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

Technic Releases TechniPad IS 7070 Immersion Silver

Technic Releases TechniPad IS 7070 Immersion Silver

TechniPad IS 7070 nitrate-free immersion silver was developed for 5G applications.  Read More...

Rohm Introduces LTR100L Shunt Resistors

Rohm Introduces LTR100L Shunt Resistors

LTR100L thick-film shunt resistors have power of 4W in 3264 size (3.2mm x 6.4mm)/1225 size (0.12" x 0.25") by revising resistor materials and applying...  Read More...

Ucamco Updates FaultStation v2021.09 Electrical Test Software

Ucamco Updates FaultStation v2021.09 Electrical Test Software

FaultStation v2021.09 electrical test software loads new error code types and assists in diagnosing faults.  Read More...

Toray Develops Torelina Film

Toray Develops Torelina Film

Torelina film for 5G communications offers excellent transparency, heat-resistance, flame-retardancy, and dielectric performance.  Read More...

Vishay Offers vPolyTan T50 Chip Capacitors

Vishay Offers vPolyTan T50 Chip Capacitors

vPolyTan T50 surface-mount polymer tantalum molded chip capacitors are for high-temperature, high-humidity operating conditions.  Read More...

Nano Dimension Offers DragonFly IV 3-D Printer, Flight Software

Nano Dimension Offers DragonFly IV 3-D Printer, Flight Software

DragonFly IV 3-D printer, combined with Flight software, is dielectric and conductive materials additive manufacturing system aimed for fabrication of high-perf...  Read More...

Stackpole Releases RMCA Chip Resistors

Stackpole Releases RMCA Chip Resistors

RMCA series is AEC-qualified and has excellent long-term reliability for automotive applications.  Read More...

Hirose Adds FH75 FPC/FFC Connector

Hirose Adds FH75 FPC/FFC Connector

FH75 series automotive flexible printed circuit/flat flexible connector supports MIPI D-PHY specifications.  Read More...

Murata Rolls Out LQW43FT Broadband Inductors

Murata Rolls Out LQW43FT Broadband Inductors

LQW43FT 1812 broadband inductors were developed for the automotive market.  Read More...

Hirose Offers C.FL Series Coaxial Connector

Hirose Offers C.FL Series Coaxial Connector

C.FL series coaxial connector serves 5G device market.  Read More...

Vishay Intertechnology Updates Vishay Techno CDMM Chip Divider

Vishay Intertechnology Updates Vishay Techno CDMM Chip Divider

Vishay Techno CDMM high-voltage chip divider is now offered in a ribbed molded package with compliant surface-mount leads.  Read More...

DuPont Introduces ME102, ME604, ME614 Thick-Film Paste Conductors

DuPont Introduces ME102, ME604, ME614 Thick-Film Paste Conductors

ME102, ME604 and ME614 silver-bearing thick-film paste conductors, for in-mold electronic devices, have improved mechanical and electrical properties.  Read More...

Vishay Rolls Out IHVR-4025JZ-3Z Vertical-Mount Inductor

Vishay Rolls Out IHVR-4025JZ-3Z Vertical-Mount Inductor

IHVR-4025JZ-3Z vertical-mount inductor comes in 10.25mm x 6.4mm x 10mm 4025 case size.  Read More...

Zuken Enhances Harness Builder 2021 for E3.series

Zuken Enhances Harness Builder 2021 for E3.series

Harness Builder 2021 for E3.series enables designer to use intelligent designs to simplify quoting process, automate harness documentation process, and drive ne...  Read More...

DownStream Rolls Out CAM350 v. 14.6, BluePrint-PCB v. 6.6

DownStream Rolls Out CAM350 v. 14.6, BluePrint-PCB v. 6.6

Includes enhanced support for flex/rigid-flex and embedded component visualization in 2-D and 3-D environments.  Read More...

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